Tuscola County, MI

County

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Population
53,250
0.595% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
Median Age
44.4

Poverty Rate
15.4%

Median Household Income
$47,694
4.83% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$101,300
2.53% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
22,830
0.683% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Tuscola County, MI had a population of 53.3k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $47,694. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Tuscola County, MI declined from 53,569 to 53,250, a -0.595% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,495 to $47,694, a 4.83% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tuscola County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.5%), White (Hispanic) (2.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.38%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.12%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.321%). 0% of the households in Tuscola County, MI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.6% of the residents in Tuscola County, MI are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Tuscola County, MI was $101,300, and the homeownership rate was 82.1%. Most people in Tuscola County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Tuscola County, MI was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Michigan (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Michigan. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Tuscola County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 66.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (28.8%), followed by Other (4.9%). The most partisan county was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Tuscola County, MI
66.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Michigan
  1. 73.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 70.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 69.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Michigan was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Michigan colored by their party leaning.

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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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Diversity

Tuscola County, MI is home to a population of 53.3k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 0.836% of Tuscola County, MI residents were born outside of the country (445 people).

In 2018, there were 33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.8k people) in Tuscola County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.51k White (Hispanic) and 736 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tuscola County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    49.8k ± 36
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.51k ± 86
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    736 ± 116
3.34%
Hispanic Population
1.78k people

In 2018, there were 33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.8k people) in Tuscola County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.51k White (Hispanic) and 736 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.34% of the people in Tuscola County, MI are hispanic (1.78k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.836%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
445 people
0.872%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
467 people

As of 2018, 0.836% of Tuscola County, MI residents (445 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tuscola County, MI was 0.872%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
51
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Tuscola County, MI was 44.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Tuscola County, MI are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Tuscola County, MI residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    80,443 ± 6,935 people
  2. India
    73,340 ± 6,624 people
  3. Iraq
    55,052 ± 5,745 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 80,443 Michigan residents, followed by India with 73,340 and Iraq with 55,052.

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Citizenship

99.6%
2018 Citizenship
99.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.6% of Tuscola County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Tuscola County, MI was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,705 ± 138
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    503 ± 112
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    350 ± 86

Tuscola County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Tuscola County, MI is $47,694. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Tuscola County, MI was Census Tract 12 with a value of $55,802, followed by Census Tract 7 and Census Tract 8, with respective values of $54,375 and $53,438.

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,622. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Tuscola County, MI employs 22.8k people. The largest industries in Tuscola County, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,175 people), Manufacturing (4,139 people), and Retail Trade (2,654 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($53,984), Public Administration ($46,143), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,191).

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,694
2018 value
± $1,341
4.83%
1 Year Growth
± 3.56%

Households in Tuscola County, MI have a median annual income of $47,694, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,495 in 2017, which represents a 4.83% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,777
Average Male Salary in Michigan
± $1,173
$49,622
Average Female Salary in Michigan
± $892

In 2019, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Michigan
  1. Asian
    $66,769 ± $4,515
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $58,569 ± $71,898
  3. White
    $51,731 ± $750

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Michigan.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tuscola County, MI is from Michigan.
0.475
2019 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.476
2018 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2019, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.169% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 12
  2. Census Tract 7
  3. Census Tract 8

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tuscola County, MI was Census Tract 12 with a value of $55,802, followed by Census Tract 7 and Census Tract 8, with respective values of $54,375 and $53,438.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Tuscola County, 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

15.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tuscola County, MI (8.02k out of 52.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 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
    7,470 ± 404
  2. Hispanic
    364 ± 107
  3. Black
    265 ± 127

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tuscola County, 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

22.8k
2018 Value
± 685
-0.683%
1 Year decline
± 4.25%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Tuscola County, MI declined at a rate of -0.683%, from 23k employees to 22.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tuscola County, MI, are Production Occupations (2,756 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,580 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,971 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tuscola County, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Tuscola County, MI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (2,756 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,580 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,971 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Tuscola County, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.1 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.02 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Tuscola County, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($68,672), Legal Occupations ($59,375), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($57,727).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

22.8k
2018 Value
± 685
-0.683%
1 Year decline
± 4.25%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Tuscola County, MI declined at a rate of -0.683%, from 23k employees to 22.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tuscola County, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,175 people), Manufacturing (4,139 people), and Retail Trade (2,654 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tuscola County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Tuscola County, 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 Tuscola County, MI, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,175 people), Manufacturing (4,139 people), and Retail Trade (2,654 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Tuscola County, MI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.38 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.8 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Tuscola County, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($53,984), Public Administration ($46,143), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,191).

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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. $213B
  2. $50.8B
  3. $37.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $213B, followed by Machinery ($50.8B) and Mixed freight ($37.9B).

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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$636B
2018 Value in Michigan
$1.17T
Projected 2045 Value in Michigan
83.6% growth

In 2018, total outbound Michigan trade was $636B. This is expected to increase 83.6% to $1.17T 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. $44B
  2. $33.2B
  3. $30.5B

In 2018, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $44B, followed by Indiana with $33.2B and Texas and $30.5B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tuscola County, MI was $101,300 in 2018, which is 0.441 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $98,800 to $101,300, a 2.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Tuscola County, MI is 82.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Tuscola County, MI have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tuscola County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$101,300
2018 Median
± $2,458
$98,800
2017 Median
± $3,144

In 2018, the median property value in Tuscola County, MI grew to to $101,300 from the previous year's value of $98,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Tuscola County, 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 Tuscola County, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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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.
$47,694
Median Household Income
± $1,341
21.8k
Number of Households
± 636

In 2018, the median household income of the 21.8k households in Tuscola County, MI grew to $47,694 from the previous year's value of $45,495.

The following chart displays the households in Tuscola 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Tuscola County, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tuscola County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

82.1%
2018 Homeownership
82%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 82.1% of the housing units in Tuscola County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Tuscola County, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tuscola County, MI have a longer commute time (28.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5.08% of the workforce in Tuscola County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (80.8%)
  2. Carpooled (13.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.45%)

In 2018, 80.8% of workers in Tuscola County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.1%) and those who worked at home (3.45%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tuscola County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tuscola County, MI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

94.1% of the population of Tuscola County, MI has health coverage, with 43.2% on employee plans, 20.3% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 1.32% 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 Tuscola County, MI see 3282 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.73% increase from the previous year (3104 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2750 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 355 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Montmorency County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.6%). Additionally, Gratiot County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,282 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tuscola County, MI

Primary care physicians in Tuscola County, MI see an average of 3,282 patients per year. This represents a 5.73% increase from the previous year (3,104 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Michigan
$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

5.92%
Uninsured
43.2%
Employer Coverage
20.3%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
1.32%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tuscola County, MI declined by 20.3% from 7.43% to 5.92%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tuscola County, 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. 18.6% prevalence
  2. 18.3% prevalence
  3. 17.1% prevalence

Montmorency County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 18.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Michigan by county over multiple years.

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