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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Traverse City is 15,559. Traverse City, Michigan is the 2,294th largest city in the US.
Parts of Traverse City are located within Grand Traverse County and Leelanau County.
The current population of Traverse City (15,559) is it's peak population.
Traverse City has grown 7.1% since the 2000. Traverse City, Michigan's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Traverse City has a population density of 1,762.4 people per square mile.
|2222||Grosse Pointe Woods||16,266||-4.7%|
|2291||Mitchell, South Dakota||15,631||7.0%|
|2294||Traverse City, Michigan||15,559||7.1%|
The total voting age population of Traverse City, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,631. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.3% of the residents of Traverse City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Traverse City are 92.5% White, 3.0% Two or more races, 1.8% American Indian, 1.5% Black, 1.0% Asian and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 2.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Traverse City, 11.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.3%. On a per-household basis, 6.0% of families are below the poverty line in Traverse City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.1% of Traverse City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.4% of Traverse City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 46.2% have a bachelor's degree and 16.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Traverse City residents aged 5 and older, 4.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Traverse City is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Traverse City, 8.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Traverse City is $57,076.
In Traverse City, 62.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.0% of housing units in Traverse City.
Of all the housing units in Traverse City, 35.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Traverse City, 14.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Traverse City is $905.
In Traverse City, 82.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.