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Allen is a city in Lyon County, in the Emporia metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Allen. For links to other places called Allen, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Allen is 38.656N. The longitude is -96.169W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,322 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 211.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Allen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66833 ZIP code.
32% of Allen residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Allen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Allen was $15,855, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Allen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Allen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $167. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $579.
Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Allen political report.
The average commute time for Allen workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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