Temperance, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Temperance, Michigan - Basic Facts

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The Temperance Census Designated Place had a population of 8,476 as of July 1, 2016. Temperance ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Temperance is located at latitude 41.7675 and longitude -83.5717 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Temperance Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Temperance Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393254) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Temperance Census Designated Place is located within Township of Bedford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

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


Total Population 8,476
Population in Households 8,440
Population in Familes 7,251
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 1,840
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 3,370
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,435
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,708 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 662 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $182,527
Average Home Value $202,558


Median Household Income $61,950
Average Household Income $73,869
Per Capita Income $29,147
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.11%
Households 0.14% 0.03%
Families 0.1% -0.09%
Median Household Income   3.94%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.

Temperance, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Temperance 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 # 119 83rd
Population Density1 # 157 77th
Diversity Index2 # 484 30th
Median Household Income # 73 90th
Per Capita Income # 137 80th

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