Brutus, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 218.
Males: 72  (33.1%)
Females: 146  (66.9%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49716.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,795
Brutus:

$52,795
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,984

Brutus CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $191,184
Brutus:

$191,184
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $296,313; Detached houses: $308,734; Townhouses or other attached units: $317,065; In 2-unit structures: $478,116; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $430,277; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $326,597; Mobile homes: $54,040; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $23,356

Median gross rent in 2016: $948.

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  • Races in Brutus, MI (2010)

    Brutus races chart
    • 20895.4%White alone
    • 52.3%American Indian alone
    • 41.8%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brutus: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (28.2%), German (16.5%), English (3.5%), Polish (3.5%), Canadian (2.4%), European (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 680 feet

Brutus,MI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Brutus:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%

For population 15 years and over in Brutus CDP:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

5 residents are foreign born (1.9% North America, 1.3% Europe).

This place:

3.1%
Michigan:

6.4%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Brutus, Michigan as of April 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Brutus to the number of sex offenders is 23 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,145 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,313 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (149.1 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (230.5 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (291.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alanson, MI (1.9 miles ), Pellston, MI (2.1 miles ), Ponshewaing, MI (2.3 miles) , Oden, MI (2.3 miles ), Conway, MI (2.6 miles ), Indian River, MI (3.1 miles ), Levering, MI (3.1 miles ), Bay View, MI (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 45.49 N, Longitude: 84.78 W

Area code: 231

Brutus household income distribution Brutus home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (64%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health technologists and technicians (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Tornado activity:

Brutus-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Brutus place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 57.6 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brutus-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 353.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 324.6 miles away from Brutus center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 316.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 343.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 186.6 miles away from Brutus center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 347.1 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 Emmet County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Brutus:

  • BAY BLUFFS-EMMET CO MED CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARBOR SPRINGS, MI)
  • MI HME HLTH CARE TERMINAL CARE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; INDIAN RIVER, MI)
  • MCLAREN - NORTHERN MICHIGAN Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • BORTZ HEALTH CARE OF PETOSKEY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • PETOSKEY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PETOSKEY, MI)

Amtrak stations near Brutus:

  • 4 miles: PELLSTON (100 STIMPSON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 13 miles: PETOSKY (PETOSKEY, 301 W. MITCHELL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 17 miles: WALLOON LAKE (HWY. 75 AT US HWY 131) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brutus:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 64 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 72 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 106 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 130 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 132 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Central Michigan University (about 132 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Delta College (about 140 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

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Notable location: Maple Ridge Golf Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Brutus include: Pentecostal Church of God (A), Liberty Baptist Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witnesses (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Emmet County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.8%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Michigan average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brutus CDP (based on Emmet County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6717
Evangelical Protestant3,04828
Mainline Protestant2,97611
Other6236
None20,376-
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: 16
Emmet County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Emmet County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Emmet County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

14.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Emmet County:

30.0%
Michigan:

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

13.9%
State:

13.4%

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Charlevoix County, MI  0.97% ($25,290 average AGI)
from Cheboygan County, MI  0.91% ($37,631)
from Oakland County, MI  0.31% ($113,571)


6.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,057 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Charlevoix County, MI  1.09% ($26,925 average AGI)
to Cheboygan County, MI  0.77% ($44,923)
to Kent County, MI  0.30% ($24,550)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brutus:

  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWKK (750 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: STONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMBN (1340 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBY (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brutus:

  • WKLZ-FM (98.9 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF PETOSKEY, INC.)
  • WMKC (102.9 FM; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCMW-FM (103.9 FM; HARBOR SPRINGS, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDQV (88.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: BROADCAST MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; BOYNE CITY, MI; Owner: WBCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLJZ (94.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WPHN (90.5 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDX (92.5 FM; ATLANTA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICV (100.9 FM; EAST JORDAN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • W268AD (101.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brutus:

  • W18BX (Channel 18; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BQ (Channel 20; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W23BM (Channel 23; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CD (Channel 25; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BI (Channel 31; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CR (Channel 51; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BN (Channel 53; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57CP (Channel 57; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64CK (Channel 64; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W55CL (Channel 55; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CR (Channel 34; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W41CK (Channel 41; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W39CB (Channel 39; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CR (Channel 62; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CD (Channel 36; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CY (Channel 66; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WFUP (Channel 45; VANDERBILT, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WTOM-TV (Channel 4; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brutus)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 45.500306 Lon: -84.778750, Call Sign: WQVQ932
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 456.337 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 456.437 MHzGrant Date: 04/20/2015, Expiration Date: 04/20/2025, Certifier: Dave PetersonRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N8QYY, Licensee ID: L00283544, Grant Date: 04/28/2012, Expiration Date: 04/28/2022, Registrant: Kenneth L Sydow, 2747 Pine Trail Road, Brutus, MI 49716
  • Call Sign: KC8ZFN, Licensee ID: L00828600, Grant Date: 03/26/2014, Expiration Date: 03/26/2024, Certifier: John W Meeks, Registrant: John W Meeks, 1990 Red School Rd, Brutus, MI 49716

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5303F , Serial Number: 15423, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1956
    Registrant (Individual): David W Schroeder, 2170 Pine Trl, Brutus, MI 49716
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6689A , Serial Number: 28789, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Michael K Dell, 2775 Gregory Rd, Brutus, MI 49716

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

HOPPIES BAR (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MAPLE RIDGE GOLF CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HIDDEN RIVER GOLF AND CASTING (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Brutus compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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