Alcona County, MI

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2022 Population
10,238
0.986% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
59.3
1.02% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.8%
0.647% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$50,295
8.89% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$148,200
18.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Alcona County, MI had a population of 10.2k people with a median age of 59.3 and a median household income of $50,295. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Alcona County, MI grew from 10,138 to 10,238, a 0.986% increase and its median household income grew from $46,187 to $50,295, a 8.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Alcona County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.04%), White (Hispanic) (0.86%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.469%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.43%).

None of the households in Alcona 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.

99.5% of the residents in Alcona County, MI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Alcona County, MI was $148,200, and the homeownership rate was 89.7%.

Most people in Alcona County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Alcona County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Alcona County, MI is home to a population of 10.2k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.53% of Alcona County, MI residents were born outside of the country (157 people).

In 2022, there were 30.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.6k people) in Alcona County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 311 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 88 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Alcona County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Alcona County, MI was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Alcona County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.6k ± 62
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    311 ± 66.4
  3. White (Hispanic)
    88 ± 31
1.85%
Hispanic Population
189 people

In 2022, there were 30.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.6k people) in Alcona County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 311 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 88 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.85% of the people in Alcona County, MI are hispanic (189 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.53%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
157 people
1.43%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
145 people

As of 2022, 1.53% of Alcona County, MI residents (157 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 Alcona County, MI was 1.43%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    521 ± 68
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    178 ± 39
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    129 ± 34

Alcona County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Alcona County, MI employs 3.54k people. The largest industries in Alcona County, MI are Manufacturing (624 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (525 people), and Retail Trade (350 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($54,297), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,438), and Utilities ($51,927).

Occupations

3.54k
2022 Value
± 211
3.21%
1 Year growth
± 8.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alcona County, MI grew at a rate of 3.21%, from 3.43k employees to 3.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alcona County, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (440 people), Production Occupations (418 people), and Management Occupations (387 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alcona County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.54k
2022 Value
± 211
3.21%
1 Year growth
± 8.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alcona County, MI grew at a rate of 3.21%, from 3.43k employees to 3.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alcona County, MI, are Manufacturing (624 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (525 people), and Retail Trade (350 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alcona County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Alcona 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

$41,840
Median earning men ± $3,478
$28,542
Median earning women ± $2,328

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($68,906), Public Administration ($68,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,603).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,625), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,167), and Wholesale Trade ($37,500).

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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. 83
    Manufacturing
  2. 43
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 40
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alcona County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 68.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (30.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.708%).

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.

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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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alcona County, MI was $148,200 in 2022, which is 0.526 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $124,700 to $148,200, a 18.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Alcona County, MI is 89.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Alcona County, MI have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Alcona County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Alcona County, MI is $50,295. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Alcona County, MI was Census Tract 1 with a value of $62,348, followed by Census Tract 9706 and Census Tract 9701, with respective values of $59,022 and $51,031.

Property

$148,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,570
$4,333
Median Property Taxes
±$218

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

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Rent vs Own

89.7%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 89.7% of the housing units in Alcona County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 89.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1
  2. Census Tract 9706
  3. Census Tract 9701

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Alcona County, MI was Census Tract 1 with a value of $62,348, followed by Census Tract 9706 and Census Tract 9701, with respective values of $59,022 and $51,031.

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

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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.
$50,295
Median Household Income
± $2,243
4.83k
Number of Households
± 224

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.83k households in Alcona County, MI grew to $50,295 from the previous year's value of $46,187.

The following chart displays the households in Alcona 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 Alcona 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 (76.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.42%)

In 2022, 76.7% of workers in Alcona County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (8.42%).

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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Commute Time

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alcona County, MI have a shorter commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.77% of the workforce in Alcona 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 Alcona County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Alcona County, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alcona County, MI (1.6k out of 10.1k 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 Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

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

95.7% of the population of Alcona County, MI has health coverage, with 28.1% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 25.3% on Medicare, 19.7% on non-group plans, and 1.99% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Alcona County, MI see 1734 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.405% increase from the previous year (1727 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 10505 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1050 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,734 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alcona County, MI

Primary care physicians in Alcona County, MI see an average of 1,734 patients per year. This represents a 0.405% increase from the previous year (1,727 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Alcona 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 13.9% under 18 years, 11.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 35.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.28%
Uninsured
28.1%
Employer Coverage
20.6%
Medicaid
25.3%
Medicare
19.7%
Non-Group
1.99%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alcona County, MI declined by 12.9% from 4.91% to 4.28%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 36.4% in Alcona 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 9.7% in Alcona County, MI.

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