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The Village of Hanover had a population of 460 as of July 1, 2022. Hanover 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 Hanover is located at latitude 42.1012 and longitude -84.5519 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hanover encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,115 feet.

The Village of Hanover 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 Hanover is located within Township of Hanover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

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Hanover, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 460 (100%)
Population in Households 460 (100.0%)
Population in Families 382 (83.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,095
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $55,502
Average Household Income $86,470
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $32,852
Wealth Index5 84


Total HU (Housing Units) 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $158,871
Average Home Value $178,682
Housing Affordability Index3 168


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -1.14% -0.48%
Households -0.85% -0.39%
Families   -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   3.07%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.16%

Hanover, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanover to the other 745 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 558 25th
Population Density # 301 60th
Median Household Income # 383 49th
Housing Affordability Index # 377 51st
Per Capita Income # 320 57th
Diversity Index # 592 21st

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