Roscommon, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Roscommon, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Roscommon had a population of 1,078 as of July 1, 2016. Roscommon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Roscommon is located at latitude 44.4883 and longitude -84.5899 in Roscommon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Roscommon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Roscommon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

The Village of Roscommon (GNIS ID: 2399118) 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 Roscommon is located within Township of Higgins, a minor civil division (MCD) of Roscommon County.

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


Total Population 1,078
Population in Households 985
Population in Familes 746
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 722
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 424
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 287 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $89,437
Average Home Value $113,715


Median Household Income $28,524
Average Household Income $41,608
Per Capita Income $18,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% -0.06%
Households 0.04% 0.05%
Families 1.2% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Roscommon, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roscommon 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 # 419 40th
Population Density1 # 434 37th
Diversity Index2 # 645 7th
Median Household Income # 664 4th
Per Capita Income # 581 16th

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