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Parma, Michigan - Basic Facts

Parma is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Parma.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 42.2584 and longitude -84.5997. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Parma (see map) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 757
Population in Households 753
Population in Familes 631
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 716
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 285
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $96,277
Average Home Value $101,630


Median Household Income $49,134
Average Household Income $58,943
Per Capita Income $22,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.37% -0.24%
Households -0.16% -0.14%
Families -0.46% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.


Parma, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parma 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 # 487 30th
Population Density1 # 433 38th
Diversity Index2 # 433 37th
Median Household Income # 222 68th
Per Capita Income # 313 55th

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