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West Branch, MI Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of West Branch is 2,051, which is 6.49% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of -0.50% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The West Branch population density is 1,382.85 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 102.25 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in West Branch is white, which represent 96.29% of the total population. The average West Branch 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: 2,051. #294

Population Growth Since 2000, #138

West Branch, MI
6.49%
Michigan
-0.50%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #213

West Branch, MI
1,382.85 per square mile
Michigan
102.25 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,975 (96.29%, #272)
Black:21 (1.02%, #283)
Hispanic:77 (3.75%, #235)
Asian:28 (1.37%, #133)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):5 (0.24%, #362)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:22 (1.07%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:33 (42.86%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:2 (2.60%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
 

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

Population by First Ancestry

1,684 (82.11%) out of the total population of 2,051 reported first ancestry.

 West Branch, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank1.70%0.56%
Czech80.39%, see rank0.48%0.47%
Danish180.88%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch22110.78%, see rank4.77%1.40%
English24111.75%, see rank9.31%8.02%
French1788.68%, see rank6.00%3.34%
German71734.96%, see rank20.99%15.03%
Greek50.24%, see rank0.44%0.41%
Hungarian90.44%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Irish23311.36%, see rank11.09%10.80%
Italian703.41%, see rank4.72%5.52%
Norwegian80.39%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish783.80%, see rank8.63%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish522.54%, see rank0.71%0.99%
Scottish753.66%, see rank2.22%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish251.22%, see rank1.52%1.27%
Swiss110.54%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.39%0.31%
American884.29%, see rank5.98%7.12%
Welsh150.73%, see rank0.47%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 886 (43.20%, see rank)
Females: 1,165 (56.80%, see rank)

West Branch, MI
Male: 43.20%
Female: 56.80%
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)
West Branch, MI
44.20 years old
Michigan
39.30 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
West Branch, MI
39.60 years old
Michigan
38.00 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
West Branch, MI
47.30 years old
Michigan
40.60 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 West Branch, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Under 5 years1678.14%, see rank5.85%6.36%
5 to 9 years1326.44%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years763.71%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years1356.58%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years1416.87%, see rank7.14%7.13%
25 to 34 years1919.31%, see rank11.92%13.47%
35 to 44 years21910.68%, see rank12.39%12.96%
45 to 54 years21010.24%, see rank14.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years29814.53%, see rank13.36%12.29%
65 to 74 years1678.14%, see rank8.04%7.64%
75 to 84 1567.61%, see rank4.53%4.25%
85 years and over1597.75%, see rank2.02%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 West Branch, MIMichiganU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,400, 100%6,619,834209,056,129
Less Than High School158, 11.29%, see rank10.73%13.67%
High School Graduate529, 37.79%, see rank30.18%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree427, 30.50%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree213, 15.21%, see rank16.15%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree73, 5.21%, see rank10.27%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.13, 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

 West Branch, MI MichiganU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten7771.43%28.57%77.32%22.68%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)15081.33%, see rank18.67%, see rank89.70%10.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)11892.37%, see rank7.63%, see rank91.59%8.41%90.60%9.40%
College110100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank84.70%15.30%78.37%21.63%

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

Household and Family

 West Branch, MIMichiganU.S.
Total Households963, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
Average Household Size1.96, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households518, 53.79%, see rank28.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households445, 46.21%, see rank71.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)410, 42.58%, see rank65.34%66.22%
Average Family Size3.14, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family213, 22.12%, see rank48.00%48.42%
Nonfamily Households553, 57.42%, see rank34.66%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 West Branch, MI%MichiganU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,676see rank8,030,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over657100%, see rank3,903,030123,281,364
Never Married17726.94%, see rank35.49%35.77%
Married30145.81%, see rank51.21%52.04%
Widowed639.59%, see rank2.74%2.57%
Divorced11617.66%, see rank10.56%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,019100%, see rank4,127,252129,692,771
Never Married26025.52%, see rank29.42%29.48%
Married26225.71%, see rank48.54%49.19%
Widowed22421.98%, see rank9.51%9.16%
Divorced27326.79%, see rank12.53%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 West Branch, MI%MichiganU.S.
Native1,96595.81%, see rank93.83%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,68282.01%, see rank76.68%58.73%
Born in Different State28313.80%, see rank16.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born864.19%, see rank6.17%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship251.22%, see rank3.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship612.97%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe412.00%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia281.37%, see rank2.93%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.27%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America170.83%, see rank0.40%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 West Branch, MI%MichiganU.S.
English92596.05%, see rank90.09%79.39%
Spanish212.18%, see rank3.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages50.52%, see rank3.59%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages121.25%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.60%0.99%

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


 
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