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POPULATION & DEMOGRAPHICS

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Overview (2017)
  
Total Population (2017)302,077
Growth Rate for Previous 5 Years (2013-2017)-2.27%
Jobs (2017)129,636
Average Earning (2017)$37,180
Gross Regional Product (2015)$10,726,054,000
Race And Ethnicity (2017)
  • White, Non-Hispanic – 84%
  • Black, Non-Hispanic – 2.7%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Asian – 0.9%
  • Native American – 3.9%
  • All Other Races – 3.2%
  • Hispanic – 1.4%
Age Distribution (2017)
  • 15 to 19 – 6.6%
  • 20 to 24 – 8.1%
  • 25 to 54 – 35.3%
  • 55 to 64 – 15.5%
  • 65+ – 19.3%
Ancestry (2017)
Educational Attainment (2017)
Education LevelPopulation NumberPopulation Percentage
Graduate Degree and Higher16,6107.1%
Bachelor's Degree32,98114.4%
Associate's Degree20,4149.1%
Some College39,70222.9%
High School Diploma78,16837.8%
9th-12th Grade11,8656.2%
Less Than 9th Grade4,8282.5%
Languages Spoken (2017)
LanguagePopulation
Speak only English281,734
Spanish2,329
Other Indo-European Languages2,930
Asian and Pacific Islander1,761
Other2,328
Citations and Data Sources

The Upper Peninsula consists of the following counties: Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft

Languages Spoken: U.S. Census Bureau

All other data: Department of Technology Management and Budget, Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives https://milmi.org/