Allen, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Allen, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Allen had a population of 187 as of July 1, 2017. Allen ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Allen is located at latitude 41.9582 and longitude -84.7682 in Hillsdale County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Allen (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hillsdale County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,076 feet.

The Village of Allen (GNIS ID: 2397933) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Allen is located within Township of Allen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hillsdale County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Allen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Allen, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 187
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 91
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 97
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 154
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,206
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $52,300
Average Household Income $59,973
Per Capita Income $23,392


Total Housing Units 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $107,143
Average Home Value $115,726


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.32%
Households -0.17% -0.25%
Families 1.3% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Allen, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 661 5th
Population Density # 278 60th
Diversity Index # 645 7th
Median Household Income # 219 68th
Per Capita Income # 361 48th

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