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Mackinac County, Michigan (MI)


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County population in 2012: 11,137 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 11,943 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,185
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,752
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,008
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,087 (it was 1,059 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

28%

Land area: 1022 sq. mi.
Water area: 1079.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mackinac County: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (16.3%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Mackinac County, Michigan:


Median resident age:  49.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years

Males: 5,612  (53.7%)
Females: 5,501  (46.3%)

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Mackinac County,MI real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Mackinac County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $33,795 ($33,356 in 1999)
This county:

$33795
Michigan:

$45255

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $443 (lower quartile is $329, upper quartile is $530)
This county:

$443
State:

$591


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $115,619 (it was $89,800 in 2000)
Mackinac County:

$115,619
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,128 - $183,025

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $173,278
Here:

$173,278
State:

$168,888

Townhouses or other attached units: $506,544
Here:

$506,544
State:

$147,658

In 2-unit structures: $163,919
Here:

$163,919
State:

$101,322

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $319,981
Here:

$319,981
State:

$133,558

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,388,553
Here:

$1,388,553
State:

$144,298

Mobile homes: $87,309
Here:

$87,309
State:

$39,606

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $5,208
Here:

$5,208
State:

$95,296
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,106
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $347

Institutionalized population: 71

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


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


Mackinac County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,186 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,060 (0.9%)


Mackinac County household income distribution in 2009 Mackinac County home values distribution


Mackinac County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.4%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for American Indian residents, 62.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 49 years old
(Males: 48 years old, Females: 49 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52 years old, Black residents: 22 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 48 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 16 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

10.5%
Whole state:

10.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

3.8%
Whole state:

4.8%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mackinac County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $624 a month.

Cities in this county include: St. Ignace, Mackinac Island.

Mackinac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Mackinac County: Cedar Campus Camp (A), Lake Michigan Campground (B), Little Brevort Lake South State Forest Campground (C), Carp River Campground (D), Foley Creek Campground (E), Rexton Station (F), Huntspur Station (G), Gilchrist Station (H), Garnet Station (I), Lakeshore RV Park Campground (J), Saint Ignace Golf and Country Club (K), Silver Mountain Downhill Ski/Tubing Hill (L), Father Marquette National Memorial (M), Caffey Station (N), Maple Forest Campground (O), Little Brevort Lake North State Forest Campground (P), Black River State Forest Campground (Q), Naubinway Rest Area (R), Hiawatha Golf Club (S), Pike Lake Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mackinac County include: Rexton Mennonite Church (A), Hessel Presbyterian Church (B), Lighthouse Baptist Church (C), Our Lady of the Snows Parish (D), Coast Guard Chapel (E), Zion Church (F), Pickford Church of the Nazarene (G), De Tour Union Presbyterian Church (H), North Hills Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brevort Cemetery (1), Gould City Township Cemetery (2), Caffey Cemetery (3), Gros Gap Cemetery (4), Edgewood Cemetery (5), Curtis Cemetery (6), Saint Ignace Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Mary (A), Marsh Lake (B), Rexton Lake (C), Manistique Lake (D), Tucker Lake (E), Barns Pond (F), Little Brevoort Lake (G), McEachera Spring (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Mile Creek (A), North Branch Carp River (B), Nunns Creek (C), Bissel Creek (D), Bark Creek (E), Ozark Creek (F), Summerby Creek (G), Kitchens Creek (H), Furlong Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mackinac County include: Rogers Park (1), V F W Park (2), Gros Cap Roadside Park (3), Mackinac Straits Historical Marker (4), Bridge View Park (5), Hudson Township Park (6), Brevort Township Community Recreation Area (7), Salzeider Community Recreation Center (8), Garfield Township Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Chippewa County , Luce County , Schoolcraft County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 246
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 140 (64% naturalized citizens)

Mackinac County:

1.2%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.6%

Mackinac County marital status for males
Mackinac County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Mackinac County with a mortgage: 1,379 (69 second mortgage, 111 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,368

Here:

50.2% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.21%
Here37.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 4,444
Total congregations: 30

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesLutheran Church
Adherents2,572 (57.9%)475 (10.7%)378 (8.5%)265 (6.0%)237 (5.3%)
Congregations8 (26.7%)4 (13.3%)2 (6.7%)2 (6.7%)1 (3.3%)
NameEpiscopal ChurchMennonite Church USAPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOther
Adherents136 (3.1%)126 (2.8%)78 (1.8%)72 (1.6%)105 (2.4%)
Congregations4 (13.3%)3 (10.0%)2 (6.7%)1 (3.3%)3 (10.0%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Mackinac County - St. Ignace, Mackinac Island

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mackinac County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

8.28 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Mackinac County:

31.27 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.9%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.4%
Michigan:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mackinac County:

19.2%
State:

13.4%


Agriculture in Mackinac County:

Average size of farms: 269 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $37,062
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $59.91
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.13%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 82.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $34,654
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $48,680
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.53%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.55
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 26.43%
All wheat for grain: 30 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Mackinac County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 11.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/14/1984, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Mackinac County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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




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





Mackinac County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,279 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 606 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 61 (1%)
  • Taxi: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 154 (3%)
  • Walked: 204 (4%)
  • Other means: 43 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 235 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $39,571.

7.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Michigan average:

5.24%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.81% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($35,787 average AGI)
2.37% relocated from other states ($6,775 average AGI)
Mackinac County:

2.37%
Michigan average:

1.38%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chippewa County, MI  1.05% ($26,460 average AGI)
from Ingham County, MI  0.50% ($24,625)
from Luce County, MI  0.34% ($30,875)
from Oakland County, MI  0.31% ($37,200)
from Kings County, NY  0.31% ($22,200)


8.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Michigan average:

5.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.40% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($13,817 average AGI)
4.30% relocated to other states ($10,732 average AGI)
Mackinac County:

4.30%
Michigan average:

2.21%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Chippewa County, MI  0.99% ($22,625 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.70% ($9,500)
to Cheboygan County, MI  0.33% ($26,000)
to Kent County, MI  0.27% ($22,385)
to Schoolcraft County, MI  0.25% ($27,000)
to Luce County, MI  0.25% ($31,417)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Mackinac County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Mackinac County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Mackinac County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 2,379 (2,033 aged, 346 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2002.990
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 931.210
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34270.4

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 864.880
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1279.680
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.83

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27.03
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 150.030

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,018

Size of family households: 1,864 2-persons, 640 3-persons, 448 4-persons, 177 5-persons, 63 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,556 1-person, 218 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

96.8% of residents of Mackinac County speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 57% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,161,000 ($6779 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,550,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,081,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,144,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $99,000
Federal grants: $20,445,000
Federal procurement contracts: $825,000 ($3,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,568,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $250,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,589,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,820,000

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

Births: 553
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 738
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -421
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Mackinac County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.54 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Mackinac County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 44
  • 3 rooms: 201
  • 4 rooms: 558
  • 5 rooms: 1,072
  • 6 rooms: 866
  • 7 rooms: 610
  • 8 rooms: 320
  • 9+ rooms: 319
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 97
  • 3 rooms: 210
  • 4 rooms: 235
  • 5 rooms: 222
  • 6 rooms: 149
  • 7 rooms: 69
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mackinac County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 192
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,232
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,895
  • 4 bedrooms: 532
  • 5+ bedrooms: 134
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 313
  • 2 bedrooms: 354
  • 3 bedrooms: 277
  • 4 bedrooms: 77
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Mackinac County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 241
  • 1 vehicle: 1,282
  • 2 vehicles: 1,829
  • 3 vehicles: 501
  • 4 vehicles: 111
  • 5+ vehicles: 44
  • no vehicle: 181
  • 1 vehicle: 551
  • 2 vehicles: 284
  • 3 vehicles: 37
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

64% of Mackinac County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Michigan.

Mackinac County:

64.3%
State average:

58.3%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $98,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mackinac County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.8%)
  • Utility gas (19.5%)
  • Electricity (16.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.7%)
  • Wood (14.0%)
  • Utility gas (32.4%)
  • Electricity (30.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.0%)
  • Wood (4.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 45
Here:

3.3%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 18
Here:

2.8%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

3.4%
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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Mackinac County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Mackinac County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Mackinac County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Mackinac County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Mackinac County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Mackinac County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Mackinac County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5479.7 years
John5174.1 years
James3871.7 years
Robert3568.2 years
Charles3372.1 years
William3377.6 years
Joseph2676.9 years
George2378.5 years
Frank2374.7 years
Helen2280.3 years
Most common last names in Mackinac County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2878.0 years
Paquin2076.4 years
Brown1974.6 years
Belonga1474.7 years
Johnson1479.9 years
Cheeseman1281.4 years
Goudreau1282.0 years
Tamlyn1171.1 years
Gustafson1074.3 years
Fisher973.3 years
Businesses in Mackinac County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Quality2
Comfort Inn1Starbucks1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
Holiday Inn1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1
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