Skidway Lake, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Skidway Lake, Michigan - Basic Facts

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The Skidway Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 3,284 as of July 1, 2016. Skidway Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Skidway Lake is located at latitude 44.2037 and longitude -84.0359 in Ogemaw County. The formal boundaries for the Skidway Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Ogemaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.

The Skidway Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393238) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Skidway Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Mills, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ogemaw County.

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


Total Population 3,284
Population in Households 3,284
Population in Familes 2,486
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 291
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,424
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 885
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,105 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 319 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,154 (44.8%)
Median Home Value $70,909
Average Home Value $87,862


Median Household Income $27,250
Average Household Income $35,303
Per Capita Income $15,013
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.62%
Households -0.38% -0.51%
Families -0.27% -0.62%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Skidway Lake, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skidway Lake 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 # 228 67th
Population Density1 # 597 14th
Diversity Index2 # 314 55th
Median Household Income # 677 2nd
Per Capita Income # 673 3rd

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