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Allen is a township in Miami County, in the Peru metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Allen. For links to other places called Allen, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Allen is 40.966N. The longitude is -86.117W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 837 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 746.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Allen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Miami 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 46951 ZIP code.
32% of Allen residents report German ancestry, and 21% 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 $16,917, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% 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 $411. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $611.
Miami 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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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