Bellaire, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 1,067 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 500  (46.9%)
Females: 567  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49615.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,636 (it was $32,243 in 2000)
Bellaire:

$39,636
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,205 (it was $18,327 in 2000)

Bellaire village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $128,174 (it was $90,800 in 2000)
Bellaire:

$128,174
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $156,711; detached houses: $157,824; mobile homes: $87,001

Median gross rent in 2017: $635.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bellaire: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.3%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 71.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bellaire, MI (2017)
    • 78288.8%White alone
    • 485.4%Two or more races
    • 161.8%Asian alone
    • 121.4%American Indian alone
    • 91.0%Black alone
    • 91.0%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Bellaire, Michigan as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bellaire is 68 to 1.


Crime rates in Bellaire by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(93.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(89.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(93.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(178.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.2)
1
(92.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(1,342)
11
(1,006)
3
(276.5)
12
(1,115)
5
(463.8)
1
(92.7)
8
(749.1)
10
(941.6)
8
(754.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(91.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)84.147.691.251.126.03.7123.637.730.2

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City-data.com crime index in Bellaire, MI

Crime rate in Bellaire detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (18.2%), Irish (13.4%), American (12.7%), English (10.5%), Italian (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 616 feet

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 583 people per square mile   (low).

Bellaire, Michigan map

20 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This village:

2.3%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,496 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,109 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (124.3 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (190.9 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (250.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Central Lake, MI (2.6 miles ),
Alden, MI (2.7 miles),
Mancelona, MI (3.0 miles ),
Rapid City, MI (3.3 miles ),
Eastport, MI (3.4 miles ),
Elk Rapids, MI (3.4 miles ),
Alba, MI (3.4 miles ),
East Jordan, MI (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 44.98 N, Longitude: 85.21 W

Area code: 231

Distribution of median household income in Bellaire, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bellaire, MI in 2017
Bellaire satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.8%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in Bellaire, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.2%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (18.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.1%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Bellaire, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Bellaire, Michigan

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Bellaire, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Bellaire-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Bellaire village center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bellaire-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 96% 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 341.8 miles away from Bellaire center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 309.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 310.0 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 304.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 153.7 miles away from Bellaire center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 306.3 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 Antrim County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Bellaire:

  • MEADOW BROOK MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (4543 SOUTH M-88 HIGHWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bellaire:

  • GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EAST JORDAN, MI)

Airports located in Bellaire:

Amtrak stations near Bellaire:

  • 9 miles: MANCELONA (849 U.S. 131) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 16 miles: KALKASA (KALKASKA, 2325 U.S. 131 NORTH) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 18 miles: BOYNE CITY (1002 DIVISION ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bellaire:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 24 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 74 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 91 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Central Michigan University (about 99 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 104 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 113 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)
  • Delta College (about 116 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high school in Bellaire:

  • BELLAIRE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 204 W FORREST HOME AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Bellaire:

  • JOHN R RODGER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 6535 JOHN R RODGERS RD, Grades: KG-5)

Library in Bellaire:

  • BELLAIRE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $150,305; Location: 111 SOUTH BRIDGE STREET; 22,500 books; 1,778 audio materials; 850 video materials; 60 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The lake that serves as a reservoir to Bellaire is called Lake Bellaire. NOT Blair Blake. Thank you, interesting facts!

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bellaire: Allied Emergency Medical Services Bellaire Station (A), Antrim County Courthouse (B), Antrim County Sheriff's Office (C), Bellaire Police Department (D), Bellaire Area Historical Society and Museum (E), Bellaire Public Library (F), Forest Home Township Hall (G), Bellaire District Fire Department (H), Michigan Department of Natural Resources Bellaire Field Office (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bellaire include: Bellaire United Methodist Church (A), Bellaire Wesleyan Church (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Blair Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Cedar River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bellaire include: Richardi Park (1), William A Hosmer Park (2), Bellaire-Antrim County Seat Historical Marker (3), Craven Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Dream Acre Motel (109 South Division Street), Bellaire Inn (728 East Cayuga Street), Grand Victorian Inn (402 North Bridge St), Elk River Motel (226 North Bridge Street).

Birthplace of: Roger Mason (baseball) - Baseball player.

Antrim 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 Bellaire and their reported violations in the past:

BELLAIRE, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 1,164, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LIVING WORD NORTH CHURCH (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SHORT'S BREWERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • PELICAN NEST (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TORCH LAKE CELLARS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

60.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
42 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Bellaire (2011 data):

  • Alden State Bank: Bellaire Branch at 641 Alden St, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.0 mil, Deposits: $139.1 mil, headquarters in Alden, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • The Huntington National Bank: Bellaire Branch at 225 State Highway M-88, branch established on 1985/06/24. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Citizens Bank: Bellaire Branch at 101 Depot St, branch established on 1906/08/16. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Bellaire:

Marital status in Bellaire, MI
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Bellaire:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bellaire
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bellaire, MI (based on Antrim County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,25314
Catholic2,1945
Evangelical Protestant2,10524
Other173
None17,011-
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: 8
Antrim County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

14.03 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

10.0%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Antrim County:

29.8%
Michigan:

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

14.6%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.3%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.6%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bellaire:

10.6%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bellaire:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bellaire:

58.7%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bellaire, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,312$43,8721$852
Other Government Administration 2$5,078$30,4680$0
Water Supply 2$6,085$36,5100$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,436$29,2320$0
Sewerage 1$3,100$37,2000$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,415$52,9800$0
Financial Administration 1$3,082$36,9840$0
Totals for Government 10$31,508$37,8101$852

Bellaire government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $285,000 ($267.10)
    Sewerage: $232,000 ($217.43)
    Police Protection: $160,000 ($149.95)
    Water Utilities: $136,000 ($127.46)
    General - Other: $118,000 ($110.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000 ($83.41)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($22.49)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($18.74)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($2.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($57.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $14,000 ($13.12)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.94)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $465,000 ($435.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.94)

Bellaire government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $415,000 ($388.94)
    Sewerage: $243,000 ($227.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($9.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $25,000 ($23.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($15.93)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($10.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $159,000 ($149.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $211,000 ($197.75)
    General Local Government Support: $93,000 ($87.16)
    Other: $7,000 ($6.56)
  • Tax - Property: $499,000 ($467.67)
    Other License: $9,000 ($8.43)

Bellaire government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,309,000 ($1226.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,233,000 ($1155.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,000 ($71.23)

Bellaire government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,654,000 ($1550.14)

7.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grand Traverse County, MI  1.28% ($40,451 average AGI)
from Charlevoix County, MI  0.78% ($37,973)
from Kalkaska County, MI  0.69% ($28,455)


7.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grand Traverse County, MI  1.38% ($41,740 average AGI)
to Kalkaska County, MI  0.87% ($30,744)
to Charlevoix County, MI  0.81% ($34,156)
Businesses in Bellaire, MI
NameCountNameCount
Curves1McDonald's1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bellaire:

  • 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)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWKK (750 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: STONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bellaire:

  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; BOYNE CITY, MI; Owner: WBCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; KALKASKA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WICV (100.9 FM; EAST JORDAN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WMKC (102.9 FM; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCZW (107.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WKLZ-FM (98.9 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF PETOSKEY, INC.)
  • WCMW-FM (103.9 FM; HARBOR SPRINGS, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; LELAND, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE)
  • W201CM (88.1 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bellaire:

  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W55CL (Channel 55; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W68DD (Channel 68; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFUP (Channel 45; VANDERBILT, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W62CQ (Channel 62; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CR (Channel 34; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W41CK (Channel 41; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W39CB (Channel 39; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CR (Channel 62; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CD (Channel 36; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CY (Channel 66; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CU (Channel 25; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: EDWARD J. HESS AND/OR MADGE E. HESS)
  • W36BZ (Channel 36; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W56DF (Channel 56; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W15BM (Channel 15; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CE (Channel 34; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48CC (Channel 48; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CP (Channel 52; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58CN (Channel 58; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CX (Channel 66; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Bellaire fatal accident list:

Nov 2, 2016 07:09 AM, Sr-88 S Division, Lat: 44.971994, Lon: -85.198419, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 6, 2005 05:42 PM, Forest Home, Lat: 44.981410, Lon: -85.210560, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 4, 1998 08:40 PM, Sr-88, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.1mTotal length
  • $70,000Total costs
  • 6,180Total average daily traffic
  • 123Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,397Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bellaire)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bellaire, MI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bellaire)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11429 , Serial Number: 17702338, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 10/08/1996
    Registrant (Individual): David J Schwartz, 3382 Vandermark Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4395U , Serial Number: 15060395, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Monique L Runyan, 8885 Austin Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615, Other Owners: David C Runyan
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9012E , Serial Number: 11AC-643, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 02/20/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Lyle M Harmon, 1 Comfort Road, Bellaire, MI 49615
  • Aircraft: HOADLEY ARTHUR W KITFOX IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 966F , Serial Number: ECU 041, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur W Hoadley, 7538 Crystal Springs Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615
  • Aircraft: CAMERON BALLOONS US O-105 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 218WW , Serial Number: 6726, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Whimsical LLC, 6340 Old Torch Lake Dr, Bellaire, MI 49615
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/22/2019
  • Aircraft: JAMES J ELLIS ZODIAK 601 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 8080E , Serial Number: 6-7376, Certificate Issue Date: 04/03/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James J Ellis, 6081 Eastwood Ct, Bellaire, MI 49615, Other Owners: Lois M Walsh
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/13/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 22. The highest number of reported fires - 44 took place in 2003, and the least - 4 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bellaire, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.8%), and Outside Fires (26.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bellaire, MI
    • 19851.8%Structure Fires
    • 10126.4%Outside Fires
    • 4511.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 389.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bellaire, MI
Most common first names in Bellaire, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3777.7 years
William3275.9 years
George2979.1 years
Helen2784.2 years
Charles2479.0 years
Robert2474.2 years
Mary2380.7 years
Donald1872.2 years
James1777.6 years
Grace1780.4 years
Most common last names in Bellaire, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2281.1 years
Johnson1385.9 years
Miller1372.3 years
Dewey1285.9 years
Thomas1190.1 years
Moore976.1 years
Cook880.1 years
Wilson873.8 years
Lewis880.4 years
Bedell776.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bellaire, MI
  • 92.6%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bellaire, MI
  • 50.6%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 2.9%Other fuel


Bellaire compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Bellaire on our top lists:

  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
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