Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI

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2022 Population
203,734
0.425% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.1
0.238% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.23%
1.87% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$105,860
8.74% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$342,200
15.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
102,813
0.973% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI had a population of 204k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $105,860. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI grew from 202,871 to 203,734, a 0.425% increase and its median household income grew from $97,354 to $105,860, a 8.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (12.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.95%), and White (Hispanic) (1.7%).

16.9% of the households in Wayne County (Northwest) 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.

94.6% of the residents in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI are MIAT College of Technology (984 degrees awarded in 2022) and Ross Medical Education Center-Canton (58 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was $342,200, and the homeownership rate was 74.7%.

Most people in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI is home to a population of 204k people, from which 94.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.7% of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (29.9k people).

In 2022, there were 5.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (141k people) in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 20.3k Black or African American (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 Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI are Arabic (4,124 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,214 households), and Spanish (3,092 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
104,287
Women
51.2%
99,521
Men
48.8%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 203,808 inhabitants, with 48.8% men, and 51.2% women.

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Citizenship

94.6%
2022 Citizenship
94.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.6% of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    141k ± 2.24k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    26k ± 1.47k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    20.3k ± 1.59k
3.7%
Hispanic Population
7.53k people

In 2022, there were 5.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (141k people) in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 20.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.7% of the people in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI are hispanic (7.53k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    10,227 ± 2,420 people
  2. China
    2,282 ± 1,166 people
  3. Canada
    1,796 ± 1,036 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was India, the natal country of 10,227 Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI residents, followed by China with 2,282 and Canada with 1,796.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
29.9k people
14.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
30.3k people

As of 2022, 14.7% of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI residents (29.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was 14.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Arabic
    4,124 households (2.14%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    3,214 households (1.67%)
  3. Spanish
    3,092 households (1.61%)

16.9% of the households in Wayne County (Northwest) 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 Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was Arabic. 2.14% of the households in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI reported speaking Arabic 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
    2,854 ± 364
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,320 ± 395
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,120 ± 239

Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI employs 103k people. The largest industries in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (15,320 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (7,492 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,664 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($270,722), Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers ($257,032), and Software publishing ($175,666).

Males in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $76,854. The income inequality in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
45,485
Women
47%
51,359
Men
53%

The workforce of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI in 2020 was 96,844 people, with 47% woman, and 53% men.

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Occupations

103k
2022 Value
0.973%
1 Year growth
± 0.973%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.973%, from 102k employees to 103k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI, are Other managers (4,049 people), Mechanical engineers (3,828 people), and Registered nurses (2,470 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

103k
2022 Value
0.973%
1 Year growth
± 0.973%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.973%, from 102k employees to 103k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI, are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (15,320 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (7,492 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,664 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Wayne County (Northwest) 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

$80,097
Median earning men ± $2,744
$47,376
Median earning women ± $2,141

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($111,369), Information ($99,773), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($83,333), Manufacturing ($81,836), and Public Administration ($78,890).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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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 Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI awarded 1,042 degrees. The student population of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 1,223 male students and 153 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI are White (422 and 40.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (280 and 26.9%), Black or African American (135 and 13%), and Unknown (125 and 12%).

The largest universities in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are MIAT College of Technology (984 and 94.4%) and Ross Medical Education Center-Canton (58 and 5.57%).

The most popular majors in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI are Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (320 and 30.7%), Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (263 and 25.2%), and HVAC Maintenance (211 and 20.2%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 99.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 56.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,376 (88.9% men and 11.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,376 students enrolled in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI, 88.9% men and 11.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 496 records, of which 8.87% were women and 91.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 35 degrees awarded
  2. 211 degrees awarded
  3. 122 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology with 35 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 984 degrees awarded
  2. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was MIAT College of Technology with 984 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 917 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI, which is 7.34 times more than the 125 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 422 degrees mean that there were 1.51 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 280 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 2-year ($14,678) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($986) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.71% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.646% 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 Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (47.7k), Graduate Degree (36k), and Some college (30.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was $342,200 in 2022, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $295,600 to $342,200, a 15.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI is 74.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI is $105,860. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Wayne County (Northwest) 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

$342,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,054
$59,870
Median Property Taxes
±$1,557

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Rent vs Own

74.7%
Homeownership
2022
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.7% of the housing units in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wayne County (Northwest) 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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$105,860
Median Household Income
± $3,300
80.1k
Number of Households
± 2,081

In 2022, the median household income of the 80.1k households in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI grew to $105,860 from the previous year's value of $97,354.

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Wage Distribution

0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI

In 2022, the income inequality in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.82% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.6%)
  3. Carpooled (5.62%)

In 2022, 73.3% of workers in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.6%) and those who carpooled to work (5.62%).

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Wayne County (Northwest) 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

6.23% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI (12.6k out of 203k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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Health

97% of the population of Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 65% on employee plans, 7.86% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 0.529% 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 22.4% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% 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

3.05%
Uninsured
65%
Employer Coverage
7.86%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
0.529%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI declined by 5.43% from 3.22% to 3.05%.

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