Allendale, Michigan Population 2024

26,716

Allendale is a city located in Ottawa County Michigan. Allendale has a 2024 population of 26,716. Allendale is currently growing at a rate of 2.91% annually and its population has increased by 12.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,696 in 2020.

The average household income in Allendale is $80,813 with a poverty rate of 31.11%. The median age in Allendale is 21.3 years: 21.8 years for males, and 21.1 years for females.

Allendale Demographics

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

  • White: 90.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.98%
  • Black or African American: 2.13%
  • Other race: 1.81%
  • Asian: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
23.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,149.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.74% (3,020)
The current population of Allendale, Michigan is 26,716 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,696.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,68890.01%
Two or more races1,0043.98%
Black or African American5372.13%
Other race4551.81%
Asian4411.75%
Native American810.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Allendale Population by Race

Allendale Population Pyramid 2024

Allendale Median Age

21.3

Total

21.8

Male

21.1

Female

Allendale Adults

There are 21,707 adults, (1,254 of whom are seniors) in Allendale.

Allendale Age Dependency

23.2

Age Dependency Ratio

6.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Allendale Sex Ratio

Female13,83354.88%
Male11,37345.12%

Allendale Population by Age

Allendale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,2972.8648.951.1
Non Family3,7172.511882
Married2,6623.3490.29.8
Male487341.358.7
Female4312.7769.630.4

3.1

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Allendale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1732.15%
Associates Degree7999.92%
Bachelors Degree2,28328.34%
Graduate Degree86410.72%
High School Graduate1,69421.03%
Less Than 9th Grade1051.3%
Some College2,13826.54%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Allendale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Allendale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,4117,2042,899
Hispanic321286123
2+ Races221205114
Other Race17113679
Black42225
Asian282816
Native American17170

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

Allendale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,879$62,976$47,342
Graduate Degree$71,413$82,275$60,219
High School Graduate$41,042$59,157$34,679
Less Than 9th Grade$35,966$37,386$6,080
Overall$50,840$59,278$42,798
Some College$45,801$51,889$38,095

$50,840

Average Earnings

$59,278

Average Male

$42,798

Average Female

Allendale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Allendale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Allendale Language

96.47% of Allendale residents speak only English, while 3.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Allendale Language

Allendale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,6185,65430.37%
Multiple78233542.84%
Hispanic97324925.59%
Asian31221769.55%
Black22911248.91%
Native392666.67%

31.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.64%

Male Poverty Rate

36.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allendale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allendale is Asian, with 69.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allendale is Hispanic, with 25.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.72%.

Allendale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.18%
High School10.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%
Some College3.56%

Allendale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed53.18%
Female Unemployed51.25%
Female Employed33.72%
Male Employed22.14%

Allendale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Allendale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$92,635$111,867
Households$64,356$80,813
Married Families$115,147$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,058$44,382

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Allendale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.7%

Male Marriage Rate

22.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Allendale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Allendale 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 Over 65.

Allendale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Allendale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

595

Number of Veterans

518

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War312
Vietnam63
First Gulf War55
Korea41
World War II22

Allendale Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34217
55 to 64140
35 to 54105
65 to 7470
75+63

Allendale Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5863.01%
2+ Races90.99%

Allendale Veterans by Race

Allendale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allendale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Allendale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Allendale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Allendale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.33%

Born in Allendale

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Allendale residents were born in the United States, with 81.33% having been born in Michigan. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Allendale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202426,7167552.91%
202325,9617553%
202225,2061,2075.03%
202123,9993031.28%
202023,6962,0249.34%
201921,6728964.31%
201820,7766963.47%
201720,0806053.11%
201619,4751,0195.52%
201518,456630.34%
201418,3934842.7%
201317,9095263.03%
201217,3832171.26%
201117,166-413-2.35%
201017,57900%

Allendale Population by Year