Baraga, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 1,946 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +51.4%
Males: 1,409  (72.4%)
Females: 537  (27.6%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49908.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,976 (it was $26,290 in 2000)
Baraga:

$31,976
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $11,529 (it was $14,795 in 2000)

Baraga village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,475 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Baraga:

$95,475
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $107,649; detached houses: $111,800; mobile homes: $18,615

Median gross rent in 2019: $490.

March 2019 cost of living index in Baraga: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.5%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.0% for American Indian residents, 39.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Baraga, MI (2019)
    • 88341.1%White alone
    • 71033.1%Black alone
    • 32215.0%American Indian alone
    • 1949.0%Two or more races
    • 442.1%Hispanic
    • 221.0%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone
    • 30.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Baraga, Michigan as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baraga is 265 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: American (10.8%), Finnish (7.0%), French Canadian (3.1%), German (2.2%), French (1.9%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 614 feet

Land area: 2.26 square miles.

Population density: 863 people per square mile   (low).

Baraga, Michigan map

53 residents are foreign born (0.8% Africa, 0.7% Europe).

This village:

2.5%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,015 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,567 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (158.3 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (256.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (343.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

L'Anse, MI (1.6 miles ),
Zeba, MI (2.0 miles ),
South Range, MI (4.6 miles ),
Dollar Bay, MI (4.9 miles ),
Houghton, MI (4.9 miles ),
Hancock, MI (5.0 miles ),
Michigamme, MI (5.0 miles ),
Hubbell, MI (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 46.78 N, Longitude: 88.49 W

Area code: 906

Distribution of median household income in Baraga, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Baraga, MI in 2019
Baraga satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Baraga, MI residents
Average permit cost in Baraga, MI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.4%
Michigan:

6.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +47 (+3.8%).
Most common industries in Baraga, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.3%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Machinery (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (17.1%)
  • Machinery (11.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.2%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.5%)
  • Public administration (12.7%)
  • Social assistance (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Baraga, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Child care workers (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Baraga, Michigan

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Earthquake activity:

Baraga-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 369.3 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 173.3 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 348.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 202.9 miles away from Baraga center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 204.1 miles away from Baraga center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 205.2 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 Baraga County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baraga topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Baraga:

  • BARAGA CNTY HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; L ANSE, MI)
  • BAYSIDE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; L' ANSE, MI)
  • BARAGA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; L ANSE, MI)

College/University in Baraga:

  • Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (Full-time enrollment: 66; Location: 111 Beartown Road; Public; Website: www.kbocc.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baraga:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 24 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 54 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 8,258)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 137 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 157 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 158 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 163 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 165 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

Public high school in Baraga:

Public elementary/middle school in Baraga:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Baraga: Sand Point Light (A), Baraga Marina (B), Baraga Station (C), Ojibwa Campground (D), Bay Ambulance (E), Baraga Police Department (F), Michigan Department of Natural Resources Baraga Forest (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Baraga include: Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Baraga Full Gospel Church (B), Solid Rock Baptist Church (C), Saint Ann's Church (D), Victory Christian Assembly (E), Holy Cross Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Carla's Lake Shore Motel & Restaurant (North US41), Best Western Baraga Lakeside (900 South US 41).

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

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

THE FINNS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2008), St Public Notif issued (OCT-03-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • BARAGA (Population served: 2,240, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • LAKESHORE CAFE & MOTEL, LTD. (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

58.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
853 people in state prisons in 2010
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Baraga (2011 data):

  • Superior National Bank & Trust Company: Baraga Branch at 201 Superior Avenue, branch established on 1966/02/10. Info updated 2009/03/03: Bank assets: $511.7 mil, Deposits: $439.5 mil, headquarters in Hancock, MI, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Keweenaw Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Baraga:

Marital status in Baraga, MI
  • Never married: 60.0%
  • Now married: 22.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Baraga:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 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

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Baraga, MI (based on Baraga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,3913
Mainline Protestant1,6086
Evangelical Protestant70410
Other11
None4,156-
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: 3
Baraga County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

8.09 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Baraga County:

10.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.6%
Michigan:

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

17.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Baraga:

48.7%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.4%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Baraga:

29.4
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Baraga:

32.8%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Baraga:

77.2%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Baraga, MI Residents

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($19.01)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,049,000 ($1052.93)
    Sewerage: $526,000 ($270.30)
    Regular Highways: $485,000 ($249.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $283,000 ($145.43)
    Police Protection: $193,000 ($99.18)
    Central Staff Services: $72,000 ($37.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($21.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($18.50)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($4.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.06)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($1.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($13.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $51,000 ($26.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($4.62)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $590,000 ($303.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($39.57)

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

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $317,000 ($162.90)
    Sewerage: $305,000 ($156.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($3.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $191,000 ($98.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $147,000 ($75.54)
    Rents: $19,000 ($9.76)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($7.19)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($2.57)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,634,000 ($1353.55)
    Water Utilities: $558,000 ($286.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $187,000 ($96.09)
    General Local Government Support: $161,000 ($82.73)
    Other: $22,000 ($11.31)
  • Tax - Property: $280,000 ($143.88)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,740,000 ($2435.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,456,000 ($2289.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,000 ($146.45)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000,000 ($1541.62)

Businesses in Baraga, MI

  • Best Western: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Baraga:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WMPL (920 AM; 1 kW; HANCOCK, MI)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baraga:

  • WCUP (105.7 FM; L'ANSE, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; BARAGA, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGLI (98.7 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WGGL-FM (91.1 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOLV (97.7 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHKB (102.3 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W224AV (92.7 FM; COVINGTON, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WKMJ-FM (93.5 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: VICTOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W260AC (99.9 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WUPY (101.1 FM; ONTONAGON, MI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Baraga:

  • WBKP (Channel 5; CALUMET, MI; Owner: SCANLAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W41CA (Channel 41; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • W48CA (Channel 48; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)
  • W16BL (Channel 16; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DON RAYBURN, SR.)
  • W22BZ (Channel 22; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DON RAYBURN, SR.)
  • W24CD (Channel 24; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DON RAYBURN, SR.)
  • W29BZ (Channel 29; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)
  • W31BJ (Channel 31; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)
  • W38CG (Channel 38; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • W44BM (Channel 44; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • W46CM (Channel 46; HERMAN, MI; Owner: MARTHA RAYBURN)
  • W50BZ (Channel 50; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)
  • W60CJ (Channel 60; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • Baraga, Michigan
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Michigan average
  • Fatal accident count12798
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19464
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4951
  • Fatalities14204
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34406
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents817
See more detailed statistics of Baraga fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.9mTotal length
  • $23,000Total costs
  • 4,685Total average daily traffic
  • 438Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,059Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Baraga)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • N Us 41 1 Mi N (Lat: 46.787722 Lon: -88.476250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 28 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WPPG987,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.235 MHz, 159.270 MHz, 159.420 MHz, 159.465 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2014, Expiration Date: 12/20/2024, Certifier: Richard S De Mello, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, Email:
  • 2 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.774944 Lon: -88.547361), Call Sign: WNFT353,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2011, Expiration Date: 02/12/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2021, Registrant: Baraga Telephone Company, 204 State St., Baraga, MI 49908, Phone: (906) 353-6644, Fax: (906) 353-7550, Email:
  • 211 Pennock (Lat: 46.776611 Lon: -88.494583), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPMB526,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.225 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/1998, Expiration Date: 05/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2003, Certifier: Havey Filppula, Registrant: El Com Services, Marquette, MI 49855, Fax: (906) 228-2621
  • 8802, Eilola (Lat: 46.853667 Lon: -88.656000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 117.3 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WPUX828,
    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:
  • Lat: 46.801500 Lon: -88.512667, Call Sign: WPYH905,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.225 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/2003, Expiration Date: 08/13/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Certifier: Arlan Friisvall, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC8CDE, Licensee ID: L01096334, Grant Date: 12/29/2015, Expiration Date: 01/22/2026, Certifier: Susan B Ruddy, Registrant: Susan B Ruddy, 13284 Us Highway 41, Baraga, MI 49908-9062
  • Call Sign: N8SRL, Licensee ID: L00439324, Grant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 03/24/2022, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2017, Certifier: Brian J Ruddy, Registrant: Brian J Ruddy, 13284 Us Highway 41, Baraga, MI 49908
  • Call Sign: N8XJQ, Grant Date: 02/23/1993, Expiration Date: 02/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2005, Registrant: Kristine K Kuker, Rt 1 Box 202, Baraga, MI 49908
  • Call Sign: WD8ODP, Licensee ID: L00517075, Grant Date: 12/26/2018, Expiration Date: 03/05/2028, Certifier: Erik P Vachon, Registrant: Erik P Vachon, 425 S Us 41, Baraga, MI 49908-9670
  • Call Sign: KD8GBK, Licensee ID: L01276866, Grant Date: 04/24/2017, Expiration Date: 04/26/2027, Certifier: Ralph K Bemis, Registrant: Ralph K Bemis, 15404 Mission Rd, Baraga, MI 49908
  • Call Sign: KD8UKO, Licensee ID: L01776996, Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Nicholas G Herbert, Registrant: Nicholas G Herbert, 101 N Front St Apt 105, Baraga, MI 49908
  • Call Sign: N8ZED, Previous Call Sign: N8SRL, Licensee ID: L00439324, Grant Date: 07/28/2017, Expiration Date: 07/28/2027, Certifier: Brian J Ruddy, Registrant: Brian J Ruddy, 13284 Us Highway 41, Baraga, MI 49908

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PALADIN INDUSTRIES INC GOLDEN EAGLE MK 4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HIRTH F-23 (50 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5518F, N5518F, N-5518F, Serial Number: 0003-14, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 09/10/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis R Coppler, 15131 Hamar Rd, Baraga, MI 49908

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 22 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Baraga, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.9%), and Structure Fires (38.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Baraga, MI
    • 6543.9%Outside Fires
    • 5738.5%Structure Fires
    • 2617.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baraga, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Baraga, Michigan:

  • Super 8 Motel - Baraga, 790 Michigan Ave, Baraga, Michigan 49908 , Phone: (906) 353-6680
  • Best Western Barage Lakeside, 900 S US 41, Baraga, Michigan 49908 , Phone: (906) 353-7123, Fax: (906) 353-7799
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Baraga, Michigan
Most common first names in Baraga, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3576.9 years
William2972.4 years
Mary2278.1 years
Edward1977.0 years
James1567.7 years
Joseph1476.7 years
Robert1074.5 years
Helen978.6 years
Elizabeth973.7 years
Lillian872.1 years
Most common last names in Baraga, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2480.4 years
Anderson1273.9 years
Ross1275.1 years
Maki1076.1 years
Tangen781.9 years
Morin774.9 years
Vizina787.7 years
Miron771.7 years
Carlson773.4 years
Kunick674.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baraga, MI
  • 80.9%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%Electricity
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baraga, MI
  • 67.3%Utility gas
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Baraga compared to Michigan state average:

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

Baraga on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • George Van Straten (3)
  • David Owen Mattson (1)
  • Osanan L. Barros Neto (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2023.