Minden City, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 193 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.2%
 
Males: 91  (47.5%)
Females: 102  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48456.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,549 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Minden City:

$28,549
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,234 (it was $14,980 in 2000)

Minden City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,487 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Minden City:

$66,487
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $83,344; Detached houses: $83,344

Median gross rent in 2012: $963.

Minden City races chart
  • White alone - 188 (95.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.5%)

Races in Minden City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Minden City: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.0%), Irish (13.5%), Polish (12.8%), Swedish (11.0%), United States (7.1%), English (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 1.12 square miles.

Population density: 173 people per square mile   (very low).

Minden City,MI real estate house value index trend

Minden City, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Minden City:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minden City village:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.2%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Minden City, Michigan as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Minden City to the number of sex offenders is 65 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $991 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $725 (1.1%)

Minden City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (61.5 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (90.3 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (279.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Forestville, MI (2.9 miles) , Ubly, MI (2.9 miles ), Deckerville, MI (3.2 miles ), Harbor Beach, MI (3.7 miles ), Bad Axe, MI (3.8 miles ), Snover, MI (4.2 miles ), Sandusky, MI (4.2 miles ), Carsonville, MI (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 43.67 N, Longitude: 82.77 W

Area code: 989

Minden City household income distribution Minden City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Information (17%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Minden City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Minden City, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Minden City-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 47.5 miles away from the Minden City village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the village center injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Minden City-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% 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 193.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from Minden 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 155.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 231.7 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 383.0 miles away from Minden City center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 149.0 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 Sanilac County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minden City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Minden City:

  • DECKERVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DECKERVILLE, MI)
  • AUTUMNWOOD OF DECKERVILLE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DECKERVILLE, MI)
  • COURTNEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BAD AXE, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minden City:

  • St Clair County Community College (about 51 miles; Port Huron, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,057)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 61 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 62 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Mott Community College (about 64 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 65 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 66 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 67 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)

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Notable locations in Minden City: Minden City Station (A), Minden City Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sanilac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Minden City and their reported violations in the past:

TRINITY LUTH. CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.7%
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Minden City compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Minden City (2011 data):

  • Eastern Michigan Bank: Minden City Branch at 1728 Main Street, branch established on 1964/03/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $259.8 mil, Deposits: $233.8 mil, headquarters in Croswell, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Michigan Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Minden City travel time to work - commute Minden City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Minden City village (based on Sanilac County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.69%
Here: 36.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Missionary Church
Adherents39.5%14.5%12.8%5.0%4.1%
Congregations12.2%25.6%8.5%6.1%7.3%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchCommunity Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaFree Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents3.8%3.5%2.8%2.0%12.0%
Congregations2.4%6.1%2.4%2.4%26.8%
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: 13
Sanilac County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Sanilac County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Sanilac County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanilac County:

30.9%
Michigan:

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

10.5%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 0$0 1$396
Water Supply 0$0 1$432
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$750
Financial Administration 0$0 1$276
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,854

Minden City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $13,000 ($67.36)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $107,000 ($554.40)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($238.34)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($227.98)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($181.35)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($108.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($67.36)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($46.63)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($25.91)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($15.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($5.18)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $5,000 ($25.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($41.45)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($5.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($93.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($51.81)

Minden City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $34,000 ($176.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($103.63)
    All Other: $19,000 ($98.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($15.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($25.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $49,000 ($253.89)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($67.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($170.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($165.80)
    Highways: $29,000 ($150.26)
  • Tax - Property: $45,000 ($233.16)

Minden City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $154,000 ($797.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $152,000 ($787.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($10.36)

Minden City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $130,000 ($673.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $359,000 ($1860.10)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Michigan average:

5.09%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, MI  1.00% ($25,420 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.52% ($34,619)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.30% ($22,646)


5.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Michigan average:

5.58%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, MI  1.20% ($29,695 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.48% ($31,000)
to Macomb County, MI  0.46% ($26,368)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minden City:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WLEW (1340 AM; 1 kW; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minden City:

  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLEW-FM (102.1 FM; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTGV-FM (97.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Minden City:

  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K8ICU, Licensee ID: L01600792
    Grant Date: 11/15/1988, Expiration Date: 11/15/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2000
    Registrant: Paul R Jones, 4825 Bay City-Frstvll Rd, Minden City, MI 48456
  • Call Sign: KC8GQL, Licensee ID: L00704436
    Grant Date: 01/30/2007, Expiration Date: 03/21/2017, Certifier: Rickey R Oswald
    Registrant: Rickey R Oswald, 8545 N 5th St, Minden City, MI 48456
  • Call Sign: KD8JJL, Licensee ID: L01433222
    Grant Date: 09/23/2008, Expiration Date: 09/23/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2008, Certifier: Brock A Mclellan
    Registrant: Lake Huron Amateur Radio Club, Minden City, MI 48456
  • Call Sign: N8LFR, Previous Call Sign: KD8JJL, Licensee ID: L01433222
    Grant Date: 11/07/2008, Expiration Date: 11/07/2018, Certifier: Brock A Mclellan
    Registrant: Lake Huron Amateur Radio Club, Minden City, MI 48456

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Minden City

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Most common first names in Minden City, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2575.1 years
Joseph1372.5 years
Mary1282.8 years
Edward1278.1 years
William782.6 years
Martha789.4 years
Albert676.8 years
Eleanor578.4 years
Robert568.0 years
Charles571.0 years
Most common last names in Minden City, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Messing977.2 years
Bismack875.2 years
Thompson876.3 years
Peruski766.1 years
Partaka669.5 years
Oswald680.7 years
Gwisdalla575.4 years
Block572.2 years
Murdock581.0 years
Nye585.2 years
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