St. Joseph, Michigan Population 2024

7,684

St. Joseph is a city located in Berrien County Michigan. St. Joseph has a 2024 population of 7,684. St. Joseph is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,852 in 2020.

The average household income in St. Joseph is $106,540 with a poverty rate of 5.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in St. Joseph is 45.1 years, 44.3 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

St. Joseph Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Joseph was:

  • White: 84.34%
  • Two or more races: 4.51%
  • Asian: 4.36%
  • Black or African American: 4.32%
  • Other race: 1.53%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,399.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.14% (-168)
The current population of St. Joseph, Michigan is 7,684 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,852.

St. Joseph, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,62284.34%
Two or more races3544.51%
Asian3424.36%
Black or African American3394.32%
Other race1201.53%
Native American750.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

St. Joseph Population by Race

St. Joseph Population Pyramid 2024

St. Joseph Median Age

45.1

Total

44.3

Male

45.4

Female

St. Joseph Adults

There are 6,731 adults, (1,799 of whom are seniors) in St. Joseph.

St. Joseph Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Joseph Sex Ratio

Female3,93550.11%
Male3,91749.89%

St. Joseph Population by Age

St. Joseph Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9941.8762.237.8
Non Family2,1301.1447.652.4
Married1,5712.7477.522.5
Male1762.397.22.8
Female1172.6270.129.9

2.68

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

St. Joseph Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade310.51%
9th to 12th Grade1662.76%
High School Graduate1,00616.7%
Some College1,16519.34%
Associates Degree5649.36%
Bachelors Degree1,76629.31%
Graduate Degree1,32722.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,1294,9902,657
Black28324391
Asian246234200
2+ Races233233108
Hispanic12812268
Other Race585213
Native American323216

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.3%.

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$61,087$74,291$49,107
Less Than 9th Grade$22,500$42,969$20,673
High School Graduate$32,917$33,958$31,058
Some College$53,877$56,926$36,983
Bachelors Degree$80,609$94,181$54,556
Graduate Degree$94,107$123,929$77,500

$61,087

Average Earnings

$74,291

Average Male

$49,107

Average Female

St. Joseph Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Joseph Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

St. Joseph Language

90.7% of St. Joseph residents speak only English, while 9.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.76% of the population.

St. Joseph Language

St. Joseph Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,3173525.57%
Black1634829.45%
Hispanic262176.49%
Asian342123.51%

5.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.65%

Male Poverty Rate

6.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Joseph

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is Black, with 29.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is Asian, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.09%.

St. Joseph Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.7%
Some College6.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%
Less Than 9th Grade0.79%

St. Joseph Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed47.22%
Female Unemployed9.09%
Female Employed3.53%
Male Employed3.43%

St. Joseph Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Joseph Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$79,103$106,540
Families$122,321$148,085
Married Families$135,313$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,344$70,178

mean

median

Income by Household Type

St. Joseph Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Joseph Married by Age and Sex

male

female

St. Joseph 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 35-44.

St. Joseph Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

St. Joseph Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

210

Number of Veterans

195

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam87
First Gulf War39
World War II28
Korea23
Second Gulf War16

St. Joseph Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+95
55 to 6445
35 to 5436
65 to 7423
18 to 3411

St. Joseph Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2033.53%
Black72.14%

St. Joseph Veterans by Race

St. Joseph Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Joseph Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

St. Joseph Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

St. Joseph Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

St. Joseph 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

59.88%

Born in St. Joseph

91.72%

Native Born

8.28%

Foreign Born

6%

Non Citizen

2.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.72% of St. Joseph residents were born in the United States, with 59.88% having been born in Michigan. 6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

St. Joseph Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,474-42-0.56%
20287,516-42-0.56%
20277,558-42-0.55%
20267,600-42-0.55%
20257,642-42-0.55%
20247,684-42-0.54%
20237,726-42-0.54%
20227,768-34-0.44%
20217,802-50-0.64%
20207,852-464-5.58%
20198,316-26-0.31%
20188,342-21-0.25%
20178,363740.89%
20168,289-2-0.02%
20158,291-55-0.66%
20148,346490.59%
20138,297-35-0.42%
20128,332-25-0.3%
20118,357-1-0.01%
20108,358-431-4.9%
20008,789-425-4.61%
19909,214-408-4.24%
19809,622-1,420-12.86%
197011,042-713-6.07%
196011,7551,53214.99%
195010,2231,26014.06%
19408,9636147.35%
19308,3491,09815.14%
19207,2511,31522.15%
19105,93678115.15%
19005,1551,42238.09%
18903,7331,13043.41%
18802,60300%
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St. Joseph Population by Year