|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Alpena is 10,155. Alpena, Michigan is the 3,121st largest city in the US.
Alpena is located entirely in Alpena County.
The peak population of Alpena was in 1990, when its population was 11,363. In 1990, Alpena was the 2,224th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,121st largest city in the US. Alpena is currently 10.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Alpena has shrunk 10.0% since the year 2000. Alpena, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Alpena has a population density of 1,227.4 people per square mile.
|3153||Grosse Pointe Farms||10,004||2.3%|
|3115||Baker City, Oregon||10,170||3.3%|
|3117||Yazoo City, Mississippi||10,163||-16.4%|
|3122||Rainbow City, Alabama||10,154||19.9%|
|3125||Flowery Branch, Georgia||10,144||384.6%|
|3126||Corte Madera, California||10,141||11.3%|
The total voting age population of Alpena, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,982. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.2% of the residents of Alpena are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Alpena are 96.9% White, 1.3% Two or more races, 1.1% Black, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% American Indian and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 2.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Alpena, 18.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.1%. On a per-household basis, 13.8% of families are below the poverty line in Alpena.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.1% of Alpena residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.6% of Alpena residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.2% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Alpena residents aged 5 and older, 2.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Alpena is 8.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Alpena, 9.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Alpena is $40,012.
In Alpena, 65.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.3% of housing units in Alpena.
Of all the housing units in Alpena, 32.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Alpena, 2.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 140 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Alpena is $620.
In Alpena, 78.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.