Petoskey, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 5,724 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 2,733  (47.8%)
Females: 2,991  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49770.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,374 (it was $33,657 in 2000)
Petoskey:

$41,374
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,863 (it was $20,259 in 2000)

Petoskey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,769 (it was $123,100 in 2000)
Petoskey:

$173,769
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $373,070; detached houses: $364,559; townhouses or other attached units: $384,170; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $545,504; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $584,713

Median gross rent in 2017: $616.

March 2019 cost of living index in Petoskey: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.7%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Petoskey, MI (2017)
    • 5,16489.6%White alone
    • 2123.7%Hispanic
    • 1783.1%Two or more races
    • 961.7%American Indian alone
    • 440.8%Asian alone
    • 250.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 180.3%Black alone
    • 50.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Petoskey, Michigan as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Petoskey is 125 to 1.


Crime rates in Petoskey by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.7)
1
(17.6)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.6)
1
(17.4)
2
(34.9)
2
(34.7)
3
(52.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(64.2)
6
(97.0)
7
(114.2)
5
(83.2)
10
(166.1)
4
(67.0)
4
(70.6)
3
(52.6)
1
(17.5)
4
(69.2)
4
(69.5)
7
(122.1)
3
(52.0)
8
(139.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(304.9)
21
(339.6)
17
(277.4)
23
(382.8)
14
(232.5)
9
(150.7)
17
(300.0)
9
(157.9)
14
(244.7)
8
(138.4)
7
(121.6)
10
(174.5)
6
(104.1)
4
(69.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
158
(2,535)
146
(2,361)
160
(2,611)
94
(1,564)
111
(1,843)
93
(1,558)
86
(1,518)
70
(1,228)
59
(1,031)
43
(744.1)
20
(347.4)
40
(698.0)
45
(780.7)
45
(784.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(80.2)
1
(16.2)
7
(114.2)
8
(133.1)
1
(16.6)
2
(33.5)
1
(17.6)
4
(70.2)
4
(69.9)
2
(34.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(87.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(69.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.5)
3
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)174.1143.8155.8121.7124.5102.3111.490.467.583.850.299.576.7111.6

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City-data.com crime index in Petoskey, MI

Crime rate in Petoskey detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (18.2%), English (16.5%), European (8.4%), American (7.0%), Polish (7.0%), Dutch (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 786 feet

Land area: 5.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,140 people per square mile   (low).

Petoskey, Michigan map

199 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Oceania).

This city:

3.5%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,041 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,240 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (143.8 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (218.2 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (279.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bay View, MI (1.5 miles),
Harbor Springs, MI (2.1 miles ),
Conway, MI (2.4 miles ),
Bay Shore, MI (2.5 miles ),
Walloon Lake, MI (2.7 miles ),
Oden, MI (2.8 miles ),
Horton Bay, MI (2.8 miles ),
Ponshewaing, MI (3.0 miles)

Latitude: 45.37 N, Longitude: 84.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,268 (+143.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,284 (74.0%)

Area code: 231

Distribution of median household income in Petoskey, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Petoskey, MI in 2017
Petoskey satellite photo by USGS

Petoskey tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $377,500
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $625,000
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $334,700
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $248,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Petoskey, MI residents
Average permit cost in Petoskey, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.9%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Petoskey, MI
Historical housing units in Petoskey, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in Petoskey, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
  • Social assistance (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.4%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Petoskey, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Petoskey, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Petoskey-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Petoskey city 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 45.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Petoskey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 96% 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 353.0 miles away from Petoskey center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 323.0 miles away from Petoskey 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 315.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 335.6 miles away from Petoskey 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 178.8 miles away from Petoskey 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 334.8 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 (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Petoskey:

  • MCLAREN - NORTHERN MICHIGAN (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 416 CONNABLE AVE)
  • BORTZ HEALTH CARE OF PETOSKEY (1500 SPRING ST)
  • PETOSKEY NURSING CENTER (1500 SPRING ST)
  • NORTHERN MICHIGAN HOSPITAL (DIALYSIS UNIT)

Amtrak station:

PETOSKY (301 W. MITCHELL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

College/University in Petoskey:

  • North Central Michigan College (Full-time enrollment: 1,524; Location: 1515 Howard St; Public; Website: www.ncmich.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petoskey:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 52 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 83 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 98 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 120 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Central Michigan University (about 124 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 126 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 135 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high schools in Petoskey:

Public elementary/middle schools in Petoskey:

  • PETOSKEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 683, Location: 801 NORTHMEN DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • SHERIDAN SCHOOL (Students: 242, Location: 1415 HOWARD ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • PETOSKEY MONTESSORI ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 37, Location: 1560 EAST MITCHELL RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Location: 616 CONNABLE AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • OTTAWA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 871 KALAMAZOO AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 410 STATE ST, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Petoskey:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 257, Location: 414 MICHIGAN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • PETOSKEY SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 1402 HOWARD ST, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in Petoskey:

  • PETOSKEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,124,782; Location: 500 EAST MITCHELL STREET; 55,276 books; 6,876 audio materials; 1,636 video materials; 207 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Petoskey: Petoskey Station (A), Bay Harbor Golf Club (B), Petoskey Marina (C), Emmet County Fairgrounds (D), Student and Community Resource Center (E), Residence Hall (F), Student Center/Conference Center (G), North Central Michigan College Library (H), Distance Learning Center (I), Institute for Business and Industry Training (J), Chemistry Building (K), Technology Building (L), Maintenance Building (M), Heating Plant (N), Administration/Classroom Building (O), Petoskey Police Department (P), Petoskey Department of Public Safety Fire Station (Q), Little Traverse Historical Museum (R), Traverse Historical Library (S), Petoskey Public Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Petoskey include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), B'Nai Israel Congregation (B), Zion Lutheran Church (C), Emmanuel Evangelical Church (D), White Stone Chapel (E), Trinity Missionary Church (F), Hilltop Mennonite Fellowship (G), Parr Memorial Baptist Church (H), First Church of Christ Scientist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Saint Francis Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Petoskey include: Curtis Park (1), Bear River Park (2), Lockwood Park (3), Washington Park (4), Hotel Perry Historical Marker (5), Magnus Park (6), Petoskey Winter Sports Park (7), Pennsylvania Park (8), East Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bay Harbor History Museum (4245 Main Street) (1), Aj's L & S Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1223 Waukazoo Avenue) (2), Great American Adventures (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2088 North US Highway 31) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge South (1858 US 131 South) (1), Best Western Inn of Petoskey (1300 Spring Street) (2), Comfort Inn Petoskey (1314 US 31 North) (3), Bay Inn of Petoskey (2445 Charlevoix Avenue) (4), Bay View Inn-Stafford'S (613 Woodland Avenue) (5), Days Inn Petoskey (1420 Spring Street US 131) (6), Boyne Country Convention & Visitor Bureau (401 East Mitchell Street) (7), Hampton Inn & Suites Petoskey- MI (920 Spring Street) (8), Baywinds Inn (909 Spring Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Claude E. Shannon - (1916-2001), inventor of information theory, Bruce Catton - Historian, Jim Slater (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Nathan Bauman - Drummer, Hal Smith (actor), Damon Huffman - College basketball player (Brown Bears), Herb Orvis - Football player, Liesel Litzenburger - Writer, Megan Boone - Actor, Mickey Walker (American football) - Football player.

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 Petoskey and their reported violations in the past:

CONWAY COMMONS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
CHALET ESTATES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-22-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2005)
PETOSKEY BREWING, LLC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FOXFIELD APARTMENTS (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2008)
WALLOON LAKE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between MAY-01-2006 and JUN-08-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-24-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-31-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TOM BIZIOREK, DDS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TOSKI SANDS PLAZA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-07-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (APR-06-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (APR-07-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (APR-27-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Public Notif issued (OCT-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • BAY VIEW ASSOCIATION (Population served: 741, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • BEAR CREEK ESTATES (Population served: 210, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETOSKEY COMFORT INN (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUPER 8 MOTEL (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MIM'S MEDITERRANEAN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SIDE DOOR SALOON INC (Population served: 85, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETOSKEY RV & CABIN RESORT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETOSKEY DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETOSKEY FAMILY DENTAL CARE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HUBER SENIOR CENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Petoskey in 2010:

  • 101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 98 people in college/university student housing
  • 76 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Petoskey in 2000:

  • 109 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other types of correctional institutions

Banks with branches in Petoskey (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: East Bay View Branch, Eastside Drive-Up Branch, Petoskey Downtown Branch, West Side Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Westside Branch, Petoskey Main Office Branch, Harbor Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • First Community Bank: Petoskey Main Office, Petoskey Division St Branch, Petoskey Spring Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.7 mil, Deposits: $154.7 mil, headquarters in Harbor Springs, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Harbor Springs Financial Corporation
  • Northwestern Bank: 300 Howard St Branch at 300 Howard Street, branch established on 1955/11/25; 919 Spring Street Branch at 919 Spring Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $867.7 mil, Deposits: $784.0 mil, headquarters in Traverse City, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices
  • The Bank of Northern Michigan: Messenger Service at 406 Bay Street, branch established on 2007/07/05; The Bank Of Northern Michigan at 406 Bay Street, branch established on 2000/01/18. Info updated 2010/01/13: Bank assets: $367.8 mil, Deposits: $297.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lake Michigan Financial Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: Petosky Branch at 1368 Sthy 131 S, branch established on 1979/07/23. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Petoskey Branch at 401 Bay Street, branch established on 1979/12/31. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Petoskey:

Marital status in Petoskey, MI
  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Petoskey:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Petoskey
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Petoskey, 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
Emmet 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.
State:

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
This county:

14.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.1%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Emmet County:

30.0%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.9%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Petoskey:

50.3%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Petoskey:

10.5%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Petoskey:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.5%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Petoskey, 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
Police Protection - Officers 16$96,539$72,4042$4,982
Financial Administration 10$44,422$53,3067$4,332
Streets and Highways 9$37,994$50,6591$3,047
Parks and Recreation 9$30,511$40,6811$487
Local Libraries 6$21,234$42,46810$8,432
Electric Power 6$29,524$59,0480$0
Water Supply 4$21,232$63,6960$0
Other Government Administration 4$26,101$78,3030$0
Sewerage 3$13,397$53,5880$0
Firefighters 2$11,654$69,9245$2,825
Police - Other 1$3,259$39,1084$3,401
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 70$335,867$57,57730$27,506

Petoskey government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $679,000 ($118.62)
    Water Utilities: $479,000 ($83.68)
    Sewerage: $430,000 ($75.12)
    Regular Highways: $400,000 ($69.88)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,536,000 ($1491.26)
    General - Other: $3,731,000 ($651.82)
    Regular Highways: $1,782,000 ($311.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,654,000 ($288.96)
    Water Utilities: $1,291,000 ($225.54)
    Sewerage: $1,158,000 ($202.31)
    Libraries: $875,000 ($152.87)
    Financial Administration: $793,000 ($138.54)
    Central Staff Services: $645,000 ($112.68)
    Parking Facilities: $351,000 ($61.32)
    General Public Buildings: $297,000 ($51.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000 ($29.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $571,000 ($99.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($14.15)
    Other - Financial Administration: $13,000 ($2.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,643,000 ($811.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($4.72)

Petoskey government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,405,000 ($420.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,061,000 ($185.36)
    Other: $560,000 ($97.83)
    Parking Facilities: $434,000 ($75.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000 ($23.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $64,000 ($11.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $189,000 ($33.02)
    Interest Earnings: $155,000 ($27.08)
    Special Assessments: $91,000 ($15.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,855,000 ($1896.40)
    Water Utilities: $2,680,000 ($468.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $634,000 ($110.76)
    General Local Government Support: $585,000 ($102.20)
    Other: $140,000 ($24.46)
  • Tax - Property: $5,972,000 ($1043.33)
    Other License: $9,000 ($1.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($0.87)

Petoskey government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,850,000 ($2769.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,660,000 ($2561.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $14,395,000 ($2514.85)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,200,000 ($1781.97)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,195,000 ($732.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,190,000 ($207.90)

Petoskey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,785,000 ($4155.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,200,000 ($1781.97)

6.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Charlevoix County, MI  1.02% ($43,027 average AGI)
from Cheboygan County, MI  0.86% ($41,104)
from Oakland County, MI  0.41% ($156,627)


6.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,197 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cheboygan County, MI  0.95% ($32,635 average AGI)
to Charlevoix County, MI  0.94% ($36,279)
to Kent County, MI  0.31% ($43,667)
Businesses in Petoskey, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture2
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's1Maurices1
Audi1McDonald's1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Meijer1
Best Western1New Balance1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike1
Burger King2OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chico's1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn2Quiznos1
Decora Cabinetry3RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid2
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx9Starbucks1
Ford1Super 81
GNC2Taco Bell1
Goodwill3U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS13
Hilton1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Walgreens2
JCPenney1Walmart1
Jimmy John's1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Petoskey:

  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WMBN (1340 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWKK (750 AM; 1 kW; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: STONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • 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.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Petoskey:

  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • 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)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; BOYNE CITY, MI; Owner: WBCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WICV (100.9 FM; EAST JORDAN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WCZW (107.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHN (90.5 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDX (92.5 FM; ATLANTA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJZ-FM (95.3 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: DARBY ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WDQV (88.5 FM; MACKINAW CITY, MI; Owner: BROADCAST MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Petoskey:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WFUP (Channel 45; VANDERBILT, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
Petoskey fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Petoskey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 60.1mTotal length
  • $33,325,000Total costs
  • 176,399Total average daily traffic
  • 14,462Total average daily truck traffic
  • 235,382Total future (year 2010) average daily traffic
New bridges in Petoskey, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Petoskey, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Petoskey)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Petoskey, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Petoskey)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Petoskey)

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 51. The highest number of reported fires - 88 took place in 2002, and the least - 14 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Petoskey, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.3%), and Outside Fires (28.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Petoskey, MI
    • 43350.3%Structure Fires
    • 24128.0%Outside Fires
    • 16519.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 222.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Petoskey, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Petoskey, Michigan:

  • Comfort Inn Petoskey, 1314 US 31 N, Petoskey, Michigan 49770 , Phone: (231) 347-3220, Fax: (231) 347-9191
  • Econo Lodge South, 1859 Us Hwy 131 S, Petoskey, Michigan 49770 , Phone: (231) 348-3324, Fax: (231) 348-3521
  • Stafford's Perry Hotel, 100 Lewis St, Petoskey, Michigan 49770 , Phone: (231) 347-4000
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1751 S US 131, Petoskey, Michigan 49770 , Phone: (231) 487-0991, Fax: (231) 347-2492
  • Apple Tree Inn Of Petoskey, 915 Spring St, Petoskey, Michigan 49770 , Phone: (231) 348-2900, Fax: (231) 348-9748
  • Americinn, 900 Spring St, Petoskey, Michigan 49770 , Phone: (231) 347-4193
  • Americas Best Value Inn Of Petoskey, 1300 Spring St, Petoskey, Michigan 49770 , Phone: (231) 347-3925, Fax: (231) 347-3341
  • Courtyard by Marriott Petoskey, 1866 Bear Pl, Petoskey, Michigan 49770 , Phone: (231) 439-3333
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Petoskey, Michigan
Most common first names in Petoskey, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11979.3 years
Mary9581.9 years
Robert7969.9 years
William7578.7 years
George6476.4 years
Helen6281.3 years
Charles5373.7 years
Margaret5183.2 years
Donald4872.5 years
Joseph4576.7 years
Most common last names in Petoskey, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5375.6 years
Johnson2775.2 years
Brown2573.9 years
Fettig2574.8 years
Miller2382.4 years
Beer1773.2 years
Allen1680.7 years
Foster1470.4 years
Williams1283.3 years
Gokee1271.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Petoskey, MI
  • 90.3%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Petoskey, MI
  • 72.1%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 0.9%Other fuel


Petoskey compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Petoskey on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
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