Ishpeming, Michigan Population 2022

6,074
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Ishpeming is a city located in Marquette County Michigan. Ishpeming has a 2020 population of 6,074. Ishpeming is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,140 in 2010.

The average household income in Ishpeming is $57,316 with a poverty rate of 12.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $526 per month, and the median house value is $88,600. The median age in Ishpeming is 42.9 years, 41.4 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Ishpeming Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ishpemingwas:

  • White: 93.77%
  • Two or more races: 3.64%
  • Black or African American: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ishpeming, Michigan is 6,074 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,140.

Ishpeming, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,03293.77%
Black or African American991.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.53%
Asian340.53%
Two or More Races2343.64%
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Ishpeming Population by Race

Ishpeming Population Pyramid 2022

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Ishpeming Median Age

39.4


Total

37.6


Male

42.2


Female

Ishpeming Adults

There are 5,039 adults, (1,198 of whom are seniors) in Ishpeming.

Ishpeming Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ishpeming Sex Ratio

Female

3,308

51.42%

Male

3,125

48.58%

Ishpeming Population by Age

Ishpeming Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ishpeming Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.6%7.4%
Married90.4%9.6%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Female53.2%46.8%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ishpeming Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6762.3572.6
Married1,0513.3490.4
Male1083.4592.6
Female3612.9753.2
Non Family1,1561.1560.7

3.17

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Ishpeming Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade390.89%
9th to 12th Grade1463.33%
High School Graduate1,63037.23%
Some College93021.24%
Associates Degree4349.91%
Bachelors Degree81218.55%
Graduate Degree3878.84%
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Ishpeming Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ishpeming Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American343426
Black625134
White4,1663,9921,130
Asian34349
2+ Races8282
Hispanic2626

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 native american people with a rate of 76.47%.

Ishpeming Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,643$42,369$23,713
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$22,708$32,194$20,536
Some College$34,531$53,864$27,721
Bachelors Degree$41,607$52,500$35,461
Graduate Degree$41,000$40,966$

$33,643

Average Earnings

$42,369

Average Male

$23,713

Average Female

Ishpeming Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ishpeming Language by Age

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Ishpeming Language

98.63% of Ishpeming residents speak only English, while 1.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Ishpeming Language

Ishpeming Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black991717.17%
White5,86074412.70%
OtherNaN%
Multiple2342811.97%

12.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.82%

Male Poverty Rate

14.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ishpeming

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ishpeming is Black, with 17.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ishpeming is Multiple, with 11.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.09%.

Ishpeming Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.32%
High School18.79%
Some College7.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%

Ishpeming Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.19%
Male Unemployed28.47%
Female Employed5.90%
Female Unemployed36.47%

Ishpeming Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ishpeming Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,783$62,892
Families$61,411$78,185
Married Families$80,609-
Non Families$35,431$40,852
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Income by Household Type

Ishpeming Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ishpeming Married by Age and Sex

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Ishpeming 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 45-54.

Ishpeming Marital Status by Race

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Ishpeming Marital Status

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488

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War107
First Gulf War87
Vietnam161
Korea100
World War II18

Ishpeming Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3468
35 to 5491
55 to 6458
65 to 74100
75+171

Ishpeming Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4719.97%
Asian1750.00%

Ishpeming Veterans by Race

Ishpeming Veterans by Education

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2.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ishpeming Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ishpeming Employment by Age

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Ishpeming Employment by Race

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Ishpeming 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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82.85%

Born in Ishpeming

98.80%

Native Born

1.20%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.80% of Ishpeming residents were born in the United States, with 82.85% having been born in Michigan. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ishpeming Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18806,0390.00%
189011,1975,1586.37%
190013,2552,0581.70%
191012,448-807-0.63%
192010,500-1,948-1.69%
19309,238-1,262-1.27%
19409,4912530.27%
19508,962-529-0.57%
19608,857-105-0.12%
19708,245-612-0.71%
19807,538-707-0.89%
19907,200-338-0.46%
20006,686-514-0.74%
20106,470-216-0.33%
20116,437-33-0.51%
20126,404-33-0.51%
20136,371-33-0.52%
20146,338-33-0.52%
20156,305-33-0.52%
20166,272-33-0.52%
20176,239-33-0.53%
20186,206-33-0.53%
20196,173-33-0.53%
20206,140-33-0.53%
20216,107-33-0.54%
20226,074-33-0.54%

Ishpeming Population by Year