Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI

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2019 Population
172,303
0.819% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
38.1
0.781% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
6.61%
9.06% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$78,183
3.3% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$240,300
6.19% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
86,078
1.38% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI had a population of 172k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $78,183. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI grew from 170,904 to 172,303, a 0.819% increase and its median household income grew from $75,684 to $78,183, a 3.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.37%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.08%), White (Hispanic) (3.45%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.05%). 11.6% of the households in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

95.5% of the residents in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are Davenport University (1,714 degrees awarded in 2019), Cornerstone University (658 degrees), and Ross Medical Education Center-Kentwood (147 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was $240,300, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%. Most people in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI is home to a population of 172k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 9.14% of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (15.7k people).

In 2019, there were 9.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (137k people) in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.75k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are Spanish (5,047 speakers), Vietnamese (2,040 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (2,026 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    137k ± 1.33k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    14.4k ± 1.22k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.75k ± 767
5.02%
Hispanic Population
8.64k people

In 2019, there were 9.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (137k people) in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.75k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.02% of the people in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are hispanic (8.64k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,047 speakers (3.13%)
  2. Vietnamese
    2,040 speakers (1.27%)
  3. Serbo-Croatian
    2,026 speakers (1.26%)

11.6% of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was Spanish. 3.13% of the overall population of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are native Spanish speakers. 1.27% speak Vietnamese and 1.26% speak Serbo-Croatian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.14%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
15.7k people
9.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
15.6k people

As of 2019, 9.14% of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI residents (15.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was 9.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was 38.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Vietnam
    1,797 ± 1,035 people
  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina
    1,738 ± 1,018 people
  3. India
    1,124 ± 820 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was Vietnam, the natal country of 1,797 Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI residents, followed by Bosnia and Herzegovina with 1,738 and India with 1,124.

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Citizenship

95.5%
2019 Citizenship
95.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.5% of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,449 ± 285
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,105 ± 261
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,084 ± 232

Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Michigan (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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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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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Economy

Median household income in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI is $78,183. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $122,150, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $103,535 and $96,812.

Males in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.51 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,175. The income inequality in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.517, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI employs 86.1k people. The largest industries in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are Elementary & secondary schools (4,881 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,618 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,327 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($249,939), Savings institutions, including credit unions ($204,234), and Other motor vehicle dealers ($161,536).

Wages

Median Household Income

$78,183
2019 value
± $1,899
3.3%
1 Year Growth
± 3.43%

Households in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI have a median annual income of $78,183, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $75,684 in 2018, which represents a 3.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$90,687
Average Male Salary in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI
± $12,017
$60,175
Average Female Salary in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI
± $9,705

In 2019, full-time male employees in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI made 1.51 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI
  1. White
    $68,475 ± $7,891
  2. Asian
    $60,480 ± $29,974
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $58,642 ± $58,966

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI workers was White. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI.

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Wage Distribution

0.517
2019 Wage GINI in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI
0.511
2018 Wage GINI in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI

In 2019, the income inequality in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was 0.517 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.35% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $122,150, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $103,535 and $96,812.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI (11.2k out of 170k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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
    7,098 ± 616
  2. Black
    2,888 ± 549
  3. Hispanic
    936 ± 259

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

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

86.1k
2019 Value
1.38%
1 Year growth
± 1.38%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 1.38%, from 84.9k employees to 86.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI, are Other managers (3,139 people), Registered nurses (2,185 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,120 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Other managers (3,139 people), Registered nurses (2,185 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,120 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Tool & die makers (8.28 times higher than expected), Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic (3.97 times), and Legal secretaries and administrative assistants (3.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Physicians ($325,718), Chief executives & legislators ($236,828), and Architectural & engineering managers ($167,173).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

86.1k
2019 Value
1.38%
1 Year growth
± 1.38%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 1.38%, from 84.9k employees to 86.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,881 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,618 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,327 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,881 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,618 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,327 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.35 times higher than expected), Other direct selling establishments (7.22 times), and Metalworking machinery manufacturing (6.06 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Nondepository credit & related activities ($249,939), Savings institutions, including credit unions ($204,234), and Other motor vehicle dealers ($161,536).

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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. $213B
  2. $50.8B
  3. $37.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $213B, followed by Machinery ($50.8B) and Mixed freight ($37.9B).

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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$636B
2018 Value in Michigan
$1.17T
Projected 2045 Value in Michigan
83.6% growth

In 2018, total outbound Michigan trade was $636B. This is expected to increase 83.6% to $1.17T 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. $44B
  2. $33.2B
  3. $30.5B

In 2018, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $44B, followed by Indiana with $33.2B and Texas and $30.5B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Donald J. Trump with 47.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.3%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.59%). The most partisan county was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Michigan
47.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Michigan
  1. 73.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 70.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 69.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Michigan was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Michigan colored by their party leaning.

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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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Education

In 2019, universities in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI awarded 2,637 degrees. The student population of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI is skewed towards women, with 3,672 male students and 5,205 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are White (1,807 and 72.1%), followed by Black or African American (292 and 11.6%), Hispanic or Latino (136 and 5.42%), and Unknown (114 and 4.55%).

The largest universities in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Davenport University (1,714 and 65%), Cornerstone University (658 and 25%), and Ross Medical Education Center-Kentwood (147 and 5.57%).

The most popular majors in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI are General Business Administration & Management (522 and 19.8%), General Business (180 and 6.83%), and Registered Nursing (169 and 6.41%).

The median tuition cost in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI for private four year colleges is $22,886.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 128 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 243 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 167 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was General Business with 128 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,714 degrees awarded
  2. 658 degrees awarded
  3. 147 degrees awarded
$22,886
Median Private

In 2019, the Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Davenport University with 1,714 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,055
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,582
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,055 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI, which is 0.667 times less than the 1,582 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,807 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    292 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    136 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was White students. These 1,807 degrees mean that there were 6.19 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 292 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI was $240,300 in 2019, which is 0.999 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $226,300 to $240,300, a 6.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI is 77.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 19.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$240,300
2019 Median
± $4,260
$226,300
2018 Median
± $3,654

In 2019, the median property value in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI grew to to $240,300 from the previous year's value of $226,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$78,183
Median Household Income
± $1,899
63.6k
Number of Households
± 1,668

In 2019, the median household income of the 63.6k households in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI grew to $78,183 from the previous year's value of $75,684.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77.1%
2019 Homeownership
76.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 77.1% of the housing units in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (19.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.67% of the workforce in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.8%)
  2. Carpooled (7.21%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.1%)

In 2019, 83.8% of workers in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.21%) and those who worked at home (6.1%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

96.5% of the population of Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 62.5% on employee plans, 9.5% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.621% 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 Michigan see 1266 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1277 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1308 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 355 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Montmorency County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.6%). Additionally, Gratiot County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,266 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,266 patients per year. This represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1,277 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Michigan.
$8,055
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Michigan
$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

3.54%
Uninsured
62.5%
Employer Coverage
9.5%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.621%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, MI declined by 15.4% from 4.18% to 3.54%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kent County (Southeast) PUMA, 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. 18.6% prevalence
  2. 18.3% prevalence
  3. 17.1% prevalence

Montmorency County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 18.6%.

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

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