Mecosta, Michigan Population 2020

459

Mecosta is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 459, it is the 448th largest city in Michigan and the 13712th largest city in the United States. Mecosta is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 457 in 2010. Mecosta reached it's highest population of 464 in 2013. Spanning over 1 miles, Mecosta has a population density of 413 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mecosta is $45,415 with a poverty rate of 23.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $810 per month, and the median house value is $61,800. The median age in Mecosta is 38.9 years, 38.3 years for males, and 41.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males.

Mecosta Demographics

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

  • White: 92.47%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Black or African American: 3.14%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mecosta, Michigan is 459, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 459.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 457.

Mecosta, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44292.47%
Two or More Races193.97%
Black or African American153.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.42%

Mecosta Population Pyramid 2020

Mecosta Median Age

38.9


Total

38.3


Male

41.5


Female

Mecosta Adults

There are 385 adults, (80 of whom are seniors) in Mecosta.

Mecosta Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mecosta Sex Ratio

Female

239

50.00%

Male

239

50.00%

Mecosta Households and Families

Mecosta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mecosta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female96.2%3.8%
Male93.8%6.3%
Non Family83.3%16.7%
All79.2%20.8%
Married66.7%33.3%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1593.0179.2
Married693.2566.7
Non Family481.1783.3
Female263.8596.2
Male166.1393.8

3.57

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mecosta Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade226.61%
9th to 12th Grade7723.12%
High School Graduate15245.65%
Some College339.91%
Associates Degree226.61%
Bachelors Degree226.61%
Graduate Degree51.50%

Mecosta Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27620316
Hispanic32118
Multiple Races138
Black10101
Native American222

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,511$33,125$21,346
Less Than High School$26,719$$
High School Grad$26,667$42,500$20,938
Some College$16,563$$16,667
Bachelors Degree$25,938$$26,719
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,511

Average Earnings

$33,125

Average Male

$21,346

Average Female

Mecosta Language

Mecosta Language by Age

Mecosta Language

99.34% of Mecosta residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Mecosta Poverty

Mecosta Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41010425.37%
Black15746.67%

23.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.41%

Male Poverty Rate

28.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mecosta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mecosta is Black, with 46.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mecosta is White, with 25.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.28%
Some College18.18%
High School13.82%
Bachelors or Greater11.11%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.00%
Female Employed13.68%
Male Employed4.17%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mecosta Income

Mecosta Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,625$45,415
Families$51,250$52,268
Married Families$55,625-
Non Families$20,000$22,740

Mecosta Marital Status

Mecosta Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mecosta Married by Age and Sex

Mecosta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Mecosta Marital Status by Race

Mecosta Veterans

30

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War6
World War II3
Korea2
First Gulf War1
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7411
75+8
35 to 546
18 to 345
55 to 64
Name Veterans % of Total
White236.42%
Black440.00%
2 or More320.00%

$Mecosta Veterans by Education

3.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mecosta Employment Status

48.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mecosta 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

83.26%

Born in Michigan

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mecosta residents were born in the United States, with 83.26% having been born in Michigan. 0.00% 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
20204590.00%
20194590.00%
201845910.22%
20174580.00%
201645810.22%
2015457-4-0.87%
2014461-3-0.65%
201346410.22%
20124630.00%
201146351.09%
20104580.00%