Allegan, MI


Most expensive Allegan neighborhoods

Allegan profile

Living in Allegan

Allegan is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,071 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Allegan is the 196th largest community in Michigan. Allegan has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities, Allegan isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Allegan are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Allegan is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Allegan who work in office and administrative support (19.14%), sales jobs (10.64%), and maintenance occupations (9.28%).

As is often the case in a small city, Allegan doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Allegan rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.90% of adults 25 and older in Allegan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Allegan in 2010 was $19,318, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,272 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 Irish, English, Dutch, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Allegan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Real Estate in Popular Allegan Neighborhoods

Zip Codes in Allegan, MI