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Caledonia, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Caledonia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kent County at latitude 42.7947 and longitude -85.5171. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Caledonia 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 Caledonia (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,589
Population in Households 1,589
Population in Familes 1,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,197
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 558
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 415 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $144,167
Average Home Value $151,329


Median Household Income $63,513
Average Household Income $77,752
Per Capita Income $30,175
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.19% 1.28%
Households 1.26% 1.33%
Families -1.16% 1.1%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.


Caledonia, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caledonia 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 # 345 50th
Population Density1 # 276 60th
Diversity Index2 # 371 47th
Median Household Income # 52 93rd
Per Capita Income # 94 87th

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