In 2020, Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI had a population of 170k people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $49,255. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI declined from 170,817 to 169,721, a −0.642% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,167 to $49,255, a 2.26% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.66%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.16%).
3.34% of the households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.7% of the residents in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are Northern Michigan University (1,700 degrees awarded in 2020), Michigan Technological University (1,697 degrees), and Gogebic Community College (194 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was $120,300, and the homeownership rate was 74.5%. Most people in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.
Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI borders Eastern Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, Hibbing & Cloquet Cities PUMA, MN, Northwest Wisconsin PUMA, WI, Oneida, Lincoln, Vilas, Langlade & Forest Counties PUMA, WI, and Marinette, Oconto, Door & Florence Counties PUMA, WI.