Allegan County, Michigan Population 2018

Allegan County, Michigan's estimated population is 116,447 with a growth rate of 2.45% 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
2017116,4472,7812.45%
2016113,666-1,289-1.12%
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
White107,300
Two or More Races2,359
Black or African American1,625
Some Other Race1,021
Asian743
American Indian and Alaska Native597
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Allegan County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Allegan County, Michigan Median Age

40


Total

39.1


Male

41


Female

Allegan County, Michigan Adults

There are 85,363 adults, (17,164 of which are seniors) in Allegan County, Michigan.

Allegan County, Michigan Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegan County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

57,039

50.18%

Male

56,627

49.82%

Allegan County, Michigan Households and Families

Allegan County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Allegan County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All81.1%18.9%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Male67.8%32.2%
Female60.4%39.6%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Allegan County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All42,0972.6781.1
Married25,3303.1890.9
Non Family11,3001.2668.4
Female3,8343.1760.4
Male1,6333.3867.8

3.11

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

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 Grade2,5243.30%
9th to 12th Grade5,0186.57%
High School Graduate28,95437.89%
Some College16,79821.98%
Associates Degree6,7628.85%
Bachelors Degree11,00414.40%
Graduate Degree5,3667.02%

Allegan County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White70,23564,30615,471
Hispanic3,7792,620394
Multiple Races941723216
Black856656144
Other Race67151429
Asian454401153
Native American34232362
Islander2121

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 33.70%.

Allegan County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,734$43,903$26,488
Less Than High School$25,823$30,588$16,250
High School Grad$30,944$37,473$21,862
Some College$35,219$45,128$26,395
Bachelors Degree$46,926$64,375$34,236
Graduate Degree$60,935$70,777$55,061

$35,734

Average Earnings

$43,903

Average Male

$26,488

Average Female

Allegan County, Michigan Language

Allegan County, Michigan Language by Age

Allegan County, Michigan Language

94.78% of Allegan County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 5.22% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.93% of the population.

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White100,03310,59110.59%
Hispanic7,9821,70921.41%
Black1,56137624.09%
Multiple2,33336915.82%
Other1,01822321.91%
Asian73414820.16%
Native5437213.26%
Islander2121100.00%

11.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.48%

Male Poverty Rate

12.81%

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 White, with 10.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.49%.

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.79%
High School11.09%
Some College8.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.89%
Male Unemployed21.12%
Female Employed6.57%
Male Employed3.65%

Allegan County, Michigan Income

Allegan County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,630$68,233
Families$64,133$76,768
Married Families$71,461$84,802
Non Families$31,434$41,735

Allegan County, Michigan Marital Status

Allegan County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Allegan County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans by War

6,265

Number of Veterans

5,848

Male Veterans

417

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,658
First Gulf War877
Korea758
Second Gulf War516
World War II358

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,921
75+1,395
35 to 541,362
55 to 641,267
18 to 34320

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,0517.43%
Hispanic1693.57%
2 or More1069.08%
Black535.22%
Other344.07%
Indian215.26%

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegan County, Michigan Employment Status

Allegan County, Michigan Employment by Age

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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%
Data Sources
  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