Isabella County, Michigan Population 2020

Isabella County, Michigan's estimated population is 69,436 with a growth rate of -0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Isabella County, Michigan is the 27th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202069,436-563-0.80%
201969,999-563-0.80%
201870,562-563-0.79%
201771,125-186-0.26%
201671,3115290.75%
201570,7826850.98%
201470,097-128-0.18%
201370,225-439-0.62%
201270,664530.08%
201170,6113180.45%
201070,29315,66928.69%
199054,6245140.95%
198054,1109,51621.34%
197044,5949,24626.16%
196035,3486,38422.04%
195028,9642,98211.48%
194025,9824,85622.99%
193021,126-1,484-6.56%
192022,610-419-1.82%
191023,0292451.08%
190022,7844,00021.29%
189018,7846,62554.49%
188012,1598,046195.62%
18704,1132,670185.03%
18601,4430.00%

Isabella County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62,11487.76%
Two or More Races2,6863.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,3953.38%
Black or African American1,8682.64%
Asian1,1911.68%
Some Other Race5130.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.01%

Isabella County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Isabella County, Michigan Median Age

27.7


Total

28.1


Male

27.3


Female

Isabella County, Michigan Adults

There are 58,459 adults, (8,289 of whom are seniors) in Isabella County, Michigan.

Isabella County, Michigan Age Dependency

41.1

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Isabella County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

36,404

51.44%

Male

34,371

48.56%

Isabella County, Michigan Households and Families

Isabella County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Isabella County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
Male67.7%32.3%
All61.8%38.2%
Female51.3%48.7%
Non Family39%61%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,8892.5861.8
Non Family10,8621.8739
Married10,1293.0788.4
Female2,7663.3351.3
Male1,1323.1167.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Isabella County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9852.57%
9th to 12th Grade2,2205.80%
High School Graduate12,04531.48%
Some College8,67522.67%
Associates Degree3,1848.32%
Bachelors Degree6,19316.18%
Graduate Degree4,96612.98%

Isabella County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,07331,4769,847
Native American1,2521,015154
Hispanic1,042884226
Multiple Races765676196
Asian704584453
Black575542245
Other Race268219108
Islander8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,507$37,405$27,429
Less Than High School$15,497$19,853$14,128
High School Grad$25,616$31,348$19,811
Some College$29,794$36,083$24,512
Bachelors Degree$40,993$49,196$35,687
Graduate Degree$62,411$67,399$57,355

$32,507

Average Earnings

$37,405

Average Male

$27,429

Average Female

Isabella County, Michigan Language

Isabella County, Michigan Language by Age

Isabella County, Michigan Language

94.20% of Isabella County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 5.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Isabella County, Michigan Poverty

Isabella County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,22514,60726.45%
Hispanic2,48872729.22%
Black1,30157444.12%
Multiple2,32956024.04%
Native2,33236315.57%
Asian1,06031830.00%
Other4879719.92%

26.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.21%

Male Poverty Rate

27.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Isabella County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Isabella County, Michigan is Black, with 44.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Isabella County, Michigan is Native, with 15.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.98%
High School16.93%
Some College13.09%
Bachelors or Greater6.74%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.99%
Male Unemployed39.67%
Female Employed25.96%
Male Employed19.45%

Isabella County, Michigan Income

Isabella County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,408$61,803
Families$62,143$79,005
Married Families$74,086$92,068
Non Families$25,475$37,174

Isabella County, Michigan Marital Status

Isabella County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Isabella County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Isabella 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 55-64.

Isabella County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Isabella County, Michigan Veterans

2,971

Number of Veterans

2,808

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,214
Second Gulf War454
First Gulf War410
Korea303
World War II38
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74886
75+670
35 to 54603
55 to 64541
18 to 34271
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8425.44%
Indian815.08%
Hispanic361.91%
Black271.73%
2 or More120.75%
Other92.18%

$Isabella County, Michigan Veterans by Education

8.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Isabella County, Michigan Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Isabella 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

82.78%

Born in Michigan

96.52%

Native Born

3.48%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.52% of Isabella County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 82.78% having been born in Michigan. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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