Alger County, Michigan Population 2020

Alger County, Michigan's estimated population is 9,137 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alger County, Michigan is the 77th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20189,097-40-0.44%
20179,137130.14%
20169,124-127-1.37%
20159,251-110-1.18%
20149,361-74-0.78%
20139,435-13-0.14%
20129,448-67-0.70%
20119,515-64-0.67%
20109,5796076.77%
19908,972-253-2.74%
19809,2256577.67%
19708,568-682-7.37%
19609,250-757-7.56%
195010,007-160-1.57%
194010,1678409.01%
19309,327-656-6.57%
19209,9832,30830.07%
19107,6751,80730.79%
19005,8684,630373.99%
18901,2380.00%

How Many People Live in Alger County, Michigan?

9,137

Alger County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,80784.91%
Black or African American6927.53%
Two or More Races3483.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native3203.48%
Asian140.15%
Some Other Race130.14%

Alger County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Alger County, Michigan Median Age

49.4


Total

45.5


Male

52.9


Female

Alger County, Michigan Adults

There are 7,796 adults, (2,233 of whom are seniors) in Alger County, Michigan.

Alger County, Michigan Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alger County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

4,090

44.49%

Male

5,104

55.51%

Alger County, Michigan Households and Families

Alger County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alger County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.3%4.7%
All84.9%15.1%
Non Family73.3%26.7%
Male69.2%30.8%
Female61.5%38.5%

84.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0942.6484.9
Married1,7413.195.3
Non Family1,0751.1973.3
Female1484.8361.5
Male1305.9269.2

3.28

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alger County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2944.18%
9th to 12th Grade4656.61%
High School Graduate3,11744.34%
Some College1,38319.67%
Associates Degree5477.78%
Bachelors Degree81711.62%
Graduate Degree4075.79%

Alger County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1275,5001,156
Black4773765
Native American19818242
Multiple Races16916914
Hispanic45304
Asian14143
Other Race1313

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 21.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,353$28,507$25,182
Less Than High School$12,056$12,194$
High School Grad$17,585$15,441$22,083
Some College$30,026$35,917$24,375
Bachelors Degree$42,045$50,347$36,513
Graduate Degree$40,795$30,469$48,000

$26,353

Average Earnings

$28,507

Average Male

$25,182

Average Female

Alger County, Michigan Language

Alger County, Michigan Language by Age

Alger County, Michigan Language

98.24% of Alger County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Alger County, Michigan Poverty

Alger County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,36584611.49%
Multiple348349.77%
Hispanic1242620.97%
Native301258.31%
Black201260.00%
Asian14321.43%

11.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.24%

Male Poverty Rate

10.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alger County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alger County, Michigan is Black, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alger County, Michigan is Native, with 8.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.58%
High School10.09%
Some College9.35%
Bachelors or Greater5.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.52%
Male Unemployed36.91%
Male Employed3.91%
Female Employed3.32%

Alger County, Michigan Income

Alger County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,007$56,871
Families$58,852$69,363
Married Families$63,281-
Non Families$25,045$31,170

Alger County, Michigan Marital Status

Alger County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Alger County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Alger County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alger County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Alger County, Michigan Veterans

834

Number of Veterans

790

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam394
First Gulf War132
Korea99
Second Gulf War45
World War II31
Name Veterans % of Total
White77811.77%
2 or More3317.65%
Indian145.00%
Black91.30%
Hispanic55.49%

$Alger County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alger County, Michigan Employment Status

41.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Alger County, Michigan 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

84.24%

Born in Michigan

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.10% of Alger County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 84.24% 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 North America.

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