Keweenaw County, MI

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2022 Population
2,088
1.75% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
57.2
0.694% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.82%
20.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,560
2.87% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$155,900
25.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Keweenaw County, MI had a population of 2.09k people with a median age of 57.2 and a median household income of $55,560. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Keweenaw County, MI grew from 2,052 to 2,088, a 1.75% increase and its median household income grew from $54,010 to $55,560, a 2.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Keweenaw County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.01%), White (Hispanic) (0.527%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.335%).

None of the households in Keweenaw 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.

99.4% of the residents in Keweenaw County, MI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Keweenaw County, MI was $155,900, and the homeownership rate was 93.3%.

Most people in Keweenaw County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Keweenaw County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Keweenaw County, MI is home to a population of 2.09k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.58% of Keweenaw County, MI residents were born outside of the country (33 people).

In 2022, there were 42.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2k people) in Keweenaw County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 21 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Keweenaw County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Keweenaw County, MI was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Keweenaw County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2k ± 6
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    47 ± 10.8
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    21 ± 12.5
1.58%
Hispanic Population
33 people

In 2022, there were 42.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2k people) in Keweenaw County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 21 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.58% of the people in Keweenaw County, MI are hispanic (33 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.58%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
33 people
2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
41 people

As of 2022, 1.58% of Keweenaw County, MI residents (33 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 Keweenaw County, MI was 2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    144 ± 41
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    34 ± 21
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    31 ± 25

Keweenaw County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Keweenaw County, MI employs 796 people. The largest industries in Keweenaw County, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (117 people), Construction (105 people), and Educational Services (89 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($76,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,625), and Finance & Insurance ($73,125).

Occupations

796
2022 Value
± 105
−0.748%
1 Year decline
± 19.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Keweenaw County, MI declined at a rate of −0.748%, from 802 employees to 796 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Keweenaw County, MI, are Management Occupations (124 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (74 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (67 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Keweenaw County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

796
2022 Value
± 105
−0.748%
1 Year decline
± 19.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Keweenaw County, MI declined at a rate of −0.748%, from 802 employees to 796 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Keweenaw County, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (117 people), Construction (105 people), and Educational Services (89 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Keweenaw County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Keweenaw 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

$39,063
Median earning men ± $8,078
$35,417
Median earning women ± $11,726

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,875), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($65,417), and Construction ($57,596).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Retail Trade ($136,250), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($62,614), and Public Administration ($50,170).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

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. 27
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 14
    Retail Trade
  3. 13
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Keweenaw County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 55.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.2%), 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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Keweenaw County, MI was $155,900 in 2022, which is 0.553 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $124,000 to $155,900, a 25.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Keweenaw County, MI is 93.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Keweenaw County, MI have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Keweenaw County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$155,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,114
$994
Median Property Taxes
±$105

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 Keweenaw County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

93.3%
Homeownership
2022
60.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 93.3% of the housing units in Keweenaw County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 88.9%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 1
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$55,560
Median Household Income
± $7,301
1.07k
Number of Households
± 109

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.07k households in Keweenaw County, MI grew to $55,560 from the previous year's value of $54,010.

The following chart displays the households in Keweenaw 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 Keweenaw County, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (14%)
  3. Carpooled (8.53%)

In 2022, 72.1% of workers in Keweenaw County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14%) and those who carpooled to work (8.53%).

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

22.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Keweenaw County, MI have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.8% of the workforce in Keweenaw 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 Keweenaw County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Keweenaw County, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.82% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Keweenaw County, MI (163 out of 2.08k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Keweenaw County, MI is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Health

92.5% of the population of Keweenaw County, MI has health coverage, with 29% on employee plans, 12.5% on Medicaid, 27.4% on Medicare, 21.6% on non-group plans, and 2.02% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.1% were men and 48.9% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 15.6% under 18 years, 12.7% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 36% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.1% were men and 48.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.49%
Uninsured
29%
Employer Coverage
12.5%
Medicaid
27.4%
Medicare
21.6%
Non-Group
2.02%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Keweenaw County, MI declined by 5.99% from 7.96% to 7.49%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 34.6% in Keweenaw County, MI.

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