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Alger County, Michigan

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Population:

  • Total Population: 9,862
  • Males: 5,326
  • Females: 4,536

Ethnicity:

  • White: 8,607
  • Black/African American: 567
  • Hispanic: 74
  • Native American/Eskimo: 380
  • Asian: 38
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 196

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (8,940)
  2. Finnish (200)
  3. Spanish (160)
  4. German (35)
  5. French (30)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 99

  1. Canada (19)
  2. United Kingdom (13)
  3. Philippines (13)
  4. Germany (12)
  5. Trinidad and Tobago (7)
  6. Pakistan (5)
  7. Brazil (3)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (3,150)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (839)
  3. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (543)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (214)
  5. Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, The (180)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 3,134
    • Sensory: 350
    • Physical: 882
    • Mental: 512
    • Self-care: 246
    • Go outside home: 570
    • Employment: 483

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 54

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 3,785
    • Utility gas: 1,815
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,057
    • Electricity: 141
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 266
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 499
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 4
    • No fuel used: 3

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 7,397
    • No vehicle: 461
    • 1 or more vehicle: 6,936

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 38
    • No High School: 390
    • Some High School: 895
    • High School: 3,035
    • Some College: 1,463
    • Associate's Degree: 296
    • College Degree: 760
    • Master's Degree: 200
    • Professional Degree: 57
    • Doctoral Degree: 35

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 3,785
    • Owners with phone: 3,067
    • Owners without phone: 53
    • Renters with phone: 624
    • Renters without phone: 41

    10 closest counties:

    1. Schoolcraft County, Michigan
    2. Delta County, Michigan
    3. Marquette County, Michigan
    4. Luce County, Michigan
    5. Menominee County, Michigan
    6. Dickinson County, Michigan
    7. Door County, Wisconsin
    8. Leelanau County, Michigan
    9. Mackinac County, Michigan
    10. Marinette County, Wisconsin

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    49806, 49816, 49822, 49825, 49826, 49839, 49862, 49884, 49891, 49895

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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