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Lower Allen is a township in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The latitude of Lower Allen is 40.216N. The longitude is -76.874W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 308 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 17,437.
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31% of Lower Allen residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lower Allen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lower Allen was $24,735, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Lower Allen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lower Allen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $577. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,044.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lower Allen political report.
The average commute time for Lower Allen workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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