Dickinson County, MI

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2022 Population
25,937
0.0655% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
47.2
0.211% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.7%
3.28% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,651
8.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$122,600
8.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dickinson County, MI had a population of 25.9k people with a median age of 47.2 and a median household income of $59,651. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dickinson County, MI declined from 25,954 to 25,937, a −0.0655% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,775 to $59,651, a 8.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dickinson County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.08%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.825%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.578%).

None of the households in Dickinson County, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Dickinson County, MI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Dickinson County, MI was $122,600, and the homeownership rate was 83.2%.

Most people in Dickinson County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Dickinson County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Dickinson County, MI is home to a population of 25.9k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.32% of Dickinson County, MI residents were born outside of the country (342 people).

In 2022, there were 37.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.3k people) in Dickinson County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 648 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 279 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Dickinson County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dickinson County, MI was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dickinson County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    24.3k ± 168
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    648 ± 205
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    279 ± 111
1.79%
Hispanic Population
464 people

In 2022, there were 37.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.3k people) in Dickinson County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 648 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 279 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.79% of the people in Dickinson County, MI are hispanic (464 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.32%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
342 people
1.37%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
356 people

As of 2022, 1.32% of Dickinson County, MI residents (342 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dickinson County, MI was 1.37%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    647 ± 162
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    453 ± 153
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    347 ± 118

Dickinson County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dickinson County, MI employs 11.9k people. The largest industries in Dickinson County, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,017 people), Manufacturing (1,985 people), and Retail Trade (1,337 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($115,000), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($93,750), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($73,571).

Occupations

11.9k
2022 Value
± 739
3.52%
1 Year growth
± 8.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dickinson County, MI grew at a rate of 3.52%, from 11.5k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dickinson County, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,529 people), Management Occupations (1,170 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,115 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dickinson County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.9k
2022 Value
± 739
3.52%
1 Year growth
± 8.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dickinson County, MI grew at a rate of 3.52%, from 11.5k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dickinson County, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,017 people), Manufacturing (1,985 people), and Retail Trade (1,337 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dickinson County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Dickinson County, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,981
Median earning men ± $2,817
$32,298
Median earning women ± $2,779

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,932), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,833), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,043).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($115,588), Manufacturing ($47,321), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,437).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 377
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 205
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 179
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Dickinson County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 65.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.28%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dickinson County, MI was $122,600 in 2022, which is 0.435 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $113,200 to $122,600, a 8.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Dickinson County, MI is 83.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dickinson County, MI have an average commute time of 16.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dickinson County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dickinson County, MI is $59,651. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Dickinson County, MI was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $89,348, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9507, with respective values of $74,091 and $64,907.

Property

$122,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,321
$9,617
Median Property Taxes
±$622

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dickinson County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

83.2%
Homeownership
2022
58.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83.2% of the housing units in Dickinson County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9502
  2. Census Tract 9501
  3. Census Tract 9507

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dickinson County, MI was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $89,348, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9507, with respective values of $74,091 and $64,907.

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

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Household Income

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$59,651
Median Household Income
± $2,603
11.6k
Number of Households
± 703

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.6k households in Dickinson County, MI grew to $59,651 from the previous year's value of $54,775.

The following chart displays the households in Dickinson 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dickinson County, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.7%)
  3. Carpooled (7.48%)

In 2022, 80.3% of workers in Dickinson County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.7%) and those who carpooled to work (7.48%).

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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Commute Time

16.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dickinson County, MI have a shorter commute time (16.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.12% of the workforce in Dickinson County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

9.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dickinson County, MI (2.48k out of 25.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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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Health

95.1% of the population of Dickinson County, MI has health coverage, with 46% on employee plans, 13.6% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 2.67% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Dickinson County, MI see 1147 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.607% decrease from the previous year (1154 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 897 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 262 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,147 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dickinson County, MI

Primary care physicians in Dickinson County, MI see an average of 1,147 patients per year. This represents a 0.607% decrease from the previous year (1,154 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.5% under 18 years, 16.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.88%
Uninsured
46%
Employer Coverage
13.6%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
16.9%
Non-Group
2.67%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dickinson County, MI declined by 1.42% from 4.95% to 4.88%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 49.4 in Dickinson County, MI.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.8% in Dickinson County, MI.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.33% in Dickinson County, MI.

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