Republic, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 570. Population change since 2000: -7.2%
Males: 259  (45.6%)
Females: 311  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  49.8 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49814, 49879.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,001 (it was $24,545 in 2000)
Republic:

$24,001
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,047 (it was $14,793 in 2000)

Republic CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,095 (it was $34,200 in 2000)
Republic:

$56,095
MI:

$117,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $483.

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  • Races in Republic, MI (2010)

    Republic races chart
    • 55697.5%White alone
    • 40.7%American Indian alone
    • 40.7%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Republic: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.1%), French (9.4%), English (6.7%), French Canadian (6.7%), Irish (4.4%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1520 feet

Land area: 3.61 square miles.

Population density: 158 people per square mile   (very low).

Republic,MI real estate house value index trend

Republic, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Republic:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Republic CDP:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

10 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.0%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Republic, Michigan as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Republic to the number of sex offenders is 285 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $627 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $515 (1.1%)

Republic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (129.2 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (230.3 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (314.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Michigamme, MI (3.5 miles ), West Ishpeming, MI (3.8 miles ), Ishpeming, MI (4.1 miles ), Palmer, MI (4.4 miles ), Negaunee, MI (4.5 miles ), Amasa, MI (4.9 miles ), Crystal Falls, MI (5.1 miles ), Gwinn, MI (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 46.38 N, Longitude: 87.98 W

Area code: 906

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

7.7%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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

Average climate in Republic, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Republic-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 389.9 miles away from the city 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 343.4 miles away from Republic center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 473.5 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 506.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 442.9 miles away from Republic 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 298.5 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 Marquette County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Republic topographic map

Birthplace of: George Fisher (actor) - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Republic:

  • MATHER NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • MARQUETTE COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ISHPEMING, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Republic:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 31 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 58 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 126 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 128 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 129 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 134 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 147 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)

Public high school in Republic:

See full list of schools located in Republic

Library in Republic:

  • REPUBLIC-MICHIGAMME PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $23,521; Location: 227 MAPLE STREET; 7,437 books; 172 audio materials; 55 video materials; 1 other licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Republic: Republic Police Department (A), Republic Michigamme Public Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Republic include: Saint Augustine Catholic Church (A), Republic United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Bethany Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: The Basin (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Trout Falls Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Marquette 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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.6%
(31.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Republic compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Republic CDP (based on Marquette County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,62613
Mainline Protestant10,11331
Evangelical Protestant5,53942
Other8139
Orthodox451
None34,941-
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: 15
Marquette County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Marquette County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Marquette County:

29.0%
Michigan:

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

12.1%
State:

13.4%

5.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,036 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Marquette County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houghton County, MI  0.23% ($24,932 average AGI)
from Delta County, MI  0.23% ($23,690)
from Alger County, MI  0.22% ($28,018)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
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 Houghton County, MI  0.20% ($25,608 average AGI)
to Delta County, MI  0.19% ($32,125)
to Dickinson County, MI  0.16% ($30,525)

Strongest AM radio stations in Republic:

  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIAN (1240 AM; 1 kW; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Republic:

  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WKQS-FM (101.9 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WNGE (99.5 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMQT-FM (107.7 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: TACONITE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXD (103.3 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; BARAGA, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W260AG (99.9 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJPD (92.3 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; L'ANSE, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WHWL (95.7 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WUPK (94.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Republic:

  • WUPT-LP (Channel 43; REPUBLIC, MI; Owner: WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WMQF (Channel 19; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: MARQUETTE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W41CA (Channel 41; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • W48CA (Channel 48; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)
  • WNMU (Channel 13; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: BD. OF CONTROL OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)

Republic fatal accident list:

Dec 28, 2011 05:52 PM, Sr-95, Lat: 46.38636, Lon: -87.99487, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 2008 01:57 AM, Kloman, Lat: 46.40669, Lon: -87.97113, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 5, 1993 02:40 PM, 95, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 527Total average daily traffic
  • 600Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Hemlock & Maple .3 Mi E Of M-95 (Lat: 46.374944 Lon: -87.976528), Call Sign: WFE821, Licensee ID: L00039450
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/1998, Expiration Date: 02/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2002
    Registrant: Republic Michigamme Schools, Rt 1 Box 201a, Republic, MI 49879
  • Maple St And Old M 95 (Lat: 46.366611 Lon: -87.975139), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KNNP646
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/03/2021, Certifier: Gary L Johnson
    Registrant: Lao, 1270 Fairfield Rd Ste 13, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • 400 Yds W Of Hwy 601 (Lat: 46.399667 Lon: -87.989861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: KNNP666
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/04/2021, Certifier: Gary L Johnson
    Registrant: Lao 525702, 1270 Fairfield Rd Ste 13, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • W Kloman Ave (Lat: 46.399944 Lon: -87.983472), Call Sign: WNDV221, Licensee ID: L00031770
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2005, Expiration Date: 10/04/2015
    Registrant: Republic, Township Of, Township Hall Kloman Ave, Republic, MI 49879, Phone: (906) 376-8827
  • Maple St & Old M 95 (Lat: 46.366611 Lon: -87.975139), Call Sign: WNDV225, Licensee ID: L00031770
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2005, Expiration Date: 10/04/2015
    Registrant: Republic, Township Of, Township Hall Kloman Ave, Republic, MI 49879, Phone: (906) 376-8827
  • 8104, Cr601 N Of Crlc & S Of Crlz (Lat: 46.321250 Lon: -88.021111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WPUU728
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.100 MHz, 866.287 MHz, 866.987 MHz, 867.475 MHz, 867.962 MHz, 868.837 MHz, 868.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 05/07/2022, Certifier: Harry E Warner
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:
  • 8104, Cr601 N Of Crlc & S Of Crlz (Lat: 46.321250 Lon: -88.021111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WPUX698
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.012 MHz, 851.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 05/22/2022, Certifier: Harry E Warner
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 6.5 Mi Se Of (Lat: 46.352417 Lon: -87.857611), Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: WNEO574
    Assigned Frequencies: 6810.00 MHz, 6750.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 02/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012
    Registrant: Phone: (904) 376-3157
  • REPUBLIC, 8104, Cr601, North Of Crlc And South Of Crlz (Lat: 46.321250 Lon: -88.021111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WPRW233
    Assigned Frequencies: 6723.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/2011, Expiration Date: 02/26/2021, Certifier: Harry E Warner
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB8PTG
    Grant Date: 09/21/1993, Expiration Date: 09/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2005
    Registrant: Robert Larson, Rr 1 Box 95, Republic, MI 49879
  • Call Sign: KH6JSD, Licensee ID: L00718882
    Grant Date: 02/07/2007, Expiration Date: 04/30/2017, Certifier: Frederick H Nannestad
    Registrant: Frederick H Nannestad, Republic, MI 49879-0447
  • Call Sign: KC8UGZ, Licensee ID: L00533943
    Grant Date: 07/07/2012, Expiration Date: 07/07/2022, Certifier: Jeff J Chappa
    Registrant: Jeff J Chappa, 739 Kloman, Republic, MI 49879

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Republic, MI
Most common first names in Republic, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2371.4 years
Charles1177.4 years
Robert1067.3 years
William978.1 years
George973.7 years
Helen984.5 years
Emil880.2 years
Mary680.0 years
Raymond671.7 years
Henry673.0 years
Most common last names in Republic, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1776.1 years
Mattila1472.0 years
Koski1275.8 years
Mattson1272.5 years
Niemi1273.6 years
Sullivan1084.1 years
Isaacson1079.4 years
Aho974.7 years
Hendrickson979.8 years
Maki976.7 years

Businesses in Republic, MI

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