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Dickinson County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 25,494 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 27,472 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,138
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,980
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,122
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,241 (it was 2,264 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%

Land area: 766 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dickinson County: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.8%), Construction (14.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Dickinson County, MI (2019)
    • 24,08487.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4131.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3101.1%Two or more races
    • 2621.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1740.6%Asian alone
    • 1570.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 320.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 12,786  (50.2%)
Females: 12,708  (49.8%)
Average household size:
Dickinson County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,850 ($34,825 in 1999)
This county:

$53,850
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $522 (lower quartile is $425, upper quartile is $639)
This county:

$522
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,461 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Dickinson:

$111,461
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,606 - $193,355
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,008
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 369

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 59
  • Auto thefts: 6
Dickinson County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 81 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 1998: 105 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 1999: 103 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2000: 104 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2001: 76 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2002: 74 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2003: 103 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2004: 73 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2005: 97 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2006: 74 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2008: 64 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 2018: 25 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 2019: 25 buildings, average cost: $238,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Dickinson, MI residents
Average permit cost in Dickinson, MI
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,733 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,578 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Dickinson, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dickinson, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dickinson, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.6%
Dickinson County:

10.6%
Michigan:

13.0%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.5% for Black residents, 14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 106.0% for American Indian residents, 6.2% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.8 years old
(Males: 45.3 years old, Females: 47.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.6 years old, Black residents: 46.1 years old, American Indian residents: 43.5 years old, Asian residents: 43.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.9 years old, Other race residents: 15.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dickinson County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $607 a month.

Cities in this county include: Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Norway, Quinnesec.

Dickinson 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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Neighboring counties: Big Stone County, Minnesota , Sherman County, Oregon , Madison County, Montana , Silver Bow County, Montana , Ontonagon County , Todd County, Minnesota , Wadena County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 775
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 355 (63.2% naturalized citizens)

Dickinson County:

1.4%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 752010 or later
  • 242000 to 2009
  • 591990 to 1999
  • 551980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 155Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.4%

Dickinson County marital status for males Dickinson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,468
  • One, attached: 112
  • Two: 558
  • 3 or 4: 322
  • 5 to 9: 244
  • 10 to 19: 324
  • 20 to 49: 326
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 767
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Dickinson County with a mortgage: 4,473 (109 second mortgage, 340 home equity loan, 35 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,358

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dickinson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,3368
Evangelical Protestant6,05126
Mainline Protestant2,15010
Other2702
Orthodox1141
None8,247-
Dickinson 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: 9
Dickinson County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Dickinson County:

6.31 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

8.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dickinson County:

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Dickinson County:

28.6%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Dickinson County:

Average size of farms: 196 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,798
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $175.88
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,932
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,338
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.04%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 27.66%
Corn for grain: 345 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3 acres

Earthquake activity:

Dickinson County-area historical earthquake activity is above Michigan state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 281.2 miles away from Dickinson County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 308.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 450.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 389.4 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 484.6 miles away from Dickinson County center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 270.9 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 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 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 Dickinson County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dickinson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,084 (84.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,162 (8.9%)
  • Bus: 6 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 196 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 140 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 436 (3.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (21%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)
  • Lebanon (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Chile (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dickinson County


  • German (14%)
  • Italian (10%)
  • European (8%)
  • Swedish (7%)
  • American (5%)
  • Finnish (5%)
  • Irish (5%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 241 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 293 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,999.

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.76% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($14,665 average AGI)
2.47% relocated from other states ($24,595 average AGI)
Dickinson County:

2.47%
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 Delta County, MI  0.36% ($36,231 average AGI)
from Marquette County, MI  0.35% ($28,368)
from Marinette County, WI  0.34% ($31,081)
from Florence County, WI  0.32% ($34,514)
from Menominee County, MI  0.23% ($45,920)
from Iron County, MI  0.22% ($30,542)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.60% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($15,734 average AGI)
3.33% relocated to other states ($31,528 average AGI)
Dickinson County:

3.33%
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 Marinette County, WI  0.43% ($33,404 average AGI)
to Florence County, WI  0.35% ($35,053)
to Brown County, WI  0.31% ($43,441)
to Marquette County, MI  0.29% ($38,406)
to Menominee County, MI  0.26% ($42,000)
to Iron County, MI  0.19% ($56,952)
to Delta County, MI  0.18% ($44,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Dickinson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Dickinson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Dickinson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,748 (4,817 aged, 931 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 218 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (507)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (432)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (371)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (196)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (162)
  • Unspecified dementia (157)
  • Congestive heart failure (138)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (81)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (68)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.31
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,693
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 560
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,973

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 885
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,163
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 103

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 157.5. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,494
  • Male householders: 6,174 (1,631 living alone), Female householders: 5,156 (1,946 living alone)
  • 5,540 spouses (5,465 opposite-sex spouses), 812 unmarried partners, (793 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,294 children (5,830 natural, 254 adopted, 207 stepchildren), 320 grandchildren, 112 brothers or sisters, 140 parents, 5 foster children, 155 other relatives, 385 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 402

Size of family households: 4,274 2-persons, 1,296 3-persons, 984 4-persons, 402 5-persons, 123 6-persons, 140 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,578 1-person, 485 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 16 4-persons.

3,132 married couples with children.
1,326 single-parent households (376 men, 950 women).

98.2% of residents of Dickinson speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (26% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $198,502,000 ($7,259 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,451,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $91,184,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,087,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $418,000
Federal grants: $20,574,000
Federal procurement contracts: $22,272,000 ($15,097,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $33,966,000 ($596,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $556,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,752,000
Federal Government insurance: $662,000

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

Births: 1,426
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,639
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +868
Here +31 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Dickinson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.79 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • 492014 or later
  • 2482010 to 2013
  • 9252000 to 2009
  • 1,5591990 to 1999
  • 1,4381980 to 1989
  • 2,4771970 to 1979
  • 1,3101960 to 1969
  • 1,1801950 to 1959
  • 1,2081940 to 1949
  • 3,6271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dickinson County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • 51 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 2153 rooms
  • 1,1154 rooms
  • 1,8435 rooms
  • 1,7786 rooms
  • 1,3337 rooms
  • 1,2688 rooms
  • 1,2299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • 2871 room
  • 982 rooms
  • 3273 rooms
  • 8884 rooms
  • 4515 rooms
  • 2976 rooms
  • 1117 rooms
  • 388 rooms
  • 499+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dickinson County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • 5no bedroom
  • 2851 bedroom
  • 2,0892 bedrooms
  • 4,6243 bedrooms
  • 1,4234 bedrooms
  • 3765+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickinson County, Michigan
  • 286no bedroom
  • 5141 bedroom
  • 1,3122 bedrooms
  • 3263 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 545+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 242no vehicle
  • 2,5551 vehicle
  • 3,9702 vehicles
  • 1,2843 vehicles
  • 4764 vehicles
  • 2835+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 644no vehicle
  • 1,4081 vehicle
  • 4022 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

90.0% of Dickinson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Michigan.

Dickinson County:

90.0%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 19,315
  • Other state: 5,657
  • Northeast: 405
  • Midwest: 3,803
  • South: 797
  • West: 627
Year householders moved into unit in Dickinson County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dickinson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.0%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.7%Utility gas
  • 22.0%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 310
Here:

15.9%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

2.2%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 86
Here:

10.6%
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

Dickinson County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,899,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $110,642,000
    Regular Highways: $1,029,000
    Other: $754,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Air Transportation: $82,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $2,864,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $108,863,000
    Regular Highways: $5,919,000
    General - Other: $4,145,000
    Health - Other: $2,121,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,072,000
    Police Protection: $1,550,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,287,000
    Libraries: $979,000
    Air Transportation: $779,000
    Central Staff Services: $590,000
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000
    Financial Administration: $449,000
    General Public Buildings: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $477,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,800,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $34,650,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,300,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,578,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,822,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $634,000
    Interest Earnings: $242,000
    Rents: $137,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $95,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,462,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $318,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,147,000
    Other: $1,554,000
    General Local Government Support: $416,000
    Public Welfare: $84,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,814,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $335,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,374,000

Dickinson County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,899,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $110,642,000
    Regular Highways: $1,029,000
    Other: $754,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Air Transportation: $82,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $2,864,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $108,863,000
    Regular Highways: $5,919,000
    General - Other: $4,145,000
    Health - Other: $2,121,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,072,000
    Police Protection: $1,550,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,287,000
    Libraries: $979,000
    Air Transportation: $779,000
    Central Staff Services: $590,000
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000
    Financial Administration: $449,000
    General Public Buildings: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $477,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,800,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $34,650,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,300,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,578,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,822,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $634,000
    Interest Earnings: $242,000
    Rents: $137,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $95,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,462,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $318,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,147,000
    Other: $1,554,000
    General Local Government Support: $416,000
    Public Welfare: $84,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,814,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $335,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,374,000

Dickinson County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,899,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $110,642,000
    Regular Highways: $1,029,000
    Other: $754,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Air Transportation: $82,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $2,864,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $108,863,000
    Regular Highways: $5,919,000
    General - Other: $4,145,000
    Health - Other: $2,121,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,072,000
    Police Protection: $1,550,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,287,000
    Libraries: $979,000
    Air Transportation: $779,000
    Central Staff Services: $590,000
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000
    Financial Administration: $449,000
    General Public Buildings: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $477,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,800,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $34,650,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,300,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,578,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,822,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $634,000
    Interest Earnings: $242,000
    Rents: $137,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $95,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,462,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $318,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,147,000
    Other: $1,554,000
    General Local Government Support: $416,000
    Public Welfare: $84,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,814,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $335,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,374,000

Dickinson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,899,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $110,642,000
    Regular Highways: $1,029,000
    Other: $754,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Air Transportation: $82,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $2,864,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $108,863,000
    Regular Highways: $5,919,000
    General - Other: $4,145,000
    Health - Other: $2,121,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,072,000
    Police Protection: $1,550,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,287,000
    Libraries: $979,000
    Air Transportation: $779,000
    Central Staff Services: $590,000
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000
    Financial Administration: $449,000
    General Public Buildings: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $477,000
    Health and Hospitals: $41,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,800,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $34,650,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,300,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,578,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,822,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $634,000
    Interest Earnings: $242,000
    Rents: $137,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $95,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,462,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $318,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,147,000
    Other: $1,554,000
    General Local Government Support: $416,000
    Public Welfare: $84,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,814,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $335,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,374,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 480
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 425
  • Number of recipients under 18: 81
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 310
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 89
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 197
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 198
Most common first names in Dickinson County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John29678.1 years
Mary23281.3 years
William19175.0 years
Joseph19178.2 years
Robert14571.6 years
James12173.5 years
Frank12079.0 years
Anna11984.8 years
George11477.3 years
Edward9879.0 years
Most common last names in Dickinson County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson20277.9 years
Anderson17278.9 years
Peterson10679.5 years
Larson8378.1 years
Carlson8277.5 years
Erickson6977.6 years
Olson6177.6 years
Nelson5379.5 years
Swanson4580.1 years
Miller4174.8 years
Businesses in Dickinson County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets7
AmericInn1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Burger King2Nike2
Chevrolet2Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Days Inn1Slumberland1
FedEx2Subway4
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
H&R Block1True Value3
Hardee's1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS12
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless2
JCPenney1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2

Dickinson County on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"