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St. Clair County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2014: 160,078 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 164,235 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 34,484
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 14,872
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 49,404
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,485 (it was 12,668 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%

Land area: 724 sq. mi.

Water area: 112.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 221 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Clair County: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.2%), Educational, health and social services (20.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in St. Clair County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years
Males: 79,257  (49.5%)
Females: 80,821  (50.5%)
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St. Clair County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
St. Clair County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $51,127 ($46,313 in 1999)

This county:

$51,127
Michigan:

$51,084

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $614 (lower quartile is $512, upper quartile is $760)
This county:

$614
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $131,000 (it was $122,700 in 2000)
St. Clair:

$131,000
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,900 - $196,100

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $173,855
Here:

$173,855
State:

$180,906

Townhouses or other attached units: $154,671
Here:

$154,671
State:

$159,351

In 2-unit structures: $112,069
Here:

$112,069
State:

$99,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,541
Here:

$82,541
State:

$124,845

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $86,737
Here:

$86,737
State:

$145,414

Mobile homes: $50,496
Here:

$50,496
State:

$50,337

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $632,873
Here:

$632,873
State:

$112,194
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,130
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $448

Institutionalized population: 1,150

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 37
  • Robberies: 15
  • Assaults: 164
  • Burglaries: 457
  • Thefts: 1206
  • Auto thefts: 182

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 41
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 146
  • Burglaries: 323
  • Thefts: 1106
  • Auto thefts: 165
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 936 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2001: 803 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2002: 880 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2003: 897 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2004: 948 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2005: 770 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2006: 438 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2007: 200 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2008: 99 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2009: 91 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2011: 66 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2012: 78 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2013: 91 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2014: 113 buildings, average cost: $194,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,920 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,758 (1.4%)

St. Clair County household income distribution in 2009 St. Clair County home values distribution St. Clair County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 12.5%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.6% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for other race residents, 39.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 12.5%
St. Clair County:

12.5%
Michigan:

15.8%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.2% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.7% for American Indian residents, 24.2% for other race residents, 36.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 52 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Clair County is $644 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $770 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $921 a month.

Cities in this county include: Port Huron, Marysville, St. Clair, Marine City, Algonac, Pearl Beach, Yale, Capac, Emmett.

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

2012 air pollution in St. Clair County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bennett County, South Dakota , Jackson County, Oregon , Niagara County, New York , Orleans County, New York , Power County, Idaho , Knox County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 6,578
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,453 (57% naturalized citizens)

St. Clair County:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 746
  • 1990 to 1994: 499
  • 1985 to 1989: 268
  • 1980 to 1984: 239
  • 1975 to 1979: 246
  • 1970 to 1974: 381
  • 1970 to 1974: 410
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,664
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.2%

St. Clair County marital status for males St. Clair County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 50,384
  • One, attached: 1,472
  • Two: 2,610
  • 3 or 4: 1,998
  • 5 to 9: 2,251
  • 10 to 19: 1,101
  • 20 or more: 1,582
  • Mobile homes: 5,688
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 21

Housing units in St. Clair County with a mortgage: 25,768 (2,109 second mortgage, 4,340 home equity loan, 108 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,884

Here:

70.3% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Clair County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic32,24811
Evangelical Protestant15,14656
Mainline Protestant10,99749
Other2,66011
Orthodox2742
Black Protestant2002
None101,515-
St. Clair 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: 34
St. Clair County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
St. Clair County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 111
This county:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Clair County:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

30.2%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in St. Clair County:

Average size of farms: 145 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $31,909
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $234.67
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.95%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $34,918
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 73.43%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,838
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 15.79%
Corn for grain: 27998 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6005 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 75733 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,021 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 188 acres

Earthquake activity:

St. Clair 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 149.8 miles away from St. Clair County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 117.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 188.3 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 333.5 miles away from St. Clair County center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

  • Canada (39%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • Italy (2%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Clair County (%):

  • German (26%)
  • Polish (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (6%)
  • Italian (5%)

St. Clair County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 63,994 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 8,129 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 290 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 58 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 56 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 228 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,325 (2%)
  • Other means: 337 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,018 (3%)

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


People in group quarters in St. Clair County, Michigan in 2000:

  • 605 people in nursing homes
  • 445 people in other group homes
  • 211 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 157 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 115 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 35 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 28 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in military ships
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in St. Clair County, Michigan in 2010:

  • 714 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 418 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 384 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 283 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 120 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,680.

4.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Michigan average:

5.09%


0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($312 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.09%
Michigan average:

0.03%

2.85% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($25,332 average AGI)
1.08% relocated from other states ($9,162 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

1.08%
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 Macomb County, MI  1.43% ($38,052 average AGI)
from Sanilac County, MI  0.31% ($29,695)
from Wayne County, MI  0.23% ($38,429)
from Oakland County, MI  0.22% ($43,298)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.16% ($34,970)
from Genesee County, MI  0.07% ($30,976)
from Kent County, MI  0.04% ($38,481)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Michigan average:

5.58%


0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.18%
Michigan average:

0.05%

3.22% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($20,987 average AGI)
1.57% relocated to other states ($10,654 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

1.57%
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 Macomb County, MI  1.51% ($33,934 average AGI)
to Oakland County, MI  0.34% ($34,215)
to Sanilac County, MI  0.25% ($25,420)
to Wayne County, MI  0.22% ($28,348)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.16% ($35,250)
to Kent County, MI  0.07% ($23,689)
to Genesee County, MI  0.06% ($34,175)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in St. Clair County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Clair County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in St. Clair County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 26,716 (21,947 aged, 4,769 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,368 (5%)

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 St. Clair County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,736)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,834)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,509)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,188)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (740)
  • Congestive heart failure (655)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (645)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (499)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (488)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (446)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,571
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 218
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,862

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,166
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 867
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.9. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 115.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 56.2
  • Suffocation - 34.0
  • Other - 25.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 161,041
  • In family households: 137,248 (32,680 male householders, 11,558 female householders)
    33,795 spouses, 48,100 children (43,910 natural, 1,352 adopted, 2,838 stepchildren), 3,008 grandchildren, 1,068 brothers or sisters, 953 parents, 1,178 other relatives, 4,115 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 23,793 (9,689 male householders (7,622 living alone)), 9,914 female householders (8,657 living alone)), 4,190 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,999 (1,150 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 19,684 2-persons, 9,994 3-persons, 8,452 4-persons, 3,874 5-persons, 1,455 6-persons, 779 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 16,279 1-person, 2,784 2-persons, 346 3-persons, 119 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

31,420 married couples with children.
9,181 single-parent households (2,219 men, 6,962 women).

95.9% of residents of St. Clair County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $693,877,000 ($4,060 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $29,998,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $315,735,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $176,811,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,441,000
Federal grants: $130,042,000
Federal procurement contracts: $27,221,000 ($21,129,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $37,627,000 ($40,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,410,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $90,654,000
Federal Government insurance: $236,144,000

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

Births: 10,838
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,806
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +480
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,925
Here +23 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in St. Clair County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 171.55 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 93
  • 2010 to 2013: 197
  • 2000 to 2009: 8,165
  • 1990 to 1999: 12,204
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,025
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,630
  • 1960 to 1969: 5,909
  • 1950 to 1959: 9,106
  • 1940 to 1949: 6,021
  • 1939 or earlier: 12,523
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair population
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Clair County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair County population
  • 1 room: 35
  • 2 rooms: 302
  • 3 rooms: 929
  • 4 rooms: 4,114
  • 5 rooms: 11,145
  • 6 rooms: 13,023
  • 7 rooms: 9,675
  • 8 rooms: 5,558
  • 9+ rooms: 4,623
  • 1 room: 327
  • 2 rooms: 855
  • 3 rooms: 2,677
  • 4 rooms: 3,184
  • 5 rooms: 2,741
  • 6 rooms: 1,540
  • 7 rooms: 811
  • 8 rooms: 314
  • 9+ rooms: 219
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Clair County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair County population
  • no bedroom: 131
  • 1 bedroom: 932
  • 2 bedrooms: 10,000
  • 3 bedrooms: 28,765
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,044
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,532
  • no bedroom: 471
  • 1 bedroom: 3,986
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,009
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,577
  • 4 bedrooms: 527
  • 5+ bedrooms: 98
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair County population
  • no vehicle: 1,520
  • 1 vehicle: 12,480
  • 2 vehicles: 22,932
  • 3 vehicles: 8,723
  • 4 vehicles: 2,594
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,155
  • no vehicle: 2,210
  • 1 vehicle: 6,550
  • 2 vehicles: 3,117
  • 3 vehicles: 579
  • 4 vehicles: 156
  • 5+ vehicles: 56

59% of St. Clair County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Michigan.

St. Clair County:

58.7%
State average:

58.3%

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

  • This state: 141,062
  • Northeast: 3,036
  • Midwest: 5,832
  • South: 6,308
  • West: 2,355

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Clair County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.0%)
  • Electricity (3.5%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (74.4%)
  • Electricity (16.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,790
Here:

8.7%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 488
Here:

4.8%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 917
Here:

15.9%
Michigan:

16.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

St. Clair County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $10,348,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,259,000
    General - Other: $1,160,000
    Air Transportation: $775,000
    Parks and Recreation: $166,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $76,214,000
    Regular Highways: $20,118,000
    General - Other: $15,333,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,276,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,364,000
    Police Protection: $8,044,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,599,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,744,000
    Libraries: $3,606,000
    Water Utilities: $2,879,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,633,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,282,000
    Financial Administration: $1,771,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,506,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,017,000
    Sewerage: $765,000
    Air Transportation: $508,000
    Housing and Community Development: $203,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $76,594,000
    Corporate Bonds: $29,790,000
    Benefit Payments: $10,034,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $5,539,000
    Withdrawals: $221,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,751,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,925,000
    General - Other: $668,000
    Libraries: $607,000
    Solid Waste Management: $536,000
    Police Protection: $341,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,267,000

St. Clair County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $13,839,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,319,000
    Regular Highways: $4,018,000
    Sewerage: $802,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $8,395,000
    From Parent Local Government: $5,440,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,149,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $6,311,000
    All Other: $5,317,000
    Highways: $1,447,000
    Housing and Community Development: $186,000
    Public Welfare: $77,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,732,000
    All Other: $1,724,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,569,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,848,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,982,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,533,000
    Rents: $921,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $150,000
    Sale of Property: $60,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,019,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $64,281,000
    Highways: $18,735,000
    All Other: $2,366,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,716,000
    Public Welfare: $453,000
  • Tax - Property: $49,585,000
    Other License: $561,000

St. Clair County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,014,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,683,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $14,910,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,450,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,435,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,460,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,104,000

St. Clair County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,614,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $53,320,000
    Total Federal Securities: $24,371,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $81,902,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,554,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,684
  • Number of aged recipients: 138
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,546
  • Number of recipients under 18: 399
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,948
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 337
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 944
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,266
St. Clair County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

St. Clair County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 49 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED515$100,891430$112,2302,658$138,230237$30,29510$764,600239$121,84163$76,048
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED56$91,23264$75,313312$148,78528$19,3930$029$111,48341$39,707
APPLICATIONS DENIED166$101,464106$74,7741,035$148,868149$28,7990$084$115,09556$62,036
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN74$93,52749$105,816461$149,13445$26,9560$034$109,20616$75,813
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS26$77,73135$112,343269$148,3577$187,1430$029$125,0346$84,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 46 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED76$134,68446$164,2614$137,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$172,00025$193,7200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$132,69621$163,1430$01$91,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$97,6678$140,8751$102,0001$91,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$67,0001$145,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in St. Clair County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John96075.2 years
William81574.1 years
Mary79279.1 years
Robert62969.2 years
George50476.0 years
Charles49173.5 years
James48070.6 years
Helen41980.0 years
Joseph38374.6 years
Margaret37679.6 years
Most common last names in St. Clair County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith41374.9 years
Miller22176.2 years
Brown15676.4 years
Johnson13474.4 years
Jones13074.3 years
Williams11276.2 years
Thompson9173.4 years
Martin7876.2 years
Wilson7775.8 years
Moore7676.1 years
Businesses in St. Clair County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2KFC4
ALDI1Kmart1
AT&T2Knights Inn1
Advance Auto Parts1Kohl's1
Aeropostale1Kroger4
American Eagle Outfitters1La-Z-Boy2
Applebee's1Lane Bryant1
Arby's3Lane Furniture4
AutoZone4LensCrafters1
Barnes & Noble1Little Caesars Pizza4
Baskin-Robbins1Long John Silver's2
Bath & Body Works1Lowe's1
Baymont Inn1Macy's1
Best Western1Marriott1
Blockbuster2MasterBrand Cabinets16
Buffalo Wild Wings1Maurices1
Burger King5McDonald's10
CVS5Meijer2
Carson Pirie Scott1Men's Wearhouse1
Catherines1Motherhood Maternity2
Chevrolet1New Balance1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Nike3
Circle K2Olive Garden1
Comfort Inn1Pac Sun1
Cracker Barrel1Payless2
Curves2Penske3
DHL1PetSmart1
Dairy Queen4Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1Quality1
Deb1RadioShack3
Decora Cabinetry1Red Lobster1
Dennys1Rite Aid4
Discount Tire1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears4
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug2Sprint Nextel4
FedEx12Staples1
Finish Line1Starbucks1
Ford1Super 81
GNC5T-Mobile4
GameStop3T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill1Taco Bell5
Gymboree1Target1
H&R Block8Tim Hortons4
Hilton1Toys"R"Us1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul8
Hollister Co.1UPS16
Home Depot1Vans1
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Walgreens2
Jimmy John's6Walmart1
Jones New York3Wendy's2
Journeys1White Castle1
Justice1YMCA1

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