Manistee County MI Information


Manistee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,171
Daytime Population: Workers 9,969
Daytime Population: Residents 13,974
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,943
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 23,761
Population in Familes 18,479
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,410
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $44,285
Average Household Income $57,918
Per Capita Income $25,057


Total Housing Units 16,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,141 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,362 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,600 (34.8%)
Median Home Value $124,562
Average Home Value $165,023


Total Households 10,503
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 6,668
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 0.24% 0.3%
Households 0.26% 0.35%
Families 0.04% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.59%


Manistee County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manistee County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents 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 # 57 33rd
Population Density # 53 37th
Diversity Index # 32 63rd
Median Household Income # 48 43rd
Per Capita Income # 37 57th

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