Ingham County, Michigan Population 2021

Ingham County, Michigan's estimated population is 293,994 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ingham County, Michigan is the 8th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 Population was 281,116 and has seen a growth of 4.58% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021293,9947940.27%
2020293,2007940.27%
2019292,4067940.27%
2018291,612-406-0.14%
2017292,0182,2140.76%
2016289,8042,7080.94%
2015287,0961,4690.51%
2014285,6271,5140.53%
2013284,1135990.21%
2012283,5147270.26%
2011282,7871,6710.59%
2010281,116-796-0.28%
1990281,9126,3922.32%
1980275,52014,4815.55%
1970261,03949,74323.54%
1960211,29638,35522.18%
1950172,94142,32532.40%
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%
186017,4358,804102.00%
18508,6316,133245.52%
18402,4980.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.27%
County Website
Founded
October 29, 1829 (created) 1838 (organized)[1
County Seat
2010 Population
281,116
Growth Since 2010
4.58%
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Ingham County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White216,02574.34%
Black or African American33,93011.68%
Asian19,6246.75%
Two or More Races15,3655.29%
Some Other Race4,3961.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1400.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1070.04%
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Ingham County, Michigan Population by Race

Ingham County, Michigan Population Pyramid $2021

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Ingham County, Michigan Median Age

32


Total

30.8


Male

33.3


Female

Ingham County, Michigan Adults

There are 232,694 adults, (38,111 of whom are seniors) in Ingham County, Michigan.

Ingham County, Michigan Age Dependency

49.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ingham County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

149,015

51.28%

Male

141,572

48.72%

Ingham County, Michigan Population by Age

Ingham County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ingham County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
Male60.9%39.1%
All58.5%41.5%
Female46.5%53.5%
Non Family42%58%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ingham County, Michigan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All112,8402.4158.5
Non Family52,0101.4642
Married43,4693.1581.3
Female12,5023.3846.5
Male4,8593.3760.9

3.1

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Ingham County, Michigan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,4782.54%
9th to 12th Grade7,9544.51%
High School Graduate38,75021.98%
Some College41,68823.65%
Associates Degree14,9278.47%
Bachelors Degree37,43521.23%
Graduate Degree31,06717.62%
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Ingham County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ingham County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White131,288124,76552,519
Black18,73016,6324,981
Hispanic11,8049,6552,741
Asian10,3429,1317,083
2+ Races4,8764,3441,337
Other Race2,8112,068547
Native American849700147
Islander87872

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 asian people with a rate of 68.49%.

Ingham County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,314$42,499$33,448
Less Than 9th Grade$21,226$25,799$17,236
High School Graduate$28,229$31,196$24,068
Some College$32,615$37,484$30,489
Bachelors Degree$47,853$53,372$42,889
Graduate Degree$63,365$72,949$55,994

$38,314

Average Earnings

$42,499

Average Male

$33,448

Average Female

Ingham County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ingham County, Michigan Language by Age

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Ingham County, Michigan Language

87.28% of Ingham County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 12.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.56% of the population.

Ingham County, Michigan Language

Ingham County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White189,36930,38816.05%
Black31,9289,98831.28%
Multiple14,3344,95434.56%
Hispanic21,7564,75821.87%
Asian17,6114,11723.38%
Other4,26076818.03%
Native1,08332129.64%
Islander10198.91%

19.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.72%

Male Poverty Rate

20.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ingham County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ingham County, Michigan is Multiple, with 34.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ingham County, Michigan is Islander, with 8.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.05%.

Ingham County, Michigan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.30%
High School17.37%
Some College12.69%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%

Ingham County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.43%
Male Unemployed45.81%
Female Employed14.53%
Male Employed10.11%

Ingham County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ingham County, Michigan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,872$72,682
Families$73,056$93,440
Married Families$91,638$111,182
Non Families$34,973$46,193
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Income by Household Type

Ingham County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ingham County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Ingham County, Michigan Marital Status

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13,242

Number of Veterans

12,284

Male Veterans

958

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,927
Second Gulf War2,283
First Gulf War2,085
Korea861
World War II547

Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,889
35 to 542,915
75+2,640
55 to 642,513
18 to 341,285

Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,3456.34%
Black1,2575.02%
Hispanic5953.72%
2+ Races3774.69%
Asian1450.91%
Other Race531.53%
Native American474.90%
Islander1817.65%

Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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9.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ingham County, Michigan Employment by Age

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Ingham County, Michigan Employment by Race

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Ingham County, Michigan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.58%

Born in Ingham County, Michigan

90.07%

Native Born

9.93%

Foreign Born

6.00%

Non Citizen

3.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.07% of Ingham County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 70.58% having been born in Michigan. 6.00% 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

  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

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