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The Village of Calumet had a population of 722 as of July 1, 2021. Calumet ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Calumet is located at latitude 47.2466 and longitude -88.454 in Houghton County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Calumet encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Houghton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The Village of Calumet has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Calumet is located within Charter Township of Calumet, a minor civil division (MCD) of Houghton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Calumet: Red Jacket.

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Calumet, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 722 (100%)
Population in Households 707 (97.9%)
Population in Families 470 (65.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 15 ( 2.1%)
Population Density 3,625
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $32,312
Average Household Income $44,506
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $21,251
Wealth Index5 29


Total HU (Housing Units) 516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (35.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $64,726
Average Home Value $76,913
Housing Affordability Index3 304


Total Households 373
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.05% -0.28%
Households -0.07% -0.27%
Families 0.95% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%

Calumet, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calumet to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 491 29th
Population Density # 47 93rd
Median Household Income # 675 3rd
Housing Affordability Index # 668 97th
Per Capita Income # 612 12th
Diversity Index # 626 10th

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