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Pentwater is a township in Oceana County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Pentwater. For links to other places called Pentwater, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pentwater is 43.767N. The longitude is -86.426W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,513.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pentwater demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oceana County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49436 ZIP code.
21% of Pentwater residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pentwater ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pentwater was $23,837, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Pentwater residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pentwater, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $902.
Oceana County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pentwater political report.
The average commute time for Pentwater workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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