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Eaton County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 110,268 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 103,655 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 22,856
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,727
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 29,770
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,911 (it was 10,397 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

28%

Land area: 576 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 191 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Eaton County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Eaton County, MI (2019)
    • 90,42487.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,1616.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,1175.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,6402.5%Asian alone
    • 2,6022.5%Two or more races
    • 6270.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 850.08%Some other race alone
    • 220.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 54,356  (49.3%)
Females: 55,912  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Eaton County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,409 ($49,588 in 1999)
This county:

$65,409
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $727 (lower quartile is $536, upper quartile is $872)
This county:

$727
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $169,900 (it was $112,400 in 2000)
Eaton:

$169,900
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,800 - $230,600

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $196,518
Here:

$196,518
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $184,229
Here:

$184,229
State:

$199,940

In 2-unit structures: $192,639
Here:

$192,639
State:

$142,994

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,691
Here:

$115,691
State:

$151,948

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $85,052
Here:

$85,052
State:

$170,137

Mobile homes: $33,213
Here:

$33,213
State:

$56,186

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,265
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $511

Institutionalized population: 554

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 23
  • Robberies: 23
  • Assaults: 84
  • Burglaries: 314
  • Thefts: 1285
  • Auto thefts: 106
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Health of residents in Eaton County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
75.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
58.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
80.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 419 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 1998: 427 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 1999: 496 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2000: 519 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2001: 491 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2002: 466 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2003: 610 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2004: 515 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2005: 440 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2006: 263 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2007: 197 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $204,600
  • 2009: 78 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2010: 121 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2011: 67 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2012: 87 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2013: 97 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2014: 91 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2015: 99 buildings, average cost: $215,200
  • 2016: 155 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2017: 121 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2018: 122 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2019: 99 buildings, average cost: $242,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Eaton, MI residents
Average permit cost in Eaton, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,634 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,517 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Eaton, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Eaton, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Eaton, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.6%
Eaton County:

6.6%
Michigan:

13.0%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.5% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.7% for American Indian residents, 16.4% for other race residents, 18.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.7 years old
(Males: 37.9 years old, Females: 43.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 27.2 years old, American Indian residents: 64.4 years old, Asian residents: 36.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.0 years old, Other race residents: 32.4 years old)

Area name: Lansing-East Lansing, MI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Eaton County is $532 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $659 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $835 a month.

Cities in this county include: Waverly, Charlotte, Grand Ledge, Eaton Rapids, Potterville, Olivet, Bellevue, Dimondale, Vermontville, Sunfield.

Eaton 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 Eaton County: Oval Beach (A), Old Saugatuck Light House (B), South Haven Country Club (C), Camp Kaskitowa (D), Cheshire Hills Golf Course (E), Eagle Creek Golf Club (F), Camp Sears (G), Warner Memorial Camp (H), Camp Beechpoint (I), Martin US 131 Raceway (J), Ely Lake Campground (K), Horsemans Campground (L), Swan Creek Campground (M), Lansing Environmental Center (N), Lake Doster Golf Club (O), Camp Halcyon (P), Hemlock Point Gun Club (Q), Camp Channing (R), Eureka Park (S), Ridgewood Beach (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eaton County include: Unity Reformed Church (A), Green Lake Calvary Church (B), Diamond Chapel (C), East Saugatuck Church (D), Ebenezer Church (E), Gingerbread Church (F), Gun Lake Chapel (G), Trinity Church (H), Kingdom Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Immanuel Cemetery (1), Brookside Cemetery (2), Pierceson Cemetery (3), Bradley Indian Mission Cemetery (4), Ingerson Cemetery (5), McDowell Cemetery (6), Ives Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Manitt Lake (A), Lower Scott Lake (B), Pratt Lake (C), Upper Scott Lake (D), Pike Lake (E), Pickerel Lake (F), Little Tom Lake (G), Little Spec Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pine Creek (A), Elm Creek Drain (B), Pigeon Creek (C), Barber Creek (D), Base Line Creek (E), Pier Cove Creek (F), Glenn Creek (G), Fenner Creek (H), Greggs Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Eaton County include: Saugatuck Dunes State Park (1), Laketown Park (2), River Bluff Park (3), West Side County Park (4), Bysterveld County Park (5), Wolters Woods Park (6), Dorr Township Park (7), Silver Creek County Park (8), Littlejohn Lake County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bennington County, Vermont , Hillsborough County, New Hampshire , Calhoun County , Ingham County , Kalamazoo County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 5,893
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: 29.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,409 (54.1% naturalized citizens)

Eaton County:

4.0%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,6562010 or later
  • 1,0312000 to 2009
  • 7671990 to 1999
  • 3841980 to 1989
  • 4351970 to 1979
  • 549Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 44.5%

Eaton County marital status for males Eaton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 33,057
  • One, attached: 2,482
  • Two: 986
  • 3 or 4: 1,227
  • 5 to 9: 2,228
  • 10 to 19: 3,049
  • 20 to 49: 1,405
  • 50 or more: 1,209
  • Mobile homes: 2,169

Housing units in Eaton County with a mortgage: 19,993 (442 second mortgage, 1,894 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,342

Here:

63.3% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Eaton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,29958
Mainline Protestant7,84730
Catholic6,4204
Other4815
None69,712-
Eaton 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: 11
Eaton County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Eaton County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 63
This county:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Eaton County:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Eaton County:

30.5%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Eaton County:

Average size of farms: 195 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $43,435
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $235.91
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.25%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,216
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 71.89%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.99%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,233
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.50
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 15.91%
Corn for grain: 65025 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 13106 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 70885 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,390 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 118 acres

Tornado activity:

Eaton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 2730694.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 18 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/11/1965, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eaton County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from Eaton 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 238.3 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 42.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 145.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 331.0 miles away from Eaton 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 308.3 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 06, 2008 to July 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1777: July 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1777, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1527: June 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 1527, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 17, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3189: September 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3189, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • Michigan Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3160: January 10, 2001, FEMA Id: 3160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3030: February 05, 1977, FEMA Id: 3030, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Michigan Severe Storms, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: April 26, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-465: April 26, 1975, FEMA Id: 465, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Michigan Severe Storm, Freezing, Incident Period: April 05, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-330: April 05, 1972, FEMA Id: 330, Natural disaster type: Storm, Freeze
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Eaton County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Eaton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 44,952 (82.7%)
  • Carpooled: 4,531 (8.3%)
  • Bus: 503 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 754 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 230 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 1,020 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 2,387 (4.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (15%)
  • Cuba (12%)
  • Haiti (11%)
  • Pakistan (7%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Nepal (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Eaton County


  • German (16%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

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

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

  • 665 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 462 people in nursing homes
  • 217 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 194 people in other group homes
  • 89 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 662 people in college/university student housing
  • 321 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 282 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 207 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 34 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $62,139.

8.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.04% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($34,702 average AGI)
1.29% relocated from other states ($7,327 average AGI)
Eaton County:

1.29%
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 Ingham County, MI  3.82% ($37,683 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MI  0.61% ($52,268)
from Calhoun County, MI  0.31% ($41,471)
from Ionia County, MI  0.25% ($69,974)
from Barry County, MI  0.23% ($36,876)
from Kent County, MI  0.17% ($43,299)
from Jackson County, MI  0.15% ($35,806)


8.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.84% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($33,314 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($11,562 average AGI)
Eaton County:

1.65%
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 Ingham County, MI  3.53% ($36,760 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MI  0.60% ($56,915)
to Calhoun County, MI  0.34% ($38,578)
to Kent County, MI  0.28% ($42,391)
to Ionia County, MI  0.22% ($44,276)
to Barry County, MI  0.20% ($42,182)
to Oakland County, MI  0.14% ($53,308)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Eaton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Eaton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Eaton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Eaton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Eaton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Eaton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Eaton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Eaton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Eaton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,445 (13,044 aged, 2,401 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,059 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,667)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,158)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (927)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (826)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (739)
  • Congestive heart failure (599)
  • Unspecified dementia (559)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (508)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (321)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (285)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.87
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,903
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 49
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,315

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,053
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 798
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 74.2
  • Other - 41.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 110,268
  • Male householders: 23,600 (6,186 living alone), Female householders: 20,820 (7,439 living alone)
  • 21,907 spouses (21,704 opposite-sex spouses), 3,934 unmarried partners, (3,802 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 31,090 children (27,255 natural, 1,853 adopted, 1,982 stepchildren), 1,377 grandchildren, 835 brothers or sisters, 1,341 parents, 0 foster children, 1,266 other relatives, 2,226 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,872

Size of family households: 14,213 2-persons, 5,548 3-persons, 4,812 4-persons, 1,877 5-persons, 530 6-persons, 522 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,625 1-person, 3,114 2-persons, 135 3-persons, 44 5-persons.

16,445 married couples with children.
4,795 single-parent households (1,766 men, 3,029 women).

93.1% of residents of Eaton speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $430,939,000 ($4,025 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $33,723,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $173,830,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $73,639,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,470,000
Federal grants: $139,894,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,544,000 ($249,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $35,562,000 ($25,779,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,652,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $55,899,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,244,000

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

Births: 6,526
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,213
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +516
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,027
Here +10 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Eaton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.30 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Eaton County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Eaton County, Michigan
  • 1,0332014 or later
  • 4852010 to 2013
  • 4,7592000 to 2009
  • 7,2291990 to 1999
  • 5,1541980 to 1989
  • 9,2681970 to 1979
  • 6,8971960 to 1969
  • 3,1931950 to 1959
  • 2,1131940 to 1949
  • 7,6811939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Eaton County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Eaton County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Eaton County, Michigan
  • 921 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3523 rooms
  • 2,5154 rooms
  • 5,2005 rooms
  • 6,5526 rooms
  • 4,5347 rooms
  • 4,7588 rooms
  • 7,3329+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Eaton County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Eaton County, Michigan
  • 2381 room
  • 9022 rooms
  • 1,9203 rooms
  • 4,6224 rooms
  • 2,6535 rooms
  • 1,1046 rooms
  • 1,0247 rooms
  • 2868 rooms
  • 3369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Eaton County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Eaton County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Eaton County, Michigan
  • 92no bedroom
  • 5791 bedroom
  • 4,4912 bedrooms
  • 17,5523 bedrooms
  • 6,5254 bedrooms
  • 2,0965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Eaton County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Eaton County, Michigan
  • 238no bedroom
  • 3,5661 bedroom
  • 6,3022 bedrooms
  • 2,2953 bedrooms
  • 4964 bedrooms
  • 1885+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Eaton County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Eaton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Eaton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 223no vehicle
  • 9,0911 vehicle
  • 13,4192 vehicles
  • 5,8063 vehicles
  • 1,7374 vehicles
  • 1,0595+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Eaton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Eaton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 975no vehicle
  • 7,6361 vehicle
  • 3,9952 vehicles
  • 4003 vehicles
  • 794 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.4% of Eaton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Michigan.

Eaton County:

85.4%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 89,508
  • Other state: 15,853
  • Northeast: 2,185
  • Midwest: 5,710
  • South: 5,605
  • West: 2,353
Year householders moved into unit in Eaton County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Eaton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.3%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.3%Utility gas
  • 34.9%Electricity
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,333
Here:

13.0%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 350
Here:

6.4%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,187
Here:

36.8%
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

Eaton County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $23,223,000
    Regular Highways: $651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $324,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,648,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $17,861,000
    Regular Highways: $17,494,000
    Health - Other: $14,715,000
    Police Protection: $9,181,000
    General - Other: $9,135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,236,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,248,000
    Financial Administration: $2,181,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,493,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,158,000
    Central Staff Services: $966,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,607,000
    Highways: $2,697,000
    Other: $966,000
    Housing and Community Development: $149,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,643,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $111,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $102,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,421,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,003,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,870,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,336,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,814,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,280,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,681,000
    General Revenue - Other: $916,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $312,000
    Rents: $262,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $122,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,991,000
    General - Other: $2,089,000
    Police Protection: $487,000
    Health - Other: $52,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,842,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,844,000
    Beginning: $1,604,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,276,000
    Other: $3,718,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,272,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,767,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,570,000
    Other License: $1,012,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,542,000

Eaton County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $23,223,000
    Regular Highways: $651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $324,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,648,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $17,861,000
    Regular Highways: $17,494,000
    Health - Other: $14,715,000
    Police Protection: $9,181,000
    General - Other: $9,135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,236,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,248,000
    Financial Administration: $2,181,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,493,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,158,000
    Central Staff Services: $966,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,607,000
    Highways: $2,697,000
    Other: $966,000
    Housing and Community Development: $149,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,643,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $111,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $102,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,421,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,003,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,870,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,336,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,814,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,280,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,681,000
    General Revenue - Other: $916,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $312,000
    Rents: $262,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $122,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,991,000
    General - Other: $2,089,000
    Police Protection: $487,000
    Health - Other: $52,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,842,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,844,000
    Beginning: $1,604,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,276,000
    Other: $3,718,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,272,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,767,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,570,000
    Other License: $1,012,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,542,000

Eaton County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $23,223,000
    Regular Highways: $651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $324,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,648,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $17,861,000
    Regular Highways: $17,494,000
    Health - Other: $14,715,000
    Police Protection: $9,181,000
    General - Other: $9,135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,236,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,248,000
    Financial Administration: $2,181,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,493,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,158,000
    Central Staff Services: $966,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,607,000
    Highways: $2,697,000
    Other: $966,000
    Housing and Community Development: $149,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,643,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $111,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $102,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,421,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,003,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,870,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,336,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,814,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,280,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,681,000
    General Revenue - Other: $916,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $312,000
    Rents: $262,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $122,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,991,000
    General - Other: $2,089,000
    Police Protection: $487,000
    Health - Other: $52,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,842,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,844,000
    Beginning: $1,604,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,276,000
    Other: $3,718,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,272,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,767,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,570,000
    Other License: $1,012,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,542,000

Eaton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $23,223,000
    Regular Highways: $651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $324,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,648,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $17,861,000
    Regular Highways: $17,494,000
    Health - Other: $14,715,000
    Police Protection: $9,181,000
    General - Other: $9,135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,236,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,248,000
    Financial Administration: $2,181,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,493,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,158,000
    Central Staff Services: $966,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,607,000
    Highways: $2,697,000
    Other: $966,000
    Housing and Community Development: $149,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,643,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $111,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $102,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,421,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,003,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,870,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,336,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,814,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,280,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,681,000
    General Revenue - Other: $916,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $312,000
    Rents: $262,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $122,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,991,000
    General - Other: $2,089,000
    Police Protection: $487,000
    Health - Other: $52,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,842,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,844,000
    Beginning: $1,604,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,276,000
    Other: $3,718,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,272,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,767,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,570,000
    Other License: $1,012,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,542,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,367
  • Number of aged recipients: 100
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,267
  • Number of recipients under 18: 267
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 906
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 194
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 447
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 660
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED473$110,932306$106,9871,866$131,377184$32,5605$1,814,00073$82,11049$52,469
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$96,36030$78,333189$143,76222$11,5910$05$65,00019$46,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED92$106,06572$89,375679$147,200110$35,4820$027$76,33326$65,962
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN58$107,98327$120,778490$133,30633$48,7580$09$88,2228$116,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$87,90914$131,14383$158,2778$20,7500$01$110,0001$41,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$141,10632$160,7190$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$156,50019$166,1051$84,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$157,33324$165,9580$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$176,2004$155,7501$86,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$137,4001$187,0001$110,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Eaton, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Eaton, MI - Value
Most common first names in Eaton County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary46979.9 years
Robert45772.0 years
John41075.5 years
William37776.2 years
James32670.7 years
Charles31376.2 years
Helen26380.0 years
George26277.2 years
Ruth25380.4 years
Dorothy25279.0 years
Most common last names in Eaton County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith33675.1 years
Miller16276.2 years
Johnson14977.7 years
Brown10974.0 years
Williams9575.4 years
Davis8978.5 years
Jones8678.2 years
Clark7976.8 years
Moore6977.2 years
Baker6976.3 years
Businesses in Eaton County, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza3
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Applebee's1McDonald's5
Arby's1Meijer2
AutoZone1Nike3
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet2Quiznos1
Comfort Inn2Rite Aid2
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Subway7
Dennys1Super 81
FedEx6T-Mobile1
Ford2Taco Bell2
GNC2True Value1
H&R Block3U-Haul5
Holiday Inn1UPS10
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture3Wendy's3

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  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"