Michigan City, Indiana Population 2020

31,054

Michigan City is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 31,054, it is the 31st largest city in Indiana and the 1248th largest city in the United States. Michigan City is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -1.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,479 in 2010. Michigan City reached it's highest population of 39,369 in 1970. Spanning over 20 miles, Michigan City has a population density of 1,578 people per square mile.

The average household income in Michigan City is $51,379 with a poverty rate of 25.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $756 per month, and the median house value is $89,200. The median age in Michigan City is 36.1 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.6 males.

Michigan City Demographics

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

  • White: 62.26%
  • Black or African American: 29.56%
  • Two or more races: 5.68%
  • Other race: 1.49%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Michigan City, Indiana is 31,054, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,118.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,479.

Michigan City, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020110,199960.09%
2019110,103960.09%
2018110,007960.09%
2017109,911-343-0.31%
2016110,254-599-0.54%
2015110,853-884-0.80%
2014111,7373160.28%
2013111,4211250.11%
2012111,296-3-0.00%
2011111,299-156-0.14%
2010111,4550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,45762.26%
Black or African American9,23729.56%
Two or More Races1,7745.68%
Some Other Race4651.49%
Asian2420.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.24%

Michigan City Population Pyramid 2020

Michigan City Median Age

36.1


Total

35.2


Male

37.1


Female

Michigan City Adults

There are 23,931 adults, (4,420 of whom are seniors) in Michigan City.

Michigan City Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Michigan City Sex Ratio

Female

15,346

49.11%

Male

15,905

50.89%

Michigan City Households and Families

Michigan City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Michigan City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All53.7%46.3%
Male49.8%50.2%
Non Family46.9%53.1%
Female32%68%

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4392.2753.7
Non Family5,4061.1846.9
Married3,8593.0377.4
Female2,3793.2132
Male7953.2349.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

10%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Michigan City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6723.17%
9th to 12th Grade2,24410.59%
High School Graduate8,07238.10%
Some College4,56521.55%
Associates Degree2,0849.84%
Bachelors Degree2,34511.07%
Graduate Degree1,2035.68%

Michigan City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,90112,4932,773
Black5,6234,485469
Hispanic99568096
Multiple Races514459106
Other Race28716447
Asian15314882
Native American767622

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 asian people with a rate of 53.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,778$36,775$23,290
Less Than High School$21,087$22,083$16,750
High School Grad$24,948$27,965$20,913
Some College$30,111$41,651$21,719
Bachelors Degree$42,023$55,806$34,762
Graduate Degree$52,031$61,705$49,350

$28,778

Average Earnings

$36,775

Average Male

$23,290

Average Female

Michigan City Language

Michigan City Language by Age

Michigan City Language

94.93% of Michigan City residents speak only English, while 5.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.59% of the population.

Michigan City Poverty

Michigan City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,1353,27319.10%
Black7,9563,07238.61%
Multiple1,62359336.54%
Hispanic1,67249029.31%
Other4468519.06%
Asian23720.84%

25.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.11%

Male Poverty Rate

29.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Michigan City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Michigan City is Black, with 38.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Michigan City is Asian, with 0.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.77%
High School20.66%
Some College16.70%
Bachelors or Greater6.26%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.52%
Female Unemployed46.62%
Female Employed16.66%
Male Employed6.46%

Michigan City Income

Michigan City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,713$51,379
Families$46,999$57,872
Married Families$66,478$77,887
Non Families$28,768$39,794

Michigan City Marital Status

Michigan City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Michigan City Married by Age and Sex

Michigan City 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 35-44.

Michigan City Marital Status by Race

Michigan City Veterans

1,930

Number of Veterans

1,737

Male Veterans

193

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam631
Second Gulf War305
First Gulf War266
Korea184
World War II61
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5179.49%
Black3304.97%
Hispanic574.63%
2 or More395.23%
Other299.24%
Asian158.47%

$Michigan City Veterans by Education

7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Michigan City Employment Status

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Michigan City 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

67.93%

Born in Indiana

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.74% of Michigan City residents were born in the United States, with 67.93% having been born in Indiana. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202031,054-32-0.10%
201931,086-32-0.10%
201831,11820.01%
201731,116-32-0.10%
201631,148-231-0.74%
201531,379-174-0.55%
201431,553770.24%
201331,4763461.11%
201231,130-130-0.42%
201131,260-169-0.54%
201031,429-1,471-0.46%
200032,900-922-0.28%
199033,822-3,028-0.85%
198036,850-2,519-0.66%
197039,3692,7160.72%
196036,6538,2582.59%
195028,3951,9190.70%
194026,476-259-0.10%
193026,7357,2783.23%
192019,4574300.22%
191019,0274,1772.51%
190014,8504,0743.26%
189010,7763,4103.88%
18807,3663,3816.34%
18703,9856651.84%
18603,3200.00%