Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI

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Population
172,100
0.421% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
Median Age
42.6

Poverty Rate
16.8%

Median Household Income
$46,205
5.79% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$111,500
6.39% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
70,635
0.981% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI had a population of 172k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $46,205. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI declined from 172,828 to 172,100, a -0.421% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,675 to $46,205, a 5.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.22%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.36%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.19%). 3.49% of the households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.8% of the residents in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are Michigan Technological University (1,800 degrees awarded in 2019), Northern Michigan University (1,707 degrees), and Gogebic Community College (206 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was $111,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.7%. Most people in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Sunset over Lake Superior east of Marquette near Chocolay, MI.

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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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Michigan. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Donald J. Trump with 47.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.3%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.59%). 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 Michigan
47.5% 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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Diversity

Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI is home to a population of 172k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.32% of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (3.99k people).

In 2018, there were 41.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (158k people) in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.81k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 3.14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are Spanish (1,215 speakers), Other & Unspecified Languages (972 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (800 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    158k ± 86
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.81k ± 275
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.14k ± 232
1.52%
Hispanic Population
2.61k people

In 2018, there were 41.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (158k people) in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.81k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 3.14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.52% of the people in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are hispanic (2.61k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,215 speakers (0.741%)
  2. Other & Unspecified Languages
    972 speakers (0.592%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    800 speakers (0.488%)

3.49% of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was Spanish. 0.741% of the overall population of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are native Spanish speakers. 0.592% speak Other & Unspecified Languages and 0.488% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.32%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.99k people
2.25%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
3.91k people

As of 2018, 2.32% of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents (3.99k 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 Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was 2.25%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
37
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4

In 2018, the median age of all people in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, 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 37. But people in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    486 ± 540 people
  2. China
    281 ± 411 people
  3. Germany
    269 ± 402 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was India, the natal country of 486 Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents, followed by China with 281 and Germany with 269.

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Citizenship

98.8%
2018 Citizenship
98.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.8% of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    6,191 ± 299
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,768 ± 228
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,521 ± 211

Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI is $46,205. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $119,171, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Washtenaw County (West, Northeast & Southeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $96,957 and $95,670.

Males in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,393. The income inequality in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI employs 70.6k people. The largest industries in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,318 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,136 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,271 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($98,196), Metal ore mining ($84,529), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($84,502).

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,205
2018 value
± $807
5.79%
1 Year Growth
± 2.66%

Households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have a median annual income of $46,205, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,675 in 2017, which represents a 5.79% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$57,689
Average Male Salary in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI
± $7,500
$42,393
Average Female Salary in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI
± $5,723

In 2019, full-time male employees in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI
  1. Asian
    $46,646 ± $47,019
  2. Other
    $41,477 ± $49,254
  3. White
    $39,540 ± $4,100

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI.

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Wage Distribution

0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI
0.467
2018 Wage GINI in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI

In 2019, the income inequality in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.221% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $119,171, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Washtenaw County (West, Northeast & Southeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $96,957 and $95,670.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI (27.1k out of 162k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    24,062 ± 872
  2. Two Or More
    1,133 ± 170
  3. Hispanic
    713 ± 148

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, 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

70.6k
2019 Value
0.981%
1 Year growth
± 0.981%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.981%, from 69.9k employees to 70.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, are Cashiers (2,307 people), Registered nurses (2,179 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,048 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,307 people), Registered nurses (2,179 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,048 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Logging workers (16.1 times higher than expected), Conservation scientists & foresters (8.79 times), and Paper goods machine setters, operators, & tenders (6.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Physicians ($252,333), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($154,441), and Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers ($130,946).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.6k
2019 Value
0.981%
1 Year growth
± 0.981%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.981%, from 69.9k employees to 70.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,318 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,136 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,271 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, 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 Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,318 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,136 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,271 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of Metal ore mining (40.1 times higher than expected), Logging (18.9 times), and Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products (10.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($98,196), Metal ore mining ($84,529), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($84,502).

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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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Education

In 2019, universities in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI awarded 3,806 degrees. The student population of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI is skewed towards men, with 8,921 male students and 7,276 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are White (3,014 and 88.9%), followed by Two or More Races (97 and 2.86%), Unknown (77 and 2.27%), and Hispanic or Latino (72 and 2.12%).

The largest universities in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Michigan Technological University (1,800 and 47.3%), Northern Michigan University (1,707 and 44.9%), and Gogebic Community College (206 and 5.41%).

The most popular majors in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are Mechanical Engineering (431 and 11.3%), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (181 and 4.76%), and Registered Nursing (164 and 4.31%).

The median tuition costs in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are $22,370 for private four year colleges, and $13,796 and $26,534 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 294 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 123 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 119 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was Mechanical Engineering with 294 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,800 degrees awarded
  2. 1,707 degrees awarded
  3. 206 degrees awarded
$13,796
Median In-State Public
$22,370
Median Private

In 2019, the Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Michigan Technological University with 1,800 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,138
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,668
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 2,138 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, which is 1.28 times more than the 1,668 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
    3,014 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    97 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    77 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was White students. These 3,014 degrees mean that there were 31.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 97 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was $111,500 in 2018, which is 0.485 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $104,800 to $111,500, a 6.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI is 73.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$111,500
2018 Median
± $2,324
$104,800
2017 Median
± $2,424

In 2018, the median property value in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI grew to to $111,500 from the previous year's value of $104,800.

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

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Household Income

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$46,205
Median Household Income
± $807
69.6k
Number of Households
± 1,267

In 2018, the median household income of the 69.6k households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI grew to $46,205 from the previous year's value of $43,675.

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

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Rent vs Own

73.7%
2018 Homeownership
74.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 73.7% of the housing units in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.2%.

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

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Commute Time

17 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.16% of the workforce in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (79.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.05%)
  3. Walked (5.65%)

In 2018, 79.1% of workers in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.05%) and those who walked to work (5.65%).

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 Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 44.9% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 2.18% 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 Michigan see 1266 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1277 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1308 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 355 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

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1,266 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,266 patients per year. This represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1,277 patients).

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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Michigan.
$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

6.18%
Uninsured
44.9%
Employer Coverage
16.5%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
2.18%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI declined by 29.4% from 8.75% to 6.18%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, 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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