Hillsdale County, Michigan Population 2020

Hillsdale County, Michigan's estimated population is 45,561 with a growth rate of -0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hillsdale County, Michigan is the 37th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202045,561-94-0.21%
201945,655-94-0.21%
201845,749-94-0.21%
201745,843800.17%
201645,763-109-0.24%
201545,872-51-0.11%
201445,923-202-0.44%
201346,125-133-0.29%
201246,258-331-0.71%
201146,589-53-0.11%
201046,6423,2117.39%
199043,4311,3603.23%
198042,0714,90013.18%
197037,1712,4296.99%
196034,7422,8268.85%
195031,9162,8249.71%
194029,0921,6756.11%
193027,417-744-2.64%
192028,161-1,512-5.10%
191029,673-192-0.64%
190029,865-795-2.59%
189030,660-2,063-6.30%
188032,7231,0393.28%
187031,6846,00923.40%
186025,6759,51658.89%
185016,1598,919123.19%
18407,2400.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.21%
County Website
Founded
1835[1]
County Seat

Hillsdale County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,31296.69%
Two or More Races6571.43%
Black or African American3490.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1790.39%
Asian1730.38%
Some Other Race1600.35%

Hillsdale County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Hillsdale County, Michigan Median Age

42.2


Total

41.8


Male

42.5


Female

Hillsdale County, Michigan Adults

There are 35,680 adults, (8,509 of whom are seniors) in Hillsdale County, Michigan.

Hillsdale County, Michigan Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hillsdale County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

23,032

50.26%

Male

22,798

49.74%

Hillsdale County, Michigan Households and Families

Hillsdale County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hillsdale County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All76.7%23.3%
Male65.1%34.9%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female57.8%42.2%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,9042.4776.7
Married9,5483.0688.4
Non Family5,9391.2364.6
Female1,5983.1157.8
Male8193.2765.1

2.99

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hillsdale County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1783.77%
9th to 12th Grade2,4717.91%
High School Graduate12,04638.54%
Some College7,47423.91%
Associates Degree2,7708.86%
Bachelors Degree3,37810.81%
Graduate Degree1,9416.21%

Hillsdale County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,16426,7655,198
Hispanic47234436
Multiple Races22617923
Black18013125
Native American1131048
Asian1079033
Other Race99872

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.84%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,675$42,495$26,317
Less Than High School$21,497$25,677$18,480
High School Grad$31,227$38,641$23,188
Some College$34,089$46,474$25,764
Bachelors Degree$45,000$47,351$41,167
Graduate Degree$65,094$71,525$58,715

$34,675

Average Earnings

$42,495

Average Male

$26,317

Average Female

Hillsdale County, Michigan Language

Hillsdale County, Michigan Language by Age

Hillsdale County, Michigan Language

95.92% of Hillsdale County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 4.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Hillsdale County, Michigan Poverty

Hillsdale County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,0446,48615.43%
Hispanic94728530.10%
Multiple61315024.47%
Black2529437.30%
Native1734626.59%
Other15331.96%
Asian15321.31%

15.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.12%

Male Poverty Rate

16.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hillsdale County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hillsdale County, Michigan is Black, with 37.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hillsdale County, Michigan is Asian, with 1.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.38%
High School14.19%
Some College8.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.63%
Male Unemployed31.01%
Male Employed6.98%
Female Employed6.57%

Hillsdale County, Michigan Income

Hillsdale County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,392$61,956
Families$59,247$72,912
Married Families$67,585$81,247
Non Families$27,148$37,415

Hillsdale County, Michigan Marital Status

Hillsdale County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hillsdale County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Hillsdale 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.

Hillsdale County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Hillsdale County, Michigan Veterans

3,173

Number of Veterans

2,991

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,366
Second Gulf War369
First Gulf War356
Korea260
World War II112
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,131
75+696
35 to 54565
55 to 64546
18 to 34235
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0948.91%
Indian3530.17%
Hispanic284.49%
2 or More246.56%
Black156.61%
Other54.46%

$Hillsdale County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hillsdale County, Michigan Employment Status

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Hillsdale 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

76.03%

Born in Michigan

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.85% of Hillsdale County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 76.03% having been born in Michigan. 0.57% 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