Roscommon, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Roscommon, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Roscommon had a population of 1,001 as of July 1, 2018. Roscommon ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Roscommon is located at latitude 44.4883 and longitude -84.5899 in Roscommon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Roscommon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Roscommon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

The Village of Roscommon (GNIS ID: 2399118) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Roscommon is located within Township of Higgins, a minor civil division (MCD) of Roscommon County.

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


Total Population 1,001
Population in Households 912
Population in Familes 681
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 671
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $32,756
Average Household Income $45,029
Per Capita Income $20,170


Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $89,370
Average Home Value $115,476


Total Households 395
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 232
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 -0.86% -0.67%
Households -0.83% -0.56%
Families -0.05% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Roscommon, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roscommon 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 # 427 38th
Population Density # 455 34th
Diversity Index # 633 8th
Median Household Income # 647 7th
Per Capita Income # 584 16th

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