Arenac County, Michigan Population 2020

Arenac County, Michigan's estimated population is 15,057 with a growth rate of 0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Arenac County, Michigan is the 68th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202015,05780.05%
201915,04980.05%
201815,04180.05%
201715,033-99-0.65%
201615,132-171-1.12%
201515,303-13-0.08%
201415,316-94-0.61%
201315,410-88-0.57%
201215,498-131-0.84%
201115,629-218-1.38%
201015,8479166.13%
199014,9312251.53%
198014,7063,55731.90%
197011,1491,28913.07%
19609,8602162.24%
19509,6444114.45%
19409,2331,22615.31%
19308,007-1,453-15.36%
19209,460-180-1.87%
19109,640-181-1.84%
19009,8214,13872.81%
18905,6830.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.05%
County Website
Founded
1883[1]
County Seat

Arenac County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,59796.25%
Two or More Races2141.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native1901.25%
Black or African American890.59%
Asian550.36%
Some Other Race200.13%

Arenac County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Arenac County, Michigan Median Age

49.6


Total

49.1


Male

50.3


Female

Arenac County, Michigan Adults

There are 12,408 adults, (3,578 of whom are seniors) in Arenac County, Michigan.

Arenac County, Michigan Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Arenac County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

7,484

49.35%

Male

7,681

50.65%

Arenac County, Michigan Households and Families

Arenac County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Arenac County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All82.5%17.5%
Non Family74.9%25.1%
Male74.8%25.2%
Female61.6%38.4%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6842.2482.5
Married3,3732.7792.3
Non Family2,4151.1774.9
Female5863.2261.6
Male3102.8874.8

2.75

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Arenac County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3402.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,0899.57%
High School Graduate4,81442.30%
Some College2,57622.64%
Associates Degree1,22010.72%
Bachelors Degree8797.72%
Graduate Degree4624.06%

Arenac County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,9319,6031,289
Hispanic1521299
Multiple Races109956
Native American107917
Black54195
Asian463325
Other Race1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,953$32,423$24,239
Less Than High School$19,492$26,824$13,487
High School Grad$24,695$29,457$20,094
Some College$30,203$36,992$26,385
Bachelors Degree$41,509$46,806$40,132
Graduate Degree$57,000$62,083$55,750

$27,953

Average Earnings

$32,423

Average Male

$24,239

Average Female

Arenac County, Michigan Language

Arenac County, Michigan Language by Age

Arenac County, Michigan Language

98.25% of Arenac County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Arenac County, Michigan Poverty

Arenac County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2052,45617.29%
Hispanic29711839.73%
Multiple2017738.31%
Native1846133.15%
Black654975.38%
Other20420.00%

18.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.45%

Male Poverty Rate

18.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arenac County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arenac County, Michigan is Black, with 75.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arenac County, Michigan is White, with 17.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.95%
High School16.35%
Some College11.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.79%
Male Unemployed41.99%
Female Employed9.19%
Male Employed6.34%

Arenac County, Michigan Income

Arenac County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,769$52,232
Families$51,110$62,404
Married Families$57,982$69,157
Non Families$24,655$32,529

Arenac County, Michigan Marital Status

Arenac County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Arenac County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Arenac 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.

Arenac County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Arenac County, Michigan Veterans

1,233

Number of Veterans

1,157

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam515
First Gulf War170
Second Gulf War132
Korea85
World War II48
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74415
75+295
55 to 64276
35 to 54173
18 to 3474
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,21910.15%
Hispanic63.03%
2 or More43.03%
Asian47.27%
Indian42.94%
Black23.45%

$Arenac County, Michigan Veterans by Education

11.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arenac County, Michigan Employment Status

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Arenac 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

89.52%

Born in Michigan

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.73% of Arenac County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 89.52% having been born in Michigan. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990