Albion, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 8,267 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 3,907  (47.3%)
Females: 4,360  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49224.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,835 (it was $30,245 in 2000)
Albion:

$26,835
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,763 (it was $14,165 in 2000)

Albion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,756 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Albion:

$61,756
MI:

$117,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $563.

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  • Races in Albion, MI (2013)

    Albion races chart
    • 5,26561.5%White alone
    • 2,42528.3%Black alone
    • 5126.0%Hispanic
    • 1962.3%Two or more races
    • 981.1%Asian alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone

Races in Albion detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Albion: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.0%), Irish (10.6%), English (8.0%), Polish (6.1%), United States (3.2%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 959 feet

Land area: 4.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,854 people per square mile   (low).

Albion,MI real estate house value index trend

Albion, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Albion:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albion city:

  • Never married: 43.5%
  • Now married: 31.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

168 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 67 registered sex offenders living in Albion, Michigan as of April 22, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Albion to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,556 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,124 (2.2%)

Albion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (23.5 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Toledo, OH (72.7 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (152.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Concord, MI (2.7 miles ), Homer, MI (2.8 miles ), Parma, MI (2.8 miles ), Springport, MI (3.1 miles ), Marshall, MI (3.3 miles ), Spring Arbor, MI (3.3 miles ), Litchfield, MI (3.8 miles ), Hanover, MI (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 84.75 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +484 (+5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,464 (49.7%)

Area code: 517

Albion household income distribution Albion home values distribution

Crime rates in Albion by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014
Murders 1010420301
per 100,000 10.80.010.90.043.222.00.034.80.011.7
Rapes 12249755131012
per 100,000 129.8263.498.375.154.054.911.134.8117.3140.9
Robberies 18117191813710135
per 100,000 194.7120.776.4203.8194.2142.977.6116.1152.558.7
Assaults 129433875724635503553
per 100,000 1,395.0471.9414.8804.3777.0505.5388.0580.7410.6622.4
Burglaries 878678968610269888651
per 100,000 940.8943.7851.51,029.5928.01,120.9764.91,022.11,008.9598.9
Thefts 466382329263275226204179144212
per 100,000 5,039.54,191.83,591.72,820.42,967.52,483.52,261.42,079.01,689.32,489.4
Auto thefts 8239316201101103
per 100,000 886.8428.0338.464.3215.8120.90.011.6117.335.2
Arson 1111444234
per 100,000 10.811.010.910.743.244.044.323.235.247.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.0) 801.2609.2436.7472.1544.1419.3253.7404.2369.3422.6

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Crime rate in Albion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,100 (-10.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Albion: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Albion, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Albion-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Albion city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 29.9 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Albion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.2 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 230.4 miles away from Albion center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 310.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 282.8 miles away from Albion center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 288.5 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 Calhoun County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albion topographic map

Birthplace of: Karl Williams - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Apr 10, 1971), Kim Cascone - Composer, William Joshua Blackmon - Artist, Brian Tyler (racing driver) - Racing driver, Leonard Peter Schultz - Ichthyologist, Ulysses Curtis - Player of and football.

Hospitals and medical centers in Albion:

  • TRILLIUM HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 809 W ERIE STREET)
  • MAGNUMCARE OF ALBION, LLC (1000 W ERIE ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Albion:

  • TENDERCARE MARSHALL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARSHALL, MI)
  • ARBOR MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SPRING ARBOR, MI)
  • OAKLAWN HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MARSHALL, MI)
  • OAKLAWN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MARSHALL, MI)
  • OAKLAWN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MARSHALL, MI)
  • MARSHALL NURSING AND REHABILITATION COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARSHALL, MI)
  • FAITH HAVEN SENIOR CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JACKSON, MI)

Amtrak station:

ALBION (300 N. EATON ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

College/University in Albion:

  • Albion College (Full-time enrollment: 1,420; Location: 611 E Porter St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.albion.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albion:

  • Spring Arbor University (about 11 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)
  • Jackson College (about 19 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 23 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Lansing Community College (about 36 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Michigan State University (about 37 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,736)
  • Western Michigan University (about 45 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Siena Heights University (about 45 miles; Adrian, MI; FT enrollment: 2,009)

Public high schools in Albion:

  • STARR COMMONWEALTH FOR BOYS (Students: 123, Location: 13725 26 MILE RD, Grades: 6-12)
  • MARSHALL ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 14055 26 MILE RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Albion:

  • MONTCALM SCHOOL (Students: 64, Location: 13725 26 MILE RD, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Albion:

  • ALBION COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Location: 225 E WATSON ST., Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Albion:

  • ALBION DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $478,906; Location: 501 SOUTH SUPERIOR STREET; 44,065 books; 5,623 audio materials; 7,569 video materials; 121 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Albion: Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium (A), Bobbitt Visual Arts Center (B), Albion Station (C), Gerstacker International House (D), Kellogg Center (E), Stockwell Memorial Library (F), Baldwin Hall (G), Whitehouse Hall (H), Seaton Hall (I), Mitchell Towers (J), Bonta Admission Center (K), Fiske House (L), Ingham House (M), Michigan Avenue Office Building (N), Wesley Hall (O), Gardner House Museum (P), Kids 'N' Stuff Museum (Q), Albion Public Library (R), Albion City Hall (S), Albion Police Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Albion include: Holy Ascension Orthodox Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B), Goodrich Chapel (C), Mount Calvary Baptist Church (D), Holy Ascension Orthodox Church (E), Grace Temple Church of God in Christ (F), Leggett Chapel (G), Macedonia Baptist Church (H), Albion Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers: South Branch Kalamazoo River (A), North Branch Kalamazoo River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Albion include: Albion College Historical Marker (1), Birthplace of Famed Song Historical Marker (2), Birthplace of The Old Rugged Cross Historical Marker (3), The First Home Historical Marker (4), First Presbyterian Church of Albion Historical Marker (5), Gardner House Museum Historical Marker (6), Holy Ascension Orthodox Church Historical Marker (7), Mother's Day in Albion Historical Marker (8), The Observatory Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Albion Historical Society (Museums; 509 South Superior Street), Kids 'n' Stuff (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 301 South Superior Street), Chamber of Commerce Greater Albion (416 South Superior Street).

Hotels: Best Western Albion Inn (27644 C Drive North), Best Western Adams Arms Hotel (400 B Drive North).

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.7%
(32.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.1% for Black residents, 13.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Albion in 2010:

  • 1,374 people in college/university student housing
  • 97 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 96 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Albion in 2000:

  • 1,093 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 68 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Albion, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Albion (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Albion Office at 1301 North Eaton Avenue, branch established on 1998/11/23. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • Homestead Savings Bank: at 415 South Superior Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $76.7 mil, Deposits: $66.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Citizens Bank: Albion Branch at 207 South Superior Street, branch established on 1955/03/02. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Albion city (based on Calhoun County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,14499
Catholic11,5536
Mainline Protestant9,29345
Black Protestant2,88212
Other1,33710
Orthodox1802
None91,757-
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: 26
Calhoun County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Calhoun County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Calhoun County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

30.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Albion:

48.8%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Albion:

46.2%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Albion:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Albion:

13.5%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Albion:

33.1%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Albion:

55.3%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Albion:

80.1%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Albion, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$17,987$43,1690$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,495$68,9707$1,300
Police Protection - Officers 18$94,035$62,6900$0
Streets and Highways 6$20,982$41,9640$0
Sewerage 10$32,455$38,9460$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,514$38,0564$1,661
Water Supply 5$19,218$46,1230$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,960$35,5200$0
Totals for Government 50$208,646$50,07511$2,961

4.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.67% ($31,221 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MI  0.29% ($34,329)
from Branch County, MI  0.25% ($29,555)


5.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,372 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.91% ($45,195 average AGI)
to Branch County, MI  0.25% ($28,119)
to Jackson County, MI  0.25% ($30,627)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albion:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJKN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, MI)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5 kW; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albion:

  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAE (106.9 FM; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKHM-FM (105.3 FM; BROOKLYN, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Albion:

  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Albion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Albion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 30m98ftTotal length
  • $372,000Total costs
  • 69,693Total average daily traffic
  • 12,123Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Albion)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Albion, MI)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Albion)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 15AC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1233H , Serial Number: 15AC-245, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1980
    Registrant (Partnership): Christopher H Anderson, 16730 Comdon Rd, Albion, MI 49224, Other Owners: Eugene P Doncea
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56DM , Serial Number: 57256, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1960
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Leasing Transportation, 25000 B Dr S, Albion, MI 49224, Other Owners: Phillip D Spencer, Gert G Jensen
  • Aircraft: DESTINY POWERED PARACHUTES LLC DESTINY 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 6172J , Serial Number: 1C0250
    Registrant (Individual): Gilbert W Haas, 4100 Ludlow Rd, Albion, MI 49224
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/27/1976, Exported to: England
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185E (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 125 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 70232 , Serial Number: 18502074
    Registrant (Corporation): Transportation Leasing Corp, 25000 B Dr South, Albion, MI 49224
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96400 , Serial Number: 8700, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne D Adams, 26811 F Dr South, Albion, MI 49224

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$59,5623$43,20720$86,5755$18,0262$45,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$62,3800$04$67,8181$20,5500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$63,1785$32,6989$67,3446$21,0381$41,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$98,5571$21,1600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$01$29,2500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.00 , 0034.00, 0035.00, 0036.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$104,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$32,2000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$60,120
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.00 , 0034.00, 0035.00, 0036.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

NEW HOPE WORSHIP CENTER (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
UNIVERSITY LANES (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KAPTAIN'S KORNER (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Albion that have no violations reported:

  • ALBION (Population served: 9,144, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCKEY'S CAMPGROUND (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOMAC WOODS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VFW 3672 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 82
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Albion

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Albion, MI
Most common first names in Albion, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert9670.0 years
John9572.8 years
Mary8279.3 years
William7876.0 years
Charles7474.7 years
James5469.2 years
George4775.3 years
Dorothy4477.7 years
Helen4482.9 years
Richard4368.2 years
Most common last names in Albion, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6772.3 years
Williams4069.5 years
Miller4073.5 years
Johnson2772.8 years
Davis2575.5 years
Young2579.1 years
Wilson2276.2 years
Robinson2273.1 years
Anderson2079.0 years
Taylor1962.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Albion, MI
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1H&R Block1
AutoZone1KFC1
Burger King1La-Z-Boy1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
FedEx1Pizza Hut1
Ford1U-Haul2

Albion compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Albion on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 7 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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  • Otto Jerome Schultheis (4)
  • Kenneth L. Wilson (4)
  • Daniel Scott Dyer (1)
  • Joseph H. Shaffer (1)
  • Scott M. Martin (1)
  • Michael Scott (1)
  • Elmer Lee (1)
  • Larry D. Gamble (1)
  • Jeffrey Mathie (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2017.