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Population in 2012: 3,622 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 

Males: 1,679  (46.4%)
Females: 1,943  (53.6%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49735.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,725 (it was $28,770 in 2000)
Gaylord:

$38,725
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,283

Gaylord city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,384 (it was $88,200 in 2000)
Gaylord:

$76,384
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,671; Detached houses: $112,078; In 2-unit structures: $56,272; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $56,272; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $291,024; Mobile homes: $36,253

Median gross rent in 2012: $603.

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  • White alone - 3,403 (93.4%)
  • Two or more races - 81 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 66 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 35 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 33 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.7%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gaylord: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.0%), Polish (16.2%), Irish (14.7%), English (9.8%), United States (7.0%), Dutch (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1349 feet

Land area: 3.95 square miles.

Population density: 918 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Gaylord:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gaylord city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 21.0%

99 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% North America).

This city:  2.7%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 64 registered sex offenders living in Gaylord, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Gaylord to the number of sex offenders is 57 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,826 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $990 (2.5%)

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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: +8,567 (+234.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,183 (80.1%)

Area code: 989

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Crime rates in Gaylord by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.026.70.00.028.70.00.0
Rapes 227324653543
per 100,000 54.153.7186.679.953.6107.5160.0136.783.8143.5109.882.5
Robberies 102110011302
per 100,000 27.00.053.326.626.80.00.027.327.986.10.055.0
Assaults 879101086740411
per 100,000 216.2188.1239.9266.5268.1215.0160.0191.4111.70.0109.8302.6
Burglaries 813549565363323341203645
per 100,000 2189.2940.41306.01492.11420.91693.1853.6902.11145.3574.1988.51238.0
Thefts 219225238206163157176180205235188236
per 100,000 5918.96045.16343.35488.94370.04219.34694.64920.75726.36745.15162.06492.4
Auto thefts 1424201412155331189
per 100,000 378.4644.8533.0373.0321.7403.1133.482.083.8315.7219.7247.6
Arson 110421120000
per 100,000 27.026.90.0106.653.626.926.754.70.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 312.7267.1365.0290.9245.7272.4286.4256.5251.2323.9244.8309.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Michigan average:

1.74

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Gaylord, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.9%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

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Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +278 (+8.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Gaylord-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 45% 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otsego County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
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).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Gaylord:

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

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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: 2,488)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 74 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 2,363)
  • Northwood University (about 99 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,678)
  • Central Michigan University (about 100 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 20,153)
  • Ferris State University (about 101 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 9,983)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 103 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Delta College (about 108 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 4,934)

Public high schools in Gaylord:

Private high school in Gaylord:

  • ST MARY CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 321 N OTSEGO; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gaylord:

Private elementary/middle school in Gaylord:

  • OTSEGO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 1377 E M 32; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Gaylord, School District: GAYLORD COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

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)

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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:

CITY OF GAYLORD (Population served: 3681, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-07-1998), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-1998), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-15-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2002), St Admin Penalty assessed (OCT-24-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2001)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
BLAIR TOWNSHIP (Population served: 1550, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-26-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUN-10-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2002)
MDOT REST AREA VANDERBILT (Population served: 1000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MDOT REST AREA LOON LAKE (Population served: 1000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SCHLANGS BAVARIAN INN (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAHS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MICHAYWE PRO SHOP/GRILLE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-05-2001 to JUN-06-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2001), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2001), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-02-2001), St Unresolved (JUL-31-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1995 and SEP-21-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and SEP-21-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-06-1995)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
WILDERNESS VALLEY/OSPREY GRILL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • HILLTOP EXPRESS, INC (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STONY HILL MARKET (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • M.D.O.T.- LK MICH SHORES,P315 (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAKES AND SUCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLANTE & MORAN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TED FREELAND, DDS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HALE FAMILY DOLLAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OTSEGO CLUB RIVER CABIN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OTSEGO CO. PARK - HAND PUMP #4 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OTSEGO CO. PARK HAND PUMP #3 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.7%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 28.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gaylord, MI

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

Gaylord compared to Michigan state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gaylord, Michigan:

  • Quality Inn, 137 West St, Gaylord, MI 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-7541, Fax: (989) 732-0930
  • Marsh Ridge Resort, 4815 Old 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-6794, Fax: (989) 732-0467
  • Hampton Inn-gaylord, 230 Dickerson Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735 , Phone: (888) 731-4500
  • Best Western Alpine Lodge, 833 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-2431, Fax: (989) 732-9640
  • Days Inn, 1201 W Main, Gaylord, MI 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-2200
  • Treetops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735 , Phone: (888) 873-3867, Fax: (989) 732-6595
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 510 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735 , Phone: (989) 731-6331, Fax: (989) 731-0190
  • Royal Crest Lodge, 803 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-6451, Fax: (989) 732-7634
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2880 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735 , Phone: (989) 732-5133, Fax: (989) 732-4101
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gaylord, Michigan

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gaylord travel time to work - commute


Gaylord mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Gaylord city (based on Otsego County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.15%
Here46.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents67.7%6.1%6.0%4.0%3.7%
Congregations13.6%4.5%9.1%4.5%4.5%
NameChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaUnited Church of ChristCommunity Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.4%1.3%6.7%
Congregations4.5%4.5%4.5%4.5%45.5%
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: 6
Otsego County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.11 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

11.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Otsego County:

29.5%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.7%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,629$45,7740$0
Other Government Administration 5$20,639$49,53413$7,919
Police Protection - Officers 11$42,735$46,6200$0
Police - Other 2$4,435$26,6100$0
Streets and Highways 11$37,470$40,8760$0
Sewerage 5$19,880$47,7120$0
Water Supply 2$6,934$41,6040$0
Totals for Government 38$139,722$44,12313$7,919

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

  • Construction - General: $608,000 ($167.86)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,403,000 ($387.36)
    Sewerage: $1,157,000 ($319.44)
    Police Protection: $829,000 ($228.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $546,000 ($150.75)
    General - Other: $510,000 ($140.81)
    Water Utilities: $437,000 ($120.65)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($27.61)
    Central Staff Services: $99,000 ($27.33)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($17.67)
    Fire Protection: $63,000 ($17.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($1.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $786,000 ($217.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,530,000 ($422.42)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $982,000 ($271.12)
    All Other: $150,000 ($41.41)
    Parking Facilities: $34,000 ($9.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($2.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $289,000 ($79.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $122,000 ($33.68)
    Rents: $13,000 ($3.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $435,000 ($120.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $418,000 ($115.41)
    Highways: $332,000 ($91.66)
  • Tax - Property: $2,970,000 ($819.99)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,643,000 ($3490.61)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $900,000 ($248.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $13,125,000 ($3623.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $418,000 ($115.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,338,000 ($645.50)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Michigan average:

5.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Crawford County, MI  0.55% ($25,962 average AGI)
from Montmorency County, MI  0.42% ($22,400)
from Oakland County, MI  0.35% ($49,091)


7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Antrim County, MI  0.38% ($28,917 average AGI)
to Crawford County, MI  0.35% ($26,242)
to Oakland County, MI  0.33% ($28,065)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Gaylord, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 144
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 222
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25

See more detailed statistics of Gaylord fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 64,759
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,964

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gaylord)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 128 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gaylord, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (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: 19 (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: 161 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gaylord)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gaylord)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Gaylord


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gaylord, MI

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
Businesses in Gaylord, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Meijer1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Baymont Inn1Nike5
Burger King2OfficeMax1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
DressBarn1Quality1
Econo Lodge1RadioShack1
FedEx6Rite Aid1
GNC1Ruby Tuesday1
GameStop1SAS Shoes1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hobby Lobby1Starbucks1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Tim Hortons1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS9
Kincaid1Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Gaylord, MI

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Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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