Demographics


Economy
The unemployment rate in Lapeer County is 7%, 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 $17,738 which includes all adults and children.
The median household income is $35,870.

     LAPEER   MI     U.S.
Unemployment Rate
7%
5.1%
   4.4%
Recent Job Growth
1.81%
1.92%
      1.59%
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

2014 Age Demographics
Age  2014 Population              
Under 20 years            21,323     24%
20 to 39 years  18,158 21%
40 to 59 years 27,394 31%
60 to 79 years    17,501 20%
80 years and over    2,902  3%
Source: emsi

2015 Educational Attainment
Population 25 years and over          60,029
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
   LAPEER         U.S.
Less than 15K 10.9% 12.61%
15K-20K  4.92%  5.33%
20K-30K  10.24%  10.57%
30K-40K  11.06%  9.90%
40K-50K  10.47%  8.95%
50K-60K   10.34%  8.08%
60K-75K  11.82% 10.09%
75K-100K  12.99%  12.25%
100K-150K   12.52%  12.82%
150K-200K  3.71%   4.78%
200K+ 1.85%   4.64%



Population by Occupation
   LAPEER U.S.
Management, Business, Finance
   6.78%
14.54%
Engineering, Computers, Science
3.12%
5.34%
Community, Social Services
3.86%
1.67%
Legal
1.01%
1.16%
Education, Library
5.07%
6.13%
Arts, Design, Media, Sports Entertainment
.27%
1.91%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technology
5.47%
5.67%
Healthcare Support
2.32%
2.51%
Firefighters, Law Enforcement
1.21%
2.23%
Food Preparation, Serving
9.00%
5.76%
Building Maintenance
3.59%
4.01%
Personal Care
4.40%
3.65%
Sales, Office, Administrative Support
20.92%
24.36%
Farming, Fishing, Forestry
2.08%
.73%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance Repair
5.47%
8.24%
Production, Transportation, Material Moving 25.42% 12.09%
Source: bestplaces