Port Austin, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Port Austin, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Port Austin had a population of 644 as of July 1, 2018. Port Austin 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 Port Austin is located at latitude 44.0426 and longitude -82.9951 in Huron County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Port Austin (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Huron County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Village of Port Austin (GNIS ID: 2399000) 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 Port Austin is located within Township of Port Austin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Huron County.

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


Total Population 644
Population in Households 633
Population in Familes 449
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 626
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $41,228
Average Household Income $56,914
Per Capita Income $29,245


Total Housing Units 722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (37.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 391 (54.2%)
Median Home Value $123,889
Average Home Value $183,550


Total Households 331
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.37% -0.47%
Households -0.25% -0.3%
Families 1.18% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Port Austin, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Austin 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 # 499 28th
Population Density # 468 33rd
Diversity Index # 566 19th
Median Household Income # 500 28th
Per Capita Income # 193 72nd

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