Shepherd, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 1,508 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 691  (45.8%)
Females: 817  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48883.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,921 (it was $40,804 in 2000)
Shepherd:

$41,921
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,660 (it was $17,689 in 2000)

Shepherd village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,558 (it was $82,100 in 2000)
Shepherd:

$96,558
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $104,382; Detached houses: $106,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $598.

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  • Races in Shepherd, MI (2010)

    Shepherd races chart
    • 1,40792.9%White alone
    • 493.2%Hispanic
    • 271.8%Two or more races
    • 201.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shepherd: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.5%), English (11.5%), Irish (11.3%), Dutch (6.5%), French (5.4%), Polish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,558 people per square mile   (low).

Shepherd,MI real estate house value index trend

Shepherd, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Shepherd:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shepherd village:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.2%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Shepherd, Michigan as of December 10, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Shepherd to the number of sex offenders is 46 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,873 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,726 (1.9%)

Shepherd satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (37.9 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (112.5 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (191.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Pleasant, MI (2.6 miles ), St. Louis, MI (3.0 miles ), Alma, MI (3.2 miles ), Rosebush, MI (3.6 miles ), Breckenridge, MI (3.7 miles ), Beal City, MI (3.9 miles ), Ithaca, MI (4.1 miles ), Coleman, MI (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 43.52 N, Longitude: 84.69 W

Area code: 989

Shepherd household income distribution Shepherd home values distribution

Crime rates in Shepherd by Year
Type 2003 2004 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 100000
per 100,000 69.20.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 012202
per 100,000 0.069.8132.1131.20.0131.1
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 012142
per 100,000 0.069.8132.165.6262.3131.1
Burglaries 224227
per 100,000 138.4139.7264.2131.2131.1459.0
Thefts 101125351928
per 100,000 692.0768.21,651.32,296.61,245.91,836.1
Auto thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 001010
per 100,000 0.00.066.10.065.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 272.6) 167.4105.1206.3208.7106.1225.4

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Crime rate in Shepherd detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+7.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Shepherd, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shepherd-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the Shepherd village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shepherd-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 260.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 223.7 miles away from Shepherd center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 207.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 388.4 miles away from the city 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 50.5 miles away from Shepherd 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) earthquake occurred 225.9 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 Isabella County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shepherd topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shepherd:

  • MT PLEASANT TOTAL LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • TENDERCARE MT PLEASANT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • CENTRAL MICHIGAN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • MCLAREN CENTRAL MICHIGAN Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • DAVITA - MT PLEASANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • LAURELS OF MT. PLEASANT (THE) (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • PLEASANT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shepherd:

  • Central Michigan University (about 7 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; Full-time enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 23 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 31 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Delta College (about 36 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 37 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Ferris State University (about 42 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 46 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)

Public high school in Shepherd:

Public elementary/middle schools in Shepherd:

  • SHEPHERD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 609, Location: 168 EAST MAPLE ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • SHEPHERD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 359, Location: 150 EAST HALL ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • MOREY MONTESSORI PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMY (Location: 418 WEST BLANCHARD RD, Grades: PK-8, Charter school)
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Notable locations in Shepherd: Shepherd Station (A), Coe Township Library (B), Shepherd Tri - Township Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C), Shepherd Village Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shepherd include: Westlawn Church of Christ (A), Chippewa Street Church of Christ (B), United Methodist Church (C), Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Shepherd include: Little Salt River Park (1), Power House Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Isabella County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.9%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.2% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

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

Shepherd, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Shepherd (2011 data):

  • Firstbank: Shepherd Branch at 258 West Wright Avenue, branch established on 1991/12/02. Info updated 2008/06/11: Bank assets: $415.2 mil, Deposits: $366.7 mil, headquarters in Mt. Pleasant, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Corporation
  • Isabella Bank: Shepherd Branch at 500 East Wright Avenue, branch established on 1978/10/30. Info updated 2008/04/07: Bank assets: $1,284.4 mil, Deposits: $960.9 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Isabella Bank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Shepherd village (based on Isabella County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,1767
Evangelical Protestant6,29640
Mainline Protestant2,75116
Other2,4237
None48,665-
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: 11
Isabella County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Isabella County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Isabella County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Isabella County:

29.0%
Michigan:

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

12.3%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.9%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shepherd:

45.4%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shepherd:

23.0%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Shepherd:

56.0%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shepherd, 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
Financial Administration 2$1,715$10,2900$0
Other Government Administration 8$2,049$3,0740$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,298$43,7880$0
Streets and Highways 4$2,387$7,1610$0
Sewerage 4$1,590$4,7700$0
Parks and Recreation 3$440$1,7600$0
Water Supply 4$1,465$4,3950$0
Other and Unallocable 5$5,913$14,1910$0
Totals for Government 32$22,857$8,5710$0

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $208,000 ($137.93)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($106.10)
    Police Protection: $112,000 ($74.27)
    Transit Utilities: $97,000 ($64.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($56.37)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($43.77)
    Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($37.14)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($21.88)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($19.23)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($5.97)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($3.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($3.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($3.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $195,000 ($129.31)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $67,000 ($44.43)
    All Other: $51,000 ($33.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $567,000 ($375.99)
    Rents: $100,000 ($66.31)
    Special Assessments: $91,000 ($60.34)
    Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($31.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($43.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $175,000 ($116.05)
    Highways: $101,000 ($66.98)
  • Tax - Property: $249,000 ($165.12)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,671,000 ($1108.09)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
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 Gratiot County, MI  0.60% ($26,946 average AGI)
from Clare County, MI  0.58% ($24,452)
from Midland County, MI  0.50% ($26,196)


8.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Isabella County:

0.08%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Midland County, MI  0.56% ($32,975 average AGI)
to Clare County, MI  0.54% ($31,853)
to Kent County, MI  0.44% ($21,229)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shepherd:

  • WMMI (830 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHEPHERD, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFYC (1280 AM; 1 kW; ALMA, MI; Owner: JACOM, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMLM (1520 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MI; Owner: SIEFKER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shepherd:

  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WMHW-FM (91.5 FM; MT. PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WCMU-FM (89.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIV. BD OF TRUSTES)
  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; HEMLOCK, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WCZY-FM (104.3 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WQBX (104.9 FM; ALMA, MI; Owner: JACOM, INC.)
  • WCFX (95.3 FM; CLARE, MI; Owner: GOLDSEN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPRJ (101.7 FM; COLEMAN, MI; Owner: COME TOGETHER MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMRX-FM (97.7 FM; BEAVERTON, MI; Owner: STEEL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJSZ (92.5 FM; ASHLEY, MI; Owner: CURWOOD BROADCASTING COMPANY, CORP.)
  • WEJC (88.3 FM; WHITE STAR, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W214BH (90.7 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQAC (90.9 FM; ALMA, MI; Owner: ALMA COLLEGE)
  • WRFK-LP (107.7 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST ACADEMY)

TV broadcast stations around Shepherd:

  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W61DK (Channel 61; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W60CO (Channel 60; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W46CR (Channel 46; SAGINAW/MIDLAND, MI; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WBWM-LP (Channel 32; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 1,800Total average daily traffic
  • 3,280Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shepherd)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Oil City, Lat: 43.614167 Lon: -84.566000, Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQJY872
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2009, Expiration Date: 02/20/2019, Certifier: John OgrenRegistrant: Law Office Of Suzanne S. Goodwyn, 1234 Tottenham Court, Reston, VA 20194, Phone: (703) 444-8804, Fax: (703) 991-0629, Email:
  • Oil City, 100 N. Lewis Rd. (Oil City# 50580) (Lat: 43.614167 Lon: -84.566000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQSE325
    Assigned Frequencies: 17800.0 MHz, 17840.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/09/2013, Expiration Date: 09/09/2023, Certifier: John OgrenRegistrant: Comspec Corporation, 1617 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27403, Phone: (336) 370-1456, Fax: (336) 370-4116, Email:
  • Shepard252F, Fremont Road & Us 27 (Faber #091745) (Lat: 43.495889 Lon: -84.676250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQWF354
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2015, Expiration Date: 08/05/2025, Certifier: Steven R MeinhardtRegistrant: Crystal Automation Systems Inc., 617 East Lake Street, Stanton, MI 48888, Phone: (989) 831-8800, Fax: (989) 831-5555, Email:
  • SHEPHERD RS, 2751 E. Pleasant Valley Rd. (Lat: 43.510028 Lon: -84.797778), Overall height: 74.4 m, Call Sign: WHO542
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997Registrant: Gte North Incorporated, Mc:hqb07a12, Irving, TX 75015-2210
  • SHEPHERD RS, 2751 E. Pleasant Valley Rd (Lat: 43.800833 Lon: -84.799167), Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WHO543
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997Registrant: Gte North Incorporated, Mc:hqb07a12, Irving, TX 75015-2210

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shepherd)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1137F , Serial Number: 17254732, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Lynn D Bellinger, 401 East Dr, Shepherd, MI 48883
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2673L , Serial Number: 17255873, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Roy L Balcom, 2195 E Jerseyville Rd, Shepherd, MI 48883
  • Aircraft: DESTINY POWERED PARACHUTES LLC DESTINY 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 582CB , Serial Number: 3C0462, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Jordan L Sherlock, 10550 S Shepherd Rd, Shepherd, MI 48883
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6695R , Serial Number: 438, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/07/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Charles M Kepner, 6023 E Walton Rd, Shepherd, MI 48883
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7782M , Serial Number: 22-0030, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Richard C Evans, 5280 S East County Line Rd, Shepherd, MI 48883
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85491 , Serial Number: 7AC-4231, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Zingery, 6496 S Summerton Rd, Shepherd, MI 48883

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

WINDING BROOK CONF CTR (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
VFW POST 8215 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
J & M PRODUCE & NURSERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • ALEXANDERS MOBILE VILLAGE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MY ALIBI (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 24
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Shepherd

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Most common first names in Shepherd, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3771.1 years
Robert2965.1 years
Charles2471.5 years
Mary2479.3 years
George2376.0 years
James2368.7 years
John2274.4 years
Harold1672.0 years
Helen1682.2 years
Ruth1681.9 years
Most common last names in Shepherd, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1571.6 years
Brown1471.5 years
Myers1282.4 years
Young1274.1 years
Feltman974.1 years
Fox965.3 years
Clark885.2 years
Seeley880.6 years
Leonard876.8 years
Recker872.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Shepherd, MI

  • McDonald's: 1

Shepherd compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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