Sandusky, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 2,535 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.7%
 
Males: 1,251  (49.4%)
Females: 1,284  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

44.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48471.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,387 (it was $33,667 in 2000)
Sandusky:

$41,387
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,259 (it was $17,639 in 2000)

Sandusky city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,610 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Sandusky:

$115,610
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $150,770; detached houses: $158,642; townhouses or other attached units: $235,829; in 2-unit structures: $141,360; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,169; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,245; mobile homes: $50,490; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $84,359

Median gross rent in 2017: $560.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sandusky: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.9%
(25.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.5% for American Indian residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sandusky, MI (2017)
    • 2,21185.2%White alone
    • 1997.7%Hispanic
    • 833.2%Two or more races
    • 512.0%Asian alone
    • 291.1%Black alone
    • 220.8%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Sandusky, Michigan as of December 05, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sandusky is 152 to 1.


Crime rates in Sandusky by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2012

2013

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(110.5)
1
(36.9)
13
(483.8)
2
(74.7)
1
(38.0)
3
(115.7)
2
(75.4)
1
(38.1)
2
(76.7)
1
(38.7)
1
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(79.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.6)
1
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(221.1)
2
(73.8)
5
(186.1)
7
(261.6)
4
(152.0)
16
(617.0)
4
(150.8)
3
(114.3)
5
(191.6)
7
(270.7)
6
(232.6)
4
(157.2)
5
(198.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(515.8)
25
(922.5)
16
(595.5)
14
(523.2)
22
(836.2)
12
(462.8)
14
(527.9)
4
(152.4)
7
(268.3)
11
(425.4)
12
(465.1)
10
(392.9)
5
(198.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(3,206)
130
(4,797)
129
(4,801)
157
(5,867)
107
(4,067)
109
(4,204)
46
(1,735)
38
(1,448)
81
(3,105)
58
(2,243)
52
(2,016)
51
(2,004)
61
(2,425)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(73.7)
4
(147.6)
5
(186.1)
3
(112.1)
3
(114.0)
2
(77.1)
2
(75.4)
1
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
7
(270.7)
2
(77.5)
2
(78.6)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(36.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.2)
1
(37.4)
3
(114.0)
1
(38.6)
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)248.8312.5672.9403.6291.1434.2214.2125.0242.6226.2196.9157.2214.3

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City-data.com crime index in Sandusky, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (17.5%), English (10.8%), Irish (7.5%), American (5.1%), Polish (4.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 774 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,336 people per square mile   (low).

Sandusky,MI real estate house value index trend

Sandusky, Michigan map

60 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia).

This city:

2.3%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,594 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,342 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flint, MI (51.2 miles , pop. 124,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (72.7 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (269.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Snover, MI (2.7 miles ),
Carsonville, MI (2.8 miles ),
Deckerville, MI (3.0 miles ),
Applegate, MI (3.3 miles ),
Peck, MI (3.4 miles ),
Marlette, MI (3.7 miles ),
Port Sanilac, MI (3.8 miles ),
Croswell, MI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 43.42 N, Longitude: 82.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,200 (+84.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 593 (59.0%)

Area code: 810

Distribution of median household income in Sandusky, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sandusky, MI in 2017

Sandusky satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +289 (+11.8%).
Most common industries in Sandusky, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (12.4%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Sandusky, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Sandusky, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sandusky-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the Sandusky city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sandusky-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 182.4 miles away from Sandusky center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from Sandusky 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 145.3 miles away from Sandusky center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from Sandusky 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 365.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 136.4 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 Sanilac County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sandusky topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sandusky:

  • MCKENZIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 120 DELAWARE STREET)
  • SANILAC MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (137 N ELK ST)
  • FMC - SANDUSKY (47 DAWSON ST)
  • ASSOCIATED HOME CARE (171 DAWSON STREET)

Airports located in Sandusky:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandusky:

  • St Clair County Community College (about 37 miles; Port Huron, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,057)
  • Mott Community College (about 51 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 52 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 53 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 54 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 54 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,877)
  • Oakland University (about 56 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 16,449)

Public high schools in Sandusky:

Public elementary/middle school in Sandusky:

See full list of schools located in Sandusky

Library in Sandusky:

  • SANDUSKY DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $276,561; Location: 55 EAST SANILAC AVENUE; 30,000 books; 1,400 audio materials; 75 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sandusky: Sandusky Community Fire Department (A), Sandusky Public Library (B), Sanilac County Sheriff Department (C), Sanilac County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sandusky include: Saint John's Episcopal Church (A), Sandusky Baptist Church (B), Peace Lutheran Church (C), Sandusky Presbyterian Church (D), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Sandusky Church of the Nazarene (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Custer Lodge (64 South Elk Street).

Birthplace of: Colleen Howe - Sports agent who founded Power Play International and Power Play Publications.

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

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

HOLY REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SANILAC FAMILY DENTISTRY (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAHS WITNESS (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-11-2011 to JUL-18-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WATERTOWN DEPOT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MICHIGAN PEAT-#103 (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VFW POST 2545 (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MOORETOWN BR IN CHRIST (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
SANDUSKY MARATHON (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

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

  • TRI-COUNTY EQUIPMENT (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRICOUNTY EQUIPMENT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OPEN DOOR MISSIONARY CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Sandusky in 2010:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 94 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Sandusky in 2000:

  • 104 people in nursing homes
  • 90 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Sandusky (2011 data):

  • Exchange State Bank: Sandusky Branch at 415 Sanilac, branch established on 1987/03/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $134.6 mil, Deposits: $118.9 mil, headquarters in Carsonville, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Exchange State Bank Corp.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Park Branch at 410 West Sanilac, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Sandusky at 629 West Sanilac Road, branch established on 1937/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $2,126.7 mil, Deposits: $1,722.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: Talmer Bancorp Inc.
  • Signature Bank: Sandusky Branch at 520 West Sanilac Road, branch established on 2002/01/02. 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.
  • Eastern Michigan Bank: Sandusky Area Branch at 324 South Elk Street, branch established on 1979/08/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $259.8 mil, Deposits: $233.8 mil, headquarters in Croswell, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Michigan Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Sandusky:

Marital status in Sandusky, MI
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

For population 25 years and over in Sandusky:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Sandusky, MI (based on Sanilac County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,46010
Evangelical Protestant5,23340
Mainline Protestant4,22231
Other8137
None25,386-
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: 13
Here:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Sanilac County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
Michigan:

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

10.5%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.9%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sandusky:

44.6%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Sandusky:

28.5
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sandusky:

20.8%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sandusky:

11.7%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sandusky:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sandusky:

32.9%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sandusky, 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
Police Protection - Officers 4$15,493$46,4792$3,122
Sewerage 3$11,604$46,4160$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,598$57,5887$925
Streets and Highways 2$6,732$40,3920$0
Financial Administration 2$5,492$32,9521$1,375
Water Supply 2$6,732$40,3920$0
Welfare 1$3,052$36,6240$0
Airports 0$0 1$1,187
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 16$58,703$44,02711$6,609

Sandusky government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $315,000 ($124.26)
    Regular Highways: $264,000 ($104.14)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $460,000 ($181.46)
    Police Protection: $458,000 ($180.67)
    Regular Highways: $410,000 ($161.74)
    Central Staff Services: $208,000 ($82.05)
    Water Utilities: $178,000 ($70.22)
    General Public Buildings: $170,000 ($67.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($49.70)
    General - Other: $89,000 ($35.11)
    Air Transportation: $74,000 ($29.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000 ($22.88)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($13.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($12.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($7.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $34,000 ($13.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $800,000 ($315.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $282,000 ($111.24)

Sandusky government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $982,000 ($387.38)
    Other: $183,000 ($72.19)
    Air Transportation: $38,000 ($14.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $306,000 ($120.71)
    Other: $30,000 ($11.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $127,000 ($50.10)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000 ($46.55)
    Rents: $45,000 ($17.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $32,000 ($12.62)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($3.55)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $572,000 ($225.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $244,000 ($96.25)
    Highways: $213,000 ($84.02)
    Other: $11,000 ($4.34)
  • Tax - Property: $1,197,000 ($472.19)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.58)

Sandusky government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,539,000 ($2973.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,260,000 ($2863.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $301,000 ($118.74)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000 ($9.07)

Sandusky government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,870,000 ($2315.58)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
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 St. Clair County, MI  1.32% ($36,251 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.67% ($41,776)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.55% ($39,138)


5.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
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 St. Clair County, MI  1.22% ($36,026 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.50% ($38,975)
to Macomb County, MI  0.49% ($40,641)
Businesses in Sandusky, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandusky:

  • WMIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WLSP (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHM (1380 AM; 5 kW; PORT HURON, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandusky:

  • WTGV-FM (97.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBGV (92.5 FM; MARLETTE, MI; Owner: GB BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNFR (90.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: ROSS BIBLE CHURCH)
  • WBTI (96.9 FM; LEXINGTON, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Sandusky:

  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
Sandusky fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Sandusky fatal accident list:

Feb 21, 2015 06:27 PM, Service Entrance, Lat: 43.420164, Lon: -82.850097, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 18, 2015 05:09 PM, Sr-19 S Elk, Lat: 43.419253, Lon: -82.829853, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 7, 2008 10:15 AM, Bridgehampton, Lamotte, Lat: 43.417170, Lon: -82.838600, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.6mTotal length
  • 8,130Total average daily traffic
  • 711Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,527Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sandusky, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sandusky, MI

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Sandusky, MI

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sandusky, MI
Most common first names in Sandusky, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5376.3 years
John5277.4 years
Robert3668.2 years
Mary3380.8 years
James2773.1 years
Frank2676.5 years
George2677.3 years
Charles2478.7 years
Edward2380.1 years
Anna2280.7 years
Most common last names in Sandusky, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4374.1 years
Miller2579.0 years
Davis1676.9 years
Schultz1576.3 years
Campbell1581.4 years
Brown1484.8 years
Mitchell1381.9 years
Rich1378.1 years
Gerstenberge1278.9 years
Mater1181.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sandusky, MI
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sandusky, MI
  • 55.5%Utility gas
  • 35.0%Electricity
  • 5.5%No fuel used
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sandusky compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 17 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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  • Mitchell Thomas Badgerow (2)
  • Thomas Daniel Buerkle (1)
  • Robert F. Moore (1)

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