Emmet County, MI

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Population

32,978

0.341% decline

Poverty Rate

10.7%


Median Age

45


Median Household Income

$51,475

0.742% growth

Number of Employees

16,237

2.07% growth

Median Property Value

$171,100

3.01% growth

About

In 2017, Emmet County, MI had a population of 33k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $51,475. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Emmet County, MI declined from 33,091 to 32,978, a -0.341% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,096 to $51,475, a 0.742% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Emmet County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.4%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.64%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%), White (Hispanic) (1.04%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.579%). N/A% of the people in Emmet County, MI speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Emmet County, MI are North Central Michigan College (347 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Emmet County, MI is $171,100, and the homeownership rate is 73.5%. Most people in Emmet County, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Emmet County, MI is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Emmet County, MI employs 16.2k people. The largest industries in Emmet County, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,693 people), Retail Trade (2,091 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,722 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,538), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,389), and Wholesale Trade ($50,000).

Median household income in Emmet County, MI is $51,475. Males in Emmet County, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Emmet County, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,475

2017 value

± $1,871

0.742%

1 Year Growth

± 4.6%

Households in Emmet County, MI have a median annual income of $51,475, 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 $51,096 in 2016, which represents a 0.742% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869

Average Male Salary

± $1,109

$46,762

Average Female Salary

± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,263 ± $4,415

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,644 ± $58,127

  3. White

    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Emmet County, MI is from Michigan.

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9706

  2. Census Tract 9703

  3. Census Tract 9704

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Emmet County, MI was Census Tract 9706 with a value of $71,551, followed by Census Tract 9703 and Census Tract 9704, with respective values of $64,120 and $55,875.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Emmet County, MI (3.45k out of 32.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    3,023 ± 309

  2. Two Or More

    198 ± 93

  3. Native American

    154 ± 97

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

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

16.2k

2017 Value

± 653

2.07%

1 Year growth

± 5.49%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Emmet County, MI grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 15.9k employees to 16.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Emmet County, MI, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,884 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,846 people), and Management Occupations (1,628 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Emmet County, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Emmet County, MI, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,884 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,846 people), and Management Occupations (1,628 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Emmet County, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.63 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.58 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Emmet County, MI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($70,781), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,073), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($59,167).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.2k

2017 Value

± 653

2.07%

1 Year growth

± 5.49%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Emmet County, MI grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 15.9k employees to 16.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Emmet County, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,693 people), Retail Trade (2,091 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,722 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Emmet County, MI, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,693 people), Retail Trade (2,091 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,722 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Emmet County, MI has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.24 times higher than expected), Construction (1.53 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Emmet County, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($61,538), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,389), and Wholesale Trade ($50,000).

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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. $138B

  2. $38.2B

  3. $36.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $138B, followed by Mixed freight ($38.2B) and Machinery ($36.1B).

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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$480B

2020 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

29.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $480B. This is expected to increase 29.8% to $623B 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. $37.4B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $21.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $37.4B, followed by Indiana with $27.2B and Illinois and $21.6B.

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

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Health

91.3% of the population of Emmet County, MI has health coverage, with 43.2% on employee plans, 14.3% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Emmet County, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Emmet County, MI see 790 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.17% decrease from the previous year (851 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1037 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 395 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

790 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Emmet County, MI see an average of 790 patients per year. This represents a 7.17% decrease from the previous year (851 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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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

8.66%

Uninsured

43.2%

Employer Coverage

14.3%

Medicaid

16%

Medicare

16.5%

Non-Group

1.34%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Emmet County, MI declined by 8.35% from 9.45% to 8.66%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Emmet County, 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. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.1% prevalence

  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Emmet County, MI is home to a population of 33k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.91% of Emmet County, MI residents were born outside of the country (631 people).

In 2017, there were 25.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.1k people) in Emmet County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.2k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 716 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

52

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Emmet County, MI was 45. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Emmet County, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Emmet County, MI residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.91%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

631 people

2.01%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

666 people

As of 2017, 1.91% of Emmet County, MI residents (631 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 Emmet County, MI was 2.01%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Emmet County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Emmet County, MI was 99.1%, 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)

    30.1k ± 37

  2. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    1.2k ± 122

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)

    716 ± 113

In 2017, there were 25.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.1k people) in Emmet County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.2k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 716 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Emmet County, MI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,087 ± 128

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    315 ± 79

  3. Korea

    223 ± 63

Emmet County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Emmet County, MI awarded 347 degrees. The student population of Emmet County, MI is skewed towards women, with 994 male students and 1,533 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Emmet County, MI are White (301 and 87%), followed by Unknown (16 and 4.62%), American Indian or Alaska Native (9 and 2.6%), and Hispanic or Latino (7 and 2.02%).

The largest universities in Emmet County, MI by number of degrees awarded are North Central Michigan College (347 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Emmet County, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (91 and 26.2%), General Studies (69 and 19.9%), and Registered Nursing (31 and 8.93%).

The median tuition costs in Emmet County, MI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 91 degrees awarded

  2. 69 degrees awarded

  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Emmet County, MI was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 91 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Emmet County, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

347 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Emmet County, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Central Michigan College with 347 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

108

Degrees Awarded to Men

239

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 108 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Emmet County, MI, which is 0.452 times less than the 239 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

    301 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    16 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    9 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Emmet County, MI were to White students. These 301 degrees mean that there were 18.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 16 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Emmet County, MI was $171,100 in 2017, which is 0.745 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $166,100 to $171,100, a 3.01% increase. The homeownership rate in Emmet County, MI is 73.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Emmet County, MI have an average commute time of 17.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Emmet County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$171,100

2017 Median

± $4,325

$166,100

2016 Median

± $3,982

In 2017, the median property value in Emmet County, MI grew to to $171,100 from the previous year's value of $166,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Emmet County, 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 Emmet County, 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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$51,475

Median Household Income

± $1,871

14.5k

Number of Households

± 598

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.5k households in Emmet County, MI grew to $51,475 from the previous year's value of $51,096.

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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Emmet County, MI 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

73.5%

2017 Homeownership

74.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.5% of the housing units in Emmet County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.5%.

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

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Commute Time

17.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Emmet County, MI have a shorter commute time (17.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Emmet County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.5%

  2. Carpooled

    9.56%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.95%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Emmet County, MI was Drove Alone (78.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.56%) and those who Worked At Home (5.95%).

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 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, followed by 1 car.

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