Olivet, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Olivet, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Olivet had a population of 1,617 as of July 1, 2017. Olivet ranks in the upper 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 Olivet is located at latitude 42.4431 and longitude -84.9303 in Eaton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Olivet (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Eaton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 938 feet.

The City of Olivet (GNIS ID: 1626844) 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 Olivet 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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Olivet, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,617
Daytime Population: Workers 579
Daytime Population: Residents 851
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,430
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,169
Population in Familes 851
Population in Group Qrtrs 448
Population Density2 1,585
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $51,392
Average Household Income $62,332
Per Capita Income $22,705


Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 255 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $133,898
Average Home Value $146,457


Total Households 433
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 270
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 0.1% 0.16%
Households 0.23% 0.28%
Families 1.24% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Olivet, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olivet 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 # 344 50th
Population Density # 189 73rd
Diversity Index # 173 75th
Median Household Income # 241 65th
Per Capita Income # 399 42nd

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