Charlotte, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Charlotte, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Charlotte had a population of 9,286 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Charlotte is located at latitude 42.5662 and longitude -84.8318 in Eaton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Charlotte (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Eaton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Charlotte (GNIS ID: 1626062) 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 Charlotte population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Charlotte: Carmel, Eaton Centre.

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


Total Population 9,286
Daytime Population: Workers 6,441
Daytime Population: Residents 5,229
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,670
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 8,999
Population in Familes 7,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 287
Population Density2 1,440
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $50,150
Average Household Income $57,614
Per Capita Income $24,266


Total Housing Units 4,114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,377 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,407 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 330 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $125,444
Average Home Value $136,258


Total Households 3,784
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,401
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 0.32% 0.41%
Households 0.46% 0.49%
Families 0.65% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Charlotte, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlotte 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 # 111 84th
Population Density # 219 68th
Diversity Index # 250 64th
Median Household Income # 272 61st
Per Capita Income # 312 55th

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