Berrien County , Michigan

Berrien County: County in Michigan, United States

Berrien County locator map
Location of Berrien County on Michigan map.

About

Berrien County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 156,813 and a population density of 38 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 153,401 inhabitants. Its county seat is St. Joseph. The county was created 192 years ago in 1828.

Geography

Berrien County is located at 41°55'7"N 86°25'41"W (41.9186300, -86.4280700). It has 6 neighbors: Cook County, LaPorte County, Porter County, Saint Joseph County, Cass County and Van Buren County.

Barrien Springs Courthouse image
Barrien Springs Courthouse

The largest city of Berrien County is Niles with a population of 13,801. Other cities include, Benton Harbor population 9,741, Saint Joseph population 8,317, Fair Plain population 7,631 and Benton Heights population 4,084. See all Berrien County cities & populated places.

Weather

Berrien County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 0 to 10 mph. more

Barrien Springs Courthouse image

Berrien County map

Berrien County Quick Facts

Population : 153,401 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Area : 4096 km2
Official name : Berrien County
Water as percent of area : 64%
Land as percent of area : 36%
Named for : John Macpherson Berrien
Altitude : 741 feet / 226 meters
Capital : St. Joseph
Establishment : January 01, 1829
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 18:04:31 (27th July 2021)
Density : 37 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.22% (2010-2019)
Weather : 89℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Berrien County has 6 neighbours.

  • St. Joseph

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Berrien County decreased by 2.22% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 156,813 - census
2011 156,885 0.05% estimation process
2012 156,621 -0.17% estimation process
2013 156,129 -0.32% estimation process
2014 155,977 -0.1% estimation process
2015 155,022 -0.62% estimation process
2016 154,325 -0.45% estimation process
2017 154,128 -0.13% estimation process
2018 153,790 -0.22% estimation process
2019 153,401 -0.25% estimation process

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People born in Berrien County (3)

People born in Berrien County, including politician Edward L. Hamilton, businessman John Francis Dodge, visual artist George Glen Newell, you can see a list of people who born in Berrien County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Berrien County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Berrien County.

City Name Population Title
Niles 13,801 City in Berrien and Cass counties of Michigan
Benton Harbor 9,741 City in Michigan
Saint Joseph 8,317 City in and county seat of Berrien County, Michigan
Fair Plain 7,631 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Benton Heights 4,084 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Buchanan 3,516 City in Berrien County, Michigan, United Staes
Paw Paw Lake 3,511 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Watervliet 3,090 Township in Berrien County, Michigan
Bertrand 2,602 Township in Berrien County, Michigan
Livingston 2,588 Township in Otsego County, Michigan
New Buffalo 2,435 City in Berrien County, Michigan, United States
Bridgman 2,212 City in Berrien County, Michigan, United States of America
Sodus 1,951 Township in Berrien County, Michigan
Berrien Springs 1,727 City in Berrien County, Michigan, United States of America
Three Oaks 1,545 Township in Berrien County, Michigan
Coloma 1,411 City in Berrien County, Michigan, United States of America

Michigan Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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