Cost of Living and Access to Affordable Housing

Cost of Living

Shiawassee County and the I-69 International Trade Corridor region have a median income that is 12% lower than the U.S. average.

Shiawassee County I-69 International Trade Corridor1 Detroit MSA2 Michigan USA
87 88 89 88 100

Source: Sperling’s Best Places 2018

1Shiawassee County along with Lapeer, St. Clair, Genesee, Sanilac, Tuscola and Huron Counties, Michigan.
2Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, Michigan MSA
Index where 100 = U.S. Average.

Median Home Cost

Shiawassee County has a median home cost which is about 43% lower than the U.S. average. At the same time, a wide range of housing is available, from rental (about 76% of housing units in Shiawassee County are owner-occupied) to executive housing.

Shiawassee County I-69 International Trade Corridor1 Detroit MSA2 Michigan USA
$105,500 $107,443 $147,400 $127,800 $184,700

Source: U.S. Census Bureau 2017

1Shiawassee County along with Lapeer, St. Clair, Genesee, Sanilac, Tuscola and Huron Counties, Michigan.
2Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, Michigan MSA