Crystal Falls, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 1,364 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.8%
 
Males: 698  (51.2%)
Females: 666  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49920.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,428 (it was $26,637 in 2000)
Crystal Falls:

$47,428
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,171 (it was $14,538 in 2000)

Crystal Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $68,979 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Crystal Falls:

$68,979
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $129,721; detached houses: $132,442; townhouses or other attached units: $156,945; in 2-unit structures: $51,019; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,622; mobile homes: $53,672

Median gross rent in 2019: $543.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crystal Falls: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.2%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Crystal Falls, MI (2019)
    • 1,62194.3%White alone
    • 422.4%Hispanic
    • 231.3%Two or more races
    • 171.0%Asian alone
    • 90.5%Black alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Crystal Falls, Michigan as of November 30, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crystal Falls is 101 to 1.


Crime rates in Crystal Falls by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
3
(213.7)
1
(72.5)
4
(293.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.1)
1
(68.1)
1
(68.2)
1
(69.9)
1
(70.3)
1
(71.0)
1
(71.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.3)
3
(220.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(254.1)
4
(264.4)
1
(68.1)
3
(204.5)
2
(139.8)
5
(351.4)
4
(284.1)
4
(284.9)
2
(144.9)
1
(73.3)
4
(294.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(1,080)
23
(1,520)
13
(885.6)
16
(1,091)
15
(1,048)
13
(913.6)
18
(1,278)
9
(641.0)
10
(724.6)
30
(2,198)
13
(956.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(63.5)
1
(66.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(142.0)
4
(284.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(146.5)
3
(220.8)
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 index66.197.853.871.671.375.296.6253.697.1353.8120.7

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City-data.com crime index in Crystal Falls, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: American (48.0%), Finnish (8.4%), German (7.2%), Italian (6.5%), Polish (4.9%), Swedish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1517 feet

Land area: 3.38 square miles.

Population density: 404 people per square mile   (low).

Crystal Falls, Michigan map

21 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,311 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,143 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (110.6 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (211.4 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (296.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Alpha, MI (2.1 miles),
Amasa, MI (3.3 miles ),
Florence, WI (3.7 miles ),
Gaastra, MI (3.7 miles ),
Stambaugh, MI (3.8 miles ),
Caspian, MI (3.8 miles ),
Iron River, MI (3.8 miles ),
Mineral Hills, MI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 46.10 N, Longitude: 88.33 W

Area code: 906

Distribution of median household income in Crystal Falls, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Crystal Falls, MI in 2019
Crystal Falls satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Crystal Falls, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Wood products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.4%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
  • Utilities (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (36.8%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Wood products (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Crystal Falls, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Plant and system operators (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Crystal Falls, Michigan

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Crystal Falls, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 56.4. This is better than average.

City:

56.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Crystal Falls-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Crystal Falls city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1987, a category F3 tornado 31.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crystal Falls-area historical earthquake activity is above Michigan state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 303.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 372.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 322.0 miles away from Crystal Falls center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 285.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 473.6 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 508.0 miles away from Crystal Falls 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 Iron County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crystal Falls topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Crystal Falls:

  • CRYSTAL FALLS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, MICHIGAN AND 3RD ST)
  • CRYSTAL MANOR NURSING HOME (400 S SUPERIOR)
  • IRON CO MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (1523 U S HIGHWAY 2)
  • NORTHSTAR HEALTH SYSTEM - DIALYSIS (1328 US HWY 2)

Airports located in Crystal Falls:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crystal Falls:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 55 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 72 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 100 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 110 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 111 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 116 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 125 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

Public high school in Crystal Falls:

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Library in Crystal Falls:

  • CRYSTAL FALLS DISTRICT COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $191,516; Location: 237 SUPERIOR AVENUE; 14,773 books; 1,868 audio materials; 1,536 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 120 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Crystal Falls: Crystal View Golf Course (A), Paint River Hills Campground (B), Crystal Falls Police Department (C), Crystal Falls Fire Department (D), Crystal Falls Library (E), Harbour House Museum (F), Iron County Sheriff's Office (G), Iron County Courthouse (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crystal Falls include: United Lutheran Church (A), Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (B), Guardian Angels Church (C), Faith Baptist Church (D), Christ United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Crystal Falls City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Briar Hill Creek (A), Dunn Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Crystal Falls include: Lincoln Park (1), Runkle Lake Park (2), Iron County Historical Marker (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Falls Motel LLC (1309 US Highway 2), Four Seasons Motel (1100 Crystal Avenue), Cedar Inn Motel (600 South 5th Street).

Courts: Iron County Courthouse Complex-Crystal Falls Michigan - Construction Code- Civil Def (2 South 6th Street), Michigan State - Corrections Department- Parole & Probation- Iron Co (2 South 6th Street), Iron County Courthouse Complex-Crystal Falls Michigan - E911 Administra (2 South 6th Street), Iron County Courthouse Complex-Crystal Falls Michigan - County Treas (2 South 6th Street), Iron County Courthouse Complex-Crystal Falls Michigan - Equalization Depart (2 South 6th Street), Iron County Courthouse Complex-Crystal Falls Michigan - Prosecuting Atto (2 South 6th Street), Iron County Courthouse Complex-Crystal Falls Michigan - Economic Development Corpora (2 South 6th Street), Iron County Courthouse Complex-Crystal Falls Michigan - Sheriff's Office Emergency C (2 South 6th), Iron County Courthouse Complex-Crystal Falls Michigan - Register Of D (2 South 6th Street).

Iron 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 Crystal Falls and their reported violations in the past:

CRYSTAL FALLS (Population served: 1,922, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PENTOGA PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • CRYSTAL FALLS TOWNSHIP - LIND (Population served: 990, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CRYSTAL FALLS TWP - TOWNLINE (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE ELLEN CAMP (NORTH) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAY DAM RESORT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE ELLEN CAMP WELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
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: 0.0% of all households
26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Crystal Falls in 2000:

  • 48 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Crystal Falls (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Crystal Falls: Jubilee Foods Branch at 1363 Us Highway 2, branch established on 1998/11/16; First National Bank Of Crystal Falls at 125 Superior Avenue, branch established on 1934/09/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $71.4 mil, Deposits: $61.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: C.F.c. Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Crystal Falls:

Marital status in Crystal Falls, MI
  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

For population 25 years and over in Crystal Falls:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Crystal Falls
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crystal Falls, MI (based on Iron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4513
Mainline Protestant1,98110
Evangelical Protestant61212
Other11
None5,772-
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: 4
This county:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Iron County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Iron County:

11.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Iron County:

14.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

10.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Iron County:

15.6%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.8%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Crystal Falls:

46.5%
State:

47.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Crystal Falls:

26.3%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.9%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Crystal Falls:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Crystal Falls:

38.4%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

51.3%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.5%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crystal Falls, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 5$24,754$59,4100$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$9,696$58,1760$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,859$47,1540$0
Financial Administration 2$9,916$59,4961$1,971
Water Supply 1$3,780$45,3600$0
Sewerage 1$5,631$67,5720$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,497$77,9645$800
Parks and Recreation 1$5,091$61,0920$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$399
Totals for Government 15$73,222$58,5787$3,169

Crystal Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,675,000 ($1961.14)
    Electric Utilities: $1,950,000 ($1429.62)
    Water Utilities: $291,000 ($213.34)
    Police Protection: $215,000 ($157.62)
    Regular Highways: $187,000 ($137.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $152,000 ($111.44)
    General Public Buildings: $112,000 ($82.11)
    Financial Administration: $107,000 ($78.45)
    Central Staff Services: $101,000 ($74.05)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($57.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($52.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000 ($41.06)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $515,000 ($377.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $892,000 ($653.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $2,595,000 ($1902.49)
    General - Other: $149,000 ($109.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $988,000 ($724.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,211,000 ($887.83)

Crystal Falls government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,525,000 ($2584.31)
    Sewerage: $335,000 ($245.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $154,000 ($112.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($85.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($8.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $162,000 ($118.77)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($12.46)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($5.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,351,000 ($1723.61)
    Water Utilities: $501,000 ($367.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $442,000 ($324.05)
    Highways: $195,000 ($142.96)
  • Tax - Property: $487,000 ($357.04)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.73)

Crystal Falls government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,509,000 ($6238.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,291,000 ($6078.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $218,000 ($159.82)

Crystal Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,730,000 ($1268.33)

4.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
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 Dickinson County, MI  0.50% ($30,542 average AGI)
to Marquette County, MI  0.46% ($34,591)
Businesses in Crystal Falls, MI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Crystal Falls:

  • WIKB (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMIQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crystal Falls:

  • WIKB-FM (99.1 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WOBE (100.7 FM; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WHTO (106.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: TODD STUART NOORDYK)
  • WJNR-FM (101.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WVCM (91.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA INC.)
  • WIMK (93.1 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W244AW (96.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR CNTY WI)
  • WEUL (98.1 FM; KINGSFORD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WKQS-FM (101.9 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WZNL (94.3 FM; NORWAY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; BARAGA, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W237AW (95.3 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Crystal Falls:

  • WUPT-CA (Channel 25; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.8mTotal length
  • 9,191Total average daily traffic
  • 1,107Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,567Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Crystal Falls)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Crystal Falls, MI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 9207 CRYSTAL FALLS, U S 2 (Lat: 46.095639 Lon: -88.479861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 144.8 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPRW293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2021, Expiration Date: 02/27/2031, Certifier: Harry E Warner, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, Email:
  • CRYSTAL FALLS, Lat: 46.105111 Lon: -88.350889, Call Sign: WQHQ493,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2017, Expiration Date: 10/04/2027, Certifier: Tom Lesandrini, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • PEAVY FALLS, 514 Upper Dam Road (Lat: 45.989944 Lon: -88.206611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQZK206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2017, Expiration Date: 06/13/2027, Certifier: Chris J Buckmaster, Registrant: Wisconsin Electric Power Company, 333 W. Everett St, Milwaukee, WI 53203, Phone: (414) 221-2224, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crystal Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1626Y, N1626Y, N-1626Y, Serial Number: 17249326, Year manufactured: 1962, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/2006
    Registrant (Individual): William L Rounsiville, 965 County Road 424, Crystal Falls, MI 49920
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96097, N96097, N-96097, Serial Number: 8397, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Earl U Koski, 201 Koivu Rd, Crystal Falls, MI 49920, Other Owners: Bonnie L Koski
  • Aircraft: STEHL CHARLES N CIRCA NIEUPORT II (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5328G, N5328G, N-5328G, Serial Number: N034, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 07/24/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph H Totsch, 287 Idlewild Rd, Crystal Falls, MI 49920
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/14/2016

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 fires per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 19 took place in 2010, and the least - 4 in 2015. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Crystal Falls, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.5%), and Outside Fires (37.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Crystal Falls, MI
    • 7744.5%Structure Fires
    • 6437.0%Outside Fires
    • 2212.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 105.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crystal Falls, MI
Most common first names in Crystal Falls, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11580.0 years
Mary7280.7 years
William4578.6 years
Joseph4477.1 years
Robert4168.8 years
Walter3476.2 years
George3279.7 years
Anna3084.6 years
Frank2882.5 years
Margaret2783.0 years
Most common last names in Crystal Falls, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6078.5 years
Anderson4378.6 years
Peterson2580.2 years
Maki2078.3 years
Hill1679.1 years
Davis1581.4 years
Lehto1477.8 years
Olson1382.2 years
Nelson1281.2 years
Kallio1176.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crystal Falls, MI
  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crystal Falls, MI
  • 84.4%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Electricity
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Crystal Falls compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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