Petoskey, Michigan

Population 5,710

Petoskey is located in Emmet County, MI. The population is 5,710, making Petoskey the largest city in Emmet County.

There are 8 public schools in Petoskey with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Petoskey is low , and there are 64 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Petoskey is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Petoskey property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Petoskey include Resort Township, Bay View and Harbor Springs.

Petoskey Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 4.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 39%

Crime Rate

65.01% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 87
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 104
  • Property Crime: 885
  • Larceny Theft: 781

Registered Offenders

83.73% Higher than national avg.
  • 64 offenders in Petoskey
  • 112.08 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

111 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 6
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 100


Moderate 3.6%
  • Michigan unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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8 Public Schools view public schools

There are 8 K-12 public schools in Petoskey, MI and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Petoskey's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

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64 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$285,000 compared to March 2019
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

9 Building Permits View All

  • In 2004, the city of Petoskey, MI issued 9 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 9 permits, 4 were issued for single family homes and 5 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2003, the city of Petoskey, MI issued 45 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 45 permits, 33 were issued for single family homes and 12 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $539
  • 1 Bedroom: $640
  • 2 Bedrooms: $832
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,064
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,290

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Environmental Hazards

111 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (248/251)
    Petoskey, MI has 98.8% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Petoskey, MI is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.13 Average
    Petoskey, MI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 18.05°
  • February 19.23°
  • March 28.95°
  • April 40.85°
  • May 56.48°
  • June 61.76°
  • July 66.82°
  • August 64.96°
  • September 55.9°
  • October 46.43°
  • November 36.78°
  • December 23.35°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Petoskey, MI

Petoskey, MI has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Petoskey, MI has no risk of hurricanes.
Petoskey, MI has a very low risk of hail storms.
Petoskey, MI has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Petoskey, MI: $39,690


Unemployment in Petoskey is 3.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.17%
White Collar - 61.83%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Rick Snyder
  • Sen. Gary Peters
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow

City Representatives

  • Dan Benishek

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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18 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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