Wacousta, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Wacousta, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Wacousta Census Designated Place had a population of 1,460 as of July 1, 2018. Wacousta ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wacousta is located at latitude 42.8169 and longitude -84.6908 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the Wacousta Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.

The Wacousta Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583768) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Wacousta Census Designated Place is located within Charter Township of Watertown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

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


Total Population 1,460
Population in Households 1,459
Population in Familes 1,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 164
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $89,343
Average Household Income $107,082
Per Capita Income $41,566


Total Housing Units 615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 563 (91.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 3.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $239,402
Average Home Value $338,144


Total Households 583
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 462
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 0.17% 0.45%
Households 0.23% 0.48%
Families 0.51% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Wacousta, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wacousta 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 # 361 48th
Population Density # 639 8th
Diversity Index # 355 49th
Median Household Income # 22 97th
Per Capita Income # 49 93rd

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