Marlette, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marlette, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Marlette had a population of 1,836 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Marlette is located at latitude 43.3273 and longitude -83.0805 in Sanilac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marlette (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sanilac County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 837 feet.

The City of Marlette (GNIS ID: 1626694) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 1,836
Population in Households 1,773
Population in Familes 1,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 1,118
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 727
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 473
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 453 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $93,182
Average Home Value $111,670


Median Household Income $35,459
Average Household Income $45,515
Per Capita Income $18,476
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.45%
Households -0.33% -0.42%
Families 0.14% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Marlette, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marlette 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 # 316 54th
Population Density1 # 295 58th
Diversity Index2 # 361 48th
Median Household Income # 578 17th
Per Capita Income # 601 13th

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