Wedgewood, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 237.
Males: 117  (49.5%)
Females: 120  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

53.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,208
Wedgewood:

$49,208
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,084

Wedgewood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,578
Wedgewood:

$118,578
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $265,727; detached houses: $265,335
March 2019 cost of living index in Wedgewood: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.3%

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Ancestries: European (23.5%), German (20.0%), American (10.0%), English (5.9%), Icelander (5.9%), Polish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

10 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe).

This place:

3.6%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,476 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,215 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (85.8 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (146.6 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (196.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cadillac, MI (2.3 miles ),
Tustin, MI (2.6 miles ),
Haring, MI (2.9 miles ),
Boon, MI (2.9 miles),
Le Roy, MI (3.3 miles ),
Caberfae, MI (3.5 miles),
Harrietta, MI (3.6 miles),
Jennings, MI (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.19 N, Longitude: 85.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 231

Distribution of median household income in Wedgewood, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wedgewood, MI in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Michigan:

6.3%

Tornado activity:

Wedgewood-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.6 miles away from the Wedgewood place center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 60.7 miles away from the place center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wedgewood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 49% 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 318.8 miles away from Wedgewood center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 283.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from Wedgewood center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 259.3 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 416.2 miles away from Wedgewood center
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 106.3 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 Wexford 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, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Wedgewood:

  • MERCY AMICARE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • THE LAKEVIEW OF CADILLAC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • FMC - CADILLAC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL - CADILLAC Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • AUTUMNWOOD OF MCBAIN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MC BAIN, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH - REED CITY CA (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; REED CITY, MI)

Amtrak stations near Wedgewood:

  • 7 miles: CADILLAC (1202 N. MITCHELL ST.) - Bus Station
  • 18 miles: MESICK (HWY. 115 AT HWY. 37) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wedgewood:

  • Ferris State University (about 36 miles; Big Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,238)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 40 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 40 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Central Michigan University (about 55 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 73 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 75 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 75 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)

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Notable location: Briar South Golf Course (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Wexford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

90.2%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Wedgewood:

Marital status in Wedgewood, MI
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 71.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Wedgewood:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wedgewood, MI (based on Wexford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,59448
Mainline Protestant3,16414
Catholic2,0153
Other4703
None20,492-
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: 8
Wexford County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Wexford County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Wexford County:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wexford County:

29.9%
Michigan:

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

11.8%
Michigan:

13.4%

7.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Grand Traverse County, MI  1.07% ($35,119 average AGI)
from Missaukee County, MI  0.88% ($31,946)
from Osceola County, MI  0.64% ($28,457)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
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 Missaukee County, MI  1.05% ($32,015 average AGI)
to Grand Traverse County, MI  0.88% ($42,198)
to Osceola County, MI  0.68% ($31,686)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wedgewood:

  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WATT (1240 AM; 1 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wedgewood:

  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WCKC (107.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKAD (93.7 FM; HARRIETTA, MI; Owner: CADILLAC BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W201CF (88.1 FM; BALDWIN, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WDEE-FM (97.3 FM; REED CITY, MI; Owner: STEVEN V. BEILFUSS)

TV broadcast stations around Wedgewood:

  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W34BZ (Channel 34; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48BY (Channel 48; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CC (Channel 53; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CS (Channel 61; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CD (Channel 50; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.1mTotal length
  • 12,381Total average daily traffic
  • 1,524Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,411Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wedgewood, MI
  • 75.5%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 9.2%Wood
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wedgewood compared to Michigan state average:

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