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The Eagle River CDP(1) had a population of 72 as of July 1, 2021. Eagle River ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eagle River is located at latitude 47.4138 and longitude -88.2957 in Keweenaw County. The formal boundaries for the Eagle River Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Keweenaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Eagle River Census Designated Place 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 Eagle River Census Designated Place is located within Township of Houghton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Keweenaw County.


  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Eagle River, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 72 (100%)
Population in Households 72 (100.0%)
Population in Families 56 (77.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 12
Diversity Index2 3
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,603
Average Household Income $61,060
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $27,865
Wealth Index5 64
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (24.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 1.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (74.1%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $187,162
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 41
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 2
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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.24% -0.56%
Households -0.21% -0.49%
Families 1.14% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.53%

Eagle River, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eagle River to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 688 1st
Population Density # 692 0th
Median Household Income # 491 29th
Housing Affordability Index # 8 1st
Per Capita Income # 311 55th
Diversity Index # 691 0th

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