Birch Run, Michigan

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Population in 2022: 1,546 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 794  (51.4%)
Females: 752  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

50.8 years
Michigan median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 48415.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $57,053 (it was $41,685 in 2000)
Birch Run:

$57,053
MI:

$66,986

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $41,018 (it was $20,631 in 2000)

Birch Run village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $166,505 (it was $81,700 in 2000)
Birch Run:

$166,505
MI:

$224,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $135,898; detached houses: $169,387; mobile homes: $22,199

Median gross rent in 2022: $966.

March 2022 cost of living index in Birch Run: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 9.4%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Birch Run, MI (2022)
    • 1,05990.5%White alone
    • 746.3%Hispanic
    • 201.7%Black alone
    • 151.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.6%Other race alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Birch Run, Michigan as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Birch Run is 84 to 1.


Crime rates in Birch Run by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(122.2)
4
(257.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(128.6)
1
(64.4)
2
(129.3)
1
(65.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(136.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(122.2)
3
(192.9)
2
(128.7)
2
(129.3)
5
(327.9)
4
(266.7)
1
(67.5)
2
(136.5)
1
(68.9)
4
(273.0)
3
(205.2)
2
(136.2)
2
(136.9)
3
(192.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(305.6)
12
(771.7)
12
(772.2)
5
(323.2)
23
(1,508)
2
(133.3)
3
(202.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(206.6)
3
(204.8)
3
(205.2)
10
(681.2)
2
(136.9)
5
(321.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
100
(6,112)
122
(7,846)
78
(5,019)
87
(5,624)
57
(3,738)
59
(3,933)
92
(6,212)
78
(5,324)
115
(7,920)
77
(5,256)
53
(3,625)
58
(3,951)
61
(4,175)
55
(3,537)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(244.5)
5
(321.5)
4
(257.4)
2
(129.3)
4
(262.3)
2
(133.3)
2
(135.0)
5
(341.3)
0
(0.0)
6
(409.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(204.4)
6
(410.7)
2
(128.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index407.7676.5320.5322.6361.3284.0307.2267.6345.0311.9200.4344.7236.8264.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Birch Run, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 7 (6 officers - 5 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
Michigan average:

1.86
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Ancestries: German (36.5%), English (10.0%), American (7.1%), French (5.4%), Iraqi (3.7%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 1.92 square miles.

Population density: 806 people per square mile   (low).

Birch Run, Michigan map

12 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.0%
Michigan:

6.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Birch Run village:

1.4% ($1,181)
Michigan:

1.3% ($1,461)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (14.3 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (69.2 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (220.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Clio, MI (2.4 miles ),
Burt, MI (2.5 miles ),
Frankenmuth, MI (2.5 miles ),
Montrose, MI (2.7 miles ),
Bridgeport, MI (3.2 miles ),
Mount Morris, MI (3.2 miles ),
Beecher, MI (3.5 miles ),
Buena Vista, MI (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.25 N, Longitude: 83.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,718 (+146.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 154 (27.2%)

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Birch Run, MI in 2022
Distribution of house value in Birch Run, MI in 2022
Birch Run satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2021: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2020: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $85,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Birch Run, MI residents
Average permit cost in Birch Run, MI
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.6%
Michigan:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +658 (+66.1%).
Most common industries in Birch Run, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.3%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Birch Run, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Birch Run, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Birch Run, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 71.7. This is about average.

City:

71.7
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.117. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.117
U.S.:

0.251
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.34
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 7.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Birch Run-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Birch Run village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 116 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Birch Run-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 51% 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 211.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 176.1 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 108.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from Birch Run 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 349.1 miles away from Birch Run 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 395.0 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 Saginaw County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birch Run topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Birch Run:

  • CLIO CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLIO, MI)
  • MAPLE WOODS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLIO, MI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE HOSPICE OF (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • TENDERCARE HC OF FRANKENMUTH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRANKENMUTH, MI)
  • MEDILODGE OF MONTROSE INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MONTROSE, MI)

Heliports located in Birch Run:

Amtrak station near Birch Run:

  • 18 miles: FLINT (1407 S. DORT HWY.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birch Run:

  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 17 miles; Flint, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 17 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Mott Community College (about 18 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 20 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,877)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 20 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 23 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 24 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high schools in Birch Run:

Public elementary/middle schools in Birch Run:

  • MARSHALL GREENE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 609, Location: 8225 MAIN ST, Grades: 5-8)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 12440 CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Birch Run

Library in Birch Run:

  • THOMAS E. FLESCHNER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $124,620; Location: 11935 SILVER CREEK DRIVE; 28,973 books; 1,767 audio materials; 1,474 video materials; 30 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Birch Run: Fleschner Memorial Library (A), Birch Run Township Fire Department (B), Birch Run Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Prime Outlets at Birch Run Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Birch Run include: Sacred Heart Church (A), Birch Run United Methodist Church (B), Christ Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bogart Drain (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Exit Motel (9087 Birch Run Road), Best Western of Birch Run (9087 East Birch Run Road), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Birch Run (12112 South Beyer Road), Church Street Manor (12274 Church Street), Birch Run/Frankenmuth Super 8 Motel (9235 Birch Run Rd), Hampton Inn Birch Run/Frankenmuth (12130 Tiffany Blvd), BirchRun Frankenmuth Area (9235 East Birch Run Road), Comfort Inn Birch Run (11911 Dixie Highway).

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

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

BIRCH RUN TOWNSHIP (Population served: 2,080, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
BIRCH RUN, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 1,555, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2014)
MOOSE LODGE #2426 (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • OSCAR & JOEY'S ROADHOUSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

60.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Birch Run (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Birch Run Branch at 12010 Church Street, branch established on 1957/08/01. 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
  • Community State Bank: Birch Run Branch at 8412 Main Street, branch established on 2003/11/03. Info updated 2007/12/05: Bank assets: $197.6 mil, Deposits: $177.6 mil, headquarters in Saint Charles, MI, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Birch Run:

Marital status in Birch Run, MI
  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Birch Run:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Michigan average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Birch Run
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Birch Run, MI (based on Saginaw County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,87329
Evangelical Protestant30,990102
Mainline Protestant13,47747
Black Protestant10,05328
Other1,3239
Orthodox3501
None108,103-
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: 42
This county:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Saginaw County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
Here:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Saginaw County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 99
This county:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

10.6%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Saginaw County:

33.7%
Michigan:

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

14.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Birch Run:

49.6%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.6%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Birch Run:

28.5
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Birch Run:

9.9%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Birch Run:

33.8%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Birch Run:

79.4%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Birch Run, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$22,971$55,1300$0
Water Supply 3$10,735$42,9400$0
Sewerage 2$9,834$59,0040$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,718$70,3085$1,094
Financial Administration 2$9,705$58,2300$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,023$48,2762$3,045
Police - Other 1$1,535$18,4200$0
Totals for Government 16$70,521$52,8917$4,139

Birch Run government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $832,000 ($538.16)
    Police Protection: $487,000 ($315.01)
    Regular Highways: $457,000 ($295.60)
    General - Other: $381,000 ($246.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $56,000 ($36.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($31.69)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($27.81)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($18.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($12.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,076,000 ($4576.97)

Birch Run government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $454,000 ($293.66)
    Other: $54,000 ($34.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $197,000 ($127.43)
    Highways: $36,000 ($23.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $88,000 ($56.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($9.70)
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($9.06)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($6.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $660,000 ($426.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $152,000 ($98.32)
    General Local Government Support: $125,000 ($80.85)
    Other: $10,000 ($6.47)
  • Tax - Property: $950,000 ($614.49)
    Other License: $69,000 ($44.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,000 ($12.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.65)

Birch Run government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $920,000 ($595.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $795,000 ($514.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000 ($80.85)

Birch Run government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,551,000 ($3590.56)
Businesses in Birch Run, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1J.Crew1
Aeropostale1Jones New York1
American Eagle Outfitters1Journeys1
Ann Taylor2Justice1
Applebee's1KFC1
Arby's1Lane Bryant1
Banana Republic1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Bath & Body Works1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Brooks Brothers1Meijer1
Casual Male XL1Motherhood Maternity1
Catherines1New York & Co1
Chevrolet1Nike4
Chico's1Old Navy1
Clarks1Pac Sun1
Coldwater Creek1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pottery Barn1
Dairy Queen1Pottery Barn Kids1
Deb1Quiznos1
DressBarn2Rue211
Dressbarn2SONIC Drive-In1
Eddie Bauer1Skechers USA1
Famous Footwear1Soma Intimates1
FedEx1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway1
Gap1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1Toys"R"Us1
Gymboree1True Value1
Hilton1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Vans1
IZOD2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Birch Run:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNX (1250 AM; 1 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: FRANKENMUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Birch Run:

  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLZ (107.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WRCL (93.7 FM; FRANKENMUTH, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WKCQ (98.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILZ (104.5 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBN (101.5 FM; TUSCOLA, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOWE (98.9 FM; VASSAR, MI; Owner: PRAESTANTIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGER (106.3 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WUCX-FM (90.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWCK-FM (105.5 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEEG (97.3 FM; ESSEXVILLE, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTAC (89.7 FM; BURTON, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDZZ-FM (92.7 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAKL (88.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCRZ (107.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)

TV broadcast stations around Birch Run:

  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • W09CK (Channel 9; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXON-LP (Channel 54; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W22CC (Channel 22; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W69DW (Channel 69; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W68DH (Channel 68; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDCQ-TV (Channel 19; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • W58CW (Channel 58; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • Birch Run, Michigan
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Michigan average
  • Fatal accident count12156
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19120
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4772
  • Fatalities13465
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31840
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1700
See more detailed statistics of Birch Run fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 64.8mTotal length
  • $351,000Total costs
  • 351,482Total average daily traffic
  • 37,801Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Birch Run, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Birch Run, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Birch Run)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 4343 E Birch Run Rd (Lat: 43.250028 Lon: -83.867472), Call Sign: KNEZ948,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/1997, Expiration Date: 03/02/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2002, Registrant: Taymouth, Township Of, 4343 E Birch Run Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415

  • Lat: 43.245556 Lon: -83.775556, Call Sign: WPSX386,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.337 MHz, 464.562 MHz, 466.337 MHz, 469.562 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2001, Expiration Date: 08/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2011, Certifier: Mark Olson, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, Northfield, MN 55057, Phone: (507) 645-5852, Fax: (507) 645-5905

  • Lat: 43.245278 Lon: -83.776389, Call Sign: WPWG741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.187 MHz, 462.837 MHz, 466.187 MHz, 467.837 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2002, Expiration Date: 11/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: John Kerwin, Registrant: The Timberland Company, 200 Domain Drive, Stratham, NH 03855, Phone: (603) 773-1551, Fax: (952) 469-0170

  • 8750 Main Street (Lat: 43.250139 Lon: -83.780778), Call Sign: WPZP271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2004, Expiration Date: 02/11/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2014, Certifier: Rodney Walker, Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:

  • 8685 Birch Run Road (Lat: 43.250000 Lon: -83.781111), Call Sign: WQBE840,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.887 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 09/28/2004, Expiration Date: 09/28/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2014, Certifier: George Wooten, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 553-5886, Email:

  • Lat: 43.246944 Lon: -83.593333, Call Sign: WQBN712,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.025 MHz, 467.200 MHz, 467.375 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2004, Expiration Date: 11/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/17/2015, Certifier: Pete Krilla, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd., Lakeville, MN 55044-7486, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • BIRCH RUN, Lat: 43.268306 Lon: -83.796111, Call Sign: WQEV782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2006, Expiration Date: 04/27/2016, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2016, Certifier: Debbie Trevino, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

  • DET1404, 9103 E Birch Run Road (Lat: 43.251667 Lon: -83.772500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQFB501, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2006, Expiration Date: 06/07/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:

  • Birch Run MI, 8425 Dixie Hwy Birch Run, Mi # 305672 (Lat: 43.301528 Lon: -83.807278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.6 m, Call Sign: WQIT786,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2008, Expiration Date: 05/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

  • Birch Run West, Lat: 43.260611 Lon: -83.823083, Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.6 m, Overall height: 50.2 m, Call Sign: WQJY872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/31/2020, Certifier: John Ogren, Registrant: Law Office Of Suzanne S. Goodwyn, Pllc, 1234 Tottenham Court, Reston, VA 20194, Phone: (703) 444-5475, Fax: (703) 991-0629, Email:

  • 1006 Birch Run, 1006 Birch Run (Lat: 43.251194 Lon: -83.794028), Type: Silo, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQTP800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18060.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2024, Expiration Date: 03/20/2034, Certifier: Leroy A Koglin, Registrant: Air Advantage, LLC, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

  • 1310 FCU Birch Run, 1310 Fcu Birch Run (Lat: 43.251000 Lon: -83.766917), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQTP801,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19620.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2024, Expiration Date: 03/20/2034, Certifier: Leroy A Koglin, Registrant: Air Advantage, LLC, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

  • DEMBS00041A, Elms Rd (Lat: 43.296222 Lon: -83.821056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WRQL620, Licensee ID: L02213091,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19625.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 05/03/2022, Expiration Date: 05/03/2032, Certifier: Alison A Minea, Registrant: Dish Wireless L.L.C., 9601 S Meridan Blvd, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (202) 463-3709, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Birch Run)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Birch Run)
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
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$96,3901$45,8605$117,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$99,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$179,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0131.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0131.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Birch Run, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Birch Run, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of fires - 82 took place in 2003, and the least - 20 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Birch Run, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (37.8%), and Structure Fires (34.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Birch Run, MI
    • 29737.8%Outside Fires
    • 26734.0%Structure Fires
    • 19324.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 283.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Birch Run, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Birch Run, Michigan:

  • Best Western, 9087 Birch Run Rd, Birch Run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-9395, Fax: (989) 624-5899
  • Holiday Inn Express, 12150 Dixie Hwy, Birch Run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-9300, Fax: (989) 624-2053
  • Hampton Inn Birch Run/Frankenmuth, 12130 Tiffany Blvd, Birch Run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-2500, Fax: (989) 624-2501
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 12112 S Beyer Rd, Birch Run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-8000, Fax: (989) 624-8080
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 9235 E Birch Run Rd, Birch Run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-4440, Fax: (989) 624-9439
  • Magnuson Hotel Birch Run, 9035 Birch Run Rd, Birch run, Michigan 48415 , Phone: (989) 624-6070
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Birch Run, Michigan
Most common first names in Birch Run, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4574.5 years
Mary4177.0 years
Robert3768.7 years
William3475.7 years
George3377.0 years
Charles3168.4 years
James2472.3 years
Joseph2376.4 years
Edward2173.2 years
Richard1962.9 years
Most common last names in Birch Run, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3067.3 years
Ross1678.2 years
Morse1374.2 years
Schmitzer1375.2 years
Miller1269.0 years
King1170.7 years
Block1178.3 years
Reed1167.5 years
Brown1086.9 years
Jones972.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Birch Run, MI
  • 99.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Birch Run, MI
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 45.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Birch Run compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
There are 19 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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