Montcalm County MI Information


Montcalm County Subdivisions

Montcalm County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 63,920
Population in Households 60,976
Population in Familes 50,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,944
Population Density1 91
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 23,991
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 16,793
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 28,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,666 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,325 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,914 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $101,413
Average Home Value $134,973


Median Household Income $40,635
Average Household Income $51,564
Per Capita Income $20,271
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.2%
Households 0.38% 0.32%
Families 0.22% 0.22%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.


Montcalm County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montcalm County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 31 64th
Population Density1 # 33 61st
Diversity Index2 # 43 49th
Median Household Income # 59 30th
Per Capita Income # 74 12th

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