Michigan City, Indiana Population 2019

Michigan City, Indiana's estimated population is 31,118 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Michigan City, Indiana is the 31st largest city in Indiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1582.59 people/mi² (611.04 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37.1 years, 36.3 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 14,869 households in the city, with an average size of 2.22 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%, with a median rent of $741/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $89,000.

The median income for households in Michigan City, Indiana is $38,631, while the mean household income is $50,213.

Michigan City In Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Michigan City In was:

  • White: 63.20%
  • Black or African American: 28.65%
  • Two or more races: 5.53%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
LatLng(41.7075, -86.8950)
Rank in State31st
StateIndiana
CountyLaPorte County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)50.93 (19.66 mi²)
Water Area (km²)8.46 (3.26 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID1848798
Density (km²)611.04
Density (mi²)1,582.59
Area Code(s)219
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201831,11820.01%
201731,116-32-0.10%
201631,148-231-0.74%
201531,379-174-0.55%
201431,553770.24%
201331,4763461.11%
201231,130-130-0.42%
201131,260-169-0.54%
201031,429-1,471-0.46%
200032,900-922-0.28%
199033,822-3,028-0.85%
198036,850-2,519-0.66%
197039,3692,7160.72%
196036,6538,2582.59%
195028,3951,9190.70%
194026,476-259-0.10%
193026,7357,2783.23%
192019,4574300.22%
191019,0274,1772.51%
190014,8504,0743.26%
189010,7763,4103.88%
18807,3663,3816.34%
18703,9856651.84%
18603,3200.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018110,007960.09%
2017109,911-343-0.31%
2016110,254-599-0.54%
2015110,853-884-0.80%
2014111,7373160.28%
2013111,4211250.11%
2012111,296-3-0.00%
2011111,299-156-0.14%
2010111,4550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,813
Black or African American8,983
Two or More Races1,734
Some Other Race472
Asian284
American Indian and Alaska Native57
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Michigan City In Population Pyramid 2019

Michigan City In Median Age

37.1


Total

36.3


Male

38.2


Female

Michigan City In Adults

There are 24,404 adults, (4,379 of whom are seniors) in Michigan City In.

Michigan City In Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Michigan City In Sex Ratio

Female

15,459

49.31%

Male

15,893

50.69%

Michigan City In Households and Families

Michigan City In Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Michigan City In Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
Male57.9%42.1%
All54%46%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female32.1%67.9%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7292.2254
Non Family5,5481.1847.9
Married4,0862.9974.1
Female2,3153.0832.1
Male7803.0657.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Michigan City In Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6342.93%
9th to 12th Grade2,48211.45%
High School Graduate8,20737.87%
Some College4,77922.05%
Associates Degree1,9749.11%
Bachelors Degree2,33710.78%
Graduate Degree1,2575.80%

Michigan City In Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,40812,8022,832
Black5,5434,415395
Hispanic981653114
Multiple Races569515137
Other Race29916572
Asian195191116
Native American5753
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.49%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,958$36,982$22,678
Less Than High School$20,270$22,067$15,484
High School Grad$25,279$30,667$20,457
Some College$29,250$40,116$21,701
Bachelors Degree$40,417$51,864$34,388
Graduate Degree$56,563$59,375$48,882

$27,958

Average Earnings

$36,982

Average Male

$22,678

Average Female

Michigan City In Language

Michigan City In Language by Age

Michigan City In Language

94.56% of Michigan City In residents speak only English, while 5.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.64% of the population.

Michigan City In Poverty

Michigan City In Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,6193,20542.07%
White17,4863,14617.99%
Multiple1,58152933.46%
Hispanic1,64137222.67%
Other4587917.25%
Asian28072.50%

25.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.28%

Male Poverty Rate

28.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Michigan City In

The race most likely to be in poverty in Michigan City In is Black, with 42.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Michigan City In is Asian, with 2.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.59%
High School22.10%
Some College14.88%
Bachelors or Greater7.35%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.52%
Female Unemployed48.48%
Female Employed15.88%
Male Employed8.06%

Michigan City In Income

Michigan City In Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,631$50,213
Families$45,575$55,152
Married Families$62,340$71,771
Non Families$29,903$40,845

Michigan City In Marital Status

Michigan City In Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Michigan City In Married by Age and Sex

Michigan City In Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Michigan City In Marital Status by Race

Michigan City In Veterans

1,929

Number of Veterans

1,755

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam641
Second Gulf War284
First Gulf War222
Korea161
World War II105

Michigan City In Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5149.20%
Black3144.77%
Hispanic715.77%
2 or More405.50%
Other3911.24%
Asian229.91%

Michigan City In Veterans by Education

8.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Michigan City In Employment Status

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Michigan City In Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.68%

Born in Indiana

96.52%

Native Born

3.48%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.52% of Michigan City In residents were born in the United States, with 66.68% having been born in Indiana. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.