Level Park-Oak Park, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 3,409. Population change since 2000: -5.4%
Males: 1,765  (51.8%)
Females: 1,644  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49017.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $49,005 (it was $42,388 in 2000)
Level Park-Oak Park:

$49,005
MI:

$51,084

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,527 (it was $18,983 in 2000)

Level Park-Oak Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $98,759 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Level Park-Oak Park:

$98,759
MI:

$137,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $135,744; Detached houses: $142,172; Mobile homes: $20,532

Median gross rent in 2015: $830.

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  • Races in Level Park-Oak Park, MI (2010)

    Level Park-Oak Park races chart
    • 3,02888.8%White alone
    • 1484.3%Black alone
    • 1002.9%Two or more races
    • 922.7%Hispanic
    • 250.7%Asian alone
    • 120.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

Races in Level Park-Oak Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Level Park-Oak Park: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.9%), American (12.6%), English (7.7%), Irish (6.9%), Polish (3.8%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 5.32 square miles.

Population density: 641 people per square mile   (low).

Level Park-Oak Park,MI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Level Park-Oak Park:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Level Park-Oak Park CDP:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.3%
Michigan:

6.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,728 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,354 (1.5%)

Level Park-Oak Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (4.3 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (89.0 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (129.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Springfield, MI (1.7 miles ), Battle Creek, MI (2.1 miles ), Augusta, MI (2.3 miles ), Brownlee Park, MI (2.6 miles ), South Gull Lake, MI (2.7 miles ), Hickory Corners, MI (2.9 miles ), Climax, MI (3.1 miles ), Galesburg, MI (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 42.36 N, Longitude: 85.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 269

Level Park-Oak Park household income distribution Level Park-Oak Park home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Level Park-Oak Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Level Park-Oak Park, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Level Park-Oak Park-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Level Park-Oak Park place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 13.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Level Park-Oak Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 217.1 miles away from the city 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 257.3 miles away from Level Park-Oak Park 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 303.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.3 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 295.7 miles away from Level Park-Oak Park 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 281.0 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 Calhoun County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Level Park-Oak Park:

  • LAURELS OF BEDFORD (THE) (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR SENIOR CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • BATTLE CREEK VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 4 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-BATTLE CREEK (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • LIFESPAN VISITING NURSE SERVIC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPICE CARE IN (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • BEHAVIORAL HLTH CTR OF BATTLE CREEK (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)

Amtrak stations near Level Park-Oak Park:

  • 5 miles: BATTLE CREEK (104 CAPITAL AVE. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: KALAMAZOO (459 N. BURDICK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Level Park-Oak Park:

  • Kellogg Community College (about 5 miles; Battle Creek, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,078)
  • Western Michigan University (about 20 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 24 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Davenport University (about 37 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 38 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Calvin College (about 43 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Lansing Community College (about 45 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 12,822)

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Notable location: Charter Township of Bedford Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Wabascon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.1%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
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: 0.2% of all households
6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Michigan average:

10.9

Level Park-Oak Park travel time to work - commute Level Park-Oak Park mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Level Park-Oak Park CDP (based on Calhoun County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,14499
Catholic11,5536
Mainline Protestant9,29345
Black Protestant2,88212
Other1,33710
Orthodox1802
None91,757-
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: 26
Calhoun County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Calhoun County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Calhoun County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

30.3%
Michigan:

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

14.4%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Level Park-Oak Park:

51.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Level Park-Oak Park:

29.3
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Level Park-Oak Park:

19.7%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Level Park-Oak Park:

11.1%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Level Park-Oak Park:

42.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Level Park-Oak Park:

57.4%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Level Park-Oak Park:

81.5%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Level Park-Oak Park, MI Residents

4.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.67% ($31,221 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MI  0.29% ($34,329)
from Branch County, MI  0.25% ($29,555)


5.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,372 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.91% ($45,195 average AGI)
to Branch County, MI  0.25% ($28,119)
to Jackson County, MI  0.25% ($30,627)

Strongest AM radio stations in Level Park-Oak Park:

  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCC (1400 AM; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOLY (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Level Park-Oak Park:

  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W223AE (92.5 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • W262AF (100.3 FM; PARCHMENT, MI; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Level Park-Oak Park:

  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 6,234Total average daily traffic
  • 124Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,264Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$64,1395$85,83643$91,7945$39,9061$35,1201$65,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$82,0006$79,9201$36,6300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$66,2201$139,52024$101,3503$25,6470$01$58,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$51,6470$019$101,9871$17,2100$01$106,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$31,2705$113,4600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.00 , 0025.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$47,705
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.00 , 0025.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Level Park-Oak Park compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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