Benzie County, Michigan Population 2019

Benzie County, Michigan's estimated population is 17,604 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benzie County, Michigan is the 66th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,7531490.85%
201717,604660.38%
201617,5381450.83%
201517,393-81-0.46%
201417,4741240.71%
201317,350200.12%
201217,330-60-0.35%
201117,390-117-0.67%
201017,5075,30743.50%
199012,2009958.88%
198011,2052,61230.40%
19708,5937599.69%
19607,834-472-5.68%
19508,3065066.49%
19407,8001,21318.42%
19306,587-360-5.18%
19206,947-3,691-34.70%
191010,6389539.84%
19009,6854,44884.93%
18905,2371,80452.55%
18803,4331,24957.19%
18702,1840.00%

Benzie County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,741
Two or More Races279
American Indian and Alaska Native266
Asian77
Black or African American60
Some Other Race34
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Benzie County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2019

Benzie County, Michigan Median Age

48.9


Total

47.6


Male

50.3


Female

Benzie County, Michigan Adults

There are 14,156 adults, (4,269 of whom are seniors) in Benzie County, Michigan.

Benzie County, Michigan Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Benzie County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

8,768

50.21%

Male

8,694

49.79%

Benzie County, Michigan Households and Families

Benzie County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benzie County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.2%4.8%
All88%12%
Non Family80.9%19.1%
Female76.4%23.6%
Male68.2%31.8%

88.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9112.4888
Married3,7663.0695.2
Non Family2,4541.2280.9
Female4363.9976.4
Male2553.468.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benzie County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3172.44%
9th to 12th Grade6575.05%
High School Graduate4,18332.15%
Some College2,82321.70%
Associates Degree1,30410.02%
Bachelors Degree2,22417.09%
Graduate Degree1,50211.54%

Benzie County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,40311,4993,576
Hispanic22520150
Multiple Races15813970
Native American1491345
Asian645837
Other Race32235
Black2721
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 57.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,403$33,163$26,557
Less Than High School$20,208$20,388$19,792
High School Grad$23,904$27,462$18,778
Some College$30,794$33,897$28,228
Bachelors Degree$37,394$52,350$32,083
Graduate Degree$52,461$59,500$49,432

$30,403

Average Earnings

$33,163

Average Male

$26,557

Average Female

Benzie County, Michigan Language

Benzie County, Michigan Language by Age

Benzie County, Michigan Language

95.49% of Benzie County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 4.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Benzie County, Michigan Poverty

Benzie County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2351,5329.44%
Multiple2716423.62%
Native2576123.74%
Black3535100.00%
Hispanic389317.97%
Asian7733.90%
Other3425.88%

10.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.72%

Male Poverty Rate

10.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benzie County, Michigan

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benzie County, Michigan is Asian, with 3.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.68%
High School10.05%
Some College8.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.69%
Female Unemployed25.25%
Female Employed5.42%
Male Employed4.53%

Benzie County, Michigan Income

Benzie County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,185$63,095
Families$65,349$74,745
Married Families$69,580-
Non Families$29,016$40,116

Benzie County, Michigan Marital Status

Benzie County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Benzie County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Benzie 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.

Benzie County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Benzie County, Michigan Veterans

1,768

Number of Veterans

1,665

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam741
First Gulf War282
Second Gulf War182
Korea166
World War II118

Benzie County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,73112.71%
Hispanic259.69%
2 or More167.44%
Indian1610.19%
Hawaiian5100.00%

Benzie County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benzie County, Michigan Employment Status

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Benzie County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Frankfort1286129040.31%
Benzonia49750030.60%
Thompsonville441438-3-0.68%
Elberta374371-3-0.80%
Beulah342337-5-1.46%
Honor328327-1-0.30%
Lake Ann268267-1-0.37%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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