The 2000 Census recorded that Livingston County had the highest 1999 median household income in the state
and the Southeast Michigan region($67,400), and is second only to Oakland County for the highest 1999
median family income ($75,284).
Livingston Countyâ€™s median household income grew by $21,961 or 48.3% between 1989 and 1999. Current
estimates (2006) show an additional increase of $3,987 with a county median household income of $70,629.
Between 1989 and 1999 the Livingston County median family income grew by a larger margin than household
income; an increase of $25,374 or 50.8%.
By a significant margin, Brighton Township has the highest median household and family incomes in
Livingston County (see following table). Brighton Township is the only community in the county to have
values in the $80,000 range. The second and third highest household incomes can be found in Oceola
($76,139) and Tyrone ($75,994) Townships. The second and third highest family incomes can be found in Green Oak ($83,550) and Tyrone ($82,307). The Village of Fowlerville has the lowest median household and family incomes in Livingston County ($41,628 household and $44,459 family). The Livingston County community that has experienced the largest numerical and percent gain in household median income is Oceola Township with a 1989 - 1999 numerical difference of $31,507 or 70.6%.
The largest number of Livingston County households (12,925) have a household income in the $50,000 to
$74,999 range; this range accounts for 23% of county households. The second largest income category is
$75,000 to $99,000 and this range accounts for 9,838 households or18% of county households. Combined,
these two income categories ($50,000 to $99,000) account for approximately 42% of all Livingston County
households (23,008 households).
Employment Information and Statistics
Last updated: 09/30/2009 by: D. Gregor