Wexford County MI Information


Wexford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 33,254
Population in Households 32,865
Population in Familes 26,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 389
Population Density1 59
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 13,175
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 8,960
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,874 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,301 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,813 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $102,735
Average Home Value $133,963


Median Household Income $42,249
Average Household Income $54,123
Per Capita Income $21,580
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.41%
Households 0.19% 0.37%
Families 0.01% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Wexford County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wexford 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 # 46 46th
Population Density1 # 44 48th
Diversity Index2 # 61 28th
Median Household Income # 47 45th
Per Capita Income # 61 28th

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