Gogebic County MI Information


Gogebic County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,396
Daytime Population: Workers 5,774
Daytime Population: Residents 8,521
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,295
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 13,859
Population in Familes 10,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,537
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $38,411
Average Household Income $51,089
Per Capita Income $23,170


Total Housing Units 10,756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,114 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,457 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,185 (38.9%)
Median Home Value $77,279
Average Home Value $116,733


Total Households 6,571
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 3,825
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 -0.89% -1.08%
Households -0.94% -1.18%
Families -1.19% -1.33%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


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, 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 # 68 19th
Population Density # 75 11th
Diversity Index # 38 55th
Median Household Income # 76 10th
Per Capita Income # 56 34th

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