Stanton, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stanton, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Stanton had a population of 1,506 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Stanton is located at latitude 43.2943 and longitude -85.078 in Montcalm County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montcalm County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 919 feet.

The City of Stanton (GNIS ID: 1627122) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 1,506
Daytime Population: Workers 1,632
Daytime Population: Residents 948
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,580
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.71
Population in Households 1,360
Population in Familes 1,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 702
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $28,898
Average Household Income $42,551
Per Capita Income $17,741


Total Housing Units 635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 353 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 204 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $89,402
Average Home Value $130,453


Total Households 558
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 358
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 0.84% 0.78%
Households 1.3% 0.95%
Families 1.78% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Stanton, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton 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 # 357 49th
Population Density # 442 36th
Diversity Index # 178 74th
Median Household Income # 670 3rd
Per Capita Income # 637 8th

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