Alpena County MI Information

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Alpena County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 29,766
Population in Households 29,252
Population in Familes 22,841
Population in Group Qrtrs 514
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,880
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 8,118
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,968 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,912 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,362 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $100,347
Average Home Value $130,274
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,155
Average Household Income $51,244
Per Capita Income $22,376
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% -0.01%
Households 0.11% 0.0%
Families -0.09% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

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Alpena County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpena 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 # 49 42nd
Population Density1 # 48 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 76 10th
Median Household Income # 67 20th
Per Capita Income # 52 39th

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