Bangor, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bangor, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Bangor had a population of 1,841 as of July 1, 2017. Bangor 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 Bangor is located at latitude 42.3124 and longitude -86.1134 in Van Buren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bangor (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Van Buren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The City of Bangor (GNIS ID: 1625879) 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.

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


Total Population 1,841
Daytime Population: Workers 886
Daytime Population: Residents 1,038
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,924
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 1,823
Population in Familes 1,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 1,009
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $33,543
Average Household Income $43,666
Per Capita Income $16,657


Total Housing Units 836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 424 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $83,840
Average Home Value $104,314


Total Households 688
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 453
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 -0.33% -0.13%
Households -0.38% -0.2%
Families -0.33% -0.31%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Bangor, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bangor 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 # 315 55th
Population Density # 323 53rd
Diversity Index # 36 95th
Median Household Income # 629 9th
Per Capita Income # 658 5th

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