Grayling, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 1,842 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 847  (46.0%)
Females: 995  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49738.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,810 (it was $24,250 in 2000)
Grayling:

$29,810
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,002 (it was $13,089 in 2000)

Grayling city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,072 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Grayling:

$89,072
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $101,565; detached houses: $101,626

Median gross rent in 2017: $619.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grayling: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.7%
(30.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.7% for Black residents, 44.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 24.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grayling, MI (2010)
    • 1,80295.6%White alone
    • 321.7%Hispanic
    • 150.8%Two or more races
    • 140.7%Black alone
    • 100.5%American Indian alone
    • 90.5%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Grayling, Michigan as of October 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grayling is 31 to 1.


Crime rates in Grayling by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.6)
2
(106.2)
4
(213.1)
1
(53.4)
2
(107.6)
4
(218.9)
4
(217.9)
3
(163.9)
1
(54.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(102.2)
2
(103.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(51.1)
1
(51.6)
1
(52.6)
1
(54.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(212.4)
7
(372.9)
7
(373.9)
4
(215.2)
5
(273.7)
7
(381.3)
9
(491.8)
12
(653.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(408.8)
4
(206.4)
14
(736.1)
5
(272.2)
0
(0.0)
9
(509.0)
5
(265.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(160.3)
7
(376.5)
15
(821.0)
7
(381.3)
12
(655.7)
14
(762.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(2,351)
63
(3,251)
75
(3,943)
66
(3,593)
0
(0.0)
61
(3,450)
119
(6,320)
49
(2,611)
97
(5,182)
82
(4,411)
99
(5,419)
72
(3,922)
44
(2,404)
43
(2,341)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(102.2)
3
(154.8)
4
(210.3)
1
(54.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.6)
2
(106.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.6)
2
(108.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)171.7198.1236.6178.0N/A223.4423.3349.5336.0336.2524.9434.1376.0329.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Grayling, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (19.1%), American (16.0%), English (9.7%), Irish (5.1%), Polish (3.4%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1137 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 917 people per square mile   (low).

Grayling, Michigan map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,400 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,238 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (93.9 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (176.9 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (245.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Roscommon, MI (3.6 miles ),
Manistee Lake, MI (4.1 miles ),
Lakes of the North, MI (4.5 miles ),
Kalkaska, MI (4.9 miles ),
Mancelona, MI (4.9 miles ),
Lewiston, MI (4.9 miles ),
Alba, MI (5.0 miles ),
Houghton Lake, MI (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.66 N, Longitude: 84.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,894 (+98.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 404 (56.3%)

Area code: 989

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

Grayling tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.8%
Michigan:

4.4%
Most common industries in Grayling, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.5%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.0%)
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Grayling, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Grayling, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.2 miles away from the Grayling city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grayling-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 309.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 277.4 miles away from Grayling center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 285.9 miles away from Grayling center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 272.2 miles away from Grayling center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 306.4 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 Crawford County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Grayling:

  • MERCY AMICARE HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (201 MEADOWS DRIVE, SUITE A)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL - GRAYLING (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1100 E MICHIGAN AVE)
  • MERCY AMICARE (201 MEADOWS DRIVE, SUITE A)
  • GRAYLING NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY (331 MEADOWS DRIVE)

Airports located in Grayling:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grayling:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 44 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 49 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Central Michigan University (about 75 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 75 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Ferris State University (about 78 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Delta College (about 85 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 86 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)

Public high schools in Grayling:

  • GRAYLING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 623, Location: 1135 NORTH OLD 27, Grades: 9-12)
  • SHAWONO CENTER (Location: 10 NORTH HOWES LAKE RD, Grades: 6-12)
  • GREAT LAKES ON-LINE EDUCATION (Location: 1135 N OLD 27, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Grayling:

Private elementary/middle school in Grayling:

  • GRAYLING ADVENTIST ELEMENTARY (Students: 12, Location: 2468 CAMP AUSABLE RD, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Grayling

Library in Grayling:

  • CRAWFORD COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $452,919; Location: 201 PLUM STREET; 53,368 books; 4,749 audio materials; 4,279 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 71 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Calvary Baptist Academy is a private, Christian school.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grayling: Grayling Fish Hatchery (A), Grayling Golf Club (B), Crawford County Sheriff's Office (C), Crawford County Library (D), Grayling Police Department (E), Crawford County Historical Museum (F), North Flight Emergency Medical Services (G), Grayling City - Township Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Grayling Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Grayling include: Abundant Life Tabernacle Church (A), Saint Mary's Church (B), Saint John Lutheran Church (C), Burning Bush Tabernacle Church (D), Michelson Memorial United Church (E), Assembly of God Church (F), Mount Hope Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Rivers and creeks: Simpson Creek (A), East Branch Au Sable River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grayling include: Shoppenagon's Homesite Historical Marker (1), Chief Shoppenagon Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Crawford County - Historical Museum (97 East Michigan Avenue), Grayling Area Visitors Council (213 South James Street).

Hotels: Fay's Motel & Cottages (78 South I 75 Business Loop), Econo Lodge Grayling (1232 I-75 Business Loop), Crawford Station & Speakeasy Saloon (2650 South I 75), Days Inn-Grayling (2556 South I-75 Bus. Loop), Grayling Hospitality Inc (1232 North I 75 Business Loop), Holiday Inn Of Grayling (2650 I-75 Business Loop), Econo Lodge (1264 I-75 Business Loop), Cedar Motel (606 North James), Bud's Cabins & Motel (8378 Twin Bridge Road).

Courts: Department of Natural Resources (1955 N. I-75 Business Loop), District Court (200 West Michigan Avenue Suite 1).

Birthplace of: Norman Z. McLeod - Film director.

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

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

GRAYLING, CITY OF (Population served: 1,884, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2010)
THE OLE BARN (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
RESURRECTION LIFE CENTER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KALKASKA F.O.E. 4496 (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVER PARK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WESTERN TRAILS MOTEL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
ST FRANCIS EPISCOPAL CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WARBLERS HIDEAWAY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • MT HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOVELLS-RIVERSIDE TAVERN (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNO-TRAC VILLAGE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARTWICK PINES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDNR JONES LAKE CG #1 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HERITAGE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LITTLE BOOTS COUNTRY DINER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HANSON HILLS REC & ADULT ED CT (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHEER MOTORS INC (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUPER 8 MOTEL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.8%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Grayling in 2010:

  • 101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
88 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Grayling (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Grayling Branch at 2500 I-75 Business Loop, branch established on 1988/12/15; North Branch at 2500 I-75 Business Loop, branch established on 1979/09/10. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: Grayling Branch at 2195 James Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Citizens Bank: Downtown Grayling Branch at 305 Michigan Avenue, branch established on 1932/01/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Grayling:

Marital status in Grayling, MI
  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Grayling:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Grayling, MI (based on Crawford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8683
Evangelical Protestant8618
Catholic7351
Other1692
None11,441-
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: 2
This county:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Crawford County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

10.0%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
Michigan:

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

14.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grayling:

47.6%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.4%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grayling:

18.9%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.8%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Grayling:

29.4%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Grayling:

73.2%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grayling, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$25,507$38,2610$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 7$19,318$33,1170$0
Other and Unallocable 5$14,554$34,9300$0
Financial Administration 3$7,961$31,8440$0
Solid Waste Management 3$9,745$38,9800$0
Other Government Administration 3$9,929$39,7160$0
Police - Other 1$1,552$18,6242$1,820
Streets and Highways 1$6,505$78,0600$0
Water Supply 1$4,022$48,2640$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 5$2,299
Totals for Government 32$99,093$37,1607$4,119

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

  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $996,000 ($540.72)
    Regular Highways: $616,000 ($334.42)
    General - Other: $557,000 ($302.39)
    Police Protection: $351,000 ($190.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $268,000 ($145.49)
    Central Staff Services: $202,000 ($109.66)
    Sewerage: $119,000 ($64.60)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($52.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $23,000 ($12.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($38.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $339,000 ($184.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $142,000 ($77.09)
    Regular Highways: $104,000 ($56.46)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($34.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($15.20)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($4.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,109,000 ($602.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($14.66)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $298,000 ($161.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $288,000 ($156.35)
    Other: $212,000 ($115.09)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $23,000 ($12.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $660,000 ($358.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $147,000 ($79.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $128,000 ($69.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $93,000 ($50.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($8.14)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($7.60)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($4.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $227,000 ($123.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $185,000 ($100.43)
    Highways: $144,000 ($78.18)
    Other: $36,000 ($19.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($3.80)
  • Tax - Property: $776,000 ($421.28)
    Individual Income: $401,000 ($217.70)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($1.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,068,000 ($1122.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,986,000 ($1078.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $82,000 ($44.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,143,000 ($2249.19)

6.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Michigan average:

5.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Roscommon County, MI  1.24% ($29,823 average AGI)
from Otsego County, MI  0.54% ($17,593)
from Wayne County, MI  0.40% ($73,900)
Businesses in Grayling, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Kmart1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Grayling:

  • WGRY (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAYLING, MI; Owner: GANNON BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grayling:

  • WGRY-FM (100.3 FM; GRAYLING, MI; Owner: GANNON BROADCASTING SYSTEM'S, INC.)
  • WQON (101.1 FM; ROSCOMMON, MI; Owner: GANNON BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WAVC (93.9 FM; MIO, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFDX (92.5 FM; ATLANTA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; KALKASKA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPHN (90.5 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; BOYNE CITY, MI; Owner: WBCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJZ-FM (95.3 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: DARBY ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Grayling:

  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W61CS (Channel 61; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CD (Channel 50; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W36CE (Channel 36; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CO (Channel 52; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W63CH (Channel 63; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CB (Channel 18; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Grayling fatal accident list:

Sep 8, 2014 01:05 PM, Sr-72, Lat: 44.660225, Lon: -84.722908, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 20, 2013 11:37 AM, Ogemaw St, Peninsular Ave, Lat: 44.663831, Lon: -84.716089, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 2002 12:13 AM, Sr-93, Lat: 44.660878, Lon: -84.722000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 1998 11:25 PM, 75bl, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 1979 07:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 62.3mTotal length
  • 183,119Total average daily traffic
  • 17,591Total average daily truck traffic
  • 128,331Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Grayling, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 221960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Grayling, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grayling)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Grayling, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grayling)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grayling)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 70. The highest number of fires - 155 took place in 2016, and the least - 33 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Grayling, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.8%), and Structure Fires (40.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grayling, MI
    • 49541.8%Outside Fires
    • 48140.6%Structure Fires
    • 15312.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 564.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grayling, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grayling, Michigan:

  • Ramada Inn & Conference Center, 2650 S I 75 - Business Loop, Grayling, Michigan 49738 , Phone: (989) 348-7611, Fax: (989) 348-7984
  • Days Inn Of Grayling, LLC, 2556 So I-75 Business Loop, Grayling, Michigan 49738 , Phone: (989) 344-0204, Fax: (989) 344-9076
  • Super 8, 5828 NA Nelson Pkwy, Grayling, Michigan 49738 , Phone: (989) 348-8888, Fax: (989) 348-2030
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grayling, Michigan
Most common first names in Grayling, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9271.5 years
John8174.8 years
Robert6273.6 years
Mary4879.4 years
Charles4873.9 years
James4771.0 years
George4172.8 years
Donald3769.2 years
Helen3578.4 years
Margaret3181.7 years
Most common last names in Grayling, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3977.9 years
Johnson2279.4 years
Hanson1581.9 years
Sorenson1575.1 years
Williams1567.7 years
Feldhauser1380.8 years
Miller1275.8 years
Jones1169.3 years
Hatfield1178.2 years
Brown1074.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grayling, MI
  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 6.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grayling, MI
  • 68.6%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Grayling compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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