Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
169,721
0.642% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.8
0.234% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
15.1%
4.25% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,255
2.26% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$120,300
4.7% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
70,125
0.722% 1-year decline

About

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.

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

Diversity

Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI is home to a population of 170k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.43% of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (4.12k people).

In 2020, there were 40.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (156k people) in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.84k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.82k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are Spanish (1,223 households), Other & Unspecified Languages (633 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (577 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    156k ± 94
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.84k ± 314
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.82k ± 269
1.65%
Hispanic Population
2.81k people

In 2020, there were 40.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (156k people) in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.84k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.82k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.65% of the people in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are hispanic (2.81k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,223 households (0.755%)
  2. Other & Unspecified Languages
    633 households (0.391%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    577 households (0.356%)

3.34% of the households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was Spanish. 0.755% of the households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.43%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.12k people
2.21%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.77k people

As of 2020, 2.43% of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents (4.12k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was 2.21%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.3

In 2020, the median age of all people in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was 42.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    525 ± 562 people
  2. Poland
    328 ± 444 people
  3. Canada
    304 ± 428 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was India, the natal country of 525 Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents, followed by Poland with 328 and Canada with 304.

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Citizenship

98.7%
2020 Citizenship
98.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.7% of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, 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
    5,282 ± 292
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,765 ± 239
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,651 ± 232

Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.99 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.

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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 Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI is $49,255. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $118,680, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $101,386 and $99,522.

Males in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,182. The income inequality in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI employs 70.1k people. The largest industries in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are Restaurants & Food Services (5,261 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,845 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,444 people), and the highest paying industries are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($84,473), Metal ore mining ($81,280), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($79,158).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,255
2020 value
± $1,205
2.26%
1 Year Growth
± 3.15%

Households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have a median annual income of $49,255, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,167 in 2019, which represents a 2.26% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$56,904
Average Male Salary in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI
± $7,044
$42,182
Average Female Salary in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI
± $5,388

In 2020, full-time male employees in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI made 1.35 times more than female 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. Other
    $46,089 ± $59,443
  2. Asian
    $41,941 ± $42,773
  3. White
    $39,887 ± $3,936

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI workers was Other. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI.

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Wage Distribution

0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI

In 2020, the income inequality in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.04% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020, 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 $118,680, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $101,386 and $99,522.

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 Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI (24.2k out of 160k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 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
    21,690 ± 835
  2. Two Or More
    931 ± 161
  3. Hispanic
    682 ± 167

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

70.1k
2020 Value
−0.722%
1 Year decline
± −0.722%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI declined at a rate of −0.722%, from 70.6k employees to 70.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, are Janitors & building cleaners (2,003 people), Cashiers (1,892 people), and Registered nurses (1,853 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 Janitors & building cleaners (2,003 people), Cashiers (1,892 people), and Registered nurses (1,853 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 (10.4 times higher than expected), Environmental engineers (7.49 times), and Millwrights (6.49 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 ($272,796), Personal financial advisors ($144,019), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($131,165).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.1k
2020 Value
−0.722%
1 Year decline
± −0.722%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI declined at a rate of −0.722%, from 70.6k employees to 70.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,261 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,845 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,444 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 Restaurants & Food Services (5,261 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,845 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,444 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 (42.6 times higher than expected), Logging (14.4 times), and Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products (11.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($84,473), Metal ore mining ($81,280), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($79,158).

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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. $193B
  2. $56.5B
  3. $49.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $193B, followed by Machinery ($56.5B) and Mixed freight ($49.6B).

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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$638B
2020 Value in Michigan
$1.16T
Projected 2050 Value in Michigan
81.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $638B. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $1.16T by 2050.

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. $34.4B
  3. $29.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Texas with $34.4B and Indiana and $29.5B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%). The most partisan county was Missaukee County, MI with 75.9% 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Michigan
50.6% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Michigan
  1. 75.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 73.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 72.6% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Michigan was Missaukee County, MI with 75.9% 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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Education

In 2020, universities in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI awarded 3,685 degrees. The student population of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI is skewed towards men, with 8,470 male students and 7,148 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are White (2,949 and 88%), followed by Two or More Races (132 and 3.94%), Hispanic or Latino (82 and 2.45%), and Unknown (58 and 1.73%).

The largest universities in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Northern Michigan University (1,700 and 46.1%), Michigan Technological University (1,697 and 46.1%), and Gogebic Community College (194 and 5.26%).

The most popular majors in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are Mechanical Engineering (425 and 11.5%), General Biological Sciences (162 and 4.4%), and Registered Nursing (148 and 4.02%).

The median tuition costs in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI are $23,390 for private four year colleges, and $14,611 and $27,793 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 283 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 138 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 116 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was Mechanical Engineering with 283 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. 1,700 degrees awarded
  2. 1,697 degrees awarded
  3. 194 degrees awarded
$14,611
Median In-State Public
$23,390
Median Private

In 2020, the Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northern Michigan University with 1,700 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

2,059
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,626
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 2,059 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI, which is 1.27 times more than the 1,626 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,949 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    132 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    82 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was White students. These 2,949 degrees mean that there were 22.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 132 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI was $120,300 in 2020, which is 0.523 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $114,900 to $120,300, a 4.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI is 74.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 18.2 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

$120,300
2020 Median
± $2,940
$114,900
2019 Median
± $1,811

In 2020, the median property value in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI grew to to $120,300 from the previous year's value of $114,900.

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 $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$49,255
Median Household Income
± $1,205
71.6k
Number of Households
± 1,488

In 2020, the median household income of the 71.6k households in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI grew to $49,255 from the previous year's value of $48,167.

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

74.5%
2020 Homeownership
73.9%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 74.5% of the housing units in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. 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

18.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (18.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.49% 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.97%)
  3. Walked (5.7%)

In 2020, 78.7% of workers in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.97%) and those who walked to work (5.7%).

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 false.

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Health

94.7% of the population of Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 44.3% on employee plans, 17.2% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 15.9% on non-group plans, and 1.99% 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

5.34%
Uninsured
44.3%
Employer Coverage
17.2%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
15.9%
Non-Group
1.99%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Western Upper Peninsula PUMA, MI declined by 2.28% from 5.47% to 5.34%.

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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