Manistique, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manistique, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Manistique had a population of 2,979 as of July 1, 2016. Manistique ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Manistique is located at latitude 45.9576 and longitude -86.2494 in Schoolcraft County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manistique (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Schoolcraft County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The City of Manistique (GNIS ID: 1626668) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Manistique population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Manistique: Monistique.

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


Total Population 2,979
Population in Households 2,871
Population in Familes 2,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 935
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 1,341
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 748
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 888 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 453 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $68,249
Average Home Value $81,215


Median Household Income $31,038
Average Household Income $42,557
Per Capita Income $19,655
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.52%
Households -0.49% -0.45%
Families -0.36% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Manistique, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manistique to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 238 66th
Population Density1 # 350 49th
Diversity Index2 # 157 78th
Median Household Income # 638 8th
Per Capita Income # 537 23rd

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