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Demographics

People

Total Population540
Male Share of the Population52.2%
Female Share of the Population47.8%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+177
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married37.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6%
Median Earnings25+$22,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,406

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,094
% Above Poverty Level68.1%
% Below Poverty Level31.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone29.2%
Median Gross Rent$683
Median House Value$54,400

Ancestry

German24.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
Irish10%
Dutch8.5%
English6.5%
Polish6.3%
French Except Basque3.5%
Italian1.9%
Canadian1.7%
Hungarian0.9%
Norwegian0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Russian0.4%
Ukrainian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
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Mecosta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mecosta County
Standard Zip Codes49332
Phone Area Codes231
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude43.61
Approximate Longitude-85.23

Mecosta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBIG RAPIDS WATERWORKS
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp32 to 56 F
Jul Temp57 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches
StationEVART
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp54 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip32.6 inches
StationGREENVILLE 2 NNE
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barryton453$31,667
Big Rapids10,495$41,573
Hersey320$49,063
Lakeview1,025$35,556
Morley665$43,214
Stanwood212$42,500

Mecosta Public Libraries

Morton Township Public Library
110 SOUTH JAMES STREET
Mecosta, Michigan
(231) 972-8315

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Mecosta Public Schools

Mecosta Elementary School
555 West Main St
ZIP: 49332
(231) 972-7477
Primary
Total Enrollment 273
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