Allegan, Michigan Population 2022

5,266
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Allegan is a city located in Allegan County Michigan. Allegan has a 2020 population of 5,266. It is also the county seat of Allegan County. Allegan is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 0.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,222 in 2010.

The average household income in Allegan is $57,197 with a poverty rate of 10.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $786 per month, and the median house value is $125,100. The median age in Allegan is 31.2 years, 28.8 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.

Allegan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alleganwas:

  • White: 85.43%
  • Black or African American: 6.10%
  • Two or more races: 4.41%
  • Asian: 2.11%
  • Other race: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Allegan, Michigan is 5,266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,222.

Allegan, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,28685.43%
Black or African American3066.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.80%
Asian1062.11%
Some Other Race581.16%
Two or More Races2214.41%
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Allegan Population by Race

Allegan Population Pyramid 2022

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Allegan Median Age

32.1


Total

29.9


Male

33


Female

Allegan Adults

There are 3,802 adults, (665 of whom are seniors) in Allegan.

Allegan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegan Sex Ratio

Female

2,569

51.21%

Male

2,448

48.79%

Allegan Population by Age

Allegan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Allegan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
Female65.6%34.4%
All61.3%38.7%
Non Family30.9%69.1%
Male0%100%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Allegan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7732.761.3
Married8253.6284.6
Male243.790
Female2993.0965.6
Non Family6251.2530.9

3.34

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Allegan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade722.44%
9th to 12th Grade1735.87%
High School Graduate1,29043.74%
Some College76325.87%
Associates Degree2307.80%
Bachelors Degree2829.56%
Graduate Degree1394.71%
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Allegan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Allegan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian825353
White2,5402,365368
Other Race2121
2+ Races5050
Hispanic6565
Native American4037
Black206168

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 64.63%.

Allegan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,847$32,320$35,168
Less Than 9th Grade$20,461$20,987$
High School Graduate$27,944$29,051$21,518
Some College$37,500$42,662$37,257
Bachelors Degree$56,696$$58,077
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,847

Average Earnings

$32,320

Average Male

$35,168

Average Female

Allegan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Allegan Language by Age

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Allegan Language

96.97% of Allegan residents speak only English, while 3.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Allegan Language

Allegan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native371745.95%
White4,00048412.10%
OtherNaN%

10.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.61%

Male Poverty Rate

12.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegan is Native, with 45.95% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.27%.

Allegan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.83%
High School10.37%
Some College5.80%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%

Allegan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.15%
Male Unemployed17.78%
Female Employed9.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Allegan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Allegan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,284$52,240
Families$46,897$60,617
Married Families$61,074-
Non Families$28,398$33,346
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Income by Household Type

Allegan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Allegan Married by Age and Sex

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Allegan 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 35-44.

Allegan Marital Status by Race

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Allegan Marital Status

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177

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War16
Vietnam58
Korea21
World War II11

Allegan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3427
35 to 5430
55 to 6419
65 to 7458
75+43

Allegan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1233.70%
Black3415.53%
Native American2050.00%

Allegan Veterans by Race

Allegan Veterans by Education

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6.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegan Veterans by Education

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47.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Allegan Employment by Age

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Allegan Employment by Race

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Allegan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.10%

Born in Allegan

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.37% of Allegan residents were born in the United States, with 82.10% having been born in Michigan. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Allegan Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,6690.00%
19002,667-2-0.01%
19103,4197522.52%
19203,6372180.62%
19303,9413040.81%
19404,5265851.39%
19504,8012750.59%
19604,822210.04%
19704,516-306-0.65%
19804,576600.13%
19904,547-29-0.06%
20004,8382910.62%
20104,9981600.33%
20115,020220.44%
20125,042220.44%
20135,064220.44%
20145,086220.43%
20155,108220.43%
20165,130220.43%
20175,152220.43%
20185,174220.43%
20195,196220.43%
20205,222260.50%
20215,244220.42%
20225,266220.42%

Allegan Population by Year