Ypsilanti, Michigan Population 2019

Ypsilanti, Michigan's estimated population is 20,995 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Ypsilanti, Michigan is the 52nd largest city in Michigan based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4964.60 people/mi² (1916.83 people/km²).

The overall median age is 24.4 years, 24.7 years for males, and 23.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 8,872 households in the city, with an average size of 2.26 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1%, with a median rent of $781/month. The median house has 4.4 rooms, and has a value of $136,700.

The median income for households in Ypsilanti, Michigan is $35,896, while the mean household income is $53,981.

Ypsilanti Mi Demographics

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

  • White: 63.10%
  • Black or African American: 27.74%
  • Two or more races: 4.53%
  • Asian: 2.25%
  • Other race: 2.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.11%
LatLng(42.2411, -83.6130)
Rank in State52nd
StateMichigan
CountyWashtenaw County
Time Zone
Land Area (km²)10.95 (4.23 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.44 (0.17 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID2689140
Density (km²)1,916.83
Density (mi²)4,964.60
Area Code(s)734
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201820,995-95-0.45%
201721,090280.13%
201621,062980.47%
201520,9643201.55%
201420,6441300.63%
201320,5144892.44%
201220,0252891.46%
201119,7361450.74%
201019,591-2,771-1.31%
200022,362-2,484-1.05%
199024,8468150.33%
198024,031-5,507-2.04%
197029,5388,5813.49%
196020,9572,6551.36%
195018,3026,1814.21%
194012,1211,9781.80%
193010,1432,7303.19%
19207,4131,1831.75%
19106,230-1,148-1.68%
19007,3781,2491.87%
18906,1291,1452.09%
18804,984-487-0.93%
18705,4711,5163.30%
18603,9550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,127
Black or African American5,772
Two or More Races943
Asian469
Some Other Race444
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26
American Indian and Alaska Native23

Ypsilanti Mi Population Pyramid 2019

Ypsilanti Mi Median Age

24.4


Total

24.7


Male

23.9


Female

Ypsilanti Mi Adults

There are 17,965 adults, (1,570 of whom are seniors) in Ypsilanti Mi.

Ypsilanti Mi Age Dependency

26.9

Age Dependency Ratio

9.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ypsilanti Mi Sex Ratio

Female

9,871

47.45%

Male

10,933

52.55%

Ypsilanti Mi Households and Families

Ypsilanti Mi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ypsilanti Mi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
Male34.2%65.8%
All30.8%69.2%
Female26.4%73.6%
Non Family18.8%81.2%

30.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8652.2630.8
Non Family5,0391.7518.8
Married1,5853.1171.2
Female9783.3826.4
Male2632.7134.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ypsilanti Mi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2392.42%
9th to 12th Grade4744.80%
High School Graduate1,39914.18%
Some College2,86729.06%
Associates Degree6776.86%
Bachelors Degree2,24222.72%
Graduate Degree1,96919.96%

Ypsilanti Mi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1385,9083,192
Black2,6862,321519
Hispanic396302155
Multiple Races388345147
Asian197186175
Other Race17714256
Islander2626
Native American232323

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,522$31,816$28,300
Less Than High School$14,207$14,393$13,824
High School Grad$26,046$27,833$21,488
Some College$23,763$24,536$22,209
Bachelors Degree$32,066$41,184$27,480
Graduate Degree$52,500$56,676$49,375

$30,522

Average Earnings

$31,816

Average Male

$28,300

Average Female

Ypsilanti Mi Language

Ypsilanti Mi Language by Age

Ypsilanti Mi Language

91.35% of Ypsilanti Mi residents speak only English, while 8.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Ypsilanti Mi Poverty

Ypsilanti Mi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,6702,78826.13%
Black4,9902,01040.28%
Multiple76322930.01%
Hispanic82916920.39%
Asian32815948.48%
Other44414432.43%
Islander2626100.00%

30.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.18%

Male Poverty Rate

32.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ypsilanti Mi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ypsilanti Mi is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ypsilanti Mi is Hispanic, with 20.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.05%
Some College25.82%
High School24.30%
Bachelors or Greater8.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.69%
Male Unemployed51.60%
Female Employed26.28%
Male Employed20.02%

Ypsilanti Mi Income

Ypsilanti Mi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,896$53,981
Families$49,383$76,074
Married Families$84,519-
Non Families$29,694$40,076

Ypsilanti Mi Marital Status

Ypsilanti Mi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

19.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.6%

Male Marriage Rate

19.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ypsilanti Mi Married by Age and Sex

Ypsilanti 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 35-44.

Ypsilanti Mi Marital Status by Race

Ypsilanti Mi Veterans

571

Number of Veterans

506

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam192
Second Gulf War124
First Gulf War84
Korea50
World War II

Ypsilanti Mi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4113.52%
Black1162.47%
Hispanic405.10%
2 or More294.02%
Other154.39%

Ypsilanti Mi Veterans by Education

17.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ypsilanti Mi Employment Status

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ypsilanti 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

67.10%

Born in Michigan

93.90%

Native Born

6.10%

Foreign Born

4.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.90% of Ypsilanti Mi residents were born in the United States, with 67.10% having been born in Michigan. 4.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.