Oceana County, Michigan Population 2024

27,151

Oceana County, Michigan's estimated 2024 population is 27,151 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oceana County, Michigan is the 51st largest county in Michigan. The 2010 population was 26,503 and has seen a growth of 2.45% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202927,596890.32%
202827,507890.32%
202727,418890.33%
202627,329890.33%
202527,240890.33%
202427,151890.33%
202327,062890.33%
202226,973890.33%
202126,8841710.64%
202026,7131510.57%
201926,562-15-0.06%
201826,5771390.53%
201726,4381110.42%
201626,327110.04%
201526,316-30-0.11%
201426,346500.19%
201326,296-6-0.02%
201226,302-152-0.57%
201126,454-49-0.18%
201026,503
199022,4544522.05%
198022,0024,01822.34%
197017,9841,4378.68%
196016,5474422.74%
195016,1051,2938.73%
194014,8121,0077.29%
193013,805-1,796-11.51%
192015,601-2,778-15.12%
191018,3791,73510.42%
190016,6449466.03%
189015,6983,99934.18%
188011,6994,47761.99%
18707,2225,406297.69%
18601,8161,516505.33%
1850300-196-39.52%
1840496-27,100-98.2%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.33% (89)
County Website
Oceana County
County Seat
2010 Population
26,503
Area
512 mi²
Density
53 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.45% (648)
Founded
1840

Oceana County, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24,04990.05%
Two or more races1,5215.7%
Other race6132.3%
Native American2470.92%
Black or African American2430.91%
Asian250.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.03%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oceana County, Michigan Population by Race

Oceana County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2024

Oceana County, Michigan Median Age

43.8

Total

42.8

Male

44.6

Female

Oceana County, Michigan Adults

There are 20,870 adults, (5,678 of whom are seniors) in Oceana County, Michigan.

Oceana County, Michigan Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Oceana County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female13,00948.71%
Male13,69851.29%

Oceana County, Michigan Population by Age

Oceana County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,9362.6284.715.3
Married5,4992.9991.78.3
Non Family2,8221.1876.923.1
Female1,0324.0270.529.5
Male5833.6582.317.7
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oceana County, Michigan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oceana County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oceana County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.84%.

Oceana County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,365

Average Earnings

$43,091

Average Male

$32,000

Average Female

Oceana County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oceana County, Michigan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oceana County, Michigan Language

88.28% of Oceana County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 11.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.58% of the population.

Oceana County, Michigan Language

Oceana County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,2482,65312.49%
Hispanic3,97983721.04%
Multiple1,46725317.25%
Other60715425.37%
Black1915930.89%
Native2474618.62%
Islander9666.67%
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13.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.27%

Male Poverty Rate

14.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oceana County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oceana County, Michigan is Islander, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oceana County, Michigan is White, with 12.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.63%.

Oceana County, Michigan Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.43%
High School13.13%
Some College9.79%
Bachelors or Greater6.96%
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Oceana County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.54%
Male Unemployed27.22%
Female Employed7.61%
Male Employed5.2%
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Oceana County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oceana County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oceana County, Michigan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Oceana County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oceana 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.

Oceana County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oceana County, Michigan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,707

Number of Veterans

1,606

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

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Oceana County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Oceana County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Oceana County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Oceana County, Michigan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oceana County, Michigan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Oceana County, Michigan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oceana County, Michigan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oceana County, Michigan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.39%

Born in Oceana County, Michigan

95.18%

Native Born

4.82%

Foreign Born

3.89%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.18% of Oceana County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 79.39% having been born in Michigan. 3.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oceana County, Michigan Place of Birth

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