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Livingston County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2016: 188,624 (63% urban, 37% rural); it was 156,951 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 45,291
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,212
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 48,780
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,877 (it was 6,604 in 2000)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

28%

Land area: 568 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 332 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Livingston County: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.4%), Educational, health and social services (10.7%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Livingston County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years
Males: 94,740  (50.2%)
Females: 93,884  (49.8%)
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Livingston County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Livingston County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $78,038 ($67,400 in 1999)

This county:

$78,038
Michigan:

$52,492

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $815 (lower quartile is $596, upper quartile is $1,023)
This county:

$815
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $227,900 (it was $185,900 in 2000)
Livingston:

$227,900
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $163,400 - $305,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $270,125
Here:

$270,125
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $187,073
Here:

$187,073
State:

$161,083

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $239,317
Here:

$239,317
State:

$144,186

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $34,919
Here:

$34,919
State:

$147,281

Mobile homes: $46,524
Here:

$46,524
State:

$51,900
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,454
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $521

Institutionalized population: 829

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 51
  • Burglaries: 191
  • Thefts: 651
  • Auto thefts: 81

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 37
  • Burglaries: 152
  • Thefts: 544
  • Auto thefts: 69
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1877 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2001: 1741 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2002: 1765 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2003: 1857 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2004: 2033 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2005: 1454 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2006: 679 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2007: 346 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2008: 176 buildings, average cost: $268,800
  • 2009: 93 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2010: 130 buildings, average cost: $235,400
  • 2011: 168 buildings, average cost: $243,200
  • 2012: 307 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2013: 645 buildings, average cost: $279,500
  • 2014: 603 buildings, average cost: $275,800

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 2016: $2,728 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,492 (1.3%)

Livingston County household income distribution in 2009 Livingston County home values distribution Livingston County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.7%
Livingston County:

5.7%
Michigan:

15.0%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 8.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.3% for American Indian residents, 17.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.3% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.5 years old
(Males: 42.5 years old, Females: 44.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.2 years old, Black residents: 32.5 years old, American Indian residents: 34.8 years old, Asian residents: 31.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.0 years old, Other race residents: 35.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Livingston County is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $831 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1198 a month.

Cities in this county include: Howell, Brighton, Whitmore Lake, Fowlerville, Pinckney.

Livingston 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Livingston County: Onondaga Dragway (A), Highfields Community Boys Camp (B), Chisholm Hills Country Club (C), Lansing Rest Area (D), Okemos Rest Area (E), Lansing Cottonwood Campground (F), Eastwood Towne Center (G), Wheatfield Valley Golf Course (H), Brookshire Golf Club (I), Willow Creek Golf Course (J), P J Family Campground (K), Eldorado Golf Course (L), Eagle View Golf Club (M), Branson Bay Golf Course (N), Wheel Inn Campground (O), Waverly Hills Municipal Golf Course (P), Walnut Hills Country Club (Q), Oak Lane Golf Club (R), Michigan State University Observatory (S), Holt Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Livingston County include: Church of Jesus Christ (A), Felt Plains Church (B), Gospel Hall Church (C), Grovenburg Church (D), Childs Bible Church (E), West Locke Church (F), West Columbia Church (G), Plains Church (H), United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brick Cemetery (1), Leek Cemetery (2), In God We Trust Cemetery (3), Cabot Cemetery (4), Greenwood Cemetery (5), Markham Cemetery (6), Leek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lowe Lake (A), Lanes Lake (B), Nichols Lake (C), Jones Lake (D), Jacobs Lake (E), Hunton Lake (F), Mud Lake (G), Hewes Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fowler Drain (A), West Branch Willow Creek (B), West Branch Red Cedar River (C), Banta Drain (D), Wolf Creek (E), Sullivan Creek (F), Cook and Thorburn Drain (G), Squaw Creek (H), Kalamink Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Livingston County include: Wilderness Park (1), Baldwin Park (2), White Oak Township Hall Historical Marker (3), Grand River Trail Historical Marker (4), Saint Katherine's Chapel Historical Marker (5), Valhalla Park (6), Michigan Park (7), Browell Roadside Park (8), Columbia Creek Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Barry County , Josephine County, Oregon , Genesee County, New York , Franklin County, Idaho , Ionia County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 7,127
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,577 (68.1% naturalized citizens)

Livingston County:

3.0%
Whole state:

6.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 881
  • 2000 to 2009: 873
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,154
  • 1980 to 1989: 472
  • 1970 to 1979: 631
  • Before 1970: 2,077
Note: State values scaled to Livingston County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.5%

Livingston County marital status for males Livingston County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 59,066
  • One, attached: 4,839
  • Two: 731
  • 3 or 4: 543
  • 5 to 9: 1,934
  • 10 to 19: 2,480
  • 20 to 49: 784
  • 50 or more: 960
  • Mobile homes: 4,650

Housing units in Livingston County with a mortgage: 42,537 (1,416 second mortgage, 4,936 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17,065

Here:

71.2% with mortgage
State:

60.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Livingston County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,9769
Evangelical Protestant19,67959
Mainline Protestant10,56325
Other1,2497
Black Protestant1231
None112,377-
Livingston 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: 25
Livingston County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Livingston County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 100
This county:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Livingston County:

7.9%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Livingston County:

25.7%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Livingston County:

Average size of farms: 110 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,032
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $275.57
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 15.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.35%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $35,625
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.02%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,430
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.44
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.70%
Corn for grain: 19772 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4857 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 18166 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,622 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 133 acres

Tornado activity:

Livingston County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 1932647.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 6 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/18/2007, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured one person and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Livingston County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% 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 193.4 miles away from Livingston County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.1 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 302.0 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) earthquake occurred 162.9 miles away from Livingston 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 354.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1527: June 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 1527, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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, 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 Livingston County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

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

  • Canada (18%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)

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

  • German (16%)
  • American (13%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • European (5%)

Livingston County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 49,775 (82.3%)
  • Carpooled: 4,512 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 274 (0.5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 19 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 346 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 180 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 812 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 4,788 (7.9%)

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


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

  • 416 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 247 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 237 people in other group homes
  • 212 people in nursing homes
  • 166 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 162 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 88 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 63 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 56 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

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

  • 517 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 209 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 157 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 102 people in state prisons
  • 100 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 51 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,963.

5.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Michigan average:

5.09%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($433 average AGI)
Livingston County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

4.62% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($37,168 average AGI)
1.31% relocated from other states ($11,449 average AGI)
Livingston County:

1.31%
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 Oakland County, MI  1.25% ($50,287 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MI  0.90% ($53,804)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.75% ($49,862)
from Genesee County, MI  0.38% ($46,057)
from Ingham County, MI  0.35% ($40,206)
from Macomb County, MI  0.15% ($58,602)
from Shiawassee County, MI  0.14% ($38,242)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Michigan average:

5.58%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Livingston County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.05%

3.98% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($34,402 average AGI)
1.93% relocated to other states ($19,044 average AGI)
Livingston County:

1.93%
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 Oakland County, MI  1.17% ($45,948 average AGI)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.67% ($40,150)
to Wayne County, MI  0.53% ($39,749)
to Ingham County, MI  0.33% ($137,957)
to Genesee County, MI  0.32% ($37,683)
to Macomb County, MI  0.10% ($56,847)
to Cook County, IL  0.09% ($43,938)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Births per 1000 population in Livingston County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Livingston County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Livingston County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Livingston County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Livingston County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 21,161 (18,349 aged, 2,812 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,618 (3%)

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 Livingston County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,479)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,239)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,175)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (786)
  • Unspecified dementia (581)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (566)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (534)
  • Congestive heart failure (526)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (452)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (344)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.56
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,989
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 28
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,241

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,061
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 592
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 104.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 53.4
  • Suffocation - 25.1
  • Poisoning - 20.9
  • Other - 5.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 188,624
  • In family households: 161,362 (28,109 male householders, 22,036 female householders)
    43,183 spouses, 57,657 children (53,597 natural, 1,546 adopted, 2,514 stepchildren), 2,930 grandchildren, 972 brothers or sisters, 1,829 parents, 2,095 other relatives, 2,551 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 26,070 (10,412 male householders (7,894 living alone)), 10,230 female householders (8,712 living alone)), 5,428 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,192

Size of family households: 22,522 2-persons, 10,851 3-persons, 10,027 4-persons, 4,619 5-persons, 1,262 6-persons, 864 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 16,606 1-person, 3,376 2-persons, 468 3-persons, 192 4-persons.

32,108 married couples with children.
5,728 single-parent households (2,042 men, 3,686 women).

96.1% of residents of Livingston speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $437,957,000 ($2,467 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $28,671,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $242,497,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $88,155,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,413,000
Federal grants: $57,422,000
Federal procurement contracts: $22,537,000 ($17,874,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $24,934,000 ($5,956,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,635,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $74,951,000
Federal Government insurance: $64,206,000

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

Births: 10,453
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,103
Here:

28 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +853
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +18,668
Here +103 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Livingston County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.82 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 1,366
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,817
  • 2000 to 2009: 12,452
  • 1990 to 1999: 19,886
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,612
  • 1970 to 1979: 15,130
  • 1960 to 1969: 5,028
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,682
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,904
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,110
Note: State values scaled to Livingston population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Livingston County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Livingston County population
  • 1 room: 80
  • 2 rooms: 92
  • 3 rooms: 999
  • 4 rooms: 4,098
  • 5 rooms: 9,249
  • 6 rooms: 11,282
  • 7 rooms: 11,122
  • 8 rooms: 9,090
  • 9+ rooms: 13,590
  • 1 room: 428
  • 2 rooms: 423
  • 3 rooms: 1,716
  • 4 rooms: 3,128
  • 5 rooms: 2,011
  • 6 rooms: 1,649
  • 7 rooms: 957
  • 8 rooms: 455
  • 9+ rooms: 418
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Livingston County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Livingston County population
  • no bedroom: 104
  • 1 bedroom: 554
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,864
  • 3 bedrooms: 32,645
  • 4 bedrooms: 16,040
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,395
  • no bedroom: 428
  • 1 bedroom: 2,527
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,822
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,454
  • 4 bedrooms: 916
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
Cars and other vehicles available in Livingston County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Livingston County population
  • no vehicle: 875
  • 1 vehicle: 12,203
  • 2 vehicles: 25,991
  • 3 vehicles: 13,464
  • 4 vehicles: 5,069
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,000
  • no vehicle: 1,447
  • 1 vehicle: 4,438
  • 2 vehicles: 4,399
  • 3 vehicles: 609
  • 4 vehicles: 90
  • 5+ vehicles: 202

91% of Livingston County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 536% lived in Michigan.

Livingston County:

90.8%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 153,667
  • Other state: 28,684
  • Northeast: 5,397
  • Midwest: 11,225
  • South: 8,022
  • West: 4,040

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Livingston County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (78.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.8%)
  • Electricity (4.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.4%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (72.5%)
  • Electricity (19.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,000
Here:

11.4%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 859
Here:

7.2%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,283
Here:

13.8%
Michigan:

13.8%

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)

Livingston County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $26,096,000
    Regular Highways: $18,715,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $29,960,000
    General - Other: $13,740,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,937,000
    Police Protection: $8,224,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,931,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,251,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,178,000
    Air Transportation: $1,887,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,850,000
    Financial Administration: $1,487,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,403,000
    Regular Highways: $668,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,611,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $53,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,512,000

Livingston County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $20,270,000
    Air Transportation: $742,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $6,109,000
    Highways: $3,133,000
    Public Welfare: $1,519,000
    Health and Hospitals: $970,000
    All Other: $276,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $28,590,000
    Highways: $3,385,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,434,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,926,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,791,000
    Special Assessments: $982,000
    Sale of Property: $583,000
    Rents: $12,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,828,000
    Public Welfare: $12,285,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,784,000
    All Other: $3,440,000
    Housing and Community Development: $143,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,323,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $822,000
    Other License: $18,000

Livingston County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,452,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $114,305,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,231,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,084,000

Livingston County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,594,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $72,744,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 845
  • Number of aged recipients: 45
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 800
  • Number of recipients under 18: 148
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 601
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 96
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 261
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 394
Livingston County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Livingston 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 52 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 ORIGINATED768$142,503728$155,5483,536$181,679105$72,0673$791,667239$151,38547$66,553
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED55$144,78269$147,812452$194,49820$49,7002$399,00026$169,88513$34,308
APPLICATIONS DENIED221$134,914125$140,9521,496$202,350104$50,4521$9,450,00065$153,03136$55,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN172$128,90172$149,972717$193,59723$54,3040$031$114,0322$72,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$156,61118$159,333227$188,6837$112,2860$011$140,6368$37,250
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 51 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED119$217,15197$211,3818$186,125
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED47$189,29841$227,6592$177,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$219,02938$251,0002$291,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$256,46712$252,5001$333,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$136,7143$188,3333$134,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Livingston County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John48075.0 years
William47773.9 years
Mary47180.2 years
Robert42970.5 years
James34470.2 years
Helen31982.7 years
George28376.5 years
Charles26675.1 years
Margaret24080.1 years
Dorothy22579.5 years
Most common last names in Livingston County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23175.9 years
Miller10776.5 years
Johnson9674.9 years
Brown8876.4 years
Davis8076.3 years
Williams7875.6 years
Clark6578.2 years
Campbell6377.4 years
Martin5978.0 years
White5875.1 years
Businesses in Livingston County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Kmart1
ALDI1Kohl's2
AT&T2Kroger4
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Bryant2
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture2
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza3
Ann Taylor3Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marshalls1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets7
AutoZone3Maurices1
Banana Republic1Mazda1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's9
Baskin-Robbins2Meijer2
Bath & Body Works2Men's Wearhouse1
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Best Western2Nike7
Blockbuster3Old Navy2
Buffalo Wild Wings2Olive Garden1
Burger King3Outback1
CVS5Outback Steakhouse1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun2
Casual Male XL1Panera Bread2
Chevrolet2Papa John's Pizza1
Chico's1Payless2
Circle K1Penske2
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports2
Costco1Pizza Hut2
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack2
Curves3Red Robin1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid3
Deb1Rue211
Decora Cabinetry2SAS Shoes1
Discount Tire2Sears2
DressBarn2Sephora1
Dressbarn2Skechers USA1
Dunkin Donuts3Sprint Nextel6
Eddie Bauer1Staples2
Famous Footwear1Starbucks5
FedEx20Subway10
Ford3T-Mobile6
GNC4T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
Gap1Taco Bell3
Gymboree1Target2
H&R Block4The Room Place1
Hilton1Tim Hortons1
Holiday Inn2Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot2True Value3
Honda1U-Haul6
IHOP1UPS28
J. Jill1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens3
Jones New York4Walmart2
Journeys2Wendy's6
Justice2White Castle1
KFC2YMCA1

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