Mason County, Michigan Population 2019

Mason County, Michigan's estimated population is 29,023 with a growth rate of 0.70% 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
201829,100770.27%
201729,0232010.70%
201628,822810.28%
201528,74190.03%
201428,732650.23%
201328,66780.03%
201228,659180.06%
201128,641-79-0.28%
201028,7203,18312.46%
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
White27,500
Two or More Races607
Black or African American273
American Indian and Alaska Native226
Asian139
Some Other Race55

Mason County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2019

Mason County, Michigan Median Age

46


Total

44.6


Male

47.8


Female

Mason County, Michigan Adults

There are 22,862 adults, (6,256 of whom are seniors) in Mason County, Michigan.

Mason County, Michigan Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

14,516

50.40%

Male

14,284

49.60%

Mason County, Michigan Households and Families

Mason County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mason County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All77.1%22.9%
Male67.9%32.1%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Female54%46%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1862.3277.1
Married6,0942.8690.3
Non Family4,3851.266.2
Female1,1933.3354
Male5143.2467.9

2.86

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mason County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5372.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,1365.50%
High School Graduate6,89033.34%
Some College5,12024.77%
Associates Degree2,39711.60%
Bachelors Degree2,85313.80%
Graduate Degree1,7358.39%

Mason County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,49018,1204,412
Hispanic58839071
Multiple Races26520029
Native American16215425
Black113786
Asian999445
Other Race3230

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 95.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 45.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,890$32,728$23,936
Less Than High School$20,865$24,107$11,902
High School Grad$23,838$29,495$18,496
Some College$26,592$31,238$21,955
Bachelors Degree$47,227$55,559$39,167
Graduate Degree$63,279$59,375$64,221

$28,890

Average Earnings

$32,728

Average Male

$23,936

Average Female

Mason County, Michigan Language

Mason County, Michigan Language by Age

Mason County, Michigan Language

96.15% of Mason County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Mason County, Michigan Poverty

Mason County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,0583,95615.18%
Hispanic1,27625219.75%
Multiple58916528.01%
Black21211152.36%
Native2264218.58%
Asian1391913.67%
Other5511.82%

16.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.60%

Male Poverty Rate

17.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Michigan is Black, with 52.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Michigan is Other, with 1.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.88%
High School12.91%
Some College11.61%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.05%
Male Unemployed20.96%
Female Employed8.22%
Male Employed6.38%

Mason County, Michigan Income

Mason County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,524$61,059
Families$55,621$69,636
Married Families$64,510$78,614
Non Families$27,358$43,304

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Mason County, Michigan Veterans

2,327

Number of Veterans

2,216

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,043
First Gulf War380
Korea247
Second Gulf War193
World War II81

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,28810.38%
Hispanic162.06%
Indian158.47%
Black138.67%
2 or More113.22%

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Michigan Employment Status

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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