Hillsdale County MI Information


Hillsdale County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 45,794
Population in Households 44,153
Population in Familes 36,331
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,641
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 17,699
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 12,307
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,685 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,014 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,194 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $109,590
Average Home Value $136,186


Median Household Income $44,415
Average Household Income $56,074
Per Capita Income $22,092
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% -0.26%
Households -0.08% -0.12%
Families -0.25% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.


Hillsdale County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsdale 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 # 37 57th
Population Density1 # 36 58th
Diversity Index2 # 67 22nd
Median Household Income # 37 57th
Per Capita Income # 54 36th

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