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Midland County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2014: 83,427 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 82,874 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,946
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,828
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 24,893
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,663 (it was 6,876 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Land area: 521 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 160 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Midland County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.8%), Manufacturing (14.8%), Retail trade (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Midland County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years
Males: 40,948  (49.1%)
Females: 42,479  (50.9%)
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Midland County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Midland County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,913 ($45,674 in 1999)

This county:

$49913
Michigan:

$48273

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $561 (lower quartile is $398, upper quartile is $715)
This county:

$561
State:

$629


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $125,700 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Midland:

$125,700
Michigan:

$117,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,100 - $188,600
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,164
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $451

Institutionalized population: 521

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 118
  • Thefts: 351
  • Auto thefts: 24

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 20
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 37
  • Burglaries: 90
  • Thefts: 294
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 117 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2008: 97 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2009: 70 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2010: 113 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2011: 131 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2012: 194 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2013: 138 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2014: 107 buildings, average cost: $182,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,306 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,960 (1.7%)

Midland County household income distribution in 2009 Midland County home values distribution Midland County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.6%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 35.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.1% for American Indian residents, 46.5% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.6%
Midland County:

16.6%
Michigan:

17.0%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.2% for Black residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.2% for American Indian residents, 47.8% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 6 years old, Asian residents: 38 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Midland County is $469 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $796 a month.

Cities in this county include: Midland, Coleman, Sanford.

Midland 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 Midland County: Bucks Corners (A), Camp Manistee (B), Halls Corners (C), Smith Corners (D), Town Corners (E), Twin Bridges Corners (F), Camp Keewana (G), Hart Rest Area (H), Rothbury Rest Area (I), Golden Sands Golf Course (J), Silver Lake Resort and Campground (K), Silver Creek RV Resort (L), Diamond Access Canoe Landing (M), Yogi's Bears Jellystone Park (N), Sischo Canoe landing (O), Hideway Campground (P), Sandy Shores Campground (Q), Silver City II Campground (R), Silver Lake State Park Campground (S), Stoney Haven Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Midland County include: Mears Methodist Church (A), Cornerstone Community Church (B), New Era Bible Church (C), Ferry United Methodist Church (D), Lighthouse Lutheran Church (E), Lake Michigan United Methodist Church (F), Newman Chapel (G), Countryside Church of Christ (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Abson Cemetery (1), Saint John's Catholic Cemetery (2), Trinity Lutheran Cemetery (3), Elbridge Township Cemetery (4), Indian Cemetery (5), Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery (6), Indian Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Richmonds Inlet (A), Upper Silver Lake (B), Acker Lake (C), Bar Lake (D), Black Lake (E), Blackmer Lake (F), Bloggett Lake (G), Bragg Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Knutson Creek (A), Burke Creek (B), Au Sable Creek (C), Bear Creek (D), North Branch Flower Creek (E), Brayton Drain (F), North Branch Pentwater River (G), North Branch White River (H), Knox Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Midland County include: Silver Lake State Park (1), Cedar Point Park (2), Rentwater River State Game Area (3), Marshville Roadside Park (4), Claybanks Township Park (5), Claybanks Township Memorial Park (6), Hart-Montague Trail State Park (7), Golden Township Park (8), Benona Township Hall Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Washakie County, Wyoming , Weston County, Wyoming , Fall River County, South Dakota , Oceana County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,050
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,611 (35% naturalized citizens)

Midland County:

3.2%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 936
  • 1990 to 1994: 365
  • 1985 to 1989: 220
  • 1980 to 1984: 100
  • 1975 to 1979: 211
  • 1970 to 1974: 190
  • 1970 to 1974: 107
  • 1965 to 1969: 482

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.9%

Midland County marital status for males Midland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,587
  • One, attached: 860
  • Two: 666
  • 3 or 4: 565
  • 5 to 9: 909
  • 10 to 19: 1,017
  • 20 or more: 1,573
  • Mobile homes: 3,607
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Midland County with a mortgage: 13,008 (849 second mortgage, 1,586 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,927

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Midland County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,80457
Catholic12,2716
Mainline Protestant10,30921
Other1,5769
None44,669-
Midland 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: 16
Midland County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
This county:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Midland County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Midland County:

9.6%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Midland County:

29.4%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Midland County:

Average size of farms: 166 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,627
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $247.42
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.34%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $38,559
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 68.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $75,001
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.64
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 35.07%
Corn for grain: 18611 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3948 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 19449 harvested acres
Vegetables: 159 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 56 acres

Tornado activity:

Midland County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 8713445.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/30/1977, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Midland County-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% 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 249.8 miles away from Midland County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 214.5 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 214.8 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 214.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 403.9 miles away from Midland 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 60.0 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:

  • MichiganHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3225): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MichiganSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared (EM-3160): January 10, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MichiganFlooding, Incident Period: June 21, 1996 to July 1, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1128): July 23, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1128, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • MichiganSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-774): September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MichiganSEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 5, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-744): September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MichiganBlizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared (EM-3057): January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • MichiganSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Icing, Flooding, Incident Period: March 19, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-495): March 19, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-495, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MichiganSevere Storms, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: September 30, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-486): September 30, 1975, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-486, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in Midland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

  • Canada (24%)
  • India (10%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Korea (4%)

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

  • German (29%)
  • English (11%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Midland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,095 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 2,947 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 153 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 86 (0%)
  • Walked: 494 (1%)
  • Other means: 182 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,215 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 675 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 459 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 82 people in other group homes
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 572 people in college/university student housing
  • 383 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 117 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 89 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,212.

5.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Michigan average:

5.09%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,240 average AGI)
Midland County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.03%

4.05% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($29,188 average AGI)
1.78% relocated from other states ($22,300 average AGI)
Midland County:

1.78%
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 Bay County, MI  0.88% ($44,661 average AGI)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.59% ($40,135)
from Isabella County, MI  0.37% ($32,975)
from Gladwin County, MI  0.34% ($41,618)
from Oakland County, MI  0.19% ($86,903)
from Gratiot County, MI  0.17% ($30,481)
from Genesee County, MI  0.13% ($36,773)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($58,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Michigan average:

5.58%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,461 average AGI)
Midland County:

0.07%
Michigan average:

0.05%

3.72% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($28,268 average AGI)
2.05% relocated to other states ($29,227 average AGI)
Midland County:

2.05%
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 Bay County, MI  0.68% ($33,072 average AGI)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.62% ($46,252)
to Isabella County, MI  0.33% ($26,196)
to Gladwin County, MI  0.32% ($30,670)
to Oakland County, MI  0.17% ($59,228)
to Kent County, MI  0.14% ($58,333)
to Gratiot County, MI  0.13% ($29,476)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Midland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Midland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Midland County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Midland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Midland County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,401 (11,409 aged, 1,992 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 817 (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 Midland County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1276)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (692)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (601)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (469)
  • Unspecified dementia (354)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (303)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (281)
  • Congestive heart failure (269)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (212)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (190)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12117.24
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 295.460
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 70364.59

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1078.940
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 761.320
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.95

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54.98
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65.43

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.46

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 118.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 53.2
  • Poisoning - 37.7
  • Other - 27.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 82,357
  • In family households: 69,307 (17,501 male householders, 5,364 female householders)
    18,489 spouses, 23,738 children (21,624 natural, 802 adopted, 1,312 stepchildren), 1,013 grandchildren, 388 brothers or sisters, 317 parents, 456 other relatives, 1,728 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,050 (4,752 male householders (3,616 living alone)), 5,820 female householders (5,012 living alone)), 2,478 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,272 (521 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 10,684 2-persons, 4,971 3-persons, 4,405 4-persons, 1,891 5-persons, 625 6-persons, 289 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,628 1-person, 1,602 2-persons, 212 3-persons, 94 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

17,223 married couples with children.
3,886 single-parent households (1,091 men, 2,795 women).

95.7% of residents of Midland County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $329,351,000 ($3892 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,077,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $179,490,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $73,449,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,432,000
Federal grants: $57,111,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,476,000 ($778,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,393,000 ($4,281,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,232,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $32,752,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,895,000

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

Births: 5,198
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,380
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +810
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,343
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Midland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.18 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 329
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,635
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,625
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,609
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,477
  • 1960 to 1969: 5,780
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,596
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,833
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,149
Rooms in houses/apartments in Midland County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 116
  • 3 rooms: 500
  • 4 rooms: 2,189
  • 5 rooms: 5,233
  • 6 rooms: 5,804
  • 7 rooms: 4,091
  • 8 rooms: 3,322
  • 9+ rooms: 3,618
  • 1 room: 212
  • 2 rooms: 648
  • 3 rooms: 1,316
  • 4 rooms: 1,913
  • 5 rooms: 1,493
  • 6 rooms: 685
  • 7 rooms: 328
  • 8 rooms: 201
  • 9+ rooms: 80
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Midland County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 38
  • 1 bedroom: 466
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,526
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,077
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,778
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,008
  • no bedroom: 262
  • 1 bedroom: 1,923
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,067
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,328
  • 4 bedrooms: 246
  • 5+ bedrooms: 50
Cars and other vehicles available in Midland County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 548
  • 1 vehicle: 5,700
  • 2 vehicles: 12,537
  • 3 vehicles: 4,461
  • 4 vehicles: 1,274
  • 5+ vehicles: 373
  • no vehicle: 926
  • 1 vehicle: 3,520
  • 2 vehicles: 1,988
  • 3 vehicles: 366
  • 4 vehicles: 49
  • 5+ vehicles: 27

61% of Midland County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Michigan.

Midland County:

60.5%
State average:

58.3%

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

  • This state: 64689
  • Northeast: 2555
  • Midwest: 6581
  • South: 3958
  • West: 1998

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $100,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Midland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.7%)
  • Wood (2.6%)
  • Electricity (1.7%)
  • Utility gas (70.0%)
  • Electricity (16.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 805
Here:

7.5%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 249
Here:

4.9%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,460
Here:

32.8%
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)

Midland County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $12,145,000
    General - Other: $8,834,000
    Regular Highways: $6,844,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,606,000
    Police Protection: $3,717,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,302,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,771,000
    Financial Administration: $1,505,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,049,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,016,000
    Water Utilities: $188,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,231,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $323,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $981,000
    Correctional Institutions: $112,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $78,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Police Protection: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,210,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,326,000

Midland County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,410,000
    Regular Highways: $2,384,000
    Parks and Recreation: $365,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $803,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,575,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,752,000
    Special Assessments: $1,315,000
    Rents: $242,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,127,000
    All Other: $4,891,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,540,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,479,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,103,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $169,000
    Other License: $136,000

Midland County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $180,195,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $171,920,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,684,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,009,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,275,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,901,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,226,000

Midland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,454,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,983,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,950,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,353
  • Number of aged recipients: 86
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,267
  • Number of recipients under 18: 206
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 977
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 170
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 471
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 695
Midland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Midland 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 2003
(Based on 18 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED195$96,8821,210$125,2015,774$112,215195$24,87712$378,250208$85,096
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$92,40094$92,415425$108,33434$29,5591$300,00029$83,172
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$94,222159$73,4151,208$87,137124$29,4760$043$75,047
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$87,316140$130,779614$102,87516$40,5001$160,00019$84,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$96,87520$117,600130$104,9855$28,4000$06$136,333
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED342$117,962374$117,22223$71,043
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED68$119,162117$124,8727$77,429
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$125,5005$128,0003$118,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$120,14328$132,8934$100,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$81,0002$137,0000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Midland County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert35471.7 years
William34474.7 years
John33173.6 years
Mary32579.7 years
James20871.0 years
Charles20575.1 years
Helen20280.7 years
Dorothy16279.9 years
George16177.2 years
Donald15471.8 years
Most common last names in Midland County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19074.8 years
Brown10277.1 years
Johnson9478.6 years
Miller8274.9 years
Wilson5075.4 years
Williams4875.6 years
Moore4778.3 years
Davis4574.4 years
Jones4474.8 years
Thomas4171.1 years
Businesses in Midland County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2LensCrafters1
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Arby's2Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's5
Barnes & Noble1Meijer1
Baskin-Robbins1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Pac Sun1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Payless1
Carson Pirie Scott1Penske1
Chevrolet1PetSmart1
Curves2Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Deb1Quiznos2
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack2
Discount Tire1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts1Ruby Tuesday1
Express1Rue211
Famous Footwear1Sears2
FedEx12Sleep Inn1
Ford1Spencer Gifts1
GNC1Sprint Nextel2
GameStop1Staples1
H&R Block3Starbucks1
Haworth2Subway8
Hilton1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Target1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
JCPenney1Tim Hortons1
Jones New York5U-Haul3
Journeys1UPS21
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1
Kohl's1Walgreens2
Kroger2Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

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