Baraga, Michigan Population 2022

1,849
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Baraga is a city located in Baraga County Michigan. Baraga has a 2020 population of 1,849. Baraga is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -1.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,883 in 2010.

The average household income in Baraga is $47,666 with a poverty rate of 25.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $498 per month, and the median house value is $86,500. The median age in Baraga is 34.4 years, 32.9 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Baraga Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Baragawas:

  • White: 44.62%
  • Black or African American: 32.66%
  • Native American: 11.67%
  • Two or more races: 9.31%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Baraga, Michigan is 1,849 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,883.

Baraga, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92544.62%
Black or African American67732.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native24211.67%
Asian200.96%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.05%
Some Other Race150.72%
Two or More Races1939.31%
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Baraga Population by Race

Baraga Population Pyramid 2022

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Baraga Median Age

34.5


Total

32.8


Male

46.1


Female

Baraga Adults

There are 1,781 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Baraga.

Baraga Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Baraga Sex Ratio

Female

555

26.77%

Male

1,518

73.23%

Baraga Population by Age

Baraga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baraga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All53.3%46.7%
Non Family41%59%
Female38.2%61.8%
Male36.8%63.2%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baraga Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4932.1353.3
Married1572.9382.2
Male383.0536.8
Female76338.2
Non Family2221.1141

2.87

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Baraga Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade885.80%
9th to 12th Grade23315.37%
High School Graduate72547.82%
Some College26917.74%
Associates Degree1087.12%
Bachelors Degree845.54%
Graduate Degree90.59%
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Baraga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baraga Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander111
Other Race11114
Asian13114
2+ Races73707
White72765266
Native American13512710
Black5323051
Hispanic2822

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%.

Baraga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,393$29,722$34,375
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,875$16,750$27,083
Some College$37,917$45,000$36,029
Bachelors Degree$38,750$60,833$
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,393

Average Earnings

$29,722

Average Male

$34,375

Average Female

Baraga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baraga Language by Age

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Baraga Language

96.78% of Baraga residents speak only English, while 3.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Baraga Language

Baraga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1767039.77%
Black15533.33%
Native2235223.32%
White59313422.60%
Asian20420.00%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic27414.81%

25.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.67%

Male Poverty Rate

28.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baraga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baraga is Multiple, with 39.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baraga is Hispanic, with 14.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.35%.

Baraga Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.55%
High School25.57%
Some College11.11%
Bachelors or Greater12.35%

Baraga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.90%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed19.43%
Female Unemployed69.23%

Baraga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baraga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,708$44,381
Families$47,083$53,582
Married Families$60,139-
Non Families$17,656$30,270
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Income by Household Type

Baraga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

15.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Baraga Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Baraga Marital Status

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101

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War12
Vietnam39
Korea
World War II7

Baraga Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3413
35 to 5422
55 to 6414
65 to 7426
75+26

Baraga Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White617.43%
Black91.33%
Native American2616.99%
2+ Races55.15%
Hispanic410.81%

Baraga Veterans by Race

Baraga Veterans by Education

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11.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baraga Veterans by Education

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21.5%

Labor Force Participation

19.3%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Baraga Employment by Age

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Baraga Employment by Race

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Baraga 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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84.32%

Born in Baraga

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Baraga residents were born in the United States, with 84.32% having been born in Michigan. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Baraga Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,0530.00%
20112,036-17-0.83%
20122,019-17-0.83%
20132,002-17-0.84%
20141,985-17-0.85%
20151,968-17-0.86%
20161,951-17-0.86%
20171,934-17-0.87%
20181,917-17-0.88%
20191,900-17-0.89%
20201,883-17-0.89%
20211,866-17-0.90%
20221,849-17-0.91%

Baraga Population by Year