Skidway Lake, Michigan Population 2024

2,471

Skidway Lake is a city located in Arenac County, Gladwin County, and Ogemaw County Michigan. Skidway Lake has a 2024 population of 2,471. Skidway Lake is currently declining at a rate of -7.63% annually and its population has decreased by -24.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,289 in 2020.

The average household income in Skidway Lake is $42,029 with a poverty rate of 36.22%. The median age in Skidway Lake is 43.4 years: 46.9 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Skidway Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 94.79%
  • Two or more races: 4.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
11.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
218.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-24.87% (-818)
The current population of Skidway Lake, Michigan is 2,471 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,289.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,73094.79%
Two or more races1194.13%
Black or African American160.56%
Native American120.42%
Other race30.1%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Skidway Lake Population by Race

Skidway Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Skidway Lake Median Age

43.4

Total

46.9

Male

43.1

Female

Skidway Lake Adults

There are 2,230 adults, (575 of whom are seniors) in Skidway Lake.

Skidway Lake Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Skidway Lake Sex Ratio

Female1,45950.66%
Male1,42149.34%

Skidway Lake Population by Age

Skidway Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2552.2980.519.5
Non Family5231.3771.128.9
Married3702.6937
Female24037525
Male1223.9393.46.6

2.75

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Skidway Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade35517.14%
Associates Degree22510.86%
Bachelors Degree622.99%
Graduate Degree723.48%
High School Graduate91143.99%
Less Than 9th Grade472.27%
Some College39919.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Skidway Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Skidway Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9761,582134
2+ Races59510
Hispanic36360
Other Race330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.78%.

Skidway Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$63,214$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,656$38,676$29,593
Less Than 9th Grade$35,375$31,375$0
Overall$32,551$35,859$28,663
Some College$26,250$33,942$22,052

$32,551

Average Earnings

$35,859

Average Male

$28,663

Average Female

Skidway Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Skidway Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Skidway Lake Language

98.93% of Skidway Lake residents speak only English, while 1.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Skidway Lake Language

Skidway Lake Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,64193935.55%
Multiple1196655.46%
Hispanic733750.68%
Native1212100%

36.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.25%

Male Poverty Rate

39.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skidway Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skidway Lake is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skidway Lake is White, with 35.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.74%.

Skidway Lake Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater34.33%
High School29.09%
Less Than 9th Grade24.63%
Some College24.52%

Skidway Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed61.4%
Male Unemployed44.3%
Female Employed14.02%
Male Employed0.9%

Skidway Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Skidway Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$36,814$49,845
Households$33,503$42,029
Married Families$36,786$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,272$29,212

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Skidway Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Skidway Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Skidway Lake 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 Over 65.

Skidway Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Skidway Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

252

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam77
First Gulf War66
Second Gulf War15
Korea6
World War II0

Skidway Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64130
65 to 7461
35 to 5448
75+13
18 to 340

Skidway Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White25211.67%
Hispanic1952.78%

Skidway Lake Veterans by Race

Skidway Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skidway Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

38.7%

Labor Force Participation

32.8%

Employment Rate

15.1%

Unemployment Rate

Skidway Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Skidway Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Skidway Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.53%

Born in Skidway Lake

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Skidway Lake residents were born in the United States, with 87.53% having been born in Michigan. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Skidway Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,471-204-7.63%
20232,675-205-7.12%
20222,880-262-8.34%
20213,142-147-4.47%
20203,289-80-2.37%
20193,369-57-1.66%
20183,4261895.84%
20173,237-72-2.18%
20163,309-31-0.93%
20153,340110.33%
20143,329-3-0.09%
20133,332-41-1.22%
20123,373-22-0.65%
20113,39530.09%
20103,39200%

Skidway Lake Population by Year