Cedar Springs, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cedar Springs, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Cedar Springs had a population of 3,789 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cedar Springs 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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Cedar Springs, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,789
Daytime Population: Workers 2,030
Daytime Population: Residents 2,202
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,232
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 3,710
Population in Familes 3,101
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 1,867
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $42,399
Average Household Income $51,054
Per Capita Income $18,201


Total Housing Units 1,389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 843 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 461 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $110,992
Average Home Value $131,020


Total Households 1,304
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 956
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 1.06% 1.04%
Households 0.98% 1.02%
Families 1.04% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

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, 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 # 213 69th
Population Density # 153 78th
Diversity Index # 261 62nd
Median Household Income # 440 37th
Per Capita Income # 632 9th

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