Allendale, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 17,579.
Population change since 2000: +52.1%
Males: 8,618  (49.0%)
Females: 8,961  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

21.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49401, 49417, 49460.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,111 (it was $46,671 in 2000)
Allendale:

$61,111
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,825 (it was $14,580 in 2000)

Allendale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,639 (it was $117,400 in 2000)
Allendale:

$173,639
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $198,894; detached houses: $230,581; townhouses or other attached units: $156,936; in 2-unit structures: $102,972; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $301,787; mobile homes: $38,538

Median gross rent in 2017: $956.

March 2019 cost of living index in Allendale: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.6%
(27.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.3% for Black residents, 32.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.6% for other race residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Allendale, MI (2017)
    • 16,87583.7%White alone
    • 1,4567.2%Hispanic
    • 7683.8%Black alone
    • 5772.9%Two or more races
    • 3091.5%Asian alone
    • 2161.1%American Indian alone
    • 230.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Allendale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Allendale, Michigan as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Allendale is 685 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Dutch (22.4%), German (14.7%), American (10.1%), Polish (6.0%), Italian (5.2%), Irish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 22.8 square miles.

Population density: 770 people per square mile   (low).

Allendale, Michigan map

935 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This place:

4.6%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,316 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,161 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (13.7 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (101.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (118.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Coopersville, MI (2.4 miles ),
Jenison, MI (2.8 miles ),
Hudsonville, MI (3.0 miles ),
Walker, MI (3.2 miles ),
Grandville, MI (3.3 miles ),
Zeeland, MI (3.5 miles ),
Wyoming, MI (3.7 miles ),
Spring Lake, MI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.98 N, Longitude: 85.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,576 (-7.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,936 (28.5%)

Area code: 616

Distribution of median household income in Allendale, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Allendale, MI in 2017

Allendale satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Michigan:

4.4%
Most common industries in Allendale, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.3%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Allendale, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in Allendale, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Allendale, Michigan average temperatures Allendale, Michigan average precipitation Allendale, Michigan humidity Allendale, Michigan wind speed Allendale, Michigan snowfall Allendale, Michigan sunshine Allendale, Michigan clear and cloudy days

Allendale, Michigan environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.235. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00613. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00613
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Allendale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the Allendale place center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the place center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allendale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 329.5 miles away from Allendale center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 262.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 302.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 305.2 miles away from Allendale center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 346.8 miles away from Allendale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ottawa County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Allendale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Allendale:

  • ALLENDALE NURSING AND REHABILITATION COMMUNITY (11007 RADCLIFF DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Allendale:

  • METRON OF LAMONT (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAMONT, MI)
  • BEACON LIGHT CHRISTIAN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARNE, MI)
  • BIRCHWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARNE, MI)
  • LAURELS OF HUDSONVILLE (THE) (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HUDSONVILLE, MI)
  • SUNSET HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; JENISON, MI)
  • BROOKCREST (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GRANDVILLE, MI)
  • COVENANT VILLAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)

Amtrak stations near Allendale:

  • 14 miles: GRAND RAPIDS (MARKET & WEALTHY STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: HOLLAND (171 LINCOLN AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

College/University in Allendale:

  • Grand Valley State University (Full-time enrollment: 21,982; Location: 1 Campus Dr; Public; Website: www.gvsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Allendale:

  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 15 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,296)
  • Hope College (about 16 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Cornerstone University (about 18 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Calvin College (about 19 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 23 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 23 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Davenport University (about 23 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)

Public high schools in Allendale:

  • ALLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 615, Location: 10760 68TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • OTTAWA AREA CENTER (Students: 1, Location: 10160 96TH AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • NEW OPTIONS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 6633 LAKE MICHIGAN DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Allendale:

  • ALLENDALE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 604, Location: 7161 PLEASANT VIEW CT, Grades: 6-8)
  • EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 459, Location: 10690 LEARNING LN, Grades: PK-3)
  • OAKWOOD INTERMEDIATE (Location: 10505 LEARNING LN, Grades: 4-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Allendale:

  • ALLENDALE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 247, Location: 11050 64TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Allendale

Library in Allendale:

  • ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $219,656; Location: 6175 LIBRARY LANE; 44,748 books; 2,556 audio materials; 1,364 video materials; 87 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Allendale: Meadows Golf Club (A), River Pines RV Park and Campground (B), Allendale Township Fire Department (C), Allendale Township Library (D), South Utilities Building (E), Glenn A Niemeyer East Living Center (F), Glenn A Niemeyer Honors Hall (G), Glenn A Niemeyer West Living Center (H), Mark A Murray Living Center (I), Ronald F VanSteeland Living Center (J), Laker Village Apartments (K), Performing Arts Center (L), Cook Carillon Tower (M), Russel H Kirkhof Center (N), Cook-DeWitt Center (O), Calder Residence (P), Alexander Calder Fine Arts Center (Q), AuSable Hall (R), Lake Huron Hall (S), Seidman House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allendale include: Lighthouse Community Church (A), Allendale Wesleyan Church (B), Allendale Baptist Church (C), Christian Reformed Church (D), Allendale United Reformed Church (E), Spring Valley Community Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Rivers and creeks: Bass River (A), Ottawa Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Allendale include: VanSteeland Arboretum (1), Blending Landing Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Engine House No 5 (Museums; 6620 Lake Michigan Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

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

  • ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP (Population served: 17,543, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Allendale in 2010:

  • 3,644 people in college/university student housing
  • 53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Allendale in 2000:

  • 2,969 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 57 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Allendale (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Allendale Branch, Allendale Branch, Allendale Branch, Allendale Branch. 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: Allendale Branch at 5111 Lake Michigan Drive, branch established on 2008/12/15. 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
  • Macatawa Bank: Allendale Branch at 6299 Lake Michigan Drive, branch established on 1998/07/15. Info updated 2011/07/20: Bank assets: $1,506.0 mil, Deposits: $1,225.8 mil, headquarters in Holland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Macatawa Bank Corporation
  • Chemical Bank: Allendale Branch at 5980 Lake Michigan Drive, branch established on 1998/11/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Allendale:

Marital status in Allendale, MI
  • Never married: 63.6%
  • Now married: 30.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

For population 25 years and over in Allendale:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Allendale
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Allendale, MI (based on Ottawa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant71,034194
Mainline Protestant41,59764
Catholic24,71011
Other1,84512
None124,615-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
Ottawa County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Here:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
This county:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ottawa County:

8.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Allendale:

48.3%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Allendale:

47.3%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Allendale:

27.7
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Allendale:

19.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Allendale:

9.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Allendale:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Allendale:

28.7%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Allendale:

59.1%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Allendale:

82.3%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Allendale, MI Residents

6.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, MI  2.23% ($59,021 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.80% ($45,252)
from Muskegon County, MI  0.63% ($49,258)


6.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, MI  2.18% ($48,138 average AGI)
to Allegan County, MI  0.86% ($52,279)
to Muskegon County, MI  0.73% ($52,859)
Businesses in Allendale, MI
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Sleep Inn1
FedEx1Subway2
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Allendale:

  • 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)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allendale:

  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • W214AY (90.7 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • 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.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Allendale:

  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOLP-CA (Channel 27; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Allendale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 558ft / 170mTotal length
  • $384,000Total costs
  • 124,337Total average daily traffic
  • 6,723Total average daily truck traffic
  • 180,346Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
New bridges in Allendale, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 181970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Allendale, MI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Allendale)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Allendale, MI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Allendale)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: INGALLS CHARLES A BD IV (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 315CA , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 07/01/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Paradise Bound Ministries Inc, Po Box 652, Allendale, MI 49401
  • Aircraft: BEYER WALTER A GN1 AIR CAMPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145A SERIES (55 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51776 , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Peter J Steinbacher, 6041 Groen Ct, Allendale, MI 49401
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5643P , Serial Number: 24-713, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 08/13/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Feenstra, 7075 Warner St, Allendale, MI 49401
  • Aircraft: FEENSTRA ROBERT L DOUBLE EAGLE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR A-65-1 (65 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 901RF , Serial Number: 092, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 09/03/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 06/12/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Feenstra, 7075 Warner St, Allendale, MI 49401
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98524 , Serial Number: 18732, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Peter J Steinbacher, 6041 Groen Ct, Allendale, MI 49401

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$133,79736$127,477249$136,8918$35,0235$147,3885$40,658
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$146,0006$85,98820$145,5212$53,0900$03$27,427
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$134,7207$94,14961$159,1243$71,5232$77,5003$61,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$109,2442$123,19038$139,6181$12,7300$01$157,460
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$134,77511$175,8110$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0233.00 , 0234.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$151,10615$154,363
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$161,3805$211,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$295,1003$144,823
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0233.00 , 0234.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allendale, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allendale, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 38. The highest number of fire incidents - 63 took place in 2012, and the least - 15 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Allendale, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (58.3%), and Outside Fires (25.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Allendale, MI
    • 37858.3%Structure Fires
    • 16225.0%Outside Fires
    • 8112.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 274.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Allendale, MI
Most common first names in Allendale, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3082.8 years
Robert1972.1 years
Mary1880.4 years
William1877.2 years
Henry1276.8 years
Jennie1079.5 years
Grace1082.7 years
Peter984.8 years
Gerrit981.7 years
Gertrude978.6 years
Most common last names in Allendale, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kraker1682.3 years
Potgeter1379.8 years
Lemmen975.9 years
Knoper978.6 years
Hovingh873.2 years
Gemmen881.7 years
Rotman785.9 years
Zylstra772.6 years
Wolbrink683.0 years
Baker683.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Allendale, MI
  • 86.7%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Electricity
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Allendale, MI
  • 73.3%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Allendale compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Allendale on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #79 (49460) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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