Cheboygan, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cheboygan, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Cheboygan had a population of 4,890 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cheboygan is located at latitude 45.6419 and longitude -84.4688 in Cheboygan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cheboygan (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Cheboygan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 587 feet.

The City of Cheboygan (GNIS ID: 1626066) 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 Cheboygan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 4,890
Population in Households 4,640
Population in Familes 3,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 250
Population Density1 719
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 2,056
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,210
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,270 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 786 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 409 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $89,254
Average Home Value $127,909


Median Household Income $33,626
Average Household Income $44,251
Per Capita Income $19,549
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.03%
Households 0.24% 0.15%
Families 0.62% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Cheboygan, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheboygan to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 178 74th
Population Density1 # 435 37th
Diversity Index2 # 220 68th
Median Household Income # 604 13th
Per Capita Income # 546 21st

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