Three Rivers, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Three Rivers, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Three Rivers had a population of 8,026 as of July 1, 2018. Three Rivers ranks in the upper 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 Three Rivers is located at latitude 41.9439 and longitude -85.6325 in St. Joseph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Three Rivers (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. St. Joseph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Three Rivers (GNIS ID: 1627164) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Three Rivers: Brooklyn, Canada, Lockport, Moab, New Jersey, Saint Joseph.

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


Total Population 8,026
Population in Households 7,853
Population in Familes 5,993
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density2 1,486
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $41,645
Average Household Income $50,701
Per Capita Income $19,643


Total Housing Units 3,613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,696 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,427 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 491 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $86,919
Average Home Value $106,014


Total Households 3,122
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,941
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 0.33% 0.1%
Households 0.29% 0.08%
Families 0.5% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Three Rivers, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Three Rivers 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 # 133 81st
Population Density # 209 70th
Diversity Index # 91 87th
Median Household Income # 487 30th
Per Capita Income # 604 13th

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