Emmet County MI Information


Emmet County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 34,259
Population in Households 33,754
Population in Familes 26,848
Population in Group Qrtrs 505
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 14,169
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 9,235
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,416 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,753 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,396 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $181,057
Average Home Value $260,978


Median Household Income $51,962
Average Household Income $68,784
Per Capita Income $28,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.78%
Households 0.66% 0.72%
Families 0.46% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.


Emmet County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emmet 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 # 45 47th
Population Density1 # 38 55th
Diversity Index2 # 45 47th
Median Household Income # 16 82nd
Per Capita Income # 6 94th

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