Grand Traverse County MI Information


Grand Traverse County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 93,145
Daytime Population: Workers 58,711
Daytime Population: Residents 43,045
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 101,756
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 90,447
Population in Familes 70,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,698
Population Density2 201
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $54,642
Average Household Income $73,356
Per Capita Income $30,055


Total Housing Units 44,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,695 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,036 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,666 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $185,405
Average Home Value $231,839


Total Households 37,731
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 24,083
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 0.95% 0.99%
Households 0.91% 0.98%
Families 0.69% 0.84%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.67%


Grand Traverse County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Traverse 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 # 22 75th
Population Density # 18 80th
Diversity Index # 47 45th
Median Household Income # 15 83rd
Per Capita Income # 7 93rd

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