Caro, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Caro, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Caro had a population of 4,176 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,176
Population in Households 3,944
Population in Familes 2,887
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density1 1,494
Diversity Index2 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,163
Average Household Income $48,695
Per Capita Income $21,549

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,091 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 693 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $97,228
Average Home Value $117,339
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,783
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,017
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.15% -0.26%
Households 0.04% -0.18%
Families 0.02% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

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, 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 # 196 72nd
Population Density # 207 70th
Diversity Index # 237 66th
Median Household Income # 623 10th
Per Capita Income # 510 26th

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