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Cedar Springs, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Cedar Springs had a population of 3,851 as of July 1, 2019. 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 43.2234 and longitude -85.5514 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cedar Springs 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cedar Springs, MI Housing Affordability Index is 145
State of Michigan Housing Affordability Index is 142
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Cedar Springs, MI Wealth Index is 46
State of Michigan Wealth Index is 92
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,851 (100%)
Population in Households 3,770 (97.9%)
Population in Families 3,150 (81.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 81 ( 2.1%)
Population Density 1,983
Diversity Index2 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,616
Average Household Income $60,777
Per Capita Income $20,934
Wealth Index4 46

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 863 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 459 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $141,331
Housing Affordability Index3 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,323
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 968
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.88% 0.85%
Households 0.79% 0.8%
Families 0.79% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 2019 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 # 211 70th
Population Density # 142 80th
Diversity Index # 247 65th
Median Household Income # 385 45th
Per Capita Income # 579 16th

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