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Allendale is a township in Ottawa County, in the Holland-Grand Haven metro area.

The community was named after Capt. Hannibal Allen, son of Ethan Allen

The latitude of Allendale is 42.972N. The longitude is -85.953W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,042.


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Median household income
Local
$48,669
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Allendale demographic reports
Allendale is near Grand Rapids
Historic sites and museums: Engine House No. 5, Knowlton House Museum
Colleges and universities: Grand Valley State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Allendale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ottawa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49428 ZIP code.

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21% of Allendale residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Allendale ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Allendale was $15,065, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Allendale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Allendale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $522.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $995.


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Libraries in Allendale include Allendale Township Library ... View libraries

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Ottawa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Allendale political report.

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The average commute time for Allendale workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Allendale include Sleep Inn.

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