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Allegan is a city in Allegan County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Indian tribe
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Allegan. For links to other places called Allegan, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Allegan is 42.529N. The longitude is -85.855W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,909.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Allegan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49010 ZIP code.
20% of Allegan residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Allegan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Allegan was $17,075, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Allegan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Allegan include Downtown Allegan Historic District, Marshall Street Historic District, Pritchard's Outlook Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Allegan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $409. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $816.
Libraries in Allegan include Allegan Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Allegan include Allegan County News
Allegan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Allegan political report.
The average commute time for Allegan workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Allegan include Budget Host Sunset Motel Suites.
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