Forestville, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 132 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 72  (55.2%)
Females: 60  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  55.8 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 48434, 48465.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,191 (it was $45,625 in 2000)
Forestville:

$42,191
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,005 (it was $21,130 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $109,347 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Forestville:

$109,347
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $165,854; Detached houses: $165,830
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  • Races in Forestville, MI (2010)

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    • 12692.6%White alone
    • 75.1%Hispanic
    • 21.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Forestville: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.4%), Italian (13.0%), Irish (8.7%), Polish (8.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 159 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Forestville:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forestville village:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

3 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This village:

2.4%
Michigan:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,691 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,839 (1.5%)

Forestville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (69.3 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (91.6 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (286.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Minden City, MI (2.9 miles ), Deckerville, MI (3.4 miles ), Harbor Beach, MI (3.6 miles ), Port Sanilac, MI (4.0 miles ), Ubly, MI (4.1 miles ), Carsonville, MI (4.1 miles ), Port Hope, MI (4.5 miles ), Sandusky, MI (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 43.66 N, Longitude: 82.61 W

Forestville household income distribution Forestville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-17.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (42%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Forestville, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Forestville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.2 miles away from the Forestville village center injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 53.0 miles away from the village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forestville-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% 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 187.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 160.4 miles away from Forestville 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 234.2 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 383.8 miles away from Forestville center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 144.2 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 Sanilac County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Forestville:

  • DECKERVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; DECKERVILLE, MI)
  • AUTUMNWOOD OF DECKERVILLE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DECKERVILLE, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forestville:

  • St Clair County Community College (about 49 miles; Port Huron, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,057)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 69 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 70 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Mott Community College (about 70 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 71 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 72 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 73 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)

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

Park in Forestville: Stephens Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Sanilac 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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Michigan average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forestville village (based on Sanilac County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,46010
Evangelical Protestant5,23340
Mainline Protestant4,22231
Other8137
None25,386-
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: 13
Sanilac County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Sanilac County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Sanilac County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanilac County:

30.9%
Michigan:

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

10.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Forestville:

48.4%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Forestville:

46.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

10.7%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

21.0%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.6%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

88.3%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forestville, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 3$2,496
Water Supply 1$3,693$44,3160$0
Totals for Government 1$3,693$44,3163$2,496

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, MI  1.00% ($25,420 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.52% ($34,619)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.30% ($22,646)


5.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, MI  1.20% ($29,695 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.48% ($31,000)
to Macomb County, MI  0.46% ($26,368)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forestville:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WMIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forestville:

  • WTGV-FM (97.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLEW-FM (102.1 FM; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forestville:

  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)

Forestville fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 2008 10:40 PM, Cedar, Lat: 43.66191, Lon: -82.61236, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB8HFJ, Grant Date: 08/21/1990, Expiration Date: 08/21/2000, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2002, Registrant: Albert A Sampeer, 8370 N Lakeshore, Forestville, MI 48434

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8512S , Serial Number: 18256612, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Henry Kozdron, 7566 Lakeshore Rd, Forestville, MI 48434

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

FORESTVILLE VILLAGE OF (Population served: 764, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2006)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)

Forestville compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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