Owosso, Michigan Population 2020

14,380

Owosso is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 14,380, it is the 66th largest city in Michigan and the 2362nd largest city in the United States. Owosso is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -5.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,194 in 2010. Owosso reached it's highest population of 17,179 in 1970. Spanning over 5 miles, Owosso has a population density of 2,740 people per square mile.

The average household income in Owosso is $52,895 with a poverty rate of 19.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $81,800. The median age in Owosso is 34.1 years, 32 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

Owosso Demographics

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

  • White: 96.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.83%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Asian: 0.07%
The current population of Owosso, Michigan is 14,380, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,484.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,194.

Owosso, Michigan Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202067,658-267-0.39%
201967,925-267-0.39%
201868,192-267-0.39%
201768,459-72-0.11%
201668,531460.07%
201568,485-314-0.46%
201468,799-96-0.14%
201368,895-424-0.62%
201269,319-665-0.96%
201169,984-644-0.92%
201070,6280.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,05196.21%
Two or More Races3232.21%
Black or African American1210.83%
Some Other Race450.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.12%
Asian100.07%

Owosso Population Pyramid 2020

Owosso Median Age

34.1


Total

32


Male

35.1


Female

Owosso Adults

There are 11,141 adults, (2,075 of whom are seniors) in Owosso.

Owosso Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Owosso Sex Ratio

Female

7,372

50.48%

Male

7,232

49.52%

Owosso Households and Families

Owosso Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Owosso Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76%24%
All58.6%41.4%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Male42.8%57.2%
Female38.3%61.7%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0142.3858.6
Non Family2,4271.2952.9
Married2,2403.1476
Female9502.9638.3
Male3973.4442.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

14.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Owosso Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2012.15%
9th to 12th Grade7077.55%
High School Graduate3,71339.65%
Some College2,66528.46%
Associates Degree8188.73%
Bachelors Degree8449.01%
Graduate Degree4174.45%

Owosso Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,7817,9371,202
Hispanic31627916
Multiple Races14012025
Black999918
Other Race3531
Native American2922

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,093$35,791$24,859
Less Than High School$22,800$31,875$
High School Grad$26,107$30,454$21,602
Some College$32,548$39,522$25,191
Bachelors Degree$48,643$49,722$39,412
Graduate Degree$59,750$72,941$57,031

$31,093

Average Earnings

$35,791

Average Male

$24,859

Average Female

Owosso Language

Owosso Language by Age

Owosso Language

97.29% of Owosso residents speak only English, while 2.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Owosso Poverty

Owosso Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,2712,35017.71%
Hispanic52817132.39%
Multiple32316350.46%
Black996565.66%
Native292379.31%
Islander18844.44%

19.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.77%

Male Poverty Rate

23.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owosso

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owosso is Native, with 79.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owosso is White, with 17.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.29%
High School13.79%
Some College13.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.12%
Male Unemployed28.81%
Female Employed14.76%
Male Employed5.71%

Owosso Income

Owosso Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,584$52,895
Families$49,705$62,224
Married Families$62,869-
Non Families$27,726$34,216

Owosso Marital Status

Owosso Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Owosso Married by Age and Sex

Owosso 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.

Owosso Marital Status by Race

Owosso Veterans

942

Number of Veterans

899

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam296
Second Gulf War118
First Gulf War112
Korea82
World War II64
Age Group Veterans
75+250
35 to 54243
65 to 74212
55 to 64159
18 to 3478
Name Veterans % of Total
White9308.64%
2 or More116.40%
Black10.83%

$Owosso Veterans by Education

13.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owosso Employment Status

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Owosso 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

85.47%

Born in Michigan

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.08% of Owosso residents were born in the United States, with 85.47% having been born in Michigan. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,380-52-0.36%
201914,432-52-0.36%
201814,484-89-0.61%
201714,573-52-0.36%
201614,625-13-0.09%
201514,638-86-0.58%
201414,724-35-0.24%
201314,759-107-0.72%
201214,866-161-1.07%
201115,027-155-1.02%
201015,182-531-0.34%
200015,713-609-0.38%
199016,322-133-0.08%
198016,455-724-0.43%
197017,1791730.10%
196017,0061,0580.64%
195015,9481,5241.01%
194014,424-72-0.05%
193014,4961,9211.43%
192012,5752,9362.69%
19109,6399431.03%
19008,6962,1322.85%
18906,5644,06310.13%
18802,5010.00%