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Muir, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Muir is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ionia County at latitude 42.9975 and longitude -84.9351. Ionia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 653 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Muir, but most people and references simply refer to it as Muir, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Muir indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Muir (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 602
Population in Households 602
Population in Familes 502
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 845
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 169
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $70,000
Average Home Value $78,511


Median Household Income $50,400
Average Household Income $53,678
Per Capita Income $20,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.08% 0.1%
Households 0.21% 0.17%
Families 0.42% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Muir, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muir to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 506 27th
Population Density1 # 382 45th
Diversity Index2 # 425 38th
Median Household Income # 198 72nd
Per Capita Income # 427 39th

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