Laurium, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Laurium, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Laurium had a population of 1,908 as of July 1, 2018. Laurium 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 Laurium is located at latitude 47.2351 and longitude -88.4382 in Houghton County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Laurium (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Houghton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,237 feet.

The Village of Laurium (GNIS ID: 2398401) 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 Laurium is located within Charter Township of Calumet, a minor civil division (MCD) of Houghton County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,908
Population in Households 1,908
Population in Familes 1,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,930
Diversity Index3 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,774
Average Household Income $48,114
Per Capita Income $19,552

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 575 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 210 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $79,104
Average Home Value $83,377
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 785
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 465
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.43% -0.37%
Households -0.44% -0.36%
Families -0.66% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Laurium, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurium 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 # 307 56th
Population Density # 72 90th
Diversity Index # 542 22nd
Median Household Income # 599 14th
Per Capita Income # 607 12th

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