Lake County, Michigan Population 2018

Lake County, Michigan's estimated population is 12,013 with a growth rate of 5.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, Michigan is the 72nd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,0135985.24%
201611,415-446-3.76%
201611,8611681.44%
201511,6933032.66%
201411,3900.00%
201311,390-68-0.59%
201211,45840.03%
201111,454-57-0.50%
201011,5112,92834.11%
19908,58387211.31%
19807,7112,05036.21%
19705,6613236.05%
19605,338811.54%
19505,2574599.57%
19404,79873218.00%
19304,066-371-8.36%
19204,437-502-10.16%
19104,939-18-0.36%
19004,957-1,548-23.80%
18906,5053,272101.21%
18803,2332,685489.96%
18705480.00%

Lake County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White9,983
Black or African American827
Two or More Races482
American Indian and Alaska Native81
Some Other Race20
Asian18
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

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

Lake County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lake County, Michigan Median Age

51.8


Total

51.9


Male

51.7


Female

Lake County, Michigan Adults

There are 9,474 adults, (3,002 of which are seniors) in Lake County, Michigan.

Lake County, Michigan Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

5,574

48.83%

Male

5,841

51.17%

Lake County, Michigan Households and Families

Lake County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.7%7.3%
All83%17%
Non Family76.6%23.4%
Male73.2%26.8%
Female64.8%35.3%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3942.5183
Married2,0673.0292.7
Non Family1,7441.2376.6
Female4004.5664.8
Male1834.5773.2

3.22

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake County, Michigan Households

Lake County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4244.85%
9th to 12th Grade1,14013.04%
High School Graduate3,72042.56%
Some College2,00022.88%
Associates Degree6667.62%
Bachelors Degree5075.80%
Graduate Degree2843.25%

Lake County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7376,385727
Black61251431
Hispanic1671152
Multiple Races16413029
Native American7052
Other Race1815
Asian1222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 83.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 17.68%.

Lake County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,743$25,531$18,845
Less Than High School$12,429$13,510$10,446
High School Grad$23,095$26,955$18,587
Some College$21,860$27,216$19,050
Bachelors Degree$24,844$$21,875
Graduate Degree$43,365$$44,135

$21,743

Average Earnings

$25,531

Average Male

$18,845

Average Female

Lake County, Michigan Language

Lake County, Michigan Language by Age

Lake County, Michigan Language

97.79% of Lake County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Lake County, Michigan Poverty

Lake County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,4802,30924.36%
Black72633646.28%
Multiple46424252.16%
Hispanic2628532.44%
Native812733.33%
Other10550.00%

27.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.38%

Male Poverty Rate

28.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Michigan is Multiple, with 52.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Michigan is White, with 24.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.78%.

Lake County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.79%
Some College22.09%
High School17.87%
Bachelors or Greater11.13%

Lake County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.38%
Male Unemployed51.94%
Female Employed14.60%
Male Employed11.27%

Lake County, Michigan Income

Lake County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,824$39,649
Families$40,000$47,945
Married Families$44,852$
Non Families$18,182$25,106

Lake County, Michigan Marital Status

Lake County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Lake 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.

Lake County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Lake County, Michigan Veterans

Lake County, Michigan Veterans by War

1,127

Number of Veterans

1,074

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam522
Korea128
First Gulf War77
World War II45
Second Gulf War27

Lake County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74367
75+345
55 to 64250
35 to 54158
18 to 347

Lake County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,05012.54%
Black426.07%
2 or More3311.07%
Hispanic42.17%
Indian22.67%

Lake County, Michigan Veterans by Education

11.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Michigan Employment Status

Lake County, Michigan Employment by Age

39%

Labor Force Participation

34.3%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lake County, Michigan Employment by Race

Lake County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lake County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Baldwin1206120600.00%
Luther318316-2-0.63%
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