Leland, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Leland, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Leland Census Designated Place had a population of 408 as of July 1, 2016. Leland 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 Leland is located at latitude 45.0214 and longitude -85.7571 in Leelanau County. The formal boundaries for the Leland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Leelanau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Leland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583749) 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 Leland Census Designated Place is located within Township of Leland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Leelanau County.

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


Total Population 408
Population in Households 406
Population in Familes 334
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 418
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 ( 5.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 300 (58.7%)
Median Home Value $428,571
Average Home Value $534,103


Median Household Income $59,990
Average Household Income $101,253
Per Capita Income $47,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.2%
Households 1.27% 1.2%
Families 3.58% 1.1%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

Leland, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leland 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 # 568 18th
Population Density1 # 547 21st
Diversity Index2 # 297 58th
Median Household Income # 87 88th
Per Capita Income # 24 97th

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