Gibraltar, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Gibraltar, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Gibraltar had a population of 4,658 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Gibraltar is located at latitude 42.1054 and longitude -83.201 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gibraltar (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.73 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 574 feet.

The City of Gibraltar (GNIS ID: 1626349) 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 Gibraltar: Gibralter.

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


Total Population 4,658
Population in Households 4,648
Population in Familes 3,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,264
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $68,471
Average Household Income $81,463
Per Capita Income $34,495


Total Housing Units 2,204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,411 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 558 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 235 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $167,833
Average Home Value $214,015


Total Households 1,969
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,275
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 0.01% -0.2%
Households 0.14% -0.07%
Families -0.08% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Gibraltar, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gibraltar 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 # 183 74th
Population Density # 262 62nd
Diversity Index # 284 59th
Median Household Income # 67 90th
Per Capita Income # 108 85th

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