Fort Gratiot township INFORMATION

Population: 11,104

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 63%
Single 37%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Fort Gratiot township has a very low population density. Fort Gratiot township is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

690 Fort Gratiot township
27,441 New York

City Info

Fort Gratiot township, MI is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 7/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Fort Gratiot township has a population density of 690, with 11,104 current residents.

Out of the 11,104 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 63% of the residents are married and 37% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 48% Sun
  • 32% Rain
  • 36% Snow


50°F average temperature

  • 31 years Median home age
  • $117,610 Median home price
  • 0.95% Home appreciation rate
  • 11.07% Annual property tax
  • 73.4%
    Homes owned
  • 18.9%
    Homes rented
  • 7.7%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Fort Gratiot township, the air quality is 23% and the weather, on average, is 48% sunny, 32% rainy, and 36% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Fort Gratiot township, you should know that 73.4% of homes are owned while 18.9% of homes are rented, and 7.7% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $117,610, the median age of homes is 31 years, the annual home appreciation is 0.95% and the annual property tax is 11.07%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Fort Gratiot township, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Fort Gratiot township’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Fort Gratiot township is 42 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 50.28% Democratic, 47.63% Republican, and 2.08% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:19


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 88%
    High school diploma
  • 8%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 12%
    Bachelors degree
  • 10%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Fort Gratiot township, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 18.30% of residents are unemployed in Fort Gratiot township (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Fort Gratiot township residents: 10.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 20.13% are in the arts and sciences field, 14.4% are in the customer service field, 28.6% are in the sales field, 0.10% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 16.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:19. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 87.97%, 8.45% of residents have an associate’s degree, 12.15% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.00% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Fort Gratiot township, you should be aware that the average commute time is 24 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Fort Gratiot township have a few different options. 87% of commuters use their own cars, 8% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.

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