Bay Port, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 477.
Males: 247  (51.9%)
Females: 230  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  54.4 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 48720.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $43,443
Bay Port:

$43,443
MI:

$51,084

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,488

Bay Port CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $104,361
Bay Port:

$104,361
MI:

$137,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $144,448; Detached houses: $150,711; Townhouses or other attached units: $158,333; In 2-unit structures: $44,313; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,277; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,049; Mobile homes: $49,617; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $211,055

Median gross rent in 2015: $727.

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  • Races in Bay Port, MI (2010)

    Bay Port races chart
    • 46397.1%White alone
    • 91.9%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bay Port: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (45.5%), American (12.4%), English (6.4%), Italian (6.4%), Polish (4.7%), Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

For population 25 years and over in Bay Port:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%

For population 15 years and over in Bay Port CDP:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 23.4%

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Michigan:

6.3%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Bay Port, Michigan as of June 24, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Bay Port to the number of sex offenders is 80 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,212 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $883 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (41.4 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (102.1 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pigeon, MI (2.3 miles ), Caseville, MI (2.9 miles ), Sebewaing, MI (3.0 miles ), Elkton, MI (3.1 miles ), Owendale, MI (3.1 miles ), Unionville, MI (3.8 miles ), Gagetown, MI (3.8 miles ), Bad Axe, MI (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.85 N, Longitude: 83.37 W

Area code: 989

Bay Port household income distribution Bay Port home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Tornado activity:

Bay Port-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 47.1 miles away from the Bay Port place 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 14.0 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bay Port-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 222.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 191.8 miles away from Bay Port 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 185.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 234.7 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 391.5 miles away from Bay Port 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 95.5 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 (13).
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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bay Port:

  • SCHEURER HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PIGEON, MI)
  • SEASONS CHANGE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PIGEON, MI)
  • SUNNY ACRES NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BAD AXE, MI)

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

  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 37 miles; University Center, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 37 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 48 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Mott Community College (about 60 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 60 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 61 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 63 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)

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Notable locations in Bay Port: Fairhaven Township Fire Department (A), Bay Port Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bay Port include: Community of Christ Church (A), United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Bay Port include: Stagecoaches Historical Marker (1), Bay Port Fishing District Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Bay Port Inn (827 Promenade Street), Bayview Country Inn (9695 Cedar Street).

Huron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 16.1%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
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: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Bay Port (2011 data):

  • Bay Port State Bank: at 9840 Main Street, branch established on 1938/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $86.1 mil, Deposits: $77.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bay Port Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Michigan average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bay Port CDP (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%

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 Bay Port:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
  • WLEW (1340 AM; 1 kW; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bay Port:

  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLEW-FM (102.1 FM; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUCX-FM (90.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Bay Port:

  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W58CW (Channel 58; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W22CC (Channel 22; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W69DW (Channel 69; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.786889 Lon: -83.377361, Call Sign: WPZQ490
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.700 MHz, 457.700 MHzGrant Date: 12/28/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2024, Certifier: Todd RievertRegistrant: Thumb Radio, Inc., 1020 North Van Dyke, Bad Axe, MI 48413, Phone: (989) 269-6420, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N8ECR, Previous Call Sign: KA8JER, Licensee ID: L00600709, Grant Date: 12/28/2012, Expiration Date: 01/26/2023, Certifier: Michael E Beachy, Registrant: Michael E Beachy, 8380 Pigeon Rd, Bay Port, MI 48720

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3128F , Serial Number: 18257228, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney S Swartzendruber, 2680 Caseville Rd, Bay Port, MI 48720
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8866P , Serial Number: 24-4323, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1965
    Registrant (Corporation): D & J Aviation LLC, 7681 Murdock Rd, Bay Port, MI 48720

Bay Port compared to Michigan state average:

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