Eaton Rapids, Michigan

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Population in 2021: 5,198 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 2,556  (49.2%)
Females: 2,642  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Michigan median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 48827.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $54,463 (it was $39,769 in 2000)
Eaton Rapids:

$54,463
MI:

$63,498

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $24,705 (it was $18,446 in 2000)

Eaton Rapids city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $134,591 (it was $89,000 in 2000)
Eaton Rapids:

$134,591
MI:

$199,100

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $207,272; detached houses: $218,015; townhouses or other attached units: $196,939; in 2-unit structures: $208,601; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,480; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,969; mobile homes: $39,116

Median gross rent in 2021: $866.

March 2022 cost of living index in Eaton Rapids: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 10.2%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.8% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Eaton Rapids, MI (2021)
    • 4,70890.4%White alone
    • 3797.3%Hispanic
    • 641.2%Two or more races
    • 200.4%Black alone
    • 40.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Eaton Rapids, Michigan as of March 01, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eaton Rapids is 99 to 1.


Crime rates in Eaton Rapids by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(56.6)
2
(37.8)
3
(57.3)
2
(38.4)
1
(19.2)
2
(38.2)
4
(76.9)
5
(96.0)
4
(76.6)
10
(191.4)
8
(153.0)
4
(77.0)
9
(172.5)
5
(95.3)
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)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(150.8)
16
(302.2)
15
(286.5)
9
(172.6)
5
(96.0)
2
(38.2)
6
(115.4)
1
(19.2)
10
(191.6)
5
(95.7)
14
(267.7)
11
(211.8)
22
(421.8)
28
(533.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(377.1)
12
(226.6)
9
(171.9)
9
(172.6)
14
(268.7)
14
(267.5)
10
(192.3)
6
(115.2)
13
(249.0)
9
(172.2)
14
(267.7)
5
(96.3)
8
(153.4)
9
(171.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
137
(2,583)
128
(2,417)
108
(2,063)
84
(1,611)
101
(1,939)
88
(1,682)
75
(1,443)
31
(595.2)
61
(1,169)
53
(1,014)
59
(1,128)
47
(904.9)
57
(1,093)
51
(971.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(18.9)
2
(37.8)
3
(57.3)
2
(38.4)
4
(76.8)
2
(38.2)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.5)
1
(19.1)
5
(95.6)
2
(38.5)
10
(191.7)
10
(190.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(37.7)
2
(37.8)
3
(57.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
City-Data.com crime index206.6206.2202.3144.8137.0127.3157.3118.3168.4226.4253.2155.8292.2254.8

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City-data.com crime index in Eaton Rapids, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 10 (9 officers - 8 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Michigan average:

1.86
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Ancestries: American (18.7%), German (13.2%), English (10.5%), Irish (10.2%), European (6.8%), Swedish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 871 feet

Land area: 3.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,538 people per square mile   (low).

Eaton Rapids, Michigan map

36 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,156 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,947 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lansing, MI (15.5 miles , pop. 119,128).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (79.7 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (161.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Springport, MI (3.0 miles ),
Potterville, MI (3.1 miles ),
Dimondale, MI (3.1 miles ),
Charlotte, MI (3.1 miles ),
Holt, MI (3.4 miles ),
Mason, MI (3.4 miles ),
Leslie, MI (3.5 miles ),
Olivet, MI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 84.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +365 (+7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 949 (41.5%)

Area code: 517

Distribution of median household income in Eaton Rapids, MI in 2021
Distribution of house value in Eaton Rapids, MI in 2021
Eaton Rapids satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2020: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $169,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Eaton Rapids, MI residents
Average permit cost in Eaton Rapids, MI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Michigan:

4.1%
Historical population in Eaton Rapids, MI
Historical housing units in Eaton Rapids, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +584 (+12.3%).
Most common industries in Eaton Rapids, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.2%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.6%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Eaton Rapids, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Eaton Rapids, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Eaton Rapids, 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 17.0 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 10.4 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 11.6 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 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Eaton Rapids-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Eaton Rapids 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 23.8 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:

Eaton Rapids-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 32% 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 190.1 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 229.9 miles away from the city center
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 43.7 miles away from Eaton Rapids center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from Eaton Rapids 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) earthquake occurred 327.9 miles away from Eaton Rapids 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 299.9 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 Eaton County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eaton Rapids topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Eaton Rapids:

  • EATON RAPIDS MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1500 S MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Eaton Rapids:

  • DIMONDALE NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DIMONDALE, MI)
  • EATON MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • HAYES GREEN BEACH HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • FMC - CHARLOTTE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • HAYES GREEN BEACH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • EATON COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACI (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • HEARTLAND HOME CARE L L C (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MASON, MI)

Airports and heliports located in Eaton Rapids:

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Amtrak stations near Eaton Rapids:

  • 17 miles: EAST LANSING (1240 S. HARRISON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ALBION (300 N. EATON ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eaton Rapids:

  • Lansing Community College (about 17 miles; Lansing, MI; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • Michigan State University (about 18 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,736)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 22 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Jackson College (about 27 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 30 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 42 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (about 50 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 39,547)

Public high schools in Eaton Rapids:

  • EATON RAPIDS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 467, Location: 800 STATE ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • GREYHOUND CENTRAL PERFORMANCE ACADEMY (Location: 912 GREYHOUND DR, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Eaton Rapids:

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Library in Eaton Rapids:

  • EATON RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $215,473; Location: 220 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 20,770 books; 290 audio materials; 1,598 video materials; 51 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Eaton Rapids City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Eaton Rapids include: Peace Chapel (A), Peters Church (B), Saint Peter's Catholic Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Community Christian Church (F), Calvary Grace Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Brook (A), Booth Drain (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Eaton Rapids include: Playground of Dreams (1), Hall Street Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Island Park (4), Briggs Park (5), McArthur Park (6), J B Bradley Park (7), Austin Blair Historical Marker (8), Island Park Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (1505 South Main Street), Four Seasons Painting (1201 Water Street).

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 Eaton Rapids and their reported violations in the past:

KINGDOM HALL OF THE JEHOVAH'S WIT (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • EATON RAPIDS, CITY OF (Population served: 5,330, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROBBINS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 390, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROBIN'S NEST (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THUNDERBIRD INN (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE ENGLISH INN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Eaton Rapids (2011 data):

  • Eaton Federal Savings Bank: 307 South Main Branch at 307 South Main, branch established on 1936/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $321.9 mil, Deposits: $254.2 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, MI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Eaton Rapids Branch at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1934/02/15. 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
  • SSBBank: Eaton Rapids Branch at 1401 South Main Street, branch established on 1938/07/08. Info updated 2011/07/19: Bank assets: $70.3 mil, Deposits: $62.7 mil, headquarters in Stockbridge, MI, negative income in the last year, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Stockbridge Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Homestead Savings Bank: Eaton Rapids Branch at 111 W. Hamlin Street, branch established on 2006/01/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $76.7 mil, Deposits: $66.4 mil, headquarters in Albion, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Independent Bank: Eaton Rapids Branch at 2461 South Michigan Road, branch established on 1978/09/25. 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

For population 15 years and over in Eaton Rapids:

Marital status in Eaton Rapids, MI
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Eaton Rapids:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Eaton Rapids
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Eaton Rapids, 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
This county:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This 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.
State:

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
This county:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Eaton County:

30.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eaton Rapids:

47.3%
State:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.1%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Eaton Rapids:

29.1
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Eaton Rapids:

21.7%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Eaton Rapids:

12.6%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Eaton Rapids:

54.0%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.5%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eaton Rapids, 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$20,461$30,6920$0
Electric Power 5$19,889$47,7340$0
Streets and Highways 5$17,996$43,1900$0
Sewerage 4$20,026$60,0780$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,297$57,1880$0
Water Supply 2$11,825$70,9500$0
Other and Unallocable 2$8,005$48,0300$0
Local Libraries 1$4,397$52,7644$7,296
Parks and Recreation 1$5,561$66,7320$0
Police - Other 1$3,834$46,0080$0
Financial Administration 1$6,497$77,9640$0
Totals for Government 33$132,789$48,2874$7,296

Eaton Rapids government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $104,000 ($20.01)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,105,000 ($1366.87)
    Regular Highways: $1,106,000 ($212.77)
    Police Protection: $1,051,000 ($202.19)
    Sewerage: $896,000 ($172.37)
    Water Utilities: $676,000 ($130.05)
    General - Other: $649,000 ($124.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $278,000 ($53.48)
    Libraries: $242,000 ($46.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $149,000 ($28.66)
    Central Staff Services: $145,000 ($27.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $139,000 ($26.74)
    Financial Administration: $138,000 ($26.55)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($5.19)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($2.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $281,000 ($54.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $58,000 ($11.16)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($7.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,152,000 ($414.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.35)

Eaton Rapids government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,254,000 ($241.25)
    Other: $133,000 ($25.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($9.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($2.12)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $592,000 ($113.89)
    Rents: $107,000 ($20.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $53,000 ($10.20)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($8.27)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.96)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,387,000 ($1805.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,061,000 ($204.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $519,000 ($99.85)
    General Local Government Support: $478,000 ($91.96)
    Other: $456,000 ($87.73)
  • Tax - Property: $1,969,000 ($378.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $930,000 ($178.91)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.19)

Eaton Rapids government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,179,000 ($2150.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,901,000 ($1904.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,278,000 ($245.86)

Eaton Rapids government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,122,000 ($2332.05)
Businesses in Eaton Rapids, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Eaton Rapids:

  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WXLA (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DIMONDALE, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVFN (730 AM; 1 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eaton Rapids:

  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHZZ (101.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBM (88.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEE OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIV)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WSAE (106.9 FM; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Eaton Rapids:

  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
Eaton Rapids fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Eaton Rapids fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 56.8mTotal length
  • $1,268,000Total costs
  • 60,957Total average daily traffic
  • 2,263Total average daily truck traffic
  • 82,308Total future (year 2012) average daily traffic
New bridges in Eaton Rapids, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Eaton Rapids, MI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$85,7775$83,62832$114,7854$32,1733$69,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$105,2330$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$84,5552$56,21517$90,8983$15,6400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$133,8001$134,27010$140,1230$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$96,1700$02$226,4950$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0213.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$138,6365$133,434
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$79,0982$141,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$108,7202$130,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0213.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Eaton Rapids, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Eaton Rapids, MI - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 43. The highest number of reported fires - 84 took place in 2003, and the least - 20 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Eaton Rapids, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.7%), and Outside Fires (28.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Eaton Rapids, MI
    • 38853.7%Structure Fires
    • 20728.6%Outside Fires
    • 8311.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 456.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eaton Rapids, MI
Most common first names in Eaton Rapids, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert7269.9 years
Mary6280.4 years
James5267.8 years
William5176.6 years
Charles4877.3 years
Donald4374.0 years
John4375.8 years
Dorothy4280.4 years
George4179.7 years
Helen3777.3 years
Most common last names in Eaton Rapids, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5075.1 years
Miller3375.5 years
Johnson3076.9 years
Hall1873.6 years
Brown1874.1 years
Baker1870.5 years
Wright1774.6 years
Swan1581.5 years
Rogers1576.2 years
Clark1581.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eaton Rapids, MI
  • 89.3%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eaton Rapids, MI
  • 81.9%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Eaton Rapids compared to Michigan state average:

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

Eaton Rapids on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (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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