Genesee County, MI

408,615 Population
637 square miles 641.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
4.1%
was 4.1%
Ranked 5th Highest in MI
Population Density
641.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.6%
was 54.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.3%
was 2.4%
Ranked 21st Highest in MI
Percent Under 18
23.0%
was 23.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in MI
Percent 65 and Over
16.5%
was 16.0%
Ranked 16th Highest in MI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.8
was 5.8
Ranked 23rd Lowest in MI
Percent Living in Poverty
20.2%
was 20.6%
Ranked 26th Lowest in MI
Median Household Income
$43,246
was $44,025
Ranked 27th Highest in MI
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.4
45.5
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
1,863
Ranked 58th Highest in MI
Patents per 100,000
26
Ranked 22nd Highest in MI

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 16th Highest in MI
Violent Crimes per 100,000
8.8
Ranked 75th Highest in MI
Property Crimes per 100,000
86.5
Ranked 75th Highest in MI

 Housing

Total Housing Units
190,976
was 190,896
Ranked 5th Highest in MI
Median Rent
$713
was $727
Ranked 21st Highest in MI
Total Building Permits
227
was 122
 
Occupied Housing Units
167,171
was 163,488
 
Homeownership Rate
68.0%
was 70.5%
Ranked 24th Highest in MI
Single Family Building Permits
227
was 122
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
299.8
was 299.7
Ranked 4th Highest in MI
Rental Vacancy Rate
30.8%
was 36.3%
Ranked 14th Highest in MI
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.5
Ranked 20th Highest in MI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.2
was 0.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.1%
was 98.1%
Ranked 24th Highest in MI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.5%
Ranked 22nd Highest in MI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 100%
Ranked 9th Highest in MI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.7%
was 90.0%
Ranked 18th Highest in MI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.1%
was 20.8%
Ranked 22nd Highest in MI

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