Washtenaw County, Michigan Population 2022

Washtenaw County, Michigan's estimated population is 361,955 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washtenaw County, Michigan is the 7th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 Population was 345,717 and has seen a growth of 4.70% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18304,0420.00%
184023,57119,529483.15%
185028,5674,99621.20%
186035,6867,11924.92%
187041,4345,74816.11%
188041,8484141.00%
189042,2103620.87%
190047,7615,55113.15%
191044,714-3,047-6.38%
192049,5204,80610.75%
193065,53016,01032.33%
194080,81015,28023.32%
1950134,60653,79666.57%
1960172,44037,83428.11%
1970234,10361,66335.76%
1980264,74830,64513.09%
1990282,93718,1896.87%
2010345,71762,78022.19%
2011349,7534,0361.17%
2012352,3032,5500.73%
2013356,0403,7371.06%
2014360,0213,9811.12%
2015362,9752,9540.82%
2016366,1353,1600.87%
2017368,8072,6720.73%
2018369,4836760.18%
2019367,601-1,882-0.51%
2020365,719-1,882-0.51%
2021363,837-1,882-0.51%
2022361,955-1,882-0.52%
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Washtenaw County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White267,84772.71%
Black or African American43,58011.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2960.35%
Asian33,7449.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1330.04%
Some Other Race3,5070.95%
Two or More Races18,2784.96%
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Washtenaw County, Michigan Population by Race

Washtenaw County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2022

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Washtenaw County, Michigan Median Age

33.9


Total

32.6


Male

35.1


Female

Washtenaw County, Michigan Adults

There are 299,763 adults, (51,337 of whom are seniors) in Washtenaw County, Michigan.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washtenaw County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

185,842

50.45%

Male

182,543

49.55%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Population by Age

Washtenaw County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washtenaw County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All61.5%38.5%
Male52.3%47.7%
Female50.4%49.6%
Non Family39.7%60.3%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washtenaw County, Michigan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All143,0402.4361.5
Married65,1753.0984.7
Male4,5913.1752.3
Female11,5263.3150.4
Non Family61,7481.5239.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Washtenaw County, Michigan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0281.31%
9th to 12th Grade6,9443.00%
High School Graduate33,99714.69%
Some College40,43117.47%
Associates Degree15,7596.81%
Bachelors Degree61,73426.67%
Graduate Degree69,53930.05%
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Washtenaw County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washtenaw County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian19,57818,86516,185
White169,711164,49399,892
2+ Races7,3166,8613,893
Other Race2,2581,8881,109
Hispanic9,3188,2474,344
Black25,74323,2447,261
Native American777725202
Islander1339032

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.67%.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,026$58,802$41,472
Less Than 9th Grade$17,346$24,932$10,151
High School Graduate$31,210$37,200$25,926
Some College$36,024$42,134$30,678
Bachelors Degree$53,354$68,528$43,257
Graduate Degree$75,431$92,664$62,506

$50,026

Average Earnings

$58,802

Average Male

$41,472

Average Female

Washtenaw County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washtenaw County, Michigan Language by Age

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Washtenaw County, Michigan Language

85.05% of Washtenaw County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 14.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.65% of the population.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Language

Washtenaw County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1316146.56%
Black40,3549,07822.50%
Asian30,6356,33120.67%
Hispanic16,6322,87417.28%
Multiple17,4092,45414.10%
White244,90327,91211.40%
Native1,145857.42%
Other538NaN%

13.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.35%

Male Poverty Rate

14.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washtenaw County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washtenaw County, Michigan is Islander, with 46.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washtenaw County, Michigan is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.70%.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.73%
High School11.88%
Some College10.17%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.66%
Male Unemployed31.38%
Female Employed10.48%
Female Unemployed33.05%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washtenaw County, Michigan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,730$104,918
Families$105,224$136,043
Married Families$121,585$153,560
Non Families$44,782$61,818
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Income by Household Type

Washtenaw County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Washtenaw County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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Washtenaw 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.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

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Washtenaw County, Michigan Marital Status

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13,323

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,169
First Gulf War2,365
Vietnam4,663
Korea944
World War II555

Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,092
35 to 542,998
55 to 642,022
65 to 743,697
75+3,514

Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,1885.02%
Black1,5174.49%
Native American484.86%
Asian910.32%
Islander1410.53%
Other Race1906.72%
2+ Races2752.57%
Hispanic5103.95%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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6.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washtenaw County, Michigan Employment by Age

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Washtenaw County, Michigan Employment by Race

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Washtenaw County, Michigan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.14%

Born in Washtenaw County, Michigan

87.40%

Native Born

12.60%

Foreign Born

6.46%

Non Citizen

6.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.40% of Washtenaw County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 60.14% having been born in Michigan. 6.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Place of Birth

  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

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