Charlevoix County, MI

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Population

26,160

0.0459% decline

Median Age

47.7


Median Household Income

$51,567

6.1% growth

Poverty Rate

11.6%


Number of Employees

11,902

0.473% growth

Median Property Value

$158,800

2.39% growth

About

In 2017, Charlevoix County, MI had a population of 26.2k people with a median age of 47.7 and a median household income of $51,567. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Charlevoix County, MI declined from 26,172 to 26,160, a -0.0459% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,603 to $51,567, a 6.1% increase.

The population of Charlevoix County, MI is 94% White Alone, 2.17% Two or More Races, and 1.79% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Charlevoix County, MI speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Charlevoix County, MI is $158,800, and the homeownership rate is 81.1%. Most people in Charlevoix County, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Charlevoix County, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Charlevoix County, MI employs 11.9k people. The largest industries in Charlevoix County, MI are Manufacturing (2,175 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,713 people), and Retail Trade (1,347 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,227), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,563).

Median household income in Charlevoix County, MI is $51,567. Males in Charlevoix 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 Charlevoix County, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,567

2017 value

± $2,026

6.1%

1 Year Growth

± 4.87%

Households in Charlevoix County, MI have a median annual income of $51,567, 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 $48,603 in 2016, which represents a 6.1% 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 Charlevoix 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 9

  2. Census Tract 4

  3. Census Tract 5

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Charlevoix County, MI was Census Tract 9 with a value of $67,708, followed by Census Tract 4 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $60,729 and $60,417.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Charlevoix County, MI (2.99k out of 25.8k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 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

    2,756 ± 223

  2. Two Or More

    165 ± 62

  3. Hispanic

    48 ± 68

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

11.9k

2017 Value

± 428

0.473%

1 Year growth

± 5.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Charlevoix County, MI grew at a rate of 0.473%, from 11.8k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Charlevoix County, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,387 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,361 people), and Production Occupations (1,197 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Charlevoix County, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Charlevoix County, MI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,387 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,361 people), and Production Occupations (1,197 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Charlevoix County, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.73 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.4 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Charlevoix County, MI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($77,813), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,170), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($54,856).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.9k

2017 Value

± 428

0.473%

1 Year growth

± 5.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Charlevoix County, MI grew at a rate of 0.473%, from 11.8k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Charlevoix County, MI, are Manufacturing (2,175 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,713 people), and Retail Trade (1,347 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Charlevoix County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Charlevoix 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 Charlevoix County, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,175 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,713 people), and Retail Trade (1,347 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Charlevoix County, MI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.81 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.42 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Charlevoix County, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($80,227), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,563).

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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

92.7% of the population of Charlevoix County, MI has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 17.4% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Charlevoix County, MI see 1141 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.87% increase from the previous year (1088 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 727 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 654 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

1,141 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Charlevoix County, MI see an average of 1,141 patients per year. This represents a 4.87% increase from the previous year (1,088 patients).

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

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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

7.3%

Uninsured

44%

Employer Coverage

13.7%

Medicaid

17.4%

Medicare

16.5%

Non-Group

1.22%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Charlevoix County, MI declined by 16% from 8.69% to 7.3%.

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

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

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Diversity

Charlevoix County, MI is home to a population of 26.2k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.96% of Charlevoix County, MI residents were born outside of the country (513 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Charlevoix County, MI is composed of 24.6k White Alone residents (94%), 567 Two or More Races residents (2.17%), 469 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.79%), 304 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.16%), 113 Asian Alone residents (0.432%), 95 Black or African American Alone residents (0.363%), 17 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.065%), and 6 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0229%).

Age

Age by Nativity

48

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Charlevoix County, MI was 47.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Charlevoix County, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Charlevoix County, MI residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.96%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

513 people

1.87%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

490 people

As of 2017, 1.96% of Charlevoix County, MI residents (513 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 Charlevoix County, MI was 1.87%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Charlevoix County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Charlevoix County, MI was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    24.6k ± 15

  2. Two or More Races

    567 ± 84

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    469 ± 101

In 2017, there were 43.4 times more White Alone residents (24.6k people) in Charlevoix County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 567 Two or More Races and 469 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 Charlevoix County, MI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    786 ± 93

  2. Korea

    216 ± 53

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    199 ± 48

Charlevoix County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Charlevoix County, MI was $158,800 in 2017, which is 0.691 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $155,100 to $158,800, a 2.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Charlevoix County, MI is 81.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Charlevoix County, MI have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Charlevoix County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$158,800

2017 Median

± $3,265

$155,100

2016 Median

± $3,347

In 2017, the median property value in Charlevoix County, MI grew to to $158,800 from the previous year's value of $155,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Charlevoix 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 Charlevoix 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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$51,567

Median Household Income

± $2,026

11.2k

Number of Households

± 409

In 2017, the median household income of the 11.2k households in Charlevoix County, MI grew to $51,567 from the previous year's value of $48,603.

The following chart displays the households in Charlevoix 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

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Charlevoix County, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Charlevoix County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.1%

2017 Homeownership

80.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.1% of the housing units in Charlevoix County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

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

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Charlevoix County, MI have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.85% of the workforce in Charlevoix County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79%

  2. Carpooled

    11.2%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.67%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Charlevoix County, MI was Drove Alone (79%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.2%) and those who Worked At Home (5.67%).

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 Charlevoix County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Charlevoix County, MI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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