Laurium, Michigan Population 2022

1,842
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Laurium is a city located in Michigan. Laurium has a 2020 population of 1,842. Laurium is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,864 in 2010.

The average household income in Laurium is $52,529 with a poverty rate of 16.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $492 per month, and the median house value is $82,400. The median age in Laurium is 38.7 years, 39.6 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Laurium Demographics

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

  • White: 98.34%
  • Two or more races: 0.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Laurium, Michigan is 1,842 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,864.

Laurium, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,89098.34%
Black or African American130.68%
Two or More Races190.99%
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Laurium Population by Race

Laurium Population Pyramid 2022

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Laurium Median Age

39.4


Total

39.5


Male

39.3


Female

Laurium Adults

There are 1,444 adults, (391 of whom are seniors) in Laurium.

Laurium Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurium Sex Ratio

Female

1,011

52.60%

Male

911

47.40%

Laurium Population by Age

Laurium Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laurium Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married97.7%2.3%
All82.5%17.5%
Female74%26%
Non Family66.9%33.1%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laurium Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7622.5282.5
Married3553.2597.7
Male134.62100
Female773.7974
Non Family3171.3266.9

3.33

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Laurium Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade373.01%
9th to 12th Grade635.13%
High School Graduate37930.84%
Some College22918.63%
Associates Degree17314.08%
Bachelors Degree23419.04%
Graduate Degree1149.28%
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Laurium Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurium Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races443
White1,2191,119345
Black66

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 75.00%.

Laurium Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,308$32,163$26,336
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$13,469$$9,135
Some College$39,732$49,148$31,429
Bachelors Degree$50,156$72,679$40,833
Graduate Degree$$$2,500

$30,308

Average Earnings

$32,163

Average Male

$26,336

Average Female

Laurium Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurium Language by Age

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Laurium Language

97.59% of Laurium residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Laurium Language

Laurium Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1313100.00%
Hispanic14750.00%
Multiple19526.32%
White1,89029915.82%
OtherNaN%

16.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.66%

Male Poverty Rate

22.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurium

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurium is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.92%.

Laurium Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.00%
High School12.93%
Some College9.95%
Bachelors or Greater7.76%

Laurium Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.81%
Male Unemployed61.54%
Female Employed27.13%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Laurium Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurium Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,833$53,407
Families$57,708$72,323
Married Families$67,083-
Non Families$21,991$26,389
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Income by Household Type

Laurium Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurium Married by Age and Sex

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Laurium 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 45-54.

Laurium Marital Status by Race

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Laurium Marital Status

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104

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War21
Vietnam36
Korea15
World War II

Laurium Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5425
55 to 6410
65 to 7421
75+48

Laurium Veterans by Age

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Laurium Veterans by Race

Laurium Veterans by Education

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18.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurium Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Laurium Employment by Age

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Laurium Employment by Race

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Laurium 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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83.56%

Born in Laurium

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Laurium residents were born in the United States, with 83.56% having been born in Michigan. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Laurium Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,9770.00%
20111,966-11-0.56%
20121,955-11-0.56%
20131,944-11-0.56%
20141,933-11-0.57%
20151,922-11-0.57%
20161,911-11-0.57%
20171,900-11-0.58%
20181,889-11-0.58%
20191,878-11-0.58%
20201,864-14-0.75%
20211,853-11-0.59%
20221,842-11-0.59%

Laurium Population by Year