Midland, MI

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Population

41,958

0.25% decline

Median Age

38.7


Median Household Income

$58,910

7.87% growth

Poverty Rate

12.4%


Number of Employees

19,110

0.383% growth

Median Property Value

$144,000

2.2% growth

About

In 2017, Midland, MI had a population of 42k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $58,910. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Midland, MI declined from 42,063 to 41,958, a -0.25% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,612 to $58,910, a 7.87% increase.

The population of Midland, MI is 87.5% White Alone, 3.99% Asian Alone, and 3.08% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Midland, MI speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Midland, MI are Northwood University (1,181 degrees awarded in 2016) and Ross Medical Education Center-Midland (17 degrees).

The median property value in Midland, MI is $144,000, and the homeownership rate is 63.8%. Most people in Midland, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Midland, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Midland, MI employs 19.1k people. The largest industries in Midland, MI are Manufacturing (4,311 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,061 people), and Retail Trade (1,908 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($150,956), Utilities ($92,917), and Manufacturing ($83,180).

Median household income in Midland, MI is $58,910. Males in Midland, 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 Midland, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,910

2017 value

± $3,937

7.87%

1 Year Growth

± 7.74%

Households in Midland, MI have a median annual income of $58,910, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,612 in 2016, which represents a 7.87% 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.

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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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Midland, 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 2909

  2. Census Tract 2904

  3. Census Tract 2908

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Midland, MI was Census Tract 2909 with a value of $88,633, followed by Census Tract 2904 and Census Tract 2908, with respective values of $73,750 and $72,000.

The following map shows all of the places in Midland, 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

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Midland, MI (5.05k out of 40.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 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

    4,451 ± 484

  2. Black

    259 ± 165

  3. Hispanic

    225 ± 143

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Midland, MI is White, followed by Black 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

19.1k

2017 Value

± 860

0.383%

1 Year growth

± 6.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Midland, MI grew at a rate of 0.383%, from 19k employees to 19.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Midland, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,607 people), Management Occupations (2,031 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,678 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Midland, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Midland, MI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,607 people), Management Occupations (2,031 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,678 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Midland, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.64 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.51 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.48 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Midland, MI, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($101,346), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($86,083), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($85,216).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

19.1k

2017 Value

± 860

0.383%

1 Year growth

± 6.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Midland, MI grew at a rate of 0.383%, from 19k employees to 19.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Midland, MI, are Manufacturing (4,311 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,061 people), and Retail Trade (1,908 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Midland, MI, though some of these residents may live in Midland, 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 Midland, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (4,311 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,061 people), and Retail Trade (1,908 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Midland, MI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.23 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.16 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.13 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Midland, MI, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($150,956), Utilities ($92,917), and Manufacturing ($83,180).

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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. $135B

  2. $35.4B

  3. $31.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $135B, followed by Mixed freight ($35.4B) and Machinery ($31.3B).

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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$448B

2015 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

39.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Michigan trade was $448B. This is expected to increase 39.1% 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. $35.1B

  2. $25.1B

  3. $20.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Indiana with $25.1B and Illinois and $20.4B.

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

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Health

94.5% of the population of Midland, MI has health coverage, with 55.3% on employee plans, 12.8% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 0.652% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Midland, MI see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1385 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 431 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

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1,254 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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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

5.49%

Uninsured

55.3%

Employer Coverage

12.8%

Medicaid

12.6%

Medicare

13.2%

Non-Group

0.652%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Midland, MI declined by 27.6% from 7.58% to 5.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Midland, 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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Michigan by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Midland, MI is home to a population of 42k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Midland, MI residents were born outside of the country (2.72k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Midland, MI is composed of 36.7k White Alone residents (87.5%), 1.68k Asian Alone residents (3.99%), 1.29k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.08%), 1.03k Black or African American Alone residents (2.45%), 807 Two or More Races residents (1.92%), 248 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.591%), 127 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.303%), and 51 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.122%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Midland, MI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Midland, MI was 38.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Midland, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Midland, MI residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    2.72k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Midland, MI residents (2.72k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Midland, MI was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

95.8%

2017 Citizenship

96.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.8% of Midland, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Midland, MI was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    36.7k ± 330

  2. Asian Alone

    1.68k ± 159

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.29k ± 325

In 2017, there were 21.9 times more White Alone residents (36.7k people) in Midland, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.68k Asian Alone and 1.29k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Midland, MI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Midland, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Midland, MI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Midland, MI are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    552 ± 126

  2. Korea

    301 ± 84

  3. World War II

    296 ± 87

Midland, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Midland, MI awarded 1,198 degrees. The student population of Midland, MI is skewed towards men, with 1,991 male students and 1,627 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Midland, MI are White (730 and 64.2%), followed by Unknown (180 and 15.8%), Black or African American (113 and 9.94%), and Hispanic or Latino (79 and 6.95%).

The largest universities in Midland, MI by number of degrees awarded are Northwood University (1,181 and 98.6%) and Ross Medical Education Center-Midland (17 and 1.42%).

The most popular majors in Midland, MI are General Business Administration & Management (621 and 51.8%), General Marketing & Marketing Management (139 and 11.6%), and Accounting (106 and 8.85%).

The median tuition costs in Midland, MI are $23,860 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. 139 degrees awarded

  2. 106 degrees awarded

  3. 456 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Midland, MI was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 139 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,181 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$23,860

Median Private

In 2016, the Midland, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwood University with 1,181 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

623

Degrees Awarded to Men

575

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 623 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Midland, MI, which is 1.08 times more than the 575 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Midland, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    730 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    180 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    113 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Midland, MI were to White students. These 730 degrees mean that there were 4.06 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 180 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Midland, MI was $144,000 in 2017, which is 0.662 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $140,900 to $144,000, a 2.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Midland, MI is 63.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Midland, MI have an average commute time of 17.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Midland, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$58,910

Median Household Income

± $3,937

17.6k

Number of Households

± 830

In 2017, the median household income of the 17.6k households in Midland, MI grew to $58,910 from the previous year's value of $54,612.

The following chart displays the households in Midland, 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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Housing

Property Value

$144,000

2017 Median

± $6,019

$140,900

2016 Median

± $5,711

In 2017, the median property value in Midland, MI grew to to $144,000 from the previous year's value of $140,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Midland, 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 Midland, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Midland, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Midland, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

63.8%

2017 Homeownership

62.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.8% of the housing units in Midland, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Midland, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Midland, MI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

17.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Midland, MI have a shorter commute time (17.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Midland, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.4%

  2. Carpooled

    6.46%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.89%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Midland, MI was Drove Alone (85.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.46%) and those who Worked At Home (3.89%).

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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