Canadian Lakes, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Canadian Lakes, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Canadian Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 2,816 as of July 1, 2017. Canadian Lakes 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 Canadian Lakes is located at latitude 43.5806 and longitude -85.3034 in Mecosta County. The formal boundaries for the Canadian Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.49 sq. miles and a water area of 1.17 sq. miles. Mecosta County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 968 feet.

The Canadian Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393364) 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 Canadian Lakes Census Designated Place is located within Township of Morton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mecosta County.

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


Total Population 2,816
Daytime Population: Workers 771
Daytime Population: Residents 1,784
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,555
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 2,816
Population in Familes 2,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 297
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $54,253
Average Household Income $68,820
Per Capita Income $30,917


Total Housing Units 2,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,177 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 858 (39.4%)
Median Home Value $167,876
Average Home Value $194,940


Total Households 1,321
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 959
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 0.3% 0.11%
Households 0.34% 0.09%
Families -0.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Canadian Lakes, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canadian Lakes 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 # 248 64th
Population Density # 593 14th
Diversity Index # 528 24th
Median Household Income # 175 75th
Per Capita Income # 135 81st

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