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Gwinn, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Gwinn Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Marquette County at latitude 46.2986 and longitude -87.434. Marquette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,099 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Gwinn 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 Gwinn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles.

Gwinn Census Designated Place, MI Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,904
Population in Households 1,904
Population in Familes 1,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 387
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 844
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 562
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 994 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 674 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $93,107
Average Home Value $104,815


Median Household Income $41,698
Average Household Income $55,938
Per Capita Income $24,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% -0.02%
Households 0.17% 0.07%
Families -0.25% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Gwinn, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gwinn 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 # 309 55th
Population Density1 # 560 19th
Diversity Index2 # 325 53rd
Median Household Income # 361 48th
Per Capita Income # 223 68th

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