Pellston, Michigan

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Pellston, Michigan

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 10% Pellston Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Pellston, Michigan

Comparing Pellston 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
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 3
People Above Poverty 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 1
Affordability of Rents 3 3
People Living Alone 2 1

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Pellston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 153 miles N of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 232 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Emmet
Standard Zip Codes 49769
Phone Area Codes 616
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.552
Longitude -84.783

Pellston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Distance 16.1 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
Distance 27.5 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
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Pellston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 771 100%
Male 383 49.7%
Female 388 50.3%
Under 18 257 33.3%
18+ 514 66.7%
65+ 69 8.9%
Median Age 31.2
Average Family Size 3.33
White 692 89.8%
African-American 5 0.6%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 50 6.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 21 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.8%

Estimated Pellston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 798
Growth 27
Growth % 3.5%

Pellston 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 19.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.4%
US/American 10.7%
English 10.5%
Irish 9.3%
French (except Basque) 8.7%
French Canadian 6.6%
European 5.4%
Polish 3.5%
Swedish 2.7%
Italian 2.3%
Scottish 2.1%
Dutch 1.4%
Czechoslovakian 1.2%
Norwegian 0.6%
Belgian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Jamaican 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pellston 771 $39,911
Alanson 785 $38,333
Cheboygan 5,295 $32,692
Harbor Springs 1,567 $46,750
Mackinaw City 859 $43,125
Petoskey 6,080 $48,168
Wolverine 359 $26,500
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Pellston High Schools (2004)

Serves 262 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.4

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