Chums Corner, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chums Corner, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Chums Corner Census Designated Place had a population of 953 as of July 1, 2017. Chums Corner 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 Chums Corner is located at latitude 44.6796 and longitude -85.6472 in Grand Traverse County. The formal boundaries for the Chums Corner Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grand Traverse County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 889 feet.

The Chums Corner Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583728) 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 Chums Corner Census Designated Place is located within Township of Blair, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grand Traverse County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chums Corner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Chums Corner, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 953
Daytime Population: Workers 1,183
Daytime Population: Residents 465
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,648
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.73
Population in Households 950
Population in Familes 793
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 358
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $58,774
Average Household Income $76,018
Per Capita Income $28,110


Total Housing Units 379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $239,982


Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 251
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 0.1% 0.25%
Households 0.04% 0.23%
Families -1.15% 0.08%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Chums Corner, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chums Corner 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 # 437 37th
Population Density # 570 18th
Diversity Index # 322 53rd
Median Household Income # 112 84th
Per Capita Income # 193 72nd

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