Manistique is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,982 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Manistique is the 279th largest community in Michigan. Manistique has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Manistique is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manistique is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Manistique who work in office and administrative support (12.11%), management occupations (11.57%), and food service (9.73%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Manistique is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Manistique spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.29 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of people in Manistique with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.07% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Manistique in 2010 was $16,800, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,200 for a family of four. Manistique also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.16% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Manistique is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manistique home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manistique residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Manistique include Swedish, Irish, French Canadian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Manistique is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Polish.