Watersmeet, Michigan Population 2024

233

Watersmeet is a city located in Gogebic County Michigan. Watersmeet has a 2024 population of 233. Watersmeet is currently declining at a rate of -2.1% annually and its population has decreased by -7.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 253 in 2020.

The average household income in Watersmeet is $65,450 with a poverty rate of 9.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Watersmeet is 45.2 years, 28.7 years for males, and 52.9 years for females.

Watersmeet Demographics

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

  • White: 68.72%
  • Two or more races: 17.28%
  • Native American: 13.99%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
25.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.91% (-20)
The current population of Watersmeet, Michigan is 233 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 253.

Watersmeet, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16768.72%
Two or more races4217.28%
Native American3413.99%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Watersmeet Population by Race

Watersmeet Population Pyramid 2024

Watersmeet Median Age

45.2

Total

28.7

Male

52.9

Female

Watersmeet Adults

There are 174 adults, (54 of whom are seniors) in Watersmeet.

Watersmeet Age Dependency

102.5

Age Dependency Ratio

45

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Watersmeet Sex Ratio

Female12350.62%
Male12049.38%

Watersmeet Population by Age

Watersmeet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1281.981.318.8
Married662.741000
Non Family62061.338.7
Male0000
Female0000

2.74

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Watersmeet Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade31.72%
Associates Degree3117.82%
Bachelors Degree126.9%
Graduate Degree95.17%
High School Graduate10359.2%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College169.2%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Watersmeet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watersmeet Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13112812
Native American34340
Hispanic999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Watersmeet Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$37,639$38,750$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,301$38,148$38,646
Some College$39,479$0$45,625

$38,301

Average Earnings

$38,148

Average Male

$38,646

Average Female

Watersmeet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watersmeet Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Watersmeet Language

100% of Watersmeet residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Watersmeet Language

Watersmeet Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native342470.59%

9.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

19.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watersmeet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watersmeet is Native, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watersmeet is Native, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.33%.

Watersmeet Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School23.3%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Watersmeet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Watersmeet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watersmeet Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,667$100,036
Households$49,333$65,450
Married Families$76,667$-999,999,999
Non Families-$28,632

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Watersmeet Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

78.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Watersmeet Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Watersmeet Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Watersmeet Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Watersmeet Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War9
World War II8
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0

Watersmeet Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 549
75+8
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740

Watersmeet Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1712.14%

Watersmeet Veterans by Race

Watersmeet Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watersmeet Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Watersmeet Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Watersmeet Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Watersmeet 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

55.97%

Born in Watersmeet

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Watersmeet residents were born in the United States, with 55.97% having been born in Michigan. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Watersmeet Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024233-5-2.1%
2023238-5-2.06%
202224372.97%
2021236-17-6.72%
2020253-147-36.75%
2019400-59-12.85%
2018459419.81%
201741881.95%
2016410-5-1.2%
201541581.97%
2014407-111-21.43%
201351810023.92%
2012418174.24%
2011401-27-6.31%
201042800%

Watersmeet Population by Year