Isabella County MI Information


Isabella County Subdivisions

Isabella County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 72,037
Population in Households 65,103
Population in Familes 40,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,934
Population Density1 126
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 26,028
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 13,775
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 29,046 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,807 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,221 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,018 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $126,396
Average Home Value $147,052


Median Household Income $37,726
Average Household Income $52,856
Per Capita Income $19,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.45%
Households 0.27% 0.46%
Families 0.02% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Isabella County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Isabella County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 69th
Population Density1 # 27 69th
Diversity Index2 # 26 71st
Median Household Income # 71 16th
Per Capita Income # 79 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.