Blissfield, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 3,267 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 1,524  (46.6%)
Females: 1,743  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49228.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,576 (it was $39,438 in 2000)
Blissfield:

$50,576
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,620 (it was $19,255 in 2000)

Blissfield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $111,529 (it was $95,800 in 2000)
Blissfield:

$111,529
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $131,257; Detached houses: $139,740; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,833; Mobile homes: $51,040

Median gross rent in 2016: $888.

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  • Races in Blissfield, MI (2010)

    Blissfield races chart
    • 3,10092.8%White alone
    • 1725.1%Hispanic
    • 391.2%Two or more races
    • 150.4%American Indian alone
    • 90.3%Black alone
    • 40.1%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blissfield: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.1%), American (19.0%), English (9.2%), Russian (3.1%), Polish (2.2%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 694 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,541 people per square mile   (low).

Blissfield,MI real estate house value index trend

Blissfield, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Blissfield:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blissfield village:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

51 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.6%
Michigan:

6.4%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Blissfield, Michigan as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Blissfield to the number of sex offenders is 228 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,236 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,359 (2.6%)

Blissfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (18.9 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (196.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Deerfield, MI (2.4 miles ), Berkey, OH (2.9 miles ), Metamora, OH (3.0 miles ), Petersburg, MI (3.0 miles ), Jasper, MI (3.1 miles ), Adrian, MI (3.2 miles ), Britton, MI (3.3 miles ), Sylvania, OH (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $173,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $144,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $215,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $198,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 83.86 W

Area code: 517

Blissfield household income distribution Blissfield home values distribution

Crime rates in Blissfield by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0400110021011
per 100,000 0.0122.70.00.030.830.80.00.059.930.10.030.830.9
Robberies 0001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.030.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 8682031030483
per 100,000 245.5184.0245.261.30.092.331.20.089.90.0122.5246.292.6
Burglaries 513558115869471
per 100,000 153.4398.7153.3153.1246.3338.4156.2252.8179.8270.6122.5215.430.9
Theft 52595751404743913344231824
per 100,000 1,595.61,809.31,747.41,562.01,231.51,445.71,342.92,876.1988.91,322.9704.4553.8741.0
Auto thefts 3276011305200
per 100,000 92.161.3214.6183.80.030.831.294.80.0150.361.30.00.0
Arson 1010010012000
per 100,000 30.70.030.70.00.030.80.00.030.060.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.3) 132.7243.1148.7109.391.1127.073.4140.3118.1107.966.2111.175.0

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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 Blissfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Michigan average:

1.74
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Blissfield, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blissfield-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Blissfield village center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 17.7 miles away from the village center killed 18 people and injured 236 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blissfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 85% 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 180.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from Blissfield center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.4 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 250.9 miles away from the city 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 316.0 miles away from Blissfield 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 157.9 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 Lenawee County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blissfield topographic map

Birthplace of: William B. "Buck" Giles - Baseball player and attorney.

Hospitals and medical centers near Blissfield:

  • SUNSET VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SYLVANIA, OH)
  • HOSPICE OF LENAWEE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)
  • PROVINCIAL HOUSE OF ADRIAN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - ADRIAN (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)
  • LYNWOOD MANOR HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)
  • CARING VISITING NURSE - LENAWEE/MONROE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)
  • EMMA L BIXBY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ADRIAN, MI)

airports located in Blissfield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blissfield:

  • Siena Heights University (about 10 miles; Adrian, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,009)
  • University of Toledo (about 18 miles; Toledo, OH; FT enrollment: 18,409)
  • Monroe County Community College (about 22 miles; Monroe, MI; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Owens Community College (about 24 miles; Perrysburg, OH; FT enrollment: 9,416)
  • Eastern Michigan University (about 32 miles; Ypsilanti, MI; FT enrollment: 18,395)
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (about 32 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 39,547)
  • Washtenaw Community College (about 32 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 8,452)

Public high school in Blissfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blissfield:

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Notable locations in Blissfield: Blissfield Station (A), Schultz-Holmes Memorial Library (B), Blissfield Police Department (C), Blissfield Township Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blissfield include: First Presbyterian Church (A), First United Brethren Church (B), Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Blissfield Bible Holiness Church (D), Saint Peter the Apostle Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Blissfield Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pleasant View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Blissfield include: Bachmayer Park (1), Ellis Park (2), Bachmayer Little League Park (3), Farver Little League Park (4), Blissfield Hotel Historical Marker (5), Carpenter House Historical Marker (6), Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad Historical Marker (7), First Presbyterian Church Historical Marker (8), Hiram D Ellis House Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lenawee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.89
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.61
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.7%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
25 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Blissfield, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Blissfield (2011 data):

  • Blissfield State Bank: at 204 East Jefferson, branch established on 1873/05/24; Blissfield Branch at 640 West Adrian Street, branch established on 1972/12/18. Info updated 2009/06/22: Bank assets: $91.5 mil, Deposits: $81.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Blissfield Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Blissfield at 520 West Adrian Street, branch established on 1899/01/01. 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
  • United Bank & Trust: Blissfield Branch at 618 West Adrian Street, branch established on 1995/05/09. Info updated 2011/07/13: Bank assets: $883.9 mil, Deposits: $769.8 mil, headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancorp, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: South Lane Branch at 130 South Lane Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Michigan average:

10.9

Blissfield travel time to work - commute Blissfield mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blissfield village (based on Lenawee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,94176
Catholic13,5589
Mainline Protestant7,78037
Other6486
Black Protestant1811
None62,784-
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: 20
Lenawee County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Lenawee County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Lenawee County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
Here:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Lenawee County:

30.2%
Michigan:

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

16.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blissfield:

50.4%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blissfield:

18.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.4%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Blissfield:

78.5%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blissfield, 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$3,190$38,2800$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,999$43,9960$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$20,269$48,6461$2,156
Streets and Highways 5$18,460$44,3040$0
Sewerage 1$5,378$64,5360$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$465
Water Supply 4$14,402$43,2060$0
Local Libraries 2$5,486$32,9164$2,670
Other and Unallocable 1$2,555$30,6601$328
Totals for Government 22$80,739$44,0397$5,619

Blissfield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $755,000 ($231.10)
    Sewerage: $165,000 ($50.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $115,000 ($35.20)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $781,000 ($239.06)
    Water Utilities: $458,000 ($140.19)
    Police Protection: $397,000 ($121.52)
    Sewerage: $336,000 ($102.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $223,000 ($68.26)
    Libraries: $141,000 ($43.16)
    Central Staff Services: $99,000 ($30.30)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($19.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $54,000 ($16.53)
    General Public Buildings: $44,000 ($13.47)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($8.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($2.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $184,000 ($56.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $62,000 ($18.98)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.92)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $752,000 ($230.18)

Blissfield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $458,000 ($140.19)
    All Other: $50,000 ($15.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($4.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $92,000 ($28.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $48,000 ($14.69)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($6.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $657,000 ($201.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $406,000 ($124.27)
    Highways: $226,000 ($69.18)
  • Tax - Property: $930,000 ($284.66)
    NEC: $49,000 ($15.00)

Blissfield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,958,000 ($905.42)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,500,000 ($459.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,485,000 ($454.55)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $750,000 ($229.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,377,000 ($421.49)
    Water Utilities: $750,000 ($229.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $96,000 ($29.38)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $216,000 ($66.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $330,000 ($101.01)

4.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($336 average AGI)
Lenawee County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.54% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Monroe County, MI  0.43% ($38,957)
from Jackson County, MI  0.38% ($35,792)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Lenawee County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.71% ($34,900 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MI  0.50% ($31,069)
to Wayne County, MI  0.34% ($34,307)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blissfield:

  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, 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.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTOD (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WABJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF MI, INC.)
  • WSPD (1370 AM; 5 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WAAM (1600 AM; 5 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: WHITEHALL ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blissfield:

  • WLEN (103.9 FM; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: LENAWEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXQQ (96.9 FM; WAUSEON, OH; Owner: CORNERSTONE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WGTE-FM (91.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WQTE (95.3 FM; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF MI, INC.)
  • WRVF (101.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJUC (107.3 FM; SWANTON, OH; Owner: WELCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOTL (90.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYSZ (89.3 FM; MAUMEE, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WTWR-FM (98.3 FM; LUNA PIER, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWWM-FM (105.5 FM; SYLVANIA, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPOS-FM (102.3 FM; HOLLAND, OH; Owner: THE MAUMEE VALLEY BROADCASTING ASSN.)
  • WIOT (104.7 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKKO (99.9 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVKS (92.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRWK (106.5 FM; DELTA, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W264AK (100.7 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWWW (102.9 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTR-FM (96.1 FM; ARCHBOLD, OH; Owner: NOBCO, INC.)
  • WRQN (93.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Blissfield:

  • WLMB (Channel 40; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: DOMINION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • W64BM (Channel 64; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W22CO (Channel 22; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W59DC (Channel 59; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBTL-LP (Channel 34; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WNGT-LP (Channel 48; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: L & M VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
Blissfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Blissfield fatal accident list:

Jul 13, 1989 10:15 AM, 223, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 8, 1983 02:15 AM, N Lane St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 8, 1976 08:58 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 8, 1975 08:58 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 16,153Total average daily traffic
  • 1,938Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,893Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 299 E Adrian Street (Lat: 41.831194 Lon: -83.858694), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: KFB972
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, 156.105 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/2010, Expiration Date: 01/29/2021Registrant: Blissfield Twp Fire Department, 299 E. Adrian, Blissfield, MI 49228, Phone: (517) 486-3978, Fax: (517) 486-5177, Email:
  • 117 W Adrian St (Lat: 41.832556 Lon: -83.863278), Call Sign: KFH415, Licensee ID: L00104616
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.565 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/2015, Expiration Date: 02/22/2025Registrant: Blissfield Police Dept
  • 10895 Us 223 (Lat: 41.825889 Lon: -83.849944), Call Sign: WXG234, Licensee ID: L00044098
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHzGrant Date: 01/30/2003, Expiration Date: 03/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013Registrant: Michigan Agricultural Commodities, 10895 E Us 223, Blissfield, MI 49228
  • Lat: 41.828500 Lon: -83.844528, Call Sign: WQSI200
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.512 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 457.987 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2013, Expiration Date: 09/23/2023, Certifier: Brian WeidmayerRegistrant: P & R Communications Service, Inc., 700 E. First St., Dayton, OH 45402-1383, Phone: (937) 512-8154, Fax: (937) 512-8101, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DE81XC011, 11472 Us 223 (Lat: 41.823333 Lon: -83.834444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQWL964
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2015, Expiration Date: 09/30/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blissfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • PORTER BRUCE DBA, 8625 E Horton Rd, Blissfield, MI 49228
    Certificate: 03-0027 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 01/06/2003, Expiration Date: 01/05/2004

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1910P , Serial Number: 22-2657, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Edward R Knisel, 426 N Monroe St, Blissfield, MI 49228
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 224L , Serial Number: 7AC-313, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1955
    Registrant (Corporation): Blissfield Flight Club Inc, 454 North St, Blissfield, MI 49228
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4919F , Serial Number: 17273102, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Danny Franz Nighswander, 7530 Berkey Hwy, Blissfield, MI 49228
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 64259 , Serial Number: 17265132, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Danny F Nighswander, 7530 Berkey Hwy, Blissfield, MI 49228
  • Aircraft: HOAGLAND THOMAS CLEMENT EVANS VP-II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8159G , Serial Number: VP 071151
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas C Hoagland, 420 N Monroe St, Blissfield, MI 49228

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$157,69015$84,11751$99,2622$15,7203$86,473
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$81,4366$94,8121$10,2600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$57,00020$107,6153$29,6601$35,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$98,6409$93,2880$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$87,8850$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0610.00 , 0611.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$114,8602$119,055
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$178,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0610.00 , 0611.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • BLISSFIELD (Population served: 3,223, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • WELLSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CH (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blissfield, MI
Most common first names in Blissfield, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3977.7 years
John3677.9 years
James3172.6 years
Mary2882.1 years
Helen2780.5 years
George2478.1 years
Robert2271.0 years
Donald2174.9 years
Frances1980.2 years
Ruth1982.3 years
Most common last names in Blissfield, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3680.6 years
Porter1882.1 years
Brown1774.1 years
Goetz1481.8 years
Hall1279.9 years
Iffland1275.6 years
Loar1283.3 years
Wilson1167.4 years
Saxton1181.8 years
Staup1073.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Blissfield, MI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1UPS1
McDonald's1

Blissfield compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Blissfield on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
There are 6 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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