Ecorse, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Ecorse, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Ecorse had a population of 8,983 as of July 1, 2018. Ecorse ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Ecorse is located at latitude 42.2496 and longitude -83.1403 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ecorse (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.87 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.

The City of Ecorse (GNIS ID: 1626215) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ecorse: Ecorce, Ecorces, River aux Ecorces.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,983
Population in Households 8,960
Population in Familes 6,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 3,184
Diversity Index3 72
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,522
Average Household Income $44,118
Per Capita Income $17,040

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,813 (40.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,642 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,031 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $54,646
Average Home Value $80,971
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,455
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 2,123
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.69% -0.56%
Households -0.65% -0.49%
Families -0.89% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Ecorse, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ecorse 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 # 116 83rd
Population Density # 62 91st
Diversity Index # 4 100th
Median Household Income # 659 5th
Per Capita Income # 658 5th

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