Mecosta County , Michigan

Mecosta County: County in Michigan, United States

About

Mecosta County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,798 and a population density of 29 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 43,907 inhabitants. Its county seat is Big Rapids. The county was created 182 years ago in 1839.

Mecosta County Quick Facts

Population : 43,907 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Area : 1479 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.8%
Land as percent of area : 97.2%
Named for : Mecosta
Altitude : 1,033 feet / 315 meters
Capital : Big Rapids
Establishment : January 01, 1840
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 06:55:27 (26th January 2022)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.53% (2010-2020)
Weather : 15℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather
Mecosta County locator map
Location of Mecosta County on Michigan map.
Nisbett-Fairman Residences image
Nisbett-Fairman Residences
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Geography

Mecosta County is located at 43°38'27"N 85°19'29"W (43.6408000, -85.3246200). It has 4 neighbors: Isabella County, Montcalm County, Newaygo County and Osceola County.

Mecosta County map

The largest city of Mecosta County is Big Rapids with a population of 10,408. Other cities include, Canadian Lakes population 2,756, Barryton population 357 and Stanwood population 213. See all Mecosta County cities & populated places.

Mecosta County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mecosta County.

City Name Population Title
Big Rapids 10,408 City in the U.
Canadian Lakes 2,756 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Morley 495 Village in Michigan, United States
Mecosta 459 Township in Mecosta County, Michigan
Paris 440 Township in Mecosta County, Michigan
Barryton 357 Human settlement in Mecosta County, Michigan, United States of America
Stanwood 213 Human settlement in Mecosta County, Michigan, United States of America

Weather

Mecosta County forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. more

Mecosta County has 4 neighbours.

  • Big Rapids

Demographics

The population of Mecosta County increased by 2.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 42,798 - census
2011 43,455 1.51% estimation process
2012 43,497 0.1% estimation process
2013 43,260 -0.55% estimation process
2014 43,200 -0.14% estimation process
2015 43,005 -0.45% estimation process
2016 43,141 0.32% estimation process
2017 43,258 0.27% estimation process
2018 43,400 0.33% estimation process
2019 43,453 0.12% estimation process
2020 43,907 1.03% estimation process

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