Ingham County, Michigan Population 2024

309,470

Ingham County, Michigan's estimated 2024 population is 309,470 with a growth rate of 4.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ingham County, Michigan is the 7th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 population was 281,122 and has seen a growth of 10.08% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029372,87512,6813.52%
2028360,19412,6813.65%
2027347,51312,6813.79%
2026334,83212,6813.94%
2025322,15112,6814.1%
2024309,47012,6814.27%
2023296,78912,6814.46%
2022284,10812,6814.67%
2021271,427-13,213-4.64%
2020284,640-6,786-2.33%
2019291,4261590.05%
2018291,267-411-0.14%
2017291,6782,0450.71%
2016289,6332,3780.83%
2015287,2551,4950.52%
2014285,7601,5340.54%
2013284,2266340.22%
2012283,5927640.27%
2011282,8281,7060.61%
2010281,122
1990281,9126,3922.32%
1980275,52014,4815.55%
1970261,03949,74323.54%
1960211,29638,35522.18%
1950172,94142,32532.4%
1940130,61614,02912.03%
1930116,58735,03342.96%
192081,55428,24452.98%
191053,31013,49233.88%
190039,8182,1525.71%
189037,6663,99011.85%
188033,6768,40833.28%
187025,2687,83344.93%
186017,4358,804102%
18508,6316,133245.52%
18402,498-370,377-99.33%
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2024 Growth Rate
4.27% (12,681)
County Website
Ingham County
County Seat
2010 Population
281,122
Area
556 mi²
Density
557 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
10.08% (28,348)
Founded
October 29, 1829

Ingham County, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White202,10271.53%
Black or African American33,55511.88%
Two or more races22,3857.92%
Asian17,9656.36%
Other race5,4361.92%
Native American1,0820.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander150.01%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ingham County, Michigan Population by Race

Ingham County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2024

Ingham County, Michigan Median Age

33

Total

31.9

Male

34.1

Female

Ingham County, Michigan Adults

There are 227,119 adults, (40,219 of whom are seniors) in Ingham County, Michigan.

Ingham County, Michigan Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ingham County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female144,00550.97%
Male138,53549.03%

Ingham County, Michigan Population by Age

Ingham County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All115,6482.358.841.2
Non Family54,5321.3741.558.5
Married44,0623.0983.316.7
Female12,2923.2147.352.7
Male4,7623.1559.840.2
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ingham County, Michigan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Ingham County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.96%.

Ingham County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,469

Average Earnings

$52,336

Average Male

$40,454

Average Female

Ingham County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ingham County, Michigan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ingham County, Michigan Language

86.93% of Ingham County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 13.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.39% of the population.

Ingham County, Michigan Language

Ingham County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White180,03024,76013.75%
Black31,6218,60127.2%
Multiple21,2444,66521.96%
Hispanic22,0914,14818.78%
Asian16,6553,38820.34%
Other5,27469513.18%
Native1,05811210.59%
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16.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.54%

Male Poverty Rate

16.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ingham County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ingham County, Michigan is Black, with 27.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ingham County, Michigan is Native, with 10.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.52%.

Ingham County, Michigan Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.68%
High School17.18%
Some College12.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%
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Ingham County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.55%
Male Unemployed33.53%
Female Employed11.53%
Male Employed8.36%
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Ingham County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ingham County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ingham County, Michigan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ingham County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ingham 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.

Ingham County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ingham County, Michigan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11,338

Number of Veterans

10,561

Male Veterans

777

Female Veterans

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Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ingham County, Michigan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ingham County, Michigan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ingham 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

71.19%

Born in Ingham County, Michigan

90.56%

Native Born

9.44%

Foreign Born

5.45%

Non Citizen

3.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.56% of Ingham County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 71.19% having been born in Michigan. 5.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ingham County, Michigan Place of Birth

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