MCD tax per household change vs.                                                     low-density residential land use change:  


  • MCD tax per household has increased in both five and ten-year periods.
  • Those MCDs in proximity to the city of Detroit or Ann Arbor have faced greater increase than other suburban MCDs in tax per household.
  • Rural residential developments mainly rely on unimproved roads, water wells, and septic tanks rather than more expensive facilities.
  • Sewer zones expansion and maintenance of infrastructure close to urban area may be reflected on the greater increase in MCD tax per household in MCDs close to urban areas.