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Population in 2012: 6,555 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 

Males: 3,041  (46.4%)
Females: 3,514  (53.6%)

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

Zip codes: 49849, 49866.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,786 (it was $31,347 in 2000)
Ishpeming:

$38,786
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,851

Ishpeming city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,236 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Ishpeming:

$76,236
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,358; Detached houses: $80,014; Townhouses or other attached units: $66,656; In 2-unit structures: $67,374; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,933; Mobile homes: $81,754

Median gross rent in 2012: $479.

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  • White alone - 6,205 (95.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 177 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 78 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 34 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.06%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ishpeming: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (12.4%), Italian (11.9%), French (8.6%), German (8.5%), Swedish (6.0%), Irish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1411 feet

Land area: 8.69 square miles.

Population density: 755 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ishpeming:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ishpeming city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

35 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Ishpeming, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Ishpeming to the number of sex offenders is 364 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,348 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,151 (1.5%)

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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: +745 (+11.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,096 (37.3%)

Area code: 906

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Crime rates in Ishpeming by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000020000111
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.030.50.00.00.00.015.615.515.3
Rapes 729258620044
per 100,000 104.229.6136.930.576.3123.293.231.00.00.061.961.2
Robberies 001101212131
per 100,000 0.00.015.215.30.015.431.115.531.015.646.415.3
Assaults 464288945863
per 100,000 59.588.760.830.5122.2123.2139.862.077.4125.092.845.9
Burglaries 58411122172020787
per 100,000 74.4118.360.8167.8183.2323.5108.7310.1309.6109.3123.7107.1
Thefts 1251081311111431431301209010410587
per 100,000 1859.81597.21992.41693.12183.52203.12018.61860.81393.41624.51624.11331.1
Auto thefts 611818151684512113
per 100,000 89.3162.7121.7274.6229.0246.5124.262.077.4187.4170.145.9
Arson 210110001210
per 100,000 29.814.80.015.315.30.00.00.015.531.215.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 176.5122.8213.3132.4257.1250.6203.8138.7105.1144.1194.1153.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Michigan average:

1.74

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Ishpeming, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -455 (-6.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marquette County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Glenn T. Seaborg, Kelly Johnson (engineer) - Aerospace engineer, Mike Prusi - Politician, Steven Wiig - Actor, Patrick Daniel Norton - Politician, Mark Ayotte - Basketball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Ishpeming:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Ishpeming, MI

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: 7,952)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 61 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,330)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 137 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 138 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 143 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 157 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 158 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,097)

Public high schools in Ishpeming:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ishpeming:

See full list of schools located in Ishpeming, map of school districts: ISHPEMING PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT

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)

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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; USHighway 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 USHighway 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).

 
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 JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-1996), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-1996), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-1996), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ELY TOWNSHIP-DIORITE (Population served: 168, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-1997)
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)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
WAYSIDE CLUB-GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.9%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.4% for American Indian residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ishpeming, MI

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

Ishpeming compared to Michigan state average:

Ishpeming, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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  • 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ishpeming, Michigan:

  • Best Western Country Inn, 850 US 41 W, Ishpeming, MI 49849 , Phone: (906) 485-6345, Fax: (906) 485-6348
  • Jasper Ridge Inn, 1000 River Pkwy, Ishpeming, MI 49849 , Phone: (906) 485-2378, Fax: (906) 485-5176
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ishpeming, Michigan

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ishpeming travel time to work - commute


Ishpeming mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Ishpeming city (based on Marquette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.97%
Here57.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents52.2%23.1%6.2%4.4%1.9%
Congregations16.3%18.8%11.3%2.5%3.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchBaptist General ConferenceSalvation ArmyAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.4%1.3%1.2%6.5%
Congregations6.3%5.0%2.5%2.5%31.3%
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: 15
Marquette County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marquette County:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Marquette County:

29.0%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
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 3$9,274$37,0961$447
Other Government Administration 2$6,042$36,2526$7,840
Judicial and Legal 1$2,630$31,5600$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$35,125$42,1500$0
Police - Other 1$2,683$32,1961$1,280
Streets and Highways 10$35,211$42,2531$1,047
Solid Waste Management 2$4,736$28,4160$0
Sewerage 1$3,872$46,4640$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,894$35,3644$693
Water Supply 2$5,526$33,1560$0
Local Libraries 3$6,423$25,6923$1,200
Other and Unallocable 6$16,160$32,3200$0
Totals for Government 43$133,576$37,27716$12,507

Ishpeming government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,334,000 ($356.06)
    General - Other: $2,145,000 ($327.23)
    Sewerage: $749,000 ($114.26)
    Water Utilities: $620,000 ($94.58)
    Police Protection: $601,000 ($91.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $525,000 ($80.09)
    Health Services - Other: $439,000 ($66.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $331,000 ($50.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($23.80)
    Central Staff Services: $152,000 ($23.19)
    Libraries: $119,000 ($18.15)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($15.26)
    Fire Protection: $89,000 ($13.58)
    General Public Buildings: $44,000 ($6.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,054,000 ($160.79)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $908,000 ($138.52)
    Benefit Payments: $193,000 ($29.44)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $76,000 ($11.59)
    Withdrawals: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($0.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $196,000 ($29.90)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($7.48)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($7.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($7.17)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($5.03)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($3.97)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($1.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,599,000 ($396.49)

Ishpeming government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $798,000 ($121.74)
    Sewerage: $683,000 ($104.20)
    Housing & Community Development: $335,000 ($51.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($31.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $434,000 ($66.21)
    From Local Government: $63,000 ($9.61)
    Local Employee Contribution: $55,000 ($8.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $493,000 ($75.21)
    All Other: $420,000 ($64.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $285,000 ($43.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $376,000 ($57.36)
    Rents: $330,000 ($50.34)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($19.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $894,000 ($136.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,216,000 ($185.51)
    Highways: $992,000 ($151.33)
    All Other: $421,000 ($64.23)
  • Tax - Property: $1,921,000 ($293.06)
    NEC: $54,000 ($8.24)

Ishpeming government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $85,000 ($12.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($4.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $55,000 ($8.39)

Ishpeming government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($4.58)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,791,000 ($273.23)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,056,000 ($161.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,494,000 ($227.92)

5.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
Marquette County:

0.10%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Houghton County, MI  0.31% ($23,573 average AGI)
from Delta County, MI  0.20% ($28,896)
from Alger County, MI  0.18% ($20,262)


5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Marquette County:

0.08%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Delta County, MI  0.21% ($37,700 average AGI)
to Houghton County, MI  0.20% ($31,936)
to Alger County, MI  0.18% ($39,256)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ishpeming, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 83
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 144
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 222
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25

See more detailed statistics of Ishpeming fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 33,551
Total average daily truck traffic: 526


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Ishpeming


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ishpeming, MI
Businesses in Ishpeming, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS2

Ishpeming on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #40 (49866) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Finnish first ancestries"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Scott J. Perrow (14)
  • Charles R. Sundberg (2)
  • Wade Depas (2)
  • Katie S. Barron (2)
  • Daniel M. Perkins (1)
  • Christian A. Roose (1)
  • Scott Perrow (1)
  • Allison Rogers (1)
  • Michael Rucinski (1)

Total of 23 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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