Oceana County, Michigan Population 2018

Oceana County, Michigan's estimated population is 26,442 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oceana County, Michigan is the 51st largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,4422901.11%
201626,152-129-0.49%
201626,281-6-0.02%
201526,287-26-0.10%
201426,313490.19%
201326,264-12-0.05%
201226,276-174-0.66%
201126,450-50-0.19%
201026,5004,04618.02%
199022,4544522.05%
198022,0024,01822.34%
197017,9841,4378.68%
196016,5474422.74%
195016,1051,2938.73%
194014,8121,0077.29%
193013,805-1,796-11.51%
192015,601-2,778-15.12%
191018,3791,73510.42%
190016,6449466.03%
189015,6983,99934.18%
188011,6994,47761.99%
18707,2225,406297.69%
18601,8161,516505.33%
1850300-196-39.52%
18404960.00%

Oceana County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,906
Two or More Races376
Some Other Race322
Black or African American305
American Indian and Alaska Native178
Asian65

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

Oceana 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

Oceana County, Michigan Median Age

42.6


Total

41.5


Male

44


Female

Oceana County, Michigan Adults

There are 20,006 adults, (4,995 of which are seniors) in Oceana County, Michigan.

Oceana County, Michigan Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Oceana County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

12,918

49.40%

Male

13,234

50.60%

Oceana County, Michigan Households and Families

Oceana County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oceana County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All79.9%20.1%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Male70.7%29.3%
Female55.9%44.1%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oceana County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0432.5379.9
Married5,7183.0387.7
Non Family2,7961.2174.2
Female9723.1655.9
Male5573.0570.7

2.97

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oceana County, Michigan Households

Oceana County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9065.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,6489.25%
High School Graduate6,34635.62%
Some College4,21823.68%
Associates Degree1,6609.32%
Bachelors Degree1,97111.06%
Graduate Degree1,0675.99%

Oceana County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,77114,1582,924
Hispanic1,66881568
Native American1551259
Multiple Races1461205
Other Race145577
Black81324
Asian505028

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.00%.

Oceana County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,334$33,858$20,982
Less Than High School$16,424$23,459$10,681
High School Grad$26,222$31,782$18,910
Some College$29,224$37,337$21,772
Bachelors Degree$36,199$40,362$31,591
Graduate Degree$52,451$62,031$50,969

$27,334

Average Earnings

$33,858

Average Male

$20,982

Average Female

Oceana County, Michigan Language

Oceana County, Michigan Language by Age

Oceana County, Michigan Language

88.07% of Oceana County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 11.93% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.94% of the population.

Oceana County, Michigan Poverty

Oceana County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,3503,43216.07%
Hispanic3,7481,33635.65%
Black27223686.76%
Multiple37312032.17%
Other3229328.88%
Native1744324.71%

19.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.95%

Male Poverty Rate

20.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oceana County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oceana County, Michigan is Black, with 86.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oceana County, Michigan is White, with 16.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.11%.

Oceana County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.74%
High School15.93%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%

Oceana County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.23%
Male Unemployed42.19%
Female Employed12.23%
Male Employed9.87%

Oceana County, Michigan Income

Oceana County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,952$53,291
Families$48,415$59,924
Married Families$54,868$67,537
Non Families$24,604$33,150

Oceana County, Michigan Marital Status

Oceana County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Oceana County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Oceana 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.

Oceana County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Oceana County, Michigan Veterans

Oceana County, Michigan Veterans by War

2,080

Number of Veterans

1,968

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam859
Korea231
First Gulf War227
Second Gulf War183
World War II125

Oceana County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74641
75+530
55 to 64418
35 to 54362
18 to 34129

Oceana County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,02510.58%
Hispanic462.19%
2 or More148.43%
Indian148.86%
Other136.84%
Black93.11%
Asian59.26%

Oceana County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oceana County, Michigan Employment Status

Oceana County, Michigan Employment by Age

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Oceana County, Michigan Employment by Race

Oceana County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Oceana County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hart21262086-40-1.88%
Shelby20652008-57-2.76%
Hesperia 954935-19-1.99%
Pentwater857841-16-1.87%
New Era451444-7-1.55%
Rothbury432426-6-1.39%
Walkerville247242-5-2.02%
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