Allen County is located in northeastern Indiana. The County Seat is Fort Wayne and the largest city is Fort Wayne. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.allencounty.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 365,918 and the 2010 census population was 355,327. The land area is 657.31 square miles and there are 540.6 persons per square mile.
81.4% of the population is White, 12.2% is Black or African American, 6.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.2% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.7% is two or more races. 89% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $112,700, there are 138,212 households, an average of 2.55 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,279, the median household income is $49,370, and 15.3% of the persons in Allen County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 27,292. Retail sales (in $1000) were $4,774,175, and sales per capita were $13,667. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.1%.
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