Glen Arbor, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glen Arbor, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Glen Arbor Census Designated Place had a population of 221 as of July 1, 2017. Glen Arbor 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 Glen Arbor is located at latitude 44.8957 and longitude -85.9895 in Leelanau County. The formal boundaries for the Glen Arbor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Leelanau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 591 feet.

The Glen Arbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583737) 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 Glen Arbor Census Designated Place is located within Township of Glen Arbor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Leelanau County.

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


Total Population 221
Daytime Population: Workers 380
Daytime Population: Residents 141
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 521
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.36
Population in Households 208
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 215
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $66,972
Average Household Income $109,859
Per Capita Income $55,346


Total Housing Units 314 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (32.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 3.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (64.3%)
Median Home Value $763,889
Average Home Value $785,922


Total Households 112
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 73
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 -0.49% -0.27%
Households -0.6% -0.18%
Families 0.38% -0.55%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   0.96%

Glen Arbor, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Arbor 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 # 646 7th
Population Density # 619 11th
Diversity Index # 651 6th
Median Household Income # 63 91st
Per Capita Income # 18 98th

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