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Kalkaska County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 17,623 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 16,571 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,799
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,952
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,487
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,211 (it was 941 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

28%

Land area: 561 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kalkaska County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.8%), Educational, health and social services (15.5%), Retail trade (14.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Kalkaska County, MI (2019)
    • 16,50799.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3662.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2931.8%Two or more races
    • 1811.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1450.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 990.6%Asian alone
Median resident age:

44.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 8,962  (50.9%)
Females: 8,661  (49.1%)
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Average household size:
Kalkaska County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,900 ($36,072 in 1999)
This county:

$48,900
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $543 (lower quartile is $425, upper quartile is $659)
This county:

$543
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,899 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Kalkaska:

$126,899
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,351 - $191,816
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $980
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $395

Institutionalized population: 55

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 112
  • Thefts: 151
  • Auto thefts: 8

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 18
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 92
  • Thefts: 113
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 104 buildings, average cost: $50,100
  • 1998: 114 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1999: 133 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2000: 130 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2001: 147 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2002: 113 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2003: 151 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2004: 152 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2005: 111 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2006: 82 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2007: 72 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2009: 39 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2015: 52 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2016: 40 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2017: 37 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2018: 29 buildings, average cost: $186,900
  • 2019: 33 buildings, average cost: $186,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Kalkaska, MI residents
Average permit cost in Kalkaska, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,373 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,250 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Kalkaska, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kalkaska, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kalkaska, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.1%
Kalkaska County:

15.1%
Michigan:

13.0%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Black residents, 21.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.8% for American Indian residents, 11.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.5 years old
(Males: 43.5 years old, Females: 45.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 28.4 years old, American Indian residents: 41.2 years old, Asian residents: 56.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.5 years old, Other race residents: 29.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kalkaska County is $474 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $639 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kalkaska, Rapid City, South Boardman, Manistee Lake.

Kalkaska 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 Kalkaska County: Lakeshore Terminal and Pipeline Company (A), Curtisville Civic Center (B), Harrisville State Park Modern Campground (C), Springport Station (D), Alcona Station (E), Pine River Campground (F), Monarch Ridge Golf Course (G), Alcona County Fairgrounds (H), Harrisville Station (I), J and J Harrisville Campground (J), Springport Hills Golf Course (K), Greenbush Station (L), Eagle Ridge Golf Course (M), Alcona Canoe Rental and Campground (N), Black River Station (O), Jewell Lake Campground (P), Greenbush Golf Course (Q), White Pine National Golf Course (R), Mitchell Township Park Picnic Area (S), Horseshoe Lake Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kalkaska County include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Saint Gabriel's Church (B), Sunnyside United Methodist Church (C), Wilber United Methodist Church (D), Greenbush Community Baptist Church (E), Faith Lutheran Church (F), Family Heritage Baptist Church (G), New Life Lutheran Church (H), Haynes Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Glennie Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Curtisville Cemetery (3), Alcona Cemetery (4), Curran Cemetery (5), Flynn Valley Cemetery (6), Mikado Township Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Trout Lake (A), Tubbs Lake (B), Reid Lake (C), Twin Lake (D), Potvin Lake (E), Potter Lake (F), Poplar Lake (G), Vaughn Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cabbage Creek (A), Butternut Creek (B), West Branch River (C), West Branch Pine River (D), Bruster Creek (E), Backus Creek (F), Blockhouse Creek (G), Wallace Creek (H), Bear Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kalkaska County include: Howard Park (1), Alcona County Recreation Area (2), Alpena State Park (3), Bruce Park (4), Alcona County Park (5), Burgess Park (6), Greenbush School Historical Marker (7), Harrisville State Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Alpena County , Antrim County , Eau Claire County, Wisconsin , Pennington County, South Dakota , Missaukee County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 399
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 261 (38.9% naturalized citizens)

Kalkaska County:

1.5%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 282010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 571990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 76Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.0%

Kalkaska County marital status for males Kalkaska County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,677
  • One, attached: 48
  • Two: 63
  • 3 or 4: 71
  • 5 to 9: 170
  • 10 to 19: 197
  • 20 or more: 33
  • Mobile homes: 2,172
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Kalkaska County with a mortgage: 3,303 (34 second mortgage, 207 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,686

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kalkaska County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,80516
Catholic7791
Mainline Protestant3243
Other1622
None14,083-
Kalkaska 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: 5
Kalkaska County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Kalkaska County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kalkaska County:

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Kalkaska County:

28.8%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Kalkaska County:

Average size of farms: 138 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $32,203
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $590.99
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,787
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.50%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.68%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,095
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.71
Corn for grain: 569 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 355 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Kalkaska County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 2569388.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/3/1999, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kalkaska County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 59% 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 326.2 miles away from Kalkaska County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 293.4 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 171.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 290.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 455.5 miles away from Kalkaska 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 134.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4494, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Kalkaska County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kalkaska

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,141 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 564 (10.9%)
  • Bus: 21 (0.4%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 41 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 174 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 217 (4.2%)
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%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • Philippines (18%)
  • Canada (18%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • Taiwan (2%)
  • Italy (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kalkaska County


  • American (21%)
  • German (14%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • French Canadian (3%)

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

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

  • 84 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other group homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

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

  • 64 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,223.

7.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.30% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($31,243 average AGI)
1.04% relocated from other states ($5,119 average AGI)
Kalkaska County:

1.04%
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 Grand Traverse County, MI  1.68% ($30,938 average AGI)
from Antrim County, MI  1.22% ($30,744)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.87% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($28,195 average AGI)
0.73% relocated to other states ($4,510 average AGI)
Kalkaska County:

0.73%
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 Grand Traverse County, MI  1.90% ($30,402 average AGI)
to Antrim County, MI  0.99% ($28,455)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Kalkaska County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Kalkaska County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kalkaska County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kalkaska County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kalkaska County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kalkaska County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kalkaska County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kalkaska County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kalkaska County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,268 (2,577 aged, 691 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 193 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (269)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (242)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (136)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (117)
  • Ischaemic cardiomyopathy (106)
  • Unspecified dementia (45)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (10)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

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: 5.81
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,075
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 558
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 67,560

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,201
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 835

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,623
  • Male householders: 3,933 (998 living alone), Female householders: 3,275 (941 living alone)
  • 3,679 spouses (3,652 opposite-sex spouses), 674 unmarried partners, (646 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,549 children (4,292 natural, 104 adopted, 151 stepchildren), 369 grandchildren, 114 brothers or sisters, 119 parents, 0 foster children, 274 other relatives, 492 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 148

Size of family households: 2,530 2-persons, 986 3-persons, 703 4-persons, 381 5-persons, 140 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,937 1-person, 404 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

2,109 married couples with children.
1,002 single-parent households (458 men, 544 women).

96.9% of residents of Kalkaska speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (93% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $67,491,000 ($3,923 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,363,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,784,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,857,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $90,000
Federal grants: $13,101,000
Federal procurement contracts: $774,000 ($271,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,885,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $372,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,877,000
Federal Government insurance: $151,000

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

Births: 1,161
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 794
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +320
Here +19 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kalkaska County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.57 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • 3302014 or later
  • 1822010 to 2013
  • 1,5372000 to 2009
  • 2,1401990 to 1999
  • 1,8351980 to 1989
  • 2,6781970 to 1979
  • 1,4221960 to 1969
  • 9011950 to 1959
  • 4601940 to 1949
  • 9931939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kalkaska County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • 131 room
  • 502 rooms
  • 2783 rooms
  • 9214 rooms
  • 1,4985 rooms
  • 1,2226 rooms
  • 8117 rooms
  • 5158 rooms
  • 6869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • 201 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 1713 rooms
  • 4484 rooms
  • 2645 rooms
  • 1576 rooms
  • 567 rooms
  • 448 rooms
  • 379+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kalkaska County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • 13no bedroom
  • 2951 bedroom
  • 1,4402 bedrooms
  • 3,3273 bedrooms
  • 6894 bedrooms
  • 2145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kalkaska County, Michigan
  • 20no bedroom
  • 1641 bedroom
  • 6052 bedrooms
  • 3623 bedrooms
  • 774 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kalkaska County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kalkaska County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kalkaska County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 172no vehicle
  • 1,6191 vehicle
  • 2,5892 vehicles
  • 9713 vehicles
  • 3334 vehicles
  • 3045+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kalkaska County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kalkaska County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 120no vehicle
  • 6051 vehicle
  • 3942 vehicles
  • 873 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

88.8% of Kalkaska County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 91% lived in Michigan.

Kalkaska County:

88.8%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 14,955
  • Other state: 2,305
  • Northeast: 271
  • Midwest: 819
  • South: 822
  • West: 400
Year householders moved into unit in Kalkaska County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kalkaska County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.3%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Wood
  • 5.7%Other fuel
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 9.2%Other fuel
  • 7.2%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 253
Here:

15.0%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

5.4%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

11.3%
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

Kalkaska County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,989,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,847,000
    General - Other: $4,488,000
    Police Protection: $1,847,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,126,000
    Correctional Institutions: $837,000
    Parks and Recreation: $740,000
    Central Staff Services: $610,000
    Libraries: $557,000
    Health - Other: $434,000
    General Public Buildings: $414,000
    Financial Administration: $411,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $205,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $177,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,365,000
    Highways: $1,228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,920,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,470,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $353,000
    General Revenue - Other: $243,000
    Rents: $201,000
    Sale of Property: $128,000
    Interest Earnings: $52,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,265,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $787,000
    General - Other: $102,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Libraries: $74,000
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,618,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,484,000
    Other: $818,000
    General Local Government Support: $356,000
    Health and Hospitals: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,152,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $265,000
    Other License: $39,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,948,000

Kalkaska County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,989,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,847,000
    General - Other: $4,488,000
    Police Protection: $1,847,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,126,000
    Correctional Institutions: $837,000
    Parks and Recreation: $740,000
    Central Staff Services: $610,000
    Libraries: $557,000
    Health - Other: $434,000
    General Public Buildings: $414,000
    Financial Administration: $411,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $205,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $177,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,365,000
    Highways: $1,228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,920,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,470,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $353,000
    General Revenue - Other: $243,000
    Rents: $201,000
    Sale of Property: $128,000
    Interest Earnings: $52,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,265,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $787,000
    General - Other: $102,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Libraries: $74,000
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,618,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,484,000
    Other: $818,000
    General Local Government Support: $356,000
    Health and Hospitals: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,152,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $265,000
    Other License: $39,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,948,000

Kalkaska County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,989,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,847,000
    General - Other: $4,488,000
    Police Protection: $1,847,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,126,000
    Correctional Institutions: $837,000
    Parks and Recreation: $740,000
    Central Staff Services: $610,000
    Libraries: $557,000
    Health - Other: $434,000
    General Public Buildings: $414,000
    Financial Administration: $411,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $205,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $177,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,365,000
    Highways: $1,228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,920,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,470,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $353,000
    General Revenue - Other: $243,000
    Rents: $201,000
    Sale of Property: $128,000
    Interest Earnings: $52,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,265,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $787,000
    General - Other: $102,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Libraries: $74,000
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,618,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,484,000
    Other: $818,000
    General Local Government Support: $356,000
    Health and Hospitals: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,152,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $265,000
    Other License: $39,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,948,000

Kalkaska County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,989,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,847,000
    General - Other: $4,488,000
    Police Protection: $1,847,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,126,000
    Correctional Institutions: $837,000
    Parks and Recreation: $740,000
    Central Staff Services: $610,000
    Libraries: $557,000
    Health - Other: $434,000
    General Public Buildings: $414,000
    Financial Administration: $411,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $205,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $177,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,365,000
    Highways: $1,228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,920,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,470,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $353,000
    General Revenue - Other: $243,000
    Rents: $201,000
    Sale of Property: $128,000
    Interest Earnings: $52,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,265,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $787,000
    General - Other: $102,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Libraries: $74,000
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,618,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,484,000
    Other: $818,000
    General Local Government Support: $356,000
    Health and Hospitals: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,152,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $265,000
    Other License: $39,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,948,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 425
  • Number of aged recipients: 17
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 408
  • Number of recipients under 18: 82
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 282
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 61
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 173
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 181
Most common first names in Kalkaska County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4673.8 years
William4274.2 years
Robert4164.8 years
Charles3373.9 years
Mary2875.7 years
James2767.2 years
Dorothy2577.4 years
Margaret2480.6 years
George2475.3 years
Edward2273.1 years
Most common last names in Kalkaska County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1875.5 years
Miller1772.3 years
Brown1572.8 years
Smith1170.7 years
Clark1181.2 years
Sieting1078.6 years
Robinson1074.8 years
Anderson1065.9 years
Hall977.1 years
Walters866.0 years
Businesses in Kalkaska County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1GNC1
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry4Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS2
Ford1