Zeeland, Michigan Population 2020

5,540

Zeeland is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 5,540, it is the 141st largest city in Michigan and the 4484th largest city in the United States. Zeeland is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually but its population has increased by 0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,504 in 2010. Zeeland reached it's highest population of 5,805 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Zeeland has a population density of 1,852 people per square mile.

The average household income in Zeeland is $61,974 with a poverty rate of 9.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $138,700. The median age in Zeeland is 36.4 years, 35.6 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 72.1 males.

Zeeland Demographics

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

  • White: 87.73%
  • Other race: 5.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Zeeland, Michigan is 5,540, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,564.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,504.

Zeeland, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,89687.73%
Some Other Race2855.11%
Two or More Races1983.55%
Asian1262.26%
Black or African American651.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.20%

Zeeland Population Pyramid 2020

Zeeland Median Age

36.4


Total

35.6


Male

37


Female

Zeeland Adults

There are 4,167 adults, (1,287 of whom are seniors) in Zeeland.

Zeeland Age Dependency

93.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Zeeland Sex Ratio

Female

3,242

58.09%

Male

2,339

41.91%

Zeeland Households and Families

Zeeland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Zeeland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married75.9%24.1%
All68%32%
Female64.8%35.2%
Non Family55.2%44.8%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2602.3968
Married1,1833.0875.9
Non Family8231.1155.2
Female1963.4164.8
Male582.88100

3.05

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Zeeland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1855.41%
9th to 12th Grade2226.50%
High School Graduate1,09231.96%
Some College79423.24%
Associates Degree3038.87%
Bachelors Degree52215.28%
Graduate Degree2998.75%

Zeeland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,9792,680794
Hispanic338233
Other Race10736
Black4643
Asian2727
Multiple Races161616
Native American111111

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,119$46,406$33,423
Less Than High School$28,134$28,134$
High School Grad$38,516$45,677$30,893
Some College$41,626$49,167$35,313
Bachelors Degree$41,786$87,629$26,354
Graduate Degree$48,641$83,942$41,500

$40,119

Average Earnings

$46,406

Average Male

$33,423

Average Female

Zeeland Language

Zeeland Language by Age

Zeeland Language

88.25% of Zeeland residents speak only English, while 11.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.33% of the population.

Zeeland Poverty

Zeeland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3143367.79%
Hispanic69310014.43%
Black614167.21%
Asian1232419.51%

9.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.11%

Male Poverty Rate

11.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Zeeland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Zeeland is Black, with 67.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Zeeland is White, with 7.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.43%.

Name Poverty
High School16.41%
Less Than High School12.07%
Some College9.50%
Bachelors or Greater1.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.74%
Female Employed3.90%
Male Employed2.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Zeeland Income

Zeeland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,421$61,974
Families$68,181$72,302
Married Families$69,868-
Non Families$29,069$42,938

Zeeland Marital Status

Zeeland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Zeeland Married by Age and Sex

Zeeland 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.

Zeeland Marital Status by Race

Zeeland Veterans

241

Number of Veterans

214

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam100
World War II37
First Gulf War37
Second Gulf War36
Korea31
Age Group Veterans
75+95
65 to 7453
35 to 5450
55 to 6443
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White2225.89%
Black1941.30%
Hispanic173.51%

$Zeeland Veterans by Education

14.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Zeeland Employment Status

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Zeeland 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

78.05%

Born in Michigan

95.25%

Native Born

4.75%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.25% of Zeeland residents were born in the United States, with 78.05% having been born in Michigan. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,540-12-0.22%
20195,552-12-0.22%
20185,564-7-0.13%
20175,571-12-0.21%
20165,583-27-0.48%
20155,610-17-0.30%
20145,627200.36%
20135,607330.59%
20125,574360.65%
20115,538340.62%
20105,504-301-0.53%
20005,8053880.69%
19905,4176531.29%
19804,764300.06%
19704,7341,0322.49%
19603,7026271.87%
19503,075680.22%
19403,0071570.54%
19302,8500.00%