For population 25 years and over in Hesperia:
For population 15 years and over in Hesperia village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,795 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (46.3 miles , pop. 197,800).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (102.8 miles , pop. 596,974).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (145.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fremont, MI (2.9 miles ), Walkerville, MI (3.3 miles ), White Cloud, MI (3.7 miles ), New Era, MI (3.9 miles ), Twin Lake, MI (4.0 miles ), Rothbury, MI (4.0 miles ), Newaygo, MI (4.0 miles ), Shelby, MI (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 43.57 N, Longitude: 86.04 W
Area code: 231
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+9.7%).
Work and jobs in Hesperia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hesperia, Michigan
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hesperia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.6 miles away from the Hesperia village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the village center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hesperia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 100% 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 90.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Oceana County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Hesperia:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hesperia:
Public high schools in Hesperia:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Hesperia:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 41.1. This is significantly worse than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 25.0. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hesperia and their reported violations in the past:EVERGREEN VILLAGE MH PARK (Population served: 182, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:OLD MILL CAMP (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LC'S ROADHOUSE ON THE LAKE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SMITTY'S HIDEAWAY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:TIMBERS EDGE CAMPGROUND, LLC WELL #1 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hesperia that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.9%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
Hesperia compared to Michigan state average:
Banks with branches in Hesperia (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Hesperia (based on Oceana County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hesperia government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($63,396 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,318 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Hesperia:
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TV broadcast stations around Hesperia:
Hesperia fatal accident list:
Oct 15, 2002 11:40 AM, Sr-120, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1992 11:38 AM, 20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 2, 1988 06:55 PM, 120, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 16, 1985 07:02 PM, 20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
May 31, 1976 06:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 96
Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic: 3,200
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hesperia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hesperia)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Hesperia, MI
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.