Chums Corner, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 946.
Males: 453  (47.9%)
Females: 493  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49684.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,532
Chums Corner:

$58,532
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,670

Chums Corner CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $212,300
Chums Corner:

$212,300
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $546,060; Detached houses: $540,962

Median gross rent in 2016: $835.

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  • Races in Chums Corner, MI (2010)

    Chums Corner races chart
    • 89294.3%White alone
    • 171.8%Asian alone
    • 131.4%Hispanic
    • 121.3%American Indian alone
    • 91.0%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chums Corner: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.1%), French (12.6%), Irish (12.3%), American (11.5%), English (7.3%), Italian (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Chums Corner,MI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Chums Corner:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.7%

For population 15 years and over in Chums Corner CDP:

  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (116.7 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (160.3 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (220.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grawn, MI (1.4 miles ), Interlochen, MI (2.4 miles ), Traverse City, MI (2.5 miles ), Kingsley, MI (2.9 miles ), Greilickville, MI (2.9 miles ), Hardwood Acres, MI (3.0 miles ), Bendon, MI (3.1 miles ), Lake Ann, MI (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 44.67 N, Longitude: 85.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 231

Chums Corner household income distribution Chums Corner home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Tornado activity:

Chums Corner-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Chums Corner place center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chums Corner-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 344.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 310.7 miles away from Chums Corner center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 293.4 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 139.9 miles away from the city 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 308.7 miles away from Chums Corner 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 276.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grand Traverse 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Chums Corner:

  • MICHIGAN HOME HEALTH CARE,INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • BORTZ HEALTH CARE OF TRAVERSE CITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • TRAVERSE GERIATRIC VILLIAGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • MUNSON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • GRAND TRAVERSE MCF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • MUNSON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • MUNSON HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)

Amtrak stations near Chums Corner:

  • 5 miles: TRAVERSE CITY (3233 CASS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 12 miles: BUCKLEY (102 WEXFORD AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 19 miles: MESICK (HWY. 115 AT HWY. 37) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chums Corner:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 8 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 66 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 69 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Central Michigan University (about 87 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 100 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 102 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 103 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)

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Church in Chums Corner: All Saints Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Chums Corner: Wuerfel Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Grand Traverse 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 2002 was 39.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 8.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.6%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
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: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Michigan average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chums Corner CDP (based on Grand Traverse County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,9697
Evangelical Protestant10,73946
Mainline Protestant8,11319
Other1,3739
Orthodox701
None52,722-
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: 23
Grand Traverse County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Grand Traverse County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Grand Traverse County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

9.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grand Traverse County:

26.9%
Michigan:

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

10.9%
State:

13.4%

7.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
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 Leelanau County, MI  1.03% ($32,524 average AGI)
from Benzie County, MI  0.46% ($26,232)
from Wexford County, MI  0.34% ($26,947)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($286 average AGI)
Grand Traverse County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Leelanau County, MI  0.56% ($38,620 average AGI)
to Benzie County, MI  0.37% ($27,114)
to Kent County, MI  0.29% ($25,959)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chums Corner:

  • 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)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WLJN (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELMWOOD TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chums Corner:

  • WICA (91.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • W201CM (88.1 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKVK (100.7 FM; HONOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; LELAND, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGFN (98.1 FM; GLEN ARBOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJZJ (95.5 FM; GLEN ARBOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; KALKASKA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; FRANKFORT, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKAD (93.7 FM; HARRIETTA, MI; Owner: CADILLAC BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chums Corner:

  • W68DD (Channel 68; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CQ (Channel 62; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CU (Channel 25; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: EDWARD J. HESS AND/OR MADGE E. HESS)
  • W36BZ (Channel 36; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W56DF (Channel 56; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W15BM (Channel 15; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CE (Channel 34; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48CC (Channel 48; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CP (Channel 52; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58CN (Channel 58; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CX (Channel 66; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CR (Channel 54; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W46AD (Channel 46; TRAVERSE CITY, ETC., MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 14,306Total average daily traffic
  • 572Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,756Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

Chums Corner compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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