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Marenisco, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Marenisco Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Gogebic County at latitude 46.3737 and longitude -89.712. Gogebic County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,519 feet.

The formal official name is the Marenisco Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Marenisco, Michigan.

The U5 Census Class Code for Marenisco indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Marenisco Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Marenisco, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 251
Population in Households 180
Population in Familes 137
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 1.58
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 3.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (32.9%)
Median Home Value $138,095
Average Home Value $187,037


Median Household Income $37,088
Average Household Income $48,741
Per Capita Income $17,574
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.28% -0.32%
Households 0.21% -0.18%
Families 3.24% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   0.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Marenisco, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marenisco to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 634 9th
Population Density1 # 677 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 208 70th
Median Household Income # 512 26th
Per Capita Income # 601 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.