Caro, Michigan Population 2020

3,914

Caro is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 3,914, it is the 178th largest city in Michigan and the 5465th largest city in the United States. Caro is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -7.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,229 in 2010. Caro reached it's highest population of 4,317 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Caro has a population density of 1,336 people per square mile.

The average household income in Caro is $52,573 with a poverty rate of 21.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $76,800. The median age in Caro is 44.9 years, 37.7 years for males, and 49.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.8 males.

Caro Demographics

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

  • White: 95.42%
  • Asian: 2.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.94%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Caro, Michigan is 3,914, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,000.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,229.

Caro, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,87895.42%
Asian962.36%
Black or African American380.94%
Two or More Races370.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.37%

Caro Population Pyramid 2020

Caro Median Age

44.9


Total

37.7


Male

49.1


Female

Caro Adults

There are 3,245 adults, (914 of whom are seniors) in Caro.

Caro Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Caro Sex Ratio

Female

2,211

54.40%

Male

1,853

45.60%

Caro Households and Families

Caro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Caro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.3%12.7%
Married76%24%
Female62.6%37.4%
All60.9%39.1%
Non Family45.9%54.1%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7942.160.9
Non Family8121.2245.9
Married5992.9276
Female2812.3262.6
Male1023.7487.3

2.73

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Caro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1746.02%
9th to 12th Grade2538.75%
High School Graduate1,02435.41%
Some College78427.11%
Associates Degree2227.68%
Bachelors Degree32111.10%
Graduate Degree1143.94%

Caro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6912,307379
Hispanic62348
Asian565648
Multiple Races3737
Black3131
Native American15

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,917$31,792$24,423
Less Than High School$26,667$$25,833
High School Grad$24,773$25,512$18,934
Some College$25,865$71,771$18,673
Bachelors Degree$48,795$46,094$49,196
Graduate Degree$64,345$66,250$

$27,917

Average Earnings

$31,792

Average Male

$24,423

Average Female

Caro Language

Caro Language by Age

Caro Language

94.78% of Caro residents speak only English, while 5.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.79% of the population.

Caro Poverty

Caro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,42074921.90%
Multiple2121100.00%
Black1919100.00%
Native1515100.00%

21.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.52%

Male Poverty Rate

20.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caro is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caro is White, with 21.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.31%
High School27.99%
Some College17.81%
Bachelors or Greater0.47%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.61%
Female Employed13.96%
Female Unemployed11.57%
Male Employed9.47%

Caro Income

Caro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,171$52,573
Families$47,692$62,337
Married Families$69,519-
Non Families$20,455$39,622

Caro Marital Status

Caro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Caro Married by Age and Sex

Caro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Caro Marital Status by Race

Caro Veterans

211

Number of Veterans

173

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam103
Second Gulf War26
Korea11
World War II9
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7475
75+60
55 to 6427
18 to 3426
35 to 5423
Name Veterans % of Total
White2116.81%
Hispanic85.59%

$Caro Veterans by Education

15.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caro Employment Status

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Caro 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

89.47%

Born in Michigan

98.30%

Native Born

1.70%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.30% of Caro residents were born in the United States, with 89.47% having been born in Michigan. 0.32% 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
20203,914-43-1.09%
20193,957-43-1.08%
20184,000-26-0.65%
20174,026-43-1.06%
20164,069-42-1.02%
20154,111-19-0.46%
20144,130-23-0.55%
20134,153-35-0.84%
20124,188-48-1.13%
20114,236-24-0.56%
20104,2601150.27%
20004,145910.22%
19904,054-263-0.63%
19804,3176161.55%
19703,7011670.46%
19603,534700.20%
19503,4643941.21%
19403,0705161.86%
19302,554-150-0.57%
19202,7040.00%