Lake Odessa, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 2,040 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 
Males: 1,027  (50.4%)
Females: 1,013  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48849.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,961 (it was $34,896 in 2000)
Lake Odessa:

$46,961
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,960 (it was $19,822 in 2000)

Lake Odessa village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $108,505 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Lake Odessa:

$108,505
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $114,152; detached houses: $125,104; mobile homes: $42,950

Median gross rent in 2019: $683.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Odessa: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.5%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.4% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Lake Odessa, MI (2019)
    • 1,77985.4%White alone
    • 22010.6%Hispanic
    • 432.1%Two or more races
    • 401.9%Black alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Lake Odessa, Michigan as of January 28, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Odessa is 65 to 1.


Crime rates in Lake Odessa by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
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)
2
(87.6)
1
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(90.5)
1
(45.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(99.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.2)
4
(196.9)
4
(196.6)
2
(98.5)
1
(49.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(43.8)
1
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.3)
9
(412.8)
1
(49.6)
6
(296.6)
2
(99.2)
1
(49.4)
8
(393.5)
3
(147.6)
2
(98.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(306.7)
2
(87.7)
1
(44.9)
2
(90.5)
2
(91.7)
11
(545.6)
6
(296.6)
2
(99.2)
4
(197.4)
1
(49.2)
4
(196.9)
7
(344.0)
1
(49.2)
3
(147.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(1,358)
33
(1,447)
1
(44.9)
14
(633.8)
10
(458.7)
29
(1,438)
19
(939.2)
16
(793.3)
9
(444.2)
10
(491.9)
6
(295.3)
18
(884.5)
3
(147.7)
13
(638.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(87.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.4)
1
(49.6)
1
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.1)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.1)
City-Data.com crime index161.7107.84.9116.8144.0105.7121.6156.745.4155.9212.6240.388.185.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lake Odessa, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: German (18.3%), Dutch (11.2%), American (9.0%), English (5.8%), Polish (5.2%), Irish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 2,485 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Odessa, Michigan map

24 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,728 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,619 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (29.2 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (107.1 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (145.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Woodland, MI (2.0 miles ),
Clarksville, MI (2.6 miles ),
Sunfield, MI (2.7 miles ),
Freeport, MI (3.0 miles ),
Saranac, MI (3.3 miles ),
Hastings, MI (3.5 miles ),
Vermontville, MI (3.5 miles ),
Mulliken, MI (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.78 N, Longitude: 85.14 W

Area code: 616

Distribution of median household income in Lake Odessa, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lake Odessa, MI in 2019
Lake Odessa satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Michigan:

6.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Lake Odessa, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.5%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Food (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Lake Odessa, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Lake Odessa, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake Odessa, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Lake Odessa-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Lake Odessa village center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Odessa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.5 miles away from Lake Odessa 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 259.0 miles away from Lake Odessa center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 160.3 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 332.5 miles away from Lake Odessa 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 322.8 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 Ionia County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Odessa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Odessa:

  • MAGNUMCARE OF HASTINGS, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HASTINGS, MI)
  • DAVITA - IONIA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; IONIA, MI)
  • PENNOCK HOMECARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HASTINGS, MI)
  • BARRY COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HASTINGS, MI)
  • THORNAPPLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HASTINGS, MI)
  • PENNOCK HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HASTINGS, MI)
  • IONIA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; IONIA, MI)

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

  • Davenport University (about 21 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,955)
  • Calvin College (about 26 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Cornerstone University (about 27 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 30 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Lansing Community College (about 30 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 32 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Michigan State University (about 34 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,736)

Public high school in Lake Odessa:

Private high school in Lake Odessa:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 29, Location: 7455 N WOODLAND RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Lake Odessa:

  • WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 812 WASHINGTON BLVD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Lake Odessa

Library in Lake Odessa:

  • LAKE ODESSA COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $284,375; Location: 1007 FOURTH AVENUE; 22,944 books; 1,240 audio materials; 1,117 video materials; 66 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lake Odessa: Lake Odessa Station (A), Lake Odessa Police Department (B), Lake Odessa Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Odessa include: Christian Reformed Church (A), Harvest Community Church (B), Saint Edward Catholic Church (C), Central United Methodist Church (D), Congregational Church (E), Living Gospel Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Hartzlers Charters & Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 620 Jordan Lake Street).

Ionia 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 Lake Odessa and their reported violations in the past:

OUTREACH CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 456, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKEWOOD UNITED METHODIST CH. (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SEBEWA CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TERRY'S WOODBURY CAFE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • WEST BERLIN WESLEYAN CHURCH (Population served: 299, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKEWOOD HEALTH LLC (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY U.B. CHURCH (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

64.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.9%
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: 0.0% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Lake Odessa (2011 data):

  • Union Bank: at 933 4th Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01; Drive-In Branch at 1150 Jordan Lake Street, branch established on 1977/11/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $175.2 mil, Deposits: $152.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Union Financial Corporation
  • Commercial Bank: 802 Fourth Ave Branch at 802 Fourth Avenue, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2010/07/19: Bank assets: $374.9 mil, Deposits: $320.7 mil, headquarters in Alma, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial National Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Lake Odessa:

Marital status in Lake Odessa, MI
  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Odessa:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lake Odessa
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lake Odessa, MI (based on Ionia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,4108
Evangelical Protestant6,02948
Mainline Protestant3,34822
Other2632
Orthodox301
None41,825-
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: 11
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Ionia County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Ionia County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

8.2%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Michigan:

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

17.6%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lake Odessa:

46.5%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Odessa:

41.9%
State:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Lake Odessa:

28.7
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.7%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Odessa:

10.7%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Odessa:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Odessa:

33.6%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

52.9%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Odessa:

76.9%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Odessa, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$16,361$65,4444$3,048
Water Supply 2$8,200$49,2000$0
Streets and Highways 2$8,231$49,3861$886
Financial Administration 1$5,476$65,7120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,140
Totals for Government 8$38,267$57,40113$5,074

Lake Odessa government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $478,000 ($234.31)
    Regular Highways: $357,000 ($175.00)
    Police Protection: $265,000 ($129.90)
    Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($50.98)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($22.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($15.20)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($6.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($31.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $98,000 ($48.04)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($26.96)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $518,000 ($253.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($12.75)

Lake Odessa government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($11.76)
    Other: $13,000 ($6.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($2.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $42,000 ($20.59)
    Rents: $27,000 ($13.24)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($5.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($3.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($2.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,257,000 ($616.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $204,000 ($100.00)
    Highways: $180,000 ($88.24)
    Other: $33,000 ($16.18)
  • Tax - Property: $693,000 ($339.71)
    Other License: $7,000 ($3.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.49)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.49)

Lake Odessa government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,214,000 ($1575.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,445,000 ($1198.53)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,862,000 ($912.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,093,000 ($535.78)

Lake Odessa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,199,000 ($587.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,521,000 ($1235.78)

6.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,701 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Kent County, MI  1.84% ($45,654 average AGI)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.87% ($32,985)
from Eaton County, MI  0.43% ($44,276)


6.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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 Kent County, MI  1.62% ($43,208 average AGI)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.87% ($39,939)
to Eaton County, MI  0.51% ($69,974)
Businesses in Lake Odessa, MI
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Odessa:

  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Odessa:

  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Odessa:

  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
Lake Odessa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Lake Odessa fatal accident list:

Aug 19, 2013 08:07 PM, Jordan Lake Rd, Lat: 42.780864, Lon: -85.133283, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 29, 2003 03:51 PM, Sr-50, Lat: 42.777601, Lon: -85.133245, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 2000 09:35 AM, Fourth Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 1986 05:12 PM, Fourth, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1979 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.7mTotal length
  • $14,000Total costs
  • 7,303Total average daily traffic
  • 380Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,869Total future (year 2008) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lake Odessa)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lake Odessa, MI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Odessa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2837E, N2837E, N-2837E, Serial Number: 28-7921052, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/1997
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Bruce Lincoln, 14210 Maier Dr, Lake Odessa, MI 48849, Other Owners: Sue Lincoln
  • Aircraft: JACOBSON MAYNARD EZ FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 767MJ, N767MJ, N-767MJ, Serial Number: 95009B, Certificate Issue Date: 06/05/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Maynard J Jacobson, 5776 Musgrove, Lake Odessa, MI 48849
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/31/2020
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION + (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 748HD, N748HD, N-748HD, Serial Number: PH645488303, Certificate Issue Date: 06/04/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Dixon Engineering Inc, 1104 3rd Ave, Lake Odessa, MI 48849
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/05/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$156,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0312.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Odessa, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Odessa, MI - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of reported fires - 35 took place in 2009, and the least - 2 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lake Odessa, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.8%), and Outside Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lake Odessa, MI
    • 15055.8%Structure Fires
    • 9033.5%Outside Fires
    • 217.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 83.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Odessa, MI
Most common first names in Lake Odessa, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2970.8 years
Robert2871.2 years
John2677.5 years
Mary2577.5 years
George2278.6 years
Charles2279.3 years
James2065.9 years
Roy1674.7 years
Harold1572.3 years
Dorothy1484.8 years
Most common last names in Lake Odessa, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2677.1 years
Jackson1577.6 years
Johnson1181.5 years
Cook1087.2 years
Tasker1080.9 years
Curtis1077.8 years
Bever980.4 years
Williams981.3 years
Reed874.4 years
Eldridge870.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Odessa, MI
  • 92.1%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Odessa, MI
  • 73.6%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 7.4%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Other fuel


Lake Odessa 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 above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • Michael D. Graham (3)
  • Mitchell Andrew Paasch (1)
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