Ahmeek, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 144 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 81  (56.7%)
Females: 63  (43.3%)
Median resident age:

53.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip code: 49901

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,798 (it was $24,231 in 2000)
Ahmeek:

$37,798
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,967 (it was $16,188 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $59,015 (it was $27,800 in 2000)
Ahmeek:

$59,015
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $48,343; detached houses: $47,916
March 2019 cost of living index in Ahmeek: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.0%
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  • Races in Ahmeek, MI (2019)
    • 8594.4%White alone
    • 44.4%Hispanic



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ahmeek, Michigan as of December 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ahmeek is 122 to 1.


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Ancestries: Finnish (28.2%), Italian (23.1%), English (15.4%), German (15.4%), American (10.3%), Croatian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 2,053 people per square mile   (low).

Ahmeek, Michigan map

6 residents are foreign born (6.7% Europe).

This village:

6.7%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,812 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $374 (0.8%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Ahmeek, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ahmeek, MI in 2019

Ahmeek satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

6.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Ahmeek, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.9%)
  • Wood products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (35.3%)
  • Public administration (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Private households (11.8%)
  • Social assistance (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Ahmeek, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (19.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Registered nurses (8.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)

Average climate in Ahmeek, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ahmeek-area historical earthquake activity is above Michigan state average. It is 83% 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 3/2/2017 at 16:53:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 168.0 miles away from Ahmeek center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 199.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 203.0 miles away from Ahmeek center
On 4/24/2020 at 17:23:43, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 192.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Keweenaw County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ahmeek topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Ahmeek:

Marital status in Ahmeek, MI
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 35.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 30.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ahmeek:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ahmeek, MI (based on Keweenaw County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

63.9%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ahmeek:

65.5%
State:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Ahmeek:

27.4
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

12.6%
Michigan:

20.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.8%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Ahmeek:

69.1%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ahmeek, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,346
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$943
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,693
Financial Administration 0$0 1$330
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$956
Sewerage 0$0 3$7,406
Totals for Government 0$0 20$13,674

Ahmeek government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $48,000 ($333.33)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($166.67)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($118.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($111.11)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($34.72)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($27.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($13.89)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($13.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($48.61)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($62.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,000 ($201.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($27.78)

Ahmeek government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $43,000 ($298.61)
    Other: $15,000 ($104.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($6.94)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($256.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($145.83)
    General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($104.17)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($131.94)

Ahmeek government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000 ($1562.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $212,000 ($1472.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($90.28)

Ahmeek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $121,000 ($840.28)

5.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Houghton County, MI  3.17% ($51,071 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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.7mTotal length
  • 35Total average daily traffic
  • 40Total future (year 2014) average daily traffic

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

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ahmeek, MI
  • 57.8%Utility gas
  • 22.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ahmeek, MI
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ahmeek compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below 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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