Charlotte, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 9,057 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 4,431  (48.9%)
Females: 4,626  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48813.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,758 (it was $37,473 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$48,758
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,295 (it was $18,066 in 2000)

Charlotte city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,890 (it was $83,500 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$115,890
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $135,063; detached houses: $137,653; townhouses or other attached units: $149,744; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $619,121; mobile homes: $39,837

Median gross rent in 2017: $752.

March 2019 cost of living index in Charlotte: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 42.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Charlotte, MI (2017)
    • 8,04288.1%White alone
    • 6346.9%Hispanic
    • 3593.9%Two or more races
    • 550.6%Black alone
    • 390.4%Asian alone
    • 150.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 112 registered sex offenders living in Charlotte, Michigan as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Charlotte is 81 to 1.


Crime rates in Charlotte by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(154.6)
17
(187.9)
15
(165.8)
10
(110.6)
11
(122.3)
10
(113.1)
13
(143.4)
17
(186.7)
5
(55.3)
9
(99.5)
7
(77.3)
11
(121.5)
8
(88.4)
8
(88.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.0)
6
(66.3)
2
(22.1)
2
(22.1)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
2
(22.0)
3
(33.2)
1
(11.1)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.1)
2
(22.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(187.8)
17
(187.9)
12
(132.6)
16
(176.9)
14
(155.6)
15
(169.7)
10
(110.3)
12
(131.8)
20
(221.1)
9
(99.5)
10
(110.5)
17
(187.8)
13
(143.6)
14
(154.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
44
(486.0)
50
(552.7)
63
(696.4)
41
(453.3)
26
(289.0)
36
(407.3)
36
(397.0)
68
(746.8)
33
(364.8)
35
(386.9)
21
(232.0)
26
(287.3)
15
(165.7)
19
(209.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
221
(2,441)
219
(2,421)
254
(2,808)
236
(2,609)
234
(2,601)
227
(2,568)
241
(2,658)
214
(2,350)
212
(2,344)
186
(2,056)
163
(1,801)
169
(1,867)
186
(2,055)
212
(2,342)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(99.4)
10
(110.5)
10
(110.5)
9
(99.5)
12
(133.4)
7
(79.2)
4
(44.1)
9
(98.8)
6
(66.3)
6
(66.3)
2
(22.1)
11
(121.5)
9
(99.4)
8
(88.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
6
(66.3)
2
(22.1)
2
(22.2)
2
(22.6)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)304.2352.2335.7274.5267.2262.0277.7336.5223.0217.4199.4261.4229.9223.7

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City-data.com crime index in Charlotte, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (20.7%), American (18.7%), English (9.4%), Irish (7.2%), Polish (2.8%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 917 feet

Land area: 5.98 square miles.

Population density: 1,516 people per square mile   (low).

Charlotte, Michigan map

146 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,262 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,277 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lansing, MI (17.9 miles , pop. 119,128).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (89.2 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (154.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Potterville, MI (2.6 miles ),
Olivet, MI (3.0 miles ),
Eaton Rapids, MI (3.1 miles ),
Vermontville, MI (3.3 miles ),
Dimondale, MI (3.3 miles ),
Bellevue, MI (3.5 miles ),
Nashville, MI (3.7 miles ),
Grand Ledge, MI (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.56 N, Longitude: 84.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,038 (+33.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,080 (52.0%)

Area code: 517

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $52,200
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $52,200
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $50,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Charlotte, MI residents
Average permit cost in Charlotte, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Charlotte, MI
Historical housing units in Charlotte, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in Charlotte, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.3%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.2%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Charlotte, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)

Average climate in Charlotte, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Charlotte, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.5. This is about average.

City:

65.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.22
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.684. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.684
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Charlotte-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Charlotte city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charlotte-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% 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 199.9 miles away from the city 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 239.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.0 miles away from Charlotte 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 326.3 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 304.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 304.1 miles away from Charlotte 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 Eaton County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Charlotte topographic map

Main business address for: SPARTAN MOTORS INC (MOTOR VEHICLES & PASSENGER CAR BODIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Charlotte:

  • BARRY-EATON DIST HLTH DEPT HOSPC PGM (1033 HEALTH CARE DRIVE)
  • HAYES GREEN BEACH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 321 E HARRIS STREET)
  • EATON COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACI (530 W BEECH ST)
  • EATON MANOR, INC (511 E SHEPHERD ST)
  • FMC - CHARLOTTE (111 LANSING ST, SUITE 120)
  • HAYES GREEN BEACH HOMECARE (111 LANSING ROAD, SUITE 210)

Airports located in Charlotte:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charlotte:

  • Lansing Community College (about 19 miles; Lansing, MI; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • Michigan State University (about 22 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,736)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 24 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 29 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Jackson College (about 36 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Davenport University (about 41 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Western Michigan University (about 45 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)

Public high schools in Charlotte:

  • CHARLOTTE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,005, Location: 378 STATE ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • RELEVANT ACADEMY OF EATON COUNTY (Location: 512 E LOVETT ST, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • EATON COUNTY YOUTH FACILITY (Location: 822 COURTHOUSE DRIVER, Grades: 6-12)
  • MEADOWVIEW SCHOOL (Location: 1790 PACKARD HWY, Grades: PK-12)
  • MEADOWVIEW OFFSITE (Location: 240 SOUTH COCHRAN AVE, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Charlotte:

Private elementary/middle schools in Charlotte:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 77, Location: 905 SAINT MARYS BLVD, Grades: KG-6)
  • MAPLE COUNTRY SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 1827 N AINGER RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • CHARLOTTE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: 1510 S COCHRAN RD, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Charlotte

Library in Charlotte:

  • CHARLOTTE COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $688,662; Location: 226 SOUTH BOSTWICK STREET; 72,005 books; 10 e-books; 1,600 audio materials; 6,000 video materials; 126 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Official Website: Http://www.charlottemi.org
  • Official Website: Http://www.charlottemi.org

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Charlotte: Eaton County Fairgrounds (A), Charlotte Station (B), Charlotte Country Club (C), Charlotte Police Department (D), Eaton County Courthouse (E), Charlotte Community Library (F), Charlotte Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Charlotte: SPARTAN MOTORS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Charlotte include: Evangelical Christian Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Charlotte Penecostal Church (C), Seventh-Day Adventist Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), Peace Lutheran Church (F), Calvary Baptist Church (G), Christian Reformed Church (H), Free Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Charlotte include: Veterans Memorial Park (1), Bennett Park (2), Lincoln Park (3), Dean Park (4), Southridge Park (5), Oak Park (6), Eaton County Courthouse Square Historical Marker (7), 1845 Eaton County Courthouse Historical Marker (8), Eaton County Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Crestview Motel (Tours & Charters; 1865 Lansing Road).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Charlotte (1302 East Packard Highway), Crestview Motel (1865 Lansing Road), Comfort Inn (1302 Packard Highway).

Birthplace of: Paul H. Bruske - Writer, Brock Gutierrez - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Sep 25, 1973), Francis C. Flaherty - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, A. Whitney Brown - comedian, Jack Curtis (WWII aviator) - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

Eaton 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 Charlotte and their reported violations in the past:

EATON GREEN ESTATES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 363, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • CHARLOTTE, CITY OF (Population served: 9,074, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHADY GREEN PASTURE BIBLE CAMP (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LISA L. KNOWLES, DDS, PC (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.6%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
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 Charlotte in 2010:

  • 207 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 102 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Charlotte in 2000:

  • 217 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 145 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Charlotte (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Charlotte Branch at 101 South Cochran Avenue, branch established on 1974/05/15; Charlotte-Lansing Street Du Branch at 226 Lansing Street, branch established on 2007/07/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Eaton Federal Savings Bank: at 236 South Cochran Avenue, branch established on 1936/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $321.9 mil, Deposits: $254.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Fifth Third Bank: Charlotte Banking Center at 328 Lansing Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Independent Bank: Charlotte Branch at 129 Lansing St, branch established on 1989/04/03. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Charlotte Branch at 122 South Cochran Avenue, branch established on 1959/11/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Charlotte:

Marital status in Charlotte, MI
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Charlotte:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Michigan average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Charlotte, MI (based on Eaton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,29958
Mainline Protestant7,84730
Catholic6,4204
Other4815
None69,712-
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: 11
Eaton County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Eaton County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Eaton County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Eaton County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.1%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.5%
Michigan:

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

13.4%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.4%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Charlotte:

44.5%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Charlotte:

29.1
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Charlotte:

22.3%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Charlotte:

34.3%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Charlotte:

55.3%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Charlotte:

77.7%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Charlotte, 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 15$72,112$57,6900$0
Streets and Highways 11$48,013$52,3780$0
Sewerage 6$27,947$55,8940$0
Firefighters 6$25,631$51,2620$0
Financial Administration 4$17,499$52,4970$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,836$35,3441$636
Other Government Administration 3$17,313$69,2527$720
Water Supply 1$4,304$51,6480$0
Police - Other 1$3,080$36,9600$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 5$2,482
Totals for Government 50$224,735$53,93613$3,838

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $378,000 ($41.74)
    Sewerage: $208,000 ($22.97)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,747,000 ($192.89)
    Sewerage: $1,353,000 ($149.39)
    Regular Highways: $1,106,000 ($122.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $868,000 ($95.84)
    Water Utilities: $865,000 ($95.51)
    Central Staff Services: $262,000 ($28.93)
    Financial Administration: $261,000 ($28.82)
    General - Other: $234,000 ($25.84)
    Air Transportation: $183,000 ($20.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000 ($14.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $63,000 ($6.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($17.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $416,000 ($45.93)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($8.72)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($5.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($2.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,726,000 ($300.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $231,000 ($25.51)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,069,000 ($228.44)
    Other: $204,000 ($22.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($5.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000 ($7.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $264,000 ($29.15)
    Rents: $72,000 ($7.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000 ($4.09)
    Special Assessments: $20,000 ($2.21)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($1.21)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($1.21)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,338,000 ($147.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $774,000 ($85.46)
    Highways: $564,000 ($62.27)
    Other: $38,000 ($4.20)
  • Tax - Property: $3,695,000 ($407.97)
    Other License: $28,000 ($3.09)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,247,000 ($1020.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,704,000 ($961.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $543,000 ($59.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,639,000 ($512.20)

8.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
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 Ingham County, MI  3.82% ($37,683 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MI  0.61% ($52,268)
from Calhoun County, MI  0.31% ($41,471)


8.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
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 Ingham County, MI  3.53% ($36,760 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MI  0.60% ($56,915)
to Calhoun County, MI  0.34% ($38,578)
Businesses in Charlotte, MI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Meijer1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Comfort Inn1Super 81
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS5
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Charlotte:

  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charlotte:

  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WHZZ (101.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WDBM (88.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEE OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIV)

TV broadcast stations around Charlotte:

  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Charlotte: Francis C. Flaherty.

Charlotte fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Charlotte fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 90.9mTotal length
  • $870,000Total costs
  • 351,383Total average daily traffic
  • 55,847Total average daily truck traffic
  • 206,111Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic
New bridges in Charlotte, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Charlotte, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Charlotte)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Charlotte, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Charlotte)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Charlotte)
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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$85,76410$79,70261$98,32811$25,5131$361,3807$63,891
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$07$86,7602$3,6300$01$40,650
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$99,3901$130,98031$105,8753$38,2900$01$35,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$80,4681$91,27022$100,2191$97,7900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$18,8300$03$76,4131$4,3500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00 , 0210.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$68,5100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$163,1801$61,0001$60,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$326,0400$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00 , 0210.00

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

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 81. The highest number of fires - 96 took place in 2003, and the least - 54 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Charlotte, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.0%), and Outside Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Charlotte, MI
    • 60744.0%Structure Fires
    • 44232.0%Outside Fires
    • 31322.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 181.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Charlotte, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Charlotte, Michigan:

  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 828 E Shepherd St, Charlotte, Michigan 48813 , Phone: (517) 543-8288, Fax: (517) 543-8481
  • Comfort Inn, 1302 E Packard Hwy, Charlotte, Michigan 48813 , Phone: (517) 543-7307, Fax: (517) 543-7311
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Charlotte, Michigan
Most common first names in Charlotte, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10179.2 years
Robert9171.9 years
John7473.9 years
William6975.0 years
Charles6776.4 years
James5970.3 years
Ruth5680.8 years
Helen5578.6 years
George5175.1 years
Margaret4878.2 years
Most common last names in Charlotte, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6576.6 years
Johnson3681.1 years
Jones2876.1 years
Miller2672.6 years
King2577.4 years
Williams2475.2 years
Davis2177.4 years
Reed2071.9 years
Cook1982.1 years
Brown1979.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Charlotte, MI
  • 92.5%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Charlotte, MI
  • 67.9%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Charlotte compared to Michigan state average:

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

Charlotte on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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