Washtenaw County, Michigan Population 2019

Washtenaw County, Michigan's estimated population is 369,208 with a growth rate of 0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washtenaw County, Michigan is the 6th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018370,9631,7550.48%
2017369,2082,7200.74%
2016366,4883,3790.93%
2015363,1093,0740.85%
2014360,0354,0201.13%
2013356,0153,7531.07%
2012352,2622,5860.74%
2011349,6764,0181.16%
2010345,65862,72122.17%
1990282,93718,1896.87%
1980264,74830,64513.09%
1970234,10361,66335.76%
1960172,44037,83428.11%
1950134,60653,79666.57%
194080,81015,28023.32%
193065,53016,01032.33%
192049,5204,80610.75%
191044,714-3,047-6.38%
190047,7615,55113.15%
189042,2103620.87%
188041,8484141.00%
187041,4345,74816.11%
186035,6867,11924.92%
185028,5674,99621.20%
184023,57119,529483.15%
18304,0420.00%

How Many People Live in Washtenaw County, Michigan?

369,208

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White267,22573.92%
Black or African American42,96611.89%
Asian31,5058.71%
Two or More Races15,7974.37%
Some Other Race2,6510.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2140.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1510.04%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2019

Washtenaw County, Michigan Median Age

33.4


Total

32.2


Male

34.6


Female

Washtenaw County, Michigan Adults

There are 291,898 adults, (45,102 of whom are seniors) in Washtenaw County, Michigan.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Age Dependency

46.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Washtenaw County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

182,560

50.50%

Male

178,949

49.50%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Households and Families

Washtenaw County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washtenaw County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All60.2%39.8%
Female47.3%52.7%
Male45.4%54.6%
Non Family39%61%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All138,9472.4660.2
Married62,8553.1583.8
Non Family59,3551.5339
Female12,4263.1947.3
Male4,3113.0745.4

3.08

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washtenaw County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4361.53%
9th to 12th Grade7,5273.36%
High School Graduate34,34115.33%
Some College41,21418.40%
Associates Degree15,7767.04%
Bachelors Degree57,48525.66%
Graduate Degree64,20928.67%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White166,993161,24694,727
Black24,81321,8526,294
Asian18,12117,34414,774
Hispanic8,2367,0153,266
Multiple Races5,8195,4662,640
Other Race1,5221,341581
Native American748625158
Islander91687

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,925$53,538$36,913
Less Than High School$20,113$25,389$13,069
High School Grad$27,908$31,792$22,717
Some College$32,329$38,593$27,150
Bachelors Degree$50,616$62,468$41,504
Graduate Degree$70,057$87,252$57,709

$44,925

Average Earnings

$53,538

Average Male

$36,913

Average Female

Washtenaw County, Michigan Language

Washtenaw County, Michigan Language by Age

Washtenaw County, Michigan Language

85.57% of Washtenaw County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 14.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.65% of the population.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Poverty

Washtenaw County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White243,61927,63711.34%
Black39,39010,71527.20%
Asian29,2466,32221.62%
Hispanic15,3372,81618.36%
Multiple14,7412,25315.28%
Other2,60264124.63%
Native1,05717016.08%
Islander1515737.75%

14.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.88%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washtenaw County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washtenaw County, Michigan is Islander, with 37.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washtenaw County, Michigan is White, with 11.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.66%
High School12.42%
Some College10.33%
Bachelors or Greater5.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.25%
Male Unemployed31.55%
Female Employed10.43%
Male Employed8.42%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Income

Washtenaw County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,618$92,429
Families$94,640$119,070
Married Families$110,326$135,753
Non Families$40,125$54,670

Washtenaw County, Michigan Marital Status

Washtenaw County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Washtenaw County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Washtenaw 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 35-44.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans

13,772

Number of Veterans

12,628

Male Veterans

1,144

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,030
First Gulf War2,207
Second Gulf War1,768
Korea1,214
World War II831
Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,750
75+3,311
35 to 543,137
55 to 642,391
18 to 341,183

Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,7575.34%
Black1,6114.85%
Hispanic2702.33%
2 or More2222.53%
Asian1040.39%
Other472.29%
Indian313.26%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washtenaw County, Michigan Employment Status

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Washtenaw County, Michigan Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.34%

Born in Michigan

87.97%

Native Born

12.03%

Foreign Born

6.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.97% of Washtenaw County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 60.34% having been born in Michigan. 6.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Washtenaw County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ann Arbor11396112078268215.99%
Ypsilanti195692101814497.40%
Saline881091513413.87%
Milan 583660141783.05%
Chelsea494451852414.87%
Dexter407044203508.60%
Manchester20912145542.58%
Barton Hills29430393.06%
  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