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Arenac County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 15,102 (all rural); it was 17,269 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,169
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,436
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,656
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,096 (it was 1,054 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

28%

Land area: 367 sq. mi.

Water area: 314.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Arenac County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.8%), Construction (15.3%), Manufacturing (15.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Arenac County, MI (2019)
    • 14,22482.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3151.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2201.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1991.2%Two or more races
    • 610.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 570.3%Asian alone
    • 30.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

50.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 7,651  (50.7%)
Females: 7,451  (49.3%)
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Average household size:
Arenac County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,095 ($32,805 in 1999)
This county:

$44,095
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $455 (lower quartile is $305, upper quartile is $557)
This county:

$455
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $103,359 (it was $75,400 in 2000)
Arenac:

$103,359
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,098 - $175,437
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $943
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $393

Institutionalized population: 155

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 18
  • Burglaries: 58
  • Thefts: 112
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 18
  • Burglaries: 66
  • Thefts: 128
  • Auto thefts: 15
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2000: 81 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2001: 68 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2002: 89 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2003: 86 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2004: 97 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2006: 56 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $183,100
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $226,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Arenac, MI residents
Average permit cost in Arenac, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,472 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,369 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Arenac, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Arenac, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Arenac, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.5%
Arenac County:

15.5%
Michigan:

13.0%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.1% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.6% for American Indian residents, 57.9% for other race residents, 31.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 50.1 years old
(Males: 49.4 years old, Females: 51.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.2 years old, Black residents: 46.8 years old, American Indian residents: 39.0 years old, Asian residents: 44.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.6 years old, Other race residents: 53.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Arenac County is $422 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $673 a month.

Cities in this county include: Standish, Au Gres, Sterling, Omer, Twining, Turner.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Arenac County: House Lake State Forest Campground (A), Trout Lake State Forest Campground (B), Watersedge Golf Course (C), Tobacco River Campground (D), Calhoun Campground (E), Gladwin Heights Golf Course (F), Lost Haven Campground (G), All Bright Shores (H), Sugar Springs Country Club (I), Sugar Springs Campground (J), Wildwood Campground (K), Secord Lake Campground (L), Wildwood Fire Department (M), Clement Township Fire Department (N), Billings Township Hall (O), Hays Township Hall (P), Gladwin Township Hall (Q), Gladwin County Historical Society Museum (R), Butman Township Fire Rescue (S), Billings Township Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Arenac County include: Church of the Brethren (A), Beaverton Baptist Church (B), Daniels Band Church (C), Church of Daniels Band (D), Living Hope Fellowship Church (E), Beaverton Church of God (F), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (G), Dale United Methodist Church (H), Cedar River Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Butman Cemetery (1), Skeel Cemetery (2), Grout Cemetery (3), McClure Cemetery (4), Ridge Cemetery (5), Arbutus Cemetery (6), Rhodes Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Trout Lake (A), Puro Lake (B), Pratt Lake (C), Lake Lochbrae (D), Wallic Lake (E), Perch Lake (F), Little Lake Twenty (G), Peach Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Elk Lake Creek (A), West Branch Tittabawassee River (B), Avery Creek (C), Venison Creek (D), Bear Creek (E), Guernsey Creek (F), Tea Creek (G), Payne Creek (H), Fish Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Arenac County include: Gladwin County Recreation Area (1), Gladwin State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Fremont County, Wyoming , Clare County , Houston County, Minnesota , Iosco County , Pennington County, South Dakota , Mecosta County , Osceola County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 567
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 177 (73.1% naturalized citizens)

Arenac County:

1.2%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 102010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 241990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 341970 to 1979
  • 109Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.2%

Arenac County marital status for males Arenac County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,755
  • One, attached: 59
  • Two: 59
  • 3 or 4: 93
  • 5 to 9: 240
  • 10 to 19: 79
  • 20 to 49: 108
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 1,490
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Arenac County with a mortgage: 2,573 (46 second mortgage, 189 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,033

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Arenac County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,5204
Evangelical Protestant1,67720
Mainline Protestant1,1169
Other1692
None8,417-
Arenac 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: 5
Arenac County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Arenac County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Arenac County:

10.1%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Arenac County:

29.7%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Arenac County:

Average size of farms: 220 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $59,137
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $297.46
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,589
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.72%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,832
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 40.62%
Corn for grain: 11113 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5491 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12505 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,279 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 32 acres

Tornado activity:

Arenac County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 5618797.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/30/1976, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 10 people

Earthquake activity:

Arenac County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 61% 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 250.3 miles away from Arenac County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 218.6 miles away from the county 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 148.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 245.1 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 94.9 miles away from Arenac County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 405.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: May 16, 2020 - May 22, 2020, FEMA Id: 4547, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4494, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-774: September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: 774, 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
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 12, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-371: April 12, 1973, FEMA Id: 371, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: December 01, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-363: December 01, 1972, FEMA Id: 363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Arenac County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Arenac

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,177 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 364 (7.3%)
  • Bus: 21 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 40 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 141 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 250 (5.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (21%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Other Northern Europe (5%)
  • England (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Arenac County


  • German (17%)
  • Polish (15%)
  • American (11%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)
  • French Canadian (4%)

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

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

  • 515 people in state prisons
  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 36 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,084.

5.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.17% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($34,055 average AGI)
0.56% relocated from other states ($3,641 average AGI)
Arenac County:

0.56%
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 Bay County, MI  1.33% ($29,617 average AGI)
from Ogemaw County, MI  0.61% ($21,405)
from Iosco County, MI  0.56% ($56,500)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.43% ($40,692)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.40% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($30,216 average AGI)
0.61% relocated to other states ($3,869 average AGI)
Arenac County:

0.61%
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 Bay County, MI  1.56% ($31,632 average AGI)
to Iosco County, MI  0.61% ($27,730)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.53% ($35,875)
to Ogemaw County, MI  0.43% ($23,808)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0

Births per 1000 population in Arenac County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Arenac County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Arenac County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Arenac County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Arenac County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Arenac County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Arenac County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Arenac County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Arenac County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,757 (3,060 aged, 697 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 231 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Arenac County, Michigan in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (445)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (430)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (325)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (160)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (25)
  • Unspecified dementia (13)
  • Congestive heart failure (11)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.77
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,735
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 393
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,958

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,061
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,329
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,102
  • Male householders: 3,479 (1,103 living alone), Female householders: 3,149 (1,005 living alone)
  • 3,255 spouses (3,238 opposite-sex spouses), 528 unmarried partners, (515 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,642 children (3,330 natural, 105 adopted, 205 stepchildren), 289 grandchildren, 68 brothers or sisters, 88 parents, 45 foster children, 81 other relatives, 280 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 198

Size of family households: 2,458 2-persons, 700 3-persons, 586 4-persons, 270 5-persons, 74 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,106 1-person, 367 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

1,541 married couples with children.
844 single-parent households (284 men, 560 women).

98.5% of residents of Arenac speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $119,915,000 ($6,923 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,821,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,397,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,144,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,501,000
Federal grants: $23,425,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,406,000 ($4,501,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,043,000 ($1,037,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $525,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,227,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,298,000

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

Births: 831
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,005
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +90
Here +5 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Arenac County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 36.47 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Arenac County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Arenac County, Michigan
  • 772014 or later
  • 992010 to 2013
  • 9482000 to 2009
  • 1,5941990 to 1999
  • 1,5241980 to 1989
  • 2,1411970 to 1979
  • 8991960 to 1969
  • 9621950 to 1959
  • 5901940 to 1949
  • 9861939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Arenac County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Arenac County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Arenac County, Michigan
  • 101 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 1523 rooms
  • 6174 rooms
  • 1,2565 rooms
  • 1,3886 rooms
  • 9687 rooms
  • 6018 rooms
  • 5669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Arenac County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Arenac County, Michigan
  • 621 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 2093 rooms
  • 2604 rooms
  • 2035 rooms
  • 1456 rooms
  • 617 rooms
  • 428 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Arenac County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Arenac County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Arenac County, Michigan
  • 10no bedroom
  • 1471 bedroom
  • 1,4362 bedrooms
  • 3,0883 bedrooms
  • 7674 bedrooms
  • 1255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Arenac County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Arenac County, Michigan
  • 64no bedroom
  • 2401 bedroom
  • 4202 bedrooms
  • 2703 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Arenac County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Arenac County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Arenac County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 177no vehicle
  • 1,8041 vehicle
  • 2,2682 vehicles
  • 9743 vehicles
  • 2834 vehicles
  • 805+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Arenac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Arenac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 174no vehicle
  • 6211 vehicle
  • 2212 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.0% of Arenac County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 91% lived in Michigan.

Arenac County:

89.0%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 13,572
  • Other state: 1,312
  • Northeast: 223
  • Midwest: 441
  • South: 439
  • West: 213
Year householders moved into unit in Arenac County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Arenac County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 35.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.2%Wood
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.4%Utility gas
  • 23.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.8%Electricity
  • 9.9%Wood
  • 5.0%Other fuel
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 28
Here:

2.5%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

4.7%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 70
Here:

19.6%
Michigan:

14.3%

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

Arenac County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,689,000
    Other: $1,680,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,019,000
    General - Other: $3,082,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,043,000
    Police Protection: $991,000
    Correctional Institutions: $767,000
    Health - Other: $765,000
    Financial Administration: $626,000
    Central Staff Services: $322,000
    Housing and Community Development: $283,000
    Parks and Recreation: $246,000
    General Public Buildings: $187,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $219,000
    Other: $192,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $133,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $647,000
    Highways: $542,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,436,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,381,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $650,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,963,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,646,000
    Other: $825,000
    General Local Government Support: $375,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,388,000
    Other License: $81,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,409,000

Arenac County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,689,000
    Other: $1,680,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,019,000
    General - Other: $3,082,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,043,000
    Police Protection: $991,000
    Correctional Institutions: $767,000
    Health - Other: $765,000
    Financial Administration: $626,000
    Central Staff Services: $322,000
    Housing and Community Development: $283,000
    Parks and Recreation: $246,000
    General Public Buildings: $187,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $219,000
    Other: $192,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $133,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $647,000
    Highways: $542,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,436,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,381,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $650,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,963,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,646,000
    Other: $825,000
    General Local Government Support: $375,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,388,000
    Other License: $81,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,409,000

Arenac County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,689,000
    Other: $1,680,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,019,000
    General - Other: $3,082,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,043,000
    Police Protection: $991,000
    Correctional Institutions: $767,000
    Health - Other: $765,000
    Financial Administration: $626,000
    Central Staff Services: $322,000
    Housing and Community Development: $283,000
    Parks and Recreation: $246,000
    General Public Buildings: $187,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $219,000
    Other: $192,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $133,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $647,000
    Highways: $542,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,436,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,381,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $650,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,963,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,646,000
    Other: $825,000
    General Local Government Support: $375,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,388,000
    Other License: $81,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,409,000

Arenac County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,689,000
    Other: $1,680,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,019,000
    General - Other: $3,082,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,043,000
    Police Protection: $991,000
    Correctional Institutions: $767,000
    Health - Other: $765,000
    Financial Administration: $626,000
    Central Staff Services: $322,000
    Housing and Community Development: $283,000
    Parks and Recreation: $246,000
    General Public Buildings: $187,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $219,000
    Other: $192,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $133,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $647,000
    Highways: $542,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,436,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,381,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $650,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,963,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,646,000
    Other: $825,000
    General Local Government Support: $375,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,388,000
    Other License: $81,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,409,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 525
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 498
  • Number of recipients under 18: 70
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 378
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 77
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 197
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 240
Most common first names in Arenac County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12572.7 years
William11775.4 years
Mary10378.5 years
Joseph9275.4 years
Robert7571.2 years
James6270.7 years
George5976.4 years
Edward5475.6 years
Frank5077.1 years
Charles4976.2 years
Most common last names in Arenac County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3675.9 years
Johnson2875.8 years
Brown2476.5 years
Miller2174.3 years
Daniels2078.6 years
Moore1875.7 years
Heinrich1775.5 years
Davis1778.9 years
Allen1669.9 years
Dittenber1574.9 years
Businesses in Arenac County, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's2
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Arenac County on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"