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Gogebic County, Michigan Facts

Facts
State Michigan
Land area 1,101.9 square miles
Population Density 14.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 15,916
Population change -3.1%
Under 5 years of age 4%
Under 18 16.2%
65 and over 22.4%
Females 46%
White 90.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.2
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 4.4%
Native American 2.6%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.3%
Veterans 1,941
Households and Housing
Households 7,070
Persons per household 2.1
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.3%
Median household income $34,252
The per capita income $20,330
Live below the poverty line. 20.3%
housing units 10,719
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $66,800
Residents owning their homes. 75.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,661
Women-owned firms 29.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $137,990
Retail sales per capita $8,543
Manufacturers shipments $80,116
Merchant wholesaler sales $0