Roscommon, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Roscommon, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Roscommon had a population of 1,020 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Roscommon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,020
Daytime Population: Workers 1,583
Daytime Population: Residents 638
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,221
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.18
Population in Households 927
Population in Familes 699
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 683
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $29,916
Average Household Income $44,166
Per Capita Income $19,834


Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 268 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $90,530
Average Home Value $115,765


Total Households 400
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 235
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 -0.72% -0.6%
Households -0.77% -0.56%
Families 0.12% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

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, 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 # 425 39th
Population Density # 446 36th
Diversity Index # 642 7th
Median Household Income # 664 4th
Per Capita Income # 575 17th

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