Ossineke, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 938.
Population change since 2000: -11.4%
Males: 398  (42.4%)
Females: 540  (57.6%)
Median resident age:

52.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49766.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,531 (it was $33,667 in 2000)
Ossineke:

$48,531
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,950 (it was $16,519 in 2000)

Ossineke CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $97,337 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Ossineke:

$97,337
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $127,788; detached houses: $136,715; mobile homes: $28,610

Median gross rent in 2019: $530.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ossineke: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.1%
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  • Races in Ossineke, MI (2019)
    • 86796.3%White alone
    • 161.8%Black alone
    • 70.8%Hispanic
    • 50.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Ossineke, Michigan as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ossineke is 72 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (36.0%), American (16.8%), Polish (7.7%), French Canadian (6.0%), Irish (4.9%), African (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 3.68 square miles.

Population density: 255 people per square mile   (very low).

Ossineke, Michigan map

29 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This place:

3.2%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $957 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,003 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (106.6 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (175.8 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (301.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hubbard Lake, MI (3.0 miles ),
Lost Lake Woods, MI (3.1 miles ),
Alpena, MI (3.2 miles ),
Lincoln, MI (4.0 miles ),
Harrisville, MI (4.4 miles ),
Hillman, MI (5.0 miles ),
Posen, MI (5.2 miles ),
Presque Isle Harbor, MI (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.92 N, Longitude: 83.44 W

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Ossineke, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ossineke, MI in 2019
Ossineke satellite photo by USGS

Ossineke tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Ossineke, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Machinery (9.1%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (16.2%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Ossineke, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Cashiers (9.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Engineers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (18.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.8%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Ossineke, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ossineke, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/8/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Ossineke place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1991, a category F3 tornado 19.3 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ossineke-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 282.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 256.3 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 210.6 miles away from Ossineke center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 306.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 453.8 miles away from Ossineke center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 245.1 miles away from Ossineke center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alpena 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).
Ossineke topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ossineke:

  • HOSPICE OF MICHIGAN (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ALPENA, MI)
  • ALPENA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ALPENA, MI)
  • ALPENA GEN HOSP HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ALPENA, MI)
  • TENDERCARE ALPENA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ALPENA, MI)
  • TENDERCARE GREEN VIEW (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ALPENA, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ossineke:

  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 93 miles; Harrison, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,653)
  • Delta College (about 98 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 98 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 99 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 106 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Central Michigan University (about 114 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 118 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)

Public elementary/middle school in Ossineke:

See full list of schools located in Ossineke

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ossineke: Ossineke Station (A), Sanborn Township Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ossineke: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers: North Branch Devils River (A), South Branch Devils River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ossineke: Ossineke Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Dinosaur Gardens (Amusement & Theme Parks; 11160 US Highway 23 South).

Alpena County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

ST CATHERINE CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • OSSINEKE METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANBORN TWP HALL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.9%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Ossineke (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Ossineke Branch at 11686 U.S. 23 South, branch established on 1964/10/17. 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 Ossineke:

Marital status in Ossineke, MI
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Ossineke:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ossineke, MI (based on Alpena County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,7445
Mainline Protestant4,48315
Evangelical Protestant4,11123
Other5545
Orthodox--
None13,706-
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: 11
Alpena County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Alpena County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Alpena County:

28.7%
Michigan:

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

14.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ossineke:

46.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.1%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

28.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ossineke:

9.6%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ossineke:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.5%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Ossineke:

52.6%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Ossineke:

75.4%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ossineke, MI Residents

4.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
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 Presque Isle County, MI  0.40% ($45,532 average AGI)
from Alcona County, MI  0.28% ($33,970)
from Montmorency County, MI  0.21% ($22,040)


4.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
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 Presque Isle County, MI  0.33% ($35,667 average AGI)
to Alcona County, MI  0.22% ($32,846)
to Montmorency County, MI  0.18% ($29,095)

Businesses in Ossineke, MI

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 4
  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ossineke:

  • WATZ (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALPENA, MI; Owner: WATZ 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)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ossineke:

  • WATZ-FM (99.3 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: WATZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WCMB-FM (95.7 FM; OSCODA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WHSB (107.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO NETWORK CORPORATION)
  • WJOJ (89.7 FM; HARRISVILLE, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WPHN (90.5 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJZ (94.9 FM; HILLMAN, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ossineke:

  • WBKB-TV (Channel 11; ALPENA, MI; Owner: THUNDER BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION.)
  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W18BT (Channel 18; ALPENA, MI; Owner: THUNDER BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W31BO (Channel 31; ALPENA, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)

Ossineke fatal accident list:

Sep 4, 2011 09:34 AM, Us-23, Ossineke Rd, Lat: 44.914531, Lon: -83.439958, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 22, 2007 11:44 AM, Indian Reserve Rd, Lat: 44.914986, Lon: -83.546472, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 2006 09:06 PM, Us-23, Lat: 44.894620, Lon: -83.437290, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 2005 04:39 PM, Us-23, Lat: 44.913680, Lon: -83.440670, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 18, 2005 11:00 AM, Us-23, Lat: 44.894400, Lon: -83.437070, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.9mTotal length
  • 5,537Total average daily traffic
  • 276Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,351Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ossineke)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ossineke)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 511GK , Serial Number: 17270431, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/1994
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Grant H Werth, 8741 Us Highway 23 S, Ossineke, MI 49766, Other Owners: Karen D Werth

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 fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 18 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ossineke, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.7%), and Outside Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ossineke, MI
    • 7149.7%Structure Fires
    • 4934.3%Outside Fires
    • 1913.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ossineke, MI
Most common first names in Ossineke, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2176.0 years
Edward1777.0 years
James1466.1 years
Walter1273.3 years
Joseph1274.4 years
Mary1282.0 years
Richard1172.6 years
Charles978.9 years
George972.1 years
Robert972.0 years
Most common last names in Ossineke, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Timm1074.3 years
Kollien979.8 years
Couture971.3 years
Hartman780.5 years
Brousseau675.3 years
Aube680.7 years
Johnson671.2 years
Gauthier673.5 years
Miller667.8 years
Reinholz582.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ossineke, MI
  • 89.3%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 4.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ossineke, MI
  • 95.1%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Electricity


Ossineke compared to Michigan 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Ossineke on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Romania (population 500+)"
There are 3 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.