Education and Community
The success of the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center and the Allen County economy are also affected by a number of community indicators, including the education and income of its residents as well as a number of other quality of life indicators. The data presented here suggests that Allen County has a number of considerable assets as well as significant growth potential to increase its vitality and attractiveness.
Photo courtesy of TheAyers.com
Asset Inventory Education and Community
Education Attainment 2006-2012
- Allen County has a significantly higher share of residents with high school diplomas than the state, as a whole.
- Allen County lags in the number of residents with bachelors or advanced degrees.
- Most significant recent growth has been among residents with some college or a technical degree.
Real Per Capita Personal Income 1969-2013
- Both Allen County and Ohio have historically lagged behind national income trends.
- Per capita income is effected both by industry composition and population growth.
- The gap between local and state trends has widened in the last decade.
Crime Rate Per Capita 1985-2013
- Crime rates are reported both by type of offense, as well as by number of crimes committed per 1,000 residents.
- Crime rates among most offense types have remained stable.
- Rates for property offenses have especially improved.