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Economy & Financial Health201320142015Progress
Population* 208,955 205,403 203,160
Population 25-44 -- 39,515 --
Unemployment Rate* 12.8% 10.4% 7.5%
# employed* 73,198 75,116 76,496
Fiscal Distress Indicator Score (local unit average) 1.71 2 --
Number of New Private Business Start-Ups (with assistance from NE - SBDC) 33 29 26
# of establishments 4,940 4,739 --
Jobs Created
(with assistance from NE - SBDC)
190 126 321
Jobs Retained
(with assistance from NE - SBDC)
167 78 107
Jobs Created
(with assistance from PTAC)
48
Government Contracts Awarded
(with assistance from PTAC)
$9,519,936
Taxable Value (100k) $6,233,315 -- $7,232,064
Median Household Income $36,706 $38,334 --
# in Labor Force* 83,203 83,053 82,720
Median Age 50 50 -- --
Children below Poverty Line 27.3% 25.8% --
Number of Vertical Assets
% of Population Served by Broadband
Employers assisted by Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium 588 1,192 1,384
Jobs filled with assistance by Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium 1,380 1,811 1,797
Skilled Trades Training Funds Awarded by Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium $99,600 $116,982 $321,790
Public Safety201320142015Progress
Crimes against persons per thousand residents 10.6 10.1 --
Crimes against property per thousand residents 24.4 22.7 --
Crimes against society per thousand residents 18.5 18.4 --
Other crimes per thousand residents 18 16.5 --
Education & Talent201320142015Progress
MEAP 3rd-Grade Math Proficiency 30.5% 38.5% --
MEAP 3rd-Grade Reading Proficiency 58.7% 61.1% --
% of Population Age 25-34 with a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 15.4% 13.6% --
Population age 3-5 Enrolled in Preschool 2,043 2,057 --
Student Enrollment in Local Colleges 7,840 7,569 --
Health & Environment201320142015Progress
Disability Rate 20.5 -- -- --
Marketing201320142015Progress
3rd Quarter Monthly Earnings from Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 1,623 1,603 --
Trail signs installed -- -- 1
Pageviews per year on Up North Trails Website -- 39,433 35,570
Pageviews per year on US 23 Heritage Route 139,974 159,719 476,876
Pageviews per year on Region 3 Prosperity Collaborative website 7 5,160
Social Media reach for US 23 Heritage Route -- -- 440,588
Facebook Impressions for US 23 Heritage Route -- -- 2,270,143
Local Foods201320142015Progress
# of Businesses present on the Local Foods website -- 10 38
# of participants in entrepreneurial food product classes -- -- -- --
Acres in farmland 424,410
(2012)
-- -- --
Total Market Value of Ag Production $153,146,000 -- -- --
Total # of Farms 2475 -- -- --
Community Development201320142015Progress
# of people attending Placemaking sessions -- -- 50 --
MSHDA dollars awarded in region based on TMA -- -- -- --
% income spent on housing and transportation -- -- -- --
Transit ridership -- 509,978 513,102
Grant dollars awarded for community development and recreation projects -- -- -- --
Hiking Trail Miles -- 929 944
Bike Path Miles -- 484 488
Ski Trail Miles -- 780 802
Horse Trail Miles -- 280 280 --
Snowmobile Trail Miles -- 1221 1216
ATV/ORV Trail Miles -- 996 996 --
Motorcycle Trail Miles -- 1252 1252 --

* per Michigan Labor Market Information

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