Port Austin, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 627 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 325  (51.9%)
Females: 302  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

59.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48467.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,440 (it was $29,643 in 2000)
Port Austin:

$36,440
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,416 (it was $18,480 in 2000)

Port Austin village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,515 (it was $87,500 in 2000)
Port Austin:

$123,515
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $160,334; detached houses: $167,188; townhouses or other attached units: $175,749; in 2-unit structures: $62,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,696; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,867; mobile homes: $51,862; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $216,271

Median gross rent in 2017: $452.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Austin: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.4%
(29.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Port Austin, MI (2010)
    • 63094.9%White alone
    • 111.7%Hispanic
    • 101.5%Two or more races
    • 71.1%Asian alone
    • 40.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Port Austin, Michigan as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Austin is 117 to 1.


Crime rates in Port Austin by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(155.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(610.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(285.3)
2
(289.9)
6
(933.1)
3
(452.5)
4
(610.7)
2
(310.6)
1
(156.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(1,569)
11
(1,594)
24
(3,733)
13
(1,961)
16
(2,443)
17
(2,640)
11
(1,721)
11
(1,724)
7
(1,115)
6
(964.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(155.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)82.784.1351.5110.1262.6127.379.869.044.638.6

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City-data.com crime index in Port Austin, MI

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

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

1.61
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: Polish (33.5%), American (17.6%), German (17.3%), Irish (11.5%), English (7.2%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 624 people per square mile   (low).

Port Austin, Michigan map

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,834 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,835 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (64.4 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (114.8 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (281.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Kinde, MI (2.7 miles ),
Caseville, MI (3.9 miles ),
Port Hope, MI (4.0 miles ),
Bad Axe, MI (4.1 miles ),
Elkton, MI (4.3 miles ),
Pigeon, MI (4.5 miles ),
Harbor Beach, MI (4.7 miles ),
Bay Port, MI (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 44.05 N, Longitude: 82.99 W

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Port Austin, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port Austin, MI in 2017
Port Austin satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Michigan:

4.4%
Most common industries in Port Austin, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.9%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (16.8%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Machinery (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.2%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Port Austin, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Electricians (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.9%)

Average climate in Port Austin, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.6. This is better than average.

City:

60.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Port Austin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/12/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Port Austin village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 64.2 miles away from the village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Austin-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% 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 220.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 192.9 miles away from Port Austin 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 182.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 252.7 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 407.0 miles away from Port Austin center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 430.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Huron County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Austin topographic map

Airports located in Port Austin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Austin:

  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 60 miles; University Center, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 60 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 71 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Mott Community College (about 79 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • St Clair County Community College (about 79 miles; Port Huron, MI; FT enrollment: 3,057)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 80 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 81 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)

Library in Port Austin:

  • PORT AUSTIN TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $72,291; Location: 114 RAILROAD STREET; 14,000 books; 400 audio materials; 1,050 video materials; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Austin: Eagles Marina (A), Chets Boat Livery (B), Port Austin Marina (C), Port Austin Fire Department (D), Port Austin Police Department (E), Port Austin Township Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Austin include: Saint Michaels Catholic Church (A), United Protestant Church (B), Pinnebog United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Michael Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Port Austin: Charles G Learned Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Huron City Museum Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7995 Pioneer Drive).

Hotels: Blue Spruce Motel (8527 Lake Street), Captain Morgan's Grindstone Charter Boat Marina (3339 Pointe Aux Barques R), Captains Inn (8586 Lake Street), Breakers-On-The-Bay Beach Resort (1404 Port Austin Road).

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

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

SANDY DUNES ADVENTURE GOLF (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HILLCREST CONDOMINIUM ASSN. (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
THE FARM RESTAURANT (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • PORT CRESCENT BAR (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

1.9 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

49.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
20 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
20 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Port Austin (2011 data):

  • The Port Austin State Bank: at 62 East State Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $41.9 mil, Deposits: $33.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Port Austin:

Marital status in Port Austin, MI
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Port Austin:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Michigan average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Port Austin, MI (based on Huron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,25037
Catholic6,76516
Mainline Protestant2,89524
Other5805
None15,628-
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: 10
Huron County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Huron County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Huron County:

12.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Huron County:

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.4%
State:

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

12.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Port Austin:

51.9%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.6%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Port Austin:

29.4
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Port Austin:

22.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Port Austin:

13.6%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Port Austin:

39.1%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Port Austin:

54.8%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.7%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Austin, 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
Water Supply 2$5,315$31,8900$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,949$23,3880$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,252$51,0243$2,126
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,218
Totals for Government 4$11,516$34,5484$3,344

Port Austin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $198,000 ($315.79)
    Central Staff Services: $98,000 ($156.30)
    General Public Buildings: $93,000 ($148.33)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($130.78)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($113.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($71.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($70.18)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($6.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($4.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($12.76)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($6.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $193,000 ($307.81)

Port Austin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $158,000 ($251.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($7.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($23.92)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $58,000 ($92.50)
    General Local Government Support: $53,000 ($84.53)
    Other: $7,000 ($11.16)
  • Tax - Property: $478,000 ($762.36)
    Other License: $4,000 ($6.38)

Port Austin government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $898,000 ($1432.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $861,000 ($1373.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($59.01)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $100,000 ($159.49)
    Beginning: $90,000 ($143.54)

Port Austin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $921,000 ($1468.90)

3.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,574 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.56%
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 Tuscola County, MI  0.52% ($37,219 average AGI)
from Sanilac County, MI  0.38% ($32,189)
from Oakland County, MI  0.32% ($112,444)


4.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
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 Tuscola County, MI  0.61% ($30,407 average AGI)
to Sanilac County, MI  0.48% ($34,176)
to Oakland County, MI  0.31% ($48,628)

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Austin:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLEW (1340 AM; 1 kW; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Austin:

  • WLEW-FM (102.1 FM; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Port Austin:

  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)

Port Austin fatal accident list:

Aug 8, 2002 02:33 PM, Sr-53, Lat: 44.036904, Lon: -82.994234, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 25, 1979 05:03 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.4mTotal length
  • 2,565Total average daily traffic
  • 86Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,323Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Port Austin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1 Block N Of M 25 On Lake St (Lat: 44.044472 Lon: -83.994167), Call Sign: KNFL931, Licensee ID: L00041891,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.4200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/1997, Expiration Date: 06/23/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2002, Registrant: Port Austin Fire Dept, 17 State St, Port Austin, MI 48467, Phone: (517) 738-7351
  • Madison & Adams St (Lat: 44.043361 Lon: -83.006889), Call Sign: WNFF970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2015, Expiration Date: 12/05/2025, Registrant: Municipal Services Consulting Inc, 2682 Garfield Rd N Suite 22, Traverse City, MI 49686, Phone: (231) 929-2934, Email:
  • 8321 N Van Dyke (Lat: 44.038083 Lon: -82.994111), Call Sign: WRE339,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2014, Expiration Date: 08/21/2024, Registrant: Thumb Radio Inc, 1020 N Van Dyke Rd, Bad Axe, MI 48413, Phone: (989) 269-6420, Email:
  • Lat: 44.021500 Lon: -82.998194, Call Sign: WQQN754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.862 MHz, 451.862 MHz, 456.662 MHz, 457.112 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 02/04/2023, Certifier: Robert Makowski, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA8JEQ, Licensee ID: L00979868, Grant Date: 02/17/2005, Expiration Date: 04/22/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Gale P Miller, Registrant: Gale P Miller, 1599 Oak Beach Rd Sect 27, Port Austin, MI 48467
  • Call Sign: KC8AKG, Previous Call Sign: N9VMJ, Licensee ID: L00754692, Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 04/17/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2016, Registrant: Darrell R Polega, 303 E Spring, Port Austin, MI 48467
  • Call Sign: N8CSY, Licensee ID: L01224371, Grant Date: 12/02/2016, Expiration Date: 12/19/2026, Registrant: Paul E Heinrich, 3522 Bluff Dr, Port Austin, MI 48467
  • Call Sign: W8IZX, Grant Date: 03/15/1988, Expiration Date: 03/15/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2000, Registrant: Oscar J Margaron, 124 E Spring St, Port Austin, MI 48467
  • Call Sign: WB8ZAE, Licensee ID: L01339684, Grant Date: 08/23/2017, Expiration Date: 11/19/2027, Certifier: John R Miller, Registrant: John R Miller, 1599 Oak Beach Road, Port Austin, MI 48467-9738
  • Call Sign: KC8RQM, Licensee ID: L00366810, Grant Date: 04/11/2011, Expiration Date: 06/12/2021, Certifier: Kenneth D Miller, Registrant: Kenneth D Miller, 8200 Rita Dr, Port Austin, MI 48467
  • Call Sign: KD8ATV, Licensee ID: L00953891, Grant Date: 12/29/2014, Expiration Date: 12/29/2024, Certifier: Albert L Wright, Registrant: Albert L Wright, 3606 Bluff Rd, Port Austin, MI 48467

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7129Q , Serial Number: 17260429, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/15/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 08/18/2014
    Registrant (LLC): G Alaouie LLC, Po Box 621, Port Austin, MI 48467

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Austin, Michigan:

  • Blue Spruce Motel & Cabins, 8527 Lake St, Port austin, Michigan 48467 , Phone: (989) 738-8650
  • Lucky Horseshoe Motel & Cabins, 8527 Lake St, Port austin, Michigan 48467 , Phone: (989) 738-8650
  • Lakeside Motor Lodge, 8654 Lk, Port Austin, Michigan 48467 , Phone: (989) 738-5201
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Austin, Michigan
Most common first names in Port Austin, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4674.0 years
Mary3579.0 years
Joseph3376.1 years
William3178.1 years
Robert2875.4 years
Edward2378.0 years
Helen2381.1 years
James2073.9 years
Frank1878.8 years
Richard1765.9 years
Most common last names in Port Austin, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1975.6 years
Goretski1680.6 years
Yaroch1380.0 years
Miller1177.6 years
Horetski1179.4 years
Baranski1185.2 years
Knoblock1077.9 years
Clancy980.2 years
Mayes880.4 years
Leavine776.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Austin, MI
  • 96.0%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Electricity
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Austin, MI
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 26.9%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used


Port Austin compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Port Austin on our top lists:

  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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