Allen Park, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Allen Park, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Allen Park had a population of 27,912 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Allen Park, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,912
Population in Households 27,746
Population in Familes 22,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density2 3,985
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $61,967
Average Household Income $76,710
Per Capita Income $31,900


Total Housing Units 12,216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,555 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,990 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 671 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $126,385
Average Home Value $147,073


Total Households 11,545
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 7,447
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.13% -0.23%
Households -0.04% -0.14%
Families -0.26% -0.26%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

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, 2018 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 # 38 95th
Diversity Index # 135 81st
Median Household Income # 101 86th
Per Capita Income # 139 80th

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