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Time Zone: Manistee County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Manistee is the Seat for Manistee County.

Manistee County was founded ?. Manistee was created by taking area from Oceana and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Manistee had a population of 24,439 people. This is a decrease of 0.36% since the last Census (which gave a population of 24,527 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Manistee represented 0.25% of the total population of Michigan, making it the state's 59th most populous county (out of 83 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201024,733+0.84%+1.2% since 2009
200924,439-0.36%-0.7% since 2008
200824,612+0.35%-0.67% since 2007
200024,527The Last Census

More information can be found on the Manistee County Census Page for Manistee County.


Below are some of the communities located in Manistee County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Manistee County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Manistee   6,0866,5867.59% decrease  
Onekama   5936478.35% decrease  
Eastlake   57344129.93% increase  
Kaleva   45350911% decrease  
Bear Lake   28431810.69% decrease  

Websites for Manistee County

Official Website:   www.manistee.com/~edo/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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