Fremont, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Fremont Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Fremont Content

Also See: Fremont, MI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Fremont, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Fremont is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Newaygo County at latitude 43.4625 and longitude -85.9548. Newaygo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 817 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Fremont, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fremont, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fremont indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

City of Fremont, MI Boundary Map


Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | MI Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Newaygo County | Michigan Counties

Search the map for:

Fremont, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,071
Population in Households 4,040
Population in Familes 3,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 1,189
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,793
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,250 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 544 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $110,976
Average Home Value $128,200


Median Household Income $35,163
Average Household Income $50,169
Per Capita Income $21,904
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.06% -0.09%
Households 0.16% 0.01%
Families 0.51% -0.14%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   3.3%
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, 2014 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 # 198 72nd
Population Density1 # 279 60th
Diversity Index2 # 278 60th
Median Household Income # 577 17th
Per Capita Income # 342 51st

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