Ingham County MI Information


Ingham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 292,427
Population in Households 273,949
Population in Familes 190,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,478
Population Density1 526
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $50,149
Average Household Income $69,548
Per Capita Income $28,191


Total Housing Units 125,940 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,022 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 50,379 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,539 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $148,430
Average Home Value $184,698


Total Households 116,401
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 64,138
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.49% 0.58%
Households 0.56% 0.64%
Families 0.28% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   3.45%


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, 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 # 7 93rd
Population Density # 6 94th
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 28 67th
Per Capita Income # 21 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.