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Isabella County, Michigan

\nIsabella County is a county located in the U.S. State of Michigan. As of 2000, the population is 63,351. Its county seat is Mt. Pleasant6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,496 km² (578 mi²). 1,487 km² (574 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.60% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 63,351 people, 22,425 households, and 13,006 families residing in the county. The population density is 43/km² (110/mi²). There are 24,528 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (43/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.51% White, 1.93% Black or African American, 2.75% Native American, 1.40% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 1.68% from two or more races. 2.24% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 22,425 households out of which 28.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.40% are married couples living together, 8.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 42.00% are non-families. 23.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.03. In the county the population is spread out with 20.30% under the age of 18, 29.40% from 18 to 24, 23.80% from 25 to 44, 17.40% from 45 to 64, and 9.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 25 years. For every 100 females there are 91.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.60 males. The median income for a household in the county is $34,262, and the median income for a family is $45,953. Males have a median income of $32,270 versus $24,180 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,242. 20.40% of the population and 7.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 11.30% are under the age of 18 and 7.80% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Beal City\n*Broomfield Township\n*Chippewa Township\n*Coe Township\n*Coldwater Township\n*Deerfield Township\n*Denver Township\n*Fremont Township\n*Gilmore Township\n*Isabella Township\n*Lincoln Township\n*Mount Pleasant\n*Nottawa Township\n*Rolland Township\n*Rosebush\n*Shepherd\n*Sherman Township\n*Union Charter Township\n*Vernon Township\n*Village of Lake Isabella\n*Weidman\n*Wise Township