Ogemaw County, MI

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2022 Population
20,820
0.362% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
50.6
0.198% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.1%
0.493% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$50,377
14.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$125,300
16.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Ogemaw County, MI had a population of 20.8k people with a median age of 50.6 and a median household income of $50,377. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ogemaw County, MI grew from 20,745 to 20,820, a 0.362% increase and its median household income grew from $44,165 to $50,377, a 14.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ogemaw County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.36%), White (Hispanic) (1.22%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.788%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.744%).

None of the households in Ogemaw County, 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.

99.3% of the residents in Ogemaw County, MI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Ogemaw County, MI was $125,300, and the homeownership rate was 82.3%.

Most people in Ogemaw County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Ogemaw County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Ogemaw County, MI is home to a population of 20.8k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.44% of Ogemaw County, MI residents were born outside of the country (300 people).

In 2022, there were 39.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.5k people) in Ogemaw County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 492 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 255 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Ogemaw County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Ogemaw County, MI was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ogemaw County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.5k ± 72
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    492 ± 83
  3. White (Hispanic)
    255 ± 53
2.25%
Hispanic Population
469 people

In 2022, there were 39.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.5k people) in Ogemaw County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 492 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 255 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.25% of the people in Ogemaw County, MI are hispanic (469 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Ogemaw County, MI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.44%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
300 people
1.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
215 people

As of 2022, 1.44% of Ogemaw County, MI residents (300 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 Ogemaw County, MI was 1.04%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    760 ± 101
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    258 ± 75
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    198 ± 63

Ogemaw County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Ogemaw County, MI employs 7.7k people. The largest industries in Ogemaw County, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,527 people), Retail Trade (1,166 people), and Manufacturing (944 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($78,173), Utilities ($69,957), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,528).

Occupations

7.7k
2022 Value
± 367
3.41%
1 Year growth
± 6.64%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ogemaw County, MI grew at a rate of 3.41%, from 7.44k employees to 7.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ogemaw County, MI, are Sales & Related Occupations (899 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (827 people), and Management Occupations (647 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ogemaw County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.7k
2022 Value
± 367
3.41%
1 Year growth
± 6.64%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ogemaw County, MI grew at a rate of 3.41%, from 7.44k employees to 7.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ogemaw County, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,527 people), Retail Trade (1,166 people), and Manufacturing (944 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ogemaw County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Ogemaw County, 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

$41,250
Median earning men ± $1,712
$29,648
Median earning women ± $1,940

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($78,365), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,947), and Public Administration ($56,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($41,667), Information ($38,750), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,078).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 258
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 148
    Manufacturing
  3. 123
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ogemaw County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 69.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.13%).

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.

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ogemaw County, MI was $125,300 in 2022, which is 0.444 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $107,400 to $125,300, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Ogemaw County, MI is 82.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ogemaw County, MI have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ogemaw County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ogemaw County, MI is $50,377. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Ogemaw County, MI was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $60,764, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $57,907 and $57,689.

Property

$125,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,474
$7,476
Median Property Taxes
±$353

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 Ogemaw County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

82.3%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.3% of the housing units in Ogemaw County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9502
  2. Census Tract 9506
  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ogemaw County, MI was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $60,764, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $57,907 and $57,689.

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

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Household Income

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$50,377
Median Household Income
± $2,478
9.09k
Number of Households
± 422

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.09k households in Ogemaw County, MI grew to $50,377 from the previous year's value of $44,165.

The following chart displays the households in Ogemaw 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ogemaw County, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.5%)
  2. Carpooled (6.82%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.54%)

In 2022, 83.5% of workers in Ogemaw County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.82%) and those who worked at home (6.54%).

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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ogemaw County, MI have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.08% of the workforce in Ogemaw County, 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 Ogemaw County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ogemaw County, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ogemaw County, MI (3.49k out of 20.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ogemaw County, MI is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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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Health

95% of the population of Ogemaw County, MI has health coverage, with 32% on employee plans, 25.7% on Medicaid, 19.6% on Medicare, 15.7% on non-group plans, and 1.92% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ogemaw County, MI see 4199 patients per year on average, which represents a 20.2% increase from the previous year (3492 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2615 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1308 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,199 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ogemaw County, MI

Primary care physicians in Ogemaw County, MI see an average of 4,199 patients per year. This represents a 20.2% increase from the previous year (3,492 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ogemaw County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.2% under 18 years, 15% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 26.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.03%
Uninsured
32%
Employer Coverage
25.7%
Medicaid
19.6%
Medicare
15.7%
Non-Group
1.92%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ogemaw County, MI declined by 1.26% from 5.1% to 5.03%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 77.4 in Ogemaw County, MI.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.1% in Ogemaw County, MI.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.72% in Ogemaw County, MI.

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