Manistee, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Manistee, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Manistee had a population of 6,201 as of July 1, 2018. Manistee ranks in the upper 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 Manistee is located at latitude 44.2444 and longitude -86.3242 in Manistee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manistee (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.29 sq. miles and a water area of 1.17 sq. miles. Manistee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The City of Manistee (GNIS ID: 1626666) 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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Manistee, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,201
Population in Households 6,121
Population in Familes 4,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 1,886
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $41,564
Average Household Income $53,877
Per Capita Income $24,548


Total Housing Units 3,681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,797 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 989 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 895 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $99,627
Average Home Value $146,592


Total Households 2,786
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,560
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.05% 0.09%
Households -0.13% 0.04%
Families -0.41% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Manistee, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manistee to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 153 78th
Population Density # 152 78th
Diversity Index # 186 73rd
Median Household Income # 491 29th
Per Capita Income # 332 52nd

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