Genesee County MI Information


Genesee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 409,415
Population in Households 403,442
Population in Familes 322,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,973
Population Density1 643
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 164,121
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 106,983
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 192,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113,345 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50,776 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 28,059 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $104,101
Average Home Value $138,344


Median Household Income $44,818
Average Household Income $59,426
Per Capita Income $24,172
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.63% -0.5%
Households -0.49% -0.41%
Families -0.68% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.


Genesee County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Genesee 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 # 5 95th
Population Density1 # 5 95th
Diversity Index2 # 9 90th
Median Household Income # 35 59th
Per Capita Income # 33 61st

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