Baraga County MI Information


Baraga County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,800
Population in Households 7,772
Population in Familes 6,103
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,028
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 3,452
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,649 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 803 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,982 (36.5%)
Median Home Value $89,358
Average Home Value $122,357


Median Household Income $40,568
Average Household Income $50,400
Per Capita Income $20,738
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.3%
Households 0.04% -0.21%
Families -0.16% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.


Baraga County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baraga 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 # 78 7th
Population Density1 # 79 6th
Diversity Index2 # 8 92nd
Median Household Income # 60 29th
Per Capita Income # 72 14th

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