Tuscola County MI Information


Tuscola County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 55,054
Population in Households 53,974
Population in Familes 44,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,080
Population Density1 69
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 21,486
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 15,201
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,529 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,957 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,965 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $104,798
Average Home Value $130,100


Median Household Income $44,504
Average Household Income $55,129
Per Capita Income $21,827
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.24%
Households -0.08% -0.2%
Families -0.23% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.


Tuscola County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tuscola 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 # 34 60th
Population Density1 # 39 54th
Diversity Index2 # 52 37th
Median Household Income # 36 58th
Per Capita Income # 58 31st

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