Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI

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Population

147,526

0.0488% decline

Median Age

45.5


Median Household Income

$47,438

3.35% growth

Poverty Rate

14.1%


Number of Employees

58,873

1.72% growth

Median Property Value

$133,600

4.54% growth

About

In 2017, Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI had a population of 148k people with a median age of 45.5 and a median household income of $47,438. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI declined from 147,598 to 147,526, a -0.0488% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,902 to $47,438, a 3.35% increase.

The population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is 93.9% White Alone, 2.15% Two or More Races, and 1.89% Hispanic or Latino. 2.73% of the people in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are North Central Michigan College (366 degrees awarded in 2016) and Cadillac Institute of Cosmetology (8 degrees).

The median property value in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is $133,600, and the homeownership rate is 78.9%. Most people in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI employs 58.9k people. The largest industries in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are Construction (4,157 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,762 people), and Hospitals (3,696 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($182,694), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($138,888), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($126,855).

Median household income in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is $47,438. Males in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,573. The income inequality in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,438

2017 value

± $824

3.35%

1 Year Growth

± 2.18%

Households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have a median annual income of $47,438, 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 $45,902 in 2016, which represents a 3.35% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$49,938

Average Male Salary

± $8,122

$38,573

Average Female Salary

± $6,410

In 2017, full-time male employees in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $57,890 ± $90,798

  2. White

    $38,334 ± $4,646

  3. American Indian

    $27,515 ± $20,787

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.51 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.45

2017 Wage GINI

0.454

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.956% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $112,116, followed by Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI and Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI, with respective values of $95,855 and $94,911.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI (20.5k out of 145k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

    19,076 ± 669

  2. Hispanic

    477 ± 108

  3. Black

    141 ± 84

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

58.9k

2017 Value

1.72%

1 Year growth

± 1.72%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 1.72%, from 57.9k employees to 58.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,592 people), Registered nurses (1,587 people), and Cashiers (1,570 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,592 people), Registered nurses (1,587 people), and Cashiers (1,570 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Upholsterers (8.77 times higher than expected), Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic (7.59 times), and Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood (5.99 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($269,176), Personal financial advisors ($204,461), and Chief executives & legislators ($125,270).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

58.9k

2017 Value

1.72%

1 Year growth

± 1.72%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 1.72%, from 57.9k employees to 58.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, are Construction (4,157 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,762 people), and Hospitals (3,696 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Construction (4,157 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,762 people), and Hospitals (3,696 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing (24.6 times higher than expected), Logging (10.3 times), and Foundries (10.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($182,694), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($138,888), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($126,855).

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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

90% of the population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 40.5% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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%).

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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

10%

Uninsured

40.5%

Employer Coverage

17.3%

Medicaid

16%

Medicare

14.9%

Non-Group

1.37%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 10%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) 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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Diversity

Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is home to a population of 148k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is composed of 138k White Alone residents (93.9%), 3.17k Two or More Races residents (2.15%), 2.78k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.89%), 1.57k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.07%), 726 Black or African American Alone residents (0.492%), 718 Asian Alone residents (0.487%), 44 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0298%), and 43 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0291%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are Spanish (1,589 speakers), German (585 speakers), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (238 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.1

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was 45.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

1.71%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.52k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was 1.71%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    378 ± 477 people

  2. Germany

    271 ± 404 people

  3. Philippines

    230 ± 372 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was Canada, the natal country of 378 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI residents, followed by Germany with 271 and Philippines with 230.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    138k ± 46

  2. Two or More Races

    3.17k ± 216

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2.78k ± 276

In 2017, there were 43.7 times more White Alone residents (138k people) in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.17k Two or More Races and 2.78k 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    1,589 speakers (1.14%)

  2. German

    585 speakers (0.418%)

  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages

    238 speakers (0.17%)

2.73% of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was Spanish. 1.14% of the overall population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are native Spanish speakers. 0.418% speak German and 0.17% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,600 ± 253

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,248 ± 129

  3. Korea

    1,125 ± 114

Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI awarded 374 degrees. The student population of Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is skewed towards women, with 1,001 male students and 1,638 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are White (326 and 87.2%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (22 and 5.88%), Unknown (15 and 4.01%), and Two or More Races (6 and 1.6%).

The largest universities in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are North Central Michigan College (366 and 97.9%) and Cadillac Institute of Cosmetology (8 and 2.14%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are General Studies (106 and 28.3%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (75 and 20.1%), and Registered Nursing (32 and 8.56%).

The median tuition costs in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI are $N/A 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. 106 degrees awarded

  2. 75 degrees awarded

  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was General Studies with 106 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 366 degrees awarded

  2. 8 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Central Michigan College with 366 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

101

Degrees Awarded to Men

273

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 101 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI, which is 0.37 times less than the 273 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    326 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    15 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI were to White students. These 326 degrees mean that there were 14.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 22 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was $133,600 in 2017, which is 0.614 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $127,800 to $133,600, a 4.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is 78.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 20.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,438

Median Household Income

± $824

61.5k

Number of Households

± 1,041

In 2017, the median household income of the 61.5k households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI grew to $47,438 from the previous year's value of $45,902.

The following chart displays the households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$133,600

2017 Median

± $2,355

$127,800

2016 Median

± $2,366

In 2017, the median property value in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI grew to to $133,600 from the previous year's value of $127,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%

2017 Homeownership

78.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.9% of the housing units in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, 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 Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (20.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.97% of the workforce in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.7%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.27%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Northwest Lower Peninsula (East) PUMA, MI was Drove Alone (78.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.5%) and those who Worked At Home (5.27%).

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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