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2010 Census Results

From 2000 to 2010 the  county population increased by 9.6 %. The current population is 17,525. Changes by Township are shown in the table below

 

QuickFacts for Benzie County, Michigan

Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Benzie County State of MI
People QuickFacts
Population, 2009 estimate 17,227 9,969,727
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 7.7% 0.3%
Population estimates base (April 1) 2000 15,998 9,938,492
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2009 5.3% 6.2%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2009 21.2% 23.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2009 20.1% 13.4%
Female persons, percent, 2009 50.4% 50.8%
White persons, percent, 2009 (a) 96.0% 81.2%
Black persons, percent, 2009 (a) 0.8% 14.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2009    (a) 1.7% 0.6%
Asian persons, percent, 2009 (a) 0.1% 2.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2009    (a) Z Z
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2009 1.3% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2009    (b) 2.0% 4.2%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2009 94.1% 77.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old &    over 57.7% 57.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.7% 5.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+,    2000 3.9% 8.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+,    2000 85.4% 83.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+,    2000 20.0% 21.8%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 2,980 1,711,231
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+,    2000 25.4 24.1
Housing units, 2009 12,046 4,541,693
Homeownership rate, 2000 85.7% 73.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent,    2000 5.0% 18.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $107,400 $115,600
Households, 2000 6,500 3,785,661
Persons per household, 2000 2.42 2.56
Median household income, 2008 $45,309 $48,606
Per capita money income, 1999 $18,524 $22,168
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008 10.3% 14.4%
Business QuickFacts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2007 480 235,422
Private nonfarm employment, 2007 2,989 3,687,441
Private nonfarm employment, percent change    2000-2007 -6.7% -9.5%
Nonemployer establishments, 2007 1,783 648,573
Total number of firms, 2002 1,935 735,531
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 F 6.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent,    2002 F 0.7%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 F 2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent,    2002 F 0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 F 1.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 S 29.6%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA 221,433,262
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,579 165,958,945
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 117,146 109,350,139
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $6,984 $10,889
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 40,267 12,248,269
Building permits, 2009 86 6,884
Federal spending, 2008 118,491 82,933,158
Geography QuickFacts
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 321.31 56,803.82
Persons per square mile, 2000 49.8 175
FIPS Code 19 26
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Traverse City, MI Micro Area
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race    categories.
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms

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