Escanaba, Michigan Population 2020

12,134
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Escanaba is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 12,134, it is the 74th largest city in Michigan and the 2697th largest city in the United States. Escanaba is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -3.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,616 in 2010. Escanaba reached it's highest population of 15,391 in 1960. Spanning over 16 miles, Escanaba has a population density of 952 people per square mile.

The average household income in Escanaba is $49,210 with a poverty rate of 19.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $563 per month, and the median house value is $86,100. The median age in Escanaba is 43.4 years, 40.4 years for males, and 47.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.1 males.

Escanaba Demographics

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

  • White: 91.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.29%
  • Native American: 2.73%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Escanaba, Michigan is 12,134, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,186.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,616.

Escanaba, Michigan Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202035,725-59-0.17%
201935,784-59-0.16%
201835,843-47-0.13%
201735,890-306-0.85%
201636,196-219-0.61%
201536,415-165-0.45%
201436,580-219-0.60%
201336,799-37-0.10%
201236,836-107-0.29%
201136,943-104-0.28%
201037,0470.00%

Escanaba Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,20691.47%
Two or More Races5264.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native3352.73%
Black or African American1050.86%
Asian790.64%
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Escanaba Population by Race

Escanaba Population Pyramid 2020

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Escanaba Median Age

43.4


Total

40.4


Male

47.2


Female

Escanaba Adults

There are 9,796 adults, (2,834 of whom are seniors) in Escanaba.

Escanaba Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Escanaba Sex Ratio

Female

6,378

52.06%

Male

5,873

47.94%

Escanaba Population by Age

Escanaba Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Escanaba Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All59.3%40.7%
Female57.8%42.2%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Male39.3%60.7%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Escanaba Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8931.9959.3
Non Family2,6881.1443.4
Married2,0142.6584.4
Female8602.8857.8
Male3312.6139.3

2.6

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

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Escanaba Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2442.74%
9th to 12th Grade3824.29%
High School Graduate2,54728.60%
Some College2,55428.68%
Associates Degree1,26114.16%
Bachelors Degree1,35415.20%
Graduate Degree5646.33%
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Escanaba Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Escanaba Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2037,6211,833
Multiple Races29928354
Native American193193
Hispanic887219
Black87816
Asian55496

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.35%.

Escanaba Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,771$33,014$21,968
Less Than High School$$10,054$21,094
High School Grad$22,398$31,792$19,183
Some College$25,908$30,223$21,516
Bachelors Degree$36,327$43,315$29,620
Graduate Degree$65,642$67,105$60,469

$26,771

Average Earnings

$33,014

Average Male

$21,968

Average Female

Escanaba Earnings by Educational Attainment

Escanaba Language by Age

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Escanaba Language

97.65% of Escanaba residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Escanaba Language

Escanaba Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,7771,95918.18%
Multiple50117134.13%
Black775470.13%
Native3183811.95%
Hispanic1222520.49%
Asian73912.33%

19.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.71%

Male Poverty Rate

18.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Escanaba

The race most likely to be in poverty in Escanaba is Black, with 70.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Escanaba is Native, with 11.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.91%.

Escanaba Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.03%
High School23.11%
Some College16.91%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%

Escanaba Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed66.10%
Female Unemployed18.79%
Female Employed12.29%
Male Employed5.36%

Escanaba Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Escanaba Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,813$49,210
Families$48,212$63,250
Married Families$62,773-
Non Families$19,980$30,274
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Income by Household Type

Escanaba Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Escanaba Married by Age and Sex

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Escanaba 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 55-64.

Escanaba Marital Status by Race

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Escanaba Marital Status

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869

Number of Veterans

823

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam299
First Gulf War231
Second Gulf War99
Korea79
World War II44

Escanaba Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+281
35 to 54194
65 to 74172
55 to 64163
18 to 3459

Escanaba Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8078.88%
2 or More6217.61%

Escanaba Veterans by Race

Escanaba Veterans by Education

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10.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Escanaba Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Escanaba Employment by Age

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Escanaba Employment by Race

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Escanaba 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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80.60%

Born in Michigan

98.76%

Native Born

1.24%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.76% of Escanaba residents were born in the United States, with 80.60% having been born in Michigan. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Escanaba Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,134-26-0.21%
201912,160-26-0.21%
201812,186-19-0.16%
201712,205-107-0.87%
201612,312-73-0.59%
201512,385-58-0.47%
201412,443-73-0.58%
201312,516-15-0.12%
201212,531-38-0.30%
201112,569-37-0.29%
201012,606-534-0.41%
200013,140-519-0.39%
199013,659-696-0.50%
198014,355-1,013-0.68%
197015,368-23-0.01%
196015,3912210.14%
195015,1703400.23%
194014,8303060.21%
193014,5241,4211.03%
192013,103-91-0.07%
191013,1943,6453.29%
19009,5492,7413.44%
18906,8083,7828.45%
18803,0260.00%

Escanaba Population by Year