Vassar, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 2,562 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 1,443  (56.3%)
Females: 1,119  (43.7%)
Median resident age:

31.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 48768.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,239 (it was $38,087 in 2000)
Vassar:

$34,239
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,478 (it was $15,029 in 2000)

Vassar city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,376 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
Vassar:

$97,376
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $113,065; detached houses: $113,220; townhouses or other attached units: $122,466; in 2-unit structures: $111,602

Median gross rent in 2016: $617.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.1%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Vassar, MI (2010)
    • 2,30985.6%White alone
    • 2298.5%Black alone
    • 803.0%Hispanic
    • 552.0%Two or more races
    • 100.4%Other race alone
    • 90.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Vassar, Michigan as of August 21, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vassar is 66 to 1.


Crime rates in Vassar by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.1)
9
(344.7)
3
(115.2)
5
(193.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(107.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(107.6)
5
(180.6)
7
(271.5)
7
(259.7)
2
(74.5)
6
(227.7)
2
(76.2)
4
(153.2)
8
(307.1)
8
(310.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(71.6)
7
(251.5)
5
(179.3)
3
(108.3)
6
(232.7)
3
(111.3)
2
(74.5)
3
(113.9)
3
(114.3)
7
(268.1)
3
(115.2)
1
(38.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(1,683)
45
(1,617)
42
(1,506)
22
(794.5)
25
(969.7)
35
(1,299)
24
(893.9)
23
(872.9)
17
(647.6)
17
(651.1)
21
(806.1)
5
(193.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(143.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(71.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.0)
2
(76.2)
2
(76.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
3
(107.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.3)
2
(76.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.8)113.882.3128.875.5112.5111.755.991.585.7357.3193.9230.6

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City-data.com crime index in Vassar, MI

Crime rate in Vassar detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Michigan average:

1.64
March 2016 cost of living index in Vassar: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.0%), American (7.9%), English (7.8%), Irish (4.4%), Polish (4.1%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,149 people per square mile   (low).

Vassar,MI real estate house value index trend

Vassar, Michigan map

32 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Michigan:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,801 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,573 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (18.9 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (72.3 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (233.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Millington, MI (2.6 miles ),
Reese, MI (2.8 miles ),
Frankenmuth, MI (2.9 miles ),
Fairgrove, MI (3.3 miles ),
Mayville, MI (3.4 miles ),
Caro, MI (3.5 miles ),
Otter Lake, MI (3.6 miles ),
Fostoria, MI (3.7 miles )
.

Latitude: 43.37 N, Longitude: 83.58 W

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Vassar, MI in 2016
Distribution of house value in Vassar, MI in 2016
Vassar satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Vassar, MI
Historical housing units in Vassar, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +208 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in Vassar, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.4%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.2%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Vassar, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (3.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (4.5%)

Average climate in Vassar, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Vassar, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.7. This is about average.

City:

68.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.117. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.117
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.34. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.34
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.53
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Vassar-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Vassar city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the city center injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vassar-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% 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 208.2 miles away from Vassar center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.5 miles away from Vassar center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from the city 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 357.9 miles away from Vassar 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 407.8 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 Tuscola County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vassar topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vassar:

  • TENDERCARE HC OF FRANKENMUTH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • CARO CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CARO, MI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE HOSPICE OF (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CARO, MI)
  • CARO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CARO, MI)

Airports located in Vassar:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vassar:

  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 23 miles; University Center, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 25 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Mott Community College (about 25 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 26 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 26 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 29 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 29 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,877)

Public high schools in Vassar:

Private high school in Vassar:

  • JUNIATA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 108, Location: 5656 WASHBURN RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Vassar:

  • CENTRAL SCHOOL (Location: 425 DIVISION ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • VASSAR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 220 ATHLETIC ST, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Vassar:

  • ST LUKE S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 35, Location: 1056 WELS LN, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Vassar

Library in Vassar:

  • BULLARD SANFORD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $347,081; Location: 520 WEST HURON AVENUE; 42,536 books; 1,513 audio materials; 1,554 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Vassar: Vassar Station (A), Vassar Mobile Medical Response (B), Vassar City Library (C), Vassar City Hall (D), Vassar Police Department (E), Vassar Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vassar include: Grace Lutheran Church (A), Saint Luke's Lutheran Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Frances X Cabrini Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Nazarene Church (F), Greater Ephesians Church of God (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Moore Drain (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Vassar include: Wightman Building Historical Marker (1), Silas A Lane House Historical Marker (2), Vassar's Logging Era Historical Marker (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tuscola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

VASSAR GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TIMBER LINKS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KRYSTAL LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WESLEYAN CAMP&CONF CTR-RESTRM1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2006)
WESLEYAN CAMP&CONF CTR-DORMS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2009), St Public Notif issued (MAY-08-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2009)
WESLEYAN CAMP&CONF CTR-KITCHEN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HILL TOP RECREATION (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LIFELINE VICTORY CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2009), St Public Notif issued (SEP-14-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2009)

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

  • VASSAR EAGLES #2380 (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILLOW SPRINGS GOLF & COUNTRY (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JUNIATA BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Vassar in 2010:

  • 211 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Vassar in 2000:

  • 287 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Vassar (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Vassar Branch at 136 South Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/05. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citizens Bank: Vassar Branch at 1170 West Saginaw Road, branch established on 1977/02/14. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Vassar:

Marital status in Vassar, MI
  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Vassar:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Michigan average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Vassar
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vassar, MI (based on Tuscola County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,40158
Catholic4,7567
Mainline Protestant4,36023
Other6785
None32,534-
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: 12
Tuscola County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Tuscola County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Tuscola County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Tuscola County:

29.2%
Michigan:

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

11.1%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.9%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vassar:

50.3%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Vassar:

21.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vassar:

11.3%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vassar:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Vassar:

36.4%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Vassar:

58.3%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vassar, 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
Other Government Administration 7$9,118$15,6311$1,439
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,164$48,4925$2,325
Streets and Highways 4$14,464$43,3923$2,735
Solid Waste Management 4$17,648$52,9440$0
Financial Administration 1$3,355$40,2602$2,214
Local Libraries 1$2,724$32,6887$6,371
Water Supply 1$4,794$57,5280$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 7$1,185
Firefighters 0$0 20$2,446
Totals for Government 22$68,267$37,23745$18,715

Vassar government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $213,000 ($83.14)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($8.20)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,018,000 ($397.35)
    Sewerage: $537,000 ($209.60)
    Police Protection: $436,000 ($170.18)
    Water Utilities: $275,000 ($107.34)
    General - Other: $264,000 ($103.04)
    Central Staff Services: $155,000 ($60.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000 ($41.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($40.59)
    General Public Buildings: $93,000 ($36.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000 ($36.30)
    Financial Administration: $91,000 ($35.52)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($8.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($22.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $55,000 ($21.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,188,000 ($463.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($8.59)

Vassar government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $684,000 ($266.98)
    Other: $232,000 ($90.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($3.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $326,000 ($127.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $87,000 ($33.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $72,000 ($28.10)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($11.71)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($4.29)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($3.51)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($2.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($1.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $382,000 ($149.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $282,000 ($110.07)
    Highways: $234,000 ($91.33)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.17)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.78)
  • Tax - Property: $938,000 ($366.12)
    Other License: $10,000 ($3.90)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.39)

Vassar government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,455,000 ($567.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,364,000 ($532.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000 ($35.52)

Vassar government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,144,000 ($1227.17)

4.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Michigan average:

5.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Genesee County, MI  0.72% ($36,818 average AGI)
from Saginaw County, MI  0.66% ($36,493)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.48% ($36,010)


5.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Genesee County, MI  0.84% ($33,050 average AGI)
to Saginaw County, MI  0.81% ($40,741)
to Bay County, MI  0.46% ($43,184)
Businesses in Vassar, MI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Little Caesars Pizza1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets2True Value1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Vassar:

  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKYO (1360 AM; 1 kW; CARO, MI; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS LC)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WLSP (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vassar:

  • WRCL (93.7 FM; FRANKENMUTH, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBN (101.5 FM; TUSCOLA, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WOWE (98.9 FM; VASSAR, MI; Owner: PRAESTANTIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUCX-FM (90.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCQ (98.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEG (97.3 FM; ESSEXVILLE, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIDL (92.1 FM; CARO, MI; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS LC)
  • WILZ (104.5 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLZ (107.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WGER (106.3 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTRK (89.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: BEYOND THE BAY MEDIA GROUP)
  • WTCF (100.5 FM; CARROLLTON, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WWCK-FM (105.5 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Vassar:

  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXON-LP (Channel 54; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W22CC (Channel 22; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W69DW (Channel 69; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W09CK (Channel 9; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • W68DH (Channel 68; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • WDCQ-TV (Channel 19; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • W58CW (Channel 58; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
Vassar fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Vassar fatal accident list:

Sep 12, 2012 12:36 AM, Sr-15 Goodrich St, Lat: 43.36358, Lon: -83.58014, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 2010 04:24 PM, Brown Rd, Caine Rd, Lat: 43.32263, Lon: -83.52106, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 2006 06:21 PM, Sr-15, Lat: 43.36289, Lon: -83.58019, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 18, 2004 10:01 PM, Sr-15, Brown, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Aug 7, 1993 07:12 AM, 15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 1976 09:38 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 27, 1975 09:38 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.7mTotal length
  • $1,619,000Total costs
  • 44,051Total average daily traffic
  • 1,643Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Vassar, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Vassar, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vassar)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 6196 Hart Rd (Lat: 43.294194 Lon: -83.678861), Call Sign: KNDN910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.925 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2002, Expiration Date: 10/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2012, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd., Suite 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • Lat: 43.370000 Lon: -83.574444, Call Sign: WPUJ288,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.200 MHz, 452.450 MHz, 457.200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2002, Expiration Date: 03/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2012, Certifier: John Copes, Registrant: Anderson Radio Inc, 6149 W Saginaw Road, Bay City, MI 48706, Phone: (517) 684-9969, Fax: (517) 684-8986
  • Lat: 43.358222 Lon: -83.461611, Call Sign: WQAF476,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2004, Expiration Date: 05/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/26/2014, Certifier: Brad Feathers, Registrant: Anderson Radio, Inc., 6149 W. Saginaw Rd., Bay City, MI 48706, Phone: (989) 684-9969, Fax: (989) 684-8986
  • Lat: 43.312889 Lon: -83.661250, Call Sign: WQSJ301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.487 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 457.787 MHz, 467.187 MHz, 467.512 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2013, Expiration Date: 09/26/2023, Certifier: Tim Sheridan, Registrant: Kingfisher Communications LLC, 626 South 8th Street, Amelia Island, FL 32034, Phone: (904) 432-8971, Email:
  • Lat: 43.360889 Lon: -83.600417, Call Sign: WQYI949,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.725 MHz, 456.725 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2016, Expiration Date: 10/13/2026, Certifier: Jene Quirin, Registrant: Anderson Radio, Inc., 6149 W. Saginaw Rd., Bay City, MI 48706, Phone: (989) 684-9969, Fax: (989) 684-8986, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 245 Proctor St (Lat: 43.362778 Lon: -83.583556), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNTR233,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.768 MHz, 928.768 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2018, Expiration Date: 06/10/2028, Registrant: Dte Electric Copmany, One Energy Plaza, Detriot, MI 48266, Phone: (313) 325-6252, Fax: (313) 235-0362, Email:
  • Vassar, Lat: 43.368222 Lon: -83.605722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQJY872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: John Ogren, Registrant: Law Office Of Suzanne S. Goodwyn, Pllc, 1234 Tottenham Court, Reston, VA 20194, Phone: (703) 444-5475, Fax: (703) 991-0629, Email:
  • Vassar, Cottrell (Lat: 43.368222 Lon: -83.605722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQNK538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2011, Expiration Date: 03/04/2021, Certifier: John Ogren, Registrant: Comspec Corporation, 1617 S College Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, Phone: (336) 370-1456, Fax: (336) 370-4116, Email:
  • VASSAR, 571 Birch Road (Lat: 43.362222 Lon: -83.571056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQUQ273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • KARRS CORNER, 5054 West Caro Road (Lat: 43.453667 Lon: -83.545750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQUQ274,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vassar)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Vassar)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
Fire incident types in Vassar, MI

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vassar, MI
Most common first names in Vassar, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5274.8 years
Mary4278.8 years
Robert3970.8 years
James3773.8 years
William3573.7 years
George3275.4 years
Donald2869.9 years
Helen2582.7 years
Florence2579.8 years
Charles2371.1 years
Most common last names in Vassar, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3373.9 years
Miller2276.8 years
Brown2073.0 years
Hecht1773.7 years
Lewis1379.8 years
Keinath1279.2 years
Martin1273.1 years
Bickel1276.4 years
Bierlein1179.5 years
Kennard1173.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vassar, MI
  • 92.7%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vassar, MI
  • 68.6%Utility gas
  • 26.9%Electricity
  • 3.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Wood


Vassar compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Vassar on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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