Leland, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Leland, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Leland Census Designated Place had a population of 402 as of July 1, 2017. Leland ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Leland is located at latitude 45.0214 and longitude -85.7571 in Leelanau County. The formal boundaries for the Leland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Leelanau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Leland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583749) 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 Leland Census Designated Place is located within Township of Leland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Leelanau County.

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


Total Population 402
Daytime Population: Workers 546
Daytime Population: Residents 204
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 750
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.87
Population in Households 399
Population in Familes 328
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 412
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $62,755
Average Household Income $106,821
Per Capita Income $50,714


Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (35.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 5.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (59.0%)
Median Home Value $466,667
Average Home Value $590,833


Total Households 208
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 140
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 0.89% 0.88%
Households 0.89% 0.85%
Families 2.87% 0.84%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   0.98%

Leland, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leland 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 # 569 18th
Population Density # 548 21st
Diversity Index # 296 58th
Median Household Income # 83 88th
Per Capita Income # 24 97th

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