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Brethren, Michigan - Basic Facts

Brethren is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Brethren Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Manistee County at latitude 44.3044 and longitude -86.019. Manistee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 722 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Brethren Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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Brethren, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brethren 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 # 569 18th
Population Density1 # 651 6th
Diversity Index2 # 551 21st
Median Household Income # 509 27th
Per Capita Income # 436 37th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 400
Population in Households 400
Population in Familes 316
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 128
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (35.9%)
Median Home Value $85,211
Average Home Value $93,581
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,272
Average Household Income $48,215
Per Capita Income $20,503
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.58% -0.35%
Households -0.28% -0.24%
Families 2.01% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

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