Amasa, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 283.
Males: 94  (33.5%)
Females: 189  (66.5%)
Median resident age:

56.4 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49903.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,375
Amasa:

$43,375
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,909

Amasa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,074
Amasa:

$85,074
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $77,172; detached houses: $82,494; mobile homes: $15,080

Median gross rent in 2019: $433.

March 2019 cost of living index in Amasa: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.2%
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  • Races in Amasa, MI (2019)
    • 19095.0%White alone
    • 73.5%Two or more races
    • 21.0%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Amasa, Michigan as of November 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Amasa is 96 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (34.4%), Finnish (20.8%), German (9.4%), Polish (7.3%), Scandinavian (6.2%), Scottish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1440 feet

1 resident is foreign born

This place:

0.5%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $776 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $795 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (120.8 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (221.3 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (306.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Crystal Falls, MI (3.3 miles ),
Mineral Hills, MI (3.5 miles ),
Iron River, MI (3.6 miles ),
Alpha, MI (3.7 miles),
Stambaugh, MI (3.7 miles ),
Gaastra, MI (3.8 miles ),
Caspian, MI (3.8 miles ),
Tipler, WI (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 46.23 N, Longitude: 88.45 W

Area code: 906

Distribution of median household income in Amasa, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Amasa, MI in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Michigan:

6.3%

Tornado activity:

Amasa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.9 miles away from the Amasa place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1987, a category F3 tornado 42.4 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amasa-area historical earthquake activity is above Michigan state average. It is 82% 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 367.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 314.3 miles away from Amasa center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 330.9 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 191.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 294.9 miles away from Amasa center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 483.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iron County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Amasa:

  • CRYSTAL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI)
  • CRYSTAL FALLS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI)
  • UNITED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)
  • NORTHSTAR HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)
  • IRON RIVER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)
  • DICKINSON IRON DIST HELTH DEPT (Hospital, about 14 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amasa:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 55 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 62 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 105 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 120 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 121 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 126 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 130 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Amasa: Amasa Station (A), Amasa - Hematite Township Volunteer Fire Department (B), Amasa Museum (C), Amasa Community Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Amasa include: Bethany Lutheran Church (A), Sion Lutheran Church (B), Grace United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Rivers and creeks: Harrison Creek (A), Little Hemlock River (B), Manila Creek (C), Railroad Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Iron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

52.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Amasa:

Marital status in Amasa, MI
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 28.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 29.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Amasa:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Amasa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amasa, MI (based on Iron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4513
Mainline Protestant1,98110
Evangelical Protestant61212
Other11
None5,772-
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: 4
Iron County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Iron County:

11.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

14.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Iron County:

28.5%
Michigan:

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

15.6%
State:

13.4%

4.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Michigan average:

5.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dickinson County, MI  0.50% ($30,542 average AGI)
to Marquette County, MI  0.46% ($34,591)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amasa:

  • WIKB (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amasa:

  • WIKB-FM (99.1 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; BARAGA, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKQS-FM (101.9 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; L'ANSE, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • W224AV (92.7 FM; COVINGTON, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WOBE (100.7 FM; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WHTO (106.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: TODD STUART NOORDYK)
  • WJNR-FM (101.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WVCM (91.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA INC.)
  • W237AW (95.3 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amasa:

  • WUPT-CA (Channel 25; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W41CA (Channel 41; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • W48CA (Channel 48; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)

Amasa fatal accident list:

Jan 31, 2013 01:09 PM, Cr-Dnr Rd, Lat: 46.231928, Lon: -88.435181, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.6mTotal length
  • $148,000Total costs
  • 1,829Total average daily traffic
  • 300Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,192Total future (year 2014) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amasa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 9201, Warner Mine Road (Lat: 46.222111 Lon: -88.435917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 144.8 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPUW960,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.437 MHz, 851.925 MHz, 852.412 MHz, 853.400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 05/20/2022, Certifier: Harry E Warner, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, Email:
  • 9201, Warner Mine Road (Lat: 46.222111 Lon: -88.435917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 144.8 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPUX821,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.012 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 05/23/2022, Certifier: Harry E Warner, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:
  • Warner Mine Road (Lat: 46.222111 Lon: -88.435917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 144.8 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQGX345,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.190 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2007, Expiration Date: 05/14/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2017, Certifier: Robert W Remondini, Registrant: El-Com Services Inc, Marquette, MI 49855, Phone: (906) 228-5255, Fax: (906) 228-2621, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 9201 AMASA, Warner Mine Road (Lat: 46.222111 Lon: -88.435917), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 144.8 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPRW292,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2021, Expiration Date: 02/27/2031, Certifier: Harry E Warner, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, Email:
  • ERICKSON, 243 Highway 141 (Lat: 46.307167 Lon: -88.469472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 140.5 m, Overall height: 143 m, Call Sign: WQRX213,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2013, Expiration Date: 08/07/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • ML93905A, Warner Mine Road (Mi12084-B) (Lat: 46.220694 Lon: -88.437139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 72.5 m, Call Sign: WRCT788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2019, Expiration Date: 01/30/2029, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • ML93904A, 102 Spies Lake Rd. (Mi12092-A) (Lat: 46.348861 Lon: -88.462778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 72.8 m, Call Sign: WRCT789,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2019, Expiration Date: 01/30/2029, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB8UKY, Grant Date: 08/08/1994, Expiration Date: 08/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2006, Registrant: James E Juneau, 112 Park City Cut Off, Amasa, MI 49903
  • Call Sign: KB8VUW, Licensee ID: L00985132, Grant Date: 03/12/2015, Expiration Date: 03/03/2025, Certifier: Wayne M Leppiaho, Registrant: Wayne M Leppiaho, 326 Hemlock Avenue, Amasa, MI 49903-0207
  • Call Sign: KD5KVL, Licensee ID: L00265332, Grant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 04/10/2022, Certifier: Harry E Steffens, Registrant: Harry E Steffens, Amasa, MI 49903
  • Call Sign: KD8WVN, Licensee ID: L01850853, Grant Date: 03/18/2014, Expiration Date: 03/18/2024, Certifier: Paul W Aldegarie, Registrant: Paul W Aldegarie, Amasa, MI 49903-0034

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4005U, N4005U, N-4005U, Serial Number: 15061405, Year manufactured: 1965, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): James L Cihak, Po Box 91, Amasa, MI 49903

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Amasa, MI
  • 70.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.8%Wood
  • 7.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Amasa, MI
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.0%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Electricity


Amasa compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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