Empire, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Empire, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Empire had a population of 398 as of July 1, 2018. Empire 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 Empire is located at latitude 44.8122 and longitude -86.0592 in Leelanau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Empire (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Leelanau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Village of Empire (GNIS ID: 2398832) 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 Empire is located within Township of Empire, a minor civil division (MCD) of Leelanau County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 398
Population in Households 395
Population in Familes 295
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 347
Diversity Index3 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $69,236
Per Capita Income $34,872

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (39.5%)
Median Home Value $304,808
Average Home Value $378,919
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 225
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.72% 0.45%
Households 0.78% 0.44%
Families 2.96% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Empire, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Empire 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 # 573 17th
Population Density # 572 17th
Diversity Index # 669 4th
Median Household Income # 298 57th
Per Capita Income # 105 85th

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