Charlotte, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Charlotte, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Charlotte had a population of 9,265 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Charlotte is located at latitude 42.5662 and longitude -84.8318 in Eaton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Charlotte (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Eaton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Charlotte (GNIS ID: 1626062) 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 Charlotte population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Charlotte: Carmel, Eaton Centre.

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


Total Population 9,265
Population in Households 8,978
Population in Familes 7,054
Population in Group Qrtrs 287
Population Density1 1,437
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 3,785
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,410
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,413 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,372 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 348 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $118,390
Average Home Value $128,077


Median Household Income $49,187
Average Household Income $55,770
Per Capita Income $23,580
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.39%
Households 0.53% 0.5%
Families 0.81% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Charlotte, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlotte 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 # 111 84th
Population Density1 # 219 68th
Diversity Index2 # 253 64th
Median Household Income # 261 62nd
Per Capita Income # 296 57th

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