Zeeland, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 5,626 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 2,257  (40.1%)
Females: 3,369  (59.9%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49464.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,584 (it was $45,611 in 2000)
Zeeland:

$42,584
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,272 (it was $20,801 in 2000)

Zeeland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $122,683 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Zeeland:

$122,683
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $185,497; Detached houses: $203,895; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,524; In 2-unit structures: $56,862; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,505; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,546; Mobile homes: $20,986

Median gross rent in 2013: $728.

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  • Races in Zeeland, MI (2013)

    Zeeland races chart
    • 5,10590.0%White alone
    • 2233.9%Two or more races
    • 1552.7%Hispanic
    • 621.1%Asian alone
    • 450.8%Black alone
    • 380.7%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Zeeland: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (44.3%), German (12.3%), Irish (8.3%), French (7.2%), English (5.2%), United States (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 646 feet

Land area: 3.01 square miles.

Population density: 1,868 people per square mile   (low).

Zeeland,MI real estate house value index trend

Zeeland, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Zeeland:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Zeeland city:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

154 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This city:

2.7%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Zeeland, Michigan as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Zeeland to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,137 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,399 (1.9%)

Zeeland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (17.3 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (99.6 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (108.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Holland, MI (2.3 miles ), Beechwood, MI (2.3 miles ), Hudsonville, MI (2.9 miles ), Jenison, MI (3.4 miles ), Allendale, MI (3.5 miles ), Saugatuck, MI (3.8 miles ), Grandville, MI (3.8 miles ), Byron Center, MI (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $144,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 86.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,295 (+163.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 649 (29.5%)

Area code: 616

Zeeland household income distribution Zeeland home values distribution

Crime rates in Zeeland by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 02432123412
per 100,000 0.035.371.554.436.818.537.254.571.917.935.5
Robberies 00000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.017.90.0
Assaults 333975927216
per 100,000 52.553.053.6163.1128.892.4167.236.4125.935.9284.2
Burglaries 511884202031395765
per 100,000 87.4194.2143.0145.073.6369.7371.5563.6701.41,022.41,154.5
Thefts 11766966116597996616370
per 100,000 192.31,342.01,233.71,196.12,135.11,090.61,467.61,745.51,097.11,130.01,243.3
Auto thefts 22202330221
per 100,000 35.035.335.80.036.855.555.70.036.035.917.8
Arson 00011002220
per 100,000 0.00.00.018.118.40.00.036.436.035.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.9) 23.092.4110.4113.7126.190.9129.2135.8151.4124.2184.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Zeeland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +348 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Zeeland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Zeeland, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Zeeland-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Zeeland city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Zeeland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 317.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 262.5 miles away from Zeeland 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 302.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 292.8 miles away from Zeeland 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 336.7 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 Ottawa County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Zeeland topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim Kaat - Baseball player and coach, Bill Huizenga - Politician, Chris Kapenga - Politician, Dan Redder - College basketball player (Eastern Michigan Eagles), Eugene van Tamelen - Chemist, Ron Essink - Football player, Ron Schipper - Football coaches, Tyson DeVree - College football player (Colorado Buffaloes).

Main business address for: MILLER HERMAN INC (OFFICE FURNITURE), GENTEX CORP (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Zeeland:

  • SPECTRUM HEALTH ZEELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 8333 FELCH ST)
  • HERITAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION COMMUNITY (320 E CENTRAL AVE)
  • PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (285 N STATE ST)
  • RAI ROYAL PARK - ZEELAND (2 ROYAL PARK DR)

airports located in Zeeland:

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Amtrak stations near Zeeland:

  • 5 miles: HOLLAND (171 LINCOLN AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 20 miles: GRAND RAPIDS (MARKET & WEALTHY STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zeeland:

  • Hope College (about 5 miles; Holland, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 13 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 21 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Calvin College (about 24 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Cornerstone University (about 25 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Davenport University (about 25 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 32 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)

Public high schools in Zeeland:

  • ZEELAND EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 958, Location: 3333 96TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ZEELAND WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 774, Location: 3390 100TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • INNOCADEMY (Location: 8485 HOMESTEAD DR, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • ICADEMY GLOBAL (Location: 8485 HOMESTEAD DR, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • VENTURE ACADEMY (Location: 3333 96TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Zeeland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Zeeland:

  • ZEELAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 935, Location: 334 W CENTRAL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • BORCULO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 135, Location: 6830 96TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Zeeland

Library in Zeeland:

  • HOWARD MILLER LIBRARY (Operating income: $642,929; Location: 14 SOUTH CHURCH STREET; 71,485 books; 3,731 audio materials; 2,272 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 175 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Zeeland: Zeeland Fire Department Roosevelt Station (A), Zeeland Fire Department (B), Zeeland Historical Museum (C), Howard Miller Public Library (D), Zeeland City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Zeeland include: MILLER HERMAN INC (A), GENTEX CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Zeeland include: First Christian Reformed Church (A), North Street Christian Church (B), Third Christian Reformed Church (C), Second Reformed Church (D), First Reformed Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Faith Reformed Church (G), Haven Christian Reformed Church (H), Bethel Christian Reformed Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Zeeland include: First Reformed Church Historical Marker (1), Zeeland Cemetery Historical Marker (2), Hoagland Park (3), Lawrence Park (4), Huizenga Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dekker HUIS (Museums; 37 East Main Avenue), Critter (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9275 Adams Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.240. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.240
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.500. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.500
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00617. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00617
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.8%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 60.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents, 50.8% for other race residents, 67.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
180 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
199 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Zeeland, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Zeeland (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Macatawa Bank: 815 East Main Street Branch, Royal Park Place Branch, Zeeland State Street Branch. Info updated 2011/07/20: Bank assets: $1,506.0 mil, Deposits: $1,225.8 mil, headquarters in Holland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Macatawa Bank Corporation
  • Chemical Bank: Zeeland Branch at 9581 Riley, branch established on 1998/03/16; Zeeland Branch at 501 West Main Street, branch established on 1976/11/17. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Zeeland West Branch at 523 West Main St., branch established on 1934/01/01. 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
  • West Michigan Community Bank: Zeeland Branch at 59 West Washington Street, Unit K, branch established on 2012/02/20. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $119.3 mil, Deposits: $103.3 mil, headquarters in Hudsonville, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Zeeland Branch at 250 South State Street, branch established on 1994/05/19. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Michigan average:

11.0

Zeeland travel time to work - commute Zeeland mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Zeeland city (based on Ottawa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant71,034194
Mainline Protestant41,59764
Catholic24,71011
Other1,84512
None124,615-
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: 35
Ottawa County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Ottawa County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Ottawa County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
Here:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

26.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Zeeland:

52.7%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.5%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Zeeland:

28.7
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Zeeland:

11.6%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Zeeland:

34.8%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Zeeland:

58.3%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Zeeland:

77.8%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Zeeland, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$15,221$60,8841$755
Other Government Administration 8$41,811$62,7170$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$33,241$44,32111$4,132
Police - Other 1$3,589$43,0682$2,797
Firefighters 0$0 27$13,367
Streets and Highways 5$21,432$51,4370$0
Sewerage 4$18,664$55,9921$1,475
Parks and Recreation 2$7,275$43,6501$1,415
Water Supply 3$15,456$61,8240$0
Electric Power 19$96,083$60,6844$5,589
Local Libraries 4$14,254$42,76212$10,711
Other and Unallocable 4$14,105$42,3154$6,636
Totals for Government 62$281,131$54,41263$46,877

Zeeland government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $675,000 ($119.98)
    Water Utilities: $91,000 ($16.17)
    Electric Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $15,632,000 ($2778.53)
    Water Utilities: $1,634,000 ($290.44)
    Sewerage: $934,000 ($166.01)
    Police Protection: $901,000 ($160.15)
    General - Other: $721,000 ($128.15)
    Regular Highways: $667,000 ($118.56)
    Libraries: $591,000 ($105.05)
    Central Staff Services: $380,000 ($67.54)
    Financial Administration: $329,000 ($58.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $327,000 ($58.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $171,000 ($30.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $162,000 ($28.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000 ($21.86)
    Transit Utilities: $49,000 ($8.71)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($1.78)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $189,000 ($33.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($18.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $49,000 ($8.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $6,349,000 ($1128.51)
    Regular Highways: $1,569,000 ($278.88)
    Sewerage: $534,000 ($94.92)
    General - Other: $451,000 ($80.16)
    Water Utilities: $387,000 ($68.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,514,000 ($624.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $408,000 ($72.52)

Zeeland government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,604,000 ($285.10)
    All Other: $95,000 ($16.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $412,000 ($73.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $243,000 ($43.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $859,000 ($152.68)
    Sale of Property: $343,000 ($60.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $99,000 ($17.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $86,000 ($15.29)
    Rents: $68,000 ($12.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000 ($7.82)
    Special Assessments: $26,000 ($4.62)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $20,154,000 ($3582.30)
    Water Utilities: $3,255,000 ($578.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $563,000 ($100.07)
    Highways: $406,000 ($72.16)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.53)
  • Tax - Property: $4,388,000 ($779.95)
    Other License: $92,000 ($16.35)

Zeeland government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,200,000 ($3234.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,155,000 ($3049.24)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,615,000 ($998.04)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,835,000 ($859.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,570,000 ($812.30)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,130,000 ($734.09)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $705,000 ($125.31)

Zeeland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,661,000 ($472.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,008,000 ($4267.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,166,000 ($1095.98)

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($101 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kent County, MI  1.83% ($51,397 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.62% ($30,361)
from Muskegon County, MI  0.61% ($33,127)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.06%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, MI  2.02% ($34,430 average AGI)
to Muskegon County, MI  0.53% ($30,366)
to Allegan County, MI  0.51% ($35,136)

Strongest AM radio stations in Zeeland:

  • WMFN (640 AM; 1 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTC (1450 AM; 1 kW; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zeeland:

  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTHS (89.9 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: HOPE COLLEGE)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; SAUGATUCK, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)

TV broadcast stations around Zeeland:

  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
Zeeland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Zeeland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 34,700Total average daily traffic
  • 900Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Zeeland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Zeeland, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Zeeland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Zeeland)
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 ORIGINATED22$88,56022$102,508100$113,5848$41,8264$69,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$65,5333$82,7535$96,8381$3,0801$58,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$95,8604$87,31534$116,2174$29,4904$99,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$70,9322$75,17025$115,1871$6,1700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$35,4701$70,9304$104,4700$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0229.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$68,6204$145,7200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$84,4251$186,5801$65,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$108,3250$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0229.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

THE PHEASANT GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2008), St Unresolved (JAN-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PLEASANT ACRES TRAILER PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HOLLAND CADET CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • PARADISE COVE CONDOMINIUM RESORT/WEST WELL (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARADISE COVE CONDOMINIUM RESORT - EAST WELL (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCALLEY LAKE PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH POLE ICE CREAM SHOPPE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Zeeland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Zeeland, MI
Most common first names in Zeeland, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16077.9 years
Henry8681.1 years
Jennie6085.2 years
Gertrude5683.6 years
William5480.1 years
Gerrit5380.7 years
Anna4181.6 years
George3980.2 years
Henrietta3880.0 years
James3571.5 years
Most common last names in Zeeland, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Vandenbosch3179.2 years
Walters2473.6 years
Devries2481.2 years
Dejonge2280.3 years
Brower2179.2 years
Timmer1977.7 years
Nykamp1974.2 years
Smith1875.8 years
Bos1778.0 years
Vanhaitsma1679.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Zeeland, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Jimmy John's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry2U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS4
H&R Block1

Zeeland compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Zeeland on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Netherlands (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 (49464) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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