Climax, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 783 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 367  (46.9%)
Females: 416  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49034.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,840 (it was $44,464 in 2000)
Climax:

$61,840
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,724 (it was $18,658 in 2000)

Climax village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $132,005 (it was $92,300 in 2000)
Climax:

$132,005
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $215,872; detached houses: $218,733; townhouses or other attached units: $245,431; in 2-unit structures: $981,015; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,477; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,217; mobile homes: $29,284

Median gross rent in 2019: $735.

March 2019 cost of living index in Climax: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.1%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Climax, MI (2019)
    • 73095.1%White alone
    • 212.7%Two or more races
    • 81.0%Black alone
    • 30.4%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Climax, Michigan as of September 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Climax is 134 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (26.3%), English (23.0%), American (14.8%), Dutch (6.7%), Irish (5.6%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 965 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 762 people per square mile   (low).

Climax, Michigan map

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.5%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,376 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,426 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (8.5 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (80.9 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (123.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Galesburg, MI (2.3 miles ),
Greater Galesburg, MI (2.4 miles ),
Augusta, MI (2.6 miles ),
Springfield, MI (2.8 miles ),
Battle Creek, MI (2.9 miles ),
Level Park-Oak Park, MI (3.1 miles ),
South Gull Lake, MI (3.3 miles ),
Comstock Northwest, MI (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 85.34 W

Area code: 269

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

4.0%
Michigan:

6.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+16.2%).
Most common industries in Climax, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (10.7%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Chemicals (8.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Chemicals (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Climax, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)

Average climate in Climax, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Climax, Michigan average temperatures Climax, Michigan average precipitation Climax, Michigan humidity Climax, Michigan wind speed Climax, Michigan snowfall Climax, Michigan sunshine Climax, Michigan clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.08
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Climax-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Climax village center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 21.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Climax-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 4.7 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 294.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 219.4 miles away from the city 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 259.7 miles away from Climax center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 127.9 miles away from the city 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 288.5 miles away from Climax 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 Kalamazoo County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Climax topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Climax:

  • BATTLE CREEK VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 6 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • ARBORIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GALESBURG, MI)
  • LAURELS OF GALESBURG (THE) (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GALESBURG, MI)
  • FOUNDATION FOR BEHAVIORAL RESOURCES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; AUGUSTA, MI)
  • FMC - BATTLE CREEK SOUTH (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR SENIOR CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • LAKEVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)

Amtrak stations near Climax:

  • 10 miles: BATTLE CREEK (104 CAPITAL AVE. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: KALAMAZOO (459 N. BURDICK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Climax:

  • Kellogg Community College (about 11 miles; Battle Creek, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,078)
  • Western Michigan University (about 15 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 18 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 41 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Davenport University (about 44 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Jackson College (about 49 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Calvin College (about 50 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)

Public high schools in Climax:

  • CLIMAX-SCOTTS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 388, Location: 372 SOUTH MAIN ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • CLIMAX-SCOTTS ADULT/ALTERNATIVE ED (Location: 372 SOUTH MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)
See full list of schools located in Climax

Library in Climax:

  • LAWRENCE MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,676; Location: 107 NORTH MAIN STREET; 17,888 books; 186 audio materials; 626 video materials; 19 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Climax: Climax Station (A), Lawrence Memorial Library (B), Climax Village Hall (C), Climax Township Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Climax include: Langeland Climax Chapel (A), Climax United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Climax: Daniel B. Eldred House Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Kalamazoo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CLIMAX MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 14253 EAST ON AVENUE , Population served: 198, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • CLIMAX (Population served: 767, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

76.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Climax (2011 data):

  • Sturgis Bank & Trust Company: Climax Banking Center at 125 North Main Street, branch established on 1963/08/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.3 mil, Deposits: $234.6 mil, headquarters in Sturgis, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Sturgis Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Climax:

Marital status in Climax, MI
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Climax:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Climax, MI (based on Kalamazoo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant37,002118
Mainline Protestant24,15560
Catholic23,8769
Other6,30628
Black Protestant4,14010
Orthodox2751
None154,577-
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: 41
This county:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Here:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
This county:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
Michigan:

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

14.5%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.5%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.8%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Climax:

28.3
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.2%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Climax:

7.4%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

56.6%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.8%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Climax, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 2$7,179$43,0741$808
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,215
Totals for Government 2$7,179$43,07410$2,023

Climax government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $142,000 ($181.35)
    General - Other: $138,000 ($176.25)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($63.86)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($45.98)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($22.99)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($17.88)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($7.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($5.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($2.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $133,000 ($169.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($2.55)

Climax government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $9,000 ($11.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000 ($34.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $25,000 ($31.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($21.71)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($5.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($2.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($67.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $67,000 ($85.57)
    General Local Government Support: $59,000 ($75.35)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.55)
  • Tax - Property: $157,000 ($200.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($3.83)

Climax government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $121,000 ($154.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000 ($130.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,000 ($63.86)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $40,000 ($51.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($24.27)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,000 ($12.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $569,000 ($726.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,000 ($51.09)

5.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($84,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($491 average AGI)
Kalamazoo County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Van Buren County, MI  0.65% ($47,005 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, MI  0.48% ($41,742)
from Allegan County, MI  0.43% ($42,197)


6.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
Kalamazoo County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Van Buren County, MI  0.62% ($63,000 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  0.47% ($48,242)
to Allegan County, MI  0.39% ($42,765)

Strongest AM radio stations in Climax:

  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRCC (1400 AM; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLY (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Climax:

  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W223AE (92.5 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W262AF (100.3 FM; PARCHMENT, MI; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WKDS (89.9 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: BD OF EDUC SCHOOL DISTR OF CITY)

TV broadcast stations around Climax:

  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WOKZ-CA (Channel 50; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.7mTotal length
  • 1,315Total average daily traffic
  • 74Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,975Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Climax)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1400 Carver Rd (Lat: 42.264222 Lon: -85.249444), Call Sign: KYR262,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2005, Expiration Date: 03/19/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2015, Certifier: Frank Sutfin, Registrant: Roe Comm., Inc., 1400 Ramona Avenue, Portage, MI 49002, Phone: (269) 327-1045
  • Lat: 42.252944 Lon: -85.269528, Call Sign: WQSM400,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.140 MHz, 159.975 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2013, Expiration Date: 10/30/2023, Certifier: Frank Sutfin, Registrant: Roe-Comm, Inc., 1400 Ramona Avenue, Portage, MI 49002, Phone: (269) 327-1045, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • DE73XC956, 124 1/2 N. Main Street (Lat: 42.238667 Lon: -85.337111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQQF528,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 11/27/2022, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2014, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • DE73XC956, 124 1/2 N. Main Street (Lat: 42.238667 Lon: -85.337111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQUP971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2014, Expiration Date: 09/08/2024, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:
  • CLIMAX, 1/4 Mile West Of 107 N. Main (Lat: 42.238750 Lon: -85.337222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WRCC332,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 08/22/2018, Expiration Date: 08/22/2028, Certifier: Jeff Troyer, Registrant: Roe-Comm, Inc, 1400 Ramona Ave, Portage, MI 49002, Phone: (269) 327-1045, Fax: (269) 327-8784, Email:
  • STATION, Grand Trunk Railroad Mile Post 164.98 (Lat: 42.239472 Lon: -85.337472), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WAA744,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6705.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/1997, Expiration Date: 09/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2002, Phone: (616) 966-5105
  • CLIMAX, 118 Telecom Drive (Lat: 42.238917 Lon: -85.334972), Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WHQ820,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2013, Certifier: Karen Zacharia, Registrant: Mci Communications, 15 Chestnut Street, Worcester, MA 01609, Phone: (508) 791-1152, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Climax)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1327Y, N1327Y, N-1327Y, Serial Number: 17249027, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Hangar 20 Flying Club LLC, 355 S Main St, Climax, MI 49034
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1830A, N1830A, N-1830A, Serial Number: 20-873, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Hangar 20 Flying Club LLC, 355 S Main St, Climax, MI 49034
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36112, N36112, N-36112, Serial Number: 3079, Year manufactured: 1941, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Hangar 20 Flying Club LLC, 355 Main St, Climax, MI 49034
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3898S, N3898S, N-3898S, Serial Number: 17251098, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Hangar 20 Flying Club LLC, 355 S Main St, Climax, MI 49034
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5511T, N5511T, N-5511T, Serial Number: 17251411, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Hangar 20 Flying Club LLC, 355 S Main St, Climax, MI 49034
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7312T, N7312T, N-7312T, Serial Number: 46912, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Hangar 20 Flying Club LLC, 355 S Main St, Climax, MI 49034
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/07/2013

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$106,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0034.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Climax, MI
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2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 23 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Climax, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.8%), and Outside Fires (39.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Climax, MI
    • 9542.8%Structure Fires
    • 8839.6%Outside Fires
    • 3515.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Climax, MI
Most common first names in Climax, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1669.6 years
George1373.8 years
Robert1269.6 years
John1069.4 years
Frank976.3 years
Mary977.9 years
Charles677.2 years
William670.3 years
Olive480.2 years
Edwin477.5 years
Most common last names in Climax, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith783.3 years
Graham685.7 years
Pierce577.0 years
Guile462.5 years
Hayward469.2 years
Drallette479.5 years
Harrison474.3 years
Machin476.0 years
Sinclair485.7 years
Vosburg478.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Climax, MI
  • 93.6%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Climax, MI
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Climax compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Daniel E. Banks (5)
  • Larry A. Kubes (4)
  • Alexander Braithwaite (4)
  • Dickson J. Brubaker (4)
  • Daniel Reichert (1)
  • Dan Banks (1)
  • Joseph Reynolds (1)
  • Donald R. Bauman (1)
  • Alex Braithwaite (1)
  • Larry Kubes (1)

Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2022.