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Alger County, Michigan Facts

Facts
State Michigan
Land area 915.1 square miles
Population Density 10.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 9,522
Population change -0.8%
Under 5 years of age 3.3%
Under 18 15.5%
65 and over 22.9%
Females 45.2%
White 85.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.3
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 3%
Black or African American 6.7%
Native American 4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.1%
Veterans 1,100
Households and Housing
Households 3,607
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 82.8%
Median household income $37,586
The per capita income $19,717
Live below the poverty line. 14.8%
housing units 6,576
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $117,100
Residents owning their homes. 84.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 550
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $54,386
Retail sales per capita $5,636
Manufacturers shipments $193,878
Merchant wholesaler sales $0