Allen County, Kansas

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Allen County
The old Allen County Jail in Iola
Map of Kansas highlighting Allen County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: Coordinates: 37°53′N 95°17′W / 37.883°N 95.283°W / 37.883; -95.283
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedAugust 25, 1855[source?]
Named forWilliam Allen
SeatIola
Largest cityIola
Area
 • Total505 sq mi (1,310 km2)
 • Land500 sq mi (1,000 km2)
 • Water5.0 sq mi (13 km2)  1.0%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
12,714
 • Density27/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code620
Congressional district2nd
WebsiteAllenCounty.org

Allen County (county code AL) is a county located in southeast portion of the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010, 13,371 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Iola. Iola is also the biggest city in Allen County.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 505 square miles (1,310 km2). Of that, 500 square miles (1,300 km2) is land and 5.0 square miles (13 km2) (1.0%) is water.[3] Allen County is located in the southeastern part of Kansas.

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18603,082
18707,022127.8%
188011,30361.0%
189013,50919.5%
190019,50744.4%
191027,64041.7%
192023,509−14.9%
193021,391−9.0%
194019,874−7.1%
195018,187−8.5%
196016,369−10.0%
197015,043−8.1%
198015,6544.1%
199014,638−6.5%
200014,385−1.7%
201013,371−7.0%
Est. 201612,714[4]−4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2016[1]

Census 2010[change | change source]

The 2010 United States Census says that there were 13,371 people living in Allen County.[9]

Government[change | change source]

Presidential elections[change | change source]

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential Elections Results[10]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 66.9% 3,651 26.3% 1,433 6.8% 370
2012 62.5% 3,316 35.2% 1,869 2.4% 125
2008 60.7% 3,552 37.4% 2,189 2.0% 114
2004 65.8% 3,867 32.7% 1,922 1.4% 84
2000 58.6% 3,379 37.0% 2,132 4.4% 255
1996 47.1% 2,797 38.7% 2,299 14.3% 847
1992 36.6% 2,351 36.0% 2,312 27.5% 1,767
1988 58.1% 3,429 40.6% 2,392 1.3% 77
1984 69.8% 4,267 29.1% 1,778 1.2% 72
1980 60.3% 3,811 31.8% 2,009 7.9% 497
1976 53.2% 3,269 44.7% 2,746 2.1% 126
1972 69.5% 3,938 28.4% 1,610 2.1% 121
1968 59.7% 3,520 31.8% 1,875 8.6% 505
1964 45.4% 2,841 53.9% 3,369 0.7% 42
1960 65.9% 4,947 33.8% 2,540 0.3% 21
1956 71.2% 5,342 28.5% 2,143 0.3% 23
1952 73.4% 6,045 26.2% 2,160 0.4% 31
1948 61.2% 4,704 37.6% 2,891 1.2% 90
1944 68.6% 5,032 30.8% 2,262 0.6% 46
1940 66.4% 6,376 33.1% 3,178 0.5% 46
1936 61.1% 6,071 38.9% 3,869 0.1% 5
1932 50.5% 4,510 47.6% 4,249 2.0% 177
1928 78.3% 6,695 21.1% 1,803 0.6% 52
1924 69.9% 6,101 25.0% 2,181 5.1% 441
1920 67.7% 5,091 30.2% 2,272 2.1% 159
1916 47.8% 4,129 46.9% 4,053 5.3% 459
1912 35.1% 1,692 36.0% 1,739 28.9% 1,394
1908 53.8% 3,283 42.3% 2,579 3.9% 240
1904 68.1% 3,754 25.0% 1,380 6.9% 382
1900 55.6% 2,680 43.0% 2,073 1.5% 70
1896 51.6% 1,833 46.6% 1,656 1.8% 63
1892 51.2% 1,509 48.8% 1,438
1888 56.6% 1,886 31.1% 1,036 12.3% 409

Education[change | change source]

Unified school districts[change | change source]

Colleges and universities[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

2005 KDOT Map of Allen County (map legend)

Cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on August 6, 2011. Retrieved July 21, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
  7. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
  8. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
  9. FactFinder Archived 2015-03-28 at the Wayback Machine
  10. Leip, David. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved 17 April 2018.

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