Luther, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Luther, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Luther had a population of 314 as of July 1, 2015. Luther ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Luther is located at latitude 44.0388 and longitude -85.683 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Luther (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The Village of Luther (GNIS ID: 2399204) 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 Luther population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Luther: Wilson.

Village of Luther, MI Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 314
Population in Households 314
Population in Familes 252
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 342
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (27.9%)
Median Home Value $96,111
Average Home Value $105,652
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,566
Average Household Income $41,952
Per Capita Income $18,215
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.32%
Households 0.0% -0.15%
Families 1.32% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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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Luther, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luther 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 # 606 13th
Population Density1 # 574 17th
Diversity Index2 # 380 45th
Median Household Income # 605 13th
Per Capita Income # 587 15th

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