Barry County, MI

County

Add Comparison
2022 Population
62,581
0.914% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.2
0.238% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.34%
3.27% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$75,182
9.31% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$223,600
19.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
28,904
0.788% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Barry County, MI had a population of 62.6k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $75,182. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Barry County, MI grew from 62,014 to 62,581, a 0.914% increase and its median household income grew from $68,779 to $75,182, a 9.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Barry County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%), White (Hispanic) (2.01%), Other (Hispanic) (0.713%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.65%).

None of the households in Barry 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.

99.3% of the residents in Barry County, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Barry County, MI are Michigan Career and Technical Institute (132 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Barry County, MI was $223,600, and the homeownership rate was 86.2%.

Most people in Barry County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Barry County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Barry County, MI is home to a population of 62.6k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.85% of Barry County, MI residents were born outside of the country (1.16k people).

In 2022, there were 40.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.9k people) in Barry County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.42k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.26k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Barry County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Barry County, MI was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Barry County, MI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Barry County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    57.9k ± 188
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.42k ± 212
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.26k ± 191
3.52%
Hispanic Population
2.2k people

In 2022, there were 40.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.9k people) in Barry County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.42k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.26k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.52% of the people in Barry County, MI are hispanic (2.2k people).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Michigan.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    79,402 ± 6,891 people
  2. India
    76,527 ± 6,766 people
  3. Iraq
    57,451 ± 5,868 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 79,402 Michigan residents, followed by India with 76,527 and Iraq with 57,451.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Foreign-Born Population

1.85%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.16k people
2.11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.31k people

As of 2022, 1.85% of Barry County, MI residents (1.16k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Barry County, MI was 2.11%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Barry County, MI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,173 ± 213
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    634 ± 172
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    621 ± 186

Barry County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Barry County, MI employs 28.9k people. The largest industries in Barry County, MI are Manufacturing (7,721 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,837 people), and Retail Trade (2,758 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($80,542), Utilities ($69,498), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,981).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,244. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

28.9k
2022 Value
± 1,177
0.788%
1 Year growth
± 5.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Barry County, MI grew at a rate of 0.788%, from 28.7k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Barry County, MI, are Production Occupations (4,451 people), Management Occupations (2,908 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,805 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Barry County, MI.

View Data
Save Image

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for false.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Michigan (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

28.9k
2022 Value
± 1,177
0.788%
1 Year growth
± 5.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Barry County, MI grew at a rate of 0.788%, from 28.7k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Barry County, MI, are Manufacturing (7,721 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,837 people), and Retail Trade (2,758 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Barry County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Barry County, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image

Median Earnings by Industry

$55,336
Median earning men ± $2,846
$35,723
Median earning women ± $1,922

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($82,801), Wholesale Trade ($80,708), and Public Administration ($69,688).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($80,326), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,223), and Information ($50,625).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Michigan.
Y-Axis
2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 289
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 248
    Manufacturing
  3. 210
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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

View Data
Save Image

Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Barry County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.33%).

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

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Michigan.
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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2022, universities in Barry County, MI awarded 132 degrees. The student population of Barry County, MI in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 84 male students and 25 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Barry County, MI are White (108 and 81.8%), followed by Black or African American (14 and 10.6%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 3.03%), and Two or More Races (4 and 3.03%).

The largest universities in Barry County, MI by number of degrees awarded are Michigan Career and Technical Institute (132 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Barry County, MI are Other Culinary Arts & Related Services (26 and 19.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (14 and 10.6%), and Retailing & Retail Operations (13 and 9.85%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 109 students enrolled in Barry County, MI, 77.1% men and 22.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 84 records, of which 25% were women and 75% men.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Barry County, MI was Other Culinary Arts & Related Services with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Barry County, MI according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
132 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Michigan Career and Technical Institute with 132 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Diversity

In 2022, 100 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Barry County, MI, which is 3.13 times more than the 32 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 108 degrees mean that there were 7.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 14 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price by Sector

Public, less-than 2-year ($8,060) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

View Data
Save Image

Educational Pyramid

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Michigan.
Measure

In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Michigan.
Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Barry County, MI was $223,600 in 2022, which is 0.793 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $187,100 to $223,600, a 19.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Barry County, MI is 86.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Barry County, MI have an average commute time of 28.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Barry County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Barry County, MI is $75,182. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Barry County, MI was Census Tract 102 with a value of $84,625, followed by Census Tract 104.01 and Census Tract 108, with respective values of $79,563 and $73,548.

In 2022, 10.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Barry County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.47%.

Property

$223,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,977
$20,942
Median Property Taxes
±$913

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 Barry County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

86.2%
Homeownership
2022
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 86.2% of the housing units in Barry County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 85.9%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Barry County, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 102
  2. Census Tract 104.01
  3. Census Tract 108

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Barry County, MI was Census Tract 102 with a value of $84,625, followed by Census Tract 104.01 and Census Tract 108, with respective values of $79,563 and $73,548.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Barry County, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$75,182
Median Household Income
± $2,704
24.3k
Number of Households
± 1,021

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.3k households in Barry County, MI grew to $75,182 from the previous year's value of $68,779.

The following chart displays the households in Barry 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Barry County, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.94%)
  3. Carpooled (7.45%)

In 2022, 81.8% of workers in Barry County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.94%) and those who carpooled to work (7.45%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

28.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Barry County, MI have a longer commute time (28.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.27% of the workforce in Barry County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Barry County, MI compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Barry County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Barry County, MI have 2 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 10.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Barry County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.47%.

The graph shows the trend of the percentage of the population living with severe housing problems.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

8.34% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Barry County, MI (5.16k out of 61.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Barry 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Children in Poverty

In 2022, 9.3% of the children was living in poverty in Barry County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.4%.

The graph shows the trend of the percentage of the children living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 171 in Barry County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.61 per 100,000 population.

The graph shows the trend in the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

95.1% of the population of Barry County, MI has health coverage, with 54.3% on employee plans, 11.4% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Barry County, MI see 2931 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.652% increase from the previous year (2912 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3651 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 817 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,931 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Barry County, MI

Primary care physicians in Barry County, MI see an average of 2,931 patients per year. This represents a 0.652% increase from the previous year (2,912 patients).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

4.88%
Uninsured
54.3%
Employer Coverage
11.4%
Medicaid
15.9%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Barry County, MI grew by 4.73% from 4.66% to 4.88%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Barry County, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 38.9 in Barry County, MI.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Barry County, MI.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 36.4% in Barry County, MI.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Barry County, MI.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.44% in Barry County, MI.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Barry County, MI.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart