Allen County, Kentucky Population 2020

Allen County, Kentucky's estimated population is 21,524 with a growth rate of 0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Allen County, Kentucky is the 53rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202021,5242010.94%
201921,3232010.95%
201821,1222010.96%
201720,9211830.88%
201620,738600.29%
201520,6781680.82%
201420,5101770.87%
201320,333830.41%
201220,250600.30%
201120,1901420.71%
201020,0485,42037.05%
199014,6285003.54%
198014,1281,53012.14%
197012,5983292.68%
196012,269-1,518-11.01%
195013,787-1,709-11.03%
194015,4963162.08%
193015,180-1,581-9.43%
192016,7611,87912.63%
191014,8822251.54%
190014,6579657.05%
189013,6921,60313.26%
188012,0891,79317.41%
187010,2961,10912.07%
18609,1874455.09%
18508,7421,41319.28%
18407,32984413.01%
18306,4851,15821.74%
18205,3270.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.94%
County Website
Founded
1815
County Seat
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Allen County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,82195.32%
Two or More Races3121.50%
Black or African American3111.50%
Some Other Race2651.27%
Asian850.41%
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Allen County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Allen County, Kentucky Median Age

40


Total

39.5


Male

41.3


Female

Allen County, Kentucky Adults

There are 15,783 adults, (3,537 of whom are seniors) in Allen County, Kentucky.

Allen County, Kentucky Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Allen County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

10,455

50.28%

Male

10,339

49.72%

Allen County, Kentucky Households and Families

Allen County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Allen County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
Female53.4%46.6%
Male45.8%54.2%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6972.6772.2
Married4,2193.2380.1
Non Family2,1811.2269.5
Female9003.3153.4
Male3973.3645.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Allen County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3119.24%
9th to 12th Grade1,3939.81%
High School Graduate5,61039.52%
Some College2,57518.14%
Associates Degree1,2398.73%
Bachelors Degree1,3159.26%
Graduate Degree7525.30%
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Allen County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,72011,1861,984
Black27414346
Hispanic152113
Other Race12485
Multiple Races252525
Asian242412

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,547$32,251$26,762
Less Than High School$18,674$22,277$10,625
High School Grad$27,639$31,524$22,292
Some College$30,421$35,549$26,588
Bachelors Degree$35,918$38,214$35,179
Graduate Degree$52,045$57,679$49,167

$30,547

Average Earnings

$32,251

Average Male

$26,762

Average Female

Allen County, Kentucky Language

Allen County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Allen County, Kentucky Language

94.91% of Allen County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.18% of the population.

Allen County, Kentucky Poverty

Allen County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,5163,88919.93%
Black306165.23%
Hispanic428143.27%

19.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.25%

Male Poverty Rate

21.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allen County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allen County, Kentucky is White, with 19.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allen County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 3.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.46%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.12%
High School16.53%
Some College13.18%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed54.23%
Female Unemployed34.55%
Female Employed10.10%
Male Employed8.65%

Allen County, Kentucky Income

Allen County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,893$54,747
Families$55,420$64,004
Married Families$63,616-
Non Families$21,904$28,620
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Allen County, Kentucky Marital Status

Allen County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Allen County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Allen County, Kentucky 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 County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Allen County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,075

Number of Veterans

989

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam462
Second Gulf War187
First Gulf War141
Korea94
World War II16
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74345
75+248
35 to 54220
55 to 64133
18 to 34129
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0737.04%
Black20.73%

Allen County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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2.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allen County, Kentucky Employment Status

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.01%

Born in Kentucky

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of Allen County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 70.01% having been born in Kentucky. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990