Pilgrim, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 11.
Males: (50.0%)
Females: (50.0%)
Median resident age:

76.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,449
Pilgrim:

$60,449
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,519

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $203,104
Pilgrim:

$203,104
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $698,363; detached houses: $697,330
March 2019 cost of living index in Pilgrim: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: American (50.0%), Irish (50.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (87.8 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (140.4 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (208.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Frankfort, MI (1.5 miles ),
Crystal Downs Country Club, MI (1.6 miles),
Elberta, MI (1.8 miles ),
Beulah, MI (2.8 miles ),
Benzonia, MI (2.8 miles ),
Honor, MI (3.3 miles ),
Arcadia, MI (3.5 miles ),
Empire, MI (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.66 N, Longitude: 86.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 231

Distribution of median household income in Pilgrim, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pilgrim, MI in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Michigan:

6.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.6. This is better than average.

City:

58.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Pilgrim-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Pilgrim place center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pilgrim-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 173.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.7 miles away from the city 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 368.0 miles away from Pilgrim center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 438.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 301.0 miles away from Pilgrim center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 259.1 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 Benzie 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Pilgrim:

  • PAUL OLIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FRANKFORT, MI)
  • MAPLES BENZIE CO MEDICAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FRANKFORT, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pilgrim:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 34 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Ferris State University (about 78 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 83 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 88 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 92 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 93 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 98 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)

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Benzie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

1.6 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

42.9%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Pilgrim:

Marital status in Pilgrim, MI
  • Never married: 60.2%
  • Now married: 19.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Pilgrim:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 100.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pilgrim, MI (based on Benzie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,15411
Evangelical Protestant80116
Catholic4651
Other32
None14,102-
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: 5
Benzie County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
Michigan:

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

14.1%
Michigan:

13.4%

7.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
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 Grand Traverse County, MI  2.19% ($43,633 average AGI)
from Leelanau County, MI  0.58% ($23,932)
from Manistee County, MI  0.52% ($25,513)


6.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
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 Grand Traverse County, MI  2.17% ($40,448 average AGI)
to Manistee County, MI  0.77% ($33,448)
to Leelanau County, MI  0.28% ($50,619)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pilgrim:

  • 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)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pilgrim:

  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; FRANKFORT, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGFN (98.1 FM; GLEN ARBOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJZJ (95.5 FM; GLEN ARBOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOUF (92.1 FM; BEULAH, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; LELAND, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; BEAR LAKE, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKVK (100.7 FM; HONOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W201CM (88.1 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WVXM (97.7 FM; MANISTEE, MI; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Pilgrim:

  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W34BZ (Channel 34; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48BY (Channel 48; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W68DD (Channel 68; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CC (Channel 53; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CQ (Channel 62; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CU (Channel 25; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: EDWARD J. HESS AND/OR MADGE E. HESS)
  • W36BZ (Channel 36; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W56DF (Channel 56; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W15BM (Channel 15; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CE (Channel 34; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48CC (Channel 48; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CP (Channel 52; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58CN (Channel 58; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CX (Channel 66; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.5mTotal length
  • $1,163,000Total costs
  • 60,759Total average daily traffic
  • 2,948Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,146Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pilgrim, MI
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 40.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pilgrim compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value significantly above 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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