Alger County, Michigan Population 2018

Alger County, Michigan's estimated population is 9,121 with a growth rate of 0.07% 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
20179,2541331.46%
20179,12160.07%
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
White7,882
Black or African American665
Two or More Races381
American Indian and Alaska Native303
Some Other Race13
Asian10

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Alger County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Alger County, Michigan Median Age

49.3


Total

45.7


Male

52.6


Female

Alger County, Michigan Adults

There are 7,829 adults, (2,182 of whom are seniors) in Alger County, Michigan.

Alger County, Michigan Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Alger County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

4,166

45.02%

Male

5,088

54.98%

Alger County, Michigan Households and Families

Alger County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Alger County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.7%5.3%
All86.6%13.4%
Non Family79.9%20.1%
Male68.5%31.5%
Female63.1%36.9%

86.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alger County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2442.5386.6
Married1,7742.9494.7
Non Family1,1561.1779.9
Female1874.9963.1
Male1275.6168.5

3.17

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade2563.59%
9th to 12th Grade5097.14%
High School Graduate3,11543.68%
Some College1,40319.67%
Associates Degree5828.16%
Bachelors Degree86812.17%
Graduate Degree3985.58%

Alger County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1835,5781,194
Black4843744
Native American22418734
Multiple Races17717723
Hispanic53408
Other Race1313
Asian10103

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 30.00%.

Alger County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,306$30,089$23,945
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$17,459$20,030$16,307
Some College$27,334$35,197$23,000
Bachelors Degree$45,781$52,273$40,938
Graduate Degree$43,750$30,833$52,500

$26,306

Average Earnings

$30,089

Average Male

$23,945

Average Female

Alger County, Michigan Language

Alger County, Michigan Language by Age

Alger County, Michigan Language

97.98% of Alger County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Alger County, Michigan Poverty

Alger County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,45490412.13%
Multiple3818823.10%
Native3005418.00%
Hispanic1141311.40%
Black1111100.00%

12.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.12%

Male Poverty Rate

12.83%

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 Hispanic, with 11.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.04%.

Alger County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.94%
High School14.14%
Some College9.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.52%

Alger County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Unemployed42.17%
Male Employed6.37%
Female Employed5.17%

Alger County, Michigan Income

Alger County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,647$55,612
Families$56,468$68,594
Married Families$62,273$
Non Families$25,280$30,331

Alger County, Michigan Marital Status

Alger County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Alger County, Michigan Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Alger County, Michigan Veterans

Alger County, Michigan Veterans by War

914

Number of Veterans

854

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam427
First Gulf War159
Korea106
World War II48
Second Gulf War39

Alger County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74305
75+216
55 to 64205
35 to 54181
18 to 347

Alger County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White85012.75%
2 or More3216.41%
Indian227.86%
Hispanic1011.63%
Black101.50%

Alger County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alger County, Michigan Employment Status

Alger County, Michigan Employment by Age

42.5%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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