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|People QuickFacts||Montcalm County||Michigan|
|Population, 2013 estimate||63,105||9,895,622|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||63,342||9,883,701|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-0.4%||0.1%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.7%||5.8%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.1%||22.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||15.6%||15.0%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||48.2%||50.9%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||95.0%||80.1%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||2.5%||14.3%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.6%||0.7%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||2.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||Z|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.5%||2.2%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||3.2%||4.7%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||92.1%||76.1%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||88.2%||85.4%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||1.3%||6.0%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||3.5%||9.0%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||86.4%||88.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||12.8%||25.5%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||29.9||23.9|
|Housing units, 2013||27,972||4,525,141|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||80.4%||72.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||7.1%||18.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$99,400||$128,600|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.61||2.53|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$19,033||$25,547|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$40,707||$48,471|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||18.6%||16.3%|
|Business QuickFacts||Montcalm County||Michigan|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||1,020||217,4401|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||11,779||3,468,0891|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-1.6%||2.6%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||3,585||687,629|
|Total number of firms, 2007||4,483||816,972|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||8.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.7%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||2.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.3%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||27.8%||30.4%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||388,978||234,455,768|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||124,840||107,109,349|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||563,109||109,102,594|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$8,962||$10,855|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||45,828||14,536,648|
|Building permits, 2012||51||11,6921|
|Geography QuickFacts||Montcalm County||Michigan|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||705.40||56,538.90|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||89.8||174.8|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metro Area|