|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mecosta is 423. Mecosta, Michigan is the 13,870th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mecosta was in 2010, when its population was 457. In 2010, Mecosta was the 13,757th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,870th largest city in the US. Mecosta is currently 7.4% smaller than it was in 2010.
Mecosta has shrunk 4.0% since the year 2000. Mecosta, Michigan's growth is about average. 40% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13865||Brevig Mission, Alaska||423||53.8%|
|13871||Russian Mission, Alaska||423||42.4%|
|13874||Alta Vista, Kansas||422||-4.0%|
|13876||Crown City, Ohio||422||1.9%|
The total voting age population of Mecosta, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 332. The voting age population is 51.8% male and 48.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.1% of the residents of Mecosta are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mecosta are 89.9% White, 4.7% Two or more races, 3.7% Black, 1.0% Other and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mecosta, 24.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.9%. On a per-household basis, 15.4% of families are below the poverty line in Mecosta.
Among those aged 16 and older, 43.6% of Mecosta residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 72.4% of Mecosta residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.2% have a bachelor's degree and 2.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mecosta residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mecosta is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mecosta, 6.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mecosta is $33,750.
In Mecosta, 85.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 15.0% of housing units in Mecosta.
Of all the housing units in Mecosta, 21.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Mecosta, 9.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mecosta is $767.
In Mecosta, 57.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.