Oscoda, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 903.
Population change since 2000: -9.0%
Males: 435  (48.3%)
Females: 468  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

50.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48750.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,789 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Oscoda:

$41,789
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,832 (it was $16,191 in 2000)

Oscoda CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,300 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Oscoda:

$92,300
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $119,769; detached houses: $119,591

Median gross rent in 2019: $597.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oscoda: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.4%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Oscoda, MI (2019)
    • 63284.9%White alone
    • 395.2%Asian alone
    • 364.8%American Indian alone
    • 212.8%Hispanic
    • 172.3%Black alone

Races in Oscoda detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Oscoda, Michigan as of December 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oscoda is 11 to 1.


Crime rates in Oscoda by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(56.4)
12
(170.7)
5
(72.9)
10
(147.8)
5
(75.0)
2
(28.6)
4
(57.9)
12
(176.0)
6
(87.5)
1
(14.6)
6
(87.7)
7
(102.5)
5
(73.8)
1
(14.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(84.6)
2
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(169.2)
17
(241.9)
7
(102.1)
21
(310.5)
10
(150.0)
11
(157.3)
13
(188.2)
7
(102.7)
13
(189.6)
18
(262.5)
16
(234.0)
21
(307.4)
11
(162.5)
16
(237.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
84
(1,185)
73
(1,039)
94
(1,371)
86
(1,271)
87
(1,305)
75
(1,073)
109
(1,578)
112
(1,642)
64
(933.2)
34
(495.9)
34
(497.2)
19
(278.1)
24
(354.5)
27
(400.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
169
(2,383)
192
(2,732)
155
(2,260)
166
(2,454)
128
(1,920)
136
(1,945)
159
(2,302)
121
(1,774)
106
(1,546)
99
(1,444)
100
(1,462)
97
(1,420)
51
(753.2)
49
(726.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(169.2)
9
(128.1)
4
(58.3)
9
(133.1)
4
(60.0)
11
(157.3)
2
(29.0)
4
(58.7)
4
(58.3)
5
(72.9)
1
(14.6)
2
(29.3)
4
(59.1)
3
(44.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(28.2)
3
(42.7)
2
(29.2)
1
(14.8)
2
(30.0)
2
(28.6)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
2
(29.6)
City-Data.com crime index296.2385.7269.8382.6267.4219.8293.2381.3244.1166.9211.5222.1151.2154.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Oscoda, MI

Crime rate in Oscoda detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: German (24.3%), Polish (7.8%), Irish (6.9%), American (3.9%), French (3.3%), French Canadian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 0.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,034 people per square mile   (low).

Oscoda, Michigan map

40 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

This place:

5.4%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $947 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $804 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (75.7 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (141.1 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Au Sable, MI (0.9 miles ),
East Tawas, MI (3.5 miles ),
Tawas City, MI (3.7 miles ),
Harrisville, MI (4.1 miles ),
Lincoln, MI (4.3 miles ),
Lost Lake Woods, MI (5.0 miles ),
Whittemore, MI (5.2 miles ),
Turner, MI (5.4 miles)

Latitude: 44.42 N, Longitude: 83.33 W

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Oscoda, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Oscoda, MI in 2019
Oscoda satellite photo by USGS

Oscoda tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Oscoda, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (20.9%)
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Social assistance (8.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Oscoda, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.0%)
  • Carpenters (8.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)

Average climate in Oscoda, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oscoda-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Oscoda place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1991, a category F3 tornado 19.2 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oscoda-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.3 miles away from Oscoda center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 223.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from Oscoda center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 273.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from Oscoda center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iosco County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oscoda topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oscoda:

  • FMC - TAWAS BAY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; EAST TAWAS, MI)
  • ST JOSEPH HOME HEALTH AND HOSPIC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; TAWAS CITY, MI)
  • TAWAS ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; TAWAS CITY, MI)
  • TENDERCARE TAWAS CITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TAWAS CITY, MI)
  • IOSCO CO MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TAWAS CITY, MI)

Airports located in Oscoda:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oscoda:

  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 68 miles; University Center, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 68 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 73 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 78 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Central Michigan University (about 92 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Mott Community College (about 99 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 99 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)

Public high school in Oscoda:

Public elementary/middle school in Oscoda:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oscoda: Oscoda Yacht Club (A), Fellow Marine Sales (B), Sawyer Canoe Company (C), Oscoda Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D), Oscoda Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oscoda include: Oscoda United Methodist Church (A), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (B), Hope Lutheran Church (C), Saint Johns Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Oscoda: Dock Reserve Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Au Sable River Queen (1775 East Side-River Footsite).

Hotels: Aurora Resort Motel (3510 North US Highway 23), Americinn of Oscoda (720 Harbor Street), Chippewa Landing (7089 Lakeview Dr), El Cortez Resort (3358 North US Highway 23), Ausable River Resort (718 West River Road), Aspen Motor Inn (115 South Lake Street).

Birthplace of: Wally Gilbert - Baseball player, George Teague - Football player, Jack Abbott - Author.

Iosco County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oscoda and their reported violations in the past:

OLD ORCHARD PARK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
HALE HOMESTEAD APARTMENTS (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2009), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAY-08-2009 to MAY-08-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KI CUYLER'S DUGOUT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2011)
OSCODA SCHOOLS ATHLETIC FIELDS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKEWOOD SHORES HALF WAY HOUSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-12-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2013), St Unresolved (AUG-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oscoda that have no violations reported:

  • AU SABLE TOWNSHIP (Population served: 2,230, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • LAKEWOOD SHORES - BLACKSHIRE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

54.9%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Oscoda (2011 data):

  • Independent Bank: Oscoda Branch at 4452 East County Road, branch established on 1990/05/23. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Oscoda Main Branch at 328 South State Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Federal of Northern Michigan: Oscoda Branch at 201 North State Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $216.9 mil, Deposits: $151.7 mil, headquarters in Alpena, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Oscoda:

Marital status in Oscoda, MI
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 27.0%

For population 25 years and over in Oscoda:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Oscoda
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oscoda, MI (based on Iosco County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,10825
Catholic3,0704
Mainline Protestant2,59312
Other4094
None15,707-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Iosco County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Iosco County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Iosco County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

9.92 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Iosco County:

30.8%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Iosco County:

14.1%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.4%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.6%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Oscoda:

28.7
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oscoda:

17.8%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oscoda:

9.0%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oscoda:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.5%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Oscoda:

57.9%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.0%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oscoda, MI Residents

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wayne County, MI  0.46% ($41,787 average AGI)
from Genesee County, MI  0.44% ($29,133)
from Oakland County, MI  0.44% ($66,622)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Alcona County, MI  0.70% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Ogemaw County, MI  0.51% ($34,865)
to Arenac County, MI  0.33% ($56,500)
Businesses in Oscoda, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Burger King1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS3
H&R Block1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oscoda:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOS (1480 AM; 1 kW; TAWAS CITY-EAST TAWA, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oscoda:

  • WCLS (100.7 FM; OSCODA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO NETWORK CORPORATION)
  • WKJC (104.7 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCMB-FM (95.7 FM; OSCODA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WQLB (103.3 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WATZ-FM (99.3 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: WATZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WJOJ (89.7 FM; HARRISVILLE, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • WHST (106.1 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oscoda:

  • WBKB-TV (Channel 11; ALPENA, MI; Owner: THUNDER BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION.)
  • Oscoda, Michigan
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Michigan average
  • Fatal accident count13143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20873
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4360
  • Fatalities14367
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents32978
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2528
See more detailed statistics of Oscoda fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.7mTotal length
  • 17,220Total average daily traffic
  • 1,722Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,850Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oscoda)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Oscoda, MI)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oscoda)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oscoda)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 46 took place in 2008, and the least - 10 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Oscoda, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.2%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oscoda, MI
    • 23650.2%Structure Fires
    • 15533.0%Outside Fires
    • 7115.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 81.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oscoda, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oscoda, MI
  • 94.5%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oscoda, MI
  • 65.5%Electricity
  • 34.5%Utility gas


Oscoda compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Oscoda on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Lebanon (population 500+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Japan (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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  • Jeremy R. Lee (2)
  • Steven Brewer (2)
  • William J. Hansen (2)
  • George Gerard (1)
  • Darren Taylor (1)
  • John D. Rouse (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2021.