The City of West Branch had a population of 2,086 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for West Branch is located at latitude 44.2738 and longitude -84.2366 in Ogemaw County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Branch (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ogemaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 955 feet.
The City of West Branch (GNIS ID: 1627248) 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.
|Population in Households||1,953|
|Population in Familes||1,320|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||133|
|Median Household Income||$30,159|
|Average Household Income||$41,459|
|Per Capita Income||$19,720|
|Total Housing Units||1,160 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||477 (41.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||515 (44.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||168 (14.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$89,726|
|Average Home Value||$135,977|
|Average Household Size||1.97|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.11%|
|Per Capita Income||1.52%|
The table below compares West Branch 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.
|Total Population||# 289||58th|
|Population Density||# 225||68th|
|Diversity Index||# 412||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 668||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 601||13th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.