Swartz Creek, Michigan Population 2020

5,475

Swartz Creek is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 5,475, it is the 142nd largest city in Michigan and the 4507th largest city in the United States. Swartz Creek is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -4.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,758 in 2010. Swartz Creek reached it's highest population of 5,752 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Swartz Creek has a population density of 1,347 people per square mile.

The average household income in Swartz Creek is $62,242 with a poverty rate of 4.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $765 per month, and the median house value is $113,800. The median age in Swartz Creek is 42.4 years, 34.1 years for males, and 48.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.6 males.

Swartz Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 92.82%
  • Black or African American: 4.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Swartz Creek, Michigan is 5,475, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,511.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,758.

Swartz Creek, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,13492.82%
Black or African American2334.21%
Two or More Races1422.57%
Asian220.40%

Swartz Creek Population Pyramid 2020

Swartz Creek Median Age

42.4


Total

34.1


Male

48.6


Female

Swartz Creek Adults

There are 4,481 adults, (1,353 of whom are seniors) in Swartz Creek.

Swartz Creek Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Swartz Creek Sex Ratio

Female

3,062

55.36%

Male

2,469

44.64%

Swartz Creek Households and Families

Swartz Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Swartz Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female85.3%14.7%
Married82.7%17.3%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Male50.9%49.1%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4512.2569.2
Married1,0663.0382.7
Non Family8551.0451.5
Female3062.5685.3
Male2242.7150.9

2.85

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Swartz Creek Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1182.86%
9th to 12th Grade2215.36%
High School Graduate1,30931.77%
Some College1,29631.46%
Associates Degree60514.68%
Bachelors Degree3438.33%
Graduate Degree2285.53%

Swartz Creek Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6973,442571
Hispanic209197
Black104104
Multiple Races8816
Asian2222

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 white people with a rate of 15.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,716$32,110$35,014
Less Than High School$14,650$$2,500
High School Grad$30,579$30,895$23,000
Some College$39,453$37,578$43,632
Bachelors Degree$51,100$67,961$
Graduate Degree$$$45,938

$32,716

Average Earnings

$32,110

Average Male

$35,014

Average Female

Swartz Creek Language

Swartz Creek Language by Age

Swartz Creek Language

95.27% of Swartz Creek residents speak only English, while 4.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

Swartz Creek Poverty

Swartz Creek Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,9071943.95%
Multiple1422215.49%
Hispanic227125.29%
Black23320.86%

4.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.60%

Male Poverty Rate

4.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swartz Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swartz Creek is Multiple, with 15.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swartz Creek is Black, with 0.86% 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 11.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.50%
Some College5.31%
High School3.21%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.77%
Male Employed4.85%
Female Employed3.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Swartz Creek Income

Swartz Creek Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,217$62,242
Families$63,878$74,246
Married Families$67,366-
Non Families$26,458$38,517

Swartz Creek Marital Status

Swartz Creek Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Swartz Creek Married by Age and Sex

Swartz Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Swartz Creek Marital Status by Race

Swartz Creek Veterans

527

Number of Veterans

503

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam248
Second Gulf War99
Korea42
First Gulf War30
World War II23
Age Group Veterans
75+151
55 to 64151
18 to 3499
65 to 7483
35 to 5443
Name Veterans % of Total
White46410.87%
Hispanic8641.15%
Black4745.19%
2 or More1618.18%

$Swartz Creek Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swartz Creek Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Swartz Creek 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

79.71%

Born in Michigan

95.39%

Native Born

4.61%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.39% of Swartz Creek residents were born in the United States, with 79.71% having been born in Michigan. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,475-18-0.33%
20195,493-18-0.33%
20185,511-5-0.09%
20175,516-18-0.33%
20165,534-21-0.38%
20155,555-28-0.50%
20145,583-43-0.76%
20135,626-38-0.67%
20125,664-54-0.94%
20115,718-34-0.59%
20105,7526501.21%
20005,1022510.51%
19904,851-162-0.33%
19805,013850.17%
19704,9281,9225.07%
19603,0060.00%