Chums Corner, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chums Corner, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Chums Corner Census Designated Place had a population of 932 as of July 1, 2016. Chums Corner ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chums Corner is located at latitude 44.6796 and longitude -85.6472 in Grand Traverse County. 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. Grand Traverse County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 889 feet.

The Chums Corner Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583728) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chums Corner Census Designated Place is located within Township of Blair, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grand Traverse County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chums Corner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 932
Population in Households 929
Population in Familes 777
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 350
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 247
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $222,849
Average Home Value $231,900


Median Household Income $58,414
Average Household Income $72,026
Per Capita Income $26,643
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% 0.13%
Households -0.28% 0.06%
Families -1.59% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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, 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 # 442 36th
Population Density1 # 573 17th
Diversity Index2 # 308 55th
Median Household Income # 103 85th
Per Capita Income # 194 72nd

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