Allegan County PUMA, MI

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Population

114,145

0.421% growth

Median Age

39.7


Median Household Income

$58,487

5.14% growth

Poverty Rate

10.8%


Number of Employees

51,233

2.49% growth

Median Property Value

$150,600

4.15% growth

About

In 2017, Allegan County PUMA, MI had a population of 114k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $58,487. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Allegan County PUMA, MI grew from 113,666 to 114,145, a 0.421% increase and its median household income grew from $55,630 to $58,487, a 5.14% increase.

The population of Allegan County PUMA, MI is 88.7% White Alone, 7.21% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.66% Two or More Races. 5.47% of the people in Allegan County PUMA, MI speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Allegan County PUMA, MI is $150,600, and the homeownership rate is 81.9%. Most people in Allegan County PUMA, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Allegan County PUMA, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Allegan County PUMA, MI employs 51.2k people. The largest industries in Allegan County PUMA, MI are Restaurants & Food Services (3,152 people), Construction (2,909 people), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (2,618 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($143,532), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($116,000), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($102,512).

Median household income in Allegan County PUMA, MI is $58,487. Males in Allegan County PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,303. The income inequality in Allegan County PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.403, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,487

2017 value

± $1,264

5.14%

1 Year Growth

± 3.31%

Households in Allegan County PUMA, MI have a median annual income of $58,487, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,630 in 2016, which represents a 5.14% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,234

Average Male Salary

± $7,343

$41,303

Average Female Salary

± $5,391

In 2017, full-time male employees in Allegan County PUMA, MI made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $77,936 ± $217,856

  2. Black

    $44,571 ± $35,499

  3. White

    $43,008 ± $4,522

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Allegan County PUMA, MI workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.75 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.403

2017 Wage GINI

0.406

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Allegan County PUMA, MI was 0.403 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.903% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Allegan County PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Allegan County PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allegan County PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $112,116, followed by Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI and Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI, with respective values of $95,855 and $94,911.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Allegan County PUMA, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allegan County PUMA, MI (12.2k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    11,277 ± 672

  2. Hispanic

    1,675 ± 296

  3. Black

    330 ± 175

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Allegan County PUMA, MI is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

51.2k

2017 Value

2.49%

1 Year growth

± 2.49%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Allegan County PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 2.49%, from 50k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allegan County PUMA, MI, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,953 people), Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators (1,865 people), and Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors (1,367 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allegan County PUMA, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Allegan County PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,953 people), Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators (1,865 people), and Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors (1,367 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Allegan County PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic (10.3 times higher than expected), Tool & die makers (7.24 times), and Computer control programmers & operators (6.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Allegan County PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($190,941), Chief executives & legislators ($154,443), and Cost estimators ($134,944).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

51.2k

2017 Value

2.49%

1 Year growth

± 2.49%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Allegan County PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 2.49%, from 50k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allegan County PUMA, MI, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,152 people), Construction (2,909 people), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (2,618 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allegan County PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Allegan County PUMA, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Allegan County PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,152 people), Construction (2,909 people), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (2,618 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Allegan County PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of Metal forgings & stampings (13.8 times higher than expected), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (12.1 times), and Furniture & related product manufacturing (11 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Allegan County PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Computer Systems Design ($143,532), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($116,000), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($102,512).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $135B

  2. $35.4B

  3. $31.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $135B, followed by Mixed freight ($35.4B) and Machinery ($31.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$448B

2015 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

39.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Michigan trade was $448B. This is expected to increase 39.1% to $623B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $35.1B

  2. $25.1B

  3. $20.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Indiana with $25.1B and Illinois and $20.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Allegan County PUMA, MI has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Allegan County PUMA, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Allegan County PUMA, MI see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1385 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 431 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,254 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,950

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,915

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,318

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allegan County PUMA, MI N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.1% prevalence

  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Michigan by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Allegan County PUMA, MI is home to a population of 114k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Allegan County PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Allegan County PUMA, MI is composed of 101k White Alone residents (88.7%), 8.23k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.21%), 1.9k Two or More Races residents (1.66%), 1.44k Black or African American Alone residents (1.27%), 634 Asian Alone residents (0.555%), 530 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.464%), 133 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.117%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Allegan County PUMA, MI are Spanish (4,750 speakers), German (295 speakers), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (199 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Allegan County PUMA, MI was 39.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Allegan County PUMA, MI are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Allegan County PUMA, MI residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

2.83%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.22k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Allegan County PUMA, MI residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allegan County PUMA, MI was 2.83%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,684 ± 1,000 people

  2. Netherlands

    217 ± 361 people

  3. Germany

    163 ± 313 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Allegan County PUMA, MI was Mexico, the natal country of 1,684 Allegan County PUMA, MI residents, followed by Netherlands with 217 and Germany with 163.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Allegan County PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Allegan County PUMA, MI was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    101k ± 24

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    8.23k ± 490

  3. Two or More Races

    1.9k ± 295

In 2017, there were 12.3 times more White Alone residents (101k people) in Allegan County PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.23k Hispanic or Latino and 1.9k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Allegan County PUMA, MI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    4,750 speakers (4.44%)

  2. German

    295 speakers (0.276%)

  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages

    199 speakers (0.186%)

5.47% of Allegan County PUMA, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Allegan County PUMA, MI was Spanish. 4.44% of the overall population of Allegan County PUMA, MI are native Spanish speakers. 0.276% speak German and 0.186% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,281 ± 232

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    631 ± 141

  3. Korea

    596 ± 121

Allegan County PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Allegan County PUMA, MI was $150,600 in 2017, which is 0.692 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $144,600 to $150,600, a 4.15% increase. The homeownership rate in Allegan County PUMA, MI is 81.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Allegan County PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 22.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Allegan County PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$58,487

Median Household Income

± $1,264

42.6k

Number of Households

± 1,137

In 2017, the median household income of the 42.6k households in Allegan County PUMA, MI grew to $58,487 from the previous year's value of $55,630.

The following chart displays the households in Allegan County PUMA, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$150,600

2017 Median

± $2,873

$144,600

2016 Median

± $3,518

In 2017, the median property value in Allegan County PUMA, MI grew to to $150,600 from the previous year's value of $144,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Allegan County PUMA, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allegan County PUMA, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Allegan County PUMA, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allegan County PUMA, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

81.9%

2017 Homeownership

81.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.9% of the housing units in Allegan County PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Allegan County PUMA, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Allegan County PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Allegan County PUMA, MI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allegan County PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (22.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.57% of the workforce in Allegan County PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86%

  2. Carpooled

    7.61%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.08%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Allegan County PUMA, MI was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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