Chums Corner, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chums Corner, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Chums Corner Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Grand Traverse County at latitude 44.6796 and longitude -85.6472. Grand Traverse County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 889 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Chums Corner 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 Chums Corner Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 929
Population in Households 926
Population in Familes 775
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 349
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 341
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 249
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 282 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $196,117
Average Home Value $215,933


Median Household Income $52,475
Average Household Income $66,117
Per Capita Income $24,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.43% 0.06%
Households -0.14% 0.23%
Families -2.14% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.


Chums Corner, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chums Corner 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 # 439 37th
Population Density1 # 575 17th
Diversity Index2 # 309 55th
Median Household Income # 155 78th
Per Capita Income # 225 68th

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