Ontonagon, Michigan Population 2022

1,243
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Ontonagon is a city located in Ontonagon County Michigan. Ontonagon has a 2020 population of 1,243. It is also the county seat of Ontonagon County. Ontonagon is currently declining at a rate of -1.66% annually and its population has decreased by -3.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,285 in 2010.

The average household income in Ontonagon is $47,426 with a poverty rate of 14.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $521 per month, and the median house value is $64,900. The median age in Ontonagon is 59.9 years, 60.3 years for males, and 59.5 years for females.

Ontonagon Demographics

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

  • White: 95.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Black or African American: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ontonagon, Michigan is 1,243 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,285.

Ontonagon, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,40895.52%
Black or African American201.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.34%
Two or More Races412.78%
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Ontonagon Population by Race

Ontonagon Population Pyramid 2022

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Ontonagon Median Age

60.6


Total

60.2


Male

61.5


Female

Ontonagon Adults

There are 1,331 adults, (570 of whom are seniors) in Ontonagon.

Ontonagon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

74.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ontonagon Sex Ratio

Female

777

52.71%

Male

697

47.29%

Ontonagon Population by Age

Ontonagon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ontonagon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.1%2.9%
All75.1%24.9%
Male72.7%27.3%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Female58.5%41.5%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ontonagon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7441.8975.1
Married3142.3497.1
Male112.5572.7
Female653.8258.5
Non Family3541.1258.8

2.47

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

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Ontonagon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.50%
9th to 12th Grade776.07%
High School Graduate56744.72%
Some College25920.43%
Associates Degree13910.96%
Bachelors Degree15011.83%
Graduate Degree574.50%
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Ontonagon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ontonagon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American553
White1,2351,145204
Hispanic44
2+ Races1816
Black106

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 60.00%.

Ontonagon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,085$31,324$25,938
Less Than 9th Grade$20,536$20,536$
High School Graduate$21,389$$15,809
Some College$32,262$31,477$33,281
Bachelors Degree$35,875$$52,891
Graduate Degree$$68,750$

$30,085

Average Earnings

$31,324

Average Male

$25,938

Average Female

Ontonagon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ontonagon Language by Age

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Ontonagon Language

99.10% of Ontonagon residents speak only English, while 0.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Ontonagon Language

Ontonagon Poverty by Race

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14.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.14%

Male Poverty Rate

16.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ontonagon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon is White, with 14.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.37%.

Ontonagon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.95%
High School11.87%
Some College13.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Ontonagon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.12%
Male Unemployed31.71%
Female Employed16.61%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ontonagon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ontonagon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,032$47,537
Families$48,629$56,481
Married Families$56,563-
Non Families$26,481$35,590
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Income by Household Type

Ontonagon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ontonagon Married by Age and Sex

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Ontonagon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ontonagon Marital Status by Race

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Ontonagon Marital Status

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171

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War6
Vietnam91
Korea12
World War II3

Ontonagon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 547
55 to 6423
65 to 7479
75+51

Ontonagon Veterans by Age

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Ontonagon Veterans by Race

Ontonagon Veterans by Education

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3.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ontonagon Veterans by Education

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41.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.9%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ontonagon Employment by Age

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Ontonagon Employment by Race

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Ontonagon 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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77.20%

Born in Ontonagon

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Ontonagon residents were born in the United States, with 77.20% having been born in Michigan. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ontonagon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,4940.00%
20111,473-21-1.41%
20121,452-21-1.43%
20131,431-21-1.45%
20141,410-21-1.47%
20151,389-21-1.49%
20161,368-21-1.51%
20171,347-21-1.54%
20181,326-21-1.56%
20191,305-21-1.58%
20201,285-20-1.53%
20211,264-21-1.63%
20221,243-21-1.66%

Ontonagon Population by Year