Cheboygan, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Cheboygan, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Cheboygan had a population of 4,715 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cheboygan is located at latitude 45.6419 and longitude -84.4688 in Cheboygan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cheboygan (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Cheboygan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 587 feet.

The City of Cheboygan (GNIS ID: 1626066) 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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Cheboygan, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,715
Population in Households 4,465
Population in Familes 3,259
Population in Group Qrtrs 250
Population Density2 694
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $35,790
Average Household Income $47,483
Per Capita Income $20,735


Total Housing Units 2,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,287 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 677 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 470 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $91,610
Average Home Value $131,405


Total Households 1,963
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,147
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 -0.38% -0.38%
Households -0.38% -0.38%
Families -0.18% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Cheboygan, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheboygan 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 # 181 74th
Population Density # 442 36th
Diversity Index # 218 68th
Median Household Income # 616 11th
Per Capita Income # 554 20th

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