Allegan is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,034 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Allegan is the 196th largest community in Michigan.
Allegan is a blue-collar town, with 36.39% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Allegan is a city of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Allegan who work in management occupations (11.09%), office and administrative support (9.14%), and sales jobs (6.18%).
The percentage of adults in Allegan who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.47% of the adults in Allegan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Allegan in 2010 was $26,620, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,480 for a family of four. However, Allegan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Allegan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Allegan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Allegan include German, Dutch, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Allegan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.