Wellston, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

Advertisement

Wellston Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Wellston Content

Also See: Wellston, MI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Wellston, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Wellston Census Designated Place had a population of 309 as of July 1, 2015. Wellston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wellston is located at latitude 44.2227 and longitude -85.9681 in Manistee County. The formal boundaries for the Wellston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Manistee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Wellston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583771) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wellston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Wellston Census Designated Place, MI Boundary Map

Advertisement

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | MI Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Norman | Manistee County | Michigan Counties

Search the map for:
Advertisement

Wellston, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 309
Population in Households 309
Population in Familes 244
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 317
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (49.1%)
Median Home Value $88,115
Average Home Value $105,342
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,753
Average Household Income $44,983
Per Capita Income $20,487
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% 0.13%
Households 0.14% 0.29%
Families 1.09% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.

Advertisement

Wellston, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellston to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 608 12th
Population Density1 # 583 16th
Diversity Index2 # 414 41st
Median Household Income # 568 18th
Per Capita Income # 447 36th

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