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Whitmore Lake, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Whitmore Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 6,578 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Whitmore Lake is located at latitude 42.4395 and longitude -83.7438 in Livingston County. The formal boundaries for the Whitmore Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.21 sq. miles and a water area of 1.08 sq. miles. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Whitmore Lake Census Designated Place are located in Livingston County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Washtenaw County.

The Whitmore Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Whitmore Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Green Oak, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston County.

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


Total Population 6,578
Population in Households 6,550
Population in Familes 5,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 1,562
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $68,341
Average Household Income $85,735
Per Capita Income $35,602


Total Housing Units 3,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,051 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 809 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $175,059
Average Home Value $204,012


Total Households 2,860
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,796
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 0.29% 0.86%
Households 0.39% 0.91%
Families 0.91% 0.77%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   4.0%

Whitmore Lake, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitmore Lake 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 # 146 79th
Population Density # 196 72nd
Diversity Index # 400 42nd
Median Household Income # 69 90th
Per Capita Income # 93 87th

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