Allegan, Michigan Population 2020

5,068

Allegan is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 5,068, it is the 149th largest city in Michigan and the 4713th largest city in the United States. Allegan is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 1.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,998 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Allegan has a population density of 1,318 people per square mile.

The average household income in Allegan is $55,361 with a poverty rate of 11.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $838 per month, and the median house value is $104,200. The median age in Allegan is 32.1 years, 31.9 years for males, and 32.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.0 males.

Allegan Demographics

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

  • White: 84.42%
  • Black or African American: 11.06%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Native American: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Allegan, Michigan is 5,068, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,034.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,998.

Allegan, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,25884.42%
Black or African American55811.06%
Asian831.65%
Two or More Races711.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.91%
Some Other Race280.56%

Allegan Population Pyramid 2020

Allegan Median Age

32.1


Total

31.9


Male

32.2


Female

Allegan Adults

There are 3,694 adults, (619 of whom are seniors) in Allegan.

Allegan Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegan Sex Ratio

Female

2,425

48.08%

Male

2,619

51.92%

Allegan Households and Families

Allegan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Allegan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
Female67.5%32.5%
All52%48%
Non Family27.1%72.9%
Male9.9%90.1%

52.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7032.8452
Married7493.6375.8
Non Family5901.5227.1
Female212467.5
Male1522.399.9

3.44

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Allegan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1043.57%
9th to 12th Grade1986.80%
High School Graduate1,21741.79%
Some College60720.84%
Associates Degree2889.89%
Bachelors Degree29210.03%
Graduate Degree2067.07%

Allegan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4642,243453
Black289235
Hispanic9384
Asian594545
Native American4642
Multiple Races1818
Other Race33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,176$38,194$27,256
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,500$29,383$25,290
Some College$35,156$35,500$34,940
Bachelors Degree$55,000$63,482$53,281
Graduate Degree$67,906$68,462$43,906

$32,176

Average Earnings

$38,194

Average Male

$27,256

Average Female

Allegan Language

Allegan Language by Age

Allegan Language

97.08% of Allegan residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Allegan Poverty

Allegan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,79642711.25%
Hispanic43911325.74%
Black53410720.04%
Native421228.57%

11.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.79%

Male Poverty Rate

12.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegan is Native, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegan is White, with 11.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.98%
High School12.50%
Some College10.05%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed16.00%
Female Employed7.36%
Male Employed1.68%

Allegan Income

Allegan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,319$55,361
Families$46,461$60,693
Married Families$62,656-
Non Families$30,769$43,300

Allegan Marital Status

Allegan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Allegan Married by Age and Sex

Allegan 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 Marital Status by Race

Allegan Veterans

221

Number of Veterans

221

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam87
World War II38
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War21
Korea20
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7487
75+65
35 to 5440
55 to 6416
18 to 3413
Name Veterans % of Total
White1805.73%
Black297.53%
Indian1226.09%

$Allegan Veterans by Education

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegan Employment Status

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Allegan 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

78.83%

Born in Michigan

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.83% of Allegan residents were born in the United States, with 78.83% having been born in Michigan. 0.87% 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
20205,068170.34%
20195,051170.34%
20185,034-10-0.20%
20175,044170.34%
20165,027-6-0.12%
20155,033-2-0.04%
20145,035260.52%
20135,009-2-0.04%
20125,011420.85%
20114,969-31-0.62%
20105,0001620.33%
20004,8382910.62%
19904,547-29-0.06%
19804,576600.13%
19704,516-306-0.65%
19604,822210.04%
19504,8012750.59%
19404,5265851.39%
19303,9413040.81%
19203,6372180.62%
19103,4197522.52%
19002,667-2-0.01%
18902,6690.00%