Gaylord, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 3,687 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 1,536  (41.7%)
Females: 2,151  (58.3%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49735.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,367 (it was $28,770 in 2000)
Gaylord:

$35,367
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,811 (it was $17,313 in 2000)

Gaylord city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $124,504 (it was $88,200 in 2000)
Gaylord:

$124,504
MI:

$155,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $729.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gaylord: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.6%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.7% for American Indian residents, 72.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gaylord, MI (2010)
    • 3,40393.4%White alone
    • 812.2%Two or more races
    • 661.8%Hispanic
    • 351.0%Asian alone
    • 330.9%Black alone
    • 270.7%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 107 registered sex offenders living in Gaylord, Michigan as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gaylord is 34 to 1.


Crime rates in Gaylord by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(53.6)
4
(107.5)
6
(160.0)
5
(136.7)
3
(83.8)
5
(143.5)
4
(109.8)
3
(82.5)
4
(110.7)
6
(165.1)
5
(137.1)
5
(136.5)
2
(54.1)
8
(216.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
1
(27.9)
3
(86.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(268.1)
8
(215.0)
6
(160.0)
7
(191.4)
4
(111.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(109.8)
11
(302.6)
4
(110.7)
4
(110.0)
6
(164.5)
6
(163.8)
12
(324.6)
15
(406.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(1,421)
63
(1,693)
32
(853.6)
33
(902.1)
41
(1,145)
20
(574.1)
36
(988.5)
45
(1,238)
38
(1,051)
22
(605.2)
14
(383.8)
8
(218.5)
23
(622.1)
7
(189.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
163
(4,370)
157
(4,219)
176
(4,695)
180
(4,921)
205
(5,726)
235
(6,745)
188
(5,162)
236
(6,492)
213
(5,892)
185
(5,089)
177
(4,852)
246
(6,718)
292
(7,898)
244
(6,607)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(321.7)
15
(403.1)
5
(133.4)
3
(82.0)
3
(83.8)
11
(315.7)
8
(219.7)
9
(247.6)
8
(221.3)
6
(165.1)
10
(274.1)
2
(54.6)
6
(162.3)
5
(135.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(53.6)
1
(26.9)
1
(26.7)
2
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.6)
1
(27.0)
1
(27.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)404.6448.5471.6422.4413.7533.3403.1509.2437.6476.5385.4438.6480.7542.9

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City-data.com crime index in Gaylord, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: Polish (24.1%), German (21.6%), Irish (6.4%), American (6.3%), English (5.7%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1349 feet

Land area: 3.95 square miles.

Population density: 934 people per square mile   (low).

Gaylord, Michigan map

44 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,205 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,929 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (116.6 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (198.7 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (266.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Vanderbilt, MI (2.9 miles ),
Lakes of the North, MI (3.5 miles ),
Alba, MI (3.8 miles ),
Boyne Falls, MI (3.9 miles ),
Wolverine, MI (4.2 miles ),
Lewiston, MI (4.5 miles ),
Mancelona, MI (4.5 miles ),
Walloon Lake, MI (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 45.02 N, Longitude: 84.68 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Alpine Village

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,057 (+246.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,329 (78.7%)

Area code: 989

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

Gaylord tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
Michigan:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +278 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in Gaylord, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Gaylord, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)

Average climate in Gaylord, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Gaylord-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Gaylord city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gaylord-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 96% 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 325.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 295.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 288.5 miles away from Gaylord center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 310.8 miles away from Gaylord center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 154.1 miles away from Gaylord 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 325.6 miles away from Gaylord 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 Otsego County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gaylord topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gaylord:

  • HOSPICE OF MICHIGAN (128 NORTH COURT)
  • OTSEGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 825 N CENTER AVE)
  • PROVINCIAL HOUSE GAYLORD (508 RANDOM LANE)
  • TENDERCARE GAYLORD (508 RANDOM LANE)
  • DAVITA - GAYLORD DIALYSIS (1989 WALDEN DR)
  • HEALTH WARES INC (1367 W MAIN PO BOX 1211)

Airports located in Gaylord:

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Amtrak station near Gaylord:

  • 16 miles: BOYNE FALLS (U.S. 131 & HWY. 75) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gaylord:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 48 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 74 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 99 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Central Michigan University (about 100 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Ferris State University (about 101 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 103 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)
  • Delta College (about 107 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high schools in Gaylord:

  • GAYLORD HIGH SCHOOL/VOC. BLDG. (Students: 1,131, Location: 90 LIVINGSTON BLVD, Grades: 7-12)
  • GAYLORD VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Location: 615 S ELM AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Gaylord:

  • ST MARY CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 319, Location: 321 N OTSEGO AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • OTSEGO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 125, Location: 1377 E M 32, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gaylord:

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Library in Gaylord:

  • OTSEGO COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $686,870; Location: 700 SOUTH OTSEGO AVENUE; 73,476 books; 6,360 audio materials; 2,735 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 185 print serial subscriptions; 45 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gaylord: Gaylord Station (A), Otsego Club's The Classic Course (B), Edelweiss Shopping Plaza (C), Otsego County Fairgrounds (D), Hidden Valley Club (E), Alpine Court Cabins (F), Sky Crest Cabins (G), Otsego County Fire Department (H), Otsego County Library (I), Otsego County Sheriff's Office (J), Gaylord Police Department (K), Otsego County Historical Society Museum (L), Otsego County-City Building (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pineridge Plaza Shopping Center (1), Alpine Plaza Shopping Center (2), Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gaylord include: Gaylord Family Fellowship Church (A), Our Savior Evangelical Church (B), Gaylord Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Trinity Lutheran Church (G), Community of Christ Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Bagley Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gaylord include: Freel Park (1), Hale Park (2), Doumas Park (3), Aspen Park (4), First Congregational Church Historical Marker (5), Otsego County Historical Marker (6), Frank and Rae Kramer House Historical Marker (7), Saint Mary's Catholic Church Historical Marker (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hicks Apartments (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4977 Sparr Rd), Chamber of Commerce Gaylord Otsego County - Administrative Offices (101 West Main Street), Jimmy Jukebox Family Center (610 South Wisconsin Avenue).

Hotels: Hampton Inn (230 Dickerson Road), Days Inn Of Gaylord (1201 W. Main), Chippewa Hotel (26 Hayes Road), Hampton Inn Gaylord (230 Dickerson Road), Gaylord Inn (833 West Main St), Gaylord Travel Inn (1042 W. Main), Econo Lodge Gaylord (2880 South Otsego Avenue), Cedars Motel (701 North Center Avenue), Best Western Royal Crest (803 S Otsego Ave).

Courts: Otsego County - Motor Pool (1185 Van Tyle), Otsego County - Court System- Parole Probation (225 West Main Street), Otsego County - Court System- Domestic Scheduling (800 Livingston Boulevard), Otsego County - Court System- Tickets (800 Livingston Boulevard), Otsego County - Court System- Juvenile (800 Livingston Boulevard), Crawford County - Friend Of The Court- Grayling Office (225 West Main Street), Otsego County - Court System- Probate (800 Livingston Boulevard), Otsego County - Circuit Court 46th District- Probation Parole (209 West 1st), Otsego County - Court System- Circuit Scheduling (225 West Main Street).

Otsego 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 Gaylord and their reported violations in the past:

THE LAKES AT LOON GOLF RESORT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-29-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-30-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
THE LOON GOLF RESORT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-23-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2010), St Public Notif issued (SEP-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-01-2009), St Unresolved (OCT-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
JOHNSON OIL (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE NATURAL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif issued (MAY-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WILDERNESS VALLEY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MONTMORENCY MEDICAL CENTER (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MDOT - LAKE MICHIGAN SHORES,P315 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MARSH RIDGE BERGEN (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-15-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2007)

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

  • GAYLORD, CITY OF (Population served: 3,681, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MICHAYWE PRO SHOP/GRILLE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAHS (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BEAVER CREEK RESORT (Population served: 84, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MICHAYWE INN THE WOODS (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOUNT HOPE CHURCH (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE ARROWHEAD PROPERTY OWNERS (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STONY HILL MARKET (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OMH BOYNE VALLEY CLINIC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FAIRWAY LAKE CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 46, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Gaylord in 2010:

  • 100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 29 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Gaylord in 2000:

  • 86 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Gaylord (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Gaylord Drive Thru at 2005 South Old U.S. 27, branch established on 1974/10/07; Gaylord Main Office Branch at 123 West Main Street, branch established on 1893/03/04. 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
  • Northwestern Bank: Gaylord Branch at 711 West Main Street, branch established on 1998/03/02; 2091 South Otsego Ave. Branch at 2091 South Otsego Ave., branch established on 2003/02/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $867.7 mil, Deposits: $784.0 mil, headquarters in Traverse City, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices
  • Independent Bank: Aspen Park Branch at 1157 South Otsego, branch established on 1982/09/22; Gaylord Main at 521 West Main Street, branch established on 1975/07/01. 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
  • Citizens Bank: Gaylord Downtown at 100 East Main Street, branch established on 1995/02/13. 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.
  • First Federal of Northern Michigan: Gaylord Branch at 1000 S Wisconsin Ave, branch established on 2001/06/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $216.9 mil, Deposits: $151.7 mil, headquarters in Alpena, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • mBank: Gaylord Branch at 1955 South Otsego Avenue, branch established on 1998/04/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.3 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Manistique, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Mackinac Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Gaylord:

Marital status in Gaylord, MI
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 20.4%

For population 25 years and over in Gaylord:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Michigan average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gaylord, MI (based on Otsego County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,8002
Evangelical Protestant2,22417
Mainline Protestant1,6035
Other3055
None14,232-
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: 6
Otsego County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Otsego County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

9.11 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Otsego County:

11.59 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.5%
Michigan:

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

10.7%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gaylord:

49.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.4%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gaylord:

18.5%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gaylord:

9.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gaylord:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gaylord:

34.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Gaylord:

55.3%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gaylord, 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
Police Protection - Officers 15$47,445$37,9560$0
Streets and Highways 15$41,600$33,2800$0
Other Government Administration 7$22,914$39,28122$15,617
Sewerage 7$22,071$37,8360$0
Water Supply 3$7,698$30,7920$0
Police - Other 3$4,924$19,6960$0
Financial Administration 3$8,470$33,8800$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 53$155,122$35,12222$15,617

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $384,000 ($104.15)
    Water Utilities: $135,000 ($36.62)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($18.17)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,854,000 ($502.85)
    Police Protection: $1,127,000 ($305.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $963,000 ($261.19)
    Sewerage: $855,000 ($231.90)
    Regular Highways: $747,000 ($202.60)
    Water Utilities: $495,000 ($134.26)
    Central Staff Services: $134,000 ($36.34)
    Financial Administration: $114,000 ($30.92)
    General Public Buildings: $107,000 ($29.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000 ($17.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $474,000 ($128.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($13.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,836,000 ($497.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,218,000 ($330.35)
    Other: $49,000 ($13.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $570,000 ($154.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($4.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $204,000 ($55.33)
    Special Assessments: $164,000 ($44.48)
    Donations From Private Sources: $52,000 ($14.10)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($6.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($1.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $539,000 ($146.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $399,000 ($108.22)
    General Local Government Support: $302,000 ($81.91)
  • Tax - Property: $3,317,000 ($899.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,595,000 ($3144.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,715,000 ($2906.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $880,000 ($238.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,321,000 ($629.51)

6.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Antrim County, MI  0.38% ($26,553 average AGI)
from Crawford County, MI  0.37% ($30,676)
from Oakland County, MI  0.31% ($69,645)


6.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Antrim County, MI  0.36% ($34,417 average AGI)
to Emmet County, MI  0.29% ($34,828)
to Crawford County, MI  0.27% ($17,593)
Businesses in Gaylord, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kohl's1
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1Meijer1
Baymont Inn1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike5
Chevrolet1OfficeMax1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
DressBarn1Quality1
Dressbarn1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1
FedEx6Ruby Tuesday1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Starbucks1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Tim Hortons1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS9
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gaylord:

  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WWKK (750 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: STONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gaylord:

  • WMJZ-FM (95.3 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: DARBY ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WFDX (92.5 FM; ATLANTA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; BOYNE CITY, MI; Owner: WBCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHN (90.5 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKLZ-FM (98.9 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF PETOSKEY, INC.)
  • WMKC (102.9 FM; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCMW-FM (103.9 FM; HARBOR SPRINGS, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WICV (100.9 FM; EAST JORDAN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; KALKASKA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WAVC (93.9 FM; MIO, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WGRY-FM (100.3 FM; GRAYLING, MI; Owner: GANNON BROADCASTING SYSTEM'S, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gaylord:

  • WFUP (Channel 45; VANDERBILT, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W55CL (Channel 55; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CR (Channel 34; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W41CK (Channel 41; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W39CB (Channel 39; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CR (Channel 62; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CD (Channel 36; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CY (Channel 66; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Gaylord fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Gaylord fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 49.4mTotal length
  • 141,518Total average daily traffic
  • 9,521Total average daily truck traffic
  • 84,689Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gaylord, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 121960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gaylord, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gaylord)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 186 (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 Gaylord, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 188 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gaylord)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gaylord)

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 fire incidents per year is 66. The highest number of fire incidents - 109 took place in 2004, and the least - 6 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Gaylord, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.6%), and Outside Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gaylord, MI
    • 51245.6%Structure Fires
    • 37333.2%Outside Fires
    • 21419.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 252.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gaylord, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gaylord, Michigan:

  • Quality Inn, 137 West St, Gaylord, Michigan 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-7541, Fax: (989) 732-0930
  • Best Western Alpine Lodge, 833 W Main St, Gaylord, Michigan 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-2431, Fax: (989) 732-9640
  • Best Western Gaylord, 1201 W Main, Gaylord, Michigan 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-2200
  • Treetops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Rd, Gaylord, Michigan 49735 , Phone: (888) 873-3867, Fax: (989) 732-6595
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 510 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, Michigan 49735 , Phone: (989) 731-6331, Fax: (989) 731-0190
  • Royal Crest Lodge, 803 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, Michigan 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-6451, Fax: (989) 732-7634
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2880 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, Michigan 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-5133, Fax: (989) 732-4101
  • Fairfield Inn and Suites, 826 Carpenter St, Gaylord, Michigan 49735 , Phone: (989) 448-2967, Fax: (989) 448-2968
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gaylord, Michigan
Most common first names in Gaylord, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11575.2 years
Mary9678.3 years
William7875.8 years
Robert7769.8 years
Joseph6576.7 years
Charles6472.9 years
Frank5977.3 years
Helen5683.0 years
James5668.8 years
George5076.7 years
Most common last names in Gaylord, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3776.4 years
Johnson3277.3 years
Miller2171.1 years
Borowiak2177.9 years
Campbell1880.7 years
Brown1778.0 years
Koronka1577.4 years
Fox1478.8 years
Kucharek1471.0 years
Robinson1475.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gaylord, MI
  • 95.6%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gaylord, MI
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 35.1%Electricity
  • 4.4%Other fuel
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Gaylord compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Gaylord on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
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