Au Sable, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 1,404. Population change since 2000: -8.4%
Males: 722  (51.4%)
Females: 682  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 48750.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,958 (it was $36,989 in 2000)
Au Sable:

$41,958
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,494 (it was $21,035 in 2000)

Au Sable CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $78,039 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Au Sable:

$78,039
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $127,285; Detached houses: $132,369; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,383; In 2-unit structures: $69,702; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,248; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,241; Mobile homes: $46,926; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $23,711

Median gross rent in 2016: $576.

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  • Races in Au Sable, MI (2010)

    Au Sable races chart
    • 1,30192.7%White alone
    • 513.6%Hispanic
    • 211.5%Two or more races
    • 130.9%Asian alone
    • 90.6%Black alone
    • 90.6%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Au Sable: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.2%), American (18.1%), English (11.3%), Irish (6.5%), Polish (5.3%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 666 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Au Sable:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Au Sable CDP:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

20 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.5%
Michigan:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $815 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $938 (1.1%)

Au Sable satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (75.0 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (140.5 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oscoda, MI (0.9 miles ), East Tawas, MI (3.4 miles ), Tawas City, MI (3.7 miles ), Harrisville, MI (4.1 miles ), Lincoln, MI (4.4 miles ), Lost Lake Woods, MI (5.1 miles ), Whittemore, MI (5.1 miles ), Turner, MI (5.4 miles) .

Latitude: 44.41 N, Longitude: 83.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 989

Au Sable household income distribution Au Sable home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Au Sable, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Au Sable-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Au Sable place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1991, a category F3 tornado 19.6 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Au Sable-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 89% 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 250.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 223.3 miles away from Au Sable 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 213.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 273.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 128.3 miles away from Au Sable 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 430.4 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 Iosco County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Au Sable topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack Fournier - Major League Baseball first baseman.

Hospitals and medical centers near Au Sable:

  • FMC - TAWAS BAY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; EAST TAWAS, MI)
  • ST JOSEPH HOME HEALTH AND HOSPIC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; TAWAS CITY, MI)
  • TAWAS ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; TAWAS CITY, MI)
  • TENDERCARE TAWAS CITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TAWAS CITY, MI)
  • IOSCO CO MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TAWAS CITY, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Au Sable:

  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 68 miles; University Center, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 68 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 72 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 78 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Central Michigan University (about 92 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Mott Community College (about 98 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 98 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)

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Notable locations in Au Sable: Weavers Marina (A), AuSable-Oscoda Station (B), Oscoda Area First Responders (C), Iosco County Emergency Medical Services Station 3 (D), AuSable Township Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Au Sable: Huron Shores Church of the Nazarene (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1), Pinecrest Cemetery (2), Au Sable Township Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Au Sable include: AuSable Finish Line Park (1), Billy McCraig Park (2), Au Sable Childrens Park (3), Lake Chevalier Claim Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Iosco County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.7%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported
2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
5 people in other group homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Michigan average:

10.9

Au Sable travel time to work - commute Au Sable mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Au Sable CDP (based on Iosco County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,10825
Catholic3,0704
Mainline Protestant2,59312
Other4094
None15,707-
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: 10
Iosco County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Iosco County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Iosco County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

9.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Iosco County:

30.8%
Michigan:

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

14.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.4%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Au Sable:

50.0%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Au Sable:

29.1
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Au Sable:

38.1%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Au Sable:

57.4%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.9%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Au Sable, MI Residents

5.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alcona County, MI  0.39% ($21,325 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MI  0.39% ($38,000)
from Genesee County, MI  0.37% ($33,684)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alcona County, MI  0.40% ($20,762 average AGI)
to Ogemaw County, MI  0.36% ($25,135)
to Genesee County, MI  0.30% ($22,903)

Strongest AM radio stations in Au Sable:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOS (1480 AM; 1 kW; TAWAS CITY-EAST TAWA, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • 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)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Au Sable:

  • WCLS (100.7 FM; OSCODA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO NETWORK CORPORATION)
  • WKJC (104.7 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCMB-FM (95.7 FM; OSCODA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WQLB (103.3 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WATZ-FM (99.3 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: WATZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WJOJ (89.7 FM; HARRISVILLE, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • WHST (106.1 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Au Sable:

  • WBKB-TV (Channel 11; ALPENA, MI; Owner: THUNDER BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION.)

Au Sable fatal accident list:

Jun 24, 2012 08:00 AM, Us-24 Huron Rd, Lat: 44.35901, Lon: -83.33644, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 11,097Total average daily traffic
  • 440Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,420Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Au Sable compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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