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Allegan County QuickFacts

People QuickFacts Allegan Co. Michigan
Population, 2011 estimate 111,234 9,876,187
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 111,408 9,883,635
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 -0.20% -0.10%
Population, 2010 111,408 9,883,640
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2011 6.50% 5.90%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 25.80% 23.20%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 13.30% 14.10%
Female persons, percent, 2011 50.20% 50.90%
   
White persons, percent, 2011 (a) 95.60% 80.20%
Black persons, percent, 2011 (a) 1.50% 14.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2011 (a) 0.70% 0.70%
Asian persons, percent, 2011 (a) 0.70% 2.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons, percent, 2011 (a) Z Z
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2011 1.60% 2.10%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2011 (b) 6.80% 4.50%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 89.50% 76.40%
   
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2006-2010 89.20% 85.50%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 3.10% 5.90%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 6.10% 8.90%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 88.90% 88.00%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 19.40% 25.00%
Veterans, 2006-2010 8,682 731,023
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2006-2010 23.4 23.7
   
Housing units, 2011 49,568 4,525,480
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 83.20% 74.20%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2006-2010 8.80% 18.00%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $149,400 $144,200
Households, 2006-2010 42,078 3,843,997
Persons per household, 2006-2010 2.62 2.53
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $23,108 $25,135
Median household income 2006-2010 $50,240 $48,432
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 11.90% 14.80%
Business QuickFacts Allegan Co. Michigan
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 2,258 2,191,191
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 30,696 32,884,561
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2000-2010 -15.1 -19.31
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 7,639 679,752
   
Total number of firms, 2007 10,312 816,972
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 8.90%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 0.70%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.30% 2.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.10%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 1.40% 1.30%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 25.60% 30.40%
   
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 4,240,717 234,455,768
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 506,692 107,109,349
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 881,344 109,102,594
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $7,805 $10,855
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 118,800 14,536,648
Building permits, 2011 145 9,341
Geography QuickFacts Allegan Co. Michigan
Land area in square miles, 2010 825.23 56,538.90
Persons per square mile, 2010 135 174.8
FIPS Code 5 26
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Allegan, MI Micro Area

 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F: Fewer than 100 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report. Last Revised: Tuesday, 18-Sep-2012 17:15:02 EDT