Leelanau County, Michigan Population 2020

Leelanau County, Michigan's estimated population is 21,676 with a growth rate of 0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leelanau County, Michigan is the 63rd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201821,764880.41%
201721,6761590.74%
201621,517-120-0.55%
201521,637380.18%
201421,5991170.54%
201321,4821000.47%
201221,382-47-0.22%
201121,429-293-1.35%
201021,7225,19531.43%
199016,5272,52017.99%
198014,0073,13528.84%
197010,8721,55116.64%
19609,3216747.79%
19508,6472112.50%
19408,4362302.80%
19308,206-855-9.44%
19209,061-1,547-14.58%
191010,608520.49%
190010,5562,61232.88%
18907,9441,69127.04%
18806,2531,67736.65%
18704,5762,418112.05%
18602,1580.00%

How Many People Live in Leelanau County, Michigan?

21,676

Leelanau County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,07592.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native6493.00%
Two or More Races5212.41%
Some Other Race1520.70%
Asian1460.67%
Black or African American930.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%

Leelanau County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Leelanau County, Michigan Median Age

53.7


Total

52.3


Male

54.6


Female

Leelanau County, Michigan Adults

There are 18,047 adults, (6,261 of whom are seniors) in Leelanau County, Michigan.

Leelanau County, Michigan Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Leelanau County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

10,897

50.36%

Male

10,742

49.64%

Leelanau County, Michigan Households and Families

Leelanau County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leelanau County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
All87.6%12.4%
Male84.8%15.2%
Non Family79%21%
Female68.4%31.6%

87.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1522.3287.6
Married5,5152.7294.1
Non Family2,7651.1679
Female5953.368.4
Male2773.8184.8

2.75

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leelanau County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2861.72%
9th to 12th Grade5113.08%
High School Graduate3,62321.81%
Some College3,49121.02%
Associates Degree1,5889.56%
Bachelors Degree4,18925.22%
Graduate Degree2,92217.59%

Leelanau County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,48614,9456,985
Hispanic42926728
Native American40533422
Multiple Races21416924
Asian868648
Other Race63638
Black5454
Islander33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,125$40,317$27,500
Less Than High School$19,500$23,839$15,733
High School Grad$30,199$33,767$27,065
Some College$34,426$41,160$24,219
Bachelors Degree$37,690$48,712$30,163
Graduate Degree$47,594$58,618$38,611

$33,125

Average Earnings

$40,317

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Leelanau County, Michigan Language

Leelanau County, Michigan Language by Age

Leelanau County, Michigan Language

95.49% of Leelanau County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 4.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Leelanau County, Michigan Poverty

Leelanau County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,3421,0025.18%
Native63012820.32%
Hispanic90912113.31%
Multiple5119218.00%
Black744459.46%
Asian14642.74%

6.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.32%

Male Poverty Rate

6.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leelanau County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leelanau County, Michigan is Black, with 59.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leelanau County, Michigan is Asian, with 2.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.32%
High School8.83%
Some College4.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

Leelanau County, Michigan Income

Leelanau County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,831$89,039
Families$75,506$104,576
Married Families$79,972-
Non Families$35,211$48,207

Leelanau County, Michigan Marital Status

Leelanau County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Leelanau County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Leelanau 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.

Leelanau County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Leelanau County, Michigan Veterans

1,636

Number of Veterans

1,562

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam747
Korea201
First Gulf War144
Second Gulf War132
World War II89
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5739.25%
Hispanic437.85%
Indian336.89%
Other1617.58%
2 or More82.75%
Black67.14%

$Leelanau County, Michigan Veterans by Education

2.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leelanau County, Michigan Employment Status

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Leelanau 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

75.94%

Born in Michigan

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

1.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.08% of Leelanau County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 75.94% having been born in Michigan. 1.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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