Marlette, Michigan Population 2020

1,755

Marlette is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,755, it is the 270th largest city in Michigan and the 8116th largest city in the United States. Marlette is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -6.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,875 in 2010. Marlette reached it's highest population of 1,876 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Marlette has a population density of 1,087 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marlette is $43,430 with a poverty rate of 34.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $574 per month, and the median house value is $70,300. The median age in Marlette is 33.7 years, 31.8 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.6 males.

Marlette Demographics

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

  • White: 95.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Black or African American: 1.81%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Asian: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marlette, Michigan is 1,755, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,769.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,875.

Marlette, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,79395.68%
Two or More Races351.87%
Black or African American341.81%
Some Other Race70.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.21%
Asian10.05%

Marlette Population Pyramid 2020

Marlette Median Age

33.7


Total

31.8


Male

35.6


Female

Marlette Adults

There are 1,340 adults, (306 of whom are seniors) in Marlette.

Marlette Age Dependency

81.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Marlette Sex Ratio

Female

1,032

55.07%

Male

842

44.93%

Marlette Households and Families

Marlette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marlette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
Male80%20%
All54%46%
Non Family37.2%62.8%
Female34.7%65.3%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7612.4254
Non Family2981.2137.2
Married2753.1682.9
Female1733.2734.7
Male152.9380

3.02

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

11%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marlette Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade413.46%
9th to 12th Grade12710.71%
High School Graduate49341.57%
Some College29925.21%
Associates Degree847.08%
Bachelors Degree1028.60%
Graduate Degree403.37%

Marlette Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,111960136
Hispanic3624
Black32272
Other Race77
Native American444
Multiple Races22
Asian11

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,478$34,432$17,870
Less Than High School$$20,179$
High School Grad$21,212$28,750$15,417
Some College$25,000$39,167$18,542
Bachelors Degree$37,250$53,125$
Graduate Degree$$250,000$70,313

$22,478

Average Earnings

$34,432

Average Male

$17,870

Average Female

Marlette Language

Marlette Language by Age

Marlette Language

95.01% of Marlette residents speak only English, while 4.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.17% of the population.

Marlette Poverty

Marlette Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,70454131.75%
Hispanic846476.19%
Black342058.82%
Multiple35822.86%

34.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.04%

Male Poverty Rate

38.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marlette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marlette is Hispanic, with 76.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marlette is Multiple, with 22.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.32%
High School32.11%
Some College21.52%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed71.67%
Female Unemployed60.71%
Female Employed25.00%
Male Employed9.92%

Marlette Income

Marlette Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,337$43,430
Families$38,203$50,224
Married Families$52,917-
Non Families$21,023$30,086

Marlette Marital Status

Marlette Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Marlette Married by Age and Sex

Marlette 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 55-64.

Marlette Marital Status by Race

Marlette Veterans

128

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam54
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War12
World War II6
Korea3
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7437
55 to 6431
35 to 5426
75+24
18 to 3410
Name Veterans % of Total
White1148.82%
Black823.53%
Indian4100.00%
2 or More2100.00%

$Marlette Veterans by Education

4.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marlette Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Marlette Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

91.25%

Born in Michigan

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.99% of Marlette residents were born in the United States, with 91.25% having been born in Michigan. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,755-7-0.40%
20191,762-7-0.40%
20181,769-3-0.17%
20171,772-7-0.39%
20161,779-3-0.17%
20151,782-10-0.56%
20141,792-10-0.55%
20131,802-26-1.42%
20121,828-24-1.30%
20111,852-24-1.28%
20101,8760.00%