Bad Axe, Michigan Population 2020

2,901

Bad Axe is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 2,901, it is the 202nd largest city in Michigan and the 6337th largest city in the United States. Bad Axe is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -7.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,129 in 2010. Bad Axe reached it's highest population of 3,484 in 1990. Spanning over 2 miles, Bad Axe has a population density of 1,309 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bad Axe is $47,203 with a poverty rate of 14.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $611 per month, and the median house value is $84,600. The median age in Bad Axe is 43 years, 38.3 years for males, and 46.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Bad Axe Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bad Axe was:

  • White: 94.03%
  • Asian: 2.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bad Axe, Michigan is 2,901, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,945.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,129.

Bad Axe, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,80294.03%
Two or More Races652.18%
Asian652.18%
Black or African American270.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.40%
Some Other Race90.30%

Bad Axe Population Pyramid 2020

Bad Axe Median Age

43


Total

38.3


Male

46.9


Female

Bad Axe Adults

There are 2,321 adults, (824 of whom are seniors) in Bad Axe.

Bad Axe Age Dependency

99.1

Age Dependency Ratio

55

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Bad Axe Sex Ratio

Female

1,524

51.14%

Male

1,456

48.86%

Bad Axe Households and Families

Bad Axe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bad Axe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
Male76.2%23.8%
All62.1%37.9%
Female54.3%45.7%
Non Family47.3%52.7%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2652.2162.1
Non Family5601.1447.3
Married5233.0879
Female1403.0354.3
Male422.8876.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bad Axe Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2049.63%
9th to 12th Grade1185.57%
High School Graduate69432.77%
Some College56326.58%
Associates Degree1949.16%
Bachelors Degree21710.25%
Graduate Degree1286.04%

Bad Axe Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0291,716302
Asian434343
Hispanic2617
Black2020
Other Race9

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,504$38,207$26,447
Less Than High School$22,813$25,714$22,222
High School Grad$24,839$21,042$25,536
Some College$32,813$50,179$22,344
Bachelors Degree$47,589$53,625$33,889
Graduate Degree$51,429$$40,278

$30,504

Average Earnings

$38,207

Average Male

$26,447

Average Female

Bad Axe Language

Bad Axe Language by Age

Bad Axe Language

98.38% of Bad Axe residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Bad Axe Poverty

Bad Axe Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,62441015.63%
Native1212100.00%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.29%

Male Poverty Rate

17.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bad Axe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bad Axe is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bad Axe is White, with 15.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.00%
Some College16.46%
High School5.28%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.50%

Bad Axe Income

Bad Axe Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,012$47,203
Families$47,332$59,685
Married Families$64,844-
Non Families$19,329$29,441

Bad Axe Marital Status

Bad Axe Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bad Axe Married by Age and Sex

Bad Axe Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bad Axe Marital Status by Race

Bad Axe Veterans

248

Number of Veterans

240

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
Korea43
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War25
World War II3
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74107
75+77
35 to 5425
55 to 6421
18 to 3418

$Bad Axe Veterans by Education

6.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bad Axe Employment Status

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bad Axe 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

88.26%

Born in Michigan

96.51%

Native Born

3.49%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.51% of Bad Axe residents were born in the United States, with 88.26% having been born in Michigan. 2.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,901-22-0.75%
20192,923-22-0.75%
20182,945-11-0.37%
20172,956-22-0.74%
20162,978-26-0.87%
20153,004-27-0.89%
20143,031-20-0.66%
20133,051-19-0.62%
20123,070-27-0.87%
20113,097-29-0.93%
20103,126-336-1.02%
20003,462-22-0.06%
19903,4843000.90%
19803,1841850.60%
19702,99910.00%
19602,998250.08%
19502,9733491.26%
19402,6240.00%