Le Roy, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 256 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 
Males: 117  (46.1%)
Females: 139  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49655.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,150 (it was $32,188 in 2000)
Le Roy:

$50,150
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,697 (it was $13,434 in 2000)

Le Roy village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,944 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Le Roy:

$74,944
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $106,379; Detached houses: $107,163; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,737; Mobile homes: $92,317

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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  • White alone - 246 (96.1%)
  • Black alone - 4 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.8%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Le Roy: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.2%), English (12.4%), Irish (10.2%), Swedish (10.0%), Polish (4.6%), United States (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 381 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 264 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Le Roy:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Le Roy village:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

5 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.6%
Michigan:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $952 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,188 (1.6%)

Le Roy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (75.2 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (142.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (189.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Tustin, MI (2.1 miles ), Wedgewood, MI (3.3 miles ), Luther, MI (3.4 miles ), Reed City, MI (3.4 miles ), Hersey, MI (3.6 miles ), Evart, MI (3.6 miles ), Cadillac, MI (3.9 miles ), Marion, MI (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.04 N, Longitude: 85.45 W

Area code: 231

Le Roy household income distribution Le Roy home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.8%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Le Roy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Le Roy, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Le Roy-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 49.7 miles away from the Le Roy village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the village center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Le Roy-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 89% 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 311.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from Le Roy center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 248.4 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 406.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 382.2 miles away from Le Roy 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 95.8 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 Osceola County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Le Roy topographic map

Birthplace of: Mary E. Byrd - Astronomer, Forest Ray Moulton - Astronomer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Le Roy:

  • SPECTRUM HEALTH - REED CITY CA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; REED CITY, MI)
  • MERCY AMICARE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • THE LAKEVIEW OF CADILLAC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • FMC - CADILLAC (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL - CADILLAC Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)

Amtrak stations near Le Roy:

  • 12 miles: REED CITY (101 W. SLOSSON AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones.
  • 17 miles: CADILLAC (1202 N. MITCHELL ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Le Roy:

  • Ferris State University (about 25 miles; Big Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,238)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 35 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Central Michigan University (about 46 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 51 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 66 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 66 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 67 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)

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Notable locations in Le Roy: Leroy - Roselake Fire Department (A), Le Roy Community Library (B), LeRoy Museum (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Le Roy include: Zion Emanuel Lutheran Church (A), Evangelical Covenant Church (B), United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Osceola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.8%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Le Roy 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Le Roy travel time to work - commute Le Roy mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Le Roy village (based on Osceola County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.50%
Here: 32.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North America The Wesleyan Church
Adherents22.5%16.4%11.6%8.7%4.7%
Congregations5.9%21.6%7.8%2.0%5.9%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesFree Methodist Church of North AmericaAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.4%4.2%4.0%4.0%19.6%
Congregations3.9%11.8%3.9%2.0%35.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Osceola County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Osceola County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Osceola County:

29.3%
Michigan:

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

16.2%
State:

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$467
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$1,927
Firefighters 0$0 20$4,449
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$3,741
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,680
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,818
Totals for Government 0$0 42$14,082

Le Roy government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $18,000 ($70.31)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($70.31)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($35.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($31.25)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($19.53)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($7.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($3.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($3.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,000 ($89.84)

Le Roy government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($3.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($19.53)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($7.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $46,000 ($179.69)
    General Support: $25,000 ($97.66)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($74.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $233,000 ($910.16)

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mecosta County, MI  1.03% ($29,326 average AGI)
from Wexford County, MI  0.80% ($32,866)
from Lake County, MI  0.37% ($25,323)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wexford County, MI  1.05% ($23,170 average AGI)
to Mecosta County, MI  0.80% ($26,239)
to Lake County, MI  0.44% ($32,162)

Strongest AM radio stations in Le Roy:

  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WATT (1240 AM; 1 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Le Roy:

  • WCKC (107.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKAD (93.7 FM; HARRIETTA, MI; Owner: CADILLAC BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDEE-FM (97.3 FM; REED CITY, MI; Owner: STEVEN V. BEILFUSS)
  • W201CF (88.1 FM; BALDWIN, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WYBR (102.3 FM; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: MENTOR PARTNERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Le Roy:

  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W34BZ (Channel 34; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48BY (Channel 48; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W53CC (Channel 53; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CS (Channel 61; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58CU (Channel 58; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB8ZSR, Licensee ID: L01015622
    Grant Date: 05/11/2005, Expiration Date: 05/22/2015
    Registrant: Mary J Deady, 20745 16 Mile Road, Le Roy, MI 49655
  • Call Sign: KC8DTY, Licensee ID: L01015618
    Grant Date: 05/12/2006, Expiration Date: 05/13/2016
    Registrant: James F Deady, 20745 16 Mile Road, Le Roy, MI 49655
  • Call Sign: WR8J, Licensee ID: L01431833
    Grant Date: 09/17/2008, Expiration Date: 12/16/2018, Certifier: Carlin J Belville
    Registrant: Carlin J Belville, 15345 220th Ave, Le Roy, MI 49655
  • Call Sign: KC8SBP, Licensee ID: L00391318
    Grant Date: 08/29/2012, Expiration Date: 08/29/2022, Certifier: Gary M Townsend Iii
    Registrant: Gary M Townsend Iii, Le Roy, MI 49655

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