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Population in 2012: 348 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 

Males: 160  (46.0%)
Females: 188  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  40.3 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49639.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,727 (it was $38,929 in 2000)
Hersey:

$39,727
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,444

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,978 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Hersey:

$62,978
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $65,991; Detached houses: $77,318; Mobile homes: $24,130

Median gross rent in 2012: $627.

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  • White alone - 334 (95.4%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hersey: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (27.7%), English (16.7%), Irish (13.6%), Polish (12.8%), French (7.4%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 297 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 319 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hersey:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hersey village:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.6%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Hersey, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
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 2012: $1,296 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $783 (2.1%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.3%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+5.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hersey-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 2% greater 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 below Michigan state average. It is 99% 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 84.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; BIG RAPIDS, MI)

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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: 9,983)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 35 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 2,363)
  • Central Michigan University (about 39 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 20,153)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 57 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 2,118)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 57 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 4,104)
  • Northwood University (about 61 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,678)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 63 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 7,546)

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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: 72, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2000), St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-02-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-01-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2001)
HERSEY VILLAGE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SPRING VALLEY GOLF-CC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HERSEY VILLAGE INN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hersey, MI

Hersey compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hersey travel time to work - commute


Hersey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.50%
Here32.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North America The Wesleyan Church
Adherents22.5%16.4%11.6%8.7%4.7%
Congregations5.9%21.6%7.8%2.0%5.9%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesFree Methodist Church of North AmericaAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.4%4.2%4.0%4.0%19.6%
Congregations3.9%11.8%3.9%2.0%35.3%
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: 8
This 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
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.2%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Michigan:

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

16.2%
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 0$0 1$514
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$179
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,198
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,891


6.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Michigan average:

5.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mecosta County, MI  1.22% ($25,549 average AGI)
from Wexford County, MI  0.80% ($24,239)
from Lake County, MI  0.42% ($23,486)


7.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mecosta County, MI  1.32% ($26,991 average AGI)
to Wexford County, MI  1.20% ($26,891)
to Kent County, MI  0.47% ($25,450)

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 drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 560
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 5,050

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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