Fremont, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fremont, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Fremont had a population of 4,162 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fremont is located at latitude 43.4625 and longitude -85.9548 in Newaygo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.57 sq. miles and a water area of 1.32 sq. miles. Newaygo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 817 feet.

The City of Fremont (GNIS ID: 1626317) 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 Fremont 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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Fremont, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,162
Population in Households 4,132
Population in Familes 3,274
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 1,168
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,802
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,259 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 543 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $101,461
Average Home Value $127,996


Median Household Income $39,457
Average Household Income $58,672
Per Capita Income $25,229
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.23%
Households 0.11% 0.14%
Families 0.28% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Fremont, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fremont 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 # 195 72nd
Population Density1 # 284 59th
Diversity Index2 # 285 59th
Median Household Income # 470 32nd
Per Capita Income # 230 67th

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