Lapeer, Michigan Population 2024

9,037

Lapeer is a city located in Lapeer County Michigan. Lapeer has a 2024 population of 9,037. It is also the county seat of Lapeer County. Lapeer is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually and its population has decreased by -0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,041 in 2020.

The average household income in Lapeer is $69,727 with a poverty rate of 24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lapeer is 40.3 years, 39 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Lapeer Demographics

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

  • White: 81.34%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Two or more races: 8.28%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,230.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.04% (-4)
The current population of Lapeer, Michigan is 9,037 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,041.

Lapeer, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,34881.34%
Black or African American8859.8%
Two or more races7488.28%
Native American370.41%
Other race160.18%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lapeer Population by Race

Lapeer Population Pyramid 2024

Lapeer Median Age

40.3

Total

39

Male

43.7

Female

Lapeer Adults

There are 7,355 adults, (1,461 of whom are seniors) in Lapeer.

Lapeer Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lapeer Sex Ratio

Female4,07745.13%
Male4,95754.87%

Lapeer Population by Age

Lapeer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6522.095050
Non Family1,7541.1335.564.5
Married1,1523.0171.828.2
Female5752.9146.853.2
Male1713.0863.736.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lapeer Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1712.64%
9th to 12th Grade5869.04%
High School Graduate2,60640.21%
Some College1,62125.01%
Associates Degree5728.83%
Bachelors Degree6329.75%
Graduate Degree2934.52%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lapeer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lapeer Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,4164,894877
Black61144028
2+ Races34630220
Hispanic1931900
Native American30130
Other Race220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.19%.

Lapeer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,361$43,641$40,699
Less Than 9th Grade$36,094$38,147$0
High School Graduate$37,353$41,548$29,423
Some College$28,484$30,648$0
Bachelors Degree$70,500$74,301$63,750
Graduate Degree$98,947$105,515$0

$41,361

Average Earnings

$43,641

Average Male

$40,699

Average Female

Lapeer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lapeer Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lapeer Language

97.13% of Lapeer residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Lapeer Language

Lapeer Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,5981,55923.63%
Multiple72323131.95%
Black853035.29%
Hispanic33730.89%

24%

Overall Poverty Rate

21%

Male Poverty Rate

26.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lapeer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lapeer is Black, with 35.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lapeer is Hispanic, with 0.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.14%.

Lapeer Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.7%
High School22.65%
Some College22.09%
Bachelors or Greater8.42%

Lapeer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed13.58%
Male Employed4.29%

Lapeer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lapeer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$50,510$69,727
Families$69,737$96,436
Married Families$86,310$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,475$36,403

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lapeer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lapeer Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Lapeer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lapeer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

438

Number of Veterans

396

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam250
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War39
Korea10
World War II0

Lapeer Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+182
65 to 7489
35 to 5473
18 to 3454
55 to 6440

Lapeer Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4026.62%
2+ Races225.06%
Black80.99%
Native American620%

Lapeer Veterans by Race

Lapeer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lapeer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lapeer Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lapeer Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lapeer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.81%

Born in Lapeer

99.9%

Native Born

0.1%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.9% of Lapeer residents were born in the United States, with 85.81% having been born in Michigan. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lapeer Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,032-1-0.01%
20289,033-1-0.01%
20279,034-1-0.01%
20269,035-1-0.01%
20259,036-1-0.01%
20249,037-1-0.01%
20239,038-1-0.01%
20229,039-39-0.43%
20219,078370.41%
20209,0414815.62%
20198,560-57-0.66%
20188,617-101-1.16%
20178,718-38-0.43%
20168,756-50-0.57%
20158,806230.26%
20148,783-25-0.28%
20138,808-5-0.06%
20128,813-1-0.01%
20118,814-10-0.11%
20108,824-248-2.73%
20009,0721,31316.92%
19907,7591,56125.19%
19806,198-72-1.15%
19706,2701101.79%
19606,160170.28%
19506,14377814.5%
19405,3653577.13%
19305,0082856.03%
19204,72377719.69%
19103,94664919.68%
19003,29754419.76%
18902,753-158-5.43%
18802,91100%
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Lapeer Population by Year