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Algonac, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Algonac is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Clair County at latitude 42.6213 and longitude -82.535. St. Clair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Algonac, but most people and references simply refer to it as Algonac, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Algonac indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Algonac (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Algonac: Manchester, Poine du Chene.

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


Total Population 4,202
Population in Households 4,189
Population in Familes 3,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 2,936
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,820
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,299 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 521 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $98,694
Average Home Value $105,817


Median Household Income $40,435
Average Household Income $52,447
Per Capita Income $22,730
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.52% 0.14%
Households 0.85% 0.29%
Families 0.58% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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.


Algonac, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Algonac 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 # 191 73rd
Population Density1 # 70 90th
Diversity Index2 # 611 12th
Median Household Income # 405 42nd
Per Capita Income # 301 57th

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