Lake County, Michigan Population 2020

Lake County, Michigan's estimated population is 11,984 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, Michigan is the 72nd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,881-103-0.86%
201711,9841261.06%
201611,8581631.39%
201511,6953002.63%
201411,39540.04%
201311,391-67-0.58%
201211,45840.03%
201111,454-57-0.50%
201011,5112,92834.11%
19908,58387211.31%
19807,7112,05036.21%
19705,6613236.05%
19605,338811.54%
19505,2574599.57%
19404,79873218.00%
19304,066-371-8.36%
19204,437-502-10.16%
19104,939-18-0.36%
19004,957-1,548-23.80%
18906,5053,272101.21%
18803,2332,685489.96%
18705480.00%

How Many People Live in Lake County, Michigan?

11,984

Lake County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,22086.88%
Black or African American9397.98%
Two or More Races4233.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native1170.99%
Asian270.23%
Some Other Race260.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.09%

Lake County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Lake County, Michigan Median Age

52.7


Total

52.2


Male

53.1


Female

Lake County, Michigan Adults

There are 9,829 adults, (3,206 of whom are seniors) in Lake County, Michigan.

Lake County, Michigan Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

5,763

48.99%

Male

6,000

51.01%

Lake County, Michigan Households and Families

Lake County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All84.1%15.9%
Female78.7%21.3%
Non Family76.2%23.8%
Male71%29%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5172.5384.1
Married2,2183.0392.4
Non Family1,8201.2576.2
Female3105.0778.7
Male1694.9971

3.25

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3624.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,17613.01%
High School Graduate3,84842.58%
Some College1,92221.27%
Associates Degree7107.86%
Bachelors Degree6517.20%
Graduate Degree3684.07%

Lake County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9346,635940
Black71957754
Hispanic1921285
Native American98854
Multiple Races897614
Other Race2121
Asian1232

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 16.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,361$27,996$18,596
Less Than High School$14,435$17,368$11,528
High School Grad$23,104$28,293$16,294
Some College$22,813$27,440$21,053
Bachelors Degree$32,969$79,000$21,625
Graduate Degree$51,979$61,250$51,354

$22,361

Average Earnings

$27,996

Average Male

$18,596

Average Female

Lake County, Michigan Language

Lake County, Michigan Language by Age

Lake County, Michigan Language

97.11% of Lake County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Lake County, Michigan Poverty

Lake County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,7612,11921.71%
Black82833740.70%
Multiple41214434.95%
Hispanic2799132.62%
Native1102522.73%
Other12216.67%

23.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.79%

Male Poverty Rate

23.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Michigan is Black, with 40.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Michigan is Other, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.32%
High School18.11%
Some College16.49%
Bachelors or Greater10.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.60%
Male Unemployed43.43%
Female Employed13.34%
Male Employed10.22%

Lake County, Michigan Income

Lake County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,631$44,472
Families$45,250$54,587
Married Families$49,683-
Non Families$20,192$28,305

Lake County, Michigan Marital Status

Lake County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Lake 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.

Lake County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Lake County, Michigan Veterans

1,182

Number of Veterans

1,091

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam555
First Gulf War115
Korea113
World War II66
Second Gulf War23
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,04912.16%
Black9511.92%
Indian2723.48%
2 or More114.42%
Hispanic62.90%

$Lake County, Michigan Veterans by Education

12.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Michigan Employment Status

40.3%

Labor Force Participation

35.4%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lake 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

80.54%

Born in Michigan

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.47% of Lake County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 80.54% having been born in Michigan. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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