Superior, Michigan Population 2024

1,272

Superior is a city located in Chippewa County Michigan. Superior has a 2024 population of 1,272. Superior is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 2.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,246 in 2020.

The average household income in Superior is $78,321 with a poverty rate of 14.81%. The median age in Superior is 39 years: 35.7 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Superior Demographics

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

  • White: 68.32%
  • Native American: 22.18%
  • Two or more races: 8.22%
  • Black or African American: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
103.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
12.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.09% (26)
The current population of Superior, Michigan is 1,272 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,246.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White96468.32%
Native American31322.18%
Two or more races1168.22%
Black or African American161.13%
Other race20.14%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Superior Population by Race

Superior Population Pyramid 2024

Superior Median Age

39

Total

35.7

Male

45

Female

Superior Adults

There are 1,055 adults, (297 of whom are seniors) in Superior.

Superior Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Superior Sex Ratio

Female68048.19%
Male73151.81%

Superior Population by Age

Superior Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4842.9294.85.2
Married2793.2992.87.2
Non Family1271.061000
Female654.3796.93.1
Male135.6976.923.1

3.41

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

94.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Superior Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade373.87%
Associates Degree767.94%
Bachelors Degree13414%
Graduate Degree636.58%
High School Graduate39341.07%
Less Than 9th Grade282.93%
Some College22623.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Superior Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Superior Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White740722154
Native American13710510
2+ Races625533
Black1680
Hispanic222
Other Race220

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Superior Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,313$0$56,250
Graduate Degree$61,875$69,219$60,893
High School Graduate$30,750$31,797$30,052
Less Than 9th Grade$18,750$0$0
Overall$35,909$38,813$31,927
Some College$38,382$53,523$32,813

$35,909

Average Earnings

$38,813

Average Male

$31,927

Average Female

Superior Earnings by Educational Attainment

Superior Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Superior Language

98.36% of Superior residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Superior Language

Superior Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9649710.06%
Native3137122.68%
Multiple1163328.45%
Hispanic252392%
Black16850%

14.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.76%

Male Poverty Rate

18.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Superior

The race most likely to be in poverty in Superior is Hispanic, with 92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Superior is White, with 10.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.51%.

Superior Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.46%
Some College16.56%
High School10.43%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Superior Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44%
Female Employed9.85%
Male Employed3.21%
Male Unemployed0%

Superior Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Superior Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$75,329$83,650
Households$63,333$78,321
Married Families$79,028$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,250$51,063

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Superior Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Superior Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Superior Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Superior Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Superior Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War30
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War23
Korea11
World War II0

Superior Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5436
75+21
65 to 7418
55 to 649
18 to 342

Superior Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White668.06%
Black850%
Native American85.56%
2+ Races45.41%

Superior Veterans by Race

Superior Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Superior Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Superior Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Superior Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Superior 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

83.98%

Born in Superior

99.5%

Native Born

0.5%

Foreign Born

0.5%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.5% of Superior residents were born in the United States, with 83.98% having been born in Michigan. 0.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Superior Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,30260.46%
20281,29660.47%
20271,29060.47%
20261,28460.47%
20251,27860.47%
20241,27260.47%
20231,26660.48%
20221,26060.48%
20211,25480.64%
20201,246-62-4.74%
20191,308-11-0.83%
20181,319-2-0.15%
20171,32110.08%
20161,320-5-0.38%
20151,325-10-0.75%
20141,335-12-0.89%
20131,347-2-0.15%
20121,34910.07%
20111,34870.52%
20101,34100%

Superior Population by Year