Bad Axe, Michigan Population 2022

2,999
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Bad Axe is a city located in Huron County Michigan. Bad Axe has a 2020 population of 2,999. It is also the county seat of Huron County. Bad Axe is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,021 in 2010.

The average household income in Bad Axe is $47,135 with a poverty rate of 14.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $82,700. The median age in Bad Axe is 41 years, 35.5 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

Bad Axe Demographics

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

  • White: 91.57%
  • Two or more races: 7.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.51%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bad Axe, Michigan is 2,999 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,021.

Bad Axe, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,68391.57%
Black or African American150.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.31%
Asian20.07%
Some Other Race110.38%
Two or More Races2107.17%
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Bad Axe Population by Race

Bad Axe Population Pyramid 2022

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Bad Axe Median Age

41.5


Total

40.3


Male

43.9


Female

Bad Axe Adults

There are 2,321 adults, (699 of whom are seniors) in Bad Axe.

Bad Axe Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bad Axe Sex Ratio

Female

1,638

55.90%

Male

1,292

44.10%

Bad Axe Population by Age

Bad Axe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bad Axe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
Male81.8%18.2%
All54.5%45.5%
Female40.7%59.3%
Non Family37.9%62.1%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bad Axe Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2782.1454.5
Married3763.2686.7
Male553.2981.8
Female1403.5340.7
Non Family7071.1937.9

3.18

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Bad Axe Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1125.26%
9th to 12th Grade1195.59%
High School Graduate94444.34%
Some College44821.04%
Associates Degree27312.82%
Bachelors Degree1466.86%
Graduate Degree874.09%
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Bad Axe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bad Axe Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian222
White2,0161,799231
2+ Races8888
Hispanic9988
Black129
Other Race11

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 100.00%.

Bad Axe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,199$38,641$23,862
Less Than 9th Grade$21,667$$
High School Graduate$24,878$31,402$23,611
Some College$34,071$49,966$21,250
Bachelors Degree$53,854$75,703$49,615
Graduate Degree$37,237$$

$31,199

Average Earnings

$38,641

Average Male

$23,862

Average Female

Bad Axe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bad Axe Language by Age

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Bad Axe Language

94.10% of Bad Axe residents speak only English, while 5.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.76% of the population.

Bad Axe Language

Bad Axe Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native99100.00%
Multiple2103516.67%
White2,53135013.83%
OtherNaN%

14.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.68%

Male Poverty Rate

17.88%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.97%.

Bad Axe Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.44%
High School15.00%
Some College8.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bad Axe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.85%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed11.15%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bad Axe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bad Axe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,849$47,015
Families$48,773$59,732
Married Families$65,833-
Non Families$30,592$34,225
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Income by Household Type

Bad Axe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bad Axe Married by Age and Sex

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Bad Axe 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 45-54.

Bad Axe Marital Status by Race

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Bad Axe Marital Status

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155

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War34
Vietnam50
Korea28
World War II

Bad Axe Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3430
35 to 5427
55 to 64
65 to 7450
75+48

Bad Axe Veterans by Age

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Bad Axe Veterans by Race

Bad Axe Veterans by Education

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4.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bad Axe Veterans by Education

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53%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bad Axe Employment by Age

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Bad Axe Employment by Race

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Bad Axe Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.31%

Born in Bad Axe

98.36%

Native Born

1.64%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.36% of Bad Axe residents were born in the United States, with 86.31% having been born in Michigan. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bad Axe Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,6240.00%
19502,9733491.26%
19602,998250.08%
19702,99910.00%
19803,1841850.60%
19903,4843000.90%
20003,462-22-0.06%
20103,129-333-1.01%
20113,118-11-0.35%
20123,107-11-0.35%
20133,096-11-0.35%
20143,085-11-0.36%
20153,074-11-0.36%
20163,063-11-0.36%
20173,052-11-0.36%
20183,041-11-0.36%
20193,030-11-0.36%
20203,021-9-0.30%
20213,010-11-0.36%
20222,999-11-0.37%

Bad Axe Population by Year