Leelanau County, Michigan Population 2018

Leelanau County, Michigan's estimated population is 21,657 with a growth rate of -0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leelanau County, Michigan is the 63rd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,657-107-0.49%
201621,7642711.26%
201621,493-131-0.61%
201521,624410.19%
201421,5831190.55%
201321,464990.46%
201221,365-55-0.26%
201121,420-297-1.37%
201021,7175,19031.40%
199016,5272,52017.99%
198014,0073,13528.84%
197010,8721,55116.64%
19609,3216747.79%
19508,6472112.50%
19408,4362302.80%
19308,206-855-9.44%
19209,061-1,547-14.58%
191010,608520.49%
190010,5562,61232.88%
18907,9441,69127.04%
18806,2531,67736.65%
18704,5762,418112.05%
18602,1580.00%

Leelanau County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,191
American Indian and Alaska Native728
Two or More Races438
Asian167
Some Other Race124
Black or African American109
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Leelanau 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

Leelanau County, Michigan Median Age

53.3


Total

52.2


Male

54


Female

Leelanau County, Michigan Adults

There are 18,064 adults, (6,072 of which are seniors) in Leelanau County, Michigan.

Leelanau County, Michigan Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Leelanau County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

11,078

50.90%

Male

10,686

49.10%

Leelanau County, Michigan Households and Families

Leelanau County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leelanau County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
Male88.4%11.6%
All86%14%
Non Family80.1%19.9%
Female56.9%43.1%

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leelanau County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9842.3886
Married5,4392.7791.9
Non Family2,7611.2380.1
Female5523.5356.9
Male2324.288.4

2.83

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leelanau County, Michigan Households

Leelanau County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2671.61%
9th to 12th Grade5913.55%
High School Graduate3,69722.23%
Some College3,56621.45%
Associates Degree1,66710.03%
Bachelors Degree3,90123.46%
Graduate Degree2,93917.68%

Leelanau County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,57014,9636,683
Native American42736235
Hispanic37324237
Multiple Races16310821
Asian858035
Other Race707020
Black653816
Islander77

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 42.92%.

Leelanau County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,645$37,508$24,019
Less Than High School$17,788$25,303$12,782
High School Grad$26,273$30,320$22,125
Some College$30,942$38,199$23,504
Bachelors Degree$33,015$45,764$21,946
Graduate Degree$51,827$65,362$45,128

$30,645

Average Earnings

$37,508

Average Male

$24,019

Average Female

Leelanau County, Michigan Language

Leelanau County, Michigan Language by Age

Leelanau County, Michigan Language

94.75% of Leelanau County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 5.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Leelanau County, Michigan Poverty

Leelanau County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,5351,2756.53%
Hispanic86223727.49%
Native70223633.62%
Multiple43314433.26%
Black976769.07%
Asian167116.59%

8.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.68%

Male Poverty Rate

8.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leelanau County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leelanau County, Michigan is Black, with 69.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leelanau County, Michigan is White, with 6.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.31%.

Leelanau County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.36%
High School11.22%
Some College5.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%

Leelanau County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.10%
Male Unemployed14.58%
Female Employed5.62%
Male Employed4.85%

Leelanau County, Michigan Income

Leelanau County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,018$85,372
Families$70,984$100,771
Married Families$74,785$
Non Families$34,107$46,560

Leelanau County, Michigan Marital Status

Leelanau County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Leelanau County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Leelanau 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.

Leelanau County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Leelanau County, Michigan Veterans

Leelanau County, Michigan Veterans by War

1,869

Number of Veterans

1,786

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam735
Korea269
World War II173
First Gulf War163
Second Gulf War109

Leelanau County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+664
65 to 74645
35 to 54261
55 to 64224
18 to 3475

Leelanau County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,81810.66%
Indian316.55%
Hispanic265.27%
2 or More103.89%
Black78.24%
Other33.45%

Leelanau County, Michigan Veterans by Education

3.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leelanau County, Michigan Employment Status

Leelanau County, Michigan Employment by Age

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Leelanau County, Michigan Employment by Race

Leelanau County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Leelanau County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Traverse City 14674154798055.49%
Suttons Bay61862020.32%
Northport526525-1-0.19%
Empire37537500.00%
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