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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Manistique is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.08%), food service (9.66%), and personal care services (8.61%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Manistique has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Manistique a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 13.66 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In Manistique, just 10.54% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Manistique in 2010 was $16,287, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,148 for a family of four. Manistique also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.92% 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 English, Irish, Swedish, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Manistique is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Polish.