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Newaygo County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2014: 47,900 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 47,874 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,432
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,738
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,872
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,236 (it was 2,727 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

28%

Land area: 842 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Newaygo County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Newaygo County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years
Males: 24,108  (50.3%)
Females: 23,792  (49.7%)
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Newaygo County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Newaygo County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,289 ($37,130 in 1999)

This county:

$44289
Michigan:

$48273

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $511 (lower quartile is $388, upper quartile is $619)
This county:

$511
State:

$629


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,507 (it was $84,800 in 2000)
Newaygo:

$100,507
Michigan:

$117,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,799 - $165,083
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,029
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $386

Institutionalized population: 461

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 38
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 174
  • Thefts: 230
  • Auto thefts: 17

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 20
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 52
  • Burglaries: 161
  • Thefts: 228
  • Auto thefts: 38
Newaygo County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 235 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 188 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2014: 46 buildings, average cost: $127,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,548 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,394 (1.5%)

Newaygo County household income distribution in 2009 Newaygo County home values distribution Newaygo County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.3%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Black residents, 38.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for American Indian residents, 32.7% for other race residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.0%
Newaygo County:

17.0%
Michigan:

17.0%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 35.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.5% for American Indian residents, 33.6% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 36 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Newaygo County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $521 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $705 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fremont, Newaygo, White Cloud, Grant.

Newaygo 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 Newaygo County: Big Rapids Rest Area (A), Wesleyan Holiness Campground (B), Horesehead Lake Marina (C), Blue Gill Lake Campground (D), Saint Ives Golf Club (E), Falcon Head Golf Club (F), Meceola Country Club (G), Katke Golf Course (H), Tubbs Lake State Forest Campground (I), Fork Township - Barryton Community Fire Department (J), Colfax Township Fire Department (K), Mecosta County Emergency Medical Services (L), Fork Township Rescue (M), Chippewa Township Hall (N), Wheatland Township Library (O), Mecosta - Austin Fire Department (P), Big Rapids Township Fire Department (Q), Wheatland Township Fire Department (R), Chippewa - Martiny Fire Department (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newaygo County include: Cross Church (A), Free Methodist Church (B), Hall's Corner Holiness Church (C), Blanchard Wesleyan Church (D), Fork Church (E), Barryton Church of God (F), Chippewa Lake Community Church (G), Sylvester Community Church (H), New Hope United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holt Cemetery (1), Brown Cemetery (2), Wamboldt Cemetery (3), Mount Camp Cemetery (4), West Cemetery (5), Church Cemetery (6), West Aetna Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Markel Lake (A), Tubbs Lake (B), Manake Lake (C), Lake Twentyeight (D), Randall Lake (E), Lower Evans Lake (F), Pretty Lake (G), Lost Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buckhorn Creek (A), Bamber Creek (B), Betts Creek (C), Bennett Creek (D), Paris Creek (E), Gilbert Creek (F), Benjamin Creek (G), Dalziel Creek (H), Sylvester Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newaygo County include: Altona Riverside Park (1), School Section Lake Park (2), Brower Park (3), Merrill Lake County Park (4), Haymarsh Lake State Game Area-Paris Unit (5), Davis Park Bridge (6), Supervisors Park (7), Fairman Community Pool (8), Martiny Lake State Game Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Sagadahoc County, Maine , Washakie County, Wyoming , Mecosta County , Muskegon County , Oceana County , Osceola County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,354
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 852 (36% naturalized citizens)

Newaygo County:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 284
  • 1990 to 1994: 116
  • 1985 to 1989: 116
  • 1980 to 1984: 50
  • 1975 to 1979: 58
  • 1970 to 1974: 37
  • 1970 to 1974: 33
  • 1965 to 1969: 158

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.0%

Newaygo County marital status for males Newaygo County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,214
  • One, attached: 139
  • Two: 289
  • 3 or 4: 160
  • 5 to 9: 261
  • 10 to 19: 135
  • 20 or more: 215
  • Mobile homes: 5,514
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 275

Housing units in Newaygo County with a mortgage: 4,889 (290 second mortgage, 553 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,736

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Newaygo County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,97150
Mainline Protestant3,24915
Catholic3,2425
Other2662
None34,732-
Newaygo 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: 8
Newaygo County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Newaygo County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Newaygo County:

10.0%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Newaygo County:

28.9%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Newaygo County:

Average size of farms: 150 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $67,481
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $285.48
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 65.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $58,854
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,251
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 44.76%
Corn for grain: 19202 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1429 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5785 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,941 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,950 acres

Tornado activity:

Newaygo County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 5687318.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 25 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/6/1998, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 12 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newaygo County-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.5 miles away from Newaygo County center
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) earthquake occurred 309.6 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 367.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 219.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 342.9 miles away from Newaygo County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 380.7 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
  • MichiganWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 2, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3137): January 27, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3137, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MichiganSevere Storms And Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: May 29, 1998 to May 31, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1226): June 24, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • 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 Newaygo 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 (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (50%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Netherlands (4%)
  • Laos (4%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Philippines (2%)

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

  • German (20%)
  • Dutch (14%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)

Newaygo County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,862 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,904 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 56 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 350 (2%)
  • Other means: 127 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 784 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 250 people in nursing homes
  • 192 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 67 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 49 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 48 people in other group homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 257 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 204 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 79 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,098.

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Michigan average:

5.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.33% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($24,465 average AGI)
1.25% relocated from other states ($7,165 average AGI)
Newaygo County:

1.25%
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 Kent County, MI  1.45% ($32,992 average AGI)
from Muskegon County, MI  0.73% ($36,586)
from Ottawa County, MI  0.32% ($39,911)
from Oceana County, MI  0.30% ($22,019)
from Mecosta County, MI  0.29% ($23,520)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.25% ($29,791)
from Lake County, MI  0.08% ($19,214)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Michigan average:

5.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.46% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($20,651 average AGI)
1.53% relocated to other states ($7,804 average AGI)
Newaygo County:

1.53%
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 Kent County, MI  1.68% ($26,105 average AGI)
to Muskegon County, MI  0.77% ($30,243)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.36% ($26,206)
to Mecosta County, MI  0.33% ($24,237)
to Ottawa County, MI  0.23% ($32,400)
to Oceana County, MI  0.19% ($31,206)
to Lake County, MI  0.09% ($23,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Newaygo County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Newaygo County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Newaygo County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Newaygo County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Newaygo County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,658 (6,906 aged, 1,752 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 897 (7%)

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 Newaygo County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (594)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (579)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (413)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (357)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (329)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (195)
  • Unspecified dementia (148)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (143)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (137)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (129)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6564.180
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 166.360
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37579.17

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1309.500
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 823.690
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26.21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 37.99

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.8
  • Other - 61.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 47,903
  • In family households: 41,411 (9,937 male householders, 3,225 female householders)
    10,363 spouses, 14,147 children (12,726 natural, 478 adopted, 943 stepchildren), 1,102 grandchildren, 293 brothers or sisters, 272 parents, 441 other relatives, 1,375 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,492 (2,698 male householders (2,120 living alone)), 2,546 female householders (2,161 living alone)), 1,248 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 557 (461 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,147 2-persons, 2,647 3-persons, 2,244 4-persons, 1,237 5-persons, 508 6-persons, 379 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,281 1-person, 803 2-persons, 87 3-persons, 44 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

9,912 married couples with children.
2,763 single-parent households (822 men, 1,941 women).

95.2% of residents of Newaygo County speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $197,477,000 ($3958 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,716,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $108,293,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $43,556,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,620,000
Federal grants: $33,305,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,344,000 ($3,506,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,357,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,308,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $81,623,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,668,000

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

Births: 3,238
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,364
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +196
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,126
Here +23 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Newaygo County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.58 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 71
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,219
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,065
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,375
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,536
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,525
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,367
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,265
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,443
Rooms in houses/apartments in Newaygo County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 200
  • 3 rooms: 591
  • 4 rooms: 2,121
  • 5 rooms: 3,705
  • 6 rooms: 3,322
  • 7 rooms: 2,152
  • 8 rooms: 1,428
  • 9+ rooms: 1,326
  • 1 room: 55
  • 2 rooms: 162
  • 3 rooms: 501
  • 4 rooms: 802
  • 5 rooms: 638
  • 6 rooms: 277
  • 7 rooms: 167
  • 8 rooms: 57
  • 9+ rooms: 68
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Newaygo County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 51
  • 1 bedroom: 734
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,321
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,115
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,145
  • 5+ bedrooms: 506
  • no bedroom: 78
  • 1 bedroom: 667
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,162
  • 3 bedrooms: 639
  • 4 bedrooms: 146
  • 5+ bedrooms: 35
Cars and other vehicles available in Newaygo County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 513
  • 1 vehicle: 3,875
  • 2 vehicles: 6,617
  • 3 vehicles: 2,836
  • 4 vehicles: 734
  • 5+ vehicles: 297
  • no vehicle: 358
  • 1 vehicle: 1,329
  • 2 vehicles: 838
  • 3 vehicles: 151
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

61% of Newaygo County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Michigan.

Newaygo County:

60.9%
State average:

58.3%

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

  • This state: 40298
  • Northeast: 690
  • Midwest: 2844
  • South: 2071
  • West: 871

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $74,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newaygo County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46.3%)
  • Utility gas (30.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.6%)
  • Wood (8.8%)
  • Electricity (3.2%)
  • Utility gas (46.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.7%)
  • Electricity (5.6%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • Other fuel (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 533
Here:

7.8%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 179
Here:

5.8%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 210
Here:

17.6%
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)

Newaygo County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,612,000
    Health - Other: $417,000
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000
    General: $130,000
    Judicial & Legal: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $23,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $17,842,000
    Welfare - Other: $6,638,000
    Regular Highways: $4,511,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,692,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,187,000
    Police Protection: $1,954,000
    General - Other: $1,509,000
    Financial Administration: $662,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $615,000
    Central Staff Services: $535,000
    Housing & Community Development: $247,000
    Parks & Recreation: $193,000
    Own Hospitals: $81,000
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,795,000
    Benefit Payments: $500,000
    Total Cash & Deposits: $171,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $219,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $213,000
    Judicial: $173,000
    General - Other: $80,000
    Housing & Community Development: $42,000
    Health - Other: $28,000
    Central Staff: $26,000
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,807,000

Newaygo County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $10,194,000
    Parks & Recreation: $573,000
    Housing & Community Development: $247,000
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $350,000
    From Local Government: $271,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $231,000
    All Other: $220,000
    Housing & Community Development: $59,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $1,422,000
    Highways: $1,367,000
    All Other: $354,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,141,000
    Rents: $739,000
    Special Assessments: $460,000
    Interest Earnings: $368,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $10,316,000
    Highways: $6,890,000
    Public Welfare: $1,635,000
    General Support: $1,379,000
    All Other: $967,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,069,000
    NEC: $473,000

Newaygo County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,655,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $405,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,250,000

Newaygo County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $404,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,240,000
    Total Other Securities: $40,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,990,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,222
  • Number of aged recipients: 62
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,160
  • Number of recipients under 18: 195
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 856
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 171
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 475
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 611
Newaygo County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Newaygo County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED146$85,781142$96,739856$120,89485$34,5882$2,251,500177$137,785129$60,535
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$80,46216$74,18874$122,7307$34,7140$011$144,63613$49,846
APPLICATIONS DENIED52$82,59658$74,776414$114,88270$22,8710$058$98,34591$65,451
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$67,22728$66,571174$122,4667$70,1430$025$81,12020$69,700
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$68,6257$46,42965$125,1232$87,5000$08$73,7508$66,875
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$97,8467$120,7141$74,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$145,0008$136,2504$150,5002$129,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$100,1678$172,8755$138,4000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,0004$165,7501$77,0001$85,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$174,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Newaygo County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John24375.4 years
William20675.2 years
Robert17569.4 years
Mary15478.8 years
George14176.1 years
Charles13175.6 years
James12472.0 years
Harold11174.5 years
Dorothy10577.0 years
Helen10080.1 years
Most common last names in Newaygo County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10173.6 years
Smith9875.9 years
Miller6975.5 years
Anderson5579.8 years
Brown5573.6 years
Jones5175.2 years
Williams4475.3 years
Taylor3972.6 years
Davis3973.5 years
Cook3575.0 years
Businesses in Newaygo County, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Rite Aid2
Burger King2Sears1
Chevrolet1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Subway5
FedEx3Taco Bell2
Ford1True Value3
H&R Block2U-Haul3
KFC1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza2Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Wendy's1
McDonald's2YMCA1
New Balance2