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Lapeer County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2014: 88,153 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 87,904 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,624
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,757
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,132
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,395 (it was 4,597 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

28%

Land area: 654 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 135 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lapeer County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.6%), Educational, health and social services (13.8%), Retail trade (12.9%), Construction (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Lapeer County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years
Males: 44,451  (50.4%)
Females: 43,702  (49.6%)
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Lapeer County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lapeer County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $57,762 ($51,717 in 1999)

This county:

$57,762
Michigan:

$51,084

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $595 (lower quartile is $491, upper quartile is $737)
This county:

$595
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $154,700 (it was $139,400 in 2000)
Lapeer:

$154,700
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,000 - $217,600
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,196
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $425

Institutionalized population: 1,356

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 54
  • Burglaries: 102
  • Thefts: 361
  • Auto thefts: 32

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 34
  • Burglaries: 118
  • Thefts: 341
  • Auto thefts: 42
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 566 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2001: 461 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2002: 493 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2003: 489 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2004: 569 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2005: 502 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2006: 222 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2007: 99 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2008: 53 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2013: 92 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2014: 116 buildings, average cost: $184,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,666 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,600 (1.1%)

Lapeer County household income distribution in 2009 Lapeer County home values distribution Lapeer County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.7%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Black residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.9% for American Indian residents, 11.8% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.7%
Lapeer County:

9.7%
Michigan:

15.8%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 10.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.0% for American Indian residents, 10.1% for other race residents, 18.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 64 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Area name: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lapeer County is $644 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $770 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $921 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lapeer, Imlay City, Almont, Barnes Lake-Millers Lake, North Branch, Attica, Dryden, Columbiaville, Metamora, Otter Lake.

Lapeer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Dodge County, Wisconsin , Platte County, Wyoming , Gratiot County , Kewaunee County, Wisconsin , Henry County, Illinois , Seneca County, New York , Tioga County, Pennsylvania , Thurston County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,526
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,897 (52% naturalized citizens)

Lapeer County:

2.2%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 305
  • 1990 to 1994: 168
  • 1985 to 1989: 186
  • 1980 to 1984: 152
  • 1975 to 1979: 82
  • 1970 to 1974: 147
  • 1970 to 1974: 166
  • 1965 to 1969: 691
Note: State values scaled to Lapeer County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.8%

Lapeer County marital status for males Lapeer County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,468
  • One, attached: 316
  • Two: 673
  • 3 or 4: 658
  • 5 to 9: 786
  • 10 to 19: 297
  • 20 or more: 679
  • Mobile homes: 2,833
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Housing units in Lapeer County with a mortgage: 13,067 (924 second mortgage, 2,211 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,447

Here:

74.6% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lapeer County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,5385
Evangelical Protestant8,97249
Mainline Protestant3,74119
Other8396
None61,229-
Lapeer 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: 15
Lapeer County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

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

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lapeer County:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Lapeer County:

30.1%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Lapeer County:

Average size of farms: 159 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,641
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $254.39
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.17%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $42,176
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.40%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,619
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.65
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.08%
Corn for grain: 31798 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6422 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 52242 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,210 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 609 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lapeer County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Lapeer County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from the 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 338.4 miles away from Lapeer 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 401.5 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 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 Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 17, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3189: September 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3189, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • Michigan Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3160: January 10, 2001, FEMA Id: 3160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 1996 to July 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1128: July 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1128, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-774: September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: 774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Icing, Flooding, Incident Period: March 19, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-495: March 19, 1976, FEMA Id: 495, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Severe Storms, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: April 26, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-465: April 26, 1975, FEMA Id: 465, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in Lapeer County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (26%)
  • Canada (21%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • Yugoslavia (3%)
  • Japan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lapeer County (%):

  • German (24%)
  • English (12%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)
  • Italian (4%)

Lapeer County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,572 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 4,542 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 112 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 554 (1%)
  • Other means: 182 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,160 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 966 people in state prisons
  • 291 people in other group homes
  • 247 people in nursing homes
  • 114 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 94 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 52 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 48 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 35 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 952 people in state prisons
  • 289 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 251 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 110 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 72 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,848.

5.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Michigan average:

5.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.36% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($30,409 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($6,796 average AGI)
Lapeer County:

0.94%
Michigan average:

1.52%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Genesee County, MI  1.17% ($31,888 average AGI)
from Oakland County, MI  1.01% ($40,522)
from Macomb County, MI  0.80% ($48,862)
from St. Clair County, MI  0.31% ($35,250)
from Tuscola County, MI  0.23% ($29,974)
from Sanilac County, MI  0.23% ($31,000)
from Wayne County, MI  0.11% ($45,806)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Michigan average:

5.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.31% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($26,673 average AGI)
1.44% relocated to other states ($9,576 average AGI)
Lapeer County:

1.44%
Michigan average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Genesee County, MI  1.13% ($27,633 average AGI)
to Oakland County, MI  1.04% ($42,781)
to Macomb County, MI  0.62% ($43,014)
to St. Clair County, MI  0.29% ($34,970)
to Tuscola County, MI  0.18% ($30,450)
to Sanilac County, MI  0.14% ($22,646)
to Wayne County, MI  0.11% ($38,421)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Lapeer County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Lapeer County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lapeer County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lapeer County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lapeer County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,410 (10,338 aged, 2,072 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 921 (4%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,229)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (772)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (663)
  • Congestive heart failure (509)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (448)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (331)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (220)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (220)
  • Unspecified dementia (217)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (202)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,849
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 157
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,122

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,153
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 681
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 69.4
  • Other - 33.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 86,603
  • In family households: 76,716 (19,129 male householders, 5,357 female householders)
    19,786 spouses, 26,747 children (24,453 natural, 661 adopted, 1,633 stepchildren), 1,774 grandchildren, 449 brothers or sisters, 454 parents, 600 other relatives, 1,852 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,887 (4,137 male householders (3,333 living alone)), 4,153 female householders (3,638 living alone)), 1,597 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,716 (1,356 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 10,808 2-persons, 5,370 3-persons, 4,730 4-persons, 2,219 5-persons, 858 6-persons, 501 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,971 1-person, 1,127 2-persons, 126 3-persons, 49 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

19,147 married couples with children.
3,672 single-parent households (1,105 men, 2,567 women).

95.7% of residents of Lapeer County speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $298,009,000 ($3,221 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,903,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $158,675,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $65,199,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,664,000
Federal grants: $55,465,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,540,000 ($972,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,466,000 ($439,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,648,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $45,584,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,165,000

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

Births: 5,526
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,359
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +227
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,195
Here +34 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lapeer County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.45 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 266
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,687
  • 1990 to 1999: 8,436
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,441
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,035
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,088
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,490
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,093
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,735
Note: State values scaled to Lapeer population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lapeer County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lapeer County population
  • 1 room: 24
  • 2 rooms: 92
  • 3 rooms: 482
  • 4 rooms: 1,598
  • 5 rooms: 5,772
  • 6 rooms: 7,529
  • 7 rooms: 4,974
  • 8 rooms: 3,147
  • 9+ rooms: 2,514
  • 1 room: 125
  • 2 rooms: 497
  • 3 rooms: 807
  • 4 rooms: 1,324
  • 5 rooms: 904
  • 6 rooms: 387
  • 7 rooms: 308
  • 8 rooms: 137
  • 9+ rooms: 108
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lapeer County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lapeer County population
  • no bedroom: 42
  • 1 bedroom: 550
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,758
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,640
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,246
  • 5+ bedrooms: 896
  • no bedroom: 150
  • 1 bedroom: 1,395
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,853
  • 3 bedrooms: 882
  • 4 bedrooms: 248
  • 5+ bedrooms: 69
Cars and other vehicles available in Lapeer County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lapeer County population
  • no vehicle: 511
  • 1 vehicle: 4,984
  • 2 vehicles: 12,645
  • 3 vehicles: 5,477
  • 4 vehicles: 1,713
  • 5+ vehicles: 802
  • no vehicle: 615
  • 1 vehicle: 2,151
  • 2 vehicles: 1,288
  • 3 vehicles: 423
  • 4 vehicles: 96
  • 5+ vehicles: 24

61% of Lapeer County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Michigan.

Lapeer County:

60.9%
State average:

58.3%

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

  • This state: 75,886
  • Northeast: 1,548
  • Midwest: 3,399
  • South: 3,648
  • West: 1,074

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $123,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lapeer County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (54.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.3%)
  • Electricity (5.2%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (63.4%)
  • Electricity (14.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,239
Here:

10.5%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 428
Here:

7.3%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 500
Here:

16.0%
Michigan:

16.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lapeer County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,832,000
    Sewerage: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $16,817,000
    Regular Highways: $14,141,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,965,000
    General - Other: $6,974,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,568,000
    Police Protection: $4,115,000
    Financial Administration: $3,027,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,370,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,282,000
    Central Staff Services: $958,000
    Parks and Recreation: $744,000
    General Public Buildings: $700,000
    Housing and Community Development: $315,000
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $822,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,038,000
    Police Protection: $457,000
    General - Other: $396,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,523,000

Lapeer County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $20,194,000
    Regular Highways: $1,453,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,889,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,159,000
    Highways: $762,000
    Public Welfare: $486,000
    Housing and Community Development: $131,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,168,000
    All Other: $1,056,000
    Health and Hospitals: $302,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,779,000
    Special Assessments: $1,165,000
    Interest Earnings: $904,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $568,000
    Rents: $454,000
    Sale of Property: $70,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $11,977,000
    Highways: $7,984,000
    All Other: $2,035,000
    Public Welfare: $742,000
    General Local Government Support: $0
  • Tax - Property: $17,809,000
    Other License: $660,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $258,000

Lapeer County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,030,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,488,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,830,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,288,000

Lapeer County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $547,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,589,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $213,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 945
  • Number of aged recipients: 65
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 880
  • Number of recipients under 18: 134
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 644
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 167
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 357
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 432
Lapeer County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lapeer County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED313$107,185235$101,0131,425$142,70167$68,7012$163,000135$86,72676$71,987
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$105,69217$98,353159$161,84912$42,9170$011$105,4556$68,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED115$99,14860$74,417634$158,40575$55,9070$035$88,68651$52,863
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN65$96,41522$105,455281$157,86510$150,4000$013$107,00012$79,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$110,00013$92,15474$157,0952$261,0000$04$164,5002$46,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$163,52920$160,4002$88,0001$44,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$222,22218$187,1673$120,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$158,80015$168,2670$01$53,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$234,0002$197,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$133,0001$115,0001$160,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Lapeer County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John36774.9 years
William33174.0 years
Mary32878.8 years
Robert27170.4 years
Charles22374.3 years
James22269.5 years
George20677.4 years
Helen15879.5 years
Joseph15074.1 years
Donald14872.0 years
Most common last names in Lapeer County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22974.1 years
Johnson9074.2 years
Miller8875.5 years
Brown6678.7 years
Davis5972.6 years
Walker5472.8 years
Thompson5474.0 years
Williams5276.4 years
Clark5174.6 years
Jones5072.1 years
Businesses in Lapeer County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone2McDonald's6
Best Western1Meijer1
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike6
Chevrolet1Office Depot1
Curves3Payless1
Dairy Queen2Penske1
Days Inn1RadioShack2
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid5
Fashion Bug2Rue211
FedEx4Sears1
Ford2Sprint Nextel2
GNC3Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway4
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block4T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
Home Depot1Tim Hortons2
Jimmy John's6U-Haul6
KFC1UPS12
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's2

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