Mackinac County, MI

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2019 Population
10,780
0.342% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
52.8
1.54% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
16.4%
2.66% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$47,938
3.08% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$136,600
1.19% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
4,519
1.61% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Mackinac County, MI had a population of 10.8k people with a median age of 52.8 and a median household income of $47,938. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Mackinac County, MI declined from 10,817 to 10,780, a −0.342% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,507 to $47,938, a 3.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mackinac County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (15.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.24%), and White (Hispanic) (1.3%). 0% of the households in Mackinac County, MI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

97.7% of the residents in Mackinac County, MI are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Mackinac County, MI was $136,600, and the homeownership rate was 71.9%. Most people in Mackinac County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Mackinac County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Mackinac County, MI is home to a population of 10.8k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 3.36% of Mackinac County, MI residents were born outside of the country (362 people).

In 2019, there were 4.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.88k people) in Mackinac County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.71k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 550 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mackinac County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.88k ± 10
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.71k ± 114
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    550 ± 115
1.77%
Hispanic Population
191 people

In 2019, there were 4.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.88k people) in Mackinac County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.71k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 550 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.77% of the people in Mackinac County, MI are hispanic (191 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.36%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
362 people
2.72%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
294 people

As of 2019, 3.36% of Mackinac County, MI residents (362 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 Mackinac County, MI was 2.72%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

53
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 8.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Mackinac County, MI was 52.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 53, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Mackinac County, MI are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Mackinac County, MI residents was 52.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    80,443 ± 6,935 people
  2. India
    73,340 ± 6,624 people
  3. Iraq
    55,052 ± 5,745 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 80,443 Michigan residents, followed by India with 73,340 and Iraq with 55,052.

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Citizenship

97.7%
2019 Citizenship
98.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.7% of Mackinac County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Mackinac County, MI was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    433 ± 72
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    124 ± 49
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    105 ± 45

Mackinac County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.49 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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Y-Axis
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 Mackinac County, MI is $47,938. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Mackinac County, MI was Census Tract 9504 with a value of $51,068, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $49,750 and $48,450.

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,622. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Mackinac County, MI employs 4.52k people. The largest industries in Mackinac County, MI are Accommodation & Food Services (811 people), Public Administration (504 people), and Retail Trade (486 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($57,500), Utilities ($49,167), and Public Administration ($44,632).

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,938
2019 value
± $1,798
3.08%
1 Year Growth
± 6.06%

Households in Mackinac County, MI have a median annual income of $47,938, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,507 in 2018, which represents a 3.08% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$67,777
Average Male Salary in Michigan
± $1,173
$49,622
Average Female Salary in Michigan
± $892

In 2019, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Michigan
  1. Asian
    $66,769 ± $4,515
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $58,569 ± $71,898
  3. White
    $51,731 ± $750

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Michigan.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mackinac County, MI is from Michigan.
0.475
2019 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.476
2018 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2019, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.169% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9504
  2. Census Tract 9501
  3. Census Tract 9502

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mackinac County, MI was Census Tract 9504 with a value of $51,068, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $49,750 and $48,450.

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mackinac County, MI (1.74k out of 10.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ 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
    1,110 ± 292
  2. Native American
    333 ± 73
  3. Black
    181 ± 125

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mackinac County, MI is White, followed by Native American and Black.

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

4.52k
2019 Value
± 289
−1.61%
1 Year decline
± 8.98%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mackinac County, MI declined at a rate of −1.61%, from 4.59k employees to 4.52k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mackinac County, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (574 people), Management Occupations (503 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (434 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mackinac County, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mackinac County, MI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (574 people), Management Occupations (503 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (434 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mackinac County, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.2 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.71 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mackinac County, MI, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($70,625), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($60,481), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($58,816).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.52k
2019 Value
± 289
−1.61%
1 Year decline
± 8.98%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mackinac County, MI declined at a rate of −1.61%, from 4.59k employees to 4.52k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mackinac County, MI, are Accommodation & Food Services (811 people), Public Administration (504 people), and Retail Trade (486 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mackinac County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Mackinac County, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Mackinac County, MI, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (811 people), Public Administration (504 people), and Retail Trade (486 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mackinac County, MI has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.42 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (2.38 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.19 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mackinac County, MI, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($57,500), Utilities ($49,167), and Public Administration ($44,632).

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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. $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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mackinac County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 61.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.798%). The most partisan county was Missaukee County, MI with 75.9% 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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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Mackinac County, MI
61.4% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Michigan
  1. 75.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 73.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 72.6% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Michigan was Missaukee County, MI with 75.9% 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mackinac County, MI was $136,600 in 2019, which is 0.568 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $135,000 to $136,600, a 1.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Mackinac County, MI is 71.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Mackinac County, MI have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mackinac County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$136,600
2019 Median
± $8,710
$135,000
2018 Median
± $8,314

In 2019, the median property value in Mackinac County, MI grew to to $136,600 from the previous year's value of $135,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mackinac County, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mackinac County, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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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.
$47,938
Median Household Income
± $1,798
5.27k
Number of Households
± 297

In 2019, the median household income of the 5.27k households in Mackinac County, MI grew to $47,938 from the previous year's value of $46,507.

The following chart displays the households in Mackinac 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

71.9%
2019 Homeownership
73.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 71.9% of the housing units in Mackinac County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.9%.

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

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mackinac County, MI have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.11% of the workforce in Mackinac County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (65.9%)
  2. Walked (8.84%)
  3. Bicycle (8.68%)

In 2019, 65.9% of workers in Mackinac County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (8.84%) and those who used a bicycle to get to work (8.68%).

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 Mackinac County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mackinac County, MI have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

89.6% of the population of Mackinac County, MI has health coverage, with 36% on employee plans, 16.3% on Medicaid, 20.7% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 1.91% 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 Mackinac County, MI see 1348 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.672% increase from the previous year (1339 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1080 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 568 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

1,348 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mackinac County, MI

Primary care physicians in Mackinac County, MI see an average of 1,348 patients per year. This represents a 0.672% increase from the previous year (1,339 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mackinac County, MI 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

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$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

10.4%
Uninsured
36%
Employer Coverage
16.3%
Medicaid
20.7%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
1.91%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mackinac County, MI declined by 2.54% from 10.6% to 10.4%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 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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