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Gogebic County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 15,093 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 17,370 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,662
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,877
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,842
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,498 (it was 1,583 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

28%

Land area: 1102 sq. mi.

Water area: 374.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gogebic County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.3%), Construction (13.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Gogebic County, MI (2019)
    • 13,53377.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5783.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4402.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2281.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2241.3%Two or more races
    • 840.5%Asian alone
    • 80.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

49.4 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 8,036  (53.2%)
Females: 7,057  (46.8%)
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Average household size:
Gogebic County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,497 ($27,405 in 1999)
This county:

$40,497
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $428 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $529)
This county:

$428
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $73,468 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Gogebic:

$73,468
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,162 - $164,994
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $889
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $384

Institutionalized population: 1,418
Gogebic County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 1999: 57 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2003: 51 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2006: 65 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $282,600
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $366,000
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $258,500
  • 2018: 14 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $240,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Gogebic, MI residents
Average permit cost in Gogebic, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,611 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,197 (1.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Gogebic, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gogebic, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gogebic, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.4%
Gogebic County:

15.4%
Michigan:

13.0%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.0% for American Indian residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 49.4 years old
(Males: 47.1 years old, Females: 52.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.8 years old, Black residents: 32.1 years old, American Indian residents: 31.2 years old, Asian residents: 64.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.1 years old, Other race residents: 30.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gogebic County is $415 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ironwood, Bessemer, Wakefield, Watersmeet, Marenisco.

Gogebic 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: Baraga County , Chippewa County , Delta County , McHenry County, North Dakota , Iron County , Sawyer County, Wisconsin , Washburn County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 725
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 180 (67.7% naturalized citizens)

Gogebic County:

1.2%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 72010 or later
  • 182000 to 2009
  • 211990 to 1999
  • 261980 to 1989
  • 171970 to 1979
  • 157Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.8%

Gogebic County marital status for males Gogebic County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,064
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 241
  • 3 or 4: 322
  • 5 to 9: 254
  • 10 to 19: 101
  • 20 to 49: 192
  • 50 or more: 223
  • Mobile homes: 360

Housing units in Gogebic County with a mortgage: 2,155 (27 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,173

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gogebic County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,7815
Evangelical Protestant2,66415
Mainline Protestant2,35711
Orthodox221
Other-2
None6,603-
Gogebic 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: 5
Gogebic County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Gogebic County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

12.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gogebic County:

10.2%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Gogebic County:

29.6%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Gogebic County:

Average size of farms: 82 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $4,093
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $139.48
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.30%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.62%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,721
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,498
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.45

Earthquake activity:

Gogebic County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 77% 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 303.6 miles away from Gogebic County center
On 3/2/2017 at 16:53:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 132.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 156.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 156.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 157.3 miles away from Gogebic County center
On 4/24/2020 at 17:23:43, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4494, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: June 16, 2018 - June 18, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4381-MI: August 2, 2018, FEMA Id: 4381, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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 Severe Freeze, Incident Period: January 10, 1994 to June 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1028: May 10, 1994, FEMA Id: 1028, Natural disaster type: Freeze
  • 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 Gogebic County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gogebic

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,123 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 471 (7.6%)
  • Bus: 14 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 73 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 31 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 195 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 249 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (11%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Ireland (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Denmark (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gogebic County


  • American (28%)
  • Finnish (16%)
  • German (8%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 426 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 253 people in nursing homes
  • 178 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 65 people in other group homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 1,159 people in state prisons
  • 236 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 98 people in college/university student housing
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,354.

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.13% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($10,620 average AGI)
3.41% relocated from other states ($30,275 average AGI)
Gogebic County:

3.41%
Michigan average:

1.59%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Iron County, WI  0.44% ($28,200 average AGI)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.31% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($9,500 average AGI)
3.93% relocated to other states ($29,513 average AGI)
Gogebic County:

3.93%
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 Iron County, WI  0.61% ($43,257 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Births per 1000 population in Gogebic County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Gogebic County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gogebic County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gogebic County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gogebic County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gogebic County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gogebic County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gogebic County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gogebic County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,005 (3,387 aged, 618 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 309 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (518)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (325)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (281)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (244)
  • Unspecified dementia (113)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (64)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (58)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (44)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (36)
  • Congestive heart failure (30)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.87
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,368
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 317
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,801

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 801
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,429
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,093
  • Male householders: 3,644 (1,621 living alone), Female householders: 3,159 (1,243 living alone)
  • 2,787 spouses (2,779 opposite-sex spouses), 470 unmarried partners, (459 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,236 children (3,036 natural, 120 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 156 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 82 parents, 3 foster children, 41 other relatives, 225 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,215

Size of family households: 2,322 2-persons, 646 3-persons, 393 4-persons, 171 5-persons, 37 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,857 1-person, 376 2-persons, 31 3-persons.

1,397 married couples with children.
752 single-parent households (153 men, 599 women).

97.7% of residents of Gogebic speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $141,306,000 ($8,298 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,908,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $61,873,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,800,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $871,000
Federal grants: $26,205,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,226,000 ($6,456,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,331,000 ($273,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,923,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,470,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,096,000

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

Births: 651
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,315
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +176
Here +10 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gogebic County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.33 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • 982014 or later
  • 292010 to 2013
  • 4502000 to 2009
  • 8391990 to 1999
  • 1,2421980 to 1989
  • 1,5351970 to 1979
  • 6991960 to 1969
  • 8831950 to 1959
  • 8001940 to 1949
  • 4,2041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gogebic County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • 321 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 1143 rooms
  • 7014 rooms
  • 1,2685 rooms
  • 1,2846 rooms
  • 8897 rooms
  • 4268 rooms
  • 5399+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • 71 room
  • 1532 rooms
  • 3333 rooms
  • 3744 rooms
  • 3825 rooms
  • 1716 rooms
  • 437 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gogebic County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • 36no bedroom
  • 2141 bedroom
  • 1,3542 bedrooms
  • 2,6033 bedrooms
  • 9264 bedrooms
  • 1565+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gogebic County, Michigan
  • 7no bedroom
  • 5251 bedroom
  • 5362 bedrooms
  • 3743 bedrooms
  • 714 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gogebic County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gogebic County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gogebic County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 253no vehicle
  • 1,7971 vehicle
  • 2,2742 vehicles
  • 7003 vehicles
  • 1824 vehicles
  • 945+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gogebic County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gogebic County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 418no vehicle
  • 7791 vehicle
  • 2792 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

91.5% of Gogebic County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Michigan.

Gogebic County:

91.5%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 9,940
  • Other state: 4,876
  • Northeast: 205
  • Midwest: 3,748
  • South: 494
  • West: 391
Year householders moved into unit in Gogebic County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gogebic County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.9%Utility gas
  • 19.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 70.5%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 91
Here:

8.3%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 55
Here:

8.4%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

8.2%
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

Gogebic County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $17,823,000
    Regular Highways: $1,374,000
    Air Transportation: $635,000
    Parks and Recreation: $588,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $11,368,000
    Health - Other: $7,354,000
    Regular Highways: $6,403,000
    General - Other: $2,364,000
    Police Protection: $1,210,000
    Air Transportation: $890,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $653,000
    Parks and Recreation: $646,000
    Transit Utilities: $620,000
    Central Staff Services: $211,000
    Financial Administration: $210,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000
    General Public Buildings: $177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,913,000
    Air Transportation: $46,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $248,000
    Other: $181,000
    Health and Hospitals: $118,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $635,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $598,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $963,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $199,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    Rents: $87,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $123,000
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,401,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $43,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,052,000
    Other: $838,000
    Health and Hospitals: $488,000
    General Local Government Support: $235,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,073,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,465,000

Gogebic County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $17,823,000
    Regular Highways: $1,374,000
    Air Transportation: $635,000
    Parks and Recreation: $588,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $11,368,000
    Health - Other: $7,354,000
    Regular Highways: $6,403,000
    General - Other: $2,364,000
    Police Protection: $1,210,000
    Air Transportation: $890,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $653,000
    Parks and Recreation: $646,000
    Transit Utilities: $620,000
    Central Staff Services: $211,000
    Financial Administration: $210,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000
    General Public Buildings: $177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,913,000
    Air Transportation: $46,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $248,000
    Other: $181,000
    Health and Hospitals: $118,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $635,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $598,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $963,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $199,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    Rents: $87,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $123,000
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,401,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $43,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,052,000
    Other: $838,000
    Health and Hospitals: $488,000
    General Local Government Support: $235,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,073,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,465,000

Gogebic County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $17,823,000
    Regular Highways: $1,374,000
    Air Transportation: $635,000
    Parks and Recreation: $588,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $11,368,000
    Health - Other: $7,354,000
    Regular Highways: $6,403,000
    General - Other: $2,364,000
    Police Protection: $1,210,000
    Air Transportation: $890,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $653,000
    Parks and Recreation: $646,000
    Transit Utilities: $620,000
    Central Staff Services: $211,000
    Financial Administration: $210,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000
    General Public Buildings: $177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,913,000
    Air Transportation: $46,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $248,000
    Other: $181,000
    Health and Hospitals: $118,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $635,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $598,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $963,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $199,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    Rents: $87,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $123,000
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,401,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $43,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,052,000
    Other: $838,000
    Health and Hospitals: $488,000
    General Local Government Support: $235,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,073,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,465,000

Gogebic County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $17,823,000
    Regular Highways: $1,374,000
    Air Transportation: $635,000
    Parks and Recreation: $588,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $11,368,000
    Health - Other: $7,354,000
    Regular Highways: $6,403,000
    General - Other: $2,364,000
    Police Protection: $1,210,000
    Air Transportation: $890,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $653,000
    Parks and Recreation: $646,000
    Transit Utilities: $620,000
    Central Staff Services: $211,000
    Financial Administration: $210,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000
    General Public Buildings: $177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,913,000
    Air Transportation: $46,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $248,000
    Other: $181,000
    Health and Hospitals: $118,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $635,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $598,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $963,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $199,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    Rents: $87,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $123,000
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,401,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $43,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,052,000
    Other: $838,000
    Health and Hospitals: $488,000
    General Local Government Support: $235,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,073,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,465,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 391
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 364
  • Number of recipients under 18: 46
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 275
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 70
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 176
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 151
Most common first names in Gogebic County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John40977.5 years
Mary25582.2 years
William19675.7 years
Joseph16777.3 years
Anna11884.5 years
George11476.4 years
Frank10976.8 years
Robert10269.7 years
Charles9577.5 years
James9371.7 years
Most common last names in Gogebic County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson21676.1 years
Anderson13477.9 years
Erickson9377.0 years
Maki9176.4 years
Mattson6875.4 years
Niemi6077.9 years
Hill5674.8 years
Carlson5580.7 years
Peterson4874.4 years
Olson4777.2 years
Businesses in Gogebic County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS8
Kmart1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1