St. Joseph County MI Information


St. Joseph County Subdivisions

St. Joseph County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 61,874
Daytime Population: Workers 25,276
Daytime Population: Residents 33,851
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 59,127
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 61,109
Population in Familes 50,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 765
Population Density2 124
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $48,353
Average Household Income $60,358
Per Capita Income $23,098


Total Housing Units 28,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,405 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,124 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,884 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $118,438
Average Home Value $152,163


Total Households 23,529
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 16,260
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 0.13% 0.18%
Households 0.17% 0.21%
Families -0.01% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.14%


St. Joseph County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. Joseph County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 32 63rd
Population Density # 29 66th
Diversity Index # 21 76th
Median Household Income # 29 66th
Per Capita Income # 57 33rd

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