Frankenmuth, Michigan

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Frankenmuth, Michigan

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High Points

Frankenmuth strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Frankenmuth Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Frankenmuth Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Frankenmuth Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Frankenmuth People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Frankenmuth College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Frankenmuth Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Frankenmuth Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Frankenmuth, Michigan

Comparing Frankenmuth to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 9
People Above Poverty 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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Frankenmuth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles SE of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Saginaw
Metro Area Saginaw - Bay City - Midland
Standard Zip Codes 48734
Company Zip Codes 48787
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.331
Longitude -83.738

Frankenmuth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
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Frankenmuth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,838 100%
Male 2,158 44.6%
Female 2,680 55.4%
Under 18 988 20.4%
18+ 3,850 79.6%
65+ 1,368 28.3%
Median Age 47.6
Average Family Size 2.82
White 4,780 98.8%
African-American 13 0.3%
Asian 14 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.2%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 18 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 46 1%

Estimated Frankenmuth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,803
Growth -35
Growth % -0.7%

Frankenmuth Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 53.2%
English 7.8%
Polish 7.1%
US/American 6.6%
Irish 5.8%
French (except Basque) 4%
Italian 1.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
Hungarian 1.3%
French Canadian 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Czechoslovakian 1.1%
Dutch 1%
Norwegian 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
European 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
British 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Frankenmuth 4,838 $71,667
Birch Run 1,653 $48,553
Bridgeport 7,849 $45,691
Clio 2,483 $42,155
Millington 1,137 $42,353
Reese 1,375 $50,556
Vassar 2,823 $44,924

Frankenmuth Public Libraries

James E. Wickson Memorial Library
Frankenmuth, Michigan
(989) 652-8323
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Frankenmuth High Schools (2004)

Serves 593 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.1

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