Bronson, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Bronson, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Bronson had a population of 2,263 as of July 1, 2018. Bronson ranks in 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 Bronson is located at latitude 41.8723 and longitude -85.1947 in Branch County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bronson encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Branch County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 915 feet.

The City of Bronson (GNIS ID: 1625985) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 2,263
Population in Households 2,257
Population in Familes 1,806
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,655
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $37,138
Average Household Income $47,647
Per Capita Income $17,275


Total Housing Units 946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 507 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 300 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $81,810
Average Home Value $111,144


Total Households 807
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 549
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 -0.45% -0.42%
Households -0.4% -0.42%
Families -0.41% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Bronson, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bronson 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 # 279 60th
Population Density # 181 74th
Diversity Index # 69 90th
Median Household Income # 591 15th
Per Capita Income # 655 5th

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