Attica, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Attica, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Attica Census Designated Place had a population of 943 as of July 1, 2016. Attica 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 Attica is located at latitude 43.0244 and longitude -83.161 in Lapeer County. The formal boundaries for the Attica Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Lapeer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 896 feet.

The Attica Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628660) 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 Attica Census Designated Place is located within Township of Attica, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lapeer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Attica 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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Attica, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 943
Population in Households 935
Population in Familes 791
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 198
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 362
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $129,018
Average Home Value $151,286


Median Household Income $45,008
Average Household Income $53,123
Per Capita Income $20,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.84% -0.62%
Households -0.56% -0.39%
Families -0.95% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.

Attica, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Attica 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 # 439 37th
Population Density1 # 626 10th
Diversity Index2 # 197 72nd
Median Household Income # 331 52nd
Per Capita Income # 456 34th

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