Baraga, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Baraga, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Baraga had a population of 2,015 as of July 1, 2018. Baraga ranks in the upper 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 Baraga is located at latitude 46.7754 and longitude -88.5012 in Baraga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Baraga (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Baraga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The Village of Baraga (GNIS ID: 2398031) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Baraga is located within Township of Baraga, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baraga County.

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


Total Population 2,015
Population in Households 1,258
Population in Familes 959
Population in Group Qrtrs 757
Population Density2 929
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $32,658
Average Household Income $46,951
Per Capita Income $15,357


Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $86,816
Average Home Value $98,283


Total Households 516
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 315
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.23% -0.42%
Households -0.26% -0.59%
Families 0.19% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.62%

Baraga, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baraga to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 300 57th
Population Density # 355 49th
Diversity Index # 9 99th
Median Household Income # 648 7th
Per Capita Income # 679 2nd

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