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The 2016 Traverse City, Michigan, population is 15,218. There are 1,828 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Traverse City, Michigan

The median age is 40.1. The US median is 37.4. 43.28% of people in Traverse City, Michigan, are married. 16.04% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.18 people. 26.75% of people are married, with children. 17.45% have children, but are single.

Race in Traverse City, Michigan

93.13% of people are white, 1.35% are black, 0.93% are asian, 0.40% are native american, and 0.03% claim 'Other'.

3.13% of the people in Traverse City, Michigan, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 96.88% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLETraverse City, MichiganUnited States
  Population  15,218321,418,820
  Population - 2010  14,772308,745,538
  Population - 2000  14,532285,036,114
  Population - 1990  15,155251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  0.42%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  4.72%12.76%
  Pop. Density  1,82891
  Land Area  83,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  40.137.4
  Female Population  51.75%50.81%
  Male Population  48.25%49.19%
  Age 0 to 4  5.66%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  5.64%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  3.93%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  3.93%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  3.13%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  5.04%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  15.03%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  11.76%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  14.67%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  9.69%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  6.28%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  7.03%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  5.01%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  3.21%1.85%
  White  93.13%62.77%
  Black  1.35%12.24%
  Asian  0.93%4.95%
  Native American  0.40%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.16%
  Other  0.03%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.05%2.13%
  Hispanic  3.13%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  96.88%83.10%
  Households  6,500116,211,000
  Family Households  3,38776,958,100
  Non Family Households  3,11339,253,000
  Household Size  2.182.63
  Married Population  43.28%50.58%
  Single Population  56.72%49.42%
  Now Married  42.27%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.01%2.17%
  Never Married  33.65%32.55%
  Widowed  7.03%5.95%
  Divorced  16.04%10.92%
  Married, w/children  26.75%31.68%
  Married, no children  45.94%41.44%
  Single, w/children  17.45%16.94%
  Single, no children  9.86%9.95%


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