Mason County, Michigan Population 2020

Mason County, Michigan's estimated population is 29,023 with a growth rate of 0.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mason County, Michigan is the 49th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201829,100770.27%
201729,0232010.70%
201628,822810.28%
201528,74190.03%
201428,732650.23%
201328,66780.03%
201228,659180.06%
201128,641-79-0.28%
201028,7203,18312.46%
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%

How Many People Live in Mason County, Michigan?

29,023

Mason County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,44995.03%
Two or More Races6312.18%
Black or African American2770.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native2210.77%
Asian1860.64%
Some Other Race1200.42%

Mason County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Mason County, Michigan Median Age

46.1


Total

44.9


Male

47.8


Female

Mason County, Michigan Adults

There are 22,954 adults, (6,464 of whom are seniors) in Mason County, Michigan.

Mason County, Michigan Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

14,574

50.46%

Male

14,310

49.54%

Mason County, Michigan Households and Families

Mason County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mason County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All78.2%21.8%
Male69.3%30.7%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female59.4%40.6%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1152.3478.2
Married6,1892.9189.9
Non Family4,2551.267.3
Female1,1333.2159.4
Male5383.0969.3

2.86

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mason County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5092.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,0785.18%
High School Graduate6,97533.49%
Some College5,03324.17%
Associates Degree2,40211.53%
Bachelors Degree2,94914.16%
Graduate Degree1,8819.03%

Mason County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,59118,2654,634
Hispanic61144265
Multiple Races26320521
Native American17517122
Asian13212582
Black126966
Other Race4539

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,261$36,357$26,206
Less Than High School$23,906$26,919$15,119
High School Grad$26,161$31,875$20,136
Some College$29,981$33,699$24,268
Bachelors Degree$44,888$54,340$37,963
Graduate Degree$64,615$61,500$65,256

$31,261

Average Earnings

$36,357

Average Male

$26,206

Average Female

Mason County, Michigan Language

Mason County, Michigan Language by Age

Mason County, Michigan Language

96.32% of Mason County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Mason County, Michigan Poverty

Mason County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,0953,70314.19%
Hispanic1,30624618.84%
Multiple61915124.39%
Black2159544.19%
Asian1866635.48%
Native2214219.00%
Other12010.83%

15.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.31%

Male Poverty Rate

16.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Michigan is Black, with 44.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Michigan is Other, with 0.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.06%
High School13.02%
Some College10.48%
Bachelors or Greater6.94%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.70%
Male Unemployed23.52%
Female Employed7.79%
Male Employed4.52%

Mason County, Michigan Income

Mason County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,663$67,720
Families$61,905$75,924
Married Families$69,952$84,216
Non Families$27,894$49,893

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status

Mason County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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

Mason County, Michigan Veterans

2,201

Number of Veterans

2,058

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam995
First Gulf War346
Korea200
Second Gulf War158
World War II49
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1639.81%
Indian158.24%
Black138.07%
Hispanic111.36%
2 or More102.88%

$Mason County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Michigan Employment Status

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mason 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

82.13%

Born in Michigan

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.97% of Mason County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 82.13% having been born in Michigan. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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