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Population in 2012: 756 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 

Males: 426  (56.4%)
Females: 330  (43.6%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49963.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,188 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
South Range:

$32,188
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,466

South Range village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,397 (it was $41,800 in 2000)
South Range:

$66,397
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $71,524; Detached houses: $72,715; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,734; In 2-unit structures: $48,840; Mobile homes: $36,818

Median gross rent in 2012: $416.

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  • White alone - 722 (95.3%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Range: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Italian (12.2%), French (9.5%), German (9.4%), Swedish (8.4%), United States (6.6%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1140 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,894 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in South Range:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Range village:

  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

19 residents are foreign born (0.3% Europe).

This village:  2.7%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in South Range, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in South Range to the number of sex offenders is 378 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,245 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,198 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (165.4 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (259.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (364.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hancock, MI (2.1 miles ), Houghton, MI (2.2 miles ), Dollar Bay, MI (2.6 miles ), Hubbell, MI (3.5 miles ), Lake Linden, MI (3.7 miles ), Laurium, MI (3.9 miles ), Calumet, MI (3.9 miles ), Copper City, MI (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 47.07 N, Longitude: 88.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 906

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-3.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houghton County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Range topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near South Range:

  • HOUGHTON CO MED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HANCOCK, MI)
  • PORTAGE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HANCOCK, MI)
  • ASPIRUS SUPERIOR HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HANCOCK, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in South Range, MI

Local government website: WWW.SOUTHRANGE.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Range:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 6 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 69 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 7,952)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 164 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 165 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 165 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lake Superior College (about 167 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 179 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)

Public elementary/middle school in South Range:

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Notable locations in South Range: Copper Range Historical Museum (A), South Range Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in South Range: Apostolic Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Houghton 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 South Range and their reported violations in the past:

RANGE SNOWMOBILE CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • ADAMS TOWNSHIP (Population served: 2010, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.2%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This village:  52.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in South Range, MI

8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

South Range compared to Michigan state average:

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


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Banks with branches in South Range (2011 data):

  • The Miners State Bank: South Range Branch at 47 Trimountain Avenue, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2010/07/26: Bank assets: $128.5 mil, Deposits: $115.8 mil, headquarters in Iron River, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Msb Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


South Range travel time to work - commute


South Range mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for South Range village (based on Houghton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.29%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents55.3%19.2%7.1%3.7%2.8%
Congregations20.0%14.5%12.7%5.5%1.8%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEpiscopal ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.5%0.9%6.2%
Congregations3.6%3.6%3.6%1.8%32.7%
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: 11
Houghton County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Houghton County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

11.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Houghton County:

28.8%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,183
Welfare 3$8,103$32,4122$3,746
Totals for Government 3$8,103$32,4124$5,929

South Range government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $87,000 ($115.08)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $167,000 ($220.90)
    Regular Highways: $159,000 ($210.32)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($75.40)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($70.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($55.56)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($38.36)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($14.55)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($10.58)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($6.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($5.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($89.95)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $16,000 ($21.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $13,000 ($17.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $142,000 ($187.83)

South Range government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $115,000 ($152.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($59.52)
    All Other: $14,000 ($18.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($3.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($13.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($30.42)
    General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($18.52)
    Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($6.61)
    Rents: $3,000 ($3.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $47,000 ($62.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $117,000 ($154.76)
    Highways: $110,000 ($145.50)
  • Tax - Property: $115,000 ($152.12)

South Range government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,097,000 ($1451.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,088,000 ($1439.15)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($11.90)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $199,000 ($263.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $294,000 ($388.89)

6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.87% of residents moved from foreign countries ($607 average AGI)
Houghton County:

0.87%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marquette County, MI  0.40% ($31,936 average AGI)
from Baraga County, MI  0.21% ($26,760)
from Keweenaw County, MI  0.16% ($27,474)


7.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marquette County, MI  0.63% ($23,573 average AGI)
to Keweenaw County, MI  0.27% ($58,688)
to Oakland County, MI  0.23% ($23,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Range:

  • WMPL (920 AM; 1 kW; HANCOCK, MI)
  • WCCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Range:

  • WGLI (98.7 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WGGL-FM (91.1 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOLV (97.7 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHKB (102.3 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKMJ-FM (93.5 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: VICTOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W260AC (99.9 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; L'ANSE, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; BARAGA, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUPY (101.1 FM; ONTONAGON, MI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W224AO (92.7 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMTU-FM (91.9 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around South Range:

  • WBKP (Channel 5; CALUMET, MI; Owner: SCANLAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W41CA (Channel 41; HERMAN, MI; Owner: ERIC MCBRIDE)
  • W48CA (Channel 48; HERMAN, MI; Owner: DAN LOFLIN)

South Range fatal accident list:

Feb 13, 1992 01:35 PM, 2nd St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in South Range)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC8FSO, Licensee ID: L01180603
    Grant Date: 10/11/2006, Expiration Date: 01/06/2017, Certifier: John R Manninen
    Registrant: John R Manninen, 29 Sixth St, South Range, MI 49963
  • Call Sign: KL7AHI
    Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007
    Registrant: Joseph A Prebelich, 43 Second St, South Range, MI 49963
  • Call Sign: WB8WHU, Licensee ID: L01003803
    Grant Date: 04/13/2005, Expiration Date: 07/11/2015, Certifier: Lee R Taube
    Registrant: Lee R Taube, 70 Third St Box 250, South Range, MI 49963
  • Call Sign: KC8VPE, Licensee ID: L00629055
    Grant Date: 01/27/2003, Expiration Date: 01/27/2013, Certifier: Tim J Hulinek
    Registrant: Tim J Hulinek, South Range, MI 49963
  • Call Sign: KD8ALC, Licensee ID: L00929124
    Grant Date: 10/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/15/2014, Certifier: Jordan J Deforge
    Registrant: Jordan J Deforge, South Range, MI 49963
  • Call Sign: KD8MFP, Licensee ID: L01524030
    Grant Date: 10/20/2009, Expiration Date: 10/20/2019, Certifier: James M Pidgeon
    Registrant: James M Pidgeon, South Range, MI 49963
  • Call Sign: KD8TYN, Licensee ID: L01763409
    Grant Date: 02/01/2013, Expiration Date: 02/01/2023, Certifier: Richard F Guinn Ii
    Registrant: Richard F Guinn Ii, 34 Champion Ave, South Range, MI 49963


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in South Range, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2173.9 years
William1572.7 years
Robert971.2 years
Joseph975.4 years
Eino875.6 years
Elizabeth782.8 years
Helen673.3 years
Mary677.8 years
Richard664.9 years
Anna686.8 years
Most common last names in South Range, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Raffaelli978.9 years
Maki771.7 years
Hiltunen669.3 years
Kangas577.2 years
Kyllonen472.7 years
Lucchesi477.5 years
Guili474.5 years
Mattila479.8 years
Mattson464.7 years
Phillippi479.0 years
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