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Ontonagon County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2014: 6,172 (all rural); it was 7,818 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,181
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,620
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,935
Renter-occupied apartments: 457 (it was 521 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

28%

Land area: 1312 sq. mi.

Water area: 2429.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ontonagon County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.3%), Educational, health and social services (18.2%), Manufacturing (17.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Ontonagon County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
Median resident age:  52.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years
Males: 3,182  (51.6%)
Females: 2,990  (48.4%)
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Ontonagon County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Ontonagon County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,521 ($29,552 in 1999)

This county:

$34521
Michigan:

$48273

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $346 (lower quartile is $229, upper quartile is $414)
This county:

$346
State:

$629


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,094 (it was $45,300 in 2000)
Ontonagon:

$70,094
Michigan:

$117,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,324 - $121,519
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $810
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $352

Institutionalized population: 51

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 12
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,400

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: $1,102 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $859 (1.4%)

Ontonagon County household income distribution in 2009 Ontonagon County home values distribution Ontonagon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.8% for American Indian residents, 34.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.0%
Ontonagon County:

14.0%
Michigan:

17.0%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 6.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.7% for American Indian residents, 35.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 54 years old
(Males: 54 years old, Females: 54 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54 years old, Black residents: 60 years old, American Indian residents: 49 years old, Asian residents: 10 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33 years old, Other race residents: 20 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ontonagon County is $415 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ontonagon, White Pine.

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

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Neighboring counties: Chippewa County , Kitsap County, Washington , Dickinson County , McHenry County, North Dakota , Mineral County, Montana , Iron County , Silver Bow County, Montana , Wadena County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 186
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 111 (43% naturalized citizens)

Ontonagon County:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 7
  • 1990 to 1994: 5
  • 1985 to 1989: 6
  • 1980 to 1984: 6
  • 1975 to 1979: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 77

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.0%

Ontonagon County marital status for males Ontonagon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,575
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 70
  • 3 or 4: 89
  • 5 to 9: 42
  • 10 to 19: 48
  • 20 or more: 35
  • Mobile homes: 480
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 30

Housing units in Ontonagon County with a mortgage: 714 (21 second mortgage, 27 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,110

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ontonagon County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,4165
Mainline Protestant1,38114
Evangelical Protestant81211
Other12
None3,170-
Ontonagon 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: 6
Ontonagon County:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Ontonagon County:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

21.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ontonagon County:

11.1%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Ontonagon County:

29.7%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Ontonagon County:

Average size of farms: 312 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,343
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $38.33
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,468
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,202
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.59%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.14
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 19.17%
Corn for grain: 66 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 25 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 11 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ontonagon County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 331.0 miles away from Ontonagon County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 342.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 361.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 534.2 miles away from the 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 568.4 miles away from Ontonagon County center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 367.7 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
  • MichiganFlooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2002 to May 9, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1413): May 6, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1413, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • MichiganSevere Freeze, Incident Period: January 10, 1994 to June 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1028): May 10, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1028, Natural disaster type: Freeze
  • 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
  • MichiganDrought, Incident Period: March 2, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3035): March 2, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3035, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Ontonagon County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

  • Germany (29%)
  • Canada (20%)
  • United Kingdom (19%)
  • Other Northern Europe (11%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Japan (4%)

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

  • Finnish (33%)
  • German (15%)
  • Polish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)
  • United States or American (5%)

Ontonagon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,268 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 411 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 190 (6%)
  • Other means: 25 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 163 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 115 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,108.

4.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Michigan average:

5.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.07% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($12,312 average AGI)
2.19% relocated from other states ($23,826 average AGI)
Ontonagon County:

2.19%
Michigan average:

1.52%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries



5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Michigan average:

5.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.80% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($14,599 average AGI)
3.03% relocated to other states ($17,171 average AGI)
Ontonagon County:

3.03%
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 Marquette County, MI  0.77% ($30,000 average AGI)
to Gogebic County, MI  0.54% ($17,929)
to Houghton County, MI  0.46% ($26,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Births per 1000 population in Ontonagon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Ontonagon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ontonagon County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ontonagon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ontonagon County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,124 (1,747 aged, 377 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 91 (8%)

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 Ontonagon County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (203)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (179)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (125)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (78)
  • Congestive heart failure (62)
  • Unspecified dementia (52)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (49)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (45)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (43)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (40)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7946.400
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 941.890
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 82170.34

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 760.560
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1453.210

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12.69
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81.49

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,697
  • In family households: 5,200 (1,582 male householders, 372 female householders)
    1,639 spouses, 1,337 children (1,234 natural, 31 adopted, 72 stepchildren), 79 grandchildren, 38 brothers or sisters, 27 parents, 17 other relatives, 91 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,497 (739 male householders (629 living alone)), 565 female householders (505 living alone)), 193 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 83 (51 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,280 2-persons, 328 3-persons, 192 4-persons, 95 5-persons, 33 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,134 1-person, 156 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

1,135 married couples with children.
348 single-parent households (122 men, 226 women).

93.0% of residents of Ontonagon County speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
4.6% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $63,395,000 ($8410 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,356,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $29,423,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,186,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $140,000
Federal grants: $11,506,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,542,000 ($1,618,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,598,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $291,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $741,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,330,000

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

Births: 267
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 607
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -101
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ontonagon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.44 millions of gallons per day (23% from ground, 77% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 445
  • 1990 to 1999: 467
  • 1980 to 1989: 456
  • 1970 to 1979: 755
  • 1960 to 1969: 599
  • 1950 to 1959: 663
  • 1940 to 1949: 415
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,836
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ontonagon County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 29
  • 3 rooms: 132
  • 4 rooms: 425
  • 5 rooms: 794
  • 6 rooms: 727
  • 7 rooms: 445
  • 8 rooms: 197
  • 9+ rooms: 178
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 104
  • 4 rooms: 115
  • 5 rooms: 101
  • 6 rooms: 61
  • 7 rooms: 45
  • 8 rooms: 22
  • 9+ rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ontonagon County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 155
  • 2 bedrooms: 804
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,412
  • 4 bedrooms: 469
  • 5+ bedrooms: 81
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 150
  • 2 bedrooms: 136
  • 3 bedrooms: 153
  • 4 bedrooms: 51
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
Cars and other vehicles available in Ontonagon County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 152
  • 1 vehicle: 893
  • 2 vehicles: 1,363
  • 3 vehicles: 434
  • 4 vehicles: 71
  • 5+ vehicles: 22
  • no vehicle: 96
  • 1 vehicle: 233
  • 2 vehicles: 148
  • 3 vehicles: 40
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

71% of Ontonagon County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

Ontonagon County:

71.5%
State average:

58.3%

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

  • This state: 5947
  • Northeast: 82
  • Midwest: 1305
  • South: 171
  • West: 175

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $33,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 13%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 12%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ontonagon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (33.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23.4%)
  • Wood (15.8%)
  • Electricity (2.8%)
  • Utility gas (40.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.0%)
  • Electricity (16.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.7%)
  • Wood (6.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

0.9%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

1.4%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

15.1%
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)

Ontonagon County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,866,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,245,000
    General - Other: $879,000
    Police Protection: $412,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $360,000
    Health Services - Other: $351,000
    Transit Utilities: $335,000
    Financial Administration: $226,000
    Corrections - Other: $189,000
    Welfare - Other: $130,000
    Central Staff Services: $114,000
    General Public Buildings: $61,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $32,000
    Libraries: $23,000
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $78,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $616,000
    Regular Highways: $257,000
    Police Protection: $55,000
    General - Other: $2,000
    Judicial: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,588,000

Ontonagon County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $6,000
  • Charges - All Other: $1,857,000
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,055,000
    Transit Utilities: $513,000
    Public Welfare: $120,000
    All Other: $11,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $141,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $454,000
    Interest Earnings: $198,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Property Sale Other: $2,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $55,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,554,000
    All Other: $304,000
    Transit Utilities: $301,000
    General Support: $169,000
    Public Welfare: $146,000
    Health & Hospitals: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,128,000
    NEC: $4,000

Ontonagon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,571,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 171
  • Number of aged recipients: 21
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 150
  • Number of recipients under 18: 15
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 111
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 45
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 82
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 71
Ontonagon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Ontonagon County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Ontonagon County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6874.5 years
Mary4680.5 years
William4176.2 years
Charles3376.2 years
Edward2876.9 years
Anna2684.8 years
Robert2270.7 years
Helen2279.7 years
James2070.2 years
Joseph1972.2 years
Most common last names in Ontonagon County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Maki2275.4 years
Johnson1778.0 years
Ross1679.9 years
Koski1474.1 years
Hill1479.7 years
Roehm1378.6 years
Guzek1284.2 years
Broemer1279.0 years
Anderson1081.6 years
Heikkila1077.5 years
Businesses in Ontonagon County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1True Value1
Ace Hardware1U-Haul1
AmericInn1

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  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"