Ahmeek, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 150 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 73  (49.2%)
Females: 77  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip code: 49901

Estimated median household income in 2016: $20,665 (it was $24,231 in 2000)
Ahmeek:

$20,665
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,669 (it was $16,188 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $44,199 (it was $27,800 in 2000)
Ahmeek:

$44,199
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $42,194; Detached houses: $42,188
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    • 14599.3%White alone
    • 10.7%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ahmeek: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Finnish (74.5%), German (9.8%), English (2.0%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 2,138 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ahmeek:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ahmeek village:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 27.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 26.3%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ahmeek, Michigan as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Ahmeek to the number of sex offenders is 122 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $832 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $525 (1.2%)

Ahmeek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (178.9 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (278.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (379.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Copper City, MI (1.0 miles ), Calumet, MI (2.1 miles ), Laurium, MI (2.2 miles ), Lake Linden, MI (2.7 miles ), Hubbell, MI (3.0 miles ), Eagle River, MI (3.1 miles) , Dollar Bay, MI (3.7 miles ), Houghton, MI (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 47.30 N, Longitude: 88.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 906

Ahmeek household income distribution Ahmeek home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (23%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (43%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (36%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ahmeek, Michigan

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Earthquake activity:

Ahmeek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 380.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 404.6 miles away from Ahmeek center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 392.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 531.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 563.1 miles away from Ahmeek center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 362.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Keweenaw County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Ahmeek:

  • ASPIRUS KEWEENAW HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LAURIUM, MI)
  • OUR LADY OF MERCY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HUBBELL, MI)
  • PORTAGE HEALTH DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; HANCOCK, MI)
  • PORTAGE HEALTH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; HANCOCK, MI)
  • CYPRESS MANOR HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANCOCK, MI)
  • ASPIRUS SUPERIOR HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HANCOCK, MI)
  • PORTAGE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; HANCOCK, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ahmeek:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 15 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 70 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 8,258)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 171 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 177 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 178 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 179 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Lake Superior College (about 181 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)

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Notable locations in Ahmeek: Ahmeek Townhall (A), Ahmeek Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Keweenaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 40.2%
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  52.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  15.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Michigan average:

10.9

Ahmeek travel time to work - commute Ahmeek mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ahmeek village (based on Keweenaw County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3703
Catholic2571
Other2-
Evangelical Protestant-1
None1,527-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Keweenaw County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Keweenaw County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

32.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Keweenaw County:

28.8%
Michigan:

29.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$245$2,9400$0
Other Government Administration 8$710$1,0650$0
Streets and Highways 2$2,000$12,0000$0
Sewerage 3$5,500$22,0000$0
Parks and Recreation 2$700$4,2000$0
Water Supply 3$1,000$4,0000$0
Totals for Government 19$10,155$6,4140$0

Ahmeek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $34,000 ($226.67)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($153.33)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($146.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($73.33)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($60.00)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($53.33)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($53.33)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($46.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($26.67)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($26.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($80.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $8,000 ($53.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $26,000 ($173.33)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($13.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($140.00)

Ahmeek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $38,000 ($253.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($66.67)
    All Other: $3,000 ($20.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($33.33)
    Rents: $4,000 ($26.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($186.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000 ($140.00)
    Highways: $18,000 ($120.00)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($100.00)

Ahmeek government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $195,000 ($1300.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $193,000 ($1286.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($13.33)

Ahmeek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $133,000 ($886.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $66,000 ($440.00)

7.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houghton County, MI  3.65% ($31,719 average AGI)


6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,036 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Houghton County, MI  2.08% ($31,667 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ahmeek:

  • WMPL (920 AM; 1 kW; HANCOCK, MI)
  • WCCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ahmeek:

  • WGLI (98.7 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WOLV (97.7 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W260AC (99.9 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WHKB (102.3 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGL-FM (91.1 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKMJ-FM (93.5 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: VICTOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; L'ANSE, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ahmeek:

  • WBKP (Channel 5; CALUMET, MI; Owner: SCANLAN TELEVISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K8YSZ, Licensee ID: L00144852, Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2024, Certifier: Gary L Hansen, Registrant: Gary L Hansen, Ahmeek, MI 49901
  • Call Sign: KC8TSB, Licensee ID: L00506035, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/24/2022, Certifier: Loren K Evanoff, Registrant: Loren K Evanoff, 15 First St, Ahmeek, MI 49901

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23-24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4734J , Serial Number: MA-172, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Bonaventure Frank Sager, Po Box 258, Ahmeek, MI 49901

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ahmeek and their reported violations in the past:

AHMEEK (Population served: 148, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SUNSET BAY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (SEP-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (5%)

Ahmeek compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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