Michigamme, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 271.
Population change since 2000: -5.6%
Males: 142  (52.5%)
Females: 129  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

58.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49861.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,428 (it was $27,083 in 2000)
Michigamme:

$43,428
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,829 (it was $21,285 in 2000)

Michigamme CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,449 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Michigamme:

$83,449
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $189,364; detached houses: $196,263; townhouses or other attached units: $177,236; in 2-unit structures: $97,497; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $287,115; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,082; mobile homes: $50,160

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,024.

March 2019 cost of living index in Michigamme: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.9%
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According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Michigamme, Michigan as of December 06, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Michigamme is 65 to 1.


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Ancestries: Finnish (19.3%), German (17.4%), Italian (16.5%), English (8.3%), Albanian (7.3%), Swedish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1620 feet

Land area: 2.50 square miles.

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

Michigamme, Michigan map

9 residents are foreign born (3.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This place:

3.8%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,512 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,410 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (139.9 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (241.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (325.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Republic, MI (3.5 miles ),
West Ishpeming, MI (4.3 miles ),
Ishpeming, MI (4.5 miles ),
L'Anse, MI (4.7 miles ),
Negaunee, MI (4.9 miles ),
Zeba, MI (4.9 miles ),
Palmer, MI (5.0 miles ),
Baraga, MI (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 46.54 N, Longitude: 88.10 W

Area code: 906

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

3.8%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Michigamme, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (15.5%)
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Wood products (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (23.0%)
  • Wood products (14.8%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (21.4%)
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Michigamme, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.6%)
  • Extraction workers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (11.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Art and design workers (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)

Average climate in Michigamme, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Michigamme-area historical earthquake activity is above Michigan state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 385.5 miles away from Michigamme center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 325.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 353.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/2/2017 at 16:53:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 197.0 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 484.7 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 517.7 miles away from Michigamme 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 Marquette County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Michigamme topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Michigamme:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 33 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 46 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 131 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 139 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 139 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 145 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 157 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Michigamme: Michigamme Shores Campground (A), Michigamme Station (B), Michigamme - Spurr Township Volunteer Fire Department (C), Michigamme Historical Museum (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Michigamme: Church in the Wildwood (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Lakeview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Northwestern Lake (A), Gravel Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Edgewater Motel (561 U South 41) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Marquette 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 Michigamme and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNT SHASTA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-30-2013), St Public Notif issued (OCT-30-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-15-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-16-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (2 times from OCT-23-2009 to NOV-05-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-20-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (3 times from DEC-10-2009 to JAN-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-07-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MARTI'S MARKET (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from JUL-30-2008 to OCT-03-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-09-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
STUMP'S TAVERN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • MOOSE DROP INN, LLC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Michigamme:

Marital status in Michigamme, MI
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Michigamme:

  • High school or higher: 98.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.7 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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Michigamme, MI (based on Marquette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,62613
Mainline Protestant10,11331
Evangelical Protestant5,53942
Other8139
Orthodox451
None34,941-
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: 15
Marquette County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Here:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
This county:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.0%
Michigan:

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

12.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Michigamme:

49.2%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Michigamme:

47.3%
State:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Michigamme:

30.2
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.6%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

20.8%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

43.9%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Michigamme:

52.5%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Michigamme:

75.2%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Michigamme, MI Residents

4.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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 Houghton County, MI  0.22% ($29,655 average AGI)
from Alger County, MI  0.20% ($31,235)
from Delta County, MI  0.20% ($23,580)


5.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
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 Delta County, MI  0.27% ($34,743 average AGI)
to Alger County, MI  0.17% ($40,909)
to Houghton County, MI  0.17% ($31,205)

Strongest AM radio stations in Michigamme:

  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WIAN (1240 AM; 1 kW; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Michigamme:

  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; BARAGA, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKQS-FM (101.9 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WNGE (99.5 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; L'ANSE, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WFXD (103.3 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WMQT-FM (107.7 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: TACONITE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGLI (98.7 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • W260AG (99.9 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W224AV (92.7 FM; COVINGTON, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WJPD (92.3 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHWL (95.7 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Michigamme:

  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WUPT-LP (Channel 43; REPUBLIC, MI; Owner: WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W41CA (Channel 41; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • W48CA (Channel 48; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)
  • WBKP (Channel 5; CALUMET, MI; Owner: SCANLAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W16BL (Channel 16; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DON RAYBURN, SR.)
  • W22BZ (Channel 22; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DON RAYBURN, SR.)
  • W24CD (Channel 24; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DON RAYBURN, SR.)
  • W29BZ (Channel 29; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)
  • W31BJ (Channel 31; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)
  • W38CG (Channel 38; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • W44BM (Channel 44; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • W46CM (Channel 46; HERMAN, MI; Owner: MARTHA RAYBURN)
  • W50BZ (Channel 50; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)
  • W60CJ (Channel 60; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • WMQF (Channel 19; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: MARQUETTE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Michigamme fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 2003 08:03 PM, Sr-28, Lat: 46.537491, Lon: -88.105033, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2
Jul 15, 2003 03:35 AM, Sr-28, Lat: 46.537491, Lon: -88.105033, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jan 12, 2002 10:00 PM, Sr-28, Lat: 46.537491, Lon: -88.105033, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 13, 2002 11:30 PM, Sr-28, Lat: 46.537491, Lon: -88.105033, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 28, 1999 10:55 AM, Sr-28, Lat: 46.537491, Lon: -88.105033, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.3mTotal length
  • 4,015Total average daily traffic
  • 388Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,918Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Michigamme)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Michigamee Tower, 400 Red Road (Three Lakes Mi - 196420944) (Lat: 46.534778 Lon: -88.129722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.1 m, Call Sign: WRDD619,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/02/2029, Certifier: Cathy Niemi, Registrant: Latham & Watkins LLP, 555 11th St. N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1304, Phone: (202) 637-2136, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA8PVM, Licensee ID: L01366975, Grant Date: 05/03/2018, Expiration Date: 05/03/2028, Registrant: Janice C Anderson, 284 Black Road, Michigamme, MI 49861
  • Call Sign: KB8HMC, Licensee ID: L00669718, Grant Date: 03/08/2014, Expiration Date: 05/17/2024, Registrant: Jean L Guster, Michigamme, MI 49861
  • Call Sign: KB8STY, Licensee ID: L00828484, Grant Date: 03/11/2014, Expiration Date: 06/08/2024, Registrant: Alan R Larsen, 21646 Petticoat Lake Rd, Michigamme, MI 49861

Most common first names in Michigamme, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1076.6 years
William975.4 years
George681.3 years
Charles568.4 years
Arthur467.5 years
Fred478.5 years
Paul476.2 years
Robert474.1 years
James463.5 years
Ellen385.0 years
Most common last names in Michigamme, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Paquette880.7 years
Perry873.5 years
Howe679.3 years
Anderson583.0 years
Lentz471.5 years
Skytta457.0 years
Partanen365.3 years
Deroche376.0 years
Dishnow381.0 years
Drake384.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Michigamme, MI
  • 59.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.5%Wood
  • 13.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 2.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Michigamme, MI
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Utility gas


Michigamme compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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