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Iosco County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 25,251 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 27,339 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,419
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,190
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,613
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,148 (it was 2,114 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%

Land area: 549 sq. mi.

Water area: 1341.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Iosco County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.4%), Manufacturing (18.5%), Educational, health and social services (18.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Iosco County, MI (2019)
    • 23,56986.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5902.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3971.5%Two or more races
    • 2701.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1990.7%Asian alone
    • 1820.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 30.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

53.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 12,572  (49.8%)
Females: 12,679  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Iosco County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,543 ($31,321 in 1999)
This county:

$45,543
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $533 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $656)
This county:

$533
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,388 (it was $78,500 in 2000)
Iosco:

$101,388
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,720 - $172,469

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $143,397
Here:

$143,397
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $108,865
Here:

$108,865
State:

$199,940

In 2-unit structures: $73,067
Here:

$73,067
State:

$142,994

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,194
Here:

$121,194
State:

$151,948

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,588
Here:

$142,588
State:

$170,137

Mobile homes: $61,000
Here:

$61,000
State:

$56,186

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,921
Here:

$10,921
State:

$59,482

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $858
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $342

Institutionalized population: 298

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: 12
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 2
Iosco County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 163 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 1998: 165 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 1999: 148 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2000: 161 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2001: 165 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2002: 136 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2003: 145 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2004: 145 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2005: 123 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2006: 85 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2007: 62 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2014: 49 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2015: 47 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2016: 34 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2018: 36 buildings, average cost: $271,900
  • 2019: 27 buildings, average cost: $218,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Iosco, MI residents
Average permit cost in Iosco, MI
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,134 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,082 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Iosco, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Iosco, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Iosco, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.8%
Iosco County:

13.8%
Michigan:

13.0%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Black residents, 5.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.7% for American Indian residents, 22.2% for other race residents, 14.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 53.0 years old
(Males: 52.3 years old, Females: 54.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.3 years old, Black residents: 35.5 years old, American Indian residents: 47.8 years old, Asian residents: 45.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 39.9 years old, Other race residents: 45.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Iosco County is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $731 a month.

Cities in this county include: East Tawas, Tawas City, Au Sable, Oscoda, Whittemore.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Iosco County: Houghton Lake State Forest Campground (A), Moore Station (B), Saint Helen Station (C), Birch Pointe Golf Club (D), Artesia Beach Campground (E), Higgin Hills RV Park (F), Houghton Lake State Game Farm (G), Great Circle Campground (H), South Higgns Lake State Park West Campground (I), South Higgins Lake State Park East Campground (J), Sandyoak RV Park (K), Poplars Resort and Campground (L), Burning Oak Country Club (M), Ye Olde Country Club (N), Higgins Lake Campground (O), Nine Mile Hill Rest Area (P), Houghton Lake Rest Area (Q), Higgins Lake Rest Area (R), Camp Co Be Ac (S), Rockefellers Cabins (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Iosco County include: Gerrish Church (A), Saint Huberts Church (B), Higgins Lake Baptist Church (C), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Church on the Lakes Free Methodist Church (E), Houghton Lake Community Church (F), Pathway Southern Baptist Church (G), Houghton Lake Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Immanuel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Markey Cemetery (1), Roscommon Township Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3), Heidemann Cemetery (4), Gerrish Township Cemetery (5), Prudenville Cemetery (6), Nolan Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Marl Lake (A), Pup Lake (B), Lost Lakes (C), Little Woods Lake (D), Little Lake (E), Little Headquarters Lake (F), Lake Co-Be-Ac (G), Leith Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Asum Creek (A), Backus Creek (B), Townline Creek (C), Town Line Creek (D), Wolf Creek (E), Big Creek (F), The Cut (G), Haymarsh Creek (H), Hudson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Iosco County include: Houghton Lake Wildlife Research Area (1), Lyon Township Park (2), Marguerite Gahagan Nature Preserve (3), Gerrish Historical Marker (4), American Legion Park (5), Backus Creek State Game Area (6), South Higgins Lake State Park (7), Markey Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Alcona County , Arenac County , Eau Claire County, Wisconsin , Pierce County, Wisconsin , Pennington County, South Dakota , Osceola County , Wexford County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 569
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 639 (49.2% naturalized citizens)

Iosco County:

2.5%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1682010 or later
  • 1182000 to 2009
  • 1221990 to 1999
  • 541980 to 1989
  • 551970 to 1979
  • 183Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.8%

Iosco County marital status for males Iosco County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,133
  • One, attached: 364
  • Two: 288
  • 3 or 4: 395
  • 5 to 9: 432
  • 10 to 19: 337
  • 20 to 49: 188
  • 50 or more: 144
  • Mobile homes: 1,371
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Iosco County with a mortgage: 4,825 (74 second mortgage, 216 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,657

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Iosco County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,10825
Catholic3,0704
Mainline Protestant2,59312
Other4094
None15,707-
Iosco 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: 10
Iosco County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Iosco County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

9.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Iosco County:

10.7%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Iosco County:

30.8%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Iosco County:

Average size of farms: 156 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,570
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $117.44
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.92%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $39,764
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 50.22%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,359
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.73
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 18.96%
Corn for grain: 4030 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 937 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1504 harvested acres
Vegetables: 25 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 39 acres

Tornado activity:

Iosco County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 26750860.7 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Iosco County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 66% 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 255.6 miles away from Iosco County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from the county center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 267.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 120.0 miles away from Iosco County center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 214.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: May 16, 2020 - May 22, 2020, FEMA Id: 4547, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4494, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 02, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3137: January 27, 1999, FEMA Id: 3137, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 12, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-371: April 12, 1973, FEMA Id: 371, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: December 01, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-363: December 01, 1972, FEMA Id: 363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

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

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,170 (81.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,135 (11.3%)
  • Bus: 16 (0.2%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 38 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 238 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 407 (4.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Peru (15%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Cuba (10%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • El Salvador (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Iosco County


  • German (21%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (8%)
  • Polish (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • French Canadian (3%)

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

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

  • 274 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 214 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 70 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 66 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 2 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 $43,362.

6.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.91% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($27,885 average AGI)
1.90% relocated from other states ($9,674 average AGI)
Iosco County:

1.90%
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 Wayne County, MI  0.46% ($41,787 average AGI)
from Oakland County, MI  0.44% ($66,622)
from Genesee County, MI  0.44% ($29,133)
from Alcona County, MI  0.43% ($25,841)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.36% ($49,730)
from Arenac County, MI  0.36% ($27,730)
from Macomb County, MI  0.33% ($45,676)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.52% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($25,738 average AGI)
1.77% relocated to other states ($10,984 average AGI)
Iosco County:

1.77%
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 Alcona County, MI  0.70% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Ogemaw County, MI  0.51% ($34,865)
to Arenac County, MI  0.33% ($56,500)
to Wayne County, MI  0.30% ($24,129)
to Oakland County, MI  0.29% ($43,733)
to Genesee County, MI  0.26% ($25,000)
to Bay County, MI  0.24% ($27,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Births per 1000 population in Iosco County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Iosco County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Iosco County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Iosco County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Iosco County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iosco County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iosco County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iosco County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Iosco County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,621 (6,350 aged, 1,271 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 322 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (658)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (657)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (589)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (486)
  • Congestive heart failure (240)
  • Unspecified dementia (216)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (146)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (132)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (112)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (45)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.72
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,259
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 182
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 87,527

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 893
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,493
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 181.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 117.2
  • Other - 63.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,251
  • Male householders: 6,359 (2,032 living alone), Female householders: 5,413 (1,974 living alone)
  • 5,438 spouses (5,422 opposite-sex spouses), 970 unmarried partners, (967 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,117 children (4,681 natural, 112 adopted, 323 stepchildren), 459 grandchildren, 177 brothers or sisters, 193 parents, 6 foster children, 273 other relatives, 504 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 352

Size of family households: 4,372 2-persons, 1,156 3-persons, 986 4-persons, 313 5-persons, 164 6-persons, 63 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,002 1-person, 750 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 13 5-persons.

2,259 married couples with children.
1,318 single-parent households (461 men, 857 women).

96.9% of residents of Iosco speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 52% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $193,828,000 ($7,213 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,169,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $116,429,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $46,221,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $876,000
Federal grants: $19,809,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,752,000 ($2,580,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,740,000 ($190,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $635,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,161,000
Federal Government insurance: $34,162,000

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

Births: 1,256
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,015
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +436
Here +16 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Iosco County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.32 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Iosco County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Iosco County, Michigan
  • 2612014 or later
  • 1032010 to 2013
  • 1,8052000 to 2009
  • 2,5491990 to 1999
  • 2,0271980 to 1989
  • 3,9381970 to 1979
  • 3,2401960 to 1969
  • 3,3851950 to 1959
  • 1,7171940 to 1949
  • 1,5571939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Iosco County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Iosco County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Iosco County, Michigan
  • 491 room
  • 1072 rooms
  • 4503 rooms
  • 1,1284 rooms
  • 2,3475 rooms
  • 2,0076 rooms
  • 1,4477 rooms
  • 9668 rooms
  • 9649+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iosco County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iosco County, Michigan
  • 1501 room
  • 1262 rooms
  • 3803 rooms
  • 6374 rooms
  • 6445 rooms
  • 2086 rooms
  • 687 rooms
  • 898 rooms
  • 399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Iosco County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Iosco County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Iosco County, Michigan
  • 49no bedroom
  • 3751 bedroom
  • 2,7552 bedrooms
  • 4,9983 bedrooms
  • 1,0504 bedrooms
  • 2155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iosco County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iosco County, Michigan
  • 149no bedroom
  • 5641 bedroom
  • 8062 bedrooms
  • 7293 bedrooms
  • 684 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Iosco County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Iosco County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Iosco County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 306no vehicle
  • 3,2511 vehicle
  • 4,0662 vehicles
  • 1,3303 vehicles
  • 3414 vehicles
  • 1735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Iosco County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Iosco County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 394no vehicle
  • 1,3081 vehicle
  • 5242 vehicles
  • 1103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.9% of Iosco County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Michigan.

Iosco County:

86.9%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 20,364
  • Other state: 4,093
  • Northeast: 518
  • Midwest: 1,554
  • South: 1,280
  • West: 757
Year householders moved into unit in Iosco County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Iosco County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.1%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.1%Wood
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.5%Utility gas
  • 23.6%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 139
Here:

8.4%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 91
Here:

8.3%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

6.9%
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

Iosco County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $19,493,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,536,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,884,000
    General - Other: $4,218,000
    Regular Highways: $4,172,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,214,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,240,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $985,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $410,000
    Central Staff Services: $408,000
    Police Protection: $345,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $20,023,000
    Other: $1,700,000
    Housing and Community Development: $189,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $243,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $517,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $732,000
    Health and Hospitals: $334,000
    Other: $78,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,113,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,625,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $680,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $643,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $488,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,999,000
    Special Assessments: $132,000
    Rents: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $663,000
    Health - Other: $421,000
    General - Other: $285,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Police Protection: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,955,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $643,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,933,000
    Public Welfare: $1,242,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,165,000
    Other: $809,000
    General Local Government Support: $650,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,332,000
    Other License: $271,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,874,000

Iosco County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $19,493,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,536,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,884,000
    General - Other: $4,218,000
    Regular Highways: $4,172,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,214,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,240,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $985,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $410,000
    Central Staff Services: $408,000
    Police Protection: $345,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $20,023,000
    Other: $1,700,000
    Housing and Community Development: $189,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $243,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $517,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $732,000
    Health and Hospitals: $334,000
    Other: $78,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,113,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,625,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $680,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $643,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $488,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,999,000
    Special Assessments: $132,000
    Rents: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $663,000
    Health - Other: $421,000
    General - Other: $285,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Police Protection: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,955,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $643,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,933,000
    Public Welfare: $1,242,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,165,000
    Other: $809,000
    General Local Government Support: $650,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,332,000
    Other License: $271,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,874,000

Iosco County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $19,493,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,536,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,884,000
    General - Other: $4,218,000
    Regular Highways: $4,172,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,214,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,240,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $985,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $410,000
    Central Staff Services: $408,000
    Police Protection: $345,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $20,023,000
    Other: $1,700,000
    Housing and Community Development: $189,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $243,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $517,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $732,000
    Health and Hospitals: $334,000
    Other: $78,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,113,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,625,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $680,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $643,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $488,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,999,000
    Special Assessments: $132,000
    Rents: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $663,000
    Health - Other: $421,000
    General - Other: $285,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Police Protection: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,955,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $643,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,933,000
    Public Welfare: $1,242,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,165,000
    Other: $809,000
    General Local Government Support: $650,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,332,000
    Other License: $271,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,874,000

Iosco County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $19,493,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,536,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,884,000
    General - Other: $4,218,000
    Regular Highways: $4,172,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,214,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,240,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $985,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $410,000
    Central Staff Services: $408,000
    Police Protection: $345,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $20,023,000
    Other: $1,700,000
    Housing and Community Development: $189,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $243,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $517,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $732,000
    Health and Hospitals: $334,000
    Other: $78,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,113,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,625,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $680,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $643,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $488,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,999,000
    Special Assessments: $132,000
    Rents: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $663,000
    Health - Other: $421,000
    General - Other: $285,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Police Protection: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,955,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $643,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,933,000
    Public Welfare: $1,242,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,165,000
    Other: $809,000
    General Local Government Support: $650,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,332,000
    Other License: $271,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,874,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 615
  • Number of aged recipients: 30
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 585
  • Number of recipients under 18: 78
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 450
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 87
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 259
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 286
Most common first names in Iosco County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23176.1 years
William18774.5 years
Robert16870.0 years
Mary16279.9 years
James15972.3 years
George12777.9 years
Charles10374.4 years
Joseph10378.4 years
Edward10272.8 years
Helen9580.7 years
Most common last names in Iosco County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8175.8 years
Johnson5675.9 years
Brown4475.1 years
Anderson3875.6 years
Miller3675.8 years
Thompson3175.3 years
Williams2973.5 years
Ulman2875.4 years
Martin2873.1 years
Wilson2879.6 years
Businesses in Iosco County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AmericInn1McDonald's2
Burger King1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Curves1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid2
FedEx2SAS Shoes1
Ford2Sears1
GNC1The Room Place1
H&R Block2Tim Hortons1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS5
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Iosco County on our top lists:

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