Jenison, Michigan Population 2022

17,431
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Jenison is a city located in Ottawa County Michigan. Jenison has a 2020 population of 17,431. Jenison is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,538 in 2010.

The average household income in Jenison is $75,617 with a poverty rate of 5.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,464 per month, and the median house value is $182,300. The median age in Jenison is 39.5 years, 36.9 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Jenison Demographics

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

  • White: 94.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jenison, Michigan is 17,431 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,431.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,538.

Jenison, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,88994.61%
Black or African American1330.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native690.39%
Asian1100.62%
Some Other Race1180.66%
Two or More Races5322.98%
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Jenison Population by Race

Jenison Population Pyramid 2022

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Jenison Median Age

40


Total

38.4


Male

40.9


Female

Jenison Adults

There are 13,509 adults, (4,039 of whom are seniors) in Jenison.

Jenison Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jenison Sex Ratio

Female

9,416

52.75%

Male

8,435

47.25%

Jenison Population by Age

Jenison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jenison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.2%5.8%
Male91.4%8.6%
Female84.2%15.8%
All82.4%17.6%
Non Family55%45%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jenison Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9782.5582.4
Married4,4333.1694.2
Male1523.1691.4
Female3932.8284.2
Non Family2,0001.1255

3.07

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Jenison Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1311.08%
9th to 12th Grade5314.39%
High School Graduate3,89632.18%
Some College3,11725.74%
Associates Degree1,29610.70%
Bachelors Degree2,50020.65%
Graduate Degree6375.26%
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Jenison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jenison Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races13512785
Asian747429
White11,46810,8982,943
Hispanic35927582
Other Race825117
Black30305
Native American5959

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.96%.

Jenison Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,237$51,596$35,327
Less Than 9th Grade$$$23,281
High School Graduate$37,415$41,951$21,441
Some College$41,534$53,850$31,990
Bachelors Degree$52,800$58,696$43,929
Graduate Degree$51,164$$51,853

$43,237

Average Earnings

$51,596

Average Male

$35,327

Average Female

Jenison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jenison Language by Age

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Jenison Language

96.85% of Jenison residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Jenison Language

Jenison Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2277654.71%
Other43NaN%
Hispanic78719624.90%
Multiple532152.82%

5.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.57%

Male Poverty Rate

4.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jenison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jenison is White, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jenison is Multiple, with 2.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.61%.

Jenison Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.01%
High School6.37%
Some College3.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Jenison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.19%
Male Unemployed13.33%
Female Employed1.25%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Jenison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jenison Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,720$79,047
Families$85,343$91,647
Married Families$88,561-
Non Families$33,944$43,581
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Income by Household Type

Jenison Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.0%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jenison Married by Age and Sex

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Jenison 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.

Jenison Marital Status by Race

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Jenison Marital Status

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962

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War79
First Gulf War131
Vietnam401
Korea135
World War II86

Jenison Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3436
35 to 54131
55 to 6491
65 to 74316
75+388

Jenison Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9487.25%
Asian1416.09%

Jenison Veterans by Race

Jenison Veterans by Education

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8.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jenison Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jenison Employment by Age

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Jenison Employment by Race

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Jenison 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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83.99%

Born in Jenison

97.44%

Native Born

2.56%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

1.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.44% of Jenison residents were born in the United States, with 83.99% having been born in Michigan. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Jenison Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201016,5380.00%
201117,4168785.31%
201217,439230.13%
201316,900-539-3.09%
201417,2713712.20%
201517,004-267-1.55%
201617,4614572.69%
201717,7582971.70%
201817,794360.20%
201917,431-363-2.04%
202017,4310.00%
202117,4310.00%
202217,4310.00%

Jenison Population by Year