Escanaba, Michigan Population 2022

12,416
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Escanaba is a city located in Delta County Michigan. Escanaba has a 2020 population of 12,416. It is also the county seat of Delta County. Escanaba is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,450 in 2010.

The average household income in Escanaba is $49,210 with a poverty rate of 17.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $519 per month, and the median house value is $87,500. The median age in Escanaba is 43.4 years, 40.4 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

Escanaba Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Escanabawas:

  • White: 89.01%
  • Two or more races: 6.12%
  • Native American: 3.24%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Escanaba, Michigan is 12,416 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,450.

Escanaba, Michigan Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201037,0470.00%
201136,943-104-0.28%
201236,836-107-0.29%
201336,799-37-0.10%
201436,580-219-0.60%
201536,415-165-0.45%
201636,196-219-0.61%
201735,890-306-0.85%
201835,843-47-0.13%
201935,784-59-0.16%
202035,725-59-0.17%
202135,666-59-0.17%

Escanaba Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,84289.01%
Black or African American890.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native3953.24%
Asian1090.89%
Two or More Races7456.12%
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Escanaba Population by Race

Escanaba Population Pyramid 2022

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Escanaba Median Age

42.3


Total

39


Male

47.1


Female

Escanaba Adults

There are 9,814 adults, (2,642 of whom are seniors) in Escanaba.

Escanaba Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Escanaba Sex Ratio

Female

6,205

50.94%

Male

5,975

49.06%

Escanaba Population by Age

Escanaba Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Escanaba Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All60.6%39.4%
Female57.6%42.4%
Male55.7%44.3%
Non Family43.6%56.4%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Escanaba Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0541.9360.6
Married2,0582.5686.2
Male4332.9355.7
Female6822.7457.6
Non Family2,8811.1343.6

2.53

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

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Escanaba Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2402.71%
9th to 12th Grade7067.99%
High School Graduate2,66030.09%
Some College2,25325.49%
Associates Degree1,39015.72%
Bachelors Degree1,09012.33%
Graduate Degree5015.67%
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Escanaba Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Escanaba Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,0327,1761,557
2+ Races32530333
Black60541
Native American208208
Asian6660
Hispanic202146

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 19.38%.

Escanaba Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,053$33,868$21,586
Less Than 9th Grade$19,604$$21,607
High School Graduate$22,329$30,430$18,575
Some College$26,896$34,315$21,769
Bachelors Degree$36,157$44,250$22,083
Graduate Degree$45,865$$53,158

$27,053

Average Earnings

$33,868

Average Male

$21,586

Average Female

Escanaba Earnings by Educational Attainment

Escanaba Language by Age

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Escanaba Language

98.18% of Escanaba residents speak only English, while 1.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Escanaba Language

Escanaba Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black474289.36%
Hispanic2104019.05%
White10,3511,87618.12%
Native3786216.40%
Asian1091110.09%
OtherNaN%
Multiple7209012.50%

17.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.16%

Male Poverty Rate

17.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Escanaba

The race most likely to be in poverty in Escanaba is Black, with 89.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Escanaba is Multiple, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.03%.

Escanaba Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.29%
High School26.98%
Some College12.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%

Escanaba Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.28%
Male Unemployed47.69%
Female Employed11.93%
Female Unemployed10.78%

Escanaba Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Escanaba Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,102$48,594
Families$50,202$64,284
Married Families$62,384-
Non Families$20,671$29,059
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Income by Household Type

Escanaba Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Escanaba Marital Status by Race

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Escanaba Marital Status

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964

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War127
First Gulf War248
Vietnam233
Korea86
World War II38

Escanaba Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3460
35 to 54165
55 to 64261
65 to 74206
75+272

Escanaba Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9049.99%
2+ Races6016.26%
Hispanic10.50%

Escanaba Veterans by Race

Escanaba Veterans by Education

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10.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Escanaba Veterans by Education

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53.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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83.28%

Born in Escanaba

99.13%

Native Born

0.87%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.13% of Escanaba residents were born in the United States, with 83.28% having been born in Michigan. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Escanaba Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18803,0260.00%
18906,8083,7828.45%
19009,5492,7413.44%
191013,1943,6453.29%
192013,103-91-0.07%
193014,5241,4211.03%
194014,8303060.21%
195015,1703400.23%
196015,3912210.14%
197015,368-23-0.01%
198014,355-1,013-0.68%
199013,659-696-0.50%
200013,140-519-0.39%
201012,616-524-0.41%
201112,599-17-0.13%
201212,582-17-0.13%
201312,565-17-0.14%
201412,548-17-0.14%
201512,531-17-0.14%
201612,514-17-0.14%
201712,497-17-0.14%
201812,480-17-0.14%
201912,463-17-0.14%
202012,450-13-0.10%
202112,433-17-0.14%
202212,416-17-0.14%

Escanaba Population by Year