Munising, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Munising, Michigan - Basic Facts

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The City of Munising had a population of 2,419 as of July 1, 2017. 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 46.4309 and longitude -86.6194 in Alger County. The formal boundaries for the City of Munising (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Munising population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Munising, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,419
Daytime Population: Workers 1,401
Daytime Population: Residents 1,414
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,815
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 2,264
Population in Familes 1,691
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density2 461
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $39,031
Average Household Income $55,818
Per Capita Income $25,241


Total Housing Units 1,315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 722 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $101,712
Average Home Value $135,359


Total Households 1,055
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 612
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% -0.04%
Households 0.3% -0.09%
Families 0.46% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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, 2017 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 # 267 62nd
Population Density # 530 24th
Diversity Index # 200 71st
Median Household Income # 537 23rd
Per Capita Income # 269 61st

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