Stanton, Michigan

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Stanton, Michigan

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 17% Stanton Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Stanton, Michigan

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 3 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 6 7
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3

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Stanton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NE of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Montcalm
Standard Zip Codes 48888
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.292
Longitude -85.081

Stanton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.6 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
Station IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 23.7 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
Station ST JOHNS
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
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Stanton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,504 100%
Male 737 49%
Female 767 51%
Under 18 450 29.9%
18+ 1,054 70.1%
65+ 184 12.2%
Median Age 31.8
Average Family Size 3.13
White 1,443 95.9%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 17 1.1%
Mixed Race 31 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 73 4.9%

Estimated Stanton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,527
Growth 23
Growth % 1.5%

Stanton 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 31.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
English 9.6%
Irish 8.2%
US/American 7.9%
Danish 7.3%
Dutch 4.4%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
French Canadian 3%
Italian 2.6%
Polish 2.4%
Pennsylvania German 1.4%
Scottish 1.2%
Belgian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
European 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stanton 1,504 $39,688
Belding 5,877 $37,111
Carson City 1,190 $41,477
Edmore 1,244 $35,391
Greenville 7,935 $35,050
Lakeview 1,112 $38,594
Sheridan 705 $40,536

Stanton Public Libraries

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Stanton, Michigan
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Stanton High Schools (2004)

Serves 649 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.2

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1. Castle Rock, Washington 84.9   28.6% 13.6% 8.3% 25 $44,125 7.2% 6.8% 2,130 17.3% 49.8 0.4% 6.1
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