Allen Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 27,425 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Allen Park is the 48th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Allen Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Allen Park is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Allen Park who work in office and administrative support (15.57%), sales jobs (9.70%), and management occupations (7.21%).
Also of interest is that Allen Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Allen Park citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.93% of adults in Allen Park have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Allen Park in 2010 was $28,866, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,464 for a family of four. However, Allen Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Allen Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Allen Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Allen Park include Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Allen Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.