Demographics


Economy
The unemployment rate in Lapeer County is 4.8%, with job growth of 1.81%.
Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.92%.
Michigan sales tax rate is 6%. Income tax rate is 4.25%
The income per capita is $24,102 which includes all adults and children.
The median household income is $52,996.

     LAPEER   MI     U.S.
Unemployment Rate
4.6%
3.9%
   4.4%
Recent Job Growth
1.7%
1.92%
      .8%
Future Job Growth
 36.92%
36.5%
 37.98%
Sales Tax
 6.0%
6.0%
6.0%
Income Taxes
 4.25%
4.25%
 4.72%
Income per Capita
$17,738
$26,143
$28,555
Median Household Income
$35,870
$49,087
 $51,084
Source: bestplaces

2015 Age Demographics
Age  2015 Population              
Under 20 years            21,323     25.1%
20 to 39 years  18,158 20.3%
40 to 59 years 27,394 32.5%
60 to 79 years    17,501 18.9%
80 years and over    2,902  3.2%
Source: US Census Bureau

2015 Educational Attainment
Population 25 years and over          61,029
Less than 9th grade   2.6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma  6.6%
High School Graduate  37.1%
Some college, no degree   26.1%
Associate's degree  10.1%
Bachelor's degree   11.2%
Graduate or professional degree 6.3% 
Source: BLS

Estimated Households by Household Income (2015)
   LAPEER         U.S.
Less than $10,000 4.9% 7.2%
$10,000-$14,999  4.0%  5.3%
$15,000-$24,999  10%  10.6%
$25,000-$34,999  10.4%  10.1%
$35,000-$49,999  16.4%  13.4%
$50,000-$74,999  22.5%  17.8%
$75,000-$99,999  14.1% 12.1%
$100,000-$149,999  12.3%  13.1%
$150,000-$199,999 3.8%  5.1%
$200,000 or more  1.7%   5.3%



Population by Occupation
   LAPEER U.S.
Management, Business, Finance
   10.8%
14.54%
Engineering, Computers, Science
5.04%
5.34%
Community, Social Services
1.63%
1.67%
Legal
.46%
1.16%
Education, Library
4.51%
6.13%
Arts, Design, Media, Sports Entertainment
1.06%
1.91%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technology
5.91%
5.67%
Healthcare Support
2.65%
2.51%
Firefighters, Law Enforcement
1.05%
2.23%
Food Preparation, Serving
5.86%
5.76%
Building Maintenance
3.88%
4.01%
Personal Care
3.54%
3.65%
Sales, Office, Administrative Support
22.22%
24.36%
Farming, Fishing, Forestry
.99%
.73%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance Repair
10.51%
8.24%
Production, Transportation, Material Moving 20.18% 12.09%
Source: bestplaces