Chippewa County MI Information


Chippewa County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 37,608
Population in Households 32,731
Population in Familes 25,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,877
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 49


Median Household Income $45,537
Average Household Income $60,332
Per Capita Income $23,572


Total Housing Units 21,253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,657 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,403 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,193 (33.8%)
Median Home Value $116,793
Average Home Value $156,708


Total Households 14,060
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 8,767
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.29% -0.53%
Households -0.23% -0.56%
Families -0.46% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.73%


Chippewa County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chippewa County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 42 51st
Population Density # 68 19th
Diversity Index # 6 94th
Median Household Income # 46 46th
Per Capita Income # 59 30th

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