Ishpeming, Michigan Population 2020

6,405
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Ishpeming is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 6,405, it is the 129th largest city in Michigan and the 4159th largest city in the United States. Ishpeming is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -1.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,470 in 2010. Ishpeming reached it's highest population of 13,255 in 1900. Spanning over 9 miles, Ishpeming has a population density of 732 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ishpeming is $57,316 with a poverty rate of 14.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $512 per month, and the median house value is $86,400. The median age in Ishpeming is 42.9 years, 41.4 years for males, and 45.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males.

Ishpeming Demographics

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

  • White: 95.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.30%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ishpeming, Michigan is 6,405, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,427.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,470.

Ishpeming, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,16595.37%
Two or More Races1412.18%
Black or African American841.30%
Asian430.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.48%
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Ishpeming Population by Race

Ishpeming Population Pyramid 2020

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Ishpeming Median Age

42.9


Total

41.4


Male

45.4


Female

Ishpeming Adults

There are 5,247 adults, (1,367 of whom are seniors) in Ishpeming.

Ishpeming Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ishpeming Sex Ratio

Female

3,206

49.60%

Male

3,258

50.40%

Ishpeming Population by Age

Ishpeming Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ishpeming Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.3%6.7%
Married92.8%7.2%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Female39.7%60.3%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ishpeming Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8322.2372.1
Non Family1,3281.264.2
Married9953.2492.8
Female3902.8539.7
Male1193.3193.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Ishpeming Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade651.42%
9th to 12th Grade2094.58%
High School Graduate1,84440.37%
Some College95520.91%
Associates Degree3738.17%
Bachelors Degree82518.06%
Graduate Degree2976.50%
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Ishpeming Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ishpeming Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3804,1161,043
Black514127
Asian434329
Hispanic3434
Native American313123
Multiple Races2929

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 74.19%.

Ishpeming Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,064$42,083$21,620
Less Than High School$15,985$$16,042
High School Grad$21,994$38,073$18,309
Some College$34,185$53,558$27,683
Bachelors Degree$41,576$50,625$27,396
Graduate Degree$52,857$56,625$51,375

$32,064

Average Earnings

$42,083

Average Male

$21,620

Average Female

Ishpeming Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ishpeming Language by Age

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Ishpeming Language

98.82% of Ishpeming residents speak only English, while 1.18% 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
White5,92382013.84%
Hispanic4646100.00%
Multiple1413927.66%
Black841517.86%

14.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.96%

Male Poverty Rate

16.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ishpeming

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ishpeming is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ishpeming is White, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.39%.

Ishpeming Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.89%
Less Than High School17.47%
Some College14.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.05%

Ishpeming Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed39.62%
Female Employed8.69%
Male Employed7.50%

Ishpeming Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ishpeming Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,299$57,316
Families$57,065$71,912
Married Families$69,909-
Non Families$31,989$39,146
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Income by Household Type

Ishpeming Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

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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560

Number of Veterans

551

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam187
Korea104
Second Gulf War58
First Gulf War54
World War II40

Ishpeming Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+199
65 to 74133
35 to 5490
55 to 6480
18 to 3458

Ishpeming Veterans by Age

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Ishpeming Veterans by Race

Ishpeming Veterans by Education

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6.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ishpeming Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

8.1%

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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82.87%

Born in Michigan

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Ishpeming residents were born in the United States, with 82.87% 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 Asia.

Ishpeming Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,405-11-0.17%
20196,416-11-0.17%
20186,427-27-0.42%
20176,454-24-0.37%
20166,478-13-0.20%
20156,491-42-0.64%
20146,533-6-0.09%
20136,539-10-0.15%
20126,549320.49%
20116,517430.66%
20106,474-212-0.32%
20006,686-514-0.74%
19907,200-338-0.46%
19807,538-707-0.89%
19708,245-612-0.71%
19608,857-105-0.12%
19508,962-529-0.57%
19409,4912530.27%
19309,238-1,262-1.27%
192010,500-1,948-1.69%
191012,448-807-0.63%
190013,2552,0581.70%
189011,1975,1586.37%
18806,0390.00%

Ishpeming Population by Year