Isabella County MI Information


Isabella County Subdivisions

Isabella County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 73,563
Population in Households 66,629
Population in Familes 41,086
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,934
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 30


Median Household Income $41,294
Average Household Income $59,650
Per Capita Income $22,020


Total Housing Units 29,385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,201 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,358 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,826 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $142,433
Average Home Value $165,051


Total Households 26,559
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 13,942
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.61%
Households 0.45% 0.62%
Families 0.16% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


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, 2018 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 Density # 27 69th
Diversity Index # 24 72nd
Median Household Income # 68 19th
Per Capita Income # 76 10th

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