Freeland, Michigan Population 2024

7,217

Freeland is a city located in Bay County, Midland County, and Saginaw County Michigan. Freeland has a 2024 population of 7,217. Freeland is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually but its population has increased by 5.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,866 in 2020.

The average household income in Freeland is $109,183 with a poverty rate of 5.12%. The median age in Freeland is 37.4 years: 34.7 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Freeland Demographics

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

  • White: 80.45%
  • Black or African American: 8.56%
  • Two or more races: 8.32%
  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,095.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.11% (351)
The current population of Freeland, Michigan is 7,217 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,866.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,91980.45%
Black or African American6308.56%
Two or more races6128.32%
Asian881.2%
Native American761.03%
Other race320.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Freeland Population by Race

Freeland Population Pyramid 2024

Freeland Median Age

37.4

Total

34.7

Male

41.5

Female

Freeland Adults

There are 5,768 adults, (836 of whom are seniors) in Freeland.

Freeland Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Freeland Sex Ratio

Female2,74737.34%
Male4,61062.66%

Freeland Population by Age

Freeland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0972.7577.122.9
Married1,3983.1184.815.2
Non Family4991.5861.938.1
Female1733.355.544.5
Male271.851000

3.1

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Freeland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2935.68%
Associates Degree62812.18%
Bachelors Degree99619.31%
Graduate Degree60911.81%
High School Graduate1,60031.02%
Less Than 9th Grade761.47%
Some College95618.53%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Freeland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Freeland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,1093,9821,464
Black52936818
2+ Races27719626
Hispanic19514922
Asian888883
Native American76760
Other Race232314

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 94.32%.

Freeland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$73,657$74,491$69,792
Graduate Degree$74,667$82,396$74,028
High School Graduate$32,331$41,339$30,878
Less Than 9th Grade$102,933$102,933$0
Overall$60,464$67,903$44,716
Some College$50,341$68,562$32,438

$60,464

Average Earnings

$67,903

Average Male

$44,716

Average Female

Freeland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Freeland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Freeland Language

96.33% of Freeland residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Freeland Language

Freeland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,1722354.54%
Multiple4015714.21%
Black44100%

5.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.6%

Male Poverty Rate

4.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Freeland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Freeland is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Freeland is White, with 4.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.43%.

Freeland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.25%
High School4.97%
Less Than 9th Grade2.17%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Freeland Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed60%
Female Employed4.01%
Male Employed2.13%

Freeland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Freeland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$117,961$123,705
Households$95,478$109,183
Married Families$121,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,713$62,230

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Freeland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Freeland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Freeland 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.

Freeland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Freeland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

345

Number of Veterans

345

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War78
Second Gulf War63
Korea49
Vietnam47
World War II0

Freeland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64105
75+103
35 to 5481
65 to 7429
18 to 3427

Freeland Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2365.09%
2+ Races5417.25%
Hispanic4818.75%
Native American4153.95%
Black142.22%

Freeland Veterans by Race

Freeland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Freeland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Freeland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Freeland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Freeland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.74%

Born in Freeland

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Freeland residents were born in the United States, with 87.74% having been born in Michigan. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Freeland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,217-70-0.96%
20237,287-70-0.95%
20227,357-70-0.94%
20217,4275618.17%
20206,866-32-0.46%
20196,898-227-3.19%
20187,125-146-2.01%
20177,2711301.82%
20167,141-100-1.38%
20157,241-367-4.82%
20147,6081381.85%
20137,4702843.95%
20127,186831.17%
20117,1031341.92%
20106,96900%

Freeland Population by Year