Ontonagon County, Michigan Population 2024

5,879

Ontonagon County, Michigan's estimated 2024 population is 5,879 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ontonagon County, Michigan is the 81st largest county in Michigan. The 2010 population was 6,776 and has seen a growth of -13.24% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,91980.14%
20285,91180.14%
20275,90380.14%
20265,89580.14%
20255,88780.14%
20245,87980.14%
20235,87180.14%
20225,86380.14%
20215,855500.86%
20205,805921.61%
20195,713-103-1.77%
20185,816-72-1.22%
20175,888-47-0.79%
20165,935-102-1.69%
20156,037-155-2.5%
20146,192-130-2.06%
20136,322-92-1.43%
20126,414-215-3.24%
20116,629-147-2.17%
20106,776
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%
194011,3592452.2%
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%
1850389-5,530-93.43%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.14% (8)
County Website
Ontonagon County
County Seat
2010 Population
6,776
Area
1311 mi²
Density
4 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-13.24% (-897)
Founded
March 9, 1843

Ontonagon County, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,53994.49%
Two or more races1943.31%
Black or African American530.9%
Asian310.53%
Native American290.49%
Other race160.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ontonagon County, Michigan Population by Race

Ontonagon County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2024

Ontonagon County, Michigan Median Age

59.2

Total

59.3

Male

59.1

Female

Ontonagon County, Michigan Adults

There are 5,186 adults, (2,175 of whom are seniors) in Ontonagon County, Michigan.

Ontonagon County, Michigan Age Dependency

94.7

Age Dependency Ratio

72.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ontonagon County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female2,85748.74%
Male3,00551.26%

Ontonagon County, Michigan Population by Age

Ontonagon County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8722.0188.411.6
Married1,4382.44964
Non Family1,1231.147921
Female1873.0288.811.2
Male1243.3483.916.1
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2.51

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

88.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ontonagon 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

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

Ontonagon 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 96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 41.67%.

Ontonagon County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,023

Average Earnings

$40,772

Average Male

$27,700

Average Female

Ontonagon County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ontonagon County, Michigan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ontonagon County, Michigan Language

98.11% of Ontonagon County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 1.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Ontonagon County, Michigan Language

Ontonagon County, Michigan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,48977614.14%
Hispanic9199.89%
Black8675%
Multiple19463.09%
Native2926.9%
Asian3126.45%
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13.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.86%

Male Poverty Rate

16.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ontonagon County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon County, Michigan is Black, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ontonagon County, Michigan is Multiple, with 3.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.3%.

Ontonagon County, Michigan Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22%
High School13.97%
Some College13.22%
Bachelors or Greater5.54%
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Ontonagon County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed12.2%
Female Unemployed8.33%
Male Employed5.45%
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Ontonagon County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ontonagon County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ontonagon County, Michigan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ontonagon County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ontonagon 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.

Ontonagon County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ontonagon County, Michigan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

780

Number of Veterans

742

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

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Ontonagon County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Ontonagon County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Ontonagon County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Ontonagon County, Michigan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ontonagon County, Michigan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ontonagon County, Michigan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ontonagon County, Michigan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ontonagon 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

72.64%

Born in Ontonagon County, Michigan

98.19%

Native Born

1.81%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

1.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.19% of Ontonagon County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 72.64% having been born in Michigan. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ontonagon County, Michigan Place of Birth

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