Genesee County, Michigan Population 2024

401,121

Genesee County, Michigan's estimated 2024 population is 401,121 with a growth rate of -0.1% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Genesee County, Michigan is the 5th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 population was 424,959 and has seen a growth of -5.61% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029399,116-401-0.1%
2028399,517-401-0.1%
2027399,918-401-0.1%
2026400,319-401-0.1%
2025400,720-401-0.1%
2024401,121-401-0.1%
2023401,522-401-0.1%
2022401,923-2,704-0.67%
2021404,627-1,150-0.28%
2020405,777750.02%
2019405,702-924-0.23%
2018406,626-1,047-0.26%
2017407,673-1,381-0.34%
2016409,054-1,520-0.37%
2015410,574-2,376-0.58%
2014412,950-2,763-0.66%
2013415,713-2,530-0.6%
2012418,243-3,819-0.9%
2011422,062-2,897-0.68%
2010424,95900%
1990430,459-19,990-4.44%
1980450,4496,1081.37%
1970444,34170,02818.71%
1960374,313103,35038.14%
1950270,96343,01918.87%
1940227,94416,3037.7%
1930211,64185,97368.41%
1920125,66861,11394.67%
191064,55522,75154.42%
190041,8042,3746.02%
189039,4302100.54%
188039,2205,32015.69%
187033,90011,40250.68%
186022,49810,46787%
185012,0317,763181.89%
18404,268-394,848-98.93%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.1% (-401)
County Website
Genesee County
County Seat
2020 Population
405,777
Area
637 mi²
Density
630 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.15% (-4,656)
Founded
March 28, 1835

Genesee County, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White296,61973.19%
Black or African American79,27019.56%
Two or more races20,3905.03%
Asian4,0150.99%
Other race3,6700.91%
Native American1,2400.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander760.02%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Genesee County, Michigan Population by Race

Genesee County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2024

Genesee County, Michigan Median Age

40.5

Total

38.9

Male

42.4

Female

Genesee County, Michigan Adults

There are 315,014 adults, (73,019 of whom are seniors) in Genesee County, Michigan.

Genesee County, Michigan Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Genesee County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female208,56351.46%
Male196,71748.54%

Genesee County, Michigan Population by Age

Genesee County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All166,0602.4170.429.6
Married69,1603.0689.310.7
Non Family61,9341.2157.342.7
Female25,3273.3353.546.5
Male9,6393.066337

3.01

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Genesee County, Michigan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,4732.31%
9th to 12th Grade18,7496.69%
High School Graduate88,02031.42%
Some College72,48525.87%
Associates Degree30,58810.92%
Bachelors Degree41,33914.76%
Graduate Degree22,4998.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Genesee County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White209,640193,40151,073
Black50,73844,2257,285
2+ Races9,0798,2752,158
Hispanic8,3546,9121,695
Asian2,9352,6111,616
Other Race2,5302,253769
Native American80869298
Islander333212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.06%.

Genesee County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,347$50,426$33,279
Less Than 9th Grade$23,623$28,127$17,791
High School Graduate$34,194$41,309$26,885
Some College$37,763$49,623$31,123
Bachelors Degree$58,466$77,374$46,456
Graduate Degree$75,080$94,227$66,012

$41,347

Average Earnings

$50,426

Average Male

$33,279

Average Female

Genesee County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Genesee County, Michigan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Genesee County, Michigan Language

96.28% of Genesee County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Genesee County, Michigan Language

Genesee County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White285,06335,52112.46%
Black78,34223,23329.66%
Multiple20,0763,47617.31%
Hispanic15,1492,55216.85%
Asian3,85968517.75%
Other3,59450614.08%
Native1,21421717.87%
Islander762330.26%

16.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.07%

Male Poverty Rate

17.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Genesee County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Genesee County, Michigan is Islander, with 30.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Genesee County, Michigan is White, with 12.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.72%.

Genesee County, Michigan Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.23%
High School17.05%
Some College12.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.86%

Genesee County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed43.02%
Male Unemployed36.4%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Employed5.99%

Genesee County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Genesee County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,594$80,414
Families$75,461$96,556
Married Families$94,654$117,549
Non Families$36,961$48,398

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Genesee County, Michigan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Genesee County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Genesee 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.

Genesee County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Genesee County, Michigan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22,192

Number of Veterans

20,405

Male Veterans

1,787

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam8,339
First Gulf War4,289
Second Gulf War3,511
Korea1,292
World War II350

Genesee County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 746,535
35 to 544,903
75+4,841
55 to 644,455
18 to 341,458

Genesee County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White17,8797.53%
Black3,2865.61%
Hispanic5555.38%
2+ Races5214.43%
Other Race31411%
Asian1384.17%
Native American424.59%
Islander1236.36%

Genesee County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Genesee County, Michigan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Genesee County, Michigan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Genesee County, Michigan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Genesee County, Michigan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Genesee 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

83.08%

Born in Genesee County, Michigan

97.33%

Native Born

2.67%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.33% of Genesee County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 83.08% having been born in Michigan. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Genesee County, Michigan Place of Birth

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