Northview, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Northview, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Northview Census Designated Place had a population of 15,339 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Northview is located at latitude 43.0456 and longitude -85.6006 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Northview Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 745 feet.

The Northview Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393161) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Northview Census Designated Place is located within Charter Township of Plainfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kent County.

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


Total Population 15,339
Population in Households 15,332
Population in Familes 12,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,484
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $56,888
Average Household Income $74,633
Per Capita Income $30,622


Total Housing Units 6,586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,663 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,628 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 295 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $164,707
Average Home Value $215,714


Total Households 6,291
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 4,134
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 0.65% 0.6%
Households 0.66% 0.6%
Families 0.45% 0.47%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Northview, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northview 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 # 72 90th
Population Density # 210 70th
Diversity Index # 194 72nd
Median Household Income # 165 76th
Per Capita Income # 161 77th

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