Mecosta, Michigan

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles NE of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Mecosta
Standard Zip Codes 49332
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.62
Longitude -85.226

Mecosta Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Station EVART
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.6 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Mecosta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 440 100%
Male 232 52.7%
Female 208 47.3%
Under 18 139 31.6%
18+ 301 68.4%
65+ 63 14.3%
Median Age 33
Average Family Size 3.13
White 388 88.2%
African-American 10 2.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.5%
Other 6 1.4%
Mixed Race 34 7.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.7%

Estimated Mecosta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 453
Growth 13
Growth % 3%

Mecosta 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
US/American 21.1%
German 21.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
English 8.5%
Irish 7.2%
Polish 6.7%
French Canadian 4.3%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
Belgian 1.6%
Swedish 1.6%
Danish 1.6%
Italian 1.3%
African 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
British 0.5%
Maltese 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mecosta 440 $30,208
Barryton 381 $28,750
Big Rapids 10,849 $28,629
Hersey 374 $46,000
Lakeview 1,112 $38,594
Morley 495 $34,688
Stanwood 204 $43,750

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Morton Township Public Library
Mecosta, Michigan
(231) 972-8315

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