Ingham County MI Information


Ingham County Subdivisions

Ingham County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 288,724
Daytime Population: Workers 169,043
Daytime Population: Residents 155,125
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 324,168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 270,558
Population in Familes 190,466
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,166
Population Density2 519
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $48,004
Average Household Income $66,934
Per Capita Income $27,134


Total Housing Units 125,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,056 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 48,806 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,205 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $139,832
Average Home Value $173,945


Total Households 114,862
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 63,531
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.48%
Households 0.45% 0.53%
Families 0.19% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


Ingham County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ingham County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 7 93rd
Population Density # 7 93rd
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 30 65th
Per Capita Income # 19 78th

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