Bath, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bath, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Bath Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Clinton County at latitude 42.8186 and longitude -84.4486. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The formal official name is the Bath Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bath, Michigan.

The U5 Census Class Code for Bath indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Bath Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles.

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Bath, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,015
Population in Households 2,015
Population in Familes 1,753
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 351
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 760
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 572
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 808 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 645 (79.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $163,836
Average Home Value $165,039


Median Household Income $70,134
Average Household Income $78,091
Per Capita Income $29,476
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.78% -0.22%
Households -0.31% -0.05%
Families -0.57% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Bath, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bath to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 299 57th
Population Density1 # 574 17th
Diversity Index2 # 270 61st
Median Household Income # 37 95th
Per Capita Income # 105 85th

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