Mulliken, Michigan

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Mulliken, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Mulliken Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Mulliken Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Mulliken Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Mulliken People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Mulliken, Michigan

Comparing Mulliken 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Age of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 1 1


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

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Mulliken Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles W of Lansing, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles W of Detroit, Michigan
County Eaton
Metro Area Lansing - East Lansing
Standard Zip Codes 48861
Phone Area Codes 517
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.762
Longitude -84.896

Mulliken Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches
Station IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Mulliken Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 557 100%
Male 288 51.7%
Female 269 48.3%
Under 18 149 26.8%
18+ 408 73.2%
65+ 50 9%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.13
White 536 96.2%
African-American 4 0.7%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 5 0.9%
Mixed Race 8 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.2%

Estimated Mulliken Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 561
Growth 4
Growth % 0.7%

Mulliken 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 30.3%
US/American 15.7%
English 14.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
Irish 9.8%
Dutch 4.4%
Scottish 3.3%
French Canadian 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Polish 1%
European 0.8%
Greek 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Russian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Australian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Iranian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mulliken 557 $52,375
Eagle 130 $45,625
Grand Ledge 7,813 $55,727
Portland 3,789 $57,875
Potterville 2,168 $48,182
Sunfield 591 $50,729
Vermontville 789 $43,393

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