Fenton, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 11,574 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 5,536  (47.8%)
Females: 6,038  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48430.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,330 (it was $47,400 in 2000)
Fenton:

$42,330
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,824 (it was $22,435 in 2000)

Fenton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,317 (it was $120,600 in 2000)
Fenton:

$97,317
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $158,875; Detached houses: $165,323; Townhouses or other attached units: $135,073; In 2-unit structures: $276,371; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $284,038; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,356; Mobile homes: $70,919

Median gross rent in 2012: $750.

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  • White alone - 10,500 (91.6%)
  • Hispanic - 500 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 183 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 93 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 74 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 35 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 22 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fenton: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.5%), Irish (11.6%), English (10.6%), Polish (6.6%), United States (6.5%), French (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 6.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,764 people per square mile   (low).

Fenton,MI real estate house value index trend

Fenton, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Fenton:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fenton city:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

343 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This city:  3.0%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Fenton, Michigan as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fenton to the number of sex offenders is 502 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,636 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,505 (2.1%)

Fenton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flint, MI (15.8 miles , pop. 124,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (42.1 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (213.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Fenton, MI (1.8 miles ), Linden, MI (1.9 miles ), Holly, MI (2.1 miles ), Argentine, MI (2.4 miles ), Grand Blanc, MI (3.2 miles ), Gaines, MI (3.4 miles ), Byron, MI (3.4 miles ), Swartz Creek, MI (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 1999: 139 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2000: 71 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2004: 78 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2005: 67 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2006: 51 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.80 N, Longitude: 83.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,357 (+20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,707 (31.7%)

Area code: 810

Fenton household income distribution Fenton home values distribution

Crime rates in Fenton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1534347162117
per 100,000 9.847.028.033.725.333.658.78.250.317.08.78.560.0
Robberies 3143423318264
per 100,000 29.49.437.425.333.716.825.224.78.467.817.351.134.3
Assaults 9913139152912111912116
per 100,000 88.384.6121.5109.575.9125.8243.498.892.1161.1104.093.651.4
Burglaries 31334654434556494848384947
per 100,000 304.1310.2429.9455.0362.6377.5470.0403.3402.1406.9329.2417.1403.0
Thefts 205254202180231231206218215260268247277
per 100,000 2011.02387.71887.71516.81947.91937.81728.81794.11801.02204.12322.02102.72375.2
Auto thefts 25291728272216211719191814
per 100,000 245.2272.6158.9235.9227.7184.5134.3172.8142.4161.1164.6153.2120.0
Arson 7440012211020
per 100,000 68.737.637.40.00.08.416.816.58.48.50.017.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 156.2197.0176.8168.4167.6176.3216.7148.0173.3196.3162.5167.0202.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fenton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Michigan average:

1.74
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,121 (+25.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Fenton, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fenton-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Fenton city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 116 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fenton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% 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 192.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 154.8 miles away from Fenton center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.1 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 160.1 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 318.0 miles away from Fenton 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 371.9 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 Genesee County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fenton topographic map

Birthplace of: Ryan McGinnis (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Marianne Martin - Racing cyclist, Ron Rolston - Ice hockey player.

Main business address for: FENTURA FINANCIAL INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Fenton:

  • FENTON DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (17420 SILVER PARKWAY)
  • CRESTMONT NURSING CARE CENTER (111 TREALOUT DR)
  • FENTON EXTENDED CARE CTR (512 BEACH ST)
  • FENTON HEALTHCARE (512 BEACH ST)
  • HAMMOND NURSING CENTER (700 S ADELAIDE ST)

Airports located in Fenton:

Amtrak stations near Fenton:

  • 16 miles: FLINT (1407 S. DORT HWY.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: DURAND (200 RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fenton:

  • Baker College of Flint (about 13 miles; Flint, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,877)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 13 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Kettering University (about 15 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 16 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Mott Community College (about 16 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • Oakland Community College (about 19 miles; Bloomfield Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 18,956)
  • Baker College of Auburn Hills (about 26 miles; Auburn Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 2,284)

Public high schools in Fenton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fenton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fenton:

  • ST JOHN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 514 LINCOLN ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FENTON MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 58; Location: 14569 NORTH RD; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Fenton, map of school districts: FENTON AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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Notable locations in Fenton: Fenton Station (A), Fenton Fire Department (B), Fenton City Police Department (C), Fenton Museum (D), Fenton Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Fenton: FENTURA FINANCIAL INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fenton include: Freedom Center Church (A), Christian Science First Church (B), Fenton Bible Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Saint Jude's Episcopal Church (E), Free Unity General Baptist Church (F), Christian Science Reading Room (G), Fenton United Methodist Church (H), Seventh-Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint John's Catholic Cemetery (1), Fenton Township Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Westman Lake (A), Nichols Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fenton include: Dibbleville Historical Marker (1), Fenton House Historical Marker (2), Fenton United Methodist Church Historical Marker (3), Old Prospect Hill Cemetery Historical Marker (4), Saint Jude's Episcopal Church Historical Marker (5), Franklin Park (6), Silver Lake Park (7), Bush Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: CAPT Phogg Balloon Rides (2470 Grange Hall Road).

Hotel: Best Western of Fenton Flint (3255 Owen Road).

Genesee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.9. This is about average.

City:

76.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.34
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.97
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fenton and their reported violations in the past:

FENTON, CITY OF (Population served: 12,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MOBIL GAS MART - CLYDE RD. (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LINDEN COMMUNITY BAPTIST - THE ROCK CHURCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-13-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
TYRONE COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SPOONZ LAKESIDE TAVERN (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
THOMPSON EXIT SHELL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2006)
LAKE FENTON UNITED METH. CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CRANES COVE CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-23-2006 and APR-15-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2009)

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

  • SILVER CHASE SHOPPES (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TYRONE HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RANDY WISE FORD (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKELAND MOBIL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRINGFIELD BP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SILVER LAKE PARK (Population served: 86, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAGEBRUSH CANTINA (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOUTH LYON TIRE CENTER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRILLIUM PROFESSIONAL CENTER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH TOWN PROF. CENTER (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.8%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 42.9% for other race residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Fenton in 2010:

  • 232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Fenton in 2000:

  • 243 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Fenton, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Fenton 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Fenton (2011 data):

  • The State Bank: Silver Parkway Branch, Fenton Mi Loan Facility, 15095 Silver Parkway Branch, at 175 N. Leroy St.. Info updated 2011/03/08: Bank assets: $293.3 mil, Deposits: $266.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Fentura Financial, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Fenton Silver Lake Banking Center Br at 15000 Silver Lake Parkway, branch established on 2004/08/25; Fenton Branch at 14206 Fenton Road, branch established on 1978/07/11. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citizens Bank: Lake Fenton Branch at 11293 Torrey Road, branch established on 1971/08/02; Downtown Fenton Branch at 226 West Caroline Street, branch established on 1964/12/17. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Fenton Branch at 16390 Silver Parkway, branch established on 2000/05/10. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Comerica Bank: Owen Road-Silver Parkway Branch at 3800 Owen Road, branch established on 2005/09/26. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Fenton Branch at 17197 Silver Parkway, branch established on 2005/08/15. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $2,126.7 mil, Deposits: $1,722.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: Talmer Bancorp Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fenton Branch at 19025 Silver Parkway, branch established on 2000/05/22. 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
  • Fifth Third Bank: Fenton at 1231 North Leroy, branch established on 1998/03/06. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fenton, Michigan:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 17800 Silver Pkwy, Fenton, MI 48430 , Phone: (810) 714-7171
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 3125 W Silver Lake Rd, Fenton, MI 48430 , Phone: (810) 629-0400, Fax: (810) 629-0414
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fenton, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Fenton travel time to work - commute Fenton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Fenton city (based on Genesee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.02%
Here: 37.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents40.5%6.9%6.5%5.8%4.4%
Congregations9.0%11.6%4.9%7.6%2.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents3.9%3.3%2.8%2.4%23.6%
Congregations4.1%4.7%4.7%3.2%47.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 109
Genesee County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Genesee County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Genesee County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Here:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Genesee County:

33.6%
Michigan:

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

12.5%
State:

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 4$17,794$53,3820$0
Other Government Administration 4$23,240$69,72010$5,424
Police Protection - Officers 14$82,739$70,9190$0
Police - Other 2$8,568$51,4087$8,028
Firefighters 1$5,170$62,0409$3,480
Streets and Highways 5$19,496$46,7900$0
Sewerage 2$8,101$48,6060$0
Water Supply 8$33,921$50,8820$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,852$39,4080$0
Totals for Government 43$208,881$58,29226$16,932

Fenton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $820,000 ($70.85)
    Sewerage: $475,000 ($41.04)
    Regular Highways: $408,000 ($35.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($1.90)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,339,000 ($115.69)
    General - Other: $1,328,000 ($114.74)
    Sewerage: $1,080,000 ($93.31)
    Regular Highways: $821,000 ($70.93)
    Water Utilities: $747,000 ($64.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $432,000 ($37.33)
    Fire Protection: $403,000 ($34.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $293,000 ($25.32)
    Central Staff Services: $215,000 ($18.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $130,000 ($11.23)
    Financial Administration: $123,000 ($10.63)
    General Public Buildings: $62,000 ($5.36)
    Libraries: $44,000 ($3.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($14.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $291,000 ($25.14)
    Sewerage: $191,000 ($16.50)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($1.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($0.95)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($0.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,733,000 ($236.13)

Fenton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,550,000 ($133.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $381,000 ($32.92)
    All Other: $334,000 ($28.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($2.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $95,000 ($8.21)
    All Other: $40,000 ($3.46)
    Highways: $7,000 ($0.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,000 ($3.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $919,000 ($79.40)
    Interest Earnings: $293,000 ($25.32)
    Rents: $61,000 ($5.27)
    Special Assessments: $37,000 ($3.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,059,000 ($91.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,052,000 ($90.89)
    Highways: $604,000 ($52.19)
  • Tax - Property: $2,992,000 ($258.51)
    NEC: $190,000 ($16.42)

Fenton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,725,000 ($235.44)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,200,000 ($535.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,697,000 ($146.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,033,000 ($607.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $195,000 ($16.85)

Fenton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,950,000 ($427.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,676,000 ($317.61)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $139,000 ($12.01)

3.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.49%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oakland County, MI  0.54% ($38,061 average AGI)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.24% ($27,633)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.21% ($34,867)


4.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oakland County, MI  0.68% ($39,046 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.24% ($31,888)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.18% ($29,329)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fenton:

  • WCXI (1160 AM; 1 kW; FENTON, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSNL (600 AM; 1 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fenton:

  • WAKL (88.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHMI-FM (93.5 FM; HOWELL, MI; Owner: THE LIVINGSTON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCRZ (107.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWCK-FM (105.5 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDZZ-FM (92.7 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Fenton:

  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W09CK (Channel 9; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXON-LP (Channel 54; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fenton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 67 meters (220ft)
Total costs: $2,760,000
Total average daily traffic: 244,397
Total average daily truck traffic: 18,743

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 9
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fenton, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fenton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • FENTON, Lat: 42.815000 Lon: -83.740833, Call Sign: WQFG986
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.793 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/2006, Expiration Date: 07/13/2016, Certifier: Les Bland
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Fenway, Lat: 42.797528 Lon: -83.723611, Type: Tower, Structure height: 29 m, Call Sign: WQKE949
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2009, Expiration Date: 04/24/2019, Certifier: Fredric S Moses
    Registrant: Tri-County Times Wireless Inc, 256 N. Fenway Drive, Fenton, MI 48430, Phone: (810) 433-6767, Fax: (810) 373-7520, Email:
  • FENLWT, Lat: 42.797528 Lon: -83.723611, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 29 m, Call Sign: WQKE949
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2009, Expiration Date: 04/24/2019, Certifier: Fredric S Moses
    Registrant: Tri-County Times Wireless Inc, 256 N. Fenway Drive, Fenton, MI 48430, Phone: (810) 433-6767, Fax: (810) 373-7520, Email:
  • Runyan, Lat: 42.739750 Lon: -83.762444, Type: Nngtant, Structure height: 32 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQPS570
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2012, Expiration Date: 08/04/2022, Certifier: Steve Osterwyk
    Registrant: Blumerich Communications Inc., 6403 W. Pierson Road, Flushing, MI 48433, Phone: (810) 659-5000, Fax: (810) 659-7911, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • No. 23 And Silver Road (Lat: 42.808361 Lon: -83.730500), Call Sign: KRS671, Licensee ID: L00050058
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.210 MHz, 152.210 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999
    Registrant: Ameritech Mobile Services, Inc., 1515 Woodfield Road, Suite 1400, Schaumburg, IL 60173
  • 11177 Foley Road (Lat: 42.748083 Lon: -83.735778), Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: KNKO294
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2004, Expiration Date: 06/22/2014, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

167 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fenton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fenton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

61 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED53$92,86827$97,630138$122,5518$6,1250$03$57,6674$22,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$85,7504$122,25017$138,5882$24,5000$05$119,6001$49,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$80,85716$41,25086$138,24411$21,9090$06$90,8338$29,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$72,8135$70,60049$136,5102$188,0001$2,100,0001$116,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$128,0000$05$112,8000$00$00$01$48,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0132.02 , 0132.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$69,0003$160,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$162,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$86,0002$269,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$116,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0132.02 , 0132.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 117
  • Hazardous Condition: 116
  • Service Call: 23
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Fenton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fenton, MI
Businesses in Fenton, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike4
Bath & Body Works1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pier 1 Imports1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid2
DHL2Ruby Tuesday1
Discount Tire1SAS Shoes1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx6Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Starbucks2
GNC2Subway2
GameStop1T-Mobile3
Goodwill4Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Target1
Holiday Inn1Tim Hortons2
Home Depot1U-Haul2
Jimmy John's1UPS9
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2YMCA1
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