Calhoun County MI Information


Calhoun County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 134,876
Population in Households 130,861
Population in Familes 102,956
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,015
Population Density1 191
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 54,029
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 34,808
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 61,470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,999 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,030 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,441 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $105,065
Average Home Value $146,263


Median Household Income $43,618
Average Household Income $58,824
Per Capita Income $24,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.04%
Households 0.0% 0.04%
Families -0.19% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.42%
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.


Calhoun County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun 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 # 17 81st
Population Density1 # 19 78th
Diversity Index2 # 16 82nd
Median Household Income # 40 53rd
Per Capita Income # 30 65th

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