Pellston, Michigan

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Population in 2022: 808 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 376  (46.6%)
Females: 432  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Michigan median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 49769.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $49,113 (it was $37,292 in 2000)
Pellston:

$49,113
MI:

$66,986

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $24,815 (it was $13,047 in 2000)

Pellston village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $122,522 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Pellston:

$122,522
MI:

$224,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $358,349; detached houses: $373,698; townhouses or other attached units: $366,754; in 2-unit structures: $617,586; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $490,512; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,041; mobile homes: $116,831; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $29,598

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,006.

March 2022 cost of living index in Pellston: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 13.4%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.9% for American Indian residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Pellston, MI (2022)
    • 62382.3%White alone
    • 10714.1%Two or more races
    • 293.8%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Pellston, Michigan as of April 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pellston is 119 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (29.8%), Polish (13.2%), Irish (9.1%), American (7.4%), French Canadian (3.6%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 702 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 422 people per square mile   (low).

Pellston, Michigan map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.3%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,528 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $988 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (153.2 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (233.6 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (294.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Brutus, MI (2.1 miles ),
Levering, MI (2.4 miles ),
Alanson, MI (2.8 miles ),
Ponshewaing, MI (3.0 miles),
Oden, MI (3.0 miles ),
Carp Lake, MI (3.2 miles ),
Conway, MI (3.2 miles ),
Indian River, MI (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 45.55 N, Longitude: 84.78 W

Area code: 231

Distribution of median household income in Pellston, MI in 2022
Distribution of house value in Pellston, MI in 2022
Pellston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.8%
Michigan:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +208 (+36.9%).
Most common industries in Pellston, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Pellston, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Pellston, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pellston-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Pellston village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 60.6 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pellston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 90% 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 356.8 miles away from Pellston center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 328.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 231.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 347.6 miles away from the city center
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 190.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 315.5 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 Emmet County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pellston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pellston:

  • BAY BLUFFS-EMMET CO MED CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HARBOR SPRINGS, MI)
  • MI HME HLTH CARE TERMINAL CARE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; INDIAN RIVER, MI)
  • MCLAREN - NORTHERN MICHIGAN Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • CHEBOYGAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CHEBOYGAN, MI)
  • TENDERCARE HEALTH CENTER OF CHEBOYGAN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CHEBOYGAN, MI)
  • CHEBOYGAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CHEBOYGAN, MI)

Airports located in Pellston:

Amtrak station:

PELLSTON (100 STIMPSON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pellston:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 67 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 68 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 110 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 134 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 136 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Central Michigan University (about 136 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Delta College (about 144 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high school in Pellston:

  • PELLSTON MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 172 PARK ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Pellston:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pellston: Pellston Department of Natural Resources (A), Pellston Branch Library (B), Pellston Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pellston include: First Church (A), Grace Community Church (B), Saint Clement Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Pellston include: Pioneer Park (1), Spelling Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Arbor Motel (2864 North US31 Highway).

Emmet 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 Pellston and their reported violations in the past:

PELLSTON GENERAL LLC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SMALL TOWN GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (NOV-05-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PELLSTON LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • U OF M BIOLOGICAL STATION (Population served: 275, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U OF M BIOLOGICAL STATION (Population served: 275, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U OF M BIOLOGICAL STATION (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW HOPE UNITED METHODIST (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PELLSTON FRIENDSHIP CENTER (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOOSE JAW JUNCTION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PELLSTON MARKET LLC (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MR ED'S PLACE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Pellston (2011 data):

  • Citizens National Bank of Cheboygan: Pellston Branch at 200 Stimpson Street, branch established on 1970/09/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $250.6 mil, Deposits: $228.0 mil, headquarters in Cheboygan, MI, negative income in the last year, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Pellston:

Marital status in Pellston, MI
  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Pellston:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Michigan average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Pellston
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pellston, MI (based on Emmet County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6717
Evangelical Protestant3,04828
Mainline Protestant2,97611
Other6236
None20,376-
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: 16
This county:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Emmet County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Emmet County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Emmet County:

14.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
State:

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

13.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pellston:

45.6%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.1%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Pellston:

29.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pellston:

20.8%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pellston:

14.1%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pellston:

34.7%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Pellston:

51.7%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pellston, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 2$7,777$46,6620$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,777$46,6620$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,564
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$361
Firefighters 0$0 1$377
Totals for Government 4$15,553$46,6593$2,302

Pellston government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $127,000 ($157.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $91,000 ($112.62)
    General - Other: $86,000 ($106.44)
    General Public Buildings: $49,000 ($60.64)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($28.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($28.47)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($14.85)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($12.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($3.71)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($2.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($13.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $23,000 ($28.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($17.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $127,000 ($157.18)

Pellston government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,000 ($2.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $69,000 ($85.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $66,000 ($81.68)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($8.66)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $101,000 ($125.00)
    General Local Government Support: $82,000 ($101.49)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.24)
  • Tax - Property: $147,000 ($181.93)

Pellston government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000 ($315.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $248,000 ($306.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($9.90)

Pellston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $219,000 ($271.04)

Businesses in Pellston, MI

  • FedEx: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 4

Strongest AM radio stations in Pellston:

  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKK (750 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: STONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCBY (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • WMBN (1340 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pellston:

  • WKLZ-FM (98.9 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF PETOSKEY, INC.)
  • WMKC (102.9 FM; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCMW-FM (103.9 FM; HARBOR SPRINGS, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDQV (88.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: BROADCAST MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLJZ (94.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; BOYNE CITY, MI; Owner: WBCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W268AD (101.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WPHN (90.5 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICV (100.9 FM; EAST JORDAN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)

TV broadcast stations around Pellston:

  • W18BX (Channel 18; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BQ (Channel 20; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W23BM (Channel 23; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CD (Channel 25; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BI (Channel 31; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CR (Channel 51; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BN (Channel 53; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57CP (Channel 57; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64CK (Channel 64; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W55CL (Channel 55; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CR (Channel 34; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W41CK (Channel 41; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: FRANK J. CATZ, LIVING TRUST)
  • W39CB (Channel 39; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CR (Channel 62; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CD (Channel 36; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CY (Channel 66; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WFUP (Channel 45; VANDERBILT, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WTOM-TV (Channel 4; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)

Pellston fatal accident list:

Mar 15, 1983 08:10 PM, Main Stree, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.1mTotal length
  • $165,000Total costs
  • 7,394Total average daily traffic
  • 356Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,151Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, 3.16nm South Of Pellston Regional (Lat: 45.509111 Lon: -84.773250), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Bstaley@americantower.Com, , Houst-on, Phone: (713) 479-2083

  • Stormy M Seibt, 3.16nm South Of Pellston Regional (Lat: 45.509111 Lon: -84.773250), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: American Tower Limited Partnership, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508

  • Stormy M Seibt, 3.16nm South Of Pellston Regional (Lat: 45.509111 Lon: -84.773250), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: American Tower Limited Partnership, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy Us 31 Mdnr Field Ofc (Lat: 45.553889 Lon: -84.779778), Call Sign: KQG836,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.6400 MHz, 44.7200 MHz, 44.8000 MHz, 44.8400 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2024, Expiration Date: 02/08/2034, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 333-5050, Fax: (517) 284-4066, Email:


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6
  • Emmet County Airport (Lat: 45.571667 Lon: -84.796722), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KGN2,
    Assigned Frequencies: 130.550 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 02/02/2019, Cancellation Date: 11/25/2013, Certifier: Kris E Hutchison, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 266-2047, Email:

  • Emett County Airport (Lat: 45.571667 Lon: -84.788389), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KXN2,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.875 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2015, Expiration Date: 07/21/2025, Registrant: Enterprise Wireless Alliance, 17750 Creamery Road, Ste B-10, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9199, Phone: (800) 482-8282, Fax: (703) 524-1074, Email:

  • Pellston Regional Airport Of Emmet County (Lat: 45.570833 Lon: -84.796667), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WQKJ253,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2019, Expiration Date: 06/09/2029, Certifier: Wilma C Kuebler, Registrant: Pellston Regional Airport, U. S. 31 Hwy., Pellston, MI 49769, Phone: (231) 539-8442, Fax: (231) 539-0936, Email:

  • Pellston Regional Airport (Lat: 45.571472 Lon: -84.785972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 8.5 m, Call Sign: WQXE241,
    Assigned Frequencies: 131.625 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Certifier: Kathleen M Wilson, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 180 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-6030, Fax: (443) 951-0349, Email:

  • Pellston Regional Airport Of Emmet County (Lat: 45.569778 Lon: -84.786250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQYE698,
    Assigned Frequencies: 131.550 MHz, 136.975 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/2016, Expiration Date: 09/02/2026, Certifier: Kathleen M Wilson, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 180 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-6030, Fax: (443) 951-0349, Email:

  • Pellston Regional Airport (Lat: 45.571361 Lon: -84.786194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.9 m, Overall height: 10.9 m, Call Sign: WRDP761,
    Assigned Frequencies: 130.325 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2019, Expiration Date: 06/21/2029, Certifier: Kathleen M Wilson, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 180 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-6030, Fax: (443) 951-0349, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pellston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CASE GRANT SPORTSMAN GS-2 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 119DL, N119DL, N-119DL, Serial Number: 7436, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 03/17/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Grant Case, 10935 Northwoods Shores Dr, Pellston, MI 49769

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fires - 14 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Pellston, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.9%), and Outside Fires (40.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pellston, MI
    • 6541.9%Structure Fires
    • 6240.0%Outside Fires
    • 2214.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 63.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pellston, MI
Most common first names in Pellston, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1169.2 years
Robert1075.2 years
Mary979.1 years
Donald663.2 years
Dorothy578.6 years
Paul582.6 years
Edward565.2 years
William571.2 years
James579.6 years
Stanley471.3 years
Most common last names in Pellston, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Laughbaum570.6 years
Boda568.0 years
Godzik472.0 years
Rae484.5 years
Hartman482.4 years
Lechowicz478.0 years
Wiklanski484.0 years
Bonter468.7 years
Shorter373.7 years
Anderson378.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pellston, MI
  • 69.4%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.0%Electricity
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pellston, MI
  • 77.4%Utility gas
  • 15.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood


Pellston compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2024.