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Allen Park
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Allen Park is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 27,216. Allen Park is in Wayne County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Allen Park offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Allen Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Allen Park and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Allen Park are above average.

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About Allen Park...
Population
27,216

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$980
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    103.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    37.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    200.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,480.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    159.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Allen Park

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$67,130
National
$62,843

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