Spencer, MI Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Spencer?

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There are 7,186 residents in Spencer, with a median age of 41.9. Of this, 49.68% are males and 50.32% are females. US-born citizens make up 99.01% of the resident pool in Spencer, while non-US-born citizens account for 0.75%. Additionally, 0.24% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 6,251 people in Spencer currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 7,186 -3.8%
Male Population 3,570 -4.5%
Female Population 3,616 -3.1%
Male population 49.68%
Female population 50.32%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 41.9 1.9%
Citizen US Born 7,115 -3.7%
Citizen not US Born 54 -18.2%
Not Citizen 17 30.8%
Citizen US Born 99.01%
Citizen not US Born 0.75%
Not Citizen 0.24%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2 0.0%
Moved from Same County 507 -7.5%
Moved from Same State 306 -15.2%
Moved from Different State 21 133.3%
Same House as Last Year 6,251 -3.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.03%
Moved from Same County 7.15%
Moved from Same State 4.32%
Moved from Different State 0.3%
Same House as Last Year 88.2%

What are the employment statistics in Spencer?

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White-collar workers make up 66.91% of the working population in Spencer, while blue-collar employees account for 33.09%. There are also 399 entrepreneurs in Spencer (11.9% of the workforce); 2,248 workers employed in private companies (67.06%); and 309 people working in governmental institutions (9.22%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 2,242 -5.2%
Blue Collar 1,109 -7.2%
White Collar 66.91%
Blue Collar 33.09%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 399 -7.8%
Private Companies 2,248 -7.1%
Governmental Workers 309 1.3%
Not for Profit Companies 396 -1.7%
Self Employees 11.9%
Private Companies 67.06%
Governmental Workers 9.22%
Not for Profit Companies 11.81%

How many households are there in Spencer?

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There are a total of 2,699 households in Spencer, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 74.58% of these Spencer households, while non-family units account for the remaining 25.42%. Additionally, 29.9% of households have children and 70.14% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 2,699 -0.7%
Average People Per Household 3 -3.3%
Family Households 2,013 -3.0%
Non-family Households 686 6.8%
Family Households 74.58%
Non-family Households 25.42%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 807 -5.8%
Households without Children 1,893 1.7%
Households with Children 29.9%
Households without Children 70.14%

What are the median and average incomes in Spencer?

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The average annual household income in Spencer is $81,347, while the median household income sits at $73,362 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $88,158, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $84,549. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $113,156 and $44,405, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $81,347 -11.7%
Median Household Income $73,362 3.7%
People below Poverty Level 639 6.9%
People above Poverty Level 6,404 -4.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Spencer?

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There are 3,133 housing units in Spencer, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1984. Of the 2,699 occupied housing units in Spencer, 91.33% are owner-occupied, while 8.67% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 61.54% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $210,700. In general, housing costs reach $975 per month in Spencer.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 3,133 -1.4%
Median Year Built 1984 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 287 3.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 205 -7.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 213 -18.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 215 -4.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 429 -7.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 339 -1.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 707 6.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 558 -6.1%
Built between 2010 and 2019 174 41.5%
Built in 2020 or Later 6 500.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 2,699 -0.7%
Owner Occupied 2,465 1.0%
Renter Occupied 234 -15.8%
Owner Occupied 91.33%
Renter Occupied 8.67%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,517 4.4%
Without Mortgage 948 -4.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $210,700 21.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $189,300 13.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $975 16.5%
With Mortgage 61.54%
Without Mortgage 38.46%

What is the level of education in Spencer?

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Approximately 44.65% of the population in Spencer holds a high school degree (that's 2,643 residents), while 27.98% have attained a college certificate (1,656 locals) and 12% have a bachelor's degree (710 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 60 -31.8%
Some High School 2,643 -0.9%
Some College 1,656 -4.3%
Associate Degree 587 7.1%
Bachelor's Degree 710 -1.1%
Graduate Degree 263 11.4%
No High School 1.01%
Some High School 44.65%
Some College 27.98%
Associate Degree 9.92%
Bachelor's Degree 12%
Graduate Degree 4.44%

What is the marital status of Spencer residents?

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A total of 1,433 people in Spencer have never been married (which represents 24.34% of the total population), while 3,493 of them are wedded (59.32%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 47 (0.8%) and 647 (10.99%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,433 -2.3%
Married 3,493 -2.6%
Separated 47 46.9%
Widowed 268 2.7%
Divorced 647 -2.3%
Never Married 24.34%
Married 59.32%
Separated 0.8%
Widowed 4.55%
Divorced 10.99%

What are the most common means of transportation in Spencer?

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The top three means of transportation people in Spencer use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 2,984 residents commute by car, 29 prefer going to work by walking and 2 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 2,984 -7.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 2 0.0%
Motorcycle 2 -50.0%
Walk 29 -30.9%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 49319 49326 49343