Branch County MI Information


Branch County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 44,132
Daytime Population: Workers 16,398
Daytime Population: Residents 23,690
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,088
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 42,152
Population in Familes 34,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,980
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $46,967
Average Household Income $59,946
Per Capita Income $22,879


Total Housing Units 20,895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,314 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,142 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,439 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $109,560
Average Home Value $142,616


Total Households 16,456
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 11,221
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 -0.34% 0.03%
Households 0.03% 0.04%
Families -0.16% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.99%


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, 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 # 38 55th
Population Density # 34 60th
Diversity Index # 33 61st
Median Household Income # 35 59th
Per Capita Income # 61 28th

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