Allegan County, Michigan Population 2020

Allegan County, Michigan's estimated population is 116,433 with a growth rate of 1.25% 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
2018117,3278940.77%
2017116,4331,4381.25%
2016114,9958590.75%
2015114,1367790.69%
2014113,3571,3441.20%
2013112,0135140.46%
2012111,4993410.31%
2011111,158-370-0.33%
2010111,52821,01923.22%
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%

How Many People Live in Allegan County, Michigan?

116,433

Allegan County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White107,95393.67%
Two or More Races2,4012.08%
Some Other Race1,8331.59%
Black or African American1,7011.48%
Asian7810.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native5580.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.02%

Allegan County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Allegan County, Michigan Median Age

39.6


Total

38.7


Male

40.7


Female

Allegan County, Michigan Adults

There are 86,894 adults, (17,957 of whom are seniors) in Allegan County, Michigan.

Allegan County, Michigan Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegan County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

57,664

50.03%

Male

57,586

49.97%

Allegan County, Michigan Households and Families

Allegan County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Allegan County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
All82.3%17.7%
Non Family71%29%
Male69.4%30.6%
Female63.2%36.8%

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,0002.6582.3
Married25,4803.1791.4
Non Family11,7981.2571
Female3,8913.1163.2
Male1,8313.4769.4

3.1

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Allegan County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6503.40%
9th to 12th Grade4,6285.94%
High School Graduate29,46537.85%
Some College16,65121.39%
Associates Degree6,8218.76%
Bachelors Degree11,55814.85%
Graduate Degree6,0827.81%

Allegan County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White71,22065,70616,552
Hispanic4,0042,601483
Multiple Races1,036872287
Other Race1,01158149
Black877748130
Asian552484217
Native American37135159
Islander2323

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 asian people with a rate of 39.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,533$47,315$29,701
Less Than High School$26,165$30,904$15,811
High School Grad$33,092$41,324$24,910
Some College$39,013$49,732$30,371
Bachelors Degree$49,785$69,395$38,505
Graduate Degree$61,190$68,026$53,851

$38,533

Average Earnings

$47,315

Average Male

$29,701

Average Female

Allegan County, Michigan Language

Allegan County, Michigan Language by Age

Allegan County, Michigan Language

94.20% of Allegan County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 5.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.60% of the population.

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty

Allegan County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White100,9709,6849.59%
Hispanic8,3271,54118.51%
Other1,83048726.61%
Black1,57833221.04%
Multiple2,3921787.44%
Native5549817.69%
Asian779486.16%
Islander2323100.00%

10.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

12.01%

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 Asian, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.96%
High School10.95%
Some College6.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.95%
Male Unemployed21.56%
Female Employed5.74%
Male Employed2.87%

Allegan County, Michigan Income

Allegan County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,883$73,341
Families$70,479$82,743
Married Families$77,191$91,130
Non Families$33,610$44,734

Allegan County, Michigan Marital Status

Allegan County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

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

Allegan County, Michigan Veterans

5,425

Number of Veterans

5,035

Male Veterans

390

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,382
First Gulf War709
Korea564
Second Gulf War493
World War II221
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,1796.29%
Hispanic1593.17%
Black756.98%
2 or More735.76%
Indian5113.25%
Other353.00%
Asian122.00%

$Allegan County, Michigan Veterans by Education

5.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegan County, Michigan Employment Status

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Allegan County, Michigan 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

80.81%

Born in Michigan

96.86%

Native Born

3.14%

Foreign Born

1.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.86% of Allegan County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 80.81% having been born in Michigan. 1.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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