Bay County, Michigan Population 2019

Bay County, Michigan's estimated population is 104,239 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bay County, Michigan is the 20th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017104,239-242-0.23%
2016104,481-763-0.72%
2015105,244-781-0.74%
2014106,025-736-0.69%
2013106,761-169-0.16%
2012106,930-452-0.42%
2011107,382-294-0.27%
2010107,676-4,047-3.62%
1990111,723-8,158-6.81%
1980119,8812,5422.17%
1970117,33910,2979.62%
1960107,04218,58121.00%
195088,46113,48017.98%
194074,9815,5077.93%
193069,474-74-0.11%
192069,5481,3101.92%
191068,2385,8609.39%
190062,3785,96610.58%
189056,41218,33148.14%
188038,08122,181139.50%
187015,90012,736402.53%
18603,1640.00%

Bay County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White99,587
Two or More Races2,578
Black or African American1,753
Asian597
Some Other Race456
American Indian and Alaska Native379

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

Bay County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2019

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Bay County, Michigan Median Age

42.9


Total

40.7


Male

44.8


Female

Bay County, Michigan Adults

There are 83,396 adults, (19,757 of whom are seniors) in Bay County, Michigan.

Bay County, Michigan Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bay County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

53,475

50.76%

Male

51,875

49.24%

Bay County, Michigan Households and Families

Bay County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Bay County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
Male81.5%18.5%
All78.1%21.9%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Female62.1%37.9%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bay County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All44,0702.3678.1
Married20,3772.9992
Non Family16,1271.2165.5
Female5,3753.0862.1
Male2,1913.1481.5

2.92

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bay County, Michigan Households

Bay County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2062.95%
9th to 12th Grade5,4967.35%
High School Graduate26,06434.86%
Some College18,31524.49%
Associates Degree8,48411.35%
Bachelors Degree9,68512.95%
Graduate Degree4,5216.05%

Bay County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White69,60662,76613,417
Hispanic2,7482,286315
Black1,162977101
Multiple Races794636134
Asian427370196
Other Race31921131
Native American26121562

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.90%.

Bay County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,449$40,267$26,891
Less Than High School$17,145$21,788$14,052
High School Grad$28,939$35,946$20,951
Some College$31,065$38,931$25,534
Bachelors Degree$46,158$52,972$40,777
Graduate Degree$65,000$74,886$58,284

$32,449

Average Earnings

$40,267

Average Male

$26,891

Average Female

Bay County, Michigan Language

Bay County, Michigan Language by Age

Bay County, Michigan Language

97.66% of Bay County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.90% of the population.

Bay County, Michigan Poverty

Bay County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White93,90513,89514.80%
Hispanic5,4201,49327.55%
Multiple2,55983932.79%
Black1,66667140.28%
Asian59710016.75%
Other4568618.86%
Native3775715.12%

16.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.97%

Male Poverty Rate

16.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bay County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bay County, Michigan is Black, with 40.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bay County, Michigan is White, with 14.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.89%.

Bay County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.26%
High School14.58%
Some College12.84%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Bay County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.47%
Male Unemployed35.16%
Female Employed9.93%
Male Employed6.59%

Bay County, Michigan Income

Bay County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,983$59,847
Families$57,915$71,582
Married Families$70,381$84,071
Non Families$27,421$36,733

Bay County, Michigan Marital Status

Bay County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bay County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Bay 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 55To64.

Bay County, Michigan Marital Status by Race


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

Bay County, Michigan Veterans

Bay County, Michigan Veterans by War

7,835

Number of Veterans

7,265

Male Veterans

570

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,956
First Gulf War1,250
Second Gulf War842
Korea820
World War II507

Bay County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,368
75+1,950
35 to 541,746
55 to 641,287
18 to 34484

Bay County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,5389.46%
Hispanic1765.15%
Black14610.81%
Indian5819.46%
2 or More473.93%
Other3710.19%
Asian91.93%

Bay County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bay County, Michigan Employment Status

Bay County, Michigan Employment by Age

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bay County, Michigan Employment by Race

Bay County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bay County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Midland 41875420962210.53%
Bay City3493233511-1421-4.07%
Essexville34783359-119-3.42%
Auburn20872126391.87%
Pinconning13071257-50-3.83%
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