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Midland County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2017: 83,411 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Midland County: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.3%), Educational, health and social services (20.5%), Retail trade (14.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Midland County, MI (2017)
    • 76,44892.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,2222.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,1002.5%Asian alone
    • 1,2591.5%Two or more races
    • 1,2001.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3320.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1330.2%Some other race alone
    • 410.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 41,141  (49.3%)
Females: 42,270  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Midland County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,624 ($45,674 in 1999)
This county:

$61,624
Michigan:

$54,909

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $654 (lower quartile is $547, upper quartile is $746)
This county:

$654
State:

$693


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,200 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Midland:

$140,200
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,300 - $209,400
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,181
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $472

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:

  • 1997: 283 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1998: 236 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 1999: 242 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2000: 234 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2001: 251 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2002: 238 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2003: 239 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2004: 211 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2005: 198 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2006: 175 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 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
  • 2015: 108 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2016: 109 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2017: 118 buildings, average cost: $180,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Midland, MI residents
Average permit cost in Midland, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,636 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,290 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Midland, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Midland, MI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Midland, MI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.8%
Midland County:

10.8%
Michigan:

14.2%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.7% for American Indian residents, 5.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.2% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.3 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 43.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.4 years old, Black residents: 33.2 years old, American Indian residents: 27.8 years old, Asian residents: 36.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.2 years old, Other race residents: 20.7 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:

4.3%
Michigan:

4.4%

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

Current college students: 5,050
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 37.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,278 (32.1% naturalized citizens)

Midland County:

5.1%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,3152010 or later
  • 1,0422000 to 2009
  • 6011990 to 1999
  • 3201980 to 1989
  • 4011970 to 1979
  • 589Before 1970

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: 27,754
  • One, attached: 935
  • Two: 787
  • 3 or 4: 242
  • 5 to 9: 1,300
  • 10 to 19: 1,043
  • 20 to 49: 1,134
  • 50 or more: 552
  • Mobile homes: 3,239

Housing units in Midland County with a mortgage: 14,584 (305 second mortgage, 1,154 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,939

Here:

56.0% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Midland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:

  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4121: June 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4121, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3160: January 10, 2001, FEMA Id: 3160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 1996 to July 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1128: July 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1128, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-774: September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: 774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Icing, Flooding, Incident Period: March 19, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-495: March 19, 1976, FEMA Id: 495, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Severe Storms, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: September 30, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-486: September 30, 1975, FEMA Id: 486, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in Midland County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Midland

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 36,095 (86.4%)
  • Carpooled: 3,115 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 283 (0.7%)
  • Railroad: 13 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 245 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 150 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 438 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,448 (3.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (22%)
  • Korea (15%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Midland County


  • German (21%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $82,644.

5.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.99% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($33,286 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($24,906 average AGI)
Midland County:

1.60%
Michigan average:

1.59%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bay County, MI  0.78% ($45,862 average AGI)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.72% ($47,477)
from Isabella County, MI  0.43% ($32,049)
from Gladwin County, MI  0.37% ($40,064)
from Gratiot County, MI  0.18% ($48,967)
from Clare County, MI  0.16% ($31,423)
from Oakland County, MI  0.15% ($57,627)


6.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($85,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Michigan average:

5.69%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,244 average AGI)
Midland County:

0.07%
Michigan average:

0.04%

4.14% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($37,999 average AGI)
2.05% relocated to other states ($44,646 average AGI)
Midland County:

2.05%
Michigan average:

1.85%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bay County, MI  0.83% ($41,432 average AGI)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.62% ($44,886)
to Isabella County, MI  0.34% ($31,296)
to Gladwin County, MI  0.32% ($49,578)
to Oakland County, MI  0.27% ($62,901)
to Kent County, MI  0.15% ($57,118)
to Genesee County, MI  0.15% ($44,408)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Midland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Midland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Midland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Midland County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,276)
  • 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: 12,117
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 295
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 70,365

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,079
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 761
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

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: 83,411
  • In family households: 68,213 (12,674 male householders, 10,335 female householders)
    18,822 spouses, 22,600 children (20,942 natural, 764 adopted, 894 stepchildren), 932 grandchildren, 317 brothers or sisters, 597 parents, 418 other relatives, 1,518 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,761 (5,552 male householders (4,024 living alone)), 5,535 female householders (5,072 living alone)), 2,674 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,437

Size of family households: 11,587 2-persons, 4,703 3-persons, 4,083 4-persons, 1,910 5-persons, 501 6-persons, 225 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,096 1-person, 1,689 2-persons, 174 3-persons, 99 4-persons, 29 6-persons.

12,740 married couples with children.
4,290 single-parent households (1,597 men, 2,693 women).

95.3% of residents of Midland speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $329,351,000 ($3,892 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:

6.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Midland County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Midland County, Michigan
  • 4342014 or later
  • 5092010 to 2013
  • 4,2712000 to 2009
  • 5,4531990 to 1999
  • 4,4671980 to 1989
  • 6,6081970 to 1979
  • 5,4931960 to 1969
  • 5,0321950 to 1959
  • 1,3371940 to 1949
  • 3,3821939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Midland County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Midland County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Midland County, Michigan
  • 01 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 3513 rooms
  • 1,8754 rooms
  • 4,7615 rooms
  • 4,7106 rooms
  • 5,5127 rooms
  • 4,1778 rooms
  • 5,0919+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Midland County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Midland County, Michigan
  • 951 room
  • 5122 rooms
  • 2,2443 rooms
  • 2,2354 rooms
  • 4255 rooms
  • 1,0566 rooms
  • 4247 rooms
  • 4068 rooms
  • 1769+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Midland County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Midland County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Midland County, Michigan
  • 20no bedroom
  • 3501 bedroom
  • 3,5322 bedrooms
  • 13,1313 bedrooms
  • 7,6764 bedrooms
  • 1,8145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Midland County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Midland County, Michigan
  • 95no bedroom
  • 1,9411 bedroom
  • 2,9372 bedrooms
  • 2,3953 bedrooms
  • 1064 bedrooms
  • 995+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Midland County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Midland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Midland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,083no vehicle
  • 5,8501 vehicle
  • 13,0942 vehicles
  • 5,0103 vehicles
  • 1,1564 vehicles
  • 3305+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Midland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Midland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,550no vehicle
  • 3,5221 vehicle
  • 2,0982 vehicles
  • 2033 vehicles
  • 1414 vehicles
  • 595+ vehicles

83.2% of Midland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Michigan.

Midland County:

83.2%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 66,483
  • Other state: 12,217
  • Northeast: 1,703
  • Midwest: 5,309
  • South: 3,890
  • West: 1,315
Year householders moved into unit in Midland County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Midland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.8%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.7%Wood
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.7%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Other fuel
  • 3.3%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 906
Here:

11.4%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 411
Here:

9.1%
Michigan:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,127
Here:

29.5%
Michigan:

15.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Midland County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,243,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,041,000
    Regular Highways: $1,901,000
    Parks and Recreation: $227,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $922,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,061,000
    General - Other: $8,590,000
    Health - Other: $7,535,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,206,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,084,000
    Police Protection: $4,071,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,315,000
    Financial Administration: $1,735,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,510,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,263,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,066,000
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $35,496,000
    Corporate Bonds: $9,265,000
    Total Other Securities: $9,107,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $7,485,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $7,187,000
    Total Federal Securities: $6,653,000
    Benefit Payments: $5,467,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $448,000
    Withdrawals: $162,000
    From Other Governments: $114,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $763,000
    Transit Utilities: $631,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,283,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $805,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $275,315,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $275,315,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,908,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,308,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,680,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,532,000
    Rents: $353,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $77,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000
    Health - Other: $107,000
    Police Protection: $100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,144,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $275,315,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,148,000
    Highways: $5,989,000
    Public Welfare: $1,778,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,110,000
    Transit Utilities: $830,000
    General Local Government Support: $492,000
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,985,000
    Other License: $208,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $206,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,245,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,540,000

Midland County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,243,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,041,000
    Regular Highways: $1,901,000
    Parks and Recreation: $227,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $922,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,061,000
    General - Other: $8,590,000
    Health - Other: $7,535,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,206,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,084,000
    Police Protection: $4,071,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,315,000
    Financial Administration: $1,735,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,510,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,263,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,066,000
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $35,496,000
    Corporate Bonds: $9,265,000
    Total Other Securities: $9,107,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $7,485,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $7,187,000
    Total Federal Securities: $6,653,000
    Benefit Payments: $5,467,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $448,000
    Withdrawals: $162,000
    From Other Governments: $114,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $763,000
    Transit Utilities: $631,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,283,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $805,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $275,315,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $275,315,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,908,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,308,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,680,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,532,000
    Rents: $353,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $77,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000
    Health - Other: $107,000
    Police Protection: $100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,144,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $275,315,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,148,000
    Highways: $5,989,000
    Public Welfare: $1,778,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,110,000
    Transit Utilities: $830,000
    General Local Government Support: $492,000
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,985,000
    Other License: $208,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $206,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,245,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,540,000

Midland County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,243,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,041,000
    Regular Highways: $1,901,000
    Parks and Recreation: $227,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $922,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,061,000
    General - Other: $8,590,000
    Health - Other: $7,535,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,206,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,084,000
    Police Protection: $4,071,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,315,000
    Financial Administration: $1,735,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,510,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,263,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,066,000
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $35,496,000
    Corporate Bonds: $9,265,000
    Total Other Securities: $9,107,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $7,485,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $7,187,000
    Total Federal Securities: $6,653,000
    Benefit Payments: $5,467,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $448,000
    Withdrawals: $162,000
    From Other Governments: $114,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $763,000
    Transit Utilities: $631,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,283,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $805,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $275,315,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $275,315,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,908,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,308,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,680,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,532,000
    Rents: $353,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $77,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000
    Health - Other: $107,000
    Police Protection: $100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,144,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $275,315,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,148,000
    Highways: $5,989,000
    Public Welfare: $1,778,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,110,000
    Transit Utilities: $830,000
    General Local Government Support: $492,000
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,985,000
    Other License: $208,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $206,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,245,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,540,000

Midland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,243,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,041,000
    Regular Highways: $1,901,000
    Parks and Recreation: $227,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $922,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,061,000
    General - Other: $8,590,000
    Health - Other: $7,535,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,206,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,084,000
    Police Protection: $4,071,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,315,000
    Financial Administration: $1,735,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,510,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,263,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,066,000
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $35,496,000
    Corporate Bonds: $9,265,000
    Total Other Securities: $9,107,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $7,485,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $7,187,000
    Total Federal Securities: $6,653,000
    Benefit Payments: $5,467,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $448,000
    Withdrawals: $162,000
    From Other Governments: $114,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $763,000
    Transit Utilities: $631,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,283,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $805,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $275,315,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $275,315,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,908,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,308,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,680,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,532,000
    Rents: $353,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $77,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000
    Health - Other: $107,000
    Police Protection: $100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,144,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $275,315,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,148,000
    Highways: $5,989,000
    Public Welfare: $1,778,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,110,000
    Transit Utilities: $830,000
    General Local Government Support: $492,000
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,985,000
    Other License: $208,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $206,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,245,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,540,000

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
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 in Midland, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Midland, MI - 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

Midland County on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"