West Ishpeming, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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West Ishpeming, Michigan - Basic Facts

The West Ishpeming Census Designated Place had a population of 2,520 as of July 1, 2018. West Ishpeming 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 West Ishpeming is located at latitude 46.4884 and longitude -87.7171 in Marquette County. The formal boundaries for the West Ishpeming Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Marquette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,440 feet.

The West Ishpeming Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393843) 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 West Ishpeming Census Designated Place is located within Township of Ishpeming, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marquette County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,520
Population in Households 2,454
Population in Familes 2,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 852
Diversity Index3 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,746
Average Household Income $77,468
Per Capita Income $30,909

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 908 (84.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $114,082
Average Home Value $143,502
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 992
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 714
Average Family Size 3
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 -0.66% -0.51%
Households -0.48% -0.43%
Families -0.53% -0.54%
Median Household Income   4.93%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

West Ishpeming, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Ishpeming 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 # 263 62nd
Population Density # 380 45th
Diversity Index # 653 5th
Median Household Income # 261 62nd
Per Capita Income # 152 78th

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