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Population in 2012: 5,040 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 2,344  (46.5%)
Females: 2,696  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  34.6 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49010.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,010 (it was $39,539 in 2000)
Allegan:

$40,010
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,016

Allegan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,220 (it was $88,400 in 2000)
Allegan:

$82,220
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,447; Detached houses: $128,714; Townhouses or other attached units: $175,887; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $175,887; Mobile homes: $118,140

Median gross rent in 2012: $726.

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  • White alone - 4,725 (94.4%)
  • Black alone - 85 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 81 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 48 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Allegan: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.6%), English (17.2%), Irish (13.8%), Dutch (13.1%), Polish (3.8%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 658 feet

Land area: 3.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,324 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Allegan:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Allegan city:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

29 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 51 registered sex offenders living in Allegan, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Allegan to the number of sex offenders is 99 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,935 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,616 (1.9%)

Allegan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kalamazoo, MI (22.0 miles , pop. 77,145).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (105.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hopkins, MI (2.8 miles ), Otsego, MI (3.0 miles ), Martin, MI (3.3 miles ), Bloomingdale, MI (3.4 miles ), Gobles, MI (3.4 miles ), Plainwell, MI (3.5 miles ), Fennville, MI (3.7 miles ), Wayland, MI (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $143,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $94,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.53 N, Longitude: 85.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,956 (+79.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 706 (35.5%)

Area code: 269

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Crime rates in Allegan by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 213131377106
per 100,000 41.120.461.020.360.420.260.4144.4145.021.00.0120.1
Robberies 241001000300
per 100,000 41.181.720.30.00.020.20.00.00.062.90.00.0
Assaults 5884846752707356626339
per 100,000 1192.71716.71707.01360.41047.81413.91470.91154.91284.71320.860.1180.2
Burglaries 37291814101597149617
per 100,000 760.8592.7365.8284.3201.5303.0181.3144.4290.1188.7120.1340.4
Thefts 11312311694103895452813555122
per 100,000 2323.72513.82357.21908.62075.41797.61088.11072.41678.4733.81101.32442.9
Auto thefts 10115966325303
per 100,000 205.6224.8101.6182.7120.9121.260.441.2103.662.90.060.1
Arson 221030110100
per 100,000 41.140.920.30.060.40.020.120.60.021.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 396.7483.7465.9354.7324.1362.4358.7357.9416.5308.757.3229.7

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Crime rate in Allegan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Michigan average:

1.74

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Allegan, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +157 (+3.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (49%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Allegan-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Allegan city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allegan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegan County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Allegan topographic map

Birthplace of: Clara Elsene Peck - Illustrator, Alanson Weeks - Football player, Dad Hale - Baseball player, Frank Miller (baseball) - Baseball player.

Main business address for: PERRIGO CO (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Allegan:

  • FMC - ALLEGAN (Dialysis Facility, 730 AIRWAY DR)
  • ALLEGAN HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 570 LINN STREET, SUITE 4)
  • ALLEGAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 555 LINN STREET)
  • WINGS OF HOPE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 530 LINN STREET, SUITE A)
  • ALLEGAN COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FA (Nursing Home, 3265 122ND AVE R2)
  • ELY MANOR (Nursing Home, 1200 ELY ST)

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Airports located in Allegan:


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Amtrak station near Allegan:

  • 20 miles: BANGOR (541 RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government website: www.cityofallegan.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allegan:

  • Western Michigan University (about 21 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; Full-time enrollment: 18,067)
  • Hope College (about 23 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,114)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 23 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 5,240)
  • Davenport University (about 28 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 3,488)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 31 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 19,392)
  • Calvin College (about 31 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 3,895)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 32 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 7,546)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Allegan:

See full list of schools located in Allegan, School District: ALLEGAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Allegan:

  • ALLEGAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $429,384; Location: 331 HUBBARD STREET; 62,915 books; 2,659 audio materials; 1,658 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 150 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Allegan: Allegan County Fairgrounds (A), Life Ambulance Service (B), Allegan City Hall (C), Allegan Fire District Station 1 Headquarters (D), Allegan Police Department (E), Allegan County Sheriff Department (F), Old Jail Museum (G), Griswold Memorial Auditorium (H), Allegan Library (I), Allegan County Courthouse (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allegan include: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Seventh-Day Adventist Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Grace Community Church (G), Assembly of God Church (H), Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fields Brook (A), Rossman Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Allegan include: Sue Lange Memorial Park (1), Mahan Park (2), Riverfront Park (3), JayCee Park (4), Rossman Esplanade Park (5), Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd Historical Marker (6), Allegan County Historical Marker (7), Second Street Bridge Historical Marker (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Allegan County - Historical Society (Museums; 113 North Walnut Street), Brenner Tours (Tours & Charters; 2535 132nd).

Hotel: Castle In The Country Bed & Breakfast (340 S M 40).

Courts: Allegan County - Circuit Court (113 Chestnut Street), Allegan County - Circuit Court Probation (113 Chestnut Street), Allegan County - Medical Care Facility- Probate Court (113 Chestnut Street), Friend of the Court (113 Chestnut Street).

 
Allegan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.31
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0115. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0115
U.S.:

0.1026
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 15.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.4
U.S.:

25.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Allegan and their reported violations in the past:

ALLEGAN (Population served: 4838, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE GRILL HOUSE (Population served: 210, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NEW HOPE BAPTIST CH OF ALLEGAN (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BOERMAN MOBILE VILLAGE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-22-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-1998), St Boil Water Order (AUG-11-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
EDGEWATER MOBILE HOME ESTATES (Address: 3944 102ND AVE , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-21-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TRI-PONDS FAMILY CAMP RESORT (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-19-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SWAN LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RIB HOUSE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-1997)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Allegan that have no violations reported:

  • ALLEGAN COUNTY SERVICES CENTER (Population served: 473, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SILO BANQUET (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DUMONT CREEK ESTATES (Population served: 188, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST. JOHN'S LUTHERN CHURCH (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET MOTEL (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GROUND SPHERE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOPKINS UNITED METHODIST CHURC (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.5%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.2% for Black residents, 35.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 42.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Allegan, MI

People in group quarters in Allegan in 2010:

  • 158 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Allegan in 2000:

  • 170 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Allegan compared to Michigan state average:

Allegan, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Allegan (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Allegan Main Branch at 1511 Lincholn Road, branch established on 1964/12/11. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Chemical Bank: Allegan Branch at 236 Hubbard Street, branch established on 1990/07/30. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: Allegan Branch at 135 Marshall Street, branch established on 1996/02/05. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Allegan Branch at 855 Marshall Street, branch established on 1964/07/20. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Allegan travel time to work - commute


Allegan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Allegan city (based on Allegan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.06%
Here38.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaReformed Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents29.8%25.4%11.0%8.2%3.1%
Congregations7.6%21.8%9.2%16.0%3.4%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.0%2.9%2.1%1.9%12.5%
Congregations0.8%4.2%3.4%1.7%31.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Allegan County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Allegan County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
This county:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Allegan County:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Allegan County:

13.6%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,120$52,4802$2,338
Other Government Administration 5$25,922$62,2132$2,579
Police Protection - Officers 9$49,483$65,9770$0
Police - Other 3$10,109$40,4361$2,006
Streets and Highways 5$21,958$52,6990$0
Sewerage 6$21,077$42,1540$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,600$37,8000$0
Water Supply 6$24,640$49,2800$0
Local Libraries 4$11,349$34,0477$5,528
Other and Unallocable 3$11,176$44,70417$6,035
Totals for Government 48$201,434$50,35929$18,486

Allegan government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $956,000 ($189.68)
    Sewerage: $803,000 ($159.33)
    Water Utilities: $711,000 ($141.07)
    General - Other: $677,000 ($134.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $409,000 ($81.15)
    Regular Highways: $403,000 ($79.96)
    Libraries: $345,000 ($68.45)
    General Public Buildings: $338,000 ($67.06)
    Central Staff Services: $250,000 ($49.60)
    Financial Administration: $223,000 ($44.25)
    Fire Protection: $206,000 ($40.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $147,000 ($29.17)
    Electric Utilities: $56,000 ($11.11)
    Air Transportation: $55,000 ($10.91)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $56,000 ($11.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $116,000 ($23.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($8.33)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.19)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,138,000 ($424.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($7.74)

Allegan government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $885,000 ($175.60)
    All Other: $146,000 ($28.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $100,000 ($19.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $92,000 ($18.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $104,000 ($20.63)
    All Other: $32,000 ($6.35)
    Public Welfare: $19,000 ($3.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $430,000 ($85.32)
    Interest Earnings: $166,000 ($32.94)
    Rents: $79,000 ($15.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $975,000 ($193.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $642,000 ($127.38)
    All Other: $532,000 ($105.56)
    Highways: $369,000 ($73.21)
  • Tax - Property: $2,355,000 ($467.26)
    NEC: $21,000 ($4.17)

Allegan government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $650,000 ($128.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $575,000 ($114.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($14.88)

Allegan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $575,000 ($114.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,824,000 ($361.90)

6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($343 average AGI)
Allegan County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ottawa County, MI  1.56% ($40,551 average AGI)
from Kent County, MI  1.26% ($40,250)
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.82% ($40,391)


6.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($106 average AGI)
Allegan County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ottawa County, MI  1.44% ($36,279 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  1.10% ($30,313)
to Kalamazoo County, MI  1.06% ($30,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Allegan:

  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1 kW; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: VINTAGE RADIO ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allegan:

  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; SAUGATUCK, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCSY-FM (98.3 FM; SOUTH HAVEN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Allegan:

  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Allegan, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 144
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 222
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25

Allegan fatal accident list:

Jun 21, 2006 01:17 PM, Sr-40, Lat: 42.528594, Lon: -85.858353, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 19, 1991 01:55 PM, 222, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 1989 03:35 PM, 40, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 1984 03:05 PM, Locust, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1983 12:08 AM, 40, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 18, 1979 10:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 19, 1975 06:03 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total average daily traffic: 28,595
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,911
Total future (year 2000) average daily traffic: 32,930

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Allegan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Allegan, MI)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Allegan)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Allegan)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$99,26352$96,808232$87,82314$25,7141$210,00021$66,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$78,25035$80,4572$12,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$101,00021$74,90583$81,03616$18,3130$08$57,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$119,0006$265,16746$87,5221$15,0000$04$154,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$74,50012$76,9172$20,0000$01$55,000
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0312.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$100,06324$93,0831$77,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$170,0004$145,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$77,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0312.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 65
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Allegan


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Allegan, MI

Most common first names in Allegan, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11475.8 years
Robert9672.0 years
John9276.3 years
George6977.0 years
Mary6777.4 years
James6268.7 years
Helen5583.2 years
Charles4474.8 years
Donald4268.6 years
Ruth3979.6 years
Most common last names in Allegan, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5375.6 years
Miller4778.0 years
Thompson3374.5 years
Brown3073.4 years
Johnson3076.1 years
Jones2574.5 years
Cook2474.1 years
Clark2173.1 years
Anderson2172.5 years
Wilson1773.9 years
Businesses in Allegan, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Subway2
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2
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