Posen, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 230 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.2%
 
Males: 83  (36.4%)
Females: 147  (63.6%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49776.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,615 (it was $27,969 in 2000)
Posen:

$22,615
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,724 (it was $12,708 in 2000)

Posen village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,757 (it was $70,500 in 2000)
Posen:

$66,757
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $80,282; Detached houses: $79,974; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,836

Median gross rent in 2012: $338.

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  • White alone - 225 (96.2%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Posen: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (53.2%), German (18.7%), Irish (5.8%), English (4.7%), United States (3.2%), Danish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 230 people per square mile   (very low).

Posen,MI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Posen:

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 19.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Posen village:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 23.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.4%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Posen, Michigan as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Posen to the number of sex offenders is 46 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $825 (1.1%)

Posen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (128.0 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (201.1 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (309.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Presque Isle Harbor, MI (3.3 miles ), Rogers City, MI (3.5 miles ), Hillman, MI (4.1 miles ), Millersburg, MI (4.3 miles ), Alpena, MI (4.3 miles ), Canada Creek Ranch, MI (5.1 miles ), Onaway, MI (5.1 miles ), Ossineke, MI (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.26 N, Longitude: 83.70 W

Area code: 989

Posen household income distribution Posen home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.3%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+17.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (56%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Therapists (6%)

Work and jobs in Posen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Posen, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/8/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the Posen village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Posen-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 95% 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 309.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 283.5 miles away from Posen 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 271.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 328.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 469.3 miles away from Posen 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 176.3 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 Presque Isle County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
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).
Posen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Posen:

  • DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT 4 (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ALPENA, MI)
  • ROGERS CITY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • HURON SHORES HEALTH CENTER LTCU (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • TENDERCARE HEALTH CENTER-ROGERS CITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROGERS CITY, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Posen:

  • Lake Superior State University (about 91 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,242)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 99 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 104 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 117 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 119 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 120 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Central Michigan University (about 128 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)

Public high school in Posen:

Public elementary/middle school in Posen:

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Notable locations in Posen: Presque Isle District Library (A), Posen Area Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Posen: Presque Isle Electic Cooperative Monument Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Presque Isle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 48.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.10
U.S.:

9.14

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

OSSINEKE EZ MART (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • ST. CASIMIR CHURCH (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • P I COUNCIL ON AGING (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST. DOMINIC CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.8%
(30.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  49.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Posen compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Posen (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Posen Branch at 10875 Michigan Avenue, branch established on 1966/11/07. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Posen travel time to work - commute Posen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Posen village (based on Presque Isle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.18%
Here: 65.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents58.4%21.8%3.9%3.4%2.9%
Congregations15.4%26.9%11.5%7.7%3.8%
NameCommunity Church of ChristAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionInternational Council of Community ChurchesOther
Adherents2.4%1.8%1.5%1.3%2.6%
Congregations3.8%7.7%7.7%3.8%11.5%
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: 4
Presque Isle County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Presque Isle County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

13.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Presque Isle County:

28.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.3%
State:

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$831
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$894
Water Supply 0$0 1$996
Totals for Government 0$0 11$2,721

Posen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $17,000 ($73.91)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($60.87)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($47.83)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($39.13)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($21.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($8.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $28,000 ($121.74)

Posen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($30.43)
    Rents: $4,000 ($17.39)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($8.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $28,000 ($121.74)
  • Tax - Property: $42,000 ($182.61)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $326,000 ($1417.39)

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alpena County, MI  0.57% ($26,774 average AGI)
from Cheboygan County, MI  0.48% ($18,308)
from Oakland County, MI  0.24% ($55,154)


4.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alpena County, MI  0.90% ($27,612 average AGI)
to Cheboygan County, MI  0.42% ($20,522)
to Emmet County, MI  0.22% ($21,417)

Strongest AM radio stations in Posen:

  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • 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)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WATZ (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALPENA, MI; Owner: WATZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Posen:

  • WVXA (96.7 FM; ROGERS CITY, MI; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WHSB (107.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO NETWORK CORPORATION)
  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WPHN (90.5 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAK-FM (99.9 FM; ROGERS CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO NETWORK CORPORATION)
  • WATZ-FM (99.3 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: WATZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJZ (94.9 FM; HILLMAN, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFDX (92.5 FM; ATLANTA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Posen:

  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W18BT (Channel 18; ALPENA, MI; Owner: THUNDER BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W31BO (Channel 31; ALPENA, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Posen)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Near Int Of Hwy 634 & Center St (Lat: 45.263056 Lon: -83.702194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: KNGS422
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 06/07/2023
    Registrant: Otec, 405 Pine St., Elk Rapids, MI 49629, Phone: (231) 264-6133, Fax: (231) 264-6133, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Posen Mller site, Lat: 45.335667 Lon: -83.668833, Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQJY872
    Assigned Frequencies: 3662.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2009, Expiration Date: 02/20/2019, Certifier: John Ogren
    Registrant: Law Office Of Suzanne S. Goodwyn, 1234 Tottenham Court, Reston, VA 20194, Phone: (703) 444-8804, Fax: (703) 991-0629, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB8YIG, Licensee ID: L01080424
    Grant Date: 11/03/2005, Expiration Date: 01/16/2016, Certifier: Edward E Teckman
    Registrant: Edward E Teckman, 14965 Bolton Rd, Posen, MI 49776-9724
  • Call Sign: KD8OIM, Licensee ID: L01575579
    Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Certifier: Kenneth J Ciarkowski
    Registrant: Kenneth J Ciarkowski, 9543 Polaski Rd, Posen, MI 49776

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3236M , Serial Number: 15059532
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel E Manning, 8646 M 65 N, Posen, MI 49776

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Posen

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Posen, MI
Most common first names in Posen, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anthony2777.0 years
Joseph1980.3 years
John1880.0 years
Mary1782.2 years
Leo1774.9 years
Stanley1677.9 years
Edward1676.9 years
Frank1682.6 years
Robert1566.5 years
Anna1586.7 years
Most common last names in Posen, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Woloszyk1674.5 years
Lewandowski1278.2 years
Budnick1077.1 years
Centala1076.6 years
Bronikowski982.3 years
Smolinski980.7 years
Hincka881.6 years
Kaszubowski769.8 years
Konwinski781.0 years
Wozniak778.3 years

Businesses in Posen, MI

  • UPS: 1
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