Birch Run, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 1,495 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 680  (45.5%)
Females: 815  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48415.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,590 (it was $41,685 in 2000)
Birch Run:

$42,590
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,626 (it was $20,631 in 2000)

Birch Run village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,405 (it was $81,700 in 2000)
Birch Run:

$91,405
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $113,459; Detached houses: $115,235; Townhouses or other attached units: $201,754; In 2-unit structures: $64,875; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,831; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $74,567; Mobile homes: $41,192; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $30,930

Median gross rent in 2013: $731.

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  • Races in Birch Run, MI (2010)

    Birch Run races chart
    • 1,41290.8%White alone
    • 825.3%Hispanic
    • 312.0%Two or more races
    • 171.1%Black alone
    • 100.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Birch Run: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (17.1%), Polish (9.4%), French (6.5%), English (5.6%), Dutch (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 1.92 square miles.

Population density: 779 people per square mile   (low).

Birch Run,MI real estate house value index trend

Birch Run, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Birch Run:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Birch Run village:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

31 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This village:

2.1%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Birch Run, Michigan as of July 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Birch Run to the number of sex offenders is 81 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,764 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,400 (1.7%)

Birch Run satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (14.3 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (69.2 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (220.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clio, MI (2.4 miles ), Burt, MI (2.5 miles ), Frankenmuth, MI (2.5 miles ), Montrose, MI (2.7 miles ), Bridgeport, MI (3.2 miles ), Mount Morris, MI (3.2 miles ), Beecher, MI (3.5 miles ), Buena Vista, MI (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.25 N, Longitude: 83.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,012 (+136.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 153 (22.1%)

Area code: 989

Birch Run household income distribution Birch Run home values distribution

Crime rates in Birch Run by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1000200240001
per 100,000 59.80.00.00.0116.60.00.0122.2246.30.00.00.066.7
Robberies 1001021021110
per 100,000 59.80.00.057.80.0117.660.70.0123.264.464.665.60.0
Assaults 1612671033232254
per 100,000 957.5676.8340.9404.4583.1176.5182.0122.2184.7128.7129.3327.9266.7
Burglaries 36212217969511125222
per 100,000 2,154.41,184.41,250.0982.1524.8352.9546.1305.6677.3772.2323.21,442.6133.3
Thefts 388314291232148136979912278865658
per 100,000 23,219.617,710.116,534.113,402.78,629.78,000.05,885.96,051.37,512.35,019.35,559.13,672.13,866.7
Auto thefts 6534223454242
per 100,000 359.1282.0170.5231.1116.6117.6182.0244.5307.9257.4129.3262.3133.3
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 1083.5753.1659.0572.5477.0337.0272.0321.5510.5254.3238.5280.9223.2

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

Crime rate in Birch Run detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +658 (+66.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Birch Run: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Birch Run, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Birch Run-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Birch Run village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 116 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Birch Run-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% 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 211.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from Birch Run center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.1 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 177.0 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 349.1 miles away from Birch Run center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 395.0 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 Saginaw County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birch Run topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Birch Run:

  • CLIO CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLIO, MI)
  • MAPLE WOODS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLIO, MI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE HOSPICE OF (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • TENDERCARE HC OF FRANKENMUTH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • MEDILODGE OF MONTROSE INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MONTROSE, MI)

Heliports located in Birch Run:

Amtrak station near Birch Run:

  • 18 miles: FLINT (1407 S. DORT HWY.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birch Run:

  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 17 miles; Flint, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 17 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Mott Community College (about 18 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 20 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,877)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 20 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 23 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 24 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high schools in Birch Run:

Public elementary/middle schools in Birch Run:

  • MARSHALL GREENE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 609, Location: 8225 MAIN ST, Grades: 5-8)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 12440 CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Birch Run

Library in Birch Run:

  • THOMAS E. FLESCHNER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $124,620; Location: 11935 SILVER CREEK DRIVE; 28,973 books; 1,767 audio materials; 1,474 video materials; 30 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Birch Run: Fleschner Memorial Library (A), Birch Run Township Fire Department (B), Birch Run Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Prime Outlets at Birch Run Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Birch Run include: Sacred Heart Church (A), Birch Run United Methodist Church (B), Christ Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bogart Drain (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Exit Motel (9087 Birch Run Road), Best Western of Birch Run (9087 East Birch Run Road), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Birch Run (12112 South Beyer Road), Church Street Manor (12274 Church Street), Birch Run/Frankenmuth Super 8 Motel (9235 Birch Run Rd), Hampton Inn Birch Run/Frankenmuth (12130 Tiffany Blvd), BirchRun Frankenmuth Area (9235 East Birch Run Road), Comfort Inn Birch Run (11911 Dixie Highway).

Saginaw 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 2013 was 58.5. This is better than average.

City:

58.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.117. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.117
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.34
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.53. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.53
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Birch Run, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Birch Run (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Birch Run Branch at 12010 Church Street, branch established on 1957/08/01. 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
  • Community State Bank: Birch Run Branch at 8412 Main Street, branch established on 2003/11/03. Info updated 2007/12/05: Bank assets: $197.6 mil, Deposits: $177.6 mil, headquarters in Saint Charles, MI, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Michigan average:

11.0

Birch Run travel time to work - commute Birch Run mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Birch Run village (based on Saginaw County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,87329
Evangelical Protestant30,990102
Mainline Protestant13,47747
Black Protestant10,05328
Other1,3239
Orthodox3501
None108,103-
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: 42
Saginaw County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
Saginaw County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Saginaw County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 99
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Saginaw County:

33.7%
Michigan:

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

14.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Birch Run:

48.0%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Birch Run:

29.0
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Birch Run:

9.9%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Birch Run:

34.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Birch Run:

79.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Birch Run, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,055$36,6600$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,544$66,5281$983
Police Protection - Officers 5$20,037$48,0891$487
Police - Other 1$2,338$28,0560$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,248$38,9762$2,345
Sewerage 1$3,319$39,8280$0
Water Supply 2$7,678$46,0680$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,400$28,8001$151
Totals for Government 13$47,619$43,9565$3,966

Birch Run government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Transit Utilities: $2,408,000 ($1610.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $571,000 ($381.94)
    Police Protection: $402,000 ($268.90)
    Regular Highways: $215,000 ($143.81)
    Sewerage: $183,000 ($122.41)
    General - Other: $100,000 ($66.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $85,000 ($56.86)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($30.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $181,000 ($121.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($28.09)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($26.09)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($2.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $524,000 ($350.50)

Birch Run government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $225,000 ($150.50)
    All Other: $66,000 ($44.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,000 ($27.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($24.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $172,000 ($115.05)
    Property Sale Other: $114,000 ($76.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $110,000 ($73.58)
    Rents: $72,000 ($48.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $328,000 ($219.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $264,000 ($176.59)
    General Support: $136,000 ($90.97)
    Highways: $113,000 ($75.59)
  • Tax - Property: $932,000 ($623.41)
    NEC: $68,000 ($45.48)

Birch Run government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,915,000 ($1949.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,770,000 ($1852.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $145,000 ($96.99)

Birch Run government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,347,000 ($2238.80)

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($175 average AGI)
Saginaw County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bay County, MI  0.49% ($29,134 average AGI)
from Genesee County, MI  0.39% ($29,329)
from Midland County, MI  0.27% ($46,252)


4.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($81 average AGI)
Saginaw County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bay County, MI  0.44% ($33,122 average AGI)
to Genesee County, MI  0.43% ($34,867)
to Midland County, MI  0.25% ($40,135)

Strongest AM radio stations in Birch Run:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNX (1250 AM; 1 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: FRANKENMUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Birch Run:

  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLZ (107.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WRCL (93.7 FM; FRANKENMUTH, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WKCQ (98.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILZ (104.5 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBN (101.5 FM; TUSCOLA, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOWE (98.9 FM; VASSAR, MI; Owner: PRAESTANTIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGER (106.3 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WUCX-FM (90.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWCK-FM (105.5 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEEG (97.3 FM; ESSEXVILLE, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTAC (89.7 FM; BURTON, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDZZ-FM (92.7 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAKL (88.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCRZ (107.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)

TV broadcast stations around Birch Run:

  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • W09CK (Channel 9; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXON-LP (Channel 54; FLINT, 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.)
  • W68DH (Channel 68; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDCQ-TV (Channel 19; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • W58CW (Channel 58; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

Birch Run fatal accident list:

May 23, 2011 07:15 AM, I-75, Lat: 43.25000, Lon: -83.77476, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 2007 11:30 PM, Block, Lat: 43.26369, Lon: -83.71533, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 30, 2001 07:41 AM, Sr-13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 1979 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 1978 10:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • $198,000Total costs
  • 76,711Total average daily traffic
  • 8,060Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Birch Run)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 4343 E Birch Run Rd (Lat: 43.250028 Lon: -83.867472), Call Sign: KNEZ948
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/1997, Expiration Date: 03/02/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2002Registrant: Taymouth, Township Of, 4343 E Birch Run Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415
  • Lat: 43.245556 Lon: -83.775556, Call Sign: WPSX386
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.337 MHz, 464.562 MHz, 466.337 MHz, 469.562 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2001, Expiration Date: 08/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2011, Certifier: Mark OlsonRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, Northfield, MN 55057, Phone: (507) 645-5852, Fax: (507) 645-5905
  • Lat: 43.245278 Lon: -83.776389, Call Sign: WPWG741
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.187 MHz, 462.837 MHz, 466.187 MHz, 467.837 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2002, Expiration Date: 11/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: John KerwinRegistrant: The Timberland Company, 200 Domain Drive, Stratham, NH 03855, Phone: (603) 773-1551, Fax: (952) 469-0170
  • 8750 Main Street (Lat: 43.250139 Lon: -83.780778), Call Sign: WPZP271
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2004, Expiration Date: 02/11/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2014, Certifier: Rodney WalkerRegistrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • 8685 Birch Run Road (Lat: 43.250000 Lon: -83.781111), Call Sign: WQBE840
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.887 MHz... (+20 more)Grant Date: 09/28/2004, Expiration Date: 09/28/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2014, Certifier: George WootenRegistrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 553-5886, Email:
  • Lat: 43.246944 Lon: -83.593333, Call Sign: WQBN712
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.025 MHz, 467.200 MHz, 467.375 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2004, Expiration Date: 11/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/17/2015, Certifier: Pete KrillaRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd., Lakeville, MN 55044-7486, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • BIRCH RUN, Lat: 43.268306 Lon: -83.796111, Call Sign: WQEV782
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/2006, Expiration Date: 04/27/2016, Certifier: Debbie TrevinoRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • DET1404, 9103 E Birch Run Road (Lat: 43.251667 Lon: -83.772500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQFB501, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2006, Expiration Date: 06/07/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • Birch Run MI, 8425 Dixie Hwy Birch Run, Mi # 305672 (Lat: 43.301528 Lon: -83.807278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.6 m, Call Sign: WQIT786
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2008, Expiration Date: 05/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Birch Run West, Lat: 43.260611 Lon: -83.823083, Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.6 m, Overall height: 50.2 m, Call Sign: WQJY872
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2009, Expiration Date: 02/20/2019, Certifier: John OgrenRegistrant: Law Office Of Suzanne S. Goodwyn, 1234 Tottenham Court, Reston, VA 20194, Phone: (703) 444-8804, Fax: (703) 991-0629, Email:
  • 1006 Birch Run, 1006 Birch Run (Lat: 43.251194 Lon: -83.794028), Type: Silo, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQTP800
    Assigned Frequencies: 18060.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2014, Expiration Date: 03/20/2024, Certifier: Leroy A KoglinRegistrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • 1310 FCU Birch Run, 1310 Fcu Birch Run (Lat: 43.251000 Lon: -83.766917), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQTP801
    Assigned Frequencies: 19620.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2014, Expiration Date: 03/20/2024, Certifier: Leroy A KoglinRegistrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Birch Run)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Birch Run)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$96,3901$45,8605$117,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$99,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$179,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0131.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0131.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

BIRCH RUN TOWNSHIP (Population served: 2,080, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
BIRCH RUN, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 1,555, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2014)
MOOSE LODGE #2426 (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • OSCAR & JOEY'S ROADHOUSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 59
  • Hazardous Condition: 34
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Birch Run

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Birch Run, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Birch Run, Michigan:

  • Holiday Inn Express, 12150 Dixie Hwy, Birch Run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-9300, Fax: (989) 624-2053
  • Hampton Inn Birch Run/Frankenmuth, 12130 Tiffany Blvd, Birch Run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-2500, Fax: (989) 624-2501
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 12112 S Beyer Rd, Birch Run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-8000, Fax: (989) 624-8080
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 9235 E Birch Run Rd, Birch Run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-4440, Fax: (989) 624-9439
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Birch Run, Michigan
Most common first names in Birch Run, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4574.5 years
Mary4177.0 years
Robert3768.7 years
William3475.7 years
George3377.0 years
Charles3168.4 years
James2472.3 years
Joseph2376.4 years
Edward2173.2 years
Richard1962.9 years
Most common last names in Birch Run, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3067.3 years
Ross1678.2 years
Morse1374.2 years
Schmitzer1375.2 years
Miller1269.0 years
King1170.7 years
Block1178.3 years
Reed1167.5 years
Brown1086.9 years
Jones972.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Birch Run, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1J.Crew1
Aeropostale1Jones New York1
American Eagle Outfitters1Journeys1
Ann Taylor2Justice1
Applebee's1KFC1
Arby's1Lane Bryant1
Banana Republic1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Bath & Body Works1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Brooks Brothers1Meijer1
Casual Male XL1Motherhood Maternity1
Catherines1New York & Co1
Chevrolet1Nike4
Chico's1Old Navy1
Clarks1Pac Sun1
Coldwater Creek1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pottery Barn1
Dairy Queen1Pottery Barn Kids1
Deb1Quiznos1
DressBarn2Rue211
Dressbarn2SONIC Drive-In1
Eddie Bauer1Skechers USA1
Famous Footwear1Soma Intimates1
FedEx1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway1
Gap1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1Toys"R"Us1
Gymboree1True Value1
Hilton1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Vans1
IZOD2Wendy's1

Birch Run compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There are 19 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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