Gratiot County, Michigan Population 2020

Gratiot County, Michigan's estimated population is 39,775 with a growth rate of -1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gratiot County, Michigan is the 41st largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202039,775-412-1.03%
201940,187-412-1.01%
201840,599-412-1.00%
201741,011680.17%
201640,943-376-0.91%
201541,319-143-0.34%
201441,462-469-1.12%
201341,931-47-0.11%
201241,978-134-0.32%
201142,112-319-0.75%
201042,4313,4498.85%
199038,982-1,466-3.62%
198040,4481,2023.06%
197039,2462,2346.04%
196037,0123,58310.72%
195033,4291,2243.80%
194032,2051,9536.46%
193030,252-3,662-10.80%
192033,9145,09417.68%
191028,820-1,069-3.58%
190029,8891,2214.26%
189028,6686,73230.69%
188021,93610,12685.74%
187011,8107,768192.18%
18604,0420.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.03%
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Founded
1855[1]
County Seat

Gratiot County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,35390.96%
Black or African American2,3135.63%
Two or More Races8852.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native2110.51%
Asian1560.38%
Some Other Race1260.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.06%

Gratiot County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Gratiot County, Michigan Median Age

39.2


Total

37.7


Male

41.7


Female

Gratiot County, Michigan Adults

There are 32,782 adults, (6,853 of whom are seniors) in Gratiot County, Michigan.

Gratiot County, Michigan Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Gratiot County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

19,106

46.52%

Male

21,961

53.48%

Gratiot County, Michigan Households and Families

Gratiot County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gratiot County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
Male72.8%27.2%
All72.8%27.2%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Female52.4%47.6%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1772.3372.8
Married7,3032.9386.2
Non Family5,2371.261.1
Female1,8282.9252.4
Male8092.8172.8

2.82

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gratiot County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9463.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,6996.04%
High School Graduate11,37440.45%
Some College7,52726.77%
Associates Degree2,6359.37%
Bachelors Degree2,4168.59%
Graduate Degree1,5225.41%

Gratiot County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,70122,5903,728
Black1,6451,31663
Hispanic1,3031,14389
Multiple Races4574155
Native American13811836
Other Race105713
Asian1049422
Islander1919

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 native american people with a rate of 26.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,563$41,065$26,503
Less Than High School$25,268$32,404$7,935
High School Grad$28,723$34,526$22,708
Some College$32,238$43,545$27,203
Bachelors Degree$44,655$54,596$35,349
Graduate Degree$52,909$56,458$52,426

$32,563

Average Earnings

$41,065

Average Male

$26,503

Average Female

Gratiot County, Michigan Language

Gratiot County, Michigan Language by Age

Gratiot County, Michigan Language

96.84% of Gratiot County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Gratiot County, Michigan Poverty

Gratiot County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,1655,63417.52%
Hispanic2,09558828.07%
Black37220755.65%
Multiple64310316.02%
Native1905730.00%
Asian1242520.16%
Other1262318.25%

18.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.38%

Male Poverty Rate

19.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gratiot County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gratiot County, Michigan is Black, with 55.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gratiot County, Michigan is Multiple, with 16.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.75%
High School15.96%
Some College13.52%
Bachelors or Greater5.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.91%
Male Unemployed41.81%
Female Employed10.79%
Male Employed7.42%

Gratiot County, Michigan Income

Gratiot County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,991$58,910
Families$55,954$70,335
Married Families$66,154$80,261
Non Families$24,817$33,937

Gratiot County, Michigan Marital Status

Gratiot County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gratiot County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Gratiot 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 35-44.

Gratiot County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Gratiot County, Michigan Veterans

2,469

Number of Veterans

2,250

Male Veterans

219

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam928
Second Gulf War382
First Gulf War355
Korea175
World War II128
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74688
75+596
35 to 54523
55 to 64440
18 to 34222
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3397.91%
Hispanic835.39%
Black572.54%
2 or More437.57%
Asian2219.30%
Other43.81%
Indian42.70%

$Gratiot County, Michigan Veterans by Education

9.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gratiot County, Michigan Employment Status

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gratiot 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

87.52%

Born in Michigan

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.00% of Gratiot County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 87.52% having been born in Michigan. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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