Port Huron, Michigan Population 2021

28,509
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Port Huron is a city located in St. Clair County Michigan. It is also the county seat of St. Clair County. With a 2020 population of 28,509, it is the 39th largest city in Michigan and the 1355th largest city in the United States . Port Huron is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -5.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,184 in 2010. Port Huron reached it's highest population of 36,084 in 1960. Spanning over 12 miles, Port Huron has a population density of 3,519 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Huron is $52,485 with a poverty rate of 24.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $780 per month, and the median house value is $86,700. The median age in Port Huron is 37 years, 33.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Port Huron Demographics

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

  • White: 82.59%
  • Black or African American: 7.97%
  • Two or more races: 6.19%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Port Huron, Michigan is 28,509 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,869.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 30,184.

Port Huron, Michigan Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,97182.59%
Black or African American2,3127.97%
Two or More Races1,7986.19%
Asian4831.66%
Some Other Race3601.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.07%
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Port Huron Population by Race

Port Huron Population Pyramid $2021

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Port Huron Median Age

37


Total

33.7


Male

40.2


Female

Port Huron Adults

There are 22,444 adults, (4,347 of whom are seniors) in Port Huron.

Port Huron Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Huron Sex Ratio

Female

14,733

50.76%

Male

14,292

49.24%

Port Huron Population by Age

Port Huron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Huron Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All51.9%48.1%
Male45%55%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Female32.3%67.7%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Huron Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2982.3351.9
Non Family5,5241.2843.4
Married3,9333.1575.6
Female2,0963.2232.3
Male7453.2245

2.99

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Port Huron Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4752.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,7198.98%
High School Graduate6,86335.83%
Some College4,91325.65%
Associates Degree2,18911.43%
Bachelors Degree1,96110.24%
Graduate Degree1,0325.39%
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Port Huron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Huron Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,88814,1622,644
Black1,6151,380141
Hispanic91080478
2+ Races40735456
Asian31025884
Other Race21420811
Native American7048
Islander212121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Port Huron Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,110$35,122$24,663
Less Than 9th Grade$12,448$22,083$8,295
High School Graduate$29,033$34,452$22,701
Some College$28,883$34,308$23,102
Bachelors Degree$42,727$57,115$39,922
Graduate Degree$58,487$68,676$55,402

$30,110

Average Earnings

$35,122

Average Male

$24,663

Average Female

Port Huron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Huron Language by Age

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Port Huron Language

95.01% of Port Huron residents speak only English, while 4.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Port Huron Language

Port Huron Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,3584,85221.70%
Multiple1,79491250.84%
Black2,27473632.37%
Hispanic1,79547626.52%
Asian4837014.49%
Other354205.65%
Native801012.50%
Islander211047.62%

24.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.97%

Male Poverty Rate

28.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Huron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Huron is Multiple, with 50.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Huron is Other, with 5.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.41%.

Port Huron Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.56%
High School18.90%
Some College17.99%
Bachelors or Greater8.22%

Port Huron Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.38%
Male Unemployed42.52%
Female Employed18.19%
Male Employed10.03%

Port Huron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Huron Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,808$52,485
Families$47,384$59,214
Married Families$65,024-
Non Families$26,651$39,709
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Income by Household Type

Port Huron Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Huron Married by Age and Sex

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Port Huron 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.

Port Huron Marital Status by Race

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Port Huron Marital Status

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1,961

Number of Veterans

1,766

Male Veterans

195

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam668
First Gulf War300
Second Gulf War254
Korea186
World War II165

Port Huron Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+497
35 to 54489
65 to 74466
55 to 64403
18 to 34106

Port Huron Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7399.10%
Black1488.10%
Hispanic635.20%
Asian308.40%
Native American1724.29%
2+ Races162.30%
Islander1152.38%

Port Huron Veterans by Race

Port Huron Veterans by Education

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10.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Huron Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Port Huron Employment by Age

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Port Huron Employment by Race

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Port Huron 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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83.89%

Born in Port Huron

96.39%

Native Born

3.61%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.39% of Port Huron residents were born in the United States, with 83.89% having been born in Michigan. 1.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Port Huron Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,509-120-0.42%
202028,629-120-0.42%
201928,749-120-0.42%
201828,869-149-0.51%
201729,018-168-0.58%
201629,186-131-0.45%
201529,317-101-0.34%
201429,418-64-0.22%
201329,482-116-0.39%
201229,598-228-0.76%
201129,826-277-0.92%
201030,103-2,235-0.71%
200032,338-1,356-0.41%
199033,694-287-0.08%
198033,981-1,813-0.52%
197035,794-290-0.08%
196036,0843590.10%
195035,7252,9660.87%
194032,7591,3980.44%
193031,3615,4171.91%
192025,9447,0813.24%
191018,863-295-0.16%
190019,1585,6153.53%
189013,5434,6604.31%
18808,8832,9104.05%
18705,9731,6023.17%
18604,3710.00%

Port Huron Population by Year