Kingsford, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 4,981 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 
Males: 2,466  (49.5%)
Females: 2,515  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

47.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49802.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,770 (it was $33,165 in 2000)
Kingsford:

$40,770
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,226 (it was $17,615 in 2000)

Kingsford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,567 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Kingsford:

$83,567
MI:

$155,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $684.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kingsford: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.1%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents, 21.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 18.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kingsford, MI (2017)
    • 4,86795.2%White alone
    • 741.4%Hispanic
    • 501.0%Two or more races
    • 330.6%Black alone
    • 240.5%American Indian alone
    • 280.5%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Kingsford, Michigan as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kingsford is 212 to 1.


Crime rates in Kingsford by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(18.0)
2
(36.9)
7
(132.8)
3
(58.9)
5
(98.9)
2
(40.0)
7
(141.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(36.0)
5
(92.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.3)
2
(39.5)
1
(20.0)
4
(80.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(54.0)
7
(129.0)
5
(94.9)
11
(216.0)
2
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
80
(1,441)
94
(1,732)
54
(1,025)
41
(805.0)
39
(771.2)
30
(599.6)
29
(584.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(18.0)
1
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)89.9127.7153.9102.3122.260.0155.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.43
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (15.8%), Italian (9.7%), Irish (8.0%), American (6.7%), Finnish (6.3%), Swedish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,155 people per square mile   (low).

Kingsford, Michigan map

58 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,680 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,606 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (89.3 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (190.4 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (274.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Iron Mountain, MI (1.3 miles ),
Aurora, WI (1.8 miles ),
Niagara, WI (2.1 miles ),
Quinnesec, MI (2.1 miles ),
Norway, MI (3.0 miles ),
Homestead, WI (3.1 miles ),
Commonwealth, WI (3.2 miles ),
Florence, WI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 45.80 N, Longitude: 88.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +477 (+9.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 747 (32.1%)

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

4.4%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Kingsford, MI
Historical housing units in Kingsford, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +238 (+4.5%).
Most common industries in Kingsford, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Paper (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Kingsford, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Kingsford, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kingsford, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 56.4. This is better than average.

City:

56.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Kingsford-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Kingsford city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1987, a category F3 tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 303.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 384.0 miles away from Kingsford center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 451.7 miles away from Kingsford 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 486.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 409.5 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 269.9 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 Dickinson County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingsford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kingsford:

  • DICKINSON IRON DHD DICKINSON SUBUNIT (818 PYLE DRIVE)
  • MARQUETTE GENERAL HOME HEALTH (800 EAST BOULEVARD)
  • FREEMAN NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY (1805 PYLE DRIVE)
  • MANORCARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1225 WOODWARD AVENUE)

Airports located in Kingsford:

  • Ford Airport (IMT) (Runways: 2, Commercial Ops: 2,080, Air Taxi Ops: 4,316, Itinerant Ops: 700, Local Ops: 500, Military Ops: 10)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingsford:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 62 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 89 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 89 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 94 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 94 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 95 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 107 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)

Public high school in Kingsford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kingsford:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kingsford: Kingsford Police Department (A), Kingsford Department of Public Safety Fire Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Birchwood Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kingsford include: Mount Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Queen of Peace Saint Mary Church (B), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), American Martyrs Church (D), Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (E), Maranatha Assembly of God Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Immanuel Baptist Church (H), Balsam Street Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Cowboy Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Kingsford include: Balzola Field (1), Menominee River Recreation Area (2), Lodal Park (3), Ford Park (4), Flivver Field (5), Cowboy Lake Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Blind Duck Inn (Cowboy Lake).

Birthplace of: Tim Kearney - Football player.

Dickinson 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 Kingsford and their reported violations in the past:

HUNTERS BAR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • IRON DUCK (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KUHNS BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Kingsford in 2000:

  • 152 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Banks with branches in Kingsford (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank & Trust Company of Iron Mountain: Kingsford Branch at 128 South Carpenter Avenue, branch established on 1966/01/10. Info updated 2010/01/06: Bank assets: $297.0 mil, Deposits: $240.9 mil, headquarters in Iron Mountain, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Bancshares, Inc.
  • Northern Michigan Bank & Trust: 600 S Carpenter Branch at 600 S Carpenter, branch established on 1976/12/15. 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
  • Range Bank, National Association: Kingsford Office at 345 South Carpenter, branch established on 2003/09/22. Info updated 2007/01/23: Bank assets: $266.3 mil, Deposits: $228.1 mil, headquarters in Negaunee, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Range Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Kingsford:

Marital status in Kingsford, MI
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Kingsford:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Michigan average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kingsford, MI (based on Dickinson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,3368
Evangelical Protestant6,05126
Mainline Protestant2,15010
Other2702
Orthodox1141
None8,247-
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: 9
This county:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

8.91 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Dickinson County:

28.6%
Michigan:

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

14.6%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kingsford:

47.2%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.3%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Kingsford:

29.1
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kingsford:

27.4%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kingsford:

11.2%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kingsford:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kingsford:

35.9%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

52.6%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Kingsford:

75.4%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kingsford, 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
Police Protection - Officers 16$100,168$75,1260$0
Other Government Administration 5$19,215$46,1165$1,222
Streets and Highways 4$16,260$48,7800$0
Financial Administration 2$6,686$40,1161$1,842
Solid Waste Management 2$7,435$44,6100$0
Sewerage 2$8,869$53,2140$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$7,118$42,7083$4,096
Water Supply 2$8,349$50,0940$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$1,138
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 35$174,100$59,69112$8,298

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $73,000 ($14.66)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($10.24)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,731,000 ($347.52)
    Sewerage: $1,022,000 ($205.18)
    Regular Highways: $764,000 ($153.38)
    Water Utilities: $582,000 ($116.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $451,000 ($90.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $364,000 ($73.08)
    Central Staff Services: $166,000 ($33.33)
    Financial Administration: $159,000 ($31.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000 ($28.51)
    General Public Buildings: $53,000 ($10.64)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $6,732,000 ($1351.54)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $657,000 ($131.90)
    Benefit Payments: $567,000 ($113.83)
    Corporate Bonds: $437,000 ($87.73)
    Withdrawals: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $176,000 ($35.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $61,000 ($12.25)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,036,000 ($408.75)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $700,000 ($140.53)
    Other: $323,000 ($64.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $188,000 ($37.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $71,000 ($14.25)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-502,000 ($-100.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $133,000 ($26.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $349,000 ($70.07)
    Sale of Property: $126,000 ($25.30)
    General Revenue - Other: $66,000 ($13.25)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($10.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($1.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $623,000 ($125.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $799,000 ($160.41)
    General Local Government Support: $487,000 ($97.77)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.60)
  • Tax - Property: $2,358,000 ($473.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $39,000 ($7.83)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,553,000 ($713.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,418,000 ($686.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,000 ($27.10)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,477,000 ($698.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,159,000 ($1035.74)

4.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
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 Delta County, MI  0.36% ($36,231 average AGI)
from Marquette County, MI  0.35% ($28,368)
from Marinette County, WI  0.34% ($31,081)


4.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
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 Marinette County, WI  0.43% ($33,404 average AGI)
to Florence County, WI  0.35% ($35,053)
to Brown County, WI  0.31% ($43,441)
Businesses in Kingsford, MI
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1True Value2
JCPenney1UPS3
MasterBrand Cabinets2Vans1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingsford:

  • WMIQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingsford:

  • WOBE (100.7 FM; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WJNR-FM (101.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • W244AW (96.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR CNTY WI)
  • WHTO (106.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: TODD STUART NOORDYK)
  • WEUL (98.1 FM; KINGSFORD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WVCM (91.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA INC.)
  • WIMK (93.1 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZNL (94.3 FM; NORWAY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WIKB-FM (99.1 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WMVM (91.3 FM; GOODMAN, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kingsford:

  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDHS (Channel 8; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJMN-TV (Channel 3; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
Kingsford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kingsford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.0mTotal length
  • 5,620Total average daily traffic
  • 224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,054Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • James W Lienau, 420 West Breitung Avenue, Kingsford, Mi (Lat: 45.798778 Lon: -88.074111), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Hill & Welch, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 775-0070
  • James W Lienau, 420 West Breitung Avenue, Kingsford, Mi (Lat: 45.798778 Lon: -88.074111), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Hill & Welch, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 775-0070
  • Mark M Naze, 420 West Breitung Avenue, Kingsford, Mi (Lat: 45.798778 Lon: -88.074111), Type: 33.5, Structure height: 26043 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Hill & Welch, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 857-1470
  • Leslie N Lindeman, 420 West Breitung Avenue, Kingsford, Mi (Lat: 45.798778 Lon: -88.074111), Type: 33.5, Structure height: 26043 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Vertical Bridge Towers, LLC, Fcc-Faa@verticalbridge.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 221-0987
  • Leslie N Lindeman, 420 West Breitung Avenue, Kingsford, Mi (Lat: 45.798778 Lon: -88.074111), Type: 33.5, Structure height: 26043 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Vertical Bridge Towers, LLC, Fcc-Faa@verticalbridge.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 406-4015
  • Dawn L Keniley, 420 West Breitung Avenue, Kingsford, Mi (Lat: 45.798778 Lon: -88.074111), Type: 33.5, Structure height: 26043 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Vb-S1 Assets, LLC, Fcc-Faa@verticalbridge.Com, Suite 200, Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 406-4015

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 609 S Carpenter Ave (Lat: 45.805778 Lon: -88.050139), Call Sign: KSW898,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/1997, Expiration Date: 03/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002, Registrant: Fayas And Sons Inc, 609 Carpenter Ave, Kingsford, MI 49801, Phone: (906) 774-0377
  • 801 S Carpenter (Lat: 45.798556 Lon: -88.070417), Call Sign: KVO406, Licensee ID: L00046061,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.230 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2004, Expiration Date: 12/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2014, Registrant: Grede Foundries Inc, Milwaukee, WI 53226-0499, Phone: (906) 774-7250
  • 600 S Carpenter Ave (Lat: 45.801667 Lon: -88.070000), Call Sign: WQDZ582,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 452.087 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2015, Expiration Date: 12/07/2025, Certifier: Lisa Monnig, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, ., Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 45.818333 Lon: -88.114417, Call Sign: WQUH771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.700 MHz, 460.812 MHz, 460.700 MHz, 460.812 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2014, Expiration Date: 07/11/2024, Certifier: Tom Davis, Registrant: Delta Airlines, Inc., 7208 34th Ave., S., Dept. F694, Minneapolis, MN 55450-1106, Phone: (612) 266-4200, Fax: (612) 266-4203, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KINGSFORD, Lat: 45.820111 Lon: -88.067194, Call Sign: WPQZ203, Licensee ID: L00286450,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2010, Expiration Date: 12/08/2020, Certifier: Anthony D Edlebeck, Registrant: Kingsford City Of

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • 250 Riverhills Rd. (Lat: 45.813611 Lon: -88.118056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.8 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPXB825,
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.450 MHz, 136.475 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2003, Expiration Date: 08/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2003, Certifier: Arthur J Ercolani, Registrant: Honeywell International Inc., 23500 W. 105th St., Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: (913) 712-2759, Email:
  • 250 Riverhills Rd. (Lat: 45.813611 Lon: -88.118056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.8 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPXJ477,
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.450 MHz, 136.475 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2008, Expiration Date: 12/31/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2010, Certifier: Arthur J Ercolani, Registrant: Honeywell International, Inc., 23500 W. 105th Street, Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: (913) 712-2352, Fax: (913) 712-2951, Email:
  • Ford Airport (Lat: 45.818361 Lon: -88.114556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPYM353,
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.600 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2003, Expiration Date: 09/08/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2008, Certifier: Kris E Hutchison, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 266-2047, Email:
  • Ford Airport 250 Riverhills Road (Lat: 45.818278 Lon: -88.115139), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQKA750,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 03/10/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2019, Certifier: Melanie M Roath, Registrant: Superior Aviation, 250 Riverhills Road, Kingsford, MI 49802, Phone: (906) 774-0400, Fax: (906) 774-4118, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kingsford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Kingsford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 - 22 took place in 2002, and the least - 5 in 2011. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Kingsford, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.1%), and Other (22.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kingsford, MI
    • 7848.1%Structure Fires
    • 3722.8%Other
    • 2716.7%Outside Fires
    • 2012.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kingsford, MI
Most common first names in Kingsford, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2479.3 years
Robert2375.2 years
Mary2082.1 years
James1876.8 years
William1777.5 years
George1381.0 years
Frank1279.0 years
Dorothy1181.8 years
Donald1072.0 years
Helen1085.5 years
Most common last names in Kingsford, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2773.7 years
Peterson1684.3 years
Anderson1581.3 years
Larson1377.5 years
Carlson979.7 years
Erickson981.1 years
Hanson777.1 years
Nelson790.3 years
Miller786.0 years
Swanson578.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kingsford, MI
  • 91.4%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kingsford, MI
  • 72.6%Utility gas
  • 22.6%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood


Kingsford 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Kingsford on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #37 (49802) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
There are 6 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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