Gaastra, Michigan Population 2024

311

Gaastra is a city located in Iron County Michigan. Gaastra has a 2024 population of 311. Gaastra is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by -0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 313 in 2020.

The average household income in Gaastra is $60,127 with a poverty rate of 7.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gaastra is 41.4 years, 41.3 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Gaastra Demographics

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

  • White: 84.7%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Native American: 4.48%
  • Black or African American: 3.73%
  • Asian: 1.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
190.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.64% (-2)
The current population of Gaastra, Michigan is 311 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 313.

Gaastra, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22784.7%
Two or more races145.22%
Native American124.48%
Black or African American103.73%
Asian51.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gaastra Population by Race

Gaastra Population Pyramid 2024

Gaastra Median Age

41.4

Total

41.3

Male

41.7

Female

Gaastra Adults

There are 192 adults, (51 of whom are seniors) in Gaastra.

Gaastra Age Dependency

90.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gaastra Sex Ratio

Female14855.22%
Male12044.78%

Gaastra Population by Age

Gaastra Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All962.7993.86.3
Married503.048812
Non Family291.031000
Female134.921000
Male45.51000

3.22

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

93.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gaastra Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade73.87%
High School Graduate8245.3%
Some College5630.94%
Associates Degree94.97%
Bachelors Degree2513.81%
Graduate Degree21.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gaastra Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gaastra Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White16916224
Hispanic662
Native American550
2+ Races442
Asian220
Black111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Gaastra Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$31,875$36,458$30,875
Less Than 9th Grade$16,250$0$0
High School Graduate$30,500$35,417$30,000
Some College$38,958$42,813$38,750
Bachelors Degree$48,750$51,250$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$31,875

Average Earnings

$36,458

Average Male

$30,875

Average Female

Gaastra Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gaastra Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gaastra Language

96.79% of Gaastra residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Gaastra Language

Gaastra Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White225177.56%
Multiple1119.09%
Native1218.33%
Hispanic1317.69%

7.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.55%

Male Poverty Rate

7.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gaastra

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gaastra is Multiple, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gaastra is White, with 7.56% 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 7.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.78%.

Gaastra Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.86%
Some College7.69%
High School7.32%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Gaastra Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed3.39%
Male Employed2.22%
Female Unemployed0%

Gaastra Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gaastra Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$55,000$60,127
Families$57,917$67,291
Married Families$56,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,250$42,341

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gaastra Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gaastra Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gaastra 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 55-64.

Gaastra Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gaastra Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War2
Vietnam2
Second Gulf War1
Korea1
World War II0

Gaastra Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+5
65 to 744
35 to 542
55 to 641
18 to 340

Gaastra Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White126.7%

Gaastra Veterans by Race

Gaastra Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gaastra Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gaastra Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gaastra Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gaastra 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

71.64%

Born in Gaastra

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Gaastra residents were born in the United States, with 71.64% having been born in Michigan. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gaastra Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029308-1-0.32%
202830900%
2027309-1-0.32%
202631000%
2025310-1-0.32%
202431100%
2023311-1-0.32%
202231210.32%
2021311-2-0.64%
2020313-11-3.4%
201932400%
2018324-1-0.31%
2017325-2-0.61%
2016327-5-1.51%
2015332-1-0.3%
2014333-4-1.19%
2013337-3-0.88%
2012340-4-1.16%
2011344-3-0.86%
201034700%

Gaastra Population by Year