Allen, South Dakota Population 2024

1,314

Allen is a city located in Bennett County and Jackson County South Dakota. Allen has a 2024 population of 1,314. Allen is currently growing at a rate of 17.32% annually and its population has increased by 175.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 477 in 2020.

The average household income in Allen is $36,693 with a poverty rate of 46.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Allen is 17.6 years, 13 years for males, and 18.3 years for females.

Allen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Allen was:

  • Native American: 100%
  • White: 0%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
405.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
175.47% (837)
The current population of Allen, South Dakota is 1,314 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 477.

Allen, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American926100%
White00%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Native American

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Allen Population by Race

Allen Population Pyramid 2024

Allen Median Age

17.6

Total

13

Male

18.3

Female

Allen Adults

There are 451 adults, (66 of whom are seniors) in Allen.

Allen Age Dependency

140.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

123.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Allen Sex Ratio

Female55059.4%
Male37640.6%

Allen Population by Age

Allen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1386.717.292.8
Female1016.250100
Married2810.2135.764.3
Non Family900100
Male0000

7.02

Average Family Size

6.71

Average Household Size

7.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Allen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade10234.58%
Associates Degree144.75%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate7625.76%
Less Than 9th Grade134.41%
Some College9030.51%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Allen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Allen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American2951800
Hispanic14140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 0%.

Allen Educational Attainment by Race

Allen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Allen Language

76.9% of Allen residents speak only English, while 23.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 23.1% of the population.

Allen Language

Allen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native92643246.65%
Hispanic116116100%

46.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.77%

Male Poverty Rate

52.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allen is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allen is Native, with 46.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.56%.

Allen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.96%
Some College43.27%
High School31.58%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Allen Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed28.57%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed0%

Allen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Allen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$35,474
Households-$36,693
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Allen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

12.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.9%

Male Marriage Rate

7.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Allen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Allen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Allen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Allen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Allen Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7410
75+6
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Allen Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American163.55%

Allen Veterans by Race

Allen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

62.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

28%

Labor Force Participation

24.3%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Allen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Allen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Allen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

92.66%

Born in Allen

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Allen residents were born in the United States, with 92.66% having been born in South Dakota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Allen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,31419417.32%
20231,12019420.95%
202292619426.5%
202173225553.46%
2020477143.02%
2019463132.89%
2018450-20-4.26%
2017470-14-2.89%
2016484-174-26.44%
201565830.46%
201465510819.74%
201354711626.91%
201243111938.14%
2011312-108-25.71%
201042000%

Allen Population by Year