Mason County, Michigan Population 2018

Mason County, Michigan's estimated population is 29,073 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mason County, Michigan is the 49th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201729,0733181.11%
201628,755-91-0.32%
201628,8461250.44%
201528,721100.03%
201428,711640.22%
201328,64740.01%
201228,643100.03%
201128,633-82-0.29%
201028,7153,17812.44%
199025,537-828-3.14%
198026,3653,75316.60%
197022,6126833.11%
196021,9291,4557.11%
195020,4741,0965.66%
194019,3786223.32%
193018,756-1,075-5.42%
192019,831-2,001-9.17%
191021,8322,94715.60%
190018,8852,50015.26%
189016,3856,32062.79%
188010,0656,802208.46%
18703,2632,432292.66%
1860831738793.55%
1850930.00%

Mason County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,466
Two or More Races536
American Indian and Alaska Native259
Black or African American251
Asian168
Some Other Race75

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

Mason 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

Mason County, Michigan Median Age

45.8


Total

44.4


Male

47.2


Female

Mason County, Michigan Adults

There are 22,774 adults, (6,067 of which are seniors) in Mason County, Michigan.

Mason County, Michigan Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

14,460

50.29%

Male

14,295

49.71%

Mason County, Michigan Households and Families

Mason County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mason County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All75.9%24.1%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Male63.1%36.9%
Female52.3%47.7%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1712.3275.9
Married6,2092.8188.9
Non Family4,1321.2265.6
Female1,3123.2252.3
Male5183.0363.1

2.8

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mason County, Michigan Households

Mason County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5542.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,1895.78%
High School Graduate7,01134.07%
Some College5,27225.62%
Associates Degree2,27811.07%
Bachelors Degree2,73113.27%
Graduate Degree1,5417.49%

Mason County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,41917,9314,088
Hispanic56138949
Multiple Races25018521
Native American17216446
Asian11911455
Black1099713
Other Race4946

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.22%.

Mason County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,297$32,130$22,175
Less Than High School$22,438$25,656$10,938
High School Grad$22,052$27,486$17,422
Some College$25,872$31,402$20,305
Bachelors Degree$44,830$54,844$40,000
Graduate Degree$63,480$57,863$64,540

$27,297

Average Earnings

$32,130

Average Male

$22,175

Average Female

Mason County, Michigan Language

Mason County, Michigan Language by Age

Mason County, Michigan Language

95.53% of Mason County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 4.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Mason County, Michigan Poverty

Mason County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,0654,04215.51%
Hispanic1,24326621.40%
Multiple51513025.24%
Black20710349.76%
Native2595119.69%
Asian168137.74%
Other751317.33%

16.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.76%

Male Poverty Rate

17.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Michigan is Black, with 49.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Michigan is Asian, with 7.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.21%.

Mason County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.53%
High School12.33%
Some College11.89%
Bachelors or Greater5.32%

Mason County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.44%
Male Unemployed20.26%
Female Employed9.58%
Male Employed6.86%

Mason County, Michigan Income

Mason County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,497$57,579
Families$52,362$64,253
Married Families$60,889$73,192
Non Families$25,987$42,316

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Mason 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.

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Mason County, Michigan Veterans

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by War

2,318

Number of Veterans

2,226

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,033
First Gulf War332
Korea253
Second Gulf War172
World War II96

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74815
75+569
35 to 54463
55 to 64407
18 to 3464

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,27710.37%
Hispanic273.64%
Indian189.78%
Black1410.61%
2 or More92.88%

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Michigan Employment Status

Mason County, Michigan Employment by Age

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mason County, Michigan Employment by Race

Mason County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mason County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ludington80768070-6-0.07%
Scottville1214122170.58%
Custer28428620.70%
Fountain19319410.52%
Free Soil14414510.69%
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