Ontonagon, Michigan Population 2024

1,282

Ontonagon is a city located in Ontonagon County Michigan. Ontonagon has a 2024 population of 1,282. It is also the county seat of Ontonagon County. Ontonagon is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 1.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,262 in 2020.

The average household income in Ontonagon is $50,797 with a poverty rate of 13.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ontonagon is 62.6 years, 62.4 years for males, and 62.6 years for females.

Ontonagon Demographics

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

  • White: 93.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
347.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.58% (20)
The current population of Ontonagon, Michigan is 1,282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,262.

Ontonagon, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,20193.1%
Black or African American473.64%
Two or more races241.86%
Asian171.32%
Native American10.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ontonagon Population by Race

Ontonagon Population Pyramid 2024

Ontonagon Median Age

62.6

Total

62.4

Male

62.6

Female

Ontonagon Adults

There are 1,195 adults, (588 of whom are seniors) in Ontonagon.

Ontonagon Age Dependency

112.5

Age Dependency Ratio

96.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ontonagon Sex Ratio

Female66051.16%
Male63048.84%

Ontonagon Population by Age

Ontonagon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6731.8173.426.6
Non Family3301.1852.747.3
Married2932.2696.23.8
Female433.6372.127.9
Male71.861000

2.36

Average Family Size

1.81

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ontonagon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade221.94%
9th to 12th Grade685.99%
High School Graduate52245.99%
Some College23320.53%
Associates Degree12611.1%
Bachelors Degree11710.31%
Graduate Degree474.14%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ontonagon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ontonagon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,057984154
Black35260
2+ Races24214
Asian13136
Hispanic1274
Native American110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.15%.

Ontonagon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,000$36,250$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,052$46,750$19,545
Some College$35,909$40,167$35,682
Bachelors Degree$0$0$40,625
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$35,000

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Ontonagon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ontonagon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ontonagon Language

97.7% of Ontonagon residents speak only English, while 2.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Ontonagon Language

Ontonagon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,18216313.79%

13.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.87%

Male Poverty Rate

15.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ontonagon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon is White, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon is White, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.2%.

Ontonagon Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.11%
Less Than 9th Grade12.82%
Some College12%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Ontonagon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed77.78%
Female Employed20.64%
Male Employed5.97%
Female Unemployed0%

Ontonagon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ontonagon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$41,734$50,797
Families$54,955$65,283
Married Families$62,361$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,313$34,375

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ontonagon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ontonagon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ontonagon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

197

Number of Veterans

187

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam108
Korea14
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War3
World War II0

Ontonagon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7492
75+81
55 to 6421
35 to 543
18 to 340

Ontonagon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White19017.18%
Black714.89%

Ontonagon Veterans by Race

Ontonagon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ontonagon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

35.8%

Labor Force Participation

34.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ontonagon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ontonagon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ontonagon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.47%

Born in Ontonagon

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

0.7%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.52% of Ontonagon residents were born in the United States, with 71.47% having been born in Michigan. 0.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ontonagon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,30750.38%
20281,30250.39%
20271,29750.39%
20261,29250.39%
20251,28750.39%
20241,28250.39%
20231,27750.39%
20221,27200%
20211,272100.79%
20201,262131.04%
20191,249-23-1.81%
20181,272-17-1.32%
20171,289-12-0.92%
20161,301-23-1.74%
20151,324-32-2.36%
20141,356-29-2.09%
20131,385-20-1.42%
20121,405-45-3.1%
20111,450-31-2.09%
20101,48100%

Ontonagon Population by Year