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Compare city quality of life facts and figures for one of the best places to retire in Michigan.

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Michigan City
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City Type
City Type Lakes & Rivers, College Town na
Population (2016 est.)
Population (Current) 120,782 78,040
Population (1990) 109,592 49,272
Land Area (sq mi) 28 36
Persons Per Square Mile 4,314 2,151
Home Prices
2017 $421,356 $425,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '17) 62.1% 68.0%
Annual Appreciation ('16 to '17) 25.9% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '17) 3.1% 3.5%
Big City Prices ('17) $76,000 $319,000
Bargain Index 449% 103%
Big City Detroit na
Monthly Rent $1,485 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 19.1 18.2
Cost of Living (2017)
Cost of Living 111% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2016)
Good Days 73% 72%
Moderate Days 24% 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 2% 3%
Unhealthy Days 0% 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 36% 36%
Threatened 0% 2%
Impaired 64% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 51 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 42 miles 72 miles
City Detroit na
Recreation
National Parks 1 7
National Campgrounds 2 26
State Parks 20 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 5 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 25 346
2015 17 324
Gain ('15 to '16) 47% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 28 37
White 73.0% 80.7%
Black or African American 7.7% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3% 0.8%
Asian 14.4% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2%
Other Race 1.0% 4.4%
Multiple Races 3.6% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 4.1% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $85,110 $69,596
Occupied Housing 95% 83%
Vacant Housing 5% 17%
Home Ownership 45% 55%
Persons Per Family 2.90 2.90
Taxes (2016)
Local and State 6.0% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 113 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Cool & Dry Temperate & Humid
January Low Temp 17 F 27 F
July High Temp 83 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 35 in 35 in
Elevation 900 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Lower Moderate
Earthquake .2% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 10
Flood Low Very High
Tornado Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 2 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2016)
Violent Crimes 24 40
Property Crimes 250 403
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 6,503 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 691 1,253
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