|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Shepherd is 1,521. Shepherd, Michigan is the 8,644th largest city in the US.
The current population of Shepherd (1,521) is it's peak population.
Shepherd has grown 1.9% since the 2000. Shepherd, Michigan is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|8638||Connelly Springs, North Carolina||1,523||-17.2%|
|8642||East Hampton, New York||1,521||13.7%|
|8645||South Carthage, Tennessee||1,521||16.6%|
|8647||Denton, North Carolina||1,520||-7.3%|
The total voting age population of Shepherd, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,138. The voting age population is 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.6% of the residents of Shepherd are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Shepherd are 93.6% White, 3.3% Two or more races, 1.7% American Indian and 1.4% Black. Additionally, 2.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Shepherd, 11.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.7%. On a per-household basis, 9.7% of families are below the poverty line in Shepherd.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.0% of Shepherd residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.0% of Shepherd residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 26.0% have a bachelor's degree and 8.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Shepherd residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Shepherd is 3.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Shepherd, 18.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Shepherd is $51,908.
In Shepherd, 71.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.6% of housing units in Shepherd.
Of all the housing units in Shepherd, 22.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Shepherd, 10.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Shepherd is $635.
In Shepherd, 78.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.