Lakeview, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lakeview, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Lakeview had a population of 982 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lakeview is located at latitude 43.4428 and longitude -85.2647 in Montcalm County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lakeview (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Montcalm County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 955 feet.

The Village of Lakeview (GNIS ID: 2398389) 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 Lakeview is located within Township of Cato, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montcalm County.

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


Total Population 982
Population in Households 960
Population in Familes 753
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 644
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 432
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 291 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $86,422
Average Home Value $103,007


Median Household Income $30,650
Average Household Income $42,739
Per Capita Income $18,514
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.16%
Households -0.22% 0.0%
Families 0.9% -0.22%
Median Household Income   -0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Lakeview, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeview 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 # 432 38th
Population Density1 # 459 34th
Diversity Index2 # 481 31st
Median Household Income # 642 7th
Per Capita Income # 596 14th

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