Applegate, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 232 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.2%
 
Males: 111  (47.9%)
Females: 121  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48401.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,703 (it was $32,188 in 2000)
Applegate:

$47,703
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,339 (it was $12,977 in 2000)

Applegate village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $75,548 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Applegate:

$75,548
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $71,043; detached houses: $71,604

Median gross rent in 2019: $804.

March 2019 cost of living index in Applegate: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.7%
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  • Races in Applegate, MI (2019)
    • 25596.2%White alone
    • 62.3%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Applegate, Michigan as of December 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Applegate is 26 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (41.5%), English (12.6%), American (8.1%), French Canadian (5.2%), Polish (4.4%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 234 people per square mile   (very low).

Applegate, Michigan map

5 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $968 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,087 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shelby, MI (51.4 miles , pop. 65,159).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (71.0 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (277.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Carsonville, MI (2.3 miles ),
Croswell, MI (2.4 miles ),
Port Sanilac, MI (2.7 miles ),
Lexington, MI (2.8 miles ),
Sandusky, MI (3.3 miles ),
Peck, MI (3.3 miles ),
Deckerville, MI (3.6 miles ),
Melvin, MI (4.0 miles)

Latitude: 43.36 N, Longitude: 82.64 W

Area code: 810

Distribution of median household income in Applegate, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Applegate, MI in 2019
Applegate satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Applegate, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (12.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (18.2%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.1%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.5%)
  • Paper (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (14.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Applegate, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.1%)
  • Carpenters (7.3%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (20.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13.0%)
  • Cashiers (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)

Average climate in Applegate, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Applegate-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Applegate village center injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.3 miles away from the village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Applegate-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 142.9 miles away from Applegate center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 214.3 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 161.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 130.7 miles away from Applegate center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 450.2 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 Sanilac County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Applegate topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Applegate:

  • SANILAC MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SANDUSKY, MI)
  • MCKENZIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SANDUSKY, MI)
  • FMC - SANDUSKY (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SANDUSKY, MI)
  • ASSOCIATED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SANDUSKY, MI)
  • AUTUMNWOOD OF DECKERVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DECKERVILLE, MI)
  • DECKERVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; DECKERVILLE, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Applegate:

  • St Clair County Community College (about 29 miles; Port Huron, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,057)
  • Oakland University (about 56 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 16,449)
  • Mott Community College (about 58 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • Baker College of Auburn Hills (about 58 miles; Auburn Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Baker College of Clinton Township (about 58 miles; Clinton Township, MI; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 58 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 60 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Applegate include: Applegate Wesleyan Church (A), Applegate United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sanilac 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 village:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Applegate (2011 data):

  • Exchange State Bank: Applegate Branch at 2543 Sherman Street, branch established on 1974/05/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $134.6 mil, Deposits: $118.9 mil, headquarters in Carsonville, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Exchange State Bank Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Applegate:

Marital status in Applegate, MI
  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Applegate:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Applegate, MI (based on Sanilac County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,46010
Evangelical Protestant5,23340
Mainline Protestant4,22231
Other8137
None25,386-
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: 13
Sanilac County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Sanilac County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Sanilac County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanilac County:

30.9%
Michigan:

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

10.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Applegate:

45.2%
State:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.3%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Applegate:

29.0
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Applegate:

25.9%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.7%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Applegate:

52.6%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Applegate:

77.0%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Applegate, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$741
Other Government Administration 0$0 21$2,335
Firefighters 0$0 40$1,279
Totals for Government 0$0 63$4,355

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $45,000 ($193.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000 ($116.38)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($34.48)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($34.48)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($12.93)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($12.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($12.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($60.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,000 ($73.28)

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

  • Charges - Other: $41,000 ($176.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($60.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($47.41)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($8.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,000 ($172.41)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($125.00)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($107.76)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000 ($383.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,000 ($336.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($51.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $451,000 ($1943.97)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
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 St. Clair County, MI  1.32% ($36,251 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.67% ($41,776)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.55% ($39,138)


5.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
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 St. Clair County, MI  1.22% ($36,026 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.50% ($38,975)
to Macomb County, MI  0.49% ($40,641)

Strongest AM radio stations in Applegate:

  • WMIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WPHM (1380 AM; 5 kW; PORT HURON, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLSP (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Applegate:

  • WNFR (90.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: ROSS BIBLE CHURCH)
  • WTGV-FM (97.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBTI (96.9 FM; LEXINGTON, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBGV (92.5 FM; MARLETTE, MI; Owner: GB BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGRT (102.3 FM; PORT HURON, MI; Owner: PORT HURON FAMILY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Applegate:

  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)

Applegate fatal accident list:

Mar 2, 1999 04:15 PM, Church Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.8mTotal length
  • 2,840Total average daily traffic
  • 268Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,125Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Applegate)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.330528 Lon: -82.773222, Call Sign: WRCE668,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2018, Expiration Date: 09/12/2028, Certifier: Steven E Maedel, Registrant: Midcom Radio Communications, Inc., 1370 East Sanilac, Sandusky, MI 48471, Phone: (810) 648-3780, Fax: (810) 648-3781, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Applegate)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5560J, N5560J, N-5560J, Serial Number: 32-1025, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 06/19/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Sanilac Air LLC, 5740 Applegate Rd, Applegate, MI 48401
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6608J, N6608J, N-6608J, Serial Number: 28-5070, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2014
    Registrant (Individual): William C Schutzler, 7126 Townsend Rd, Applegate, MI 48401
  • Aircraft: BEECH D50E (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-480 SERIES (295 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 295HP, N295HP, N-295HP, Serial Number: DH318, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/1999
    Registrant (Individual): William C Schutzler, 7126 Townsend Rd, Applegate, MI 48401

Most common first names in Applegate, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2077.8 years
John1675.7 years
George1478.1 years
Charles1077.6 years
Frank979.2 years
Edward978.5 years
Mary873.1 years
Helen776.0 years
Anna682.7 years
Harold671.0 years
Most common last names in Applegate, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark674.9 years
Bingle572.0 years
Cutler583.3 years
Vincent578.2 years
Wright478.7 years
Devoogd476.2 years
Doyle483.3 years
Loding481.0 years
Fairman478.5 years
Dawson476.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Applegate, MI
  • 73.1%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 6.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Applegate, MI
  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Wood
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Applegate compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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