Statewide Claims to Fame

Sanilac County is 6th in Michigan out of 83 other counties in Race - White

Sanilac County is 11th in Michigan out of 83 other counties in Size in square miles

Sanilac County is 18th in Michigan out of 83 other counties in People per household

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Sanilac County Rank Michigan US
Current population (2012) 42,268 40th 9,883,360 313,914,040
Size in square miles 962.6 11th 56,538.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 44.8 55th 174.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Sanilac County Rank Michigan US
Residents younger than 5 5.6% 24th 5.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.7% 26th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 18.7% 33rd 14.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Sanilac County Rank Michigan US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.9% 61st 88.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 11.2% 76th 25.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Sanilac County Rank Michigan US
Race - White 97.5% 6th 80.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 59th 14.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 64th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 63rd 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 76th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.1% 78th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.6% 27th 4.6% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 94.3% 30th 76.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Sanilac County Rank Michigan US
Female residents 50.2% 43rd 50.9% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.2% 71st 6.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Sanilac County Rank Michigan US
Housing units 22,745 39th 4,525,480 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 6.7% 58th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 16,657 38th 3,825,182 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 82.7% 26th 73.5% 66.1%
Home median value $108,900 49th $137,300 $186,200
People per household 2.6 18th 2.5 2.6
Building permits (last year) 16 73rd 11,692 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Sanilac County Rank Michigan US
Income per capita $20,056 63rd $25,482 $27,915
Income per household $40,437 50th $48,669 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.8% 43rd 15.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Sanilac County Rank Michigan US
Non-farm private establishments 845 40th 217,344 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 7,553 50th 3,379,035 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,920 36th 816,972 27,092,908
Retail sales $300,913 52nd $109,102,594 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,918 68th $10,855 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $30,192 58th $14,536,648 $613,795,732

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