Manistee County MI Information


Manistee County Subdivisions

Manistee County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,222
Population in Households 23,810
Population in Familes 18,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,412
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 10,591
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 6,751
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,254 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,337 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,599 (34.6%)
Median Home Value $121,637
Average Home Value $168,830


Median Household Income $41,188
Average Household Income $53,776
Per Capita Income $23,470
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.28%
Households 0.43% 0.39%
Families 0.24% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.


Manistee County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manistee County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 56 34th
Population Density1 # 53 37th
Diversity Index2 # 32 63rd
Median Household Income # 53 37th
Per Capita Income # 42 51st

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