Allenton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,521 people and just one neighborhood, Allenton is the 183rd largest community in Michigan.
Real Estate Prices
Allenton real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Allenton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Allenton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.71% of the Allenton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Allenton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Allenton who work in sales jobs (12.40%), office and administrative support (10.89%) and healthcare (5.09%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Allenton is worth considering.
One downside of living in Allenton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.05 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Allenton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.