Mishawaka, IN

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Population

48,582

0.721% growth

Median Age

35.4


Median Household Income

$39,821

4.29% growth

Poverty Rate

18.8%


Number of Employees

23,697

0.688% growth

Median Property Value

$93,300

1.41% growth

About

In 2017, Mishawaka, IN had a population of 48.6k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $39,821. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mishawaka, IN grew from 48,234 to 48,582, a 0.721% increase and its median household income grew from $38,183 to $39,821, a 4.29% increase.

The population of Mishawaka, IN is 80.7% White Alone, 7.15% Black or African American Alone, and 6.31% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Mishawaka, IN speak a non-English language, and 96.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mishawaka, IN are Bethel College-Indiana (475 degrees awarded in 2016) and Ross Medical Education Center-Granger (158 degrees).

The median property value in Mishawaka, IN is $93,300, and the homeownership rate is 50.2%. Most people in Mishawaka, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Mishawaka, IN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Mishawaka, IN employs 23.7k people. The largest industries in Mishawaka, IN are Manufacturing (4,103 people), Retail Trade (3,751 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,502 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($48,608), Construction ($47,917), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,521).

Median household income in Mishawaka, IN is $39,821. Males in Mishawaka, IN have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,677. The income inequality in Mishawaka, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,821

2017 value

± $2,075

4.29%

1 Year Growth

± 8.26%

Households in Mishawaka, IN have a median annual income of $39,821, 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 $38,183 in 2016, which represents a 4.29% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,508

Average Male Salary

± $1,197

$42,677

Average Female Salary

± $917

In 2017, full-time male employees in Indiana made 1.39 times more than female 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

    $60,595 ± $7,828

  2. White

    $45,279 ± $744

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $41,920 ± $17,388

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Indiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.34 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mishawaka, IN is from Indiana.

0.456

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0682% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 117.01

  2. Census Tract 115.03

  3. Census Tract 105

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mishawaka, IN was Census Tract 117.01 with a value of $53,813, followed by Census Tract 115.03 and Census Tract 105, with respective values of $50,955 and $50,172.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mishawaka, IN (8.9k out of 47.4k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    6,761 ± 648

  2. Black

    926 ± 258

  3. Hispanic

    762 ± 243

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mishawaka, IN 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

23.7k

2017 Value

± 1,065

0.688%

1 Year growth

± 6.35%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mishawaka, IN grew at a rate of 0.688%, from 23.5k employees to 23.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mishawaka, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,699 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,447 people), and Production Occupations (2,253 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mishawaka, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mishawaka, IN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,699 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,447 people), and Production Occupations (2,253 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mishawaka, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.64 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.63 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mishawaka, IN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($74,531), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($60,726), and Management Occupations ($50,611).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.7k

2017 Value

± 1,065

0.688%

1 Year growth

± 6.35%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mishawaka, IN grew at a rate of 0.688%, from 23.5k employees to 23.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mishawaka, IN, are Manufacturing (4,103 people), Retail Trade (3,751 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,502 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mishawaka, IN, though some of these residents may live in Mishawaka, IN 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 Mishawaka, IN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (4,103 people), Retail Trade (3,751 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,502 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mishawaka, IN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.71 times higher than expected), Retail Trade (1.39 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mishawaka, IN, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($48,608), Construction ($47,917), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,521).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $69.1B

  2. $42.9B

  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $69.1B, followed by Base metals ($42.9B) and Mixed freight ($39.9B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$446B

2015 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

56.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Indiana trade was $446B. This is expected to increase 56.6% to $698B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana 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 Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.9B

  2. $32.7B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $39.9B, followed by Michigan with $32.7B and Illinois and $31.7B.

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

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Health

86.7% of the population of Mishawaka, IN has health coverage, with 48% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 9.56% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Mishawaka, IN was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Mishawaka, IN see 1505 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1489 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1852 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,505 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,505 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1,489 patients).

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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%).

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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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$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

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

13.3%

Uninsured

48%

Employer Coverage

14.8%

Medicaid

12.8%

Medicare

9.56%

Non-Group

1.53%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mishawaka, IN declined by 5.97% from 14.1% to 13.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mishawaka, IN 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. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

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Diversity

Mishawaka, IN is home to a population of 48.6k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Mishawaka, IN residents were born outside of the country (2.64k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Mishawaka, IN is composed of 39.2k White Alone residents (80.7%), 3.47k Black or African American Alone residents (7.15%), 3.07k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.31%), 1.61k Two or More Races residents (3.31%), 934 Asian Alone residents (1.92%), 216 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.445%), 57 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.117%), and 42 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0865%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mishawaka, IN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mishawaka, IN was 35.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Mishawaka, IN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Mishawaka, IN residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    2.64k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Mishawaka, IN residents (2.64k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mishawaka, IN was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    106,451 ± 7,946 people

  2. India

    28,953 ± 4,168 people

  3. China

    22,599 ± 3,684 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 106,451 Indiana residents, followed by India with 28,953 and China with 22,599.

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Citizenship

96.5%

2017 Citizenship

97%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.5% of Mishawaka, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mishawaka, IN was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    39.2k ± 905

  2. Black or African American Alone

    3.47k ± 652

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.07k ± 762

In 2017, there were 11.3 times more White Alone residents (39.2k people) in Mishawaka, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.47k Black or African American Alone and 3.07k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Mishawaka, IN 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 Mishawaka, IN 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 Mishawaka, IN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Mishawaka, IN 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

    1,075 ± 208

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    301 ± 92

  3. Korea

    300 ± 81

Mishawaka, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Mishawaka, IN awarded 633 degrees. The student population of Mishawaka, IN is skewed towards women, with 599 male students and 1,245 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mishawaka, IN are White (474 and 75.2%), followed by Black or African American (77 and 12.2%), Hispanic or Latino (54 and 8.57%), and Two or More Races (16 and 2.54%).

The largest universities in Mishawaka, IN by number of degrees awarded are Bethel College-Indiana (475 and 75%) and Ross Medical Education Center-Granger (158 and 25%).

The most popular majors in Mishawaka, IN are Medical Assistant (99 and 15.6%), Registered Nursing (76 and 12%), and General Business Administration & Management (42 and 6.64%).

The median tuition costs in Mishawaka, IN are $27,040 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Mishawaka, IN was Registered Nursing with 46 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Mishawaka, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 475 degrees awarded

  2. 158 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$27,040

Median Private

In 2016, the Mishawaka, IN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bethel College-Indiana with 475 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

162

Degrees Awarded to Men

471

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 162 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mishawaka, IN, which is 0.344 times less than the 471 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    474 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    77 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    54 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Mishawaka, IN were to White students. These 474 degrees mean that there were 6.16 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 77 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mishawaka, IN was $93,300 in 2017, which is 0.429 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $92,000 to $93,300, a 1.41% increase. The homeownership rate in Mishawaka, IN is 50.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mishawaka, IN have an average commute time of 20.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mishawaka, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$39,821

Median Household Income

± $2,075

20.6k

Number of Households

± 971

In 2017, the median household income of the 20.6k households in Mishawaka, IN grew to $39,821 from the previous year's value of $38,183.

The following chart displays the households in Mishawaka, IN 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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Housing

Property Value

$93,300

2017 Median

± $4,077

$92,000

2016 Median

± $3,383

In 2017, the median property value in Mishawaka, IN grew to to $93,300 from the previous year's value of $92,000.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mishawaka, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mishawaka, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

50.2%

2017 Homeownership

50.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 50.2% of the housing units in Mishawaka, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mishawaka, IN 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 Mishawaka, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mishawaka, IN have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

20.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mishawaka, IN have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.34% of the workforce in Mishawaka, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.4%

  2. Carpooled

    7.18%

  3. Walked

    2.23%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mishawaka, IN was Drove Alone (86.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.18%) and those who Walked (2.23%).

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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