Newaygo County, MI

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Population

47,899

0.121% decline

Median Age

42.6


Median Household Income

$45,645

3.62% growth

Poverty Rate

17.8%


Number of Employees

19,256

2% growth

Median Property Value

$104,500

3.26% growth

About

In 2017, Newaygo County, MI had a population of 47.9k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $45,645. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Newaygo County, MI declined from 47,957 to 47,899, a -0.121% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,049 to $45,645, a 3.62% increase.

The population of Newaygo County, MI is 90.7% White Alone, 5.77% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.33% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Newaygo County, MI speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Newaygo County, MI is $104,500, and the homeownership rate is 82.6%. Most people in Newaygo County, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Newaygo County, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Newaygo County, MI employs 19.3k people. The largest industries in Newaygo County, MI are Manufacturing (4,023 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,516 people), and Retail Trade (2,290 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,750), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($48,750), and Public Administration ($44,489).

Median household income in Newaygo County, MI is $45,645. Males in Newaygo 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 Newaygo County, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,645

2017 value

± $1,342

3.62%

1 Year Growth

± 4.09%

Households in Newaygo County, MI have a median annual income of $45,645, 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 $44,049 in 2016, which represents a 3.62% 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.

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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 Newaygo 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 9704

  2. Census Tract 9710

  3. Census Tract 9706

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newaygo County, MI was Census Tract 9704 with a value of $56,205, followed by Census Tract 9710 and Census Tract 9706, with respective values of $55,500 and $54,506.

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 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newaygo County, MI (8.41k out of 47.2k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 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

    7,263 ± 388

  2. Hispanic

    997 ± 155

  3. Other

    633 ± 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

19.3k

2017 Value

± 603

2%

1 Year growth

± 4.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Newaygo County, MI grew at a rate of 2%, from 18.9k employees to 19.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newaygo County, MI, are Production Occupations (2,523 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,384 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,678 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 (2,523 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,384 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,678 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 (3.45 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.26 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.54 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 ($70,530), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($61,905), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($58,665).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

19.3k

2017 Value

± 603

2%

1 Year growth

± 4.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Newaygo County, MI grew at a rate of 2%, from 18.9k employees to 19.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newaygo County, MI, are Manufacturing (4,023 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,516 people), and Retail Trade (2,290 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 (4,023 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,516 people), and Retail Trade (2,290 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Newaygo County, MI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.62 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.06 times), and Construction (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Newaygo County, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($78,750), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($48,750), and Public Administration ($44,489).

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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

92.2% of the population of Newaygo County, MI has health coverage, with 42.2% on employee plans, 21.9% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Newaygo County, MI see 2997 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.9% increase from the previous year (2521 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1918 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 631 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

2,997 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Newaygo County, MI see an average of 2,997 patients per year. This represents a 18.9% increase from the previous year (2,521 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 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

7.81%

Uninsured

42.2%

Employer Coverage

21.9%

Medicaid

13.7%

Medicare

12.9%

Non-Group

1.43%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newaygo County, MI declined by 14.9% from 9.18% to 7.81%.

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. 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

Newaygo County, MI is home to a population of 47.9k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.05% of Newaygo County, MI residents were born outside of the country (980 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Newaygo County, MI is composed of 43.4k White Alone residents (90.7%), 2.76k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.77%), 638 Two or More Races residents (1.33%), 600 Black or African American Alone residents (1.25%), 281 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.587%), 164 Asian Alone residents (0.342%), 20 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0418%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Newaygo County, MI was 42.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Newaygo County, MI are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Newaygo County, MI residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.05%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

980 people

1.98%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

949 people

As of 2017, 2.05% of Newaygo County, MI residents (980 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 Newaygo County, MI was 1.98%, 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

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of Newaygo County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Newaygo County, MI was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    43.4k ± 16

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.76k ± 413

  3. Two or More Races

    638 ± 78.8

In 2017, there were 15.7 times more White Alone residents (43.4k people) in Newaygo County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.76k Hispanic or Latino and 638 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 Newaygo 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 Newaygo 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 Newaygo County, MI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Newaygo 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

    1,413 ± 134

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    406 ± 106

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    391 ± 109

Newaygo County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newaygo County, MI was $104,500 in 2017, which is 0.48 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $101,200 to $104,500, a 3.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Newaygo County, MI is 82.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Newaygo County, MI have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Newaygo County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,645

Median Household Income

± $1,342

18.8k

Number of Households

± 567

In 2017, the median household income of the 18.8k households in Newaygo County, MI grew to $45,645 from the previous year's value of $44,049.

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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$104,500

2017 Median

± $2,384

$101,200

2016 Median

± $3,660

In 2017, the median property value in Newaygo County, MI grew to to $104,500 from the previous year's value of $101,200.

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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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

82.6%

2017 Homeownership

83.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82.6% of the housing units in Newaygo County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Newaygo 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 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 3 cars.

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newaygo County, MI have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.66% of the workforce in Newaygo County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.7%

  2. Carpooled

    13.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.44%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Newaygo County, MI was Drove Alone (78.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.4%) and those who Worked At Home (3.44%).

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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