Hillsdale County MI Information


Hillsdale County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,340
Population in Households 44,686
Population in Familes 36,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,654
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $47,610
Average Household Income $61,854
Per Capita Income $24,130


Total Housing Units 21,959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,258 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,506 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,195 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $121,944
Average Home Value $155,146


Total Households 17,764
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 12,285
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 -0.09% -0.07%
Households -0.02% -0.02%
Families -0.21% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   3.09%


Hillsdale County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsdale 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 # 37 57th
Population Density # 36 58th
Diversity Index # 66 22nd
Median Household Income # 36 58th
Per Capita Income # 52 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.