Chesaning, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chesaning, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Chesaning had a population of 2,372 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Chesaning is located at latitude 43.1846 and longitude -84.1199 in Saginaw County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Chesaning (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Saginaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The Village of Chesaning (GNIS ID: 2397613) 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 Chesaning is located within Township of Chesaning, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saginaw County.

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


Total Population 2,372
Population in Households 2,343
Population in Familes 1,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 778
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,024
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 679
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 749 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $96,129
Average Home Value $131,451


Median Household Income $39,890
Average Household Income $54,398
Per Capita Income $23,298
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.37%
Households 0.14% -0.2%
Families 1.26% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Chesaning, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesaning 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 # 273 61st
Population Density1 # 417 40th
Diversity Index2 # 263 62nd
Median Household Income # 454 35th
Per Capita Income # 305 56th

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