Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI

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2022 Population
118,300
0.629% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45
0.222% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.1%
0.521% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,371
8.97% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$162,100
15.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
46,782
0.919% 1-year growth

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In 2022, Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI had a population of 118k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $58,371. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI grew from 117,561 to 118,300, a 0.629% increase and its median household income grew from $53,564 to $58,371, a 8.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.4%), White (Hispanic) (3.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.96%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.87%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.8%).

5.66% of the households in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties 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.

98.4% of the residents in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI are West Shore Community College (189 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was $162,100, and the homeownership rate was 83.3%.

Most people in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI is home to a population of 118k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.44% of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (2.89k people).

In 2022, there were 22.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.5k White (Hispanic) and 3.5k Two+ (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 Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI are Spanish (4,798 households), German (403 households), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (381 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,807
Women
49%
60,266
Men
51%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 118,073 inhabitants, with 51% men, and 49% women.

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Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    102k ± 236
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.5k ± 423
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.5k ± 274
7.55%
Hispanic Population
8.93k people

In 2022, there were 22.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.5k White (Hispanic) and 3.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.55% of the people in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI are hispanic (8.93k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,388 ± 909 people
  2. Guatemala
    300 ± 425 people
  3. Germany
    101 ± 247 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was Mexico, the natal country of 1,388 Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI residents, followed by Guatemala with 300 and Germany with 101.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.44%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.89k people
2.52%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.97k people

As of 2022, 2.44% of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI residents (2.89k 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 Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was 2.52%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,798 households (4.27%)
  2. German
    403 households (0.359%)
  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    381 households (0.339%)

5.66% of the households in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties 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 Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was Spanish. 4.27% of the households in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI reported speaking Spanish 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
    3,153 ± 195
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,232 ± 217
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    765 ± 134

Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI employs 46.8k people. The largest industries in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI are Construction (3,240 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,037 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,142 people), and the highest paying industries are Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying ($205,172), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($114,556), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($96,806).

Males in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,218. The income inequality in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.409, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
22,198
Women
48%
24,000
Men
52%

The workforce of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI in 2020 was 46,198 people, with 48% woman, and 52% men.

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Occupations

46.8k
2022 Value
0.919%
1 Year growth
± 0.919%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.919%, from 46.4k employees to 46.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,359 people), Cooks (1,151 people), and Cashiers (1,127 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

46.8k
2022 Value
0.919%
1 Year growth
± 0.919%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.919%, from 46.4k employees to 46.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI, are Construction (3,240 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,037 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,142 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties 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

$44,218
Median earning men ± $1,371
$29,769
Median earning women ± $1,026

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,021), Public Administration ($58,269), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,942).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,205), Public Administration ($45,156), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,146).

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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 Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI awarded 189 degrees. The student population of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 363 male students and 629 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI are White (152 and 80.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (21 and 11.2%), Two or More Races (5 and 2.66%), and Asian (4 and 2.13%).

The largest universities in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are West Shore Community College (189 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (72 and 38.1%), Registered Nursing (19 and 10.1%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (19 and 10.1%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 992 students enrolled in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI, 36.6% men and 63.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 820 records, of which 62.8% were women and 37.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 19 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded
  3. 72 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was Registered Nursing with 19 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
189 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Shore Community College with 189 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 62 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI, which is 0.488 times less than the 127 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 152 degrees mean that there were 7.24 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 21 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,320) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($450) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.714% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.441% 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 Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.6k), Some college (21.3k), and Secondary Education (13.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was $162,100 in 2022, which is 0.575 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $140,100 to $162,100, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI is 83.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI is $58,371. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties 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

$162,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,706
$38,156
Median Property Taxes
±$913

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 Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

83.3%
Homeownership
2022
63.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83.3% of the housing units in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 83.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties 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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$58,371
Median Household Income
± $1,285
45.8k
Number of Households
± 1,037

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.8k households in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI grew to $58,371 from the previous year's value of $53,564.

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Wage Distribution

0.409
2022 Wage GINI in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI
0.41
2021 Wage GINI in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI

In 2022, the income inequality in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was 0.409 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.235% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.7%)
  2. Carpooled (11.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.42%)

In 2022, 78.7% of workers in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.4%) and those who worked at home (6.42%).

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.35% of the workforce in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, 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 Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI (17.6k out of 117k 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 Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, 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

92.5% of the population of Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 37.7% on employee plans, 22.6% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 1.37% 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 22.3% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 22% 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

7.54%
Uninsured
37.7%
Employer Coverage
22.6%
Medicaid
17.3%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
1.37%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newaygo, Mason, Oceana & Lake Counties PUMA, MI grew by 2.35% from 7.37% to 7.54%.

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