Berrien County, Michigan Population 2022

Berrien County, Michigan's estimated population is 152,234 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Berrien County, Michigan is the 16th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 Population was 156,737 and has seen a growth of -2.87% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18303250.00%
18405,0114,6861441.85%
185011,4176,406127.84%
186022,37810,96196.01%
187035,10412,72656.87%
188036,7851,6814.79%
189041,2854,50012.23%
190049,1657,88019.09%
191053,6224,4579.07%
192062,6539,03116.84%
193081,06618,41329.39%
194089,1178,0519.93%
1950115,70226,58529.83%
1960149,86534,16329.53%
1970163,87514,0109.35%
1980171,2767,4014.52%
1990161,378-9,898-5.78%
2010156,737-4,641-2.88%
2011156,8851480.09%
2012156,621-264-0.17%
2013156,129-492-0.31%
2014155,977-152-0.10%
2015155,022-955-0.61%
2016154,325-697-0.45%
2017154,128-197-0.13%
2018153,790-338-0.22%
2019153,401-389-0.25%
2020153,012-389-0.25%
2021152,623-389-0.25%
2022152,234-389-0.25%
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Berrien County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White119,86277.94%
Black or African American21,88314.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native6510.42%
Asian2,5171.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.01%
Some Other Race2,1371.39%
Two or More Races6,7394.38%
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Berrien County, Michigan Population by Race

Berrien County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2022

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Berrien County, Michigan Median Age

42.3


Total

40.8


Male

43.7


Female

Berrien County, Michigan Adults

There are 120,300 adults, (30,446 of whom are seniors) in Berrien County, Michigan.

Berrien County, Michigan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Berrien County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

78,480

51.03%

Male

75,317

48.97%

Berrien County, Michigan Population by Age

Berrien County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Berrien County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All71.2%28.8%
Male62.6%37.4%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
Female52.2%47.8%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Berrien County, Michigan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All63,1362.3871.2
Married29,5962.9687.2
Male3,0033.0562.6
Female8,0883.2652.2
Non Family22,4491.2158.2

2.94

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Berrien County, Michigan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9672.75%
9th to 12th Grade7,3076.78%
High School Graduate30,73128.50%
Some College26,29824.39%
Associates Degree10,81010.03%
Bachelors Degree17,93616.64%
Graduate Degree11,77110.92%
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Berrien County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Berrien County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander887
Asian1,9061,8031,325
2+ Races2,5922,364951
Hispanic4,3073,2391,400
White85,27078,80824,613
Native American44240384
Other Race1,4931,186213
Black13,19410,7401,681

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 87.50%.

Berrien County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,544$43,221$28,136
Less Than 9th Grade$19,419$22,888$16,621
High School Graduate$26,537$33,339$21,235
Some College$36,155$46,065$28,237
Bachelors Degree$51,774$62,409$44,356
Graduate Degree$65,826$80,950$56,819

$35,544

Average Earnings

$43,221

Average Male

$28,136

Average Female

Berrien County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Berrien County, Michigan Language by Age

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Berrien County, Michigan Language

92.57% of Berrien County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 7.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.82% of the population.

Berrien County, Michigan Language

Berrien County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black21,0548,74541.54%
Hispanic8,3771,71320.45%
Multiple6,4731,13717.57%
White112,50412,80311.38%
Native6336610.43%
Asian2,33123310.00%
Other477NaN%

16.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.73%

Male Poverty Rate

17.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berrien County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berrien County, Michigan is Black, with 41.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berrien 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 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.09%.

Berrien County, Michigan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.24%
High School16.58%
Some College10.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%

Berrien County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.62%
Male Unemployed45.17%
Female Employed10.08%
Female Unemployed40.20%

Berrien County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Berrien County, Michigan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,500$73,676
Families$67,533$87,552
Married Families$84,929$102,741
Non Families$31,479$45,688
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Income by Household Type

Berrien County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Berrien County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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Berrien 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.

Berrien County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

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Berrien County, Michigan Marital Status

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8,890

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War843
First Gulf War1,345
Vietnam3,525
Korea951
World War II344

Berrien County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34419
35 to 541,666
55 to 641,505
65 to 742,653
75+2,647

Berrien County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,7698.04%
Black9145.84%
Native American418.76%
Asian60.27%
Islander112.50%
Other Race130.77%
2+ Races1464.02%
Hispanic1252.34%

Berrien County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Berrien County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berrien County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Berrien County, Michigan Employment by Age

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Berrien County, Michigan Employment by Race

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Berrien 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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60.04%

Born in Berrien County, Michigan

94.92%

Native Born

5.08%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

2.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.92% of Berrien County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 60.04% having been born in Michigan. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Berrien County, Michigan Place of Birth

  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

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