Comstock, Michigan Population 2024

15,020

Comstock is a city located in Calhoun County and Kalamazoo County Michigan. Comstock has a 2024 population of 15,020. Comstock is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,251 in 2020.

The average household income in Comstock is $95,436 with a poverty rate of 5.85%. The median age in Comstock is 37.9 years: 39 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Comstock Demographics

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

  • White: 84.04%
  • Black or African American: 7.39%
  • Two or more races: 5.29%
  • Asian: 2.18%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
450.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.51% (-231)
The current population of Comstock, Michigan is 15,020 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,251.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,79984.04%
Black or African American1,1257.39%
Two or more races8065.29%
Asian3322.18%
Other race1340.88%
Native American330.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Comstock Population by Race

Comstock Population Pyramid 2024

Comstock Median Age

37.9

Total

39

Male

36.8

Female

Comstock Adults

There are 11,978 adults, (2,563 of whom are seniors) in Comstock.

Comstock Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Comstock Sex Ratio

Female7,49349.2%
Male7,73650.8%

Comstock Population by Age

Comstock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,1322.486931
Married3,0523.2289.310.7
Non Family2,3721.34555
Female4133.2351.848.2
Male2953.2277.322.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Comstock Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4003.83%
Associates Degree1,0069.64%
Bachelors Degree2,11320.24%
Graduate Degree1,30412.49%
High School Graduate3,21630.8%
Less Than 9th Grade1181.13%
Some College2,28421.88%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Comstock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Comstock Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,8288,4253,190
Black910887130
Hispanic27127113
2+ Races26922846
Asian23418351
Other Race1341340
Native American12120

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.14%.

Comstock Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$52,614$53,277$48,967
Graduate Degree$80,978$99,118$73,485
High School Graduate$36,711$40,372$33,649
Less Than 9th Grade$38,571$56,094$0
Overall$47,493$52,644$43,825
Some College$46,822$56,552$44,340

$47,493

Average Earnings

$52,644

Average Male

$43,825

Average Female

Comstock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Comstock Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Comstock Language

95.2% of Comstock residents speak only English, while 4.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.45% of the population.

Comstock Language

Comstock Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,5807305.8%
Multiple79112916.31%
Black1,125282.49%

5.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

4%

Male Poverty Rate

7.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Comstock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Comstock is Multiple, with 16.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Comstock is Black, with 2.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.4%.

Comstock Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.41%
High School7.28%
Some College5.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Comstock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.85%
Male Unemployed18.21%
Female Employed3.04%
Male Employed1.53%

Comstock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Comstock Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$90,033$110,405
Households$74,451$95,436
Married Families$99,595$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,773$68,146

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Comstock Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Comstock Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Comstock 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 45-54.

Comstock Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Comstock Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,073

Number of Veterans

958

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War348
Vietnam325
First Gulf War163
Korea121
World War II0

Comstock Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74291
75+265
35 to 54241
18 to 34204
55 to 6472

Comstock Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9529.41%
2+ Races5611.2%
Black343.74%
Other Race3123.13%
Hispanic163.53%

Comstock Veterans by Race

Comstock Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Comstock Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Comstock Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Comstock Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Comstock 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

79.06%

Born in Comstock

96.08%

Native Born

3.92%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

2.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.08% of Comstock residents were born in the United States, with 79.06% having been born in Michigan. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Comstock Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,755-53-0.36%
202814,808-53-0.36%
202714,861-53-0.36%
202614,914-53-0.35%
202514,967-53-0.35%
202415,020-53-0.35%
202315,073-53-0.35%
202215,126-53-0.35%
202115,179-72-0.47%
202015,251-364-2.33%
201915,615-27-0.17%
201815,642320.2%
201715,6101120.72%
201615,4981060.69%
201515,392720.47%
201415,320740.49%
201315,2461160.77%
201215,1301370.91%
201114,9931140.77%
201014,87900%

Comstock Population by Year