Manistee County, MI

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Population

24,432

0.135% decline

Median Age

48.7


Median Household Income

$44,882

5.53% growth

Poverty Rate

14.7%


Number of Employees

9,372

3.44% growth

Median Property Value

$116,200

5.83% growth

About

In 2017, Manistee County, MI had a population of 24.4k people with a median age of 48.7 and a median household income of $44,882. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Manistee County, MI declined from 24,465 to 24,432, a -0.135% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,530 to $44,882, a 5.53% increase.

The population of Manistee County, MI is 89.4% White Alone, 2.89% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.83% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Manistee County, MI speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Manistee County, MI is $116,200, and the homeownership rate is 82.3%. Most people in Manistee County, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Manistee County, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Manistee County, MI employs 9.37k people. The largest industries in Manistee County, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,285 people), Manufacturing (1,245 people), and Retail Trade (1,108 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,781), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,125), and Manufacturing ($44,063).

Median household income in Manistee County, MI is $44,882. Males in Manistee County, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Manistee County, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,882

2017 value

± $2,234

5.53%

1 Year Growth

± 5.73%

Households in Manistee County, MI have a median annual income of $44,882, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,530 in 2016, which represents a 5.53% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869

Average Male Salary

± $1,109

$46,762

Average Female Salary

± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-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

  1. Asian

    $62,263 ± $4,415

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,644 ± $58,127

  3. White

    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Manistee County, MI is from Michigan.

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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 4

  2. Census Tract 3

  3. Census Tract 2

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Manistee County, MI was Census Tract 4 with a value of $56,534, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $53,750 and $49,875.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Manistee County, 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

14.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Manistee County, MI (3.4k out of 23.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    3,075 ± 276

  2. Two Or More

    199 ± 87

  3. Hispanic

    167 ± 72

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Manistee 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

9.37k

2017 Value

± 408

3.44%

1 Year growth

± 5.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Manistee County, MI grew at a rate of 3.44%, from 9.06k employees to 9.37k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Manistee County, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,187 people), Sales & Related Occupations (924 people), and Management Occupations (885 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Manistee County, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Manistee County, MI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,187 people), Sales & Related Occupations (924 people), and Management Occupations (885 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Manistee County, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.61 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.41 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Manistee County, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,114), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($62,212), and Management Occupations ($57,788).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.37k

2017 Value

± 408

3.44%

1 Year growth

± 5.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Manistee County, MI grew at a rate of 3.44%, from 9.06k employees to 9.37k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Manistee County, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,285 people), Manufacturing (1,245 people), and Retail Trade (1,108 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Manistee County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Manistee 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 Manistee County, MI, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,285 people), Manufacturing (1,245 people), and Retail Trade (1,108 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Manistee County, MI has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.72 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.95 times), and Public Administration (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Manistee County, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($85,781), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,125), and Manufacturing ($44,063).

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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. $135B

  2. $35.4B

  3. $31.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $135B, followed by Mixed freight ($35.4B) and Machinery ($31.3B).

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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$448B

2015 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

39.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Michigan trade was $448B. This is expected to increase 39.1% to $623B 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. $35.1B

  2. $25.1B

  3. $20.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Indiana with $25.1B and Illinois and $20.4B.

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

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Health

91.7% of the population of Manistee County, MI has health coverage, with 38.9% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 18.3% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.72% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Manistee County, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Manistee County, MI see 1529 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.6% decrease from the previous year (1878 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1523 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 812 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,529 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Manistee County, MI see an average of 1,529 patients per year. This represents a 18.6% decrease from the previous year (1,878 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Manistee County, MI in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

8.28%

Uninsured

38.9%

Employer Coverage

17.6%

Medicaid

18.3%

Medicare

15.2%

Non-Group

1.72%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Manistee County, MI declined by 12.5% from 9.46% to 8.28%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Manistee 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. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.1% prevalence

  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

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

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Diversity

Manistee County, MI is home to a population of 24.4k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.56% of Manistee County, MI residents were born outside of the country (380 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Manistee County, MI is composed of 21.9k White Alone residents (89.4%), 707 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.89%), 692 Two or More Races residents (2.83%), 675 Black or African American Alone residents (2.76%), 395 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.62%), 101 Asian Alone residents (0.413%), 11 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.045%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Manistee County, MI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

49

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Manistee County, MI was 48.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Manistee County, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Manistee County, MI residents was 49.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.56%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

380 people

1.22%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

298 people

As of 2017, 1.56% of Manistee County, MI residents (380 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Manistee County, MI was 1.22%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Manistee County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Manistee County, MI was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    21.9k ± 18

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    707 ± 119

  3. Two or More Races

    692 ± 173

In 2017, there were 30.9 times more White Alone residents (21.9k people) in Manistee County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 707 Hispanic or Latino and 692 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Manistee County, MI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Manistee County, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Manistee County, MI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Manistee County, MI are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,023 ± 113

  2. Korea

    264 ± 51

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    208 ± 76

Manistee County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Manistee County, MI was $116,200 in 2017, which is 0.534 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $109,800 to $116,200, a 5.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Manistee County, MI is 82.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Manistee County, MI have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Manistee County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$44,882

Median Household Income

± $2,234

9.81k

Number of Households

± 404

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.81k households in Manistee County, MI grew to $44,882 from the previous year's value of $42,530.

The following chart displays the households in Manistee 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$116,200

2017 Median

± $3,880

$109,800

2016 Median

± $3,481

In 2017, the median property value in Manistee County, MI grew to to $116,200 from the previous year's value of $109,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Manistee 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 Manistee County, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

82.3%

2017 Homeownership

81.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82.3% of the housing units in Manistee County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Manistee County, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Manistee County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Manistee County, MI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Manistee County, MI have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.3% of the workforce in Manistee County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80%

  2. Carpooled

    10.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.72%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Manistee County, MI was Drove Alone (80%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.1%) and those who Worked At Home (3.72%).

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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