Sandusky, Michigan Population 2022

2,715
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Sandusky is a city located in Sanilac County Michigan. Sandusky has a 2020 population of 2,715. It is also the county seat of Sanilac County. Sandusky is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,709 in 2010.

The average household income in Sandusky is $58,430 with a poverty rate of 16.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $575 per month, and the median house value is $87,300. The median age in Sandusky is 42.6 years, 35.8 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Sandusky Demographics

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

  • White: 90.13%
  • Two or more races: 5.51%
  • Black or African American: 2.22%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sandusky, Michigan is 2,715 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,709.

Sandusky, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,52090.13%
Black or African American622.22%
Asian401.43%
Some Other Race200.72%
Two or More Races1545.51%
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Sandusky Population by Race

Sandusky Population Pyramid 2022

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Sandusky Median Age

44.7


Total

40.2


Male

48


Female

Sandusky Adults

There are 2,261 adults, (607 of whom are seniors) in Sandusky.

Sandusky Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandusky Sex Ratio

Female

1,495

53.47%

Male

1,301

46.53%

Sandusky Population by Age

Sandusky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sandusky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
Male67.6%32.4%
All54.7%45.3%
Female46.8%53.2%
Non Family28.9%71.1%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sandusky Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1912.0754.7
Married5132.7679.9
Male683.3567.6
Female1112.4746.8
Non Family4991.128.9

2.63

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Sandusky Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1658.25%
9th to 12th Grade1085.40%
High School Graduate72536.25%
Some College39219.60%
Associates Degree22011.00%
Bachelors Degree21210.60%
Graduate Degree1788.90%
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Sandusky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandusky Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian403433
2+ Races726954
Hispanic846254
White1,8111,574303
Other Race44
Black4338

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.50%.

Sandusky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,570$47,054$26,402
Less Than 9th Grade$25,750$$26,167
High School Graduate$24,113$29,500$22,841
Some College$32,102$45,921$27,266
Bachelors Degree$102,726$103,283$38,250
Graduate Degree$46,071$75,521$44,236

$34,570

Average Earnings

$47,054

Average Male

$26,402

Average Female

Sandusky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandusky Language by Age

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Sandusky Language

96.85% of Sandusky residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Sandusky Language

Sandusky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,29535615.51%
Asian4025.00%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1362921.32%
Multiple1451812.41%

16.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.61%

Male Poverty Rate

21.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandusky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sandusky is White, with 15.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandusky is Multiple, with 12.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.96%.

Sandusky Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.61%
High School17.61%
Some College10.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%

Sandusky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.12%
Male Unemployed76.92%
Female Employed6.35%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Sandusky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandusky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,602$72,002
Families$68,587$94,216
Married Families$92,656-
Non Families$16,964$36,252
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Income by Household Type

Sandusky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandusky Married by Age and Sex

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Sandusky 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.

Sandusky Marital Status by Race

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Sandusky Marital Status

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117

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War5
Vietnam39
Korea15
World War II

Sandusky Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 5425
55 to 6429
65 to 7426
75+29

Sandusky Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1135.46%
Other Race4100.00%

Sandusky Veterans by Race

Sandusky Veterans by Education

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8.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandusky Veterans by Education

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56%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sandusky Employment by Age

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Sandusky Employment by Race

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Sandusky 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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87.45%

Born in Sandusky

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Sandusky residents were born in the United States, with 87.45% having been born in Michigan. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sandusky Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20002,7450.00%
20102,679-66-0.24%
20112,68230.11%
20122,68530.11%
20132,68830.11%
20142,69130.11%
20152,69430.11%
20162,69730.11%
20172,70030.11%
20182,70330.11%
20192,70630.11%
20202,70930.11%
20212,71230.11%
20222,71530.11%

Sandusky Population by Year