Allegan County MI Information


Allegan County Subdivisions

Allegan County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 115,886
Population in Households 114,932
Population in Familes 96,784
Population in Group Qrtrs 954
Population Density1 140
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 43,878
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 31,496
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 51,744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,111 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,767 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,866 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $145,485
Average Home Value $182,837


Median Household Income $53,309
Average Household Income $65,578
Per Capita Income $24,926
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.79%
Households 0.7% 0.84%
Families 0.54% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Allegan County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allegan County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 80th
Population Density1 # 22 75th
Diversity Index2 # 29 66th
Median Household Income # 13 86th
Per Capita Income # 27 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.