Bay City, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 34,424 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 16,841  (48.9%)
Females: 17,583  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48706, 48708.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,088 (it was $30,425 in 2000)
Bay City:

$35,088
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,261 (it was $16,550 in 2000)

Bay City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,459 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Bay City:

$67,459
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $84,972; Detached houses: $82,694; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,455; In 2-unit structures: $71,240; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $101,125; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $284,031; Mobile homes: $115,651

Median gross rent in 2012: $552.

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Bay City races chart
  • White alone - 29,828 (85.5%)
  • Hispanic - 2,870 (8.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1,089 (3.1%)
  • Black alone - 876 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 160 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 49 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 27 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bay City: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.6%), Polish (15.7%), French (10.6%), Irish (9.3%), English (6.8%), French Canadian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 3,307 people per square mile   (average).

Bay City,MI real estate house value index trend

Bay City, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Bay City:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bay City city:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

415 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 164 registered sex offenders living in Bay City, Michigan as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bay City to the number of sex offenders is 210 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,749 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,409 (2.0%)

Bay City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (12.2 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (92.4 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (227.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Essexville, MI (1.6 miles ), Zilwaukee, MI (2.8 miles ), Auburn, MI (3.0 miles ), Carrollton, MI (3.1 miles ), Robin Glen-Indiantown, MI (3.2 miles ), Saginaw Township North, MI (3.3 miles ), Saginaw, MI (3.5 miles ), Buena Vista, MI (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $78,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.59 N, Longitude: 83.89 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): the city by the bay

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,863 (+5.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,815 (35.4%)

Area code: 989

Bay City household income distribution Bay City home values distribution

Crime rates in Bay City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1002200132101
per 100,000 2.90.00.05.65.60.00.02.98.96.03.00.02.9
Rapes 22352021343029203033533642
per 100,000 62.794.653.758.495.784.983.458.689.098.3159.6103.1120.9
Robberies 27342743343132503543453529
per 100,000 77.091.972.5119.695.787.792.0146.4103.8128.1135.5100.383.5
Assaults 140151120126120107849313014015199143
per 100,000 399.3408.0322.3350.5337.6302.7241.4272.4385.7417.0454.8283.6411.6
Burglaries 282244309321286292340298328294340244199
per 100,000 804.3659.3829.9892.9804.7826.1977.2872.7973.2875.71024.1699.0572.8
Thefts 1,1411,0751,037831755789880792725733681524553
per 100,000 3254.12904.52785.22311.62124.22232.22529.32319.52151.12183.42051.21501.21591.7
Auto thefts 1131141051069374120806740352939
per 100,000 322.3308.0282.0294.9261.7209.4344.9234.3198.8119.1105.483.1112.3
Arson 1012712111491381191310
per 100,000 28.532.418.833.430.939.625.938.123.732.827.137.228.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 359.0359.7310.8331.3335.0308.2328.7313.2355.4358.5413.6275.7312.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bay City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 56 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Michigan average:

1.74

Bay City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.4%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,958 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Bay City, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bay City-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Bay City 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 2.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bay City-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 229.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 195.6 miles away from Bay City center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 212.7 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 193.9 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 372.6 miles away from Bay 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 65.7 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 Bay County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Eric Esch - Boxer, Madonna (entertainer) - Musician, John Garrels - Hurdler, Rick Steiner - Professional wrestler, Scott Steiner - Professional wrestler, Marian Spore Bush - Artist, James A. Barcia - Politician, Lloyd Brazil - Basketball player-coach, Lawrence E. Glendenin - Chemist, Earl T. O'Loughlin - General.

Hospitals in Bay City:

  • BAY OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 3250 E MIDLAND ROAD)
  • BAY SPECIAL CARE CENTER ("3250 E MIDLAND RD, SUITE 1")
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (333 N SUMMIT STREET)
  • LONG TERM CARE HOSPITAL (LTCH) (3250 E MIDLAND RD, SUITE 1)
  • MCLAREN BAY REGION (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1900 COLUMBUS AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Bay City:

  • DAVITA - BAY CITY DIALYSIS (3170 PROFESSIONAL CT)

Home Health Centers in Bay City:

  • BAY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (1200 WASHINGTON AVENUE)
  • HEARTLAND HOME CARE L L C (1426 STRAITS DRIVE)
  • HOME ADVANTAGE (401 CENTER AVENUE SUITE 150)
  • MCLAREN VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE (3140 WEST CAMPUS DRIVE)
  • PINNACLE SENIOR CARE (1484 STRAITS DRIVE, SUITE 3)

Nursing Homes in Bay City:

  • BAY SHORES SENIOR CARE AND REHAB CENTER (3254 E MIDLAND RD)
  • CARETEL INNS OF TRI-CITIES (6700 WESTSIDE SAGINAW ROAD)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-HAMPTON (800 MULHOLLAND RD)
  • THE CARRIAGE HOUSE OF BAY CITY (2394 MIDLAND RD)

Airports and heliports located in Bay City:

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College/University in Bay City:

  • Bayshire Academy of Beauty Craft Inc (Full-time enrollment: 77; Location: 917 Saginaw St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bayshirebeautyacademy.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bay City:

  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 5 miles; University Center, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 6 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 20 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 41 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 41 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Mott Community College (about 42 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 44 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,877)

Private high school in Bay City:

  • ALL SAINTS CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 217 S MONROE ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Bay City:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Bay City:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 247 N LINCOLN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 3033 WILDER RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 2307 S MONROE ST; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 1707 S KIESEL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 1004 S WENONA; Grades: PK - 5)
  • TRINITY EVANG LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 2515 BROADWAY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 6094 WESTSIDE SAGINAW RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 210 S ALP ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST STANISLAUS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 900 S GRANT ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 1664 AMELITH RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Bay City, map of school districts: BAY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, BANGOR TOWNSHIP SCHOOLS

Library in Bay City:

  • BAY COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,730,868; Location: 500 CENTER AVENUE; 296,892 books; 29,136 audio materials; 10,892 video materials; 685 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Madonna.
  • WEEG - 97.3 is now WMJO...and WSAG 104.1 is owned by MacDonald Broadcasting - not Blue Moose.
  • Birthplace of MLB player Keith Miller. Birthplace of MLB player Matt Mieske.

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Notable locations in Bay City: Bay County Fairground (A), Salzburg Station (B), Bay City Station (C), Bay City Fire Department Station 2 (D), Bay City Fire Department Station 4 (E), Bay City Fire Department Station 5 (F), Bay County Building (G), Law Enforcement Center (H), Bay City Hall (I), Bay County Historical Museum (J), Delta College Planetarium (K), Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library (L), Sage Branch Library (M), South Side Branch Library (N), Bay City Fire and Rescue Station 1 (O), Trombley House (P), Bay Regional Medical Center Emergency Medical Services Station 1 and 2 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bay City include: Unity of Bay City Church (A), Thoburn United Methodist Church (B), Westminster Presbyterian Church (C), Christian Assembly Church (D), First Spiritual Church (E), Calvary Worship Center (F), Messiah Lutheran Church (G), Macedonia Church of God (H), Trinity Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Elm Lawn Cemetery (1), Green Ridge Cemetery (2), Hebrew Cemetery (3), Polish Cemetery (4), Corlis Cemetery (5), Pine Ridge Cemetery (6), Seamon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bay City include: Veterans Memorial Park (1), Bigelow Park (2), Wenonah Park (3), Bay City Historical Marker (4), Center Avenue Historical Marker (5), First Presbyterian Church Historical Marker (6), James Clements Memorial Airport Historical Marker (7), Midland Street Commercial District Historical Marker (8), Sage Public Library Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dobson Antique Toy & Firehouse Museum (3456 Patterson Road), Historical Museum of Bay County (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 321 Washington Avenue), Michigan State - Natural Resources Department- Bay City State Park Visitor Ce (Nature Centers; 3582 State Park Drive), Harry's Amusement & Records (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1824 Broadway Street), American Amusements & Vending CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 200 13th Street), Dutch Village Adventure Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2525 North Euclid Avenue), Bay Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (901 Saginaw Street).

Hotels: Americinn - Bay City- Mi (3915 3 Mile Rd), Flamingo Motel (291 River Road), Delta Motel (1000 South Euclid Avenue), Doubletree Hotel (1 Wenona Park Place), Empire House Motel (1305 Washington Avenue), Bay Valley Hotel & Resort (2470 Old Bridge Road), Bay Motel (910 S Euclid Avenue), Clements Inn Bed & Breakfast (1712 Center Avenue), Fairfield Inn Bay City (4105 Wilder Rd).

Courts: Federal Bureau of Investigation (115 1st Street), United States Government - Us District Court- Office Of The Clerk (1000 Washington Avenue).

Bay 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 41.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

9.14

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

BAY CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 36,817, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2010)
OUTDOOR ADVENTURES LAKESHORE RESORT (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
OUTDOOR WILDERNESS (Population served: 210, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
LAPEER SKATING CENTER (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIFLE RIVER RESORT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LOGAN'S LANDING INTERNTL. MALL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

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

  • BANGOR TOWNSHIP (Population served: 11,736, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BAY CO. DEPT OF WATER & SEWER (Population served: 8,273, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • FRANKENLUST TOWNSHIP (Population served: 3,398, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BANGOR-MONITOR METRO DISTRICT (Population served: 2,971, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BEAVER TOWNSHIP (Population served: 1,183, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • FRASER TOWNSHIP (Population served: 1,118, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BEAVER ROAD AREA WATER ASSOC. (Population served: 817, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • COUNTRYSIDE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 158, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUTDOOR ADVENTURE LK. OF NORTH (Population served: 99, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.4%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.3% for Black residents, 35.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 56.6% for other race residents, 48.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Bay City in 2010:

  • 190 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 177 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 137 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Bay City in 2000:

  • 179 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 136 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 105 people in other group homes
  • 64 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 56 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in nursing homes

Bay City, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Bay City compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Bay City (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Bangor Branch, Columbus Avenue Branch, Hampton Township Branch, Bay City Branch, Washington Avenue Branch, Bay Area Branch. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bangor Branch, Lafayette Avenue Branch, Liberty Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Citizens Bank: Downtown Bay City Branch, Midland And Euclid Branch, Wilder - Henry Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Independent Bank: Bay City Broadway Branch, Bay City Branch, Bay City Euclid Branch. 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
  • Thumb National Bank and Trust Company: Bay City-Wilder Road Branch at 2985 East Wilder Road, branch established on 2003/06/11; Bay City-Center Road Office Branch at 708 Center Ave, Suite 1, branch established on 2007/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $215.4 mil, Deposits: $188.3 mil, headquarters in Pigeon, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Thumb National Bank And Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan And Trust
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bay-Euclid Branch at 309 South Euclid Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01; Bangor Branch at 3907 Wilder Road, branch established on 1999/02/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 1st State Bank: Bay City Branch at 601 North Madison Avenue, branch established on 2006/02/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $173.8 mil, Deposits: $133.7 mil, headquarters in Saginaw, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Valley Financial Group, Ltd.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Bay City Banking Center Branch at 3870 State Street Road, branch established on 2005/12/19. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bay City, Michigan:

  • Best Western Crookside Inn, 6285 Westside Saginaw Rd, Bay City, MI 48706 , Phone: (989) 686-0840, Fax: (989) 686-0840
  • Fairfield Inn Bay City, 4105 E Wilder Rd, Bay City, MI 48706 , Phone: (989) 667-7050
  • Doubletree Hotel Bay City Riverfront, One Wenonah Park Pl, Bay City, MI 48708 , Phone: (989) 891-6000, Fax: (989) 891-9680
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bay City East, 3959 Traxler Ct, Bay City, MI 48706 , Phone: (989) 667-3800, Fax: (989) 667-3900
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 2 E Main St, Bay City, MI 48708 , Phone: (989) 634-1370
  • Americinn Of Bay City, 3915 Three Mile Rd, Bay City, MI 48706 , Phone: (989) 671-0071, Fax: (989) 671-0311
  • Bay Valley Hotel & Resort, 2470 Old Bridge Rd, Bay City, MI 48706 , Phone: (989) 686-3500, Fax: (989) 686-6931
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bay City, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Bay City travel time to work - commute Bay City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bay City city (based on Bay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.72%
Here: 59.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents60.7%18.8%5.1%3.5%2.6%
Congregations24.7%12.4%5.6%10.1%4.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents1.1%0.9%0.7%0.7%5.9%
Congregations2.2%1.1%2.2%3.4%33.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Bay County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Bay County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Bay County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 74
Here:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Bay County:

31.0%
Michigan:

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

13.5%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 29$114,417$47,3450$0
Other Government Administration 11$46,317$50,52811$7,078
Police Protection - Officers 52$282,210$65,1250$0
Police - Other 4$12,206$36,6184$1,415
Firefighters 39$188,498$57,9991$31
Fire - Other 5$26,015$62,4360$0
Streets and Highways 16$76,505$57,3790$0
Solid Waste Management 14$33,945$29,0960$0
Sewerage 26$115,283$53,2080$0
Parks and Recreation 7$23,595$40,4490$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$17,770$53,3100$0
Water Supply 33$135,643$49,3250$0
Electric Power 41$215,203$62,9861$549
Other and Unallocable 12$45,128$45,1280$0
Totals for Government 293$1,332,735$54,58317$9,073

Bay City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $5,805,000 ($168.63)
    Sewerage: $2,767,000 ($80.38)
    General - Other: $1,929,000 ($56.04)
    Electric Utilities: $1,703,000 ($49.47)
    Air Transportation: $479,000 ($13.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $476,000 ($13.83)
    Regular Highways: $430,000 ($12.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $329,000 ($9.56)
    Police Protection: $71,000 ($2.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($1.13)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $23,454,000 ($681.33)
    Police Protection: $7,296,000 ($211.95)
    Sewerage: $7,092,000 ($206.02)
    Water Utilities: $6,128,000 ($178.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,869,000 ($170.49)
    General - Other: $5,777,000 ($167.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,233,000 ($152.02)
    Regular Highways: $4,086,000 ($118.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,843,000 ($53.54)
    Financial Administration: $1,764,000 ($51.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,076,000 ($31.26)
    Central Staff Services: $1,008,000 ($29.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $588,000 ($17.08)
    General Public Buildings: $282,000 ($8.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $115,000 ($3.34)
    Air Transportation: $99,000 ($2.88)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $550,000 ($15.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,048,000 ($88.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing and Community Development: $217,000 ($6.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $86,000 ($2.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,495,000 ($595.37)

Bay City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,548,000 ($335.46)
    All Other: $4,065,000 ($118.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,904,000 ($55.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,612,000 ($46.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000 ($3.69)
    Air Transportation: $53,000 ($1.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $49,000 ($1.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $4,815,000 ($139.87)
    All Other: $681,000 ($19.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $120,000 ($3.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($1.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,628,000 ($47.29)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,249,000 ($36.28)
    Rents: $224,000 ($6.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $136,000 ($3.95)
    Special Assessments: $66,000 ($1.92)
    Sale of Property: $22,000 ($0.64)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $23,776,000 ($690.68)
    Water Utilities: $7,209,000 ($209.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,608,000 ($191.96)
    Highways: $2,997,000 ($87.06)
    All Other: $529,000 ($15.37)
    Electric Utilities: $152,000 ($4.42)
  • Tax - Property: $13,364,000 ($388.22)
    Other License: $642,000 ($18.65)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $21,000 ($0.61)

Bay City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,475,000 ($3180.19)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $103,034,000 ($2993.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,965,000 ($347.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,524,000 ($160.47)

Bay City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,708,000 ($1240.65)

3.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($665 average AGI)
Bay County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saginaw County, MI  0.75% ($33,122 average AGI)
from Midland County, MI  0.50% ($33,072)
from Arenac County, MI  0.19% ($24,483)


4.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
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 Saginaw County, MI  0.83% ($29,134 average AGI)
to Midland County, MI  0.64% ($44,661)
to Oakland County, MI  0.14% ($42,852)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bay City:

  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • 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)
  • WSAM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNX (1250 AM; 1 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: FRANKENMUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bay City:

  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTRK (89.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: BEYOND THE BAY MEDIA GROUP)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCHW-FM (91.3 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT, BAY CITY)
  • WTCF (100.5 FM; CARROLLTON, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WGER (106.3 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WUCX-FM (90.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WEEG (97.3 FM; ESSEXVILLE, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKCQ (98.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILZ (104.5 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKQZ (93.3 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WYLZ (100.9 FM; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLZ (107.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; HEMLOCK, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WRCL (93.7 FM; FRANKENMUTH, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • W220BR (91.9 FM; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WSAG (104.1 FM; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: BLUE MOOSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWBN (101.5 FM; TUSCOLA, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bay City:

  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WDCQ-TV (Channel 19; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • W68DH (Channel 68; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W22CC (Channel 22; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W69DW (Channel 69; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W58CW (Channel 58; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W15BP (Channel 15; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WUHO-LP (Channel 57; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bay City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 220 meters (722ft)
Total costs: $2,212,000
Total average daily traffic: 113,626
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,895
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 174 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bay City)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED130$62,53184$54,476310$79,24572$20,0562$49,50043$85,8602$12,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$45,7501$42,00027$86,2599$14,0000$01$40,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$66,32718$50,167156$84,73151$20,1761$138,00013$82,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$74,08721$56,57181$79,1485$25,4000$07$60,0001$78,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$72,5002$60,00014$80,1433$45,6670$01$59,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Bay City, MI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$61,5005$65,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$76,0005$167,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$45,0005$72,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$38,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 168
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Bay City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bay City, MI
Most common first names in Bay City, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John61374.6 years
Mary52880.7 years
William52474.5 years
Robert39568.1 years
Joseph32976.0 years
Edward32976.2 years
George31376.4 years
James31169.9 years
Helen31080.6 years
Frank28876.8 years
Most common last names in Bay City, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16677.8 years
Miller10771.8 years
Johnson9876.7 years
Anderson9176.5 years
Davis8074.7 years
Williams7775.2 years
Schmidt7775.8 years
Young7279.2 years
Martin6473.7 years
Jones6275.1 years
Businesses in Bay City, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven8Kroger1
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture3
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza3
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's2
Aeropostale1Marriott1
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets3
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's8
Applebee's1Meijer2
Arby's1Men's Wearhouse1
Audi1Menards1
AutoZone1New Balance2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless2
Burger King2Penske1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack2
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves1Rite Aid3
Deb1Sears2
Discount Tire1Spencer Gifts1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel2
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx7Subaru1
Ford1Subway7
GNC2T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell3
Goodwill3Target1
H&R Block5The Room Place1
Hilton1Tim Hortons1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Hollister Co.1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS16
Honda1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jimmy John's1Volkswagen1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
Justice1Walmart1
KFC4Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA1
Knights Inn1
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