Delta County, MI

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2020 Population
35,874
0.422% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
47.5
0.211% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.9%
0.103% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$47,008
0.898% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$115,400
0.962% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
14,882
4.47% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Delta County, MI had a population of 35.9k people with a median age of 47.5 and a median household income of $47,008. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Delta County, MI declined from 36,026 to 35,874, a −0.422% decrease and its median household income declined from $47,434 to $47,008, a −0.898% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Delta County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.89%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%), White (Hispanic) (0.928%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.53%).

None of the households in Delta 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.

99.7% of the residents in Delta County, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Delta County, MI are Bay de Noc Community College (343 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Delta County, MI was $115,400, and the homeownership rate was 77.6%.

Most people in Delta County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Delta County, MI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Delta County, MI is home to a population of 35.9k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.912% of Delta County, MI residents were born outside of the country (327 people).

In 2020, there were 23.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.9k people) in Delta County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.4k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 780 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Delta County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Delta County, MI was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Delta County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    32.9k ± 314
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.4k ± 340
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    780 ± 112
1.42%
Hispanic Population
511 people

In 2020, there were 23.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.9k people) in Delta County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.4k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 780 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.42% of the people in Delta County, MI are hispanic (511 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Delta 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

0.912%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
327 people
1.14%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
412 people

As of 2020, 0.912% of Delta County, MI residents (327 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 Delta County, MI was 1.14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,190 ± 180
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    507 ± 143
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    442 ± 145

Delta County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Delta County, MI employs 14.9k people. The largest industries in Delta County, MI are Manufacturing (2,353 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,350 people), and Retail Trade (1,916 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($56,384), Manufacturing ($55,412), and Public Administration ($53,240).

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

14.9k
2020 Value
± 706
−4.47%
1 Year decline
± 6.71%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Delta County, MI declined at a rate of −4.47%, from 15.6k employees to 14.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Delta County, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,732 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,482 people), and Production Occupations (1,408 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Delta County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.9k
2020 Value
± 706
−4.47%
1 Year decline
± 6.71%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Delta County, MI declined at a rate of −4.47%, from 15.6k employees to 14.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Delta County, MI, are Manufacturing (2,353 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,350 people), and Retail Trade (1,916 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Delta County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Delta 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

$41,311
Median earning men ± $2,233
$22,960
Median earning women ± $1,805

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($70,232), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,591), and Public Administration ($61,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,875), Public Administration ($38,975), and Construction ($33,182).

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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. 320
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 287
    Manufacturing
  3. 217
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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. $469k
    Manufacturing
  2. $100k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. $90.1k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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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 Delta County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.18%).

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 Delta County, MI awarded 343 degrees. The student population of Delta County, MI in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 677 male students and 1,221 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Delta County, MI are White (300 and 87.5%), followed by Two or More Races (16 and 4.66%), American Indian or Alaska Native (9 and 2.62%), and Hispanic or Latino (6 and 1.75%).

The largest universities in Delta County, MI by number of degrees awarded are Bay de Noc Community College (343 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Delta County, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (60 and 17.5%), Registered Nursing (54 and 15.7%), and General Studies (27 and 7.87%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,898 students enrolled in Delta County, MI, 35.7% men and 64.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,660 records, of which 65.2% were women and 34.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 60 degree-majors awarded
  2. 54 degree-majors awarded
  3. 27 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Delta County, MI was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 60 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
343 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bay de Noc Community College with 343 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 127 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Delta County, MI, which is 0.588 times less than the 216 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 300 degrees mean that there were 18.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 16 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($6,976) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,672) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) 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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The median property value in Delta County, MI was $115,400 in 2020, which is 0.502 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $114,300 to $115,400, a 0.962% increase. The homeownership rate in Delta County, MI is 77.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Delta County, MI have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Delta County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Delta County, MI is $47,008. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Delta County, MI was Census Tract 9704 with a value of $59,178, followed by Census Tract 9705 and Census Tract 9706, with respective values of $58,854 and $58,438.

In 2021, 12% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Delta County, MI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.17%.

Property

$115,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,099
$12,538
Median Property Taxes
±$612

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 Delta 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 Delta County, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

77.6%
Homeownership
2020
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.6% of the housing units in Delta County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9704
  2. Census Tract 9705
  3. Census Tract 9706

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Delta County, MI was Census Tract 9704 with a value of $59,178, followed by Census Tract 9705 and Census Tract 9706, with respective values of $58,854 and $58,438.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Delta 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.
$47,008
Median Household Income
± $1,998
16.2k
Number of Households
± 758

In 2020, the median household income of the 16.2k households in Delta County, MI declined from $47,008 from the previous year's value of $47,434.

The following chart displays the households in Delta 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Delta 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 (80.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.77%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.96%)

In 2020, 80.5% of workers in Delta County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.77%) and those who worked at home (3.96%).

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

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Delta County, MI have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.28% of the workforce in Delta 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 Delta County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Delta County, MI have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 12% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Delta County, MI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.17%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Delta County, MI (4.57k out of 35.3k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Delta 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, 18.8% of the children was living in poverty in Delta County, MI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 187 in Delta County, MI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 49.5 per 100,000 population.

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94% of the population of Delta County, MI has health coverage, with 37.7% on employee plans, 19.8% on Medicaid, 17.6% on Medicare, 16.7% on non-group plans, and 2.19% 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 Delta County, MI see 1328 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.3% decrease from the previous year (1332 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1431 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 651 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% 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

1,328 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Delta County, MI

Primary care physicians in Delta County, MI see an average of 1,328 patients per year. This represents a 0.3% decrease from the previous year (1,332 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Delta 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 20.8% under 18 years, 15.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

5.97%
Uninsured
37.7%
Employer Coverage
19.8%
Medicaid
17.6%
Medicare
16.7%
Non-Group
2.19%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Delta County, MI grew by 2.66% from 5.82% to 5.97%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 49 in Delta County, MI.

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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 36.2% in Delta County, MI.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.99% in Delta County, MI.

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