Fenton, Michigan Population 2022

12,108
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Fenton is a city located in Genesee County Michigan. Fenton has a 2020 population of 12,108. Fenton is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 0.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,050 in 2010.

The average household income in Fenton is $68,905 with a poverty rate of 10.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,067 per month, and the median house value is $158,000. The median age in Fenton is 38.9 years, 37.1 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Fenton Demographics

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

  • White: 93.54%
  • Two or more races: 5.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.95%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fenton, Michigan is 12,108 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,050.

Fenton, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,63493.54%
Black or African American1080.95%
Some Other Race480.42%
Two or More Races5785.08%
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Fenton Population by Race

Fenton Population Pyramid 2022

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Fenton Median Age

38.2


Total

36


Male

39.1


Female

Fenton Adults

There are 8,697 adults, (2,071 of whom are seniors) in Fenton.

Fenton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fenton Sex Ratio

Female

6,284

55.28%

Male

5,084

44.72%

Fenton Population by Age

Fenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
Male64.3%35.7%
All62.8%37.2%
Female57%43%
Non Family47.3%52.7%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fenton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0342.2262.8
Married2,1412.9779.8
Male2913.7564.3
Female3633.2357
Non Family2,2391.1347.3

2.97

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Fenton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade921.15%
9th to 12th Grade1201.50%
High School Graduate2,34129.19%
Some College2,26128.20%
Associates Degree96011.97%
Bachelors Degree1,24115.48%
Graduate Degree1,00412.52%
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Fenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races268268111
Hispanic366350135
Black939233
White7,3907,1952,086
Other Race4834

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 41.42%.

Fenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,691$60,149$39,059
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,810$38,750$35,461
Some College$39,873$60,598$30,851
Bachelors Degree$63,137$80,583$44,232
Graduate Degree$58,764$$57,865

$46,691

Average Earnings

$60,149

Average Male

$39,059

Average Female

Fenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fenton Language by Age

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Fenton Language

97.21% of Fenton residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Fenton Language

Fenton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,0111,04810.47%
Black8067.50%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic604498.11%
Multiple553213.80%

10.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.96%

Male Poverty Rate

10.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fenton is White, with 10.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fenton is Multiple, with 3.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.47%.

Fenton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade2.25%
High School14.93%
Some College8.34%
Bachelors or Greater6.92%

Fenton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.18%
Male Unemployed0.90%
Female Employed4.61%
Female Unemployed22.11%

Fenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fenton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,672$74,137
Families$83,792$96,604
Married Families$88,177-
Non Families$34,817$43,784
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Income by Household Type

Fenton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fenton Married by Age and Sex

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Fenton 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 35-44.

Fenton Marital Status by Race

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Fenton Marital Status

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722

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War73
First Gulf War205
Vietnam353
Korea29
World War II7

Fenton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
35 to 54202
55 to 64130
65 to 74259
75+113

Fenton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7028.52%
Black87.48%
Other Race1225.00%
Hispanic143.16%

Fenton Veterans by Race

Fenton Veterans by Education

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4.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fenton Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fenton Employment by Age

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Fenton Employment by Race

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Fenton 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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85.28%

Born in Fenton

98.66%

Native Born

1.34%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.66% of Fenton residents were born in the United States, with 85.28% having been born in Michigan. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fenton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19202,5070.00%
19303,1716642.38%
19403,3772060.63%
19504,2268492.27%
19606,1421,9163.81%
19708,2842,1423.04%
19808,098-186-0.23%
19908,4443460.42%
200010,5822,1382.28%
201011,7561,1741.06%
201111,785290.25%
201211,814290.25%
201311,843290.25%
201411,872290.24%
201511,901290.24%
201611,930290.24%
201711,959290.24%
201811,988290.24%
201912,017290.24%
202012,050330.27%
202112,079290.24%
202212,108290.24%

Fenton Population by Year