Chippewa County MI Information


Chippewa County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 39,021
Population in Households 34,077
Population in Familes 26,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,944
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 14,488
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 9,091
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,081 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,407 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,209 (33.2%)
Median Home Value $103,767
Average Home Value $135,267


Median Household Income $41,881
Average Household Income $54,462
Per Capita Income $21,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.07%
Households 0.18% 0.04%
Families -0.03% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.


Chippewa County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chippewa 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 # 42 51st
Population Density1 # 67 20th
Diversity Index2 # 6 94th
Median Household Income # 49 42nd
Per Capita Income # 67 20th

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