Branch County, Michigan Population 2018

Branch County, Michigan's estimated population is 43,410 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Branch County, Michigan is the 38th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201743,410-193-0.44%
201643,6031460.34%
201643,457-147-0.34%
201543,604-86-0.20%
201443,6901360.31%
201343,554-215-0.49%
201243,769-144-0.33%
201143,913-1,266-2.80%
201045,1793,6778.86%
199041,5021,3143.27%
198040,1882,2826.02%
197037,9063,0038.60%
196034,9034,70115.57%
195030,2024,35716.86%
194025,8451,8957.91%
193023,950-47-0.20%
192023,997-1,608-6.28%
191025,605-2,206-7.93%
190027,8111,0203.81%
189026,791-1,150-4.12%
188027,9411,7156.54%
187026,2265,24525.00%
186020,9818,50968.22%
185012,4726,757118.23%
18405,7150.00%

Branch County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,096
Black or African American1,004
Two or More Races738
Some Other Race449
Asian186
American Indian and Alaska Native119
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

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

Branch 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

Branch County, Michigan Median Age

40.8


Total

39.8


Male

42


Female

Branch County, Michigan Adults

There are 33,269 adults, (7,282 of which are seniors) in Branch County, Michigan.

Branch County, Michigan Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Branch County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

21,063

48.31%

Male

22,540

51.69%

Branch County, Michigan Households and Families

Branch County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Branch County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All76.8%23.2%
Male67.9%32.1%
Female62.4%37.6%
Non Family62.2%37.8%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Branch County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1182.5776.8
Married8,6573.1488.9
Non Family5,2001.2762.2
Female1,5283.2962.4
Male7333.4867.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Branch County, Michigan Households

Branch County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3604.55%
9th to 12th Grade2,2097.39%
High School Graduate12,11140.50%
Some College7,42424.83%
Associates Degree2,7249.11%
Bachelors Degree2,7699.26%
Graduate Degree1,3064.37%

Branch County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,60924,6283,848
Black87569924
Hispanic848502108
Multiple Races3773414
Other Race21310933
Asian12811090
Native American95758

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 90.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 70.31%.

Branch County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,563$34,909$25,745
Less Than High School$21,060$22,635$16,509
High School Grad$27,629$30,680$23,910
Some College$30,706$38,938$23,617
Bachelors Degree$41,705$43,795$39,223
Graduate Degree$64,167$73,438$58,859

$30,563

Average Earnings

$34,909

Average Male

$25,745

Average Female

Branch County, Michigan Language

Branch County, Michigan Language by Age

Branch County, Michigan Language

91.58% of Branch County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 8.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.72% of the population.

Branch County, Michigan Poverty

Branch County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,3576,49916.94%
Hispanic1,85366936.10%
Black17411767.24%
Multiple627558.77%
Other4245112.03%
Asian1721810.47%
Native891820.22%

17.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.76%

Male Poverty Rate

18.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Branch County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Branch County, Michigan is Black, with 67.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Branch County, Michigan is Multiple, with 8.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.28%.

Branch County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.65%
High School14.57%
Some College9.08%
Bachelors or Greater4.86%

Branch County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.55%
Female Unemployed38.06%
Male Employed9.79%
Female Employed6.76%

Branch County, Michigan Income

Branch County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,428$57,172
Families$56,045$66,080
Married Families$62,773$73,287
Non Families$27,463$35,549

Branch County, Michigan Marital Status

Branch County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Branch County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Branch 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.

Branch County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Branch County, Michigan Veterans

Branch County, Michigan Veterans by War

2,968

Number of Veterans

2,755

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,188
First Gulf War471
Korea255
Second Gulf War197
World War II143

Branch County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74815
35 to 54704
75+685
55 to 64631
18 to 34133

Branch County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9059.26%
Black353.74%
Hispanic181.64%
Indian1212.63%
Other113.62%
2 or More51.14%

Branch County, Michigan Veterans by Education

8.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Branch County, Michigan Employment Status

Branch County, Michigan Employment by Age

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Branch County, Michigan Employment by Race

Branch County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Branch County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Coldwater1095110776-175-1.60%
Bronson23492319-30-1.28%
Quincy16521630-22-1.33%
Union City 15991573-26-1.63%
Sherwood30930900.00%
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