Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI

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2022 Population
122,916
0.319% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
29.8
0.334% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.8%
2.57% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,823
9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$188,000
17.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
61,802
4.34% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI had a population of 123k people with a median age of 29.8 and a median household income of $58,823. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI declined from 123,309 to 122,916, a −0.319% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,968 to $58,823, a 9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.89%), White (Hispanic) (2.97%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%).

8.52% of the households in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, 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.

95.9% of the residents in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are Western Michigan University (5,086 degrees awarded in 2022), Kalamazoo College (418 degrees), and Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (95 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was $188,000, and the homeownership rate was 52.9%.

Most people in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI borders Kalamazoo County (Outer) PUMA, MI.

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Population & Diversity

Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is home to a population of 123k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.62% of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (8.14k people).

In 2022, there were 4.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.5k people) in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.24k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are Spanish (3,939 households), Arabic (1,373 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (509 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
63,267
Women
50.6%
61,810
Men
49.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 125,077 inhabitants, with 49.4% men, and 50.6% women.

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Citizenship

95.9%
2022 Citizenship
96%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.9% of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    85.5k ± 1.55k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    18.1k ± 1.31k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.24k ± 1.03k
6.56%
Hispanic Population
8.06k people

In 2022, there were 4.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.5k people) in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.24k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.56% of the people in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are hispanic (8.06k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,482 ± 940 people
  2. India
    1,115 ± 816 people
  3. Syria
    703 ± 649 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Mexico, the natal country of 1,482 Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI residents, followed by India with 1,115 and Syria with 703.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.62%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.14k people
6.26%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.72k people

As of 2022, 6.62% of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI residents (8.14k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was 6.26%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,939 households (3.4%)
  2. Arabic
    1,373 households (1.18%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    509 households (0.439%)

8.52% of the households in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Spanish. 3.4% of the households in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,675 ± 277
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,219 ± 364
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    662 ± 210

Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI employs 61.8k people. The largest industries in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are Restaurants & Food Services (7,203 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,907 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,156 people), and the highest paying industries are Animal food, grain & oilseed milling ($178,621), Offices of physicians ($157,259), and Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. ($138,586).

Males in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,908. The income inequality in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.504, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
30,034
Women
48.9%
31,398
Men
51.1%

The workforce of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI in 2020 was 61,432 people, with 48.9% woman, and 51.1% men.

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Occupations

61.8k
2022 Value
4.34%
1 Year growth
± 4.34%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 4.34%, from 59.2k employees to 61.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, are Other managers (1,543 people), Retail salespersons (1,504 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,412 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61.8k
2022 Value
4.34%
1 Year growth
± 4.34%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 4.34%, from 59.2k employees to 61.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, are Restaurants & Food Services (7,203 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,907 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,156 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, 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

$43,470
Median earning men ± $1,943
$28,936
Median earning women ± $1,063

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($64,875), Public Administration ($62,882), and Manufacturing ($56,978).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($65,042), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,603), and Manufacturing ($41,991).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

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 13 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.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI awarded 5,623 degrees. The student population of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 8,782 male students and 9,843 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are White (3,715 and 73.8%), followed by Black or African American (470 and 9.34%), Hispanic or Latino (403 and 8.01%), and Asian (166 and 3.3%).

The largest universities in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Western Michigan University (5,086 and 90.4%), Kalamazoo College (418 and 7.43%), and Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (95 and 1.69%).

The most popular majors in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (214 and 3.81%), Accounting (203 and 3.61%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (183 and 3.25%).

The median tuition costs in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are $56,001 for private four year colleges, and $14,523 and $18,154 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 18,625 (47.2% men and 52.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 18,625 students enrolled in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, 47.2% men and 52.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 12,324 records, of which 53.4% were women and 46.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 177 degrees awarded
  2. 214 degrees awarded
  3. 182 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 177 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,086 degrees awarded
  2. 418 degrees awarded
  3. 95 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western Michigan University with 5,086 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,407 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, which is 0.748 times less than the 3,216 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,715 degrees mean that there were 7.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 470 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($56,001) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($411) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,106) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.739% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.28% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI in 2022 were Some college (27.5k), High School or Equivalent (23.9k), and Bachelors Degree (21.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was $188,000 in 2022, which is 0.667 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $159,400 to $188,000, a 17.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is 52.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is $58,823. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Oakland County (Central)--Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $138,062, followed by Oakland County (East Central)--Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $115,047 and $111,400.

Property

$188,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,143
$26,300
Median Property Taxes
±$1,026

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Rent vs Own

52.9%
Homeownership
2022
62%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.9% of the housing units in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 53.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Oakland County (Central)--Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $138,062, followed by Oakland County (East Central)--Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $115,047 and $111,400.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, 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.
$58,823
Median Household Income
± $2,672
49.7k
Number of Households
± 1,810

In 2022, the median household income of the 49.7k households in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI grew to $58,823 from the previous year's value of $53,968.

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Wage Distribution

0.504
2022 Wage GINI in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI
0.514
2021 Wage GINI in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI

In 2022, the income inequality in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was 0.504 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.12% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.02%)
  3. Carpooled (6.3%)

In 2022, 77.5% of workers in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.02%) and those who carpooled to work (6.3%).

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.887% of the workforce in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, 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 Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI (21.9k out of 116k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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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Health

94.3% of the population of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 52.5% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 0.748% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1246 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1266 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1294 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,246 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,246 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,266 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.6% under 18 years, 34.4% between 18 and 34 years, 30.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.65%
Uninsured
52.5%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
0.748%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI declined by 1.5% from 5.74% to 5.65%.

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