Washtenaw County, Michigan Population 2020

Washtenaw County, Michigan's estimated population is 369,208 with a growth rate of 0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washtenaw County, Michigan is the 6th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018370,9631,7550.48%
2017369,2082,7200.74%
2016366,4883,3790.93%
2015363,1093,0740.85%
2014360,0354,0201.13%
2013356,0153,7531.07%
2012352,2622,5860.74%
2011349,6764,0181.16%
2010345,65862,72122.17%
1990282,93718,1896.87%
1980264,74830,64513.09%
1970234,10361,66335.76%
1960172,44037,83428.11%
1950134,60653,79666.57%
194080,81015,28023.32%
193065,53016,01032.33%
192049,5204,80610.75%
191044,714-3,047-6.38%
190047,7615,55113.15%
189042,2103620.87%
188041,8484141.00%
187041,4345,74816.11%
186035,6867,11924.92%
185028,5674,99621.20%
184023,57119,529483.15%
18304,0420.00%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White269,77773.72%
Black or African American43,09911.78%
Asian33,1659.06%
Two or More Races15,8944.34%
Some Other Race2,6350.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2020.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1890.05%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Washtenaw County, Michigan Median Age

33.4


Total

32


Male

34.6


Female

Washtenaw County, Michigan Adults

There are 296,403 adults, (47,278 of whom are seniors) in Washtenaw County, Michigan.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Age Dependency

46.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Washtenaw County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

184,585

50.44%

Male

181,376

49.56%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Households and Families

Washtenaw County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washtenaw County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All60.7%39.3%
Male51.4%48.6%
Female48.7%51.3%
Non Family38.9%61.1%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All140,2102.4760.7
Married64,2053.1383.8
Non Family59,3271.5438.9
Female12,2143.2348.7
Male4,4643.0851.4

3.08

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washtenaw County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3091.46%
9th to 12th Grade7,4913.30%
High School Graduate33,89614.92%
Some College40,80917.96%
Associates Degree16,2427.15%
Bachelors Degree59,47526.18%
Graduate Degree65,94829.03%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White168,412162,87296,730
Black24,98522,2106,778
Asian19,09618,32215,657
Hispanic8,6157,3013,585
Multiple Races6,0685,6292,676
Other Race1,5451,241663
Native American699590162
Islander1341008

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,332$55,924$38,627
Less Than High School$20,313$24,613$13,154
High School Grad$29,792$32,913$23,291
Some College$33,729$40,881$28,344
Bachelors Degree$52,011$66,256$41,693
Graduate Degree$71,701$89,167$59,799

$47,332

Average Earnings

$55,924

Average Male

$38,627

Average Female

Washtenaw County, Michigan Language

Washtenaw County, Michigan Language by Age

Washtenaw County, Michigan Language

84.95% of Washtenaw County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 15.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.75% of the population.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Poverty

Washtenaw County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White245,49328,12511.46%
Black39,7059,71424.47%
Asian30,5916,78722.19%
Hispanic15,7712,67116.94%
Multiple14,8802,12114.25%
Other2,59543816.88%
Native1,068928.61%
Islander1886132.45%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

14.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washtenaw County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washtenaw County, Michigan is Islander, with 32.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washtenaw County, Michigan is Native, with 8.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.51%
High School11.79%
Some College9.69%
Bachelors or Greater5.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.79%
Male Unemployed30.35%
Female Employed10.59%
Male Employed8.01%

Washtenaw County, Michigan Income

Washtenaw County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,434$97,553
Families$98,184$125,424
Married Families$114,818$142,244
Non Families$41,131$57,497

Washtenaw County, Michigan Marital Status

Washtenaw County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Washtenaw County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Washtenaw 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.

Washtenaw County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans

13,497

Number of Veterans

12,248

Male Veterans

1,249

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,889
First Gulf War2,346
Second Gulf War1,871
Korea1,135
World War II749
Name Veterans % of Total
White11,4455.14%
Black1,5514.65%
Hispanic3012.48%
2 or More2823.09%
Asian1310.47%
Other502.39%
Indian293.18%
Hawaiian95.63%

$Washtenaw County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washtenaw County, Michigan Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Washtenaw 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

60.53%

Born in Michigan

87.57%

Native Born

12.43%

Foreign Born

6.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.57% of Washtenaw County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 60.53% having been born in Michigan. 6.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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