Ingham County MI Information


Ingham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 284,627
Population in Households 266,149
Population in Familes 187,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,478
Population Density1 512
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 113,091
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 62,806
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 123,798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65,718 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 47,373 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,707 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $134,400
Average Home Value $170,540


Median Household Income $46,179
Average Household Income $63,889
Per Capita Income $25,907
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.42%
Households 0.28% 0.48%
Families 0.03% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.


Ingham County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ingham 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 # 7 93rd
Population Density1 # 6 94th
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 29 66th
Per Capita Income # 19 78th

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