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Tuscola County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2014: 54,000 (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: 66 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tuscola County: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Tuscola County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years
Males: 27,078  (50.1%)
Females: 26,922  (49.9%)
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Tuscola County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Tuscola County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $45,099 ($40,174 in 1999)

This county:

$45,099
Michigan:

$51,084

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $501 (lower quartile is $401, upper quartile is $623)
This county:

$501
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $105,259 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Tuscola:

$105,259
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,450 - $160,650
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,030
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $427

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,601 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,449 (1.5%)

Tuscola County household income distribution in 2009 Tuscola County home values distribution Tuscola County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 15.7%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Black residents, 27.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.3% for American Indian residents, 2.0% for other race residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.8%
Tuscola County:

14.8%
Michigan:

15.8%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for American Indian residents, 1.2% for other race residents, 13.4% 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: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 39 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:

5.0%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,369
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 633 (67% naturalized citizens)

Tuscola County:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 57
  • 1990 to 1994: 47
  • 1985 to 1989: 75
  • 1980 to 1984: 36
  • 1975 to 1979: 79
  • 1970 to 1974: 48
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 278
Note: State values scaled to Tuscola County population

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: 18,441
  • One, attached: 227
  • Two: 471
  • 3 or 4: 368
  • 5 to 9: 446
  • 10 to 19: 72
  • 20 or more: 241
  • Mobile homes: 3,071
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 41

Housing units in Tuscola County with a mortgage: 7,275 (421 second mortgage, 782 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,352

Here:

62.6% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tuscola County

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

  • Canada (24%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Laos (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

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

  • German (34%)
  • English (10%)
  • Polish (8%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (6%)
  • French Canadian (3%)

Tuscola County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 21,035 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 2,676 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0%)
  • Walked: 495 (2%)
  • Other means: 134 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 875 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $42,743.

4.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
Michigan average:

5.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.32% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($22,458 average AGI)
1.04% relocated from other states ($7,181 average AGI)
Tuscola County:

1.04%
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 Saginaw County, MI  0.59% ($26,453 average AGI)
from Genesee County, MI  0.57% ($32,710)
from Huron County, MI  0.34% ($29,568)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.28% ($30,450)
from Bay County, MI  0.27% ($32,407)
from Sanilac County, MI  0.23% ($24,980)
from Oakland County, MI  0.16% ($32,714)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Michigan average:

5.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.79% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($21,520 average AGI)
1.22% relocated to other states ($8,171 average AGI)
Tuscola County:

1.22%
Michigan average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Genesee County, MI  0.73% ($27,447 average AGI)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.66% ($26,510)
to Bay County, MI  0.36% ($27,718)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.36% ($29,974)
to Huron County, MI  0.27% ($24,559)
to Sanilac County, MI  0.21% ($30,622)
to Oakland County, MI  0.17% ($27,054)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 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 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: 54,494
  • In family households: 47,100 (11,732 male householders, 3,691 female householders)
    12,196 spouses, 15,867 children (14,376 natural, 450 adopted, 1,041 stepchildren), 1,107 grandchildren, 262 brothers or sisters, 289 parents, 361 other relatives, 1,336 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,394 (3,051 male householders (2,430 living alone)), 3,116 female householders (2,748 living alone)), 1,227 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,235 (792 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,282 2-persons, 3,312 3-persons, 2,793 4-persons, 1,245 5-persons, 519 6-persons, 272 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,178 1-person, 844 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 44 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

11,096 married couples with children.
2,883 single-parent households (842 men, 2,041 women).

96.1% of residents of Tuscola County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% don't speak English at all).

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:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 39
  • 2010 to 2013: 159
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,756
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,088
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,081
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,761
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,697
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,609
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,794
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,300
Note: State values scaled to Tuscola population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tuscola County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tuscola County population
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 137
  • 3 rooms: 333
  • 4 rooms: 1,719
  • 5 rooms: 4,232
  • 6 rooms: 4,911
  • 7 rooms: 3,225
  • 8 rooms: 1,744
  • 9+ rooms: 1,739
  • 1 room: 47
  • 2 rooms: 278
  • 3 rooms: 523
  • 4 rooms: 946
  • 5 rooms: 652
  • 6 rooms: 452
  • 7 rooms: 269
  • 8 rooms: 130
  • 9+ rooms: 109
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tuscola County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tuscola County population
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 439
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,972
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,228
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,696
  • 5+ bedrooms: 701
  • no bedroom: 71
  • 1 bedroom: 815
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,355
  • 3 bedrooms: 838
  • 4 bedrooms: 238
  • 5+ bedrooms: 89
Cars and other vehicles available in Tuscola County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tuscola County population
  • no vehicle: 558
  • 1 vehicle: 4,548
  • 2 vehicles: 8,369
  • 3 vehicles: 3,068
  • 4 vehicles: 1,114
  • 5+ vehicles: 391
  • no vehicle: 353
  • 1 vehicle: 1,639
  • 2 vehicles: 1,087
  • 3 vehicles: 237
  • 4 vehicles: 61
  • 5+ vehicles: 29

65% of Tuscola County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Michigan.

Tuscola County:

64.6%
State average:

58.3%

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

  • This state: 52,058
  • Northeast: 542
  • Midwest: 1,896
  • South: 2,268
  • West: 647

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $70,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tuscola County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (40.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.0%)
  • Electricity (3.9%)
  • Wood (3.5%)
  • Utility gas (51.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.3%)
  • Electricity (14.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.2%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 942
Here:

12.6%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 253
Here:

5.9%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 367
Here:

17.6%
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)

Tuscola County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $5,683,000
    General - Other: $3,042,000
    Regular Highways: $513,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000
    Correctional Institutions: $38,000
    Police Protection: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $8,882,000
    Regular Highways: $8,377,000
    General - Other: $3,621,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,216,000
    Health - Other: $3,157,000
    Police Protection: $3,067,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,257,000
    Financial Administration: $798,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $789,000
    General Public Buildings: $701,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $500,000
    Central Staff Services: $443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $342,000
    Correctional Institutions: $55,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,125,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,651,000

Tuscola County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $13,048,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,012,000
    Health and Hospitals: $951,000
    Housing and Community Development: $342,000
    Highways: $172,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,011,000
    All Other: $709,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,204,000
    Interest Earnings: $988,000
    Rents: $95,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $87,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,732,000
    All Other: $2,319,000
    Public Welfare: $707,000
    Health and Hospitals: $395,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,765,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $495,000
    Other License: $380,000

Tuscola County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,046,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,082,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,089,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,125,000

Tuscola County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,813,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,545,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000

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
Tuscola County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

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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+)"