Grand Traverse County, Michigan Population 2020

Grand Traverse County, Michigan's estimated population is 91,796 with a growth rate of -0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grand Traverse County, Michigan is the 22nd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201892,5737770.85%
201791,796-167-0.18%
201691,9634170.46%
201591,5466930.76%
201490,8537570.84%
201390,0969001.01%
201289,1968670.98%
201188,3291,3581.56%
201086,97122,69835.31%
199064,2739,37417.07%
198054,89915,72440.14%
197039,1755,68516.98%
196033,4904,89217.11%
195028,5985,20822.27%
194023,3903,37916.89%
193020,0114932.53%
192019,518-4,266-17.94%
191023,7843,30516.14%
190020,4797,12453.34%
189013,3554,93358.57%
18808,4223,97989.56%
18704,4433,157245.49%
18601,2860.00%

How Many People Live in Grand Traverse County, Michigan?

91,796

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86,96494.79%
Two or More Races1,8352.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native9971.09%
Black or African American9821.07%
Asian5300.58%
Some Other Race3940.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.05%

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Median Age

42.9


Total

41.3


Male

44.5


Female

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Adults

There are 72,891 adults, (16,856 of whom are seniors) in Grand Traverse County, Michigan.

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

46,379

50.55%

Male

45,367

49.45%

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Households and Families

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All76.3%23.7%
Male64.8%35.2%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female57.8%42.2%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,1342.476.3
Married19,1902.9989.1
Non Family13,2611.2863.5
Female3,0933.257.8
Male1,5903.1864.8

2.93

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7971.21%
9th to 12th Grade2,3843.61%
High School Graduate16,16024.45%
Some College16,45224.89%
Associates Degree7,13510.79%
Bachelors Degree14,40821.80%
Graduate Degree8,76513.26%

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White62,05759,62522,441
Hispanic1,5061,250242
Black74563852
Native American726521114
Multiple Races643603185
Asian429270104
Other Race31128461
Islander31209

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,020$40,979$29,226
Less Than High School$21,091$21,441$20,593
High School Grad$25,736$31,048$21,806
Some College$34,434$40,258$28,627
Bachelors Degree$42,920$52,476$34,214
Graduate Degree$58,663$73,878$51,261

$35,020

Average Earnings

$40,979

Average Male

$29,226

Average Female

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Language

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Language by Age

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Language

95.79% of Grand Traverse County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 4.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Poverty

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White83,3628,0969.71%
Multiple1,79543023.96%
Black63115424.41%
Hispanic2,3661395.87%
Asian52311922.75%
Native968868.88%
Other38792.33%

10.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.63%

Male Poverty Rate

9.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grand Traverse County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grand Traverse County, Michigan is Black, with 24.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grand Traverse County, Michigan is Other, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.55%
High School12.36%
Some College8.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.28%

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Income

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,485$81,464
Families$76,199$97,612
Married Families$85,751$109,139
Non Families$36,133$49,148

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Marital Status

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Grand Traverse 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.

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Veterans

6,431

Number of Veterans

5,766

Male Veterans

665

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,550
First Gulf War1,000
Second Gulf War703
Korea499
World War II377
Name Veterans % of Total
White6,2398.99%
Indian8110.00%
Hispanic603.77%
Black536.27%
2 or More445.20%
Other144.12%

$Grand Traverse County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grand Traverse County, Michigan Employment Status

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Grand Traverse 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

77.80%

Born in Michigan

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.36% of Grand Traverse County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 77.80% having been born in Michigan. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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