Cheboygan County, MI

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Population

25,475

0.407% decline

Median Age

50.1


Median Household Income

$42,876

4.52% growth

Poverty Rate

16.8%


Number of Employees

10,443

2.76% growth

Median Property Value

$116,900

3.18% growth

About

In 2017, Cheboygan County, MI had a population of 25.5k people with a median age of 50.1 and a median household income of $42,876. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cheboygan County, MI declined from 25,579 to 25,475, a -0.407% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,023 to $42,876, a 4.52% increase.

The population of Cheboygan County, MI is 92.2% White Alone, 3.29% Two or More Races, and 2.01% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 2.22% of the people in Cheboygan County, MI speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Cheboygan County, MI is $116,900, and the homeownership rate is 81.7%. Most people in Cheboygan County, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Cheboygan County, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Cheboygan County, MI employs 10.4k people. The largest industries in Cheboygan County, MI are Retail Trade (1,772 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,284 people), and Construction (1,151 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,750), Information ($42,750), and Wholesale Trade ($42,500).

Median household income in Cheboygan County, MI is $42,876. Males in Cheboygan County, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Cheboygan County, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,876

2017 value

± $2,289

4.52%

1 Year Growth

± 6.17%

Households in Cheboygan County, MI have a median annual income of $42,876, 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 $41,023 in 2016, which represents a 4.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869

Average Male Salary

± $1,109

$46,762

Average Female Salary

± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Cheboygan County, MI made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Cheboygan County, MI by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,263 ± $4,415

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,644 ± $58,127

  3. White

    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cheboygan County, MI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cheboygan County, MI is from Michigan.

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9606

  2. Census Tract 9605

  3. Census Tract 9601

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cheboygan County, MI was Census Tract 9606 with a value of $54,357, followed by Census Tract 9605 and Census Tract 9601, with respective values of $48,500 and $44,858.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cheboygan County, MI (4.22k out of 25.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    3,746 ± 274

  2. Two Or More

    264 ± 101

  3. Native American

    116 ± 77

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cheboygan 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.4k

2017 Value

± 447

2.76%

1 Year growth

± 5.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cheboygan County, MI grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 10.2k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cheboygan County, MI, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,348 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,204 people), and Management Occupations (848 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cheboygan County, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cheboygan County, MI, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,348 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,204 people), and Management Occupations (848 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cheboygan County, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.79 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.58 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cheboygan County, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($68,021), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($52,177), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($47,917).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.4k

2017 Value

± 447

2.76%

1 Year growth

± 5.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cheboygan County, MI grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 10.2k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cheboygan County, MI, are Retail Trade (1,772 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,284 people), and Construction (1,151 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cheboygan County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Cheboygan County, 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 Cheboygan County, MI, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,772 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,284 people), and Construction (1,151 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cheboygan County, MI has an unusually high number of Construction (1.76 times higher than expected), Retail Trade (1.49 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cheboygan County, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($68,750), Information ($42,750), and Wholesale Trade ($42,500).

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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 with $35.4B and Machinery and $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

90% of the population of Cheboygan County, MI has health coverage, with 33.5% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 19.1% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 2.41% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Cheboygan County, MI see 1816 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.981% decrease from the previous year (1834 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2309 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1411 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

1816 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Cheboygan County, MI see an average of 1816 patients per year. This represents a 0.981% decrease from the previous year (1834 patients).

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

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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

10%

Uninsured

33.5%

Employer Coverage

19.7%

Medicaid

19.1%

Medicare

15.3%

Non-Group

2.41%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cheboygan County, MI declined by 15.4% from 11.9% to 10%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cheboygan County, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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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

Cheboygan County, MI is home to a population of 25.5k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.26% of Cheboygan County, MI residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Cheboygan County, MI is composed of 23.5k White Alone residents (92.2%), 839 Two or More Races residents (3.29%), 512 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.01%), 340 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.33%), 193 Black or African American Alone residents (0.758%), 97 Asian Alone residents (0.381%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cheboygan County, MI are Spanish or Spanish Creole (245 speakers), German (83 speakers), and Italian (44 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

50

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

52

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cheboygan County, MI was 50.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Cheboygan County, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Cheboygan County, MI residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.26%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.32%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.26% of Cheboygan County, MI residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cheboygan County, MI was 1.32%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cheboygan County, MI was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Cheboygan County, MI residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

99.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.6% of Cheboygan County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cheboygan County, MI was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    23.5k ± 20

  2. Two or More Races

    839 ± 102

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    512 ± 91

In 2017, there were 28 times more White Alone residents (23.5k people) in Cheboygan County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 839 Two or More Races and 512 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    245 speakers (0.993%)

  2. German

    83 speakers (0.336%)

  3. Italian

    44 speakers (0.178%)

2.22% of Cheboygan County, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Cheboygan County, MI was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.993% of the overall population of Cheboygan County, MI are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.336% speak German and 0.178% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    963 ± 109

  2. Korea

    335 ± 70

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    239 ± 65

Cheboygan County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cheboygan County, MI was $116,900 in 2017, which is 0.537 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $113,300 to $116,900, a 3.18% increase. The homeownership rate in Cheboygan County, MI is 81.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cheboygan County, MI have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cheboygan County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,876

Median Household Income

± $2,289

11.3k

Number of Households

± 446

In 2017, the median household income of the 11.3k households in Cheboygan County, MI grew to $42,876 from the previous year's value of $41,023.

The following chart displays the households in Cheboygan 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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Housing

Property Value

$116,900

2017 Median

± $4,402

$113,300

2016 Median

± $4,281

In 2017, the median property value in Cheboygan County, MI grew to to $116,900 from the previous year's value of $113,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cheboygan County, 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 Cheboygan County, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cheboygan County, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cheboygan County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.7%

2017 Homeownership

81.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.7% of the housing units in Cheboygan County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cheboygan County, 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 Cheboygan County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cheboygan County, MI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cheboygan County, MI have a longer commute time (25.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.55% of the workforce in Cheboygan County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.3%

  2. Carpooled

    10.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.29%

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

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