Bancroft, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bancroft, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Bancroft had a population of 561 as of July 1, 2017. Bancroft 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 Bancroft is located at latitude 42.8766 and longitude -84.0657 in Shiawassee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bancroft (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Shiawassee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The Village of Bancroft (GNIS ID: 2398026) 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 Bancroft is located within Township of Shiawassee, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shiawassee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bancroft population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bancroft, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 561
Daytime Population: Workers 57
Daytime Population: Residents 305
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 362
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 561
Population in Familes 473
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 972
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $46,121
Average Household Income $56,257
Per Capita Income $20,985


Total Housing Units 224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $98,846
Average Home Value $125,307


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 146
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.04%
Households 0.5% 0.1%
Families 0.38% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Bancroft, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bancroft to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 517 25th
Population Density # 339 51st
Diversity Index # 672 3rd
Median Household Income # 344 50th
Per Capita Income # 517 25th

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