Croton, Michigan Population 2024

3,486

Croton is a city located in Mecosta County, Montcalm County, and Newaygo County Michigan. Croton has a 2024 population of 3,486. Croton is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 3.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,369 in 2020.

The average household income in Croton is $100,684 with a poverty rate of 11.53%. The median age in Croton is 44.1 years: 47.5 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Croton Demographics

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

  • White: 91%
  • Two or more races: 5.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.46%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
103.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.47% (117)
The current population of Croton, Michigan is 3,486 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,369.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,06291%
Two or more races1775.26%
Black or African American491.46%
Other race481.43%
Native American180.53%
Asian110.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Croton Population by Race

Croton Population Pyramid 2024

Croton Median Age

44.1

Total

47.5

Male

43.9

Female

Croton Adults

There are 2,671 adults, (614 of whom are seniors) in Croton.

Croton Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Croton Sex Ratio

Female1,74751.92%
Male1,61848.08%

Croton Population by Age

Croton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1632.8991.68.4
Married6333.4696.23.8
Non Family3191.2798.11.9
Male1083.4448.151.9
Female1033.7988.311.7

3.33

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

91.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Croton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2018.43%
Associates Degree873.65%
Bachelors Degree30712.87%
Graduate Degree1004.19%
High School Graduate1,21050.73%
Less Than 9th Grade883.69%
Some College39216.44%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Croton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Croton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2382,034386
2+ Races603521
Black4900
Hispanic3190
Native American18180
Asian1100

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 2+ races people with a rate of 35%.

Croton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$52,476$51,632$64,500
Graduate Degree$71,667$73,281$71,146
High School Graduate$35,094$42,204$23,676
Less Than 9th Grade$53,597$54,133$0
Overall$49,697$58,836$30,313
Some College$65,913$92,778$30,972

$49,697

Average Earnings

$58,836

Average Male

$30,313

Average Female

Croton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Croton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Croton Language

97.32% of Croton residents speak only English, while 2.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.6% of the population.

Croton Language

Croton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,05332810.74%
Hispanic1104944.55%
Other484083.33%
Asian1111100%

11.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

15.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Croton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Croton is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Croton is White, with 10.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.59%.

Croton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.87%
High School9.83%
Some College1.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.25%

Croton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.89%
Male Unemployed56.25%
Female Employed5.32%
Male Employed0%

Croton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Croton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,690$114,303
Households$67,341$100,684
Married Families$98,173$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,625$55,686

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Croton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Croton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Croton 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 45-54.

Croton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Croton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

115

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War45
Vietnam44
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Croton Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6438
65 to 7438
35 to 5433
75+6
18 to 340

Croton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1154.57%

Croton Veterans by Race

Croton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Croton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Croton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Croton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Croton 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

91.2%

Born in Croton

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Croton residents were born in the United States, with 91.2% having been born in Michigan. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Croton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,636300.83%
20283,606300.84%
20273,576300.85%
20263,546300.85%
20253,516300.86%
20243,486300.87%
20233,456300.88%
20223,426300.88%
20213,396270.8%
20203,369872.65%
20193,28250.15%
20183,277391.2%
20173,238351.09%
20163,203-13-0.4%
20153,21680.25%
20143,20860.19%
20133,20220.06%
20123,200-24-0.74%
20113,22430.09%
20103,22100%

Croton Population by Year