Hersey, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 344 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 164  (47.7%)
Females: 180  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49639.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,872 (it was $38,929 in 2000)
Hersey:

$44,872
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,079 (it was $15,584 in 2000)

Hersey village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,136 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Hersey:

$66,136
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $70,818; Detached houses: $83,353; Mobile homes: $16,751

Median gross rent in 2013: $664.

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  • Races in Hersey, MI (2010)

    Hersey races chart
    • 33495.4%White alone
    • 92.6%Hispanic
    • 51.4%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hersey: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.8%), English (17.1%), Irish (7.5%), Polish (7.3%), United States (5.8%), Dutch (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 297 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 316 people per square mile   (very low).

Hersey,MI real estate house value index trend

Hersey, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Hersey:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hersey village:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 18.7%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Hersey, Michigan as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hersey to the number of sex offenders is 29 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,265 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $991 (1.7%)

Hersey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (62.5 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (137.7 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (179.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Reed City, MI (1.9 miles ), Evart, MI (3.1 miles ), Big Rapids, MI (3.3 miles ), Le Roy, MI (3.6 miles ), Barryton, MI (4.0 miles ), Tustin, MI (4.2 miles ), Luther, MI (4.2 miles ), Stanwood, MI (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.85 N, Longitude: 85.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 231

Hersey household income distribution Hersey home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.8%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+5.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hersey, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hersey-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.9 miles away from the Hersey village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the village center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hersey-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 304.0 miles away from Hersey center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 235.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 394.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 370.2 miles away from Hersey 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 84.1 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 Osceola County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hersey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hersey:

  • ALTERCARE OF BIG RAPIDS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BIG RAPIDS, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH - REED CITY CA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; REED CITY, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH BIG RAPIDS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BIG RAPIDS, MI)
  • METRON OF BIG RAPIDS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BIG RAPIDS, MI)
  • FMC - BIG RAPIDS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; BIG RAPIDS, MI)

Amtrak stations near Hersey:

  • 4 miles: REED CITY (101 W. SLOSSON AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones.
  • 11 miles: BIG RAPIDS (120 N. MICHIGAN AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hersey:

  • Ferris State University (about 12 miles; Big Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,238)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 35 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Central Michigan University (about 38 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 57 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 57 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 61 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Cornerstone University (about 61 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public high school in Hersey:

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Notable location: Hersey Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hersey include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Hersey Congregational Church (B), Hersey United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Hersey River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Hersey: Congregational Church Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Osceola 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 Hersey and their reported violations in the past:

EAGLE VILLAGE (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUL-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
RIVER JUNCTION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RIVER LANDING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • HERSEY VILLAGE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 52, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HERSEY PARTY STORE (HPS) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRING VALLEY GOLF-CC (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.5%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hersey compared to Michigan state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hersey village (based on Osceola County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,02832
Mainline Protestant2,67117
Catholic1,5033
Other1672
None15,159-
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: 8
Osceola County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Osceola County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Osceola County:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Osceola County:

29.3%
Michigan:

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

16.2%
State:

13.4%
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 0$0 2$1,014
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$353
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,363
Totals for Government 0$0 9$3,730

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mecosta County, MI  1.03% ($29,326 average AGI)
from Wexford County, MI  0.80% ($32,866)
from Lake County, MI  0.37% ($25,323)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wexford County, MI  1.05% ($23,170 average AGI)
to Mecosta County, MI  0.80% ($26,239)
to Lake County, MI  0.44% ($32,162)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hersey:

  • WDEE (1500 AM; daytime; 0 kW; REED CITY, MI; Owner: STEVEN V. BEILFUSS)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hersey:

  • WDEE-FM (97.3 FM; REED CITY, MI; Owner: STEVEN V. BEILFUSS)
  • WYBR (102.3 FM; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: MENTOR PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WBRN-FM (100.9 FM; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • W201CF (88.1 FM; BALDWIN, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCKC (107.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hersey:

  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W58CU (Channel 58; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W34BZ (Channel 34; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48BY (Channel 48; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)

Hersey fatal accident list:

Nov 17, 1998 08:38 PM, Fourth St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 2,800Total average daily traffic
  • 560Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,050Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hersey)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hersey)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: DESTINY XLT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 55119 , Serial Number: TA-17, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/2010
    Registrant (Individual): David Fowler, 2805 135th Ave, Hersey, MI 49639
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5769H , Serial Number: 16-383, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gareth B Todd, 19179 Reynolds Rd, Hersey, MI 49639
  • Aircraft: DZENDZEL G/MENEZES M KITFOX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99KX , Serial Number: 374, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Marco S Menezes, 1881 Cody Trl, Hersey, MI 49639

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Hersey, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1176.3 years
Robert970.2 years
Mary982.8 years
William876.9 years
James875.1 years
Walter776.0 years
George677.9 years
Margaret681.8 years
Edward579.4 years
Charles574.4 years
Most common last names in Hersey, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ward1470.8 years
Johnson1378.5 years
Haist783.1 years
Brown678.8 years
Zimmerman676.3 years
Thiel682.5 years
Thompson681.3 years
Wood679.3 years
Hale580.2 years
Gibson578.8 years
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