Newaygo County, Michigan Population 2020

Newaygo County, Michigan's estimated population is 50,026 with a growth rate of 1.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newaygo County, Michigan is the 36th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202050,0265671.15%
201949,4595671.16%
201848,8925671.17%
201748,3255031.05%
201647,822-66-0.14%
201547,8881030.22%
201447,785-87-0.18%
201347,872-9-0.02%
201247,881-438-0.91%
201148,319-57-0.12%
201048,37610,17426.63%
199038,2023,2859.41%
198034,9176,92524.74%
197027,9923,83215.86%
196024,1602,59312.02%
195021,5672,28111.83%
194019,2862,25713.25%
193017,029-349-2.01%
192017,378-1,842-9.58%
191019,2201,5478.75%
190017,673-2,803-13.69%
189020,4765,78839.41%
188014,6887,394101.37%
18707,2944,534164.28%
18602,7602,250441.18%
18505100.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.15%
County Website
Founded
1851[1]
County Seat

Newaygo County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,68792.82%
Some Other Race1,3912.89%
Two or More Races8301.72%
Black or African American6571.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native4170.87%
Asian1600.33%

Newaygo County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Newaygo County, Michigan Median Age

42.5


Total

41.5


Male

43.5


Female

Newaygo County, Michigan Adults

There are 37,170 adults, (8,861 of whom are seniors) in Newaygo County, Michigan.

Newaygo County, Michigan Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Newaygo County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

23,993

49.84%

Male

24,149

50.16%

Newaygo County, Michigan Households and Families

Newaygo County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newaygo County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All82.4%17.6%
Non Family75.2%24.8%
Male70%30%
Female61.1%38.9%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0072.4982.4
Married10,4203.0690.9
Non Family5,9701.2275.2
Female1,6233.1761.1
Male9943.0470

2.99

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newaygo County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3464.03%
9th to 12th Grade3,0779.21%
High School Graduate13,45840.26%
Some College7,36522.04%
Associates Degree2,8798.61%
Bachelors Degree3,49210.45%
Graduate Degree1,8075.41%

Newaygo County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,12027,3525,028
Hispanic1,273816106
Other Race59833955
Black41831357
Multiple Races36629748
Native American23619624
Asian1149753

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.49%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,298$40,771$25,117
Less Than High School$21,766$26,429$12,705
High School Grad$30,156$36,969$20,516
Some College$32,623$45,302$23,354
Bachelors Degree$44,483$53,308$40,696
Graduate Degree$63,409$67,760$62,574

$32,298

Average Earnings

$40,771

Average Male

$25,117

Average Female

Newaygo County, Michigan Language

Newaygo County, Michigan Language by Age

Newaygo County, Michigan Language

94.39% of Newaygo County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 5.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.69% of the population.

Newaygo County, Michigan Poverty

Newaygo County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,0797,05816.38%
Hispanic2,75791733.26%
Other1,37657441.72%
Multiple82328634.75%
Black53116230.51%
Native4176114.63%
Asian1602213.75%

17.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.02%

Male Poverty Rate

19.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newaygo County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newaygo County, Michigan is Other, with 41.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newaygo County, Michigan is Asian, with 13.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.03%
High School15.75%
Some College14.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.73%
Male Unemployed32.28%
Female Employed11.17%
Male Employed7.14%

Newaygo County, Michigan Income

Newaygo County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,724$60,384
Families$55,092$68,753
Married Families$61,937$76,477
Non Families$26,386$38,977

Newaygo County, Michigan Marital Status

Newaygo County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Newaygo County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Newaygo 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 45-54.

Newaygo County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Newaygo County, Michigan Veterans

3,769

Number of Veterans

3,483

Male Veterans

286

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,420
First Gulf War542
Second Gulf War419
Korea387
World War II122
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,026
75+845
35 to 54827
55 to 64797
18 to 34274
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,65910.45%
Hispanic1368.08%
2 or More398.53%
Black367.83%
Indian218.50%
Other141.65%

$Newaygo County, Michigan Veterans by Education

12.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newaygo County, Michigan Employment Status

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Newaygo 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

85.18%

Born in Michigan

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.95% of Newaygo County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 85.18% having been born in Michigan. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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