Alpena County MI Information


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  1. Alpena County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forAlpena County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Alpena County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 29,076
Population in Households 28,562
Population in Familes 22,251
Population in Group Qrtrs 514
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $44,218
Average Household Income $59,361
Per Capita Income $25,764


Total Housing Units 16,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,388 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,220 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,445 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $111,497
Average Home Value $145,292


Total Households 12,608
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 7,899
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.19% -0.35%
Households -0.16% -0.34%
Families -0.36% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.69%


Alpena County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpena County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 50 41st
Population Density # 50 41st
Diversity Index # 80 5th
Median Household Income # 62 27th
Per Capita Income # 44 48th

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