Caro, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 4,116 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 1,937  (47.1%)
Females: 2,179  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48723.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,546 (it was $31,226 in 2000)
Caro:

$32,546
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,547 (it was $17,152 in 2000)

Caro village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,205 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Caro:

$78,205
MI:

$117,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $596.

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  • Races in Caro, MI (2010)

    Caro races chart
    • 3,88791.9%White alone
    • 2255.3%Hispanic
    • 421.0%Two or more races
    • 340.8%Asian alone
    • 270.6%Black alone
    • 120.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Caro: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.3%), Irish (10.2%), Polish (10.2%), English (7.9%), French (5.7%), United States (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 2.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,734 people per square mile   (low).

Caro,MI real estate house value index trend

Caro, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Caro:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Caro village:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

54 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.3%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Caro, Michigan as of August 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Caro to the number of sex offenders is 64 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,792 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,557 (2.0%)

Caro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (28.2 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (77.8 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (245.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fairgrove, MI (2.8 miles ), Akron, MI (2.8 miles ), Mayville, MI (3.3 miles ), Kingston, MI (3.4 miles ), Unionville, MI (3.4 miles ), Vassar, MI (3.5 miles ), Cass City, MI (3.7 miles ), Gagetown, MI (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 43.49 N, Longitude: 83.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,314 (+55.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 646 (37.2%)

Area code: 989

Caro household income distribution Caro home values distribution

Crime rates in Caro by Year
Type 2002 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.024.20.0
Rapes 41341511233
per 100,000 95.423.771.796.724.7125.225.723.747.572.672.9
Robberies 24100201000
per 100,000 47.795.023.90.00.050.10.023.70.00.00.0
Assaults 4496111121115226
per 100,000 95.495.0215.2145.124.7275.4308.6260.3356.2532.0145.8
Burglaries 142017365262320272516
per 100,000 334.0474.9406.4870.4123.6651.0591.4473.3641.2604.6388.7
Thefts 1721691521392618691132191131130
per 100,000 4,104.04,013.33,633.83,360.7642.94,657.02,339.93,123.54,535.73,168.13,158.4
Auto thefts 52850211213
per 100,000 119.347.5191.3120.90.050.125.723.747.524.272.9
Arson 12000151003
per 100,000 23.947.50.00.00.025.0128.623.70.00.072.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.9) 289.1248.8279.5293.455.7382.6206.6224.3319.7361.6232.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Caro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Caro, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Caro-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Caro village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the village center injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Caro-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% 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 206.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 173.4 miles away from Caro 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 169.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 210.3 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 366.7 miles away from Caro 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 77.5 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 Tuscola County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Caro topographic map

Birthplace of: Maynard Harrison Smith - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient.

Hospitals and medical centers in Caro:

  • CARO CENTER (provides emergency services, "2000 CHAMBERS, BOX A")
  • CARO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 401 N HOOPER STREET)
  • TUSCOLA COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (1285 CLEAVER RD)
  • FMC - CARO DIALYSIS (95 ELMDOR DR)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTHCARE (1796 WEST CARO ROAD, SUITE C)

airports located in Caro:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caro:

  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 29 miles; University Center, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 30 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Mott Community College (about 36 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 36 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 37 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 39 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 39 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,877)

Public high schools in Caro:

Public elementary/middle schools in Caro:

  • CARO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 469, Location: 299 NORTH HOOPER ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • MCCOMB ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 467, Location: 303 NORTH HOOPER ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • SCHALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 325 EAST FRANK ST, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Caro

Library in Caro:

  • CARO AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $547,133; Location: 840 WEST FRANK STREET; 59,356 books; 1,404 audio materials; 5,719 video materials; 162 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Caro: Tuscola County Fairgrounds (A), Caro Mobile Medical Response (B), Caro Area District Library (C), Caro Village Police Department (D), Indianfields Township Hall (E), Caro Fire Department (F), Tuscola County Sheriffs Office (G), Tuscola County Courthouse (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Caro include: Caro United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (D), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (E), Presbyterian Church (F), New Creation Community Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Caro include: William H Carson House Historical Marker (1), Caro Masonic Temple Historical Marker (2), First Presbyterian Church of Caro Historical Marker (3), Peninsular Sugar Refining Company Historical Marker (4), Tuscola County Fair Historical Marker (5), Trinity Episcopal Church Historical Marker (6), Tuscola County Advertiser Historical Marker (7), Tuscola County Courthouse Historical Marker (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Anonka's Witch Museum (119 North State Street).

Hotels: Hartel L R (103 North Almer Street), Caro Motel (110 Park Drive).

Court: Tuscola County - Circuit Court-54th Judicial (440 North State Street).

Tuscola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 15.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.117. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.117
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.85
U.S.:

1.91
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.3%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 54.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Caro in 2010:

  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Caro in 2000:

  • 85 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Caro, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Caro (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: East Caro Road Branch at 1079 East Caro Road, branch established on 1977/07/19; Thumb Area at 240 North State Street, branch established on 1904/05/04. 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
  • Signature Bank: Caro Branch at 345 North State Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $232.6 mil, Deposits: $203.0 mil, headquarters in Bad Axe, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Of Huron Corp.
  • Independent Bank: Caro Branch at 1111 West Caro Road, branch established on 2004/06/01. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation
  • Northstar Bank: Community Bank, Caro - Branch at 1100 East Caro Road, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2010/02/26: Bank assets: $238.3 mil, Deposits: $205.7 mil, headquarters in Bad Axe, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Northstar Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Caro village (based on Tuscola County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,40158
Catholic4,7567
Mainline Protestant4,36023
Other6785
None32,534-
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: 12
Tuscola County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Tuscola County:

29.2%
Michigan:

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

11.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.3%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.7%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Caro:

28.9
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Caro:

11.3%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Caro:

34.8%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Caro:

77.3%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Caro, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,259$37,0360$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,583$63,4980$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$30,327$51,9891$275
Firefighters 0$0 22$2,292
Streets and Highways 2$6,923$41,5380$0
Sewerage 4$18,130$54,3900$0
Water Supply 2$7,461$44,7660$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,438$56,6288$2,489
Totals for Government 22$92,121$50,24831$5,056

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,160,000 ($281.83)
    Sewerage: $637,000 ($154.76)
    Police Protection: $625,000 ($151.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $562,000 ($136.54)
    Water Utilities: $511,000 ($124.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $343,000 ($83.33)
    General Public Buildings: $286,000 ($69.48)
    Central Staff Services: $223,000 ($54.18)
    Fire Protection: $130,000 ($31.58)
    Financial Administration: $64,000 ($15.55)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($10.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $42,000 ($10.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($20.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000 ($8.02)
    Fire Protection: $31,000 ($7.53)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($5.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($2.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,531,000 ($371.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($15.06)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $579,000 ($140.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $341,000 ($82.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($3.89)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $193,000 ($46.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $205,000 ($49.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $178,000 ($43.25)
    Property Sale Other: $81,000 ($19.68)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($12.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $51,000 ($12.39)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($3.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $550,000 ($133.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $537,000 ($130.47)
    Highways: $296,000 ($71.91)
    All Other: $14,000 ($3.40)
  • Tax - Property: $1,208,000 ($293.49)
    NEC: $13,000 ($3.16)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $995,000 ($241.74)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,368,000 ($332.36)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $995,000 ($241.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $64,000 ($15.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,155,000 ($523.57)
    Water Utilities: $955,000 ($232.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $145,000 ($35.23)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($9.72)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $614,000 ($149.17)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,425,000 ($346.21)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $29,000 ($7.05)

4.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
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 Saginaw County, MI  0.59% ($26,453 average AGI)
from Genesee County, MI  0.57% ($32,710)
from Huron County, MI  0.34% ($29,568)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
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 Genesee County, MI  0.73% ($27,447 average AGI)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.66% ($26,510)
to Bay County, MI  0.36% ($27,718)

Strongest AM radio stations in Caro:

  • WKYO (1360 AM; 1 kW; CARO, MI; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS LC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
  • WLSP (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Caro:

  • WIDL (92.1 FM; CARO, MI; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS LC)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCL (93.7 FM; FRANKENMUTH, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUCX-FM (90.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWBN (101.5 FM; TUSCOLA, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WOWE (98.9 FM; VASSAR, MI; Owner: PRAESTANTIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEG (97.3 FM; ESSEXVILLE, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKCQ (98.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLEW-FM (102.1 FM; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WILZ (104.5 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTRK (89.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: BEYOND THE BAY MEDIA GROUP)
  • WBGV (92.5 FM; MARLETTE, MI; Owner: GB BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Caro:

  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W22CC (Channel 22; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W69DW (Channel 69; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXON-LP (Channel 54; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W68DH (Channel 68; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W09CK (Channel 9; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W58CW (Channel 58; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDCQ-TV (Channel 19; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
Caro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Caro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 10,912Total average daily traffic
  • 998Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,352Total future (year 2008) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Caro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Caro, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Caro)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Caro)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

CARO, CITY OF (Population served: 4,229, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-23-2006 and AUG-22-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CARO CENTER (Population served: 510, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
TUSCOLA COUNTY POLISH AM CLUB (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010), St Public Notif issued (OCT-04-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2010)
SUTTON SUNSHINE UNITED METH CH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-27-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2008)
MURDOG'S DINER & DRIVE INN (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE LIGHTHOUSE, INC./THERAPY CENTER (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LAPEER EARLY HEAD START (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • J J JAMOKES (Population served: 145, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THUMB BIG BOY RESTAURANTS INC. (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WATROUSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE LIGHTHOUSE/SHEPHERDS CROSSING (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 50
  • Service Call: 10

Incident types - Caro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Caro, MI
Most common first names in Caro, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10380.7 years
John9376.0 years
William8173.9 years
Robert7769.4 years
Charles5975.5 years
George5774.4 years
James5572.6 years
Helen4878.8 years
Joseph4675.3 years
Dorothy4178.6 years
Most common last names in Caro, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4174.7 years
Putnam2469.8 years
Campbell2476.4 years
Johnson2272.7 years
Wilson2073.8 years
Walker2074.9 years
Lapratt1969.9 years
Miller1976.0 years
Turner1975.4 years
Romain1878.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Caro, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block2
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Rite Aid1
DHL1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Ford1UPS2
GNC1Walmart1
Goodwill4Wendy's1

Caro compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 17 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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