Yale, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Yale, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Yale had a population of 1,991 as of July 1, 2017. Yale 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 Yale is located at latitude 43.1283 and longitude -82.7976 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 794 feet.

The City of Yale (GNIS ID: 1627296) 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 Yale 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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Yale, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,991
Daytime Population: Workers 952
Daytime Population: Residents 1,109
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,061
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 1,900
Population in Familes 1,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density2 1,441
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,769
Average Household Income $51,171
Per Capita Income $20,017


Total Housing Units 859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $114,120
Average Home Value $129,851


Total Households 742
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 479
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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% -0.07%
Households 0.38% 0.03%
Families 0.59% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Yale, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yale 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 # 301 57th
Population Density # 217 69th
Diversity Index # 605 12th
Median Household Income # 544 22nd
Per Capita Income # 569 18th

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