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Population in 2012: 14,194 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.2%
Males: 7,111  (50.1%)
Females: 7,083  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  33.8 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49783.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,134 (it was $29,652 in 2000)
Sault Ste. Marie:

$32,134
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,823

Sault Ste. Marie city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,505 (it was $62,600 in 2000)
Sault Ste. Marie:

$73,505
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,775; Detached houses: $104,560; Townhouses or other attached units: $123,412; In 2-unit structures: $109,156; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,828; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,752; Mobile homes: $29,920

Median gross rent in 2012: $588.

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Sault Ste. Marie races chart
  • White alone - 10,599 (74.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2,405 (16.9%)
  • Two or more races - 663 (4.7%)
  • Black alone - 200 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 186 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 188 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.07%)

Races in Sault Ste. Marie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sault Ste. Marie: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.4%), English (10.7%), Irish (9.6%), French (7.4%), Polish (5.9%), Italian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 613 feet

Land area: 14.8 square miles.

Population density: 958 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sault Ste. Marie:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sault Ste. Marie city:

  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

547 residents are foreign born (1.5% North America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:  3.8%
Michigan:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,793 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,436 (1.8%)

Sault Ste. Marie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (213.1 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (290.3 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: De Tour Village, MI (6.4 miles ), Mackinac Island, MI (6.8 miles ), St. Ignace, MI (6.8 miles ), Mackinaw City, MI (7.2 miles ), Newberry, MI (7.5 miles ), Carp Lake, MI (7.6 miles ), Cheboygan, MI (7.7 miles ), Levering, MI (7.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.49 N, Longitude: 84.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,307 (+23.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,978 (83.0%)

Sault Ste. Marie household income distribution Sault Ste. Marie home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Sault Ste. Marie by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 01000000000
per 100,000 0.06.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1162364111151910
per 100,000 6.596.212.021.042.228.277.077.035.8135.172.2
Robberies 12042434238
per 100,000 6.512.00.028.014.128.221.028.014.321.357.8
Assaults 1626221811262627312565
per 100,000 103.9156.4131.5125.877.3183.5182.0189.1221.9177.8469.3
Burglaries 505739415377931207369113
per 100,000 324.7342.8233.1286.6372.5543.4651.2840.4522.5490.6815.9
Thefts 388427276354350432454498436471514
per 100,000 2519.62567.81649.82474.52459.63048.93178.83487.63121.03349.23711.5
Auto thefts 124113832302925232032
per 100,000 6.5144.365.8265.6224.9211.7203.1175.1164.6142.2231.1
Arson 34311004421
per 100,000 19.524.117.97.07.00.00.028.028.614.27.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.9) 135.2233.3109.9169.6174.3217.8261.0284.9224.2293.4349.8

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Crime rate in Sault Ste. Marie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Michigan average:

1.74

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.0%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Sault Ste. Marie: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chippewa County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sault Ste. Marie topographic map

Birthplace of: Terry O'Quinn - Film actor, Dick Lundy (animator) - Animator, Jeff Blashill - Ice hockey coach, Joseph M. Ford - Businessman, Taffy Abel - Ice hockey player, Ted Cox (American football) - Football player and coach, Cliff Barton - Ice hockey player, Ray Kaunisto - Ice hockey player, Shingabawossin - Native leader.


Hospitals/medical centers near Sault Ste. Marie:

  • TENDERCARE SAULT STE MARIE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SAULT SAINTE MARIE, MI)
  • CHIPPEWA COUNTY HEALTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SAULT SAINTE MARIE, MI)
  • THE CHIPPEWA COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; SAULT ST MARIE, MI)

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Airports located in Sault Ste. Marie:


Local government website: www.sault-sainte-marie.mi.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sault Ste. Marie:

  • Lake Superior State University (about 1 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,097)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 134 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 145 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 7,952)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 176 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 2,363)
  • Northwood University (about 198 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,678)
  • Ferris State University (about 202 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 9,983)
  • Central Michigan University (about 202 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 20,153)

Library in Sault Ste. Marie:

  • BAYLISS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $574,235; Location: 541 LIBRARY DRIVE; 123,587 books; 6,095 audio materials; 11,297 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 356 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • TV Stations listed in Sault Ste. Marie: Channel 8 no longer owned by Scanlan Communications. Now owned by Max Media LLC

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Notable locations in Sault Ste. Marie: North East Pier (A), West Center Pier Light (B), Sault Sainte Marie Welcome Center (C), Sherman Park Zoo (D), Corps of Engineers Warehouse (E), Sainte Marie Yard and Marine (F), Sault Ste Marie Golf Course (G), Tanglewood Marsh Golf Course (H), Soo Locks Campground (I), Sault Ste Marie Station (J), Museum Ship Valley Camp (K), Sugar Islander Ferry (L), Southeast Pier Light (M), Great Lakes Fleet Marine Railway (N), United States Steel Corporation (O), Welchs Dock (P), Twin City Drydock and Marine (Q), Northwest Pier Light (R), Lawrences Marina (S), Sault Sainte Marie Municipal Boat Harbor Ramp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Soo Plaza Shopping Center (1), Cascade Crossings Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sault Ste. Marie include: Newman Center (A), Saint Barnabas Lutheran Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Sault Ste Marie Living Word Church (D), Mount Hope Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Open Door Baptist Church (G), Church of Christ (H), Apostolic Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Ashmun Creek (A), Seymour Creek (B), Mission Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sault Ste. Marie include: Kewadin Park (1), Sherman Park (2), Sault Locks Park (3), Brady Park (4), Alford Park (5), Aune Osborn Park (6), Rotary Park (7), Minneapolis Woods (8), Malcolm Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Chippewa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 47.6. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

47.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.5. This is significantly worse than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.5
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sault Ste. Marie and their reported violations in the past:

LIVING WORD CHURCH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2001)
SUNDOWN LOUNGE (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2000), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2000)
SACRED HEART CHURCH (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2000), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HILLTOP BAR (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUNSET MOTEL (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2000)
ISLANDER HOUSE CAFE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SUGAR SHACK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sault Ste. Marie that have no violations reported:

  • JEHOVAH'S WITNESS KINGDOM HALL (Population served: 190, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUGAR ISLAND TWP. HALL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.7%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.8% for Black residents, 22.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

People in group quarters in Sault Ste. Marie in 2010:

  • 464 people in college/university student housing
  • 180 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 109 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Sault Ste. Marie in 2000:

  • 2,218 people in state prisons
  • 791 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 108 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 82 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 66 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 64 people in other group homes
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Sault Ste. Marie compared to Michigan state average:

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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


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Arena or stadium:
  • Taffy Abel Arena. Lake Superior State University.

Banks with branches in Sault Ste. Marie (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: S. Ste. Marie Plaza Branch at 3398 I75 Business Spur, branch established on 1973/02/20; S. Ste. Marie Branch at 320 Ashmun Street, branch established on 1886/06/30. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Huntington National Bank: Sault Ste. Marie Branch at 511 Ashmun Street, branch established on 1886/11/20. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • mBank: Sault Maini-Ridge St. Br. at 138 Ridge Street, branch established on 1995/09/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.3 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Manistique, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Mackinac Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: 501 Court Branch at 501 Court, branch established on 1889/01/01. 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


Sault Ste. Marie travel time to work - commute


Sault Ste. Marie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Sault Ste. Marie city (based on Chippewa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.84%
Here35.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents52.8%7.1%6.4%4.9%4.9%
Congregations20.0%13.3%8.3%3.3%3.3%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Reformed Church in North America The Wesleyan ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.4%2.8%2.3%2.2%12.3%
Congregations5.0%3.3%1.7%5.0%36.7%
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: 13
Chippewa County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Chippewa County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Chippewa County:

30.9%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 13$47,548$43,8900$0
Local Libraries 5$11,360$27,26418$13,235
Other and Unallocable 12$46,974$46,97416$3,452
Police - Other 6$13,815$27,6306$3,060
Police Protection - Officers 27$107,857$47,9360$0
Firefighters 21$81,300$46,4570$0
Fire - Other 1$3,170$38,0400$0
Streets and Highways 23$88,325$46,0830$0
Sewerage 8$30,628$45,9420$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,917$47,0040$0
Other Government Administration 9$38,555$51,4072$2,194
Financial Administration 9$36,004$48,0051$1,904
Parks and Recreation 8$26,493$39,74019$14,128
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$22,705$38,9231$620
Totals for Government 150$558,652$44,69263$38,592

Sault Ste. Marie government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parking Facilities: $6,003,000 ($422.93)
    Regular Highways: $3,048,000 ($214.74)
    Sewerage: $563,000 ($39.66)
    Water Utilities: $382,000 ($26.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $347,000 ($24.45)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,344,000 ($165.14)
    Police Protection: $1,986,000 ($139.92)
    Regular Highways: $1,973,000 ($139.00)
    Water Utilities: $1,471,000 ($103.64)
    Health - Other: $1,308,000 ($92.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,229,000 ($86.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,111,000 ($78.27)
    Sewerage: $1,109,000 ($78.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $878,000 ($61.86)
    Libraries: $565,000 ($39.81)
    Financial Administration: $551,000 ($38.82)
    Central Staff Services: $410,000 ($28.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $268,000 ($18.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($7.68)
    Air Transportation: $49,000 ($3.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,697,000 ($119.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $361,000 ($25.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $296,000 ($20.85)
    Police Protection: $140,000 ($9.86)
    Health - Other: $82,000 ($5.78)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($4.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $58,000 ($4.09)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($2.96)
    Air Transportation: $21,000 ($1.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,797,000 ($478.86)

Sault Ste. Marie government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,364,000 ($166.55)
    All Other: $1,855,000 ($130.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $666,000 ($46.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $513,000 ($36.14)
    Parking Facilities: $207,000 ($14.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,600,000 ($112.72)
    All Other: $247,000 ($17.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $868,000 ($61.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $942,000 ($66.37)
    Interest Earnings: $749,000 ($52.77)
    Special Assessments: $382,000 ($26.91)
    Donations From Private Sources: $133,000 ($9.37)
    Rents: $92,000 ($6.48)
    Sale of Property: $34,000 ($2.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,133,000 ($220.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,835,000 ($129.28)
    General Local Government Support: $1,748,000 ($123.15)
    All Other: $934,000 ($65.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $115,000 ($8.10)
  • Tax - Property: $6,043,000 ($425.74)
    Other License: $46,000 ($3.24)

Sault Ste. Marie government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,416,000 ($2988.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,630,000 ($2932.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,146,000 ($151.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,360,000 ($95.82)

Sault Ste. Marie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,217,000 ($1565.24)

5.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($434 average AGI)
Chippewa County:

0.15%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mackinac County, MI  0.37% ($22,625 average AGI)
from Oakland County, MI  0.15% ($36,750)
from Wayne County, MI  0.14% ($32,056)


5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($518 average AGI)
Chippewa County:

0.12%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mackinac County, MI  0.38% ($26,460 average AGI)
to Marquette County, MI  0.23% ($28,467)
to Kent County, MI  0.21% ($25,037)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sault Ste. Marie:

  • WKNW (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAULT SAINTE MARIE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSOO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: FABIANO-STRICKLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sault Ste. Marie:

  • WLSO (90.1 FM; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W277AG (103.3 FM; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WYSS (99.5 FM; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCMZ-FM (98.3 FM; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WSUE (101.3 FM; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: FABIANO-STRICKLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WADW (105.5 FM; PICKFORD, MI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sault Ste. Marie:

  • W52CB (Channel 52; SAULT STE MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W21BN (Channel 21; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W67CS (Channel 67; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56DI (Channel 56; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CR (Channel 61; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W32BN (Channel 32; SAULT STE MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BV (Channel 36; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W39BY (Channel 39; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CA (Channel 50; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWUP-TV (Channel 10; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: HERITAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WGTQ (Channel 8; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 651 meters (2,136ft)
Total costs: $22,000
Total average daily traffic: 95,014
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,439

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sault Ste. Marie, MI


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3301 South Radar Road, #155 (Lat: 46.456444 Lon: -84.387750), Type: Building, Structure height: 31.4 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN858, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Douglas I Brandon, 500 Self Storage, Units 69 & 70, 2611 Ashmun Street (Lat: 46.476111 Lon: -84.353056), Type: 12.2, Overall height: 12.2 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, David.Jatlow@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • BRUCE BUZIL, South Us 2 (Lat: 46.396667 Lon: -84.397778), Type: 92.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2027762357, Jgee@dlalaw.Com, 1200 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW
  • Palmer Pyle, South Us 2 (Lat: 46.396667 Lon: -84.397778), Type: 92.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3122049900, , 980 N. MICHIGAN AVE., SUITE 1880
  • Douglas I Brandon, 500 Self Storage, Units 69 & 70, 2611 Ashmun Street (Lat: 46.476111 Lon: -84.353056), Type: 12.2, Overall height: 12.2 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, David.Jatlow@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • South Us 2 (Lat: 46.396667 Lon: -84.397778), Type: 92.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3122049900, , 980 N. MICHIGAN SUITE 1880

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: KW2587, Licensee ID: L00567413
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.230 MHz, 153.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/09/1975, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Sovereign Communications, LLC, P.O. Box 1230, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, Phone: (906) 632-2231

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WMKD Studio, 1411 Ashmun St. (Lat: 46.486306 Lon: -84.353167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.8 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Call Sign: WQKF303
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Del M Reynolds
    Registrant: Munn-Reese, Inc., 385 Airport Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-7339
  • WKNW Studio, 1411 Ashmun St. (Lat: 46.486306 Lon: -84.353167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.8 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Call Sign: WQOK382
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: William C Gleich
    Registrant: Munn-Reese, Inc., 385 Airport Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-7339

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • 2611 Ashmun, Units 69 & 70 (Lat: 46.476111 Lon: -84.353083), Structure height: 12.1 m, Call Sign: KNKG801
    Assigned Frequencies: 849.805 MHz, 894.805 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/21/1990, Expiration Date: 11/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2003
    Registrant: Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P., 1333 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4000, Fax: (202) 887-4288, Email:
  • Sault Ste Marie Municipal Airport W 15th Ave Across Drwy 228 W. 15th Ave (Lat: 46.478333 Lon: -84.358639), Structure height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: KNKG804
    Assigned Frequencies: 849.805 MHz, 894.805 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2006, Expiration Date: 05/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2009
    Registrant: Verizon Corporation, 1300 I Street N.W., Suite 400 West, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2537, Fax: (202) 336-7866, Email:
  • 523 Ashmun Street (Lat: 46.496944 Lon: -84.347806), Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KUS281
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 04/09/2018
    Registrant: Range Corporation, 2342 Us 41 West, Marquette, MI 49855, Phone: (906) 228-7000, Fax: (906) 228-8653, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 2515 Riverside Drive (Lat: 46.472250 Lon: -84.297250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 48 m, Call Sign: WQQC984
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/05/2012, Expiration Date: 11/05/2022, Certifier: John P Wellington
    Registrant: Wellington Maritime, 2515 Riverside Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, Phone: (906) 632-8801, Fax: (906) 635-0167, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE6CNZ, Licensee ID: L00578857
    Grant Date: 09/24/2003, Expiration Date: 10/05/2013
    Registrant: Dennis J Henry, 5355 Cedar Dr., Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
  • Call Sign: N8JIS, Licensee ID: L01340774
    Grant Date: 11/14/2007, Expiration Date: 01/29/2018
    Registrant: Evan L Schemm, 1412 Minneapolis Street, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Sault Ste. Marie


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Businesses in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

  • AT&T: 1
  • Arby's: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

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