Caledonia, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 1,625 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +47.5%
Males: 779  (48.0%)
Females: 846  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

31.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49316.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,432 (it was $50,724 in 2000)
Caledonia:

$67,432
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,591 (it was $22,386 in 2000)

Caledonia village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $187,613 (it was $120,400 in 2000)
Caledonia:

$187,613
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,429; detached houses: $219,023; townhouses or other attached units: $223,217; in 2-unit structures: $209,242; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,964; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,560; mobile homes: $37,976

Median gross rent in 2017: $719.

March 2019 cost of living index in Caledonia: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.4% for American Indian residents, 4.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Caledonia, MI (2017)
    • 1,71689.0%White alone
    • 1105.7%Two or more races
    • 462.4%Asian alone
    • 241.2%Hispanic
    • 221.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Caledonia, Michigan as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Caledonia is 56 to 1.


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Ancestries: Dutch (18.0%), German (17.8%), Polish (5.4%), Eastern European (5.0%), European (4.9%), American (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,204 people per square mile   (low).

Caledonia, Michigan map

66 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This village:

3.4%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,353 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,541 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (12.1 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (120.0 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (128.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Middleville, MI (2.4 miles ),
Kentwood, MI (2.8 miles ),
Cutlerville, MI (2.9 miles ),
Freeport, MI (3.2 miles ),
Wayland, MI (3.2 miles ),
Byron Center, MI (3.3 miles ),
Forest Hills, MI (3.3 miles ),
East Grand Rapids, MI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.79 N, Longitude: 85.51 W

Area code: 616

Distribution of median household income in Caledonia, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Caledonia, MI in 2017
Caledonia satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $129,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Caledonia, MI residents
Average permit cost in Caledonia, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +253 (+29.8%).
Most common industries in Caledonia, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Caledonia, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)

Average climate in Caledonia, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Caledonia, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.235. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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

City:

14.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00613. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00613
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Caledonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.8 miles away from the Caledonia village 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 26.0 miles away from the village center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Caledonia-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 237.7 miles away from Caledonia 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 277.4 miles away from Caledonia 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 324.8 miles away from Caledonia center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.6 miles away from Caledonia 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 301.2 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 327.7 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Caledonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Caledonia:

  • AT HOME REHAB (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • HOLLAND HOME - BRETON REHABILITATION LIVING CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • STAFF BUILDERS SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • GRAND RAPIDS HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-GRAND RAPIDS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • LAURELS OF SANDY CREEK (THE) (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WAYLAND, MI)

Amtrak station near Caledonia:

  • 15 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caledonia:

  • Davenport University (about 5 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,955)
  • Calvin College (about 11 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Cornerstone University (about 14 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 15 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 23 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 31 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Western Michigan University (about 36 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)

Public high schools in Caledonia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Caledonia:

Private elementary/middle school in Caledonia:

  • DUTTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 490, Location: 6729 HANNA LAKE AVE SE, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Caledonia Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Caledonia include: Caledonia Christian Reformed Church (A), Caledonia United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Emmons Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Caledonia include: David Kinsey Home Historical Marker (1), Lakeside Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: B.J. Ford - College basketball player (Eastern Michigan Eagles), Lloyd Seibert - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

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

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

NEW GROUND CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • CALEDONIA TOWNSHIP (Population served: 3,563, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEIGHTON UNITED METHODIST (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE POINT CHURCH (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAM'S JOINT EAST (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARIA'S PIZZA (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.9 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

74.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Caledonia (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Caledonia Branch at 9185 Cherry Valley Drive, branch established on 2000/05/15; Caledonia Branch at 627 East Main Street, branch established on 1904/06/22. 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
  • United Bank of Michigan: Caledonia Branch at 8540 Broadmoor Avenue Se, branch established on 2006/06/27. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Caledonia Banking Center Branch at 9235 Cherry Valley Avenue S.E., branch established on 2006/09/13. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Hastings City Bank: Caledonia Branch at 9265 Cherry Valley Avenue, S.E., branch established on 1989/07/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $251.5 mil, Deposits: $213.9 mil, headquarters in Hastings, MI, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Hcb Financial Corp.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Caledonia Branch at 9325 Cherry Valley Avenue, branch established on 1990/02/19. 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

For population 15 years and over in Caledonia:

Marital status in Caledonia, MI
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Caledonia:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Caledonia, MI (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant141,345354
Catholic114,43737
Mainline Protestant47,892117
Other15,67441
Black Protestant8,45411
Orthodox1,7306
None273,090-
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: 118
Kent County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.4%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Caledonia:

51.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Caledonia:

28.7
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Caledonia:

21.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Caledonia:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.4%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Caledonia:

59.7%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Caledonia, 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
Sewerage 1$4,605$55,2600$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,091$37,0922$828
Other Government Administration 1$3,421$41,0528$820
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,796
Totals for Government 3$11,117$44,46812$3,444

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $362,000 ($222.77)
    Regular Highways: $231,000 ($142.15)
    Central Staff Services: $83,000 ($51.08)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($17.23)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($4.31)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($4.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($36.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $183,000 ($112.62)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $441,000 ($271.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $18,000 ($11.08)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($4.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($2.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $110,000 ($67.69)
    Highways: $103,000 ($63.38)
  • Tax - Property: $330,000 ($203.08)
    Other License: $11,000 ($6.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,255,000 ($772.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,185,000 ($729.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($43.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,712,000 ($1053.54)

5.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ottawa County, MI  0.93% ($48,138 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.22% ($49,535)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.21% ($41,105)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ottawa County, MI  0.95% ($59,021 average AGI)
to Allegan County, MI  0.27% ($55,112)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.23% ($43,991)
Businesses in Caledonia, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Panera Bread1
Applebee's1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel2
Goodwill1Staples1
H&R Block1Starbucks3
Jimmy John's1T-Mobile1
Little Caesars Pizza1Target1
Maurices1UPS3
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Caledonia:

  • 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)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Caledonia:

  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • 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.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WAYG (89.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Caledonia:

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

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Caledonia: Lloyd M. Seibert.

  • Caledonia, Michigan
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Michigan average
  • Fatal accident count8744
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13951
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3044
  • Fatalities9585
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22711
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1455
See more detailed statistics of Caledonia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.0mTotal length
  • 7,770Total average daily traffic
  • 227Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,349Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Caledonia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Caledonia, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Caledonia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Caledonia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(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 ORIGINATED3$155,6073$165,92318$173,1991$47,4601$96,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$251,8300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$05$173,3420$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$105,5404$160,6850$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$171,2800$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0148.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$139,2201$171,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0148.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Caledonia, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Caledonia, MI - Value

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 fire incidents per year is 42. The highest number of fire incidents - 77 took place in 2018, and the least - 19 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Caledonia, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.2%), and Outside Fires (26.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Caledonia, MI
    • 36851.2%Structure Fires
    • 19226.7%Outside Fires
    • 12517.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 344.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Caledonia, MI
Most common first names in Caledonia, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4777.1 years
Robert3771.9 years
William2974.6 years
James2772.5 years
Mary2676.8 years
Henry2379.5 years
George2377.0 years
Ruth2179.6 years
Donald1875.2 years
Helen1886.0 years
Most common last names in Caledonia, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Finkbeiner1676.7 years
Snyder1480.1 years
Smith1475.2 years
Miller1385.6 years
Crumback1079.9 years
Olthouse883.2 years
Ruehs881.0 years
Rogers873.9 years
Brown778.2 years
Good785.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Caledonia, MI
  • 91.3%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Caledonia, MI
  • 77.3%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 4.0%Other fuel
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Caledonia compared to Michigan state average:

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

Caledonia on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bosnia and Herzegovina (population 500+)"
  • #17 (49316) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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