Ratings of Cities, Villages & Townships

Ratings of cities, villages, and townships on taxable value per capita and local tax effort

The following tables provide a listing of all cities, villages, and townships in Michigan rating their tax effort and tax capacity. The descriptions that qualify each community as high, average, or low and the number of communities in each category are provided below.

Alcona Dickinson Lake Oceana
Alger Eaton Lapeer Ogemaw
Allegan Emmet Leelanau Ontonagon
Alpena Genesee Lenawee Osceola
Antrim Gladwin Livingston Oscoda
Arenac Gogebic Luce Otsego
Baraga Grand Traverse Mackinac Ottawa
Barry Gratiot Macomb Presque Isle
Bay Hillsdale Manistee Roscommon
Benzie Houghton Marquette Saginaw
Berrien Huron Mason St. Clair
Branch Ingham Mecosta St. Joseph
Calhoun Ionia Menominee Sanilac
Cass Iosco Midland Schoolcraft
Charlevoix Iron Missaukee Shiawassee
Cheboygan Isabella Monroe Tuscola
Chippewa Jackson Montcalm Van Buren
Clare Kalamazoo Montmorency Washtenaw
Clinton Kalkaska Muskegon Wayne
Crawford Kent Newaygo Wexford
Delta Keweenaw Oakland

 

 

 

Taxable
Value
per
Capita


Local Tax Effort

High
More than
18 Mills
Average
8 to
18 Mills
Low
Less than
8 Mills
State
Totals
High
More than
$28,000
Cities

Villages

Townships

State Totals

3
0
0
3
44
18
14
76
3
7
391
401
50
25
405
480
Average
$12,000 to
$28,000
Cities

Villages

Townships

State Totals

53
10
 0
63
98
74
20
192
2
15
764
781
153
99
784
1,036
Low
Less than
$12,000
Cities

Villages

Townships

State Totals

47
13
 1
61
33
105
3
141
1
29
49
79
81
147
53
281
State
Totals
Cities

Villages

Townships

State Totals

103
23
 1
127
175
197
37
409
9
51
1,204
1,261
284
271
1,242
1,797