Bay County, Michigan Population 2022

Bay County, Michigan's estimated population is with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bay County, Michigan is the 20th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -4.36% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Bay County, Michigan Population 2022

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Bay County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

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Bay County, Michigan Population by Race

Bay County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2022

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Bay County, Michigan Median Age

43.6


Total

41.6


Male

45.7


Female

Bay County, Michigan Adults

There are 82,603 adults, (20,944 of whom are seniors) in Bay County, Michigan.

Bay County, Michigan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bay County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

52,473

50.70%

Male

51,033

49.30%

Bay County, Michigan Population by Age

Bay County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bay County, Michigan Household Types

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bay County, Michigan Households and Families

2.86

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Bay County, Michigan Households by Type

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

Bay County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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

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

Bay County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,565

Average Earnings

$42,265

Average Male

$30,092

Average Female

Bay County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bay County, Michigan Language by Age

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Bay County, Michigan Language

97.88% of Bay County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Bay County, Michigan Language

Bay County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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16.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.13%

Male Poverty Rate

18.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bay County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bay County, Michigan is Black, with 42.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bay County, Michigan is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.24%.

Bay County, Michigan Poverty

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Bay County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Bay County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bay County, Michigan Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Bay County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bay County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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Bay 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.

Bay County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

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Bay County, Michigan Marital Status

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7,347

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Bay County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Bay County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Bay County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Bay County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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8.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bay County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bay County, Michigan Employment by Age

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Bay County, Michigan Employment by Race

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Bay County, Michigan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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89.91%

Born in Bay County, Michigan

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.78% of Bay County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 89.91% having been born in Michigan. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bay County, Michigan Place of Birth

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