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Population in 2012: 14,852 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 

Males: 6,977  (47.0%)
Females: 7,875  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  34.8 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48867.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,087 (it was $32,576 in 2000)
Owosso:

$32,087
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,067

Owosso city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,373 (it was $80,300 in 2000)
Owosso:

$73,373
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,256; Detached houses: $111,536; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,066; In 2-unit structures: $124,495; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,880; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,376; Mobile homes: $24,228

Median gross rent in 2012: $594.

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  • White alone - 14,077 (93.0%)
  • Hispanic - 729 (4.8%)
  • Two or more races - 219 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 59 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 37 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 15 (0.10%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Owosso: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (23.9%), English (10.1%), Irish (10.0%), Polish (5.7%), United States (5.3%), French (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.95 square miles.

Population density: 3,001 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Owosso:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Owosso city:

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

150 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 97 registered sex offenders living in Owosso, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Owosso to the number of sex offenders is 153 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,586 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,588 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flint, MI (24.4 miles , pop. 124,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (68.9 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (196.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Middletown, MI (1.2 miles ), Corunna, MI (1.7 miles ), Henderson, MI (2.5 miles ), Vernon, MI (2.9 miles ), Bancroft, MI (3.2 miles ), Oakley, MI (3.2 miles ), Ovid, MI (3.2 miles ), Morrice, MI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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Latitude: 43.00 N, Longitude: 84.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +697 (+4.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,435 (38.1%)

Area code: 989

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Crime rates in Owosso by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000000001001
per 100,000 6.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.70.00.06.7
Rapes 612121219172316817111213
per 100,000 38.676.075.577.3122.4109.4149.5104.353.0114.275.779.086.5
Robberies 155288341191344
per 100,000 6.431.731.512.951.551.519.526.172.960.589.526.326.6
Assaults 23322532475752553948615543
per 100,000 148.1202.6157.3206.1302.8366.7338.0358.5258.4322.5419.9362.2286.0
Burglaries 57838590851181161041041171119390
per 100,000 366.9525.4534.9579.7547.6759.1754.0677.9689.0786.0764.1612.5598.6
Thefts 293435409429426525501568492575464384400
per 100,000 1886.12753.92573.92763.52744.73377.33256.63702.53259.63862.93194.32529.12660.5
Auto thefts 3328262732383029111071110
per 100,000 212.4177.3163.6173.9206.2244.5195.0189.072.967.248.272.466.5
Arson 27369146912444
per 100,000 12.944.318.938.658.090.139.058.76.613.427.526.326.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 194.3273.1255.9273.2340.1385.7393.4375.3301.7404.1358.1294.7302.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
Michigan average:

1.74

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Owosso, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -647 (-4.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Owosso-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Owosso city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Owosso-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 25.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shiawassee County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Frederick Carl Frieseke - Impressionist painter, Thomas Dewey - (1902-1971), New York governor, Chester Brewer - Football, John Tomac - Racing cyclist, Alfred Hershey - Chemist, Bradlee Van Pelt - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jul 3, 1980), Philip Brooks (American football) - Football coach, Rebekah Warren - Politician, Bill Grahame - Baseball player, Dan Hess - College basketball player (Western Michigan Broncos).

Main business address for: SPORTS RESORTS INTERNATIONAL INC (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES), REPUBLIC BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Owosso:

  • FMC DIALYSIS - OWOSSO (Dialysis Facility, 918 CORUNNA AVE)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 1488 NORTH M52)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 826 WEST KING STREET)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE CENTER HOS (Hospital, 1488 NORTH M-52)

Political contributions by individuals in Owosso, MI

Airports located in Owosso:

Amtrak station near Owosso:

  • 12 miles: DURAND (200 RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Local government website: www.shianet.org/~owosso

College/University in Owosso:

  • Baker College of Owosso (Full-time enrollment: 2,293; Location: 1020 S Washington St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.baker.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Owosso:

  • Kettering University (about 24 miles; Flint, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 25 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 25 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,765)
  • Michigan State University (about 25 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,413)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 25 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 4,638)
  • Mott Community College (about 26 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • Lansing Community College (about 27 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 7,815)

Public high schools in Owosso:

Private high schools in Owosso:

  • SPRING VALE ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 4150 S M 52; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • OWOSSO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 2100 N M 52; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Owosso:

Private elementary/middle schools in Owosso:

  • ST PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 718 W MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SALEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 520 W STEWART ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OWOSSO SDA SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 1215 SUMMIT ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Owosso, School District: OWOSSO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Owosso:

  • SHIAWASSEE DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $860,043; Location: 502 WEST MAIN STREET; 80,775 books; 2 e-books; 6,581 audio materials; 1,884 video materials; 17 local licensed databases; 210 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • First Church of God Academy, 2100 N M-52, Owosso, had a name change several years ago and is known as Owosso Christian School (same address).

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Notable locations in Owosso: Owosso Police Department (A), Owosso City Hall (B), Owosso City Fire Department (C), Baker College of Owosso Library (D), Baker Hall (E), Hoddy Hall (F), Kurtz Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Owosso include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Owosso Wesleyan Church (B), Trinity United Methodist Church (C), Grace Bible Church (D), Spiritual Episcopal Church (E), Victory Baptist Church (F), Bible Baptist Church of Owosso (G), Owosso Free Methodist Church (H), Salem Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Hopkins Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Owosso include: Fayette Square Park (1), Bennet Field (2), Curwood Castle Park (3), Willman Field (4), Hugh Parker Field (5), Grand Avenue Park (6), Collamer Park (7), Bentley Park (8), Birthplace of Thomas Edmund Dewey Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Shiawassee Arts Council Gallery (Art Museums; 206 Curwood Castle Drive), FUNN City (Amusement & Theme Parks; 116 West Main Street), Curwood Festival Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 308 West Main Street Suite 209).

Court: Social Security Administration (1375 East M 21).

 
Shiawassee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

REDEEMER LUTHERN CHURCH (Population served: 412, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PINES COUNTRY HOUSE #2 (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NORTHGATE WESLEYAN CHURCH (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PINES COUNTRY HOUSE (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LEFTY'S STEAKHOUSE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-2005 and JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation
OWOSSO MEDICAL BUILDING 300 (Address: Condo #2 , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PERRY FAMILY PRACTICE CENTER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
STATE ROAD HEALTH SERVICES (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • WELCOME INN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHEPARD'S INDOOR SPEEDWAY (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAINGSBURG PRIMARY CARE (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HEALING HAND CHIROPRACTIC (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHIAWASSEE COUNTY CREDIT UNION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.9%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.7% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 51.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Owosso, MI

People in group quarters in Owosso in 2010:

  • 328 people in college/university student housing
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Owosso in 2000:

  • 88 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

Owosso compared to Michigan state average:

Owosso, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Owosso (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Owosso West Branch, Ow0ss0 South Branch, Owosso East Branch, Owosso Main Branch. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: Owosso Branch at 1345 North Shiawassee Street, branch established on 1888/01/01; Caledonia Township Branch at 1070 East Main Street, branch established on 1986/03/31. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Owosso at 200 East Main Street, branch established on 1934/11/30. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Fifth Third Bank: Owosso Main Office Branch at 123 North Washington Street, branch established on 1891/01/22. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Owosso travel time to work - commute


Owosso mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Owosso city (based on Shiawassee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.84%
Here38.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodChurch of the Nazarene The Wesleyan Church
Adherents48.2%10.7%6.7%5.4%3.9%
Congregations7.1%26.2%3.6%7.1%2.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents3.1%2.2%2.0%1.9%15.8%
Congregations3.6%4.8%2.4%1.2%41.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Shiawassee County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Shiawassee County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
Michigan:

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

14.4%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$43,096$47,0140$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,275$53,4600$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$88,339$50,4790$0
Police - Other 2$4,413$26,47821$9,029
Firefighters 18$65,565$43,7100$0
Fire - Other 1$5,570$66,8400$0
Streets and Highways 12$38,218$38,2180$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,803$33,6360$0
Sewerage 10$30,739$36,8872$2,639
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$848
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$5,847$70,1640$0
Natural Resources 1$3,491$41,8920$0
Water Supply 14$45,487$38,9891$257
Other and Unallocable 5$16,160$38,7840$0
Totals for Government 102$372,003$43,76527$12,773

Owosso government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $28,000 ($1.89)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,384,000 ($160.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,886,000 ($126.99)
    Police Protection: $1,573,000 ($105.91)
    Water Utilities: $1,417,000 ($95.41)
    Fire Protection: $1,166,000 ($78.51)
    General - Other: $550,000 ($37.03)
    Financial Administration: $485,000 ($32.66)
    Central Staff Services: $385,000 ($25.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $321,000 ($21.61)
    General Public Buildings: $168,000 ($11.31)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($1.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,000 ($0.74)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($0.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $11,669,000 ($785.69)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $6,941,000 ($467.34)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $1,211,000 ($81.54)
    Benefit Payments: $938,000 ($63.16)
    Withdrawals: $37,000 ($2.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $432,000 ($29.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $471,000 ($31.71)
    Fire Protection: $153,000 ($10.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $147,000 ($9.90)
    General - Other: $133,000 ($8.96)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($1.62)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,496,000 ($302.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($0.47)

Owosso government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,352,000 ($158.36)
    All Other: $430,000 ($28.95)
    Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($1.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $238,000 ($16.02)
    Interest Revenue: $-1,551,000 ($-104.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $51,000 ($3.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($0.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $688,000 ($46.32)
    Interest Earnings: $281,000 ($18.92)
    Special Assessments: $184,000 ($12.39)
    Rents: $48,000 ($3.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,344,000 ($90.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,149,000 ($144.69)
    Highways: $1,255,000 ($84.50)
    All Other: $12,000 ($0.81)
  • Tax - Property: $3,550,000 ($239.03)
    NEC: $73,000 ($4.92)

Owosso government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $115,000 ($7.74)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,943,000 ($467.48)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $260,000 ($17.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,514,000 ($236.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,365,000 ($159.24)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($4.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,324,000 ($89.15)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($3.37)

Owosso government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,911,000 ($196.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $5,103,000 ($343.59)
    Total Other Securities: $2,787,000 ($187.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,694,000 ($316.05)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $551,000 ($37.10)

5.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Michigan average:

5.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Genesee County, MI  1.08% ($36,363 average AGI)
from Ingham County, MI  0.89% ($41,278)
from Clinton County, MI  0.51% ($30,585)


6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Genesee County, MI  1.04% ($29,794 average AGI)
to Ingham County, MI  0.90% ($31,456)
to Clinton County, MI  0.48% ($36,274)

Strongest AM radio stations in Owosso:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Owosso:

  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSZ (92.5 FM; ASHLEY, MI; Owner: CURWOOD BROADCASTING COMPANY, CORP.)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHZZ (101.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHMI-FM (93.5 FM; HOWELL, MI; Owner: THE LIVINGSTON RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Owosso:

  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W09CK (Channel 9; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Owosso fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total average daily traffic: 58,556
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,249
Total future (year 2005) average daily traffic: 77,052

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Owosso)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Owosso, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Owosso)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Owosso)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 102
  • Hazardous Condition: 98
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Owosso


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Owosso, MI

Most common first names in Owosso, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23375.4 years
Mary16780.0 years
Robert16269.8 years
William15875.7 years
George11877.6 years
Charles11674.2 years
James11371.2 years
Helen9780.2 years
Joseph9375.8 years
Frank8678.2 years
Most common last names in Owosso, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10974.8 years
Miller5576.4 years
Schultz3980.6 years
Brown3679.4 years
Harris3673.4 years
Johnson3074.4 years
Hall2975.6 years
Jones2978.1 years
White2776.5 years
Spencer2672.1 years
Businesses in Owosso, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike2
Burger King1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC1SAS Shoes1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill2Staples1
H&R Block2Subway3
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Tim Hortons1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS8
KFC1Vans2
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Owosso, MI

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  • Joseph G. Ralph (5)
  • Ronald J. Dehaas (3)
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  • Jeff A. Gregg (3)
  • Stephen Joe Myers (2)
  • Gary D. Taphouse (2)
  • James Cameron Aldrich (1)
  • Jeffrey J. Anderson (1)
  • William F. Pakkala (1)
  • Brian Michael Zoll (1)

Total of 28 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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