Kalkaska County MI Information


Kalkaska County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,408
Population in Households 17,270
Population in Familes 13,604
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $43,514
Average Household Income $56,928
Per Capita Income $23,187


Total Housing Units 12,606 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,729 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,333 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,544 (44.0%)
Median Home Value $114,649
Average Home Value $141,142


Total Households 7,062
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,712
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 0.18% 0.04%
Households 0.17% 0.04%
Families -0.03% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.16%


Kalkaska County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kalkaska 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 # 66 22nd
Population Density # 65 23rd
Diversity Index # 69 17th
Median Household Income # 58 31st
Per Capita Income # 62 27th

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