Sandusky, Michigan Population 2020

2,502

Sandusky is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 2,502, it is the 218th largest city in Michigan and the 6814th largest city in the United States. Sandusky is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -6.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,679 in 2010. Sandusky reached it's highest population of 2,745 in 2000. Spanning over 2 miles, Sandusky has a population density of 1,152 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sandusky is $52,949 with a poverty rate of 20.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $569 per month, and the median house value is $79,000. The median age in Sandusky is 41 years, 35.6 years for males, and 47.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.5 males.

Sandusky Demographics

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

  • White: 91.16%
  • Two or more races: 3.81%
  • Black or African American: 2.71%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sandusky, Michigan is 2,502, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,526.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,679.

Sandusky, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32091.16%
Two or More Races973.81%
Black or African American692.71%
Asian421.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.67%

Sandusky Population Pyramid 2020

Sandusky Median Age

41


Total

35.6


Male

47.6


Female

Sandusky Adults

There are 2,038 adults, (559 of whom are seniors) in Sandusky.

Sandusky Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandusky Sex Ratio

Female

1,263

49.63%

Male

1,282

50.37%

Sandusky Households and Families

Sandusky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sandusky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
Male55.6%44.4%
All52.1%47.9%
Female39.5%60.5%
Non Family34.7%65.3%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0412.1352.1
Non Family5021.1434.7
Married3613.1380.1
Female1242.5339.5
Male543.6755.6

2.87

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sandusky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1186.67%
9th to 12th Grade844.75%
High School Graduate75142.43%
Some College44525.14%
Associates Degree1659.32%
Bachelors Degree925.20%
Graduate Degree1156.50%

Sandusky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5931,414182
Hispanic60444
Black4437
Asian323215
Multiple Races282810
Native American1717

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 asian people with a rate of 46.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,571$38,000$18,281
Less Than High School$30,000$31,607$
High School Grad$17,238$20,417$16,875
Some College$26,970$45,833$17,381
Bachelors Degree$$57,813$
Graduate Degree$52,109$61,250$43,750

$25,571

Average Earnings

$38,000

Average Male

$18,281

Average Female

Sandusky Language

Sandusky Language by Age

Sandusky Language

97.82% of Sandusky residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Sandusky Poverty

Sandusky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,09641819.94%
Multiple852124.71%
Hispanic651827.69%
Native1212100.00%

20.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.67%

Male Poverty Rate

26.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandusky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandusky is White, with 19.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School56.36%
Some College18.82%
High School18.61%
Bachelors or Greater14.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.44%
Male Unemployed54.32%
Female Employed14.72%
Male Employed5.47%

Sandusky Income

Sandusky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,120$52,949
Families$48,641$68,307
Married Families$61,406-
Non Families$15,862$33,167

Sandusky Marital Status

Sandusky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandusky Married by Age and Sex

Sandusky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sandusky Marital Status by Race

Sandusky Veterans

128

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
Korea29
World War II14
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+53
65 to 7429
35 to 5423
55 to 6414
18 to 349
Name Veterans % of Total
White1286.81%
Hispanic1015.38%

$Sandusky Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandusky Employment Status

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sandusky 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

88.49%

Born in Michigan

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.59% of Sandusky residents were born in the United States, with 88.49% having been born in Michigan. 0.75% 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
20202,502-12-0.48%
20192,514-12-0.48%
20182,526-7-0.28%
20172,533-12-0.47%
20162,545-6-0.24%
20152,551-14-0.55%
20142,565-13-0.50%
20132,578-37-1.41%
20122,615-31-1.17%
20112,646-31-1.16%
20102,677-68-0.25%
20002,7450.00%