Ludington, Michigan Population 2022

7,571
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Ludington is a city located in Mason County Michigan. Ludington has a 2020 population of 7,571. It is also the county seat of Mason County. Ludington is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -1.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,655 in 2010.

The average household income in Ludington is $61,950 with a poverty rate of 17.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $133,000. The median age in Ludington is 43.9 years, 42.1 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Ludington Demographics

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

  • White: 95.40%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Native American: 1.34%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ludington, Michigan is 7,571 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,655.

Ludington, Michigan Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201028,7170.00%
201128,643-74-0.26%
201228,660170.06%
201328,66880.03%
201428,732640.22%
201528,73860.02%
201628,810720.25%
201728,9961860.64%
201829,084880.30%
201929,144600.21%
202029,204600.21%
202129,264600.21%

Ludington Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,70995.40%
Black or African American1491.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native1081.34%
Asian150.19%
Some Other Race180.22%
Two or More Races821.01%
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Ludington Population by Race

Ludington Population Pyramid 2022

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Ludington Median Age

43


Total

41


Male

44.5


Female

Ludington Adults

There are 6,201 adults, (2,153 of whom are seniors) in Ludington.

Ludington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ludington Sex Ratio

Female

4,138

51.21%

Male

3,943

48.79%

Ludington Population by Age

Ludington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ludington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
Male73.7%26.3%
Female59.6%40.4%
All53.7%46.3%
Non Family30.6%69.4%

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ludington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5962.1753.7
Married1,2433.0982.7
Male1182.5873.7
Female4503.7259.6
Non Family1,7851.1230.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Ludington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1793.19%
9th to 12th Grade3145.60%
High School Graduate2,26640.41%
Some College1,09719.56%
Associates Degree5509.81%
Bachelors Degree73513.11%
Graduate Degree4668.31%
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Ludington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ludington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races373713
White5,2724,8311,144
Native American1089122
Hispanic15012322
Other Race1818
Asian1514
Black4942

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 35.14%.

Ludington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,603$39,188$19,298
Less Than 9th Grade$19,920$38,576$11,458
High School Graduate$25,492$30,363$16,971
Some College$30,383$50,739$19,057
Bachelors Degree$36,167$56,771$28,264
Graduate Degree$60,208$$46,917

$29,603

Average Earnings

$39,188

Average Male

$19,298

Average Female

Ludington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ludington Language by Age

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Ludington Language

98.45% of Ludington residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.

Ludington Language

Ludington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0621,32218.72%
Hispanic4586113.32%
Asian1516.67%
Black11210.89%
OtherNaN%

17.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.48%

Male Poverty Rate

19.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ludington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ludington is White, with 18.72% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.19%.

Ludington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.10%
High School15.63%
Some College13.83%
Bachelors or Greater7.83%

Ludington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.68%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.87%
Female Unemployed94.74%

Ludington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ludington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,248$53,668
Families$63,018$72,899
Married Families$69,786-
Non Families$25,854$31,050
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Income by Household Type

Ludington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ludington Married by Age and Sex

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Ludington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ludington Marital Status by Race

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Ludington Marital Status

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619

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War78
First Gulf War199
Vietnam232
Korea51
World War II7

Ludington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54244
55 to 6465
65 to 74161
75+149

Ludington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White61610.38%
Black34.84%

Ludington Veterans by Race

Ludington Veterans by Education

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13.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ludington Veterans by Education

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ludington Employment by Age

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Ludington Employment by Race

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Ludington 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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80.70%

Born in Ludington

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of Ludington residents were born in the United States, with 80.70% having been born in Michigan. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ludington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18804,1900.00%
18907,5173,3276.02%
19007,166-351-0.48%
19109,1321,9662.45%
19208,810-322-0.36%
19308,898880.10%
19408,701-197-0.22%
19509,5068050.89%
19609,421-85-0.09%
19709,021-400-0.43%
19808,937-84-0.09%
19908,507-430-0.49%
20008,357-150-0.18%
20108,076-281-0.34%
20118,034-42-0.52%
20127,992-42-0.52%
20137,950-42-0.53%
20147,908-42-0.53%
20157,866-42-0.53%
20167,824-42-0.53%
20177,782-42-0.54%
20187,740-42-0.54%
20197,698-42-0.54%
20207,655-43-0.56%
20217,613-42-0.55%
20227,571-42-0.55%

Ludington Population by Year