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Stanwood, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Stanwood had a population of 208 as of July 1, 2016. Stanwood 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 Stanwood is located at latitude 43.5804 and longitude -85.4482 in Mecosta County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Stanwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mecosta County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 961 feet.

The Village of Stanwood (GNIS ID: 2399887) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Stanwood is located within Township of Mecosta, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mecosta County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stanwood 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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Stanwood, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 208
Population in Households 208
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 851
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $92,857
Average Home Value $100,806


Median Household Income $41,288
Average Household Income $51,563
Per Capita Income $16,921
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.19%
Households -0.21% -0.27%
Families -0.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Stanwood, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanwood 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 # 654 6th
Population Density1 # 380 45th
Diversity Index2 # 536 22nd
Median Household Income # 416 40th
Per Capita Income # 640 8th

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