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People

Total Population 5,036
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,856
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 46.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,523
% Above Poverty Level 83.2%
% Below Poverty Level 16.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $776
Median House Value $85,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 15.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, 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

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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 655 $37,679
Gobles 816 $43,333
Hopkins 661 $55,625
Martin 417 $56,250
Otsego 3,975 $49,028
Plainwell 3,810 $53,028

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

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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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