Berrien County MI Information


Berrien County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 156,217
Population in Households 152,686
Population in Familes 120,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,531
Population Density1 275
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $49,032
Average Household Income $69,034
Per Capita Income $28,411


Total Housing Units 77,589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42,675 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,239 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,675 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $168,796
Average Home Value $228,566


Total Households 62,914
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 40,756
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 -0.05% -0.11%
Households -0.03% -0.1%
Families -0.24% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   3.88%


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, 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 # 15 83rd
Population Density # 13 86th
Diversity Index # 10 89th
Median Household Income # 33 61st
Per Capita Income # 17 81st

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