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Leelanau County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2021: 22,225 (9% urban, 91% rural); it was 21,119 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,931
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,911
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,146
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,413 (it was 1,290 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

28%

Land area: 348 sq. mi.

Water area: 2183.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Leelanau County: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.6%), Retail trade (11.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Leelanau County, MI (2021)
    • 19,64289.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9984.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6182.8%Two or more races
    • 5022.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1230.6%Asian alone
    • 650.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 400.2%Some other race alone
    • 300.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

55.2 years
Michigan median age:

40.2 years
Males: 11,031  (49.6%)
Females: 11,194  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Leelanau County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $73,049 ($47,062 in 1999)
This county:

$73,049
Michigan:

$63,498

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $826 (lower quartile is $618, upper quartile is $1,162)
This county:

$826
State:

$805


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $350,768 (it was $164,900 in 2000)
Leelanau:

$350,768
Michigan:

$199,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $232,139 - $563,303

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $480,817
Here:

$480,817
State:

$252,837

Townhouses or other attached units: $342,612
Here:

$342,612
State:

$213,093

In 2-unit structures: $893,527
Here:

$893,527
State:

$183,447

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $399,532
Here:

$399,532
State:

$181,715

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $362,523
Here:

$362,523
State:

$180,346

Mobile homes: $99,861
Here:

$99,861
State:

$70,381

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,451
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $538

Institutionalized population: 137

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 37
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2019 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 1
Leelanau County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 186 buildings, average cost: $255,100
  • 2020: 119 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2019: 163 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2018: 189 buildings, average cost: $232,000
  • 2017: 151 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2016: 137 buildings, average cost: $277,900
  • 2015: 116 buildings, average cost: $235,400
  • 2014: 110 buildings, average cost: $241,500
  • 2013: 183 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2012: 70 buildings, average cost: $289,700
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $254,900
  • 2010: 77 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2009: 63 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2008: 90 buildings, average cost: $261,700
  • 2007: 148 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2006: 190 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2005: 209 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2004: 240 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2003: 249 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2002: 220 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2001: 252 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2000: 276 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 1999: 372 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 1998: 279 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 1997: 237 buildings, average cost: $121,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Leelanau, MI residents
Average permit cost in Leelanau, MI
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,399 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,876 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Leelanau, MI in 2021
Distribution of house value in Leelanau, MI in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Leelanau, MI in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 6.3%
Leelanau County:

6.3%
Michigan:

13.1%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.3% for Black residents, 28.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.2% for American Indian residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 55.2 years old
(Males: 54.1 years old, Females: 56.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57.5 years old, Black residents: 32.6 years old, American Indian residents: 28.2 years old, Asian residents: 43.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.0 years old, Other race residents: 47.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Leelanau County is $545 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $660 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $824 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greilickville, Northport, Suttons Bay, Empire, Leland, Omena, Lake Leelanau, Glen Arbor, Maple City, Cedar.

Leelanau 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: Chippewa County, Minnesota , Essex County, New York , Teton County, Wyoming , Edmunds County, South Dakota , Faulk County, South Dakota , Scott County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

5.3%
Michigan:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 769
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 97.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 48.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 467 (70.8% naturalized citizens)

Leelanau County:

2.1%
Whole state:

6.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 662010 or later
  • 1142000 to 2009
  • 1011990 to 1999
  • 721980 to 1989
  • 491970 to 1979
  • 168Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.4%

Leelanau County marital status for males Leelanau County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,317
  • One, attached: 1,085
  • Two: 208
  • 3 or 4: 167
  • 5 to 9: 153
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 or more: 43
  • Mobile homes: 426

Housing units in Leelanau County with a mortgage: 4,668 (530 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 474 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 226

Here:

1.7% with mortgage
State:

96.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Leelanau County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,8618
Mainline Protestant2,35511
Evangelical Protestant8647
Other72
None12,621-
Leelanau 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: 13
Leelanau County:

5.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Leelanau County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

17.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Leelanau County:

10.5%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Leelanau County:

29.5%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.2%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Leelanau County:

Average size of farms: 145 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $37,268
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $459.38
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.67%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,063
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $76,938
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.01%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.27
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.71%
Corn for grain: 2891 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 129 harvested acres
Vegetables: 185 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16,305 acres

Earthquake activity:

Leelanau County-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 89% 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 361.0 miles away from Leelanau County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 327.5 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 188.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 313.2 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 159.6 miles away from Leelanau County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 288.3 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 Leelanau County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Leelanau

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,418 (68.2%)
  • Carpooled: 549 (6.9%)
  • Bus: 17 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 58 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 147 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 2,197 (27.6%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (23%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • India (5%)
  • France (5%)
  • Taiwan (4%)
  • Bulgaria (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Leelanau County


  • German (20%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Polish (8%)
  • American (7%)
  • Scottish (5%)
  • European (5%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

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

  • 85 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 21 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $107,439.

8.99% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($118,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.99%
Michigan average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.82% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($59,999 average AGI)
3.17% relocated from other states ($58,801 average AGI)
Leelanau County:

3.17%
Michigan average:

1.78%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Grand Traverse County, MI  2.54% ($72,519 average AGI)
from Oakland County, MI  0.48% ($127,327)
from Kent County, MI  0.42% ($140,093)
from Cook County, IL  0.30% ($313,032)
from Benzie County, MI  0.22% ($85,455)


6.34% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($80,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Michigan average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.60% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($45,957 average AGI)
1.74% relocated to other states ($34,062 average AGI)
Leelanau County:

1.74%
Michigan average:

1.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Grand Traverse County, MI  2.53% ($58,808 average AGI)
to Benzie County, MI  0.33% ($48,061)
to Kent County, MI  0.20% ($82,350)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Leelanau County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Leelanau County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Leelanau County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Leelanau County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Leelanau County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Leelanau County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Leelanau County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,804 (4,402 aged, 402 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 356 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (214)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (193)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (181)
  • Unspecified dementia (155)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (137)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (84)
  • Congestive heart failure (37)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 903
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 997
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 23

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,225
  • Male householders: 4,713 (1,092 living alone), Female householders: 4,558 (1,378 living alone)
  • 5,458 spouses (5,433 opposite-sex spouses), 516 unmarried partners, (514 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,215 children (4,939 natural, 148 adopted, 133 stepchildren), 305 grandchildren, 103 brothers or sisters, 214 parents, 7 foster children, 268 other relatives, 527 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 374

Size of family households: 3,953 2-persons, 1,158 3-persons, 761 4-persons, 396 5-persons, 83 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,469 1-person, 406 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

2,629 married couples with children.
545 single-parent households (200 men, 345 women).

96.5% of residents of Leelanau speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $95,066,000 ($4,289 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,321,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $49,950,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,305,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,393,000
Federal grants: $16,070,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,332,000 ($1,248,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,015,000 ($46,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $434,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,929,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,207,000

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

Births: 1,021
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 923
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +93
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +876
Here +40 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Leelanau County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.49 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • 142020 or later
  • 1,3312010 to 2019
  • 2,6672000 to 2009
  • 3,0631990 to 1999
  • 2,2881980 to 1989
  • 1,9291970 to 1979
  • 1,2371960 to 1969
  • 7531950 to 1959
  • 5571940 to 1949
  • 1,6971939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Leelanau County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • 291 room
  • 772 rooms
  • 2513 rooms
  • 6564 rooms
  • 1,4425 rooms
  • 1,6406 rooms
  • 1,4157 rooms
  • 1,1818 rooms
  • 1,8379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • 391 room
  • 792 rooms
  • 993 rooms
  • 2364 rooms
  • 1665 rooms
  • 776 rooms
  • 647 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 739+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Leelanau County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • 29no bedroom
  • 1921 bedroom
  • 1,7152 bedrooms
  • 4,1403 bedrooms
  • 1,8454 bedrooms
  • 6015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leelanau County, Michigan
  • 39no bedroom
  • 1371 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 2663 bedrooms
  • 704 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Leelanau County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Leelanau County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Leelanau County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 263no vehicle
  • 2,3151 vehicle
  • 3,8082 vehicles
  • 1,4733 vehicles
  • 4954 vehicles
  • 1485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Leelanau County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Leelanau County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 77no vehicle
  • 3361 vehicle
  • 2792 vehicles
  • 1403 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.3% of Leelanau County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Michigan.

Leelanau County:

88.3%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 16,800
  • Other state: 4,844
  • Northeast: 788
  • Midwest: 2,538
  • South: 916
  • West: 635
Year householders moved into unit in Leelanau County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Leelanau County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.0%Utility gas
  • 29.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.3%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.8%Electricity
  • 8.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 427
Here:

25.6%
Michigan:

13.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 123
Here:

14.0%
Michigan:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 122
Here:

27.5%
Michigan:

17.1%

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

Leelanau County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,694,000
    Regular Highways: $1,068,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,997,000
    Regular Highways: $6,272,000
    Police Protection: $2,102,000
    Health - Other: $1,658,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,476,000
    Financial Administration: $1,152,000
    Central Staff Services: $936,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $710,000
    Solid Waste Management: $446,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $102,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $254,000
    Health and Hospitals: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $302,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $822,000
    Public Welfare: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,929,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,962,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $967,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $492,000
    Interest Earnings: $417,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $202,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,499,000
    General - Other: $1,463,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,461,000
    Other: $745,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    General Local Government Support: $133,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,593,000
    Other License: $821,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,330,000

Leelanau County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,694,000
    Regular Highways: $1,068,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,997,000
    Regular Highways: $6,272,000
    Police Protection: $2,102,000
    Health - Other: $1,658,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,476,000
    Financial Administration: $1,152,000
    Central Staff Services: $936,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $710,000
    Solid Waste Management: $446,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $102,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $254,000
    Health and Hospitals: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $302,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $822,000
    Public Welfare: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,929,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,962,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $967,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $492,000
    Interest Earnings: $417,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $202,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,499,000
    General - Other: $1,463,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,461,000
    Other: $745,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    General Local Government Support: $133,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,593,000
    Other License: $821,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,330,000

Leelanau County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,694,000
    Regular Highways: $1,068,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,997,000
    Regular Highways: $6,272,000
    Police Protection: $2,102,000
    Health - Other: $1,658,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,476,000
    Financial Administration: $1,152,000
    Central Staff Services: $936,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $710,000
    Solid Waste Management: $446,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $102,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $254,000
    Health and Hospitals: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $302,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $822,000
    Public Welfare: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,929,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,962,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $967,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $492,000
    Interest Earnings: $417,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $202,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,499,000
    General - Other: $1,463,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,461,000
    Other: $745,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    General Local Government Support: $133,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,593,000
    Other License: $821,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,330,000

Leelanau County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,694,000
    Regular Highways: $1,068,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,997,000
    Regular Highways: $6,272,000
    Police Protection: $2,102,000
    Health - Other: $1,658,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,476,000
    Financial Administration: $1,152,000
    Central Staff Services: $936,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $710,000
    Solid Waste Management: $446,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $102,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $254,000
    Health and Hospitals: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $302,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $822,000
    Public Welfare: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,929,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,962,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $967,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $492,000
    Interest Earnings: $417,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $202,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,499,000
    General - Other: $1,463,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,461,000
    Other: $745,000
    Public Welfare: $213,000
    General Local Government Support: $133,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,593,000
    Other License: $821,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,330,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 149
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 31
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 102
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 63
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 64
Most common first names in Leelanau County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John34974.9 years
William30075.1 years
Robert27771.7 years
Mary26779.9 years
James19672.0 years
George18777.7 years
Helen17381.3 years
Charles16975.2 years
Margaret16479.1 years
Edward14676.8 years
Most common last names in Leelanau County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12776.2 years
Johnson9977.1 years
Anderson8676.9 years
Miller7978.6 years
Nelson6880.4 years
Brown5978.0 years
Wilson5078.4 years
Davis4276.4 years
Taylor3676.2 years
Moore3375.5 years
Businesses in Leelanau County, MI
NameCountNameCount
FedEx3Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets2True Value1
RadioShack1UPS2