Bronson, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 2,304 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 1,110  (48.2%)
Females: 1,194  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49028.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,381 (it was $32,035 in 2000)
Bronson:

$39,381
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,412 (it was $17,023 in 2000)

Bronson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,907 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
Bronson:

$90,907
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $112,380; detached houses: $99,735; mobile homes: $212,488

Median gross rent in 2017: $656.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bronson: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.1%
(29.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.2% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bronson, MI (2010)
    • 1,91781.6%White alone
    • 36215.4%Hispanic
    • 361.5%Two or more races
    • 180.8%Black alone
    • 90.4%Asian alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Bronson, Michigan as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bronson is 81 to 1.


Crime rates in Bronson by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.6)
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)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.1)
1
(42.6)
1
(42.6)
2
(85.5)
4
(171.7)
1
(43.1)
1
(42.9)
2
(86.4)
2
(87.1)
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)
1
(42.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(213.7)
1
(43.6)
4
(177.1)
5
(225.6)
2
(85.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(85.5)
1
(42.9)
5
(215.5)
6
(257.2)
2
(86.4)
4
(174.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(299.1)
8
(348.7)
15
(664.3)
9
(406.1)
12
(511.3)
6
(255.4)
13
(555.6)
5
(214.7)
4
(172.4)
5
(214.3)
7
(302.4)
15
(653.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
58
(2,479)
27
(1,177)
48
(2,126)
28
(1,264)
52
(2,216)
37
(1,575)
50
(2,137)
50
(2,147)
36
(1,552)
26
(1,114)
34
(1,469)
46
(2,003)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(85.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(85.5)
1
(42.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(85.7)
2
(86.4)
4
(174.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.7)
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)169.7115.1170.5160.2175.5200.1216.7250.3151.7165.0173.2244.2

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City-data.com crime index in Bronson, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), American (12.8%), Polish (12.4%), English (5.8%), Irish (4.3%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,699 people per square mile   (low).

Bronson, Michigan map

202 residents are foreign born (6.8% Latin America).

This city:

8.5%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,425 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,473 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (30.3 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (55.1 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (128.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Burr Oak, MI (2.6 miles ),
Colon, MI (3.0 miles ),
Sherwood, MI (3.0 miles ),
Orland, IN (3.2 miles ),
Coldwater, MI (3.3 miles ),
Sturgis, MI (3.5 miles ),
Union City, MI (3.7 miles ),
Athens, MI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.87 N, Longitude: 85.19 W

Area code: 517

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

4.0%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +104 (+4.5%).
Most common industries in Bronson, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (14.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.1%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Bronson, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Cashiers (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)

Average climate in Bronson, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bronson-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Bronson city center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 10.7 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 41 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bronson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 276.1 miles away from Bronson center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 209.0 miles away from Bronson center
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) earthquake occurred 249.2 miles away from Bronson 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 262.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 254.3 miles away from Bronson 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 Branch 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).
Bronson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bronson:

  • HOSPICE OF STURGIS (Hospital, about 12 miles away; STURGIS, MI)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER OF BRANCH COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; COLDWATER, MI)
  • FMC - COLDWATER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; COLDWATER, MI)
  • FROH COMMUNITY HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STURGIS, MI)
  • BRANCH-HILLSDALE-ST JOSEPH HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; COLDWATER, MI)
  • STURGIS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; STURGIS, MI)
  • LAURELS OF COLDWATER,THE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; COLDWATER, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bronson:

  • Kellogg Community College (about 32 miles; Battle Creek, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,078)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 35 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Western Michigan University (about 36 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 41 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Jackson College (about 46 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 53 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 55 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)

Public high school in Bronson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bronson:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bronson:

  • ST MARY'S ASSUMPTION SCHOOL (Students: 77, Location: 204 ALBERS RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • GOLDEN RULE SCHOOL (Students: 21, Location: 830 PLEASANT HILL, Grades: 1-8)
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Notable locations in Bronson: Bronson Station (A), Bronson Fire Department (B), Bronson Police Department (C), Bronson Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bronson include: Church of Christ at Bronson (A), First United Methodist Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Bronson include: Bronson Public Library Historical Marker (1), Douglas Park (2), Greenwald Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

BRONSON (Population served: 2,421, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
PLEASANT HILL MISSION CHURCH (Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
L.MAYER GREAT LAKES GLADS, INC (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HONEY LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.6%
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: 0.0% of all households
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Bronson (2011 data):

  • Century Bank and Trust: Bronson Branch at 106 East Chicago Road, branch established on 1993/09/27. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $250.6 mil, Deposits: $219.7 mil, headquarters in Coldwater, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Century Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bronson Branch at 120 West Chicago Road, branch established on 1969/07/01. 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
  • Sturgis Bank & Trust Company: Bronson Banking Center at 863 West Chicago, branch established on 1997/12/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.3 mil, Deposits: $234.6 mil, headquarters in Sturgis, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Sturgis Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bronson:

Marital status in Bronson, MI
  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bronson:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Bronson, MI (based on Branch County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,9853
Evangelical Protestant5,13240
Mainline Protestant2,55813
Other1,0375
None30,536-
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: 4
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Branch County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Branch County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Branch County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Branch County:

8.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Branch County:

12.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.9%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bronson:

39.1%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Bronson:

28.4
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bronson:

11.9%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bronson:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bronson:

31.2%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bronson:

51.1%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Bronson:

76.2%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bronson, 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
Streets and Highways 5$18,225$43,7400$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$15,311$45,9332$1,063
Sewerage 3$4,611$18,4440$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$7,963$31,8520$0
Water Supply 2$3,074$18,4440$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,264$43,58410$2,023
Financial Administration 2$3,246$19,4760$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,074$18,4440$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$509
Parks and Recreation 0$0 5$686
Other and Unallocable 0$0 10$6,798
Totals for Government 23$62,768$32,74930$11,079

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $100,000 ($43.40)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($13.89)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($10.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $502,000 ($217.88)
    Regular Highways: $435,000 ($188.80)
    Sewerage: $305,000 ($132.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $242,000 ($105.03)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($74.65)
    Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($39.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($30.82)
    General - Other: $62,000 ($26.91)
    Financial Administration: $46,000 ($19.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($15.63)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($3.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($10.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $714,000 ($309.90)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $343,000 ($148.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000 ($42.97)
    Other: $29,000 ($12.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $144,000 ($62.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $39,000 ($16.93)
    Rents: $31,000 ($13.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($6.08)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($3.91)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $238,000 ($103.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $261,000 ($113.28)
    Highways: $175,000 ($75.95)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.87)
  • Tax - Property: $684,000 ($296.88)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $550,000 ($238.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,000 ($213.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,000 ($25.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,886,000 ($818.58)

5.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Calhoun County, MI  0.76% ($31,558 average AGI)
from Hillsdale County, MI  0.66% ($33,419)
from St. Joseph County, MI  0.48% ($32,868)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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 Calhoun County, MI  1.03% ($36,048 average AGI)
to Hillsdale County, MI  0.65% ($36,163)
to St. Joseph County, MI  0.56% ($32,289)

Businesses in Bronson, MI

  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bronson:

  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5 kW; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WMSH (1230 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bronson:

  • WCVM (94.7 FM; BRONSON, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WBOI (91.3 FM; ORLAND, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, INC)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLKI (100.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; HOWE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; THREE RIVERS, MI; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bronson:

  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
Bronson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Bronson fatal accident list:

Oct 1, 2005 08:50 PM, Us-12, Lat: 41.873440, Lon: -85.188280, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 1981 02:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 12, 1981 03:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 25, 1977 11:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 16, 1977 03:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.6mTotal length
  • 2,521Total average daily traffic
  • 238Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,939Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bronson)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 141 S Matteson (Lat: 41.876722 Lon: -85.194417), Call Sign: KNEH506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 11/19/2022, Registrant: Williams Electronics, 702 W 155 S, Angola, IN 46703, Phone: (260) 665-7499, Fax: (260) 665-8864, Email:
  • Lat: 41.859167 Lon: -85.185833, Call Sign: WQBH763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz, Grant Date: 10/08/2004, Expiration Date: 10/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2014, Certifier: Larry J Sikorski, Registrant: Roe-Comm Inc, 1400 Ramona Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49002, Phone: (269) 327-1045, Fax: (269) 327-8784
  • Lat: 41.880611 Lon: -85.206917, Call Sign: WQGJ612,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.662 MHz, 460.712 MHz, 460.762 MHz, 460.812 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2007, Expiration Date: 02/07/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2017, Certifier: Matt O Dell, Registrant: Radio Communications Inc, 176 Meachem, Battle Creek, MI 49015, Phone: (616) 963-4171, Fax: (616) 963-2426, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • BRONSON, 548 Union St. (Lat: 41.875333 Lon: -85.202750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 29.9 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WPQL887,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Radio Communications Inc., 176 Meachem Ave., Battle Creek, MI 49015, Phone: (616) 963-4171, Fax: (616) 963-2426
  • Bronson WT SE, Lat: 41.875528 Lon: -85.202583, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 45.9 m, Call Sign: WQJR331,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: David Cleveland, Registrant: Dmci Broadband, LLC, 3979 Sand Lake Road, Reading, MI 49274, Phone: (877) 936-2422, Email:
  • Bronson WT SW, Lat: 41.875528 Lon: -85.202583, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 45.9 m, Call Sign: WQJR331,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: David Cleveland, Registrant: Dmci Broadband, LLC, 3979 Sand Lake Road, Reading, MI 49274, Phone: (877) 936-2422, Email:
  • Bronson WT N, Lat: 41.875528 Lon: -85.202583, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 45.9 m, Call Sign: WQJR331,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: David Cleveland, Registrant: Dmci Broadband, LLC, 3979 Sand Lake Road, Reading, MI 49274, Phone: (877) 936-2422, Email:
  • BRONSON, Bronson Cell Site (Lat: 41.880972 Lon: -85.214528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQPV305,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2012, Expiration Date: 08/22/2022, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2014, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BRONSON WT, 500 Union St (Lat: 41.875528 Lon: -85.202556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 41.2 m, Call Sign: WQZC891, Licensee ID: L01439868,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 04/08/2017, Expiration Date: 04/08/2027, Certifier: David L Cleveland, Registrant: Dmci Broadband, LLC, 3979 Sand Lake Road, Reading, MI 49274, Phone: (877) 936-2422, Email:
  • BRONSON, Gibbs And Comm Rds (Lat: 41.912528 Lon: -85.243306), Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WDU456, Licensee ID: L00004404,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2000, Registrant: Gte North Incorporated, Mc:hqb07a12, Irving, TX 75015-2210

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bronson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1352F , Serial Number: 17254847, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 06/01/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Dtm Enterprises Inc, 319 E Grant St, Bronson, MI 49028
  • 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: 772RA , Serial Number: 17270013, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 07/29/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Kehmeyer Aviation LLC, 670 W Chicago Rd, Bronson, MI 49028
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (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: 8369J , Serial Number: 15066269, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/1990
    Registrant (Corporation): Dtm Enterprises Inc, 319 E Grant St, Bronson, MI 49028
  • 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: 84485 , Serial Number: 7AC-3187, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 05/14/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry Leroy Nelson, 590 Himebaugh Rd, Bronson, MI 49028

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 42 took place in 2015, and the least - 2 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bronson, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.3%), and Outside Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bronson, MI
    • 14351.3%Structure Fires
    • 8530.5%Outside Fires
    • 4917.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bronson, MI
Most common first names in Bronson, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4282.2 years
John4275.4 years
George3375.4 years
Charles3075.8 years
Helen2779.7 years
Frank2774.1 years
William2571.5 years
Dorothy2176.0 years
Robert2168.2 years
Paul1971.5 years
Most common last names in Bronson, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smoker2581.2 years
Smith2375.5 years
Sikorski2082.6 years
Fair1881.2 years
Hoard1870.5 years
Kolassa1876.8 years
Yesh1778.9 years
Losinski1683.1 years
Herman1476.8 years
Kibiloski1381.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bronson, MI
  • 89.9%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bronson, MI
  • 75.4%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 7.1%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Bronson compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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