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Laingsburg, Michigan - Basic Facts

Laingsburg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Laingsburg.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Shiawassee County at latitude 42.8903 and longitude -84.3514. Shiawassee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 823 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Laingsburg (see map) encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,250
Population in Households 1,250
Population in Familes 1,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 848
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 456
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 330
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $99,829
Average Home Value $102,606


Median Household Income $58,223
Average Household Income $67,432
Per Capita Income $25,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.61% -0.58%
Households -0.36% -0.49%
Families -0.35% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.


Laingsburg, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laingsburg 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 # 387 44th
Population Density1 # 380 45th
Diversity Index2 # 528 23rd
Median Household Income # 74 89th
Per Capita Income # 208 70th

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