Montrose, Michigan

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Montrose, Michigan

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Montrose Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Montrose, Michigan

Comparing Montrose 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
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 3 2
Senior Citizens 3 4
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 7 6
People Above Poverty 7 7
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 6
Affordability of Rents 7 9
People Living Alone 5 4
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1

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Montrose Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Flint, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Genesee
Standard Zip Codes 48457
Phone Area Codes 810
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.176
Longitude -83.892

Montrose Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
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Montrose Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,619 100%
Male 778 48.1%
Female 841 51.9%
Under 18 447 27.6%
18+ 1,172 72.4%
65+ 194 12%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,576 97.3%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.6%
Other 5 0.3%
Mixed Race 24 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 1.8%

Estimated Montrose Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,552
Growth -67
Growth % -4.1%

Montrose 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 23.5%
English 14.2%
US/American 12.7%
Irish 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
Polish 5.8%
French (except Basque) 5.7%
Hungarian 3%
Scottish 2.6%
Italian 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Dutch 1.7%
Swedish 1.6%
French Canadian 1.2%
Danish 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Croatian 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Estonian 0.2%
Bulgarian 0.2%
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Montrose 1,619 $46,172
Birch Run 1,653 $48,553
Chesaning 2,548 $51,029
Clio 2,483 $42,155
Flushing 8,348 $64,726
Mount Morris 3,194 $36,389
New Lothrop 603 $46,875
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Montrose High Schools (2004)

Serves 574 students.

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1. Cedar Springs, Michigan 84   23.8% 10.3% 11.7% 27 $42,250 9.4% 4.1% 3,112 13.8% 50.8 0.3% 5.5
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