Washtenaw County Data

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The Ann Arbor region is home to a capable, skilled and ever-expanding workforce. Over 50% of Ann Arbor region residents have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. The county population is over 350,000 and an additional four million people reside within a 45-mile radius of the city of Ann Arbor.

 

Population within 30-Minute Commute Zone

US23 & Plymouth Road

915,301

I-94 and S. Huron

837,551

M-52 and I-94

248,884

Source: US Census, Claritas

 

 

Major Employment by NAICS

 

Total employment 

186,390

31

Manufacturing

13,343

51

Information

3,716

52

Finance

3,307

54

Professional/scientific

12,860

55

Management of companies

1,340

56

Administration

9,934

61

Education

11,830

62

Health care

24,321

71

Arts and entertainment

1,887

92

Public administration

3,758

 

Percent Union 2010

Michigan

16.5%

US

11.9%

Source: BLS

 

 

Employment by occupation   2014

Management

11,010

Business and finance

9,830

Computer and mathematics

7,930

Architecture and engineering

5,330

Life, physical sciences

8,690

Arts, design, entertainment

3,400

Health practitioners

21,260

Sales and related

15,450

Office/administration

30,140

Production

10,680

Transportation

7,140

Source: BLS

 

 

Total graduates 2014

University of Michigan

13,177

Eastern Michigan University

4,788

Washtenaw Community College

2,300

 

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