St. Joseph County, Michigan Population 2020

St. Joseph County, Michigan's estimated population is 61,491 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Joseph County, Michigan is the 33rd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202061,4912240.37%
201961,2672240.37%
201861,0432240.37%
201760,819100.02%
201660,80940.01%
201560,805-204-0.33%
201461,009240.04%
201360,98520.00%
201260,983-74-0.12%
201161,057-226-0.37%
201061,2832,3704.02%
199058,9132,8305.05%
198056,0838,69118.34%
197047,3925,06011.95%
196042,3327,26120.70%
195035,0713,32210.46%
194031,7491,1313.69%
193030,6183,80014.17%
192026,8181,3195.17%
191025,4991,6106.74%
190023,889-1,467-5.79%
189025,356-1,270-4.77%
188026,6263511.34%
187026,2755,01323.58%
186021,2628,53767.09%
185012,7255,65780.04%
18407,0685,755438.31%
18301,3130.00%

St. Joseph County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55,46691.08%
Two or More Races1,9293.17%
Some Other Race1,6172.66%
Black or African American1,3382.20%
Asian3040.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2130.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.05%

St. Joseph County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

St. Joseph County, Michigan Median Age

39.7


Total

38.5


Male

41


Female

St. Joseph County, Michigan Adults

There are 45,775 adults, (10,317 of whom are seniors) in St. Joseph County, Michigan.

St. Joseph County, Michigan Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Joseph County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

30,638

50.31%

Male

30,259

49.69%

St. Joseph County, Michigan Households and Families

St. Joseph County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. Joseph County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Male59.1%40.9%
Female55.7%44.3%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,0222.574.2
Married12,4953.0985.6
Non Family7,5321.2464.5
Female2,6723.0255.7
Male1,3233.1959.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Joseph County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0364.99%
9th to 12th Grade3,2227.90%
High School Graduate15,55938.15%
Some College9,68223.74%
Associates Degree3,8649.48%
Bachelors Degree4,0579.95%
Graduate Degree2,3595.78%

St. Joseph County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,00732,9846,055
Hispanic1,9551,055104
Black869732104
Other Race74836564
Multiple Races72256966
Asian21516379
Native American1209515
Islander2424

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 asian people with a rate of 36.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,050$39,460$26,245
Less Than High School$28,732$31,782$19,308
High School Grad$30,912$35,929$24,402
Some College$31,709$41,163$25,538
Bachelors Degree$45,625$61,250$35,896
Graduate Degree$58,420$70,375$50,595

$32,050

Average Earnings

$39,460

Average Male

$26,245

Average Female

St. Joseph County, Michigan Language

St. Joseph County, Michigan Language by Age

St. Joseph County, Michigan Language

90.49% of St. Joseph County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 9.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.01% of the population.

St. Joseph County, Michigan Poverty

St. Joseph County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,8746,86713.24%
Hispanic4,6561,84139.54%
Other1,61337923.50%
Multiple1,89933717.75%
Black1,23033627.32%
Native2137233.80%
Asian304103.29%

15.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.51%

Male Poverty Rate

16.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Joseph County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph County, Michigan is Hispanic, with 39.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph County, Michigan is Asian, with 3.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.70%
High School12.69%
Some College9.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.89%
Female Unemployed27.61%
Female Employed9.82%
Male Employed5.66%

St. Joseph County, Michigan Income

St. Joseph County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,117$63,362
Families$58,475$72,928
Married Families$67,029$83,321
Non Families$29,615$38,104

St. Joseph County, Michigan Marital Status

St. Joseph County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Joseph County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

St. Joseph County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

St. Joseph County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

St. Joseph County, Michigan Veterans

3,870

Number of Veterans

3,607

Male Veterans

263

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,433
First Gulf War756
Second Gulf War400
Korea328
World War II136
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,079
35 to 54960
75+804
55 to 64787
18 to 34240
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7098.74%
Black10410.37%
2 or More475.22%
Hispanic190.73%
Indian107.63%

$St. Joseph County, Michigan Veterans by Education

7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Joseph County, Michigan Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

St. Joseph 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

68.25%

Born in Michigan

96.64%

Native Born

3.36%

Foreign Born

2.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.64% of St. Joseph County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 68.25% having been born in Michigan. 2.40% 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
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