Arenac County MI Information


Arenac County Subdivisions

Arenac County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,659
Daytime Population: Workers 5,307
Daytime Population: Residents 9,724
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,031
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 15,452
Population in Familes 12,385
Population in Group Qrtrs 207
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $40,646
Average Household Income $53,600
Per Capita Income $22,764


Total Housing Units 9,803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,406 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,183 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,214 (32.8%)
Median Home Value $97,608
Average Home Value $133,925


Total Households 6,589
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 4,403
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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.32%
Households -0.23% -0.34%
Families -0.42% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


Arenac County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arenac County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 67 20th
Population Density # 56 34th
Diversity Index # 68 20th
Median Household Income # 70 17th
Per Capita Income # 63 25th

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