Roscommon County MI Information


Roscommon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,166
Daytime Population: Workers 8,080
Daytime Population: Residents 15,737
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,817
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 23,877
Population in Familes 18,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 289
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $36,858
Average Household Income $49,991
Per Capita Income $23,777


Total Housing Units 25,313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,294 (36.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,108 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,911 (55.0%)
Median Home Value $104,246
Average Home Value $146,858


Total Households 11,402
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 7,034
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 -0.16% -0.26%
Households -0.04% -0.18%
Families -0.27% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.82%


Roscommon County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roscommon 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 # 60 29th
Population Density # 52 39th
Diversity Index # 75 11th
Median Household Income # 82 2nd
Per Capita Income # 51 40th

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