Oceana County MI Information


Oceana County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,953
Daytime Population: Workers 9,114
Daytime Population: Residents 15,462
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,576
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 26,650
Population in Familes 22,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density2 53
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $44,542
Average Household Income $56,195
Per Capita Income $21,580


Total Housing Units 16,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,214 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,051 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,002 (36.9%)
Median Home Value $120,023
Average Home Value $150,183


Total Households 10,265
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 7,212
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 0.2% 0.15%
Households 0.12% 0.11%
Families -0.05% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


Oceana County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oceana 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 # 51 40th
Population Density # 47 45th
Diversity Index # 12 87th
Median Household Income # 46 46th
Per Capita Income # 74 12th

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