Mason County, Michigan Population 2021

Mason County, Michigan's estimated population is 29,264 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mason County, Michigan is the 50th largest county inMichigan. The 2010 Population was 28,717 and has seen a growth of 1.90% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,264600.21%
202029,204600.21%
201929,144600.21%
201829,084880.30%
201728,9961860.65%
201628,810720.25%
201528,73860.02%
201428,732640.22%
201328,66880.03%
201228,660170.06%
201128,643-74-0.26%
201028,7173,18012.45%
199025,537-828-3.14%
198026,3653,75316.60%
197022,6126833.11%
196021,9291,4557.11%
195020,4741,0965.66%
194019,3786223.32%
193018,756-1,075-5.42%
192019,831-2,001-9.17%
191021,8322,94715.60%
190018,8852,50015.26%
189016,3856,32062.79%
188010,0656,802208.46%
18703,2632,432292.66%
1860831738793.55%
1850930.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.21% (60)
County Website
Founded
1840
County Seat
2010 Population
28,717
Growth Since 2010
1.90% (547)
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Mason County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,43894.76%
Two or More Races6072.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native2850.98%
Black or African American2610.90%
Some Other Race1960.68%
Asian1670.58%
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Mason County, Michigan Population by Race

Mason County, Michigan Population Pyramid $2021

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Mason County, Michigan Median Age

46.2


Total

45.2


Male

47.6


Female

Mason County, Michigan Adults

There are 23,024 adults, (6,681 of whom are seniors) in Mason County, Michigan.

Mason County, Michigan Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

14,621

50.50%

Male

14,333

49.50%

Mason County, Michigan Population by Age

Mason County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mason County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female60.2%39.8%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Male72.1%27.9%
All76.9%23.1%
Married89.5%10.5%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason County, Michigan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1862.3476.9
Married6,1062.9289.5
Non Family4,4341.2164.4
Female1,1583.2860.2
Male4883.0272.1

2.88

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Mason County, Michigan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5162.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,1405.43%
High School Graduate7,23934.48%
Some College4,83923.05%
Associates Degree2,41711.51%
Bachelors Degree2,83313.49%
Graduate Degree2,0099.57%
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Mason County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mason County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,70518,2754,620
Hispanic63748359
2+ Races26822431
Native American23422143
Black12010314
Asian11010475
Other Race10082

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.18%.

Mason County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,563$38,704$25,714
Less Than 9th Grade$22,384$25,897$14,125
High School Graduate$26,669$31,968$20,227
Some College$30,862$38,837$25,426
Bachelors Degree$45,532$58,490$37,602
Graduate Degree$62,969$62,604$64,063

$31,563

Average Earnings

$38,704

Average Male

$25,714

Average Female

Mason County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mason County, Michigan Language by Age

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Mason County, Michigan Language

96.43% of Mason County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Mason County, Michigan Language

Mason County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,1133,70414.18%
Hispanic1,32226920.35%
Multiple59816026.76%
Other1968241.84%
Black2247031.25%
Native2855519.30%
Asian1673923.35%

15.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.23%

Male Poverty Rate

16.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Michigan is Other, with 41.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Michigan is White, with 14.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.45%.

Mason County, Michigan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.56%
High School13.73%
Some College11.06%
Bachelors or Greater6.78%

Mason County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.36%
Male Unemployed16.87%
Female Employed8.74%
Male Employed3.76%

Mason County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mason County, Michigan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,725$68,774
Families$64,313$79,644
Married Families$73,553-
Non Families$27,382$47,292
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Income by Household Type

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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Mason 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.

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

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Mason County, Michigan Marital Status

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2,258

Number of Veterans

2,096

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,008
First Gulf War368
Second Gulf War213
Korea169
World War II27

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74767
75+557
35 to 54441
55 to 64404
18 to 3489

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2029.99%
Black2213.92%
Native American218.75%
2+ Races133.82%
Hispanic101.21%

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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8.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mason County, Michigan Employment by Age

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Mason County, Michigan Employment by Race

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Mason County, Michigan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.48%

Born in Mason County, Michigan

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Mason County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 81.48% having been born in Michigan. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mason County, Michigan Place of Birth

  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

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