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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ashland Township, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 73

5 to 9 years : 97

10 to 14 years : 151

15 to 17 years : 62

18 and 19 years : 45

20 years : 6

21 years : 11

22 to 24 years : 41

25 to 29 years : 51

30 to 34 years : 38

35 to 39 years : 161

40 to 44 years : 133

45 to 49 years : 120

50 to 54 years : 115

55 to 59 years : 66

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 39

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 21

75 to 79 years : 14

80 to 84 years : 8

85 years and over : 6

Female:

Under 5 years : 89

5 to 9 years : 101

10 to 14 years : 78

15 to 17 years : 127

18 and 19 years : 36

20 years : 19

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 11

25 to 29 years : 46

30 to 34 years : 102

35 to 39 years : 96

40 to 44 years : 100

45 to 49 years : 155

50 to 54 years : 71

55 to 59 years : 67

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 50

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 15

75 to 79 years : 10

80 to 84 years : 21

85 years and over : 20


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,237

Multiple ancestry : 929

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 10

Ancestry not reported : 423


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,533

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 4

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 6

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 29

Not a U.S. citizen : 27


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 162

5 to 17 years : 616

18 to 24 years : 178

25 to 34 years : 237

35 to 44 years : 490

45 to 54 years : 461

55 to 59 years : 133

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 89

65 to 74 years : 114

75 years and over : 79

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 162

5 to 17 years : 588

18 to 24 years : 165

25 to 34 years : 196

35 to 44 years : 431

45 to 54 years : 365

55 to 59 years : 117

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 89

65 to 74 years : 83

75 years and over : 58

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 21

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 24

35 to 44 years : 42

45 to 54 years : 75

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 31

75 years and over : 21

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 7

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 17

45 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,140

Female : 1,145

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 129

Female : 119

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 4

Female : 6

Foreign born:

Male : 45

Female : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 2,035

Born in other state in the United States : 213

Native: born outside the United States : 10

Foreign born : 54


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 481

Now married, except separated : 1,037

Divorced : 147

Separated : 31

Widowed : 28

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 147

Divorced : 48

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 32

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 17


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Speak only English : 2,262

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 117

Speak English less than "very well" : 33

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 11


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ashland Township, Michigan

  • German: 536   (21.3%)
  • Dutch: 303   (12.0%)
  • United States Or American: 298   (11.8%)
  • Other Groups: 294   (11.7%)
  • Irish: 247   (9.8%)
  • English: 223   (8.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 145   (5.8%)
  • Swedish: 115   (4.6%)
  • Polish: 104   (4.1%)
  • French Canadian: 38   (1.5%)
  • Scottish: 35   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 27   (1.1%)
  • Swiss: 20   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 19   (0.8%)
  • Italian: 19   (0.8%)
  • Finnish: 19   (0.8%)
  • European: 14   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 14   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 14   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 8   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 3   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ashland Township, Michigan is 2,599



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ashland Township, Michigan: 1,318
Female Population in Ashland Township, Michigan: 1,281


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ashland Township, Michigan: 37.7
Median Female Resident Age in Ashland Township, Michigan: 35.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ashland Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

37.3

Male

36.1

Female

38.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

18.0

Male

17.5

Female

18.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

19.0

Male

27.5

Female

18.0

Asian


Both sexes

18.5

Male

21.5

Female

17.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

25.8

Male

26.3

Female

25.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

23.5

Male

23.0

Female

23.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.0

Male

20.5

Female

20.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.8

Male

37.5

Female

40.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Ashland Township, Michigan


  • White: 2,312
  • African American: 37
  • American Indian: 11
  • Asian: 2
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 122
  • Two or More Races: 115



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Ashland Township, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ashland Township, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.65%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (0.78%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 8   (1.04%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 26   (3.39%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (1.3%)
  • 10th Grade: 29   (3.78%)
  • 11th Grade: 34   (4.43%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 46   (5.99%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 357   (46.48%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 50   (6.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 82   (10.68%)
  • Associate Degree: 54   (7.03%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 35   (4.56%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (2.34%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.04%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (1.77%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (0.82%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.27%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 28   (3.81%)
  • 9th Grade: 25   (3.4%)
  • 10th Grade: 58   (7.89%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (1.5%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (1.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 317   (43.13%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 62   (8.44%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 91   (12.38%)
  • Associate Degree: 51   (6.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 43   (5.85%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (0.82%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.09%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Ashland Township, Michigan

  • Grant Public School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 148 S. Elder Avenue, Grant, MI 49327, Phone: (231) 834-5621, Students: 2,514 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ashland Township, Michigan

  • Grant Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 96 E. 120th Street, Grant, MI 49327, Phone: (231) 834-5910, Students: 679 )

  • Grant Primary Center


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: 103 S. Elder Street, Grant, MI 49327, Phone: (231) 834-7382, Students: 423 )

  • Grant Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-4, Location: 160 E. State Street, Grant, MI 49327, Phone: (231) 834-5678, Students: 422 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Ashland Township, Michigan

  • Grant High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 331 E. State Street, Grant, MI 49327, Phone: (231) 834-5622, Students: 725 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Ashland Township, Michigan

  • Grant Christian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 12931 Poplar Avenue, Grant, MI 49327, Phone: (231) 834-8445, Students: 54 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Ashland Township, Michigan

  • Grant Area District Library


    122 Elder Street, Grant, MI 49327

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ashland Township, Michigan


  • Perkins County Historical Society


    Po Box 562, Grant, NE 69140

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ashland Township, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Ashland Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Ashland Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Bolthouse Landing Strip   (2) Grant Airport   (3) Newaygo Airport  

Area


(1) Anderson Flats Public Access  

Building


(1) Ashland - Grant Volunteer Fire District   (2) Grant Police Department   (3) Grant Public Library   (4) Life Emergency Medical Station Grant Station   (5) Newaygo Carnegie Library   (6) Newaygo County Historical Museum   (7) Newaygo Fire District   (8) Newaygo Police Department  

Canal


(1) Carlson Drain   (2) Christenson Drain   (3) Hansen Drain   (4) Moses Drain   (5) Plaiser Drain   (6) Skipperville Drain   (7) Wheeler Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Ashland Cemetery   (2) Bridgeton Cemetery   (3) Danish Cemetery   (4) Hillside Cemetery   (5) Newaygo City Cemetery   (6) Parkview Cemetery   (7) Saint Marks Cemetery  

Church


(1) Ashland Center Church Of Christ   (2) Believers Bible Chapel   (3) Body Of Christ Lutheran Church   (4) Bridgeton Church   (5) Brooks Lake Chapel   (6) Community Church   (7) Community Fellowship Church   (8) Danish Church   (9) Faith Temple   (10) First Baptist Church   (11) Grace Bible Church   (12) Grant Assembly Of God Church   (13) Grant Reformed Church   (14) Grant United Church Of Christ   (15) Grant Wesleyan Church   (16) Harvest Baptist Church   (17) Lady Of Guadalupe Mission   (18) Living Hope Lutheran Fellowship   (19) New Community Church Of Newaygo   (20) Newaygo United Methodist Church   (21) Northland Church Of Christ   (22) Resurrection Life Church   (23) River Valley Community Church   (24) Saint Bartholomew Church   (25) Saint Mark S Episcopal Church   (26) United Church Of Christ  

Civil


(1) City Of Grant   (2) City Of Newaygo   (3) Township Of Ashland   (4) Township Of Bridgeton   (5) Township Of Grant  

Hospital


(1) Continu-care-gerber Memorial Hospital   (2) Family Health Care Clinic   (3) Grant Medical Center   (4) Pine Medical Group  

Lake


(1) Blanch Lake   (2) Butterfield Lake   (3) Hess Lake   (4) June Lake   (5) Sand Lake   (6) Skipperville Lake  

Locale


(1) Ashland Station   (2) Brigadoon Golf Club   (3) Chinook Campground   (4) Grant Station   (5) Mystery Creek Campground   (6) Newaygo Station   (7) Salmon Run Campground   (8) Village Green Golf Club  

Park


(1) Eh Henning County Park   (2) Shaw Park  

Populated Place


(1) Ashland   (2) Ashland Center   (3) Bridgeton   (4) Brookhaven Estates Mobile Home Park   (5) Grant   (6) Lake Forest Mobile Home Park   (7) Mclean   (8) Newaygo   (9) Sun   (10) Wierenga S Hess Lake Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Ashland Post Office Historical   (2) Bridgeton Post Office Historical   (3) Brooks Post Office Historical   (4) Grant Post Office   (5) Lake Post Office Historical   (6) Mcleans Post Office Historical   (7) Newaygo Post Office  

School


(1) Grant Elementary School   (2) Grant High School   (3) Grant Middle School   (4) Lambson School   (5) Mclean School   (6) Newaygo High School   (7) Patterson School   (8) Pleasant Valley School   (9) Salem School   (10) Schenck School   (11) South Garfield School   (12) Velma Matson Upper Elementary School   (13) Vera Wilsie School   (14) Wheat School   (15) Windealt School  

Stream


(1) Brooks Creek   (2) Fourmile Creek   (3) Greenwood Creek   (4) Minnie Creek   (5) Penoyer Creek   (6) Sand Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ashland Township, Michigan

49327 (pop. 7,769)


Cities Nearby Ashland Township, Michigan

Grant City, MI  (pop. 816) 2.6 Miles
Bridgeton Township, MI  (pop. 2,144) 5.5 Miles
Newaygo City, MI  (pop. 2,238) 6.0 Miles
Casnovia Township, MI  (pop. 2,785) 6.2 Miles
Moorland Township, MI  (pop. 1,551) 7.5 Miles
Brooks Township, MI  (pop. 3,665) 8.0 Miles
Sheridan Charter Township, MI  (pop. 2,625) 8.2 Miles
Casnovia Village, MI  (pop. 327) 8.3 Miles
Tyrone Township, MI  (pop. 4,497) 9.4 Miles
Fremont City, MI  (pop. 4,186) 9.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ashland Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Ashland Township, Michigan is 847.0 ft. (258.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ashland Township, Michigan

Lat: 43.342508 N        Long: -85.861870 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ashland Township, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Ashland Township, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 63   (5.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 130   (11.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 64   (5.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 107   (9.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 103   (9.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 130   (11.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 162   (14.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 46   (4.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 45   (4.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 32   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 14   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 136   (12.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 53   (4.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,009

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 118

In 3-person carpool : 5

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 15

Other means : 6

Worked at home : 41


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 45

5 to 9 minutes : 69

10 to 14 minutes : 123

15 to 19 minutes : 108

20 to 24 minutes : 173

25 to 29 minutes : 55

30 to 34 minutes : 95

35 to 39 minutes : 47

40 to 44 minutes : 102

45 to 59 minutes : 201

60 to 89 minutes : 124

90 or more minutes : 21


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 216

No Social Security income : 687


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

With retirement income : 141

No retirement income : 762


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 37

$15,000 to $19,999 : 32

$20,000 to $24,999 : 32

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 24

$40,000 to $44,999 : 51

$45,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 96

$60,000 to $74,999 : 121

$75,000 to $99,999 : 122

$100,000 to $124,999 : 46

$125,000 to $149,999 : 33

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $58,250


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Ashland Township, Michigan

  • WKBZ (1090 AM; 1.0 kW; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WGHN (1370 AM; 0.5 kW; Ferrysburg, MI; Owner: Wghn, Inc.)
  • WSCG (1380 AM; 1.0 kW; Greenville, MI; Owner: Stafford Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WNWZ (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Mentor Partners, Inc.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University B Of C)
  • WODJ (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Whitehall, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WSHN (1550 AM; 1.0 kW; Fremont, MI; Owner: Noordyk Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WFUR (1570 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Furniture City Broadcasting Corp.)
  • NEW (1590 AM; 1.0 kW; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Mentor Partners, Inc.)
  • WMJH (810 AM; 3.6 kW; Rockford, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WGVS (850 AM; 1.0 kW; Spring Lake, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)

FM Radio Stations Near Ashland Township, Michigan

  • WVIB (100.1 FM; Twin Lake, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WWBR (100.9 FM; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Mentor Partners, Inc.)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WYBR (102.3 FM; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Mentor Partners, Inc.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Furniture City Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; Ravenna, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WHTS (105.3 FM; Bailey, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WMUS (106.9 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WAAQ (88.1 FM; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WAAQ (88.1 FM; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WAAQ (88.1 FM; Canadian Lakes, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WPQZ (88.1 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Broadcast Academy, Inc.)
  • WPQZ (88.1 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Broadcast Academy, Inc.)
  • WYCE (88.1 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Grand Rapids Cable Access Center)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; Coopersville, MI; Owner: Board Of Control, Grand Valley State University)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Muskegon Community Radio Broadcast Company)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; White Cloud, MI; Owner: International Radio Friends Corporation)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; White Cloud, MI; Owner: Well Of Rehoboth Church & Outreach Ministry)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; Hesperia, MI; Owner: Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp)
  • WMCQ (91.7 FM; Bailey, MI; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications, Inc.)
  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; Ferrysburg, MI; Owner: Wghn, Inc.)
  • WLAW (92.5 FM; Bailey, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WWKR (94.1 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Synergy Media, Inc.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; Whitehall, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; Whitehall, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; Twin Lake, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Ashland Township, Michigan

  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; Bailey, MI; Owner: Combined Communications Corp. Of Oklahoma, Inc.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; Allendale, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; Allendale, MI; Owner: Tct Of Michigan, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Ashland Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 121  (17.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 57  (8.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 55  (7.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 17  (2.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 173  (24.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 112  (22.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 101  (20.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 178  (36.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 163 Farms In Ashland Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ashland Township, Michigan

Choiceone Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $531.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 12

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ashland Township, Michigan

  • Muskegon County


    (about 22.3 miles in Muskegon, Michigan; Airport Code: MKG)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 31.8 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Greenville Municipal


    (about 33.6 miles in Greenville, Michigan; Airport Code: MI1)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 36.1 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 36.1 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Park Township


    (about 40.7 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • Miller Field


    (about 41.7 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Tulip City


    (about 43.2 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 43.3 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 50.8 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ashland Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.69%

Carpooled

16.97%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.79%

Other Means

0.52%

Worked At Home

4.02%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ashland Township, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 595

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 30

Female householder, no husband present : 72

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 133

Householder not living alone : 73


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 6

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 89

All other households : 808


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 579

Renter-occupied housing units : 16

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 53

Renter-occupied housing units : 19

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 200

Renter-occupied housing units : 6


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 43

$10,000 to $14,999 : 39

$15,000 to $19,999 : 50

$20,000 to $24,999 : 48

$25,000 to $29,999 : 32

$30,000 to $34,999 : 51

$35,000 to $39,999 : 32

$40,000 to $44,999 : 72

$45,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 119

$60,000 to $74,999 : 158

$75,000 to $99,999 : 127

$100,000 to $124,999 : 49

$125,000 to $149,999 : 33

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Total : 999


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 903

Vacant : 96


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 27

Built 2000 to 2004 : 108

Built 1990 to 1999 : 222

Built 1980 to 1989 : 89

Built 1970 to 1979 : 168

Built 1960 to 1969 : 70

Built 1950 to 1959 : 73

Built 1940 to 1949 : 59

Built 1939 or earlier : 183


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 191

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 422

Electricity : 33

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 98

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 154

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 5


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 5

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 12

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $69,999 : 18

$70,000 to $79,999 : 46

$80,000 to $89,999 : 64

$90,000 to $99,999 : 63

$100,000 to $124,999 : 124

$125,000 to $149,999 : 103

$150,000 to $174,999 : 124

$175,000 to $199,999 : 88

$200,000 to $249,999 : 83

$250,000 to $299,999 : 36

$300,000 to $399,999 : 13

$400,000 to $499,999 : 10

$500,000 to $749,999 : 5

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 33

Home equity loan only : 126

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 487

Housing units without a mortgage : 199


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ashland Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $168,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $162,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $155,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $125,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $88,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $129,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $105,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $87,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $147,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ashland Township, Michigan: 80.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Ashland Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Ashland Township, MI): $42,151
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ashland Township): $94,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ashland Township): $510
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ashland Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 12.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 60.6%
Electricity: 5.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 16.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Ashland Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ashland Township, Michigan

Continu Care Of Gmhs


     Address: 231 W. Pine Lake Drive, Newaygo, Michigan 49337
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/23/1990

Community Home Care Services


     Address: 175 Gibbs, White Cloud, Michigan 49349
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/20/1966

Northern Home Care


     Address: 230 N Charles, White Cloud, Michigan 49349
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/9/1993

Amicare Home Healthcare


     Address: 684 Harvey Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49442
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/12/1987

Homcare Inc.


     Address: 875 W Summit Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan 49441
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/16/1991

Hospitals Close To Ashland Township, Michigan

Gerber Memorial Health Services


     Address: 212 S Sullivan St, Fremont, Michigan 49412
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy General Health Partners


     Address: 1500 E Sherman Boulevard, Muskegon, Michigan 49444
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Hackley Hospital


     Address: 1700 Clinton Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49442
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Spectrum Health Hospitals


     Address: 100 Michigan St Ne, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Saint Mary's Health Care


     Address: 200 Jefferson Se, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Ashland Township, Michigan

Newaygo Co Medical Care Facili


     Address: 4465 W 48th St, Fremont, Michigan 49412
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Transitional Health Svcs Of Fremont


     Address: 4554 W 48th St, Fremont, Michigan 49412
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Brookhaven Medical Care Facili


     Address: 1890 Apple Ave, Muskegon, Michigan 49442
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 171
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Mcauley Place - A Mercy Living


     Address: 1380 E Sherman Blvd, Muskegon, Michigan 49444
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 94
     Percent Occupied: 96%

University Park-a Mercy Living


     Address: 570 S Harvey Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49442
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ashland Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 76 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ashland Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 760
    Disabled Workers: 235
    Widowers Workers: 110
    Spouses Workers: 75
    Children Workers: 135


(updated 2007)



Newaygo County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 39.60%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.49%
  • Other 0.91%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Ashland Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Newaygo County, MI

6.04 % of Newaygo County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,427

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Newaygo County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Kent County , MI 1.90 % ($36,834 AGI )
  • Muskegon County , MI 0.73 % ($33,675 AGI )
  • Ottawa County , MI 0.30 % ($40,096 AGI )

Relocation away from Newaygo County, MI

6.75 % of Newaygo County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,634

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Newaygo County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Kent County , MI 1.84 % ($30,881 AGI )
  • Muskegon County , MI 0.86 % ($28,270 AGI )
  • Mecosta County , MI 0.42 % ($26,767 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Ashland Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Ashland Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Ashland Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Rape 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 112 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Assault 3 0 2 4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 339 0 225 450 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 6 4 5 23 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 677 449 562 2,590 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 23 24 15 28 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 2,596 2,694 1,687 3,153 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 0 0 0 4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 450 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Arson 0 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 113 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
7 7 5 14 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
4 4 3 8 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



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