Caledonia, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Caledonia, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Caledonia had a population of 1,600 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Caledonia is located at latitude 42.7947 and longitude -85.5171 in Kent County. 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. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The Village of Caledonia (GNIS ID: 2397528) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Caledonia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Caledonia, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,600
Population in Households 1,600
Population in Familes 1,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,206
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 562
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 416 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $157,759
Average Home Value $159,075


Median Household Income $67,132
Average Household Income $87,066
Per Capita Income $33,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.18%
Households 1.16% 1.22%
Families -0.94% 0.95%
Median Household Income   3.84%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 343 50th
Population Density1 # 274 61st
Diversity Index2 # 379 45th
Median Household Income # 55 92nd
Per Capita Income # 67 90th

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