Leelanau County MI Information


Leelanau County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,469
Population in Households 22,185
Population in Familes 18,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 284
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $62,572
Average Household Income $90,074
Per Capita Income $38,677


Total Housing Units 15,715 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,187 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,424 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,104 (38.8%)
Median Home Value $291,383
Average Home Value $418,166


Total Households 9,611
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 6,585
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.42% 0.21%
Households 0.46% 0.24%
Families 0.26% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


Leelanau County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leelanau County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 63 25th
Population Density # 40 53rd
Diversity Index # 37 57th
Median Household Income # 4 96th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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