Eagle River, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Eagle River, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Eagle River Census Designated Place had a population of 71 as of July 1, 2018. 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 47.4044 and longitude -88.2612 in Keweenaw County. The formal boundaries for the Eagle River Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2629539) 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.

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


Total Population 71
Population in Households 71
Population in Familes 55
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $36,124
Average Household Income $55,007
Per Capita Income $24,877


Total Housing Units 158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (22.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 1.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (74.7%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $120,139


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.5% -0.28%
Households -0.59% -0.51%
Families 1.06% -0.85%
Median Household Income   5.06%
Per Capita Income   3.88%

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, 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 # 687 1st
Population Density # 692 0th
Diversity Index # 690 0th
Median Household Income # 610 12th
Per Capita Income # 322 54th

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