Isabella County MI Information


Isabella County Subdivisions

Isabella County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 72,786
Daytime Population: Workers 36,368
Daytime Population: Residents 39,856
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 76,224
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 65,852
Population in Familes 41,259
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,934
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $39,963
Average Household Income $56,219
Per Capita Income $20,785


Total Housing Units 29,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,779 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,497 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,860 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $130,561
Average Home Value $152,218


Total Households 26,276
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 13,849
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.48% 0.46%
Households 0.37% 0.45%
Families 0.09% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.91%


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, 2017 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 # 73 13th
Per Capita Income # 79 6th

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