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Caro, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Caro had a population of 4,216 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Caro is located at latitude 43.4893 and longitude -83.4017 in Tuscola County. The formal boundaries for the City of Caro (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Tuscola County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 725 feet.

The City of Caro (GNIS ID: 2397558) 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 City of Caro is located within Township of Indianfields, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tuscola County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Caro 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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Caro, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,216
Daytime Population: Workers 3,488
Daytime Population: Residents 2,480
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,968
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 3,984
Population in Familes 2,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density2 1,508
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $33,127
Average Household Income $48,201
Per Capita Income $21,247


Total Housing Units 1,985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,080 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 714 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $96,644
Average Home Value $113,312


Total Households 1,794
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,027
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 -0.04% -0.23%
Households 0.13% -0.2%
Families 0.16% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Caro, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caro 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 # 193 72nd
Population Density # 203 71st
Diversity Index # 226 68th
Median Household Income # 635 8th
Per Capita Income # 502 28th

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