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Useful Data

Data can help businesses and community members track the county’s economic path to prosperity and better position ourselves for
economic success in the future. Not seeing the data you’re looking for? Please reach out to Mary Myers at mary@marquette.org
to pull more detailed specific reports.

Economic Indicators

Baraga County
2021 Population
8,215
2020 Population
8,164
2021 Labor Force
3,006
Unemployment Rate
7.9%
Upper Peninsula
2021 Population
295,598
2020 Population
296,181
2021 Labor Force
132,902
Unemployment Rate
6.3%
Minority Groups - 2021
Asian
1%
American Indian Alaskan Native
5%
Black
30%
Caucasian
64%
Occupational Wage Estimates
Median Hourly Earnings
Median Annual Earnings
Correctional Officer and Jailers
$25.57
$53,189
Office Clerks
$16.09
$33,458
Registered Nurses
$26.81
$55,771
Cashiers
$10.88
$22,624
General/Operation Managers
$35.41
$73,662
Machinists
$17.18
$35,724
Bookkeeping, Accounting,
and Auditing Clerks
$17.18
$35,724
Construction Laborers
$16.29
$33,875
Welders, Cutters,
Solderers, and Brazers
$22.70
$47,209
Secondary School Teachers,
Except Special and Career/
Technical Education
$25.80
$53,668
Data sourced from: Lightcast and Bureau of Labor and Statistics
Housing - 2021
Median Home Price
$130,250
Number of Home Sales
112
Download our
2022 Data Booklet