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Manistee County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 24,509 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 24,527 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,505
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,626
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,983
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,177 (it was 1,877 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

28%

Land area: 544 sq. mi.

Water area: 737.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Manistee County: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.1%), Educational, health and social services (20.5%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Manistee County, MI (2019)
    • 21,70388.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8003.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7513.1%Two or more races
    • 6832.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4832.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 840.3%Asian alone
    • 110.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

49.4 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 12,722  (51.9%)
Females: 11,787  (48.1%)
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Average household size:
Manistee County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,192 ($34,208 in 1999)
This county:

$52,192
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $573 (lower quartile is $408, upper quartile is $714)
This county:

$573
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $137,300 (it was $79,200 in 2000)
Manistee:

$137,300
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,306 - $219,956
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,087
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $406

Institutionalized population: 1,207

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 60
  • Auto thefts: 7

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 80
  • Auto thefts: 3
Manistee County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 61 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 1999: 88 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,200
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $301,100
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $257,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Manistee, MI residents
Average permit cost in Manistee, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,758 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,567 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Manistee, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Manistee, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Manistee, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.4%
Manistee County:

10.4%
Michigan:

13.0%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.2% for American Indian residents, 6.0% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 49.4 years old
(Males: 47.4 years old, Females: 51.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.9 years old, Black residents: 29.8 years old, American Indian residents: 49.2 years old, Asian residents: 44.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.8 years old, Other race residents: 19.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Manistee County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $550 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $658 a month.

Cities in this county include: Manistee, Parkdale, Onekama, Oak Hill, Kaleva, Eastlake, Brethren, Bear Lake, Wellston, Arcadia.

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

2018 air pollution in Manistee County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Manistee County: Cadillac Camp (A), Cornell School (B), McNett School (C), Yuma Station (D), Haring Station (E), Gilbert Station (F), Haire Station (G), Missaukee Junction Station (H), Old US-131 State Forest Campground (I), Indian Crossing Campground (J), Harrietta State Fish Hatchery (K), Hemlock Campground (L), Bunker Hill Golf Course (M), Pine River Paddlesport Center and Campground (N), Peterson Bridge Campground (O), Baxter Bridge State Forest Campground (P), Caberfae Peaks Ski and Golf Resort (Q), Selma Center School (R), Johnny's Game and Fish Park (S), Hawk Golf Course (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Manistee County include: Bethel Chapel (A), Kingdom Hall (B), Church of Christ Disciples (C), Rollins Church (D), Foursquare Lighthouse Church (E), Saint Theresa's Church (F), Trinity Lutheran Church (G), Faith Lutheran Church (H), Meauwataka Free Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hobart Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2), Cherry Grove Cemetery (3), Harrietta Cemetery (4), Banker Cemetery (5), Section 16 Cemetery (6), Clam Lake Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Twin Lakes (A), Pleasant Lake (B), Peterson Lake (C), Buttermilk Lake (D), Carp Lake (E), Carpenter Lake (F), Cedar Lake (G), Ferguson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buttermilk Creek (A), Burkett Creek (B), Brandy Creek (C), Blind Creek (D), Apple Creek (E), Anderson Creek (F), Adams Creek (G), Fife Lake Outlet (H), Johnson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Manistee County include: Brandy Brook Waterfowl Area (1), Clofax Township Park (2), Mitchell Creek Waterfowl Area (3), Pine River Experimental Forest (4), White Pine Trail State Park (5), Caberfae Ski Resort Historical Marker (6), First Wexford County Courthouse Historical Marker (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Sagadahoc County, Maine , Grant County, Oregon , Washington County, Maine , Washakie County, Wyoming , Pierce County, Wisconsin , Stanley County, South Dakota , Wexford County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

6.3%

Unemployment by year in Manistee, MI
County total employment by year in Manistee, MI
County average yearly wages by year in Manistee, MI

Current college students: 651
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 432 (42.8% naturalized citizens)

Manistee County:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1592010 or later
  • 672000 to 2009
  • 491990 to 1999
  • 471980 to 1989
  • 501970 to 1979
  • 166Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.2%

Manistee County marital status for males Manistee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,831
  • One, attached: 341
  • Two: 469
  • 3 or 4: 345
  • 5 to 9: 202
  • 10 to 19: 86
  • 20 to 49: 102
  • 50 or more: 193
  • Mobile homes: 1,364
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Manistee County with a mortgage: 4,107 (64 second mortgage, 375 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,886

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Manistee County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1065
Evangelical Protestant2,54522
Mainline Protestant2,32910
Other1113
None14,642-
Manistee County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Manistee County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Manistee County:

9.9%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Manistee County:

28.5%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Manistee County:

Average size of farms: 147 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,494
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $361.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.46%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.11%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,492
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.96%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $48,988
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.54%
Corn for grain: 1482 harvested acres
Vegetables: 840 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,497 acres

Tornado activity:

Manistee County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 21140620.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/7/1974, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manistee County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.7 miles away from Manistee County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 314.3 miles away from the county 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 350.5 miles away from the county 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) earthquake occurred 416.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 277.0 miles away from Manistee County 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 391.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4494, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 06, 2008 to July 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1777: July 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1777, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-774: September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: 774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Manistee County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Manistee

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,133 (79.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,010 (11.2%)
  • Bus: 82 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 52 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 78 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 206 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 428 (4.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (17%)
  • Mexico (17%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Iraq (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Manistee County


  • German (17%)
  • American (13%)
  • Polish (13%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Manistee County, Michigan in 2000:

  • 723 people in state prisons
  • 189 people in nursing homes
  • 148 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Manistee County, Michigan in 2010:

  • 1,045 people in state prisons
  • 117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 45 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,680.

5.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
4.33% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($31,902 average AGI)
1.65% relocated from other states ($13,313 average AGI)
Manistee County:

1.65%
Michigan average:

1.59%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Kent County, MI  0.22% ($41,762)
from Wexford County, MI  0.22% ($24,667)


5.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
4.16% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($27,232 average AGI)
1.39% relocated to other states ($11,297 average AGI)
Manistee County:

1.39%
Michigan average:

1.85%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Wexford County, MI  0.26% ($32,080)
to Kent County, MI  0.24% ($34,043)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0

Births per 1000 population in Manistee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Manistee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Manistee County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Manistee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Manistee County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Manistee County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Manistee County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Manistee County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Manistee County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,833 (4,897 aged, 936 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 357 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Manistee County, Michigan in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (565)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (438)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (343)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (219)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (147)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (77)
  • Unspecified dementia (51)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (49)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (22)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.99
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,991
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 215
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,747

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 876
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,054
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 161.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,509
  • Male householders: 5,092 (1,575 living alone), Female householders: 4,416 (1,621 living alone)
  • 4,708 spouses (4,664 opposite-sex spouses), 520 unmarried partners, (485 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,172 children (5,753 natural, 187 adopted, 231 stepchildren), 598 grandchildren, 208 brothers or sisters, 311 parents, 36 foster children, 323 other relatives, 688 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,410

Size of family households: 3,648 2-persons, 1,102 3-persons, 663 4-persons, 310 5-persons, 133 6-persons, 88 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,193 1-person, 393 2-persons, 26 3-persons.

2,491 married couples with children.
1,075 single-parent households (421 men, 654 women).

96.5% of residents of Manistee speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $148,936,000 ($5,936 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,147,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $77,658,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $35,812,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,096,000
Federal grants: $24,935,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,488,000 ($300,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,948,000 ($426,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $104,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,688,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,775,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,395
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,590
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +24
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +904
Here +36 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Manistee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.82 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Manistee County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Manistee County, Michigan
  • 1792014 or later
  • 1012010 to 2013
  • 1,6022000 to 2009
  • 2,2351990 to 1999
  • 1,7311980 to 1989
  • 2,4171970 to 1979
  • 2,1871960 to 1969
  • 1,3961950 to 1959
  • 9711940 to 1949
  • 3,0541939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Manistee County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Manistee County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Manistee County, Michigan
  • 91 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 1523 rooms
  • 6114 rooms
  • 1,5295 rooms
  • 1,9006 rooms
  • 1,5017 rooms
  • 8618 rooms
  • 1,3669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Manistee County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Manistee County, Michigan
  • 511 room
  • 1222 rooms
  • 2413 rooms
  • 3534 rooms
  • 2845 rooms
  • 1916 rooms
  • 1377 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 1169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Manistee County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Manistee County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Manistee County, Michigan
  • 12no bedroom
  • 1881 bedroom
  • 1,7852 bedrooms
  • 4,1893 bedrooms
  • 1,4394 bedrooms
  • 3565+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Manistee County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Manistee County, Michigan
  • 70no bedroom
  • 3911 bedroom
  • 5422 bedrooms
  • 4123 bedrooms
  • 1064 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Manistee County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Manistee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Manistee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 286no vehicle
  • 2,5321 vehicle
  • 3,3402 vehicles
  • 1,2453 vehicles
  • 4064 vehicles
  • 1705+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Manistee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Manistee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 305no vehicle
  • 8431 vehicle
  • 3302 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.2% of Manistee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Michigan.

Manistee County:

88.2%
State average:

86.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,971
  • Other state: 3,996
  • Northeast: 368
  • Midwest: 1,844
  • South: 1,128
  • West: 663
Year householders moved into unit in Manistee County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Manistee County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.2%Utility gas
  • 26.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.5%Wood
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.7%Utility gas
  • 23.6%Electricity
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 188
Here:

9.9%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 147
Here:

11.1%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 38
Here:

5.8%
Michigan:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Manistee County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $11,266,000
    Regular Highways: $932,000
    Air Transportation: $303,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,587,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $10,614,000
    Regular Highways: $5,606,000
    General - Other: $4,327,000
    Air Transportation: $2,864,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,593,000
    Police Protection: $1,729,000
    Libraries: $1,427,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,346,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,323,000
    Financial Administration: $557,000
    General Public Buildings: $416,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $340,000
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,445,000
    Other: $580,000
    Highways: $417,000
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $450,000
    Health and Hospitals: $269,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,922,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,740,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $182,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,820,000
    Interest Earnings: $311,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    Rents: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $108,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,164,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,955,000
    Highways: $4,456,000
    General Local Government Support: $545,000
    Other: $433,000
    Public Welfare: $268,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,977,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $128,000
    Other License: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,987,000

Manistee County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $11,266,000
    Regular Highways: $932,000
    Air Transportation: $303,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,587,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $10,614,000
    Regular Highways: $5,606,000
    General - Other: $4,327,000
    Air Transportation: $2,864,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,593,000
    Police Protection: $1,729,000
    Libraries: $1,427,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,346,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,323,000
    Financial Administration: $557,000
    General Public Buildings: $416,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $340,000
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,445,000
    Other: $580,000
    Highways: $417,000
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $450,000
    Health and Hospitals: $269,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,922,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,740,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $182,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,820,000
    Interest Earnings: $311,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    Rents: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $108,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,164,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,955,000
    Highways: $4,456,000
    General Local Government Support: $545,000
    Other: $433,000
    Public Welfare: $268,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,977,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $128,000
    Other License: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,987,000

Manistee County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $11,266,000
    Regular Highways: $932,000
    Air Transportation: $303,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,587,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $10,614,000
    Regular Highways: $5,606,000
    General - Other: $4,327,000
    Air Transportation: $2,864,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,593,000
    Police Protection: $1,729,000
    Libraries: $1,427,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,346,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,323,000
    Financial Administration: $557,000
    General Public Buildings: $416,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $340,000
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,445,000
    Other: $580,000
    Highways: $417,000
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $450,000
    Health and Hospitals: $269,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,922,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,740,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $182,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,820,000
    Interest Earnings: $311,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    Rents: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $108,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,164,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,955,000
    Highways: $4,456,000
    General Local Government Support: $545,000
    Other: $433,000
    Public Welfare: $268,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,977,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $128,000
    Other License: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,987,000

Manistee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $11,266,000
    Regular Highways: $932,000
    Air Transportation: $303,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,587,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $10,614,000
    Regular Highways: $5,606,000
    General - Other: $4,327,000
    Air Transportation: $2,864,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,593,000
    Police Protection: $1,729,000
    Libraries: $1,427,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,346,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,323,000
    Financial Administration: $557,000
    General Public Buildings: $416,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $340,000
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,445,000
    Other: $580,000
    Highways: $417,000
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $450,000
    Health and Hospitals: $269,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,922,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,740,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $182,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,820,000
    Interest Earnings: $311,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    Rents: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $108,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,164,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,955,000
    Highways: $4,456,000
    General Local Government Support: $545,000
    Other: $433,000
    Public Welfare: $268,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,977,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $128,000
    Other License: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,987,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 563
  • Number of aged recipients: 23
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 540
  • Number of recipients under 18: 95
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 396
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 72
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 234
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 244
Most common first names in Manistee County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23577.8 years
William15375.1 years
Mary15280.2 years
Joseph14278.0 years
Edward14075.2 years
Robert13572.1 years
Frank10877.6 years
Helen9582.3 years
George8676.2 years
Charles8477.0 years
Most common last names in Manistee County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson14079.1 years
Anderson7680.3 years
Smith7076.3 years
Peterson6577.7 years
Hansen5977.8 years
Miller5975.7 years
Brown3676.8 years
Schimke3579.3 years
Olson3180.4 years
Hilliard2776.4 years
Businesses in Manistee County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS4
Kmart1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

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