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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Allegan County is 112,266, which is 6.25% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of -0.50% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Allegan County population density is 61.24 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 102.25 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Allegan County is white, which represent 94.61% of the total population. The average Allegan County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 112,266. #18

Population Growth Since 2000, #13

Allegan County

Population Density, #37

Allegan County
61.24 per square mile
102.25 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:106,218 (94.61%, #40)
Black:1,565 (1.39%, #39)
Hispanic:7,761 (6.91%, #9)
Asian:816 (0.73%, #23)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):747 (0.67%, #35)
One Race, Other:995 (0.89%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,925 (1.71%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:6,477 (83.46%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:418 (5.39%, see rank)
Cuban:72 (0.93%, see rank)
Central American:165 (2.13%, see rank)
South American:308 (3.97%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

85,431 (76.10%) out of the total population of 112,266 reported first ancestry.

 Allegan County% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Arab1430.13%, see rank1.70%0.56%
Czech6170.55%, see rank0.48%0.47%
Danish6320.56%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch23,35720.81%, see rank4.77%1.40%
English10,2739.15%, see rank9.31%8.02%
French4,2153.75%, see rank6.00%3.34%
German23,26620.72%, see rank20.99%15.03%
Greek3070.27%, see rank0.44%0.41%
Hungarian4720.42%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Irish9,9118.83%, see rank11.09%10.80%
Italian3,1472.80%, see rank4.72%5.52%
Norwegian6730.60%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish5,4504.85%, see rank8.63%3.01%
Portuguese370.03%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian2720.24%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish7490.67%, see rank0.71%0.99%
Scottish1,9991.78%, see rank2.22%1.72%
Subsaharan African770.07%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish1,6041.43%, see rank1.52%1.27%
Swiss2250.20%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian1280.11%, see rank0.39%0.31%
American7,6006.77%, see rank5.98%7.12%
Welsh4040.36%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 55,910 (49.80%, see rank)
Females: 56,356 (50.20%, see rank)

Allegan County
Male: 49.80%
Female: 50.20%
Male: 49.09%
Female: 50.91%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Allegan County
39.80 years old
39.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Allegan County
39.10 years old
38.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Allegan County
40.70 years old
40.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Allegan County% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Under 5 years7,0676.29%, see rank5.85%6.36%
5 to 9 years8,1037.22%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years8,2537.35%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years7,7256.88%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years6,1085.44%, see rank7.14%7.13%
25 to 34 years12,46111.10%, see rank11.92%13.47%
35 to 44 years14,08012.54%, see rank12.39%12.96%
45 to 54 years17,40815.51%, see rank14.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years15,22813.56%, see rank13.36%12.29%
65 to 74 years9,2028.20%, see rank8.04%7.64%
75 to 84 4,6844.17%, see rank4.53%4.25%
85 years and over1,9471.73%, see rank2.02%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Allegan CountyMichiganU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population75,010, 100%6,619,834209,056,129
Less Than High School7,481, 9.97%, see rank10.73%13.67%
High School Graduate29,150, 38.86%, see rank30.18%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree22,749, 30.33%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree10,568, 14.09%, see rank16.15%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree5,062, 6.75%, see rank10.27%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.24, see rank13.5913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Allegan County MichiganU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,96781.90%18.10%77.32%22.68%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)13,37387.76%, see rank12.24%, see rank89.70%10.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)6,62590.16%, see rank9.84%, see rank91.59%8.41%90.60%9.40%
College3,99288.65%, see rank11.35%, see rank84.70%15.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School73865.04%, see rank34.96%, see rank75.66%24.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Allegan CountyMichiganU.S.
Total Households41,767, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
Average Household Size2.66, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households9,055, 21.68%, see rank28.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households32,712, 78.32%, see rank71.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)30,725, 73.56%, see rank65.34%66.22%
Average Family Size3.16, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family25,154, 60.22%, see rank48.00%48.42%
Nonfamily Households11,042, 26.44%, see rank34.66%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Allegan County%MichiganU.S.
15 Years and Over Total88,843see rank8,030,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over43,895100%, see rank3,903,030123,281,364
Never Married12,15727.70%, see rank35.49%35.77%
Married26,32759.98%, see rank51.21%52.04%
Widowed1,1202.55%, see rank2.74%2.57%
Divorced4,2919.78%, see rank10.56%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over44,948100%, see rank4,127,252129,692,771
Never Married9,28720.66%, see rank29.42%29.48%
Married26,56159.09%, see rank48.54%49.19%
Widowed3,7628.37%, see rank9.51%9.16%
Divorced5,33811.88%, see rank12.53%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Allegan County%MichiganU.S.
Native108,70096.82%, see rank93.83%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence91,12081.16%, see rank76.68%58.73%
Born in Different State16,88415.04%, see rank16.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
6960.62%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born3,5663.18%, see rank6.17%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,5791.41%, see rank3.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,9871.77%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe6690.60%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia5590.50%, see rank2.93%3.82%
Born In Africa450.04%, see rank0.27%0.55%
Born In Oceania40.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,0601.83%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America2290.20%, see rank0.40%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Allegan County%MichiganU.S.
English38,88693.10%, see rank90.09%79.39%
Spanish1,9934.77%, see rank3.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages6381.53%, see rank3.59%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2120.51%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other380.09%, see rank1.60%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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