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Population in 2010: 4,672. Population change since 2000: +0.7%
Males: 2,494  (53.4%)
Females: 2,178  (46.6%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49254.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,291 (it was $43,056 in 2000)
Michigan Center:

$43,291
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,382

Michigan Center CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,953 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Michigan Center:

$105,953
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $141,742; Detached houses: $143,212; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $76,640; Mobile homes: $97,384

Median gross rent in 2012: $782.

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  • White alone - 4,715 (96.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 46 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 37 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 39 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 41 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.2%)

Races in Michigan Center detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Michigan Center: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Michigan Center, Michigan on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Michigan Center is mentioned 12 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (25.2%), Irish (16.3%), English (14.5%), Polish (9.8%), United States (9.7%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 945 feet

Land area: 5.18 square miles.

Population density: 902 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Michigan Center:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Michigan Center CDP:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

76 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.5%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Michigan Center, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Michigan Center to the number of sex offenders is 2,336 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,422 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,424 (1.2%)

Michigan Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ann Arbor, MI (30.2 miles , pop. 114,024).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Toledo, OH (54.8 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (174.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Vandercook Lake, MI (2.0 miles ), Jackson, MI (2.1 miles ), Napoleon, MI (2.4 miles ), Grass Lake, MI (2.5 miles ), Brooklyn, MI (3.1 miles ), Vineyard Lake, MI (3.3 miles ), Cement City, MI (3.3 miles ), Spring Arbor, MI (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 42.23 N, Longitude: 84.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 517

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Michigan Center, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Michigan Center-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Michigan Center place center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Michigan Center-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 41.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Michigan Center:

  • CARELINK OF JACKSON, A COMMUNITY-OWNED SPECIALTY H (Hospital, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, MI)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - JACKSON OAKS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, MI)
  • DSI SE JACKSON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Michigan Center, MI

Amtrak station near Michigan Center:

  • 5 miles: JACKSON (501 E. MICHIGAN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Michigan Center:

  • Jackson Community College (about 7 miles; Jackson, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,739)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 12 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (about 31 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 38,873)
  • Washtenaw Community College (about 34 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Michigan State University (about 36 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,413)
  • Eastern Michigan University (about 36 miles; Ypsilanti, MI; FT enrollment: 13,968)
  • Lansing Community College (about 38 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 7,815)

Public high school in Michigan Center:

Public elementary/middle schools in Michigan Center:

Private elementary/middle school in Michigan Center:

  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 911 NAPOLEON RD; Grades: PK - 6)
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Notable location: Leoni Township Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Michigan Center include: Saint Aidans Church (A), Pentecostal Lighthouse Church (B), Michigan Center Bible Church (C), Christ Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Round Lake (A), Center Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Michigan Center and their reported violations in the past:

SPANGLERS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NEW LIFE CHAPEL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.2%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.7%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Michigan Center, MI


6 people in other group homes in 2000
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Michigan Center compared to Michigan state average:

Michigan Center, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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  • 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 above state average.


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Banks with branches in Michigan Center (2011 data):

  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Michigan Center Branch at 101 Broad Street, branch established on 1938/07/08. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Michigan Center travel time to work - commute


Michigan Center mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Michigan Center CDP (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.24%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents45.4%7.3%6.6%4.3%3.8%
Congregations6.5%4.0%13.7%1.6%6.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchFree Methodist Church of North AmericaChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.4%3.3%3.0%2.6%20.3%
Congregations3.2%4.8%2.4%2.4%54.8%
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: 30
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Jackson County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Jackson County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Jackson County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

13.1%
State:

13.4%

4.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($146 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.61% ($40,246 average AGI)
from Ingham County, MI  0.43% ($32,556)
from Wayne County, MI  0.39% ($50,195)


4.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($104 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ingham County, MI  0.47% ($28,601 average AGI)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.45% ($36,622)
to Hillsdale County, MI  0.28% ($36,540)

Strongest AM radio stations in Michigan Center:

  • WJKN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, MI)
  • WIBM (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WKHM (970 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Michigan Center:

  • WKHM-FM (105.3 FM; BROOKLYN, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAE (106.9 FM; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWWW (102.9 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W209BR (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Michigan Center:

  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED11$70,5346$103,75237$121,2996$39,8175$101,8663$52,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$52,2700$011$131,0931$29,8101$120,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$76,8954$61,77519$109,8422$62,4251$156,3802$14,255
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$91,1501$69,1209$98,2081$17,2801$54,4300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$101,0900$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0061.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$99,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0061.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Michigan Center, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3171.3 years
William2073.3 years
Robert1969.7 years
Ruth1676.5 years
Mary1677.2 years
George1679.6 years
Helen1680.2 years
Harold1568.7 years
Charles1571.5 years
Anna1381.6 years
Most common last names in Michigan Center, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1477.5 years
Davis1375.6 years
Smith1273.5 years
Williams1068.6 years
Rice866.1 years
Jones758.2 years
Allen671.0 years
Cole581.6 years
Crance571.2 years
Clark573.6 years

Businesses in Michigan Center, MI

  • Burger King: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • UPS: 1

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  • Rex Blakeman (2)
  • Adco Products, Inc. (2)
  • Amanda A. Jones (1)
  • John Degeorge (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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