Gobles, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 811 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 390  (48.1%)
Females: 421  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49055.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,976 (it was $26,917 in 2000)
Gobles:

$38,976
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,343 (it was $12,804 in 2000)

Gobles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,668 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Gobles:

$78,668
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $85,266; Detached houses: $87,338; Mobile homes: $38,577

Median gross rent in 2013: $503.

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  • Races in Gobles, MI (2013)

    Gobles races chart
    • 72883.8%White alone
    • 627.1%Two or more races
    • 505.8%Hispanic
    • 202.3%Black alone
    • 50.6%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gobles: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.3%), Irish (13.6%), Dutch (11.1%), United States (8.5%), English (7.2%), French (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 815 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 783 people per square mile   (low).

Gobles,MI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Gobles:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gobles city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

15 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Gobles, Michigan as of August 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Gobles to the number of sex offenders is 41 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,707 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,316 (1.8%)

Gobles satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kalamazoo, MI (16.1 miles , pop. 77,145).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (96.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (99.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bloomingdale, MI (2.1 miles ), Paw Paw, MI (3.1 miles ), Breedsville, MI (3.2 miles ), Mattawan, MI (3.3 miles ), Otsego, MI (3.4 miles ), Allegan, MI (3.4 miles ), Bangor, MI (3.5 miles ), Lawrence, MI (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $56,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $56,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $162,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.36 N, Longitude: 85.88 W

Area code: 269

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

4.6%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Gobles, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gobles-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Gobles city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gobles-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% 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 290.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.4 miles away from Gobles 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 266.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 248.2 miles away from the city 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 288.5 miles away from Gobles 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 305.0 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 Van Buren County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gobles topographic map

Birthplace of: Tubby Meyers - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Gobles:

  • MEADOW WOODS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BLOOMINGDALE, MI)
  • METRON OF BLOOMINGDALE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BLOOMINGDALE, MI)
  • ALAMO NURS HME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • ALAMO NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • BRONSON LAKEVIEW HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PAW PAW, MI)
  • LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PAW PAW, MI)
  • ELY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALLEGAN, MI)

Amtrak stations near Gobles:

  • 13 miles: BANGOR (541 RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 16 miles: KALAMAZOO (459 N. BURDICK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gobles:

  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 14 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; Full-time enrollment: 7,369)
  • Western Michigan University (about 15 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Hope College (about 32 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 32 miles; Benton Harbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 36 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Andrews University (about 37 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; FT enrollment: 3,103)
  • Davenport University (about 39 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)

Public high schools in Gobles:

Private high school in Gobles:

Public elementary/middle school in Gobles:

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Notable locations in Gobles: Gobles Police Department (A), Gobles Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gobles include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Kalhaven Community Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Bethany Presbyterian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: K & K Amusement (22711 M 40).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 62.1. This is better than average.

City:

62.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.5%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
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: 0.0% of all households
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Gobles (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Gobles Branch at 202 State Street, branch established on 1958/01/23. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gobles city (based on Van Buren County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,9437
Evangelical Protestant7,57568
Mainline Protestant5,33729
Other5779
Black Protestant4944
None49,332-
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: 16
Van Buren County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Van Buren County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Van Buren County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Van Buren County:

28.5%
Michigan:

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

16.4%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.3%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gobles:

47.6%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gobles:

36.9%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gobles, 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 1$3,252$39,0241$570
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$46
Other and Unallocable 2$5,982$35,8920$0
Totals for Government 3$9,234$36,9368$616

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $79,000 ($97.41)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($92.48)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($72.75)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($66.58)
    General Public Buildings: $33,000 ($40.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($23.43)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($22.19)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($9.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($7.40)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($6.17)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($4.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $18,000 ($22.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $113,000 ($139.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($2.47)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($11.10)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($9.86)
    Rents: $6,000 ($7.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($69.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $124,000 ($152.90)
    Highways: $64,000 ($78.91)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($3.70)
  • Tax - Property: $185,000 ($228.11)
    NEC: $6,000 ($7.40)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($43.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($12.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($30.83)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($12.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $305,000 ($376.08)

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Kalamazoo County, MI  1.62% ($39,795 average AGI)
from Berrien County, MI  0.81% ($25,451)
from Allegan County, MI  0.60% ($27,965)


6.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
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 Kalamazoo County, MI  1.91% ($41,607 average AGI)
to Berrien County, MI  0.75% ($25,888)
to Allegan County, MI  0.56% ($29,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gobles:

  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1 kW; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: VINTAGE RADIO ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gobles:

  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WCSY-FM (98.3 FM; SOUTH HAVEN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZBL (103.7 FM; HARTFORD, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; SAUGATUCK, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W262AF (100.3 FM; PARCHMENT, MI; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gobles:

  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOKZ-CA (Channel 50; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Gobles fatal accident list:

Sep 2, 1986 09:23 PM, Vanburen, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 52m171ftTotal length
  • $575,000Total costs
  • 53,477Total average daily traffic
  • 4,010Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,062Total future (year 1977) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gobles, MI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gobles)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • N State St .25 Mi N Main 4 Corners Of (Lat: 42.364750 Lon: -85.879194), Call Sign: KLF835
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.285 MHzGrant Date: 03/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023Registrant: Ccomm, 1600 Lincoln Rd, Allegan, MI 49010, Phone: (269) 673-9900, Email:
  • Lat: 42.361139 Lon: -85.871417, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPVT440
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, 458.612 MHz, 453.612 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2002, Expiration Date: 08/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012, Certifier: Brian B BalowRegistrant: Professional Licensing Consultants, Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:
  • Lat: 42.361194 Lon: -85.861806, Call Sign: WQMC525
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.225 MHz, 173.275 MHz, 173.325 MHz, 173.375 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2010, Expiration Date: 06/28/2020, Certifier: Pat WioskowskiRegistrant: Roe-Comm, Inc., 1400 Ramona Avenue, Portage, MI 49002, Phone: (269) 327-1045, Fax: (269) 327-8784, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DE72XC038, 117 S. State Street (Lat: 42.360556 Lon: -85.877583), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WQRC944
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/18/2013, Expiration Date: 04/18/2023, Certifier: Garrie C LoseeRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gobles)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-CD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71V , Serial Number: 4599, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1956
    Registrant (Individual): William P Mcguire, 07784 M 40, Gobles, MI 49055
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-13-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86873 , Serial Number: 1235, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): William P Mcguire, 7784 -- M 40, Gobles, MI 49055

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$121,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$122,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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

GOBLES (Address: 105 E MAIN ST , Population served: 725, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NINO'S PIZZARIA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2005)
RICHARDSON'S MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2005)

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

  • TIMBER RIDGE SKI AREA (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MERSON CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEDUC BLUEBERRIES MIGRANT LABOR CAMP (Population served: 88, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILES COVE (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAMROCK GRILLE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWEET CRAVINGS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Gobles

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gobles, MI
Most common first names in Gobles, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3472.9 years
William3273.5 years
Robert3070.3 years
James2868.3 years
Mary2576.0 years
Charles1876.7 years
Edward1875.1 years
Ruth1883.8 years
Dorothy1774.0 years
Donald1766.9 years
Most common last names in Gobles, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1983.4 years
Smith1681.5 years
Miller971.1 years
Leversee881.5 years
Brown878.2 years
Evans771.0 years
Wesler778.5 years
White777.3 years
Holmes671.0 years
Cooley683.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Other fuel (14%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • No fuel used (6%)
Businesses in Gobles, MI
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Lane Furniture1
H&R Block1True Value1

Gobles compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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