Bay Shore, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bay Shore, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Bay Shore Census Designated Place had a population of 784 as of July 1, 2017. Bay Shore 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 Bay Shore is located at latitude 45.3608 and longitude -85.1115 in Charlevoix County. The formal boundaries for the Bay Shore Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charlevoix County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 679 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Bay Shore Census Designated Place are located in Charlevoix County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Emmet County.

The Bay Shore Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583718) 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 ""

The Bay Shore Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hayes, a minor civil division (MCD) of Charlevoix County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bay Shore 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 Bay Shore: Bayshore.

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


Total Population 784
Daytime Population: Workers 256
Daytime Population: Residents 386
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 642
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 784
Population in Familes 656
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 492
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $64,516
Average Household Income $90,490
Per Capita Income $36,688


Total Housing Units 414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 293 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $183,462
Average Home Value $278,584


Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 236
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 0.54% 0.53%
Households 0.43% 0.42%
Families 1.23% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Bay Shore, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bay Shore 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 # 479 31st
Population Density # 523 25th
Diversity Index # 354 49th
Median Household Income # 74 89th
Per Capita Income # 71 90th

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