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Roscommon County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 23,902 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 25,469 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,391
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,073
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,654
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,969 (it was 1,596 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

28%

Land area: 521 sq. mi.

Water area: 58.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Roscommon County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (45.1%), Educational, health and social services (19.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Roscommon County, MI (2019)
    • 22,57088.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5142.0%Two or more races
    • 4651.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1990.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 720.3%Asian alone
    • 370.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

56.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 11,908  (49.8%)
Females: 11,994  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Roscommon County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,849 ($30,029 in 1999)
This county:

$43,849
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $522 (lower quartile is $428, upper quartile is $643)
This county:

$522
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,468 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Roscommon:

$118,468
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,343 - $185,000

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $171,330
Here:

$171,330
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $175,571
Here:

$175,571
State:

$199,940

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,799
Here:

$253,799
State:

$151,948

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,479
Here:

$115,479
State:

$170,137

Mobile homes: $57,042
Here:

$57,042
State:

$56,186

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $919
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $344

Institutionalized population: 232

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 21
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 183
  • Auto thefts: 47

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 112
  • Thefts: 218
  • Auto thefts: 24
Roscommon County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 281 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 1998: 229 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 1999: 272 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2000: 373 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2001: 366 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2002: 348 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2003: 342 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2004: 290 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2005: 206 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2006: 116 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2007: 83 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2013: 42 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2014: 50 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $237,000
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2018: 43 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2019: 21 buildings, average cost: $197,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Roscommon, MI residents
Average permit cost in Roscommon, MI
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,364 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,276 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Roscommon, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Roscommon, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Roscommon, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.1%
Roscommon County:

15.1%
Michigan:

13.0%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 93.3% for Black residents, 10.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.9% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 56.3 years old
(Males: 55.8 years old, Females: 56.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57.3 years old, Black residents: 22.0 years old, American Indian residents: 18.8 years old, Asian residents: 47.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.2 years old, Other race residents: 60.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Roscommon County is $420 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $653 a month.

Cities in this county include: Houghton Lake, St. Helen, Prudenville, Roscommon.

Roscommon 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: Knox County, Maine , Bay County , Waldo County, Maine , Lincoln County, Oregon , Oswego County, New York , Lyon County, Minnesota , Mellette County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 763
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 346 (70.1% naturalized citizens)

Roscommon County:

1.4%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 162010 or later
  • 232000 to 2009
  • 541990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 371970 to 1979
  • 347Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.4%

Roscommon County marital status for males Roscommon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,697
  • One, attached: 117
  • Two: 71
  • 3 or 4: 98
  • 5 to 9: 201
  • 10 to 19: 179
  • 20 to 49: 149
  • 50 or more: 48
  • Mobile homes: 2,069

Housing units in Roscommon County with a mortgage: 4,617 (52 second mortgage, 276 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,674

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Roscommon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9565
Mainline Protestant1,8398
Evangelical Protestant1,80318
Other2744
None18,577-
Roscommon 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: 5
Roscommon County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Roscommon County:

7.08 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

12.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Roscommon County:

10.4%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Roscommon County:

30.5%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Roscommon County:

Average size of farms: 161 acres
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $271.14
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $8,770
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.46%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,106
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.30

Earthquake activity:

Roscommon County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 59% 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 292.8 miles away from Roscommon County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 259.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 264.5 miles away from the 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 107.7 miles away from Roscommon 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) earthquake occurred 441.3 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4494, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Roscommon County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Roscommon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,033 (76.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,035 (13.1%)
  • Bus: 79 (1.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 45 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 188 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 513 (6.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (16%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (9%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • Italy (3%)
  • Other Southern Europe (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Roscommon County


  • German (20%)
  • American (12%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 150 people in nursing homes
  • 80 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 40 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 60 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,659.

7.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.91% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($35,046 average AGI)
1.65% relocated from other states ($10,507 average AGI)
Roscommon County:

1.65%
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 Crawford County, MI  0.62% ($30,017 average AGI)
from Oakland County, MI  0.54% ($66,412)
from Macomb County, MI  0.46% ($55,705)
from Wayne County, MI  0.36% ($56,206)
from Genesee County, MI  0.32% ($60,167)
from Ogemaw County, MI  0.32% ($28,100)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.24% ($62,391)


6.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.12% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($31,589 average AGI)
1.52% relocated to other states ($7,671 average AGI)
Roscommon County:

1.52%
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 Crawford County, MI  0.66% ($29,823 average AGI)
to Oakland County, MI  0.36% ($30,588)
to Wayne County, MI  0.31% ($35,862)
to Macomb County, MI  0.29% ($44,000)
to Genesee County, MI  0.28% ($32,962)
to Gladwin County, MI  0.25% ($26,043)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Births per 1000 population in Roscommon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 16.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Roscommon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Roscommon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Roscommon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Roscommon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Roscommon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Roscommon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Roscommon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Roscommon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,996 (6,647 aged, 1,349 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 393 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Roscommon County, Michigan in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (748)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (638)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (593)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (502)
  • Congestive heart failure (304)
  • Unspecified dementia (202)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (73)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (67)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (46)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (43)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 874
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,495
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 183.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,902
  • Male householders: 6,023 (2,028 living alone), Female householders: 5,214 (1,917 living alone)
  • 5,263 spouses (5,244 opposite-sex spouses), 656 unmarried partners, (653 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,847 children (4,342 natural, 262 adopted, 240 stepchildren), 296 grandchildren, 106 brothers or sisters, 189 parents, 58 foster children, 108 other relatives, 867 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 248

Size of family households: 4,706 2-persons, 1,086 3-persons, 600 4-persons, 221 5-persons, 71 6-persons, 133 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,941 1-person, 538 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

1,838 married couples with children.
1,343 single-parent households (459 men, 884 women).

99.2% of residents of Roscommon speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (6% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 61% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $193,526,000 ($7,414 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,519,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $108,885,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $55,726,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,000
Federal grants: $26,398,000
Federal procurement contracts: $563,000 ($49,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,948,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $438,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,318,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,000

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

Births: 1,041
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,947
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,560
Here +60 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Roscommon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.20 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • 4242014 or later
  • 1682010 to 2013
  • 1,8882000 to 2009
  • 4,0131990 to 1999
  • 3,5121980 to 1989
  • 5,2611970 to 1979
  • 4,3501960 to 1969
  • 3,0841950 to 1959
  • 1,1351940 to 1949
  • 8231939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Roscommon County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • 371 room
  • 952 rooms
  • 4523 rooms
  • 1,4744 rooms
  • 2,4545 rooms
  • 2,0326 rooms
  • 1,2507 rooms
  • 6758 rooms
  • 8119+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • 431 room
  • 1462 rooms
  • 4073 rooms
  • 4814 rooms
  • 4615 rooms
  • 2106 rooms
  • 1217 rooms
  • 858 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Roscommon County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • 37no bedroom
  • 2961 bedroom
  • 2,8992 bedrooms
  • 4,6693 bedrooms
  • 1,1244 bedrooms
  • 2215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roscommon County, Michigan
  • 50no bedroom
  • 4951 bedroom
  • 7382 bedrooms
  • 5963 bedrooms
  • 674 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Roscommon County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Roscommon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Roscommon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 397no vehicle
  • 3,3401 vehicle
  • 4,0642 vehicles
  • 1,0203 vehicles
  • 3184 vehicles
  • 1315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Roscommon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Roscommon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 380no vehicle
  • 1,0821 vehicle
  • 4822 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.0% of Roscommon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Michigan.

Roscommon County:

85.0%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 20,281
  • Other state: 3,177
  • Northeast: 315
  • Midwest: 1,105
  • South: 1,099
  • West: 676
Year householders moved into unit in Roscommon County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Roscommon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 66.6%Utility gas
  • 17.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Wood
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 70.8%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 223
Here:

13.2%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

6.7%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

9.4%
Michigan:

14.3%

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

Roscommon County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,930,000
    Other: $1,607,000
    Air Transportation: $80,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,299,000
    General - Other: $4,146,000
    Police Protection: $2,582,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,345,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,968,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,814,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,713,000
    Financial Administration: $952,000
    Central Staff Services: $655,000
    General Public Buildings: $462,000
    Health - Other: $461,000
    Air Transportation: $140,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,726,000
    Housing and Community Development: $119,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $356,000
    Other - General - Other: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $264,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,212,000
    Transit Utilities: $806,000
    Public Welfare: $518,000
    Other: $509,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,873,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,618,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $301,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $341,000
    Rents: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $58,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,135,000
    Air Transportation: $910,000
    General - Other: $408,000
    Transit Utilities: $262,000
    Police Protection: $223,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,698,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,394,000
    Other: $1,144,000
    General Local Government Support: $856,000
    Public Welfare: $708,000
    Health and Hospitals: $150,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,688,000
    Other License: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,174,000

Roscommon County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,930,000
    Other: $1,607,000
    Air Transportation: $80,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,299,000
    General - Other: $4,146,000
    Police Protection: $2,582,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,345,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,968,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,814,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,713,000
    Financial Administration: $952,000
    Central Staff Services: $655,000
    General Public Buildings: $462,000
    Health - Other: $461,000
    Air Transportation: $140,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,726,000
    Housing and Community Development: $119,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $356,000
    Other - General - Other: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $264,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,212,000
    Transit Utilities: $806,000
    Public Welfare: $518,000
    Other: $509,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,873,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,618,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $301,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $341,000
    Rents: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $58,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,135,000
    Air Transportation: $910,000
    General - Other: $408,000
    Transit Utilities: $262,000
    Police Protection: $223,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,698,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,394,000
    Other: $1,144,000
    General Local Government Support: $856,000
    Public Welfare: $708,000
    Health and Hospitals: $150,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,688,000
    Other License: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,174,000

Roscommon County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,930,000
    Other: $1,607,000
    Air Transportation: $80,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,299,000
    General - Other: $4,146,000
    Police Protection: $2,582,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,345,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,968,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,814,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,713,000
    Financial Administration: $952,000
    Central Staff Services: $655,000
    General Public Buildings: $462,000
    Health - Other: $461,000
    Air Transportation: $140,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,726,000
    Housing and Community Development: $119,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $356,000
    Other - General - Other: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $264,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,212,000
    Transit Utilities: $806,000
    Public Welfare: $518,000
    Other: $509,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,873,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,618,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $301,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $341,000
    Rents: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $58,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,135,000
    Air Transportation: $910,000
    General - Other: $408,000
    Transit Utilities: $262,000
    Police Protection: $223,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,698,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,394,000
    Other: $1,144,000
    General Local Government Support: $856,000
    Public Welfare: $708,000
    Health and Hospitals: $150,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,688,000
    Other License: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,174,000

Roscommon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $1,930,000
    Other: $1,607,000
    Air Transportation: $80,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,299,000
    General - Other: $4,146,000
    Police Protection: $2,582,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,345,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,968,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,814,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,713,000
    Financial Administration: $952,000
    Central Staff Services: $655,000
    General Public Buildings: $462,000
    Health - Other: $461,000
    Air Transportation: $140,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,726,000
    Housing and Community Development: $119,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $356,000
    Other - General - Other: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $264,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,212,000
    Transit Utilities: $806,000
    Public Welfare: $518,000
    Other: $509,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,873,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,618,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $301,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $341,000
    Rents: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $58,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,135,000
    Air Transportation: $910,000
    General - Other: $408,000
    Transit Utilities: $262,000
    Police Protection: $223,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,698,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,394,000
    Other: $1,144,000
    General Local Government Support: $856,000
    Public Welfare: $708,000
    Health and Hospitals: $150,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,688,000
    Other License: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,174,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 709
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 684
  • Number of recipients under 18: 85
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 547
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 77
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 268
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 353
Most common first names in Roscommon County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John27172.6 years
William24975.1 years
Robert23871.0 years
James17371.0 years
Mary16677.8 years
George14676.3 years
Charles14473.6 years
Donald12272.3 years
Joseph12274.0 years
Richard11170.2 years
Most common last names in Roscommon County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8574.1 years
Miller6374.9 years
Johnson5577.1 years
Williams3977.4 years
Brown3674.2 years
Clark3179.0 years
Jones3079.2 years
Davis3071.5 years
Scott2676.5 years
Anderson2575.0 years
Businesses in Roscommon County, MI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
Burger King2Little Caesars Pizza1
Chevrolet2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Comfort Inn1McDonald's3
Comfort Suites1Nike1
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid3
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1Super 81
GNC2Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS4
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1

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