Lake Fenton, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 5,559. Population change since 2000: +14.0%
Males: 2,615  (47.1%)
Females: 2,944  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48430.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $72,004 (it was $67,885 in 2000)
Lake Fenton:

$72,004
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,032 (it was $32,717 in 2000)

Lake Fenton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $155,848 (it was $199,800 in 2000)
Lake Fenton:

$155,848
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $102,285; Detached houses: $107,346; Townhouses or other attached units: $97,339; In 2-unit structures: $57,979; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,759; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $79,976; Mobile homes: $17,496

Median gross rent in 2013: $742.

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  • Races in Lake Fenton, MI (2010)

    Lake Fenton races chart
    • 5,27794.9%White alone
    • 1232.2%Hispanic
    • 581.0%Asian alone
    • 551.0%Two or more races
    • 310.6%Black alone
    • 140.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Fenton: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.0%), Irish (9.7%), English (8.1%), French (6.8%), United States (6.7%), Polish (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 5.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,008 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Fenton,MI real estate house value index trend

Lake Fenton, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Fenton:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Fenton CDP:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

163 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.3% Oceania, 0.3% North America).

This place:

3.1%
Michigan:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,191 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,821 (2.2%)

Lake Fenton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flint, MI (12.7 miles , pop. 124,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (44.2 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (214.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fenton, MI (1.8 miles ), Linden, MI (2.0 miles ), Holly, MI (2.3 miles ), Argentine, MI (2.7 miles ), Grand Blanc, MI (2.7 miles ), Swartz Creek, MI (3.2 miles ), Gaines, MI (3.2 miles ), Burton, MI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 42.84 N, Longitude: 83.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,539 (-49.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 57 (2.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 810

Lake Fenton household income distribution Lake Fenton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Lake Fenton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Fenton, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Fenton-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Lake Fenton place center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 116 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Fenton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 193.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from Lake Fenton center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 321.1 miles away from Lake Fenton 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 374.5 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 Genesee County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Fenton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Fenton:

  • CRESTMONT NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FENTON, MI)
  • FENTON EXTENDED CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FENTON, MI)
  • FENTON HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FENTON, MI)
  • FENTON DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; FENTON, MI)
  • HAMMOND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FENTON, MI)
  • CARETEL INNS OF LINDEN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LINDEN, MI)
  • HOLLY CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HOLLY, MI)

Amtrak stations near Lake Fenton:

  • 13 miles: FLINT (1407 S. DORT HWY.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: DURAND (200 RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Fenton:

  • Baker College of Flint (about 10 miles; Flint, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,877)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 10 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Kettering University (about 12 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 13 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Mott Community College (about 13 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • Oakland Community College (about 21 miles; Bloomfield Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 18,956)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 26 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)

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Notable location: Fenton Township Fire and Rescue Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lake Fenton include: Transfiguration Church (A), Lake Fenton United Methodist Church (B), Faith City Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Long Lake Landing Cemetery (1), Gage Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Petts Lake (A), Little Long Lake (B), McCully Lake (C), Lake Fenton (D), Dollar Lake (E), Crooked Lake (F), Barnum Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Genesee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.9. This is about average.

City:

76.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.34
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.97
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.0%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Lake Fenton compared to Michigan state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Michigan average:

11.0

Lake Fenton travel time to work - commute Lake Fenton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lake Fenton CDP (based on Genesee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,625248
Catholic45,56625
Mainline Protestant22,57582
Black Protestant20,76860
Other17,83737
Orthodox1,3924
None258,027-
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: 109
Genesee County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Genesee County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Genesee County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Here:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Genesee County:

33.6%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

13.4%

3.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.49%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oakland County, MI  0.54% ($38,061 average AGI)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.24% ($27,633)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.21% ($34,867)


4.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oakland County, MI  0.68% ($39,046 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.24% ($31,888)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.18% ($29,329)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Fenton:

  • WCXI (1160 AM; 1 kW; FENTON, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WSNL (600 AM; 1 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Fenton:

  • WAKL (88.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)
  • WCRZ (107.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WWCK-FM (105.5 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDZZ-FM (92.7 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHMI-FM (93.5 FM; HOWELL, MI; Owner: THE LIVINGSTON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Fenton:

  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W09CK (Channel 9; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WXON-LP (Channel 54; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$119,08329$213,552139$180,5566$25,9101$216,80016$246,3661$13,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$07$40,93414$177,0032$7,9850$03$48,4573$15,127
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$101,7969$282,06150$182,9003$19,0470$05$77,8123$11,763
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$117,3061$288,22036$205,5231$23,5300$03$215,9570$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$203,3530$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$236,9652$122,685
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$113,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$249,5701$191,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.01

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