Alcona County MI Information


Alcona County Subdivisions

Alcona County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,490
Population in Households 10,363
Population in Familes 8,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 4,952
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 3,201
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,424 (39.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 528 ( 4.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,207 (55.6%)
Median Home Value $116,076
Average Home Value $158,409


Median Household Income $37,320
Average Household Income $50,207
Per Capita Income $23,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.67% -0.63%
Households -0.44% -0.48%
Families -0.63% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Alcona County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alcona County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 75 11th
Population Density1 # 73 13th
Diversity Index2 # 82 2nd
Median Household Income # 73 13th
Per Capita Income # 36 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.