Hamtramck, Michigan Population 2020

21,500

Hamtramck is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 21,500, it is the 51st largest city in Michigan and the 1747th largest city in the United States. Hamtramck is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -4.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,423 in 2010. Hamtramck reached it's highest population of 56,268 in 1930. Spanning over 2 miles, Hamtramck has a population density of 10,262 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hamtramck is $37,428 with a poverty rate of 49.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $701 per month, and the median house value is $64,500. The median age in Hamtramck is 28.4 years, 27.9 years for males, and 28.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.7 males.

Hamtramck Demographics

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

  • White: 52.03%
  • Asian: 26.01%
  • Black or African American: 13.52%
  • Two or more races: 5.96%
  • Other race: 1.80%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.26%
The current population of Hamtramck, Michigan is 21,500, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,716.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,423.

Hamtramck, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,41552.03%
Asian5,70726.01%
Black or African American2,96713.52%
Two or More Races1,3085.96%
Some Other Race3961.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander920.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.26%

Hamtramck Population Pyramid 2020

Hamtramck Median Age

28.4


Total

27.9


Male

28.9


Female

Hamtramck Adults

There are 14,864 adults, (1,818 of whom are seniors) in Hamtramck.

Hamtramck Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamtramck Sex Ratio

Female

10,877

49.57%

Male

11,064

50.43%

Hamtramck Households and Families

Hamtramck Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hamtramck Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.9%35.1%
All50.4%49.6%
Non Family39.4%60.6%
Male38.3%61.7%
Female29.1%70.9%

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1203.4650.4
Married3,0174.7164.9
Non Family1,8871.2639.4
Female8873.5629.1
Male3294.3538.3

4.38

Average Family Size

3.46

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hamtramck Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,11116.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,66913.43%
High School Graduate4,54136.53%
Some College1,88815.19%
Associates Degree6655.35%
Bachelors Degree1,0238.23%
Graduate Degree5334.29%

Hamtramck Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,7574,728984
Asian3,2542,258307
Black1,6451,225182
Multiple Races48319825
Other Race17315931
Hispanic1258827
Native American4319
Islander383827

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 71.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,067$25,011$21,226
Less Than High School$18,179$18,435$14,286
High School Grad$22,476$25,975$17,417
Some College$25,383$27,240$20,882
Bachelors Degree$26,458$24,620$26,750
Graduate Degree$41,929$62,708$41,121

$23,067

Average Earnings

$25,011

Average Male

$21,226

Average Female

Hamtramck Language

Hamtramck Language by Age

Hamtramck Language

32.97% of Hamtramck residents speak only English, while 67.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 35.84% of the population.

Hamtramck Poverty

Hamtramck Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1255,02045.12%
Asian5,6982,98452.37%
Black2,5181,42856.71%
Multiple1,26486168.12%
Other3917619.44%
Hispanic2164822.22%
Native501632.00%

49.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

48.40%

Male Poverty Rate

49.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamtramck

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamtramck is Multiple, with 68.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamtramck is Other, with 19.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School57.76%
High School41.26%
Some College34.65%
Bachelors or Greater16.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.48%
Male Unemployed69.23%
Male Employed30.05%
Female Employed25.91%

Hamtramck Income

Hamtramck Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,478$37,428
Families$26,990$41,052
Married Families$31,821-
Non Families$19,688$27,907

Hamtramck Marital Status

Hamtramck Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hamtramck Married by Age and Sex

Hamtramck Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hamtramck Marital Status by Race

Hamtramck Veterans

422

Number of Veterans

372

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam179
Second Gulf War62
First Gulf War58
Korea49
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74131
75+102
55 to 6486
35 to 5472
18 to 3431
Name Veterans % of Total
White2893.65%
Black934.64%
Asian260.66%
Indian1425.00%

$Hamtramck Veterans by Education

26.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamtramck Employment Status

43.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hamtramck 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

44.44%

Born in Michigan

58.63%

Native Born

41.37%

Foreign Born

20.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

58.63% of Hamtramck residents were born in the United States, with 44.44% having been born in Michigan. 20.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,500-108-0.50%
201921,608-108-0.50%
201821,716-110-0.50%
201721,826-108-0.49%
201621,934-117-0.53%
201522,051-117-0.53%
201422,168-6-0.03%
201322,174-95-0.43%
201222,269-22-0.10%
201122,291-101-0.45%
201022,392-584-0.26%
200022,9764,6042.26%
199018,372-2,928-1.47%
198021,300-5,483-2.26%
197026,783-7,354-2.40%
196034,137-9,218-2.36%
195043,355-6,484-1.38%
194049,839-6,429-1.21%
193056,2687,6531.47%
192048,61545,05629.88%
19103,5590.00%