Okemos, Michigan Population 2022

25,871
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Okemos is a city located in Ingham County Michigan. Okemos has a 2020 population of 25,871. Okemos is currently growing at a rate of 1.47% annually and its population has increased by 2.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,121 in 2010.

The average household income in Okemos is $106,872 with a poverty rate of 14.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,060 per month, and the median house value is $264,300. The median age in Okemos is 34.5 years, 33.4 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Okemos Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Okemoswas:

  • White: 67.68%
  • Asian: 20.05%
  • Black or African American: 6.15%
  • Two or more races: 5.17%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Okemos, Michigan is 25,871 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,121.

Okemos, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,44467.68%
Black or African American1,4946.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native1610.66%
Asian4,87220.05%
Some Other Race670.28%
Two or More Races1,2575.17%
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Okemos Population by Race

Okemos Population Pyramid 2022

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Okemos Median Age

34.9


Total

34.2


Male

35.5


Female

Okemos Adults

There are 18,864 adults, (3,369 of whom are seniors) in Okemos.

Okemos Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Okemos Sex Ratio

Female

12,385

50.98%

Male

11,910

49.02%

Okemos Population by Age

Okemos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Okemos Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
Female69.7%30.3%
All59.5%40.5%
Male47.1%52.9%
Non Family29.6%70.4%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okemos Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6682.4759.5
Married4,9653.0481.6
Male1363.3547.1
Female7033.1269.7
Non Family3,8641.5929.6

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Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Okemos Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade700.47%
9th to 12th Grade1551.04%
High School Graduate1,0757.19%
Some College1,4689.82%
Associates Degree8445.65%
Bachelors Degree4,54730.43%
Graduate Degree6,78345.40%
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Okemos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Okemos Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race333333
Asian3,0973,0632,724
White10,0799,9477,511
Hispanic528500373
2+ Races505501346
Black715707420
Native American1139024

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%.

Okemos Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,826$74,858$44,701
Less Than 9th Grade$14,808$$
High School Graduate$36,406$47,824$26,786
Some College$33,897$37,214$32,647
Bachelors Degree$44,609$66,023$39,821
Graduate Degree$81,145$90,750$72,893

$58,826

Average Earnings

$74,858

Average Male

$44,701

Average Female

Okemos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Okemos Language by Age

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Okemos Language

75.25% of Okemos residents speak only English, while 24.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 13.62% of the population.

Okemos Language

Okemos Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,45865745.06%
Multiple1,24520516.47%
Native1612314.29%
White15,3611,97712.87%
Asian4,85850910.48%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic86510512.14%

14.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.48%

Male Poverty Rate

14.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okemos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okemos is Black, with 45.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okemos is Hispanic, with 12.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.14%.

Okemos Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.59%
High School14.09%
Some College12.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

Okemos Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.28%
Male Unemployed13.94%
Female Employed10.71%
Female Unemployed49.56%

Okemos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Okemos Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,596$114,738
Families$117,407$153,175
Married Families$133,664-
Non Families$40,378$54,572
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Income by Household Type

Okemos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Okemos Married by Age and Sex

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Okemos 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 55-64.

Okemos Marital Status by Race

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Okemos Marital Status

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713

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War135
First Gulf War42
Vietnam293
Korea43
World War II30

Okemos Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3491
35 to 54136
55 to 6416
65 to 74274
75+196

Okemos Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6775.14%
Native American2419.67%
Asian120.32%

Okemos Veterans by Race

Okemos Veterans by Education

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6.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okemos Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Okemos Employment by Age

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Okemos Employment by Race

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Okemos 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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53.86%

Born in Okemos

77.78%

Native Born

22.22%

Foreign Born

11.68%

Non Citizen

10.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.78% of Okemos residents were born in the United States, with 53.86% having been born in Michigan. 11.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Okemos Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201021,3690.00%
201121,7443751.75%
201222,1193751.72%
201322,4943751.70%
201422,8693751.67%
201523,2443751.64%
201623,6193751.61%
201723,9943751.59%
201824,3693751.56%
201924,7443751.54%
202025,1213771.52%
202125,4963751.49%
202225,8713751.47%

Okemos Population by Year