Hillsdale County, MI

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2021 Population
45,673
0.0744% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
42.2
0.238% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
15.4%
1.27% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$54,110
5% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$141,600
7.44% 1-year growth
N/A Employed Population
173,653

About

In 2021, Hillsdale County, MI had a population of 45.7k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $54,110. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Hillsdale County, MI declined from 45,707 to 45,673, a −0.0744% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,535 to $54,110, a 5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hillsdale County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (94%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.09%), White (Hispanic) (1.78%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.642%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.436%).

None of the households in Hillsdale 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 Hillsdale County, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hillsdale County, MI are Hillsdale College (397 degrees awarded in 2021) and Hillsdale Beauty College (9 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Hillsdale County, MI was $141,600, and the homeownership rate was 78.5%.

Most people in Hillsdale County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Hillsdale County, MI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hillsdale County, MI is home to a population of 45.7k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.25% of Hillsdale County, MI residents were born outside of the country (573 people).

In 2021, there were 45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.9k people) in Hillsdale County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 954 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 814 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2021 Citizenship
99.5%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.5% of Hillsdale County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Hillsdale County, MI was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hillsdale County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.9k ± 73
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    954 ± 120
  3. White (Hispanic)
    814 ± 126
2.52%
Hispanic Population
1.15k people

In 2021, there were 45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.9k people) in Hillsdale County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 954 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 814 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.52% of the people in Hillsdale County, MI are hispanic (1.15k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    79,412 ± 6,891 people
  2. India
    76,245 ± 6,753 people
  3. Iraq
    59,562 ± 5,974 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 79,412 Michigan residents, followed by India with 76,245 and Iraq with 59,562.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.25%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
573 people
1.25%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
573 people

As of 2021, 1.25% of Hillsdale County, MI residents (573 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hillsdale County, MI was 1.25%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12,636 ± 399
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,133 ± 264
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,947 ± 253

Hillsdale County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hillsdale County, MI employs 174k people. The largest industries in Hillsdale County, MI are Manufacturing (4,616 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,742 people), and Educational Services (2,428 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($67,031), Public Administration ($54,302), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($50,833).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,616. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

174k
N/A Value
± 1,915

From N/A to N/A, employment in Hillsdale County, MI stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to 174k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hillsdale County, MI, are Production Occupations (2,877 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,080 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,594 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hillsdale County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

174k
N/A Value
± 1,915

From N/A to N/A, employment in Hillsdale County, MI stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to 174k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hillsdale County, MI, are Manufacturing (4,616 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,742 people), and Educational Services (2,428 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hillsdale County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Hillsdale 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

$43,052
Median earning men ± $1,598
$27,065
Median earning women ± $980

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Wholesale Trade ($65,000), Public Administration ($57,903), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($54,474).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($41,207), Manufacturing ($37,895), and Construction ($35,647).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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. 316
    Manufacturing
  2. 273
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 170
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $757k
    Manufacturing
  2. $68.4k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $48k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $217B
  2. $58.2B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $217B, followed by Machinery ($58.2B) and Mixed freight ($51.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$667B
2020 Value in Michigan
$1.16T
Projected 2050 Value in Michigan
74% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $667B. This is expected to increase 74% to $1.16T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $37.2B
  2. $33.2B
  3. $31.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $37.2B, followed by Indiana with $33.2B and Texas and $31.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hillsdale County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 73.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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In 2021, universities in Hillsdale County, MI awarded 406 degrees. The student population of Hillsdale County, MI in 2021 is skewed towards men, with 825 male students and 797 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hillsdale County, MI are Unknown (397 and 97.8%), followed by White (9 and 2.22%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Hillsdale County, MI by number of degrees awarded are Hillsdale College (397 and 97.8%) and Hillsdale Beauty College (9 and 2.22%).

The most popular majors in Hillsdale County, MI are General Political Science & Government (48 and 11.8%), General Economics (34 and 8.37%), and General History (31 and 7.64%).

The median tuition cost in Hillsdale County, MI for private four year colleges is $28,730.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2021 in Hillsdale County, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 23.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 56%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 1,622 (50.9% men and 49.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 1,622 students enrolled in Hillsdale County, MI, 50.9% men and 49.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Unknown with 1,602 records, of which 48.5% were women and 51.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 33 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded
  3. 34 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hillsdale County, MI was General Political Science & Government with 33 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Hillsdale County, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 397 degrees awarded
  2. 9 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hillsdale College with 397 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 201 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hillsdale County, MI, which is 0.98 times less than the 205 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Unknown students. These 397 degrees mean that there were 44.1 times more degrees awarded to Unknown students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 9 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($28,730) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,312) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.763% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.76% 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 2021 were High School or Equivalent (2.3M), Some college (1.94M), and Bachelors Degree (1.38M).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Hillsdale County, MI was $141,600 in 2021, which is 0.578 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $131,800 to $141,600, a 7.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Hillsdale County, MI is 78.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Hillsdale County, MI have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hillsdale County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hillsdale County, MI is $54,110. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hillsdale County, MI was Census Tract 509 with a value of $69,073, followed by Census Tract 502 and Census Tract 510, with respective values of $54,318 and $54,293.

In 2022, 12.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hillsdale County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.27%.

Property

$141,600
Median Property Value 2021
±$6,220
$13,878
Median Property Taxes
±$526

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hillsdale County, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.5%
Homeownership
2021
62%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 78.5% of the housing units in Hillsdale County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 509
  2. Census Tract 502
  3. Census Tract 510

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hillsdale County, MI was Census Tract 509 with a value of $69,073, followed by Census Tract 502 and Census Tract 510, with respective values of $54,318 and $54,293.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hillsdale 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.
$54,110
Median Household Income
± $1,727
161k
Number of Households
± 1,753

In 2021, the median household income of the 161k households in Hillsdale County, MI grew to $54,110 from the previous year's value of $51,535.

The following chart displays the households in Hillsdale 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 Hillsdale County, MI is from Michigan.
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.471
2020 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2021, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.592% decline from 2020 to 2021, 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Carpooled (7.89%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.2%)

In 2021, 79.2% of workers in Hillsdale County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.89%) and those who worked at home (7.2%).

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

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hillsdale County, MI have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.9% of the workforce in Hillsdale 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 Hillsdale County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hillsdale County, MI have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hillsdale County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.27%.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hillsdale County, MI (6.78k out of 44k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hillsdale 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 19.4% of the children was living in poverty in Hillsdale County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 184 in Hillsdale County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 12.6 per 100,000 population.

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92.8% of the population of Hillsdale County, MI has health coverage, with 45.2% on employee plans, 18.9% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hillsdale County, MI see 3040 patients per year on average, which represents a 20.3% decrease from the previous year (3812 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2854 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 609 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,040 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hillsdale County, MI

Primary care physicians in Hillsdale County, MI see an average of 3,040 patients per year. This represents a 20.3% decrease from the previous year (3,812 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hillsdale County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.25%
Uninsured
45.2%
Employer Coverage
18.9%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
1.53%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hillsdale County, MI grew by 19.8% from 6.05% to 7.25%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 70.6 in Hillsdale County, MI.

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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 40.8% in Hillsdale County, MI.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.11% in Hillsdale County, MI.

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