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Mount Clemens, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Clemens is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Macomb County at latitude 42.5981 and longitude -82.8815. Macomb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Mount Clemens 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 City of Mount Clemens (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 16,179
Population in Households 14,575
Population in Familes 10,305
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,604
Population Density1 3,976
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 6,673
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 3,467
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,745 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,928 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,008 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $82,597
Average Home Value $88,091


Median Household Income $33,393
Average Household Income $45,447
Per Capita Income $19,866
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.2% 0.12%
Households -0.14% 0.16%
Families -0.5% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.


Mount Clemens, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Clemens 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 # 67 90th
Population Density1 # 33 95th
Diversity Index2 # 44 93rd
Median Household Income # 605 13th
Per Capita Income # 481 31st

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