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Population in 2012: 262 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.5%
 

Males: 128  (48.9%)
Females: 134  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  54.9 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48468.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,769 (it was $31,071 in 2000)
Port Hope:

$35,769
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,308

Port Hope village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,629 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Port Hope:

$61,629
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,213; Detached houses: $86,424; Mobile homes: $75,833

Median gross rent in 2012: $528.

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  • White alone - 247 (92.5%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (3.4%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (1.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Hope: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.4%), Polish (15.6%), Irish (9.2%), French (7.8%), English (6.1%), Scottish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 261 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Port Hope:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Hope village:

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

6 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe).

This village:  2.6%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Port Hope, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Port Hope to the number of sex offenders is 87 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,219 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,171 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (71.6 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (109.2 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (290.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Harbor Beach, MI (2.7 miles ), Kinde, MI (3.8 miles ), Port Austin, MI (4.0 miles ), Bad Axe, MI (4.1 miles ), Minden City, MI (4.3 miles ), Ubly, MI (4.4 miles ), Forestville, MI (4.5 miles) , Elkton, MI (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 43.94 N, Longitude: 82.71 W

Area code: 989

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Bus drivers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Port Hope-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/12/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Port Hope 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 64.0 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Huron County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
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).
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Airports located in Port Hope:

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

  • St Clair County Community College (about 69 miles; Port Huron, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,307)
  • Delta College (about 69 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 4,934)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 70 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,661)
  • Mott Community College (about 80 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 81 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 4,638)
  • Northwood University (about 81 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,678)
  • Kettering University (about 82 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,047)

Public high school in Port Hope:

Private elementary/middle school in Port Hope:

  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 7885 STATE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable location: Village of Port Hope Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Port Hope: Saint John Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Port Hope Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Port Hope include: Stafford County Park (1), Port Hope Chimney Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Huron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Port Hope and their reported violations in the past:

GRINDSTONE-PORT HOPE SPORTSMAN (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
INN BETWEEN SALOON (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.7%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Port Hope, MI


3 people in other group homes in 2000

Port Hope compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Port Hope (2011 data):

  • Signature Bank: Port Hope Branch at 4474 Main Street, branch established on 1970/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $232.6 mil, Deposits: $203.0 mil, headquarters in Bad Axe, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Of Huron Corp.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Port Hope travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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Religion statistics for Port Hope village (based on Huron County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.26%
Here75.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents53.8%18.5%9.8%3.3%2.3%
Congregations21.1%11.8%22.4%3.9%1.3%
NameConservative Mennonite ConferenceCommunity Church of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.5%1.4%6.1%
Congregations2.6%3.9%2.6%6.6%23.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Huron County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

29.4%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$409
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$800
Firefighters 0$0 1$100
Sewerage 0$0 3$500
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,809

Port Hope government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($49.62)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $77,000 ($293.89)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($267.18)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($160.31)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($91.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($80.15)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($34.35)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($19.08)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($11.45)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($7.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($3.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($148.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($83.97)

Port Hope government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $46,000 ($175.57)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($141.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($83.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($141.22)
    Special Assessments: $24,000 ($91.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($57.25)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $34,000 ($129.77)
    Highways: $30,000 ($114.50)
  • Tax - Property: $75,000 ($286.26)
    NEC: $3,000 ($11.45)

Port Hope government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $624,000 ($2381.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $615,000 ($2347.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($34.35)

Port Hope government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,337,000 ($5103.05)

3.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,079 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.39%
Michigan average:

5.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tuscola County, MI  0.55% ($26,846 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.37% ($54,208)
from Sanilac County, MI  0.30% ($30,595)


4.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tuscola County, MI  0.52% ($35,013 average AGI)
to Bay County, MI  0.35% ($29,480)
to Macomb County, MI  0.30% ($44,558)

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Hope:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WLEW (1340 AM; 1 kW; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Hope:

  • WLEW-FM (102.1 FM; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: THUMB BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Hope:

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 5931 Lawitzke Road (Lat: 43.991028 Lon: -82.790611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 101.2 m, Overall height: 103.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN711, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Stormy M Seibt, 5935 Lawitzke (Port Hope - #050703) (Lat: 43.991028 Lon: -82.790611), Type: 114.3, Overall height: 108.2 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DR., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Lottie L Thompson, 5935 Lawitzke (Port Hope - #050703) (Lat: 43.991028 Lon: -82.790611), Type: 114.3, Overall height: 108.2 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DR., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Lottie L Thompson, 5935 Lawitzke Rd. (Port Hope - #050703) (Lat: 43.991028 Lon: -82.790611), Type: 103.9, Overall height: 101.2 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DR., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Lottie L Thompson, 5935 Lawitzke Rd. (Port Hope - #050703) (Lat: 43.991028 Lon: -82.790611), Type: 103.9, Overall height: 101.2 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DR., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Lottie L Thompson, 5935 Lawitzke Rd. (Port Hope - #050703) (Lat: 43.991028 Lon: -82.790611), Type: 103.9, Overall height: 101.2 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Bridget Carter, 5935 Lawitzke Rd. (Port Hope - #050703) (Lat: 43.991028 Lon: -82.790611), Type: 103.9, Structure height: 26063 m, Overall height: 101.2 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 43.938694 Lon: -82.835917, Call Sign: WQAY826
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.177 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2004, Expiration Date: 08/30/2014, Certifier: Keith I Shepherd Jr
    Registrant: Thumb Radio, Inc., 1020 North Van Dyke, Bad Axe, MI 48413, Phone: (989) 269-6420, Fax: (989) 269-7261
  • Fire Hall, 4260 Main (Lat: 43.938556 Lon: -82.708861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20.7 m, Overall height: 26.8 m, Call Sign: WQDI461
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2005, Expiration Date: 09/02/2015, Certifier: Gary Shave
    Registrant: Thumb Radio Inc, 1020 N. Van Dyke, Bad Axe, MI 48413, Phone: (989) 269-6420, Fax: (989) 269-7261, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PORT HOPE, Lat: 43.954167 Lon: -82.779306, Call Sign: WPVK216, Licensee ID: L00496107
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2012, Expiration Date: 07/01/2022, Certifier: Richard L Crisman
    Registrant: Huron Township Water System

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA8MMH, Licensee ID: L01134840
    Grant Date: 03/30/2006, Expiration Date: 06/14/2016, Certifier: Edward S Pudlo
    Registrant: Edward S Pudlo, 3956 Ruppel Rd, Port Hope, MI 48468
  • Call Sign: WB8SZJ, Licensee ID: L00946372
    Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 02/24/2015, Certifier: James E Hunter
    Registrant: James E Hunter, 4691 Main St, Port Hope, MI 48468

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: KOLB FIRESTAR II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6178V , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Barton G Verellen, 7908 School St, Port Hope, MI 48468
  • Aircraft: INGRAM WING DING II (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7VE , Serial Number: 7, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 5803 Swayze Rd, Port Hope, MI 48468


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Port Hope


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Most common first names in Port Hope, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3078.4 years
John1877.0 years
George1481.9 years
Mary1381.5 years
Herman1179.9 years
Robert1072.6 years
Albert1070.6 years
Edward972.1 years
Fred979.0 years
Walter979.5 years
Most common last names in Port Hope, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schave2277.5 years
Koglin1472.4 years
Finkel1276.9 years
Weiss1164.2 years
Reinke1174.7 years
Lawitzke1078.6 years
Smith1076.8 years
Lange1086.1 years
Young882.0 years
Maschke777.0 years
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