For population 25 years and over in Shepherd:
For population 15 years and over in Shepherd village:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,851 (1.8%)
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
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Shepherd detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+7.9%).
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
Shepherd-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 68% 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 above Michigan state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
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, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high schools in Shepherd:
See full list of schools located in Shepherd, School District: SHEPHERD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Shepherd and their reported violations in the past:ALEXANDERS MOBILE VILLAGE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:LITTLE SALT RIVER PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:VFW POST 8215 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Shepherd that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.9%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 51.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Shepherd compared to Michigan state average:
Banks with branches in Shepherd (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Shepherd (based on Isabella County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
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Shepherd government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Shepherd government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Shepherd government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,136 average adjusted gross income)
0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,973 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($101 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,800
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 3,280
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shepherd)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shepherd)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shepherd)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shepherd, MI
Businesses in Shepherd, MI
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.