Charlevoix County MI Information


Charlevoix County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,840
Daytime Population: Workers 12,298
Daytime Population: Residents 13,688
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,986
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 26,561
Population in Familes 21,395
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density2 65
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $51,220
Average Household Income $69,442
Per Capita Income $29,034


Total Housing Units 17,948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,745 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,413 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,790 (37.8%)
Median Home Value $163,523
Average Home Value $227,499


Total Households 11,158
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,447
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 0.47% 0.41%
Households 0.35% 0.34%
Families 0.15% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.76%


Charlevoix County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlevoix 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 # 52 39th
Population Density # 41 52nd
Diversity Index # 59 30th
Median Household Income # 21 76th
Per Capita Income # 9 90th

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