Tawas City, Michigan Population 2020

1,758

Tawas City is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,758, it is the 269th largest city in Michigan and the 8111th largest city in the United States. Tawas City is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -3.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,827 in 2010. Tawas City reached it's highest population of 1,824 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Tawas City has a population density of 1,035 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tawas City is $55,683 with a poverty rate of 18.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $93,700. The median age in Tawas City is 48.4 years, 40.4 years for males, and 51.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.6 males.

Tawas City Demographics

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

  • White: 91.25%
  • Two or more races: 4.90%
  • Black or African American: 2.73%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tawas City, Michigan is 1,758, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,778.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,827.

Tawas City, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,63891.25%
Two or More Races884.90%
Black or African American492.73%
Some Other Race140.78%
Asian60.33%

Tawas City Population Pyramid 2020

Tawas City Median Age

48.4


Total

40.4


Male

51.8


Female

Tawas City Adults

There are 1,485 adults, (461 of whom are seniors) in Tawas City.

Tawas City Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Tawas City Sex Ratio

Female

904

50.36%

Male

891

49.64%

Tawas City Households and Families

Tawas City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tawas City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family82%18%
Married75.8%24.2%
All75.5%24.5%
Female58.5%41.5%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6902.2875.5
Married2812.7375.8
Non Family2611.2582
Female1303.2558.5
Male183.17100

2.7

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tawas City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade473.46%
9th to 12th Grade856.26%
High School Graduate53539.43%
Some College31723.36%
Associates Degree1249.14%
Bachelors Degree15111.13%
Graduate Degree987.22%

Tawas City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2561,133235
Black39394
Multiple Races34255
Hispanic24242
Other Race992
Asian663

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 asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,287$31,131$25,690
Less Than High School$24,205$$23,523
High School Grad$22,008$27,500$17,188
Some College$25,402$26,250$25,300
Bachelors Degree$39,808$49,286$38,846
Graduate Degree$81,250$84,688$57,500

$27,287

Average Earnings

$31,131

Average Male

$25,690

Average Female

Tawas City Language

Tawas City Language by Age

Tawas City Language

96.12% of Tawas City residents speak only English, while 3.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Tawas City Poverty

Tawas City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,44422515.58%
Multiple834149.40%
Hispanic411741.46%
Other141285.71%
Black15320.00%
Asian6350.00%

18.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.93%

Male Poverty Rate

16.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tawas City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tawas City is Other, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tawas City is White, with 15.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.65%.

Name Poverty
High School25.29%
Less Than High School16.47%
Some College9.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed72.00%
Male Unemployed61.54%
Male Employed10.47%
Female Employed10.13%

Tawas City Income

Tawas City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,088$55,683
Families$50,885$62,149
Married Families$57,829-
Non Families$36,563$41,246

Tawas City Marital Status

Tawas City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Tawas City Married by Age and Sex

Tawas City 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 45-54.

Tawas City Marital Status by Race

Tawas City Veterans

161

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
World War II27
First Gulf War14
Korea13
Second Gulf War7
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7461
75+46
55 to 6428
35 to 5422
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
White15611.27%
Hispanic622.22%
2 or More511.36%

$Tawas City Veterans by Education

10.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tawas City Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Tawas City 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

81.28%

Born in Michigan

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.21% of Tawas City residents were born in the United States, with 81.28% having been born in Michigan. 1.28% 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
20201,758-10-0.57%
20191,768-10-0.56%
20181,778-2-0.11%
20171,780-10-0.56%
20161,790-2-0.11%
20151,792-7-0.39%
20141,7990.00%
20131,7990.00%
20121,799-9-0.50%
20111,808-16-0.88%
20101,8240.00%