Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI

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2022 Population
151,439
0.677% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39
1.3% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.81%
0.0201% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$80,993
9.37% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$257,300
16.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
74,612
0.423% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI had a population of 151k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $80,993. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI grew from 150,421 to 151,439, a 0.677% increase and its median household income grew from $74,052 to $80,993, a 9.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.02%), Other (Hispanic) (4.85%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.43%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.29%).

11.5% of the households in Ottawa County (West) 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.

96.8% of the residents in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI are Hope College (170301) (837 degrees awarded in 2022), Western Theological Seminary (97 degrees), and French Academy of Cosmetology (52 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was $257,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.9%.

Most people in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI is home to a population of 151k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.53% of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (9.89k people).

In 2022, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.6k White (Hispanic) and 7.35k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI are Spanish (11,254 households), Thai, Lao, or Other Tai-Kadai Languages (1,161 households), and Khmer (672 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
76,442
Women
50.5%
74,934
Men
49.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 151,376 inhabitants, with 49.5% men, and 50.5% women.

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Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
96.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    116k ± 1.38k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    7.6k ± 1.26k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    7.35k ± 1.03k
15.1%
Hispanic Population
22.9k people

In 2022, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.6k White (Hispanic) and 7.35k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.1% of the people in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI are hispanic (22.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,269 ± 1,388 people
  2. Cambodia
    1,054 ± 794 people
  3. Vietnam
    754 ± 672 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was Mexico, the natal country of 3,269 Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI residents, followed by Cambodia with 1,054 and Vietnam with 754.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.53%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9.89k people
6.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.2k people

As of 2022, 6.53% of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI residents (9.89k 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 Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was 6.78%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    11,254 households (7.83%)
  2. Thai, Lao, or Other Tai-Kadai Languages
    1,161 households (0.808%)
  3. Khmer
    672 households (0.468%)

11.5% of the households in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was Spanish. 7.83% of the households in Ottawa County (West) 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
    2,563 ± 407
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,084 ± 261
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    802 ± 198

Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI employs 74.6k people. The largest industries in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI are Restaurants & Food Services (5,220 people), Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (5,198 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,104 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($226,888), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($173,298), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($143,715).

Males in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,654. The income inequality in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,690
Women
45.8%
39,938
Men
54.2%

The workforce of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI in 2020 was 73,628 people, with 45.8% woman, and 54.2% men.

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Occupations

74.6k
2022 Value
0.423%
1 Year growth
± 0.423%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.423%, from 74.3k employees to 74.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI, are Other assemblers and fabricators (2,236 people), Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors (2,089 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,661 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

74.6k
2022 Value
0.423%
1 Year growth
± 0.423%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.423%, from 74.3k employees to 74.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,220 people), Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (5,198 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,104 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Ottawa County (West) 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

$53,268
Median earning men ± $1,719
$33,987
Median earning women ± $1,074

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,422), Public Administration ($77,031), and Wholesale Trade ($72,955).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($56,825), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,625), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,361).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

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

In 2022, universities in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI awarded 1,035 degrees. The student population of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,514 male students and 2,293 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI are White (786 and 79.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (86 and 8.67%), Two or More Races (43 and 4.33%), and Asian (28 and 2.82%).

The largest universities in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Hope College (170301) (837 and 80.9%), Western Theological Seminary (97 and 9.37%), and French Academy of Cosmetology (52 and 5.02%).

The most popular majors in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI are General Business Administration & Management (120 and 11.6%), General Psychology (84 and 8.12%), and General Engineering (52 and 5.02%).

The median tuition cost in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI for private four year colleges is $36,841.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 80.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,807 (39.8% men and 60.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,807 students enrolled in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI, 39.8% men and 60.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,835 records, of which 61.5% were women and 38.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 120 degrees awarded
  2. 84 degrees awarded
  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was General Business Administration & Management with 120 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 837 degrees awarded
  2. 97 degrees awarded
  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hope College (170301) with 837 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 341 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI, which is 0.491 times less than the 694 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 786 degrees mean that there were 9.14 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 86 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($36,841) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($380) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,010) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.95% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.569% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (32.5k), Some college (26.2k), and Bachelors Degree (24.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was $257,300 in 2022, which is 0.913 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $220,600 to $257,300, a 16.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI is 76.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI is $80,993. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was Oakland County (Central)--Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $138,062, followed by Oakland County (East Central)--Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $115,047 and $111,400.

Property

$257,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,198
$45,221
Median Property Taxes
±$1,486

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Rent vs Own

76.9%
Homeownership
2022
64.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.9% of the housing units in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was Oakland County (Central)--Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $138,062, followed by Oakland County (East Central)--Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $115,047 and $111,400.

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Household Income

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$80,993
Median Household Income
± $2,485
58.8k
Number of Households
± 1,908

In 2022, the median household income of the 58.8k households in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI grew to $80,993 from the previous year's value of $74,052.

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Wage Distribution

0.465
2022 Wage GINI in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI

In 2022, the income inequality in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.568% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.1%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.11%)

In 2022, 77.1% of workers in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (8.11%).

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.21% of the workforce in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

6.81% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI (10k out of 147k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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Health

96.2% of the population of Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 59.3% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 0.914% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1246 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1266 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1294 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,246 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,246 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,266 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.79%
Uninsured
59.3%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
0.914%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI declined by 2.65% from 3.89% to 3.79%.

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