Kalkaska County, Michigan Population 2020

Kalkaska County, Michigan's estimated population is 18,282 with a growth rate of 1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kalkaska County, Michigan is the 65th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202018,2822291.27%
201918,0532291.28%
201817,8242291.30%
201717,5953181.84%
201617,277250.14%
201517,252-113-0.65%
201417,365780.45%
201317,2871901.11%
201217,097-71-0.41%
201117,168250.15%
201017,1433,64627.01%
199013,4972,54523.24%
198010,9525,680107.74%
19705,27289020.31%
19604,382-215-4.68%
19504,597-562-10.89%
19405,1591,36035.80%
19303,799-1,778-31.88%
19205,577-2,520-31.12%
19108,09796413.51%
19007,1331,97338.24%
18905,1602,22375.69%
18802,9372,513592.69%
18704240.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.27%
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Founded
1871[1]
County Seat

Kalkaska County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,72695.78%
Two or More Races2881.65%
Black or African American1610.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native1330.76%
Asian1060.61%
Some Other Race490.28%

Kalkaska County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Kalkaska County, Michigan Median Age

44.5


Total

43.4


Male

45.3


Female

Kalkaska County, Michigan Adults

There are 13,778 adults, (3,394 of whom are seniors) in Kalkaska County, Michigan.

Kalkaska County, Michigan Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kalkaska County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

8,555

48.99%

Male

8,908

51.01%

Kalkaska County, Michigan Households and Families

Kalkaska County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kalkaska County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All80.7%19.3%
Non Family76.6%23.4%
Male68.7%31.3%
Female67.3%32.7%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1392.4280.7
Married3,7572.9487.1
Non Family2,2281.2676.6
Female6813.0467.3
Male4732.9968.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kalkaska County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3432.73%
9th to 12th Grade1,32910.56%
High School Graduate5,21041.40%
Some College3,12524.83%
Associates Degree1,0868.63%
Bachelors Degree9627.64%
Graduate Degree5314.22%

Kalkaska County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,99810,3981,477
Hispanic190175
Multiple Races1351124
Native American102907
Asian9884
Black93815
Other Race2819

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 92.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,949$35,745$23,083
Less Than High School$22,218$23,036$18,214
High School Grad$29,716$37,276$21,058
Some College$26,944$34,720$22,516
Bachelors Degree$41,188$59,886$29,792
Graduate Degree$54,408$62,656$53,906

$28,949

Average Earnings

$35,745

Average Male

$23,083

Average Female

Kalkaska County, Michigan Language

Kalkaska County, Michigan Language by Age

Kalkaska County, Michigan Language

97.05% of Kalkaska County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Kalkaska County, Michigan Poverty

Kalkaska County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,3392,75916.89%
Black1537750.33%
Hispanic3326218.67%
Multiple2884114.24%
Native1303325.38%
Other491122.45%

17.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.82%

Male Poverty Rate

18.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kalkaska County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kalkaska County, Michigan is Black, with 50.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kalkaska County, Michigan is Multiple, with 14.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.75%
High School16.00%
Some College14.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.24%
Male Unemployed27.78%
Female Employed10.05%
Male Employed7.06%

Kalkaska County, Michigan Income

Kalkaska County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,004$57,184
Families$53,075$65,108
Married Families$60,550$70,513
Non Families$27,679$36,417

Kalkaska County, Michigan Marital Status

Kalkaska County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kalkaska County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Kalkaska 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.

Kalkaska County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Kalkaska County, Michigan Veterans

1,395

Number of Veterans

1,281

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam570
First Gulf War224
Second Gulf War184
Korea111
World War II62
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74427
75+307
55 to 64277
35 to 54273
18 to 34111
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,35410.24%
2 or More2212.29%
Asian99.18%
Indian65.13%
Black43.57%

$Kalkaska County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kalkaska County, Michigan Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kalkaska 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

85.05%

Born in Michigan

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.39% of Kalkaska County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 85.05% having been born in Michigan. 1.04% 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