Washtenaw County, Michigan (MI)

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County population in 2012: 350,946 (84% urban, 16% rural); it was 322,895 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 62,651
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 20,832
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 74,846
Renter-occupied apartments: 53,710 (it was 50,481 in 2000)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

28%

Land area: 710 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 490 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Washtenaw County: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.4%), Educational, health and social services (23.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Washtenaw County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (12.5%)
  • Asian alone (7.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years
Males: 170,132  (46.6%)
Females: 174,659  (53.4%)
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Washtenaw County,MI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Washtenaw County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,660 ($51,990 in 1999)

This county:

$59660
Michigan:

$48273

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $819 (lower quartile is $639, upper quartile is $1,111)
This county:

$819
State:

$629


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $207,500 (it was $170,100 in 2000)
Washtenaw:

$207,500
Michigan:

$117,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $126,200 - $313,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $256,299
Here:

$256,299
State:

$159,597

Townhouses or other attached units: $160,723
Here:

$160,723
State:

$138,735

In 2-unit structures: $184,924
Here:

$184,924
State:

$89,877

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,767
Here:

$164,767
State:

$110,373

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,627
Here:

$152,627
State:

$119,825

Mobile homes: $26,434
Here:

$26,434
State:

$33,033
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,658
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $620

Institutionalized population: 2,827

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1863 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2001: 1813 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2002: 2285 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2003: 2153 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2004: 1994 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2007: 490 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2008: 278 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2009: 210 buildings, average cost: $194,000

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 2013: $3,823 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,598 (1.9%)

Washtenaw County household income distribution in 2009 Washtenaw County home values distribution Washtenaw County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.7%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.8% for American Indian residents, 33.9% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.7%
Washtenaw County:

16.7%
Michigan:

17.0%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.6% for American Indian residents, 34.8% for other race residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 33 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 28 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: Ann Arbor, MI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washtenaw County is $750 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $913 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1149 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Milan, Chelsea, Dexter, Manchester, Barton Hills.

Washtenaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Washtenaw County:

Lead: 0.01 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.099 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.083 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 52 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washtenaw County: Light House Camp (A), Manchester Speedway (B), Camp Munhacke (C), Camp Ma-Hi-Ya (D), Camp Grindley (E), Camp Crile (F), Camp Crawford (G), Fox Hills Country Club (H), Federal Correctional Institution (I), Brae-Burn Golf Club (J), Ann Arbor Country Club (K), University of Michigan Botanical Gardens (L), Northfield Church Rest Area (M), Chelsea Rest Area (N), Rolling Meadows County Club (O), Salem Hills Golf Club (P), Hickory Sticks Golf Course (Q), Polo Fields Golf and Country Club (R), Detroit Greenfield RV Park (S), Lake in the Woods Country Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Roundtree Village Shopping Center (1), Roundtree Place Shopping Center (2), Oak Valley Center Shopping Center (3), Country Creek Estates Shopping Center (4), Carpenter Plaza Shopping Center (5), Arbor Square Plaza Shopping Center (6), Gault Village Shopping Center (7), Sunrise Center Shopping Center (8), Waters Place Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washtenaw County include: Faith Church (A), First Free Will Church (B), Friends Church (C), Iron Creek Church (D), Faith Community Church (E), Sharon Church (F), West Salem Church (G), Webster Church (H), Plymouth Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bridgewater Center Cemetery (1), Washtenong Memorial Park (2), Green Oak Cemetery (3), Canfield Cemetery (4), Parker Cemetery (5), Lima Cemetery (6), Childs Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Riker Lake (A), Twamley Lake (B), Twin Lakes (C), Lower Lake (D), Losee Lake (E), Podunk Lake (F), Pleasant Lake (G), Long Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Branch Paint Creek (A), Wagner Drain (B), Bazley and Foster Drain (C), Wood Outlet Drain (D), Big Marsh Drain (E), Hewens Drain (F), Superior Number One Drain (G), Sugar Creek (H), Honey Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washtenaw County include: Superior Center Park (1), Park Washtenaw of Sharon (2), Bell Road Bridge Historical Marker (3), Dover Historical Marker (4), Bethel Church Historical Marker (5), Bridgewater Town Hall Historical Marker (6), Hudson Mills Historical Marker (7), John Cassidy House Historical Marker (8), John Wesley Conant House Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Jackson County , Lenawee County , Livingston County , Monroe County , Oakland County , Wayne County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 60,032
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 48.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 33,164 (32% naturalized citizens)

Washtenaw County:

10.3%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 13,694
  • 1990 to 1994: 5,220
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,799
  • 1980 to 1984: 2,880
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,105
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,461
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,261
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,744

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.7%

Washtenaw County marital status for males Washtenaw County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Washtenaw County with a mortgage: 46,755 (3,001 second mortgage, 7,746 home equity loan, 180 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,975

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washtenaw County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic42,60314
Mainline Protestant25,87666
Evangelical Protestant25,339122
Other13,08643
Black Protestant5,37423
Orthodox9185
None231,595-
Washtenaw 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: 68
Washtenaw County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
This county:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Washtenaw County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 250
This county:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washtenaw County:

7.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Washtenaw County:

27.0%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Washtenaw County:

Average size of farms: 132 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,221
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $305.15
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.64%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $40,814
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 70.04%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.62%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,441
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 21.96%
Corn for grain: 39021 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10887 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 46470 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,124 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 337 acres

Tornado activity:

Washtenaw County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 1745287.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 63 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/4/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 54 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washtenaw County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% 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 181.2 miles away from Washtenaw County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 141.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.3 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 280.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.4 miles away from Washtenaw County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 341.5 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:


The number of natural disasters in Washtenaw County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • India (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Japan (4%)
  • Taiwan (4%)

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

  • German (17%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Washtenaw County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 128,514 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 14,386 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5,124 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 16 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 36 (0%)
  • Railroad: 28 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 22 (0%)
  • Taxi: 268 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 139 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,543 (1%)
  • Walked: 12,445 (7%)
  • Other means: 652 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 5,996 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 14,989 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,527 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,244 people in nursing homes
  • 1,181 people in state prisons
  • 372 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 318 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 306 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 256 people in other group homes
  • 236 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 181 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 171 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 111 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 101 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 81 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 77 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 76 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 56 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 53 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 51 people in religious group quarters
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 27 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 26 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

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

  • 13,873 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,311 people in federal prisons
  • 685 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 346 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 345 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 296 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 210 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 202 people in state prisons
  • 197 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 153 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 108 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 53 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 32 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,295.

7.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Michigan average:

5.09%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($557 average AGI)
Washtenaw County:

0.06%
Michigan average:

0.03%

4.61% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($25,230 average AGI)
3.32% relocated from other states ($20,777 average AGI)
Washtenaw County:

3.32%
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 Wayne County, MI  1.73% ($40,152 average AGI)
from Oakland County, MI  0.69% ($71,623)
from Livingston County, MI  0.37% ($40,150)
from Lenawee County, MI  0.21% ($34,900)
from Jackson County, MI  0.20% ($40,578)
from Cook County, IL  0.19% ($54,791)
from Ingham County, MI  0.18% ($33,404)


8.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Michigan average:

5.58%


0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($780 average AGI)
Washtenaw County:

0.17%
Michigan average:

0.05%

4.02% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($18,971 average AGI)
4.09% relocated to other states ($26,016 average AGI)
Washtenaw County:

4.09%
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 Wayne County, MI  1.68% ($34,618 average AGI)
to Oakland County, MI  0.57% ($42,856)
to Livingston County, MI  0.42% ($49,862)
to Cook County, IL  0.29% ($48,802)
to Jackson County, MI  0.17% ($44,909)
to Lenawee County, MI  0.16% ($35,142)
to Monroe County, MI  0.14% ($40,809)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Washtenaw County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 5.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Washtenaw County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 4.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Washtenaw County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 32,544 (27,039 aged, 5,505 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.77
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 26143.38
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 503.260
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 75610.79

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1176.840
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 568.680
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.48

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 73.25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79.57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.82
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 33.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 20.8
  • Other - 12.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 76.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 31.4
  • Suffocation - 21.2
  • Poisoning - 16.1
  • Other - 8.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 326,979

Size of family households: 34,606 2-persons, 18,397 3-persons, 15,914 4-persons, 6,512 5-persons, 2,302 6-persons, 1,166 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 42,036 1-person, 11,861 2-persons, 2,265 3-persons, 1,057 4-persons, 433 5-persons, 373 6-persons, 271 7-or-more-persons.

51,625 married couples with children.
14,723 single-parent households (2,766 men, 11,957 women).

86.8% of residents of Washtenaw County speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,042,384,000 ($6021 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $168,765,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $531,460,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $287,542,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,185,000
Federal grants: $805,468,000
Federal procurement contracts: $204,549,000 ($91,200,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $206,180,000 ($9,798,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $383,262,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $109,736,000
Federal Government insurance: $83,055,000

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

Births: 21,867
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,841
Here:

29 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11,896
Here:

+35 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -4,411
Here -13 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Washtenaw County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 20.59 millions of gallons per day (36% from ground, 64% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 888
  • 2000 to 2004: 19,559
  • 1990 to 1999: 25,289
  • 1980 to 1989: 15,116
  • 1970 to 1979: 25,234
  • 1960 to 1969: 18,181
  • 1950 to 1959: 16,559
  • 1940 to 1949: 8,438
  • 1939 or earlier: 19,187
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washtenaw County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 120
  • 2 rooms: 509
  • 3 rooms: 1,733
  • 4 rooms: 5,530
  • 5 rooms: 13,899
  • 6 rooms: 16,343
  • 7 rooms: 13,767
  • 8 rooms: 11,037
  • 9+ rooms: 11,908
  • 1 room: 3,294
  • 2 rooms: 7,746
  • 3 rooms: 12,468
  • 4 rooms: 13,794
  • 5 rooms: 7,525
  • 6 rooms: 2,790
  • 7 rooms: 1,289
  • 8 rooms: 812
  • 9+ rooms: 763
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washtenaw County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 143
  • 1 bedroom: 1,676
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,994
  • 3 bedrooms: 38,414
  • 4 bedrooms: 18,375
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,244
  • no bedroom: 3,889
  • 1 bedroom: 18,302
  • 2 bedrooms: 20,359
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,820
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,181
  • 5+ bedrooms: 930
Cars and other vehicles available in Washtenaw County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,661
  • 1 vehicle: 18,988
  • 2 vehicles: 38,338
  • 3 vehicles: 11,812
  • 4 vehicles: 2,901
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,146
  • no vehicle: 6,866
  • 1 vehicle: 26,767
  • 2 vehicles: 12,860
  • 3 vehicles: 2,611
  • 4 vehicles: 763
  • 5+ vehicles: 614

45% of Washtenaw County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Michigan.

Washtenaw County:

45.1%
State average:

58.3%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $166,100


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 Washtenaw County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (87.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.4%)
  • Electricity (3.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.3%)
  • Utility gas (76.0%)
  • Electricity (18.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,590
Here:

11.0%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 962
Here:

6.4%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,415
Here:

5.5%
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)

Washtenaw County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - General: $6,364,000
    Regular Highways: $0
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $29,769,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,155,000
    Regular Highways: $17,158,000
    Police Protection: $16,569,000
    General - Other: $15,145,000
    Corrections - Other: $13,020,000
    Parks & Recreation: $10,378,000
    Welfare - Other: $8,946,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,890,000
    Financial Administration: $6,111,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $4,433,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,529,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,118,000
    Libraries: $743,000
    Solid Waste Management: $726,000
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $101,271,000
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $14,026,000
    Benefit Payments: $11,819,000
    Total Cash & Deposits: $6,703,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,701,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,722,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $64,733,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $399,000

Washtenaw County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $21,224,000
    Parks & Recreation: $2,955,000
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $26,469,000
    From Local Government: $1,651,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $653,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,642,000
    Health & Hospitals: $3,506,000
    Highways: $2,803,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,048,000
    Highways: $4,295,000
    Health & Hospitals: $1,489,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,354,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,481,000
    Special Assessments: $1,697,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,551,000
    Health & Hospitals: $18,001,000
    All Other: $9,117,000
    General Support: $6,564,000
    Public Welfare: $4,248,000
    Education: $3,613,000
  • Tax - Property: $61,207,000
    NEC: $3,493,000

Washtenaw County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,980,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $110,074,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $12,375,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $33,945,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $73,786,000
    Water Utilities: $7,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,718,000
    Water Utilities: $980,000

Washtenaw County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $16,283,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $31,299,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $50,165,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $85,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Washtenaw County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Washtenaw County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 94 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 ORIGINATED1,051$147,5361,668$177,3326,356$205,754318$53,39312$669,750433$152,75581$35,889
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED102$141,216195$165,354617$211,82348$48,1460$052$99,01940$30,525
APPLICATIONS DENIED225$134,124284$134,1371,980$216,101188$46,9411$2,000,000164$154,09890$40,111
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN123$140,024178$188,1291,041$205,22938$75,8163$384,66754$157,0748$43,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS25$130,88042$199,714248$210,02020$67,6500$022$178,7739$58,444
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 79 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 ORIGINATED187$198,503127$227,9532$224,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED72$220,36185$217,2822$131,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED53$157,67942$247,9521$54,0001$90,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$188,50039$239,9740$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$247,5715$243,4001$164,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Washtenaw County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,13274.1 years
Mary1,05479.9 years
William96674.2 years
Robert90372.2 years
James76270.1 years
George66776.4 years
Helen61781.2 years
Charles55674.2 years
Margaret52280.1 years
Ruth50581.6 years
Most common last names in Washtenaw County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith44874.9 years
Johnson30572.9 years
Williams29972.4 years
Miller26676.8 years
Brown26375.6 years
Jones19174.9 years
Wilson18874.3 years
Taylor17274.5 years
Davis17075.4 years
Clark14175.9 years
Businesses in Washtenaw County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kohl's1
ALDI1Kroger7
ALDO1LA Fitness1
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware6Lane Furniture7
Advance Auto Parts2LensCrafters2
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza4
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's2
Ann Taylor2Macy's1
Apple Store1Marriott3
Applebee's3Marshalls1
Arby's5MasterBrand Cabinets6
Audi1Mazda1
AutoZone2McDonald's16
Avenue1Meijer3
BMW1Men's Wearhouse2
Bally Total Fitness1Microtel1
Banana Republic1Motel 61
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity2
Baskin-Robbins2New Balance8
Bath & Body Works1Nike20
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax2
Ben & Jerry's2Old Country Buffet1
Blockbuster5Old Navy1
Brookstone1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Outback1
Burger King7Outback Steakhouse1
CVS12Pac Sun1
Caribou Coffee1Panda Express2
Casual Male XL1Panera Bread5
Chevrolet5Papa John's Pizza2
Chico's1Payless2
Chipotle3Penske3
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Cinnabon 1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K3Pizza Hut3
Clarion1Plato's Closet1
Cold Stone Creamery1Popeyes1
Coldwater Creek1Pottery Barn1
Comfort Inn3Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Curves4Quiznos3
DHL4RadioShack3
Dairy Queen7Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Red Robin2
Decora Cabinetry2Red Roof Inn2
Dennys1Rite Aid4
Discount Tire4Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears2
Eddie Bauer1Sephora1
Express1Sheraton1
Extended Stay America1Sleep Inn1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear2Sprint Nextel8
FedEx48Staples2
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Starbucks13
Foot Locker1Steak 'n Shake1
Ford1Subaru1
Forever 211T-Mobile9
GNC5T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop5T.J.Maxx2
Gap2Taco Bell9
Goodwill2Talbots1
Gymboree1Target2
H&M1The Limited1
H&R Block11The Room Place1
Hawthorn1Tim Hortons2
Hilton2Toyota1
Holiday Inn5Toys"R"Us2
Hollister Co.1Trader Joe's1
Home Depot1True Value2
Honda2U-Haul12
Hot Topic1UPS86
Hyundai1Urban Outfitters1
IHOP1Vans3
J.Crew1Verizon Wireless3
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy John's11Volkswagen1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens4
Jones New York7Walmart2
Journeys1Wendy's11
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC6White Castle1
Kincaid2Whole Foods Market2
Kmart2YMCA1

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