The City of West Branch had a population of 2,142 as of July 1, 2017.
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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Branch population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,932|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,234|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||4,166|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.94|
|Population in Households||2,009|
|Population in Familes||1,376|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||133|
|Median Household Income||$31,115|
|Average Household Income||$42,827|
|Per Capita Income||$20,434|
|Total Housing Units||1,171 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||487 (41.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||532 (45.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||152 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$89,583|
|Average Home Value||$133,760|
|Average Household Size||1.97|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.27%|
|Per Capita Income||2.76%|
The table below compares West Branch 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.
|Total Population||# 285||59th|
|Population Density||# 223||68th|
|Diversity Index||# 409||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 657||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 543||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.