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Allen Park is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named after Lewis Allen, landholder
The latitude of Allen Park is 42.257N. The longitude is -83.211W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,762.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Allen Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48122 ZIP code.
16% of Allen Park residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Allen Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Allen Park was $24,980, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Allen Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Allen Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $551. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $961.
Libraries in Allen Park include Allen Park Public Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Allen Park political report.
The average commute time for Allen Park workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Allen Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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