Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI

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Population
125,509
0.546% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
Median Age
29.9

Poverty Rate
21.3%

Median Household Income
$47,511
6.98% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$133,500
5.2% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

In 2018, Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI had a population of 126k people with a median age of 29.9 and a median household income of $47,511. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI grew from 124,827 to 125,509, a 0.546% increase and its median household income grew from $44,412 to $47,511, a 6.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.85%), White (Hispanic) (4.48%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.48%). 8.12% of the people in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI speak a non-English language, and 97% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are Western Michigan University (5,499 degrees awarded in 2017), Kalamazoo College (480 degrees), and Ross Medical Education Center-Portage (158 degrees).

The median property value in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is $133,500, and the homeownership rate is 54.2%. Most people in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is 2 cars per household.

Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI borders Kalamazoo County (Outer) PUMA, MI.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Michigan. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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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Impact on Employment

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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Donald J. Trump with 47.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.3%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.59%). The most partisan county was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% 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.

Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI 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

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Michigan.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Michigan
47.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Michigan
  1. 73.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 70.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 69.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Michigan was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% 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, 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 Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is home to a population of 126k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.27% of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (6.61k people).

In 2018, there were 4.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.8k people) in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are Spanish (4,265 speakers), Arabic (960 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (600 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89.8k ± 1.03k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    18.5k ± 919
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.08k ± 614
5.95%
Hispanic Population
7.47k people

In 2018, there were 4.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.8k people) in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.95% of the people in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are hispanic (7.47k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,265 speakers (3.6%)
  2. Arabic
    960 speakers (0.811%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    600 speakers (0.507%)

8.12% of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Spanish. 3.6% of the overall population of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are native Spanish speakers. 0.811% speak Arabic and 0.507% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.27%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
6.61k people
4.66%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
5.81k people

As of 2018, 5.27% of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI residents (6.61k 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 Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was 4.66%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
36
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was 29.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI residents was 30.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,340 ± 894 people
  2. India
    722 ± 658 people
  3. China
    528 ± 563 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Mexico, the natal country of 1,340 Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI residents, followed by India with 722 and China with 528.

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Citizenship

97%
2018 Citizenship
97%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97% of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,790 ± 245
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    772 ± 206
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    738 ± 174

Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is $47,511. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $119,171, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Washtenaw County (West, Northeast & Southeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $96,957 and $95,670.

Males in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,601. The income inequality in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is N/A, which is N/A than the national average.

The economy of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI employs N/A people. The largest industries in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,511
2018 value
± $1,750
6.98%
1 Year Growth
± 4.5%

Households in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have a median annual income of $47,511, 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 $44,412 in 2017, which represents a 6.98% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,129
Average Male Salary in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI
± $10,480
$42,601
Average Female Salary in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI
± $7,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

In N/A the highest paid race/ethnicity of N/A workers was N/A. These workers were paid N/A times more than N/A workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in N/A.

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Wage Distribution

N/A Wage GINI in N/A
  1. N/A
  2. N/A

In N/A, the income inequality in N/A was N/A according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a N/A N/A from N/A to N/A, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat N/A even. The GINI for N/A was N/A than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed N/A evenly in N/A in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $119,171, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Washtenaw County (West, Northeast & Southeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $96,957 and $95,670.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, 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

21.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI (25.1k out of 118k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. 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
    16,125 ± 1,092
  2. Black
    5,622 ± 547
  3. Two Or More
    2,516 ± 403

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

N/A
N/A Value

From N/A to N/A, employment in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, are Waiters & waitresses (1,594 people), Customer service representatives (1,544 people), and Cashiers (1,506 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Waiters & waitresses (1,594 people), Customer service representatives (1,544 people), and Cashiers (1,506 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($190,713), Production, planning, & expediting clerks ($144,691), and Other Physical Scientists ($140,409).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

N/A
N/A Value

From N/A to N/A, employment in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, are N/A. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area 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 Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of N/A industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, by average salary, are N/A.

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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 in Michigan
$623B
Projected 2045 Value in Michigan
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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Education

In 2017, universities in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI awarded 6,168 degrees. The student population of Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is skewed towards women, with 11,878 male students and 12,856 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are White (4,553 and 79.6%), followed by Black or African American (491 and 8.59%), Hispanic or Latino (250 and 4.37%), and Two or More Races (191 and 3.34%).

The largest universities in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Western Michigan University (5,499 and 89.2%), Kalamazoo College (480 and 7.78%), and Ross Medical Education Center-Portage (158 and 2.56%).

The most popular majors in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are Other Multidisciplinary Studies (310 and 5.03%), Social Work (209 and 3.39%), and Other Health & Medical Administrative Services (205 and 3.32%).

The median tuition costs in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI are $46,350 for private four year colleges, and $11,020 and $13,776 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 308 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 205 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 177 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 308 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,499 degrees awarded
  2. 480 degrees awarded
  3. 158 degrees awarded
$11,020
Median In-State Public
$46,350
Median Private

In 2017, the Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western Michigan University with 5,499 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,759
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,409
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,759 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, which is 0.809 times less than the 3,409 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,553 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    491 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    250 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Kalamazoo County (Central)--Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI were to White students. These 4,553 degrees mean that there were 9.27 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 491 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was $133,500 in 2018, which is 0.581 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $126,900 to $133,500, a 5.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is 54.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 17.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$133,500
2018 Median
± $2,403
$126,900
2017 Median
± $3,145

In 2018, the median property value in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI grew to to $133,500 from the previous year's value of $126,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area 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 Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$47,511
Median Household Income
± $1,750
48.6k
Number of Households
± 1,401

In 2018, the median household income of the 48.6k households in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI grew to $47,511 from the previous year's value of $44,412.

The following chart displays the households in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area 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

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

54.2%
2018 Homeownership
54.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 54.2% of the housing units in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.2%.

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

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Commute Time

17.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (17.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.27% of the workforce in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    79.5%
  2. Carpooled
    7.84%
  3. Walked
    4.73%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI was Drove Alone (79.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.84%) and those who Walked (4.73%).

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 Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

93.9% of the population of Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 52% on employee plans, 19.1% on Medicaid, 9.57% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.729% 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 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 in Michigan

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).

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

6.12%
Uninsured
52%
Employer Coverage
19.1%
Medicaid
9.57%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.729%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI N/A by N/A from N/A% to 6.12%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area 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. 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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