Emmet County, MI

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2022 Population
34,072
0.371% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45.8
0.439% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.37%
7.91% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$69,690
9.77% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$246,300
13.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
17,075
1.08% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Emmet County, MI had a population of 34.1k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $69,690. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Emmet County, MI grew from 33,946 to 34,072, a 0.371% increase and its median household income grew from $63,488 to $69,690, a 9.77% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Emmet County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.46%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.48%), White (Hispanic) (1.36%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.831%).

None of the households in Emmet County, 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.

99.5% of the residents in Emmet County, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Emmet County, MI are North Central Michigan College (224 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Emmet County, MI was $246,300, and the homeownership rate was 76%.

Most people in Emmet County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Emmet County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Emmet County, MI is home to a population of 34.1k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.28% of Emmet County, MI residents were born outside of the country (436 people).

In 2022, there were 20 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.4k people) in Emmet County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.52k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 846 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Emmet County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Emmet County, MI was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Emmet County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30.4k ± 263
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.52k ± 283
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    846 ± 159
2.02%
Hispanic Population
688 people

In 2022, there were 20 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.4k people) in Emmet County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.52k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 846 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.02% of the people in Emmet County, MI are hispanic (688 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    79,402 ± 6,891 people
  2. India
    76,527 ± 6,766 people
  3. Iraq
    57,451 ± 5,868 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 79,402 Michigan residents, followed by India with 76,527 and Iraq with 57,451.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.28%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
436 people
1.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
509 people

As of 2022, 1.28% of Emmet County, MI residents (436 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Emmet County, MI was 1.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    765 ± 126
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    253 ± 90
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    168 ± 64

Emmet County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Emmet County, MI employs 17.1k people. The largest industries in Emmet County, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,496 people), Retail Trade (2,453 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,029 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($250,001), Finance & Insurance ($86,250), and Utilities ($81,875).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,244. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

17.1k
2022 Value
± 776
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 6.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Emmet County, MI grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 16.9k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Emmet County, MI, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,095 people), Management Occupations (1,789 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,515 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Emmet County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.1k
2022 Value
± 776
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 6.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Emmet County, MI grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 16.9k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Emmet County, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,496 people), Retail Trade (2,453 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,029 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Emmet County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Emmet County, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,825
Median earning men ± $2,840
$33,907
Median earning women ± $1,787

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($120,893), Wholesale Trade ($86,500), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,132).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($56,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,738), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($44,155).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 605
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 363
    Retail Trade
  3. 332
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Emmet County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 54.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.28%).

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 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 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 2022, universities in Emmet County, MI awarded 224 degrees. The student population of Emmet County, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 542 male students and 1,018 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Emmet County, MI are White (194 and 86.6%), followed by Two or More Races (15 and 6.7%), American Indian or Alaska Native (6 and 2.68%), and Hispanic or Latino (4 and 1.79%).

The largest universities in Emmet County, MI by number of degrees awarded are North Central Michigan College (224 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Emmet County, MI are General Studies (76 and 33.9%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (52 and 23.2%), and Registered Nursing (27 and 12.1%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,560 students enrolled in Emmet County, MI, 34.7% men and 65.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,359 records, of which 65.6% were women and 34.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 76 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Emmet County, MI was General Studies with 76 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
224 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Central Michigan College with 224 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 63 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Emmet County, MI, which is 0.391 times less than the 161 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 194 degrees mean that there were 12.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 15 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($6,870) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($900) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,423) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Emmet County, MI was $246,300 in 2022, which is 0.874 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $217,800 to $246,300, a 13.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Emmet County, MI is 76%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Emmet County, MI have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Emmet County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Emmet County, MI is $69,690. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Emmet County, MI was Census Tract 9706 with a value of $89,612, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9705, with respective values of $80,667 and $78,648.

In 2022, 13.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Emmet County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.968%.

Property

$246,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,978
$11,039
Median Property Taxes
±$545

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Emmet County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76%
Homeownership
2022
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76% of the housing units in Emmet County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9706
  2. Census Tract 9704
  3. Census Tract 9705

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Emmet County, MI was Census Tract 9706 with a value of $89,612, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9705, with respective values of $80,667 and $78,648.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Emmet County, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$69,690
Median Household Income
± $3,985
14.5k
Number of Households
± 667

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.5k households in Emmet County, MI grew to $69,690 from the previous year's value of $63,488.

The following chart displays the households in Emmet 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Emmet County, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.62%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.62%)

In 2022, 76.1% of workers in Emmet County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.62%) and those who worked at home (7.62%).

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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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Emmet County, MI have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.53% of the workforce in Emmet County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Emmet County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Emmet County, MI have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 13.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Emmet County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.968%.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.37% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Emmet County, MI (2.82k out of 33.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Emmet County, MI is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 12.1% of the children was living in poverty in Emmet County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 173 in Emmet County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 46.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Emmet County, MI has health coverage, with 43.8% on employee plans, 14.3% on Medicaid, 18.1% on Medicare, 16.7% on non-group plans, and 0.994% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Emmet County, MI see 759 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.83% increase from the previous year (724 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 877 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 278 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

759 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Emmet County, MI

Primary care physicians in Emmet County, MI see an average of 759 patients per year. This represents a 4.83% increase from the previous year (724 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Emmet County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.9% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.19%
Uninsured
43.8%
Employer Coverage
14.3%
Medicaid
18.1%
Medicare
16.7%
Non-Group
0.994%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Emmet County, MI declined by 8.31% from 6.76% to 6.19%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Emmet County, MI.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.6% in Emmet County, MI.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.1% in Emmet County, MI.

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