Ishpeming, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ishpeming, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Ishpeming had a population of 6,356 as of July 1, 2016. Ishpeming ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Ishpeming is located at latitude 46.4703 and longitude -87.6723 in Marquette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ishpeming (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.61 sq. miles. Marquette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,407 feet.

The City of Ishpeming (GNIS ID: 1626532) 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 Ishpeming 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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Ishpeming, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,356
Population in Households 6,192
Population in Familes 4,598
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 727
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,802
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,624
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,814 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 989 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 370 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $80,622
Average Home Value $88,554
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,924
Average Household Income $48,787
Per Capita Income $21,780
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.23%
Households -0.13% -0.11%
Families -0.39% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Ishpeming, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ishpeming 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 # 147 79th
Population Density1 # 430 38th
Diversity Index2 # 539 23rd
Median Household Income # 452 35th
Per Capita Income # 400 42nd

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