White Cloud, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 1,387 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 844  (60.9%)
Females: 543  (39.1%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49349.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,381 (it was $24,313 in 2000)
White Cloud:

$39,381
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,377 (it was $12,369 in 2000)

White Cloud city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,358 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
White Cloud:

$88,358
MI:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2019: $560.

March 2019 cost of living index in White Cloud: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 30.8%
(29.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.8% for Black residents, 57.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in White Cloud, MI (2019)
    • 1,02284.7%White alone
    • 1119.2%Black alone
    • 413.4%Hispanic
    • 242.0%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 90 registered sex offenders living in White Cloud, Michigan as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in White Cloud is 15 to 1.


Crime rates in White Cloud by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.1)
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)
1
(70.0)
2
(140.7)
3
(214.9)
1
(72.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.1)
2
(142.1)
3
(216.3)
3
(216.6)
1
(72.6)
3
(217.7)
4
(291.5)
2
(145.2)
6
(430.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.6)
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
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(210.1)
11
(774.1)
5
(358.2)
7
(504.7)
6
(439.6)
3
(213.2)
6
(426.4)
5
(360.5)
6
(433.2)
5
(362.8)
5
(362.8)
2
(145.8)
5
(363.1)
4
(286.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(840.3)
16
(1,126)
17
(1,218)
21
(1,514)
22
(1,612)
17
(1,208)
13
(924.0)
13
(937.3)
8
(577.6)
8
(580.6)
6
(435.4)
4
(291.5)
2
(145.2)
3
(215.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(4,832)
86
(6,052)
93
(6,662)
103
(7,426)
63
(4,615)
62
(4,407)
51
(3,625)
46
(3,317)
33
(2,383)
40
(2,903)
21
(1,524)
18
(1,312)
38
(2,760)
18
(1,290)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(70.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(143.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.3)
4
(284.3)
2
(142.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(217.9)
1
(71.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.6)
2
(145.8)
1
(72.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index355.7588.3628.2561.6391.2525.2420.0443.4395.7287.4338.2335.3326.8473.8

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 White Cloud, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: Dutch (25.3%), German (14.5%), American (13.3%), French Canadian (9.0%), English (2.7%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 871 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 720 people per square mile   (low).

White Cloud, Michigan map

30 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.1%
Michigan:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,829 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,685 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (41.3 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (115.2 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (152.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Newaygo, MI (3.1 miles ),
Fremont, MI (3.3 miles ),
Hesperia, MI (3.7 miles ),
Grant, MI (3.9 miles ),
Stanwood, MI (4.0 miles ),
Morley, MI (4.1 miles ),
Big Rapids, MI (4.2 miles ),
Howard City, MI (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.55 N, Longitude: 85.77 W

Area code: 231

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Michigan:

6.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +265 (+22.9%).
Most common industries in White Cloud, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.4%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Wood products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.6%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Social assistance (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in White Cloud, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Child care workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Child care workers (7.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in White Cloud, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

White Cloud-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the White Cloud city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

White Cloud-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 36% 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 92.6 miles away from White Cloud center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.8 miles away from White Cloud 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 308.8 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) earthquake occurred 369.5 miles away from White Cloud center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 220.5 miles away from White Cloud 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 345.1 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 Newaygo County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in White Cloud:

  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE SERVICES (1197 EAST JAMES STREET)
  • NORTHERN HOME CARE (230 N CHARLES)

Other hospitals and medical centers near White Cloud:

  • NEWAYGO CO MEDICAL CARE FACILI (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FREMONT, MI)
  • MEADOWS NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FREMONT, MI)
  • TRANSITIONAL HEALTH SVCS OF FREMONT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FREMONT, MI)
  • CONTINU CARE OF GMHS (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; NEWAYGO, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH GERBER MEMORIAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; FREMONT, MI)
  • DAVITA - NEWAYGO COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; FREMONT, MI)

Airports located in White Cloud:

Amtrak stations near White Cloud:

  • 18 miles: BIG RAPIDS (120 N. MICHIGAN AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: intercity bus service.
  • 19 miles: HOWARD CITY (130 N. ENSLEY ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Cloud:

  • Ferris State University (about 18 miles; Big Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,238)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 30 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 31 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Cornerstone University (about 41 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 41 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 41 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Calvin College (about 44 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)

Public high school in White Cloud:

Public elementary/middle schools in White Cloud:

See full list of schools located in White Cloud

Library in White Cloud:

  • WHITE CLOUD COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $351,411; Location: 1038 WILCOX AVENUE; 46,607 books; 2,372 audio materials; 6,311 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 153 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in White Cloud: White Cloud Station (A), White Cloud City Campground (B), White Cloud Police Department (C), Newaygo County Sheriffs Office (D), White Cloud Community Library (E), White Cloud City Hall (F), White Cloud Fire Department (G), Life Emergency Medical Services White Cloud Station (H), White Cloud District Rangers Office (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in White Cloud include: Faith Bible Church (A), White Cloud United Methodist Church (B), Seventh Day Baptist Church (C), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Prospect Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Park in White Cloud: White Cloud State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Blue Sky Resort & Ranch (4470 East 28th Street), Bob's Villa Mar Motel (3993 South Evergreen Drive).

Courts: Newaygo County - Circuit Court Parole & Probation OFC (1092 East Newell Street), Newaygo County - District Court Magistrate (1092 East Newell Street), Newaygo County - Friend of the Court (1092 East Newell Street), Newaygo County - Jury Board- Circuit Court (1092 East Newell Street), Newaygo County - District Court Probation OFC (1092 East Newell Street), Newaygo County - District Court Clerk (1092 East Newell Street).

Newaygo 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 White Cloud and their reported violations in the past:

GOLDEN POND ESTATES (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HILLTOP SHOPPING CENTER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTHSTAR CAFE, LLC (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SHACK ENTERPRISES INC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WHITE CLOUD CHURCH OF GOD IN C (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
SHACK ENTERPRISE INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
WHITE CLOUD F O E #4170 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OXBOW PARK SVC BLDG. WELL #2 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2011)

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

  • WOODS AND WATER RV PARK, LLC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEWAYGO CO ROAD COMMISSSION (Population served: 56, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OXBOW PARK W SVC BLDG.WELL #3 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODS AND WATER RV PARK, LLC (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OXBOW PARK REC AREA WELL #4 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OXBOW PARK OFFICE WELL #1 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
193 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
192 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in White Cloud (2011 data):

  • ChoiceOne Bank: White Cloud Branch at 47 South Charles Street, branch established on 1997/09/19. Info updated 2007/01/23: Bank assets: $495.7 mil, Deposits: $403.9 mil, headquarters in Sparta, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Choiceone Financial Services, Inc.
  • Independent Bank: White Cloud Branch at 1075 Wilcox Avenue, branch established on 1910/07/01. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in White Cloud:

Marital status in White Cloud, MI
  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in White Cloud:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for White Cloud, MI (based on Newaygo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,97150
Mainline Protestant3,24915
Catholic3,2425
Other2662
None34,732-
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: 8
Newaygo County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

10.0%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Newaygo County:

28.9%
State:

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

14.1%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
White Cloud:

47.3%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
White Cloud:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.8%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.5%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
White Cloud:

6.7
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.1%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.3%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
White Cloud:

78.5%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of White Cloud, 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
Other Government Administration 8$5,783$8,6751$1,063
Water Supply 2$4,794$28,7640$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,849$41,0943$2,728
Streets and Highways 2$5,824$34,9440$0
Financial Administration 2$2,979$17,8741$724
Totals for Government 16$26,228$19,6715$4,515

White Cloud government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $191,000 ($137.71)
    Police Protection: $184,000 ($132.66)
    Sewerage: $140,000 ($100.94)
    Central Staff Services: $108,000 ($77.87)
    General - Other: $86,000 ($62.00)
    General Public Buildings: $58,000 ($41.82)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($23.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($22.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($12.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000 ($10.09)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($6.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($22.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $337,000 ($242.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($19.47)

White Cloud government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $16,000 ($11.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($4.33)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($2.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $53,000 ($38.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $93,000 ($67.05)
    Rents: $42,000 ($30.28)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($4.33)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($183.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $305,000 ($219.90)
  • Tax - Property: $334,000 ($240.81)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.44)

White Cloud government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $662,000 ($477.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $606,000 ($436.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($39.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,085,000 ($782.26)

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Kent County, MI  1.85% ($45,154 average AGI)
from Muskegon County, MI  0.91% ($38,719)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.42% ($33,581)


6.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
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 Kent County, MI  1.76% ($37,537 average AGI)
to Muskegon County, MI  0.80% ($34,229)
to Oceana County, MI  0.43% ($32,474)
Businesses in White Cloud, MI
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1True Value1
Subway1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in White Cloud:

  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHN (1550 AM; daytime; 1 kW; FREMONT, MI; Owner: NOORDYK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Cloud:

  • WSHN-FM (100.1 FM; HOLTON, MI; Owner: NOORDYK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, INC.)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYBR (102.3 FM; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: MENTOR PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WDEE-FM (97.3 FM; REED CITY, MI; Owner: STEVEN V. BEILFUSS)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRN-FM (100.9 FM; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W201CF (88.1 FM; BALDWIN, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W206AZ (89.1 FM; FREMONT, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around White Cloud:

  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • W58CU (Channel 58; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W42CB (Channel 42; HESPERIA, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W34BZ (Channel 34; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48BY (Channel 48; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CC (Channel 53; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

White Cloud fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 2004 01:56 PM, Sr-37, 8th, Lat: 43.546915, Lon: -85.771634, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 5, 1999 11:13 AM, Sr-37, Lat: 43.546915, Lon: -85.771634, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1998 08:00 PM, Sr-37, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1997 02:46 PM, Pinehill, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 1997 01:11 PM, 37, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.3mTotal length
  • 12,648Total average daily traffic
  • 735Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,492Total future (year 2012) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in White Cloud)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • North St & Pine Hill Ave (Lat: 43.550028 Lon: -85.777833), Call Sign: KBL637, Licensee ID: L00040754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.120 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/1997, Expiration Date: 12/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2003, Registrant: County Of Newaygo, 935 1 Mile Rd, White Cloud, MI 49349
  • 1137 Wilcox (Lat: 43.550583 Lon: -85.773111), Call Sign: KNCG817, Licensee ID: L00051152,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.925 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/1996, Expiration Date: 01/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: City Of White Cloud, 1137 Wilcox, White Cloud, MI 49349
  • 800 Ft S Of Monroe St (Lat: 43.588917 Lon: -85.787833), Type: Building, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPGS499,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2015, Expiration Date: 03/05/2025, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S., 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • 1231 16th Ave (Lat: 43.528889 Lon: -85.770833), Type: Building, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 27 m, Call Sign: WPSF512,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.4000 MHz, 43.5200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2001, Expiration Date: 04/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2002, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Chrouch Communications Inc, 7860 Morrison Lake Rd, Saranac, MI 48881, Phone: (616) 642-3881, Fax: (616) 642-6008
  • Lat: 43.550917 Lon: -85.786306, Call Sign: WRBN925,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, 72.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2018, Expiration Date: 05/10/2028, Certifier: Ralph Herwig, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2327, Fax: (262) 248-0061, Email:
  • 1018 E, Newell St. (Lat: 43.548361 Lon: -85.776444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 40.5 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WRHV945,
    Assigned Frequencies: 806.712 MHz, 807.162 MHz, 807.487 MHz, 807.787 MHz, 807.987 MHz, 808.062 MHz, 808.325 MHz, 808.487 MHz, 808.987 MHz, 811.562 MHz, 812.137 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2020, Expiration Date: 06/29/2030, Certifier: Jason A Wolford, Registrant: Chrouch Communications Inc, 7860 Morrison Lake Rd, Saranac, MI 48881, Phone: (616) 642-3881, Fax: (616) 642-6008, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in White Cloud)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in White Cloud)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$75,7601$33,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$107,3500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9707.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in White Cloud, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in White Cloud, MI - Value

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 43. The highest number of fires - 89 took place in 2003, and the least - 17 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in White Cloud, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.7%), and Outside Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in White Cloud, MI
    • 41556.7%Structure Fires
    • 23932.7%Outside Fires
    • 7510.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for White Cloud, MI
Most common first names in White Cloud, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5874.2 years
Mary3778.8 years
James3673.7 years
Robert3668.4 years
William3674.5 years
George3573.5 years
Charles3374.7 years
Frank2579.6 years
Donald2571.2 years
Harold2275.8 years
Most common last names in White Cloud, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2472.2 years
Smith2371.8 years
Williams1875.0 years
Brown1765.4 years
Jones1570.5 years
Fetterley1375.6 years
Miller1271.1 years
Anderson1183.9 years
Clark1169.4 years
Richards1082.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in White Cloud, MI
  • 77.2%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in White Cloud, MI
  • 72.6%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 4.5%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel


White Cloud compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

White Cloud on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
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