Benzie County, Michigan Population 2018

Benzie County, Michigan's estimated population is 17,573 with a growth rate of 0.64% 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
201717,5731110.64%
201617,462-62-0.35%
201617,5241330.76%
201517,391-82-0.47%
201417,4731220.70%
201317,351200.12%
201217,331-60-0.35%
201117,391-117-0.67%
201017,5085,30843.51%
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
White16,756
Two or More Races298
American Indian and Alaska Native222
Black or African American75
Asian66
Some Other Race41
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

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

Benzie County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Benzie County, Michigan Median Age

48.6


Total

47.4


Male

50


Female

Benzie County, Michigan Adults

There are 14,127 adults, (4,191 of which are seniors) in Benzie County, Michigan.

Benzie County, Michigan Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Benzie County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

8,753

50.13%

Male

8,709

49.87%

Benzie County, Michigan Households and Families

Benzie County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benzie County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.7%7.3%
All86.5%13.5%
Non Family81.3%18.7%
Female76.5%23.5%
Male66.7%33.3%

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benzie County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1692.3986.5
Married3,8162.9192.7
Non Family2,4961.281.3
Female5843.7176.5
Male2733.2566.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benzie County, Michigan Households

Benzie County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3032.33%
9th to 12th Grade8096.22%
High School Graduate4,35533.48%
Some College2,89122.22%
Associates Degree1,31710.12%
Bachelors Degree1,92614.81%
Graduate Degree1,40810.82%

Benzie County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,40511,4103,211
Hispanic22218020
Multiple Races16814957
Native American125987
Asian554834
Black4826
Other Race31225
Islander44

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 61.82%.

Benzie County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,075$31,705$25,166
Less Than High School$18,224$16,875$18,750
High School Grad$22,945$27,190$16,907
Some College$29,643$32,256$27,336
Bachelors Degree$41,404$49,412$36,384
Graduate Degree$52,378$55,750$51,111

$28,075

Average Earnings

$31,705

Average Male

$25,166

Average Female

Benzie County, Michigan Language

Benzie County, Michigan Language by Age

Benzie County, Michigan Language

95.57% of Benzie County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.13% of the population.

Benzie County, Michigan Poverty

Benzie County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2601,71510.55%
Multiple29511940.34%
Native2163717.13%
Black403177.50%
Hispanic390205.13%
Asian6623.03%
Other4124.88%

11.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.75%

Male Poverty Rate

11.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benzie County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benzie County, Michigan is Black, with 77.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benzie County, Michigan is Asian, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.09%.

Benzie County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.25%
High School11.12%
Some College8.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%

Benzie County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.11%
Female Unemployed31.85%
Female Employed6.56%
Male Employed4.40%

Benzie County, Michigan Income

Benzie County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,694$59,606
Families$60,140$70,195
Married Families$66,359$
Non Families$27,891$37,428

Benzie County, Michigan Marital Status

Benzie County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Benzie County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Benzie County, Michigan Veterans

Benzie County, Michigan Veterans by War

1,757

Number of Veterans

1,664

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam741
First Gulf War233
Korea201
World War II141
Second Gulf War111

Benzie County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74583
75+491
35 to 54343
55 to 64263
18 to 3477

Benzie County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,72512.70%
Hispanic228.91%
2 or More146.45%
Indian1410.77%
Hawaiian4100.00%

Benzie County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benzie County, Michigan Employment Status

Benzie County, Michigan Employment by Age

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Benzie County, Michigan Employment by Race

Benzie County, Michigan Employment by Education

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%
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