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Shiawassee County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2016: 68,554 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 71,687 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 14,389
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,892
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,550
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,200 (it was 5,346 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%

Land area: 539 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 127 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shiawassee County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (19.9%), Educational, health and social services (17.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.9%), Manufacturing (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Shiawassee County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years
Males: 33,880  (49.4%)
Females: 34,674  (50.6%)
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Shiawassee County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Shiawassee County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,244 ($42,553 in 1999)

This county:

$53,244
Michigan:

$52,492

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $587 (lower quartile is $434, upper quartile is $681)
This county:

$587
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $114,100 (it was $97,100 in 2000)
Shiawassee:

$114,100
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,500 - $172,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $165,889
Here:

$165,889
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $108,454
Here:

$108,454
State:

$161,083

In 2-unit structures: $31,914
Here:

$31,914
State:

$125,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $31,893
Here:

$31,893
State:

$144,186

Mobile homes: $144,309
Here:

$144,309
State:

$51,900

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $4,207
Here:

$4,207
State:

$33,237
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,082
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $431

Institutionalized population: 395

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 49
  • Burglaries: 141
  • Thefts: 280
  • Auto thefts: 30
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 81 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $195,600

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 2016: $1,754 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,648 (1.6%)

Shiawassee County household income distribution in 2009 Shiawassee County home values distribution Shiawassee County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.9%
Shiawassee County:

10.9%
Michigan:

15.0%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.2% for American Indian residents, 36.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.6% for other race residents, 26.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.8 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 42.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.0 years old, Black residents: 31.5 years old, American Indian residents: 43.6 years old, Asian residents: 26.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.7 years old, Other race residents: 61.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shiawassee County is $446 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $766 a month.

Cities in this county include: Owosso, Durand, Corunna, Perry, Laingsburg, Middletown, Morrice, Vernon, Bancroft, New Lothrop.

Shiawassee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Shiawassee County: Kent Corners (A), Shadow Ridge Golf Course (B), Saranac Rest Area (C), Portland Rest Area (D), County Line Dairy (E), Nurenberg Farms (F), Ferguson Corners (G), Potters Corners (H), Ridgeview Golf Club (I), Smyrna Station (J), Elmdale Station (K), Chadwick Corners (L), Rolling Hills Golf Course (M), Willow Wood Golf Course (N), Morrison Lake Country Club (O), Huckleberry Creek Golf Course (P), Lakeside Resort Campground (Q), Alice Springs Campground (R), Portland Country Club (S), Berlin - Orange Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shiawassee County include: Church of God (A), Elmdale Church of the Nazarene (B), Dildine Church (C), Easton Church (D), Faith Bible Church (E), South Boston Church (F), Green Church (G), Jesus Name Church (H), West Berlin Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pewamo Cemetery (1), Greenop Cemetery (2), Clarksville Cemetery (3), Otisco Cemetery (4), Dunkard Cemetery (5), Alderman Cemetery (6), Letts Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Marker Lake (A), Tupper Lake (B), Twin Lakes (C), Long Lake (D), Little Lake (E), Peddler Lake (F), Peck Lake (G), Woodard Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ayers Branch (A), Frayer Creek (B), Friend Brook (C), Goose Creek (D), Tupper Creek (E), Bellamy Creek (F), Toles Creek (G), Timberland Creek (H), Tibbetts Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Shiawassee County include: White's Bridge Historical Marker (1), Smyrna Historical Marker (2), Roadside Table Historical Marker (3), Brock County Park (4), Ionia State Recreation Area (5), Lowell State Game Area (6), Portland State Game Area (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bennington County, Vermont , Barry County , Ingham County , Ionia County , Montcalm County , Muskegon 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: 2,940
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 645 (49.8% naturalized citizens)

Shiawassee County:

0.9%
Whole state:

6.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 79
  • 2000 to 2009: 223
  • 1990 to 1999: 98
  • 1980 to 1989: 83
  • 1970 to 1979: 103
  • Before 1970: 497
Note: State values scaled to Shiawassee County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.6%

Shiawassee County marital status for males Shiawassee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,275
  • One, attached: 211
  • Two: 582
  • 3 or 4: 1,086
  • 5 to 9: 572
  • 10 to 19: 741
  • 20 to 49: 1,076
  • 50 or more: 340
  • Mobile homes: 1,105

Housing units in Shiawassee County with a mortgage: 12,773 (476 second mortgage, 1,191 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,594

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

60.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shiawassee County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,14057
Catholic9,0095
Mainline Protestant4,35129
Other9588
None47,190-
Shiawassee 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: 11
Shiawassee County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Shiawassee County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Shiawassee County:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Shiawassee County:

28.8%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Shiawassee County:

Average size of farms: 226 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,906
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $174.22
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.26%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,262
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.91%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $77,924
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 32.00%
Corn for grain: 50049 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 22406 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 90209 harvested acres
Vegetables: 84 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 188 acres

Tornado activity:

Shiawassee County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 2231357.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 22 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/23/1968, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shiawassee County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% 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 216.2 miles away from Shiawassee County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 178.2 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 166.9 miles away from the 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 327.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.6 miles away from Shiawassee 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 367.6 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 Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1527: June 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 1527, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3160: January 10, 2001, FEMA Id: 3160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Severe 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: 1226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-774: September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: 774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3030: February 05, 1977, FEMA Id: 3030, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Icing, Flooding, Incident Period: March 19, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-495: March 19, 1976, FEMA Id: 495, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Severe Storms, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: September 30, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-486: September 30, 1975, FEMA Id: 486, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Shiawassee County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (13%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Pakistan (7%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (4%)

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

  • German (22%)
  • American (15%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Czech (2%)

Shiawassee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,089 (77.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,856 (9.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 88 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 118 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 78 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 698 (3.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,551 (8.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 305 people in nursing homes
  • 155 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 88 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 87 people in other group homes
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 328 people in college/university student housing
  • 257 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 131 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,449.

4.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Michigan average:

5.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.71% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($25,009 average AGI)
0.93% relocated from other states ($6,705 average AGI)
Shiawassee County:

0.93%
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 Genesee County, MI  0.94% ($30,667 average AGI)
from Ingham County, MI  0.66% ($35,011)
from Clinton County, MI  0.49% ($28,015)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.33% ($30,844)
from Livingston County, MI  0.18% ($29,490)
from Oakland County, MI  0.15% ($38,537)
from Eaton County, MI  0.11% ($41,552)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Michigan average:

5.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.32% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($26,315 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($7,797 average AGI)
Shiawassee County:

1.28%
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 Genesee County, MI  0.97% ($30,749 average AGI)
to Ingham County, MI  0.82% ($34,665)
to Clinton County, MI  0.54% ($34,879)
to Livingston County, MI  0.36% ($38,242)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.24% ($29,523)
to Oakland County, MI  0.20% ($38,127)
to Eaton County, MI  0.13% ($35,029)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Shiawassee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Shiawassee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Shiawassee County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shiawassee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shiawassee County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,752 (9,749 aged, 2,003 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 727 (4%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (878)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (694)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (560)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (455)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (376)
  • Unspecified dementia (350)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (328)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (271)
  • Congestive heart failure (221)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (218)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.37
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,654
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 179
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,272

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,186
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 853
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 75.3
  • Other - 57.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,554
  • In family households: 58,221 (10,134 male householders, 9,893 female householders)
    14,639 spouses, 18,073 children (16,252 natural, 757 adopted, 1,064 stepchildren), 1,338 grandchildren, 360 brothers or sisters, 594 parents, 935 other relatives, 2,255 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,670 (4,147 male householders (3,057 living alone)), 3,897 female householders (3,248 living alone)), 1,626 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 663

Size of family households: 9,188 2-persons, 4,665 3-persons, 3,431 4-persons, 2,070 5-persons, 401 6-persons, 272 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,305 1-person, 1,673 2-persons, 66 3-persons.

8,187 married couples with children.
4,769 single-parent households (2,114 men, 2,655 women).

97.9% of residents of Shiawassee speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $323,270,000 ($4,421 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,968,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $171,373,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $83,496,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,853,000
Federal grants: $49,423,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,246,000 ($51,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,879,000 ($806,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,607,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $37,294,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,146,000

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

Births: 4,571
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,343
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +53
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +69
Here +1 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Shiawassee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.30 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 136
  • 2010 to 2013: 172
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,106
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,894
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,030
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,641
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,678
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,186
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,925
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,220
Note: State values scaled to Shiawassee population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shiawassee County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Shiawassee County population
  • 1 room: 134
  • 2 rooms: 70
  • 3 rooms: 261
  • 4 rooms: 1,370
  • 5 rooms: 4,127
  • 6 rooms: 5,245
  • 7 rooms: 3,614
  • 8 rooms: 2,874
  • 9+ rooms: 3,672
  • 1 room: 132
  • 2 rooms: 223
  • 3 rooms: 1,406
  • 4 rooms: 1,622
  • 5 rooms: 1,641
  • 6 rooms: 913
  • 7 rooms: 370
  • 8 rooms: 278
  • 9+ rooms: 119
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shiawassee County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Shiawassee County population
  • no bedroom: 134
  • 1 bedroom: 460
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,077
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,058
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,866
  • 5+ bedrooms: 772
  • no bedroom: 132
  • 1 bedroom: 1,678
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,121
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,477
  • 4 bedrooms: 273
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in Shiawassee County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Shiawassee County population
  • no vehicle: 458
  • 1 vehicle: 5,229
  • 2 vehicles: 9,465
  • 3 vehicles: 3,885
  • 4 vehicles: 1,402
  • 5+ vehicles: 928
  • no vehicle: 929
  • 1 vehicle: 3,089
  • 2 vehicles: 2,245
  • 3 vehicles: 311
  • 4 vehicles: 130
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

88% of Shiawassee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Michigan.

Shiawassee County:

87.9%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 60,324
  • Other state: 7,231
  • Northeast: 1,048
  • Midwest: 2,396
  • South: 2,335
  • West: 1,452

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shiawassee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (58.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.1%)
  • Wood (5.8%)
  • Electricity (5.1%)
  • Other fuel (4.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (68.7%)
  • Electricity (15.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.5%)
  • Wood (2.6%)
  • No fuel used (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 221
Here:

3.4%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 115
Here:

2.9%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 855
Here:

29.1%
Michigan:

13.8%

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)

Shiawassee County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Police Protection: $78,000
    Correctional Institutions: $59,000
    Health - Other: $50,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $15,649,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,869,000
    Regular Highways: $9,631,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,224,000
    Police Protection: $4,094,000
    General - Other: $3,714,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,909,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,268,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,022,000
    General Public Buildings: $841,000
    Financial Administration: $558,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $514,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $496,000
    Housing and Community Development: $246,000
    Solid Waste Management: $137,000
    Sewerage: $105,000
    Air Transportation: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $2,089,000
    Air Transportation: $1,277,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,564,000

Shiawassee County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $15,010,000
    Regular Highways: $1,084,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,250,000
    Highways: $623,000
    Health and Hospitals: $438,000
    Housing and Community Development: $134,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,783,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,836,000
    Special Assessments: $865,000
    Interest Earnings: $717,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $276,000
    Rents: $115,000
    Sale of Property: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $10,453,000
    Highways: $6,193,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,009,000
    All Other: $2,227,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,050,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,337,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $289,000
    Other License: $182,000

Shiawassee County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,590,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,172,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $790,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $372,000

Shiawassee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,195,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,284
  • Number of aged recipients: 59
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,225
  • Number of recipients under 18: 221
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 915
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 148
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 493
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 568
Shiawassee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Shiawassee County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John42475.1 years
Mary34579.5 years
Robert32770.9 years
William31974.4 years
George26677.4 years
James24269.8 years
Charles21874.2 years
Helen20679.7 years
Frank18477.4 years
Joseph17774.5 years
Most common last names in Shiawassee County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21975.1 years
Miller9975.1 years
Brown7876.3 years
Johnson7774.1 years
Jones7478.6 years
Davis6375.4 years
Harris6176.0 years
Moore5676.9 years
Martin4974.3 years
Wilson4974.3 years
Businesses in Shiawassee County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy1
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza3
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's4
Applebee's1Meijer1
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
Chevrolet2Quality1
Curves2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid3
FedEx3SAS Shoes1
Ford2Sprint Nextel1
GNC3Staples1
GameStop1Subway5
Goodwill2Taco Bell2
H&R Block5Tim Hortons1
Hardee's1True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS9
Jimmy John's1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
Kroger1YMCA1

Shiawassee County on our top lists:

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