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Baraga County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 8,439 (all rural); it was 8,746 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,402
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,257
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,605
Renter-occupied apartments: 785 (it was 748 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Land area: 904 sq. mi.

Water area: 164.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Baraga County: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.8%), Retail trade (11.4%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Baraga County, MI (2019)
    • 6,09971.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 94611.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 7789.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5466.4%Two or more races
    • 1381.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 350.4%Asian alone
    • 40.05%Some other race alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 4,666  (55.3%)
Females: 3,773  (44.7%)
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Average household size:
Baraga County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,031 ($33,673 in 1999)
This county:

$48,031
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $430 (lower quartile is $295, upper quartile is $527)
This county:

$430
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,899 (it was $66,400 in 2000)
Baraga:

$111,899
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,650 - $191,596

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $187,678
Here:

$187,678
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $96,354
Here:

$96,354
State:

$199,940

In 2-unit structures: $23,470
Here:

$23,470
State:

$142,994

Mobile homes: $156,777
Here:

$156,777
State:

$56,186

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $988
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $410

Institutionalized population: 976

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 2

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 13
  • Auto thefts: 0
Baraga County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $63,200
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $46,200
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $221,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Baraga, MI residents
Average permit cost in Baraga, MI
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,674 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,550 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Baraga, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Baraga, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Baraga, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.4%
Baraga County:

13.4%
Michigan:

13.0%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Black residents, 35.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.5% for American Indian residents, 25.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.6 years old
(Males: 43.1 years old, Females: 49.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.2 years old, Black residents: 32.7 years old, American Indian residents: 39.6 years old, Asian residents: 28.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.3 years old, Other race residents: 63.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Baraga County is $422 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: L'Anse, Baraga, Zeba.

Baraga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Garfield County, Washington , Delta County , Gogebic County , Washburn County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.4%
Michigan:

6.3%

Unemployment by year in Baraga, MI
County total employment by year in Baraga, MI
County average yearly wages by year in Baraga, MI

Current college students: 224
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 127 (58.1% naturalized citizens)

Baraga County:

1.5%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 132010 or later
  • 602000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 31980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 36Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.8%

Baraga County marital status for males Baraga County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,470
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 94
  • 3 or 4: 121
  • 5 to 9: 56
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 or more: 58
  • Mobile homes: 454

Housing units in Baraga County with a mortgage: 1,135 (30 second mortgage, 82 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,405

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Baraga County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,3913
Mainline Protestant1,6086
Evangelical Protestant70410
Other11
None4,156-
Baraga County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Baraga County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Baraga County:

8.09 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Baraga County:

10.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Baraga County:

30.6%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Baraga County:

Average size of farms: 241 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,786
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $113.53
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,357
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,908
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.33
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.78%
Land in orchards: 58 acres

Earthquake activity:

Baraga County-area historical earthquake activity is above Michigan state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 372.7 miles away from Baraga County center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 342.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/2/2017 at 16:53:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 179.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 208.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 209.7 miles away from Baraga County center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 210.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4494, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4121: June 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4121, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2002 to May 09, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1413: May 06, 2002, FEMA Id: 1413, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Baraga County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Baraga

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,397 (81.5%)
  • Carpooled: 326 (11.1%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 107 (3.6%)
  • Worked at home: 94 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Other Eastern Africa (16%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Albania (10%)
  • Ghana (10%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Baraga County


  • Finnish (20%)
  • American (8%)
  • German (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • French Canadian (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Baraga County, Michigan in 2000:

  • 595 people in state prisons
  • 77 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Baraga County, Michigan in 2010:

  • 853 people in state prisons
  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,910.

2.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.85%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.89% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($23,337 average AGI)
0.96% relocated from other states ($11,482 average AGI)
Baraga County:

0.96%
Michigan average:

1.59%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


3.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.76% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($22,510 average AGI)
0.78% relocated to other states ($9,500 average AGI)
Baraga County:

0.78%
Michigan average:

1.85%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Houghton County, MI  0.85% ($26,280 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Baraga County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Baraga County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Baraga County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Baraga County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Baraga County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Baraga County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Baraga County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Baraga County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Baraga County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,661 (1,342 aged, 319 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 235 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Baraga County, Michigan in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (274)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (128)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (13)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,310
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 596
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,398

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,326
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,166

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,439
  • Male householders: 1,636 (519 living alone), Female householders: 1,498 (510 living alone)
  • 1,453 spouses (1,451 opposite-sex spouses), 209 unmarried partners, (201 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,897 children (1,756 natural, 46 adopted, 93 stepchildren), 132 grandchildren, 71 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 4 foster children, 140 other relatives, 205 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,127

Size of family households: 1,196 2-persons, 331 3-persons, 223 4-persons, 144 5-persons, 26 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,028 1-person, 111 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 17 5-persons, 6 6-persons.

792 married couples with children.
432 single-parent households (135 men, 297 women).

96.6% of residents of Baraga speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (43% speak English very well, 57% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $64,815,000 ($7,426 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,373,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $25,444,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,265,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,307,000
Federal grants: $18,763,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,726,000 ($5,287,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,311,000 ($328,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $474,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $744,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,873,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 462
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 579
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +128
Here +15 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Baraga County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.62 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Baraga County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Baraga County, Michigan
  • 572014 or later
  • 672010 to 2013
  • 5552000 to 2009
  • 6711990 to 1999
  • 5851980 to 1989
  • 8351970 to 1979
  • 6801960 to 1969
  • 6161950 to 1959
  • 2501940 to 1949
  • 9931939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Baraga County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baraga County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baraga County, Michigan
  • 191 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 1003 rooms
  • 3424 rooms
  • 6235 rooms
  • 6336 rooms
  • 3147 rooms
  • 1958 rooms
  • 2749+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baraga County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baraga County, Michigan
  • 381 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 1663 rooms
  • 1514 rooms
  • 935 rooms
  • 686 rooms
  • 277 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 259+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Baraga County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Baraga County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Baraga County, Michigan
  • 23no bedroom
  • 1421 bedroom
  • 5612 bedrooms
  • 1,3053 bedrooms
  • 3944 bedrooms
  • 1025+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baraga County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baraga County, Michigan
  • 38no bedroom
  • 2061 bedroom
  • 1532 bedrooms
  • 1793 bedrooms
  • 304 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Baraga County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Baraga County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Baraga County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 82no vehicle
  • 7701 vehicle
  • 1,1842 vehicles
  • 3553 vehicles
  • 994 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Baraga County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Baraga County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 121no vehicle
  • 3641 vehicle
  • 922 vehicles
  • 293 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

88.1% of Baraga County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Michigan.

Baraga County:

88.1%
State average:

86.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,034
  • Other state: 1,244
  • Northeast: 123
  • Midwest: 769
  • South: 188
  • West: 159
Year householders moved into unit in Baraga County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Baraga County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.3%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.7%Wood
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Electricity
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 59
Here:

9.3%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 33
Here:

8.2%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

12.7%
Michigan:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Baraga County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $26,089,000
    Other: $544,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $24,377,000
    Regular Highways: $3,426,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $901,000
    General - Other: $646,000
    Correctional Institutions: $626,000
    Police Protection: $507,000
    Financial Administration: $504,000
    Central Staff Services: $206,000
    General Public Buildings: $115,000
    Health - Other: $113,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,969,000
    Health and Hospitals: $534,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,654,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,455,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $199,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $83,000
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,512,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,166,000
    Other: $423,000
    General Local Government Support: $187,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,354,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,545,000

Baraga County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $26,089,000
    Other: $544,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $24,377,000
    Regular Highways: $3,426,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $901,000
    General - Other: $646,000
    Correctional Institutions: $626,000
    Police Protection: $507,000
    Financial Administration: $504,000
    Central Staff Services: $206,000
    General Public Buildings: $115,000
    Health - Other: $113,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,969,000
    Health and Hospitals: $534,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,654,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,455,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $199,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $83,000
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,512,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,166,000
    Other: $423,000
    General Local Government Support: $187,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,354,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,545,000

Baraga County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $26,089,000
    Other: $544,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $24,377,000
    Regular Highways: $3,426,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $901,000
    General - Other: $646,000
    Correctional Institutions: $626,000
    Police Protection: $507,000
    Financial Administration: $504,000
    Central Staff Services: $206,000
    General Public Buildings: $115,000
    Health - Other: $113,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,969,000
    Health and Hospitals: $534,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,654,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,455,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $199,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $83,000
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,512,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,166,000
    Other: $423,000
    General Local Government Support: $187,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,354,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,545,000

Baraga County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $26,089,000
    Other: $544,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $24,377,000
    Regular Highways: $3,426,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $901,000
    General - Other: $646,000
    Correctional Institutions: $626,000
    Police Protection: $507,000
    Financial Administration: $504,000
    Central Staff Services: $206,000
    General Public Buildings: $115,000
    Health - Other: $113,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,969,000
    Health and Hospitals: $534,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,654,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,455,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $199,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $83,000
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,512,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,166,000
    Other: $423,000
    General Local Government Support: $187,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,354,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,545,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 184
  • Number of aged recipients: 11
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 173
  • Number of recipients under 18: 15
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 118
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 51
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 90
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 76
Most common first names in Baraga County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10877.5 years
William7174.1 years
Mary4979.7 years
Robert4070.3 years
George4076.7 years
Joseph4076.8 years
Edward3776.3 years
James3570.0 years
Helen3279.7 years
Donald2471.1 years
Most common last names in Baraga County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5079.1 years
Maki3474.8 years
Anderson3075.8 years
Leclaire1773.1 years
Heikkinen1480.8 years
Ross1475.1 years
Moilanen1475.9 years
Tollefson1381.9 years
Erickson1378.1 years
Gauthier1377.5 years
Businesses in Baraga County, MI
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
RadioShack1UPS2

Baraga County on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"