Beal City, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 357.
Population change since 2000: +3.5%
Males: 160  (44.9%)
Females: 197  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48858, 48893.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,751 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Beal City:

$72,751
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,989 (it was $16,185 in 2000)

Beal City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $146,585 (it was $107,900 in 2000)
Beal City:

$146,585
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $231,522; detached houses: $229,626

Median gross rent in 2019: $614.

March 2019 cost of living index in Beal City: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 1.2%
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Ancestries: German (73.6%), Irish (4.4%), Swiss (3.8%), British (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 865 feet

Land area: 4.01 square miles.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,756 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,216 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (51.1 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (127.4 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (189.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Weidman, MI (1.8 miles ),
Lake Isabella, MI (2.3 miles ),
Village of Lake Isabella, MI (2.3 miles ),
Rosebush, MI (2.7 miles ),
Mount Pleasant, MI (2.9 miles ),
Farwell, MI (3.4 miles ),
Clare, MI (3.6 miles ),
Barryton, MI (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.67 N, Longitude: 84.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 989

Distribution of median household income in Beal City, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Beal City, MI in 2019
Beal City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Beal City, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.0%)
  • Wood products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.3%)
  • Wood products (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.3%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Social assistance (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Beal City, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Engineers (5.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10.0%)
  • Child care workers (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)

Average climate in Beal City, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beal City-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Beal City place 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 42.3 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beal City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 47% 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 274.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 238.4 miles away from Beal 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 102.6 miles away from Beal City center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 218.4 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 392.8 miles away from Beal City 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 62.2 miles away from Beal 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 Isabella County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Beal City:

  • MT PLEASANT REGIONAL CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • HOSPICE OF CENTRAL MICHIGAN, I (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • ISABELLA CO MEDICAL CARE FACIL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • CENTRAL MICHIGAN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • MCLAREN CENTRAL MICHIGAN Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • LAURELS OF MT. PLEASANT (THE) (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)
  • PLEASANT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beal City:

  • Central Michigan University (about 9 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; Full-time enrollment: 22,758)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 22 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 29 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 32 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 47 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 49 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Cornerstone University (about 59 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Points of interest:

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Church in Beal City: Saint Joseph Church-Beal City (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Isabella 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:

2.8 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Beal City:

Marital status in Beal City, MI
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

For population 25 years and over in Beal City:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beal City, MI (based on Isabella County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,1767
Evangelical Protestant6,29640
Mainline Protestant2,75116
Other2,4237
None48,665-
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: 11
Isabella County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Isabella County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Isabella County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

7.7%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.0%
State:

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

12.3%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.9%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Beal City:

43.2%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.9
Michigan:

28.8

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
Michigan:

6.8

General health condition:
Here:

45.4%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Beal City:

90.6%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beal City, MI Residents

7.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
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 Clare County, MI  0.74% ($32,025 average AGI)
from Gratiot County, MI  0.55% ($38,403)
from Midland County, MI  0.53% ($31,296)


8.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
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 Midland County, MI  0.65% ($32,049 average AGI)
to Gratiot County, MI  0.63% ($29,796)
to Clare County, MI  0.59% ($33,674)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beal City:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WMMI (830 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHEPHERD, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beal City:

  • WCZY-FM (104.3 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMHW-FM (91.5 FM; MT. PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WCFX (95.3 FM; CLARE, MI; Owner: GOLDSEN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; HEMLOCK, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WCMU-FM (89.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIV. BD OF TRUSTES)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEJC (88.3 FM; WHITE STAR, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMRX-FM (97.7 FM; BEAVERTON, MI; Owner: STEEL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WGDN-FM (103.1 FM; GLADWIN, MI; Owner: APPLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPRJ (101.7 FM; COLEMAN, MI; Owner: COME TOGETHER MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVXH (92.1 FM; HARRISON, MI; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WSCG-FM (106.3 FM; LAKEVIEW, MI; Owner: STAFFORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Beal City:

  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WBWM-LP (Channel 32; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W61DK (Channel 61; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W60CO (Channel 60; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W46CR (Channel 46; SAGINAW/MIDLAND, MI; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.8mTotal length
  • $1,337,000Total costs
  • 39,669Total average daily traffic
  • 3,597Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,939Total future (year 2010) average daily traffic
New bridges in Beal City, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Beal City, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beal City, MI
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 28.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beal City, MI
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Beal City compared to Michigan state average:

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