Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI

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2022 Population
150,697
0.542% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45.9
0.438% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
1.53% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$64,627
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$187,900
15.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
64,459
2.38% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI had a population of 151k people with a median age of 45.9 and a median household income of $64,627. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI grew from 149,885 to 150,697, a 0.542% increase and its median household income grew from $58,461 to $64,627, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.43%), White (Hispanic) (1.25%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.986%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.725%).

2.81% of the households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) 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.

99.3% of the residents in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are North Central Michigan College (224 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was $187,900, and the homeownership rate was 81.6%.

Most people in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is home to a population of 151k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.47% of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (2.21k people).

In 2022, there were 26.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (138k people) in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.88k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are Spanish (1,478 households), German (625 households), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (439 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
74,818
Women
49.7%
75,797
Men
50.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 150,615 inhabitants, with 50.3% men, and 49.7% women.

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Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    138k ± 472
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.17k ± 517
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.88k ± 201
2.41%
Hispanic Population
3.64k people

In 2022, there were 26.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (138k people) in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.88k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.41% of the people in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are hispanic (3.64k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    285 ± 414 people
  2. Mexico
    230 ± 372 people
  3. Philippines
    227 ± 370 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was Canada, the natal country of 285 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI residents, followed by Mexico with 230 and Philippines with 227.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.47%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.21k people
1.37%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.05k people

As of 2022, 1.47% of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI residents (2.21k 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was 1.37%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,478 households (1.03%)
  2. German
    625 households (0.436%)
  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    439 households (0.306%)

2.81% of the households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was Spanish. 1.03% of the households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,196 ± 272
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,569 ± 250
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,454 ± 184

Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI employs 64.5k people. The largest industries in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are Construction (4,870 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,178 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,725 people), and the highest paying industries are Other professional, scientific & technical services ($151,663), Computer Systems Design ($137,348), and Support activities for mining ($137,305).

Males in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,242. The income inequality in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
29,077
Women
46.8%
33,099
Men
53.2%

The workforce of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI in 2020 was 62,176 people, with 46.8% woman, and 53.2% men.

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Occupations

64.5k
2022 Value
2.38%
1 Year growth
± 2.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 2.38%, from 63k employees to 64.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,890 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,845 people), and Other managers (1,596 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

64.5k
2022 Value
2.38%
1 Year growth
± 2.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 2.38%, from 63k employees to 64.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, are Construction (4,870 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,178 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,725 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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

$45,337
Median earning men ± $796
$32,812
Median earning women ± $716

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($63,182), Wholesale Trade ($57,676), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,641).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($50,500), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,667), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,793).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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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%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI awarded 224 degrees. The student population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 542 male students and 1,018 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are North Central Michigan College (224 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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

Measure

In 2022, 0.453% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.466% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (39.7k), Some college (28.1k), and Bachelors Degree (19.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was $187,900 in 2022, which is 0.667 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $162,200 to $187,900, a 15.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is 81.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is $64,627. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was Oakland County (Central)--Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $138,062, followed by Oakland County (East Central)--Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $115,047 and $111,400.

Property

$187,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,287
$52,082
Median Property Taxes
±$1,027

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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.6%
Homeownership
2022
63.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.6% of the housing units in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was Oakland County (Central)--Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $138,062, followed by Oakland County (East Central)--Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $115,047 and $111,400.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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.
$64,627
Median Household Income
± $1,246
63.9k
Number of Households
± 1,242

In 2022, the median household income of the 63.9k households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI grew to $64,627 from the previous year's value of $58,461.

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Wage Distribution

0.45
2022 Wage GINI in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI
0.455
2021 Wage GINI in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI

In 2022, the income inequality in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.17% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.06%)

In 2022, 77.3% of workers in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (7.06%).

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.02% of the workforce in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI (16k out of 149k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 40.4% on employee plans, 18% on Medicaid, 17.7% on Medicare, 15.7% on non-group plans, and 1.42% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1246 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1266 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1294 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,246 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,246 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,266 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.1% under 18 years, 17% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.86%
Uninsured
40.4%
Employer Coverage
18%
Medicaid
17.7%
Medicare
15.7%
Non-Group
1.42%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI declined by 3.77% from 7.13% to 6.86%.

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