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Tuscola County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2016: 54,301 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 58,266 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,877
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,003
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,048
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,710 (it was 3,406 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

28%

Land area: 812 sq. mi.

Water area: 101.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 67 people per square mile   (average).

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

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.5%), Educational, health and social services (12.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Tuscola County, MI (2017)
    • 50,46886.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,8223.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7441.3%Two or more races
    • 6251.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1940.3%Asian alone
    • 1360.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 300.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 27,330  (50.3%)
Females: 26,971  (49.7%)
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Average household size:
Tuscola County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,764 ($40,174 in 1999)
This county:

$47,764
Michigan:

$54,909

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $539 (lower quartile is $430, upper quartile is $645)
This county:

$539
State:

$693


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $124,645 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Tuscola:

$124,645
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,358 - $170,961
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,035
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $424

Institutionalized population: 792

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 124
  • Thefts: 170
  • Auto thefts: 31

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 97
  • Thefts: 163
  • Auto thefts: 23
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 172 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 1998: 158 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 1999: 169 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 168 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 174 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2002: 202 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2003: 131 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2004: 112 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2005: 151 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2006: 79 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2007: 75 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $158,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Tuscola, MI residents
Average permit cost in Tuscola, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,677 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,510 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Tuscola, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tuscola, MI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Tuscola, MI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
Tuscola County:

13.7%
Michigan:

14.2%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Black residents, 18.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for American Indian residents, 1.5% for other race residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.1 years old
(Males: 43.0 years old, Females: 45.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.3 years old, Black residents: 28.1 years old, American Indian residents: 47.1 years old, Asian residents: 51.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.1 years old, Other race residents: 51.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tuscola County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $530 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.

Cities in this county include: Caro, Vassar, Cass City, Reese, Millington, Mayville, Fostoria, Fairgrove, Unionville, Akron.

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Michigan:

4.4%

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

Current college students: 2,369
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 583 (45.4% naturalized citizens)

Tuscola County:

1.1%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1522010 or later
  • 1142000 to 2009
  • 1021990 to 1999
  • 1111980 to 1989
  • 1271970 to 1979
  • 291Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.2%

Tuscola County marital status for males Tuscola County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,198
  • One, attached: 285
  • Two: 342
  • 3 or 4: 425
  • 5 to 9: 613
  • 10 to 19: 122
  • 20 to 49: 113
  • 50 or more: 154
  • Mobile homes: 2,295
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Tuscola County with a mortgage: 9,740 (250 second mortgage, 643 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,388

Here:

52.9% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tuscola County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,40158
Catholic4,7567
Mainline Protestant4,36023
Other6785
None32,534-
Tuscola 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: 12
Tuscola County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

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

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tuscola County:

9.0%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Tuscola County:

29.2%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Tuscola County:

Average size of farms: 260 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $72,599
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $269.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.89%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,204
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $107,161
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.41
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.46%
Corn for grain: 79706 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 19450 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 77296 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,230 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 197 acres

Earthquake activity:

Tuscola County-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% 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 206.5 miles away from Tuscola County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 173.2 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 170.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 208.1 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 364.7 miles away from Tuscola County center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.9 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 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 Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 1996 to July 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1128: July 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1128, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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 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, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 12, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-371: April 12, 1973, FEMA Id: 371, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: December 01, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-363: December 01, 1972, FEMA Id: 363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Tuscola County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tuscola

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,700 (80.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,685 (10.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 80 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 78 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 484 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 877 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (20%)
  • Albania (12%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (5%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Tuscola County


  • German (30%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Polish (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • French Canadian (2%)

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

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

  • 287 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 255 people in nursing homes
  • 204 people in other group homes
  • 191 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 160 people in state prisons
  • 89 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 85 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 47 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 338 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 321 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 244 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 153 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 39 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,730.

4.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.06% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($29,292 average AGI)
0.85% relocated from other states ($6,975 average AGI)
Tuscola County:

0.85%
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  0.72% ($36,818 average AGI)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.66% ($36,493)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.48% ($36,010)
from Huron County, MI  0.40% ($30,407)
from Sanilac County, MI  0.36% ($35,079)
from Bay County, MI  0.30% ($36,708)
from Oakland County, MI  0.23% ($41,460)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.55% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($31,968 average AGI)
0.91% relocated to other states ($6,032 average AGI)
Tuscola County:

0.91%
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  0.84% ($33,050 average AGI)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.81% ($40,741)
to Bay County, MI  0.46% ($43,184)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.35% ($42,730)
to Huron County, MI  0.34% ($37,219)
to Sanilac County, MI  0.28% ($36,475)
to Oakland County, MI  0.23% ($39,060)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Tuscola County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Tuscola County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Tuscola County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tuscola County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Tuscola County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tuscola County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tuscola County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tuscola County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Tuscola County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,192 (8,261 aged, 1,931 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 524 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,050)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (571)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (569)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (411)
  • Congestive heart failure (344)
  • Unspecified dementia (262)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (232)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (209)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (169)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (160)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.41
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,155
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 73
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,617

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,059
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 849
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 36

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 165.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 98.7
  • Other - 66.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 54,301
  • In family households: 44,804 (8,404 male householders, 6,579 female householders)
    12,183 spouses, 14,358 children (12,961 natural, 402 adopted, 1,007 stepchildren), 986 grandchildren, 243 brothers or sisters, 316 parents, 544 other relatives, 1,241 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,168 (3,307 male householders (2,718 living alone)), 3,494 female householders (2,947 living alone)), 1,370 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,276

Size of family households: 7,554 2-persons, 3,361 3-persons, 2,303 4-persons, 1,021 5-persons, 393 6-persons, 408 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,662 1-person, 990 2-persons, 71 3-persons, 44 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 26 6-persons.

7,388 married couples with children.
2,320 single-parent households (806 men, 1,514 women).

96.8% of residents of Tuscola speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (98% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (53% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $313,843,000 ($5,351 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $28,433,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $141,771,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,647,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,193,000
Federal grants: $53,943,000
Federal procurement contracts: $28,183,000 ($26,002,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,107,000 ($35,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,943,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $27,927,000
Federal Government insurance: $68,787,000

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

Births: 3,620
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,793
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -621
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Tuscola County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.30 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • 592014 or later
  • 1532010 to 2013
  • 1,8872000 to 2009
  • 3,0761990 to 1999
  • 2,0371980 to 1989
  • 4,9491970 to 1979
  • 2,6671960 to 1969
  • 2,6461950 to 1959
  • 1,6291940 to 1949
  • 5,1941939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tuscola County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • 591 room
  • 532 rooms
  • 2833 rooms
  • 1,6734 rooms
  • 3,7745 rooms
  • 4,3146 rooms
  • 2,8497 rooms
  • 2,1618 rooms
  • 2,8289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • 681 room
  • 1242 rooms
  • 6793 rooms
  • 1,0174 rooms
  • 7265 rooms
  • 5386 rooms
  • 3297 rooms
  • 2138 rooms
  • 1529+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tuscola County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • 73no bedroom
  • 2981 bedroom
  • 3,1822 bedrooms
  • 10,3073 bedrooms
  • 3,2774 bedrooms
  • 8715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tuscola County, Michigan
  • 73no bedroom
  • 7221 bedroom
  • 1,4962 bedrooms
  • 1,1233 bedrooms
  • 3344 bedrooms
  • 915+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Tuscola County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tuscola County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tuscola County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 580no vehicle
  • 4,2681 vehicle
  • 7,9702 vehicles
  • 3,5213 vehicles
  • 1,2594 vehicles
  • 5135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tuscola County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tuscola County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 453no vehicle
  • 1,9461 vehicle
  • 1,1482 vehicles
  • 2473 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles

89.2% of Tuscola County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Michigan.

Tuscola County:

89.2%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 48,639
  • Other state: 4,515
  • Northeast: 471
  • Midwest: 1,696
  • South: 1,730
  • West: 626
Year householders moved into unit in Tuscola County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tuscola County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.6%Utility gas
  • 34.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.5%Wood
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.1%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 793
Here:

15.9%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 203
Here:

6.3%
Michigan:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 251
Here:

14.6%
Michigan:

15.3%

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

Tuscola County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $24,658,000
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,447,000
    Health - Other: $198,000
    Water Utilities: $187,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $19,666,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $16,996,000
    General - Other: $6,125,000
    Regular Highways: $5,456,000
    Police Protection: $3,919,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,973,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    General Public Buildings: $782,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $692,000
    Financial Administration: $522,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000
    Housing and Community Development: $195,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $159,000
    Correctional Institutions: $129,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,985,000
    Other: $1,228,000
    Highways: $443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $195,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $885,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,567,000
    Other: $1,103,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,526,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,089,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,585,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,148,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,030,000
    Rents: $364,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $269,000
    Interest Earnings: $249,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $605,000
    General - Other: $414,000
    Health - Other: $407,000
    Water Utilities: $213,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,213,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $12,612,000
    Highways: $5,404,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,765,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,326,000
    Other: $904,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,270,000
    Other License: $753,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,193,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000

Tuscola County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $24,658,000
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,447,000
    Health - Other: $198,000
    Water Utilities: $187,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $19,666,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $16,996,000
    General - Other: $6,125,000
    Regular Highways: $5,456,000
    Police Protection: $3,919,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,973,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    General Public Buildings: $782,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $692,000
    Financial Administration: $522,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000
    Housing and Community Development: $195,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $159,000
    Correctional Institutions: $129,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,985,000
    Other: $1,228,000
    Highways: $443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $195,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $885,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,567,000
    Other: $1,103,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,526,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,089,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,585,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,148,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,030,000
    Rents: $364,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $269,000
    Interest Earnings: $249,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $605,000
    General - Other: $414,000
    Health - Other: $407,000
    Water Utilities: $213,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,213,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $12,612,000
    Highways: $5,404,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,765,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,326,000
    Other: $904,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,270,000
    Other License: $753,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,193,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000

Tuscola County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $24,658,000
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,447,000
    Health - Other: $198,000
    Water Utilities: $187,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $19,666,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $16,996,000
    General - Other: $6,125,000
    Regular Highways: $5,456,000
    Police Protection: $3,919,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,973,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    General Public Buildings: $782,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $692,000
    Financial Administration: $522,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000
    Housing and Community Development: $195,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $159,000
    Correctional Institutions: $129,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,985,000
    Other: $1,228,000
    Highways: $443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $195,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $885,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,567,000
    Other: $1,103,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,526,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,089,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,585,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,148,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,030,000
    Rents: $364,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $269,000
    Interest Earnings: $249,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $605,000
    General - Other: $414,000
    Health - Other: $407,000
    Water Utilities: $213,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,213,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $12,612,000
    Highways: $5,404,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,765,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,326,000
    Other: $904,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,270,000
    Other License: $753,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,193,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000

Tuscola County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $24,658,000
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,447,000
    Health - Other: $198,000
    Water Utilities: $187,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $19,666,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $16,996,000
    General - Other: $6,125,000
    Regular Highways: $5,456,000
    Police Protection: $3,919,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,973,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    General Public Buildings: $782,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $692,000
    Financial Administration: $522,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000
    Housing and Community Development: $195,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $159,000
    Correctional Institutions: $129,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,985,000
    Other: $1,228,000
    Highways: $443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $195,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $885,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,567,000
    Other: $1,103,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,526,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,089,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,585,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,148,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,030,000
    Rents: $364,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $269,000
    Interest Earnings: $249,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $605,000
    General - Other: $414,000
    Health - Other: $407,000
    Water Utilities: $213,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,213,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $12,612,000
    Highways: $5,404,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,765,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,326,000
    Other: $904,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,270,000
    Other License: $753,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,193,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,157
  • Number of aged recipients: 47
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,110
  • Number of recipients under 18: 205
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 812
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 140
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 387
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 548
Most common first names in Tuscola County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John37075.4 years
Mary30780.4 years
William30475.5 years
Robert26169.8 years
George22576.6 years
Charles20874.9 years
James20072.5 years
Helen17280.7 years
Donald14169.9 years
Harold13874.9 years
Most common last names in Tuscola County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14774.9 years
Brown7574.8 years
Miller7277.6 years
Johnson5773.5 years
Wilson5376.4 years
Taylor5174.9 years
Martin4672.9 years
Campbell4675.3 years
Spencer4475.8 years
Wright4276.9 years
Businesses in Tuscola County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza3
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets11
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet4RadioShack2
Curves2Rite Aid2
DHL1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway6
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value3
Ford1U-Haul3
GNC1UPS4
Goodwill4Walmart1
H&R Block3Wendy's1
KFC1

Tuscola County on our top lists:

  • #23 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+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"