Allen Park, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Allen Park, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Allen Park had a population of 27,587 as of July 1, 2017. Allen Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Allen Park is located at latitude 42.2595 and longitude -83.2104 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Allen Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The City of Allen Park (GNIS ID: 1625823) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Allen Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Allen Park, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,587
Daytime Population: Workers 10,767
Daytime Population: Residents 13,731
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,498
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 27,422
Population in Familes 22,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density2 3,939
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $58,367
Average Household Income $72,078
Per Capita Income $29,962


Total Housing Units 12,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,580 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,822 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 744 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $117,976
Average Home Value $137,122


Total Households 11,402
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 7,369
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.42%
Households -0.21% -0.35%
Families -0.44% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Allen Park, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen Park to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 94th
Population Density # 37 95th
Diversity Index # 140 80th
Median Household Income # 118 83rd
Per Capita Income # 152 78th

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