Baraga, Michigan Population 2024

1,937

Baraga is a city located in Baraga County Michigan. Baraga has a 2024 population of 1,937. Baraga is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,899 in 2020.

The average household income in Baraga is $44,948 with a poverty rate of 17.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Baraga is 35.7 years, 33.7 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Baraga Demographics

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

  • White: 44.31%
  • Black or African American: 29.85%
  • Native American: 15.05%
  • Two or more races: 9.6%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
911.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2% (38)
The current population of Baraga, Michigan is 1,937 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,899.

Baraga, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White89544.31%
Black or African American60329.85%
Native American30415.05%
Two or more races1949.6%
Other race150.74%
Asian90.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Baraga Population by Race

Baraga Population Pyramid 2024

Baraga Median Age

35.7

Total

33.7

Male

46.8

Female

Baraga Adults

There are 1,753 adults, (291 of whom are seniors) in Baraga.

Baraga Age Dependency

38.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Baraga Sex Ratio

Female60329.85%
Male1,41770.15%

Baraga Population by Age

Baraga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5631.9752.247.8
Non Family3041.1636.863.2
Married1662.6680.119.9
Female723.445.854.2
Male213.3876.223.8

2.81

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Baraga Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade704.45%
9th to 12th Grade19712.52%
High School Graduate80150.89%
Some College31920.27%
Associates Degree1016.42%
Bachelors Degree784.96%
Graduate Degree80.51%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Baraga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baraga Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White68964657
Black4942961
Native American20919318
2+ Races1141144
Hispanic55480
Other Race13136
Asian520

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 46.15%.

Baraga Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$28,889$0$28,125
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$18,553$18,750$18,281
Some College$42,019$55,893$36,176
Bachelors Degree$50,625$51,875$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$28,889

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$28,125

Average Female

Baraga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baraga Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Baraga Language

96.89% of Baraga residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Baraga Language

Baraga Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5788514.71%
Native2757025.45%
Multiple1752916.57%
Hispanic36616.67%
Asian9444.44%
Black3525.71%

17.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.77%

Male Poverty Rate

21.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baraga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baraga is Asian, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baraga is Black, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.59%.

Baraga Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.29%
High School20.34%
Bachelors or Greater14.08%
Some College11.46%

Baraga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed19.29%
Male Employed1.69%
Male Unemployed0%

Baraga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baraga Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$32,569$44,948
Families$55,313$61,545
Married Families$65,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,615$28,761

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Baraga Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

22.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Baraga Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Baraga 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.

Baraga Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Baraga Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

103

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam41
Second Gulf War40
First Gulf War14
Korea0
World War II0

Baraga Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7430
35 to 5425
18 to 3416
55 to 6416
75+16

Baraga Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White556.96%
Native American3716.74%
2+ Races118.8%
Hispanic34.69%

Baraga Veterans by Race

Baraga Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baraga Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

25.3%

Labor Force Participation

24.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Baraga Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Baraga Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Baraga Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

88.86%

Born in Baraga

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Baraga residents were born in the United States, with 88.86% having been born in Michigan. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Baraga Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,98490.46%
20281,975100.51%
20271,96590.46%
20261,956100.51%
20251,94690.46%
20241,937100.52%
20231,92790.47%
20221,918-3-0.16%
20211,921221.16%
20201,899-51-2.62%
20191,950-11-0.56%
20181,961-20-1.01%
20171,981-15-0.75%
20161,996-4-0.2%
20152,000-10-0.5%
20142,010-4-0.2%
20132,014-16-0.79%
20122,030-17-0.83%
20112,047-5-0.24%
20102,05200%

Baraga Population by Year