The City of Gaylord had a population of 3,959 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Gaylord is located at latitude 45.0275 and longitude -84.6748 in Otsego County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gaylord encompass a land area of 4.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Otsego County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,348 feet.
The City of Gaylord (GNIS ID: 1626341) 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.
|Total Population||3,959 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,794 (95.8%)|
|Population in Families||2,732 (69.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||165 ( 4.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$42,840|
|Average Household Income||$56,239|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,441|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,025 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||837 (41.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||938 (46.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||251 (12.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$110,552|
|Average Home Value||$131,370|
|Housing Affordability Index3||222|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.37%|
|Per Capita Income||2.12%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.33%|
The table below compares Gaylord to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 209||70th|
|Population Density||# 409||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 519||25th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 387||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 442||36th|
|Diversity Index||# 420||40th|
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