Health and Nutrition of Harbor Beach, MI Residents

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Forty nine percent of Harbor Beach residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 49.4%
  • County 51.2%
  • State 49.4%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Harbor Beach 23.5
  • County 22.2
  • State 21.0

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Harbor Beach 3.1
  • County 3.5
  • Michigan 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.6
  • Michigan 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.6
  • Michigan 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Harbor Beach 4.0
  • County 3.4
  • State 3.6

The average Harbor Beach resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Seventeen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Harbor Beach residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average two days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 19 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Harbor Beach 2.2
  • County 2.0
  • Michigan 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Harbor Beach 17.0%
  • Huron County 15.9%
  • Michigan 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • Huron County 20.5%
  • Michigan 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 44.0%
  • County 47.5%
  • State 46.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Harbor Beach 2.5
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • Huron County 2.6
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Harbor Beach 19.5
  • Huron County 21.5
  • State 22.8

The average height of Harbor Beach residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 176 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty three percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Twenty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.9
  • Huron County 66.9
  • Michigan 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Harbor Beach 175.6
  • County 180.0
  • Michigan 181.4

Average BMI

  • Harbor Beach 27.9
  • Huron County 28.6
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Harbor Beach 33.5%
  • County 37.2%
  • Michigan 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 47.7%
  • Huron County 49.4%
  • State 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Harbor Beach 29.0%
  • County 34.4%
  • Michigan 35.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty seven percent of Harbor Beach residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 66.6%
  • Huron County 65.6%
  • Michigan 64.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Harbor Beach 24.8%
  • County 24.7%
  • State 23.7%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Harbor Beach 22.2%
  • County 22.4%
  • Michigan 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Huron County 3.3%
  • Michigan 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 14.8%
  • Huron County 13.5%
  • State 12.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twelve percent of people living in Harbor Beach have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Harbor Beach 11.8%
  • County 11.8%
  • Michigan 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Harbor Beach 49.7%
  • Huron County 49.8%
  • Michigan 47.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Harbor Beach 3.3%
  • Huron County 3.5%
  • Michigan 3.2%

Harbor Beach residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.3
  • County 1.2
  • Michigan 1.1

Twelve percent of Harbor Beach residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Seven percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty four percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.7%
  • County 11.9%
  • State 11.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Harbor Beach 7.4%
  • Huron County 5.9%
  • State 5.7%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Harbor Beach 70.3%
  • County 70.9%
  • Michigan 68.1%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 30.5%
  • County 34.3%
  • State 28.8%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • County 17.1%
  • State 16.1%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Harbor Beach 24.1%
  • County 23.0%
  • Michigan 21.8%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 40.8%
  • County 44.7%
  • State 41.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy seven percent of people living in Harbor Beach are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 76.6%
  • Huron County 78.2%
  • State 75.0%

Thirty percent of people living in Harbor Beach have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Thirty percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty six percent of people in Harbor Beach frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty six percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 29.5%
  • Huron County 28.0%
  • State 23.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 30.5%
  • County 27.3%
  • Michigan 24.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 46.0%
  • Huron County 47.3%
  • Michigan 42.5%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 26.4%
  • Huron County 24.2%
  • State 19.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty two percent of people living in Harbor Beach use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 31.9%
  • County 37.8%
  • State 35.0%

Twenty six percent of Harbor Beach residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty eight percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fourteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 26.4%
  • County 25.1%
  • State 26.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Harbor Beach 26.3%
  • County 27.1%
  • Michigan 26.7%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Harbor Beach 41.9%
  • County 41.6%
  • State 41.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Harbor Beach 50.2%
  • County 51.1%
  • Michigan 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Harbor Beach 27.6%
  • County 26.6%
  • Michigan 27.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Harbor Beach 20.8%
  • Huron County 21.4%
  • Michigan 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Harbor Beach 18.9%
  • Huron County 18.6%
  • State 19.0%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • County 13.0%
  • Michigan 13.4%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Harbor Beach 4.3%
  • Huron County 4.4%
  • State 4.2%

Harbor Beach residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.5
  • State 2.1

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eighty one percent of people living in Harbor Beach have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.0 days per month on average. They have 5.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 23 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Harbor Beach 81.2%
  • Huron County 80.5%
  • State 80.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Harbor Beach 10.1%
  • Huron County 10.5%
  • State 10.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.0
  • Huron County 5.5
  • Michigan 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.7
  • County 5.8
  • Michigan 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Harbor Beach 23.2
  • County 23.5
  • Michigan 23.7

Ninety eight percent of Harbor Beach residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Harbor Beach have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty six percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Harbor Beach were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 31 women. He has vaginal sex with 24 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on six women. People in Harbor Beach were 23 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Harbor Beach has vaginal or anal sex 56 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Harbor Beach 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Harbor Beach 97.7%
  • Huron County 97.5%
  • State 97.2%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 95.3%
  • Huron County 95.1%
  • State 94.3%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 87.2%
  • County 88.7%
  • Michigan 86.7%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 53.7%
  • County 47.5%
  • State 47.8%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Harbor Beach 2.7%
  • Huron County 6.0%
  • Michigan 5.8%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Harbor Beach 97.0%
  • County 97.7%
  • Michigan 97.3%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Harbor Beach 83.8%
  • Huron County 85.7%
  • Michigan 84.8%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Harbor Beach 35.9%
  • Huron County 37.0%
  • State 39.0%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Harbor Beach 10.5%
  • County 9.8%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.4
  • Huron County 16.9
  • Michigan 16.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Harbor Beach 31.0
  • Huron County 28.2
  • Michigan 27.3

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 23.9
  • Huron County 19.9
  • Michigan 21.5

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Harbor Beach 21.5
  • County 21.6
  • Michigan 21.6

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 5.8
  • County 5.6
  • Michigan 5.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Here 23.3
  • County 20.4
  • State 19.8

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 3.0
  • Huron County 4.8
  • Michigan 4.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Harbor Beach 8.3%
  • Huron County 7.2%
  • State 9.2%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Harbor Beach 56.0
  • Huron County 57.0
  • State 60.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Huron County 53.6%
  • State 54.8%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Harbor Beach 11.2
  • County 11.0
  • State 11.3

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 9.5
  • Huron County 9.6
  • Michigan 9.9

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.4
  • Huron County 0.5
  • Michigan 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 83.2%
  • County 85.8%
  • Michigan 82.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eleven percent of households in Harbor Beach use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Harbor Beach 10.8%
  • County 10.0%
  • Michigan 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Harbor Beach 4.8%
  • Huron County 4.5%
  • Michigan 4.3%

Harbor Beach residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty two percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Harbor Beach 6.9
  • Huron County 6.9
  • Michigan 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Harbor Beach 31.9%
  • Huron County 34.3%
  • Michigan 31.4%

Fifty percent of Harbor Beach residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Harbor Beach 50.1%
  • County 47.2%
  • Michigan 52.0%

Twenty one percent of Harbor Beach residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty five percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twelve percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty four percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.0 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 21.9%
  • Michigan 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Harbor Beach 34.9%
  • County 37.9%
  • State 37.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.6%
  • County 27.7%
  • Michigan 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • County 17.0%
  • Michigan 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Harbor Beach 34.3%
  • Huron County 41.2%
  • Michigan 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Harbor Beach 6.0
  • County 6.2
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • County 2.9
  • Michigan 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Harbor Beach 1.0
  • Huron County 1.1
  • State 1.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twelve percent of Harbor Beach residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty three percent are overweight. Twenty four percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Fifteen percent of people living in Harbor Beach have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty two percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty four percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Six percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Six percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Six percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Seven percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Five percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Thirteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Harbor Beach 11.9%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Harbor Beach 3.9%
  • County 3.3%
  • Michigan 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Harbor Beach 4.6%
  • Huron County 4.3%
  • Michigan 3.8%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.1%
  • Huron County 35.4%
  • State 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Harbor Beach 24.0%
  • Huron County 19.8%
  • Michigan 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 14.9%
  • County 13.5%
  • State 11.6%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Harbor Beach 21.7%
  • Huron County 19.3%
  • State 18.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 34.2%
  • Huron County 31.4%
  • State 25.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Harbor Beach 4.8%
  • County 4.9%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • County 4.7%
  • Michigan 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Harbor Beach 4.7%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Harbor Beach 2.7%
  • Huron County 3.1%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Harbor Beach 6.0%
  • Huron County 5.0%
  • Michigan 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Harbor Beach 5.9%
  • County 4.8%
  • Michigan 3.8%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Harbor Beach 7.0%
  • County 4.4%
  • Michigan 3.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Harbor Beach 9.2%
  • County 9.1%
  • State 7.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Huron County 4.3%
  • State 3.7%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Harbor Beach 4.9%
  • Huron County 3.4%
  • Michigan 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Harbor Beach 12.6%
  • Huron County 12.2%
  • State 8.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty seven percent of births in Harbor Beach were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty eight percent of women in Harbor Beach have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eleven percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty four percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Harbor Beach 67.4%
  • Huron County 66.3%
  • State 64.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 32.6%
  • County 33.7%
  • State 35.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • County 99.4%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Harbor Beach 59.4%
  • Huron County 60.2%
  • Michigan 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Harbor Beach 55.2%
  • County 51.7%
  • State 54.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • County 26.9%
  • State 22.2%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Harbor Beach 15.4%
  • Huron County 15.3%
  • Michigan 11.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Harbor Beach 73.4%
  • County 74.0%
  • Michigan 75.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • County 7.8%
  • State 8.3%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Harbor Beach 10.5%
  • Huron County 12.5%
  • State 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • County 23.2%
  • State 18.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Harbor Beach report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Harbor Beach residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Harbor Beach are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Harbor Beach 52.9%
  • County 55.9%
  • Michigan 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Harbor Beach 2.8%
  • County 4.9%
  • Michigan 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Harbor Beach 35.0%
  • County 35.9%
  • Michigan 41.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • Huron County 8.4%
  • Michigan 8.7%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Harbor Beach spend $362 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in Harbor Beach spends $58 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $130 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $20 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $362
  • Huron County $355
  • Michigan $358

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 24.0%
  • County 21.5%
  • Michigan 23.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $58
  • Huron County $69
  • Michigan $72

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Harbor Beach $130
  • Huron County $145
  • State $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Huron County 6.4%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $20
  • Huron County $23
  • Michigan $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Harbor Beach 0.9%
  • County 1.2%
  • Michigan 1.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Harbor Beach report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Seventy four percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty four percent of Harbor Beach population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty seven percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Sixteen percent of people in Harbor Beach had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 75.0%
  • Huron County 76.2%
  • Michigan 79.2%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Harbor Beach 74.1%
  • County 75.8%
  • Michigan 78.9%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 94.4%
  • County 94.0%
  • State 95.0%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 23.5%
  • County 22.2%
  • State 19.9%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Harbor Beach 46.9%
  • Huron County 45.1%
  • Michigan 42.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • County 15.5%
  • Michigan 15.8%

Twenty nine percent of Harbor Beach residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 28.9%
  • Huron County 29.5%
  • State 25.8%

Twenty five percent of Harbor Beach residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Thirty three percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Thirteen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Thirteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eleven percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Harbor Beach 25.0%
  • County 20.4%
  • Michigan 18.3%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Harbor Beach 32.7%
  • Huron County 27.3%
  • Michigan 24.5%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 12.6%
  • County 10.5%
  • Michigan 9.2%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Harbor Beach 13.3%
  • County 10.8%
  • Michigan 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Harbor Beach 11.2%
  • Huron County 9.5%
  • State 7.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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