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Shiawassee County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 68,122 (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: 126 people per square mile   (average).

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

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.0%), Construction (16.8%), Educational, health and social services (14.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Shiawassee County, MI (2019)
    • 64,13789.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,0842.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2341.7%Two or more races
    • 4640.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2090.3%Asian alone
    • 1950.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 33,575  (49.3%)
Females: 34,547  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Shiawassee County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,249 ($42,553 in 1999)
This county:

$55,249
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $591 (lower quartile is $407, upper quartile is $735)
This county:

$591
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $138,400 (it was $97,100 in 2000)
Shiawassee:

$138,400
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,800 - $197,800

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $163,236
Here:

$163,236
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $192,119
Here:

$192,119
State:

$199,940

In 2-unit structures: $104,986
Here:

$104,986
State:

$142,994

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $77,327
Here:

$77,327
State:

$151,948

Mobile homes: $155,288
Here:

$155,288
State:

$56,186

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,125
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $449

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
Shiawassee County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 231 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1998: 255 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1999: 239 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2000: 281 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2001: 266 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2002: 163 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2003: 209 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2004: 218 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2005: 207 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2006: 123 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 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
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $256,100
  • 2016: 40 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2018: 65 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2019: 55 buildings, average cost: $178,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Shiawassee, MI residents
Average permit cost in Shiawassee, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,922 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,001 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Shiawassee, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shiawassee, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Shiawassee, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.7%
Shiawassee County:

10.7%
Michigan:

13.0%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.6% for Black residents, 19.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for American Indian residents, 26.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.5 years old
(Males: 42.2 years old, Females: 44.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.0 years old, Black residents: 22.7 years old, American Indian residents: 15.1 years old, Asian residents: 30.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.5 years old, Other race residents: 46.5 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 2,940
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 416 (34.4% naturalized citizens)

Shiawassee County:

0.6%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 892010 or later
  • 1352000 to 2009
  • 1431990 to 1999
  • 831980 to 1989
  • 1031970 to 1979
  • 497Before 1970

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: 24,075
  • One, attached: 440
  • Two: 794
  • 3 or 4: 915
  • 5 to 9: 580
  • 10 to 19: 514
  • 20 to 49: 891
  • 50 or more: 355
  • Mobile homes: 1,705

Housing units in Shiawassee County with a mortgage: 11,916 (216 second mortgage, 1,250 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,172

Here:

57.9% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shiawassee County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Michigan state average. It is 44% 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 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 82.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) 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 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) 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 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 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Shiawassee County (13) is near the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Shiawassee

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,627 (78.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,837 (8.7%)
  • Bus: 94 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 102 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 49 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 682 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,874 (8.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (14%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Lebanon (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shiawassee County


  • German (21%)
  • English (12%)
  • American (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Czech (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $52,594.

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.63% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($32,907 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($5,902 average AGI)
Shiawassee County:

0.94%
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 Genesee County, MI  1.12% ($37,113 average AGI)
from Ingham County, MI  0.83% ($40,558)
from Clinton County, MI  0.47% ($53,061)
from Livingston County, MI  0.41% ($38,609)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.34% ($35,097)
from Oakland County, MI  0.25% ($53,543)
from Eaton County, MI  0.17% ($43,354)


5.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.49% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($32,641 average AGI)
0.99% relocated to other states ($8,069 average AGI)
Shiawassee County:

0.99%
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 Genesee County, MI  0.89% ($35,360 average AGI)
to Ingham County, MI  0.84% ($37,233)
to Clinton County, MI  0.54% ($45,787)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.33% ($30,143)
to Livingston County, MI  0.24% ($42,299)
to Oakland County, MI  0.18% ($46,843)
to Eaton County, MI  0.17% ($44,500)

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 2019: 10.2

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 population in Shiawassee County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shiawassee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Shiawassee County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shiawassee County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shiawassee County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shiawassee County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,177)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (934)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (653)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (640)
  • Unspecified dementia (467)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (443)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (437)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (420)
  • Congestive heart failure (335)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (235)

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: 68,122
  • Male householders: 14,074 (3,596 living alone), Female householders: 12,756 (3,848 living alone)
  • 13,931 spouses (13,888 opposite-sex spouses), 2,113 unmarried partners, (1,803 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 17,728 children (15,904 natural, 265 adopted, 1,559 stepchildren), 1,821 grandchildren, 541 brothers or sisters, 700 parents, 0 foster children, 2,541 other relatives, 1,112 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 805

Size of family households: 9,154 2-persons, 3,786 3-persons, 2,885 4-persons, 1,308 5-persons, 298 6-persons, 496 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,444 1-person, 1,277 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 52 4-persons, 97 5-persons.

8,151 married couples with children.
3,241 single-parent households (842 men, 2,399 women).

98.0% of residents of Shiawassee speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (43% speak English very well, 49% speak English well, 8% 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:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • 6792014 or later
  • 1022010 to 2013
  • 3,0012000 to 2009
  • 4,2651990 to 1999
  • 2,3091980 to 1989
  • 5,1911970 to 1979
  • 2,5721960 to 1969
  • 3,2211950 to 1959
  • 2,0111940 to 1949
  • 6,9181939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shiawassee County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 673 rooms
  • 5454 rooms
  • 3,9635 rooms
  • 5,1666 rooms
  • 4,1757 rooms
  • 2,6568 rooms
  • 3,5169+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • 3761 room
  • 1662 rooms
  • 9113 rooms
  • 1,6224 rooms
  • 1,8545 rooms
  • 5696 rooms
  • 8287 rooms
  • 2118 rooms
  • 2059+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shiawassee County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1591 bedroom
  • 1,7952 bedrooms
  • 13,3823 bedrooms
  • 4,0984 bedrooms
  • 6545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shiawassee County, Michigan
  • 376no bedroom
  • 1,3351 bedroom
  • 2,7502 bedrooms
  • 1,6593 bedrooms
  • 6224 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Shiawassee County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Shiawassee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shiawassee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 588no vehicle
  • 4,8031 vehicle
  • 7,9572 vehicles
  • 4,3773 vehicles
  • 1,4024 vehicles
  • 9615+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Shiawassee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shiawassee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,655no vehicle
  • 3,1761 vehicle
  • 1,5632 vehicles
  • 2163 vehicles
  • 1324 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.2% of Shiawassee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Michigan.

Shiawassee County:

90.2%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 59,323
  • Other state: 7,928
  • Northeast: 639
  • Midwest: 2,196
  • South: 2,663
  • West: 2,430
Year householders moved into unit in Shiawassee County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shiawassee County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.5%Utility gas
  • 21.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.6%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Other fuel
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 608
Here:

9.4%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 219
Here:

5.3%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 350
Here:

17.4%
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

Shiawassee County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $21,845,000
    Regular Highways: $1,439,000
    Air Transportation: $163,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,684,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $37,088,000
    Regular Highways: $10,801,000
    General - Other: $6,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,281,000
    Health - Other: $2,807,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,745,000
    Police Protection: $2,489,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,353,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,091,000
    General Public Buildings: $763,000
    Financial Administration: $602,000
    Air Transportation: $300,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,508,000
    Other: $1,833,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $272,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $358,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,753,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,261,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $537,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $38,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $970,000
    Regular Highways: $394,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,328,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,986,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,013,000
    Highways: $8,295,000
    Other: $2,933,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,996,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,637,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,068,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $265,000
    Other License: $106,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,089,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000

Shiawassee County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $21,845,000
    Regular Highways: $1,439,000
    Air Transportation: $163,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,684,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $37,088,000
    Regular Highways: $10,801,000
    General - Other: $6,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,281,000
    Health - Other: $2,807,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,745,000
    Police Protection: $2,489,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,353,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,091,000
    General Public Buildings: $763,000
    Financial Administration: $602,000
    Air Transportation: $300,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,508,000
    Other: $1,833,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $272,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $358,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,753,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,261,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $537,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $38,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $970,000
    Regular Highways: $394,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,328,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,986,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,013,000
    Highways: $8,295,000
    Other: $2,933,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,996,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,637,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,068,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $265,000
    Other License: $106,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,089,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000

Shiawassee County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $21,845,000
    Regular Highways: $1,439,000
    Air Transportation: $163,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,684,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $37,088,000
    Regular Highways: $10,801,000
    General - Other: $6,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,281,000
    Health - Other: $2,807,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,745,000
    Police Protection: $2,489,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,353,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,091,000
    General Public Buildings: $763,000
    Financial Administration: $602,000
    Air Transportation: $300,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,508,000
    Other: $1,833,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $272,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $358,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,753,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,261,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $537,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $38,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $970,000
    Regular Highways: $394,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,328,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,986,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,013,000
    Highways: $8,295,000
    Other: $2,933,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,996,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,637,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,068,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $265,000
    Other License: $106,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,089,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000

Shiawassee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $21,845,000
    Regular Highways: $1,439,000
    Air Transportation: $163,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,684,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $37,088,000
    Regular Highways: $10,801,000
    General - Other: $6,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,281,000
    Health - Other: $2,807,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,745,000
    Police Protection: $2,489,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,353,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,091,000
    General Public Buildings: $763,000
    Financial Administration: $602,000
    Air Transportation: $300,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,508,000
    Other: $1,833,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $272,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $358,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,753,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,261,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $537,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $38,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $970,000
    Regular Highways: $394,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,328,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,986,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,013,000
    Highways: $8,295,000
    Other: $2,933,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,996,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,637,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,068,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $265,000
    Other License: $106,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,089,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000

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
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+)"