Ferrysburg, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 2,996 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 1,501  (50.1%)
Females: 1,495  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49456.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,212 (it was $53,622 in 2000)
Ferrysburg:

$70,212
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,640 (it was $31,254 in 2000)

Ferrysburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $196,860 (it was $133,100 in 2000)
Ferrysburg:

$196,860
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $451,978; detached houses: $584,846; townhouses or other attached units: $234,666; in 2-unit structures: $135,133; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $319,406; mobile homes: $173,796

Median gross rent in 2017: $765.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ferrysburg: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Ferrysburg, MI (2010)
    • 2,72994.4%White alone
    • 712.5%Hispanic
    • 431.5%Two or more races
    • 180.6%American Indian alone
    • 160.6%Asian alone
    • 130.4%Black alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ferrysburg, Michigan as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ferrysburg is 3,040 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Dutch (20.4%), American (9.8%), German (9.4%), English (9.0%), Irish (9.0%), Polish (8.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 2.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,007 people per square mile   (low).

Ferrysburg, Michigan map

63 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This city:

2.0%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,071 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,632 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (29.0 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (88.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (114.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Spring Lake, MI (1.1 miles ),
Grand Haven, MI (1.4 miles ),
Fruitport, MI (2.0 miles ),
Norton Shores, MI (2.6 miles ),
Roosevelt Park, MI (2.9 miles ),
Muskegon Heights, MI (2.9 miles ),
Muskegon, MI (3.1 miles ),
North Muskegon, MI (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 43.09 N, Longitude: 86.21 W

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $309,900
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $335,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $437,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $210,600
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $271,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $250,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Ferrysburg, MI residents
Average permit cost in Ferrysburg, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Michigan:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +128 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Ferrysburg, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Machinery (8.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Ferrysburg, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)

Average climate in Ferrysburg, Michigan

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Ferrysburg, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.452. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.452
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0132. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0132
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Ferrysburg-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Ferrysburg city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ferrysburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.2 miles away from Ferrysburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 277.9 miles away from Ferrysburg 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 317.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 307.6 miles away from Ferrysburg center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from Ferrysburg center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.6 miles away from Ferrysburg 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 Ottawa County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ferrysburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ferrysburg:

  • NORTH OTTAWA IN HOME CARE NURS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SPRING LAKE, MI)
  • NORTH OTTAWA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SPRING LAKE, MI)
  • RIVERSIDE NURSING CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • SANCTUARY AT THE SHORE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • DAVITA - GRAND HAVEN (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • UNIFIED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferrysburg:

  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 12 miles; Muskegon, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,293)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 12 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 19 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 22 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 29 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Cornerstone University (about 33 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Calvin College (about 34 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ferrysburg: Spring Lake Yacht Club (A), Ferrysburg Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ferrysburg: Ferrysburg Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ferrysburg include: Fire Barn Park (1), Coast Guard Park (2), Ferrysburg Nature Preserve (3), Sunnyside Park (4), North Beach Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ottawa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

  • FERRYSBURG (Population served: 3,268, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.9%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
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: 0.1% of all households
6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Ferrysburg:

Marital status in Ferrysburg, MI
  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Ferrysburg:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Ferrysburg, MI (based on Ottawa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant71,034194
Mainline Protestant41,59764
Catholic24,71011
Other1,84512
None124,615-
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: 35
Ottawa County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Here:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
This county:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

8.3%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

26.1%
State:

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

10.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ferrysburg:

45.6%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Ferrysburg:

28.0
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ferrysburg:

19.5%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.7%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Ferrysburg:

55.3%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ferrysburg, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$14,852$44,5560$0
Other Government Administration 4$16,975$50,9257$191
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$649
Totals for Government 8$31,827$47,7418$840

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $351,000 ($117.16)
    Water Utilities: $331,000 ($110.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $288,000 ($96.13)
    Regular Highways: $285,000 ($95.13)
    Sewerage: $245,000 ($81.78)
    Transit Utilities: $114,000 ($38.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $98,000 ($32.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $48,000 ($16.02)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($7.34)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($5.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($5.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $459,000 ($153.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($8.01)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($3.00)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($2.34)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($2.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $434,000 ($144.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($13.02)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $236,000 ($78.77)
    Other: $113,000 ($37.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000 ($76.10)
    Rents: $81,000 ($27.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($12.02)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.67)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($1.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $495,000 ($165.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $223,000 ($74.43)
    General Local Government Support: $221,000 ($73.77)
  • Tax - Property: $1,434,000 ($478.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,224,000 ($408.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,075,000 ($358.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,000 ($49.73)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $512,000 ($170.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,069,000 ($690.59)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($0.33)

6.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, MI  2.23% ($59,021 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.80% ($45,252)
from Muskegon County, MI  0.63% ($49,258)


6.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, MI  2.18% ($48,138 average AGI)
to Allegan County, MI  0.86% ($52,279)
to Muskegon County, MI  0.73% ($52,859)

Businesses in Ferrysburg, MI

  • Pizza Hut: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferrysburg:

  • WGVS (850 AM; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WGHN (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMUS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferrysburg:

  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ferrysburg:

  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMKG-LP (Channel 38; NORTON SHORES, MI; Owner: KELLEY ENTERPRISES)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Ferrysburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Ferrysburg fatal accident list:

Jun 4, 2015 11:54 PM, Cr-3rd St, Lat: 43.081656, Lon: -86.220336, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 6, 2007 08:38 AM, Us-31, Lat: 43.094375, Lon: -86.212203, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 2005 04:30 PM, Us-31, Lat: 43.095410, Lon: -86.211840, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Dec 30, 1980 12:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 1979 11:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 22, 1978 08:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 23, 1977 01:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 72.0mTotal length
  • $104,530,000Total costs
  • 260,880Total average daily traffic
  • 13,892Total average daily truck traffic
  • 135,101Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ferrysburg, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ferrysburg, MI

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 601 174th Ave (Lat: 43.093917 Lon: -86.236444), Call Sign: KFR694,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.160 MHz, Grant Date: 08/16/2012, Expiration Date: 11/02/2022, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • 408 Fifth St (Lat: 43.079750 Lon: -86.217833), Call Sign: WQN847, Licensee ID: L00040141,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2015, Expiration Date: 07/23/2025, Registrant: City Of Ferrysburg, Ferrysburg, MI 49409, Phone: (616) 842-5803
  • 524 Third St. (Lat: 43.081944 Lon: -86.222556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19 m, Overall height: 27 m, Call Sign: WPIC561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.600 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2015, Expiration Date: 08/15/2025, Registrant: Citgo Petroleum Corporation, 1293 Eldridge Parkway, Houston, TX 77077, Phone: (832) 486-4357, Email:

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 ORIGINATED9$126,73213$193,472113$190,6795$92,79229$244,567
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$63,0208$181,8600$01$217,410
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$127,92225$163,8422$13,3906$144,675
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$108,7002$168,17515$167,5171$5,5102$110,670
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$94,5208$171,4240$02$126,030

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$63,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ferrysburg, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ferrysburg, 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 9. The highest number of fires - 16 took place in 2007, and the least - 3 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ferrysburg, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (35.9%), and Outside Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ferrysburg, MI
    • 5535.9%Structure Fires
    • 4730.7%Outside Fires
    • 4328.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 85.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ferrysburg, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ferrysburg, MI
  • 95.8%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ferrysburg, MI
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity


Ferrysburg compared to Michigan state average:

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

Ferrysburg on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iran (population 500+)"
  • #54 (49456) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Edward G. Joseph (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.