Byron Center, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 5,822. Population change since 2000: +54.1%
Males: 2,593  (44.5%)
Females: 3,229  (55.5%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49315.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,337 (it was $58,508 in 2000)
Byron Center:

$63,337
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,227 (it was $29,028 in 2000)

Byron Center CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,879 (it was $153,000 in 2000)
Byron Center:

$166,879
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $210,336; Detached houses: $235,540; Townhouses or other attached units: $177,518; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,488; Mobile homes: $5,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $385.

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  • White alone - 5,458 (93.7%)
  • Hispanic - 160 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 69 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 60 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 52 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Byron Center: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (31.6%), German (16.9%), English (12.3%), Irish (8.6%), Polish (5.5%), United States (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 757 feet

Land area: 5.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,159 people per square mile   (low).

Byron Center,MI real estate house value index trend

Byron Center, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Byron Center:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Byron Center CDP:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

274 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.5% Africa).

This place:  4.8%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Byron Center, Michigan as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Byron Center to the number of sex offenders is 5,822 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,977 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,522 (1.6%)

Byron Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (6.3 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (114.2 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (120.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cutlerville, MI (1.9 miles ), Wyoming, MI (2.5 miles ), Grandville, MI (2.6 miles ), Kentwood, MI (2.8 miles ), Hudsonville, MI (2.8 miles ), Jenison, MI (2.9 miles ), Wayland, MI (3.2 miles ), Caledonia, MI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 85.73 W

Area code: 616

Byron Center household income distribution Byron Center home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Byron Center, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Byron Center, Michigan average temperatures Byron Center, Michigan average precipitation Byron Center, Michigan humidity Byron Center, Michigan wind speed Byron Center, Michigan snowfall Byron Center, Michigan sunshine Byron Center, Michigan clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Byron Center-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Byron Center place center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Byron Center-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 248.4 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 322.1 miles away from Byron Center 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 288.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.1 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 298.2 miles away from Byron Center 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 332.0 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 Kent County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Byron Center topographic map

Main business address for: O A K FINANCIAL CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Byron Center:

  • RENAL ADVANTAGE - CLYDE PARK (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; WYOMING, MI)
  • CARE ONE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WYOMING, MI)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-CRESTVIEW (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WYOMING, MI)
  • BROOKCREST (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GRANDVILLE, MI)
  • COMMUNITY CARE GIVERS (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; GRANDVILLE, MI)
  • SUNSET HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; JENISON, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)

Amtrak stations near Byron Center:

  • 11 miles: GRAND RAPIDS (MARKET & WEALTHY STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: HOLLAND (171 LINCOLN AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byron Center:

  • Davenport University (about 11 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,955)
  • Calvin College (about 11 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 12 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Cornerstone University (about 14 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 14 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 20 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Western Michigan University (about 37 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)

Public high schools in Byron Center:

Private high school in Byron Center:

  • ZION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 7555 BYRON CENTER AVE SW; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Byron Center:

Private elementary/middle schools in Byron Center:

  • BYRON CENTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 8840 BYRON CENTER AVE SW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARY'S VISITATION SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 2455 146TH AVE SW; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Byron Center, map of school districts: BYRON CENTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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Notable locations in Byron Center: Railside Golf Club (A), Byron Township Historical Museum (B), Byron Township Fire Department Station 1 (C), Kent District Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Byron Center: O A K FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Byron Center include: Byron Center Bible Church (A), Heritage Christian Reformed Church (B), Byron City Protestant Church (C), Byron Center United Methodist Church (D), Byron Center Christian Church (E), High Pointe Community Church (F), First Reformed Church of Byron (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Byron Center: Byron Township Hall Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Byron Center Historical Society (Museums; 2508 Prescott Street Southwest), Dome World Recreation - Campground (Amusement & Theme Parks; 400 84th Street Southwest), Byron Fun Spot (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3651 84th Street Southwest).

Hotel: Baymont Inn Grand Rapids SW (8282 Pfeiffer Farms Drive Southwest).

Kent 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.8. This is about average.

City:

88.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.279. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.279
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.705. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.705
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00617. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00617
U.S.:

0.01468

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

IRONWOOD GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-19-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2012), St Unresolved (JUN-29-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from JUL-09-2012 to JUL-12-2012), St Unresolved (AUG-08-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-23-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-24-2012), St Unresolved (AUG-24-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2012)
ROB MILLER ELECTRIC (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • BYRON-GAINES UTILITY AUTHORITY (Population served: 28,846, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • SOUTHSIDE ICE ARENA (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODHAVEN REFORMED CHURCH (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVER OF GOD CHURCH (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DORR-LEIGHTON (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST SEBASTIAN COMMUNITY HALL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODHAVEN YOUTH CENTER (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.8%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 74.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
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
5 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Byron Center compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Byron Center (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Byron Center Branch, Byron Center Brnach, Byron Center Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Chemical Bank: Byron Bank Branch at 2445 84th Street, S.W., branch established on 1921/04/01. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Byron Center Branch at 2384 84th St, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • United Bank of Michigan: Byron Center Office Branch at 8301 Byron Center Ave, branch established on 2007/03/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $458.0 mil, Deposits: $375.9 mil, headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Financial Corporation
  • Macatawa Bank: Byron Center Branch at 2261 84th Street Sw, branch established on 2007/02/19. Info updated 2011/07/20: Bank assets: $1,506.0 mil, Deposits: $1,225.8 mil, headquarters in Holland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Macatawa Bank Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Byron Center, Michigan:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites Byron Center, 8282 Pfeiffer Farm Dr, Byron Center, MI 49315 , Phone: (616) 583-9535, Fax: (616) 583-9544
  • Baymont Inn & Suites- Byron Center, 8282 Pfeiffer Farms Dr SW, Byron Center, MI 49315 , Phone: (616) 583-9535, Fax: (616) 583-9544
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Byron Center, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Byron Center travel time to work - commute Byron Center mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (99%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Byron Center CDP (based on Kent County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.86%
Here: 52.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaReformed Church in AmericaGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesUnited Methodist Church
Adherents37.8%16.1%5.8%3.8%3.5%
Congregations8.4%17.6%7.7%7.2%8.1%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches Independent Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.2%3.1%2.5%2.4%21.8%
Congregations1.4%0.7%2.9%3.4%42.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 118
Kent County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 54
Kent County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 130
Kent County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 403
Here:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

28.1%
Michigan:

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

15.7%
State:

13.4%

4.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ottawa County, MI  0.86% ($34,430 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.23% ($34,241)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.20% ($28,253)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($700 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ottawa County, MI  0.77% ($51,397 average AGI)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.19% ($27,282)
to Allegan County, MI  0.18% ($42,372)

Strongest AM radio stations in Byron Center:

  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WFUR (1570 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYGR (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WYOMING, MI; Owner: WYGR BROADCASTING)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byron Center:

  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WYCE (88.1 FM; WYOMING, MI; Owner: GRAND RAPIDS CABLE ACCESS CENTER)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • W214AY (90.7 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Byron Center:

  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOLP-CA (Channel 27; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Byron Center, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 142
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 220
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 152
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 375
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25

Byron Center fatal accident list:

Feb 1, 2011 03:17 PM, Sr-6, Lat: 42.84807, Lon: -85.76424, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 2011 06:24 PM, Byron Center Ave, Ramp To Sr-6, Lat: 42.85322, Lon: -85.72297, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 2010 08:47 PM, Us-131, Lat: 42.78632, Lon: -85.66817, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 17, 2009 06:49 PM, 108th, Lat: 42.76828, Lon: -85.75384, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 9, 2009 01:51 AM, Us-131, Lat: 42.82220, Lon: -85.66973, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 2, 2007 11:30 AM, 84th, Piedmont Indust, Lat: 42.81185, Lon: -85.69327, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
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
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$166,40212$165,74576$171,0613$65,8102$119,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$123,7801$66,8407$225,2500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$166,4801$120,69020$194,0870$01$148,950
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$100,2602$161,63512$180,6331$36,9300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$135,2630$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0146.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$181,7502$239,205
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$162,5601$275,620
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$138,0101$174,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0146.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 24
  • Service Call: 13

Incident types - Byron Center

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Byron Center, MI
Most common first names in Byron Center, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6578.9 years
Robert4275.2 years
Mary3577.6 years
James2677.4 years
William2675.7 years
Edward2577.0 years
Donald2573.3 years
Henry2475.5 years
Richard2471.2 years
Ruth1984.1 years
Most common last names in Byron Center, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2073.9 years
Dykstra1879.3 years
Devries1378.2 years
Vansolkema1274.3 years
Brown1278.8 years
Post1178.4 years
Smith1078.5 years
Wolf1078.5 years
Koster1070.8 years
Rozema982.8 years
Businesses in Byron Center, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Sears1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Kmart1Taco Bell1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS5
McDonald's1Walgreens1
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