Alpena County, Michigan Population 2020

Alpena County, Michigan's estimated population is 28,438 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alpena County, Michigan is the 50th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201828,360-78-0.27%
201728,438-218-0.76%
201628,656-63-0.22%
201528,719-168-0.58%
201428,887-78-0.27%
201328,965-207-0.71%
201229,172-172-0.59%
201129,344-173-0.59%
201029,517-1,088-3.55%
199030,605-1,710-5.29%
198032,3151,6075.23%
197030,7082,1527.54%
196028,5566,36728.69%
195022,1891,4236.85%
194020,7662,19211.80%
193018,5747053.95%
192017,869-2,096-10.50%
191019,9651,7119.37%
190018,2542,67317.16%
189015,5816,79277.28%
18808,7896,033218.90%
18702,7562,466850.34%
18602900.00%

How Many People Live in Alpena County, Michigan?

28,438

Alpena County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,72096.88%
Two or More Races3991.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native1520.53%
Black or African American1490.52%
Asian1410.49%
Some Other Race310.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.07%

Alpena County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Alpena County, Michigan Median Age

47.8


Total

46


Male

49.3


Female

Alpena County, Michigan Adults

There are 23,144 adults, (6,395 of whom are seniors) in Alpena County, Michigan.

Alpena County, Michigan Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alpena County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

14,517

50.74%

Male

14,095

49.26%

Alpena County, Michigan Households and Families

Alpena County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alpena County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All77.5%22.5%
Male76.7%23.3%
Non Family64.1%35.9%
Female61.7%38.3%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7172.2177.5
Married5,9892.8292
Non Family4,9201.2364.1
Female1,2632.8561.7
Male5452.8376.7

2.74

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alpena County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5422.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,2235.80%
High School Graduate7,05033.46%
Some College5,61526.65%
Associates Degree2,96214.06%
Bachelors Degree2,34311.12%
Graduate Degree1,3346.33%

Alpena County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,42218,7463,527
Multiple Races19517852
Hispanic19116427
Asian11110361
Black966710
Native American8780
Other Race3126
Islander63

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,429$36,338$25,107
Less Than High School$15,970$17,206$12,470
High School Grad$25,858$32,699$19,926
Some College$30,177$38,835$24,084
Bachelors Degree$41,516$51,827$38,421
Graduate Degree$56,774$62,610$55,707

$30,429

Average Earnings

$36,338

Average Male

$25,107

Average Female

Alpena County, Michigan Language

Alpena County, Michigan Language by Age

Alpena County, Michigan Language

96.95% of Alpena County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.

Alpena County, Michigan Poverty

Alpena County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,9463,77614.01%
Multiple3628724.03%
Black946468.09%
Hispanic3705414.59%
Native1483725.00%
Islander201785.00%

14.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.05%

Male Poverty Rate

15.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alpena County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alpena County, Michigan is Islander, with 85.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alpena County, Michigan is White, with 14.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.96%
High School14.98%
Some College12.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.93%
Male Unemployed40.04%
Female Employed8.80%
Male Employed7.67%

Alpena County, Michigan Income

Alpena County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,991$55,792
Families$54,337$67,717
Married Families$64,364$75,213
Non Families$23,813$34,813

Alpena County, Michigan Marital Status

Alpena County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Alpena County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Alpena 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 55-64.

Alpena County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Alpena County, Michigan Veterans

2,534

Number of Veterans

2,348

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam867
Second Gulf War362
First Gulf War310
Korea303
World War II92
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,47510.98%
Indian3938.61%
Hispanic228.94%
2 or More115.21%
Black65.50%
Hawaiian333.33%

$Alpena County, Michigan Veterans by Education

8.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alpena County, Michigan Employment Status

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Alpena 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

87.74%

Born in Michigan

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.58% of Alpena County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 87.74% having been born in Michigan. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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