Gaylord, Michigan Population 2021

3,689
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Gaylord is a city located in Otsego County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Otsego County. With a 2020 population of 3,689, it is the 184th largest city in Michigan and the 5631st largest city in the United States . Gaylord is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,645 in 2010. Gaylord reached it's highest population of 3,689 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Gaylord has a population density of 741 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gaylord is $43,040 with a poverty rate of 19.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $690 per month, and the median house value is $95,000. The median age in Gaylord is 38.2 years, 42.1 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Gaylord Demographics

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

  • White: 93.86%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Black or African American: 2.78%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gaylord, Michigan is 3,689 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,683.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,645.

Gaylord, Michigan Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,43893.86%
Two or More Races1133.08%
Black or African American1022.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.27%
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Gaylord Population by Race

Gaylord Population Pyramid $2021

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Gaylord Median Age

38.2


Total

42.1


Male

34.8


Female

Gaylord Adults

There are 2,848 adults, (851 of whom are seniors) in Gaylord.

Gaylord Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gaylord Sex Ratio

Female

2,007

54.79%

Male

1,656

45.21%

Gaylord Population by Age

Gaylord Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gaylord Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
Female58%42%
All42%58%
Male29.3%70.7%
Non Family18.2%81.8%

42.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gaylord Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7921.9342
Non Family8891.1518.2
Married5302.4578.7
Female2263.2458
Male1472.8229.3

2.63

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

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Gaylord Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.88%
9th to 12th Grade1465.98%
High School Graduate75831.04%
Some College77131.57%
Associates Degree25910.61%
Bachelors Degree35214.41%
Graduate Degree1104.50%
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Gaylord Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gaylord Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2982,116419
Black867910
2+ Races444433
Hispanic3936
Native American99

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 2+ races people with a rate of 75.00%.

Gaylord Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,225$40,357$25,764
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$$
High School Graduate$21,280$36,750$16,156
Some College$29,712$$25,981
Bachelors Degree$40,682$41,856$39,139
Graduate Degree$44,079$$

$30,225

Average Earnings

$40,357

Average Male

$25,764

Average Female

Gaylord Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gaylord Language by Age

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Gaylord Language

98.82% of Gaylord residents speak only English, while 1.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Gaylord Language

Gaylord Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,23056717.55%
Hispanic1289876.56%
Multiple1105146.36%
Black653655.38%
Native10990.00%

19.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.15%

Male Poverty Rate

19.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gaylord

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gaylord is Native, with 90.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gaylord is White, with 17.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.59%.

Gaylord Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College21.83%
High School20.79%
Less Than 9th Grade20.78%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gaylord Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.07%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed12.58%

Gaylord Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gaylord Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,295$43,040
Families$46,442$52,430
Married Families$65,610-
Non Families$26,057$32,294
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Income by Household Type

Gaylord Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gaylord Married by Age and Sex

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Gaylord 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 45-54.

Gaylord Marital Status by Race

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Gaylord Marital Status

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332

Number of Veterans

332

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War81
Vietnam73
Korea23
Second Gulf War23
World War II

Gaylord Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+132
35 to 5481
65 to 7473
55 to 6423
18 to 3423

Gaylord Veterans by Age

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Gaylord Veterans by Race

Gaylord Veterans by Education

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35.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gaylord Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

0.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gaylord Employment by Age

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Gaylord Employment by Race

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Gaylord 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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84.88%

Born in Gaylord

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gaylord residents were born in the United States, with 84.88% having been born in Michigan. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gaylord Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,68920.05%
20203,68720.05%
20193,68520.05%
20183,683140.38%
20173,669150.41%
20163,654290.80%
20153,625110.30%
20143,61420.06%
20133,61240.11%
20123,608-12-0.33%
20113,620-7-0.19%
20103,627-54-0.15%
20003,6814251.23%
19903,2562450.79%
19803,011-1-0.00%
19703,0124441.61%
19602,5680.00%

Gaylord Population by Year