Barry County MI Information


Barry County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 60,231
Population in Households 59,617
Population in Familes 50,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 614
Population Density1 109
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 23,165
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 16,880
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,903 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,179 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,986 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,738 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $152,062
Average Home Value $192,518


Median Household Income $54,421
Average Household Income $66,932
Per Capita Income $26,026
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.38%
Households 0.43% 0.48%
Families 0.28% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Barry County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barry 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 # 33 61st
Population Density1 # 31 64th
Diversity Index2 # 60 29th
Median Household Income # 12 87th
Per Capita Income # 17 81st

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