Harbor Springs, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 1,203 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.2%
Males: 499  (41.5%)
Females: 704  (58.5%)
Median resident age:

62.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49740.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,445 (it was $35,341 in 2000)
Harbor Springs:

$43,445
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,086 (it was $21,876 in 2000)

Harbor Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $180,121 (it was $127,600 in 2000)
Harbor Springs:

$180,121
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $310,572; detached houses: $322,360; townhouses or other attached units: $348,156; in 2-unit structures: $537,820; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $445,547; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $316,312; mobile homes: $54,784; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $80,789

Median gross rent in 2017: $747.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harbor Springs: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.9%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.8% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Harbor Springs, MI (2017)
    • 93290.0%White alone
    • 464.4%American Indian alone
    • 191.8%Black alone
    • 161.5%Two or more races
    • 60.6%Other race alone
    • 50.5%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Harbor Springs, Michigan as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harbor Springs is 74 to 1.


Crime rates in Harbor Springs 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)
1
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.1)
1
(82.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(125.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(165.6)
1
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(1,004)
7
(440.3)
4
(254.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(258.9)
6
(390.9)
4
(335.3)
2
(166.7)
5
(415.3)
1
(82.6)
2
(165.6)
1
(83.1)
4
(331.1)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(2,260)
32
(2,013)
25
(1,587)
31
(2,009)
45
(2,913)
36
(2,345)
33
(2,766)
26
(2,167)
23
(1,910)
12
(990.9)
15
(1,242)
13
(1,081)
20
(1,656)
8
(663.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.5)
1
(64.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)160.7136.5137.185.5134.6134.2134.1105.0171.9111.594.465.7155.643.2

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City-data.com crime index in Harbor Springs, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.81
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: European (17.7%), English (12.6%), German (12.4%), American (7.9%), Polish (4.9%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 1.30 square miles.

Population density: 928 people per square mile   (low).

Harbor Springs, Michigan map

27 residents are foreign born (1.0% North America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.6%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,129 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,933 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (148.3 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (220.7 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bay View, MI (2.1 miles),
Petoskey, MI (2.1 miles ),
Conway, MI (2.5 miles ),
Bay Shore, MI (2.7 miles ),
Oden, MI (2.8 miles ),
Ponshewaing, MI (3.0 miles),
Alanson, MI (3.1 miles ),
Brutus, MI (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 45.43 N, Longitude: 84.99 W

Area code: 231

Distribution of median household income in Harbor Springs, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harbor Springs, MI in 2017
Harbor Springs satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.9%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+1.1%).
Most common industries in Harbor Springs, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Harbor Springs, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Carpenters (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.4%)
  • Registered nurses (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Harbor Springs, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harbor Springs-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Harbor Springs city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harbor Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 357.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 327.2 miles away from Harbor Springs center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 319.6 miles away from Harbor Springs center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 340.1 miles away from the city 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 183.3 miles away from Harbor Springs 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 337.7 miles away from Harbor Springs 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 Emmet County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Harbor Springs:

  • HOSPICE OF LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY (3434 M-119, SUITE F)
  • BAY BLUFFS-EMMET CO MED CARE FAC (750 E MAIN)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Harbor Springs:

  • MCLAREN - NORTHERN MICHIGAN Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • BORTZ HEALTH CARE OF PETOSKEY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • PETOSKEY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • NORTHWEST MICHIGAN COMMUNITY HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CHARLEVOIX, MI)
  • HEARTLAND HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CHARLEVOIX, MI)

Airports located in Harbor Springs:

Amtrak stations near Harbor Springs:

  • 5 miles: PETOSKY (PETOSKEY, 301 W. MITCHELL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 12 miles: WALLOON LAKE (HWY. 75 AT US HWY 131) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 13 miles: PELLSTON (100 STIMPSON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harbor Springs:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 55 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 80 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 102 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 124 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Central Michigan University (about 128 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 130 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 139 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high school in Harbor Springs:

Private high school in Harbor Springs:

  • HARBOR LIGHT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 129, Location: 8333 CLAYTON RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harbor Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harbor Springs: Blackbird Museum (A), Harbor Springs Police Department (B), Harbor Springs Library (C), Harbor Springs City Hall (D), Harbor Springs Area Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harbor Springs include: Holy Childhood Church (A), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (B), Main Street Baptist Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Harbor Springs Wesleyan Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Harbor Springs include: Zorn Park (1), Josephine Ford Park (2), Zoll Street Park (3), Holy Childhood of Jesus School Historical Marker (4), Ephraim Shay Historical Marker (5), Andrew J Blackbird House Historical Marker (6), Kosequat Park (7), Harbor Springs Kiwanis Winter Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Blackbird Andrew Museum (368 East Main Street), Little Traverse Conservancy (Nature Centers; 3264 Powell Road), Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (Nature Centers; 6696 Lower Shore Drive), Harbor Cove Time Share Association (Tours & Charters; 8430 M 119), Bay Breeze Historical Tours of Bay View Michigan (Tours & Charters; 211 Woodland Lane), Erxleben Carl (Tours & Charters; 8514 M 119).

Hotels: Birchwood Inn (Lake Shore Drive M 119), Boyne USA Resorts - Boyne Highlands Resort (600 Highland Road), Best Western of Harbor Springs (8514 M119), Erxleben Carl (8514 M 119), Colonial Inn (210 Artesian Avenue).

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

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

PRIMITIVE IMAGES/NORTHERN CREPES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LITTLE TRAVERSE BEACH FLOWING WELL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HARBOR TOWN PLAZA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HARBOR PLAZA WELL #2 (Address: SUITE 17 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HARBOR PLAZA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HARBOR PARK EZ MART (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TRUE NORTH GOLF COURSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
READMOND TOWNSHIP HALL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • BIRCHWOOD FARMS (Address: 600 Birchwood Drive , Population served: 1,135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BOYNE HIGHLANDS RESORT (Address: 600 Boyne Highlands Drive , Population served: 1,131, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TEDDY GRIFFINS ROADHOUSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BOYNAIRE LANDOWNERS ASSOCIATION (Address: 1145 Sumac Drive , Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LITTLE TRAVERSE PRIMARY CARE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARBOR GENERAL STORE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE FISH RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARBOR-PETOSKEY AIRPORT TERMINAL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN LIGHTS RECREATION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
102 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Harbor Springs (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank: Harbor Springs Lake St Branch, Harbor Springs Airport Branch, at 200 East Main Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.7 mil, Deposits: $154.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Harbor Springs Financial Corporation
  • Northwestern Bank: Harbor Springs Office Branch at 106 Main Street, branch established on 2009/05/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $867.7 mil, Deposits: $784.0 mil, headquarters in Traverse City, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Harbor Springs Branch at 7645 South State Road, branch established on 1981/05/26. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Harbor Springs:

Marital status in Harbor Springs, MI
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Harbor Springs:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Harbor Springs, MI (based on Emmet County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6717
Evangelical Protestant3,04828
Mainline Protestant2,97611
Other6236
None20,376-
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
This county:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Emmet County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Emmet County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
This county:

14.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.1%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Emmet County:

30.0%
Michigan:

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

13.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harbor Springs:

59.1%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harbor Springs:

59.7%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harbor Springs:

16.8%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Harbor Springs:

63.3%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Harbor Springs:

79.7%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harbor Springs, 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 6$21,975$43,9500$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$23,009$55,2220$0
Electric Power 5$22,435$53,8440$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,170$36,5100$0
Water Supply 3$10,863$43,4520$0
Police - Other 1$3,310$39,7200$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,134$85,6080$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,242
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 27$3,856
Parks and Recreation 0$0 23$12,398
Totals for Government 25$100,896$48,43051$17,496

Harbor Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $351,000 ($291.77)
    Water Utilities: $320,000 ($266.00)
    Sewerage: $212,000 ($176.23)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,803,000 ($3161.26)
    Water Utilities: $655,000 ($544.47)
    Police Protection: $641,000 ($532.83)
    General - Other: $503,000 ($418.12)
    Regular Highways: $486,000 ($403.99)
    Sewerage: $436,000 ($362.43)
    Central Staff Services: $337,000 ($280.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $303,000 ($251.87)
    Financial Administration: $236,000 ($196.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $175,000 ($145.47)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($34.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($12.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,744,000 ($1449.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $290,000 ($241.06)

Harbor Springs government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $784,000 ($651.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $401,000 ($333.33)
    Other: $157,000 ($130.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $122,000 ($101.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($30.76)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,379,000 ($3640.07)
    Water Utilities: $1,177,000 ($978.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $208,000 ($172.90)
    General Local Government Support: $134,000 ($111.39)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.83)
  • Tax - Property: $1,526,000 ($1268.50)
    Other License: $9,000 ($7.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($4.16)

Harbor Springs government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,030,000 ($6674.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,655,000 ($6363.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $375,000 ($311.72)

Harbor Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,384,000 ($6969.24)

6.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
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 Charlevoix County, MI  1.02% ($43,027 average AGI)
from Cheboygan County, MI  0.86% ($41,104)
from Oakland County, MI  0.41% ($156,627)


6.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,197 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Michigan average:

5.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cheboygan County, MI  0.95% ($32,635 average AGI)
to Charlevoix County, MI  0.94% ($36,279)
to Kent County, MI  0.31% ($43,667)
Businesses in Harbor Springs, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Nike2
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx3UPS3

Strongest AM radio stations in Harbor Springs:

  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WWKK (750 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: STONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBN (1340 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harbor Springs:

  • WKLZ-FM (98.9 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF PETOSKEY, INC.)
  • WMKC (102.9 FM; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCMW-FM (103.9 FM; HARBOR SPRINGS, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; BOYNE CITY, MI; Owner: WBCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WICV (100.9 FM; EAST JORDAN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WCZW (107.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WDQV (88.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: BROADCAST MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLJZ (94.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Harbor Springs:

  • W18BX (Channel 18; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BQ (Channel 20; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W23BM (Channel 23; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CD (Channel 25; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BI (Channel 31; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CR (Channel 51; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BN (Channel 53; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57CP (Channel 57; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64CK (Channel 64; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W55CL (Channel 55; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CR (Channel 34; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W41CK (Channel 41; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W39CB (Channel 39; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CR (Channel 62; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CD (Channel 36; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CY (Channel 66; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFUP (Channel 45; VANDERBILT, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)

Harbor Springs fatal accident list:

Feb 28, 1997 08:19 AM, 119, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 9, 1976 02:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 9, 1975 02:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 1,625Total average daily traffic
  • 48Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,415Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 32 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Harbor Springs, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.7%), and Outside Fires (25.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harbor Springs, MI
    • 5646.7%Structure Fires
    • 3125.8%Outside Fires
    • 2016.7%Other
    • 1310.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harbor Springs, MI
Most common first names in Harbor Springs, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert4174.1 years
John4172.0 years
William3873.2 years
Mary3379.4 years
James3073.0 years
George2877.8 years
Margaret2579.1 years
Helen2582.7 years
Charles2380.0 years
Anna2085.9 years
Most common last names in Harbor Springs, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2877.8 years
Brown1375.7 years
Johnston1273.9 years
Ward1082.6 years
Clark976.0 years
Allerding980.6 years
Keller975.5 years
Young877.1 years
Johnson877.5 years
Wright880.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harbor Springs, MI
  • 95.2%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harbor Springs, MI
  • 77.2%Utility gas
  • 16.2%Electricity
  • 6.6%No fuel used


Harbor Springs compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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 above state average.
There are 26 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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