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Attica, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Attica Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lapeer County at latitude 43.0244 and longitude -83.161. Lapeer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 896 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Attica 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 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.

Attica Census Designated Place, MI Boundary Map


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


Total Population 955
Population in Households 948
Population in Familes 805
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 200
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 264
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 313 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $110,052
Average Home Value $115,415


Median Household Income $45,221
Average Household Income $54,774
Per Capita Income $21,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.94% -0.59%
Households -0.63% -0.39%
Families -1.12% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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, 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 # 435 37th
Population Density1 # 627 10th
Diversity Index2 # 202 71st
Median Household Income # 282 59th
Per Capita Income # 375 46th

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