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Gogebic County, Michigan (MI)

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County population in 2014: 15,737 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gogebic County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.9%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (15.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

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Races in Gogebic County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years
Males: 8,392  (53.3%)
Females: 7,345  (46.7%)
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Gogebic County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gogebic County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,154 ($27,405 in 1999)

This county:

$34154
Michigan:

$48273

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $409 (lower quartile is $302, upper quartile is $541)
This county:

$409
State:

$629


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,495 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Gogebic:

$64,495
Michigan:

$117,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,408 - $124,510
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $773
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $344

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,189 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $971 (1.9%)

Gogebic County household income distribution in 2009 Gogebic County home values distribution Gogebic County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.3%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.0% for Black residents, 49.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 80.0% for other race residents, 58.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.5%
Gogebic County:

20.5%
Michigan:

17.0%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.9% for Black residents, 45.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 81.1% for other race residents, 61.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 48 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 50 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 44 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33 years old, Other race residents: 30 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 September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 725
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 219 (83% naturalized citizens)

Gogebic County:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 13
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1985 to 1989: 6
  • 1980 to 1984: 20
  • 1975 to 1979: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 18
  • 1965 to 1969: 139

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: 8,530
  • One, attached: 147
  • Two: 489
  • 3 or 4: 285
  • 5 to 9: 311
  • 10 to 19: 113
  • 20 or more: 351
  • Mobile homes: 578
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 35

Housing units in Gogebic County with a mortgage: 1,904 (126 second mortgage, 160 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,647

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gogebic County

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 below Michigan state average. It is 97% 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 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 315.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 344.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 341.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 324.0 miles away from Gogebic County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 542.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • MichiganHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3225): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MichiganFlooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2002 to May 9, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1413): May 6, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1413, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • MichiganSevere Freeze, Incident Period: January 10, 1994 to June 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1028): May 10, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1028, Natural disaster type: Freeze
  • MichiganBlizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared (EM-3057): January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • MichiganDrought, Incident Period: March 2, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3035): March 2, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3035, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Gogebic County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Other Northern Europe (19%)
  • Italy (19%)
  • United Kingdom (14%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Yugoslavia (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gogebic County (%):

  • Finnish (23%)
  • Italian (13%)
  • German (13%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • Swedish (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)

Gogebic County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,077 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 875 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 24 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 3 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 361 (5%)
  • Other means: 20 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 222 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $42,911.

4.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,460 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
Michigan average:

5.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.06% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($6,167 average AGI)
3.32% relocated from other states ($21,298 average AGI)
Gogebic County:

3.32%
Michigan average:

1.52%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Iron County, WI  0.31% ($15,389 average AGI)
from Ontonagon County, MI  0.24% ($17,929)
from Houghton County, MI  0.21% ($28,250)
from Vilas County, WI  0.19% ($15,818)


5.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Michigan average:

5.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.38% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($8,201 average AGI)
3.77% relocated to other states ($20,936 average AGI)
Gogebic County:

3.77%
Michigan average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Iron County, WI  0.81% ($23,660 average AGI)
to Marquette County, MI  0.24% ($24,786)
to Houghton County, MI  0.22% ($26,231)

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 2014: 14.0

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 live births in Gogebic County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gogebic County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Gogebic County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (444)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (260)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (238)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (205)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (142)
  • Unspecified dementia (133)
  • Congestive heart failure (119)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (105)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (101)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (96)

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: 8368.080
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 317.110
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54800.63

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 800.660
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1429.330
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.93

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35.09
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71.17

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.86

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,878
  • In family households: 11,570 (3,124 male householders, 1,047 female householders)
    3,195 spouses, 3,494 children (3,222 natural, 70 adopted, 202 stepchildren), 125 grandchildren, 72 brothers or sisters, 64 parents, 64 other relatives, 356 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,308 (1,461 male householders (1,243 living alone)), 1,405 female householders (1,241 living alone)), 442 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,549 (1,418 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,416 2-persons, 832 3-persons, 580 4-persons, 235 5-persons, 66 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,484 1-person, 339 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

2,396 married couples with children.
880 single-parent households (208 men, 672 women).

94.5% of residents of Gogebic County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $141,306,000 ($8298 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:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 65
  • 2000 to 2004: 712
  • 1990 to 1999: 790
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,161
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,345
  • 1960 to 1969: 724
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,006
  • 1940 to 1949: 699
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,259
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gogebic County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 51
  • 3 rooms: 159
  • 4 rooms: 788
  • 5 rooms: 1,675
  • 6 rooms: 1,556
  • 7 rooms: 961
  • 8 rooms: 414
  • 9+ rooms: 234
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 186
  • 3 rooms: 338
  • 4 rooms: 381
  • 5 rooms: 286
  • 6 rooms: 261
  • 7 rooms: 57
  • 8 rooms: 36
  • 9+ rooms: 12
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gogebic County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 203
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,679
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,998
  • 4 bedrooms: 803
  • 5+ bedrooms: 136
  • no bedroom: 41
  • 1 bedroom: 523
  • 2 bedrooms: 554
  • 3 bedrooms: 376
  • 4 bedrooms: 89
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Gogebic County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 375
  • 1 vehicle: 2,126
  • 2 vehicles: 2,388
  • 3 vehicles: 763
  • 4 vehicles: 158
  • 5+ vehicles: 32
  • no vehicle: 365
  • 1 vehicle: 855
  • 2 vehicles: 292
  • 3 vehicles: 55
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5+ vehicles: 5

67% of Gogebic County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Michigan.

Gogebic County:

67.2%
State average:

58.3%

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

  • This state: 11284
  • Northeast: 121
  • Midwest: 4857
  • South: 416
  • West: 401

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $20,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gogebic County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.4%)
  • Wood (7.6%)
  • Electricity (1.8%)
  • Utility gas (64.0%)
  • Electricity (13.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Other fuel (2.8%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 176
Here:

10.7%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 102
Here:

9.3%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 53
Here:

8.0%
Michigan:

16.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Gogebic County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Police Protection: $209,000
    General - Other: $97,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $90,000
    Air Transportation: $61,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $8,239,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,180,000
    Regular Highways: $5,468,000
    General - Other: $2,278,000
    Police Protection: $1,157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $831,000
    Air Transportation: $663,000
    Parks and Recreation: $511,000
    Transit Utilities: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $282,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $262,000
    Financial Administration: $251,000
    General Public Buildings: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $320,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $102,000
    General - Other: $36,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $154,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,094,000

Gogebic County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $12,897,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000,000
    Parks and Recreation: $934,000
    Air Transportation: $521,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,264,000
    Highways: $629,000
    Housing and Community Development: $135,000
    Transit Utilities: $52,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $200,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $566,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $193,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $59,000
    Rents: $48,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $52,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,250,000
    All Other: $885,000
    Health and Hospitals: $831,000
    Transit Utilities: $168,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
    Public Welfare: $0
  • Tax - Property: $3,281,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $10,000
    Other License: $6,000

Gogebic County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,435,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,185,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $557,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $449,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $250,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000

Gogebic County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,806,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,185,000

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
Gogebic County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Gogebic County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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