Charlevoix County MI Information


Charlevoix County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,602
Population in Households 26,323
Population in Familes 21,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density1 64
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 11,016
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 7,375
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,678 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,338 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,889 (38.5%)
Median Home Value $162,162
Average Home Value $234,106


Median Household Income $48,851
Average Household Income $64,451
Per Capita Income $26,856
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.43%
Households 0.2% 0.3%
Families 0.01% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.


Charlevoix County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlevoix 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 # 52 39th
Population Density1 # 41 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 58 31st
Median Household Income # 21 76th
Per Capita Income # 13 86th

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