Baraga County MI Information


Baraga County Subdivisions

Baraga County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,608
Population in Households 7,598
Population in Familes 5,901
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,010
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $42,611
Average Household Income $55,091
Per Capita Income $22,494


Total Housing Units 5,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,807 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 556 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,907 (36.2%)
Median Home Value $95,584
Average Home Value $132,321


Total Households 3,363
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,114
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.35% -0.56%
Households -0.29% -0.57%
Families -0.52% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


Baraga County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baraga County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 78 7th
Population Density # 79 6th
Diversity Index # 8 92nd
Median Household Income # 61 28th
Per Capita Income # 71 16th

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