Mount Clemens, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mount Clemens, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Clemens had a population of 16,541 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Clemens ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Clemens is located at latitude 42.5981 and longitude -82.8815 in Macomb County. 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. Macomb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The City of Mount Clemens (GNIS ID: 1626771) 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 Mount Clemens 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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Mount Clemens, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,541
Population in Households 14,937
Population in Familes 10,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,604
Population Density1 4,066
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 6,821
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 3,532
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,828 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,993 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 913 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $89,456
Average Home Value $106,949


Median Household Income $34,702
Average Household Income $49,388
Per Capita Income $22,155
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.45%
Households 0.25% 0.49%
Families -0.05% 0.29%
Median Household Income   -0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

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, 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 # 67 90th
Population Density1 # 32 96th
Diversity Index2 # 43 94th
Median Household Income # 593 14th
Per Capita Income # 375 46th

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