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Napoleon, Michigan - Basic Facts

Napoleon is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Napoleon Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jackson County at latitude 42.1606 and longitude -84.2461. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 965 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Napoleon Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,206
Population in Households 1,204
Population in Familes 1,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 460
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 460
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 390 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $127,660
Average Home Value $139,359


Median Household Income $40,302
Average Household Income $54,565
Per Capita Income $20,822
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.99% -0.57%
Households -0.75% -0.53%
Families 0.5% -0.6%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.


Napoleon, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Napoleon 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 # 396 43rd
Population Density1 # 531 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 466 32nd
Median Household Income # 408 41st
Per Capita Income # 411 41st

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