Escanaba, Michigan

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Population in 2022: 12,347 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 5,934  (48.1%)
Females: 6,413  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Michigan median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 49829, 49894.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $37,604 (it was $29,125 in 2000)
Escanaba:

$37,604
MI:

$66,986

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $29,309 (it was $17,589 in 2000)

Escanaba city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $116,273 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Escanaba:

$116,273
MI:

$224,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $163,266; detached houses: $172,915; townhouses or other attached units: $72,355; in 2-unit structures: $112,625; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,562; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,579; mobile homes: $51,781; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $96,673

Median gross rent in 2022: $623.

March 2022 cost of living index in Escanaba: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 19.0%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.0% for Black residents, 18.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 11.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Escanaba, MI (2022)
    • 10,72686.7%White alone
    • 1,0758.7%Two or more races
    • 2642.1%Hispanic
    • 2432.0%American Indian alone
    • 550.4%Black alone
    • 350.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Escanaba, Michigan as of June 18, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Escanaba is 176 to 1.


Crime rates in Escanaba 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)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
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)
9
(74.3)
4
(31.7)
6
(47.6)
10
(79.1)
16
(127.7)
12
(95.6)
17
(137.5)
7
(57.0)
5
(40.7)
16
(131.5)
15
(123.7)
14
(115.6)
14
(116.2)
29
(233.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(24.8)
2
(15.9)
2
(15.9)
4
(31.7)
1
(8.0)
1
(8.0)
2
(16.2)
5
(40.7)
4
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(33.2)
1
(8.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(189.8)
28
(221.9)
30
(238.0)
41
(324.5)
10
(79.8)
22
(175.3)
13
(105.1)
27
(219.9)
22
(179.2)
26
(213.7)
39
(321.5)
39
(322.0)
28
(232.3)
29
(233.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
106
(874.8)
108
(856.1)
81
(642.6)
70
(554.0)
39
(311.2)
63
(502.0)
39
(315.4)
40
(325.8)
47
(382.7)
20
(164.4)
13
(107.2)
24
(198.2)
9
(74.7)
7
(56.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
553
(4,564)
600
(4,756)
625
(4,958)
696
(5,508)
580
(4,629)
447
(3,562)
390
(3,154)
457
(3,722)
396
(3,225)
314
(2,580)
205
(1,690)
262
(2,163)
204
(1,693)
191
(1,540)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(115.5)
22
(174.4)
11
(87.3)
19
(150.4)
9
(71.8)
10
(79.7)
14
(113.2)
11
(89.6)
8
(65.1)
8
(65.7)
6
(49.5)
5
(41.3)
8
(66.4)
6
(48.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.9)
2
(15.8)
2
(16.0)
2
(15.9)
1
(8.1)
1
(8.1)
1
(8.1)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
2
(16.5)
2
(16.6)
1
(8.1)
City-Data.com crime index357.8338.6356.6408.8333.2313.9293.2280.7239.2267.9249.7260.6227.6305.6

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 Escanaba, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 43 (30 officers - 28 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Michigan average:

1.86
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Ancestries: European (12.0%), French Canadian (10.5%), German (10.3%), American (9.2%), English (5.7%), French (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 598 feet

Land area: 12.7 square miles.

Population density: 976 people per square mile   (low).

Escanaba, Michigan map

83 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,898 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,580 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (96.8 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (191.3 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (271.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gladstone, MI (2.7 miles ),
Powers, MI (4.7 miles ),
Garden, MI (5.0 miles ),
Carney, MI (5.1 miles ),
Daggett, MI (5.7 miles ),
Ellison Bay, WI (5.8 miles),
Stephenson, MI (5.9 miles ),
Liberty Grove, WI (6.0 miles )

Latitude: 45.75 N, Longitude: 87.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,886 (+31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,853 (78.9%)

Area code: 906

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $135,000
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.8%
Michigan:

3.5%
Historical population in Escanaba, MI
Historical housing units in Escanaba, MI
Most common industries in Escanaba, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Paper (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (11.0%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Escanaba, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Escanaba, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Escanaba, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 4.19. This is significantly better than average.

City:

4.19
U.S.:

72.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 0.329. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.329
U.S.:

1.515

Tornado activity:

Escanaba-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Escanaba city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1987, a category F3 tornado 34.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Escanaba-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% 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 256.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 411.6 miles away from Escanaba 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 445.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 310.2 miles away from Escanaba center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 385.1 miles away from Escanaba center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 270.7 miles away from Escanaba 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 Delta County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Escanaba topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Escanaba:

  • MARQUETTE GENERAL HOME HEALTH (DOCTORS PARK, SUITE 105)
  • OSF BAY DE NOC HOSPICE (901 NORTH LINCOLN ROAD)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 3401 LUDINGTON ST)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (3401 LUDINGTON ST)
  • BISHOP NOA HOME FOR SENIOR CITIZENS (2900 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH)
  • CHRISTIAN PARK HEALTH CARE CENTER (2415 5TH AVE SOUTH)
  • CHRISTIAN PARK VILLAGE (2525 7TH AVENUE SOUTH)
  • FMC - ESCANABA (3501 LUDINGTON ST)
  • ST. FRANCIS HOME HEALTH CARE (901 NORTH LINCOLN ROAD)

Airports located in Escanaba:

  • Delta County Airport (ESC) (Runways: 2, Commercial Ops: 1,368, Air Taxi Ops: 7,476, Itinerant Ops: 10,000, Local Ops: 20,000, Military Ops: 300)

Amtrak station:

ESCANABA (DELTA AREA TRANSIT, 2901 27TH AVE. N) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Escanaba:

  • Bay de Noc Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,503; Location: 2001 N Lincoln Road; Public; Website: www.baycollege.edu/)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Escanaba (Full-time enrollment: 63; Location: 1625 Sheridan Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: escanaba.paulmitchell.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Escanaba:

  • Northern Michigan University (about 59 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 94 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 99 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 100 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 103 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 119 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Lawrence University (about 122 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)

Public high schools in Escanaba:

Public elementary/middle schools in Escanaba:

  • LEMMER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 421, Location: 700 SOUTH 20TH ST, Grades: KG-3)
  • SOO HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 343, Location: 5219 18TH RD, Grades: KG-3)
  • WEBSTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 337, Location: 1209 NORTH 19TH ST, Grades: KG-3)
  • ESCANABA UPPER ELEMENTARY (Location: 1500 LUDINGTON ST, Grades: 4-6)
  • ESCANABA JUNIOR HIGH (Location: 500 S LINCOLN RD, Grades: 7-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Escanaba:

  • HOLY NAME CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 285, Location: 409 S 22ND ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ESCANABA SDA SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: 210 S LINCOLN RD, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Escanaba

Library in Escanaba:

  • ESCANABA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $557,777; Location: 400 LUDINGTON STREET; 70,085 books; 2,910 audio materials; 1,694 video materials; 1 other licensed databases; 120 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Escanaba: William Bonifas Auditorium (A), Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds (B), Escanaba Station (C), Escanaba Country Club (D), Rampart Emergency Medical Services (E), Math/Science Building (F), Catherine Bonifas/Administrative Services Building (G), Bay de Noc Community College Gymnasium (H), Health and Applied Technology Center (I), Student Services Center (J), Bay de Noc Community College Extension Center (K), Bay de Noc Community College Apartments (L), Learning Resources Center (M), Joseph Heirman University Center (N), Michigan Technical Education Center (O), Maintenance Building (P), Escanaba City Police Department (Q), Escanaba Public Safety Fire Station (R), Steam and Gas Engine Museum (S), Delta County Airport Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Delta Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Escanaba include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Immanuel Lutheran Church (B), Central United Methodist Church (C), Saint Ann Church (D), Lighthouse Church of the Nazarene (E), Silver Winds Church (F), Cornerstone Community Church (G), Saint Joseph and Saint Patrick Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Cross Cemetery (1), Lakeview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Willow Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Escanaba include: Royce Park (1), Veterans Park (2), Tot Lot (3), Doctors Park (4), Stephenson Park (5), Webster Playground (6), Rose Park (7), Portage Marsh State Wildlife Management Area (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Family Fun Park Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2929 3rd Avenue North) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge Escanaba (921 North Lincoln Road) (1), Best Western Pioneer Inn & Suites 2635 (Ludington) (2), Fishery Pointe Beach Cottages (5041 M 35) (3), Comfort Suites Escanaba (3600 Ludington Street) (4), Comfort Suites (3600 Ludington Street) (5), Carriage Restaurant (2635 Ludington Street) (6), Escanaba-Days Inn (2603 N Lincoln Rd) (7), Delta Inn (2414 Ludington Street) (8), Hiawatha Motel (2400 Ludington Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Thomas J. Riley - Football player and coach and attorney, A. Walter Norblad - Politician, John Perrin - Baseball player, Becky Iverson - Professional golfer, Tom Casperson - Politician, Andy Harvey - College basketball player (Michigan State Spartans), Clarence Lehr - Baseball player.

Delta 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 Escanaba and their reported violations in the past:

ESCANABA (Population served: 13,659, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (NOV-20-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (NOV-20-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (NOV-20-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2010)
USFS- THREE LAKES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2011)
USFS-POINT IROQUOIS LIGHTHOUSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
HIGHLAND GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
WHITE'S GROCERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-07-2013), St Unresolved (2 times from MAR-13-2013 to APR-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2012), St Unresolved (NOV-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • USFS-MONOCLE LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS- BAY VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PENINSULA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-SOLDIERS LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Escanaba in 2010:

  • 252 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 72 people in college/university student housing
  • 60 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 40 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in maritime/merchant vessels

People in group quarters in Escanaba in 2000:

  • 299 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 26 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Escanaba (2011 data):

  • Northern Michigan Bank & Trust: North Brnch at 1921 3rd Avenue North, branch established on 2000/07/17; at 723 Ludington Street, branch established on 1986/01/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $224.5 mil, Deposits: $203.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Michigan Corporation
  • Upper Peninsula State Bank: at 430 North Lincoln Road, branch established on 1902/01/01; Escanaba Downtown Branch at 112 North 11th Street, branch established on 2009/09/28. Info updated 2010/02/10: Bank assets: $191.3 mil, Deposits: $154.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: S.B.e. Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Escanaba Main Branch at 1205 Ludington Street, branch established on 1871/01/01; North-West Branch at 516 North Lincoln Road, branch established on 1958/10/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Baybank: Escanaba Branch at 2404 Third Avenue North, branch established on 1989/07/10; Wells Township Branch at 6615 North Us 2/41, branch established on 2003/04/07. Info updated 2008/12/03: Bank assets: $81.4 mil, Deposits: $68.9 mil, headquarters in Gladstone, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Baybank Corporation
  • mBank: Escanaba Branch at 3300 Ludington Street, branch established on 2009/03/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.3 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Manistique, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Mackinac Financial Corporation
  • First Bank, Upper Michigan: Escanaba Branch at 2800 Ludington St, branch established on 1989/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $168.4 mil, Deposits: $119.5 mil, headquarters in Gladstone, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: 2325 Ludington Street Branch at 2325 Ludington Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Escanaba:

Marital status in Escanaba, MI
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

For population 25 years and over in Escanaba:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Escanaba, MI (based on Delta County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,35911
Mainline Protestant5,36517
Evangelical Protestant3,33326
Other3984
None14,614-
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: 17
This county:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Delta County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Delta County:

9.11 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

10.5%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Delta County:

29.6%
State:

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

15.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.4%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Escanaba:

50.7%
State:

47.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.8%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.7%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Escanaba:

36.1%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

58.5%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Escanaba:

78.3%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Escanaba, 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 31$200,242$77,5130$0
Streets and Highways 14$68,021$58,3040$0
Electric Power 12$90,620$90,6200$0
Water Supply 10$49,308$59,1700$0
Other and Unallocable 10$42,625$51,1503$3,682
Financial Administration 10$50,780$60,9360$0
Sewerage 7$37,218$63,8020$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$40,196$80,3920$0
Other Government Administration 5$28,852$69,2455$1,218
Local Libraries 5$21,430$51,4324$4,170
Parks and Recreation 4$19,867$59,6012$407
Solid Waste Management 2$7,033$42,1980$0
Police - Other 1$6,789$81,4687$6,665
Totals for Government 117$662,979$67,99821$16,142

Escanaba government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $17,232,000 ($1395.64)
    Sewerage: $2,978,000 ($241.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,559,000 ($126.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $961,000 ($77.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $874,000 ($70.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $806,000 ($65.28)
    Libraries: $581,000 ($47.06)
    Financial Administration: $479,000 ($38.79)
    Central Staff Services: $399,000 ($32.32)
    General Public Buildings: $83,000 ($6.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $83,000 ($6.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($3.24)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($0.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($1.46)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $235,000 ($19.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $10,743,000 ($870.09)
    Regular Highways: $859,000 ($69.57)
    Electric Utilities: $390,000 ($31.59)
    Water Utilities: $202,000 ($16.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($9.39)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($5.99)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.24)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,913,000 ($640.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $152,000 ($12.31)

Escanaba government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $11,731,000 ($950.11)
    Sewerage: $963,000 ($77.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($11.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000 ($6.80)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($1.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $480,000 ($38.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $259,000 ($20.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $67,000 ($5.43)
    Highways: $7,000 ($0.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $329,000 ($26.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $171,000 ($13.85)
    Interest Earnings: $147,000 ($11.91)
    Donations From Private Sources: $128,000 ($10.37)
    Rents: $107,000 ($8.67)
    Sale of Property: $90,000 ($7.29)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.24)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,297,000 ($671.99)
    Water Utilities: $1,511,000 ($122.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,889,000 ($152.99)
    General Local Government Support: $1,588,000 ($128.61)
    Other: $240,000 ($19.44)
  • Tax - Property: $6,007,000 ($486.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($0.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.08)

Escanaba government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,948,000 ($1048.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,721,000 ($868.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,512,000 ($365.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,285,000 ($185.07)

Escanaba government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,938,000 ($2586.70)
Businesses in Escanaba, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Arby's1Menards1
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike1
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx4Super 81
Ford1Toyota1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hardee's1UPS14
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets4

Strongest AM radio stations in Escanaba:

  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHT (600 AM; 1 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: LAKE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Escanaba:

  • W261CI (100.1 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • W254AG (98.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR CTY WI)
  • W296AX (107.1 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: BD. OF CONTROL NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNV)
  • WGKL (105.5 FM; GLADSTONE, MI; Owner: LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGLQ (97.1 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: LAKES RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Escanaba:

  • WJMN-TV (Channel 3; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W40AN (Channel 40; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W20BZ (Channel 20; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W14CE (Channel 14; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W15BI (Channel 15; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: RICHARD W. JOHNSON)
  • W17BQ (Channel 17; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: MARK W. JOHNSON)
  • W27BN (Channel 27; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: LINDA M. JOHNSON)
  • W46CD (Channel 46; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: LINDA M. JOHNSON)
  • W48BP (Channel 48; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: LINDA M. JOHNSON)
  • W50BG (Channel 50; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: RICHARD W. JOHNSON)
  • W52BX (Channel 52; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: RICHARD W. JOHNSON)
  • W58CJ (Channel 58; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: RICHARD W. JOHNSON)
  • W60CB (Channel 60; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: RICHARD W. JOHNSON)
  • W64CA (Channel 64; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: ESTHER P. JOHNSON)
  • W21BJ (Channel 21; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: MARK W. JOHNSON)
  • W62CI (Channel 62; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: MARK W. JOHNSON)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Escanaba fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.4mTotal length
  • $249,000Total costs
  • 118,741Total average daily traffic
  • 7,573Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Escanaba, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Escanaba, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Escanaba)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Escanaba, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Escanaba)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Escanaba)

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 fires per year is 32. The highest number of fires - 55 took place in 2003, and the least - 16 in 2015. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Escanaba, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.0%), and Outside Fires (22.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Escanaba, MI
    • 27651.0%Structure Fires
    • 12022.2%Outside Fires
    • 8014.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 6512.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Escanaba, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Escanaba, Michigan:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 2603 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, Michigan 49829 , Phone: (906) 789-1200, Fax: (906) 553-7255
  • Escanaba Super 8, 2415 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, Michigan 49829 , Phone: (906) 786-1000, Fax: (906) 786-7819
  • Comfort Suites, 3600 Ludington St, Escanaba, Michigan 49829 , Phone: (906) 786-9630, Fax: (906) 786-0058
  • Americas Best Value Inn Escanaba, 2301 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, Michigan 49829 , Phone: (906) 789-1000, Fax: (906) 789-1527
  • Best Western Pioneer Inn & Suites, 2635 Ludington St, Escanaba, Michigan 49829 , Phone: (906) 786-0602, Fax: (906) 786-3938
  • Econo Lodge, 921 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, Mi, Escanaba, Michigan 49829 , Phone: (906) 789-1066, Fax: (906) 789-9202
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Escanaba, Michigan
Most common first names in Escanaba, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18575.9 years
Mary14678.9 years
William11473.7 years
Robert10970.7 years
Joseph10176.8 years
George8677.6 years
Edward8372.2 years
Helen7980.1 years
Anna7483.0 years
Margaret6881.6 years
Most common last names in Escanaba, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13676.8 years
Anderson10976.7 years
Peterson6878.1 years
Nelson6477.4 years
Olson6178.9 years
Carlson6080.2 years
Larson3879.6 years
Erickson3881.0 years
Smith3476.6 years
Lafave3176.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Escanaba, MI
  • 90.8%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Escanaba, MI
  • 63.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Escanaba compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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