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Benzie County, Michigan

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Benzie County, Michigan
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 17,753
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 17,753
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 17,524
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 1.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 17,525
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
26.1%
Female persons, percent
50.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 1,768
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 1.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 12,611
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 88.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $162,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,137
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $432
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $722
Building permits, 2018 72
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 6,911
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.48
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 89.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 4.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 86.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 77.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 92.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 28.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 10.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 56.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 52.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 50,405
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 128,039
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,331
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 26.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $53,185
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $26,790
Persons in poverty, percent
9.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 445
Total employment, 2016 3,587
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 116,457
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 1.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 1,761
All firms, 2012 2,162
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,094
Women-owned firms, 2012 688
Minority-owned firms, 2012 59
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,065
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 247
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,859
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 54.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 319.70
FIPS Code 26019
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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