Lake Fenton, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Fenton, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Lake Fenton Census Designated Place had a population of 5,582 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Fenton is located at latitude 42.8474 and longitude -83.7129 in Genesee County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Fenton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.51 sq. miles and a water area of 1.69 sq. miles. Genesee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 879 feet.

The Lake Fenton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393079) 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 Lake Fenton Census Designated Place is located within Charter Township of Fenton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Genesee County.

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


Total Population 5,582
Population in Households 5,582
Population in Familes 4,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,013
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $99,506
Per Capita Income $41,668


Total Housing Units 2,527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,929 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 368 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $237,671
Average Home Value $294,697


Total Households 2,297
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,587
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 0.05% -0.2%
Households 0.23% -0.08%
Families -0.23% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   4.12%

Lake Fenton, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Fenton 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 # 164 76th
Population Density # 321 54th
Diversity Index # 492 29th
Median Household Income # 45 94th
Per Capita Income # 47 93rd

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