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Allegan is a township in Allegan County, in the Allegan metro area. [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 42.55N. The longitude is -85.836W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,050.
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21% of Allegan residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $18,545, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Allegan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Allegan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $914.
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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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