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Osceola County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 23,340 (all rural); it was 23,197 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,204
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,119
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,206
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,899 (it was 1,655 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

28%

Land area: 566 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Osceola County: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.2%), Educational, health and social services (20.5%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Osceola County, MI (2019)
    • 21,95394.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4702.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3501.5%Two or more races
    • 2551.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1940.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 670.3%Asian alone
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 11,829  (50.7%)
Females: 11,511  (49.3%)
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Average household size:
Osceola County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,912 ($34,102 in 1999)
This county:

$45,912
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $517 (lower quartile is $330, upper quartile is $626)
This county:

$517
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $107,848 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Osceola:

$107,848
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,633 - $174,228
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $972
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $397

Institutionalized population: 266

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 91
  • Thefts: 105
  • Auto thefts: 9

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 18
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 127
  • Auto thefts: 5
Osceola County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 164 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 1998: 182 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 1999: 215 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2000: 204 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2001: 192 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2002: 101 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2003: 95 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2004: 108 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2006: 80 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2017: 27 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2019: 39 buildings, average cost: $134,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Osceola, MI residents
Average permit cost in Osceola, MI
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,404 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,254 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Osceola, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Osceola, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Osceola, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.2%
Osceola County:

16.2%
Michigan:

13.0%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.3% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.2% for American Indian residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.9 years old
(Males: 42.8 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 22.4 years old, American Indian residents: 25.4 years old, Asian residents: 36.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.3 years old, Other race residents: 39.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Osceola County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $689 a month.

Cities in this county include: Reed City, Evart, Marion, Hersey, Le Roy, Tustin.

Osceola 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 Osceola County: Lost Lake Camp (A), Snow Snake Mountain Ski Area (B), Firefly Golf Links (C), Temple Forest Campground (D), Camp Deer Trails (E), Camp Oak Hill (F), Camp Neyati (G), Pennock Station (H), Temple Station (I), Phelps Station (J), Mud Lake State Forest Campground (K), River Valley RV Park (L), Browns Corners (M), Eagle Glen Golf Course (N), Lake George Station (O), Hidden Hill Family Campground (P), Tamaracks Golf Course (Q), Devil's Knob Golf Course (R), Parker's Trailer Park and Camp (S), Camp Summer Trails (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Leota Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Osceola County include: Church of God in Christ (A), Eagle Church (B), Colonville Bible Church (C), Grace Bible Church (D), Jehovah's Witnesses Clare (E), Old Time Missionary Baptist Church (F), Clare Christ Fellowship Church (G), Living Hope Lutheran Church (H), Lake Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Hamilton Cemetery (2), Ott Cemetery (3), Frost Township Cemetery (4), Arthur Cemetery (5), Fernwood Cemetery (6), Hatton Township Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Rice Pond (A), Trout Lake (B), Tuohy Lake (C), Turbush Lake (D), Twin Lakes (E), Lower Brennan Lake (F), Lost Lake (G), Upper Brennan Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: West Branch Cedar River (A), Bailey Creek (B), Elm Creek (C), Giss-I-Was Creek (D), Beaver Creek (E), Green Creek (F), Three Lake Creek (G), Grey Creek (H), Halford Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Osceola County include: Clark Memorial Park (1), Grant Township Park (2), Hayes Township Outdoor Park (3), Shingle Lake Park (4), Gerrish Railroad Roadside Park (5), Logging Railroads Historical Marker (6), Michigan's Petroleum Industry Historical Marker (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Arenac County , Sagadahoc County, Maine , Houston County, Minnesota , Iosco County , Mecosta County , Newaygo County , Wexford County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 652
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 218 (71.6% naturalized citizens)

Osceola County:

0.9%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 622010 or later
  • 102000 to 2009
  • 631990 to 1999
  • 431980 to 1989
  • 321970 to 1979
  • 146Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.7%

Osceola County marital status for males Osceola County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,443
  • One, attached: 116
  • Two: 132
  • 3 or 4: 169
  • 5 to 9: 225
  • 10 to 19: 36
  • 20 to 49: 85
  • 50 or more: 145
  • Mobile homes: 2,512
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Osceola County with a mortgage: 3,654 (39 second mortgage, 223 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,880

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Osceola County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,02832
Mainline Protestant2,67117
Catholic1,5033
Other1672
None15,159-
Osceola 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
Osceola County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Osceola County:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Osceola County:

9.2%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Osceola County:

29.3%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Osceola County:

Average size of farms: 196 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $32,461
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $88.28
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 76.04%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,819
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.91%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,075
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 27.42%
Corn for grain: 3801 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 477 harvested acres
Vegetables: 125 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 12 acres

Tornado activity:

Osceola County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 14189640.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Osceola County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 47% 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 304.8 miles away from Osceola County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 268.7 miles away from the county center
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 120.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 243.5 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 404.6 miles away from Osceola 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 90.0 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 06, 2008 to July 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1777: July 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1777, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 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 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, 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 Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Osceola County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Osceola

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,843 (78.6%)
  • Carpooled: 822 (11.1%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 62 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 87 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 199 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 413 (5.6%)
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%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (15%)
  • Cuba (12%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • England (7%)
  • Korea (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Osceola County


  • German (19%)
  • American (15%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Dutch (5%)
  • European (5%)
  • Polish (4%)

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

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

  • 86 people in other group homes
  • 66 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 25 people in halfway houses
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 142 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 80 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 78 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,767.

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,319 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.71% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($28,520 average AGI)
1.02% relocated from other states ($6,799 average AGI)
Osceola 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 Mecosta County, MI  1.20% ($25,000 average AGI)
from Wexford County, MI  1.03% ($31,686)
from Lake County, MI  0.52% ($28,302)
from Kent County, MI  0.34% ($28,464)
from Oakland County, MI  0.28% ($56,783)
from Missaukee County, MI  0.26% ($27,909)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.78% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($26,410 average AGI)
1.14% relocated to other states ($7,452 average AGI)
Osceola County:

1.14%
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 Mecosta County, MI  1.28% ($29,327 average AGI)
to Wexford County, MI  0.97% ($28,457)
to Lake County, MI  0.47% ($31,795)
to Kent County, MI  0.45% ($34,079)
to Missaukee County, MI  0.31% ($37,577)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Osceola County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Osceola County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Osceola County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Osceola County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Osceola County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Osceola County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Osceola County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Osceola County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Osceola County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,667 (3,826 aged, 841 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 298 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (416)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (416)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (378)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (186)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (99)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (48)
  • Congestive heart failure (42)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,879
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 344
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,775

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,280
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 851
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,340
  • Male householders: 4,927 (1,388 living alone), Female householders: 4,335 (1,357 living alone)
  • 4,590 spouses (4,567 opposite-sex spouses), 697 unmarried partners, (686 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,517 children (6,021 natural, 208 adopted, 286 stepchildren), 530 grandchildren, 214 brothers or sisters, 256 parents, 24 foster children, 286 other relatives, 475 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 496

Size of family households: 3,153 2-persons, 1,200 3-persons, 911 4-persons, 468 5-persons, 219 6-persons, 152 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,743 1-person, 359 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

3,020 married couples with children.
1,521 single-parent households (601 men, 920 women).

95.9% of residents of Osceola speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $133,287,000 ($5,590 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,705,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $69,875,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,784,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $941,000
Federal grants: $26,440,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,534,000 ($3,565,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,714,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $831,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,190,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,150,000

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

Births: 1,583
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,146
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +132
Here +6 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Osceola County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.77 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Osceola County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Osceola County, Michigan
  • 1162014 or later
  • 782010 to 2013
  • 1,1702000 to 2009
  • 2,0581990 to 1999
  • 2,5131980 to 1989
  • 3,0591970 to 1979
  • 1,4161960 to 1969
  • 1,0361950 to 1959
  • 4911940 to 1949
  • 1,8451939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Osceola County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Osceola County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Osceola County, Michigan
  • 301 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 2633 rooms
  • 8254 rooms
  • 1,5925 rooms
  • 1,6166 rooms
  • 1,1827 rooms
  • 8118 rooms
  • 1,1759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osceola County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osceola County, Michigan
  • 551 room
  • 832 rooms
  • 3453 rooms
  • 4004 rooms
  • 3685 rooms
  • 2006 rooms
  • 1457 rooms
  • 798 rooms
  • 929+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Osceola County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Osceola County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Osceola County, Michigan
  • 30no bedroom
  • 2431 bedroom
  • 1,7112 bedrooms
  • 3,8333 bedrooms
  • 1,3064 bedrooms
  • 3835+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osceola County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osceola County, Michigan
  • 57no bedroom
  • 4311 bedroom
  • 5832 bedrooms
  • 5383 bedrooms
  • 1284 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Osceola County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Osceola County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Osceola County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 356no vehicle
  • 2,0911 vehicle
  • 3,3232 vehicles
  • 1,1903 vehicles
  • 3934 vehicles
  • 1505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Osceola County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Osceola County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 390no vehicle
  • 8561 vehicle
  • 3942 vehicles
  • 1093 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

88.4% of Osceola County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Michigan.

Osceola County:

88.4%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 19,842
  • Other state: 3,112
  • Northeast: 340
  • Midwest: 1,361
  • South: 944
  • West: 470
Year householders moved into unit in Osceola County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Osceola County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.8%Utility gas
  • 21.0%Wood
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.3%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.7%Electricity
  • 8.5%Wood
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 269
Here:

12.1%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 111
Here:

8.9%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 78
Here:

17.7%
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

Osceola County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,516,000
    Parks and Recreation: $304,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,514,000
    General - Other: $3,533,000
    Health - Other: $2,275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,682,000
    Police Protection: $1,658,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,417,000
    Central Staff Services: $573,000
    Financial Administration: $553,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $261,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $261,000
    General Public Buildings: $172,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $999,000
    Public Welfare: $202,000
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $144,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $614,000
    Other: $232,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,220,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,755,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $569,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $437,000
    Regular Highways: $217,000
    General - Other: $192,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,250,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,187,000
    Other: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $568,000
    Public Welfare: $234,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,461,000
    Other License: $310,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,614,000

Osceola County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,516,000
    Parks and Recreation: $304,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,514,000
    General - Other: $3,533,000
    Health - Other: $2,275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,682,000
    Police Protection: $1,658,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,417,000
    Central Staff Services: $573,000
    Financial Administration: $553,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $261,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $261,000
    General Public Buildings: $172,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $999,000
    Public Welfare: $202,000
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $144,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $614,000
    Other: $232,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,220,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,755,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $569,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $437,000
    Regular Highways: $217,000
    General - Other: $192,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,250,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,187,000
    Other: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $568,000
    Public Welfare: $234,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,461,000
    Other License: $310,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,614,000

Osceola County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,516,000
    Parks and Recreation: $304,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,514,000
    General - Other: $3,533,000
    Health - Other: $2,275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,682,000
    Police Protection: $1,658,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,417,000
    Central Staff Services: $573,000
    Financial Administration: $553,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $261,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $261,000
    General Public Buildings: $172,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $999,000
    Public Welfare: $202,000
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $144,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $614,000
    Other: $232,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,220,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,755,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $569,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $437,000
    Regular Highways: $217,000
    General - Other: $192,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,250,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,187,000
    Other: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $568,000
    Public Welfare: $234,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,461,000
    Other License: $310,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,614,000

Osceola County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,516,000
    Parks and Recreation: $304,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,514,000
    General - Other: $3,533,000
    Health - Other: $2,275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,682,000
    Police Protection: $1,658,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,417,000
    Central Staff Services: $573,000
    Financial Administration: $553,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $261,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $261,000
    General Public Buildings: $172,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $999,000
    Public Welfare: $202,000
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $144,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $614,000
    Other: $232,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,220,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,755,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $569,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $437,000
    Regular Highways: $217,000
    General - Other: $192,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,250,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,187,000
    Other: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $568,000
    Public Welfare: $234,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,461,000
    Other License: $310,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,614,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 741
  • Number of aged recipients: 37
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 704
  • Number of recipients under 18: 122
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 510
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 109
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 269
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 345
Most common first names in Osceola County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16575.0 years
John15574.7 years
Robert12971.3 years
James11469.6 years
Mary10780.2 years
Charles10574.7 years
George7777.1 years
Donald6871.4 years
Harold6674.8 years
Ruth6577.8 years
Most common last names in Osceola County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10276.7 years
Smith5873.2 years
Anderson4980.0 years
Miller4873.5 years
Williams4573.8 years
Brown3174.6 years
Davis3074.6 years
Nelson2979.0 years
Thompson2978.8 years
Peterson2676.7 years
Businesses in Osceola County, MI
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves2RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1