Gratiot County MI Information


Gratiot County Subdivisions

Gratiot County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 42,286
Population in Households 36,723
Population in Familes 29,876
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,563
Population Density1 74
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 14,926
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 10,166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,998 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,928 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,498 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $95,896
Average Home Value $109,603


Median Household Income $39,923
Average Household Income $51,073
Per Capita Income $18,638
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.11% -0.06%
Households 0.12% 0.01%
Families -0.1% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.8%
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.


Gratiot County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gratiot County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 41 52nd
Population Density1 # 37 57th
Diversity Index2 # 25 71st
Median Household Income # 48 43rd
Per Capita Income # 81 4th

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