Southgate, Michigan Population 2019

Southgate, Michigan's estimated population is 29,088 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Southgate, Michigan is the 38th largest city in Michigan based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4234.03 people/mi² (1634.76 people/km²).

The overall median age is 44.2 years, 43.4 years for males, and 44.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,649 households in the city, with an average size of 2.31 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%, with a median rent of $824/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $95,400.

The median income for households in Southgate, Michigan is $51,808, while the mean household income is $61,205.

Southgate Mi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Southgate Mi was:

  • White: 86.89%
  • Black or African American: 6.12%
  • Asian: 3.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(42.2139, -83.1938)
Rank in State38th
StateMichigan
CountyWayne County
Time Zone
Land Area (km²)17.79 (6.87 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.01 (0.00 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID2674960
Density (km²)1,634.76
Density (mi²)4,234.03
Area Code(s)734
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201829,088-43-0.15%
201729,131-119-0.41%
201629,250-109-0.37%
201529,359-142-0.48%
201429,501-13-0.04%
201329,514-229-0.77%
201229,743-68-0.23%
201129,811-166-0.55%
201029,977-159-0.05%
200030,136-635-0.21%
199030,771-1,287-0.41%
198032,058-1,851-0.56%
197033,9094,5051.44%
196029,4040.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,452
Black or African American1,793
Asian1,013
Two or More Races553
Some Other Race250
American Indian and Alaska Native230

Southgate Mi Population Pyramid 2019

Southgate Mi Median Age

44.2


Total

43.4


Male

44.8


Female

Southgate Mi Adults

There are 24,156 adults, (5,617 of whom are seniors) in Southgate Mi.

Southgate Mi Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Southgate Mi Sex Ratio

Female

15,204

51.91%

Male

14,087

48.09%

Southgate Mi Households and Families

Southgate Mi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Southgate Mi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All63.7%36.3%
Male59.7%40.3%
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family48.5%51.5%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6502.3163.7
Married5,1623.0883.1
Non Family5,1001.1648.5
Female1,6223.1251.5
Male7662.9859.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Southgate Mi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8363.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,4786.86%
High School Graduate7,51434.89%
Some College5,65426.25%
Associates Degree2,23310.37%
Bachelors Degree2,63112.22%
Graduate Degree1,1935.54%

Southgate Mi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,92515,8622,857
Hispanic1,3661,250224
Black1,1111,074230
Asian704664450
Multiple Races33528369
Other Race2041629
Native American18417434

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,157$47,561$30,810
Less Than High School$26,222$30,068$
High School Grad$35,013$47,714$22,872
Some College$38,371$50,218$30,667
Bachelors Degree$43,827$50,196$41,857
Graduate Degree$64,688$67,135$63,086

$39,157

Average Earnings

$47,561

Average Male

$30,810

Average Female

Southgate Mi Language

Southgate Mi Language by Age

Southgate Mi Language

88.35% of Southgate Mi residents speak only English, while 11.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.71% of the population.

Southgate Mi Poverty

Southgate Mi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,4862,63111.20%
Black1,77724513.79%
Asian1,01320119.84%
Hispanic2,2431737.71%
Multiple5535810.49%
Native230187.83%
Other25062.40%

11.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.40%

Male Poverty Rate

13.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southgate Mi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southgate Mi is Asian, with 19.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southgate Mi is Other, with 2.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.65%
High School11.49%
Some College6.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.02%
Female Unemployed22.30%
Female Employed7.85%
Male Employed3.39%

Southgate Mi Income

Southgate Mi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,808$61,205
Families$65,744$73,319
Married Families$76,144-
Non Families$32,333$40,497

Southgate Mi Marital Status

Southgate Mi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Southgate Mi Married by Age and Sex

Southgate Mi 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 45-54.

Southgate Mi Marital Status by Race

Southgate Mi Veterans

2,017

Number of Veterans

1,905

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam794
First Gulf War311
Korea211
Second Gulf War138
World War II100

Southgate Mi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9249.07%
Hispanic825.19%
Black514.04%
2 or More348.25%
Asian80.96%

Southgate Mi Veterans by Education

3.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southgate Mi Employment Status

62%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Southgate Mi 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

77.85%

Born in Michigan

91.70%

Native Born

8.30%

Foreign Born

2.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.70% of Southgate Mi residents were born in the United States, with 77.85% having been born in Michigan. 2.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.