Wacousta, Michigan Population 2022

1,550
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Wacousta is a city located in Michigan. Wacousta has a 2020 population of 1,550. Wacousta is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 1.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,532 in 2010.

The average household income in Wacousta is $96,701 with a poverty rate of 2.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,008 per month, and the median house value is $212,900. The median age in Wacousta is 49 years, 44.9 years for males, and 51.4 years for females.

Wacousta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wacoustawas:

  • White: 97.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wacousta, Michigan is 1,550 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,532.

Wacousta, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,65997.70%
Asian50.29%
Two or More Races342.00%
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Wacousta Population by Race

Wacousta Population Pyramid 2022

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Wacousta Median Age

46.7


Total

44.3


Male

47.4


Female

Wacousta Adults

There are 1,319 adults, (327 of whom are seniors) in Wacousta.

Wacousta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wacousta Sex Ratio

Female

866

51.00%

Male

832

49.00%

Wacousta Population by Age

Wacousta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wacousta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Non Family100%0%
All95.3%4.7%
Married93.7%6.3%

95.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wacousta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6202.7495.3
Married4612.9593.7
Male112.73100
Female683.28100
Non Family801.08100

2.94

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Wacousta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade171.35%
High School Graduate19015.07%
Some College24419.35%
Associates Degree20416.18%
Bachelors Degree41132.59%
Graduate Degree19515.46%
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Wacousta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wacousta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races262626
White1,2301,213580
Asian55

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wacousta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,707$66,458$31,458
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$37,000$46,094$
Some College$17,031$$16,281
Bachelors Degree$65,521$75,885$53,125
Graduate Degree$94,716$141,875$92,670

$50,707

Average Earnings

$66,458

Average Male

$31,458

Average Female

Wacousta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wacousta Language by Age

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Wacousta Language

97.24% of Wacousta residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Wacousta Language

Wacousta Poverty by Race

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2.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.28%

Male Poverty Rate

1.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wacousta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wacousta is White, with 2.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wacousta is Other, with NaN% 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 2.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.03%.

Wacousta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School15.26%
Some College1.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wacousta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed2.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wacousta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wacousta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,833$153,228
Families$107,045$170,094
Married Families$119,042-
Non Families$35,192$35,825
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Income by Household Type

Wacousta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

75.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wacousta Married by Age and Sex

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Wacousta 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.

Wacousta Marital Status by Race

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Wacousta Marital Status

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73

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam37
Korea
World War II29

Wacousta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6433
65 to 7411
75+29

Wacousta Veterans by Age

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Wacousta Veterans by Race

Wacousta Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wacousta Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wacousta Employment by Age

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Wacousta Employment by Race

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Wacousta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.62%

Born in Wacousta

98.12%

Native Born

1.88%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.12% of Wacousta residents were born in the United States, with 78.62% having been born in Michigan. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wacousta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,4400.00%
20111,44990.63%
20121,45890.62%
20131,46790.62%
20141,47690.61%
20151,48590.61%
20161,49490.61%
20171,50390.60%
20181,51290.60%
20191,52190.60%
20201,532110.72%
20211,54190.59%
20221,55090.58%

Wacousta Population by Year