Ishpeming, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 6,445 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 3,022  (46.9%)
Females: 3,423  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49849, 49866.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,216 (it was $31,347 in 2000)
Ishpeming:

$43,216
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,733 (it was $16,946 in 2000)

Ishpeming city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,176 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Ishpeming:

$105,176
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $204,060; detached houses: $207,943; townhouses or other attached units: $306,912; in 2-unit structures: $153,990; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $536,027; mobile homes: $45,364

Median gross rent in 2017: $531.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ishpeming: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.9%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 54.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ishpeming, MI (2010)
    • 6,17495.4%White alone
    • 1292.0%Two or more races
    • 701.1%American Indian alone
    • 631.0%Hispanic
    • 180.3%Asian alone
    • 140.2%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Ishpeming, Michigan as of September 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ishpeming is 136 to 1.


Crime rates in Ishpeming by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(76.3)
8
(123.2)
6
(93.2)
2
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(61.9)
4
(61.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.5)
9
(137.5)
9
(138.8)
4
(61.8)
4
(62.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
2
(31.1)
1
(15.5)
2
(31.0)
1
(15.6)
3
(46.4)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(122.2)
8
(123.2)
9
(139.8)
4
(62.0)
5
(77.4)
8
(125.0)
6
(92.8)
3
(45.9)
7
(106.4)
2
(30.5)
7
(106.9)
8
(123.4)
8
(123.6)
15
(232.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(183.2)
21
(323.5)
7
(108.7)
20
(310.1)
20
(309.6)
7
(109.3)
8
(123.7)
7
(107.1)
11
(167.1)
5
(76.4)
5
(76.4)
8
(123.4)
7
(108.2)
7
(108.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
143
(2,184)
143
(2,203)
130
(2,019)
120
(1,861)
90
(1,393)
104
(1,624)
105
(1,624)
87
(1,331)
83
(1,261)
81
(1,237)
80
(1,222)
71
(1,095)
70
(1,082)
63
(978.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(229.0)
16
(246.5)
8
(124.2)
4
(62.0)
5
(77.4)
12
(187.4)
11
(170.1)
3
(45.9)
6
(91.2)
4
(61.1)
6
(91.6)
6
(92.5)
9
(139.1)
5
(77.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
2
(31.2)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)265.1258.4210.1143.0108.4148.5200.2157.795.390.3202.1195.5140.8149.2

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City-data.com crime index in Ishpeming, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: Finnish (27.3%), Italian (15.3%), English (13.0%), German (6.8%), French Canadian (5.3%), American (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1411 feet

Land area: 8.69 square miles.

Population density: 742 people per square mile   (low).

Ishpeming, Michigan map

71 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,529 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,300 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (137.9 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (238.4 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (321.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

West Ishpeming, MI (1.5 miles ),
Negaunee, MI (1.8 miles ),
Palmer, MI (2.3 miles ),
Trowbridge Park, MI (3.5 miles ),
Marquette, MI (3.6 miles ),
Harvey, MI (3.9 miles ),
Republic, MI (4.1 miles ),
K. I. Sawyer AFB, MI (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 46.49 N, Longitude: 87.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +406 (+6.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,084 (38.4%)

Area code: 906

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

5.7%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Ishpeming, MI
Historical housing units in Ishpeming, MI
Most common industries in Ishpeming, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (14.3%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Ishpeming, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Electricians (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Ishpeming, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ishpeming-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 405.5 miles away from Ishpeming center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 467.8 miles away from Ishpeming 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 500.2 miles away from the city 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 353.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 443.8 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 296.7 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 Marquette County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ishpeming topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ishpeming:

  • BELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 901 LAKESHORE DRIVE)
  • MARQUETTE COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (200 W SAGINAW ST)
  • MATHER NURSING CENTER (435 STONEVILLE RD)

Airports located in Ishpeming:

Amtrak station near Ishpeming:

  • 14 miles: MARQUETTE (MARQUETTE CTA, 145 W. SPRING ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ishpeming:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 14 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 61 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 137 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 138 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 142 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 143 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 157 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)

Public high schools in Ishpeming:

  • WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 342, Location: 300 SOUTH WESTWOOD DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • ISHPEMING HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 319 EAST DIVISION ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ishpeming:

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Library in Ishpeming:

  • ISHPEMING CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $268,913; Location: 317 NORTH MAIN STREET; 56,403 books; 1,123 audio materials; 795 video materials; 2 other licensed databases; 91 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ishpeming: Jasper Knob Scenic Overlook (A), Country Village RV Park (B), Ishpeming Station (C), Ishpeming Police Department (D), Ishpeming Volunteer Fire Department (E), Ishpeming City Library (F), Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ishpeming include: Bethany Lutheran Church (A), Saint Joseph Church (B), Laestadian Church (C), Wesley United Methodist Church (D), United Evangelical Covenant Church (E), Saint John the Evangelist Church (F), Old Fashion Baptist Church (G), Good Shepherd Fellowship (H), Trinity Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Lake (A), Lake Minnie (B), Lake Bancroft (C), Lake Bacon (D), Baby Lake (E), Lake Angeline (F), Lake Sally (G), Lily Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Partridge Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ishpeming include: Al Quaal Recreation Area (1), Mother Baseball Diamond (2), Lake Angeline Park (3), Lake Bancroft Park (4), Ishpeming: Historic Ski Center Historical Marker (5), Cliffs Shaft Mine Historical Marker (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Debbi Tours Travel & Cruise (Tours & Charters; 380 Stoneville Road), Horn Peter J (Tours & Charters; US Highway 41), Gregorich Ernest (Tours & Charters; 41 Highway West).

Hotels: Enchanted Inn Bed & Breakfast (866 County Road 478), Coaches Party Store Motel and Trailer Court (4461 US Highway 41), Best Western Country Inn (850 U South 41 West), Country Village - Best Western Country Inn (850 Us Highway 41 West), Best Western Jasper Ridge Inn (1000 River Parkway), Gregorich Ernest (41 Highway West).

Court: Marquette County - Road Commission- Ishpeming- Office (North 2nd).

Birthplace of: Glenn T. Seaborg, Kelly Johnson (engineer) - Aerospace engineer, Mike Prusi - Politician, Steven Wiig - Actor, Patrick Daniel Norton - Politician, Mark Ayotte - Basketball player.

Marquette 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 Ishpeming and their reported violations in the past:

ELY TOWNSHIP-GREENWOOD (Population served: 266, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WAYSIDE CLUB-GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TILDEN TOWNSHIP HALL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • ELY TOWNSHIP-DIORITE (Population served: 168, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.9%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Ishpeming in 2010:

  • 140 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Ishpeming in 2000:

  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Ishpeming (2011 data):

  • The Peninsula Bank of Ishpeming: The Peninsula Bank Of Ishpeming at 100 South Main Street, branch established on 1887/10/27; Pen North Branch at 900 U.S. 41 West, branch established on 1993/05/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $137.3 mil, Deposits: $115.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Peninsula Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ishpeming North Branch at 700 Us Hwy 41 W, branch established on 1980/08/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Northern Michigan Bank & Trust: Palms Avenue Branch at 743 Palms Avenue, branch established on 2012/01/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $224.5 mil, Deposits: $203.7 mil, headquarters in Escanaba, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Michigan Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: Us 41 Po Box 524 Branch at 662 Palms Ave, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Ishpeming:

Marital status in Ishpeming, MI
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 22.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ishpeming:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Ishpeming, MI (based on Marquette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,62613
Mainline Protestant10,11331
Evangelical Protestant5,53942
Other8139
Orthodox451
None34,941-
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: 15
Marquette County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Marquette County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

8.8%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.0%
Michigan:

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

12.1%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ishpeming:

47.0%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.8%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.1%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ishpeming:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ishpeming:

34.9%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.2%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.5%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ishpeming, 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
Streets and Highways 17$74,674$52,7110$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$41,205$54,9400$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$19,465$38,9300$0
Other Government Administration 4$17,847$53,54110$1,094
Financial Administration 2$7,178$43,0681$1,377
Parks and Recreation 2$11,345$68,0705$704
Water Supply 2$10,477$62,8620$0
Local Libraries 2$5,517$33,1023$2,489
Police - Other 1$3,033$36,3961$609
Other and Unallocable 1$3,460$41,5201$1,116
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$240
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 46$194,201$50,66122$7,629

Ishpeming government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $234,000 ($36.31)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,159,000 ($334.99)
    Regular Highways: $1,455,000 ($225.76)
    Sewerage: $1,024,000 ($158.88)
    Water Utilities: $997,000 ($154.69)
    Police Protection: $620,000 ($96.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $536,000 ($83.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $357,000 ($55.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $197,000 ($30.57)
    Central Staff Services: $172,000 ($26.69)
    Libraries: $129,000 ($20.02)
    Financial Administration: $102,000 ($15.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000 ($15.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($7.76)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($6.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($1.71)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $2,238,000 ($347.25)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,265,000 ($196.28)
    Other Investments - Other: $969,000 ($150.35)
    Benefit Payments: $362,000 ($56.17)
    Withdrawals: $8,000 ($1.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($19.08)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($3.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $174,000 ($27.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $95,000 ($14.74)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($4.19)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($3.57)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($2.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($1.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,359,000 ($366.02)

Ishpeming government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,049,000 ($162.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $515,000 ($79.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $446,000 ($69.20)
    Other: $130,000 ($20.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($8.84)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $276,000 ($42.82)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $98,000 ($15.21)
    Local Employee Contribution: $59,000 ($9.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $399,000 ($61.91)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $141,000 ($21.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $242,000 ($37.55)
    General Revenue - Other: $171,000 ($26.53)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($8.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $46,000 ($7.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $28,000 ($4.34)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($2.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,218,000 ($188.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $760,000 ($117.92)
    Highways: $674,000 ($104.58)
    Other: $20,000 ($3.10)
  • Tax - Property: $2,417,000 ($375.02)
    Other License: $77,000 ($11.95)

Ishpeming government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,758,000 ($738.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,975,000 ($461.60)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,065,000 ($320.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000 ($43.75)

Ishpeming government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,347,000 ($364.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,075,000 ($166.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,402,000 ($993.33)

4.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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 Houghton County, MI  0.22% ($29,655 average AGI)
from Alger County, MI  0.20% ($31,235)
from Delta County, MI  0.20% ($23,580)


5.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
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 Delta County, MI  0.27% ($34,743 average AGI)
to Alger County, MI  0.17% ($40,909)
to Houghton County, MI  0.17% ($31,205)
Businesses in Ishpeming, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Ishpeming:

  • WIAN (1240 AM; 1 kW; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ishpeming:

  • WKQS-FM (101.9 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WMQT-FM (107.7 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: TACONITE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNGE (99.5 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W260AG (99.9 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFXD (103.3 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WJPD (92.3 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WUPK (94.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHWL (95.7 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WGLQ (97.1 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; BARAGA, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUPX (91.5 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ishpeming:

  • WMQF (Channel 19; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: MARQUETTE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WNMU (Channel 13; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: BD. OF CONTROL OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WUPT-LP (Channel 43; REPUBLIC, MI; Owner: WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W07DB (Channel 7; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Ishpeming fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ishpeming fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.6mTotal length
  • 38,431Total average daily traffic
  • 1,782Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,897Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 34. The highest number of reported fires - 46 took place in 2010, and the least - 24 in 2015. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Ishpeming, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.8%), and Outside Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ishpeming, MI
    • 27447.8%Structure Fires
    • 17230.0%Outside Fires
    • 8214.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 457.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ishpeming, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ishpeming, MI
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ishpeming, MI
  • 51.2%Utility gas
  • 42.1%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Ishpeming compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Ishpeming on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 (49866) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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