Carleton, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Carleton, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Carleton had a population of 2,219 as of July 1, 2018. Carleton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Carleton is located at latitude 42.0592 and longitude -83.3908 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Carleton encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of Carleton (GNIS ID: 2397554) 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 Carleton is located within Township of Ash, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

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


Total Population 2,219
Population in Households 2,219
Population in Familes 1,792
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,238
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $52,260
Average Household Income $65,291
Per Capita Income $26,812


Total Housing Units 1,058 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 792 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $206,167
Average Home Value $244,564


Total Households 918
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 609
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.67% -0.45%
Households -0.45% -0.26%
Families -0.43% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   4.29%

Carleton, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carleton 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 # 280 60th
Population Density # 118 83rd
Diversity Index # 554 21st
Median Household Income # 248 64th
Per Capita Income # 250 64th

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