Kingsford, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kingsford, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Kingsford had a population of 4,963 as of July 1, 2017. Kingsford ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Kingsford is located at latitude 45.8064 and longitude -88.1004 in Dickinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kingsford (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Dickinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,093 feet.

The City of Kingsford (GNIS ID: 1626561) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kingsford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 4,963
Daytime Population: Workers 3,125
Daytime Population: Residents 2,747
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,872
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 4,763
Population in Familes 3,640
Population in Group Qrtrs 200
Population Density2 1,148
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $41,510
Average Household Income $54,844
Per Capita Income $24,553


Total Housing Units 2,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,603 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 562 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 266 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $80,459
Average Home Value $120,540


Total Households 2,165
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,298
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 -0.46% -0.42%
Households -0.37% -0.39%
Families -0.61% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Kingsford, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kingsford to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 176 75th
Population Density # 284 59th
Diversity Index # 573 17th
Median Household Income # 470 32nd
Per Capita Income # 298 57th

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