South Haven, Michigan Population 2020

4,326

South Haven is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 4,326, it is the 165th largest city in Michigan and the 5171st largest city in the United States. South Haven is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -1.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,403 in 2010. South Haven reached it's highest population of 6,471 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, South Haven has a population density of 1,266 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Haven is $91,700 with a poverty rate of 12.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $206,900. The median age in South Haven is 55.3 years, 51.9 years for males, and 56.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.5 males.

South Haven Demographics

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

  • White: 80.12%
  • Black or African American: 13.87%
  • Two or more races: 3.89%
  • Asian: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of South Haven, Michigan is 4,326, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,334.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,403.

South Haven, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,47880.12%
Black or African American60213.87%
Two or More Races1693.89%
Asian761.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.37%

South Haven Population Pyramid 2020

South Haven Median Age

55.3


Total

51.9


Male

56.3


Female

South Haven Adults

There are 3,612 adults, (1,265 of whom are seniors) in South Haven.

South Haven Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

53.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

South Haven Sex Ratio

Female

2,379

54.80%

Male

1,962

45.20%

South Haven Households and Families

South Haven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

South Haven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married78.3%21.7%
All57%43%
Non Family40.1%59.9%
Female20.4%79.6%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0752.0257
Married9582.7178.3
Non Family9031.0640.1
Female1813.0220.4
Male333.03100

2.74

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

South Haven Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade872.59%
9th to 12th Grade1705.06%
High School Graduate84525.13%
Some College82724.59%
Associates Degree2517.46%
Bachelors Degree63718.94%
Graduate Degree54616.24%

South Haven Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7762,6691,037
Black43230548
Hispanic73319
Multiple Races685945
Asian544444
Native American77

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 81.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,938$41,737$24,694
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$21,579$24,313$14,605
Some College$32,708$33,080$31,625
Bachelors Degree$72,361$91,302$
Graduate Degree$73,056$78,182$63,750

$35,938

Average Earnings

$41,737

Average Male

$24,694

Average Female

South Haven Language

South Haven Language by Age

South Haven Language

96.95% of South Haven residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

South Haven Poverty

South Haven Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55830755.02%
White3,3561875.57%
Hispanic773849.35%
Multiple1693118.34%

12.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.42%

Male Poverty Rate

13.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Haven

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Haven is Black, with 55.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Haven is White, with 5.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.51%
Some College14.77%
High School11.10%
Bachelors or Greater2.21%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.58%
Male Employed2.61%
Female Employed2.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

South Haven Income

South Haven Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,750$91,700
Families$72,167$129,942
Married Families$88,088-
Non Families$27,684$41,734

South Haven Marital Status

South Haven Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

South Haven Married by Age and Sex

South Haven 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.

South Haven Marital Status by Race

South Haven Veterans

398

Number of Veterans

348

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
First Gulf War61
Korea55
Second Gulf War54
World War II42
Age Group Veterans
75+118
65 to 74103
55 to 6484
35 to 5462
18 to 3431
Name Veterans % of Total
White35711.84%
Black418.99%
Hispanic1317.81%

$South Haven Veterans by Education

1.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Haven Employment Status

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

South Haven 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

60.63%

Born in Michigan

96.80%

Native Born

3.20%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.80% of South Haven residents were born in the United States, with 60.63% having been born in Michigan. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,326-4-0.09%
20194,330-4-0.09%
20184,334-13-0.30%
20174,347-4-0.09%
20164,35170.16%
20154,344-10-0.23%
20144,35410.02%
20134,35340.09%
20124,349-33-0.75%
20114,382-13-0.30%
20104,395-626-1.32%
20005,021-542-1.02%
19905,563-380-0.66%
19805,943-528-0.85%
19706,4713220.51%
19606,1495200.89%
19505,6298841.72%
19404,745-59-0.12%
19304,8049752.29%
19203,8292520.68%
19103,577-432-1.13%
19004,0090.00%