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Alcona County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2016: 10,516 (1% urban, 99% rural); it was 11,719 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,381
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,178
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,595
Renter-occupied apartments: 530 (it was 537 in 2000)
% of renters here:

10%
State:

28%

Land area: 674 sq. mi.

Water area: 1116.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Alcona County: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.7%), Educational, health and social services (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Alcona County, MI (2017)
    • 10,02185.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1541.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1411.2%Two or more races
    • 470.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 470.4%Asian alone
    • 250.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 80.07%Some other race alone
    • 40.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

57.8 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 5,317  (50.6%)
Females: 5,199  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Alcona County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,244 ($31,362 in 1999)
This county:

$41,244
Michigan:

$54,909

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $448 (lower quartile is $368, upper quartile is $555)
This county:

$448
State:

$693


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,563 (it was $84,700 in 2000)
Alcona:

$119,563
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,082 - $199,648
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $899
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $371

Institutionalized population: 90

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 101
  • Thefts: 150
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 93
  • Thefts: 120
  • Auto thefts: 6
Alcona County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 118 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 1998: 147 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1999: 181 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2000: 135 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2001: 129 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2002: 119 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2003: 79 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2004: 67 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2006: 58 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2016: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2017: 26 buildings, average cost: $100,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Alcona, MI residents
Average permit cost in Alcona, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,068 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,305 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Alcona, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Alcona, MI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Alcona, MI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.0%
Alcona County:

13.0%
Michigan:

14.2%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.3% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 57.8 years old
(Males: 57.8 years old, Females: 58.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.0 years old, Black residents: 42.3 years old, American Indian residents: 58.1 years old, Asian residents: 54.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.3 years old, Other race residents: 24.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Alcona County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $504 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $679 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hubbard Lake, Harrisville, Lincoln, Lost Lake Woods.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Alcona County: Maple Forest Township Hall (A), Lovells Town Hall (B), Bass Lake Cabins (C), Bell Top Lodge (D), Camp Ginger Quill (E), Camp Shoppenagon (F), Camp Wa-Wa-Sum (G), Leykaufs Cabins (H), Laurels Pine Well Cabins (I), Forest Dunes Golf Club (J), Goose Creek State Forest Campground and Trail Camp (K), Jones Lake State Forest Campground (L), Shupac Lake State Forest Campground (M), White Pine Canoe Camp (N), Hartwick Pines State Park Campground (O), Keystone Landing State Forest Campground (P), Burton's Landing State Forest Campground (Q), Au Sable River State Forest Campground and Canoe Camp (R), Lake Margrethe State Forest Campground (S), Manistee River Bridge State Forest Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alcona County include: South Branch Church (A), Mason Chapel (B), First Baptist Church (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Saint Francis Episcopal Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Grayling Community of Christ Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (H), Heritage Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cheney Cemetery (1), Stephan Cemetery (2), United States Government Military Cemetery (3), Rock Cemetery (4), Pioneer Cemetery (5), Oakwood Cemetery (6), Shrine Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Marsh Lake (A), Lake Margrethe (B), Lost Lake (C), Lonesome Lake (D), Pickerel Lake (E), Little Shupac Lake (F), Little K P Lake (G), Frog Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: North Branch Au Sable River (A), Big Creek (B), Beaver Creek (C), Barker Creek (D), Goose Creek (E), Wakeley Creek (F), Thayer Creek (G), Hickey Creek (H), Bradford Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Alcona County include: Leary Park (1), North Higgins Lake State Park (2), Douglas House Historical Marker (3), Thomas E Douglas Historical Marker (4), Officer's Club Historical Marker (5), Thirty-Second Red Arrow Division Historical Marker (6), Michigan Grayling Historical Marker (7), Beginning of State Reforestation Historical Marker (8), Grayling Winter Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Alpena County , Dunn County, Wisconsin , Eau Claire County, Wisconsin , Iosco County , Pierce County, Wisconsin , Pennington County, South Dakota , Montmorency County , Wexford County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.3%
Michigan:

4.4%

Unemployment by year in Alcona, MI
County total employment by year in Alcona, MI
County average yearly wages by year in Alcona, MI

Current college students: 211
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 200 (62.7% naturalized citizens)

Alcona County:

1.9%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 222010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 121990 to 1999
  • 201980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 132Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.6%

Alcona County marital status for males Alcona County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,715
  • One, attached: 48
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 18
  • 5 to 9: 29
  • 10 to 19: 9
  • 20 to 49: 52
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 1,268
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Alcona County with a mortgage: 2,171 (48 second mortgage, 121 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,376

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Alcona County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,14811
Catholic7994
Evangelical Protestant75610
Other1681
None8,071-
Alcona County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Alcona County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Alcona County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Alcona County:

11.4%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Alcona County:

28.4%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Alcona County:

Average size of farms: 168 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,818
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $149.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,519
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,682
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 13.02%
Corn for grain: 395 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 780 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 109 acres

Tornado activity:

Alcona County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 19703258.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 14 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/19/1975, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alcona County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 95% 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 272.4 miles away from Alcona County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 245.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 234.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 289.7 miles away from the county 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 140.4 miles away from Alcona County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 458.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 02, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3137: January 27, 1999, FEMA Id: 3137, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Alcona County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Alcona

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,739 (78.1%)
  • Carpooled: 212 (9.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 18 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 72 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 198 (8.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (22%)
  • Philippines (18%)
  • Poland (11%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • England (5%)
  • Brazil (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Alcona County


  • German (20%)
  • American (12%)
  • Polish (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • French Canadian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Alcona County, Michigan in 2000:

  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Alcona County, Michigan in 2010:

  • 62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,022.

7.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.38% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($40,522 average AGI)
0.71% relocated from other states ($3,134 average AGI)
Alcona County:

0.71%
Michigan average:

1.59%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Iosco County, MI  1.71% ($34,625 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MI  0.71% ($40,700)
from Oakland County, MI  0.66% ($63,071)
from Alpena County, MI  0.62% ($32,846)


5.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.64% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($28,602 average AGI)
0.70% relocated to other states ($5,742 average AGI)
Alcona County:

0.70%
Michigan average:

1.85%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Iosco County, MI  1.06% ($25,841 average AGI)
to Alpena County, MI  0.80% ($33,970)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Births per 1000 population in Alcona County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 16.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Alcona County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 16.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Alcona County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Alcona County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Alcona County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Alcona County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Alcona County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Alcona County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Alcona County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,828 (3,280 aged, 548 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 121 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Alcona County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (335)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (220)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (168)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (129)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (110)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (85)
  • Congestive heart failure (84)
  • Unspecified dementia (74)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (56)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (46)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 549
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,322
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,516
  • In family households: 8,203 (1,895 male householders, 1,233 female householders)
    2,662 spouses, 1,770 children (1,625 natural, 54 adopted, 91 stepchildren), 160 grandchildren, 78 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 84 other relatives, 252 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,188 (1,057 male householders (936 living alone)), 868 female householders (777 living alone)), 268 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 135

Size of family households: 2,261 2-persons, 372 3-persons, 327 4-persons, 136 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,708 1-person, 189 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 11 5-persons.

804 married couples with children.
311 single-parent households (142 men, 169 women).

99.1% of residents of Alcona speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $95,755,000 ($8,222 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,246,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $52,031,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,983,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $349,000
Federal grants: $20,396,000
Federal procurement contracts: $613,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,382,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $445,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,501,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,408,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 359
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 937
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +525
Here +45 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Alcona County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.10 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Alcona County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Alcona County, Michigan
  • 662014 or later
  • 402010 to 2013
  • 7582000 to 2009
  • 1,3831990 to 1999
  • 1,3721980 to 1989
  • 2,5431970 to 1979
  • 1,9111960 to 1969
  • 1,4171950 to 1959
  • 7731940 to 1949
  • 8311939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Alcona County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alcona County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alcona County, Michigan
  • 81 room
  • 502 rooms
  • 1933 rooms
  • 6404 rooms
  • 1,0825 rooms
  • 1,0576 rooms
  • 6287 rooms
  • 4058 rooms
  • 4049+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alcona County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alcona County, Michigan
  • 141 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 1344 rooms
  • 915 rooms
  • 1096 rooms
  • 487 rooms
  • 358 rooms
  • 199+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Alcona County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Alcona County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Alcona County, Michigan
  • 11no bedroom
  • 2071 bedroom
  • 1,3462 bedrooms
  • 2,3043 bedrooms
  • 4984 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alcona County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alcona County, Michigan
  • 14no bedroom
  • 841 bedroom
  • 2302 bedrooms
  • 2323 bedrooms
  • 124 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Alcona County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Alcona County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Alcona County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 137no vehicle
  • 1,5471 vehicle
  • 1,9092 vehicles
  • 6773 vehicles
  • 1784 vehicles
  • 405+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Alcona County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Alcona County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 50no vehicle
  • 3471 vehicle
  • 1622 vehicles
  • 133 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.2% of Alcona County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Michigan.

Alcona County:

89.2%
State average:

85.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,645
  • Other state: 1,567
  • Northeast: 225
  • Midwest: 622
  • South: 467
  • West: 253
Year householders moved into unit in Alcona County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Alcona County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Wood
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 31.3%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.2%Electricity
  • 14.5%Wood
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

3.3%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

4.3%
Michigan:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

6.9%
Michigan:

15.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Alcona County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,376,000
    Regular Highways: $705,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,801,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,575,000
    General - Other: $3,043,000
    Health - Other: $1,503,000
    Police Protection: $1,281,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $889,000
    Correctional Institutions: $736,000
    Financial Administration: $525,000
    Libraries: $522,000
    Central Staff Services: $389,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $238,000
    Parks and Recreation: $223,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,595,000
    Highways: $685,000
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $817,000
    Other: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,116,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
    Rents: $27,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $73,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,111,000
    Other: $818,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,251,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,643,000

Alcona County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,376,000
    Regular Highways: $705,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,801,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,575,000
    General - Other: $3,043,000
    Health - Other: $1,503,000
    Police Protection: $1,281,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $889,000
    Correctional Institutions: $736,000
    Financial Administration: $525,000
    Libraries: $522,000
    Central Staff Services: $389,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $238,000
    Parks and Recreation: $223,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,595,000
    Highways: $685,000
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $817,000
    Other: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,116,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
    Rents: $27,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $73,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,111,000
    Other: $818,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,251,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,643,000

Alcona County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,376,000
    Regular Highways: $705,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,801,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,575,000
    General - Other: $3,043,000
    Health - Other: $1,503,000
    Police Protection: $1,281,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $889,000
    Correctional Institutions: $736,000
    Financial Administration: $525,000
    Libraries: $522,000
    Central Staff Services: $389,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $238,000
    Parks and Recreation: $223,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,595,000
    Highways: $685,000
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $817,000
    Other: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,116,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
    Rents: $27,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $73,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,111,000
    Other: $818,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,251,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,643,000

Alcona County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,376,000
    Regular Highways: $705,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,801,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,575,000
    General - Other: $3,043,000
    Health - Other: $1,503,000
    Police Protection: $1,281,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $889,000
    Correctional Institutions: $736,000
    Financial Administration: $525,000
    Libraries: $522,000
    Central Staff Services: $389,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $238,000
    Parks and Recreation: $223,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,595,000
    Highways: $685,000
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $817,000
    Other: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,116,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
    Rents: $27,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $73,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,111,000
    Other: $818,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,251,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,643,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 263
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 244
  • Number of recipients under 18: 40
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 178
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 45
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 104
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 125
Most common first names in Alcona County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8175.3 years
William6775.9 years
Mary5481.7 years
Robert4369.6 years
Edward3975.3 years
Helen3584.3 years
George3578.3 years
Joseph3177.3 years
Charles3077.6 years
Arthur2975.2 years
Most common last names in Alcona County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Somers2670.7 years
Schultz2274.4 years
Johnson2276.8 years
Liske2175.0 years
Miller1680.0 years
Smith1574.7 years
Fowler1473.5 years
Apsey1485.4 years
Bartz1480.3 years
Williams1269.8 years
Businesses in Alcona County, MI
NameCountNameCount
Jones New York1True Value1
Subway1U-Haul1

Alcona County on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"