South Range, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Range, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of South Range had a population of 788 as of July 1, 2016. South Range 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 South Range is located at latitude 47.0703 and longitude -88.6439 in Houghton County. The formal boundaries for the Village of South Range (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Houghton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,138 feet.

The Village of South Range (GNIS ID: 2399854) 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 South Range is located within Township of Adams, a minor civil division (MCD) of Houghton County.

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


Total Population 788
Population in Households 787
Population in Familes 590
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,171
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 352
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $84,856
Average Home Value $87,821


Median Household Income $31,896
Average Household Income $39,442
Per Capita Income $16,566
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.03%
Households 0.42% -0.11%
Families 1.93% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.86%
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.

South Range, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Range 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 # 480 31st
Population Density1 # 124 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 593 14th
Median Household Income # 629 9th
Per Capita Income # 647 7th

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