Demographic Profile

Tanger Outlet Center - The largest employer in Ogemaw County2010 Census information released in late 2010/early 2011 will give the most accurate snapshot of our local demographics.

Ogemaw County population: 21,016 (2008)

Median Household Income: $34,726 (2007)

Labor Market Information – May 2010
Labor Force: 9,770
Employed: 8,489
Unemployed: 1,281
Unemployment rate: 13.1%

Source: Michigan Labor Market Information www.michigan.gov/lmi

Ogemaw County’s Largest Employers

West Branch Regional Medical Center – 348
Tanger Outlet Center – 325
West Branch-Rose City Schools – 312
Bortz Health Care – 200
Forward Corporation – 148
County of Ogemaw – 139
Sandvik – 135
Walmart Corporation
AuSable Valley Community Mental Health
Home Depot – 100

Current as of July 2010

Industry by Employees

Industry by Employees

Services – 1135
Retail – 204
Manufacturing – 560
Hospitality – 1349
Government & Education – 1937
Medical – 1439
Fina
ncial – 123
Transportation – 37
Recreation – 139
Agricultural – 36
Gas & Oil – 110

Source: Michigan Works Region 7B

Industry by Local Area

Industry by Local Area

West Branch:
Agriculture – 9
Retail – 157
General Services – 157
Other Services – 100
Government & Education – 84
Construction – 71
Manufacturing – 31
Hospitality – 49
Medical – 73
Prescott:
Agriculture – 2
Retail – 14
General Services – 21
Other Services – 24
Government & Education – 8
Construction – 13
Manufacturing – 2 Hospitality – 9
Medical – 5

 

Rose City, Lupton & South Branch:
Agriculture – 5
Construction – 18
Manufacturing – 11
Retail – 41
General Services – 21
Other Services – 31
Hospitality – 28
Government & Education – 14
Medical – 8

 

 

Source: Michigan Works Region 7B

2008/2009 Industry Average Employment Growth and Decline

DECLINE 2009 2008 Difference
Manufacturing 299 jobs 596 jobs 297 lost
Retail Trade 1,498 jobs 1,629 jobs 131 lost
Accommodation and food services 643 jobs 862 jobs 219 lost
GROWTH 2009 2008 Difference
Health care and social assistance 974 703 271 added

Source: Michigan Works Region 7B

Number of Employees

Number of Employees

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