Montcalm County MI Information


Montcalm County Subdivisions

Montcalm County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 63,940
Daytime Population: Workers 19,392
Daytime Population: Residents 35,677
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,069
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 61,101
Population in Familes 50,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,839
Population Density2 91
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $41,562
Average Household Income $53,090
Per Capita Income $20,767


Total Housing Units 28,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,526 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,420 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,939 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $106,241
Average Home Value $140,527


Total Households 23,946
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 16,711
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.13% 0.26%
Households 0.3% 0.33%
Families 0.12% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.91%


Montcalm County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montcalm County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 31 64th
Population Density # 33 61st
Diversity Index # 44 48th
Median Household Income # 67 20th
Per Capita Income # 80 5th

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