Sanilac County, Michigan Population 2020

Sanilac County, Michigan's estimated population is 41,108 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sanilac County, Michigan is the 40th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202041,108-37-0.09%
201941,145-37-0.09%
201841,182-37-0.09%
201741,219-160-0.39%
201641,379-67-0.16%
201541,446-207-0.50%
201441,653-241-0.58%
201341,894-403-0.95%
201242,297-396-0.93%
201142,693-388-0.90%
201043,0813,1537.90%
199039,928-861-2.11%
198040,7895,90016.91%
197034,8892,5757.97%
196032,3141,4774.79%
195030,8377232.40%
194030,1142,3638.52%
193027,751-3,486-11.16%
192031,237-2,693-7.94%
191033,930-1,125-3.21%
190035,0552,4667.57%
189032,5896,24823.72%
188026,34111,77980.89%
187014,5626,96391.63%
18607,5995,487259.80%
18502,1120.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.09%
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Founded
September 10, 1822 (created) 1848 (organized)
County Seat

Sanilac County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,01596.71%
Two or More Races5591.35%
Some Other Race2810.68%
Black or African American2420.58%
Asian1400.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1360.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%

Sanilac County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Sanilac County, Michigan Median Age

45.1


Total

44.2


Male

46


Female

Sanilac County, Michigan Adults

There are 32,346 adults, (8,463 of whom are seniors) in Sanilac County, Michigan.

Sanilac County, Michigan Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanilac County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

20,842

50.37%

Male

20,534

49.63%

Sanilac County, Michigan Households and Families

Sanilac County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sanilac County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All79.8%20.2%
Non Family71%29%
Male70.9%29.1%
Female59.8%40.2%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,1792.3779.8
Married9,0232.9489.9
Non Family5,7631.271
Female1,6983.0859.8
Male6952.9470.9

2.88

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sanilac County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1663.98%
9th to 12th Grade2,3888.16%
High School Graduate12,14041.48%
Some College6,64422.70%
Associates Degree2,7879.52%
Bachelors Degree2,6439.03%
Graduate Degree1,5015.13%

Sanilac County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,86824,6483,988
Hispanic85759683
Multiple Races23119727
Other Race19914136
Black1401142
Native American12010718
Asian918326
Islander3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 28.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,896$39,859$22,574
Less Than High School$26,027$31,860$14,669
High School Grad$27,778$36,212$19,226
Some College$30,760$43,023$23,663
Bachelors Degree$41,952$53,355$32,472
Graduate Degree$46,750$47,330$46,484

$30,896

Average Earnings

$39,859

Average Male

$22,574

Average Female

Sanilac County, Michigan Language

Sanilac County, Michigan Language by Age

Sanilac County, Michigan Language

94.16% of Sanilac County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 5.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Sanilac County, Michigan Poverty

Sanilac County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,4935,83315.15%
Hispanic1,47132121.82%
Multiple54612422.71%
Black1738549.13%
Other2815118.15%
Native1313929.77%
Asian1402920.71%

15.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanilac County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanilac County, Michigan is Black, with 49.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanilac County, Michigan is White, with 15.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.99%
High School13.36%
Some College11.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.83%
Male Unemployed33.14%
Female Employed8.71%
Male Employed5.67%

Sanilac County, Michigan Income

Sanilac County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,277$58,769
Families$54,496$67,928
Married Families$62,864$75,816
Non Families$26,803$37,514

Sanilac County, Michigan Marital Status

Sanilac County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanilac County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Sanilac 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.

Sanilac County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Sanilac County, Michigan Veterans

2,757

Number of Veterans

2,615

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,107
First Gulf War465
Korea310
Second Gulf War266
World War II77
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74889
75+741
35 to 54556
55 to 64433
18 to 34138
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6738.51%
Hispanic414.08%
Indian3226.02%
2 or More228.00%
Other125.33%
Black105.52%
Asian87.55%

$Sanilac County, Michigan Veterans by Education

8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanilac County, Michigan Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Sanilac 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

89.11%

Born in Michigan

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.11% of Sanilac County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 89.11% having been born in Michigan. 0.91% 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
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