Stambaugh, Michigan

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Population in July 2007: 1,131.
Males: 513  (45.4%)
Females: 618  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Michigan median age:

35.5 years

Zip codes: 49964.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,908 (it was $23,643 in 2000)
Stambaugh:

$35,908
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,904 (it was $15,890 in 2000)

Stambaugh city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $63,098 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Stambaugh:

$63,098
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $129,721; detached houses: $132,442; townhouses or other attached units: $156,945; in 2-unit structures: $51,019; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,622; mobile homes: $53,672
March 2019 cost of living index in Stambaugh: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Stambaugh, MI (2000)
    • 1,18995.7%White alone
    • 292.3%American Indian alone
    • 151.2%Two or more races
    • 60.5%Hispanic
    • 40.3%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (21.3%), Swedish (13.8%), English (12.8%), Italian (11.1%), Polish (11.1%), French (10.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1539 feet

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 688 people per square mile   (low).

Stambaugh, Michigan map

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Michigan:

5.3%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Stambaugh city:

1.7% ($660)
Michigan:

1.3% ($1,461)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (112.5 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (211.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (297.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Iron River, MI (1.1 miles ),
Caspian, MI (1.1 miles ),
Gaastra, MI (1.4 miles ),
Mineral Hills, MI (1.6 miles ),
Tipler, WI (3.0 miles ),
Alvin, WI (3.5 miles),
Alpha, MI (3.5 miles),
Amasa, MI (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 46.08 N, Longitude: 88.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 906

Distribution of median household income in Stambaugh, MI in 2019
Stambaugh satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Stambaugh, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.4%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Wood products (7.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.9%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Stambaugh, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.2%)

Average climate in Stambaugh, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Stambaugh, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 56.4. This is better than average.

City:

56.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Stambaugh-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.1 miles away from the Stambaugh city center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.9 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stambaugh-area historical earthquake activity is above Michigan state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 357.9 miles away from Stambaugh center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 309.8 miles away from Stambaugh center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 320.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 284.5 miles away from Stambaugh center
On 3/2/2017 at 16:53:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 190.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 484.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iron County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stambaugh topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stambaugh:

  • DICKINSON IRON DIST HELTH DEPT (Hospital, about 1 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)
  • IRON RIVER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)
  • UNITED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)
  • NORTHSTAR HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 2 miles away; IRON RIVER, MI)
  • CRYSTAL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI)
  • CRYSTAL FALLS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stambaugh:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 68 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 72 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 91 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 111 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 113 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 117 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 117 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Stambaugh is now suposed to be Iron River Hights, but we all like to call it Stambaugh still (even though Stambaugh is only the lot on wich the post office sits on). added by Kitt

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Iron River Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Stambaugh include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Grace Covenant Church (C), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Stambaugh include: Hoover Park (1), Nelson Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Iron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

13.5%
Whole state:

10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

4.6%
Whole state:

4.8%

For population 15 years and over in Stambaugh:

Marital status in Stambaugh, MI
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Stambaugh:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Michigan average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stambaugh, MI (based on Iron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4513
Mainline Protestant1,98110
Evangelical Protestant61212
Other11
None5,772-
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: 4
Iron County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Iron County:

11.57 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

14.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

10.5%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Iron County:

28.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Iron County:

15.6%
Michigan:

13.4%

4.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dickinson County, MI  0.50% ($30,542 average AGI)
to Marquette County, MI  0.46% ($34,591)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stambaugh:

  • WIKB (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WERL (950 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE RIVER, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stambaugh:

  • W237AW (95.3 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WIKB-FM (99.1 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WOBE (100.7 FM; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WHTO (106.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: TODD STUART NOORDYK)
  • WJNR-FM (101.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WVCM (91.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA INC.)
  • WIMK (93.1 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W244AW (96.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR CNTY WI)

TV broadcast stations around Stambaugh:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WUPT-CA (Channel 25; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA TELEVISION, INC.)

Stambaugh fatal accident list:

Oct 12, 2019 11:30 PM, Cr-Federal Forest Highway 16, Smoky Lake Rd, Lat: 46.091206, Lon: -88.914411, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 2016 09:11 PM, Sr-189, Lat: 46.022453, Lon: -88.634728, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 15, 2010 09:15 PM, Sr-189, Lat: 46.011850, Lon: -88.637117, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 24, 2006 07:54 AM, County Rd 424, Lat: 46.058370, Lon: -88.558280, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 16, 1977 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.1mTotal length
  • 1,094Total average daily traffic
  • 251Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,341Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • MARGARET V KLINGFORTH, Hwy 189 S (Lat: 46.073056 Lon: -88.641667), Type: 32.0, Overall height: 30 m, Registrant: Consolidated Papers, Inc., 8050 Wisco-nsin Rapids, Phone: (715) 422-3111
  • MARGARET V KLINGFORTH, Hwy 189 S (Lat: 46.073056 Lon: -88.641667), Type: 32.0, Overall height: 30 m, Registrant: Consolidated Papers, Inc., 8050 Wisco-nsin Rapids, Phone: (715) 422-3111
  • MARGARET C KLINGFORTH, Hwy 189 S (Lat: 46.073056 Lon: -88.641667), Type: 32.0, Overall height: 30 m, Registrant: Consolidated Papers, Inc., 8050 Wisco-nsin Rapids, Phone: (715) 422-3111

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 923 Seldon Rd (Lat: 46.075778 Lon: -88.643444), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WNEW761,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18955.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2009, Expiration Date: 05/26/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2009, Phone: (414) 221-2226

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stambaugh)
Most common first names in Stambaugh, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2575.0 years
William1876.8 years
Frank1882.2 years
George1273.3 years
Robert1269.2 years
Clarence1070.8 years
Edward1073.0 years
Mary885.5 years
Charles870.0 years
Joseph870.3 years
Most common last names in Stambaugh, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson1678.4 years
Anderson1477.1 years
Johnson1178.0 years
Carlson1077.1 years
Holmes975.7 years
Williams866.0 years
Baumgartner780.3 years
Erickson782.3 years
Vassar580.4 years
Youngren578.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stambaugh, MI
  • 94.2%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stambaugh, MI
  • 73.8%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Electricity
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Stambaugh compared to Michigan state average:

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