Central Lake, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 936 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 431  (46.1%)
Females: 505  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49622.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,926 (it was $38,173 in 2000)
Central Lake:

$46,926
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,939 (it was $18,133 in 2000)

Central Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,471 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Central Lake:

$103,471
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $269,720; detached houses: $284,042; townhouses or other attached units: $278,939; in 2-unit structures: $377,276; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $198,237; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $450,822; mobile homes: $49,893

Median gross rent in 2017: $600.

March 2019 cost of living index in Central Lake: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Central Lake, MI (2010)
    • 90795.3%White alone
    • 212.2%Two or more races
    • 131.4%Hispanic
    • 80.8%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Central Lake, Michigan as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Central Lake is 102 to 1.


Crime rates in Central Lake by year

Type

2005

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(106.0)
1
(106.6)
1
(107.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(300.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(300.3)
1
(102.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(525.8)
2
(212.3)
2
(211.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(1,502)
10
(1,027)
11
(1,143)
8
(850.2)
13
(1,367)
12
(1,274)
9
(952.4)
6
(636.3)
3
(319.8)
10
(1,073)
5
(538.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(104.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)141.148.354.134.091.565.852.9110.398.1128.829.1

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City-data.com crime index in Central Lake, MI

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

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

1.07
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: American (26.5%), Irish (15.5%), German (11.9%), Dutch (9.1%), Polish (6.8%), English (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 1.05 square miles.

Population density: 893 people per square mile   (low).

Central Lake, Michigan map

11 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.1%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,342 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,403 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (131.2 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (193.4 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (254.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Eastport, MI (2.3 miles ),
Bellaire, MI (2.6 miles ),
Ellsworth, MI (2.6 miles ),
East Jordan, MI (3.0 miles ),
Norwood, MI (3.4 miles),
Alden, MI (3.6 miles),
Ironton, MI (3.7 miles),
Advance, MI (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 45.07 N, Longitude: 85.26 W

Area code: 231

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

6.8%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+3.4%).
Most common industries in Central Lake, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Apparel (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (16.0%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Apparel (15.0%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Central Lake, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)

Average climate in Central Lake, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Central Lake-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Central Lake village center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Central Lake-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 348.1 miles away from Central Lake center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 316.2 miles away from Central Lake center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 316.7 miles away from Central Lake 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) earthquake occurred 311.0 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 160.4 miles away from Central Lake 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 309.6 miles away from Central Lake 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 Antrim 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).
Central Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Central Lake:

  • MEADOW BROOK MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BELLAIRE, MI)
  • GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EAST JORDAN, MI)
  • CHARLEVOIX AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; CHARLEVOIX, MI)

Amtrak stations near Central Lake:

  • 15 miles: BOYNE CITY (1002 DIVISION ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, snack bar.
  • 16 miles: MANCELONA (849 U.S. 131) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 19 miles: BOYNE FALLS (U.S. 131 & HWY. 75) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Central Lake:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 27 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 80 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 97 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Central Michigan University (about 105 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 108 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 111 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 122 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high school in Central Lake:

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Library in Central Lake:

  • CENTRAL LAKE DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $103,867; Location: 7900 MAPLE STREET; 20,645 books; 1,549 audio materials; 1,437 video materials; 110 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Central Lake: Central Lake District Library (A), Central Lake Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Central Lake include: Grace Community Church (A), Central Lakes Seventh Day Adventist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Coulter Creek (A), Knowles Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Central Lake: Thurston Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Chain O'Lakes Motel (1401 North M 88 Hwy).

Antrim 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 Central Lake and their reported violations in the past:

KING ORCHARDS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2007), St Public Notif issued (AUG-15-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2006)

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

  • CENTRAL LAKE, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 990, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

65.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
18 people in other group homes in 2000
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Central Lake (2011 data):

  • Alden State Bank: Central Lake Branch at 2440 North Main, branch established on 2002/12/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.0 mil, Deposits: $139.1 mil, headquarters in Alden, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Central Lake:

Marital status in Central Lake, MI
  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Central Lake:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Michigan average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Central Lake, MI (based on Antrim County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,25314
Catholic2,1945
Evangelical Protestant2,10524
Other173
None17,011-
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: 8
Here:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Antrim County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
This county:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Antrim County:

14.03 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

10.0%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Antrim County:

29.8%
Michigan:

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

14.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Central Lake:

34.9%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Central Lake:

27.7
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.5%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Central Lake:

27.5%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Central Lake:

49.7%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

72.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Central Lake, 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
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,084$37,0082$1,514
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,517
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$86
Sewerage 0$0 3$755
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$4,720
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,328
Totals for Government 1$3,084$37,00813$9,920

Central Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $198,000 ($211.54)
    General - Other: $93,000 ($99.36)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($70.51)
    Financial Administration: $60,000 ($64.10)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($53.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($49.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($28.85)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($24.57)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($12.82)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($8.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $179,000 ($191.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($10.68)

Central Lake government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $31,000 ($33.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($38.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $45,000 ($48.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($7.48)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($6.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($4.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $87,000 ($92.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $81,000 ($86.54)
    General Local Government Support: $72,000 ($76.92)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.14)
  • Tax - Property: $289,000 ($308.76)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.07)

Central Lake government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000 ($219.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000 ($219.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $781,000 ($834.40)

7.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grand Traverse County, MI  1.28% ($40,451 average AGI)
from Charlevoix County, MI  0.78% ($37,973)
from Kalkaska County, MI  0.69% ($28,455)


7.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grand Traverse County, MI  1.38% ($41,740 average AGI)
to Kalkaska County, MI  0.87% ($30,744)
to Charlevoix County, MI  0.81% ($34,156)

Businesses in Central Lake, MI

  • YMCA: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Central Lake:

  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, 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)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKK (750 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: STONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBN (1340 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Central Lake:

  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; BOYNE CITY, MI; Owner: WBCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WICV (100.9 FM; EAST JORDAN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WCZW (107.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; KALKASKA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WMKC (102.9 FM; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKLZ-FM (98.9 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF PETOSKEY, INC.)
  • WCMW-FM (103.9 FM; HARBOR SPRINGS, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; LELAND, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE)
  • W201CM (88.1 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WMJZ-FM (95.3 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: DARBY ADVERTISING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Central Lake:

  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W55CL (Channel 55; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFUP (Channel 45; VANDERBILT, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, 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)
  • W68DD (Channel 68; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CQ (Channel 62; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W25CU (Channel 25; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: EDWARD J. HESS AND/OR MADGE E. HESS)

Central Lake fatal accident list:

Sep 30, 2007 02:21 AM, Sr-88, Lat: 45.040931, Lon: -85.257503, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 10, 2004 07:53 AM, Sr-88, Lat: 45.070148, Lon: -85.264121, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 26, 2003 05:22 PM, Sr-88, Lat: 45.078843, Lon: -85.269325, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 18, 2001 02:35 PM, Sr-88, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 2001 10:05 PM, Sr-88, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 23, 2000 08:00 PM, Sr-88, Lat: 45.070148, Lon: -85.264121, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 30, 1991 07:25 PM, State St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.3mTotal length
  • $427,000Total costs
  • 231Total average daily traffic
  • 11Total average daily truck traffic
  • 335Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Central Lake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 45.068611 Lon: -85.261778, Call Sign: WPSJ799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, Grant Date: 05/19/2011, Expiration Date: 05/23/2021, Certifier: Donald E Seifried, Registrant: Grand Traverse Mobile Communications, 716 Boon Street, Traverse City, MI 49686, Phone: (231) 947-9851, Fax: (231) 947-9077, Email:
  • Lat: 45.035278 Lon: -85.296389, Call Sign: WQBG590,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.025 MHz, 467.025 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: David R Martin, Registrant: Jan Comms. & Elec. Co., Inc., 6630 S. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken, NJ 08109-1403, Phone: (856) 663-4800, Fax: (856) 663-5377

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Shooks Silo, Lat: 45.118917 Lon: -85.305389, Type: Silo, Structure height: 280.7 m, Overall height: 282.5 m, Call Sign: WQJK803,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: William A Gaylord, Registrant: Coli, Inc., 7280 Rapid City Rd, Rapid City, MI 49676, Phone: (231) 331-4622, Fax: (231) 331-6500, Email:
  • Central Lake, Lat: 45.091667 Lon: -85.295000, Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.4 m, Call Sign: WQJY872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: John Ogren, Registrant: Law Office Of Suzanne S. Goodwyn, Pllc, 1234 Tottenham Court, Reston, VA 20194, Phone: (703) 444-5475, Fax: (703) 991-0629, Email:
  • DE33IP641, Central Lake Cell Site (Lat: 45.083611 Lon: -85.282778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQQF359,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/26/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2014, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • Sh, 5833 Shooks Rd (Lat: 45.119194 Lon: -85.305611), Type: Silo, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQRA575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Certifier: William Gaylord, Registrant: Coli Inc., 2055 Cass Rd., Traverse City, MI 49686, Phone: (888) 299-0071, Fax: (888) 661-7865, Email:
  • DE33IP641, Central Lake Cell Site (Lat: 45.083611 Lon: -85.282778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQVA992,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2014, Expiration Date: 12/11/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • CENTRAL LK, 5.3 Miles Se Of (Lat: 45.033333 Lon: -85.165333), Overall height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: KQI61,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 4110.00 MHz, 4130.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3950.00 MHz, 3970.00 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 01/20/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2012, Registrant: At&t Communications Of Michigan, Inc., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Central Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3230A , Serial Number: 25874, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/25/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn A Loy, 4663 N East Torch Lake Dr, Central Lake, MI 49622
  • Aircraft: STINSON 10A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC199D&E SER (90 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34619 , Serial Number: 8019, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 05/28/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Terrance A Graham, 5454 Bunker Hill Rd, Central Lake, MI 49622
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5868H , Serial Number: 16-487, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/2012
    Registrant (Individual): John R Stein, 8032 W State St, Central Lake, MI 49622
  • Aircraft: GLOBE GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78188 , Serial Number: 2188, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/1989
    Registrant (Individual): John R Stein, 8032 W State St, Central Lake, MI 49622
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81825 , Serial Number: 7AC-448, Year manufactured: 1945, Certificate Issue Date: 01/26/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Terry Graham, 5454 Bunker Hill Rd, Central Lake, MI 49622
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5993R , Serial Number: 17253662, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas A Ray, 1454 W Intermediate Lake Rd, Central Lake, MI 49622
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fires - 29 took place in 2003, and the least - 6 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Central Lake, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.7%), and Outside Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Central Lake, MI
    • 11754.7%Structure Fires
    • 6731.3%Outside Fires
    • 2310.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 73.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Central Lake, MI
Most common first names in Central Lake, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3074.3 years
John2479.6 years
Robert2168.3 years
George1879.1 years
Mary1572.3 years
Charles1574.5 years
James1475.7 years
Harold1378.7 years
Richard1271.0 years
Donald1175.0 years
Most common last names in Central Lake, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1185.7 years
Dawson879.9 years
Loper886.0 years
Burns679.8 years
Young682.8 years
Harter674.3 years
Hebden670.0 years
Knipe680.5 years
Roberts582.0 years
Somerville576.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Central Lake, MI
  • 91.1%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Central Lake, MI
  • 62.2%Utility gas
  • 35.0%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel


Central Lake compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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