Ludington, Michigan Population 2020

8,185
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Ludington is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 8,185, it is the 110th largest city in Michigan and the 3561st largest city in the United States. Ludington is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 1.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,076 in 2010. Ludington reached it's highest population of 9,506 in 1950. Spanning over 4 miles, Ludington has a population density of 2,436 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ludington is $63,585 with a poverty rate of 17.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $645 per month, and the median house value is $122,800. The median age in Ludington is 44.6 years, 42.1 years for males, and 46 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.8 males.

Ludington Demographics

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

  • White: 95.64%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ludington, Michigan is 8,185, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,137.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,076.

Ludington, Michigan Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,254770.26%
201929,177770.26%
201829,100770.26%
201729,0232010.69%
201628,822810.28%
201528,74190.03%
201428,732650.23%
201328,66780.03%
201228,659180.06%
201128,641-79-0.28%
201028,7200.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,70695.64%
Two or More Races1842.28%
Black or African American891.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.55%
Some Other Race260.32%
Asian80.10%
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Ludington Population Pyramid 2020

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Ludington Median Age

44.6


Total

42.1


Male

46


Female

Ludington Adults

There are 6,364 adults, (1,872 of whom are seniors) in Ludington.

Ludington Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ludington Sex Ratio

Female

4,361

54.13%

Male

3,696

45.87%

Ludington Households and Families

Ludington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ludington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All61.4%38.6%
Female59.7%40.3%
Male58.5%41.5%
Non Family41.4%58.6%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5792.1761.4
Non Family1,5621.1641.4
Married1,3892.984.7
Female4573.1459.7
Male1712.9258.5

2.84

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ludington Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1342.33%
9th to 12th Grade2524.38%
High School Graduate2,01134.94%
Some College1,27022.06%
Associates Degree69011.99%
Bachelors Degree86815.08%
Graduate Degree5319.23%
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Ludington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3825,0631,346
Hispanic19915234
Multiple Races96837
Black6154
Native American444412
Other Race2626
Asian88

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 native american people with a rate of 27.27%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,887$32,195$28,586
Less Than High School$26,150$26,600$
High School Grad$25,045$26,982$19,107
Some College$30,080$30,915$27,802
Bachelors Degree$43,508$55,139$31,172
Graduate Degree$51,625$49,900$51,875

$30,887

Average Earnings

$32,195

Average Male

$28,586

Average Female

Ludington Language

Ludington Language by Age

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Ludington Language

97.20% of Ludington residents speak only English, while 2.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Ludington Poverty

Ludington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0651,17316.60%
Hispanic48112926.82%
Multiple184189.78%
Black35411.43%

17.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.30%

Male Poverty Rate

19.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ludington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ludington is Hispanic, with 26.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ludington is Multiple, with 9.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.56%
High School16.44%
Bachelors or Greater10.71%
Some College10.31%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.32%
Male Unemployed20.50%
Female Employed5.81%
Male Employed4.58%

Ludington Income

Ludington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,039$63,585
Families$62,284$80,072
Married Families$73,774-
Non Families$25,497$40,870
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Ludington Marital Status

Ludington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ludington Marital Status by Race

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Ludington Veterans

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585

Number of Veterans

536

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam232
First Gulf War146
Korea74
Second Gulf War36
World War II18
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74182
35 to 54173
75+148
55 to 6482
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5809.55%
Black57.04%

Ludington Veterans by Education

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9.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ludington Employment Status

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58%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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83.36%

Born in Michigan

97.57%

Native Born

2.43%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.57% of Ludington residents were born in the United States, with 83.36% having been born in Michigan. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,185240.29%
20198,161240.29%
20188,137901.12%
20178,047240.30%
20168,02310.01%
20158,022-14-0.17%
20148,03640.05%
20138,032-7-0.09%
20128,0390.00%
20118,039-42-0.52%
20108,081-276-0.34%
20008,357-150-0.18%
19908,507-430-0.49%
19808,937-84-0.09%
19709,021-400-0.43%
19609,421-85-0.09%
19509,5068050.89%
19408,701-197-0.22%
19308,898880.10%
19208,810-322-0.36%
19109,1321,9662.45%
19007,166-351-0.48%
18907,5173,3276.02%
18804,1900.00%