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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Oceana County is 26,325, which is 2.04% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of -0.50% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Oceana County population density is 20.16 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 102.25 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Oceana County is white, which represent 95.20% of the total population. The average Oceana County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 26,325. #51

Population Growth Since 2000, #50

Oceana County
-2.04%
Michigan
-0.50%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #59

Oceana County
20.16 per square mile
Michigan
102.25 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:25,061 (95.20%, #33)
Black:118 (0.45%, #67)
Hispanic:3,706 (14.08%, #1)
Asian:66 (0.25%, #71)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):289 (1.10%, #20)
One Race, Other:307 (1.17%, see rank)
Two or More Races:484 (1.84%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,570 (96.33%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:17 (0.46%, see rank)
Cuban:14 (0.38%, see rank)
Central American:26 (0.70%, see rank)
South American:21 (0.57%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

22,062 (83.81%) out of the total population of 26,325 reported first ancestry.

 Oceana County% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Arab590.22%, see rank1.70%0.56%
Czech1530.58%, see rank0.48%0.47%
Danish2570.98%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch2,4359.25%, see rank4.77%1.40%
English3,25612.37%, see rank9.31%8.02%
French1,4345.45%, see rank6.00%3.34%
German6,30923.97%, see rank20.99%15.03%
Greek520.20%, see rank0.44%0.41%
Hungarian1180.45%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Irish2,85210.83%, see rank11.09%10.80%
Italian5251.99%, see rank4.72%5.52%
Norwegian5762.19%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish1,2364.70%, see rank8.63%3.01%
Portuguese90.03%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian490.19%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2621.00%, see rank0.71%0.99%
Scottish5732.18%, see rank2.22%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish9903.76%, see rank1.52%1.27%
Swiss1800.68%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian250.09%, see rank0.39%0.31%
American2,0387.74%, see rank5.98%7.12%
Welsh850.32%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 13,227 (50.25%, see rank)
Females: 13,098 (49.75%, see rank)

Oceana County
Male: 50.25%
Female: 49.75%
Michigan
Male: 49.09%
Female: 50.91%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Oceana County
42.30 years old
Michigan
39.30 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Oceana County
41.50 years old
Michigan
38.00 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Oceana County
43.10 years old
Michigan
40.60 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Oceana County% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Under 5 years1,7026.47%, see rank5.85%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,8176.90%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,7616.69%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,7906.80%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,3555.15%, see rank7.14%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,6209.95%, see rank11.92%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,87410.92%, see rank12.39%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,87314.71%, see rank14.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,75414.26%, see rank13.36%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,80410.65%, see rank8.04%7.64%
75 to 84 1,3495.12%, see rank4.53%4.25%
85 years and over6262.38%, see rank2.02%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Oceana CountyMichiganU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population17,900, 100%6,619,834209,056,129
Less Than High School2,727, 15.23%, see rank10.73%13.67%
High School Graduate6,328, 35.35%, see rank30.18%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,960, 33.30%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,724, 9.63%, see rank16.15%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,161, 6.49%, see rank10.27%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.90, see rank13.5913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Oceana County MichiganU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten80084.63%15.38%77.32%22.68%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,75288.01%, see rank11.99%, see rank89.70%10.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,46192.74%, see rank7.26%, see rank91.59%8.41%90.60%9.40%
College77882.78%, see rank17.22%, see rank84.70%15.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School13689.71%, see rank10.29%, see rank75.66%24.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Oceana CountyMichiganU.S.
Total Households9,668, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
Average Household Size2.64, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households2,297, 23.76%, see rank28.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,371, 76.24%, see rank71.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,969, 72.08%, see rank65.34%66.22%
Average Family Size3.19, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family5,573, 57.64%, see rank48.00%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,699, 27.92%, see rank34.66%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Oceana County%MichiganU.S.
15 Years and Over Total21,045see rank8,030,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over10,536100%, see rank3,903,030123,281,364
Never Married2,90327.55%, see rank35.49%35.77%
Married6,13758.25%, see rank51.21%52.04%
Widowed3203.04%, see rank2.74%2.57%
Divorced1,17611.16%, see rank10.56%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over10,509100%, see rank4,127,252129,692,771
Never Married2,05719.57%, see rank29.42%29.48%
Married6,29059.85%, see rank48.54%49.19%
Widowed1,0009.52%, see rank9.51%9.16%
Divorced1,16211.06%, see rank12.53%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Oceana County%MichiganU.S.
Native24,72393.91%, see rank93.83%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence20,81279.06%, see rank76.68%58.73%
Born in Different State3,82614.53%, see rank16.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
850.32%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born1,6026.09%, see rank6.17%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship3831.45%, see rank3.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,2194.63%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe800.30%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia1190.45%, see rank2.93%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.27%0.55%
Born In Oceania30.01%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,3645.18%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America360.14%, see rank0.40%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Oceana County%MichiganU.S.
English8,80991.12%, see rank90.09%79.39%
Spanish7067.30%, see rank3.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1441.49%, see rank3.59%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages20.02%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other70.07%, see rank1.60%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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