Baraga County, Michigan Population 2024

8,249

Baraga County, Michigan's estimated 2024 population is 8,249 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Baraga County, Michigan is the 80th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 population was 8,861 and has seen a growth of -6.91% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,179-14-0.17%
20288,193-14-0.17%
20278,207-14-0.17%
20268,221-14-0.17%
20258,235-14-0.17%
20248,249-14-0.17%
20238,263-14-0.17%
20228,277-14-0.17%
20218,2911511.86%
20208,140-105-1.27%
20198,245-68-0.82%
20188,313-120-1.42%
20178,433-99-1.16%
20168,532-51-0.59%
20158,583-66-0.76%
20148,649-67-0.77%
20138,716-9-0.1%
20128,725-110-1.25%
20118,835-26-0.29%
20108,861
19907,954-530-6.25%
19808,4846958.92%
19707,7896388.92%
19607,151-886-11.02%
19508,037-1,319-14.1%
19409,3561882.05%
19309,1681,50619.66%
19207,6621,53525.05%
19106,1271,80741.83%
19004,3201,28442.29%
18903,0361,23268.29%
18801,804-6,375-77.94%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.17% (-14)
County Website
Baraga County
County Seat
2010 Population
8,861
Area
898 mi²
Density
9 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.91% (-612)
Founded
February 19, 1875

Baraga County, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,02473.06%
Native American93011.28%
Black or African American6397.75%
Two or more races5656.85%
Asian450.55%
Other race310.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.13%
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White

Native American

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Baraga County, Michigan Population by Race

Baraga County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2024

Baraga County, Michigan Median Age

46.5

Total

43.4

Male

49.4

Female

Baraga County, Michigan Adults

There are 6,840 adults, (1,892 of whom are seniors) in Baraga County, Michigan.

Baraga County, Michigan Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Baraga County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female3,67344.55%
Male4,57255.45%

Baraga County, Michigan Population by Age

Baraga County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2412.2276.923.1
Married1,6062.8592.77.3
Non Family1,2561.1359.440.6
Female2832.9961.838.2
Male963.785.414.6
showing: 5 rows

2.83

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Baraga County, Michigan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Baraga County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baraga County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Baraga County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,458

Average Earnings

$53,594

Average Male

$32,868

Average Female

Baraga County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baraga County, Michigan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Baraga County, Michigan Language

97.49% of Baraga County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Baraga County, Michigan Language

Baraga County, Michigan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,60156010%
Native90115517.2%
Multiple54613324.36%
Asian451431.11%
Hispanic9188.79%
Black51713.73%
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12.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

13.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baraga County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baraga County, Michigan is Asian, with 31.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baraga County, Michigan is Hispanic, with 8.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.39%.

Baraga County, Michigan Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.71%
High School12.31%
Some College11.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%
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Baraga County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.26%
Male Unemployed12.77%
Female Employed6.77%
Male Employed3.55%
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Baraga County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baraga County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Baraga County, Michigan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Baraga County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Baraga 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.

Baraga County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Baraga County, Michigan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

629

Number of Veterans

600

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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Baraga County, Michigan Veterans by War

count

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Baraga County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Baraga County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Baraga County, Michigan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baraga County, Michigan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Baraga County, Michigan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Baraga County, Michigan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Baraga County, Michigan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.35%

Born in Baraga County, Michigan

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of Baraga County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 84.35% having been born in Michigan. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Baraga County, Michigan Place of Birth

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