Iosco County, MI

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Population

25,317

0.221% decline

Median Age

52.6


Median Household Income

$41,414

6.46% growth

Poverty Rate

16.9%


Number of Employees

8,924

0.224% decline

Median Property Value

$89,000

4.09% growth

About

In 2017, Iosco County, MI had a population of 25.3k people with a median age of 52.6 and a median household income of $41,414. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Iosco County, MI declined from 25,373 to 25,317, a -0.221% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,900 to $41,414, a 6.46% increase.

The population of Iosco County, MI is 94.3% White Alone, 2.03% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.6% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Iosco County, MI speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Iosco County, MI is $89,000, and the homeownership rate is 80.1%. Most people in Iosco County, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Iosco County, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Iosco County, MI employs 8.92k people. The largest industries in Iosco County, MI are Manufacturing (1,582 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,421 people), and Retail Trade (1,247 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,562), and Transportation & Warehousing ($40,115).

Median household income in Iosco County, MI is $41,414. Males in Iosco 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 Iosco County, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,414

2017 value

± $1,200

6.46%

1 Year Growth

± 4.67%

Households in Iosco County, MI have a median annual income of $41,414, 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 $38,900 in 2016, which represents a 6.46% 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 Iosco 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 3

  2. Census Tract 2

  3. Census Tract 6

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Iosco County, MI was Census Tract 3 with a value of $46,489, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 6, with respective values of $45,469 and $44,601.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Iosco County, MI (4.19k out of 24.8k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,926 ± 254

  2. Native American

    87 ± 98

  3. Two Or More

    76 ± 87

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Iosco County, MI is White, followed by Native American 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

8.92k

2017 Value

± 402

-0.224%

1 Year decline

± 6.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Iosco County, MI declined at a rate of -0.224%, from 8.94k employees to 8.92k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Iosco County, MI, are Production Occupations (1,146 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,125 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (923 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Iosco County, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Iosco County, MI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,146 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,125 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (923 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Iosco County, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.29 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.22 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.79 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Iosco County, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($64,038), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($63,320), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($52,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.92k

2017 Value

± 402

-0.224%

1 Year decline

± 6.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Iosco County, MI declined at a rate of -0.224%, from 8.94k employees to 8.92k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Iosco County, MI, are Manufacturing (1,582 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,421 people), and Retail Trade (1,247 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Iosco County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Iosco 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 Iosco County, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,582 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,421 people), and Retail Trade (1,247 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Iosco County, MI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.75 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.7 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Iosco County, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($63,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,562), and Transportation & Warehousing ($40,115).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $138B

  2. $38.2B

  3. $36.1B

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

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$480B

2020 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

29.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $480B. This is expected to increase 29.8% to $623B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $37.4B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $21.6B

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

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

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Health

91.2% of the population of Iosco County, MI has health coverage, with 28.8% on employee plans, 22.7% on Medicaid, 20.5% on Medicare, 17.4% on non-group plans, and 1.9% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Iosco County, MI see 1810 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.78% increase from the previous year (1695 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1809 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 633 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

1,810 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Iosco County, MI see an average of 1,810 patients per year. This represents a 6.78% increase from the previous year (1,695 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Iosco 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%).

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

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$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,950

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,915

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,318

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.8%

Uninsured

28.8%

Employer Coverage

22.7%

Medicaid

20.5%

Medicare

17.4%

Non-Group

1.9%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Iosco County, MI declined by 15.6% from 10.4% to 8.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Iosco 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

Iosco County, MI is home to a population of 25.3k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.11% of Iosco County, MI residents were born outside of the country (534 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Iosco County, MI is composed of 23.9k White Alone residents (94.3%), 514 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.03%), 404 Two or More Races residents (1.6%), 202 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.798%), 166 Black or African American Alone residents (0.656%), 143 Asian Alone residents (0.565%), 11 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0434%), and 5 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0197%).

Age

Age by Nativity

53

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Iosco County, MI was 52.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 53, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Iosco County, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Iosco County, MI residents was 52.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.11%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

534 people

2.16%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

547 people

As of 2017, 2.11% of Iosco County, MI residents (534 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 Iosco County, MI was 2.16%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

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

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

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

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    23.9k ± 5

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    514 ± 66.1

  3. Two or More Races

    404 ± 96.7

In 2017, there were 46.4 times more White Alone residents (23.9k people) in Iosco County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 514 Hispanic or Latino and 404 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,214 ± 128

  2. Korea

    377 ± 79

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    287 ± 77

Iosco County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Iosco County, MI was $89,000 in 2017, which is 0.387 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $85,500 to $89,000, a 4.09% increase. The homeownership rate in Iosco County, MI is 80.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Iosco County, MI have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Iosco County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$89,000

2017 Median

± $2,657

$85,500

2016 Median

± $1,960

In 2017, the median property value in Iosco County, MI grew to to $89,000 from the previous year's value of $85,500.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$41,414

Median Household Income

± $1,200

11.5k

Number of Households

± 439

In 2017, the median household income of the 11.5k households in Iosco County, MI grew to $41,414 from the previous year's value of $38,900.

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

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Rent vs Own

80.1%

2017 Homeownership

79.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.1% of the housing units in Iosco County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.5%.

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

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Iosco County, MI have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.12% of the workforce in Iosco County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.7%

  2. Carpooled

    11.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.6%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Iosco County, MI was Drove Alone (79.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.9%) and those who Worked At Home (3.6%).

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

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