Mackinac Island, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 470 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 207  (44.2%)
Females: 263  (55.8%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49757.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,440 (it was $36,964 in 2000)
Mackinac Island:

$45,440
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,461 (it was $27,965 in 2000)

Mackinac Island city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $267,923 (it was $189,800 in 2000)
Mackinac Island:

$267,923
MI:

$155,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $492.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mackinac Island: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.3%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.9% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for American Indian residents, 81.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mackinac Island, MI (2017)
    • 42054.8%White alone
    • 15820.6%Black alone
    • 7910.3%American Indian alone
    • 7710.0%Two or more races
    • 182.3%Hispanic
    • 81.0%Other race alone
    • 60.8%Asian alone

Races in Mackinac Island detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Mackinac Island by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(402.4)
2
(408.2)
2
(428.3)
4
(877.2)
2
(445.4)
2
(406.5)
1
(204.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(1,020)
1
(204.5)
2
(417.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(428.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(222.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(210.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(1,408)
2
(408.2)
2
(428.3)
6
(1,316)
1
(222.7)
1
(203.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(404.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(204.5)
6
(1,253)
1
(210.5)
1
(214.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(603.6)
2
(408.2)
2
(428.3)
6
(1,316)
4
(890.9)
9
(1,829)
2
(409.0)
3
(607.3)
2
(408.2)
1
(204.5)
1
(208.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(642.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
317
(63,783)
340
(69,388)
397
(85,011)
363
(79,605)
246
(54,788)
213
(43,293)
255
(52,147)
204
(41,296)
160
(32,653)
180
(36,810)
125
(26,096)
167
(35,158)
94
(20,128)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(201.2)
1
(204.1)
1
(214.1)
2
(438.6)
1
(222.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(204.5)
1
(202.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)3213.33228.63875.84276.32739.42225.62294.51791.52151.01691.21643.01511.61235.5

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City-data.com crime index in Mackinac Island, MI

Crime rate in Mackinac Island detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

17.13
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: Canadian (11.4%), German (10.4%), Jamaican (6.9%), Polish (4.8%), Austrian (4.6%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 4.37 square miles.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (very low).

Mackinac Island, Michigan map

124 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America, 6.3% Europe).

This city:

16.2%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,506 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,000 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (171.5 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (251.4 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (316.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

St. Ignace, MI (2.3 miles ),
Mackinaw City, MI (2.8 miles ),
Carp Lake, MI (3.5 miles ),
Cheboygan, MI (4.0 miles ),
Levering, MI (4.1 miles ),
Pellston, MI (4.7 miles ),
Cross Village, MI (5.0 miles),
Brutus, MI (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 45.85 N, Longitude: 84.62 W

Area code: 906

Distribution of median household income in Mackinac Island, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mackinac Island, MI in 2017
Mackinac Island satellite photo by USGS

Mackinac Island tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $326,000
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $353,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $210,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $600,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $828,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mackinac Island, MI residents
Average permit cost in Mackinac Island, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

20.2%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in Mackinac Island, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.5%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (6.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Mackinac Island, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Top executives (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Carpenters (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (11.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.1%)
  • Top executives (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.6%)
  • Top executives (5.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)

Average climate in Mackinac Island, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mackinac Island-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 96% 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 368.3 miles away from Mackinac Island center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 341.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 330.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 368.0 miles away from the city 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 211.4 miles away from Mackinac Island center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 520.0 miles away from Mackinac Island center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mackinac County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mackinac Island topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mackinac Island:

  • MOSES DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SAINT IGNACE, MI)
  • MACKINAC STRAITS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SAINT IGNACE, MI)
  • MACKINAC STRAITS LONG TERM CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAINT IGNACE, MI)

Airports located in Mackinac Island:

Amtrak stations near Mackinac Island:

  • 6 miles: ST. IGNACE (448 N. STATE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones.
  • 8 miles: MACKINAW CITY (VALOT CITGO PLAZA) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mackinac Island:

  • Lake Superior State University (about 46 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,242)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 89 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 131 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 142 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 8,258)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 155 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Ferris State University (about 156 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Central Michigan University (about 157 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)

Public high school in Mackinac Island:

See full list of schools located in Mackinac Island

Library in Mackinac Island:

  • MACKINAC ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,817; Location: 7549 HURON STREET; 13,270 books; 410 audio materials; 676 video materials; 32 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mackinac Island: Greens of Mackinac (A), Pontiac's Lookout (B), Jewel Golf Course-Grand Nine (C), Jewel Golf Course-Woods Nine (D), Wawashkamo Golf Club (E), West Breakwater Light (F), East Breakwater Light (G), Mackinac Island Yacht Club (H), Round Island Passage Light (I), Union Terminal Piers, Incorporated (J), Grand Hotel (K), Allied Emergency Medical Services Systems Mackinac Island (L), Mackinac Island Police Department (M), Mackinac Island Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (N), Mackinac Island City Building (O), Mackinac Island Public Library (P), Stuart House Museum (Q), Mackinac Island Fire Department Station 2 (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mackinac Island include: Saint Anne's Catholic Church (A), Mission Church (B), Little Stone Congregational Church (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Anns Cemetery (1), Fort Mackinac Post Cemetery (2), Mackinac Island Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Carver Pond (A), Hanks Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Browns Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Mackinac Island include: Mackinac Island State Park (1), Mackiniac Island City Park (2), Great Turtle Park (3), Brown's Brook State Roadside Park (4), Marquette Park (5), Trinity Church Historical Marker (6), Beaumont Memorial Historical Marker (7), Round Island Lighthouse Historical Marker (8), Island House Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fort Mackinac (Museums; Wendell).

Hotel: Chippewa Hotel (Huron Street).

Birthplace of: Madeline La Framboise - Fur Trader.

Mackinac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.7%
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: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Mackinac Island (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of St. Ignace: Mackinac Island Branch at 7399 Market Street, branch established on 1966/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $227.7 mil, Deposits: $200.9 mil, headquarters in St. Ignace, MI, positive income, 7 total offices
  • Central Savings Bank: Mackinac Island Branch at 21 Hoban Street, branch established on 1995/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $243.6 mil, Deposits: $210.3 mil, headquarters in Sault Sainte Marie, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Mackinac Island:

Marital status in Mackinac Island, MI
  • Never married: 46.0%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Mackinac Island:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 25.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mackinac Island
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mackinac Island, MI (based on Mackinac County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,0466
Evangelical Protestant1,20615
Mainline Protestant1,07913
Other11
None4,781-
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: 8
Mackinac County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Mackinac County:

8.28 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Mackinac County:

31.27 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

11.9%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Mackinac County:

30.4%
Michigan:

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

19.2%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

36.7%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mackinac Island:

8.6%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.1%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

48.4%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Mackinac Island:

74.9%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mackinac Island, MI Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 7$16,299$27,9410$0
Solid Waste Management 5$10,978$26,3470$0
Sewerage 5$16,563$39,7510$0
Water Supply 5$14,377$34,5050$0
Other and Unallocable 4$13,234$39,7020$0
Police - Other 1$1,693$20,3160$0
Financial Administration 1$2,354$28,2480$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,357$28,2840$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,796$21,5520$0
Firefighters 0$0 40$1,085
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 30$79,651$31,86040$1,085

Mackinac Island government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $254,000 ($540.43)
    Water Utilities: $189,000 ($402.13)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $950,000 ($2021.28)
    Sewerage: $773,000 ($1644.68)
    Regular Highways: $759,000 ($1614.89)
    General - Other: $685,000 ($1457.45)
    Water Utilities: $679,000 ($1444.68)
    Police Protection: $473,000 ($1006.38)
    General Public Buildings: $167,000 ($355.32)
    Central Staff Services: $147,000 ($312.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000 ($259.57)
    Financial Administration: $72,000 ($153.19)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($127.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($123.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $137,000 ($291.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $514,000 ($1093.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $404,000 ($859.57)

Mackinac Island government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $865,000 ($1840.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $642,000 ($1365.96)
    Other: $110,000 ($234.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($8.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $213,000 ($453.19)
    Interest Earnings: $58,000 ($123.40)
    Rents: $36,000 ($76.60)
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000 ($55.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($21.28)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($19.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $644,000 ($1370.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $182,000 ($387.23)
    General Local Government Support: $34,000 ($72.34)
    Other: $14,000 ($29.79)
  • Tax - Property: $1,634,000 ($3476.60)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,002,000 ($2131.91)
    Other License: $115,000 ($244.68)

Mackinac Island government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,926,000 ($6225.53)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,657,000 ($5653.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000 ($991.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,000 ($419.15)

Mackinac Island government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,447,000 ($7334.04)

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Chippewa County, MI  0.51% ($27,680 average AGI)


7.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
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 Chippewa County, MI  1.14% ($31,661 average AGI)
to Cheboygan County, MI  0.43% ($27,714)

Businesses in Mackinac Island, MI

  • Nike: 1
  • Starbucks: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mackinac Island:

  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBY (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mackinac Island:

  • WLJZ (94.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W268AD (101.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WDQV (88.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: BROADCAST MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMKC (102.9 FM; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKLZ-FM (98.9 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF PETOSKEY, INC.)
  • WCMW-FM (103.9 FM; HARBOR SPRINGS, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSUE (101.3 FM; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: FABIANO-STRICKLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W293AG (106.5 FM; TROUT LAKE, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WHWG (89.9 FM; TROUT LAKE, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES INC)

TV broadcast stations around Mackinac Island:

  • WWUP-TV (Channel 10; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: HERITAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WGTQ (Channel 8; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOM-TV (Channel 4; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W18BX (Channel 18; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BQ (Channel 20; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W23BM (Channel 23; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CD (Channel 25; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BI (Channel 31; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CR (Channel 51; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BN (Channel 53; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57CP (Channel 57; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64CK (Channel 64; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W55CL (Channel 55; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Mackinac Island fatal accident list:

Mar 4, 2013 05:45 PM, Sr-185, Lat: 45.864961, Lon: -84.649136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 4, 2009 00:54 AM, Cadotte, Annex, Lat: 45.852942, Lon: -84.626992, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • 286 Grand Avenue (117497) (Lat: 45.851000 Lon: -84.625556), Type: Building, Structure height: 28.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN858, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility Spectrum LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • RICHARD S DEMELLO, N Of Fort Homes (Lat: 45.858889 Lon: -84.616972), Type: 15.0, Overall height: 12 m, Registrant: State Of Michigan, Department Of Natural Resources, Demellor@state.Mi.Us, , 30711 Lansi-ng, Phone: (517) 335-3266
  • RICHARD S DEMELLO, N Of Fort Homes (Lat: 45.858889 Lon: -84.616972), Type: 15.0, Overall height: 12 m, Registrant: State Of Michigan, Department Of Natural Resources, Demellor@state.Mi.Us, , 30711 Lansi-ng, Phone: (517) 335-3266
  • Alexander Nowakowski, N Of Fort Homes (Lat: 45.858889 Lon: -84.616972), Type: 15.0, Overall height: 12 m, Registrant: Michigan Dept Of Information Technology, Nowakowskia@michigan.Gov, , 30631 Lansi-ng, Phone: (517) 333-5010
  • Alexander Nowakowski, N Of Fort Homes (Lat: 45.858889 Lon: -84.616972), Type: 15.0, Overall height: 12 m, Registrant: Michigan Dept Of Information Technology, Nowakowskia@michigan.Gov, , 30631 Lansi-ng, Phone: (517) 333-5010
  • Mark E Sandberg, N Of Fort Homes (Lat: 45.858889 Lon: -84.616972), Type: 15.0, Overall height: 12 m, Registrant: Dtmb - Mpscs, Aprillb@michigan.Gov, , 30631 Lansi-ng, Phone: (517) 336-6212

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Fort Holmes Rd (Lat: 45.858889 Lon: -84.616972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WXT764,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.025 MHz, 155.025 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2013, Expiration Date: 01/09/2024, Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Service 071411 Jm 112513wh, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Fort Holmes Rd (Lat: 45.858889 Lon: -84.617000), Call Sign: WYK589,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2014, Expiration Date: 01/09/2024, Registrant: Afc Apcos Spectrum Management Div Licensing Services 112513wh, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 1 Lakeshore Blvd (Lat: 45.852222 Lon: -84.604222), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPFJ857,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/1999, Expiration Date: 08/05/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2004, Registrant: Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island, MI 49757, Phone: (906) 847-3833
  • N Of Fort Homes (Lat: 45.858889 Lon: -84.616972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KNBF662,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.750 MHz, 462.100 MHz, 464.875 MHz, 464.975 MHz, 464.825 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2014, Expiration Date: 01/09/2025, Certifier: Brad Chambers, Registrant: Otec, 405 Pine St., Elk Rapids, MI 49629, Phone: (231) 264-6133, Fax: (231) 264-6133, Email:
  • Ne Corner Of Cadotte Ave & Marshall Rd (Lat: 45.850833 Lon: -84.626444), Type: Building, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: KNBF417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.450 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 07/09/2021, Registrant: Lao 20326807, 102 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 45.851111 Lon: -84.614444, Call Sign: WPYL957,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.887 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2013, Expiration Date: 09/05/2023, Certifier: Chris C Modb, Registrant: Otec, 405 Pine St., Elk Rapids, MI 49629, Phone: (231) 264-6133, Fax: (231) 264-6133, Email:
  • N Of Fort Homes (Lat: 45.858889 Lon: -84.616972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQTJ418,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.045 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2014, Expiration Date: 02/18/2024, Registrant: Asheville Communications Inc., 34 Orchard St., Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: (828) 251-1243, Fax: (828) 252-2293, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Michigan Dnr Dock Hwy 185 Main St (Lat: 44.849722 Lon: -84.614472), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KGW469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.700 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2012, Expiration Date: 06/19/2022, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, Email:
  • Mission Point (Lat: 45.865000 Lon: -84.609778), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KXS302, Licensee ID: L00502723,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.425 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2002, Expiration Date: 06/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012, Registrant: Bayview Yacht Club, 100 Clairpointe, Detroit, MI 48215
  • Mackinac Island Airport (Lat: 45.865000 Lon: -84.635333), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WIK4,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2015, Expiration Date: 06/07/2025, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, Email:
  • Mackinac Island Airport (Lat: 45.866389 Lon: -84.634167), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WOU2,
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.275 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2016, Expiration Date: 02/24/2027, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 2700 E. Airport Service Dr., Lansing, MI 48906, Phone: (517) 335-9627, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB1AP, Licensee ID: L00306041, Grant Date: 10/06/2015, Expiration Date: 10/12/2025, Registrant: Alexander R Spitzer, 8350 Cedar Court, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Call Sign: KB8VNV, Licensee ID: L01094681, Grant Date: 02/11/2006, Expiration Date: 02/11/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2018, Registrant: William B Bernard, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Call Sign: KB8VQE, Licensee ID: L00920579, Grant Date: 09/22/2004, Expiration Date: 11/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2016, Certifier: Kenneth A Salmon, Registrant: Kenneth A Salmon, Market St Box 263, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Call Sign: KD8KHS, Licensee ID: L01459445, Grant Date: 04/19/2019, Expiration Date: 03/06/2029, Certifier: Stephen H Humphrey, Registrant: Stephen H Humphrey, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Call Sign: KD8ZGK, Licensee ID: L01884842, Grant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 08/05/2024, Certifier: Karen L Carr, Registrant: Karen L Carr, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Call Sign: KD8ZGL, Licensee ID: L01884845, Grant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 08/05/2024, Certifier: Robert W Carr, Registrant: Robert W Carr, Mackinac Island, MI 49757

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH 58TC (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 123 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23712 , Serial Number: TK-67, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 12/01/2005
    Registrant (LLC): Ayelet Aviation LLC, Po Box 2005, Mackinac Island, MI 49757

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 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 19 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Mackinac Island, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (67.1%), and Outside Fires (16.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mackinac Island, MI
    • 9667.1%Structure Fires
    • 2416.8%Outside Fires
    • 1611.2%Other
    • 74.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mackinac Island, MI
Most common first names in Mackinac Island, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1082.2 years
James974.9 years
John582.2 years
Robert572.4 years
Catherine477.7 years
Elmer386.0 years
Anna385.6 years
Francis370.6 years
Elizabeth376.6 years
Herbert277.0 years
Most common last names in Mackinac Island, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bazinaw568.8 years
Horn477.0 years
Dufina479.9 years
Chambers476.1 years
Perault470.0 years
Fisher373.6 years
King385.3 years
Gallagher358.3 years
Doud386.6 years
Bogan382.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mackinac Island, MI
  • 91.7%Electricity
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mackinac Island, MI
  • 90.9%Electricity
  • 9.1%Utility gas


Mackinac Island compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Mackinac Island on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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