Baraga, Michigan Population 2020

1,922

Baraga is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,922, it is the 254th largest city in Michigan and the 7744th largest city in the United States. Baraga is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -6.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,053 in 2010. Baraga reached it's highest population of 2,052 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Baraga has a population density of 904 people per square mile.

The average household income in Baraga is $43,912 with a poverty rate of 29.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $500 per month, and the median house value is $83,700. The median age in Baraga is 34.7 years, 34 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 264.3 males.

Baraga Demographics

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

  • White: 44.62%
  • Black or African American: 33.69%
  • Native American: 11.84%
  • Two or more races: 8.33%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Baraga, Michigan is 1,922, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,960.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,053.

Baraga, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,02944.62%
Black or African American77733.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native27311.84%
Two or More Races1928.33%
Asian170.74%
Some Other Race160.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.09%

Baraga Population Pyramid 2020

Baraga Median Age

34.7


Total

34


Male

40.9


Female

Baraga Adults

There are 1,990 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Baraga.

Baraga Age Dependency

32.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Baraga Sex Ratio

Female

633

27.45%

Male

1,673

72.55%

Baraga Households and Families

Baraga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Baraga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
Male61.5%38.5%
All54.9%45.1%
Female47.2%52.8%
Non Family33.8%66.2%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5012.2654.9
Non Family2101.0633.8
Married1673.0882.6
Female723.2947.2
Male523.161.5

3.05

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Baraga Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade523.04%
9th to 12th Grade26215.34%
High School Graduate96356.38%
Some College24014.05%
Associates Degree975.68%
Bachelors Degree794.63%
Graduate Degree150.88%

Baraga Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White82372770
Black621413
Native American16115914
Multiple Races54482
Hispanic3030
Asian12103
Other Race993
Islander222

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,365$29,688$30,563
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,016$26,250$25,714
Some College$32,171$41,250$31,103
Bachelors Degree$36,406$32,500$37,250
Graduate Degree$58,750$$

$30,365

Average Earnings

$29,688

Average Male

$30,563

Average Female

Baraga Language

Baraga Language by Age

Baraga Language

98.56% of Baraga residents speak only English, while 1.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Baraga Poverty

Baraga Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63816125.24%
Multiple1928745.31%
Native2658030.19%
Asian17529.41%
Hispanic28414.29%
Black6233.33%

29.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.18%

Male Poverty Rate

32.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baraga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baraga is Multiple, with 45.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baraga is Hispanic, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.79%
High School25.08%
Some College17.68%
Bachelors or Greater12.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Unemployed45.00%
Female Employed24.44%
Male Employed7.75%

Baraga Income

Baraga Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,531$43,912
Families$49,345$54,221
Married Families$61,635-
Non Families$13,250$27,085

Baraga Marital Status

Baraga Marital Status

Marriage Rates

20.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

13.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Baraga Married by Age and Sex

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

Baraga Veterans

130

Number of Veterans

120

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam42
Second Gulf War14
World War II10
First Gulf War6
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5449
65 to 7429
55 to 6429
75+16
18 to 347
Name Veterans % of Total
White879.43%
Black222.83%
Indian179.55%
Hispanic47.69%
2 or More45.06%

$Baraga Veterans by Education

15.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baraga Employment Status

20.1%

Labor Force Participation

18.1%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Baraga 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

83.82%

Born in Michigan

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.27% of Baraga residents were born in the United States, with 83.82% having been born in Michigan. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,922-19-0.98%
20191,941-19-0.97%
20181,960-19-0.96%
20171,979-19-0.95%
20161,99820.10%
20151,996-10-0.50%
20142,006-8-0.40%
20132,014-17-0.84%
20122,031-16-0.78%
20112,047-5-0.24%
20102,0520.00%