Vassar, Michigan Population 2020

2,502

Vassar is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 2,502, it is the 218th largest city in Michigan and the 6814th largest city in the United States. Vassar is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually and its population has decreased by -7.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,697 in 2010. Vassar reached it's highest population of 2,823 in 2000. Spanning over 2 miles, Vassar has a population density of 1,165 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vassar is $42,240 with a poverty rate of 24.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $82,700. The median age in Vassar is 35.4 years, 30.9 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.1 males.

Vassar Demographics

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

  • White: 84.26%
  • Two or more races: 7.50%
  • Black or African American: 6.96%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Vassar, Michigan is 2,502, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,552.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,697.

Vassar, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,17984.26%
Two or More Races1947.50%
Black or African American1806.96%
Some Other Race200.77%
Asian130.50%

Vassar Population Pyramid 2020

Vassar Median Age

35.4


Total

30.9


Male

39.3


Female

Vassar Adults

There are 1,819 adults, (430 of whom are seniors) in Vassar.

Vassar Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Vassar Sex Ratio

Female

1,237

47.83%

Male

1,349

52.17%

Vassar Households and Families

Vassar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vassar Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All57.1%42.9%
Male45.3%54.7%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Female37.3%62.7%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0532.2357.1
Married4112.7582.7
Non Family4061.1741.1
Female1613.0837.3
Male753.2745.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vassar Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade563.51%
9th to 12th Grade1348.40%
High School Graduate65741.19%
Some College39524.76%
Associates Degree1187.40%
Bachelors Degree16210.16%
Graduate Degree734.58%

Vassar Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3711,217222
Black9282
Multiple Races7976
Hispanic49264
Other Race99
Asian999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,185$26,976$18,250
Less Than High School$16,625$20,662$15,500
High School Grad$21,875$25,000$18,194
Some College$25,345$30,511$18,229
Bachelors Degree$31,719$$30,313
Graduate Degree$$53,750$6,719

$23,185

Average Earnings

$26,976

Average Male

$18,250

Average Female

Vassar Language

Vassar Language by Age

Vassar Language

92.52% of Vassar residents speak only English, while 7.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.25% of the population.

Vassar Poverty

Vassar Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,93245923.76%
Multiple1495939.60%
Hispanic1362619.12%
Other201575.00%
Black1011413.86%

24.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.94%

Male Poverty Rate

27.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vassar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vassar is Other, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vassar is Black, with 13.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.00%.

Name Poverty
Some College20.27%
High School19.63%
Less Than High School7.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.50%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed15.89%
Male Employed6.44%

Vassar Income

Vassar Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,412$42,240
Families$43,021$51,292
Married Families$57,063-
Non Families$21,700$26,470

Vassar Marital Status

Vassar Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Vassar Married by Age and Sex

Vassar 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.

Vassar Marital Status by Race

Vassar Veterans

203

Number of Veterans

195

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam107
Second Gulf War24
Korea18
World War II5
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7480
75+49
55 to 6432
35 to 5421
18 to 3421
Name Veterans % of Total
White18911.69%
Black1414.14%

$Vassar Veterans by Education

3.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vassar Employment Status

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

Vassar 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

89.17%

Born in Michigan

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.41% of Vassar residents were born in the United States, with 89.17% having been born in Michigan. 0.73% 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
20202,502-25-0.99%
20192,527-25-0.98%
20182,552-16-0.62%
20172,568-25-0.96%
20162,593-25-0.95%
20152,618-11-0.42%
20142,629-14-0.53%
20132,643-16-0.60%
20122,659-30-1.12%
20112,689-13-0.48%
20102,702-121-0.44%
20002,8232640.99%
19902,559-168-0.63%
19802,727-75-0.27%
19702,8021220.45%
19602,6801500.58%
19502,5300.00%