Hardwood Acres, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 432.
Males: 231  (53.7%)
Females: 201  (46.3%)
Median resident age:

27.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49650.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,449
Hardwood Acres:

$60,449
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,519

Hardwood Acres CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $203,104
Hardwood Acres:

$203,104
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $196,445; detached houses: $196,410
March 2019 cost of living index in Hardwood Acres: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: Polish (43.9%), German (39.9%), Irish (9.1%), American (7.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (108.9 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (156.9 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (220.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lake Ann, MI (1.2 miles ),
Interlochen, MI (2.4 miles ),
Bendon, MI (2.5 miles ),
Grawn, MI (2.7 miles ),
Chums Corner, MI (3.0 miles ),
Cedar, MI (3.0 miles),
Maple City, MI (3.1 miles ),
Greilickville, MI (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 44.72 N, Longitude: 85.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 231

Distribution of median household income in Hardwood Acres, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hardwood Acres, MI in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Michigan:

6.3%
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Tornado activity:

Hardwood Acres-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Hardwood Acres place center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hardwood Acres-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 353.3 miles away from Hardwood Acres center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 319.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.9 miles away from Hardwood Acres center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 298.6 miles away from Hardwood Acres center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 146.2 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 273.8 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 Benzie County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Hardwood Acres:

  • MICHIGAN HOME HEALTH CARE,INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • MUNSON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • BORTZ HEALTH CARE OF TRAVERSE CITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • TRAVERSE GERIATRIC VILLIAGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • GRAND TRAVERSE MCF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • MAPLE VALLEY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MAPLE CITY, MI)
  • ORCHARD CREEK SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)

Amtrak stations near Hardwood Acres:

  • 10 miles: TRAVERSE CITY (3233 CASS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 17 miles: BUCKLEY (102 WEXFORD AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hardwood Acres:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 13 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Ferris State University (about 74 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 74 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Central Michigan University (about 94 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 104 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 104 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 105 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)

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Benzie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.6%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Hardwood Acres:

Marital status in Hardwood Acres, MI
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

For population 25 years and over in Hardwood Acres:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hardwood Acres, MI (based on Benzie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,15411
Evangelical Protestant80116
Catholic4651
Other32
None14,102-
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: 5
Benzie County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Benzie County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Benzie County:

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.4%

7.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
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 Grand Traverse County, MI  2.19% ($43,633 average AGI)
from Leelanau County, MI  0.58% ($23,932)
from Manistee County, MI  0.52% ($25,513)


6.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
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 Grand Traverse County, MI  2.17% ($40,448 average AGI)
to Manistee County, MI  0.77% ($33,448)
to Leelanau County, MI  0.28% ($50,619)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hardwood Acres:

  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLJN (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELMWOOD TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hardwood Acres:

  • WKVK (100.7 FM; HONOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • W201CM (88.1 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE)
  • WGFN (98.1 FM; GLEN ARBOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJZJ (95.5 FM; GLEN ARBOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; LELAND, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; FRANKFORT, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; KALKASKA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOUF (92.1 FM; BEULAH, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; BEAR LAKE, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Hardwood Acres:

  • W68DD (Channel 68; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CQ (Channel 62; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BZ (Channel 36; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CU (Channel 25; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: EDWARD J. HESS AND/OR MADGE E. HESS)
  • W56DF (Channel 56; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W15BM (Channel 15; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CE (Channel 34; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48CC (Channel 48; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CP (Channel 52; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58CN (Channel 58; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CX (Channel 66; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CR (Channel 54; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W46AD (Channel 46; TRAVERSE CITY, ETC., MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hardwood Acres, MI
  • 77.7%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hardwood Acres, MI
  • 52.6%Utility gas
  • 47.4%Electricity


Hardwood Acres compared to Michigan state average:

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