West Ishpeming, Michigan Population 2022

2,530
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West Ishpeming is a city located in Michigan. West Ishpeming has a 2020 population of 2,530. West Ishpeming is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -0.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,552 in 2010.

The average household income in West Ishpeming is $76,287 with a poverty rate of 5.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $143,400. The median age in West Ishpeming is 48.8 years, 47.8 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

West Ishpeming Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Ishpemingwas:

  • White: 88.49%
  • Two or more races: 8.21%
  • Asian: 2.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Ishpeming, Michigan is 2,530 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,552.

West Ishpeming, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,46988.49%
Black or African American170.61%
Asian752.69%
Two or More Races2298.21%
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West Ishpeming Population by Race

West Ishpeming Population Pyramid 2022

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West Ishpeming Median Age

46.6


Total

46.4


Male

47.1


Female

West Ishpeming Adults

There are 2,154 adults, (761 of whom are seniors) in West Ishpeming.

West Ishpeming Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West Ishpeming Sex Ratio

Female

1,371

49.14%

Male

1,419

50.86%

West Ishpeming Population by Age

West Ishpeming Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Ishpeming Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married90.3%9.7%
All85%15%
Non Family78.8%21.2%
Male57.5%42.5%

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Ishpeming Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1432.3685
Married7012.9190.3
Male802.857.5
Female372.97100
Non Family3251.0178.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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West Ishpeming Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.53%
9th to 12th Grade733.53%
High School Graduate74435.94%
Some College49824.06%
Associates Degree22710.97%
Bachelors Degree40619.61%
Graduate Degree1115.36%
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West Ishpeming Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Ishpeming Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian252525
White1,9691,885492
2+ Races7676
Hispanic4848

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%.

West Ishpeming Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,327$42,333$42,303
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,533$32,697$
Some College$44,818$60,673$44,063
Bachelors Degree$65,568$85,357$27,979
Graduate Degree$72,434$$76,042

$42,327

Average Earnings

$42,333

Average Male

$42,303

Average Female

West Ishpeming Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Ishpeming Language by Age

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West Ishpeming Language

96.52% of West Ishpeming residents speak only English, while 3.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

West Ishpeming Language

West Ishpeming Poverty by Race

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5.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.61%

Male Poverty Rate

6.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Ishpeming

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Ishpeming is White, with 5.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Ishpeming 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 2.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.10%.

West Ishpeming Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.06%
High School18.14%
Some College0.85%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

West Ishpeming Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.87%
Female Unemployed0.00%

West Ishpeming Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Ishpeming Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,306$73,835
Families$78,611$86,079
Married Families$82,740-
Non Families$24,531$35,263
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Income by Household Type

West Ishpeming Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

64.2%

Female Marriage Rate

West Ishpeming Married by Age and Sex

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West Ishpeming Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Ishpeming Marital Status by Race

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West Ishpeming Marital Status

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216

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War25
Vietnam69
Korea82
World War II15

West Ishpeming Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5425
55 to 648
65 to 7469
75+114

West Ishpeming Veterans by Age

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West Ishpeming Veterans by Race

West Ishpeming Veterans by Education

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13.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Ishpeming Veterans by Education

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50.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

West Ishpeming Employment by Age

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West Ishpeming Employment by Race

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West Ishpeming 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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76.42%

Born in West Ishpeming

98.14%

Native Born

1.86%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.14% of West Ishpeming residents were born in the United States, with 76.42% having been born in Michigan. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Ishpeming Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,6620.00%
20112,651-11-0.41%
20122,640-11-0.41%
20132,629-11-0.42%
20142,618-11-0.42%
20152,607-11-0.42%
20162,596-11-0.42%
20172,585-11-0.42%
20182,574-11-0.43%
20192,563-11-0.43%
20202,552-11-0.43%
20212,541-11-0.43%
20222,530-11-0.43%

West Ishpeming Population by Year