Alger County, Michigan Population 2018

Alger County, Michigan's estimated population is 9,121 with a growth rate of -2.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alger County, Michigan is the 77th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20179,121-275-2.93%
20169,3962813.08%
20169,115-131-1.42%
20159,246-110-1.18%
20149,356-75-0.80%
20139,431-11-0.12%
20129,442-71-0.75%
20119,513-66-0.69%
20109,5796076.77%
19908,972-253-2.74%
19809,2256577.67%
19708,568-682-7.37%
19609,250-757-7.56%
195010,007-160-1.57%
194010,1678409.01%
19309,327-656-6.57%
19209,9832,30830.07%
19107,6751,80730.79%
19005,8684,630373.99%
18901,2380.00%

Alger County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,032
Black or African American688
Two or More Races388
American Indian and Alaska Native253
Asian26
Some Other Race9

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Alger County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Alger County, Michigan Median Age

49


Total

46.4


Male

52.3


Female

Alger County, Michigan Adults

There are 7,940 adults, (2,199 of which are seniors) in Alger County, Michigan.

Alger County, Michigan Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alger County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

4,229

45.01%

Male

5,167

54.99%

Alger County, Michigan Households and Families

Alger County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alger County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.6%5.4%
All86.4%13.6%
Non Family79.2%20.8%
Male70.2%29.8%
Female63.7%36.3%

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alger County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4332.4386.4
Married1,8862.8994.6
Non Family1,2151.1779.2
Female2014.2363.7
Male1314.8870.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alger County, Michigan Households

Alger County, Michigan Education

Alger County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2303.17%
9th to 12th Grade5397.44%
High School Graduate3,20744.27%
Some College1,38719.14%
Associates Degree5717.88%
Bachelors Degree92512.77%
Graduate Degree3865.33%

Alger County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3165,7221,239
Black4763344
Native American20018028
Multiple Races18318030
Hispanic52427
Asian26263
Other Race99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 19.62%.

Alger County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,840$27,865$23,835
Less Than High School$18,203$17,438$25,938
High School Grad$19,432$20,920$17,542
Some College$27,218$34,286$23,368
Bachelors Degree$49,931$54,500$43,317
Graduate Degree$45,625$38,750$51,250

$25,840

Average Earnings

$27,865

Average Male

$23,835

Average Female

Alger County, Michigan Language

Alger County, Michigan Language by Age

Alger County, Michigan Language

98.20% of Alger County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 1.80% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Alger County, Michigan Poverty

Alger County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,62592412.12%
Multiple3888822.68%
Native2504417.60%
Hispanic1232923.58%
Black1111100.00%
Asian26830.77%

13.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.78%

Male Poverty Rate

12.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alger County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alger County, Michigan is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alger County, Michigan is White, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.26%.

Alger County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.49%
High School16.40%
Some College9.48%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%

Alger County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.63%
Male Unemployed39.50%
Male Employed7.01%
Female Employed5.46%

Alger County, Michigan Income

Alger County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,270$52,842
Families$53,878$65,172
Married Families$59,491$
Non Families$23,713$28,707

Alger County, Michigan Marital Status

Alger County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Alger County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Alger County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Alger County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Alger County, Michigan Veterans

Alger County, Michigan Veterans by War

925

Number of Veterans

876

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam416
First Gulf War147
Korea112
Second Gulf War52
World War II45

Alger County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74294
75+221
55 to 64205
35 to 54184
18 to 3421

Alger County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White88713.07%
Indian229.52%
2 or More168.21%
Hispanic911.54%

Alger County, Michigan Veterans by Education

10.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alger County, Michigan Employment Status

Alger County, Michigan Employment by Age

42.7%

Labor Force Participation

39.4%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Alger County, Michigan Employment by Race

Alger County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Alger County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Munising23512247-104-4.42%
Chatham220207-13-5.91%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990