Stanton, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stanton, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Stanton had a population of 1,410 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Stanton is located at latitude 43.2943 and longitude -85.078 in Montcalm County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montcalm County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 919 feet.

The City of Stanton (GNIS ID: 1627122) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 1,410
Population in Households 1,259
Population in Familes 982
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 657
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 517
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 334
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $87,202
Average Home Value $124,550


Median Household Income $28,338
Average Household Income $40,808
Per Capita Income $17,192
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.08%
Households 0.28% 0.27%
Families 0.94% 0.12%
Median Household Income   -0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Stanton, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton 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 # 366 47th
Population Density1 # 456 34th
Diversity Index2 # 182 74th
Median Household Income # 667 4th
Per Capita Income # 635 8th

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