Cedar Springs, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Cedar Springs, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Cedar Springs had a population of 3,771 as of July 1, 2018. Cedar Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cedar Springs is located at latitude 43.2194 and longitude -85.553 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cedar Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The City of Cedar Springs (GNIS ID: 1626049) 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.

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Cedar Springs, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,771
Population in Households 3,690
Population in Familes 3,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density2 1,858
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $44,089
Average Household Income $55,008
Per Capita Income $19,550


Total Housing Units 1,315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 858 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 438 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $128,786
Average Home Value $147,462


Total Households 1,295
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 948
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.88% 0.81%
Households 0.78% 0.78%
Families 0.81% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.88%

Cedar Springs, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cedar Springs to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 214 69th
Population Density # 154 78th
Diversity Index # 246 65th
Median Household Income # 420 39th
Per Capita Income # 608 12th

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