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Eaton County

Population in 2012: 7,780 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 

Males: 3,714  (47.7%)
Females: 4,066  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
Michigan median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 48837.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $47,492 (it was $47,043 in 2000)
Grand Ledge:

$47,492
Michigan:

$45,981
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $24,672

Grand Ledge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $110,990 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Grand Ledge:

$110,990
Michigan:

$118,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $145,195; Detached houses: $163,061; Townhouses or other attached units: $123,587; In 2-unit structures: $138,321; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,375; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,375; Mobile homes: $27,865

Median gross rent in 2011: $731.

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  • White alone - 7,407 (94.7%)
  • Hispanic - 206 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 103 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 53 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 33 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grand Ledge: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.7%), Irish (15.6%), English (13.9%), French (5.9%), Polish (4.9%), Dutch (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 3.55 square miles.

Population density: 2190 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Grand Ledge:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Ledge city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

63 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Michigan:  6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Grand Ledge, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Grand Ledge to the number of sex offenders is 331 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,649 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,263 (3.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lansing, MI (10.0 miles , pop. 119,128).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (87.5 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (162.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Eagle, MI (2.1 miles) , Waverly, MI (2.5 miles ), Mulliken, MI (2.8 miles ), Edgemont Park, MI (2.8 miles ), Potterville, MI (2.9 miles ), Dimondale, MI (3.0 miles ), Lansing, MI (3.2 miles ), De Witt, MI (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,500

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.75 N, Longitude: 84.75 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,289 (-16.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 781 (18.3%)

Area code: 517

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Crime rates in Grand Ledge by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 201010210100
per 100,000 25.50.012.70.012.80.025.912.90.013.30.00.0
Robberies 010002010000
per 100,000 0.012.70.00.00.025.80.012.90.00.00.00.0
Assaults 5667106225334
per 100,000 63.775.976.389.3128.077.425.925.965.339.838.651.2
Burglaries 262625162119192019312127
per 100,000 331.0329.1317.9204.1268.7245.2246.5258.6248.3411.7269.9345.5
Thefts 131143144120158253159136155162171112
per 100,000 1667.91809.91831.11530.42022.03264.92062.81758.22025.32151.42197.91433.3
Auto thefts 3109839763514
per 100,000 38.2126.6114.4102.038.4116.190.877.639.266.412.951.2
Arson 031142000305
per 100,000 0.038.012.712.851.225.80.00.00.039.80.064.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 134.6133.0139.0108.4148.0192.6142.0121.8122.4148.2123.4102.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Michigan average:

1.74

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Grand Ledge, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+4.0%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Grand Ledge-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Grand Ledge city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Ledge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 7.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Eaton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bob Hicok - Poet, Frank Fitzgerald - Politician, Matt Greene - Ice hockey player, Al Horford - College basketball player (Florida Gators).


Hospitals/medical centers near Grand Ledge:

  • INGHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • EDWARD W SPARROW HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • HAYES GREEN BEACH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; CHARLOTTE, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Grand Ledge, MI

Airports located in Grand Ledge:

Amtrak station near Grand Ledge:

  • 14 miles: EAST LANSING (1240 S. HARRISON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: WWW.GRAND-LEDGE.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Ledge:

  • Lansing Community College (about 10 miles; Lansing, MI; Full-time enrollment: 7,815)
  • Michigan State University (about 14 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,413)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 34 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,293)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 37 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 2,053)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 40 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • Davenport University (about 41 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 3,488)
  • Jackson Community College (about 45 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 3,739)

Public high schools in Grand Ledge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grand Ledge:

Private elementary/middle school in Grand Ledge:

  • ST MICHAEL PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 325 EDWARDS ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Grand Ledge:

  • GRAND LEDGE AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $760,573; Location: 131 EAST JEFFERSON STREET; 48,606 books; 5,679 e-books; 6,318 audio materials; 2,523 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 85 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • While Al Horford did indeed play basketball for Grand Ledge High School, all other indications I've seen list that he was born in the Dominican Republic. See for instance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Horford

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Notable locations in Grand Ledge: Grand Ledge Station (A), Grand Ledge Ambulance Service (B), Grand Ledge Historical Museum (C), Grand Ledge City Hall (D), Grand Ledge Library (E), Grand Ledge Police Department (F), Grand Ledge Area Emergency Services Authority (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grand Ledge include: Bible Missionary Church (A), Grand Ledge Baptist Church (B), New Life Assembly of God Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Trinity Episcopal Church (E), Saint Michaels Catholic Church (F), Immanuel Lutheran Church (G), Covenant Christian Reformed Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Sandstone Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Grand Ledge include: Oak Park (1), Blake's Opera House Historical Marker (2), Fitzgerald Park Historical Marker (3), Governor Frank D Fitzgerald Home Historical Marker (4), Second Island Historical Marker (5), Fitzgerald Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: A Touch of William (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 417 South Bridge Street), Cherokee Bill's (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 417 South Bridge Street), Christian Life Programs (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 417 South Bridge Street), Drolett Travel (Tours & Charters; 912 Charlevoix Drive Suite 100).

Hotel: Four Seasons Installation (907 Registry Drive).

 
Eaton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.4. This is about average.
City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.10
U.S.:

9.59

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

GRAND LEDGE, CITY OF (Population served: 7813, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-1998), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-1998), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-1998), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-1999)
LIBERTY CHURCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH WITNES (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LEDGE MEADOWS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ONEIDA GOSPEL CHURCH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WACOUSTA GENERAL STORE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
WATERTOWN TWP COMPLEX (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.1%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 8.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 2.3% for other race residents, 48.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
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 Grand Ledge, MI

22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
11 people in other group homes in 2000
9 people in nursing homes in 2000

Grand Ledge compared to Michigan state average:

Grand Ledge, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Grand Ledge (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Grand Ledge at 900 Charlevoix Drive, branch established on 1890/01/01. 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
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Grand Ledge Branch at 914 Charlevoix Drive, Ste 100, branch established on 1998/05/13. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Eaton Federal Savings Bank: Grand Ledge Branch at 500 South Clinton, branch established on 1993/01/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $321.9 mil, Deposits: $254.2 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, MI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Grand Ledge Branch at 820 Charlevoix, Suite 280, branch established on 1999/04/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Grand Ledge Branch at 301 South Bridge Street, branch established on 1973/12/06. 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
  • The Dart Bank: Grand Ledge Branch at 1020 Charlevoix Drive, branch established on 2005/04/18. Info updated 2008/11/14: Bank assets: $272.4 mil, Deposits: $219.8 mil, headquarters in Mason, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Dart Financial Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Grand Ledge travel time to work - commute


Grand Ledge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grand Ledge (based on Eaton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.33%
Here30.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents27.3%25.3%11.9%4.2%3.7%
Congregations8.9%6.3%19.0%5.1%6.3%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.4%3.3%2.6%2.6%15.9%
Congregations3.8%2.5%2.5%3.8%41.8%
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: 11
This county:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Eaton County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Eaton County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.5%
Michigan:

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

13.4%
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$6,722$40,3320$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,136$53,1260$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$57,214$45,7710$0
Police - Other 0$0 5$2,683
Streets and Highways 7$28,293$48,5020$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$310
Sewerage 6$23,867$47,7340$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,320
Water Supply 4$17,517$52,5510$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,040$36,2400$0
Totals for Government 41$161,789$47,3538$4,313

Grand Ledge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,126,000 ($144.73)
    Police Protection: $1,059,000 ($136.12)
    Fire Protection: $880,000 ($113.11)
    Water Utilities: $875,000 ($112.47)
    Sewerage: $765,000 ($98.33)
    General - Other: $373,000 ($47.94)
    Central Staff Services: $330,000 ($42.42)
    Libraries: $279,000 ($35.86)
    Financial Administration: $236,000 ($30.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $218,000 ($28.02)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $192,000 ($24.68)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($3.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $344,000 ($44.22)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $315,000 ($40.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $779,000 ($100.13)
    Housing & Community Development: $555,000 ($71.34)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($7.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($5.78)
    Air Transportation: $39,000 ($5.01)
    Police Protection: $32,000 ($4.11)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,522,000 ($195.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($1.93)

Grand Ledge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $977,000 ($125.58)
    All Other: $822,000 ($105.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($9.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $40,000 ($5.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $238,000 ($30.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $595,000 ($76.48)
    Interest Earnings: $135,000 ($17.35)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $995,000 ($127.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $890,000 ($114.40)
    Highways: $438,000 ($56.30)
    All Other: $57,000 ($7.33)
  • Tax - Property: $2,537,000 ($326.09)
    NEC: $150,000 ($19.28)

Grand Ledge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $235,000 ($30.21)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,540,000 ($712.08)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,790,000 ($230.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $104,000 ($13.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,041,000 ($905.01)
    Water Utilities: $175,000 ($22.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $185,000 ($23.78)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($7.71)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,363,000 ($175.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,796,000 ($359.38)

8.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.43%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($68 average AGI)
Eaton County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ingham County, MI  3.69% ($32,933 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MI  0.56% ($33,498)
from Calhoun County, MI  0.29% ($31,815)


8.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.94%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($97 average AGI)
Eaton County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ingham County, MI  3.27% ($29,969 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MI  0.57% ($82,496)
to Calhoun County, MI  0.39% ($32,287)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Ledge:

  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLA (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DIMONDALE, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WJIM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Ledge:

  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHZZ (101.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDBM (88.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEE OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIV)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WLNZ (89.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W284AH (104.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Ledge:

  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)

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

Grand Ledge, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 138
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 213
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 148
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 366
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 23

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,838
Total average daily truck traffic: 553
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 15,073

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grand Ledge)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 7281 W Clark (Lat: 42.721139 Lon: -84.663861), Call Sign: KNGF770
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2003, Expiration Date: 06/13/2013
    Registrant: 606 Ventura Way, Marshall, MI 49068, Phone: (517) 285-6678, Email:
  • Lat: 42.762500 Lon: -84.730833, Call Sign: WPYN964
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.775 MHz, 464.825 MHz, 464.875 MHz, 464.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2003, Expiration Date: 09/18/2013, Certifier: Troy V Metz
    Registrant: Diversified Electronics, Inc., 309-C Agnew Drive, Forest Park, GA 30297-2606, Phone: (404) 361-4840, Fax: (678) 244-2044
  • 608 S Clinton (Lat: 42.742778 Lon: -84.739722), Call Sign: WQBH418
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)
    Grant Date: 10/06/2004, Expiration Date: 10/06/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 10945 W Grand River Ave (Lat: 42.797500 Lon: -84.738333), Call Sign: WQBH453
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)
    Grant Date: 10/06/2004, Expiration Date: 10/06/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 500 N Clinton St (Lat: 42.757528 Lon: -84.739167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: WQIP937
    Assigned Frequencies: 4957.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/2008, Expiration Date: 04/09/2018, Certifier: Steve Leese
    Registrant: Ewa/Lao #20804302, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 866-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • Lat: 42.765972 Lon: -84.739639, Call Sign: WQQY799
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.337 MHz, 457.362 MHz, 457.387 MHz, 468.587 MHz, 466.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Steven Rule
    Registrant: Radio Hospital, Inc., 829 Tiffin Avenue, Findlay, OH 45840, Phone: (419) 423-3607, Fax: (419) 423-7910

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Grand Ledge, Lat: 42.743500 Lon: -84.742694, Call Sign: WQAE850, Licensee ID: L00021486
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/2004, Expiration Date: 05/18/2014, Certifier: Larry Lahaie
    Registrant: City Of Grand Ledge
  • DET1024, 14635 Forest Hill (Lat: 42.804056 Lon: -84.676111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 64.3 m, Call Sign: WQFB692, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 18060.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2006, Expiration Date: 06/08/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • DE33XC504, 14635 Forest Hill (Watertown Mi2) (Lat: 42.804056 Lon: -84.676111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 64.3 m, Call Sign: WQRC428
    Assigned Frequencies: 21975.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/15/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • N CLINTON ST, 702 N Clinton St (Lat: 42.758333 Lon: -84.739972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.7 m, Call Sign: WQRE505, Licensee ID: L01382131
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Christopher Yost
    Registrant: Zayo Group, LLC, 400 Centennial Pkwy, Suite 200, Louisville, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 381-4677, Fax: (303) 226-5777, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 402 North Clinton Street (Lat: 42.755583 Lon: -84.739417), Call Sign: KQK731, Licensee ID: L00008975
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHz, 152.180 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 10/27/1998
    Registrant: Mobilemedia Communications, Inc., 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 935, Arlington, VA 22201-0000

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grand Ledge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grand Ledge)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$112,97212$104,25272$135,4864$65,4124$74,953
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$116,4200$06$116,3851$8,4800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$98,4551$151,21021$144,0754$25,3201$108,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$156,0802$105,64520$125,2422$18,4450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$80,1403$116,4630$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.01 , 0204.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$145,1202$181,685
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$125,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$174,4401$177,780
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.01 , 0204.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 53
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Grand Ledge


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

Most common first names in Grand Ledge, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6676.3 years
Robert6069.9 years
Mary5977.6 years
William5477.7 years
George4979.0 years
Margaret4780.0 years
James4274.5 years
Charles4276.9 years
Helen4081.9 years
Dorothy3879.9 years
Most common last names in Grand Ledge, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6578.1 years
Clark1977.2 years
Parker1678.1 years
Johnson1577.9 years
Jones1478.6 years
Haueter1479.8 years
Miller1380.1 years
Green1374.2 years
Kingsley1378.8 years
Nelson1282.0 years
Businesses in Grand Ledge, MI
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1Quiznos1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Subway1
Little Caesars Pizza1Taco Bell1
MasterBrand Cabinets3U-Haul1
McDonald's2UPS2
Meijer1Wendy's1
Penske1
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