Macomb County, Michigan Population 2020

Macomb County, Michigan's estimated population is 871,976 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macomb County, Michigan is the 3rd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018874,7592,7830.32%
2017871,9763,2370.37%
2016868,7393,6530.42%
2015865,0862,1270.25%
2014862,9595,8010.68%
2013857,1587,4310.87%
2012849,7275,6520.67%
2011844,0752,7200.32%
2010841,355123,95517.28%
1990717,40022,8003.28%
1980694,60069,29111.08%
1970625,309219,50554.09%
1960405,804220,843119.40%
1950184,96177,32371.84%
1940107,63830,49239.53%
193077,14639,043102.47%
192038,1035,49716.86%
191032,606-638-1.92%
190033,2441,4314.50%
189031,8131860.59%
188031,6274,01114.52%
187027,6164,77320.89%
186022,8437,31347.09%
185015,5305,81459.84%
18409,7167,303302.65%
18302,4131,515168.71%
182089831854.83%
18105800.00%

How Many People Live in Macomb County, Michigan?

871,976

Macomb County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White707,87581.49%
Black or African American99,26511.43%
Asian33,7693.89%
Two or More Races19,9192.29%
Some Other Race5,0050.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,5250.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3460.04%

Macomb County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Macomb County, Michigan Median Age

40.8


Total

39.3


Male

42.4


Female

Macomb County, Michigan Adults

There are 682,202 adults, (141,001 of whom are seniors) in Macomb County, Michigan.

Macomb County, Michigan Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Macomb County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

445,869

51.33%

Male

422,835

48.67%

Macomb County, Michigan Households and Families

Macomb County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Macomb County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All73%27%
Male64.3%35.7%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Female54.3%45.7%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All343,5922.573
Married164,9373.2287.1
Non Family117,1981.1961.5
Female45,3963.0554.3
Male16,0613.1864.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Macomb County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade22,2053.65%
9th to 12th Grade40,7726.69%
High School Graduate180,99929.72%
Some College150,83124.77%
Associates Degree64,69210.62%
Bachelors Degree97,51416.01%
Graduate Degree51,9908.54%

Macomb County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White506,064457,169124,481
Black59,46652,8169,828
Asian22,09818,54310,557
Hispanic12,0159,4152,574
Multiple Races7,8336,7401,943
Other Race2,7372,046529
Native American1,7661,481163
Islander19914755

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,719$50,499$31,760
Less Than High School$22,389$27,853$17,098
High School Grad$31,048$39,131$24,917
Some College$39,133$51,039$30,303
Bachelors Degree$56,258$69,542$46,331
Graduate Degree$73,899$88,260$63,319

$40,719

Average Earnings

$50,499

Average Male

$31,760

Average Female

Macomb County, Michigan Language

Macomb County, Michigan Language by Age

Macomb County, Michigan Language

86.03% of Macomb County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 13.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.16% of the population.

Macomb County, Michigan Poverty

Macomb County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White685,36664,2179.37%
Black97,25720,91221.50%
Asian33,7125,69716.90%
Multiple19,5753,24016.55%
Hispanic22,0172,64212.00%
Other4,98182016.46%
Native2,45953621.80%

11.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

12.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macomb County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macomb County, Michigan is Native, with 21.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macomb County, Michigan is White, with 9.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.08%
High School11.68%
Some College7.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.19%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.52%
Male Unemployed27.23%
Female Employed5.94%
Male Employed4.26%

Macomb County, Michigan Income

Macomb County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,466$77,123
Families$74,545$90,143
Married Families$88,277$103,103
Non Families$37,039$49,126

Macomb County, Michigan Marital Status

Macomb County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Macomb County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Macomb 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.

Macomb County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Macomb County, Michigan Veterans

49,596

Number of Veterans

46,248

Male Veterans

3,348

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17,768
First Gulf War8,364
Second Gulf War6,572
Korea4,835
World War II2,422
Name Veterans % of Total
White44,0147.73%
Black4,3246.11%
Hispanic9166.30%
Asian4731.87%
2 or More4594.37%
Other1695.19%
Indian1326.51%
Hawaiian2510.37%

$Macomb County, Michigan Veterans by Education

5.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macomb County, Michigan Employment Status

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Macomb 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

78.69%

Born in Michigan

89.05%

Native Born

10.95%

Foreign Born

3.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.05% of Macomb County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 78.69% having been born in Michigan. 3.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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