Lapeer, Michigan Population 2020

8,537

Lapeer is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 8,537, it is the 105th largest city in Michigan and the 3443rd largest city in the United States. Lapeer is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -3.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,841 in 2010. Lapeer reached it's highest population of 9,072 in 2000. Spanning over 8 miles, Lapeer has a population density of 1,164 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lapeer is $49,436 with a poverty rate of 23.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $101,100. The median age in Lapeer is 40.8 years, 37.7 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.5 males.

Lapeer Demographics

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

  • White: 85.60%
  • Black or African American: 9.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Other race: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Lapeer, Michigan is 8,537, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,621.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,841.

Lapeer, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,47485.60%
Black or African American8589.83%
Two or More Races1972.26%
Some Other Race700.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.73%
Asian570.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.13%

Lapeer Population Pyramid 2020

Lapeer Median Age

40.8


Total

37.7


Male

44.5


Female

Lapeer Adults

There are 7,108 adults, (1,450 of whom are seniors) in Lapeer.

Lapeer Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lapeer Sex Ratio

Female

4,108

47.05%

Male

4,623

52.95%

Lapeer Households and Families

Lapeer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lapeer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.6%27.4%
Female55.4%44.6%
All51.7%48.3%
Male44.4%55.6%
Non Family38.8%61.2%

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5972.0651.7
Non Family1,8061.1138.8
Married1,0823.0972.6
Female5292.9355.4
Male1802.7144.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lapeer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1582.56%
9th to 12th Grade5028.12%
High School Graduate2,48240.14%
Some College1,72827.95%
Associates Degree4947.99%
Bachelors Degree5168.35%
Graduate Degree3034.90%

Lapeer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3164,818770
Black6024734
Hispanic10999
Multiple Races8158
Asian575734
Other Race4040
Native American2323
Islander111111

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,161$37,875$22,385
Less Than High School$20,833$21,528$13,589
High School Grad$26,083$33,421$20,781
Some College$30,474$44,479$20,970
Bachelors Degree$52,222$55,455$
Graduate Degree$50,000$53,600$

$31,161

Average Earnings

$37,875

Average Male

$22,385

Average Female

Lapeer Language

Lapeer Language by Age

Lapeer Language

97.19% of Lapeer residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Lapeer Poverty

Lapeer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,9081,61923.44%
Multiple1857641.08%
Hispanic2297030.57%
Black3737100.00%

23.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.94%

Male Poverty Rate

24.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lapeer

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lapeer is White, with 23.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.96%
Some College24.19%
High School19.02%
Bachelors or Greater9.63%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.71%
Female Unemployed45.03%
Male Employed10.21%
Female Employed8.33%

Lapeer Income

Lapeer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,439$49,436
Families$50,767$60,037
Married Families$66,810-
Non Families$22,781$36,659

Lapeer Marital Status

Lapeer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lapeer Married by Age and Sex

Lapeer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lapeer Marital Status by Race

Lapeer Veterans

366

Number of Veterans

333

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War47
Korea11
World War II9
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74105
35 to 5496
75+80
18 to 3451
55 to 6434
Name Veterans % of Total
White3545.88%
Hispanic85.37%
Other815.38%
Indian410.00%

$Lapeer Veterans by Education

10.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lapeer Employment Status

44.4%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Lapeer 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

82.68%

Born in Michigan

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.68% of Lapeer residents were born in the United States, with 82.68% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,537-42-0.49%
20198,579-42-0.49%
20188,621-89-1.02%
20178,710-42-0.48%
20168,752-52-0.59%
20158,804270.31%
20148,777-26-0.30%
20138,803-4-0.05%
20128,8070.00%
20118,807-11-0.12%
20108,818-254-0.28%
20009,0721,3131.58%
19907,7591,5612.27%
19806,198-72-0.12%
19706,2701100.18%
19606,160170.03%
19506,1437781.36%
19405,3653570.69%
19305,0082850.59%
19204,7237771.81%
19103,9466491.81%
19003,2975441.82%
18902,753-158-0.56%
18802,9110.00%