Allen, Pennsylvania

Allen: Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America


Allen is a township located in the county of Cumberland in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,269 and a population density of 381 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,092 inhabitants.

Allen locator map
Location of Allen on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Allen

Population : 5,092 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Cumberland County
Area : 11.2 km2
Altitude : 1,345 feet / 410 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:32:52 (23rd February 2024)
Density : 455 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.16% (2010-2020)
Allen Twp Valley View image
Allen Twp Valley View
Allen Twp Valley View image


Allen is located at 40°9'55"N 77°5'4"W (40.1653700, -77.0844200).

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The population of Allen increased by 16.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,269 - census
2011 4,325 1.29% estimation process
2012 4,413 1.99% estimation process
2013 4,560 3.22% estimation process
2014 4,557 -0.07% estimation process
2015 4,814 5.34% estimation process
2016 4,857 0.89% estimation process
2017 4,931 1.5% estimation process
2018 4,997 1.32% estimation process
2019 5,044 0.93% estimation process
2020 5,092 0.94% estimation process

People born in Allen (1)

United States politician (1777-1840) George Wolf was born in Allen

Schools in Allen

College & universities near Allen, PA

Code Name City ZIP
213996 Messiah University Mechanicsburg (PA) 17055

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Allen, PA

Code Name Address Type
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL

Post offices near Allen

Post Office Name City ZIP
Boiling Spring Post Office Boiling Springs (PA) 17007

Other places with the same name (9)

  • Allen , Texas The fifth most populous city in Collin County, Texas. It is located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area. Allen is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Allen Event Center and the Allen Public Library. with a population of 109,379 people.
  • Allen , Oklahoma town in Oklahoma, USA with a population of 930 people.
  • Allen , Indiana unincorporated community in Indiana, United States with a population of 666 people.
  • Allen , Illinois township in LaSalle County, Illinois with a population of 536 people.
  • Allen , Nebraska city in Dixon County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 346 people.
  • Allen , Michigan village in Hillsdale County in the U.S. state of Michigan with a population of 192 people.
  • Allen , Kansas human settlement in Lyon County, Kansas, United States of America with a population of 169 people.
  • Allen , South Dakota census-designated place in Bennett County, South Dakota with a population of 88 people.

Other cities in Cumberland County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cumberland County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lower Allen 20,226 Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Carlisle 19,213 Borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mechanicsburg 8,999 Borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Camp Hill 7,919 Town in Pennsylvania, United Staes of America
Middlesex 7,582 Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
New Cumberland 7,300 City in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America
Plainfield 6,248 Unincorporated community in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Enola 6,111 Town in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States
Dickinson 5,385 Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Schlusser 5,265 Census designated place
Lemoyne 4,632 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Myerstown 3,258 Borough in southeastern Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Wormleysburg 3,062 Borough of Pennsylvania
Washington 2,703 City in Pennsylvania
Mount Holly Springs 2,052 Borough of Pennsylvania
Shiremanstown 1,641 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Allen distances to largest Pennsylvania cities