Kent County (North) PUMA, MI

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2020 Population
128,854
0.871% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.1
2.56% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.33%
18.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$77,126
6.12% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$205,000
8.98% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Kent County (North) PUMA, MI had a population of 129k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $77,126. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI grew from 127,741 to 128,854, a 0.871% increase and its median household income grew from $72,681 to $77,126, a 6.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.1%), White (Hispanic) (3.21%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.82%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.909%).

4.15% of the households in Kent County (North) PUMA, 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.

98.5% of the residents in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI are Ross College-Grand Rapids North (120 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was $205,000, and the homeownership rate was 85.1%.

Most people in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Kent County (North) PUMA, MI is home to a population of 129k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.65% of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (3.42k people).

In 2018, there were 28.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.07k White (Hispanic) and 2.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI are Spanish (3,173 households), Korean (201 households), and German (193 households).

Citizenship

98.5%
2020 Citizenship
98.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.5% of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    115k ± 1.12k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.07k ± 821
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.3k ± 463
4.36%
Hispanic Population
5.52k people

In 2018, there were 28.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.07k White (Hispanic) and 2.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.36% of the people in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI are hispanic (5.52k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.65%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.42k people
3.05%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.9k people

As of 2020, 2.65% of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI residents (3.42k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was 3.05%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,173 households (2.62%)
  2. Korean
    201 households (0.166%)
  3. German
    193 households (0.16%)

4.15% of the households in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was Spanish. 2.62% of the households in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,703 ± 438
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,051 ± 252
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    984 ± 266

Kent County (North) PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI employs 61.6k people. The largest industries in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI are Restaurants & Food Services (3,552 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,376 people), and Construction (3,264 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($224,384), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($196,251), and Building material & supplies dealers ($104,816).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,088
Women
45.6%
33,549
Men
54.4%

The workforce of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI in 2020 was 61,637 people, with 45.6% woman, and 54.4% men.

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Occupations

61.6k
2020 Value
−0.778%
1 Year decline
± −0.778%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI declined at a rate of −0.778%, from 62.1k employees to 61.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,938 people), Other managers (1,805 people), and Registered nurses (1,508 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61.6k
2020 Value
−0.778%
1 Year decline
± −0.778%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI declined at a rate of −0.778%, from 62.1k employees to 61.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,552 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,376 people), and Construction (3,264 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Kent County (North) PUMA, 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

$51,597
Median earning men ± $1,389
$35,193
Median earning women ± $2,046

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($74,087), Public Administration ($68,699), and Wholesale Trade ($63,622).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($55,541), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,579), and Wholesale Trade ($45,131).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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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. $193B
  2. $56.5B
  3. $49.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $193B, followed by Machinery ($56.5B) and Mixed freight ($49.6B).

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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$638B
2020 Value in Michigan
$1.16T
Projected 2050 Value in Michigan
81.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $638B. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $1.16T by 2050.

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. $34.4B
  3. $29.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Texas with $34.4B and Indiana and $29.5B.

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

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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 14 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, 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 Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI awarded 120 degrees. The student population of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 15 male students and 231 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI are White (51 and 42.5%), followed by Unknown (20 and 16.7%), Two or More Races (17 and 14.2%), and Hispanic or Latino (16 and 13.3%).

The largest universities in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Ross College-Grand Rapids North (120 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (64 and 53.3%), Medical Assistant (39 and 32.5%), and Medical Insurance Specialist (11 and 9.17%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.419% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.223% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (29.7k), Some college (23.7k), and Bachelors Degree (18.9k).

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The median property value in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was $205,000 in 2020, which is 0.892 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $188,100 to $205,000, a 8.98% increase. The homeownership rate in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI is 85.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI is $77,126. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $118,680, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $101,386 and $99,522.

Property

$205,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,986
$40,755
Median Property Taxes
±$1,404

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 Kent County (North) PUMA, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

85.1%
Homeownership
2020
64.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 85.1% of the housing units in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 84.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $118,680, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $101,386 and $99,522.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$77,126
Median Household Income
± $2,585
47.9k
Number of Households
± 1,663

In 2020, the median household income of the 47.9k households in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI grew to $77,126 from the previous year's value of $72,681.

The following chart displays the households in Kent County (North) 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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Wage Distribution

0.445
2020 Wage GINI in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI
0.451
2019 Wage GINI in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI

In 2020, the income inequality in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was 0.445 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.38% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kent County (North) PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.18%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.69%)

In 2020, 82.9% of workers in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.18%) and those who worked at home (6.69%).

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

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.01% of the workforce in Kent County (North) PUMA, 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 Kent County (North) PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.33% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI (8.12k out of 128k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI is White, followed by Hispanic 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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95.6% of the population of Kent County (North) PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 60.7% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 0.819% 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 1266 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1277 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1308 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 355 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,266 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,266 patients per year. This represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1,277 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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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.45%
Uninsured
60.7%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
0.819%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kent County (North) PUMA, MI grew by 1.25% from 4.39% to 4.45%.

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