Birmingham, Michigan Population 2020

21,542

Birmingham is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 21,542, it is the 50th largest city in Michigan and the 1745th largest city in the United States. Birmingham is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 7.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,103 in 2010. Birmingham reached it's highest population of 26,170 in 1970. Spanning over 5 miles, Birmingham has a population density of 4,491 people per square mile.

The average household income in Birmingham is $193,241 with a poverty rate of 5.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,481 per month, and the median house value is $488,700. The median age in Birmingham is 42.7 years, 42.5 years for males, and 42.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

Birmingham Demographics

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

  • White: 91.51%
  • Asian: 2.79%
  • Black or African American: 2.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Birmingham, Michigan is 21,542, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,322.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,103.

Birmingham, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,27791.51%
Asian5872.79%
Black or African American5862.78%
Two or More Races5612.66%
Some Other Race420.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.06%

Birmingham Population Pyramid 2020

Birmingham Median Age

42.7


Total

42.5


Male

42.7


Female

Birmingham Adults

There are 15,859 adults, (3,338 of whom are seniors) in Birmingham.

Birmingham Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Birmingham Sex Ratio

Female

11,041

52.41%

Male

10,025

47.59%

Birmingham Households and Families

Birmingham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Birmingham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Male76.3%23.7%
All75.6%24.4%
Female69.9%30.1%
Non Family59.4%40.6%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1172.3175.6
Married4,8673.187.8
Non Family3,4781.1259.4
Female5652.6669.9
Male2072.8176.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Birmingham Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1511.01%
9th to 12th Grade920.62%
High School Graduate9806.58%
Some College1,68611.32%
Associates Degree6104.10%
Bachelors Degree5,54037.19%
Graduate Degree5,83739.19%

Birmingham Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,57913,37710,474
Asian456444375
Black372361178
Hispanic372354277
Multiple Races13913997
Other Race28184
Native American131311

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 84.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$83,333$106,656$63,118
Less Than High School$19,028$26,071$
High School Grad$35,089$34,052$36,071
Some College$41,875$53,378$38,167
Bachelors Degree$89,514$110,699$68,262
Graduate Degree$106,692$151,510$77,258

$83,333

Average Earnings

$106,656

Average Male

$63,118

Average Female

Birmingham Language

Birmingham Language by Age

Birmingham Language

91.32% of Birmingham residents speak only English, while 8.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.36% of the population.

Birmingham Poverty

Birmingham Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,7588054.29%
Black58614224.23%
Multiple561508.91%
Hispanic591477.95%
Asian575478.17%
Other421023.81%

5.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.78%

Male Poverty Rate

5.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Birmingham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Birmingham is Black, with 24.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Birmingham is White, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.21%
Some College7.53%
High School6.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.55%
Male Unemployed14.42%
Female Employed3.78%
Male Employed2.41%

Birmingham Income

Birmingham Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$117,670$193,241
Families$165,972$248,224
Married Families$183,094-
Non Families$78,714$102,603

Birmingham Marital Status

Birmingham Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Birmingham Married by Age and Sex

Birmingham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Birmingham Marital Status by Race

Birmingham Veterans

701

Number of Veterans

612

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam315
Second Gulf War115
Korea78
First Gulf War58
World War II55
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74271
75+236
18 to 3473
35 to 5466
55 to 6455
Name Veterans % of Total
White6244.21%
Black5314.25%
Hispanic246.06%
2 or More2415.00%

$Birmingham Veterans by Education

2.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Birmingham Employment Status

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Birmingham 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

66.45%

Born in Michigan

90.21%

Native Born

9.79%

Foreign Born

4.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.21% of Birmingham residents were born in the United States, with 66.45% having been born in Michigan. 4.80% 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
202021,5421100.51%
201921,4321100.52%
201821,322820.39%
201721,2401100.52%
201621,1302111.01%
201520,9191180.57%
201420,8013071.50%
201320,4941130.55%
201220,3811410.70%
201120,2401310.65%
201020,1098180.42%
200019,291-706-0.36%
199019,997-1,692-0.81%
198021,689-4,481-1.86%
197026,1706450.25%
196025,52510,0585.14%
195015,4674,2713.28%
194011,1961,6571.61%
19309,5395,8459.95%
19203,6940.00%