Shields, Michigan Population 2022

7,125
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Shields is a city located in Michigan. Shields has a 2020 population of 7,125. Shields is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,035 in 2010.

The average household income in Shields is $72,448 with a poverty rate of 8.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $951 per month, and the median house value is $139,700. The median age in Shields is 50.8 years, 47.5 years for males, and 54.7 years for females.

Shields Demographics

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

  • White: 96.81%
  • Asian: 1.34%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shields, Michigan is 7,125 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,035.

Shields, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,06896.81%
Black or African American550.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.04%
Asian981.34%
Two or More Races771.05%
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Shields Population by Race

Shields Population Pyramid 2022

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Shields Median Age

47.7


Total

47.1


Male

48.8


Female

Shields Adults

There are 5,934 adults, (1,921 of whom are seniors) in Shields.

Shields Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Shields Sex Ratio

Female

3,958

54.21%

Male

3,343

45.79%

Shields Population by Age

Shields Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shields Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.2%2.8%
All82.1%17.9%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Male59.5%40.5%
Female57.2%42.8%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shields Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0562.3482.1
Married1,6182.8597.2
Male1482.8659.5
Female3692.9257.2
Non Family9211.1469.1

2.8

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Shields Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1632.95%
9th to 12th Grade2193.96%
High School Graduate1,45926.37%
Some College1,42225.70%
Associates Degree77013.92%
Bachelors Degree1,04718.92%
Graduate Degree4538.19%
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Shields Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shields Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian868686
Black343414
Hispanic907933
White5,2664,8951,363
2+ Races54544
Native American33

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Shields Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,890$44,619$42,069
Less Than 9th Grade$27,656$$
High School Graduate$27,786$$45,293
Some College$38,700$48,142$30,212
Bachelors Degree$68,674$72,292$65,795
Graduate Degree$65,069$59,205$66,429

$43,890

Average Earnings

$44,619

Average Male

$42,069

Average Female

Shields Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shields Language by Age

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Shields Language

89.44% of Shields residents speak only English, while 10.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.96% of the population.

Shields Language

Shields Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2257232.00%
Asian983030.61%
White6,7054937.35%
OtherNaN%

8.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.69%

Male Poverty Rate

11.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shields

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shields is Hispanic, with 32.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shields is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.78%.

Shields Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade4.84%
High School11.04%
Some College7.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.70%

Shields Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Shields Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shields Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,439$82,309
Families$87,484$96,072
Married Families$91,534-
Non Families$39,323$47,451
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Income by Household Type

Shields Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Shields Married by Age and Sex

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Shields 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.

Shields Marital Status by Race

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Shields Marital Status

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520

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War32
First Gulf War152
Vietnam200
Korea41
World War II17

Shields Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 54164
55 to 6422
65 to 74173
75+149

Shields Veterans by Age

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Shields Veterans by Race

Shields Veterans by Education

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1.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shields Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Shields Employment by Age

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Shields Employment by Race

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Shields 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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85.32%

Born in Shields

92.82%

Native Born

7.18%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

6.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.82% of Shields residents were born in the United States, with 85.32% having been born in Michigan. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Shields Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106,5870.00%
20116,632450.68%
20126,677450.68%
20136,722450.67%
20146,767450.67%
20156,812450.66%
20166,857450.66%
20176,902450.66%
20186,947450.65%
20196,992450.65%
20207,035430.61%
20217,080450.64%
20227,125450.64%

Shields Population by Year