Montague, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 2,357 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 
Males: 1,044  (44.3%)
Females: 1,313  (55.7%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49437.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $51,359 (it was $40,677 in 2000)
Montague:

$51,359
MI:

$51,084

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,042 (it was $21,238 in 2000)

Montague city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $109,446 (it was $87,700 in 2000)
Montague:

$109,446
MI:

$137,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $139,006; Detached houses: $147,256; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,796; In 2-unit structures: $169,738; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,010; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,731; Mobile homes: $37,417

Median gross rent in 2015: $625.

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  • Races in Montague, MI (2015)

    Montague races chart
    • 2,16989.4%White alone
    • 1807.4%Hispanic
    • 241.0%Two or more races
    • 220.9%Black alone
    • 160.7%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montague: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.8%), Dutch (8.9%), English (7.7%), American (7.2%), Irish (6.7%), Polish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 192 feet

Land area: 2.66 square miles.

Population density: 886 people per square mile   (low).

Montague,MI real estate house value index trend

Montague, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Montague:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montague city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

36 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Michigan:

6.3%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Montague, Michigan as of May 26, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Montague to the number of sex offenders is 87 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,103 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,140 (2.0%)

Montague satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (47.4 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (84.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (127.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maple Grove, MI (1.0 miles) , Whitehall, MI (1.1 miles ), Lakewood Club, MI (2.5 miles ), Rothbury, MI (2.5 miles ), New Era, MI (3.2 miles ), Twin Lake, MI (3.2 miles ), North Muskegon, MI (3.5 miles ), Muskegon, MI (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $86,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $383,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $135,100
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.42 N, Longitude: 86.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 231

Montague household income distribution Montague home values distribution

Crime rates in Montague by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2010 2011 2012 2015
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3400001002
per 100,000 124.0164.30.00.00.00.044.40.00.084.9
Robberies 0001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.042.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 2112210220
per 100,000 82.641.142.585.285.743.40.084.885.10.0
Burglaries 31577597385
per 100,000 124.0616.3297.2298.3214.3390.5311.0127.2340.4212.2
Theft 44634450683834416925
per 100,000 1,818.22,588.31,868.42,130.42,914.71,648.61,510.41,738.02,936.21,061.1
Auto thefts 2011020101
per 100,000 82.60.042.542.60.086.80.042.40.042.4
Arson 0000100210
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.042.90.00.084.842.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.2) 198.1278.5107.4139.3148.7108.9117.798.8158.3128.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Montague detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Michigan average:

1.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +129 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

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

Average climate in Montague, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Montague-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.3 miles away from the Montague city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 52.1 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montague-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 352.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from Montague 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 332.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 327.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 223.9 miles away from Montague center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 187.3 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 Muskegon County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montague topographic map

Birthplace of: Ira Flagstead - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Montague:

  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-WHITEHALL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WHITEHALL, MI)
  • HILLCREST NURSING CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • HILLCREST NURSING AND REHABILITATION COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI)
  • HACKLEY LAKESHORE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SHELBY, MI)
  • MERCY HEALTH PARTNERS, LAKESHORE CAMPUS Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SHELBY, MI)
  • HACKLEY VISITING NURSE SERVICES AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • HARBOR HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montague:

  • Muskegon Community College (about 15 miles; Muskegon, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 15 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 40 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 46 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 47 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Ferris State University (about 48 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Cornerstone University (about 50 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public high school in Montague:

Public elementary/middle schools in Montague:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Montague Weathervane was moved from the waterfront of whitelake to the corner of Dowling and Water street, in 2004

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Notable locations in Montague: Montague Marina (A), Trailway Campground (B), Montague Fire Department (C), Montague Police Department (D), Montague City Public Library (E), Montague City Hall (F), Montague City Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montague include: Whitelake Church (A), Saint James Catholic Church (B), Ferry Memorial Reformed Church (C), Montague United Methodist Church (D), Saint James Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Mount Calvary Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Montague include: Ellenwood Park (1), Cullen Field (2), Maple Grove Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Muskegon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.1. This is about average.

City:

83.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.72
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.7%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 31.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Montague, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Montague (2011 data):

  • Comerica Bank: Montague Branch at 4555 Dowling Street, branch established on 1956/02/14. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Michigan average:

10.9

Montague travel time to work - commute Montague mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Montague city (based on Muskegon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,063105
Mainline Protestant14,05149
Catholic13,68711
Black Protestant3,31411
Other2,46410
Orthodox3501
None120,259-
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: 24
Muskegon County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Muskegon County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Muskegon County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 117
Here:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Muskegon County:

30.5%
Michigan:

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

13.2%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Montague:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Montague:

21.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Montague:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.0%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Montague:

77.6%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montague, 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
Financial Administration 3$8,126$32,5040$0
Other Government Administration 4$16,206$48,6180$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$22,835$39,1467$8,121
Police - Other 0$0 2$3,514
Streets and Highways 1$4,606$55,2720$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,266
Sewerage 1$3,683$44,1960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,982$47,7840$0
Water Supply 3$9,346$37,3840$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,790$45,4802$3,092
Totals for Government 21$72,574$41,47113$15,993

Montague government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $339,000 ($143.83)
    Water Utilities: $204,000 ($86.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $186,000 ($78.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $411,000 ($174.37)
    Regular Highways: $339,000 ($143.83)
    General - Other: $262,000 ($111.16)
    Water Utilities: $210,000 ($89.10)
    Central Staff Services: $191,000 ($81.04)
    Sewerage: $174,000 ($73.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $130,000 ($55.15)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($33.52)
    Fire Protection: $52,000 ($22.06)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($11.46)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($6.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($23.33)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $89,000 ($37.76)
    Sewerage: $59,000 ($25.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $174,000 ($73.82)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($42.43)
    General - Other: $99,000 ($42.00)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($10.61)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($10.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $733,000 ($310.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($16.12)

Montague government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $356,000 ($151.04)
    All Other: $162,000 ($68.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $86,000 ($36.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $392,000 ($166.31)
    Water Utilities: $204,000 ($86.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $602,000 ($255.41)
    Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($48.79)
    Property Sale Other: $45,000 ($19.09)
    Rents: $28,000 ($11.88)
    Special Assessments: $12,000 ($5.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $402,000 ($170.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $282,000 ($119.64)
    Highways: $220,000 ($93.34)
    All Other: $108,000 ($45.82)
  • Tax - Property: $1,193,000 ($506.15)
    NEC: $76,000 ($32.24)

Montague government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $610,000 ($258.80)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $890,000 ($377.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $800,000 ($339.41)
    Water Utilities: $595,000 ($252.44)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $90,000 ($38.18)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($6.36)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $767,000 ($325.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $992,000 ($420.87)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($3.82)

3.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($124 average AGI)
Muskegon County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ottawa County, MI  0.84% ($30,366 average AGI)
from Kent County, MI  0.42% ($31,570)
from Oceana County, MI  0.26% ($25,457)


4.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($320 average AGI)
Muskegon County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ottawa County, MI  0.96% ($33,127 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  0.62% ($29,220)
to Oceana County, MI  0.21% ($34,366)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montague:

  • WUBR (1490 AM; 1 kW; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMUS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montague:

  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKR (94.1 FM; PENTWATER, MI; Owner: SYNERGY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSHN-FM (100.1 FM; HOLTON, MI; Owner: NOORDYK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMOM (102.7 FM; PENTWATER, MI; Owner: BAY VIEW BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Montague:

  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • W42CB (Channel 42; HESPERIA, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W34BZ (Channel 34; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48BY (Channel 48; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CC (Channel 53; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMKG-LP (Channel 38; NORTON SHORES, MI; Owner: KELLEY ENTERPRISES)
Montague fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Montague fatal accident list:

Jan 14, 1999 08:33 PM, Dowling St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 1993 02:24 AM, Old Channe, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 26, 1978 01:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • $400,000,000Total costs
  • 44,065Total average daily traffic
  • 2,185Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,218Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Montague)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Cor Ferry St And Dowling (Lat: 43.418333 Lon: -86.360056), Call Sign: KQL867, Licensee ID: L00074837
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHzGrant Date: 05/08/1997, Expiration Date: 07/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2002Registrant: City Of Montague, 8660 Water St, Montague, MI 49437, Phone: (616) 893-3311
  • N Of Fruitvale Rd W Of Us Hwy 31 (Lat: 43.435278 Lon: -86.340333), Call Sign: WNVY875, Licensee ID: L00013266
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHzGrant Date: 04/04/1996, Expiration Date: 04/04/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2001Registrant: Michigan Consolidated Gas Company Dba Michcon, 500 Griswold Street, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: (616) 459-6810
  • Old Channel Trl & W Whitbeck Rd (Lat: 43.388889 Lon: -86.386167), Call Sign: KBI379
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.280 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2001, Expiration Date: 03/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2011Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • 4900 Stanton Blvd. (Lat: 43.423056 Lon: -86.363167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 16.7 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQNT843
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHzGrant Date: 05/23/2011, Expiration Date: 05/23/2021, Certifier: Tom CederquistRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • MASTERTAG, 9350 Walsh Road (Lat: 43.428000 Lon: -86.346333), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQWU337
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.900 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/2015, Expiration Date: 11/19/2025, Certifier: Bill TrippRegistrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Lasley Street Tower, Lasley Street (Lat: 43.421611 Lon: -86.359528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WPUT995
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.256 MHz, 941.256 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2012, Expiration Date: 05/02/2022, Certifier: Tom KrollRegistrant: J & K Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Dr., Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (219) 244-7975, Fax: (219) 244-3253, Email:
  • Montague, Lat: 43.421000 Lon: -86.359500, Call Sign: WQAS936, Licensee ID: L00120221
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2014, Expiration Date: 08/02/2024, Certifier: Thomas KrollRegistrant: City Of Montague

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 4650 Goodrich St (Lat: 43.401944 Lon: -86.358111), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WHD605
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/1994, Expiration Date: 09/22/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Wesley Marine Service Company, 4650 Goodrich St, Montague, MI 49437
  • 4525 Dowling St (Lat: 43.375000 Lon: -86.426444), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WHX502, Licensee ID: L00005856
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/1997, Expiration Date: 04/23/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2002Registrant: Ellenwood Landing Condominium Association, 4525 Dowling St, Montague, MI 49437
  • 8560 Ellenwood Drive (Lat: 43.375000 Lon: -86.426444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: WPWN973, Licensee ID: L00005856
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 12/30/2002, Expiration Date: 12/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2013, Certifier: Martin L LeemasterRegistrant: Ellenwood Landing Condominium Association

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montague)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 195 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: JACOBS R755B SERIES (275 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4424C , Serial Number: 16009, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Collard, 7050 Wilkes Rd, Montague, MI 49437
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 58884 , Serial Number: 18262373, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jeffery L Sr Erdman, 6763 56th Ave, Montague, MI 49437, Other Owners: Aaron A Snider
  • Aircraft: CLAPPISON GORDON B FALCON-XP (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 657AA , Serial Number: 600136, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Harold L Casebolt, Rr2 Mckinley Rd, Montague, MI 49437
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7157L , Serial Number: AA5-0457, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Zuwerink, 935 Skeels Rd, Montague, MI 49437
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8175T , Serial Number: 17556875, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Randolph P Machovsky, 8460 S 80th Ave, Montague, MI 49437
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89952 , Serial Number: 9004, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Collard, 7050 Wilkes Rd, Montague, MI 49437

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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$88,8703$112,81316$133,9391$29,8304$152,278
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$52,7501$77,5101$142,2300$01$84,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$54,9906$209,0551$64,1202$379,525
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$67,1600$02$257,4800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$117,6800$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$53,570
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

OLD CHANNEL INN (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTHERN LIGHTS FAMILY PRACTICE (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-29-2014), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
PIGEON HILL RESORT (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WEESIES BROS PKG HOUSE-#1,2,4 (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WHITE RIVER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • VILLA VENAFRO (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUR LADY OF ASSUMPTION CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GREENLAWN MOBILE HOME COURT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JOHNSON'S TRAILER RESORT (Population served: 52, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HICKORY KNOLL GOLF COURSE INC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE RIVER BEACH ASSOCIATION (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE LAKE VFW POST #3256 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNRISE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OLD CHANNEL TR GOLF-EAST PRO (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OLD CHANNEL TRAIL GOLF COURSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 31
  • Service Call: 9

Incident types - Montague

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Montague, MI
Most common first names in Montague, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert4667.8 years
William3576.8 years
John2872.3 years
George2671.3 years
Charles2576.6 years
James2369.4 years
Mary2080.5 years
Fred1979.0 years
Edward1976.6 years
Harold1972.6 years
Most common last names in Montague, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3079.4 years
Johnson2274.9 years
Ramthun1581.0 years
Anderson1474.7 years
Schultz1474.4 years
Dahl1383.2 years
Schmiedeknec1387.2 years
Kroll1383.5 years
Lipka1184.8 years
Hill1180.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Montague, MI

  • YMCA: 1

Montague compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 10 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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