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Ingham County, MI&

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0.69% growth
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Median Household Income
4.37% growth
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Number of Employees
3.81% growth
Median Property Value
4.03% growth

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The economy of Ingham County, MI employs 141,831 people. The economy of Ingham County, MI is specialized in Educational Services; Public Admin.; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 1.8; 1.58; and 1.28 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Ingham County, MI are Educational Services (23,343), Healthcare & Social Assistance (15,782), and Retail trade (15,635), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,893), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($43,388), and Finance & Insurance ($42,481).

Median household income in Ingham County, MI is $49,139. Males in Ingham County, MI have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,261. The income inequality of Ingham County, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.516 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Ingham County, MI. In Ingham County, MI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 18-24, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 106 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,655. Wayne County, MI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Michigan.


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Ingham County, MI is home to a population of 288,051 people, from which 93.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Ingham County, MI is composed of 202,067 White residents (70.1%), 32,064 Black residents (11.1%), 22,075 Hispanic residents (7.66%), 19,021 Asian residents (6.6%), and 11,250 Two+ residents (3.91%). The most common foreign languages in Ingham County, MI are Spanish (9,651 speakers), Chinese (4,613 speakers), and Arabic (2,550 speakers), but compared to other places, Ingham County, MI has a relative high number of Arabic (2,550 speakers), Other Indic (1,615 speakers), and Other Asian (1,573 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Ingham County, MI awarded 18,188 degrees. The student population of Ingham County, MI is skewed towards females, with 7,654 male students and 10,534 female students. Most students in Ingham County, MI are White (12,732 and 70%), followed by Black or African American (1,309 and 7.2%), Hispanic or Latino (774 and 4.26%), and Unknown (669 and 3.68%). The largest universities in Ingham County, MI by number of graduates are Michigan State University (11,920 and 65.5%), Lansing Community College (3,452 and 19%), and Douglas J Aveda Institute (1,100 and 6.05%). The most popular majors in Ingham County, MI are Advertising (394 and 2.17%), General Psychology (391 and 2.15%), and General Biological Sciences (372 and 2.05%). The median tuition costs in Ingham County, MI are N/A for private four year colleges, and $14,880 and $38,486 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ingham County, MI is $129,100, which is 0.63 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $124,100 to $129,100, a 4.03% increase. The homeownership rate of Ingham County, MI is 58.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Ingham County, MI have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ingham County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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