Scottville, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Scottville had a population of 1,219 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Scottville is located at latitude 43.9516 and longitude -86.2795 in Mason County. The formal boundaries for the City of Scottville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 686 feet.

The City of Scottville (GNIS ID: 1627053) 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 Scottville 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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Scottville, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,219
Population in Households 1,206
Population in Familes 996
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 820
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 489
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 371 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $111,340
Average Home Value $137,366


Median Household Income $41,309
Average Household Income $51,054
Per Capita Income $20,187
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.11%
Households 0.2% 0.2%
Families 1.73% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Scottville, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scottville 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 # 400 42nd
Population Density1 # 393 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 255 63rd
Median Household Income # 415 40th
Per Capita Income # 508 27th

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