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Demographics People
Demographics Income
Demographics Jobs
Demographics Companies
Demographics Colleges
Demographics Students

Source: See charts below

Population

Population People
2023 Projection 785,832
2018 Estimate 782,010

  • Berrien County – 153,888
  • Branch County – 43,222
  • Calhoun County – 134,120
  • Cass County – 51,431
  • Kalamazoo County – 264,085
  • St. Joseph County – 60,787
  • Van Buren County –75,177
2010 Census 778,384
2000 Census 774,616
Growth 2018-2023 0.49%
Growth 2010-2018 0.47%
Growth 2000-2010 0.49%

Source: Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas.

Race

 
 

Source: Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas. Note: Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Alone is not included in the chart below and is represented by 0.05% of the population.

Gender

 
 

Source: Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas.

Age

 
 

Source: Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas.

Households and Income

Indicator Total
Total Family & Non-Family Households 311,583
Average Household Income $71,859
Median Household Income $52,238

Source: Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas.

Employment

Area Labor Force Employed Unemployed Jobless Rate
Berrien County, MI 72,659 69,473 3,186 4.4%
Branch County, MI 19,819 19,071 748 3.8%
Calhoun County, MI 63,475 60,881 2,594 4.1%
Cass County, MI 24,773 23,697 1,076 4.3%
Kalamazoo County, MI 134,046 129,828 4,218 3.1%
St. Joseph County, MI 28,5163 27,106 1,057 3.8%
Van Buren County, MI 36,408 34,538 1,870 5.1%
Region 379,343 364,594 14,749 3.9%
Michigan 4,939,000 4,736,000 203,000 4.1%
United States 162,793,000 156,167,000 625 4.1%

Source: Michigan DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), February 2019. All estimates are preliminary. Data is not seasonally adjusted.

Commute/Time to Work

 
 

Average Travel Time to Work is 23.12 minutes.

Source: Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas.

Employment by Class of Worker

 
 

Source: Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas.

Top Industries by Employment

Industry Share
Manufacturing 22.71%
Health Care and Social Assistance 15.66%
Retail Trade 12.42%
Accommodation and Food Services 11.09%
Administrative and Waste Services 5.95%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4.65%
Construction 4.34%
Wholesale Trade 4.20%
Finance and Insurance 3.66%
Professional and Technical Services 3.49%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 3.44%
Transportation and Warehousing 2.69%
Educational Services 1.68%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 1.57%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1.23%
Information 0.70%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.39%
Unclassified 0.08%
Mining 0.05%
Utilities 0.02%

Source: Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget Industry Census of Employment Wages (Quarter 3 2017).

Employment by Occupation

Occupation Count Share
Architecture/Engineering 7,362 2.09%
Arts/Design/Entertainment/Sports/Media 4,682 1.33%
Building Grounds/Cleaning/Maintenance 13,760 3.90%
Business/Financial Operations 12,599 3.57%
Community/Social Services 6,378 1.81%
Computer/Mathematical 6,271 1.78%
Construction/Extraction 13,239 3.75%
Education/Training/Library 20,680 5.87%
Farm/Fish/Forestry 3,482 0.99%
Food Preparation/Serving Related 22,046 6.25%
Health Practitioner/Technician 19,689 5.58%
Healthcare Support 9,760 2.77%
Installation/Maintenance/Repair 12,786 3.63%
Legal 2,330 0.66%
Life/Physical/Social Science 3,106 0.88%
Management 32,167 9.12%
Office/Administrative Support 44,040 12.49%
Production 40,367 11.45%
Protective Services 5,472 1.55%
Sales/Related 35,032 9.94%
Personal Care/Services 14,033 3.98%
Transportation/Material Moving 23,264 6.60%

Source: Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas.

Educational Level of Attainment

 
 

Source: Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas.

College/University Total Undergraduate Enrollment Within Geographical Region

College/University Location Type Funding Enrollment
Albion College Albion, MI 4-year Private 1,568
Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 4-year Private 1,704
Glen Oaks Community College Centreville, MI 2-year Public 1,207
Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo, MI 4-year Private 1,436
Kalamazoo Valley Community College Kalamazoo, MI 2-year Public 8,316
Kellogg Community College Battle Creek, MI 2-year Public 4,814
Lake Michigan College Benton Harbor, MI 2-year Public 3,477
Southwestern Michigan College Dowagiac, MI 2-year Public 2,330
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI 4-year Public 17,936
Total 42,788
College/University Total Enrollment within 2-Hour Driving Radius 326,561
Source: Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, Fall 2017.

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