Allen Park, Michigan Population 2020

26,808

Allen Park is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 26,808, it is the 41st largest city in Michigan and the 1431st largest city in the United States. Allen Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -4.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,210 in 2010. Allen Park reached it's highest population of 40,747 in 1970. Spanning over 7 miles, Allen Park has a population density of 3,833 people per square mile.

The average household income in Allen Park is $83,799 with a poverty rate of 7.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $978 per month, and the median house value is $116,800. The median age in Allen Park is 42.1 years, 39.2 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.9 males.

Allen Park Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Allen Park was:

  • White: 91.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.76%
  • Other race: 2.67%
  • Black or African American: 2.34%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Allen Park, Michigan is 26,808, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,076.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,210.

Allen Park, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,03591.53%
Two or More Races7542.76%
Some Other Race7312.67%
Black or African American6392.34%
Asian1720.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.08%

Allen Park Population Pyramid 2020

Allen Park Median Age

42.1


Total

39.2


Male

44.5


Female

Allen Park Adults

There are 21,886 adults, (4,489 of whom are seniors) in Allen Park.

Allen Park Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Allen Park Sex Ratio

Female

13,617

49.78%

Male

13,736

50.22%

Allen Park Households and Families

Allen Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Allen Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
All84.5%15.5%
Male79.7%20.3%
Non Family77.2%22.8%
Female75.2%24.8%

84.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8192.5184.5
Married5,6233.191.4
Non Family3,3781.2177.2
Female1,3213.1175.2
Male4973.1679.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Allen Park Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3921.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,1585.86%
High School Graduate5,92529.98%
Some College5,25926.61%
Associates Degree2,22611.27%
Bachelors Degree3,01515.26%
Graduate Degree1,7859.03%

Allen Park Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,48616,3724,470
Hispanic1,3951,061129
Black46540167
Other Race35821713
Multiple Races24123756
Asian15914174
Native American226

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 98.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,738$50,654$38,100
Less Than High School$31,121$35,902$19,617
High School Grad$35,588$41,777$26,438
Some College$42,653$50,277$36,109
Bachelors Degree$53,333$66,625$46,181
Graduate Degree$69,035$86,111$63,958

$44,738

Average Earnings

$50,654

Average Male

$38,100

Average Female

Allen Park Language

Allen Park Language by Age

Allen Park Language

91.29% of Allen Park residents speak only English, while 8.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

Allen Park Poverty

Allen Park Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,8781,8297.99%
Black58111619.97%
Hispanic2,803893.18%
Other725669.10%
Multiple754303.98%
Asian1722313.37%
Native221672.73%

7.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.99%

Male Poverty Rate

8.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allen Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allen Park is Native, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allen Park is Hispanic, with 3.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.31%
High School10.01%
Some College6.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.79%
Female Unemployed9.89%
Female Employed6.88%
Male Employed3.89%

Allen Park Income

Allen Park Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,094$83,799
Families$83,293$96,290
Married Families$92,207-
Non Families$41,685$52,063

Allen Park Marital Status

Allen Park Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Allen Park Married by Age and Sex

Allen Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Allen Park Marital Status by Race

Allen Park Veterans

1,842

Number of Veterans

1,722

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam470
First Gulf War390
Second Gulf War340
World War II148
Korea100
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54614
65 to 74466
75+457
55 to 64188
18 to 34117
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7918.81%
Hispanic563.06%
Black295.40%
Indian1672.73%
2 or More61.71%

$Allen Park Veterans by Education

4.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allen Park Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Allen Park Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.16%

Born in Michigan

96.02%

Native Born

3.98%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.02% of Allen Park residents were born in the United States, with 82.16% having been born in Michigan. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,808-134-0.50%
201926,942-134-0.49%
201827,076-138-0.51%
201727,214-134-0.49%
201627,348-145-0.53%
201527,493-162-0.59%
201427,655-27-0.10%
201327,682-225-0.81%
201227,907-76-0.27%
201127,983-163-0.58%
201028,146-1,230-0.43%
200029,376-1,716-0.57%
199031,092-3,104-0.95%
198034,196-6,551-1.74%
197040,7473,2530.84%
196037,49425,16511.76%
195012,3298,84213.46%
19403,4870.00%