Schoolcraft County MI Information


Schoolcraft County Subdivisions

Schoolcraft County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,379
Population in Households 8,239
Population in Familes 6,448
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 3,752
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,392
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,032 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 720 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,689 (41.7%)
Median Home Value $95,302
Average Home Value $130,153


Median Household Income $37,465
Average Household Income $49,694
Per Capita Income $22,518
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.31%
Households -0.03% -0.21%
Families -0.22% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Schoolcraft County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schoolcraft County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 80 5th
Population Density1 # 81 4th
Diversity Index2 # 30 65th
Median Household Income # 72 14th
Per Capita Income # 51 40th

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