Port Huron, Michigan Population 2020

28,635

Port Huron is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 28,635, it is the 39th largest city in Michigan and the 1340th largest city in the United States. Port Huron is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -5.13% 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 3,534 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Huron is $50,303 with a poverty rate of 26.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $82,100. The median age in Port Huron is 37.4 years, 33.9 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Port Huron Demographics

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

  • White: 83.58%
  • Black or African American: 7.20%
  • Two or more races: 6.58%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Port Huron, Michigan is 28,635, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,927.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 30,184.

Port Huron, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,38583.58%
Black or African American2,1027.20%
Two or More Races1,9216.58%
Asian4341.49%
Some Other Race2390.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.06%

Port Huron Population Pyramid 2020

Port Huron Median Age

37.4


Total

33.9


Male

40.1


Female

Port Huron Adults

There are 22,421 adults, (4,271 of whom are seniors) in Port Huron.

Port Huron Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Huron Sex Ratio

Female

14,628

50.14%

Male

14,547

49.86%

Port Huron Households and Families

Port Huron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Port Huron Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All52.8%47.2%
Male50.8%49.2%
Non Family43.1%56.9%
Female33.2%66.8%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3812.3252.8
Non Family5,5351.3143.1
Married4,0373.0776.6
Female2,1013.2533.2
Male7083.1850.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

11.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Port Huron Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4882.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,6878.79%
High School Graduate6,78835.37%
Some College5,12526.70%
Associates Degree2,15211.21%
Bachelors Degree1,8939.86%
Graduate Degree1,0605.52%

Port Huron Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,22914,5222,612
Black1,5441,265142
Hispanic77871091
Multiple Races36631145
Asian27222886
Other Race16816810
Native American7041
Islander171717

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,609$33,411$24,068
Less Than High School$12,319$21,554$7,304
High School Grad$28,008$33,590$22,553
Some College$27,055$32,325$22,732
Bachelors Degree$41,621$48,125$40,179
Graduate Degree$54,185$65,938$48,702

$28,609

Average Earnings

$33,411

Average Male

$24,068

Average Female

Port Huron Language

Port Huron Language by Age

Port Huron Language

95.37% of Port Huron residents speak only English, while 4.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

Port Huron Poverty

Port Huron Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,8575,47023.93%
Multiple1,9151,09957.39%
Hispanic1,63151731.70%
Black2,06451124.76%
Asian4346314.52%
Other239239.62%
Native771418.18%
Islander17847.06%

26.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.95%

Male Poverty Rate

30.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Huron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Huron is Multiple, with 57.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Huron is Other, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.49%
High School19.60%
Some College19.28%
Bachelors or Greater9.01%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.50%
Male Unemployed47.08%
Female Employed20.51%
Male Employed10.47%

Port Huron Income

Port Huron Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,378$50,303
Families$48,554$56,619
Married Families$62,934$71,721
Non Families$24,472$38,164

Port Huron Marital Status

Port Huron Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Huron Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Port Huron Marital Status by Race

Port Huron Veterans

2,100

Number of Veterans

1,883

Male Veterans

217

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam681
First Gulf War345
Second Gulf War272
Korea168
World War II150
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54599
65 to 74511
75+480
55 to 64403
18 to 34107
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9309.99%
Black1247.21%
Hispanic676.73%
Asian196.27%
Indian1420.00%
Hawaiian952.94%
2 or More40.53%

$Port Huron Veterans by Education

11.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Huron Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Port Huron 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

84.02%

Born in Michigan

96.81%

Native Born

3.19%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.81% of Port Huron residents were born in the United States, with 84.02% having been born in Michigan. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,635-146-0.51%
201928,781-146-0.50%
201828,927-128-0.44%
201729,055-146-0.50%
201629,201-124-0.42%
201529,325-97-0.33%
201429,422-61-0.21%
201329,483-115-0.39%
201229,598-226-0.76%
201129,824-279-0.93%
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%