Ingham County, Michigan Population 2020

Ingham County, Michigan's estimated population is 293,551 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ingham County, Michigan is the 8th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020293,5514080.14%
2019293,1434080.14%
2018292,7354080.14%
2017292,3272,3900.82%
2016289,9372,7690.96%
2015287,1681,5140.53%
2014285,6541,5350.54%
2013284,1196100.22%
2012283,5097560.27%
2011282,7531,6410.58%
2010281,112-800-0.28%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.14%
County Website
Founded
October 29, 1829 (created) 1838 (organized)[1
County Seat

Ingham County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White215,51874.43%
Black or African American33,02011.40%
Asian18,7546.48%
Two or More Races16,1725.58%
Some Other Race4,9361.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0490.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1150.04%

Ingham County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Ingham County, Michigan Median Age

31.8


Total

30.7


Male

33.1


Female

Ingham County, Michigan Adults

There are 231,330 adults, (36,861 of whom are seniors) in Ingham County, Michigan.

Ingham County, Michigan Age Dependency

48.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ingham County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

148,594

51.32%

Male

140,970

48.68%

Ingham County, Michigan Households and Families

Ingham County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ingham County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All58.2%41.8%
Male55.4%44.6%
Female45%55%
Non Family41.9%58.1%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All112,2002.4158.2
Non Family51,1321.4641.9
Married43,8143.1581.4
Female12,3603.3245
Male4,8943.4555.4

3.1

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ingham County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,4792.57%
9th to 12th Grade8,2594.73%
High School Graduate37,85621.70%
Some College41,06023.54%
Associates Degree15,6578.97%
Bachelors Degree36,49420.92%
Graduate Degree30,65617.57%

Ingham County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White130,695123,94251,905
Black17,98715,9184,459
Hispanic11,3779,1092,474
Asian9,9238,7426,804
Multiple Races5,0074,4281,545
Other Race3,2032,293560
Native American809670144
Islander93936

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 68.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,349$41,330$32,816
Less Than High School$20,377$25,500$15,507
High School Grad$27,327$31,065$22,303
Some College$32,150$36,324$29,119
Bachelors Degree$45,878$51,274$41,733
Graduate Degree$62,942$71,776$55,959

$37,349

Average Earnings

$41,330

Average Male

$32,816

Average Female

Ingham County, Michigan Language

Ingham County, Michigan Language by Age

Ingham County, Michigan Language

87.71% of Ingham County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 12.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.30% of the population.

Ingham County, Michigan Poverty

Ingham County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White190,04530,74816.18%
Black30,93610,00032.32%
Multiple15,2625,26334.48%
Hispanic21,3464,89622.94%
Asian16,5854,50227.15%
Other4,78896920.24%
Native98033534.18%
Islander10598.57%

20.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.91%

Male Poverty Rate

21.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ingham County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ingham County, Michigan is Multiple, with 34.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ingham County, Michigan is Islander, with 8.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.39%
High School17.27%
Some College12.80%
Bachelors or Greater5.78%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.88%
Male Unemployed43.82%
Female Employed14.83%
Male Employed10.31%

Ingham County, Michigan Income

Ingham County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,940$70,454
Families$69,661$89,876
Married Families$86,937$106,944
Non Families$33,899$45,106

Ingham County, Michigan Marital Status

Ingham County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ingham County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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

Ingham County, Michigan Veterans

13,673

Number of Veterans

12,683

Male Veterans

990

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,139
Second Gulf War2,270
First Gulf War2,258
Korea943
World War II652
Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,059
35 to 543,186
75+2,645
55 to 642,523
18 to 341,260
Name Veterans % of Total
White11,7366.59%
Black1,2525.14%
Hispanic5823.75%
2 or More4375.44%
Asian1110.71%
Other822.07%
Indian353.88%
Hawaiian2018.35%

$Ingham County, Michigan Veterans by Education

8.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ingham County, Michigan Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ingham 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

71.06%

Born in Michigan

90.55%

Native Born

9.45%

Foreign Born

5.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.55% of Ingham County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 71.06% having been born in Michigan. 5.89% 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