Watervliet, Michigan Population 2022

1,655
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Watervliet is a city located in Berrien County Michigan. Watervliet has a 2020 population of 1,655. Watervliet is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -0.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,669 in 2010.

The average household income in Watervliet is $51,451 with a poverty rate of 15.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $737 per month, and the median house value is $90,300. The median age in Watervliet is 39.4 years, 39.4 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Watervliet Demographics

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

  • White: 93.76%
  • Two or more races: 4.27%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Watervliet, Michigan is 1,655 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,669.

Watervliet, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,95293.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.43%
Asian140.67%
Some Other Race180.86%
Two or More Races894.27%
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Watervliet Population by Race

Watervliet Population Pyramid 2022

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Watervliet Median Age

29.8


Total

33.2


Male

28.7


Female

Watervliet Adults

There are 1,399 adults, (263 of whom are seniors) in Watervliet.

Watervliet Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Watervliet Sex Ratio

Female

1,175

56.44%

Male

907

43.56%

Watervliet Population by Age

Watervliet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watervliet Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
Female75.8%24.2%
All64.4%35.6%
Non Family47.3%52.7%
Male34.1%65.9%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Watervliet Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7842.6664.4
Married3273.9279.5
Male412.7634.1
Female1202.5175.8
Non Family2961.3147.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Watervliet Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade352.76%
9th to 12th Grade12710.01%
High School Graduate41632.78%
Some College40031.52%
Associates Degree18614.66%
Bachelors Degree725.67%
Graduate Degree332.60%
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Watervliet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watervliet Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American966
2+ Races33338
White1,1701,01591
Asian1414
Other Race1010
Hispanic4339

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 native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Watervliet Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,750$45,725$23,077
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,667$32,663$19,821
Some College$36,442$50,298$21,719
Bachelors Degree$27,446$80,833$26,033
Graduate Degree$83,542$97,969$64,167

$33,750

Average Earnings

$45,725

Average Male

$23,077

Average Female

Watervliet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watervliet Language by Age

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Watervliet Language

96.65% of Watervliet residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.

Watervliet Language

Watervliet Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native9333.33%
White1,65928917.42%
OtherNaN%
Multiple8977.87%
Hispanic309175.50%

15.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.09%

Male Poverty Rate

13.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watervliet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watervliet is Native, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watervliet is Hispanic, with 5.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.20%.

Watervliet Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.42%
High School22.84%
Some College4.78%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Watervliet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.22%
Male Unemployed72.73%
Female Employed12.59%
Female Unemployed50.00%

Watervliet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watervliet Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,417$52,213
Families$58,351$62,266
Married Families$61,277-
Non Families$22,833$33,297
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Income by Household Type

Watervliet Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Watervliet Married by Age and Sex

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Watervliet 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 20-34.

Watervliet Marital Status by Race

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Watervliet Marital Status

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79

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War17
Vietnam42
Korea
World War II

Watervliet Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 5410
55 to 6423
65 to 7422
75+13

Watervliet Veterans by Age

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Watervliet Veterans by Race

Watervliet Veterans by Education

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11.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watervliet Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Watervliet Employment by Age

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Watervliet Employment by Race

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Watervliet 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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78.67%

Born in Watervliet

99.18%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.18% of Watervliet residents were born in the United States, with 78.67% having been born in Michigan. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Watervliet Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,7350.00%
20111,728-7-0.40%
20121,721-7-0.41%
20131,714-7-0.41%
20141,707-7-0.41%
20151,700-7-0.41%
20161,693-7-0.41%
20171,686-7-0.41%
20181,679-7-0.42%
20191,672-7-0.42%
20201,669-3-0.18%
20211,662-7-0.42%
20221,655-7-0.42%

Watervliet Population by Year