Lake Michigan Beach, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Michigan Beach, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Lake Michigan Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 1,192 as of July 1, 2018. Lake Michigan Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Lake Michigan Beach is located at latitude 42.2052 and longitude -86.3769 in Berrien County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Michigan Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Berrien County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The Lake Michigan Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393081) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lake Michigan Beach Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hagar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berrien County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Michigan Beach: Hagar Shores.

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Lake Michigan Beach, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,192
Population in Households 1,190
Population in Familes 954
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 311
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $37,451
Average Household Income $54,728
Per Capita Income $22,636


Total Housing Units 1,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 352 (33.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 528 (50.0%)
Median Home Value $166,279
Average Home Value $267,330


Total Households 528
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 350
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 -0.24% -0.2%
Households -0.2% -0.23%
Families 0.35% -0.35%
Median Household Income   4.99%
Per Capita Income   4.59%

Lake Michigan Beach, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Michigan Beach 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 # 402 42nd
Population Density # 586 15th
Diversity Index # 160 77th
Median Household Income # 584 16th
Per Capita Income # 443 36th

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