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Allegan, Michigan


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Allegan, Michigan

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High Points

Allegan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Allegan Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Allegan Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Allegan, Michigan

Comparing Allegan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Racial Diversity 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 5 7
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 3 5

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 3 4

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Median Family Income 7 6
College Educated Adults 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Short Commute Times 8 7

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Property Crime 5 6
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Allegan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles NW of Kalamazoo, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NE of Chicago, Illinois
County Allegan
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49010
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.529
Longitude -85.855

Allegan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALLEGAN 5 NE
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Station KALAMAZOO STATE HOSPITAL
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station GULL LAKE BIOL STA
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
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Allegan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,838 100%
Male 2,379 49.2%
Female 2,459 50.8%
Under 18 1,290 26.7%
18+ 3,548 73.3%
65+ 739 15.3%
Median Age 35.2
Average Family Size 3.05
White 4,424 91.4%
African-American 228 4.7%
Asian 31 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.2%
Other 65 1.3%
Mixed Race 76 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 138 2.9%

Estimated Allegan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,963
Growth 125
Growth % 2.6%

Allegan Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 17.8%
US/American 13.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
English 10.9%
Irish 10.8%
Dutch 10.4%
Polish 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Swedish 2.2%
Scottish 1.9%
Italian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
French Canadian 1.5%
Hungarian 1.4%
Lithuanian 1.3%
European 1.3%
Finnish 1.1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Danish 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
British 0.4%
Armenian 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Allegan 4,838 $45,833
Bloomingdale 528 $40,000
Gobles 815 $33,194
Hopkins 592 $39,583
Martin 435 $48,958
Otsego 3,933 $44,308
Plainwell 3,933 $44,519

Allegan Public Libraries

Library
Allegan Public Library
331 HUBBARD STREET
Allegan, Michigan
(269) 673-4625
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Allegan Hospitals

ALLEGAN GENERAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
555 LINN STREET
(269) 686-4101
Emergency Service: Yes

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Allegan High Schools (2004)


(Sorted by Number of Students)

ALLEGAN HIGH SCHOOL
1560 NORTH M-40
269-673-7002
Serves 869 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

ALLEGAN CO. DEVELOPMENT CENTER
212 GROVE STREET
269-673-2167
A Special Education School
Serves 546 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 32.1

ALLEGAN ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL
550 FIFTH STREET
269-673-5433
A Non-traditional School
Serves 125 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 25

ALLEGAN COUNTY YOUTH HOME
WESTON HALL
269-686-4650
Serves 31 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.6

ALLEGAN CO. AREA MATH/SCIENCE ED. CENTER
2879 116TH AVENUE
269-673-3121

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6. Tomah, Wisconsin 82.9   33.2% 17.7% 13.2% 14 $42,881 6.6% 5% 8,419 12.7% 40.5 0.6% 5.4
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8. Lovelock, Nevada 82.1   33.7% 13.3% 11.4% 15 $40,885 7.9% 23.5% 2,003 14.2% 37.4 1.1% 10.5
9. Highspire, Pennsylvania 80.9   37.6% 15.2% 10.3% 21 $40,398 6.4% 13.4% 2,720 10.4% 42.3 0.3% 5.2
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11. Monahans, Texas 79.3   25% 14.3% 14.5% 19 $36,726 7.1% 20.7% 6,821 16.5% 26.1 0.6% 4
12. Mount Holly, North Carolina 79.1   27.7% 13.3% 14.8% 24 $46,295 7% 14% 9,618 10.8% 33.4 0.3% 4
13. Red Bank, Tennessee 79   37.3% 15.4% 21.8% 21 $41,696 6.4% 12.4% 12,418 8% 41.7 0.3% 6
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