East Tawas, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of East Tawas had a population of 2,707 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for East Tawas is located at latitude 44.2908 and longitude -83.4838 in Iosco County. The formal boundaries for the City of East Tawas (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Iosco County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 587 feet.

The City of East Tawas (GNIS ID: 1626209) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Tawas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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East Tawas, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,707
Daytime Population: Workers 874
Daytime Population: Residents 1,612
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,486
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 2,643
Population in Familes 1,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 953
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $45,563
Average Household Income $59,790
Per Capita Income $28,953


Total Housing Units 1,728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 922 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 374 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 432 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $101,295
Average Home Value $133,026


Total Households 1,296
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 740
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 -0.5% -0.4%
Households -0.38% -0.33%
Families -0.29% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

East Tawas, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Tawas to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 253 64th
Population Density # 343 51st
Diversity Index # 396 43rd
Median Household Income # 358 49th
Per Capita Income # 175 75th

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