Pearl Beach, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 2,829. Population change since 2000: -12.3%
Males: 1,407  (49.8%)
Females: 1,422  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  53.8 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48001.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,299 (it was $55,186 in 2000)
Pearl Beach:

$58,299
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,606 (it was $32,320 in 2000)

Pearl Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,711 (it was $183,500 in 2000)
Pearl Beach:

$152,711
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $184,651; Detached houses: $181,247; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,333; Mobile homes: $258,674

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,042.

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Pearl Beach races chart
  • White alone - 2,762 (97.6%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pearl Beach: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.2%), Polish (16.4%), Irish (10.7%), French (9.1%), English (8.1%), United States (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 581 feet

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,329 people per square mile   (low).

Pearl Beach,MI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Pearl Beach:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pearl Beach CDP:

  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

69 residents are foreign born (1.6% North America, 0.6% Europe).

This place:  2.2%
Michigan:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,630 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,582 (1.6%)

Pearl Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Clair Shores, MI (18.2 miles , pop. 63,096).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (30.8 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (266.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Algonac, MI (1.7 miles ), Marine City, MI (2.8 miles ), New Baltimore, MI (2.9 miles ), New Haven, MI (3.6 miles ), St. Clair, MI (3.8 miles ), Mount Clemens, MI (3.9 miles ), Richmond, MI (3.9 miles ), St. Clair Shores, MI (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 82.59 W

Pearl Beach household income distribution Pearl Beach home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Engineers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Pearl Beach, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Pearl Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Pearl Beach place center killed 11 people and injured 224 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/21/1953, a category F4 tornado 20.5 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 68 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pearl Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% 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 137.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 101.9 miles away from Pearl Beach 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 102.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 171.2 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 313.8 miles away from Pearl Beach 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 88.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
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Hospitals and medical centers near Pearl Beach:

  • HARBOR HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MARINE CITY, MI)
  • HARBOR OAKS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NEW BALTIMORE, MI)
  • THE VILLAGE OF EAST HARBOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHI, MI)
  • ST JOHN RIVER DISTRICT HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; EAST CHINA, MI)
  • SERENITY HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY, L L C (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; NEW HAVEN, MI)
  • FMC - CHESTERFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CHESTERFIELD, MI)
  • ST JOHN NORTH SHORES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HARRISON TOWNSHIP, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pearl Beach:

  • Baker College of Clinton Township (about 17 miles; Clinton Township, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,413)
  • Macomb Community College (about 22 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 15,669)
  • St Clair County Community College (about 26 miles; Port Huron, MI; FT enrollment: 3,057)
  • Wayne State University (about 31 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 32 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 32 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • Oakland University (about 33 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 16,449)

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Notable locations in Pearl Beach: Tri - Hospital Emergency Medical Services Station 4 (A), Clay Township Mainland Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Swartout Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pearl Beach: Colony Tower Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

St. Clair 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 2012 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.297. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.297
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.68. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.68
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00845. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00845
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.6%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
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: 0.1% of all households

Pearl Beach compared to Michigan 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pearl Beach travel time to work - commute Pearl Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pearl Beach CDP (based on St. Clair County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.93%
Here: 42.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents58.7%5.9%5.7%5.1%2.7%
Congregations13.0%7.0%6.1%16.5%0.9%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchMissionary ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.3%2.2%2.0%12.9%
Congregations3.5%4.3%7.0%3.5%38.3%
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: 34
St. Clair County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
St. Clair County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
St. Clair County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 111
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

30.2%
Michigan:

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

11.2%
State:

13.4%

4.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($312 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.09%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Macomb County, MI  1.43% ($38,052 average AGI)
from Sanilac County, MI  0.31% ($29,695)
from Wayne County, MI  0.23% ($38,429)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.18%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Macomb County, MI  1.51% ($33,934 average AGI)
to Oakland County, MI  0.34% ($34,215)
to Sanilac County, MI  0.25% ($25,420)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pearl Beach:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WPHM (1380 AM; 5 kW; PORT HURON, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WHLX (1590 AM; 1 kW; MARINE CITY, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pearl Beach:

  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Pearl Beach:

  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pearl Beach)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W8WLU, Licensee ID: L01059254
    Grant Date: 09/07/1993, Expiration Date: 09/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2005
    Registrant: David H Norris, Pearl Beach, MI 48052

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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$108,71612$129,34948$155,9534$50,6031$99,20011$124,7411$30,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$161,1301$91,7404$148,7981$8,0300$01$78,5600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$86,5802$214,45019$191,8471$31,5400$03$171,8300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$114,1103$109,9009$175,9701$30,3900$01$99,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$53,3301$84,2903$150,9970$00$02$95,4700$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6470.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$169,730
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$126,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6470.00

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