Hickory Corners, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 322.
Males: 157  (49.1%)
Females: 165  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

56.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49060.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,244
Hickory Corners:

$67,244
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,941

Hickory Corners CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $173,432
Hickory Corners:

$173,432
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $277,641; detached houses: $278,148
March 2019 cost of living index in Hickory Corners: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 39.0%
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According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Hickory Corners, Michigan as of December 09, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hickory Corners is 27 to 1.


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Ancestries: European (79.9%), German (10.1%), Irish (10.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 967 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (12.5 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (95.1 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (125.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

South Gull Lake, MI (2.0 miles ),
Delton, MI (2.1 miles ),
Richland, MI (2.5 miles ),
Augusta, MI (2.7 miles ),
Level Park-Oak Park, MI (2.9 miles ),
Dowling, MI (2.9 miles ),
Galesburg, MI (3.3 miles ),
Springfield, MI (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 85.38 W

Area code: 269

Distribution of median household income in Hickory Corners, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hickory Corners, MI in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Michigan:

6.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.08
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hickory Corners-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Hickory Corners place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 18.2 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hickory Corners-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.2 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 264.3 miles away from Hickory Corners 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) earthquake occurred 305.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 141.6 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 282.9 miles away from Hickory Corners 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 Barry County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hickory Corners:

  • FOUNDATION FOR BEHAVIORAL RESOURCES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; AUGUSTA, MI)
  • PLAINWELL PINES NURSING AND REHABILITATION COMMUNI (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PLAINWELL, MI)
  • PLAINWELL PINES NURSING CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PLAINWELL, MI)
  • BATTLE CREEK VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 10 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR SENIOR CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • LAURELS OF BEDFORD (THE) (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • ARBORIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GALESBURG, MI)

Amtrak stations near Hickory Corners:

  • 13 miles: BATTLE CREEK (104 CAPITAL AVE. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: KALAMAZOO (459 N. BURDICK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hickory Corners:

  • Kellogg Community College (about 13 miles; Battle Creek, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,078)
  • Western Michigan University (about 17 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 22 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Davenport University (about 30 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Calvin College (about 36 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Cornerstone University (about 39 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 40 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)

Public elementary/middle school in Hickory Corners:

See full list of schools located in Hickory Corners

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Notable locations in Hickory Corners: Hickory Corners Fire Department (A), Walter F Morosky Memorial Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hickory Corners: Hickory Corners Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Gilmore Car Museum (6865 West Hickory Road).

Barry 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 Hickory Corners and their reported violations in the past:

MSU KELLOGG BIRD SANCTUARY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-20-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2008)
TAMARACK VALLEY CHRISTIAN CTR (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-01-2010 and SEP-10-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
WESLEYAN CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RONALD FLACHS DENTAL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE NORTH END DELI (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HICKORY CORNERS BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KOLLIG'S KORNER MARKET (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MSU WK KELLOGG FOREST (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Hickory Corners:

Marital status in Hickory Corners, MI
  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 19.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 39.6%

For population 25 years and over in Hickory Corners:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

1.8
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hickory Corners, MI (based on Barry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,02030
Mainline Protestant4,33020
Catholic2,6814
Other5263
None45,616-
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: 13
This county:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Barry County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Barry County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
This county:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.1%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
Michigan:

13.4%

7.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
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 Kent County, MI  1.92% ($59,303 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.84% ($50,564)
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.75% ($53,634)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Kent County, MI  1.30% ($51,087 average AGI)
to Allegan County, MI  0.76% ($39,250)
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.76% ($50,389)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hickory Corners:

  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hickory Corners:

  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W262AF (100.3 FM; PARCHMENT, MI; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Hickory Corners:

  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WOKZ-CA (Channel 50; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.6mTotal length
  • 391Total average daily traffic
  • 11Total average daily truck traffic
  • 500Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 14505 S Kellogg Rd (Lat: 42.441694 Lon: -85.375556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WPLS583,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.235 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2024, Certifier: Charles D Nystrom, Registrant: Chrouch Communications Inc, 7860 Morrison Lake Rd, Saranac, MI 48881, Phone: (616) 642-3881, Fax: (616) 642-6008, Email:
  • 5141 Sheffield Rd (Lat: 42.441139 Lon: -85.375556), Call Sign: KNCK255,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/1996, Expiration Date: 01/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Ricky Lawrence, 5141 Sheffield Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060, Phone: (616) 671-4689

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Gillmore, 6865 W Hickory Rd (Lat: 42.440667 Lon: -85.421222), Type: Building, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WRJG874,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2020, Expiration Date: 08/27/2030, Certifier: David Vaughan, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Near Int. Of Hickory & Tricks Rds. 1.3 Miles East Of Hickory (Lat: 42.445306 Lon: -85.350556), Call Sign: KDS416,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, 72.1200 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2006, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Ste 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 862-5989, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hickory Corners)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hickory Corners)

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 10. The highest number of reported fires - 20 took place in 2003, and the least - 3 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hickory Corners, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.1%), and Outside Fires (41.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hickory Corners, MI
    • 8249.1%Structure Fires
    • 7041.9%Outside Fires
    • 84.8%Other
    • 74.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hickory Corners, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hickory Corners, MI
  • 79.5%Other fuel
  • 20.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hickory Corners compared to Michigan state average:

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

Hickory Corners on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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