Alpena County, Michigan Population 2019

Alpena County, Michigan's estimated population is 28,438 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alpena County, Michigan is the 50th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201828,360-78-0.27%
201728,438-218-0.76%
201628,656-63-0.22%
201528,719-168-0.58%
201428,887-78-0.27%
201328,965-207-0.71%
201229,172-172-0.59%
201129,344-173-0.59%
201029,517-1,088-3.55%
199030,605-1,710-5.29%
198032,3151,6075.23%
197030,7082,1527.54%
196028,5566,36728.69%
195022,1891,4236.85%
194020,7662,19211.80%
193018,5747053.95%
192017,869-2,096-10.50%
191019,9651,7119.37%
190018,2542,67317.16%
189015,5816,79277.28%
18808,7896,033218.90%
18702,7562,466850.34%
18602900.00%

Alpena County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,816
Two or More Races421
Black or African American170
Asian143
American Indian and Alaska Native129
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander27
Some Other Race24

Alpena County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2019

Alpena County, Michigan Median Age

47.6


Total

45.7


Male

49.2


Female

Alpena County, Michigan Adults

There are 23,229 adults, (6,326 of whom are seniors) in Alpena County, Michigan.

Alpena County, Michigan Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Alpena County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

14,561

50.68%

Male

14,169

49.32%

Alpena County, Michigan Households and Families

Alpena County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alpena County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
Male81.8%18.2%
All77%23%
Female62.4%37.6%
Non Family62.3%37.7%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7892.277
Married6,1172.8191.6
Non Family4,8811.2362.3
Female1,3242.8462.4
Male4672.7481.8

2.73

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alpena County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5452.58%
9th to 12th Grade1,3446.37%
High School Graduate7,15733.91%
Some College5,60726.57%
Associates Degree2,80113.27%
Bachelors Degree2,34711.12%
Graduate Degree1,3046.18%

Alpena County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,43418,6683,508
Multiple Races20919835
Hispanic19715229
Black131679
Asian1019170
Native American6964
Other Race2418
Islander1410

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 69.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,538$35,143$23,676
Less Than High School$11,845$14,286$11,121
High School Grad$23,706$30,893$18,063
Some College$30,864$37,982$23,512
Bachelors Degree$42,161$49,375$38,333
Graduate Degree$52,734$54,196$51,958

$29,538

Average Earnings

$35,143

Average Male

$23,676

Average Female

Alpena County, Michigan Language

Alpena County, Michigan Language by Age

Alpena County, Michigan Language

96.92% of Alpena County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Alpena County, Michigan Poverty

Alpena County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,0563,94514.58%
Black1198369.75%
Multiple3697520.33%
Hispanic3657420.27%
Native1262923.02%
Islander271659.26%
Asian1361511.03%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.53%

Male Poverty Rate

16.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alpena County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alpena County, Michigan is Black, with 69.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alpena County, Michigan is Asian, with 11.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.99%
High School14.70%
Some College12.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.99%
Male Unemployed43.99%
Female Employed10.31%
Male Employed8.44%

Alpena County, Michigan Income

Alpena County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,954$53,344
Families$53,524$65,099
Married Families$62,746$71,664
Non Families$22,335$32,147

Alpena County, Michigan Marital Status

Alpena County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Alpena County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Alpena County, Michigan 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.

Alpena County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Alpena County, Michigan Veterans

2,499

Number of Veterans

2,339

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam972
Korea327
Second Gulf War298
First Gulf War264
World War II72

Alpena County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,44710.84%
Indian3037.04%
Hispanic166.61%
Hawaiian1058.82%
Black96.57%
2 or More31.23%

Alpena County, Michigan Veterans by Education

4.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alpena County, Michigan Employment Status

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Alpena County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Alpena1048310122-361-3.44%
Hillman 701664-37-5.28%
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