Manton, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 1,462 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.7%
 
Males: 643  (44.0%)
Females: 819  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49663.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,608 (it was $27,339 in 2000)
Manton:

$33,608
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,605 (it was $13,528 in 2000)

Manton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $76,932 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Manton:

$76,932
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $156,270; detached houses: $169,764; townhouses or other attached units: $171,007; in 2-unit structures: $91,065; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,751; mobile homes: $35,907

Median gross rent in 2017: $634.

March 2019 cost of living index in Manton: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.7%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 38.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Manton, MI (2017)
    • 1,06890.8%White alone
    • 494.2%Hispanic
    • 282.4%American Indian alone
    • 121.0%Black alone
    • 60.5%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Manton, Michigan as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manton is 31 to 1.


Crime rates in Manton by year

Type

2006

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(575.7)
2
(172.3)
8
(698.7)
3
(233.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(740.1)
11
(947.5)
20
(1,747)
18
(1,400)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.1)
1
(87.3)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(174.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)69.956.8125.8134.5

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City-data.com crime index in Manton, MI

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

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

0.67
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: American (14.5%), German (13.0%), English (11.7%), Swedish (8.3%), Dutch (3.6%), Finnish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 939 people per square mile   (low).

Manton, Michigan map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,575 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,395 (1.5%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Manton, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Manton, MI in 2017
Manton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in Manton, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Manton, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.6%)

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 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 273.0 miles away from Manton 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 the city 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 Manton 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 (13).
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 school in Manton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Manton:

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Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 131).

Hotel: Green Mill Motel (709 North US Highway 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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Manton:

Marital status in Manton, MI
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 20.2%

For population 25 years and over in Manton:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Michigan average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manton, MI (based on Wexford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Michigan:

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

11.8%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.6%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Manton:

29.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.5%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Manton:

77.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manton, MI Residents
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
Sewerage 2$6,367$38,2020$0
Water Supply 2$4,886$29,3160$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,319$39,8280$0
Financial Administration 1$2,721$32,6520$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,139$37,6680$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,266$39,1921$1,844
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$23,698$35,5471$1,844

Manton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,713,000 ($1855.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($41.04)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $344,000 ($235.29)
    Regular Highways: $301,000 ($205.88)
    Water Utilities: $165,000 ($112.86)
    Sewerage: $138,000 ($94.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000 ($57.46)
    Police Protection: $76,000 ($51.98)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($28.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($26.68)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($16.42)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($11.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($3.42)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($3.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($2.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($12.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $280,000 ($191.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($6.16)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($3.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $321,000 ($219.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($23.26)

Manton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $211,000 ($144.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($55.40)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $2,297,000 ($1571.14)
    Other: $61,000 ($41.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $90,000 ($61.56)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($6.16)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($4.10)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $246,000 ($168.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000 ($119.70)
    General Local Government Support: $120,000 ($82.08)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Tax - Property: $297,000 ($203.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($6.84)

Manton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,752,000 ($1882.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,651,000 ($1129.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000 ($803.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,000 ($50.62)

Manton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,474,000 ($1008.21)

7.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Grand Traverse County, MI  1.07% ($35,119 average AGI)
from Missaukee County, MI  0.88% ($31,946)
from Osceola County, MI  0.64% ($28,457)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
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 Missaukee County, MI  1.05% ($32,015 average AGI)
to Grand Traverse County, MI  0.88% ($42,198)
to Osceola County, MI  0.68% ($31,686)

Businesses in Manton, MI

  • U-Haul: 1

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:

Mar 3, 2015 09:51 AM, E 14 Rd, Lat: 44.425128, Lon: -85.402419, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 1999 04:00 AM, Sr-42, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 26, 1993 07:40 PM, 42, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 226ft / 69.5mTotal length
  • 69,060Total average daily traffic
  • 3,768Total average daily truck traffic
  • 62,558Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
New bridges in Manton, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 182000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Manton, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 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: 10/01/2013, Expiration Date: 12/06/2023, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, 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: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 06/20/2025, Certifier: Richard S De Mello, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, 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: 07/19/2014, Expiration Date: 10/14/2024, Certifier: Bryan Vincent, Registrant: Grand Traverse Mobile Communications, 1670 Barlow Street Suite 1, Traverse City, MI 49696, Phone: (231) 947-9851, Fax: (231) 947-9077, Email:
  • Lat: 44.410556 Lon: -85.388361, Call Sign: WQSJ357,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.962 MHz, 456.962 MHz, 461.637 MHz, 466.637 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2013, Expiration Date: 09/26/2023, Certifier: Jim Baggett, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 44.406667 Lon: -85.393611, Call Sign: WQYQ676,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 452.450 MHz, 456.337 MHz, 457.450 MHz, 461.250 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2016, Expiration Date: 12/13/2026, Certifier: R W Henthorne, Registrant: Tele-Rad, Inc., 2351 Cass Road, Traverse City, MI 49684, Phone: (231) 947-8330, Fax: (231) 947-3882, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 7603 MANTON, North 22 Road (Lat: 44.366000 Lon: -85.366556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 141.7 m, Overall height: 149.4 m, Call Sign: WPQL926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Harry Warner, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, 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, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2017, Certifier: Teresa Loving, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Cedar Creek, Lat: 44.411139 Lon: -85.420528, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQJW278,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Jd B Moffit Mr, Registrant: Cedar Creek Wireless, 7915 E. 16 Mile Rd, Manton, MI 49663, Phone: (231) 715-3221, 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: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: John Ogren, Registrant: Law Office Of Suzanne S. Goodwyn, Pllc, 1234 Tottenham Court, Reston, VA 20194, Phone: (703) 444-5475, Fax: (703) 991-0629, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH A60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-541 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 104JT , Serial Number: P-143, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 09/05/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Scott M Reid, 205 N Michigan Ave, Manton, MI 49663

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 49 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Manton, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.4%), and Outside Fires (28.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manton, MI
    • 23456.4%Structure Fires
    • 11628.0%Outside Fires
    • 4510.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 204.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manton, MI
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manton, MI
  • 79.6%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manton, MI
  • 54.6%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 4.6%Other fuel
  • 4.1%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Manton compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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