Baraga County, MI

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2020 Population
8,337
0.998% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
45.8
0.659% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
14.2%
3.94% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$46,581
1.12% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$108,200
5.87% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
3,008
3.12% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Baraga County, MI had a population of 8.34k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $46,581. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Baraga County, MI declined from 8,421 to 8,337, a −0.998% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,065 to $46,581, a 1.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baraga County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (10.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.66%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.23%), and White (Hispanic) (0.912%).

None of the households in Baraga County, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Baraga County, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Baraga County, MI are Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (13 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Baraga County, MI was $108,200, and the homeownership rate was 78.6%.

Most people in Baraga County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Baraga County, MI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Baraga County, MI is home to a population of 8.34k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.16% of Baraga County, MI residents were born outside of the country (97 people).

In 2020, there were 7.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.06k people) in Baraga County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 847 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 722 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2020 Citizenship
99.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.5% of Baraga County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Baraga County, MI was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Baraga County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.06k ± 9
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    847 ± 173
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    722 ± 229
1.67%
Hispanic Population
139 people

In 2020, there were 7.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.06k people) in Baraga County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 847 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 722 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.67% of the people in Baraga County, MI are hispanic (139 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Baraga County, MI as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    78,782 ± 6,864 people
  2. India
    74,611 ± 6,681 people
  3. Iraq
    57,515 ± 5,871 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 78,782 Michigan residents, followed by India with 74,611 and Iraq with 57,515.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.16%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
97 people
1.47%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
124 people

As of 2020, 1.16% of Baraga County, MI residents (97 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baraga County, MI was 1.47%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    205 ± 51
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    82 ± 37
  3. Korea
    48 ± 29

Baraga County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Baraga County, MI employs 3.01k people. The largest industries in Baraga County, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (561 people), Retail Trade (371 people), and Manufacturing (315 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($101,563), Wholesale Trade ($75,972), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,833).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,905. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.01k
2020 Value
± 228
3.12%
1 Year growth
± 10.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Baraga County, MI grew at a rate of 3.12%, from 2.92k employees to 3.01k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baraga County, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (329 people), Production Occupations (283 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (273 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baraga County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.01k
2020 Value
± 228
3.12%
1 Year growth
± 10.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Baraga County, MI grew at a rate of 3.12%, from 2.92k employees to 3.01k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baraga County, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (561 people), Retail Trade (371 people), and Manufacturing (315 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baraga County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Baraga County, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,860
Median earning men ± $4,788
$28,750
Median earning women ± $4,933

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($76,389), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,382), and Public Administration ($52,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($73,750), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,250), and Public Administration ($46,700).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 87
    Manufacturing
  2. 65
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 35
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $59.5k
    Manufacturing
  2. $7.09k
    Retail Trade
  3. $6.75k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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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. $193B
  2. $56.5B
  3. $49.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $193B, followed by Machinery ($56.5B) and Mixed freight ($49.6B).

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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$638B
2020 Value in Michigan
$1.16T
Projected 2050 Value in Michigan
81.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $638B. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $1.16T by 2050.

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. $34.4B
  3. $29.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Texas with $34.4B and Indiana and $29.5B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Baraga County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 62.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.768%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Baraga County, MI awarded 13 degrees. The student population of Baraga County, MI in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 18 male students and 61 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baraga County, MI are American Indian or Alaska Native (11 and 84.6%), followed by White (2 and 15.4%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Baraga County, MI by number of degrees awarded are Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (13 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Baraga County, MI are Environmental Science (5 and 38.5%), General Business Administration & Management (4 and 30.8%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (3 and 23.1%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 79 students enrolled in Baraga County, MI, 22.8% men and 77.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 35 records, of which 77.1% were women and 22.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 5 degree-majors awarded
  2. 4 degree-majors awarded
  3. 3 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Baraga County, MI was Environmental Science with 5 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Baraga County, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
13 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College with 13 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 2 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baraga County, MI, which is 0.182 times less than the 11 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 11 degrees mean that there were 5.5 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,600) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($800) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,266) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.713% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.711% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.28M), Some college (1.97M), and Bachelors Degree (1.34M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Baraga County, MI was $108,200 in 2020, which is 0.471 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $102,200 to $108,200, a 5.87% increase. The homeownership rate in Baraga County, MI is 78.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Baraga County, MI have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Baraga County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

In 2021, 13.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Baraga County, MI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 2.32%.

Property

$108,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,412
$2,506
Median Property Taxes
±$183

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Baraga County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Baraga County, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.6%
Homeownership
2020
59.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 78.6% of the housing units in Baraga County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.3%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2
  2. Census Tract 1

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$46,581
Median Household Income
± $3,341
3.19k
Number of Households
± 222

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.19k households in Baraga County, MI grew to $46,581 from the previous year's value of $46,065.

The following chart displays the households in Baraga County, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Baraga County, MI is from Michigan.
0.471
2020 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.475
2019 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2020, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.801% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.18%)

In 2020, 82.1% of workers in Baraga County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.2%) and those who worked at home (3.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baraga County, MI have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.95% of the workforce in Baraga County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 13.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Baraga County, MI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 2.32%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baraga County, MI (1.01k out of 7.12k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Baraga County, MI is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 18.2% of the children was living in poverty in Baraga County, MI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 5.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 333 in Baraga County, MI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 10.1 per 100,000 population.

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95.4% of the population of Baraga County, MI has health coverage, with 36% on employee plans, 23.1% on Medicaid, 17.5% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 1.69% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Baraga County, MI see 1040 patients per year on average, which represents a 10.9% increase from the previous year (938 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1368 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 684 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Michigan, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,040 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Baraga County, MI

Primary care physicians in Baraga County, MI see an average of 1,040 patients per year. This represents a 10.9% increase from the previous year (938 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Baraga County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Michigan across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.56%
Uninsured
36%
Employer Coverage
23.1%
Medicaid
17.5%
Medicare
17.1%
Non-Group
1.69%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baraga County, MI declined by 17% from 5.49% to 4.56%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.4% in Baraga County, MI.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.99% in Baraga County, MI.

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