Eagle River, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Eagle River, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Eagle River Census Designated Place had a population of 76 as of July 1, 2016. Eagle River ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eagle River is located at latitude 47.4044 and longitude -88.2612 in Keweenaw County. The formal boundaries for the Eagle River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Keweenaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Eagle River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629539) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Eagle River Census Designated Place is located within Township of Houghton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Keweenaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eagle River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Eagle River, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 76
Population in Households 76
Population in Familes 59
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 43
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (23.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 3.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (73.8%)
Median Home Value $79,412
Average Home Value $92,361


Median Household Income $35,913
Average Household Income $50,386
Per Capita Income $22,327
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.52%
Households 0.38% 0.46%
Families 2.71% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.

Eagle River, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eagle River to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 687 1st
Population Density1 # 692 0th
Diversity Index2 # 690 0th
Median Household Income # 562 19th
Per Capita Income # 367 47th

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