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Isabella County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2017: 71,063 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 63,351 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,693
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,178
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,204
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,715 (it was 8,221 in 2000)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

28%

Land area: 574 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 124 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Isabella County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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  • Races in Isabella County, MI (2017)
    • 60,65795.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,7594.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,5274.0%Two or more races
    • 2,1333.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,6462.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2642.0%Asian alone
    • 770.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

28.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 34,739  (48.9%)
Females: 36,324  (51.1%)
Average household size:
Isabella County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,100 ($34,262 in 1999)
This county:

$44,100
Michigan:

$54,909

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $616 (lower quartile is $454, upper quartile is $820)
This county:

$616
State:

$693


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $136,100 (it was $88,400 in 2000)
Isabella:

$136,100
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,600 - $202,500

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $188,497
Here:

$188,497
State:

$200,684

Townhouses or other attached units: $332,858
Here:

$332,858
State:

$176,879

In 2-unit structures: $175,076
Here:

$175,076
State:

$141,485

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,113
Here:

$70,113
State:

$149,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,390
Here:

$162,390
State:

$150,425

Mobile homes: $37,638
Here:

$37,638
State:

$52,615

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,109
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $443

Institutionalized population: 480

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 117
  • Thefts: 287
  • Auto thefts: 23

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 127
  • Thefts: 235
  • Auto thefts: 26
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 213 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 1998: 291 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 1999: 318 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2000: 299 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2001: 278 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2002: 239 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2003: 286 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2004: 522 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2005: 406 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2006: 310 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2007: 148 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2008: 67 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2014: 56 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2015: 54 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2016: 36 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2017: 59 buildings, average cost: $175,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Isabella, MI residents
Average permit cost in Isabella, MI
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,102 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,901 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Isabella, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Isabella, MI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Isabella, MI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.7%
Isabella County:

24.7%
Michigan:

14.2%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.6% for Black residents, 24.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.1% for American Indian residents, 14.1% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 28.1 years old
(Males: 28.2 years old, Females: 27.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 29.9 years old, Black residents: 22.7 years old, American Indian residents: 23.9 years old, Asian residents: 28.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.5 years old, Other race residents: 29.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Isabella County is $451 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $724 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mount Pleasant, Lake Isabella, Shepherd, Village of Lake Isabella, Weidman, Rosebush, Beal City, Loomis.

Isabella 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: Sullivan County, New Hampshire , Charlevoix County , Fulton County, New York , Lane County, Oregon , Mason County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Michigan:

4.4%

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

Current college students: 17,635
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 32.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,061 (31.5% naturalized citizens)

Isabella County:

2.9%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,0652010 or later
  • 5612000 to 2009
  • 3531990 to 1999
  • 2251980 to 1989
  • 891970 to 1979
  • 268Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.4%

Isabella County marital status for males Isabella County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,383
  • One, attached: 936
  • Two: 883
  • 3 or 4: 1,160
  • 5 to 9: 2,052
  • 10 to 19: 1,684
  • 20 to 49: 974
  • 50 or more: 1,089
  • Mobile homes: 2,999
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Isabella County with a mortgage: 8,759 (279 second mortgage, 748 home equity loan, 64 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,084

Here:

53.3% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Isabella County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,1767
Evangelical Protestant6,29640
Mainline Protestant2,75116
Other2,4237
None48,665-
Isabella 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
Isabella County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Isabella County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Isabella County:

7.7%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Isabella County:

29.0%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Isabella County:

Average size of farms: 205 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,598
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $181.13
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.56%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,796
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 68.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,505
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.82%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.97
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 27.11%
Corn for grain: 30148 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 13699 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 41465 harvested acres
Vegetables: 959 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 70 acres

Earthquake activity:

Isabella County-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% 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 270.4 miles away from Isabella County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 234.0 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 215.5 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 392.0 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 58.9 miles away from Isabella County center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 235.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan 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, 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 Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Isabella County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Isabella

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 27,288 (80.3%)
  • Carpooled: 2,422 (7.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 390 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 177 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 277 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 1,686 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,742 (5.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Saudi Arabia (18%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (14%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Bangladesh (4%)
  • Nigeria (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Japan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Isabella County


  • German (19%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (3%)

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

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

  • 5,038 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 261 people in nursing homes
  • 204 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 162 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 133 people in other group homes
  • 129 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 35 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 5,831 people in college/university student housing
  • 286 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 177 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 156 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,342.

7.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.60% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($24,793 average AGI)
1.70% relocated from other states ($10,076 average AGI)
Isabella County:

1.70%
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 Clare County, MI  0.74% ($32,025 average AGI)
from Gratiot County, MI  0.55% ($38,403)
from Midland County, MI  0.53% ($31,296)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.32% ($31,943)
from Mecosta County, MI  0.32% ($38,812)
from Kent County, MI  0.26% ($39,589)
from Oakland County, MI  0.25% ($36,283)


8.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.24% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($22,553 average AGI)
2.27% relocated to other states ($10,438 average AGI)
Isabella County:

2.27%
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 Midland County, MI  0.65% ($32,049 average AGI)
to Gratiot County, MI  0.63% ($29,796)
to Clare County, MI  0.59% ($33,674)
to Kent County, MI  0.43% ($31,800)
to Oakland County, MI  0.41% ($32,244)
to Wayne County, MI  0.31% ($25,536)
to Ingham County, MI  0.28% ($45,230)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Isabella County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Isabella County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Isabella County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Isabella County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Isabella County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Isabella County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Isabella County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Isabella County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Isabella County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,830 (6,265 aged, 1,565 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,043 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (652)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (495)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (411)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (318)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (224)
  • Unspecified dementia (221)
  • Congestive heart failure (173)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (159)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (139)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (117)

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: 1.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,485
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 96
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,770

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,113
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 596
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 90.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.0
  • Other - 35.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 71,063
  • In family households: 45,359 (6,998 male householders, 7,639 female householders)
    11,415 spouses, 15,325 children (14,215 natural, 478 adopted, 632 stepchildren), 873 grandchildren, 403 brothers or sisters, 738 parents, 770 other relatives, 1,198 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,883 (4,998 male householders (3,368 living alone)), 5,365 female householders (3,835 living alone)), 8,520 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,821

Size of family households: 6,781 2-persons, 2,928 3-persons, 2,631 4-persons, 1,800 5-persons, 299 6-persons, 198 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,203 1-person, 1,665 2-persons, 414 3-persons, 851 4-persons, 203 5-persons, 27 6-persons.

8,139 married couples with children.
2,815 single-parent households (659 men, 2,156 women).

93.0% of residents of Isabella speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $228,493,000 ($3,544 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,364,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $102,443,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $55,116,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,394,000
Federal grants: $52,329,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,330,000 ($235,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,881,000 ($462,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $227,374,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $17,562,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,626,000

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

Births: 3,644
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,245
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +605
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +350
Here +5 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Isabella County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.53 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Isabella County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Isabella County, Michigan
  • 4682014 or later
  • 6912010 to 2013
  • 5,8632000 to 2009
  • 5,5331990 to 1999
  • 3,3921980 to 1989
  • 4,7481970 to 1979
  • 2,6221960 to 1969
  • 2,1931950 to 1959
  • 7311940 to 1949
  • 2,9351939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Isabella County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Isabella County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Isabella County, Michigan
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3293 rooms
  • 1,2504 rooms
  • 2,3655 rooms
  • 3,4216 rooms
  • 2,9447 rooms
  • 2,3828 rooms
  • 3,1529+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Isabella County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Isabella County, Michigan
  • 801 room
  • 7222 rooms
  • 9863 rooms
  • 3,0084 rooms
  • 1,4855 rooms
  • 1,4326 rooms
  • 9267 rooms
  • 2598 rooms
  • 2599+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Isabella County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Isabella County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Isabella County, Michigan
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2391 bedroom
  • 2,7722 bedrooms
  • 8,6483 bedrooms
  • 2,9654 bedrooms
  • 1,2195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Isabella County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Isabella County, Michigan
  • 113no bedroom
  • 1,8111 bedroom
  • 3,7082 bedrooms
  • 2,1903 bedrooms
  • 8104 bedrooms
  • 5255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Isabella County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Isabella County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Isabella County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 448no vehicle
  • 4,3231 vehicle
  • 7,4572 vehicles
  • 2,5543 vehicles
  • 6294 vehicles
  • 4325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Isabella County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Isabella County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,175no vehicle
  • 4,4271 vehicle
  • 2,2282 vehicles
  • 3543 vehicles
  • 7374 vehicles
  • 2365+ vehicles

72.6% of Isabella County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92% lived in Michigan.

Isabella County:

72.6%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 58,034
  • Other state: 10,356
  • Northeast: 970
  • Midwest: 4,744
  • South: 2,830
  • West: 1,812
Year householders moved into unit in Isabella County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Isabella County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.6%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.2%Utility gas
  • 44.4%Electricity
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 467
Here:

9.1%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 162
Here:

6.2%
Michigan:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,395
Here:

8.2%
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

Isabella County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $19,704,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $661,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $90,569,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $12,629,000
    General - Other: $9,853,000
    Regular Highways: $8,325,000
    Transit Utilities: $6,015,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,435,000
    Police Protection: $2,642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,601,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,511,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,210,000
    Solid Waste Management: $979,000
    Parks and Recreation: $882,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    General Public Buildings: $742,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,142,000
    Public Welfare: $306,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $536,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,290,000
    Highways: $1,878,000
    Other: $457,000
    Public Welfare: $205,000
    Transit Utilities: $166,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,214,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,982,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,525,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $292,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,211,000
    Special Assessments: $983,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $662,000
    Rents: $591,000
    Interest Earnings: $535,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $209,000
    Sale of Property: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,088,000
    Police Protection: $156,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $90,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,354,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $85,324,000
    Highways: $8,888,000
    Other: $4,259,000
    Public Welfare: $1,475,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,241,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,384,000
    Other License: $427,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $97,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,266,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $161,000

Isabella County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $19,704,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $661,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $90,569,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $12,629,000
    General - Other: $9,853,000
    Regular Highways: $8,325,000
    Transit Utilities: $6,015,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,435,000
    Police Protection: $2,642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,601,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,511,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,210,000
    Solid Waste Management: $979,000
    Parks and Recreation: $882,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    General Public Buildings: $742,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,142,000
    Public Welfare: $306,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $536,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,290,000
    Highways: $1,878,000
    Other: $457,000
    Public Welfare: $205,000
    Transit Utilities: $166,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,214,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,982,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,525,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $292,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,211,000
    Special Assessments: $983,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $662,000
    Rents: $591,000
    Interest Earnings: $535,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $209,000
    Sale of Property: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,088,000
    Police Protection: $156,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $90,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,354,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $85,324,000
    Highways: $8,888,000
    Other: $4,259,000
    Public Welfare: $1,475,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,241,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,384,000
    Other License: $427,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $97,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,266,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $161,000

Isabella County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $19,704,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $661,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $90,569,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $12,629,000
    General - Other: $9,853,000
    Regular Highways: $8,325,000
    Transit Utilities: $6,015,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,435,000
    Police Protection: $2,642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,601,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,511,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,210,000
    Solid Waste Management: $979,000
    Parks and Recreation: $882,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    General Public Buildings: $742,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,142,000
    Public Welfare: $306,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $536,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,290,000
    Highways: $1,878,000
    Other: $457,000
    Public Welfare: $205,000
    Transit Utilities: $166,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,214,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,982,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,525,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $292,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,211,000
    Special Assessments: $983,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $662,000
    Rents: $591,000
    Interest Earnings: $535,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $209,000
    Sale of Property: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,088,000
    Police Protection: $156,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $90,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,354,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $85,324,000
    Highways: $8,888,000
    Other: $4,259,000
    Public Welfare: $1,475,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,241,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,384,000
    Other License: $427,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $97,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,266,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $161,000

Isabella County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $19,704,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $661,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $90,569,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $12,629,000
    General - Other: $9,853,000
    Regular Highways: $8,325,000
    Transit Utilities: $6,015,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,435,000
    Police Protection: $2,642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,601,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,511,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,210,000
    Solid Waste Management: $979,000
    Parks and Recreation: $882,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    General Public Buildings: $742,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,142,000
    Public Welfare: $306,000
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $536,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,290,000
    Highways: $1,878,000
    Other: $457,000
    Public Welfare: $205,000
    Transit Utilities: $166,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,214,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,982,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,525,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $292,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,211,000
    Special Assessments: $983,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $662,000
    Rents: $591,000
    Interest Earnings: $535,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $209,000
    Sale of Property: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,088,000
    Police Protection: $156,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $90,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,354,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $85,324,000
    Highways: $8,888,000
    Other: $4,259,000
    Public Welfare: $1,475,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,241,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,384,000
    Other License: $427,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $97,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,266,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $161,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,185
  • Number of aged recipients: 56
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,129
  • Number of recipients under 18: 185
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 864
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 136
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 444
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 518
Most common first names in Isabella County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary22679.9 years
John21274.0 years
Robert18669.0 years
William18574.5 years
Charles13773.1 years
James13370.5 years
George11876.4 years
Helen10681.2 years
Joseph10574.4 years
Dorothy9679.2 years
Most common last names in Isabella County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13076.3 years
Johnson6877.0 years
Brown5171.0 years
Miller5073.6 years
Davis4873.4 years
Wilson4576.1 years
Schafer4076.0 years
Wood3475.3 years
Fox3276.2 years
Jones3278.1 years
Businesses in Isabella County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's5
AutoZone1Meijer1
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Baymont Inn1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike3
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Red Lobster1
Deb1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel2
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Starbucks2
GameStop1Subway6
H&R Block2Super 81
Hilton1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
IHOP1Target1
JCPenney1Tim Hortons1
Jones New York1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul3
Kmart1UPS9
Kohl's1Walgreens2
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2

Isabella County on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"