New Era, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 440 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 
Males: 220  (50.1%)
Females: 220  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49446.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,753 (it was $45,909 in 2000)
New Era:

$68,753
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,771 (it was $18,417 in 2000)

New Era village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $128,541 (it was $85,200 in 2000)
New Era:

$128,541
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $135,850; detached houses: $135,826

Median gross rent in 2019: $650.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Era: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.7%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in New Era, MI (2019)
    • 43491.8%White alone
    • 316.6%Hispanic
    • 51.1%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in New Era, Michigan as of May 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Era is 30 to 1.


Crime rates in New Era by year

Type

2011

2012

2014

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(444.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(225.2)
1
(225.7)
1
(226.2)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(665.2)
9
(2,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(675.7)
4
(902.9)
4
(905.0)
2
(448.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index26.6111.10.042.851.952.017.9

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 New Era, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: Dutch (26.8%), Irish (17.1%), German (10.7%), English (10.2%), American (6.8%), Norwegian (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 754 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 519 people per square mile   (low).

New Era, Michigan map

8 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.7%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,990 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,519 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (54.0 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (88.3 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (136.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rothbury, MI (1.9 miles ),
Hart, MI (3.1 miles ),
Montague, MI (3.2 miles ),
Whitehall, MI (3.3 miles ),
Maple Grove, MI (3.3 miles),
Lakewood Club, MI (3.7 miles ),
Hesperia, MI (3.9 miles ),
Walkerville, MI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.56 N, Longitude: 86.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 231

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

5.7%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in New Era, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.7%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.1%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.1%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Chemicals (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.6%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
Most common occupations in New Era, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in New Era, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

New Era-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.0 miles away from the New Era village center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 55.8 miles away from the village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Era-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 28% 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 102.7 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 362.3 miles away from New Era center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 296.7 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 335.2 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 337.4 miles away from New Era center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 232.3 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 Oceana County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Era topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Era:

  • HACKLEY LAKESHORE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SHELBY, MI)
  • MERCY HEALTH PARTNERS, LAKESHORE CAMPUS Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SHELBY, MI)
  • OCEANA CO MD CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HART, MI)
  • OCEANA HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HART, MI)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-WHITEHALL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WHITEHALL, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Era:

  • Muskegon Community College (about 23 miles; Muskegon, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 24 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Ferris State University (about 45 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 48 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 54 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Hope College (about 55 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Cornerstone University (about 56 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public elementary/middle school in New Era:

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Points of interest:

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Churches in New Era include: New Era Christian Reformed Church (A), New Era Reformed Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Oceana 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 New Era that have no violations reported:

  • HOLIDAY CAMPING RESORT (Population served: 280, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STONY HAVEN CAMPGROUND & CABINS (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STONY LAKE LUTHERAN CAMP (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW ERA CHRISTIAN REFORDMED CH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRAILSIDE RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

74.6%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in New Era (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: New Era Branch, New Era Branch, New Era Branch, New Era Branch, New Era Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

For population 15 years and over in New Era:

Marital status in New Era, MI
  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in New Era:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Michigan average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in New Era (New Era, Michigan Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for New Era, MI (based on Oceana County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,0846
Mainline Protestant2,43514
Evangelical Protestant1,81926
Other2422
None16,990-
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: 9
Here:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

7.23 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Oceana County:

10.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Oceana County:

29.4%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oceana County:

20.5%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.5%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
New Era:

40.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Era:

24.3%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
New Era:

9.7%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
New Era:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
New Era:

51.1%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
New Era:

75.5%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Era, 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 - Other 0$0 1$747
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$3,493
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$28
Totals for Government 0$0 5$4,268

New Era government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $65,000 ($147.73)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($68.18)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($61.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($50.00)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($25.00)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($9.09)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($9.09)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($6.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,000 ($109.09)

New Era government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $29,000 ($65.91)
    Other: $1,000 ($2.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $12,000 ($27.27)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $83,000 ($188.64)
    General Local Government Support: $36,000 ($81.82)
  • Tax - Property: $69,000 ($156.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $804,000 ($1827.27)

6.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
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 Muskegon County, MI  1.72% ($36,093 average AGI)
from Newaygo County, MI  0.76% ($32,474)
from Mason County, MI  0.49% ($28,327)


6.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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 Muskegon County, MI  2.06% ($43,150 average AGI)
to Newaygo County, MI  0.73% ($28,219)
to Kent County, MI  0.52% ($32,096)

Businesses in New Era, MI

  • Chevrolet: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in New Era:

  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WUBR (1490 AM; 1 kW; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Era:

  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWKR (94.1 FM; PENTWATER, MI; Owner: SYNERGY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, INC.)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMOM (102.7 FM; PENTWATER, MI; Owner: BAY VIEW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSHN-FM (100.1 FM; HOLTON, MI; Owner: NOORDYK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKLA-FM (106.3 FM; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: LAKE MICHIGAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Era:

  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • W34BZ (Channel 34; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48BY (Channel 48; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W42CB (Channel 42; HESPERIA, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W53CC (Channel 53; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.5mTotal length
  • $246,000Total costs
  • 14,613Total average daily traffic
  • 1,305Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,831Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Era)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 43.555611 Lon: -86.475250, Call Sign: WQMN362,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz, 159.825 MHz, 160.155 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2010, Expiration Date: 09/30/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2020, Certifier: Dan Smith, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 43.578750 Lon: -86.356750, Call Sign: WREB923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.687 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.362 MHz, 456.687 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2019, Expiration Date: 09/17/2029, Certifier: Robert Eekhoff, Registrant: Midcom Service, 2131 East Laketon, Muskegon, MI 49442, Phone: (231) 773-3107, Fax: (231) 767-2244, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • DE34IP782, 4338 S Water Rd (New Era # 30172) (Lat: 43.566500 Lon: -86.364333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.6 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQQW637,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2013, Expiration Date: 03/15/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NEW ERA, 4338 S Water Rd (New Era # 30172) (Lat: 43.566500 Lon: -86.364333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.6 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQVD616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2015, Expiration Date: 01/09/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • NEW NEW ERA, 4181 W. Hwy 20 (Mi15926-A) (Lat: 43.562000 Lon: -86.379611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 79.5 m, Call Sign: WQYY400,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2017, Expiration Date: 03/01/2027, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • MU01364A, 4338 S Water Rd (New Era # 30172) (Lat: 43.566500 Lon: -86.364333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.6 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WRDW578,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2019, Expiration Date: 08/06/2029, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Era)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: LANKFER GARY GS-1 (GLASTAR) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 111GL , Serial Number: 5064, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 06/11/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Gary M Lankfer, 5280 W Stony Lake Rd, New Era, MI 49446
  • Aircraft: GERARD HM293 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 122HM , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/2016
    Registrant (Individual): David E Sill, 4907 1st St, New Era, MI 49446
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2563E , Serial Number: 7AC-6146, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/09/2001
    Registrant (Individual): David E Sill, 4907 1st St, New Era, MI 49446
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5109M , Serial Number: 10409, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2013
    Registrant (Individual): David E Sill, 4907 1st St, New Era, MI 49446
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O 470R (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 460JH , Serial Number: 18256285, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2002
    Registrant (Individual): James Hoekenga, 8277 W Stony Lake Rd, New Era, MI 49446
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/16/2018

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 8. The highest number of reported fires - 13 took place in 2003, and the least - 4 in 2012. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in New Era, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (32.1%), and Other (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Era, MI
    • 4232.1%Structure Fires
    • 4232.1%Other
    • 3022.9%Outside Fires
    • 1713.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Era, MI
Most common first names in New Era, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1781.6 years
Charles1177.5 years
Anna1088.3 years
William1078.5 years
Mary873.4 years
James773.7 years
Jennie787.7 years
Robert767.6 years
Edward776.4 years
Kenneth667.1 years
Most common last names in New Era, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tenbrink980.9 years
Lewis886.4 years
Smith772.7 years
Hansen680.7 years
Johnson674.2 years
Pranger673.0 years
Schiller665.8 years
Abbatoy554.4 years
Sikkenga589.0 years
Postema584.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Era, MI
  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Era, MI
  • 78.9%Utility gas
  • 21.1%Electricity


New Era compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.