Ontonagon, Michigan Population 2020

1,242

Ontonagon is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,242, it is the 322nd largest city in Michigan and the 9437th largest city in the United States. Ontonagon is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -16.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,494 in 2010. Ontonagon reached it's highest population of 1,489 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Ontonagon has a population density of 336 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ontonagon is $45,130 with a poverty rate of 19.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $507 per month, and the median house value is $61,400. The median age in Ontonagon is 55.9 years, 56.5 years for males, and 55.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.0 males.

Ontonagon Demographics

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

  • White: 94.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Black or African American: 1.23%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ontonagon, Michigan is 1,242, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,274.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,494.

Ontonagon, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,47194.84%
Two or More Races523.35%
Black or African American191.23%
Some Other Race50.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.26%

Ontonagon Population Pyramid 2020

Ontonagon Median Age

55.9


Total

56.5


Male

55.6


Female

Ontonagon Adults

There are 1,354 adults, (502 of whom are seniors) in Ontonagon.

Ontonagon Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

58.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ontonagon Sex Ratio

Female

852

54.93%

Male

699

45.07%

Ontonagon Households and Families

Ontonagon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ontonagon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
All74.8%25.2%
Male70%30%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Female48.6%51.4%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7701.9274.8
Non Family3581.0763.1
Married3302.4993.3
Female723.3348.6
Male103.270

2.55

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ontonagon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade181.42%
9th to 12th Grade765.99%
High School Graduate48738.38%
Some College28022.06%
Associates Degree16212.77%
Bachelors Degree16813.24%
Graduate Degree786.15%

Ontonagon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2301,141242
Black138
Multiple Races1313
Hispanic99
Other Race55
Native American444

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,625$27,143$24,107
Less Than High School$16,591$18,750$
High School Grad$17,250$26,667$15,250
Some College$27,321$30,972$26,905
Bachelors Degree$52,596$50,357$53,750
Graduate Degree$$56,250$

$25,625

Average Earnings

$27,143

Average Male

$24,107

Average Female

Ontonagon Language

Ontonagon Language by Age

Ontonagon Language

99.00% of Ontonagon residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Ontonagon Poverty

Ontonagon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,41328820.38%
Black66100.00%

19.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.77%

Male Poverty Rate

22.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ontonagon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon is White, with 20.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.69%
Some College17.45%
High School17.28%
Bachelors or Greater8.75%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.12%
Female Employed19.08%
Male Employed5.02%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ontonagon Income

Ontonagon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,694$45,130
Families$43,571$58,140
Married Families$51,563-
Non Families$24,444$29,063

Ontonagon Marital Status

Ontonagon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ontonagon Married by Age and Sex

Ontonagon 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 55-64.

Ontonagon Marital Status by Race

Ontonagon Veterans

148

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam73
Second Gulf War18
Korea12
First Gulf War8
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7467
75+33
55 to 6425
18 to 3413
35 to 5410
Name Veterans % of Total
White14811.40%
Hispanic444.44%

$Ontonagon Veterans by Education

6.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ontonagon Employment Status

44.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ontonagon 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

75.44%

Born in Michigan

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.84% of Ontonagon residents were born in the United States, with 75.44% having been born in Michigan. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,242-16-1.27%
20191,258-16-1.26%
20181,274-19-1.47%
20171,293-16-1.22%
20161,309-21-1.58%
20151,330-33-2.42%
20141,363-29-2.08%
20131,392-20-1.42%
20121,412-45-3.09%
20111,457-32-2.15%
20101,4890.00%