Branch County MI Information


Branch County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 43,882
Population in Households 41,902
Population in Familes 33,841
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,980
Population Density1 87
Diversity Index2 24


Median Household Income $47,585
Average Household Income $62,131
Per Capita Income $23,820


Total Housing Units 20,929 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,990 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,460 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,479 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $117,214
Average Home Value $159,737


Total Households 16,450
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 11,188
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 -0.37% -0.02%
Households 0.02% 0.03%
Families -0.17% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.05%


Branch County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Branch 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 # 38 55th
Population Density # 34 60th
Diversity Index # 32 63rd
Median Household Income # 37 57th
Per Capita Income # 57 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.