Owosso, Michigan Population 2022

14,618
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Owosso is a city located in Shiawassee County Michigan. Owosso has a 2020 population of 14,618. Owosso is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,714 in 2010.

The average household income in Owosso is $54,757 with a poverty rate of 14.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $91,200. The median age in Owosso is 34.8 years, 32.5 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Owosso Demographics

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

  • White: 95.60%
  • Two or more races: 2.77%
  • Black or African American: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Owosso, Michigan is 14,618 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,714.

Owosso, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,83995.60%
Black or African American1961.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.17%
Asian50.03%
Some Other Race110.08%
Two or More Races4012.77%
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Owosso Population by Race

Owosso Population Pyramid 2022

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Owosso Median Age

36.5


Total

36.9


Male

35.9


Female

Owosso Adults

There are 11,254 adults, (2,255 of whom are seniors) in Owosso.

Owosso Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Owosso Sex Ratio

Female

7,527

52.00%

Male

6,949

48.00%

Owosso Population by Age

Owosso Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owosso Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
Male61%39%
All60.1%39.9%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Female42.5%57.5%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Owosso Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2182.360.1
Married2,0403.0978.8
Male4213.5461
Female1,0013.1742.5
Non Family2,7561.252.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Owosso Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1791.87%
9th to 12th Grade8328.70%
High School Graduate3,60837.72%
Some College2,55226.68%
Associates Degree97310.17%
Bachelors Degree1,09911.49%
Graduate Degree3223.37%
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Owosso Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Owosso Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,0618,1221,402
Black1151158
Hispanic19215210
2+ Races1721451
Asian11
Native American2419
Other Race11

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 white people with a rate of 15.47%.

Owosso Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,524$38,587$27,054
Less Than 9th Grade$27,357$34,091$24,773
High School Graduate$26,531$30,402$21,359
Some College$34,755$40,169$29,792
Bachelors Degree$55,745$56,945$39,271
Graduate Degree$67,361$81,406$55,870

$32,524

Average Earnings

$38,587

Average Male

$27,054

Average Female

Owosso Earnings by Educational Attainment

Owosso Language by Age

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Owosso Language

97.54% of Owosso residents speak only English, while 2.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Owosso Language

Owosso Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2424100.00%
Multiple39815238.19%
White13,2091,86614.13%
Black1761910.80%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic4475913.20%

14.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.17%

Male Poverty Rate

15.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owosso

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owosso is Hispanic, with 13.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.63%.

Owosso Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.15%
High School14.75%
Some College13.93%
Bachelors or Greater0.91%

Owosso Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.14%
Male Unemployed23.81%
Female Employed9.13%
Female Unemployed45.67%

Owosso Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Owosso Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,943$58,306
Families$53,006$75,050
Married Families$65,842-
Non Families$27,944$33,940
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Income by Household Type

Owosso Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Owosso Married by Age and Sex

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Owosso 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 35-44.

Owosso Marital Status by Race

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Owosso Marital Status

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814

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War113
First Gulf War180
Vietnam242
Korea45
World War II50

Owosso Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3439
35 to 54287
55 to 64124
65 to 74199
75+165

Owosso Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7977.36%
2+ Races179.19%

Owosso Veterans by Race

Owosso Veterans by Education

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8.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owosso Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Owosso Employment by Age

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Owosso Employment by Race

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Owosso 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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89.71%

Born in Owosso

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Owosso residents were born in the United States, with 89.71% having been born in Michigan. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Owosso Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802,5010.00%
18906,5644,06310.13%
19008,6962,1322.85%
19109,6399431.03%
192012,5752,9362.69%
193014,4961,9211.43%
194014,424-72-0.05%
195015,9481,5241.01%
196017,0061,0580.64%
197017,1791730.10%
198016,455-724-0.43%
199016,322-133-0.08%
200015,713-609-0.38%
201015,194-519-0.34%
201115,146-48-0.32%
201215,098-48-0.32%
201315,050-48-0.32%
201415,002-48-0.32%
201514,954-48-0.32%
201614,906-48-0.32%
201714,858-48-0.32%
201814,810-48-0.32%
201914,762-48-0.32%
202014,714-48-0.33%
202114,666-48-0.33%
202214,618-48-0.33%

Owosso Population by Year