Manton, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 1,310 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 702  (53.6%)
Females: 608  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49663.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,784 (it was $27,339 in 2000)
Manton:

$31,784
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,428 (it was $13,528 in 2000)

Manton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,812 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Manton:

$66,812
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $123,139; Detached houses: $135,008; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,130; In 2-unit structures: $57,848; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,760; Mobile homes: $22,544

Median gross rent in 2013: $602.

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  • Races in Manton, MI (2010)

    Manton races chart
    • 1,22094.8%White alone
    • 302.3%Hispanic
    • 201.6%Two or more races
    • 90.7%American Indian alone
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Manton: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.3%), English (12.4%), Irish (12.4%), Dutch (9.4%), Polish (5.8%), Swedish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 841 people per square mile   (low).

Manton,MI real estate house value index trend

Manton, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Manton:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manton city:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 21.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Manton, Michigan as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Manton to the number of sex offenders is 50 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,780 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,314 (2.1%)

Manton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (99.5 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (158.6 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (211.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jennings, MI (2.7 miles ), Haring, MI (2.8 miles ), Lake City, MI (3.3 miles ), Cadillac, MI (3.3 miles ), Fife Lake, MI (3.4 miles ), Boon, MI (3.6 miles) , Kingsley, MI (3.7 miles ), Buckley, MI (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 44.41 N, Longitude: 85.40 W

Area code: 231

Manton household income distribution Manton home values distribution

Crime rates in Manton by Year
Type 2001 2006 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.077.8
Robberies 10000
per 100,000 81.50.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 37283
per 100,000 244.5575.7172.3698.7233.3
Thefts 259112018
per 100,000 2,037.5740.1947.51,746.71,399.7
Auto thefts 10110
per 100,000 81.50.086.187.30.0
Arson 00020
per 100,000 0.00.00.0174.70.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.8) 127.868.956.1124.0132.7

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Crime rate in Manton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.77
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Manton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Manton, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Manton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.7 miles away from the Manton 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 27.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 323.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 289.3 miles away from Manton center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 273.0 miles away from the city 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 431.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 118.4 miles away from Manton center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 287.9 miles away from the city 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 Wexford County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Manton:

  • MERCY HOSPITAL - CADILLAC Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • FMC - CADILLAC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • THE LAKEVIEW OF CADILLAC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • MERCY AMICARE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)

Amtrak stations near Manton:

  • 10 miles: CADILLAC (1202 N. MITCHELL ST.) - Bus Station
  • 15 miles: MESICK (HWY. 115 AT HWY. 37) - Bus Station
  • 16 miles: BUCKLEY (102 WEXFORD AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manton:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 27 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 44 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 51 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Central Michigan University (about 65 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 78 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 90 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 90 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)

Public high schools in Manton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Manton:

See full list of schools located in Manton, School District: MANTON CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

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Notable locations in Manton: Lake Billings Campground (A), Manton Station (B), Manton Area Historical Museum (C), Manton Police Department (D), Manton Public Library (E), Michigan Department of Natural Resources Manton Field Office (F), Manton Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Manton include: First Christian Church (A), Manton United Methodist Church (B), Manton Free Methodist Church (C), Manton Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Billings Lake (A), Mill Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Manton include: Rotary Park (1), Battle of Manton Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Green Mill Motel (Tours & Charters; 709 North USHighway 131).

Hotel: Green Mill Motel (709 North USHighway 131).

Wexford 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 Manton and their reported violations in the past:

MDNR HOPKINS CREEK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2011), St Public Notif issued (JUL-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-19-2011 to OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
THE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MDNR GOOSE LAKE CG - A (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • ROLLINS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOLLYWOOD BAR (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIBERTY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHISPERING PINES WES. CAMP - S (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST THERESA CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.7%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Manton, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Manton compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Manton (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Manton Branch at 314 West Main Street, branch established on 1954/10/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Michigan average:

11.0

Manton travel time to work - commute Manton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manton city (based on Wexford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,59448
Mainline Protestant3,16414
Catholic2,0153
Other4703
None20,492-
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: 8
Wexford County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Wexford County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Wexford County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wexford County:

29.9%
Michigan:

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

11.8%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,721$32,6520$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,319$39,8280$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,266$39,1921$1,844
Streets and Highways 1$3,139$37,6680$0
Sewerage 2$6,367$38,2020$0
Water Supply 2$4,886$29,3160$0
Totals for Government 8$23,698$35,5471$1,844

Manton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $44,000 ($33.59)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $219,000 ($167.18)
    Water Utilities: $109,000 ($83.21)
    Sewerage: $104,000 ($79.39)
    General - Other: $86,000 ($65.65)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($38.93)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($33.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($32.06)
    Fire Protection: $34,000 ($25.95)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($25.19)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($13.74)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($4.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($3.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($5.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,000 ($1.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($7.63)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($2.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $227,000 ($173.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $74,000 ($56.49)

Manton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $92,000 ($70.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000 ($52.67)
    All Other: $30,000 ($22.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $65,000 ($49.62)
    General Revenue, NEC: $27,000 ($20.61)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($16.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $128,000 ($97.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $165,000 ($125.95)
    Highways: $84,000 ($64.12)
  • Tax - Property: $279,000 ($212.98)
    NEC: $10,000 ($7.63)

Manton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,185,000 ($904.58)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $118,000 ($90.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,179,000 ($900.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $112,000 ($85.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($4.58)
    Other, NEC: $6,000 ($4.58)

Manton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $213,000 ($162.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $510,000 ($389.31)

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Missaukee County, MI  0.96% ($26,847 average AGI)
from Osceola County, MI  0.71% ($23,170)
from Grand Traverse County, MI  0.69% ($24,847)


6.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grand Traverse County, MI  0.92% ($26,947 average AGI)
to Missaukee County, MI  0.75% ($28,892)
to Osceola County, MI  0.54% ($32,866)

Strongest AM radio stations in Manton:

  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WATT (1240 AM; 1 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manton:

  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKAD (93.7 FM; HARRIETTA, MI; Owner: CADILLAC BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCKC (107.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; KALKASKA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • W201CM (88.1 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WKVK (100.7 FM; HONOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Manton:

  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W61CS (Channel 61; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W68DD (Channel 68; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CQ (Channel 62; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CD (Channel 50; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CE (Channel 36; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CU (Channel 25; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: EDWARD J. HESS AND/OR MADGE E. HESS)
  • W36BZ (Channel 36; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Manton fatal accident list:

Jul 9, 1999 04:00 AM, Sr-42, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 26, 1993 07:40 PM, 42, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 2,850Total average daily traffic
  • 171Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,434Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Manton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Mdnr Field Ofc (Lat: 44.415556 Lon: -85.400056), Call Sign: KQE313
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.6400 MHz, 44.7200 MHz, 44.8000 MHz, 44.8400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/2003, Expiration Date: 12/06/2013
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:
  • North 22 Road (Lat: 44.366000 Lon: -85.366556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 141.7 m, Overall height: 149.4 m, Call Sign: WPQD342
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.012 MHz, 866.425 MHz, 867.925 MHz, 868.425 MHz, 868.925 MHz, 867.275 MHz, 851.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2005, Expiration Date: 05/31/2015, Certifier: Harry Warner
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:
  • SEWER LAGOON, 350m Nw Of Intersection Of N 41 1/2 Rd And W. Gris (Lat: 44.416944 Lon: -85.414167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQBI599
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.137 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014, Certifier: Bryan Vincent
    Registrant: Grand Traverse Mobile Communications, 716 Boon Street, Traverse City, MI 49686, Phone: (231) 947-9851, Fax: (231) 947-9077, Email:
  • MANTON - 7603, North 22 Road (Lat: 44.366000 Lon: -85.366556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 141.7 m, Overall height: 149.4 m, Call Sign: WPQE992
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.9600 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2005, Expiration Date: 06/20/2015, Certifier: Richard S De Mello
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1192 E 20 Rd (Lat: 44.380833 Lon: -85.556722), Call Sign: KPM581, Licensee ID: L00267268
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/1994, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc, P.O. Box 286, Petosky, MI 49770, Phone: (517) 754-5621

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Manton, North 22 Road (Lat: 44.366000 Lon: -85.366556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 141.7 m, Overall height: 149.4 m, Call Sign: WPQL926
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Harry Warner
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:
  • MANTON TOWER, 3320 N 45 Rd (Lat: 44.386944 Lon: -85.376111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.7 m, Call Sign: WPQP679
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.512 MHz, 941.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2010, Expiration Date: 08/04/2020, Certifier: Fred Harris
    Registrant: Wexford County Sheriff Department, 820 Carmel Street, Cadillac, MI 49601, Phone: (231) 779-9211, Fax: (231) 779-0218, Email:
  • MANTON, Lat: 44.422611 Lon: -85.430806, Call Sign: WQHA209
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2007, Expiration Date: 06/07/2017, Certifier: Teresa Loving
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Manton, Lat: 44.414639 Lon: -85.417667, Type: Tower, Structure height: 74.4 m, Overall height: 76.5 m, Call Sign: WQJY872
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2009, Expiration Date: 02/20/2019, Certifier: John Ogren
    Registrant: Law Office Of Suzanne S. Goodwyn, 1234 Tottenham Court, Reston, VA 20194, Phone: (703) 444-8804, Fax: (703) 991-0629, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Manton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERO TRIKE SAFARI (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8035W , Serial Number: M5439499, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Phyllis J Stott, 5450 N 41 1/2 Rd, Manton, MI 49663
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84012 , Serial Number: 7AC-2699, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald L Remster, 8807 N Morey Rd, Manton, MI 49663

Most common first names in Manton, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3173.0 years
William2775.4 years
George2275.5 years
Mary2080.8 years
Robert2069.4 years
James2075.3 years
Dorothy1776.7 years
Walter1674.7 years
Charles1668.1 years
Donald1571.7 years
Most common last names in Manton, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1878.1 years
Johnson1371.6 years
Wilson1168.2 years
Brown1171.3 years
Scott1075.8 years
Tidey967.1 years
Lovell978.6 years
Bever977.9 years
Cox976.1 years
Thompson869.1 years

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