East Tawas, Michigan Population 2020

2,672

East Tawas is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 2,672, it is the 214th largest city in Michigan and the 6605th largest city in the United States. East Tawas is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -4.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,808 in 2010. East Tawas reached it's highest population of 2,951 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, East Tawas has a population density of 950 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Tawas is $55,304 with a poverty rate of 22.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $588 per month, and the median house value is $99,700. The median age in East Tawas is 56.4 years, 56.8 years for males, and 55.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.3 males.

East Tawas Demographics

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

  • White: 94.77%
  • Native American: 2.56%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Tawas, Michigan is 2,672, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,710.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,808.

East Tawas, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,58994.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native702.56%
Asian321.17%
Two or More Races281.02%
Black or African American80.29%
Some Other Race50.18%

East Tawas Population Pyramid 2020

East Tawas Median Age

56.4


Total

56.8


Male

55.6


Female

East Tawas Adults

There are 2,378 adults, (874 of whom are seniors) in East Tawas.

East Tawas Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

58.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Child Dependency Ratio

East Tawas Sex Ratio

Female

1,364

49.93%

Male

1,368

50.07%

East Tawas Households and Families

East Tawas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

East Tawas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
Female63.3%36.7%
All62.4%37.6%
Male55%45%
Non Family46.1%53.9%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4121.9362.4
Non Family6771.1446.1
Married5362.6983.6
Female1392.6863.3
Male602.4255

2.52

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Tawas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade602.80%
9th to 12th Grade803.73%
High School Graduate73434.22%
Some College56226.20%
Associates Degree23711.05%
Bachelors Degree27012.59%
Graduate Degree2029.42%

East Tawas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0271,894448
Hispanic585810
Multiple Races2821
Native American2020
Asian191914
Black88
Other Race55

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 73.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,655$38,574$25,533
Less Than High School$29,063$$
High School Grad$28,534$29,063$27,417
Some College$26,742$41,250$20,288
Bachelors Degree$38,594$51,544$
Graduate Degree$39,583$39,306$

$30,655

Average Earnings

$38,574

Average Male

$25,533

Average Female

East Tawas Language

East Tawas Language by Age

East Tawas Language

96.98% of East Tawas residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

East Tawas Poverty

East Tawas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,54553821.14%
Native7070100.00%
Asian32515.63%

22.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.44%

Male Poverty Rate

22.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Tawas

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Tawas is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Tawas is Asian, with 15.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.91%.

Name Poverty
Some College22.65%
High School22.48%
Less Than High School20.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed39.62%
Female Employed21.74%
Male Employed14.26%

East Tawas Income

East Tawas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,608$55,304
Families$43,586$59,808
Married Families$67,339-
Non Families$30,163$48,401

East Tawas Marital Status

East Tawas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

East Tawas Married by Age and Sex

East Tawas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

East Tawas Marital Status by Race

East Tawas Veterans

421

Number of Veterans

403

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam160
Second Gulf War92
World War II72
Korea29
First Gulf War20
Age Group Veterans
75+127
65 to 7496
55 to 6482
18 to 3476
35 to 5440
Name Veterans % of Total
White41317.97%
Hispanic1015.63%
Black8100.00%

$East Tawas Veterans by Education

3.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Tawas Employment Status

45.2%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

East Tawas 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

82.06%

Born in Michigan

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.96% of East Tawas residents were born in the United States, with 82.06% having been born in Michigan. 1.17% 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
20202,672-19-0.71%
20192,691-19-0.70%
20182,710-7-0.26%
20172,717-19-0.69%
20162,736-8-0.29%
20152,744-11-0.40%
20142,755-2-0.07%
20132,757-2-0.07%
20122,759-15-0.54%
20112,774-26-0.93%
20102,800-151-0.52%
20002,951640.22%
19902,8873031.11%
19802,5840.00%