Brethren, Michigan Population 2024

373

Brethren is a city located in Manistee County Michigan. Brethren has a 2024 population of 373. Brethren is currently declining at a rate of -2.36% annually and its population has decreased by -9.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 411 in 2020.

The average household income in Brethren is $65,765 with a poverty rate of 20.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brethren is 42.8 years, 45.3 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Brethren Demographics

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

  • White: 96.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Native American: 1.53%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
291.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.25% (-38)
The current population of Brethren, Michigan is 373 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 411.

Brethren, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37996.68%
Two or more races71.79%
Native American61.53%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Brethren Population by Race

Brethren Population Pyramid 2024

Brethren Median Age

42.8

Total

45.3

Male

37.8

Female

Brethren Adults

There are 288 adults, (75 of whom are seniors) in Brethren.

Brethren Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brethren Sex Ratio

Female23660.2%
Male15639.8%

Brethren Population by Age

Brethren Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1442.7289.610.4
Married743.4779.720.3
Female342.531000
Non Family331.241000
Male32.671000

2.97

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brethren Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade62.33%
9th to 12th Grade207.78%
High School Graduate13050.58%
Some College6625.68%
Associates Degree155.84%
Bachelors Degree114.28%
Graduate Degree93.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brethren Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brethren Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White25122920
Native American620

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.97%.

Brethren Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,455$36,250$31,667
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$36,528$12,708
Some College$35,625$0$35,938
Bachelors Degree$51,250$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$35,455

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$31,667

Average Female

Brethren Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brethren Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brethren Language

100% of Brethren residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Brethren Language

Brethren Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3798021.11%
Native6233.33%

20.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.38%

Male Poverty Rate

24.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brethren

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brethren is Native, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brethren is White, with 21.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

Brethren Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School28.46%
Less Than 9th Grade11.54%
Bachelors or Greater10%
Some College7.41%

Brethren Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed10.29%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Brethren Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brethren Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,810$65,765
Families$39,063$59,780
Married Families$63,750$-999,999,999
Non Families-$82,073

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brethren Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brethren Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brethren 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 55-64.

Brethren Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brethren Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

29

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam6
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Brethren Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6420
65 to 747
75+2
18 to 340
35 to 540

Brethren Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2910.55%

Brethren Veterans by Race

Brethren Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brethren Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.2%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Brethren Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brethren Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brethren 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

76.79%

Born in Brethren

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Brethren residents were born in the United States, with 76.79% having been born in Michigan. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Brethren Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024373-9-2.36%
2023382-10-2.55%
2022392287.69%
2021364-47-11.44%
2020411-18-4.2%
2019429-12-2.72%
2018441-6-1.34%
201744740.9%
20164439426.93%
2015349226.73%
20143274013.94%
20132873011.67%
2012257-48-15.74%
2011305-105-25.61%
201041000%

Brethren Population by Year