Fenton, Michigan Population 2020

11,283

Fenton is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 11,283, it is the 79th largest city in Michigan and the 2854th largest city in the United States. Fenton is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -4.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,756 in 2010. Fenton reached it's highest population of 11,719 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Fenton has a population density of 1,696 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fenton is $63,103 with a poverty rate of 13.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $995 per month, and the median house value is $131,900. The median age in Fenton is 39.6 years, 37 years for males, and 42.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.6 males.

Fenton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.96%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fenton, Michigan is 11,283, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,329.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,756.

Fenton, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,80895.34%
Two or More Races3733.29%
Black or African American1090.96%
Some Other Race270.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.17%

Fenton Population Pyramid 2020

Fenton Median Age

39.6


Total

37


Male

42.9


Female

Fenton Adults

There are 8,906 adults, (2,043 of whom are seniors) in Fenton.

Fenton Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fenton Sex Ratio

Female

5,886

51.92%

Male

5,450

48.08%

Fenton Households and Families

Fenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.4%28.6%
All57.6%42.4%
Male53.6%46.4%
Female50.6%49.4%
Non Family46.3%53.7%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2472.1157.6
Non Family2,4481.1646.3
Married2,2312.9471.4
Female3482.8350.6
Male2203.1753.6

2.89

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fenton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1121.37%
9th to 12th Grade3904.78%
High School Graduate2,47330.30%
Some College1,91423.45%
Associates Degree91611.22%
Bachelors Degree1,35816.64%
Graduate Degree1,00012.25%

Fenton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6947,2102,191
Hispanic25525275
Multiple Races13412681
Black999249
Other Race2727
Native American1919

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 multiple races people with a rate of 60.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,662$49,968$37,116
Less Than High School$16,583$16,583$
High School Grad$39,524$48,635$29,327
Some College$42,522$61,543$32,821
Bachelors Degree$43,266$61,154$40,708
Graduate Degree$50,496$46,311$55,909

$43,662

Average Earnings

$49,968

Average Male

$37,116

Average Female

Fenton Language

Fenton Language by Age

Fenton Language

98.58% of Fenton residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Fenton Poverty

Fenton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,3431,37613.30%
Multiple3504312.29%
Hispanic380369.47%
Black64812.50%

13.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.08%

Male Poverty Rate

13.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fenton is White, with 13.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fenton is Hispanic, with 9.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.35%.

Name Poverty
High School13.69%
Some College9.90%
Less Than High School9.59%
Bachelors or Greater6.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.76%
Male Unemployed13.73%
Male Employed5.30%
Female Employed4.99%

Fenton Income

Fenton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,638$63,103
Families$73,518$78,309
Married Families$80,099-
Non Families$36,205$44,786

Fenton Marital Status

Fenton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fenton Married by Age and Sex

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

Fenton Veterans

590

Number of Veterans

551

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam188
First Gulf War174
Second Gulf War98
Korea56
World War II22
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54255
75+141
65 to 74135
55 to 6437
18 to 3422
Name Veterans % of Total
White5646.60%
Hispanic4415.28%
Black1614.81%
Other1037.04%

$Fenton Veterans by Education

7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fenton Employment Status

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fenton 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

84.73%

Born in Michigan

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.14% of Fenton residents were born in the United States, with 84.73% having been born in Michigan. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,283-23-0.20%
201911,306-23-0.20%
201811,329370.33%
201711,292-23-0.20%
201611,315-59-0.52%
201511,374-32-0.28%
201411,406-83-0.72%
201311,489-64-0.55%
201211,553-94-0.81%
201111,647-72-0.61%
201011,7191,1371.03%
200010,5822,1382.28%
19908,4443460.42%
19808,098-186-0.23%
19708,2842,1423.04%
19606,1421,9163.81%
19504,2268492.27%
19403,3772060.63%
19303,1716642.38%
19202,5070.00%