Delta County, MI

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2022 Population
36,839
0.00814% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
47.6
0.422% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.2%
7.25% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$53,852
5.35% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$139,200
14.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
15,097
0.99% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Delta County, MI had a population of 36.8k people with a median age of 47.6 and a median household income of $53,852. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Delta County, MI grew from 36,836 to 36,839, a 0.00814% increase and its median household income grew from $51,117 to $53,852, a 5.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Delta County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.11%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.763%), and White (Hispanic) (0.589%).

None of the households in Delta 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.

99.9% of the residents in Delta County, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Delta County, MI are Bay de Noc Community College (309 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Delta County, MI was $139,200, and the homeownership rate was 78.4%.

Most people in Delta County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Delta County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Delta County, MI is home to a population of 36.8k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.464% of Delta County, MI residents were born outside of the country (171 people).

In 2022, there were 17.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.5k people) in Delta County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 680 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.9% of Delta County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Delta County, MI was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Delta County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.5k ± 385
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.88k ± 397
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    680 ± 116
1.49%
Hispanic Population
548 people

In 2022, there were 17.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.5k people) in Delta County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 680 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.49% of the people in Delta County, MI are hispanic (548 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    79,402 ± 6,891 people
  2. India
    76,527 ± 6,766 people
  3. Iraq
    57,451 ± 5,868 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 79,402 Michigan residents, followed by India with 76,527 and Iraq with 57,451.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.464%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
171 people
0.725%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
267 people

As of 2022, 0.464% of Delta County, MI residents (171 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 Delta County, MI was 0.725%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,313 ± 204
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    543 ± 137
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    480 ± 161

Delta County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Delta County, MI employs 15.1k people. The largest industries in Delta County, MI are Manufacturing (2,507 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,132 people), and Retail Trade (2,035 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($84,375), Utilities ($83,125), and Manufacturing ($63,769).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,244. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

15.1k
2022 Value
± 758
−0.99%
1 Year decline
± 7.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delta County, MI declined at a rate of −0.99%, from 15.2k employees to 15.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Delta County, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,656 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,572 people), and Management Occupations (1,352 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Delta County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15.1k
2022 Value
± 758
−0.99%
1 Year decline
± 7.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delta County, MI declined at a rate of −0.99%, from 15.2k employees to 15.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Delta County, MI, are Manufacturing (2,507 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,132 people), and Retail Trade (2,035 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Delta County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Delta 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

$46,171
Median earning men ± $4,763
$26,566
Median earning women ± $2,492

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($77,807), Public Administration ($68,059), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,056).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($46,250), Public Administration ($44,076), and Information ($40,938).

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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. 320
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 287
    Manufacturing
  3. 217
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Delta County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.18%).

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 Delta County, MI awarded 309 degrees. The student population of Delta County, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 762 male students and 1,207 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Delta County, MI are White (277 and 89.6%), followed by Two or More Races (18 and 5.83%), Hispanic or Latino (7 and 2.27%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (4 and 1.29%).

The largest universities in Delta County, MI by number of degrees awarded are Bay de Noc Community College (309 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Delta County, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (72 and 23.3%), Registered Nursing (50 and 16.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (20 and 6.47%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,969 students enrolled in Delta County, MI, 38.7% men and 61.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,701 records, of which 61.8% were women and 38.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 72 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Delta County, MI was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 72 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Delta County, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
309 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bay de Noc Community College with 309 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 113 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Delta County, MI, which is 0.577 times less than the 196 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 277 degrees mean that there were 15.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 18 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($7,657) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,798) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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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 Delta County, MI was $139,200 in 2022, which is 0.494 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $122,000 to $139,200, a 14.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Delta County, MI is 78.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Delta County, MI have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Delta County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Delta County, MI is $53,852. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Delta County, MI was Census Tract 9702 with a value of $70,857, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9707, with respective values of $70,250 and $66,905.

In 2022, 11.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Delta County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.48%.

Property

$139,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,753
$12,425
Median Property Taxes
±$630

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

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Rent vs Own

78.4%
Homeownership
2022
64.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.4% of the housing units in Delta County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9702
  2. Census Tract 9704
  3. Census Tract 9707

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Delta County, MI was Census Tract 9702 with a value of $70,857, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9707, with respective values of $70,250 and $66,905.

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

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Household Income

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$53,852
Median Household Income
± $3,409
15.9k
Number of Households
± 749

In 2022, the median household income of the 15.9k households in Delta County, MI grew to $53,852 from the previous year's value of $51,117.

The following chart displays the households in Delta 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 Delta 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 (80.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.51%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.12%)

In 2022, 80.5% of workers in Delta County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.51%) and those who worked at home (5.12%).

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Commute Time

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Delta County, MI have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.29% of the workforce in Delta 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 Delta County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Delta County, MI have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Delta County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.48%.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Delta County, MI (4.8k out of 36.2k 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 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 15.4% of the children was living in poverty in Delta County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 187 in Delta County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 49.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94.7% of the population of Delta County, MI has health coverage, with 37.4% on employee plans, 19.9% on Medicaid, 18.2% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 2.35% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Delta County, MI see 1325 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.226% decrease from the previous year (1328 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1424 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 625 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,325 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Delta County, MI

Primary care physicians in Delta County, MI see an average of 1,325 patients per year. This represents a 0.226% decrease from the previous year (1,328 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Delta 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 20.6% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.26%
Uninsured
37.4%
Employer Coverage
19.9%
Medicaid
18.2%
Medicare
16.9%
Non-Group
2.35%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Delta County, MI declined by 5.16% from 5.55% to 5.26%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 60.5 in Delta County, MI.

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Health Behaviors

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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% in Delta County, MI.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.62% in Delta County, MI.

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