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2.05% growth
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6.98% growth


The economy of Michigan employs 4.42M people. The economy of Michigan is specialized in Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing; Metalworking machinery manufacturing; and Metal forgings & stampings, which employ respectively 8.31; 5.68; and 2.93 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Michigan are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (316,743), Restaurants & Food Services (290,440), and Hospitals (250,653), and the highest paying industries are Coal mining ($137,659), Software publishing ($128,634), and Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($109,186).

Median household income in Michigan is $52,492. Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,636. The income inequality of Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.485 which is approximately the same as the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Michigan. In Michigan the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 80 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,282. Wayne County, MI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Michigan.


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Michigan is home to a population of 9.9M people, from which 96.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Michigan is composed of 7.47M White residents (75.3%), 1.35M Black residents (13.6%), 491,430 Hispanic residents (4.95%), 291,323 Asian residents (2.93%), and 262,838 Two+ residents (2.65%). The most common foreign languages in Michigan are Spanish (272,194 speakers), Arabic (122,318 speakers), and Chinese (44,822 speakers), but compared to other places, Michigan has a relative high number of Other (28,688 speakers), Arabic (122,318 speakers), and Other Indo-European (33,833 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Michigan awarded 146,637 degrees. The student population of Michigan is skewed towards females, with 60,506 male students and 86,131 female students. Most students in Michigan are White (100,546 and 68.6%), followed by Black or African American (16,241 and 11.1%), Unknown (7,610 and 5.19%), and Hispanic or Latino (5,383 and 3.67%). The largest universities in Michigan by number of graduates are University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (14,186 and 9.7%), Michigan State University (11,920 and 8.13%), and Central Michigan University (6,665 and 4.55%). The most popular majors in Michigan are General Business Administration & Management (3,218 and 2.19%), Registered Nursing (3,159 and 2.15%), and General Psychology (2,945 and 2.01%). The median tuition costs in Michigan are $26,490 for private four year colleges, and $11,310 and $24,735 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Michigan is $147,100, which is 0.72 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $137,500 to $147,100, a 6.98% increase. The homeownership rate of Michigan is 70.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Michigan have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Michigan is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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