Eagle River, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Eagle River, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Eagle River Census Designated Place had a population of 70 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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


Total Population 70
Daytime Population: Workers 60
Daytime Population: Residents 38
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 98
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 70
Population in Familes 55
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $55,062
Per Capita Income $24,642


Total Housing Units 158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (21.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 3.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (75.3%)
Median Home Value $82,143
Average Home Value $107,353


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 1.79
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.76% -0.58%
Households -1.02% -0.52%
Families 1.21% -0.85%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

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, 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 # 688 1st
Population Density # 692 0th
Diversity Index # 692 0th
Median Household Income # 619 11th
Per Capita Income # 295 58th

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