Milan, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Milan, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Milan had a population of 5,982 as of July 1, 2017. Milan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Milan is located at latitude 42.08 and longitude -83.6836 in Washtenaw County. The formal boundaries for the City of Milan (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Washtenaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 702 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Milan are located in Washtenaw County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Monroe County.

The City of Milan (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Milan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Milan: Farmers, Tolaneville.

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Milan, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,982
Daytime Population: Workers 2,121
Daytime Population: Residents 2,845
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,966
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 5,973
Population in Familes 4,813
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 1,803
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $62,331
Average Household Income $74,510
Per Capita Income $29,613


Total Housing Units 2,528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,573 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 784 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $139,935
Average Home Value $149,046


Total Households 2,357
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,540
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 0.34% 0.32%
Households 0.29% 0.3%
Families 0.07% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Milan, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milan 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 # 158 77th
Population Density # 162 77th
Diversity Index # 180 74th
Median Household Income # 86 88th
Per Capita Income # 161 77th

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