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West Ishpeming, MI Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of West Ishpeming is 2,687, which is 3.76% 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 West Ishpeming population density is 894.34 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 Ishpeming is white, which represent 98.25% of the total population. The average West Ishpeming education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as 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: 2,687. #255

Population Growth Since 2000, #343

West Ishpeming, MI

Population Density, #340

West Ishpeming, MI
894.34 per square mile
102.25 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,640 (98.25%, #122)
Black:1 (0.04%, #449)
Hispanic:33 (1.23%, #484)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #384)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):3 (0.11%, #420)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:43 (1.60%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

2,260 (84.11%) out of the total population of 2,687 reported first ancestry.

 West Ishpeming, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank1.70%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.48%0.47%
Danish110.41%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch632.34%, see rank4.77%1.40%
English40214.96%, see rank9.31%8.02%
French45316.86%, see rank6.00%3.34%
German49818.53%, see rank20.99%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.44%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Irish34812.95%, see rank11.09%10.80%
Italian28310.53%, see rank4.72%5.52%
Norwegian582.16%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish1304.84%, see rank8.63%3.01%
Portuguese40.15%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian160.60%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish160.60%, see rank0.71%0.99%
Scottish90.33%, see rank2.22%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish2429.01%, see rank1.52%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.39%0.31%
American1154.28%, see rank5.98%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.47%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 1,318 (49.05%, see rank)
Females: 1,369 (50.95%, see rank)

West Ishpeming, MI
Male: 49.05%
Female: 50.95%
Male: 49.09%
Female: 50.91%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
West Ishpeming, MI
49.40 years old
39.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
West Ishpeming, MI
46.60 years old
38.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
West Ishpeming, MI
51.50 years old
40.60 years old
38.80 years old

 West Ishpeming, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Under 5 years873.24%, see rank5.85%6.36%
5 to 9 years913.39%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years1535.69%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years1766.55%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years1314.88%, see rank7.14%7.13%
25 to 34 years2589.60%, see rank11.92%13.47%
35 to 44 years27410.20%, see rank12.39%12.96%
45 to 54 years43216.08%, see rank14.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years54020.10%, see rank13.36%12.29%
65 to 74 years2067.67%, see rank8.04%7.64%
75 to 84 2669.90%, see rank4.53%4.25%
85 years and over732.72%, see rank2.02%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 West Ishpeming, MIMichiganU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population2,049, 100%6,619,834209,056,129
Less Than High School87, 4.25%, see rank10.73%13.67%
High School Graduate839, 40.95%, see rank30.18%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree602, 29.38%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree391, 19.08%, see rank16.15%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree130, 6.34%, see rank10.27%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.63, 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 Ishpeming, MI MichiganU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten10100.00%0.00%77.32%22.68%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)213100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank89.70%10.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)15795.54%, see rank4.46%, see rank91.59%8.41%90.60%9.40%
College87100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank84.70%15.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School17100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank75.66%24.34%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 West Ishpeming, MIMichiganU.S.
Total Households1,115, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
Average Household Size2.31, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households326, 29.24%, see rank28.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households789, 70.76%, see rank71.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)711, 63.77%, see rank65.34%66.22%
Average Family Size2.90, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family638, 57.22%, see rank48.00%48.42%
Nonfamily Households404, 36.23%, see rank34.66%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 West Ishpeming, MI%MichiganU.S.
15 Years and Over Total2,356see rank8,030,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,109100%, see rank3,903,030123,281,364
Never Married26924.26%, see rank35.49%35.77%
Married64958.52%, see rank51.21%52.04%
Widowed413.70%, see rank2.74%2.57%
Divorced15013.53%, see rank10.56%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,247100%, see rank4,127,252129,692,771
Never Married30124.14%, see rank29.42%29.48%
Married67554.13%, see rank48.54%49.19%
Widowed13310.67%, see rank9.51%9.16%
Divorced13811.07%, see rank12.53%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 West Ishpeming, MI%MichiganU.S.
Native2,687100.00%, see rank93.83%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence2,37488.35%, see rank76.68%58.73%
Born in Different State31311.65%, 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 Born00.00%, see rank6.17%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank3.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, 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 America00.00%, see rank0.40%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 West Ishpeming, MI%MichiganU.S.
English1,03993.18%, see rank90.09%79.39%
Spanish211.88%, see rank3.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank3.59%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other554.93%, see rank1.60%0.99%

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

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