Comstock Park, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Comstock Park, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Comstock Park Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kent County at latitude 43.0441 and longitude -85.6763. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The formal official name is the Comstock Park Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Comstock Park, Michigan.

The U5 Census Class Code for Comstock Park indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Comstock Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Comstock Park Census Designated Place, MI Boundary Map


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


Total Population 10,339
Population in Households 10,335
Population in Familes 8,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2,665
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 4,281
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,795
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,207 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,074 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 503 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $134,799
Average Home Value $138,960


Median Household Income $43,062
Average Household Income $53,353
Per Capita Income $21,154
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.58% 0.78%
Households 0.61% 0.79%
Families 1.36% 0.64%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.


Comstock Park, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Comstock Park 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 # 101 86th
Population Density1 # 86 88th
Diversity Index2 # 38 95th
Median Household Income # 323 53rd
Per Capita Income # 389 44th

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