White Pine, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 474.
Males: 261  (55.1%)
Females: 213  (44.9%)
Median resident age:

58.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49971.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,328
White Pine:

$36,328
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,961

White Pine CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $63,946
White Pine:

$63,946
MI:

$155,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $566.

March 2019 cost of living index in White Pine: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.9%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in White Pine, MI (2010)
    • 44393.5%White alone
    • 173.6%Two or more races
    • 61.3%American Indian alone
    • 61.3%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in White Pine, Michigan as of February 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in White Pine is 226 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (25.7%), Finnish (18.6%), German (10.0%), Polish (9.5%), French (6.2%), English (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

15 residents are foreign born (0.7% North America, 0.4% Europe).

This place:

3.3%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $592 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $543 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (120.0 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (210.7 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (352.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ontonagon, MI (3.9 miles ),
Wakefield, MI (5.1 miles ),
Marenisco, MI (5.2 miles ),
Bessemer, MI (5.4 miles ),
Ironwood, MI (5.9 miles ),
Hurley, WI (6.0 miles ),
Kimball, WI (6.1 miles ),
Presque Isle, WI (6.1 miles )

Latitude: 46.75 N, Longitude: 89.58 W

Area code: 906

Distribution of median household income in White Pine, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in White Pine, MI in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.4%
Michigan:

4.4%

Earthquake activity:

White Pine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 97% 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 317.9 miles away from White Pine center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 329.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 367.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 354.3 miles away from White Pine center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 548.6 miles away from White Pine center
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) earthquake occurred 583.0 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 Ontonagon County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in White Pine:

  • LACROIX HOSP (provides emergency services, MAIN ST P O BOX 157)

Other hospitals and medical centers near White Pine:

  • ONTONAGON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ONTONAGON, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Pine:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 56 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 105 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 8,258)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 119 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 119 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 120 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 122 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 123 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)

Library in White Pine:

  • CARP LAKE TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Location: 10 CEDAR STREET)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in White Pine: White Pine Station (A), Carp Lake Township Library (B), Carp Lake Township Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in White Pine include: Saint Judes Catholic Church (A), White Pine United Methodist Chuch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Paystreak Creek (A), Hooded Creek (B), Anderson Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Bare Necessities Body Care & Spa (Mineral River Plaza), Americinn Motel & Suites (120 Lincoln Avenue).

Ontonagon 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:

2.1 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in White Pine (2011 data):

  • The Citizens State Bank of Ontonagon: White Pine Branch at Mineral River Plaza, branch established on 1961/11/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $51.8 mil, Deposits: $43.5 mil, headquarters in Ontonagon, MI, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in White Pine:

Marital status in White Pine, MI
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in White Pine:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for White Pine, MI (based on Ontonagon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,4165
Mainline Protestant1,38114
Evangelical Protestant81211
Other12
None3,170-
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: 6
Here:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Ontonagon County:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Ontonagon County:

21.55 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.7%
Michigan:

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

16.9%
State:

13.4%

4.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Michigan average:

5.43%

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

3.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.53%
Michigan average:

5.69%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in White Pine:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Pine:

  • W224AW (92.7 FM; BERGLAND, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WUPY (101.1 FM; ONTONAGON, MI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W251AE (98.1 FM; VICTORIA, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC)
  • WUPM (106.9 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: BIG G LITTLE O, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around White Pine:

  • WBKP (Channel 5; CALUMET, MI; Owner: SCANLAN TELEVISION, INC.)

White Pine fatal accident list:

Nov 12, 2003 01:55 PM, Sr-64, Lat: 46.751724, Lon: -89.571939, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.6mTotal length
  • 5,791Total average daily traffic
  • 386Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,115Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Alexander Nowakowski, Top Of Porcupine Mountain 5.5 Nw (Lat: 46.812500 Lon: -89.669444), Type: 87.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: Michigan Dept Of Information Technology, Nowakowskia@michigan.Gov, , 30631 Lansi-ng, Phone: (517) 333-5010
  • Mark E Sandberg, Top Of Porcupine Mountain 5.5 Nw (Lat: 46.812500 Lon: -89.669444), Type: 87.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: Dtmb - Mpscs, Aprillb@michigan.Gov, , 30631 Lansi-ng, Phone: (517) 336-6212
  • Top Of Porcupine Mountain 5.5 Nw (Lat: 46.812500 Lon: -89.669444), Type: 87.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 30711 Lansi-ng, Phone: (517) 335-3266

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Top Porcupine Mountain 5.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.812444 Lon: -89.669333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 87 m, Call Sign: KBZ299,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.445 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2011, Expiration Date: 04/24/2021, Certifier: Richard S Demello, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, MI 48821, Phone: (517) 284-4086, Fax: (517) 284-4066, Email:
  • White Pine Copper Cty Power Plant 1 Mi E M64 (Lat: 46.764667 Lon: -89.566278), Call Sign: WQJ41, Licensee ID: L00055337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.695 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/1998, Expiration Date: 04/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2002, Registrant: Upper Peninsula Power Company, 600 Lakeshore Dr, Houghton, MI 49931, Phone: (906) 487-5000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Atop Porcupine Mtn Approx 5.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.812444 Lon: -89.669306), Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WNTP742,
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.350 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2002, Expiration Date: 09/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2009, Registrant: Michigan Dept. Of Information Technology, 4000 Collins Road, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 333-5010, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:
  • PORKIES OFFICE, 599 M 107 5 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.808556 Lon: -89.623750), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNTP743,
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.750 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/1999, Expiration Date: 04/16/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2009, Registrant: Michigan Dept. Of Information Technology, 4000 Collins Road, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 333-5010, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KF4PQG, Licensee ID: L00726083, Grant Date: 12/18/2006, Expiration Date: 03/07/2017, Cancellation Date: 03/08/2019, Certifier: Victor A Karlson, Registrant: Victor A Karlson, 1011 Riverview Dr, White Pine, MI 49971-0124
  • Call Sign: N8GRM, Licensee ID: L00240915, Grant Date: 05/25/2000, Expiration Date: 05/25/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2012, Registrant: Kenneth C Bjurstrom Sr, Box 186 25 Oak St, White Pine, MI 49971-0186
  • Call Sign: W9HI, Licensee ID: L00313681, Grant Date: 06/04/1997, Expiration Date: 08/20/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2003, Registrant: G Allan Stewart, One Cherry St, White Pine, MI 49971
  • Call Sign: KC8NQZ, Licensee ID: L00196882, Grant Date: 01/19/2000, Expiration Date: 01/19/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2012, Certifier: Ross W Reishus, Registrant: Ross W Reishus, White Pine, MI 49971
  • Call Sign: KC8OLT, Licensee ID: L00235190, Grant Date: 03/24/2010, Expiration Date: 05/03/2020, Certifier: James T Richardson, Registrant: James T Richardson, White Pine, MI 49971
  • Call Sign: KC8QMC, Licensee ID: L00329488, Grant Date: 01/13/2011, Expiration Date: 02/26/2021, Certifier: Carl L Ott, Registrant: Carl L Ott, White Pine, MI 49971

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in White Pine, MI
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Wood
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in White Pine, MI
  • 100.0%Utility gas


White Pine compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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