Allen Park, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 27,156 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 
Males: 13,251  (48.8%)
Females: 13,905  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48101, 48122, 48124.

Allen Park Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,550 (it was $51,992 in 2000)
Allen Park:

$57,550
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,537 (it was $24,980 in 2000)

Allen Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,395 (it was $118,900 in 2000)
Allen Park:

$141,395
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $147,039; detached houses: $150,203; townhouses or other attached units: $155,410; in 2-unit structures: $70,626; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,447; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,165; mobile homes: $53,228; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $133,056

Median gross rent in 2017: $946.

March 2019 cost of living index in Allen Park: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.8%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.5% for Black residents, 6.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for other race residents, 1.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Allen Park, MI (2017)
    • 23,38885.7%White alone
    • 2,87210.5%Hispanic
    • 5662.1%Black alone
    • 4571.7%Two or more races
    • 640.2%Asian alone
    • 170.06%American Indian alone
    • 150.05%Other race alone

Races in Allen Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Allen Park, Michigan as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Allen Park is 698 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Allen Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(42.1)
6
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.8)
2
(8.1)
6
(21.3)
4
(14.3)
7
(25.4)
9
(32.7)
7
(25.5)
6
(22.0)
8
(29.6)
9
(33.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(52.6)
10
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
13
(50.7)
10
(40.3)
6
(21.3)
16
(57.3)
4
(14.5)
11
(39.9)
7
(25.5)
10
(36.7)
10
(37.0)
12
(44.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(136.8)
28
(100.0)
2
(7.3)
30
(116.9)
35
(140.9)
26
(92.2)
23
(82.3)
24
(87.0)
31
(112.5)
31
(113.0)
37
(135.6)
27
(99.8)
47
(173.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
112
(392.9)
250
(892.4)
61
(222.8)
119
(463.8)
110
(443.0)
116
(411.5)
139
(497.5)
100
(362.3)
88
(319.4)
95
(346.4)
55
(201.6)
50
(184.8)
46
(170.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
428
(1,502)
280
(999.5)
158
(577.0)
452
(1,762)
424
(1,707)
402
(1,426)
504
(1,804)
474
(1,717)
407
(1,477)
384
(1,400)
367
(1,345)
516
(1,907)
411
(1,521)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
126
(442.0)
132
(471.2)
45
(164.3)
93
(362.5)
71
(285.9)
57
(202.2)
74
(264.8)
88
(318.8)
60
(217.8)
64
(233.4)
78
(285.9)
60
(221.7)
43
(159.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(3.5)
6
(21.4)
1
(3.7)
8
(31.2)
3
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
4
(14.5)
3
(10.9)
1
(3.6)
5
(18.3)
2
(7.4)
3
(11.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)199.8188.053.3176.7168.9143.9187.6161.6166.8149.6146.5161.6160.3

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City-data.com crime index in Allen Park, MI

Crime rate in Allen Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 44 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: Polish (12.8%), American (10.9%), German (8.8%), Italian (8.4%), Irish (6.9%), English (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 595 feet

Land area: 7.01 square miles.

Population density: 3,873 people per square mile   (average).

Allen Park, Michigan map

1,290 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.6% North America).

This city:

4.7%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,836 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,580 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Taylor, MI (3.2 miles , pop. 65,868).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (10.7 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (231.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lincoln Park, MI (1.3 miles ),
Melvindale, MI (1.5 miles ),
Ecorse, MI (1.8 miles ),
Taylor, MI (1.8 miles ),
Southgate, MI (1.9 miles ),
Wyandotte, MI (2.0 miles ),
River Rouge, MI (2.0 miles ),
Dearborn, MI (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 83.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,805 (-6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,828 (12.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 734

Distribution of median household income in Allen Park, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Allen Park, MI in 2017
Allen Park satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Allen Park, MI residents
Average permit cost in Allen Park, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Michigan:

4.4%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Allen Park, MI
Historical housing units in Allen Park, MI
Most common industries in Allen Park, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.4%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (20.2%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Allen Park, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Allen Park, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Allen Park, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.4. This is worse than average.

City:

90.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.606. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.606
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.673. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.673
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00509. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00509
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Allen Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Allen Park city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allen Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from Allen Park center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.2 miles away from Allen Park center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from Allen Park center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 282.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 360.3 miles away from Allen Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Allen Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Allen Park:

  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-ALLEN PARK (9150 ALLEN RD)
  • DAVITA - DOWNRIVER KIDNEY CTR (5600 ALLEN RD)
  • GUIDANCE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (7312 PARK AVE)
  • OAKWOOD HOME CARE SERVICES (1633 FAIRLANE CIRCLE)
  • RN HOME HEALTH CARE, PL L C (4611 ALLEN ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Allen Park:

  • 4 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 5 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 11 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Allen Park:

  • 19 miles: Fermi 2 in Newport, MI.

Colleges/Universities in Allen Park:

  • Baker College of Allen Park (Full-time enrollment: 2,693; Location: 4500 Enterprise Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.baker.edu)
  • Stautzenberger Institute-Allen Park (Full-time enrollment: 192; Location: 16630 Southfield Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sitoday.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Allen Park:

  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 5 miles; Dearborn, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,712)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 6 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 12,610)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 10 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • Wayne State University (about 11 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 12 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Madonna University (about 14 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 3,212)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 16 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)

Public high schools in Allen Park:

Private high schools in Allen Park:

  • CABRINI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 507, Location: 15305 WICK RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • INTER-CITY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 284, Location: 4700 ALLEN RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Allen Park:

Private elementary/middle schools in Allen Park:

  • CABRINI ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 535, Location: 15300 WICK RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS CENTER OF ALLEN PARK (Students: 212, Location: 4141 LAURENCE AVE, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Allen Park: Detroit Waterworks (A), Wayne County District Courthouse (B), Allen Park City Hall (C), Allen Park Civic Arena (D), Allen Park Fire Department (E), Allen Park Police Station (F), Oakwood Healthcare Center - Allen Park (G), Oakwood Obstetric and Gynecology Healthcare Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allen Park include: Church of Christ Lincoln Park (A), First Hungarian Pentecostal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sexton and Kilfoil Drain (A), Reeck Drain (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Allen Park include: Brand Park (1), Cunningham Park (2), Aaron Greeley-Saint Cosme Line Road Historical Marker (3), Forest Park (4), Riley Park (5), Champaign Park (6), George Moore Park (7), Hansel and Gretel Tot Lot (8), John Riel Memorial Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Casino Fun Distributing Services (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6631 Allen Road).

Hotel: Allen Park Motor Lodge (14887 Southfield Road).

Court: Allen Park City - Probation Office- Police Dept- Twenty-Fourth District C (6515 Roosevelt Avenue).

Birthplace of: Brad Phillips (ice hockey) - Ice hockey goaltender.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Allen Park and their reported violations in the past:

ALLEN PARK (Population served: 28,210, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2014)
LOCUST GROVE CMGD-EAST (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Allen Park that have no violations reported:

  • DETROIT CITY OF (Address: 14700 Moran Road , Population served: 713,777, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • HICKORY CREEK GOLF COURSE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Allen Park in 2010:

  • 132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Allen Park in 2000:

  • 292 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Allen Park (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Southfield/Allen Branch at 15625 Southfield Road, branch established on 2005/11/07; Goddard/Allen Branch at 19100 Goddard Road, branch established on 1968/01/11. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Allen Park Branch at 14601 Southfield, branch established on 1950/11/07; Allen Park Meijer Banking Center Bra at 3565 Fairlane Drive, branch established on 2007/05/16. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Comerica Bank: Allen Park Branch at 6634 Allen Road, branch established on 2002/09/17. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Allen Park Branch at 3233 Fairlane Drive, branch established on 2007/12/31. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • TCF National Bank: Allen Park Branch at 3350 Fairlane Drive, branch established on 2006/12/29. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Allen Park:

Marital status in Allen Park, MI
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Allen Park:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Allen Park
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Allen Park (Allen Park, Michigan Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Allen Park, MI (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic297,283151
Evangelical Protestant183,985527
Black Protestant124,432282
Mainline Protestant85,387231
Other79,840116
Orthodox17,58023
None1,032,077-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 556
Wayne County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 294
Here:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 523
This county:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,019
This county:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

33.2%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.0%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.8%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Allen Park:

11.2%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Allen Park:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Allen Park:

56.1%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Allen Park, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 37$222,706$72,2290$0
Firefighters 25$145,565$69,8710$0
Water Supply 9$59,024$78,6990$0
Streets and Highways 8$31,702$47,5530$0
Financial Administration 5$21,902$52,5652$2,174
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$20,411$61,2334$5,582
Other Government Administration 3$16,217$64,8683$5,983
Other and Unallocable 3$13,064$52,2561$2,856
Sewerage 3$20,216$80,8640$0
Police - Other 2$5,181$31,0862$3,441
Parks and Recreation 1$5,536$66,43238$28,053
Local Libraries 1$6,005$72,06023$20,571
Solid Waste Management 1$4,105$49,2600$0
Totals for Government 102$571,634$67,25173$68,660

Allen Park government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $9,779,000 ($360.10)
    General - Other: $8,725,000 ($321.29)
    Regular Highways: $6,612,000 ($243.48)
    Police Protection: $4,968,000 ($182.94)
    Central Staff Services: $3,290,000 ($121.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,971,000 ($109.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,723,000 ($63.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,594,000 ($58.70)
    Libraries: $827,000 ($30.45)
    Financial Administration: $567,000 ($20.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $555,000 ($20.44)
    General Public Buildings: $501,000 ($18.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $328,000 ($12.08)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $57,623,000 ($2121.93)
    Corporate Bonds: $20,369,000 ($750.07)
    Benefit Payments: $6,881,000 ($253.39)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,702,000 ($62.67)
    Withdrawals: $78,000 ($2.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,570,000 ($94.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,170,000 ($411.33)

Allen Park government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $11,353,000 ($418.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $759,000 ($27.95)
    Local Employee Contribution: $404,000 ($14.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $437,000 ($16.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $250,000 ($9.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,210,000 ($118.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $482,000 ($17.75)
    Rents: $480,000 ($17.68)
    Interest Earnings: $263,000 ($9.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $250,000 ($9.21)
    Sale of Property: $35,000 ($1.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,532,000 ($93.24)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,211,000 ($81.42)
    Other: $1,862,000 ($68.57)
  • Tax - Property: $21,929,000 ($807.52)
    Other License: $1,198,000 ($44.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $35,000 ($1.29)

Allen Park government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,245,000 ($2365.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,233,000 ($2328.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,991,000 ($1104.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,980,000 ($1067.17)

Allen Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,875,000 ($105.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,071,000 ($775.92)

4.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($896 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oakland County, MI  1.09% ($53,755 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.58% ($34,674)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.38% ($54,183)


4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oakland County, MI  1.31% ($55,624 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.81% ($34,456)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.34% ($50,963)
Businesses in Allen Park, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1LA Fitness1
Applebee's1Lane Bryant1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza2
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Meijer1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western1On The Border1
Blockbuster1Panera Bread1
CVS1Payless1
Casual Male XL1Penske1
Catherines1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Plato's Closet1
DHL1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Deb1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
FedEx6Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile2
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Haagen-Dazs1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS3
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Jimmy John's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Allen Park:

  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WNZK (690 AM; 3 kW; DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMKM (1440 AM; 1 kW; INKSTER, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WCAR (1090 AM; 1 kW; LIVONIA, MI; Owner: WCAR-AM, NC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allen Park:

  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WHFR (89.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)

TV broadcast stations around Allen Park:

  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Allen Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 65Number of bridges
  • 1,047ft / 319mTotal length
  • $59,000Total costs
  • 2,463,942Total average daily traffic
  • 200,587Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,018,287Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Allen Park, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 131960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 241980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Allen Park, MI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED161$83,22474$71,041232$112,12112$10,4170$023$53,6520$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$73,3333$55,33331$114,2266$9,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$89,00010$53,600114$111,20216$27,1881$700,0008$61,7501$53,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$83,8757$40,57152$119,7122$20,0000$02$66,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$79,0000$015$129,7330$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5760.00 , 5761.00, 5762.00, 5763.00, 5764.00, 5765.00, 5766.00, 5767.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$79,8572$174,5001$113,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$103,0002$120,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$56,5001$95,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$28,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$76,0001$107,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5760.00 , 5761.00, 5762.00, 5763.00, 5764.00, 5765.00, 5766.00, 5767.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allen Park, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allen Park, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 61. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 79 took place in 2007, and the least - 42 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Allen Park, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (33.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Allen Park, MI
    • 34433.3%Outside Fires
    • 30229.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30129.1%Structure Fires
    • 878.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Allen Park, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Allen Park, Michigan:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 3600 Enterprise Dr, Allen Park, Michigan 48101 , Phone: (313) 323-3500, Fax: (313) 323-3553
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Detroit/Allen Park, 16400 Southfield Rd, Allen park, Michigan 48101 , Phone: (313) 383-9730, Fax: (313) 383-9731
  • Comfort Inn and Suites, 3600 Enterprise Dr, Allen park, Michigan 48101 , Phone: (313) 323-3500, Fax: (313) 323-3553
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Allen Park, Michigan
Most common first names in Allen Park, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John41974.5 years
Mary36880.0 years
William24574.7 years
Joseph24375.7 years
Helen19979.9 years
Robert19071.4 years
James16172.5 years
Anna16183.3 years
Margaret16179.0 years
George15974.6 years
Most common last names in Allen Park, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7575.5 years
Miller5673.5 years
Nagy4679.7 years
Jones3775.9 years
Toth3477.0 years
Johnson3275.8 years
Davis2971.1 years
Brown2975.8 years
Martin2671.7 years
Williams2572.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Allen Park, MI
  • 93.9%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Allen Park, MI
  • 80.8%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Allen Park compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Allen Park on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #49 (48122) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #73 (48122) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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