Manistee, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 6,107 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 2,918  (47.8%)
Females: 3,189  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49660.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,310 (it was $30,351 in 2000)
Manistee:

$37,310
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,119 (it was $16,810 in 2000)

Manistee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,025 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Manistee:

$93,025
MI:

$155,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $542.

March 2019 cost of living index in Manistee: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.5%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.2% for Black residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 36.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Manistee, MI (2017)
    • 5,43588.6%White alone
    • 2323.8%Hispanic
    • 1833.0%Two or more races
    • 1682.7%American Indian alone
    • 450.7%Asian alone
    • 370.6%Black alone
    • 100.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Manistee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Manistee, Michigan as of August 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manistee is 139 to 1.


Crime rates in Manistee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(89.3)
4
(60.3)
2
(30.3)
3
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(50.1)
3
(48.7)
4
(65.6)
3
(49.4)
11
(181.6)
5
(82.9)
9
(147.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
1
(16.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(163.7)
11
(165.7)
4
(60.6)
2
(30.7)
1
(16.5)
4
(66.8)
8
(129.9)
9
(147.7)
1
(16.5)
10
(165.1)
8
(132.7)
18
(295.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(312.5)
25
(376.6)
17
(257.4)
21
(322.7)
23
(379.7)
25
(417.7)
33
(535.9)
17
(279.0)
19
(313.1)
19
(313.7)
42
(696.5)
19
(311.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
146
(2,173)
162
(2,440)
133
(2,014)
169
(2,597)
108
(1,783)
124
(2,072)
122
(1,981)
98
(1,608)
56
(922.7)
116
(1,915)
92
(1,526)
96
(1,576)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(89.3)
4
(60.3)
6
(90.9)
3
(46.1)
5
(82.5)
2
(33.4)
3
(48.7)
4
(65.6)
2
(33.0)
3
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.9)
3
(45.2)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)220.1214.6202.8173.2107.8178.3185.6171.2104.3280.8274.0271.1

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City-data.com crime index in Manistee, MI

Crime rate in Manistee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (19.6%), Polish (19.1%), American (9.6%), Irish (7.5%), English (7.1%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 201 feet

Land area: 3.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,877 people per square mile   (low).

Manistee, Michigan map

82 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,913 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,810 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sheboygan, WI (77.7 miles , pop. 50,792).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (116.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (179.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Eastlake, MI (1.2 miles ),
Oak Hill, MI (1.3 miles ),
Parkdale, MI (1.4 miles ),
Filer City, MI (1.6 miles),
Stronach, MI (1.8 miles),
Onekama, MI (3.2 miles ),
Free Soil, MI (3.3 miles),
Bear Lake, MI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 44.24 N, Longitude: 86.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +750 (+12.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,253 (49.0%)

Area code: 231

Distribution of median household income in Manistee, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Manistee, MI in 2017
Manistee satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $200,500
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $457,600
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $335,000
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $377,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $208,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Manistee, MI residents
Average permit cost in Manistee, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Manistee, MI
Historical housing units in Manistee, MI
Most common industries in Manistee, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Chemicals (9.2%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Paper (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Manistee, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)

Average climate in Manistee, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Manistee, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.6. This is better than average.

City:

58.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Manistee-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Manistee city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manistee-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 318.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 355.5 miles away from Manistee center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 408.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 275.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 383.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.7 miles away from Manistee center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Manistee County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manistee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Manistee:

  • WEST SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1465 E PARKDALE AVENUE)
  • MANISTEE COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (1505 E PARKDALE AVENUE)
  • TENDERCARE OF MANISTEE (300 CARE CENTER DR)
  • FMC - MANISTEE (1293 E PARKDALE AVE)

Airports located in Manistee:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manistee:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 52 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Ferris State University (about 57 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 69 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 70 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 80 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 82 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Lakeland College (about 83 miles; Plymouth, WI; FT enrollment: 2,395)

Public high schools in Manistee:

  • MANISTEE MIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 386, Location: 525 12TH ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • CASMAN ALTERNATIVE ACADEMY (Students: 109, Location: 225 9TH ST, Grades: 7-12, Charter school)
  • MICHIGAN GREAT LAKES VIRTUAL ACADEMY (Location: 50 FILER ST STE F, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • MANISTEE ISD CENTER PROGRAMS (Location: 772 E PARKDALE AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Private high school in Manistee:

  • MANISTEE CATHOLIC CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 233, Location: 1200 US HIGHWAY 31 S, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Manistee:

Private elementary/middle school in Manistee:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 58, Location: 420 OAK ST, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Manistee

Library in Manistee:

  • MANISTEE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,505,391; Location: 95 MAPLE STREET; 83,286 books; 4,046 audio materials; 4,998 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 369 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Manistee Middle School now serves grades 6-8. Kennedy Elementary now serves grades 4 and 5. Jefferson and Madison Elementaries now serve grades K-3. Washington School closed around 2005. CASMAN Academy is now located at 225 Ninth Street. The Special Education Center is in Brethren.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Manistee: Manistee Station (A), Manistee Golf and Country Club (B), Century Boat Company (C), Morton Salt Company (D), Morton Chemical Company (E), Manisteel Incorporated (F), Hardy Salt Company (G), Buitema Dock and Dredge Company (H), Manistee County Library (I), Ramsdell Theatre Opera House (J), Our Savior's Historical Museum (K), Manistee Police Department (L), Manistee County Museum (M), Manistee City Hall (N), Manistee City Fire Department (O), Manistee County Courthouse (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Manistee include: Saint Marys Mount Carmel Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Guardian Angels Church (D), Manistee United Methodist Church (E), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (F), Jehovah's Witnesses (G), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (H), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Manistee include: Rietz Park (1), Sands Park (2), Red Szymarek Park (3), First Street Beach (4), North Riverwalk and Memorial Park (5), William Douglas House Historical Marker (6), Ramsdell Theatre Historical Marker (7), Manistee City Library Historical Marker (8), Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Lake Bluff Audubon Center (Nature Centers; 2890 Lakeshore Road).

Hotels: Gregorys (200 Arthur Street), Days Inn Manistee (1462 US 31 South), Carriage Inn (200 Arthur Street), Country Rest Motel (12150 Caberfae Highway), Hillside Motel (1675 US Highway 31 South).

Courts: Manistee County - Family Division Circuit Court- Juvenile Officer (415 3rd Street), Manistee County - District Court Magistrate (415 3rd Street), Manistee County - Circuit Court (415 3rd Street), Manistee County - Judge of Probate- Probate Court (415 3rd Street), Manistee County - Friend of the Court (415 3rd Street), Michigan State - Labor & Economic Growth Department- Michigan Rehabilitation Serv (1660 US Highway 31 South).

Birthplace of: Fred Green - Football player and coach, Dave Campbell (infielder) - Baseball player, Jack Lundbom - Baseball player.

Manistee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Manistee and their reported violations in the past:

WENDYS (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MANISTEE NATIONAL GOLF/RESORT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIEMER EYE CLINIC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Manistee that have no violations reported:

  • FILER CHARTER TOWNSHIP (Population served: 990, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INSTA LAUNCH CAMPGROUND-MARINA (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MANISTEE NATIONAL GOLF & RESORT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MATSONS BIG MANISTEE RIVER CG (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Manistee in 2010:

  • 56 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Manistee in 2000:

  • 58 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Manistee (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: 14 branches. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • West Shore Bank: Cypress Street Branch at 306 Cypress Street, branch established on 2008/09/23; Manistee Branch at 415 Parkdale, branch established on 1999/08/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $345.2 mil, Deposits: $264.6 mil, headquarters in Ludington, MI, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: West Shore Bank Corporation
  • Honor Bank: Manistee Branch at 1710 U.S. 31 South, branch established on 2004/12/01. Info updated 2010/08/10: Bank assets: $190.5 mil, Deposits: $165.7 mil, headquarters in Honor, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Honor Bancorp, Inc.
  • West Michigan Bank & Trust: Manistee Branch at 120 Cypress Street, branch established on 1989/10/16. Info updated 2008/07/17: Bank assets: $41.6 mil, Deposits: $33.5 mil, headquarters in Frankfort, MI, positive income, 2 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Manistee Branch at 375 River Street, branch established on 1891/05/11. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Northwestern Bank: 325 1st St Branch at 325 1st Street, branch established on 1955/11/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $867.7 mil, Deposits: $784.0 mil, headquarters in Traverse City, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Manistee:

Marital status in Manistee, MI
  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Manistee:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Manistee
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Manistee, MI (based on Manistee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1065
Evangelical Protestant2,54522
Mainline Protestant2,32910
Other1113
None14,642-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Manistee County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Manistee County:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

12.12 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Manistee County:

9.9%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Manistee County:

28.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Manistee:

45.5%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.8%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.3%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

54.7%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.0%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manistee, MI Residents

Manistee government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $3,365,000 ($551.01)
    General - Other: $2,276,000 ($372.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,515,000 ($248.08)
    Police Protection: $1,055,000 ($172.75)
    Regular Highways: $1,034,000 ($169.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,011,000 ($165.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $994,000 ($162.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $512,000 ($83.84)
    Central Staff Services: $450,000 ($73.69)
    Financial Administration: $332,000 ($54.36)
    General Public Buildings: $135,000 ($22.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $315,000 ($51.58)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $16,000 ($2.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,864,000 ($468.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $341,000 ($55.84)

Manistee government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,291,000 ($1030.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $821,000 ($134.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $60,000 ($9.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $648,000 ($106.11)
    Rents: $203,000 ($33.24)
    Interest Earnings: $86,000 ($14.08)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($4.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $636,000 ($104.14)
    General Local Government Support: $631,000 ($103.32)
    Other: $418,000 ($68.45)
  • Tax - Property: $3,822,000 ($625.84)
    Other License: $113,000 ($18.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($1.15)

Manistee government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,301,000 ($3487.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,770,000 ($3237.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,821,000 ($298.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000 ($47.49)

Manistee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,626,000 ($2394.96)

5.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Benzie County, MI  0.60% ($33,448 average AGI)
from Mason County, MI  0.49% ($29,875)
from Grand Traverse County, MI  0.46% ($37,244)


5.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mason County, MI  0.76% ($40,122 average AGI)
to Grand Traverse County, MI  0.53% ($40,431)
to Benzie County, MI  0.40% ($25,513)
Businesses in Manistee, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Manistee:

  • WMTE (1340 AM; 1 kW; MANISTEE, MI; Owner: LAKE MICHIGAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manistee:

  • WVXM (97.7 FM; MANISTEE, MI; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WMTE-FM (101.5 FM; MANISTEE, MI; Owner: LAKE MICHIGAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOUF (92.1 FM; BEULAH, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKZC (94.9 FM; SCOTTVILLE, MI; Owner: LAKE MICHIGAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; FRANKFORT, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; BEAR LAKE, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKLA-FM (106.3 FM; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: LAKE MICHIGAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Manistee:

  • W34BZ (Channel 34; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48BY (Channel 48; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CC (Channel 53; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WCMW (Channel 21; MANISTEE, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
Manistee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Manistee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.6mTotal length
  • 112,615Total average daily traffic
  • 10,803Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,907Total future (year 2010) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Manistee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Manistee, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Manistee)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Manistee)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of reported fires - 77 took place in 2002, and the least - 22 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Manistee, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.5%), and Outside Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manistee, MI
    • 36951.5%Structure Fires
    • 21930.6%Outside Fires
    • 8111.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 476.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manistee, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Manistee, Michigan:

  • Manistee Inn, 378 Riv St, Manistee, Michigan 49660 , Phone: (231) 723-4000, Fax: (231) 723-0007
  • Big River Inn & Suites, 226 E Parkdale Ave, Manistee, Michigan 49660 , Phone: (231) 398-0008, Fax: (231) 398-2770
  • Super 8, 220 Arthur St, Manistee, Michigan 49660 , Phone: (231) 398-8888, Fax: (231) 398-8888
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Manistee, Michigan
Most common first names in Manistee, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15877.8 years
Joseph11578.4 years
Mary11481.1 years
Edward11374.9 years
William10074.3 years
Robert9371.9 years
Frank8677.2 years
Helen7482.4 years
Anna6585.3 years
Harry5977.7 years
Most common last names in Manistee, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10179.9 years
Hansen5477.9 years
Peterson4877.3 years
Anderson4680.1 years
Smith4076.9 years
Miller3976.6 years
Olson2781.0 years
Adamski2578.4 years
Carlson2280.8 years
Kolanowski2273.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manistee, MI
  • 90.4%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manistee, MI
  • 64.5%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Manistee compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Manistee on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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