Luther, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Luther, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Luther is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lake County at latitude 44.0388 and longitude -85.683. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Luther 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 Luther (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Luther: Wilson.

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


Total Population 324
Population in Households 324
Population in Familes 261
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 353
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 141
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $96,591
Average Home Value $105,720


Median Household Income $34,491
Average Household Income $44,341
Per Capita Income $19,069
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.12%
Households 0.68% 0.42%
Families 2.42% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.


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, 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 # 601 13th
Population Density1 # 573 17th
Diversity Index2 # 380 45th
Median Household Income # 590 15th
Per Capita Income # 528 24th

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