Copper City, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Copper City, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Copper City had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2016. Copper City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Copper City is located at latitude 47.2842 and longitude -88.3876 in Houghton County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Copper City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Houghton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

The Village of Copper City (GNIS ID: 2398625) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Copper City is located within Charter Township of Calumet, a minor civil division (MCD) of Houghton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Copper City 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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Copper City, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 198
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,349
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 60
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 5.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $89,286
Average Home Value $104,605


Median Household Income $36,273
Average Household Income $54,735
Per Capita Income $19,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.0%
Households 0.4% 0.0%
Families 1.7% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Copper City, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Copper City 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 # 658 5th
Population Density1 # 107 85th
Diversity Index2 # 672 3rd
Median Household Income # 554 20th
Per Capita Income # 520 25th

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