Bad Axe, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 3,029 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 1,469  (48.5%)
Females: 1,560  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48413.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,172 (it was $32,125 in 2000)
Bad Axe:

$29,172
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,162 (it was $17,465 in 2000)

Bad Axe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,866 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Bad Axe:

$84,866
MI:

$117,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $601.

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  • Races in Bad Axe, MI (2013)

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    • 2,93094.6%White alone
    • 461.5%Hispanic
    • 411.3%Asian alone
    • 321.0%American Indian alone
    • 160.5%Black alone
    • 170.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bad Axe: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.2%), Polish (18.4%), English (8.9%), Irish (8.1%), United States (5.5%), French (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,415 people per square mile   (low).

Bad Axe, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Bad Axe:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bad Axe city:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

54 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Bad Axe, Michigan as of June 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Bad Axe to the number of sex offenders is 192 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,516 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,776 (2.1%)

Bad Axe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (54.5 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (98.0 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (273.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ubly, MI (2.7 miles ), Elkton, MI (3.0 miles ), Kinde, MI (3.1 miles ), Pigeon, MI (3.7 miles ), Owendale, MI (3.8 miles ), Minden City, MI (3.8 miles ), Gagetown, MI (4.0 miles ), Cass City, MI (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 43.80 N, Longitude: 83.00 W

Area code: 989

Bad Axe household income distribution Bad Axe home values distribution

Crime rates in Bad Axe by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.031.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 50361001115713
per 100,000 142.80.089.7182.530.90.00.033.034.032.0161.7229.4427.9
Robberies 0000001100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.032.533.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 4432810156373
per 100,000 114.3118.789.760.8247.131.60.033.0170.0191.997.0229.498.7
Burglaries 1418152011151015148734
per 100,000 399.9534.0448.7608.5339.7474.2325.1495.2475.9255.8226.498.3131.7
Thefts 1611221501311319913613983981205648
per 100,000 4,598.73,619.14,487.03,985.44,045.73,129.94,421.34,589.02,821.23,134.03,881.01,834.91,580.0
Auto thefts 4024221301211
per 100,000 114.30.059.8121.761.863.232.599.00.032.064.732.832.9
Arson 1001206010000
per 100,000 28.60.00.030.461.80.0195.10.034.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 372.8214.3317.9385.1275.5242.5220.6280.1215.8218.4338.3325.0455.0

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Crime rate in Bad Axe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -98 (-2.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Bad Axe, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bad Axe-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 48.6 miles away from the Bad Axe city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/12/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bad Axe-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% 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 207.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 178.6 miles away from Bad Axe 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 170.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 236.6 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 390.3 miles away from Bad Axe center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 162.8 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 Huron County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Johnny Prill - Accordionist, Thomas L. Holling - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Bad Axe:

  • HURON MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1100 SOUTH VAN DYKE ROAD)
  • HURON MEMORIAL HOSPICE (1100 S VANDYKE)
  • COURTNEY MANOR (1167 E HOPSON STREET)
  • HURON CO MED CARE FACILITY (1116 S VAN DYKE RD)
  • SUNNY ACRES NURSING CENTER (2762 PIGEON RD)

airports located in Bad Axe:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bad Axe:

  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 52 miles; University Center, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 53 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • St Clair County Community College (about 64 miles; Port Huron, MI; FT enrollment: 3,057)
  • Mott Community College (about 64 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 65 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 65 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Kettering University (about 66 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)

Public high schools in Bad Axe:

  • BAD AXE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 440, Location: 200 NORTH BARRIE RD, Grades: 8-12)
  • HURON LEARNING CENTER (Students: 58, Location: 1299 SOUTH THOMAS RD SUITE 2, Grades: PK-12)
  • ASCENT HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 309 N OUTER DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bad Axe:

  • BIG BURNING SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 1509 NORTH VAN DYKE RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 2927 CROCKARD RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • VERONA MILLS SCHOOL (Students: 21, Location: 3487 SCHOOL ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • ADAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 4151 SECTION LINE RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • BAD AXE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 750 SOUTH VAN DYKE RD, Grades: 4-7)
  • BAD AXE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 404 HATCHET DR, Grades: KG-3)
See full list of schools located in Bad Axe

Library in Bad Axe:

  • BAD AXE AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $271,609; Location: 200 SOUTH HANSELMAN STREET; 28,540 books; 2,771 audio materials; 3,994 video materials; 135 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bad Axe: Huron Community Fairgrounds (A), Bad Axe Station (B), Central Huron Ambulance Service Association (C), Bad Axe Public Library (D), Bad Axe City Hall (E), Bad Axe Area Fire Department (F), Huron County Sheriff Office (G), Bad Axe Museum (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bad Axe include: First Baptist Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), Sacred Heart Church (C), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Our Savior Lutheran Church (E), Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (F), Grace Community Missionary Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bad Axe: Bad Axe City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Huron County Board of Commissioners (Nature Centers; County Building), Bannick Music & Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 918 East Huron Avenue), Huron County Visitors Bureau (Loosemore Road).

Hotels: Best Western Bad Axe Hotel & Resort (898 N. Port Crescent), Coral Gables Motel (1151 South Van Dyke Road), Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (898 North Van Dyke), Apple Creek Inn (1151 South Van Dyke Road), Franklin Inn Motor Lodge (1060 East Huron Avenue), Four Seasons Health Care Center (1167 East Hopson Street), Bad Axe Inn (898 North Van Dyke Road).

Huron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.1%
(30.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Bad Axe in 2010:

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Bad Axe in 2000:

  • 94 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Bad Axe, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Bad Axe (2011 data):

  • Independent Bank: Bad Axe Branch at 305 East Huron Avenue, branch established on 1886/07/10; Northgate Branch at 655 North Port Crescent Street, branch established on 1966/02/18. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation
  • Signature Bank: at One East Huron Avenue, branch established on 1894/01/01; North Van Dyke Branch at 833 North Van Dyke, branch established on 1976/02/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $232.6 mil, Deposits: $203.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Of Huron Corp.
  • Chemical Bank: Bad Axe Branch at 704 North Van Dyke Road, branch established on 1980/08/26. 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
  • Northstar Bank: at 833 South Van Dyke, branch established on 2001/02/01. Info updated 2010/02/26: Bank assets: $238.3 mil, Deposits: $205.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Northstar Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bay Port State Bank: Bad Axe Branch at 796 North Vandyke, branch established on 1995/12/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $86.1 mil, Deposits: $77.8 mil, headquarters in Bay Port, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bay Port Financial Corporation
  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Bad Axe at 123 N. Port Crescent, branch established on 1937/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $2,126.7 mil, Deposits: $1,722.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: Talmer Bancorp Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Michigan average:

11.0

Bad Axe travel time to work - commute Bad Axe mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bad Axe city (based on Huron County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,25037
Catholic6,76516
Mainline Protestant2,89524
Other5805
None15,628-
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
Huron County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Huron County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Huron County:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

12.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Huron County:

29.4%
Michigan:

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

12.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

59.3%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bad Axe:

60.9%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bad Axe:

16.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bad Axe:

8.0%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bad Axe:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bad Axe:

65.1%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bad Axe, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,339$40,0680$0
Other Government Administration 4$14,306$42,9181$1,196
Police Protection - Officers 7$28,253$48,4343$3,277
Police - Other 0$0 2$974
Streets and Highways 4$14,718$44,1540$0
Sewerage 4$16,587$49,7611$735
Water Supply 1$3,623$43,4760$0
Totals for Government 21$80,826$46,1867$6,182

Bad Axe government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $199,000 ($65.70)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($1.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $517,000 ($170.68)
    Regular Highways: $449,000 ($148.23)
    General - Other: $417,000 ($137.67)
    General Public Buildings: $386,000 ($127.43)
    Central Staff Services: $287,000 ($94.75)
    Sewerage: $280,000 ($92.44)
    Libraries: $184,000 ($60.75)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($51.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($51.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($44.57)
    Fire Protection: $78,000 ($25.75)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($7.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $161,000 ($53.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $34,000 ($11.22)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($9.57)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($1.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,137,000 ($375.37)

Bad Axe government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $538,000 ($177.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($39.95)
    All Other: $46,000 ($15.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,000 ($13.54)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($4.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $70,000 ($23.11)
    All Other: $51,000 ($16.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $213,000 ($70.32)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($38.96)
    Special Assessments: $28,000 ($9.24)
    Rents: $24,000 ($7.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $325,000 ($107.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $508,000 ($167.71)
    Highways: $245,000 ($80.88)
    All Other: $6,000 ($1.98)
  • Tax - Property: $1,458,000 ($481.35)
    NEC: $23,000 ($7.59)

Bad Axe government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,585,000 ($853.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,269,000 ($418.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $931,000 ($307.36)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $385,000 ($127.10)

Bad Axe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,699,000 ($560.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,372,000 ($783.10)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($1.32)

3.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
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 Tuscola County, MI  0.42% ($24,559 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.34% ($46,313)
from Oakland County, MI  0.31% ($56,000)


4.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
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 Tuscola County, MI  0.52% ($29,568 average AGI)
to Sanilac County, MI  0.30% ($29,837)
to Bay County, MI  0.27% ($22,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bad Axe:

  • WLEW (1340 AM; 1 kW; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bad Axe:

  • WLEW-FM (102.1 FM; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W207BL (89.3 FM; PINNEBOG, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bad Axe:

  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
Bad Axe fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Bad Axe fatal accident list:

Aug 26, 2002 02:37 PM, Soper Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 2000 06:47 PM, Outer Drive, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 12, 1990 07:05 PM, Huron Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 10, 1987 10:45 AM, 142, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1984 01:05 PM, 53, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 7, 1981 11:17 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 83Total average daily traffic
  • 145Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bad Axe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bad Axe, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bad Axe)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bad Axe)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

BAD AXE (Population served: 3,129, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2013)
LONGSHOT LANES BAR & GAMES (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VERONA HILLS GOLF CLUB (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
VERONA TAVERN- TSCHIRHART (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SENIOR CITIZENS MEAL SITE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HURON KNIGHTS BUILDING ASSOC. (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTH VAN DYKE OFFICE-HBH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • M-46 MINI MARKET (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK BEACH COUNTY PARK BEACH (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCGRAW PARK (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK BEACH COUNTY PARK CG (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RICK'S AND NICK'S INC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW LIFE CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORMANS CORPORATION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Bad Axe

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Most common first names in Bad Axe, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8375.8 years
Mary7380.4 years
William5776.9 years
Anna4385.8 years
Robert4073.9 years
Charles3877.0 years
Margaret3783.0 years
James3676.4 years
George3582.1 years
Frank3480.7 years
Most common last names in Bad Axe, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3773.9 years
Miller1779.6 years
Edwards1671.6 years
Mcdonald1575.8 years
Osentoski1478.7 years
Wolschlager1481.1 years
Talaski1372.9 years
Rapson1273.2 years
Hass1279.9 years
Brown1181.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Bad Axe, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's1
Burger King1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Fashion Bug1Sears2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1

Bad Axe compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • Leroy Albert Koglin, Jr. (1)
  • David D. Hacker (1)
  • Richard Booms (1)
  • William J. Crann, Jr. (1)
  • Joseph Bator (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2016.