Wellston, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Wellston, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Wellston Census Designated Place had a population of 307 as of July 1, 2018. Wellston 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 Wellston is located at latitude 44.2227 and longitude -85.9681 in Manistee County. The formal boundaries for the Wellston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Manistee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Wellston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583771) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Wellston Census Designated Place is located within Township of Norman, a minor civil division (MCD) of Manistee County.


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Wellston, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 307
Population in Households 307
Population in Familes 239
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 315
Diversity Index3 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,546
Average Household Income $44,999
Per Capita Income $19,724

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 ( 6.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (49.0%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $129,526
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.16% -0.07%
Households -0.18% -0.15%
Families 0.28% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Wellston, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellston 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 # 611 12th
Population Density # 584 16th
Diversity Index # 500 28th
Median Household Income # 581 16th
Per Capita Income # 600 13th

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