Shiawassee County MI Information


Shiawassee County Subdivisions

Shiawassee County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 69,100
Population in Households 68,279
Population in Familes 56,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 821
Population Density1 130
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 27,226
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 19,004
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,751 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,475 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,093 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $96,707
Average Home Value $107,157


Median Household Income $50,258
Average Household Income $60,088
Per Capita Income $23,723
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% -0.44%
Households -0.18% -0.36%
Families -0.39% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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.


Shiawassee County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shiawassee County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 28 67th
Population Density1 # 26 70th
Diversity Index2 # 57 33rd
Median Household Income # 16 82nd
Per Capita Income # 30 65th

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