Manitowoc, Wisconsin Population 2021

32,533
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Manitowoc is a city located in Manitowoc County Wisconsin. It is also the county seat of Manitowoc County. With a 2020 population of 32,533, it is the 25th largest city in Wisconsin and the 1209th largest city in the United States . Manitowoc is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually and its population has decreased by -3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,736 in 2010. Manitowoc reached it's highest population of 34,053 in 2000. Spanning over 18 miles, Manitowoc has a population density of 1,830 people per square mile.

The average household income in Manitowoc is $61,183 with a poverty rate of 14.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $665 per month, and the median house value is $107,100. The median age in Manitowoc is 43.7 years, 41.7 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Manitowoc Demographics

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

  • White: 89.00%
  • Asian: 5.98%
  • Black or African American: 2.16%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Manitowoc, Wisconsin is 32,533 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,602.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,736.

Manitowoc, Wisconsin Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202178,913-34-0.04%
202078,947-34-0.04%
201978,981-34-0.04%
201879,015-84-0.11%
201779,099-249-0.31%
201679,348-135-0.17%
201579,483-468-0.59%
201479,951-534-0.67%
201380,485-241-0.30%
201280,726-312-0.39%
201181,038-293-0.36%
201081,3310.00%

Manitowoc Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,10689.00%
Asian1,9575.98%
Black or African American7072.16%
Two or More Races6121.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native1770.54%
Some Other Race1430.44%
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Manitowoc Population by Race

Manitowoc Population Pyramid $2021

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Manitowoc Median Age

43.7


Total

41.7


Male

45.6


Female

Manitowoc Adults

There are 25,848 adults, (6,898 of whom are seniors) in Manitowoc.

Manitowoc Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Manitowoc Sex Ratio

Female

16,748

51.21%

Male

15,954

48.79%

Manitowoc Population by Age

Manitowoc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Manitowoc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All66.3%33.7%
Male53.6%46.4%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Female42.9%57.1%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Manitowoc Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7402.1666.3
Non Family6,6631.2151.8
Married6,2132.9387.9
Female1,2182.9642.9
Male6463.0953.6

2.87

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Manitowoc Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9484.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,1795.03%
High School Graduate8,80437.58%
Some College5,13321.91%
Associates Degree2,47010.54%
Bachelors Degree3,52115.03%
Graduate Degree1,3705.85%
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Manitowoc Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Manitowoc Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,95019,4764,526
Asian1,025734221
Hispanic77648825
Black33923737
2+ Races25124345
Native American14414437
Other Race10455

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 25.69%.

Manitowoc Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,056$43,229$30,333
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$32,774$21,583
High School Graduate$32,262$37,924$26,744
Some College$36,420$43,198$29,800
Bachelors Degree$46,984$60,279$41,417
Graduate Degree$63,885$100,063$58,311

$37,056

Average Earnings

$43,229

Average Male

$30,333

Average Female

Manitowoc Earnings by Educational Attainment

Manitowoc Language by Age

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Manitowoc Language

91.87% of Manitowoc residents speak only English, while 8.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.04% of the population.

Manitowoc Language

Manitowoc Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,1073,02311.15%
Asian1,95758429.84%
Hispanic1,72435820.77%
Black65835453.80%
Multiple61214924.35%
Other1431812.59%
Native174148.05%

14.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.42%

Male Poverty Rate

17.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Manitowoc

The race most likely to be in poverty in Manitowoc is Black, with 53.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Manitowoc is Native, with 8.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.73%.

Manitowoc Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.32%
Some College12.25%
High School10.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Manitowoc Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.29%
Female Unemployed27.20%
Female Employed9.74%
Male Employed3.09%

Manitowoc Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Manitowoc Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,861$61,183
Families$66,244$77,522
Married Families$76,573-
Non Families$31,831$39,709
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Income by Household Type

Manitowoc Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Manitowoc Married by Age and Sex

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Manitowoc 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.

Manitowoc Marital Status by Race

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Manitowoc Marital Status

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2,083

Number of Veterans

1,909

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam717
First Gulf War330
Second Gulf War249
Korea218
World War II97

Manitowoc Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+553
65 to 74552
55 to 64416
35 to 54390
18 to 34172

Manitowoc Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9698.34%
Asian483.89%
Black439.84%
Hispanic273.07%
2+ Races155.32%
Native American85.56%

Manitowoc Veterans by Race

Manitowoc Veterans by Education

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1.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Manitowoc Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Manitowoc Employment by Age

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Manitowoc Employment by Race

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Manitowoc 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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79.39%

Born in Manitowoc

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

2.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Manitowoc residents were born in the United States, with 79.39% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Manitowoc Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202132,533-23-0.07%
202032,556-23-0.07%
201932,579-23-0.07%
201832,602-23-0.07%
201732,625-210-0.64%
201632,835-22-0.07%
201532,857-147-0.45%
201433,004-267-0.80%
201333,271-130-0.39%
201233,401-144-0.43%
201133,545-143-0.42%
201033,688-365-0.11%
200034,0531,5330.46%
199032,520-27-0.01%
198032,547-883-0.27%
197033,4301,1550.35%
196032,2754,6771.58%
195027,5983,1941.24%
194024,4041,4410.61%
193022,9635,4002.72%
192017,5634,5363.03%
191013,0271,2411.01%
190011,7864,0764.34%
18907,7101,3431.93%
18806,3671,1992.11%
18705,1682,1095.38%
18603,0590.00%

Manitowoc Population by Year