Newaygo County, MI

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2019 Population
48,366
0.465% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
42.4
0.235% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
16.6%
6.39% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$50,326
7.71% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$121,300
9.08% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
20,392
3.02% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Newaygo County, MI had a population of 48.4k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $50,326. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Newaygo County, MI grew from 48,142 to 48,366, a 0.465% increase and its median household income grew from $46,724 to $50,326, a 7.71% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newaygo County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.5%), Other (Hispanic) (2.63%), White (Hispanic) (2.45%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.42%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.12%). 0% of the households in Newaygo County, MI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.9% of the residents in Newaygo County, MI are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Newaygo County, MI was $121,300, and the homeownership rate was 83.9%. Most people in Newaygo County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Newaygo County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Newaygo County, MI is home to a population of 48.4k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.02% of Newaygo County, MI residents were born outside of the country (977 people).

In 2019, there were 34.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.8k people) in Newaygo County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.27k Other (Hispanic) and 1.19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newaygo County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    43.8k ± 19
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.27k ± 270
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.19k ± 232
5.8%
Hispanic Population
2.8k people

In 2019, there were 34.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.8k people) in Newaygo County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.27k Other (Hispanic) and 1.19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.8% of the people in Newaygo County, MI are hispanic (2.8k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.02%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
977 people
2.05%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
988 people

As of 2019, 2.02% of Newaygo County, MI residents (977 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 Newaygo County, MI was 2.05%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Newaygo County, MI was 42.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Newaygo County, MI are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Newaygo County, MI residents was 43.

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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

98.9%
2019 Citizenship
98.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.9% of Newaygo County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Newaygo County, MI was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,358 ± 130
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    475 ± 134
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    421 ± 130

Newaygo County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.86 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 Newaygo County, MI is $50,326. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Newaygo County, MI was Census Tract 9710 with a value of $64,118, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9706, with respective values of $64,029 and $57,181.

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 Newaygo County, MI employs 20.4k people. The largest industries in Newaygo County, MI are Manufacturing (4,371 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,841 people), and Retail Trade (2,036 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,417), and Information ($57,500).

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,326
2019 value
± $1,672
7.71%
1 Year Growth
± 3.91%

Households in Newaygo County, MI have a median annual income of $50,326, 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 $46,724 in 2018, which represents a 7.71% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender 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 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 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 Newaygo 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 9710
  2. Census Tract 9704
  3. Census Tract 9706

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newaygo County, MI was Census Tract 9710 with a value of $64,118, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9706, with respective values of $64,029 and $57,181.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Newaygo 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

16.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newaygo County, MI (7.93k out of 47.7k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 45 - 54.

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
    6,833 ± 448
  2. Hispanic
    993 ± 146
  3. Other
    573 ± 145

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newaygo County, MI is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

20.4k
2019 Value
± 645
3.02%
1 Year growth
± 4.35%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Newaygo County, MI grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 19.8k employees to 20.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newaygo County, MI, are Production Occupations (2,717 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,199 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,511 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newaygo County, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Newaygo County, MI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (2,717 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,199 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,511 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Newaygo County, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.89 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.35 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.71 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Newaygo County, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($75,481), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($71,957), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,995).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

20.4k
2019 Value
± 645
3.02%
1 Year growth
± 4.35%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Newaygo County, MI grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 19.8k employees to 20.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newaygo County, MI, are Manufacturing (4,371 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,841 people), and Retail Trade (2,036 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newaygo County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Newaygo 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 Newaygo County, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (4,371 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,841 people), and Retail Trade (2,036 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Newaygo County, MI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.03 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.14 times), and Construction (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Newaygo County, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($85,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,417), and Information ($57,500).

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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 Newaygo County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 67% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (27.4%), followed by Other (5.54%). 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 Newaygo County, MI
67% 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newaygo County, MI was $121,300 in 2019, which is 0.504 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $111,200 to $121,300, a 9.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Newaygo County, MI is 83.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Newaygo County, MI have an average commute time of 27.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newaygo County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$121,300
2019 Median
± $3,386
$111,200
2018 Median
± $3,067

In 2019, the median property value in Newaygo County, MI grew to to $121,300 from the previous year's value of $111,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Newaygo 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 Newaygo 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.
$50,326
Median Household Income
± $1,672
19.2k
Number of Households
± 611

In 2019, the median household income of the 19.2k households in Newaygo County, MI grew to $50,326 from the previous year's value of $46,724.

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

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Rent vs Own

83.9%
2019 Homeownership
82.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 83.9% of the housing units in Newaygo County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.4%.

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

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Commute Time

27.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newaygo County, MI have a longer commute time (27.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.03% of the workforce in Newaygo County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.3%)
  2. Carpooled (12.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.48%)

In 2019, 80.3% of workers in Newaygo County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.5%) and those who worked at home (3.48%).

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

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Health

93.7% of the population of Newaygo County, MI has health coverage, with 42.3% on employee plans, 22.3% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 1.32% 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 Newaygo County, MI see 2573 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.34% increase from the previous year (2539 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1749 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 516 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

2,573 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Newaygo County, MI

Primary care physicians in Newaygo County, MI see an average of 2,573 patients per year. This represents a 1.34% increase from the previous year (2,539 patients).

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

6.31%
Uninsured
42.3%
Employer Coverage
22.3%
Medicaid
14.5%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
1.32%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newaygo County, MI declined by 1.93% from 6.43% to 6.31%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Newaygo 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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