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Demographics Analysis

The people of Athens 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
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 89

5 to 9 years : 74

10 to 14 years : 83

15 to 17 years : 41

18 and 19 years : 99

20 years : 4

21 years : 15

22 to 24 years : 34

25 to 29 years : 66

30 to 34 years : 66

35 to 39 years : 72

40 to 44 years : 95

45 to 49 years : 118

50 to 54 years : 92

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 25

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 48

75 to 79 years : 18

80 to 84 years : 24

85 years and over : 8

Female:

Under 5 years : 108

5 to 9 years : 101

10 to 14 years : 69

15 to 17 years : 66

18 and 19 years : 26

20 years : 40

21 years : 19

22 to 24 years : 11

25 to 29 years : 66

30 to 34 years : 76

35 to 39 years : 91

40 to 44 years : 98

45 to 49 years : 135

50 to 54 years : 52

55 to 59 years : 99

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 27

65 and 66 years : 44

67 to 69 years : 20

70 to 74 years : 36

75 to 79 years : 42

80 to 84 years : 23

85 years and over : 13


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,156

Multiple ancestry : 798

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 22

Ancestry not reported : 509


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,447

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 3

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 15

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 15

Not a U.S. citizen : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 197

5 to 17 years : 434

18 to 24 years : 248

25 to 34 years : 274

35 to 44 years : 356

45 to 54 years : 397

55 to 59 years : 164

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 52

65 to 74 years : 175

75 years and over : 128

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 197

5 to 17 years : 365

18 to 24 years : 196

25 to 34 years : 221

35 to 44 years : 271

45 to 54 years : 356

55 to 59 years : 128

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 40

65 to 74 years : 131

75 years and over : 84

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 69

18 to 24 years : 37

25 to 34 years : 53

35 to 44 years : 80

45 to 54 years : 41

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 41

75 years and over : 36

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 15

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,004

Female : 1,040

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 184

Female : 219

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 10

Female : 8

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,990

Born in other state in the United States : 392

Native: born outside the United States : 18

Foreign born : 20


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 410

Now married, except separated : 900

Divorced : 156

Separated : 5

Widowed : 95

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 84

Now married, except separated : 215

Divorced : 25

Separated : 3

Widowed : 30

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 7

Separated : 0

Widowed : 5


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,254

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 1

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Athens Township, Michigan

  • United States Or American: 454   (20.8%)
  • German: 435   (19.9%)
  • English: 413   (18.9%)
  • Irish: 207   (9.5%)
  • Other Groups: 163   (7.5%)
  • Dutch: 140   (6.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 84   (3.8%)
  • Scottish: 56   (2.6%)
  • Polish: 49   (2.2%)
  • Norwegian: 42   (1.9%)
  • French Canadian: 26   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 19   (0.9%)
  • Swedish: 18   (0.8%)
  • European: 13   (0.6%)
  • Italian: 13   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 8   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 7   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Latvian: 4   (0.2%)
  • British: 4   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Serbian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Athens Township, Michigan is 2,485



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Athens Township, Michigan: 1,198
Female Population in Athens Township, Michigan: 1,287


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Athens Township, Michigan: 37.2
Median Female Resident Age in Athens Township, Michigan: 37.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Athens Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

42.6

Male

41.5

Female

43.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

37.5

Male

52.5

Female

34.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

42.0

Male

38.0

Female

45.5

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

33.0

Female

40.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

40.0

Male

0.0

Female

40.0

Other


Both sexes

30.5

Male

21.5

Female

38.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.3

Male

18.5

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.5

Male

21.8

Female

18.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.7

Male

41.5

Female

43.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Athens Township, Michigan


  • White: 2,420
  • African American: 26
  • American Indian: 28
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 11



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.87%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.62%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 27   (3.36%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (2.24%)
  • 10th Grade: 22   (2.74%)
  • 11th Grade: 10   (1.24%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (1.74%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 384   (47.76%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 68   (8.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 141   (17.54%)
  • Associate Degree: 39   (4.85%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 34   (4.23%)
  • Master's Degree: 27   (3.36%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.59%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.36%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 13   (1.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (1.19%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (2.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 26   (3.09%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (2.02%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 377   (44.77%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 95   (11.28%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 102   (12.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 82   (9.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 63   (7.48%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (2.14%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (0.71%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Athens Township, Michigan

  • Athens Area Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 300 E. Holcomb Street, Athens, MI 49011, Phone: (269) 729-5427, Students: 823 )

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

  • Athens Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 515 E. Williams Street, Athens, MI 49011, Phone: (269) 729-5421, Students: 236 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Athens Township, Michigan

  • Athens High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 300 E. Holcomb Street, Athens, MI 49011, Phone: (269) 729-5414, Students: 299 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Athens Township, Michigan

  • Factoryville Christian School


    ( Grades: K-9, Location: 33650 Factoryville Road, Athens, MI 49011, Phone: (269) 729-4203, Students: 35 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Athens Township, Michigan

  • Athens Community Library


    106 East Burr Oak Street, Athens, MI 49011

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Athens Township, Michigan


  • Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives


    Po Box 549, Athens, AL 35611
    http://www.alabamaveteransmuseum.com

  • Arch Foundation For University Of Georgia


    , Athens, GA 30602

  • Athens Area Historical Society


    Po Box 22, Athens, MI 49011

  • Athens County Historical Society & Museum Inc


    65 N Court St, Athens, OH 45701
    http://www.athenshistory.org/

  • Athens Cultural Arts Center Inc


    24 2nd St, Athens, NY 12015
    http://www.athensculturalcenter.org

  • Athens Historical Preservation Inc


    Po Box 350, Athens, TX 75751

  • Athens Historical Society


    Po Box 230, Athens, ME 04912

  • Athens Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 7745, Athens, GA 30606

  • Athens-clarke Heritage Foundation Inc


    489 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601

  • Cemeteries Of Athens Preservation


    105 Park Street, Athens, TN 37303

  • Chagrin Falls Park Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 5525, Athens, OH 45701

  • Donnell House Board Inc


    Po Box 465, Athens, AL 35611

  • East Texas Arboretum And Botanical


    1601 Patterson Rd, Athens, TX 75751
    http://www.eastexasarboretum.org

  • Friends Of Kennedy Museum


    Lin Hall Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701

  • Friends Of The Georgia Museum Of Natural History Inc


    Uga Natural History Bldg, Athens, GA 30602

  • Friends Of The Limestone County Alabama Archives


    Po Box 658, Athens, AL 35611

  • Fromm Bros Historical Preservation Society Inc


    436 County Road F, Athens, WI 54411

  • Garden Club Of Georgia Inc


    325 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30602

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Athens 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 Athens Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Athens Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) David S Airport   (2) Smiths Landing Strip  

Building


(1) Athens Community Library   (2) Athens Township Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Histand Drain   (2) Kendig Drain   (3) Rowe And Wallace Drain   (4) South Histand Drain   (5) Waterman Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Burr Oak Cemetery   (2) Indian Cemetery   (3) North Sherwood Cemetery   (4) Old Burg Cemetery   (5) Stimpson Cemetery   (6) Walker Cemetery  

Church


(1) Athens Christian Church   (2) Athens United Methodist Church   (3) Congregational Church   (4) Keeler General Baptist Church   (5) Keeler United Methodist Church   (6) Mission Church  

Civil


(1) Huron Potawatomi Reservation   (2) Township Of Athens   (3) Village Of Athens  

Lake


(1) Harvey Lake   (2) Lehr Lake   (3) Marl Lake   (4) Tuttle Lake  

Locale


(1) Athens Station Historical  

Park


(1) Waldron County Park  

Populated Place


(1) Athens   (2) Birchwood Estates Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Athens Post Office   (2) Sherwood Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Athens High School   (2) Athens Middle School   (3) Brick School   (4) Carpenter School   (5) Home School   (6) Kirby School   (7) Walker School  

Stream


(1) Pine Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Athens Township, Michigan

49011 (pop. 2,237)


Cities Nearby Athens Township, Michigan

Athens Village, MI  (pop. 1,117) 1.5 Miles
Sherwood Township, MI  (pop. 1,976) 5.6 Miles
Union City Village, MI  (pop. 1,490) 5.6 Miles
Burlington Township, MI  (pop. 1,959) 5.8 Miles
Wakeshma Township, MI  (pop. 1,614) 6.2 Miles
Leroy Township, MI  (pop. 3,772) 6.6 Miles
Union Township, MI  (pop. 3,007) 6.7 Miles
Sherwood Village, MI  (pop. 365) 7.4 Miles
Burlington Village, MI  (pop. 357) 7.8 Miles
Newton Township, MI  (pop. 2,762) 8.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Athens Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Athens Township, Michigan is 912.0 ft. (278.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Athens Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.107412 N        Long: -85.233633 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Athens 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 Athens Township, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 61   (5.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 40   (3.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 79   (7.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 105   (9.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 110   (10.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 178   (16.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 175   (16.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 83   (7.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 16   (1.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 20   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 127   (11.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 86   (7.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 980

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 85

In 3-person carpool : 5

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 9

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 : 31

Other means : 10

Worked at home : 32


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 69

5 to 9 minutes : 52

10 to 14 minutes : 87

15 to 19 minutes : 125

20 to 24 minutes : 185

25 to 29 minutes : 134

30 to 34 minutes : 266

35 to 39 minutes : 62

40 to 44 minutes : 88

45 to 59 minutes : 36

60 to 89 minutes : 14

90 or more minutes : 12


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 280

No Social Security income : 613


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 185

No retirement income : 708


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 16

$15,000 to $19,999 : 48

$20,000 to $24,999 : 37

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 36

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 32

$45,000 to $49,999 : 60

$50,000 to $59,999 : 44

$60,000 to $74,999 : 127

$75,000 to $99,999 : 110

$100,000 to $124,999 : 76

$125,000 to $149,999 : 11

$150,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $61,250


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Athens Township, Michigan

  • WMSH (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WBFN (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Kalamazoo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WLKM (1520 AM; 0.43 kW; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; 4.1 kW; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; Coldwater, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

FM Radio Stations Near Athens Township, Michigan

  • WLKI (100.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WBXX (104.9 FM; Marshall, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; Springport, MI; Owner: Rubber City Radio Group)
  • WVFM (106.5 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Constantine, MI; Owner: Living Faith Fellowship And Outreach Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Bridgebuilders International Leadership Network)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Veritas Communications Corporation)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Dowling, MI; Owner: Lansing Community College)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications, Inc.)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Holy Family Oratory Of St. Philip Neri)
  • WHWE (89.7 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Howe Military School)
  • WOCR (89.7 FM; Olivet, MI; Owner: Board Of Trustees/olivet College)
  • WCWB (90.1 FM; Ceresco, MI; Owner: Michiana Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCWB (90.1 FM; Tekonsha, MI; Owner: Michiana Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Hanover, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • WCFG (90.9 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WCKZ (91.3 FM; Orland, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Centreville, MI; Owner: Family First Radio)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Leonidas, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Mendon, MI; Owner: Vineyard Academy)
  • WTNP (91.9 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • WZUU (92.5 FM; Oshtemo, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; Springport, MI; Owner: Rubber City Radio Group)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; Mongo, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WBCK-FM (95.3 FM; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WYZO (96.5 FM; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; Tekonsha, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Athens Township, Michigan

  • WGVK (Channel 52; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Athens Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 126  (20.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 53  (8.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 80  (12.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 154  (24.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 104  (20.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 73  (14.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 220  (44.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 63 Farms In Athens Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Athens Township, Michigan

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 14.0 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 18.7 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 23.2 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Reynolds Municipal


    (about 40.9 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • Jackson County-Reynolds Field


    (about 41.0 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 47.2 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 49.4 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 55.5 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 55.5 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • De Kalb County


    (about 56.0 miles in Auburn, Indiana; Airport Code: IN1)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Athens Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.36%

Carpooled

14.89%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.45%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.09%

Walked

2.42%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

1.79%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Athens 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
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 537

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 45

Female householder, no husband present : 83

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 184

Householder not living alone : 44


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 36

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 16

All other households : 841


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 505

Renter-occupied housing units : 32

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 43

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 75

Renter-occupied housing units : 8

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 192

Renter-occupied housing units : 36


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 58

$10,000 to $14,999 : 33

$15,000 to $19,999 : 84

$20,000 to $24,999 : 43

$25,000 to $29,999 : 44

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 32

$40,000 to $44,999 : 33

$45,000 to $49,999 : 73

$50,000 to $59,999 : 64

$60,000 to $74,999 : 145

$75,000 to $99,999 : 138

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Total : 983


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 893

Vacant : 90


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 18

Built 2000 to 2004 : 71

Built 1990 to 1999 : 121

Built 1980 to 1989 : 67

Built 1970 to 1979 : 161

Built 1960 to 1969 : 76

Built 1950 to 1959 : 60

Built 1940 to 1949 : 38

Built 1939 or earlier : 371


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 467

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 208

Electricity : 12

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 80

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 121

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 5

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Athens Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 35

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 25

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 29

$60,000 to $69,999 : 48

$70,000 to $79,999 : 28

$80,000 to $89,999 : 72

$90,000 to $99,999 : 46

$100,000 to $124,999 : 150

$125,000 to $149,999 : 72

$150,000 to $174,999 : 107

$175,000 to $199,999 : 49

$200,000 to $249,999 : 26

$250,000 to $299,999 : 49

$300,000 to $399,999 : 24

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 5

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Athens 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 : 52

Home equity loan only : 89

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 360

Housing units without a mortgage : 314


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $175,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $192,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $134,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $85,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $101,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $150,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $96,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $60,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $110,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Athens Township, Michigan: 73.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Athens Township, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 11 11 $658,572
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $658,572
2000        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,459,117
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,459,117
2001        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,963,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,963,000
2002        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,696,690
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,696,690
2003        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,396,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,396,100
2004        
  Single Family 22 22 $2,559,091
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

22 22 $2,559,091
2005        
  Single Family 38 38 $6,313,957
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

38 38 $6,313,957
2006        
  Single Family 43 43 $6,310,167
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

43 43 $6,310,167


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Athens Township, MI): $43,929
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Athens Township): $85,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Athens Township): $440
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Athens Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 51.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 25.7%
Electricity: 2.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 16.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 Athens Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Athens Township, Michigan

Community Health Center Of Bra


     Address: 300 East Chicago Street, Coldwater, Michigan 49036
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/1/1972

Lifespan Visiting Nurse Servic


     Address: 166 East Goodale Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Foundation For Behavioral Resources


     Address: 600 S Lincoln Street, Augusta, Michigan 49012
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/24/2003

Oaklawn Homecare


     Address: 122 High Street, Marshall, Michigan 49068
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 3/27/1996

Pinnacle Senior Care


     Address: 5228 Lovers Lane, #110, Portage, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/27/2007

Hospitals Close To Athens Township, Michigan

Bronson Vicksburg Hospital


     Address: 13326 North Boulevard, Vicksburg, Michigan 49097
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Community Health Center Of Branch County


     Address: 274 E Chicago St, Coldwater, Michigan 49036
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Battle Creek Health System


     Address: 300 North Avenue, Battle Creek, Michigan 49016
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Oaklawn Hospital


     Address: 200 N Madison, Marshall, Michigan 49068
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Bronson Methodist Hospital


     Address: 601 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Athens Township, Michigan

Laurels Of Coldwater,the


     Address: 90 N Michigan Ave, Coldwater, Michigan 49036
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 159
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Maple Lawn Medical Care Facili


     Address: 50 Sanderson Lane, Coldwater, Michigan 49036
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Heartland Health Care Center-battle Creek


     Address: 200 E Roosevelt, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 57
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Evergreen Manor Senior Care Ce


     Address: 111 Evergreen, Battle Creek, Michigan 49015
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 72%

Calhoun County Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1150 E Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49014
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Athens Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 54 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Athens Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 330
    Disabled Workers: 60
    Widowers Workers: 45
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Calhoun County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.70%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.21%
  • Other 1.09%



(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 Athens Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Calhoun County, MI

4.86 % of Calhoun County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,187

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.08 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,537

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 0.71 % ($34,765 AGI )
  • Barry County , MI 0.34 % ($30,738 AGI )
  • Branch County , MI 0.34 % ($26,789 AGI )

Relocation away from Calhoun County, MI

5.60 % of Calhoun 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 $36,719

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,158

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 0.87 % ($41,885 AGI )
  • Jackson County , MI 0.34 % ($30,310 AGI )
  • Barry County , MI 0.32 % ($37,745 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 Athens Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Athens Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
05/13/2005, 03:15 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
05/15/2001, 01:12 am 0 0 $25K $25K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/03/2006, 07:40 am 0 0 $20K --
06/21/2006, 04:55 pm 0 0 $20K --
05/09/2004, 05:45 pm 0 0 $20K $5K
09/08/2001, 02:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
         





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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 Athens Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.



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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