Whitehall, Michigan

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Population in 2022: 3,018 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 1,481  (49.1%)
Females: 1,537  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Michigan median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 49461.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $59,402 (it was $37,641 in 2000)
Whitehall:

$59,402
MI:

$66,986

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $29,825 (it was $18,544 in 2000)

Whitehall city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $227,129 (it was $89,400 in 2000)
Whitehall:

$227,129
MI:

$224,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $193,510; detached houses: $203,522; townhouses or other attached units: $280,190; in 2-unit structures: $162,964; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,363; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $274,283; mobile homes: $55,925

Median gross rent in 2022: $913.

March 2022 cost of living index in Whitehall: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 15.3%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 1.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.1% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Whitehall, MI (2022)
    • 2,32378.9%White alone
    • 41514.1%Hispanic
    • 1796.1%Two or more races
    • 301.0%Asian alone
    • 230.8%Black alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Whitehall, Michigan as of May 25, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Whitehall is 97 to 1.


Crime rates in Whitehall by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.0)
3
(111.4)
2
(74.5)
2
(74.2)
1
(37.1)
1
(36.9)
3
(110.1)
2
(73.0)
2
(71.8)
1
(35.1)
4
(138.9)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(35.8)
2
(73.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(74.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(179.0)
4
(147.8)
2
(74.0)
2
(74.2)
4
(149.1)
2
(74.2)
2
(74.2)
5
(184.4)
2
(73.4)
7
(255.4)
2
(71.8)
2
(70.3)
3
(104.2)
3
(101.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(214.7)
53
(1,959)
8
(295.9)
12
(445.4)
3
(111.8)
5
(185.4)
2
(74.2)
6
(221.2)
5
(183.4)
1
(36.5)
4
(143.6)
2
(70.3)
1
(34.7)
3
(101.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
79
(2,827)
69
(2,550)
73
(2,700)
51
(1,893)
60
(2,236)
45
(1,669)
59
(2,189)
46
(1,696)
56
(2,054)
46
(1,678)
40
(1,436)
21
(737.9)
30
(1,042)
28
(946.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(107.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.0)
2
(74.2)
1
(37.3)
1
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(71.8)
1
(35.1)
2
(69.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.0)
1
(37.1)
1
(37.3)
1
(37.1)
1
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.5)
1
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index211.9290.8176.0239.0189.7156.8137.3160.8197.7179.1145.179.4192.165.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Whitehall, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 8 (8 officers - 8 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Michigan average:

1.86
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Ancestries: American (20.4%), German (18.5%), English (17.2%), Dutch (4.4%), Irish (3.9%), Swedish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 593 feet

Land area: 3.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,005 people per square mile   (low).

Whitehall, Michigan map

61 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,645 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,757 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (46.2 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (84.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (127.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Maple Grove, MI (1.0 miles),
Montague, MI (1.1 miles ),
Lakewood Club, MI (2.3 miles ),
Rothbury, MI (2.7 miles ),
Twin Lake, MI (3.0 miles ),
New Era, MI (3.3 miles ),
North Muskegon, MI (3.3 miles ),
Muskegon, MI (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.40 N, Longitude: 86.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,808 (+95.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 318 (26.3%)

Area code: 231

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 36 buildings, average cost: $236,300
  • 2021: 36 buildings, average cost: $243,700
  • 2020: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2019: 21 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $134,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $73,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Whitehall, MI residents
Average permit cost in Whitehall, MI
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.1%
Michigan:

3.5%
Historical population in Whitehall, MI
Historical housing units in Whitehall, MI
Most common industries in Whitehall, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.4%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Public administration (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (18.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.1%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Whitehall, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)

Average climate in Whitehall, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Whitehall, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 72.6. This is about average.

City:

72.6
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Whitehall-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Whitehall city 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 51.1 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whitehall-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 25% 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 93.2 miles away from Whitehall 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 351.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 292.2 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 331.0 miles away from Whitehall 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 327.0 miles away from Whitehall center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 222.7 miles away from Whitehall 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 Muskegon County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whitehall topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Whitehall:

  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-WHITEHALL (916 E LEWIS ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Whitehall:

  • HILLCREST NURSING CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • HILLCREST NURSING AND REHABILITATION COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI)
  • HACKLEY VISITING NURSE SERVICES AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • HARBOR HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • SANCTUARY AT THE PARK (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • AMICARE HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitehall:

  • Muskegon Community College (about 13 miles; Muskegon, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 14 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 39 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 45 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 46 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Ferris State University (about 48 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Cornerstone University (about 48 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public high schools in Whitehall:

Public elementary/middle schools in Whitehall:

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Library in Whitehall:

  • WHITE LAKE COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $340,732; Location: 3900 WHITE LAKE DRIVE; 39,647 books; 990 audio materials; 2,968 video materials; 75 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Whitehall: White Lake Fire Authority (A), White Lake Ambulance Authority (B), Whitehall Community Library (C), Whitehall Police Department (D), Whitehall City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Whitehall include: Evangelical Covenant Church (A), White Lake Congregational Church (B), Lebanon Lutheran Church (C), White Lake Wesleyan Church (D), New Beginnings Assembly of God Church (E), Whitehall United Methodist Church (F), Faith Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Mill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Mill Pond Creek (A), Bush Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Whitehall include: Ruth Thompson Historical Marker (1), Lebanon Lutheran Church Historical Marker (2), Funnel Field (3), Norman Park (4), Lions Park (5), Slocum Park (6), Mill Pond Park (7), Gee Park (8), Lumbering on White Lake Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Inn & Suites of Whitehall (2822 N Durham Rd).

Birthplace of: Ruth Thompson - Politician.

Muskegon 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 Whitehall and their reported violations in the past:

NORTHSTAR CINEMAS (Population served: 405, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WHITE LAKE GOLF CLUB (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MICHILLINDA BEACH ASSOCIATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
BUTTERFIELD WOODS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2008)
WHITE LAKE YACHT CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SOUTH SHORE MARINA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • NORTHSTAR CINEMAS (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RAMADA INN OF WHITEHALL (Population served: 185, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VIKING TOOL (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKESIDE INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Whitehall in 2010:

  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Whitehall in 2000:

  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Whitehall (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Whitehall Branch at 211 S Mears Ave, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Whitehall Branch at 119 South Mears Avenue, branch established on 1957/11/23. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Whitehall:

Marital status in Whitehall, MI
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Whitehall:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whitehall, MI (based on Muskegon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,063105
Mainline Protestant14,05149
Catholic13,68711
Black Protestant3,31411
Other2,46410
Orthodox3501
None120,259-
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: 24
This county:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Muskegon County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Muskegon County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 117
Muskegon County:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Muskegon County:

30.5%
Michigan:

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

13.2%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.4%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Whitehall:

19.5%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Whitehall:

11.6%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Whitehall:

52.6%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.6%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Whitehall, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$51,903$77,8553$5,595
Streets and Highways 7$43,821$75,1220$0
Financial Administration 3$16,850$67,4000$0
Other Government Administration 2$16,414$98,4840$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,525$30,3001$962
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$57
Totals for Government 21$131,512$75,1508$6,613

Whitehall government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,897,000 ($628.56)
    Sewerage: $1,684,000 ($557.99)
    General - Other: $1,188,000 ($393.64)
    Police Protection: $880,000 ($291.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $450,000 ($149.11)
    Central Staff Services: $106,000 ($35.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000 ($26.51)
    General Public Buildings: $73,000 ($24.19)
    Financial Administration: $70,000 ($23.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $66,000 ($21.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($15.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($3.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $649,000 ($215.04)
    Other - Police Protection: $44,000 ($14.58)
    Other - General - Other: $29,000 ($9.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000 ($4.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,400,000 ($463.88)

Whitehall government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,054,000 ($349.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000 ($65.94)
    Other: $102,000 ($33.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($1.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $221,000 ($73.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000 ($23.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $44,000 ($14.58)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($8.28)
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($6.63)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($2.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $840,000 ($278.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,475,000 ($488.73)
    Highways: $338,000 ($111.99)
    General Local Government Support: $274,000 ($90.79)
  • Tax - Property: $1,977,000 ($655.07)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000 ($17.56)

Whitehall government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $257,000 ($85.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $220,000 ($72.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($12.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,049,000 ($2004.31)
Businesses in Whitehall, MI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
DHL1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Sears1
Goodwill1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitehall:

  • WUBR (1490 AM; 1 kW; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WMUS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitehall:

  • 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.)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, 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.)
  • WSHN-FM (100.1 FM; HOLTON, MI; Owner: NOORDYK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKR (94.1 FM; PENTWATER, MI; Owner: SYNERGY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WMOM (102.7 FM; PENTWATER, MI; Owner: BAY VIEW BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Whitehall:

  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W42CB (Channel 42; HESPERIA, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34BZ (Channel 34; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48BY (Channel 48; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W53CC (Channel 53; LUDINGTON, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMKG-LP (Channel 38; NORTON SHORES, MI; Owner: KELLEY ENTERPRISES)
Whitehall fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Whitehall fatal accident list:

Aug 28, 2014 03:15 PM, Sophia Alleyway, Lat: 43.406069, Lon: -86.346839, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Aug 16, 2009 02:24 AM, Lewis, Lat: 43.400122, Lon: -86.349619, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 14, 1995 08:53 AM, Colby Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 2, 1989 01:10 PM, Colby St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 17, 1989 06:38 AM, S Lake St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 1986 02:28 PM, 31br, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 11, 1986 03:34 PM, 31br, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.3mTotal length
  • 107,888Total average daily traffic
  • 5,488Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Whitehall, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Whitehall, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Whitehall, MI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitehall)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2942R, N2942R, N-2942R, Serial Number: 28-7916571, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 05/09/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Michael R Bright, 4620 Bard Rd, Whitehall, MI 49461
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-210C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51473, N51473, N-51473, Serial Number: 6011C, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/20/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Daniel L Morse, 2321 Duck Lake Rd, Whitehall, MI 49461, Other Owners: Lisa M Morse

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$104,5384$111,74527$134,7161$62,8103$285,293
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$105,5430$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$56,0351$56,7909$164,8380$01$374,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$128,4100$05$141,4500$01$242,630
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$40,4402$183,8050$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$104,1100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$158,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Whitehall, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Whitehall, 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 36. The highest number of fires - 61 took place in 2003, and the least - 10 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Whitehall, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.1%), and Outside Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Whitehall, MI
    • 30650.1%Structure Fires
    • 18730.6%Outside Fires
    • 9415.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 243.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Whitehall, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Whitehall, Michigan:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3080 Colby Rd, Whitehall, Michigan 49461 , Phone: (231) 894-4848, Fax: (231) 893-1705
  • Ramada Inn Whitehall, 2865 Colby Rd, Whitehall, Michigan 49461 , Phone: (231) 893-3030, Fax: (231) 893-0030
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Whitehall, Michigan
Most common first names in Whitehall, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6078.5 years
Robert4970.8 years
William3874.9 years
Charles3770.9 years
Mary3580.9 years
George3575.8 years
James3369.2 years
Helen3079.5 years
Carl2476.6 years
Edward2375.0 years
Most common last names in Whitehall, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3178.1 years
Anderson2083.1 years
Wilson1973.3 years
Smith1973.9 years
Carlson1580.5 years
Nelson1580.6 years
Brown1572.8 years
Olson1381.3 years
Peterson1272.7 years
Clark1076.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Whitehall, MI
  • 93.1%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Whitehall, MI
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 26.8%Electricity
  • 3.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Whitehall compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 14 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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