Argentine, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 2,525. Population change since 2000: +10.5%
Males: 1,163  (46.1%)
Females: 1,362  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 48430, 48451.

Argentine Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $74,245 (it was $61,675 in 2000)
Argentine:

$74,245
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,411 (it was $26,145 in 2000)

Argentine CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $245,940 (it was $185,100 in 2000)
Argentine:

$245,940
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $309,422; Detached houses: $314,366

Median gross rent in 2016: $717.

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  • Races in Argentine, MI (2010)

    Argentine races chart
    • 2,41295.5%White alone
    • 532.1%Hispanic
    • 351.4%Two or more races
    • 100.4%Black alone
    • 100.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 20.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Argentine: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (21.4%), German (17.3%), English (7.3%), Polish (5.2%), Danish (3.6%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 2.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,017 people per square mile   (low).

Argentine,MI real estate house value index trend

Argentine, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Argentine:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Argentine CDP:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

43 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.7%
Michigan:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,267 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,019 (1.3%)

Argentine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flint, MI (18.0 miles , pop. 124,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (46.0 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (207.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Linden, MI (1.8 miles ), Fenton, MI (2.4 miles ), Byron, MI (2.6 miles ), Lake Fenton, MI (2.7 miles ), Gaines, MI (2.7 miles ), Holly, MI (3.2 miles ), Swartz Creek, MI (3.5 miles ), Durand, MI (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.79 N, Longitude: 83.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 810

Argentine household income distribution Argentine home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.76
Michigan average:

1.74
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Argentine, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Argentine, Michigan average temperatures Argentine, Michigan average precipitation Argentine, Michigan humidity Argentine, Michigan wind speed Argentine, Michigan snowfall Argentine, Michigan sunshine Argentine, Michigan clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Argentine-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Argentine place center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 116 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Argentine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% 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 197.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 159.3 miles away from Argentine center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.2 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 316.9 miles away from Argentine 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 367.7 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 Genesee County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Argentine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Argentine:

  • ARGENTINE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LINDEN, MI)
  • CARETEL INNS OF LINDEN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LINDEN, MI)
  • FENTON DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FENTON, MI)
  • FENTON EXTENDED CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FENTON, MI)
  • FENTON HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FENTON, MI)
  • HAMMOND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FENTON, MI)
  • CRESTMONT NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FENTON, MI)

Amtrak stations near Argentine:

  • 12 miles: DURAND (200 RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 19 miles: FLINT (1407 S. DORT HWY.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Argentine:

  • Baker College of Flint (about 15 miles; Flint, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,877)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 15 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Kettering University (about 17 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 18 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Mott Community College (about 19 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 23 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)
  • Oakland Community College (about 24 miles; Bloomfield Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 18,956)

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Notable location: Argentine Township Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Murray Lake (A), Softwater Lake (B), Lobdell Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Genesee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 54.3. This is better than average.

City:

54.3
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.34
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.53. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.53
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.8%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  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: 0.4% of all households
55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
57 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Michigan average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Argentine CDP (based on Genesee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,625248
Catholic45,56625
Mainline Protestant22,57582
Black Protestant20,76860
Other17,83737
Orthodox1,3924
None258,027-
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: 109
Genesee County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Genesee County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Genesee County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Here:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Genesee County:

33.6%
Michigan:

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

12.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Argentine:

52.8%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.2%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.5%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Argentine:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Argentine:

60.2%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Argentine:

80.8%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Argentine, MI Residents

3.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.49%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oakland County, MI  0.54% ($38,061 average AGI)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.24% ($27,633)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.21% ($34,867)


4.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oakland County, MI  0.68% ($39,046 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.24% ($31,888)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.18% ($29,329)

Strongest AM radio stations in Argentine:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WCXI (1160 AM; 1 kW; FENTON, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSNL (600 AM; 1 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Argentine:

  • WHMI-FM (93.5 FM; HOWELL, MI; Owner: THE LIVINGSTON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAKL (88.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCK-FM (105.5 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRZ (107.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDZZ-FM (92.7 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Argentine:

  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • W09CK (Channel 9; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 36m118ftTotal length
  • $130,000Total costs
  • 86,264Total average daily traffic
  • 4,897Total average daily truck traffic
  • 107,421Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 42000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Argentine, MI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$117,4325$125,76228$160,7361$23,8204$129,2101$87,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$94,0302$208,9304$216,8981$11,7500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$128,2051$97,74012$202,2312$41,7550$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$189,2901$115,9907$198,3060$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$229,9650$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0130.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$103,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$275,5901$155,890
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$122,1700$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0130.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Argentine compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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