Branch County, Michigan Population 2020

Branch County, Michigan's estimated population is 43,423 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Branch County, Michigan is the 38th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201843,6221990.46%
201743,423-67-0.15%
201643,490-163-0.37%
201543,653-78-0.18%
201443,7311440.33%
201343,587-208-0.47%
201243,795-128-0.29%
201143,923-1,257-2.78%
201045,1803,6788.86%
199041,5021,3143.27%
198040,1882,2826.02%
197037,9063,0038.60%
196034,9034,70115.57%
195030,2024,35716.86%
194025,8451,8957.91%
193023,950-47-0.20%
192023,997-1,608-6.28%
191025,605-2,206-7.93%
190027,8111,0203.81%
189026,791-1,150-4.12%
188027,9411,7156.54%
187026,2265,24525.00%
186020,9818,50968.22%
185012,4726,757118.23%
18405,7150.00%

How Many People Live in Branch County, Michigan?

43,423

Branch County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,92393.89%
Black or African American9902.27%
Two or More Races7071.62%
Some Other Race4841.11%
Asian2830.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1800.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.04%

Branch County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Branch County, Michigan Median Age

41.3


Total

41


Male

42


Female

Branch County, Michigan Adults

There are 33,398 adults, (7,709 of whom are seniors) in Branch County, Michigan.

Branch County, Michigan Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Branch County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

21,099

48.41%

Male

22,485

51.59%

Branch County, Michigan Households and Families

Branch County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Branch County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Female54.3%45.7%
Male54.2%45.8%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,5062.574.6
Married8,4333.1188
Non Family5,5331.2963.4
Female1,643354.3
Male8973.1854.2

3

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Branch County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3464.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,9436.45%
High School Graduate12,45141.30%
Some College7,42424.63%
Associates Degree2,7118.99%
Bachelors Degree2,9479.78%
Graduate Degree1,3244.39%

Branch County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,63024,8684,008
Hispanic942668108
Black93479626
Multiple Races35330920
Other Race206965
Asian193136106
Native American13411315

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,994$37,646$27,185
Less Than High School$25,288$28,750$20,284
High School Grad$30,482$32,330$26,150
Some College$31,308$40,800$24,134
Bachelors Degree$44,270$57,063$35,865
Graduate Degree$68,843$79,125$66,071

$31,994

Average Earnings

$37,646

Average Male

$27,185

Average Female

Branch County, Michigan Language

Branch County, Michigan Language by Age

Branch County, Michigan Language

92.48% of Branch County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 7.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.98% of the population.

Branch County, Michigan Poverty

Branch County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,0705,83915.34%
Hispanic1,94834217.56%
Multiple6187912.78%
Black1016766.34%
Other471408.49%
Asian261228.43%
Native145138.97%

15.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.71%

Male Poverty Rate

16.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Branch County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Branch County, Michigan is Black, with 66.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Branch County, Michigan is Asian, with 8.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.89%
High School12.97%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.12%
Female Unemployed30.91%
Male Employed7.26%
Female Employed6.42%

Branch County, Michigan Income

Branch County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,536$62,583
Families$58,445$72,042
Married Families$66,131$81,116
Non Families$31,451$40,514

Branch County, Michigan Marital Status

Branch County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Branch County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Branch 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.

Branch County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Branch County, Michigan Veterans

2,890

Number of Veterans

2,670

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,218
First Gulf War378
Korea226
Second Gulf War225
World War II121
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7928.90%
Black788.09%
Indian1410.45%
Hispanic80.67%
2 or More61.50%

$Branch County, Michigan Veterans by Education

4.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Branch County, Michigan Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Branch 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

74.26%

Born in Michigan

96.82%

Native Born

3.18%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.82% of Branch County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 74.26% having been born in Michigan. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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