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People

Total Population 5,030
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 15.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,907
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 41.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.9%
Median Earnings25+ $33,947
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,174
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,389

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,483
% Above Poverty Level 83.7%
% Below Poverty Level 16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.9%
Median Gross Rent $772
Median House Value $83,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.5%
US/American 0%
English 16.1%
Irish 16.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloomingdale 612 $37,917
Gobles 763 $41,111
Hopkins 654 $49,688
Martin 418 $49,286
Otsego 3,961 $47,480
Plainwell 3,798 $49,199

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Allegan Public Libraries

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

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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

(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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