Albion, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Albion, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Albion had a population of 8,209 as of July 1, 2018. Albion ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Albion is located at latitude 42.2479 and longitude -84.7591 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Albion (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.

The City of Albion (GNIS ID: 1625813) 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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Albion, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,209
Population in Households 6,648
Population in Familes 4,930
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,561
Population Density2 1,862
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $32,630
Average Household Income $46,670
Per Capita Income $21,261


Total Housing Units 3,502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,475 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,317 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 710 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $84,363
Average Home Value $109,780


Total Households 2,792
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,649
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 -0.58% -0.22%
Households -0.55% -0.25%
Families -0.79% -0.45%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Albion, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albion 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 # 127 82nd
Population Density # 153 78th
Diversity Index # 32 96th
Median Household Income # 650 6th
Per Capita Income # 525 24th

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