Allegan County, Michigan Population 2019

Allegan County, Michigan's estimated population is 116,447 with a growth rate of 1.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Allegan County, Michigan is the 18th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017116,4471,4921.30%
2016114,9558700.76%
2015114,0857950.70%
2014113,2901,3441.20%
2013111,9464980.45%
2012111,4483110.28%
2011111,137-385-0.35%
2010111,52221,01323.22%
199090,5098,95410.98%
198081,55514,98022.50%
197066,5758,84615.32%
196057,72910,23621.55%
195047,4935,65413.51%
194041,8392,8657.35%
193038,9741,4343.82%
192037,540-2,279-5.72%
191039,8191,0072.59%
190038,812-149-0.38%
189038,9611,1463.03%
188037,8155,71017.79%
187032,10516,01899.57%
186016,08710,962213.89%
18505,1253,342187.44%
18401,7830.00%

Allegan County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White107,713
Two or More Races2,581
Black or African American1,593
Some Other Race1,043
Asian634
American Indian and Alaska Native559
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Allegan County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Allegan County, Michigan Median Age

39.7


Total

38.8


Male

40.6


Female

Allegan County, Michigan Adults

There are 85,845 adults, (17,311 of whom are seniors) in Allegan County, Michigan.

Allegan County, Michigan Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegan County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

57,148

50.07%

Male

56,997

49.93%

Allegan County, Michigan Households and Families

Allegan County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Allegan County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
All81.9%18.1%
Non Family70%30%
Male68.1%31.9%
Female61.1%38.9%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Allegan County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All42,5562.6581.9
Married25,4633.1891.4
Non Family11,7531.2470
Female3,6813.1861.1
Male1,6593.4168.1

3.11

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Allegan County, Michigan Households

Allegan County, Michigan Education

Allegan County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6493.45%
9th to 12th Grade4,4995.86%
High School Graduate29,15737.99%
Some College16,60121.63%
Associates Degree6,7428.79%
Bachelors Degree11,47014.95%
Graduate Degree5,6227.33%

Allegan County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White70,40264,81216,131
Hispanic3,8842,666403
Multiple Races1,022873252
Black802659164
Other Race64747239
Native American43241144
Asian411363174
Islander2222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 42.34%.

Allegan County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,067$45,829$28,173
Less Than High School$28,530$35,495$17,470
High School Grad$32,086$40,178$23,340
Some College$36,653$46,416$28,071
Bachelors Degree$49,518$70,925$35,487
Graduate Degree$61,333$71,893$55,074

$37,067

Average Earnings

$45,829

Average Male

$28,173

Average Female

Allegan County, Michigan Language

Allegan County, Michigan Language by Age

Allegan County, Michigan Language

94.53% of Allegan County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 5.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.44% of the population.

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White100,2039,9269.91%
Hispanic8,1651,67520.51%
Black1,52633021.63%
Multiple2,5532409.40%
Other1,04017216.54%
Asian6326410.13%
Native5556411.53%
Islander2222100.00%

10.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.37%

Male Poverty Rate

12.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegan County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegan County, Michigan is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegan County, Michigan is Multiple, with 9.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.86%.

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.32%
High School10.28%
Some College7.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.76%
Male Unemployed23.38%
Female Employed6.37%
Male Employed3.37%

Allegan County, Michigan Income

Allegan County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,487$71,300
Families$68,270$81,089
Married Families$75,099$89,253
Non Families$33,972$41,966

Allegan County, Michigan Marital Status

Allegan County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Allegan County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Allegan County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Allegan County, Michigan Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans by War

5,494

Number of Veterans

5,094

Male Veterans

400

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,359
First Gulf War802
Korea622
Second Gulf War455
World War II263

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,808
75+1,275
35 to 541,070
55 to 641,067
18 to 34274

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2576.43%
Hispanic1593.26%
2 or More1108.31%
Black575.60%
Indian398.94%
Other313.81%

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegan County, Michigan Employment Status

Allegan County, Michigan Employment by Age

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Allegan County, Michigan Employment by Race

Allegan County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Allegan County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Holland 33117335434261.29%
Allegan49985072741.48%
South Haven 43974366-31-0.71%
Wayland407942061273.11%
Otsego39563998421.06%
Plainwell38043822180.47%
Fennville1398140130.21%
Douglas12321305735.93%
Saugatuck951980293.05%
Hopkins610609-1-0.16%
Martin410420102.44%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990