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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.


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Median household income
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$51,992
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Allen Park demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 44. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.

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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.

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20% of Allen Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Allen Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $551.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $961.


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Libraries in Allen Park include Allen Park Public Library ... View libraries

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Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Allen Park political report.

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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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Hotels in Allen Park include Best Western Greenfield Inn, Holiday Inn Express.

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