Ontonagon County, Michigan Population 2020

Ontonagon County, Michigan's estimated population is 5,635 with a growth rate of -1.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ontonagon County, Michigan is the 82nd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20205,635-80-1.40%
20195,715-80-1.38%
20185,795-80-1.36%
20175,875-68-1.14%
20165,943-95-1.57%
20156,038-153-2.47%
20146,191-129-2.04%
20136,320-91-1.42%
20126,411-215-3.24%
20116,626-150-2.21%
20106,776-2,078-23.47%
19908,854-1,007-10.21%
19809,861-687-6.51%
197010,548-36-0.34%
196010,5843022.94%
195010,282-1,077-9.48%
194011,3592452.20%
193011,114-1,314-10.57%
192012,4283,77843.68%
19108,6502,45339.58%
19006,1972,44164.99%
18903,7561,19146.43%
18802,565-280-9.84%
18702,845-1,723-37.72%
18604,5684,1791074.29%
18503890.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.40%
County Website
Founded
March 9, 1843 1848 organized[1] [2]
County Seat

Ontonagon County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,73296.05%
Two or More Races1191.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.87%
Black or African American330.55%
Asian150.25%
Some Other Race90.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.13%

Ontonagon County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Ontonagon County, Michigan Median Age

58.1


Total

58


Male

58.2


Female

Ontonagon County, Michigan Adults

There are 5,217 adults, (2,046 of whom are seniors) in Ontonagon County, Michigan.

Ontonagon County, Michigan Age Dependency

88.2

Age Dependency Ratio

64.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ontonagon County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

2,914

48.83%

Male

3,054

51.17%

Ontonagon County, Michigan Households and Families

Ontonagon County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ontonagon County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.4%2.6%
All88.1%11.9%
Non Family79.7%20.3%
Male76.7%23.3%
Female71.2%28.8%

88.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8762.0488.1
Married1,4622.697.4
Non Family1,1651.1379.7
Female163371.2
Male863.1376.7

2.62

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ontonagon County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade851.73%
9th to 12th Grade2795.66%
High School Graduate2,00540.71%
Some College1,11822.70%
Associates Degree57711.72%
Bachelors Degree59812.14%
Graduate Degree2635.34%

Ontonagon County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7424,408829
Hispanic554710
Native American524213
Multiple Races51454
Black27225
Other Race994
Asian74
Islander44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 44.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,750$33,958$22,181
Less Than High School$15,750$20,250$4,327
High School Grad$22,083$27,452$17,143
Some College$29,018$37,813$25,339
Bachelors Degree$33,836$34,792$32,188
Graduate Degree$47,969$44,375$51,250

$26,750

Average Earnings

$33,958

Average Male

$22,181

Average Female

Ontonagon County, Michigan Language

Ontonagon County, Michigan Language by Age

Ontonagon County, Michigan Language

97.60% of Ontonagon County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Ontonagon County, Michigan Poverty

Ontonagon County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,60882814.76%
Multiple1192016.81%
Hispanic871820.69%
Black201890.00%
Asian15853.33%
Islander88100.00%
Native52611.54%

15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.47%

Male Poverty Rate

16.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ontonagon County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon County, Michigan is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon County, Michigan is Native, with 11.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.20%
High School15.75%
Some College9.72%
Bachelors or Greater7.37%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.24%
Male Unemployed40.68%
Female Employed10.77%
Male Employed7.08%

Ontonagon County, Michigan Income

Ontonagon County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,906$48,234
Families$51,250$58,843
Married Families$54,549-
Non Families$25,540$31,795

Ontonagon County, Michigan Marital Status

Ontonagon County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ontonagon County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Ontonagon County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ontonagon County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Ontonagon County, Michigan Veterans

760

Number of Veterans

725

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam350
Korea89
First Gulf War75
Second Gulf War35
World War II28
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74291
75+226
55 to 64148
35 to 5479
18 to 3416
Name Veterans % of Total
White74214.78%
Hispanic1322.41%
Indian1121.15%
2 or More78.05%

$Ontonagon County, Michigan Veterans by Education

8.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ontonagon County, Michigan Employment Status

41.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.8%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ontonagon 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

73.31%

Born in Michigan

98.51%

Native Born

1.49%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.51% of Ontonagon County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 73.31% having been born in Michigan. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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