Albion, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Albion, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Albion had a population of 8,277 as of July 1, 2015. Albion ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Albion is located at latitude 42.2479 and longitude -84.7591 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Albion (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.

The City of Albion (GNIS ID: 1625813) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Albion population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Albion, MI Boundary Map

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Albion, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,277
Population in Households 6,661
Population in Familes 4,999
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,616
Population Density1 1,877
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,803
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,664
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,510 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,293 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 718 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $70,943
Average Home Value $71,310
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,024
Average Household Income $39,890
Per Capita Income $15,796
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.76% -0.38%
Households -0.8% -0.41%
Families -1.07% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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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Albion, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albion to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 125 82nd
Population Density1 # 146 79th
Diversity Index2 # 35 95th
Median Household Income # 672 3rd
Per Capita Income # 652 6th

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