Okemos, Michigan Population 2020

23,912

Okemos is a city located in Michigan. Okemos has a 2020 population of 23,912. Okemos is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,369 in 2010. Okemos reached it's highest population of 23,912 in 2018.

The average household income in Okemos is $106,682 with a poverty rate of 14.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $965 per month, and the median house value is $231,100. The median age in Okemos is 34.3 years, 33.2 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Okemos Demographics

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

  • White: 68.80%
  • Asian: 19.96%
  • Two or more races: 6.05%
  • Black or African American: 4.45%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Okemos, Michigan is 23,912, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,912.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,369.

Okemos, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,45268.80%
Asian4,77219.96%
Two or More Races1,4466.05%
Black or African American1,0654.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.46%
Some Other Race680.28%

Okemos Population Pyramid 2020

Okemos Median Age

34.3


Total

33.2


Male

36


Female

Okemos Adults

There are 18,699 adults, (3,274 of whom are seniors) in Okemos.

Okemos Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Okemos Sex Ratio

Female

12,289

51.39%

Male

11,623

48.61%

Okemos Households and Families

Okemos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Okemos Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
Female68.9%31.1%
All61.1%38.9%
Male59.9%40.1%
Non Family33.1%66.9%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5412.4761.1
Married4,5533.1685.3
Non Family4,1331.5933.1
Female6632.9668.9
Male1922.9959.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Okemos Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade810.56%
9th to 12th Grade2271.57%
High School Graduate1,0907.53%
Some College1,65911.46%
Associates Degree7925.47%
Bachelors Degree4,43930.66%
Graduate Degree6,18842.75%

Okemos Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0339,8447,412
Asian2,9112,8552,486
Black569562212
Multiple Races526522277
Hispanic407360255
Native American65566
Other Race232323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,954$71,566$45,931
Less Than High School$25,446$27,143$
High School Grad$32,077$41,076$20,714
Some College$33,549$36,418$31,355
Bachelors Degree$50,466$65,673$41,841
Graduate Degree$81,414$92,260$67,757

$56,954

Average Earnings

$71,566

Average Male

$45,931

Average Female

Okemos Language

Okemos Language by Age

Okemos Language

76.89% of Okemos residents speak only English, while 23.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.81% of the population.

Okemos Poverty

Okemos Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,4192,17614.11%
Asian4,75759412.49%
Black1,04241139.44%
Hispanic75111915.85%
Multiple1,433876.07%
Native1094844.04%

14.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.48%

Male Poverty Rate

15.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okemos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okemos is Native, with 44.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okemos is Multiple, with 6.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.64%
Some College11.60%
High School11.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.94%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.02%
Male Unemployed13.40%
Female Employed11.39%
Male Employed8.40%

Okemos Income

Okemos Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$78,080$106,682
Families$111,691$143,845
Married Families$125,322-
Non Families$39,129$56,570

Okemos Marital Status

Okemos Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Okemos Married by Age and Sex

Okemos 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.

Okemos Marital Status by Race

Okemos Veterans

856

Number of Veterans

840

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam369
Second Gulf War115
First Gulf War86
World War II52
Korea39
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74330
35 to 54180
75+153
55 to 64111
18 to 3482
Name Veterans % of Total
White7976.00%
2 or More405.56%
Asian190.51%
Hispanic71.32%

$Okemos Veterans by Education

9.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okemos Employment Status

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Okemos 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

54.82%

Born in Michigan

78.86%

Native Born

21.14%

Foreign Born

11.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

78.86% of Okemos residents were born in the United States, with 54.82% having been born in Michigan. 11.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202023,9120.00%
201923,9120.00%
201823,9129234.01%
201722,9894962.21%
201622,4934201.90%
201522,0732461.13%
201421,8275412.54%
201321,2864011.92%
201220,885-136-0.65%
201121,021-348-1.63%
201021,3690.00%