Allegan County MI Information


Allegan County Subdivisions

Allegan County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 117,728
Daytime Population: Workers 46,328
Daytime Population: Residents 61,880
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 108,208
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 116,774
Population in Familes 98,208
Population in Group Qrtrs 954
Population Density2 143
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $54,929
Average Household Income $69,303
Per Capita Income $26,207


Total Housing Units 52,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,323 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,035 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,750 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $156,540
Average Home Value $191,960


Total Households 44,358
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 31,759
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.83%
Households 0.75% 0.82%
Families 0.58% 0.71%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.07%


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, 2017 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 Density # 22 75th
Diversity Index # 29 66th
Median Household Income # 12 87th
Per Capita Income # 27 69th

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