South Gull Lake, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 1,182. Population change since 2000: -22.5%
Males: 546  (46.2%)
Females: 636  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  57.0 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49012.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $94,559 (it was $65,833 in 2000)
South Gull Lake:

$94,559
MI:

$51,084

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $56,003 (it was $45,175 in 2000)

South Gull Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $430,114 (it was $304,700 in 2000)
South Gull Lake:

$430,114
MI:

$137,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $176,181; Detached houses: $182,919; Townhouses or other attached units: $195,156; In 2-unit structures: $147,361; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,725; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $84,016; Mobile homes: $36,461

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,000.

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  • Races in South Gull Lake, MI (2010)

    South Gull Lake races chart
    • 1,13996.4%White alone
    • 161.4%Asian alone
    • 110.9%Hispanic
    • 90.8%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

Races in South Gull Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Gull Lake: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (15.3%), Polish (15.0%), Irish (13.5%), Russian (12.5%), British (5.3%), American (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 899 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in South Gull Lake:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Gull Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

101 residents are foreign born (7.3% Europe).

This place:

7.3%
Michigan:

6.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

South Gull Lake CDP:  0.9% ($2,659)
Michigan:  1.3% ($1,461)
South Gull Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (11.2 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (91.5 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (122.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Richland, MI (1.7 miles ), Hickory Corners, MI (2.0 miles ), Augusta, MI (2.0 miles ), Galesburg, MI (2.6 miles ), Greater Galesburg, MI (2.7 miles ), Level Park-Oak Park, MI (2.7 miles ), Comstock Northwest, MI (2.7 miles ), Delton, MI (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 42.39 N, Longitude: 85.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 269

South Gull Lake household income distribution South Gull Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (31%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (26%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in South Gull Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South Gull Lake, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Gull Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the South Gull Lake place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Gull Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.7 miles away from South Gull Lake 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 301.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 278.9 miles away from South Gull Lake 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 299.2 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 Kalamazoo County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Gull Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Gull Lake:

  • FOUNDATION FOR BEHAVIORAL RESOURCES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; AUGUSTA, MI)
  • ARBORIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GALESBURG, MI)
  • LAURELS OF GALESBURG (THE) (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GALESBURG, MI)
  • BATTLE CREEK VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 7 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • PLAINWELL PINES NURSING AND REHABILITATION COMMUNI (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PLAINWELL, MI)
  • PLAINWELL PINES NURSING CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PLAINWELL, MI)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR SENIOR CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)

Amtrak stations near South Gull Lake:

  • 12 miles: KALAMAZOO (459 N. BURDICK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.
  • 12 miles: BATTLE CREEK (104 CAPITAL AVE. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Gull Lake:

  • Kellogg Community College (about 12 miles; Battle Creek, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,078)
  • Western Michigan University (about 14 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 19 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Davenport University (about 33 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Calvin College (about 39 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Cornerstone University (about 43 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 43 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)

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Church in South Gull Lake: Gull Lake Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Parks in South Gull Lake include: W K Kellogg House Historical Marker (1), Island Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kalamazoo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 4.3%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
6 people in college/university student housing in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Michigan average:

10.9

South Gull Lake travel time to work - commute South Gull Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Gull Lake CDP (based on Kalamazoo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant37,002118
Mainline Protestant24,15560
Catholic23,8769
Other6,30628
Black Protestant4,14010
Orthodox2751
None154,577-
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: 41
Kalamazoo County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
Kalamazoo County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Kalamazoo County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
Here:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kalamazoo County:

27.9%
Michigan:

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

14.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

63.4%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

66.8%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
South Gull Lake:

27.2
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Gull Lake:

18.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Gull Lake:

9.0%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.3
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.8%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

68.1%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.4%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Gull Lake, MI Residents

6.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Kalamazoo County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Van Buren County, MI  0.59% ($41,607 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, MI  0.49% ($45,195)
from Allegan County, MI  0.42% ($30,121)


6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,195 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Kalamazoo County:

0.06%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Van Buren County, MI  0.49% ($39,795 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  0.40% ($36,874)
to Calhoun County, MI  0.36% ($31,221)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Gull Lake:

  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WRCC (1400 AM; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Gull Lake:

  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W262AF (100.3 FM; PARCHMENT, MI; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around South Gull Lake:

  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WOKZ-CA (Channel 50; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,247Total average daily traffic
  • 49Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,500Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$116,1751$371,17013$209,5381$81,9202$265,385
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$406,3300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$263,7530$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$195,0230$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$147,1300$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$177,8800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$96,3901$99,240
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Electricity (1%)

South Gull Lake compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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