Grand Traverse County MI Information


Grand Traverse County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 91,135
Population in Households 88,469
Population in Familes 69,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,666
Population Density1 196
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 37,033
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 23,717
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 44,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,359 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,674 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,018 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $176,155
Average Home Value $220,525


Median Household Income $52,619
Average Household Income $68,929
Per Capita Income $28,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.89%
Households 0.76% 0.91%
Families 0.56% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


Grand Traverse County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Traverse 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 # 22 75th
Population Density1 # 18 80th
Diversity Index2 # 47 45th
Median Household Income # 14 84th
Per Capita Income # 7 93rd

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