West Michigan Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

West Michigan Population Demographics top

Total Population 1,257,960
Male Population 622,274
Female Population 635,686
Male Population 49.47 %
Female Population 50.53 %
Median Age 39
Citizen US Born 1,172,763
Citizen not US Born 42,226
Not Citizen 42,971
Citizen US Born 93.23 %
Citizen not US Born 3.36 %
Not Citizen 3.42 %
Moved from Abroad 5,026
Moved from Same Country 120,825
Moved from Same State 53,182
Moved from Different State 18,220
Same House as Last Year 1,045,022
Moved from Abroad 0.4 %
Moved from Same Country 9.6 %
Moved from Same State 4.23 %
Moved from Different State 1.45 %
Same House as Last Year 83.07 %

Occupational Employment in West Michigan top

White Collar 444,545
Blue Collar 167,504
White Collar 35.34 %
Blue Collar 13.32 %
Self Employees 50,331
Private Companies 442,509
Governmental Workers 49,685
Not for Profit Companies 69,524
Self Employees 4 %
Private Companies 35.18 %
Governmental Workers 3.95 %
Not for Profit Companies 5.53 %

Number of Households in West Michigan top

Total Households 465,357
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 318,659
Non-family Households 146,698
Non-family Households 25.33 %
Family Households 11.66 %
Households with Children 154,765
Households without Children 310,592
Households with Children 12.3 %
Households without Children 24.69 %

Median and Average Income in West Michigan top

Average Household Income $68,777.63
Median Household Income $53,464.00
People below Poverty Level 161,105
People above Poverty Level 1,050,719

Housing in West Michigan top

Housing Units 513,806
Median Year Built 1978
Built in 1939 or Earlier 80,021
Built between 1940 and 1949 29,880
Built between 1950 and 1959 56,719
Built between 1960 and 1969 50,809
Built between 1970 and 1979 73,290
Built between 1980 and 1989 62,317
Built between 1990 and 1999 83,020
Built between 2000 and 2009 65,921
Built in 2010 or Later 11,831
Occupied Housing Units 465,357
Owner Occupied 340,680
Renter Occupied 124,677
Owner Occupied 27.08 %
Renter Occupied 9.91 %
With Mortgage 215,339
Without Mortgage 125,341
Median Value with Mortgage $143,600.00
Median Value without Mortgage $121,700.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $831.00
With Mortgage 17.12 %
Without Mortgage 9.96 %

West Michigan Education Statistics top

No High School 32,489
Some High School 340,354
Some College 258,007
Associate Degree 83,060
Bachelor's Degree 173,509
Graduate Degree 82,424
No High School 2.58 %
Some High School 27.06 %
Some College 20.51 %
Associate Degree 6.6 %
Bachelor's Degree 13.79 %
Graduate Degree 6.55 %

Marital Status in West Michigan top

Never Married 320,267
Married 526,778
Separated 11,218
Widowed 50,258
Divorced 104,841
Never Married 25.46 %
Married 41.88 %
Separated 0.89 %
Widowed 4 %
Divorced 8.33 %

Means of Transport to Work in West Michigan top

Car 547,922
Bus or TrolleyBus 8,073
Railroad 13
Ferryboat 25
Bicycle 2,817
Motorcycle 826
TaxiCab 261
Walk 12,322

Recently added listings in West Michigan top

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
West Michigan is an area in Michigan with a population of 1,257,960. There are 622,274 male residents living in West Michigan and 635,686 female residents. The total number of households is 465,357 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 39 with 526,778 people being married and 486,584 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 72.63% white collar employees and 27.37% blue collar employees in West Michigan.