Mancelona, Michigan

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Mancelona, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Mancelona Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 15% Mancelona Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Mancelona Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Mancelona Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Mancelona, Michigan

Comparing Mancelona 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 5 4
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 2
Median Family Income 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
People Living Alone 4 3
Housing Recently Built 4 6

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Mancelona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 116 miles NW of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 191 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Antrim
Standard Zip Codes 49659
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.902
Longitude -85.06

Mancelona Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 48 F
Jul Temp 59 to 75 F
Oct Temp 40 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.1 inches
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Mancelona Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,408 100%
Male 663 47.1%
Female 745 52.9%
Under 18 407 28.9%
18+ 1,001 71.1%
65+ 166 11.8%
Median Age 33.4
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,346 95.6%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 19 1.3%
Other 10 0.7%
Mixed Race 27 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 2.2%

Estimated Mancelona Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,386
Growth -22
Growth % -1.6%

Mancelona 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 25.3%
Irish 13%
US/American 11.6%
English 9.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
French (except Basque) 6.6%
Polish 4.1%
Dutch 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Italian 2.9%
Swedish 2.7%
French Canadian 2.4%
Scottish 2.2%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Slovak 0.6%
European 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
Syrian 0.2%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mancelona 1,408 $32,375
Bellaire 1,164 $44,625
Boyne Falls 370 $40,250
Central Lake 990 $44,167
East Jordan 2,507 $39,669
Elk Rapids 1,700 $45,179
Kalkaska 2,226 $33,651

Mancelona Public Libraries

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Mancelona, Michigan
(231) 587-9451

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Mancelona High Schools (2004)

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9300 W. LIMITS
Serves 372 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.3

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Serves 182 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

Mancelona Colleges

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