Hemlock, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hemlock, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Hemlock Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Saginaw County at latitude 43.4216 and longitude -84.2399. Saginaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.

The formal official name is the Hemlock Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hemlock, Michigan.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hemlock indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Hemlock Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Hemlock Census Designated Place, MI Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,445
Population in Households 1,445
Population in Familes 1,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 574
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 593
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 422
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 449 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $85,562
Average Home Value $91,425


Median Household Income $50,759
Average Household Income $58,101
Per Capita Income $23,435
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.34% -0.49%
Households 0.0% -0.31%
Families 0.45% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.


Hemlock, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hemlock 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 # 361 48th
Population Density1 # 487 30th
Diversity Index2 # 439 37th
Median Household Income # 188 73rd
Per Capita Income # 268 61st

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