Gogebic County MI Information


Gogebic County Subdivisions

Gogebic County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,420
Population in Households 13,951
Population in Familes 10,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,469
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $38,007
Average Household Income $51,015
Per Capita Income $23,145


Total Housing Units 10,765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,372 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,230 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,163 (38.7%)
Median Home Value $80,503
Average Home Value $121,947


Total Households 6,602
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 3,829
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.76% -0.84%
Households -0.77% -0.93%
Families -1.03% -1.1%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.86%


Gogebic County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gogebic County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 68 19th
Population Density # 75 11th
Diversity Index # 38 55th
Median Household Income # 78 7th
Per Capita Income # 63 25th

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