Demographics in Allegan County, Michigan

Demographics describe different qualities, real or socially constructed, of people and places. They help us to understand population patterns based on groupings of people by a common characteristic.

RACE/ETHNICITY

What is the racial and ethnic distribution of residents in Allegan County, Michigan?

About this measure: The ACS adheres to definitions of race and ethnicity set forth by the 1997 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) standards. These categories are based on self-identification and are "not an attempt to define race biologically, anthropologically, or genetically," according to the Census Bureau.

According to the OMB standards, the category of "Hispanic" maps to the concept of ethnicity, not race. A person who identifies as Hispanic may be of any race or combination of races.

Data source: American Community Survey, Table DP05.

AGE

What is the median age of residents in Allegan County, Michigan?

Data source: American Community Survey, Table B01002.

LANGUAGE

How many Allegan County residents do not speak English well?

Data source: This measure is based on the American Community Survey, Table B16004. LiveStories calculated the sum of the categories "Speak English not well" and "Speak English not at all," then divided the sum by the total population age 5 and over to yield a percentage value. 

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

What is the highest level of education attained by Allegan County residents 25 years and older?

About this measure: Educational attainment refers to the highest grade level or degree that an individual has completed. The data shown here only includes the population age 25 and over.

Data source: American Community Survey, Table S1501.

PLACE

How many residents live in urban areas in Allegan County, Michigan?

Data source: This measure's percentage was calculated by LiveStories based on the Decennial Census of Population and Housing, Table P2. 

VETERAN STATUS

How many civilians in Allegan County are veterans?

Data source: American Community Survey, Table S2101.

DISABILITY

How many residents have a disability in Allegan County, Michigan?

Data source: American Community Survey, Table S1810. .

This report uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau.