Douglas, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 1,345 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.8%
 
Males: 581  (43.2%)
Females: 764  (56.8%)
Median resident age:

55.7 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49406, 49408, 49453.

Douglas Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,264 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Douglas:

$62,264
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,555 (it was $26,517 in 2000)

Douglas village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $362,271 (it was $151,200 in 2000)
Douglas:

$362,271
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $323,506; detached houses: $370,630; townhouses or other attached units: $292,587; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $316,878; mobile homes: $23,525

Median gross rent in 2019: $835.

March 2019 cost of living index in Douglas: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.5%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Douglas, MI (2019)
    • 81286.6%White alone
    • 10611.3%Hispanic
    • 151.6%Asian alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Douglas, Michigan as of September 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Douglas is 573 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Douglas by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(44.8)
1
(45.3)
2
(92.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(313.9)
3
(135.8)
2
(92.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(627.8)
32
(1,449)
12
(554.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
61
(2,735)
75
(3,395)
65
(3,001)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(269.1)
2
(90.5)
5
(230.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.2)
City-Data.com crime index273.5307.8269.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Douglas, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.23
Michigan average:

2.13
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Ancestries: European (15.4%), American (13.9%), German (12.2%), English (7.2%), Irish (6.5%), Scottish (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.76 square miles.

Population density: 766 people per square mile   (low).

Douglas, Michigan map

67 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.6% Europe, 0.9% Africa).

This village:

7.0%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,659 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,525 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (31.3 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (93.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (93.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Saugatuck, MI (1.0 miles ),
Fennville, MI (2.5 miles ),
Holland, MI (3.3 miles ),
Beechwood, MI (3.4 miles ),
Zeeland, MI (3.9 miles ),
South Haven, MI (4.1 miles ),
Allegan, MI (4.4 miles ),
Breedsville, MI (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.64 N, Longitude: 86.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 269

Distribution of median household income in Douglas, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Douglas, MI in 2019

Douglas satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $414,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $363,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Douglas, MI residents
Average permit cost in Douglas, MI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Michigan:

6.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+15.2%).
Most common industries in Douglas, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.5%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Machinery (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (11.3%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Douglas, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Top executives (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Douglas, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.452. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.452
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0131. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0131
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Douglas-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Douglas village 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 29.8 miles away from the village center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Douglas-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 12% 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 48.7 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 303.0 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 278.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 303.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 268.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 173.8 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 Allegan County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Douglas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Douglas:

  • COMMUNITY HOSP (provides emergency services, 130TH AVE)
  • GRACE OF DOUGLAS (243 WILEY ROAD, PO BOX 217)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Douglas:

  • MEADOWBROOK CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • RESTHAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • HEARTLAND OF HOLLAND (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • HOLLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • RESTHAVEN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • RENAL ADVANTAGE - HOLLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • INN AT FREEDOM VILLAGE, THE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)

Amtrak station near Douglas:

  • 12 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.

Operable nuclear power plant near Douglas:

  • 18 miles: Palisades in South Haven, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Douglas:

  • Hope College (about 12 miles; Holland, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 28 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 36 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Calvin College (about 38 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Davenport University (about 38 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Cornerstone University (about 39 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 39 miles; Benton Harbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Public elementary/middle school in Douglas:

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Library in Douglas:

  • SAUGATUCK-DOUGLAS DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $332,103; Location: 10 MIXER STREET; 18,537 books; 2,438 audio materials; 1,729 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Douglas: Point Pleasant Yacht Club Incorporated (A), West Shore Golf Club (B), Saugatuck-Douglas Library (C), Douglas Village Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Weathervane Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Douglas include: Transforming Life Church (A), Saint Peter's Catholic Church (B), United Church on the Lakeshore (C), United Church of Christ (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Kalamazoo Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Douglas include: Schultz Park (1), Douglas Beach Park (2), Douglas Historical Marker (3), Dutcher Lodge Number One Hundred Ninety-Three Historical Marker (4), Douglas Union School Historical Marker (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Americinn Lodge & Suites (2905 Blue Star Highway), Americinn Saugatuck-Douglas (2905 Blue Star Highway), Americinn - Douglas- Mi (2905 Blue Star Hwy).

Birthplace of: Frank Daniel Gerber - Baby food manufacturer.

Allegan 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 Douglas that have no violations reported:

  • LAKEWOOD BEACH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

1.8 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

43.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 4.2% of all households
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Douglas in 2000:

  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Douglas (2011 data):

  • Macatawa Bank: Douglas Branch at 132 South Washington Street, branch established on 1999/05/24. 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

For population 15 years and over in Douglas:

Marital status in Douglas, MI
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 21.8%

For population 25 years and over in Douglas:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Douglas
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Douglas, MI (based on Allegan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,52646
Catholic10,0719
Evangelical Protestant9,31463
Other1,58311
Black Protestant2322
Orthodox421
None79,640-
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: 22
Allegan County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Allegan County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Allegan County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Allegan County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Here:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

8.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Michigan:

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

13.6%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Douglas:

48.8%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.4%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Douglas:

12.1%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Douglas:

35.6%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Douglas:

52.3%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.0%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Douglas, 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
Police Protection - Officers 7$33,820$57,9773$2,298
Other Government Administration 4$19,946$59,8380$0
Streets and Highways 4$15,628$46,8840$0
Financial Administration 1$5,239$62,8680$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,337$40,0440$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$222
Totals for Government 17$77,971$55,0384$2,521

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,187,000 ($882.53)
    Regular Highways: $695,000 ($516.73)
    Financial Administration: $347,000 ($257.99)
    General - Other: $330,000 ($245.35)
    Central Staff Services: $273,000 ($202.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($81.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $45,000 ($33.46)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($31.23)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($15.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($3.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $85,000 ($63.20)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($36.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($22.30)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($21.56)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($13.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,098,000 ($816.36)

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

  • Charges - Other: $135,000 ($100.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($7.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $671,000 ($498.88)
    Highways: $135,000 ($100.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $42,000 ($31.23)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($27.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000 ($17.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($4.46)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $235,000 ($174.72)
    Highways: $197,000 ($146.47)
    General Local Government Support: $102,000 ($75.84)
  • Tax - Property: $1,949,000 ($1449.07)
    Other License: $46,000 ($34.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $18,000 ($13.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.74)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $207,000 ($153.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000 ($85.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000 ($68.40)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,259,000 ($3166.54)

7.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,388 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
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 Ottawa County, MI  2.02% ($52,279 average AGI)
from Kent County, MI  1.49% ($55,112)
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.85% ($42,765)


7.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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 Ottawa County, MI  1.87% ($45,252 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  1.21% ($49,535)
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.93% ($42,197)
Businesses in Douglas, MI
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Jones New York1
Goodwill1UPS1
Haworth1

Strongest AM radio stations in Douglas:

  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHTC (1450 AM; 1 kW; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Douglas:

  • WYVN (92.7 FM; SAUGATUCK, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WTHS (89.9 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: HOPE COLLEGE)
  • WCSY-FM (98.3 FM; SOUTH HAVEN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WZBL (103.7 FM; HARTFORD, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Douglas:

  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

Douglas fatal accident list:

Jul 13, 2016 12:08 AM, Cr-A2 Blue Star Hwy, Lat: 42.646525, Lon: -86.202594, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 2016 03:00 PM, I-196, Lat: 42.635889, Lon: -86.193342, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1999 01:04 AM, I-196, Lat: 42.636496, Lon: -86.192607, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 30, 1997 10:58 PM, Blue Star, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 23, 1980 01:59 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 26, 1978 08:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.0mTotal length
  • 72,936Total average daily traffic
  • 16,710Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,084Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Joan A Sager, 6800 - 129th Ave. (Lat: 42.629722 Lon: -86.209500), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Unisite, Inc., Joan.Sager@americantower.Com, , Tampa, Phone: (813) 915-3500
  • Joan A Sager, 6800 - 129th Ave. (Lat: 42.629722 Lon: -86.209500), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Unisite, Inc., Joan.Sager@americantower.Com, , Tampa, Phone: (813) 915-3500
  • Stormy M Seibt, 6800 - 129th Ave. (Lat: 42.629722 Lon: -86.209500), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: American Tower, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 42.648417 Lon: -86.199528, Call Sign: WPTT546,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.437 MHz, 462.062 MHz, 463.262 MHz, 463.812 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2012, Expiration Date: 12/12/2021, Certifier: Jeff Edewaard, Registrant: Tele-Rad, Inc, 511 East 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423, Phone: (616) 396-3541, Fax: (616) 392-9707, Email:
  • Lat: 42.637833 Lon: -86.210556, Call Sign: WQQL857,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.850 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 457.987 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 01/23/2023, Certifier: Craig Beardsley, Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:
  • Lat: 42.641111 Lon: -86.206250, Call Sign: WRKY861,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2021, Expiration Date: 03/08/2031, Certifier: Craig Spoelhof, Registrant: Tele-Rad, Inc., 511 East 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423, Phone: (616) 396-3541, Fax: (616) 392-9707, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • 216 Saint Peters Dr (Lat: 42.648083 Lon: -86.225028), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KTD484, Licensee ID: L00007834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2014, Expiration Date: 02/08/2024, Registrant: Kalamazoo Ferry Corporation, 216 Saint Peters Dr, Douglas, MI 49406, Phone: (269) 857-2151

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K9AJU, Licensee ID: L00834934, Grant Date: 05/17/2014, Expiration Date: 07/07/2024, Registrant: Eugene M Ostap Sr, 413 Harbor Lake Drive, Douglas, MI 49406
  • Call Sign: N8ZXH, Grant Date: 08/20/1994, Expiration Date: 08/17/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2005, Registrant: Luther E Lee, 170 Mixer St, Douglas, MI 49406

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6558B, N6558B, N-6558B, Serial Number: 15283950, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 1030, Douglas, MI 49406
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/26/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$175,79441$171,1871$37,32013$195,012
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$110,4605$159,5040$01$89,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$298,8206$177,1281$31,4601$286,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$140,6903$138,3100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$201,0300$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(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 ORIGINATED1$287,7201$126,8701$119,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Douglas, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Douglas, MI - Value
Most common first names in Douglas, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1272.2 years
Margaret1281.7 years
Robert1171.2 years
Mary1080.3 years
William1074.4 years
Charles870.5 years
George875.9 years
Marie880.9 years
Joseph780.4 years
Dorothy676.9 years
Most common last names in Douglas, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bryan578.4 years
Anderson579.8 years
Koning475.5 years
Edwards479.0 years
Orzehoski469.0 years
Phillips485.0 years
Schumacher477.0 years
Scott475.8 years
Kluck380.6 years
Ellstam384.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Douglas, MI
  • 98.2%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Electricity
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Douglas, MI
  • 79.6%Utility gas
  • 16.2%Electricity
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 2.1%No fuel used


Douglas compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Douglas on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #45 (49408) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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