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Population in 2012: 1,003 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 

Males: 501  (50.0%)
Females: 502  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  44.1 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49945.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,253 (it was $24,234 in 2000)
Lake Linden:

$36,253
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,014

Lake Linden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,819 (it was $43,100 in 2000)
Lake Linden:

$60,819
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $78,536; Detached houses: $79,145; Townhouses or other attached units: $36,638; In 2-unit structures: $105,843; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $89,560; Mobile homes: $68,527

Median gross rent in 2012: $463.

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  • White alone - 975 (96.8%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Linden: 75.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (13.9%), French (13.3%), German (12.5%), French Canadian (7.2%), Swedish (5.5%), Irish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,528 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lake Linden:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Linden village:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

8 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.8%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Lake Linden, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Linden to the number of sex offenders is 201 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,205 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,186 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (177.3 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (273.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (372.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hubbell, MI (1.4 miles ), Laurium, MI (1.8 miles ), Calumet, MI (2.1 miles ), Copper City, MI (2.5 miles ), Ahmeek, MI (2.7 miles) , Dollar Bay, MI (2.7 miles ), Houghton, MI (3.0 miles ), Hancock, MI (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 47.20 N, Longitude: 88.41 W

Area code: 906

Lake Linden household income distribution Lake Linden home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Lake Linden by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2006 2009
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00120
per 100,000 0.00.093.3192.10.0
Burglaries 13481
per 100,000 92.0274.5373.1768.595.8
Thefts 91222122
per 100,000 828.01097.92052.21152.7191.6
Auto thefts 12011
per 100,000 92.0183.00.096.195.8
Arson 01000
per 100,000 0.091.50.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 314.6) 46.577.1125.7144.721.8

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

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

0.99
Michigan average:

1.74

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -165 (-13.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houghton County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Manson Benedict - Nuclear engineer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Lake Linden:

  • OUR LADY OF MERCY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HUBBELL, MI)
  • ASPIRUS KEWEENAW HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; LAURIUM, MI)
  • PORTAGE HEALTH DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; HANCOCK, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Lake Linden, MI

Local government website: WWW.LAKELINDEN.NET

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

  • Michigan Technological University (about 9 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 66 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 7,952)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 176 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 177 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 177 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lake Superior College (about 179 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 186 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)

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Public elementary/middle school in Lake Linden:

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Library in Lake Linden:

  • LAKE LINDEN-HUBBELL SCHOOL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,125; Location: 601 CALUMET STREET; 15,320 books; 1 e-books; 25 audio materials; 175 video materials; 75 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lake Linden: Bootjack Fire Hall (A), Lake Linden Village Police (B), Lake Linden-Hubbell Public Library (C), Lake Linden Village Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Linden include: Saint John's Lutheran Church (A), Saint Joseph Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.1%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  54.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.3%
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: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Linden, MI

8 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Lake Linden compared to Michigan state average:

Lake Linden, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value 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.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Lake Linden (2011 data):

  • Range Bank, National Association: Lake Linden Office at 346 Third Street, branch established on 1967/01/03. 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
  • Superior National Bank & Trust Company: Lake Linden Branch at 53115 State Highway M26, branch established on 1976/06/01. Info updated 2009/03/03: Bank assets: $511.7 mil, Deposits: $439.5 mil, headquarters in Hancock, MI, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Keweenaw Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lake Linden travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lake Linden village (based on Houghton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.29%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents55.3%19.2%7.1%3.7%2.8%
Congregations20.0%14.5%12.7%5.5%1.8%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEpiscopal ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.5%0.9%6.2%
Congregations3.6%3.6%3.6%1.8%32.7%
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: 11
Houghton County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Houghton County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

11.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Houghton County:

28.8%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
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 0$0 1$1,838
Other Government Administration 1$2,681$32,1720$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,061
Firefighters 0$0 14$1,855
Streets and Highways 3$8,214$32,8560$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$11,216$67,2962$5,934
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$496
Totals for Government 6$22,111$44,22219$11,184

Lake Linden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,211,000 ($1207.38)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($42.87)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $179,000 ($178.46)
    General - Other: $157,000 ($156.53)
    Water Utilities: $72,000 ($71.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($52.84)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($44.87)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($43.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($33.90)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($16.95)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($11.96)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($3.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $50,000 ($49.85)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($20.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($4.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $213,000 ($212.36)

Lake Linden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($56.83)
    All Other: $18,000 ($17.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($14.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $85,000 ($84.75)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($11.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($156.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $156,000 ($155.53)
    Highways: $127,000 ($126.62)
    All Other: $2,000 ($1.99)
  • Tax - Property: $164,000 ($163.51)

Lake Linden government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,133,000 ($1129.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,133,000 ($1129.61)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $364,000 ($362.91)

6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.87% of residents moved from foreign countries ($607 average AGI)
Houghton County:

0.87%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marquette County, MI  0.40% ($31,936 average AGI)
from Baraga County, MI  0.21% ($26,760)
from Keweenaw County, MI  0.16% ($27,474)


7.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marquette County, MI  0.63% ($23,573 average AGI)
to Keweenaw County, MI  0.27% ($58,688)
to Oakland County, MI  0.23% ($23,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Linden:

  • WCCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMPL (920 AM; 1 kW; HANCOCK, MI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Linden:

  • WGLI (98.7 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WOLV (97.7 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W260AC (99.9 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WHKB (102.3 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKMJ-FM (93.5 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: VICTOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGGL-FM (91.1 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; L'ANSE, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; BARAGA, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W224AO (92.7 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Linden:

  • WBKP (Channel 5; CALUMET, MI; Owner: SCANLAN TELEVISION, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Brian Meier, 28669 Gregoire Rd (Lat: 47.191944 Lon: -88.390556), Type: 92.6, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@cstower.Org, 323 S. HALE ST., SUITE 100
  • Brian Meier, 28669 Gregoire Rd (Lat: 47.191944 Lon: -88.390556), Type: 92.6, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@cstower.Org, 323 S. HALE ST., SUITE 100
  • Lottie L Thompson, 28669 Gregoire Rd (Lat: 47.191944 Lon: -88.390556), Type: 92.6, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Christopher B Page, 28669 Gregoire Rd (311161) (Lat: 47.191944 Lon: -88.390556), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Christopher B Page, 28669 Gregoire Rd (311161) (Lat: 47.191944 Lon: -88.390556), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Bridget Carter, 28669 Gregoire Rd (311161) (Lat: 47.191944 Lon: -88.390556), Type: 93.0, Structure height: 26061 m, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 601 Calumet St (Lat: 47.197139 Lon: -88.405667), Call Sign: KNCB875, Licensee ID: L00064310
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/1997, Expiration Date: 03/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002
    Registrant: Lake Linden Hubbell Public Schools, 601 Calumet St, Lake Linden, MI 49945

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Co Rd T641 Fire 169 (Lat: 47.116028 Lon: -88.417611), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQB451
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/1994, Expiration Date: 10/03/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Dreamland Hotel Inc, Rt 1 Bootjack Rd, Lake Linden, MI 49945

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Linden)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Lake Linden


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Most common first names in Lake Linden, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3177.5 years
Mary2585.0 years
Joseph2282.5 years
Robert2172.7 years
Raymond2178.6 years
Edward2073.9 years
William2073.2 years
George1869.8 years
Eleanor1675.4 years
Henry1380.0 years
Most common last names in Lake Linden, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dupuis1880.7 years
Baril1274.4 years
Codere1278.1 years
Dion1078.6 years
Beaudoin1078.7 years
Paquette978.3 years
Miller986.1 years
Rheault979.0 years
Smith978.2 years
Perreault876.3 years
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