Novi, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Novi, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Novi had a population of 59,466 as of July 1, 2018. Novi ranks in the upper 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 Novi is located at latitude 42.4785 and longitude -83.4868 in Oakland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Novi (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.23 sq. miles and a water area of 1.06 sq. miles. Oakland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Novi (GNIS ID: 1626829) 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.

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


Total Population 59,466
Population in Households 59,091
Population in Familes 48,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 375
Population Density2 1,967
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $93,272
Average Household Income $124,170
Per Capita Income $50,253


Total Housing Units 25,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,140 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,831 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,599 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $292,210
Average Home Value $326,811


Total Households 23,971
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 15,515
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 0.9% 0.73%
Households 0.9% 0.75%
Families 0.74% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Novi, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Novi 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 # 20 97th
Population Density # 141 80th
Diversity Index # 48 93rd
Median Household Income # 21 97th
Per Capita Income # 26 96th

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