Oscoda County MI Information


Oscoda County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,357
Daytime Population: Workers 2,518
Daytime Population: Residents 5,198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,716
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 8,292
Population in Familes 6,558
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $36,956
Average Household Income $47,745
Per Capita Income $20,919


Total Housing Units 9,216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,965 (32.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 675 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,576 (60.5%)
Median Home Value $92,309
Average Home Value $120,304


Total Households 3,640
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,325
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 -0.46% -0.76%
Households -0.49% -0.78%
Families -0.71% -0.91%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.6%


Oscoda County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oscoda 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 # 79 6th
Population Density # 74 12th
Diversity Index # 78 6th
Median Household Income # 81 4th
Per Capita Income # 78 7th

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