Berrien County MI Information


Berrien County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 157,146
Daytime Population: Workers 72,133
Daytime Population: Residents 85,376
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 157,509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 153,615
Population in Familes 122,696
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,531
Population Density2 277
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $46,995
Average Household Income $65,570
Per Capita Income $26,835


Total Housing Units 77,683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,031 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,831 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,821 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $154,481
Average Home Value $208,202


Total Households 62,862
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 40,845
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 0.03% 0.08%
Households -0.04% 0.03%
Families -0.25% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


Berrien County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berrien 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 # 15 83rd
Population Density # 12 87th
Diversity Index # 9 90th
Median Household Income # 33 60th
Per Capita Income # 21 76th

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