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Gratiot County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2016: 41,897 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 42,285 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,962
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,137
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,241
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,753 (it was 3,260 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Land area: 570 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gratiot County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (41.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Gratiot County, MI (2017)
    • 36,06585.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,4965.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,2875.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6591.6%Two or more races
    • 1220.3%Asian alone
    • 1050.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 130.03%Some other race alone
    • 70.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 22,288  (53.2%)
Females: 19,609  (46.8%)
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Average household size:
Gratiot County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,551 ($37,262 in 1999)
This county:

$45,551
Michigan:

$54,909

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $513 (lower quartile is $392, upper quartile is $629)
This county:

$513
State:

$693


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,141 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Gratiot:

$107,141
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,105 - $144,737
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,002
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $419

Institutionalized population: 4,220

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 55
  • Thefts: 137
  • Auto thefts: 13

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 118
  • Auto thefts: 9
Gratiot County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1998: 68 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2002: 64 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2003: 60 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2004: 83 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2016: 29 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2017: 30 buildings, average cost: $209,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Gratiot, MI residents
Average permit cost in Gratiot, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,576 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,416 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Gratiot, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gratiot, MI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gratiot, MI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
Gratiot County:

16.5%
Michigan:

14.2%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.9% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for American Indian residents, 23.9% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.5 years old
(Males: 37.9 years old, Females: 42.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.4 years old, Black residents: 29.3 years old, American Indian residents: 41.9 years old, Asian residents: 42.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 48.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gratiot County is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $670 a month.

Cities in this county include: Alma, St. Louis, Ithaca, Breckenridge, Ashley, Perrinton.

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

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Neighboring counties: Harney County, Oregon , Kewaunee County, Wisconsin , Lapeer County , Thurston County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

4.4%

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

Current college students: 2,560
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 518 (51.0% naturalized citizens)

Gratiot County:

1.2%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1082010 or later
  • 1102000 to 2009
  • 801990 to 1999
  • 681980 to 1989
  • 541970 to 1979
  • 163Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.3%

Gratiot County marital status for males Gratiot County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,816
  • One, attached: 206
  • Two: 359
  • 3 or 4: 449
  • 5 to 9: 228
  • 10 to 19: 414
  • 20 to 49: 147
  • 50 or more: 188
  • Mobile homes: 1,586
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Gratiot County with a mortgage: 5,929 (146 second mortgage, 412 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,239

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gratiot County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,01049
Catholic4,6896
Mainline Protestant2,20720
Other3634
None29,207-
Gratiot 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
Gratiot County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Gratiot County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gratiot County:

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Gratiot County:

31.5%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Gratiot County:

Average size of farms: 284 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $112,697
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $273.62
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $95,390
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.52%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $97,459
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.94%
Corn for grain: 74067 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 13332 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 82677 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5,619 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 29 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gratiot County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% 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 249.3 miles away from Gratiot County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 212.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.8 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 376.6 miles away from the 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 354.4 miles away from Gratiot 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 35.0 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 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 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 Severe Storms And Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: May 29, 1998 to May 31, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1226: June 24, 1998, FEMA Id: 1226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • 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 SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Icing, Flooding, Incident Period: March 19, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-495: March 19, 1976, FEMA Id: 495, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Severe Storms, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: September 30, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-486: September 30, 1975, FEMA Id: 486, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Michigan TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, Incident Period: April 14, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-190: April 14, 1965, FEMA Id: 190, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Gratiot County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gratiot

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,564 (79.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,400 (8.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 43 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 119 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 632 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,129 (7.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (18%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Denmark (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Belarus (5%)
  • El Salvador (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gratiot County


  • German (19%)
  • American (14%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 3,008 people in state prisons
  • 1,027 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 673 people in nursing homes
  • 117 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 40 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 37 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 3,683 people in state prisons
  • 1,162 people in college/university student housing
  • 474 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 113 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,136.

5.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.55% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($26,879 average AGI)
0.95% relocated from other states ($7,435 average AGI)
Gratiot County:

0.95%
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 Isabella County, MI  0.96% ($29,796 average AGI)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.72% ($31,284)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.33% ($31,106)
from Midland County, MI  0.32% ($30,978)
from Clinton County, MI  0.31% ($42,659)
from Ingham County, MI  0.22% ($22,226)
from Kent County, MI  0.15% ($17,952)


6.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.89% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($28,830 average AGI)
1.21% relocated to other states ($6,984 average AGI)
Gratiot County:

1.21%
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 Isabella County, MI  0.83% ($38,403 average AGI)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.75% ($33,037)
to Clinton County, MI  0.52% ($38,932)
to Midland County, MI  0.42% ($48,967)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.37% ($32,943)
to Ingham County, MI  0.25% ($30,611)
to Kent County, MI  0.18% ($34,385)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Gratiot County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Gratiot County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gratiot County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gratiot County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gratiot County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gratiot County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gratiot County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gratiot County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gratiot County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,851 (5,776 aged, 1,075 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 527 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (888)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (558)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (374)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (325)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (269)
  • Unspecified dementia (197)
  • Congestive heart failure (188)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (152)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (139)
  • Ischaemic cardiomyopathy (131)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.36
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,796
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 300
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,784

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,056
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,091
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 77.7. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,897
  • In family households: 29,930 (5,606 male householders, 4,274 female householders)
    7,454 spouses, 10,179 children (9,427 natural, 226 adopted, 527 stepchildren), 476 grandchildren, 145 brothers or sisters, 273 parents, 292 other relatives, 1,272 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,171 (2,185 male householders (1,771 living alone)), 2,879 female householders (2,425 living alone)), 1,099 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,769

Size of family households: 5,094 2-persons, 1,979 3-persons, 1,782 4-persons, 691 5-persons, 240 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,203 1-person, 749 2-persons, 59 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

4,827 married couples with children.
2,694 single-parent households (869 men, 1,825 women).

96.2% of residents of Gratiot speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $222,764,000 ($5,254 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,596,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $95,533,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $50,351,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,718,000
Federal grants: $50,094,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,500,000 ($421,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,568,000 ($4,042,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,350,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $20,544,000
Federal Government insurance: $51,733,000

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

Births: 2,489
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,256
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +91
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -202
Here -5 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gratiot County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.75 millions of gallons per day (73% from ground, 27% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • 262014 or later
  • 1032010 to 2013
  • 1,1252000 to 2009
  • 2,2081990 to 1999
  • 1,3731980 to 1989
  • 2,2741970 to 1979
  • 1,7661960 to 1969
  • 1,8431950 to 1959
  • 1,3161940 to 1949
  • 4,1941939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gratiot County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • 301 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 1173 rooms
  • 7454 rooms
  • 1,7925 rooms
  • 2,5856 rooms
  • 1,8897 rooms
  • 1,7438 rooms
  • 2,2129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • 891 room
  • 1382 rooms
  • 2713 rooms
  • 9494 rooms
  • 8285 rooms
  • 6856 rooms
  • 3987 rooms
  • 3048 rooms
  • 2029+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gratiot County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • 32no bedroom
  • 1671 bedroom
  • 1,9852 bedrooms
  • 6,0153 bedrooms
  • 2,3534 bedrooms
  • 5545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gratiot County, Michigan
  • 88no bedroom
  • 6551 bedroom
  • 1,5632 bedrooms
  • 1,1553 bedrooms
  • 3404 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gratiot County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gratiot County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gratiot County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 302no vehicle
  • 2,8601 vehicle
  • 4,8742 vehicles
  • 2,0463 vehicles
  • 7714 vehicles
  • 2895+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gratiot County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gratiot County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 641no vehicle
  • 1,8991 vehicle
  • 1,0172 vehicles
  • 2243 vehicles
  • 914 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

85.6% of Gratiot County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Michigan.

Gratiot County:

85.6%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 36,905
  • Other state: 4,089
  • Northeast: 554
  • Midwest: 1,506
  • South: 1,396
  • West: 639
Year householders moved into unit in Gratiot County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gratiot County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 26.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 3.5%Electricity
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.3%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 285
Here:

7.5%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 89
Here:

4.3%
Michigan:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,481
Here:

57.2%
Michigan:

15.3%

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

Gratiot County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,016,000
    Regular Highways: $895,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $1,103,000
    Regular Highways: $574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $10,853,000
    Regular Highways: $6,292,000
    General - Other: $4,249,000
    Police Protection: $1,974,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,634,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,570,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $811,000
    Central Staff Services: $657,000
    Financial Administration: $337,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $334,000
    Parks and Recreation: $267,000
    Housing and Community Development: $218,000
    General Public Buildings: $183,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $725,000
    Other: $517,000
    Health and Hospitals: $228,000
    Public Welfare: $142,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,070,000
    Other: $513,000
    Public Welfare: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,419,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,338,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,475,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,394,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,295,000
    General Revenue - Other: $812,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,217,000
    Health - Other: $295,000
    Police Protection: $140,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,521,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,678,000
    Highways: $4,251,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,512,000
    Other: $1,373,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,281,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,227,000
    Other License: $725,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,144,000

Gratiot County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,016,000
    Regular Highways: $895,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $1,103,000
    Regular Highways: $574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $10,853,000
    Regular Highways: $6,292,000
    General - Other: $4,249,000
    Police Protection: $1,974,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,634,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,570,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $811,000
    Central Staff Services: $657,000
    Financial Administration: $337,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $334,000
    Parks and Recreation: $267,000
    Housing and Community Development: $218,000
    General Public Buildings: $183,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $725,000
    Other: $517,000
    Health and Hospitals: $228,000
    Public Welfare: $142,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,070,000
    Other: $513,000
    Public Welfare: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,419,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,338,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,475,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,394,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,295,000
    General Revenue - Other: $812,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,217,000
    Health - Other: $295,000
    Police Protection: $140,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,521,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,678,000
    Highways: $4,251,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,512,000
    Other: $1,373,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,281,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,227,000
    Other License: $725,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,144,000

Gratiot County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,016,000
    Regular Highways: $895,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $1,103,000
    Regular Highways: $574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $10,853,000
    Regular Highways: $6,292,000
    General - Other: $4,249,000
    Police Protection: $1,974,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,634,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,570,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $811,000
    Central Staff Services: $657,000
    Financial Administration: $337,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $334,000
    Parks and Recreation: $267,000
    Housing and Community Development: $218,000
    General Public Buildings: $183,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $725,000
    Other: $517,000
    Health and Hospitals: $228,000
    Public Welfare: $142,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,070,000
    Other: $513,000
    Public Welfare: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,419,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,338,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,475,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,394,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,295,000
    General Revenue - Other: $812,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,217,000
    Health - Other: $295,000
    Police Protection: $140,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,521,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,678,000
    Highways: $4,251,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,512,000
    Other: $1,373,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,281,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,227,000
    Other License: $725,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,144,000

Gratiot County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,016,000
    Regular Highways: $895,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $1,103,000
    Regular Highways: $574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $10,853,000
    Regular Highways: $6,292,000
    General - Other: $4,249,000
    Police Protection: $1,974,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,634,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,570,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $811,000
    Central Staff Services: $657,000
    Financial Administration: $337,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $334,000
    Parks and Recreation: $267,000
    Housing and Community Development: $218,000
    General Public Buildings: $183,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $725,000
    Other: $517,000
    Health and Hospitals: $228,000
    Public Welfare: $142,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,070,000
    Other: $513,000
    Public Welfare: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,419,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,338,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,475,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,394,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,295,000
    General Revenue - Other: $812,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,217,000
    Health - Other: $295,000
    Police Protection: $140,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,521,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,678,000
    Highways: $4,251,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,512,000
    Other: $1,373,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,281,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,227,000
    Other License: $725,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,144,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 918
  • Number of aged recipients: 54
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 864
  • Number of recipients under 18: 142
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 647
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 129
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 340
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 426
Most common first names in Gratiot County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22878.1 years
Mary20581.9 years
Robert20374.2 years
William19675.5 years
Charles15076.7 years
George14080.8 years
James13575.4 years
Helen12482.6 years
Ruth12482.9 years
Dorothy10279.8 years
Most common last names in Gratiot County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15778.3 years
Miller9276.5 years
Johnson7979.4 years
Brown6181.3 years
Clark5679.7 years
Anderson5679.1 years
Davis4777.0 years
Williams4678.5 years
Wilson4483.1 years
Martin4281.1 years
Businesses in Gratiot County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's3
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King2Penske1
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Curves2Rite Aid2
FedEx3SAS Shoes1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Subway3
H&R Block1Taco Bell2
JCPenney1True Value1
Jimmy John's2U-Haul3
KFC2UPS3
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2