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Population in 2012: 1,720 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 

Males: 793  (46.1%)
Females: 927  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  35.8 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49098.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,772 (it was $38,681 in 2000)
Watervliet:

$41,772
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,268

Watervliet city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,208 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Watervliet:

$89,208
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,428; Detached houses: $101,499; In 2-unit structures: $99,677

Median gross rent in 2012: $659.

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  • White alone - 1,616 (93.1%)
  • Hispanic - 56 (3.2%)
  • Asian alone - 47 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Watervliet: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (34.0%), Irish (12.3%), English (10.6%), Swedish (5.5%), United States (3.6%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 1.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,396 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Watervliet:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watervliet city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

43 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia).

This city:  2.5%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Watervliet, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Watervliet to the number of sex offenders is 344 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,941 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,365 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kalamazoo, MI (35.3 miles , pop. 77,145).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (76.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Paw Paw Lake, MI (1.3 miles ), Coloma, MI (1.5 miles ), Hartford, MI (2.2 miles ), Lake Michigan Beach, MI (2.5 miles ), Benton Heights, MI (3.0 miles ), Benton Harbor, MI (3.3 miles ), Lawrence, MI (3.3 miles ), Bangor, MI (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $90,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.19 N, Longitude: 86.26 W

Area code: 269

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Crime rates in Watervliet by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.057.70.00.00.00.0
Rapes 110100102
per 100,000 54.053.60.055.30.00.058.20.0115.1
Robberies 010000000
per 100,000 0.053.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 5781055505
per 100,000 269.8375.5440.0553.1288.5289.7290.90.0287.9
Burglaries 1120252858682
per 100,000 593.61073.01375.11548.7288.5463.5349.0461.4115.1
Thefts 771001021005432192331
per 100,000 4155.45364.85610.65531.03116.01854.01105.31326.41784.7
Auto thefts 476011121
per 100,000 215.9375.5330.00.057.757.958.2115.357.6
Arson 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.2) 329.3463.9444.7495.3329.7172.9182.096.7238.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.58
Michigan average:

1.74
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-1.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Watervliet-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Watervliet city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the city center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watervliet-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 100% 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 94.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berrien County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Watervliet:

  • DSI WATERVLIET DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 8816 RED ARROW HWY)
  • LAKELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, WATERVLIET (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 400 MEDICAL PARK DR)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Watervliet:

  • SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN HOME CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; COLOMA, MI)
  • LAKELAND HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BENTON HARBOR, MI)
  • ORCHARD GROVE EXTENDED CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BENTON HARBOR, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Watervliet, MI

Airports located in Watervliet:

Amtrak stations near Watervliet:

  • 12 miles: BANGOR (541 RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 13 miles: ST. JOSEPH/BENTON HARBOR (ST. JOSEPH, 410 VINE ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: DOWAGIAC (100 RAILROAD DR.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Watervliet:

  • 15 miles: Palisades in South Haven, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watervliet:

  • Andrews University (about 17 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,408)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 30 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 5,240)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 34 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 11,690)
  • Western Michigan University (about 35 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 18,067)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 37 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 4,535)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral (about 37 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Hope College (about 43 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,114)

Public high school in Watervliet:

Private high school in Watervliet:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 325 N M 140; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Watervliet:

Private elementary/middle school in Watervliet:

  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 188 LUCINDA LN; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Watervliet:

  • WATERVLIET DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $124,563; Location: 333 NORTH MAIN STREET; 23,887 books; 298 audio materials; 1,057 video materials; 140 print serial subscriptions)

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

Churches in Watervliet include: Watervliet Baptist Church (A), Watervliet First Methodist Church (B), Salvation House of Prayer (C), Plymouth Congregational Church (D), Word of Life Church (E), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (F), River of Life Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Watervliet include: Flaherty Park (1), Hayes Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.0. This is about average.
City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.07
U.S.:

9.59

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

MIDWAY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MARGERITAS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MA N' PA'S COUNTRY KETTLE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PAW PAW LAKE BOARD OF TRADE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RONORA LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MIG LABOR BLACKBURN ORCHARDS, INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
AUTUMN HILLS (Population served: 24, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-05-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-01-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-01-1997)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-20-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2005), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-19-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2001), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2002)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • MOO'S PLACE (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.1%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 10.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Watervliet, MI

12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Watervliet compared to Michigan state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Watervliet (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Watervliet Dt at 384 First Street, branch established on 1969/03/10. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Watervliet travel time to work - commute


Watervliet mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

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Religion statistics for Watervliet city (based on Berrien County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.89%
Here46.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents33.3%11.8%11.7%6.8%5.5%
Congregations6.5%5.4%9.1%12.9%3.2%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents4.1%2.4%2.3%2.0%20.1%
Congregations7.0%2.7%2.7%3.8%46.8%
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: 41
This county:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Berrien County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 155
Berrien County:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Michigan:

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

11.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 5$4,351
Other Government Administration 2$7,300$43,80010$3,742
Judicial and Legal 0$0 6$4,855
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,807$43,2280$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$1,043
Streets and Highways 2$6,410$38,4600$0
Sewerage 1$3,272$39,2640$0
Water Supply 1$3,089$37,0680$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$751
Totals for Government 9$30,878$41,17126$14,742

Watervliet government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $372,000 ($216.28)
    Police Protection: $228,000 ($132.56)
    Sewerage: $197,000 ($114.53)
    Water Utilities: $141,000 ($81.98)
    Own Hospitals: $93,000 ($54.07)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($41.28)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($37.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($31.40)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($23.84)
    Fire Protection: $35,000 ($20.35)
    Health Services - Other: $26,000 ($15.12)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($9.30)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($6.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($30.81)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($30.81)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $423,000 ($245.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($4.07)

Watervliet government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $193,000 ($112.21)
    All Other: $11,000 ($6.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000 ($29.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($27.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $47,000 ($27.33)
    Property Sale Other: $4,000 ($2.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $109,000 ($63.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $293,000 ($170.35)
    All Other: $130,000 ($75.58)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($11.05)
  • Tax - Property: $493,000 ($286.63)
    NEC: $17,000 ($9.88)

Watervliet government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $112,000 ($65.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($55.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($9.88)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $95,000 ($55.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $792,000 ($460.47)

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
Berrien County:

0.12%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from St. Joseph County, IN  0.50% ($33,965 average AGI)
from Cass County, MI  0.40% ($26,393)
from Van Buren County, MI  0.35% ($29,186)


5.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($275 average AGI)
Berrien County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to St. Joseph County, IN  0.59% ($31,690 average AGI)
to Van Buren County, MI  0.38% ($25,498)
to Cass County, MI  0.32% ($36,899)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watervliet:

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5 kW; BENTON HARBOR-ST. JO, MI; Owner: WHFB B/CST ASSOCIATES LTD PARTNERSHP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watervliet:

  • WCSY-FM (98.3 FM; SOUTH HAVEN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MI; Owner: WSJM, INC.)
  • WZBL (103.7 FM; HARTFORD, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WCNF (94.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: WSJM, INC.)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: WHFB BROADCAST ASSOCIATES L P)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: ANDREWS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; BRIDGMAN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WDOW-FM (92.1 FM; DOWAGIAC, MI; Owner: JASON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; BUCHANAN, MI; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • W210BB (89.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watervliet:

  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYGN-LP (Channel 12; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Watervliet fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 2009 01:52 AM, Forest Beach Rd, Lat: 42.1934, Lon: -86.27654444, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 2, 1997 04:24 PM, St Joseph, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 1989 01:15 AM, 140, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 31, 1975 06:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 17,130
Total average daily truck traffic: 550
Total future (year 2012) average daily traffic: 21,281

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Watervliet)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 217 W Pleasant St (Lat: 42.187528 Lon: -86.262250), Call Sign: KXH614
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2005, Expiration Date: 05/21/2015, Certifier: Scott A Richereek
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 3377 Hennesey Rd (Lat: 42.175028 Lon: -86.280028), Call Sign: WQV477
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.0200 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/1995, Expiration Date: 10/09/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2000
    Registrant: County Of Berrien, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (616) 925-1196
  • E Red Arrow Hwy (Lat: 42.190306 Lon: -86.260028), Call Sign: KJK785
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/12/2004, Expiration Date: 05/22/2014
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Community Hospital Medical Park Dr (Lat: 42.189472 Lon: -86.264472), Call Sign: KQV222, Licensee ID: L00424118
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2005, Expiration Date: 08/09/2015
    Registrant: Community Hospital, Watervliet, MI 49098, Phone: (269) 463-3111, Fax: (269) 463-5351
  • Riverside Dr W Of M140 (Lat: 42.194750 Lon: -86.259194), Call Sign: WHS41, Licensee ID: L00154806
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/1996, Expiration Date: 08/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2001
    Registrant: Indiana Michigan Power Company Dba American Electric Power, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215-2373, Phone: (219) 425-2275

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Watervliet)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Watervliet)


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$72,4001$166,3206$152,1731$62,1602$276,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$71,2800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$131,2001$32,6401$125,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$121,4400$01$123,120
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$69,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Watervliet


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Watervliet, MI

Most common first names in Watervliet, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert4767.4 years
John4574.7 years
William4274.1 years
Mary4179.0 years
Charles2875.6 years
James2667.8 years
Helen2379.7 years
George2278.1 years
Donald2072.7 years
Margaret1978.8 years
Most common last names in Watervliet, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4077.5 years
Johnson1574.6 years
Danneffel1478.3 years
Stewart1173.1 years
Selter1178.8 years
Hiler977.0 years
Jones874.6 years
Brown879.3 years
Fillmore870.5 years
Scheid784.3 years
Businesses in Watervliet, MI
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
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