Fraser, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fraser, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Fraser had a population of 14,782 as of July 1, 2016. Fraser ranks in the upper 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 Fraser is located at latitude 42.5376 and longitude -82.9467 in Macomb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fraser (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Macomb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The City of Fraser (GNIS ID: 1626310) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 Fraser 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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Fraser, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,782
Population in Households 14,686
Population in Familes 11,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density1 3,570
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 6,271
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 4,015
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,290 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,981 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 419 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $124,899
Average Home Value $139,901


Median Household Income $52,229
Average Household Income $66,048
Per Capita Income $28,201
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.58%
Households 0.43% 0.65%
Families 0.25% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Fraser, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fraser 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 # 74 89th
Population Density1 # 48 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 186 73rd
Median Household Income # 190 73rd
Per Capita Income # 160 77th

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