Population density (sq mi)74417891
Median age42.239.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%41%43%
Speak English98%91%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Ishpeming is 318% higher than Michigan
  • The median age in Ishpeming is 7% higher than Michigan
  • In Ishpeming 98.82% of the population is White
  • In Ishpeming 0.09% of the population is Black
  • In Ishpeming 0.43% of the population is Asian

Compare Ishpeming, MI Demographics


      Ishpeming population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.53%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.08%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race0.58%2.74%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.12%4.75%
      In Ishpeming, 0.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Ishpeming age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Ishpeming, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).