Pontiac Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Pontiac Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
59,438

Age

Under 5 Years:
9.0%
5 - 17:
17.7%
18 - 24:
11.4%
25 - 34:
15.7%
35 - 54:
25.6%
55 - 64:
10.6%
Over 65 Years:
10.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.9%
4.9%
High School Graduates
80.1%
80.1%
College Graduated
13.2%
13.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Pontiac
$19,076
$19,076
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Pontiac
$33,568
$33,568
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
30.7%

Employment Industries in Pontiac

 
Manufacturing
17.3%
17.3%
Healthcare
16.7%
16.7%
Accommodation
12.7%
12.7%
Retail
10.3%
10.3%
Construction
7.9%
7.9%
Administration
7.7%
7.7%
Education
4.4%
4.4%
Other
4.3%
4.3%
Transportation
3.9%
3.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.5%
3.5%
Finance
2.9%
2.9%
Arts
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
23.5%
23.5%
Black Or African American
50.2%
50.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%
Asian
1.8%
1.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
5.1%
5.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
18.9%
18.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
4.6%
4.6%
Irish
3.8%
3.8%
English
2.5%
2.5%
Polish
2.5%
2.5%
French
1.4%
1.4%
Italian
1.2%
1.2%
Scottish
0.9%
0.9%
French Canadian
0.7%
0.7%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
Other Arab
0.5%
0.5%
Scots-Irish
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
African
0.3%
0.3%
Moroccan
0.3%
0.3%
European
0.3%
0.3%
Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
Belgian
0.2%
0.2%
Liberian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
81.2%
81.2%
Spanish
15.4%
15.4%
Polish
1.5%
1.5%
Italian
0.8%
0.8%
Miao/Hmong
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.6%
0.6%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Laotian
0.1%
0.1%
Chinese
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Pontiac Residents:
8.6%