Dryden, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dryden, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Dryden had a population of 1,019 as of July 1, 2017. Dryden ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Dryden is located at latitude 42.9456 and longitude -83.124 in Lapeer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dryden (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lapeer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 938 feet.

The Village of Dryden (GNIS ID: 2398749) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Dryden is located within Township of Dryden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lapeer County.

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


Total Population 1,019
Daytime Population: Workers 267
Daytime Population: Residents 547
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 814
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 1,017
Population in Familes 899
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 927
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $71,287
Average Household Income $94,001
Per Capita Income $34,230


Total Housing Units 400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 350 (87.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 0.5%)
Median Home Value $191,944
Average Home Value $265,171


Total Households 398
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 307
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.96% 0.73%
Households 1.09% 0.79%
Families 2.32% 0.71%
Median Household Income   4.0%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Dryden, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dryden 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 # 426 39th
Population Density # 354 49th
Diversity Index # 604 13th
Median Household Income # 47 93rd
Per Capita Income # 94 87th

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