Lake Linden, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Linden, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Lake Linden had a population of 967 as of July 1, 2018. Lake Linden ranks in 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 Lake Linden is located at latitude 47.1954 and longitude -88.4058 in Houghton County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lake Linden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Houghton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of Lake Linden (GNIS ID: 2398381) 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 Lake Linden is located within Township of Schoolcraft, a minor civil division (MCD) of Houghton County.

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Lake Linden, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 967
Population in Households 921
Population in Familes 676
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 1,253
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $37,704
Average Household Income $47,365
Per Capita Income $21,184


Total Housing Units 570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 335 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $69,504
Average Home Value $78,518


Total Households 463
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 264
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.49% -0.42%
Households -0.46% -0.39%
Families 0.05% -0.61%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Lake Linden, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Linden to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 435 37th
Population Density # 267 62nd
Diversity Index # 647 7th
Median Household Income # 577 17th
Per Capita Income # 530 24th

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