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Newaygo County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 48,470 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 47,874 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,432
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,738
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,872
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,236 (it was 2,727 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

28%

Land area: 842 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Newaygo County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Newaygo County, MI (2019)
    • 43,67290.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,9056.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7201.5%Two or more races
    • 5391.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3630.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1950.4%Asian alone
    • 310.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 24,337  (50.2%)
Females: 24,133  (49.8%)
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Average household size:
Newaygo County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,474 ($37,130 in 1999)
This county:

$52,474
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $555 (lower quartile is $371, upper quartile is $720)
This county:

$555
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $132,811 (it was $84,800 in 2000)
Newaygo:

$132,811
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,833 - $211,382
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,086
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $416

Institutionalized population: 461

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 38
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 174
  • Thefts: 230
  • Auto thefts: 17

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 20
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 52
  • Burglaries: 161
  • Thefts: 228
  • Auto thefts: 38
Newaygo County, MI map from a distance

Health of residents in Newaygo County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
76.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
60.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
76.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 245 buildings, average cost: $54,600
  • 1998: 316 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 1999: 252 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 2000: 210 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2001: 249 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2002: 235 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2003: 264 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2004: 284 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2005: 235 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 188 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2014: 46 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2015: 73 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2016: 79 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2017: 93 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2018: 100 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2019: 130 buildings, average cost: $161,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Newaygo, MI residents
Average permit cost in Newaygo, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,835 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,524 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Newaygo, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Newaygo, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Newaygo, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.0%
Newaygo County:

15.0%
Michigan:

13.0%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Black residents, 36.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.0% for American Indian residents, 44.9% for other race residents, 31.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.5 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 39.6 years old, American Indian residents: 40.3 years old, Asian residents: 29.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.2 years old, Other race residents: 24.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Newaygo County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $521 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $705 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fremont, Newaygo, White Cloud, Grant.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Newaygo County: Big Rapids Rest Area (A), Wesleyan Holiness Campground (B), Horesehead Lake Marina (C), Blue Gill Lake Campground (D), Saint Ives Golf Club (E), Falcon Head Golf Club (F), Meceola Country Club (G), Katke Golf Course (H), Tubbs Lake State Forest Campground (I), Fork Township - Barryton Community Fire Department (J), Colfax Township Fire Department (K), Mecosta County Emergency Medical Services (L), Fork Township Rescue (M), Chippewa Township Hall (N), Wheatland Township Library (O), Mecosta - Austin Fire Department (P), Big Rapids Township Fire Department (Q), Wheatland Township Fire Department (R), Chippewa - Martiny Fire Department (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newaygo County include: Cross Church (A), Free Methodist Church (B), Hall's Corner Holiness Church (C), Blanchard Wesleyan Church (D), Fork Church (E), Barryton Church of God (F), Chippewa Lake Community Church (G), Sylvester Community Church (H), New Hope United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holt Cemetery (1), Brown Cemetery (2), Wamboldt Cemetery (3), Mount Camp Cemetery (4), West Cemetery (5), Church Cemetery (6), West Aetna Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Markel Lake (A), Tubbs Lake (B), Manake Lake (C), Lake Twentyeight (D), Randall Lake (E), Lower Evans Lake (F), Pretty Lake (G), Lost Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buckhorn Creek (A), Bamber Creek (B), Betts Creek (C), Bennett Creek (D), Paris Creek (E), Gilbert Creek (F), Benjamin Creek (G), Dalziel Creek (H), Sylvester Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newaygo County include: Altona Riverside Park (1), School Section Lake Park (2), Brower Park (3), Merrill Lake County Park (4), Haymarsh Lake State Game Area-Paris Unit (5), Davis Park Bridge (6), Supervisors Park (7), Fairman Community Pool (8), Martiny Lake State Game Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Sagadahoc County, Maine , Washakie County, Wyoming , Mecosta County , Muskegon County , Oceana County , Osceola County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 1,354
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,000 (49.0% naturalized citizens)

Newaygo County:

2.1%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1732010 or later
  • 1522000 to 2009
  • 2931990 to 1999
  • 1661980 to 1989
  • 951970 to 1979
  • 191Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.0%

Newaygo County marital status for males Newaygo County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,472
  • One, attached: 152
  • Two: 314
  • 3 or 4: 257
  • 5 to 9: 444
  • 10 to 19: 118
  • 20 to 49: 146
  • 50 or more: 104
  • Mobile homes: 5,660
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 51

Housing units in Newaygo County with a mortgage: 8,588 (114 second mortgage, 804 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,742

Here:

53.3% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Newaygo County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,97150
Mainline Protestant3,24915
Catholic3,2425
Other2662
None34,732-
Newaygo 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: 8
Newaygo County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Newaygo County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Newaygo County:

10.0%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Newaygo County:

28.9%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Newaygo County:

Average size of farms: 150 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $67,481
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $285.48
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 65.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $58,854
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,251
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 44.76%
Corn for grain: 19202 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1429 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5785 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,941 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,950 acres

Tornado activity:

Newaygo County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 5687318.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 25 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/6/1998, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 12 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newaygo County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Newaygo County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.5 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 309.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 367.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 219.5 miles away from Newaygo County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 342.9 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4494, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4121: June 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4121, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 02, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3137: January 27, 1999, FEMA Id: 3137, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Severe Storms And Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: May 29, 1998 to May 31, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1226: June 24, 1998, FEMA Id: 1226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-774: September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: 774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan 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, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: September 30, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-486: September 30, 1975, FEMA Id: 486, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in Newaygo County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Newaygo

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,170 (79.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,693 (11.0%)
  • Bus: 68 (0.4%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 204 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 357 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 790 (5.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (46%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Nigeria (4%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Ukraine (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Newaygo County


  • Dutch (15%)
  • German (14%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Polish (3%)

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

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

  • 250 people in nursing homes
  • 192 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 67 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 49 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 48 people in other group homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 257 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 204 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 79 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,339.

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.39% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($41,760 average AGI)
1.02% relocated from other states ($6,315 average AGI)
Newaygo County:

1.02%
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 Kent County, MI  1.85% ($45,154 average AGI)
from Muskegon County, MI  0.91% ($38,719)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.42% ($33,581)
from Oceana County, MI  0.42% ($28,219)
from Ottawa County, MI  0.34% ($67,433)
from Mecosta County, MI  0.33% ($32,776)


6.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.27% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($30,764 average AGI)
1.13% relocated to other states ($8,047 average AGI)
Newaygo County:

1.13%
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 Kent County, MI  1.76% ($37,537 average AGI)
to Muskegon County, MI  0.80% ($34,229)
to Oceana County, MI  0.43% ($32,474)
to Mecosta County, MI  0.43% ($38,947)
to Ottawa County, MI  0.36% ($48,603)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.35% ($33,902)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Newaygo County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Newaygo County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Newaygo County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Newaygo County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Newaygo County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newaygo County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newaygo County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newaygo County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Newaygo County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,658 (6,906 aged, 1,752 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 897 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (752)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (683)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (549)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (496)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (480)
  • Unspecified dementia (219)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (193)
  • Congestive heart failure (113)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (107)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (107)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,564
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 166
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,579

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,310
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 824
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.8
  • Other - 61.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 48,470
  • Male householders: 10,522 (2,791 living alone), Female householders: 8,808 (2,478 living alone)
  • 10,436 spouses (10,383 opposite-sex spouses), 1,207 unmarried partners, (1,151 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,199 children (11,955 natural, 494 adopted, 747 stepchildren), 1,251 grandchildren, 205 brothers or sisters, 295 parents, 20 foster children, 640 other relatives, 1,066 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 809

Size of family households: 6,202 2-persons, 2,708 3-persons, 2,116 4-persons, 1,062 5-persons, 451 6-persons, 444 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,261 1-person, 938 2-persons, 70 3-persons, 40 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

7,257 married couples with children.
2,027 single-parent households (661 men, 1,366 women).

94.3% of residents of Newaygo speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $197,477,000 ($3,958 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,716,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $108,293,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $43,556,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,620,000
Federal grants: $33,305,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,344,000 ($3,506,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,357,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,308,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $81,623,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,668,000

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

Births: 3,238
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,364
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +196
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,126
Here +23 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Newaygo County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.58 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • 3772014 or later
  • 2852010 to 2013
  • 3,0082000 to 2009
  • 5,1011990 to 1999
  • 3,7931980 to 1989
  • 4,1101970 to 1979
  • 2,5821960 to 1969
  • 2,3441950 to 1959
  • 1,1171940 to 1949
  • 2,8721939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Newaygo County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • 891 room
  • 782 rooms
  • 6663 rooms
  • 1,9374 rooms
  • 3,1705 rooms
  • 3,3866 rooms
  • 2,7667 rooms
  • 1,6718 rooms
  • 2,5579+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • 421 room
  • 1722 rooms
  • 4113 rooms
  • 8274 rooms
  • 7585 rooms
  • 3846 rooms
  • 2627 rooms
  • 1048 rooms
  • 1079+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Newaygo County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • 89no bedroom
  • 6011 bedroom
  • 3,9802 bedrooms
  • 8,0433 bedrooms
  • 2,5934 bedrooms
  • 9895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newaygo County, Michigan
  • 67no bedroom
  • 6551 bedroom
  • 1,0322 bedrooms
  • 1,0143 bedrooms
  • 2614 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Newaygo County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Newaygo County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Newaygo County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 541no vehicle
  • 4,2641 vehicle
  • 6,9302 vehicles
  • 2,9493 vehicles
  • 1,0904 vehicles
  • 5225+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Newaygo County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Newaygo County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 348no vehicle
  • 1,5791 vehicle
  • 8432 vehicles
  • 1923 vehicles
  • 1044 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles

89.1% of Newaygo 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, 82% lived in Michigan.

Newaygo County:

89.1%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 41,272
  • Other state: 5,898
  • Northeast: 593
  • Midwest: 2,667
  • South: 1,478
  • West: 1,186
Year householders moved into unit in Newaygo County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newaygo County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.3%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Wood
  • 5.4%Electricity
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.7%Utility gas
  • 25.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 7.4%Wood
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 2.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 555
Here:

11.3%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 267
Here:

10.5%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 219
Here:

16.6%
Michigan:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Newaygo County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $7,301,000
    Parks and Recreation: $607,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $12,913,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,808,000
    Regular Highways: $10,803,000
    General - Other: $6,199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,774,000
    Police Protection: $3,408,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,697,000
    Financial Administration: $1,509,000
    Central Staff Services: $973,000
    Parks and Recreation: $558,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $285,000
    Housing and Community Development: $276,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $711,000
    Other: $547,000
    Housing and Community Development: $94,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $432,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $317,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,468,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,574,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,324,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,431,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $809,000
    Sale of Property: $707,000
    Special Assessments: $685,000
    General Revenue - Other: $408,000
    Interest Earnings: $277,000
    Rents: $233,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $55,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $384,000
    General - Other: $125,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,519,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,481,000
    Other: $1,707,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,046,000
    Health and Hospitals: $714,000
    Public Welfare: $676,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,674,000
    Other License: $68,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,935,000

Newaygo County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $7,301,000
    Parks and Recreation: $607,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $12,913,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,808,000
    Regular Highways: $10,803,000
    General - Other: $6,199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,774,000
    Police Protection: $3,408,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,697,000
    Financial Administration: $1,509,000
    Central Staff Services: $973,000
    Parks and Recreation: $558,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $285,000
    Housing and Community Development: $276,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $711,000
    Other: $547,000
    Housing and Community Development: $94,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $432,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $317,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,468,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,574,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,324,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,431,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $809,000
    Sale of Property: $707,000
    Special Assessments: $685,000
    General Revenue - Other: $408,000
    Interest Earnings: $277,000
    Rents: $233,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $55,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $384,000
    General - Other: $125,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,519,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,481,000
    Other: $1,707,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,046,000
    Health and Hospitals: $714,000
    Public Welfare: $676,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,674,000
    Other License: $68,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,935,000

Newaygo County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $7,301,000
    Parks and Recreation: $607,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $12,913,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,808,000
    Regular Highways: $10,803,000
    General - Other: $6,199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,774,000
    Police Protection: $3,408,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,697,000
    Financial Administration: $1,509,000
    Central Staff Services: $973,000
    Parks and Recreation: $558,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $285,000
    Housing and Community Development: $276,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $711,000
    Other: $547,000
    Housing and Community Development: $94,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $432,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $317,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,468,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,574,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,324,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,431,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $809,000
    Sale of Property: $707,000
    Special Assessments: $685,000
    General Revenue - Other: $408,000
    Interest Earnings: $277,000
    Rents: $233,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $55,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $384,000
    General - Other: $125,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,519,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,481,000
    Other: $1,707,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,046,000
    Health and Hospitals: $714,000
    Public Welfare: $676,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,674,000
    Other License: $68,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,935,000

Newaygo County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $7,301,000
    Parks and Recreation: $607,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $12,913,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,808,000
    Regular Highways: $10,803,000
    General - Other: $6,199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,774,000
    Police Protection: $3,408,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,697,000
    Financial Administration: $1,509,000
    Central Staff Services: $973,000
    Parks and Recreation: $558,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $285,000
    Housing and Community Development: $276,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $711,000
    Other: $547,000
    Housing and Community Development: $94,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $432,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $317,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,468,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,574,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,324,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,431,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $809,000
    Sale of Property: $707,000
    Special Assessments: $685,000
    General Revenue - Other: $408,000
    Interest Earnings: $277,000
    Rents: $233,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $55,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $384,000
    General - Other: $125,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,519,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,481,000
    Other: $1,707,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,046,000
    Health and Hospitals: $714,000
    Public Welfare: $676,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,674,000
    Other License: $68,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,935,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,222
  • Number of aged recipients: 62
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,160
  • Number of recipients under 18: 195
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 856
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 171
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 475
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 611
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 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 ORIGINATED146$85,781142$96,739856$120,89485$34,5882$2,251,500177$137,785129$60,535
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$80,46216$74,18874$122,7307$34,7140$011$144,63613$49,846
APPLICATIONS DENIED52$82,59658$74,776414$114,88270$22,8710$058$98,34591$65,451
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$67,22728$66,571174$122,4667$70,1430$025$81,12020$69,700
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$68,6257$46,42965$125,1232$87,5000$08$73,7508$66,875
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 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 ORIGINATED13$97,8467$120,7141$74,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$145,0008$136,2504$150,5002$129,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$100,1678$172,8755$138,4000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,0004$165,7501$77,0001$85,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$174,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newaygo, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newaygo, MI - Value
Most common first names in Newaygo County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John24375.4 years
William20675.2 years
Robert17569.4 years
Mary15478.8 years
George14176.1 years
Charles13175.6 years
James12472.0 years
Harold11174.5 years
Dorothy10577.0 years
Helen10080.1 years
Most common last names in Newaygo County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10173.6 years
Smith9875.9 years
Miller6975.5 years
Anderson5579.8 years
Brown5573.6 years
Jones5175.2 years
Williams4475.3 years
Taylor3972.6 years
Davis3973.5 years
Cook3575.0 years
Businesses in Newaygo County, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Rite Aid2
Burger King2Sears1
Chevrolet1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Subway5
FedEx3Taco Bell2
Ford1True Value3
H&R Block2U-Haul3
KFC1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza2Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Wendy's1
McDonald's2YMCA1
New Balance2