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Sanilac County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 41,384 (10% urban, 90% rural); it was 44,547 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,919
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,820
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,812
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,393 (it was 3,059 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%

Land area: 964 sq. mi.

Water area: 626.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sanilac County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.4%), Educational, health and social services (15.7%), Manufacturing (12.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 9%
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  • Races in Sanilac County, MI (2019)
    • 38,70193.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5773.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5381.3%Two or more races
    • 2200.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1350.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1110.3%Asian alone
    • 60.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 20,553  (49.7%)
Females: 20,831  (50.3%)
Average household size:
Sanilac County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,707 ($36,870 in 1999)
This county:

$49,707
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $538 (lower quartile is $424, upper quartile is $648)
This county:

$538
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $121,753 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Sanilac:

$121,753
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,158 - $190,716

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $169,876
Here:

$169,876
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $171,612
Here:

$171,612
State:

$199,940

In 2-unit structures: $102,148
Here:

$102,148
State:

$142,994

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,503
Here:

$118,503
State:

$151,948

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $224,350
Here:

$224,350
State:

$170,137

Mobile homes: $88,489
Here:

$88,489
State:

$56,186

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $9,275
Here:

$9,275
State:

$59,482

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,012
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $404

Institutionalized population: 311

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 63
  • Thefts: 138
  • Auto thefts: 19

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 65
  • Thefts: 106
  • Auto thefts: 14
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 203 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 1998: 229 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1999: 231 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2000: 226 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2001: 218 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2004: 115 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2005: 91 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2006: 93 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2007: 69 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2015: 38 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2017: 51 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2018: 42 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2019: 33 buildings, average cost: $118,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Sanilac, MI residents
Average permit cost in Sanilac, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,406 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,317 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Sanilac, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sanilac, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sanilac, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.7%
Sanilac County:

13.7%
Michigan:

13.0%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.1% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.1% for American Indian residents, 17.0% for other race residents, 15.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.3 years old
(Males: 44.5 years old, Females: 46.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.4 years old, Black residents: 42.8 years old, American Indian residents: 49.7 years old, Asian residents: 48.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.1 years old, Other race residents: 33.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sanilac County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $708 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sandusky, Croswell, Marlette, Brown City, Lexington, Deckerville, Port Sanilac, Peck, Carsonville, Snover.

Sanilac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Michigan:

6.3%

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

Current college students: 1,231
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 750 (50.9% naturalized citizens)

Sanilac County:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1892010 or later
  • 1322000 to 2009
  • 611990 to 1999
  • 831980 to 1989
  • 791970 to 1979
  • 402Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.6%

Sanilac County marital status for males Sanilac County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,679
  • One, attached: 150
  • Two: 355
  • 3 or 4: 286
  • 5 to 9: 542
  • 10 to 19: 244
  • 20 to 49: 267
  • 50 or more: 76
  • Mobile homes: 2,600
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Sanilac County with a mortgage: 7,092 (99 second mortgage, 530 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,912

Here:

53.8% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sanilac County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,46010
Evangelical Protestant5,23340
Mainline Protestant4,22231
Other8137
None25,386-
Sanilac 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: 13
Sanilac County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

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

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Sanilac County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sanilac County:

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Sanilac County:

30.9%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.5%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Sanilac County:

Average size of farms: 273 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $85,826
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $225.73
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.77%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,373
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.36%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $128,298
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.53%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 35.42%
Corn for grain: 78403 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 34100 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 125267 harvested acres
Vegetables: 259 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 147 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sanilac County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 61% 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 178.2 miles away from Sanilac County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 147.9 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 213.5 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) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from Sanilac County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 455.4 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 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 Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1527: June 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 1527, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3160: January 10, 2001, FEMA Id: 3160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 1996 to July 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1128: July 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1128, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-774: September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: 774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3030: February 05, 1977, FEMA Id: 3030, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sanilac County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,043 (76.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,435 (9.9%)
  • Bus: 46 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 2 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 230 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 848 (5.8%)
  • Worked at home: 901 (6.2%)
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 (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (25%)
  • Mexico (22%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Netherlands (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sanilac County


  • German (24%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 241 people in nursing homes
  • 124 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 120 people in other group homes
  • 90 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 76 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 219 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 169 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 94 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,484.

5.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.43% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($31,473 average AGI)
1.00% relocated from other states ($8,022 average AGI)
Sanilac County:

1.00%
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 St. Clair County, MI  1.32% ($36,251 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.67% ($41,776)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.55% ($39,138)
from Huron County, MI  0.43% ($34,176)
from Tuscola County, MI  0.38% ($36,475)
from Oakland County, MI  0.28% ($43,333)
from Wayne County, MI  0.14% ($58,261)


5.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.29% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($29,735 average AGI)
1.04% relocated to other states ($6,620 average AGI)
Sanilac County:

1.04%
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 St. Clair County, MI  1.22% ($36,026 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.50% ($38,975)
to Macomb County, MI  0.49% ($40,641)
to Tuscola County, MI  0.48% ($35,079)
to Huron County, MI  0.33% ($32,189)
to Oakland County, MI  0.30% ($37,255)
to Wayne County, MI  0.14% ($42,909)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Sanilac County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Sanilac County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sanilac County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,518 (7,179 aged, 1,339 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 592 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (948)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (826)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (577)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (469)
  • Congestive heart failure (265)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (231)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (226)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (198)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (167)
  • Unspecified dementia (158)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.69
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,687
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 292
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,040

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,037
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,124
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.5. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,384
  • Male householders: 9,478 (2,590 living alone), Female householders: 8,176 (2,644 living alone)
  • 8,968 spouses (8,918 opposite-sex spouses), 1,273 unmarried partners, (1,237 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,487 children (9,773 natural, 188 adopted, 527 stepchildren), 667 grandchildren, 211 brothers or sisters, 234 parents, 16 foster children, 313 other relatives, 935 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 610

Size of family households: 6,038 2-persons, 2,179 3-persons, 1,856 4-persons, 717 5-persons, 392 6-persons, 266 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,231 1-person, 840 2-persons, 81 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 11 6-persons.

5,670 married couples with children.
2,141 single-parent households (645 men, 1,496 women).

94.6% of residents of Sanilac speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $247,947,000 ($5,531 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,583,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $111,919,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,659,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,406,000
Federal grants: $43,431,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,196,000 ($9,416,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,337,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,685,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,094,000
Federal Government insurance: $52,482,000

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

Births: 2,798
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,359
Here:

53 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: -185
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sanilac County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.79 millions of gallons per day (92% from ground, 8% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 3412014 or later
  • 2142010 to 2013
  • 2,1652000 to 2009
  • 3,4011990 to 1999
  • 2,1481980 to 1989
  • 3,5721970 to 1979
  • 2,2801960 to 1969
  • 2,6941950 to 1959
  • 1,6901940 to 1949
  • 4,6321939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 271 room
  • 522 rooms
  • 2833 rooms
  • 1,1484 rooms
  • 2,8505 rooms
  • 3,0606 rooms
  • 2,6517 rooms
  • 1,7158 rooms
  • 2,1769+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 551 room
  • 1052 rooms
  • 7143 rooms
  • 8524 rooms
  • 6805 rooms
  • 6046 rooms
  • 2987 rooms
  • 2168 rooms
  • 1829+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 40no bedroom
  • 3541 bedroom
  • 2,9162 bedrooms
  • 7,4943 bedrooms
  • 2,5424 bedrooms
  • 6115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 58no bedroom
  • 7481 bedroom
  • 1,4922 bedrooms
  • 1,0603 bedrooms
  • 2634 bedrooms
  • 855+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 583no vehicle
  • 3,9451 vehicle
  • 5,6932 vehicles
  • 2,5543 vehicles
  • 8264 vehicles
  • 3685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 576no vehicle
  • 1,8591 vehicle
  • 9212 vehicles
  • 3263 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

89.6% of Sanilac County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Michigan.

Sanilac County:

89.6%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 36,920
  • Other state: 3,408
  • Northeast: 460
  • Midwest: 1,288
  • South: 1,177
  • West: 486
Year householders moved into unit in Sanilac County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sanilac County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.9%Wood
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.8%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 17.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.2%Wood
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 436
Here:

10.9%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 103
Here:

4.9%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 142
Here:

18.6%
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

Sanilac County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,441,000
  • Charges - Other: $16,956,000
    Regular Highways: $2,111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $475,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $17,663,000
    Health - Other: $14,137,000
    Police Protection: $4,812,000
    General - Other: $2,655,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,479,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,533,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,446,000
    Financial Administration: $889,000
    Parks and Recreation: $709,000
    Central Staff Services: $658,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $649,000
    General Public Buildings: $455,000
    Libraries: $300,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,414,000
    Health and Hospitals: $466,000
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $574,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,908,000
    Other: $1,862,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,180,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,455,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,196,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,486,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,843,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,470,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $643,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,712,000
    Interest Earnings: $188,000
    Rents: $171,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $157,000
    Sale of Property: $113,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,572,000
    Sewerage: $707,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,471,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,843,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,781,000
    Other: $1,514,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,228,000
    General Local Government Support: $919,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,240,000
    Other License: $317,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $306,000
    Other Selective Sales: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,153,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $323,000

Sanilac County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,441,000
  • Charges - Other: $16,956,000
    Regular Highways: $2,111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $475,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $17,663,000
    Health - Other: $14,137,000
    Police Protection: $4,812,000
    General - Other: $2,655,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,479,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,533,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,446,000
    Financial Administration: $889,000
    Parks and Recreation: $709,000
    Central Staff Services: $658,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $649,000
    General Public Buildings: $455,000
    Libraries: $300,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,414,000
    Health and Hospitals: $466,000
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $574,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,908,000
    Other: $1,862,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,180,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,455,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,196,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,486,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,843,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,470,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $643,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,712,000
    Interest Earnings: $188,000
    Rents: $171,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $157,000
    Sale of Property: $113,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,572,000
    Sewerage: $707,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,471,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,843,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,781,000
    Other: $1,514,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,228,000
    General Local Government Support: $919,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,240,000
    Other License: $317,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $306,000
    Other Selective Sales: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,153,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $323,000

Sanilac County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,441,000
  • Charges - Other: $16,956,000
    Regular Highways: $2,111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $475,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $17,663,000
    Health - Other: $14,137,000
    Police Protection: $4,812,000
    General - Other: $2,655,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,479,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,533,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,446,000
    Financial Administration: $889,000
    Parks and Recreation: $709,000
    Central Staff Services: $658,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $649,000
    General Public Buildings: $455,000
    Libraries: $300,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,414,000
    Health and Hospitals: $466,000
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $574,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,908,000
    Other: $1,862,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,180,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,455,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,196,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,486,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,843,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,470,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $643,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,712,000
    Interest Earnings: $188,000
    Rents: $171,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $157,000
    Sale of Property: $113,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,572,000
    Sewerage: $707,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,471,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,843,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,781,000
    Other: $1,514,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,228,000
    General Local Government Support: $919,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,240,000
    Other License: $317,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $306,000
    Other Selective Sales: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,153,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $323,000

Sanilac County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,441,000
  • Charges - Other: $16,956,000
    Regular Highways: $2,111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $475,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $17,663,000
    Health - Other: $14,137,000
    Police Protection: $4,812,000
    General - Other: $2,655,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,479,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,533,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,446,000
    Financial Administration: $889,000
    Parks and Recreation: $709,000
    Central Staff Services: $658,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $649,000
    General Public Buildings: $455,000
    Libraries: $300,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,414,000
    Health and Hospitals: $466,000
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $574,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,908,000
    Other: $1,862,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,180,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,455,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,196,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,486,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,843,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,470,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $643,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,712,000
    Interest Earnings: $188,000
    Rents: $171,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $157,000
    Sale of Property: $113,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,572,000
    Sewerage: $707,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,471,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,843,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,781,000
    Other: $1,514,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,228,000
    General Local Government Support: $919,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,240,000
    Other License: $317,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $306,000
    Other Selective Sales: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,153,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $323,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 814
  • Number of aged recipients: 40
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 774
  • Number of recipients under 18: 107
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 585
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 122
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 334
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 363
Most common first names in Sanilac County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John39576.8 years
William33776.5 years
Mary28979.6 years
Robert25371.2 years
George19876.6 years
Charles17675.3 years
James17573.3 years
Joseph16876.5 years
Helen14979.7 years
Frank14576.4 years
Most common last names in Sanilac County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14676.0 years
Miller8476.6 years
Brown7379.5 years
Davis5276.2 years
Campbell4781.0 years
Jones4373.6 years
Williams4277.6 years
Walker4278.3 years
Scott4177.5 years
Thompson4078.1 years
Businesses in Sanilac County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Burger King2McDonald's4
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack2
FedEx1Rite Aid2
Ford1Sears1
GNC1True Value2
H&R Block3U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS4
Kmart1Walmart1

Sanilac County on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"