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Manistee, Michigan
Des Moines, Iowa
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Manistee is 28% less densely populated than Des Moines.
People are 3% more likely to be married in Des Moines.
The Median Age is 10.5 years older in Manistee.

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PEOPLE
 Manistee, MIDes Moines, IAUnited States
 Population6,084210,330321,418,820
 Population - 20106,362202,095308,745,538
 Population - 20006,586198,682285,036,114
 Population - 19906,734193,187251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-9.65%8.87%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-7.62%5.86%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,8502,36491
 Land Area3893,531,905
 Water Area12264,837
 Median Age43.933.437.4
 Female Population52.06%51.27%50.81%
 Male Population47.94%48.73%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Manistee, MIDes Moines, IAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.77%7.94%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.42%7.36%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.42%6.53%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.70%3.36%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.21%4.62%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.88%6.06%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3411.66%16.57%13.47%
 Age 35 to 448.99%13.06%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.40%12.81%14.09%
 Age 55 to 597.21%5.87%6.57%
 Age 60 to 647.37%4.93%5.72%
 Age 65 to 7410.96%5.86%7.64%
 Age 75 to 845.91%3.30%4.26%
 Age 85 and over3.12%1.73%1.85%
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 RACE
 Manistee, MIDes Moines, IAUnited States
 White89.94%68.91%62.77%
 Black0.65%10.70%12.24%
 Asian0.26%4.97%4.95%
 Native American2.39%0.25%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.10%0.16%
 Other0.00%0.26%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.89%2.51%2.13%
 Hispanic3.88%12.30%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic96.12%87.70%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Manistee, MIDes Moines, IAUnited States
 Households2,86181,239116,211,000
 Family Households1,67648,96576,958,100
 Non Family Households1,18532,27439,253,000
 Household Size2.142.472.63
 Married Population48.74%45.60%50.58%
 Single Population51.26%54.41%49.42%
 Now Married47.43%43.28%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.32%2.32%2.17%
 Never Married26.39%34.71%32.55%
 Widowed8.90%5.89%5.95%
 Divorced15.98%13.81%10.92%
 Married, w/children20.41%31.00%31.68%
 Married, no children48.39%34.58%41.44%
 Single, w/children20.59%23.94%16.94%
 Single, no children10.62%10.48%9.95%
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weather: Well, Manistee has beautiful water fronts. It is a wonderful thing to spend time there in the summers. Summers here however could be classified as warm. There is about a... (read more)

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