Jenison, Michigan Population 2020

17,794

Jenison is a city located in Michigan. Jenison has a 2020 population of 17,794. Jenison is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 7.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,538 in 2010. Jenison reached it's highest population of 17,794 in 2018.

The average household income in Jenison is $73,265 with a poverty rate of 4.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $897 per month, and the median house value is $161,200. The median age in Jenison is 39.3 years, 37.1 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Jenison Demographics

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

  • White: 94.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.19%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jenison, Michigan is 17,794, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,794.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,538.

Jenison, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,85894.74%
Two or More Races5683.19%
Black or African American1280.72%
Asian890.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native820.46%
Some Other Race690.39%

Jenison Population Pyramid 2020

Jenison Median Age

39.3


Total

37.1


Male

40.9


Female

Jenison Adults

There are 13,355 adults, (3,573 of whom are seniors) in Jenison.

Jenison Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jenison Sex Ratio

Female

9,138

51.35%

Male

8,656

48.65%

Jenison Households and Families

Jenison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jenison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.6%7.4%
Female87%13%
All85.1%14.9%
Non Family66.4%33.6%

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7602.6385.1
Married4,3773.2892.6
Non Family1,8551.0966.4
Female4682.7687
Male601.98100

3.17

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

1.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jenison Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1521.31%
9th to 12th Grade4303.70%
High School Graduate3,52130.29%
Some College2,84824.50%
Associates Degree1,41212.15%
Bachelors Degree2,48121.35%
Graduate Degree7796.70%

Jenison Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,05910,5163,128
Hispanic28124262
Black1061067
Multiple Races949463
Native American6060
Asian5050
Other Race2919

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 multiple races people with a rate of 67.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,538$51,443$30,272
Less Than High School$44,286$52,661$
High School Grad$36,210$41,966$21,406
Some College$36,228$46,172$26,490
Bachelors Degree$47,903$62,670$36,793
Graduate Degree$56,250$59,323$47,969

$40,538

Average Earnings

$51,443

Average Male

$30,272

Average Female

Jenison Language

Jenison Language by Age

Jenison Language

96.43% of Jenison residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Jenison Poverty

Jenison Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,3827754.73%
Hispanic694233.31%
Multiple568234.05%
Other691623.19%
Black12886.25%
Asian8966.74%

4.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.62%

Male Poverty Rate

4.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jenison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jenison is Other, with 23.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jenison is Hispanic, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.90%
High School6.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%
Some College1.83%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed9.60%
Female Unemployed9.55%
Female Employed3.13%
Male Employed1.28%

Jenison Income

Jenison Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,119$73,265
Families$79,992$86,155
Married Families$84,505-
Non Families$27,415$35,729

Jenison Marital Status

Jenison Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jenison Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Jenison Marital Status by Race

Jenison Veterans

1,081

Number of Veterans

1,019

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam430
Korea199
World War II157
First Gulf War102
Second Gulf War74
Age Group Veterans
75+454
65 to 74366
55 to 64120
35 to 54102
18 to 3439

$Jenison Veterans by Education

7.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jenison Employment Status

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jenison 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

85.04%

Born in Michigan

97.31%

Native Born

2.69%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.31% of Jenison residents were born in the United States, with 85.04% having been born in Michigan. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,7940.00%
201917,7940.00%
201817,794360.20%
201717,7582971.70%
201617,4614572.69%
201517,004-267-1.55%
201417,2713712.20%
201316,900-539-3.09%
201217,439230.13%
201117,4168785.31%
201016,5380.00%