Carleton, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Carleton, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Carleton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monroe County at latitude 42.0572 and longitude -83.3898. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Carleton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Carleton, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Carleton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Carleton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,272
Population in Households 2,272
Population in Familes 1,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,292
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 937
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 628
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 790 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $111,835


Median Household Income $45,267
Average Household Income $54,747
Per Capita Income $22,381
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.74% -0.47%
Households -0.4% -0.34%
Families -0.11% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.


Carleton, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carleton 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 # 278 60th
Population Density1 # 110 84th
Diversity Index2 # 546 22nd
Median Household Income # 281 60th
Per Capita Income # 322 54th

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