East Tawas, Michigan Population 2022

2,635
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East Tawas is a city located in Iosco County Michigan. East Tawas has a 2020 population of 2,635. East Tawas is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -1.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,663 in 2010.

The average household income in East Tawas is $55,453 with a poverty rate of 19.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $566 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in East Tawas is 57.1 years, 56.8 years for males, and 58.1 years for females.

East Tawas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Tawaswas:

  • White: 93.73%
  • Native American: 2.57%
  • Black or African American: 1.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Tawas, Michigan is 2,635 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,663.

East Tawas, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,55893.73%
Black or African American431.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native702.57%
Asian150.55%
Some Other Race90.33%
Two or More Races341.25%
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East Tawas Population by Race

East Tawas Population Pyramid 2022

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East Tawas Median Age

59.2


Total

59.8


Male

58.7


Female

East Tawas Adults

There are 2,496 adults, (1,015 of whom are seniors) in East Tawas.

East Tawas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

68.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Child Dependency Ratio

East Tawas Sex Ratio

Female

1,401

51.34%

Male

1,328

48.66%

East Tawas Population by Age

East Tawas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Tawas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
Male81.7%18.3%
All62.1%37.9%
Female59%41%
Non Family47.8%52.2%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Tawas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5361.7762.1
Married5512.4482
Male602.0381.7
Female1002.9559
Non Family8251.1747.8

2.37

Average Family Size

1.77

Average Household Size

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East Tawas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade602.60%
9th to 12th Grade1014.38%
High School Graduate97542.26%
Some College67829.39%
Associates Degree2139.23%
Bachelors Degree2008.67%
Graduate Degree803.47%
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East Tawas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Tawas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races31316
White2,1421,981274
Black4343
Native American3939
Asian1515
Other Race99
Hispanic3737

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 2+ races people with a rate of 19.35%.

East Tawas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,762$31,875$28,269
Less Than 9th Grade$30,185$$
High School Graduate$28,333$28,910$27,273
Some College$31,538$39,143$28,750
Bachelors Degree$41,958$53,167$
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,762

Average Earnings

$31,875

Average Male

$28,269

Average Female

East Tawas Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Tawas Language by Age

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East Tawas Language

96.24% of East Tawas residents speak only English, while 3.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

East Tawas Language

East Tawas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native705071.43%
Asian15640.00%
White2,53047118.62%
OtherNaN%
Multiple34514.71%

19.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.68%

Male Poverty Rate

24.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Tawas

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Tawas is Native, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Tawas is Multiple, with 14.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.33%.

East Tawas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.21%
High School10.67%
Some College23.46%
Bachelors or Greater16.07%

East Tawas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.98%
Male Unemployed45.83%
Female Employed15.61%
Female Unemployed74.29%

East Tawas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Tawas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,742$45,075
Families$46,372$54,045
Married Families$69,375-
Non Families$31,578$35,067
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Income by Household Type

East Tawas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

East Tawas Married by Age and Sex

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East Tawas 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.

East Tawas Marital Status by Race

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East Tawas Marital Status

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443

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War13
Vietnam237
Korea19
World War II63

East Tawas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3430
35 to 5411
55 to 6494
65 to 74163
75+145

East Tawas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White43318.36%
Black716.28%
2+ Races39.68%

East Tawas Veterans by Race

East Tawas Veterans by Education

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2.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Tawas Veterans by Education

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43.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

East Tawas Employment by Age

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East Tawas Employment by Race

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East Tawas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.69%

Born in East Tawas

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

2.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.51% of East Tawas residents were born in the United States, with 76.69% having been born in Michigan. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

East Tawas Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,5840.00%
19902,8873031.11%
20002,951640.22%
20102,808-143-0.50%
20112,794-14-0.50%
20122,780-14-0.50%
20132,766-14-0.50%
20142,752-14-0.51%
20152,738-14-0.51%
20162,724-14-0.51%
20172,710-14-0.51%
20182,696-14-0.52%
20192,682-14-0.52%
20202,663-19-0.71%
20212,649-14-0.53%
20222,635-14-0.53%

East Tawas Population by Year