Munising, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Munising, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Munising had a population of 2,344 as of July 1, 2019. Munising 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 Munising is located at latitude 46.4111 and longitude -86.6479 in Alger County. The formal boundaries for the City of Munising encompass a land area of 5.25 sq. miles and a water area of 3.78 sq. miles. Alger County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The City of Munising (GNIS ID: 1626780) 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.


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Munising, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Munising, MI Housing Affordability Index is 164
State of Michigan Housing Affordability Index is 142
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Munising, MI Wealth Index is 56
State of Michigan Wealth Index is 92
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,344
Population in Households 2,189
Population in Familes 1,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density 446
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,949
Average Household Income $54,603
Per Capita Income $24,181
Wealth Index3 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 829 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $118,816
Housing Affordability Index2 164
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,040
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 600
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.05% -0.28%
Households 0.08% -0.15%
Families 0.15% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Munising, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Munising to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 275 60th
Population Density # 536 23rd
Diversity Index # 193 72nd
Median Household Income # 612 12th
Per Capita Income # 424 39th

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