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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benzonia Village, 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
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 9 years : 17

10 to 14 years : 35

15 to 17 years : 13

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 3

25 to 29 years : 16

30 to 34 years : 3

35 to 39 years : 18

40 to 44 years : 8

45 to 49 years : 22

50 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 7

65 and 66 years : 2

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 16

75 to 79 years : 8

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 9 years : 7

10 to 14 years : 21

15 to 17 years : 13

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 26

30 to 34 years : 6

35 to 39 years : 19

40 to 44 years : 19

45 to 49 years : 30

50 to 54 years : 20

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 10

65 and 66 years : 2

67 to 69 years : 8

70 to 74 years : 14

75 to 79 years : 2

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 14


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 170

Multiple ancestry : 249

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 64


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 466

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 4

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 106

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 51

35 to 44 years : 64

45 to 54 years : 85

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 17

65 to 74 years : 42

75 years and over : 24

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 85

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 28

35 to 44 years : 53

45 to 54 years : 58

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 17

65 to 74 years : 30

75 years and over : 16

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 21

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 11

45 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 8

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

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

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 13

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 : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 182

Female : 185

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 40

Female : 59

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 4

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 13

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 343

Born in other state in the United States : 99

Native: born outside the United States : 4

Foreign born : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 54

Now married, except separated : 147

Divorced : 57

Separated : 0

Widowed : 24

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 14

Now married, except separated : 28

Divorced : 32

Separated : 0

Widowed : 11

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 454

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benzonia Village, Michigan

  • German: 142   (27.3%)
  • English: 81   (15.6%)
  • Other Groups: 44   (8.5%)
  • Irish: 43   (8.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 35   (6.7%)
  • Italian: 26   (5.0%)
  • Norwegian: 21   (4.0%)
  • Polish: 21   (4.0%)
  • United States Or American: 20   (3.8%)
  • Scottish: 14   (2.7%)
  • Swedish: 12   (2.3%)
  • Hungarian: 11   (2.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 10   (1.9%)
  • Dutch: 8   (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 7   (1.3%)
  • French Canadian: 6   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 5   (1.0%)
  • European: 4   (0.8%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian: 3   (0.6%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.4%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benzonia Village, Michigan is 483



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benzonia Village, Michigan: 239
Female Population in Benzonia Village, Michigan: 244


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benzonia Village, Michigan: 37.9
Median Female Resident Age in Benzonia Village, Michigan: 45.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benzonia Village, Michigan


White


Both sexes

40.9

Male

36.7

Female

45.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

21.5

Male

2.8

Female

22.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

75.5

Male

0.0

Female

75.5

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.0

Male

29.0

Female

20.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

23.5

Male

10.5

Female

25.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.5

Male

18.5

Female

21.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.0

Male

37.5

Female

45.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Benzonia Village, Michigan


  • White: 459
  • African American: 7
  • American Indian: 3
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 14



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Benzonia Village, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (1.06%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (2.13%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 11   (5.85%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (3.72%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (5.85%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 57   (30.32%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 20   (10.64%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 38   (20.21%)
  • Associate Degree: 4   (2.13%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 24   (12.77%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (3.19%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (1.06%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (1.06%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (3.08%)
  • 9th Grade: 5   (2.56%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (3.08%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (4.1%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (1.03%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 63   (32.31%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 17   (8.72%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 33   (16.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 22   (11.28%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 29   (14.87%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (2.05%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Benzonia Village, Michigan

  • Benzie County Central Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 240, Benzonia, MI 49616, Phone: (231) 882-9654, Students: 2,115 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Benzonia Village, Michigan

  • Benzie Central Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: P.o. Box 240, Benzonia, MI 49616, Phone: (231) 882-4498, Students: 342 )

  • Crystal Lake Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: P.o. Box 240, Benzonia, MI 49616, Phone: (231) 882-4641, Students: 227 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Benzonia Village, Michigan

  • Benzie Central Sr. High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P.o. Box 240, Benzonia, MI 49616, Phone: (231) 882-4497, Students: 635 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Benzonia Village, Michigan

  • Benzonia Public Library


    891 Michigan Avenue, Benzonia, MI 49616

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benzonia Village, Michigan


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Benzonia Village, 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 Benzonia Village, Michigan.

Area Features of Benzonia Village, Michigan


Building


(1) Benzie Area Historical Museum   (2) Benzonia City Hall   (3) Benzonia Public Library   (4) Benzonia Township Fire Department   (5) Joyfield Township Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Benzonia Township Cemetery   (2) Joyfield Cemetery   (3) Weldon Cemetery  

Church


(1) Church Of Christ   (2) Faith Baptist Church   (3) First Congregational Church Of Benzonia   (4) Union Chapel  

Civil


(1) Township Of Joyfield   (2) Township Of Weldon   (3) Village Of Benzonia  

Dam


(1) Homestead Dam  

Locale


(1) Crystal Mountain Mountain Ridge Golf Course   (2) Joyfield   (3) Timberline Campground   (4) Vacation Trailer Park Campground  

Park


(1) Benzonia College Historical Marker   (2) Benzonia Congregational Church Historical Marker   (3) Benzonia Village Park   (4) Bruce Cotton Historical Marker   (5) Joyfield Cemetery Historical Marker   (6) Memorial Park   (7) Mills Community House Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Benzonia   (2) Weldon  

Post Office


(1) Benzonia Post Office   (2) Joyfield Post Office Historical   (3) Weldon Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Cooley School Historical   (2) Crystal Lake Elementary School   (3) Franklin School   (4) Guest School   (5) Holmes School   (6) Joy School  

Stream


(1) Dair Creek   (2) North Branch Herring Creek   (3) Rice Creek   (4) South Branch Herring Creek  

Trail


(1) Betsie Valley Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benzonia Village, Michigan

49616 (pop. 2,105)


Cities Nearby Benzonia Village, Michigan

Benzonia Village, MI  (pop. 483) 0.0 Miles
Beulah Village, MI  (pop. 610) 0.9 Miles
Benzonia Township, MI  (pop. 2,933) 1.2 Miles
Joyfield Township, MI  (pop. 742) 3.6 Miles
Honor Village, MI  (pop. 255) 5.0 Miles
Gilmore Township, MI  (pop. 903) 5.6 Miles
Crystal Lake Township, MI  (pop. 991) 5.7 Miles
Lake Township, MI  (pop. 826) 5.9 Miles
Blaine Township, MI  (pop. 779) 6.0 Miles
Homestead Township, MI  (pop. 2,225) 6.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benzonia Village, Michigan

231



Elevation in Benzonia Village, Michigan is 778.0 ft. (237.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benzonia Village, Michigan

Lat: 44.618405 N        Long: -86.099819 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 5   (2.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 13   (7.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 8   (4.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 15   (8.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 8   (4.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 27   (14.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 21   (11.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 15   (8.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 13   (7.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 18   (9.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 38   (20.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 173

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 7

In 3-person carpool : 4

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 7

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 : 0

Other means : 8

Worked at home : 11


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 14

5 to 9 minutes : 76

10 to 14 minutes : 20

15 to 19 minutes : 29

20 to 24 minutes : 9

25 to 29 minutes : 8

30 to 34 minutes : 29

35 to 39 minutes : 5

40 to 44 minutes : 4

45 to 59 minutes : 5

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 73

No Social Security income : 155


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

With retirement income : 53

No retirement income : 175


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 8

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 14

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 2

$45,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 10

$60,000 to $74,999 : 21

$75,000 to $99,999 : 23

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $47,292


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Benzonia Village, Michigan

  • WJNL (1210 AM; 50.0 kW; Kingsley, MI; Owner: Stone Communications, Inc)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 7.5 kW; Grawn, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 50.0 kW; Grawn, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WMTE (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Filer City, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLJN (1400 AM; 0.64 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 50.0 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Benzonia Village, Michigan

  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; Bear Lake, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; Bear Lake, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WCUZ (100.7 FM; Thompsonville, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WMTE-FM (101.5 FM; Filer City, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Great Northern Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; Mesick, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941019MA (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • 941020MB (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media Inc)
  • 941020MF (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Salija Bokram/michael J. St. Cyr)
  • 941020MH (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: The Macdonald Broadcasting Company)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MN (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WSRJ (105.5 FM; Interlochen, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Maple City, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Manistee, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northwestern Michigan College)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Northern Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WOUF (92.1 FM; Benzonia, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WOUF (92.3 FM; Frankfort, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WOUF (92.3 FM; Onekama, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northern Michigan Radio, Inc.)
  • WJZJ (95.5 FM; Empire, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WMLQ (97.7 FM; Filer City, MI; Owner: Synergy Media, Inc.)
  • WGFN (98.1 FM; Empire, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; Frankfort, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Media Broadcasting Company)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Benzonia Village, Michigan

  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Barrington Traverse City License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Benzonia Village, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 23  (20.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 8  (7.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 23  (20.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (18.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 16  (18.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 35  (39.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 27  (30.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 28 Farms In Benzonia Village, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benzonia Village, Michigan

Honor Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $188.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

Central State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $73.1k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 27

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benzonia Village, Michigan

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 5.0 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 25.0 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 26.8 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Wexford County


    (about 41.1 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 47.9 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Mason County


    (about 47.9 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Antrim County


    (about 50.9 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Miller Field


    (about 57.9 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benzonia Village, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.70%

Carpooled

5.08%

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

1.02%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

7.61%

Other Means

1.52%

Worked At Home

5.08%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 80

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 8

Female householder, no husband present : 43

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 85

Householder not living alone : 12


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 228


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 80

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 33

Renter-occupied housing units : 10

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 52

Renter-occupied housing units : 45


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 28

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 29

$25,000 to $29,999 : 35

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 2

$45,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $59,999 : 31

$60,000 to $74,999 : 25

$75,000 to $99,999 : 23

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Total : 322


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Occupied : 228

Vacant : 94


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 37

Built 1980 to 1989 : 46

Built 1970 to 1979 : 37

Built 1960 to 1969 : 25

Built 1950 to 1959 : 20

Built 1940 to 1949 : 45

Built 1939 or earlier : 112


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Utility gas : 161

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 34

Electricity : 4

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 7

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 22

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 13

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 4

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 9

$100,000 to $124,999 : 34

$125,000 to $149,999 : 22

$150,000 to $174,999 : 23

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 25

$250,000 to $299,999 : 10

$300,000 to $399,999 : 4

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benzonia Village, 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 : 6

Home equity loan only : 22

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 68

Housing units without a mortgage : 77


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Benzonia Village, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $206,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $89,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $100,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $10,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $131,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $110,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $160,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benzonia Village, Michigan: 59.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Benzonia Village, 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 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benzonia Village, MI): $28,650
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benzonia Village): $83,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benzonia Village): $416
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benzonia Village, Michigan

Utility Gas: 81.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.1%
Electricity: 4.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.9%


(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 Benzonia Village, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Benzonia Village, Michigan

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 2 $2,236 10 $1,900 110 $13,416 $17.27
Financial Administration 0 $0 1 $778 40 $0 $19.45
Other Government Administration 0 $0 9 $1,122 70 $0 $16.03
Streets and Highways 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Solid Waste Management 1 $1,107 0 $0 0 $13,284 --
Water Supply 1 $1,129 0 $0 0 $13,548 --

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Benzonia Village, Michigan

Munson Home Care


     Address: 550 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mercy Amicare Homecare


     Address: 7985 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/29/1986

Memorial Medical Home Care


     Address: Twelve North Atkinson Drive, Suite 13, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/17/1984

Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency


     Address: 220 West Garfield, Charlevoix, Michigan 49720
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/24/1967

Door Cty Mem Home Hlth


     Address: 1300 Egg Harbor Rd No 110, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/5/1985

Hospitals Close To Benzonia Village, Michigan

Munson Medical Center


     Address: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

West Shore Medical Center


     Address: 1465 E Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, Michigan 49660
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Hospital - Cadillac


     Address: 400 Hobart St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Memorial Medical Center Of West Michigan


     Address: 1 Atkinson Drive, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Spectrum Health-reed City Campus


     Address: "po Box 75, 300 N Patterson", Reed City, Michigan 49677
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Benzonia Village, Michigan

Maples Benzie Co Medical Care


     Address: 210 Maple St, Frankfort, Michigan 49635
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 224 Park Ave, Frankfort, Michigan 49635
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Maple Valley Nursing Home


     Address: 1086 W. Burdickville Road, Maple City, Michigan 49664
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 24
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Grand Traverse Pavilions


     Address: 1000 Pavilions Circle, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 215
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Tendercare Health Center-birchwood


     Address: 2950 Lafranier Rd, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 123
     Percent Occupied: 79%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benzonia Village, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 75 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benzonia Village, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 360
    Disabled Workers: 85
    Widowers Workers: 40
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 40


(updated 2007)



Benzie County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.83%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.04%
  • Other 1.13%



(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 Benzonia Village, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Benzie County, MI

8.53 % of Benzie County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $47,718

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.76 % ($29,400 AGI )
  • Manistee County , MI 0.57 % ($31,425 AGI )
  • Leelanau County , MI 0.38 % ($33,074 AGI )

Relocation away from Benzie County, MI

7.52 % of Benzie 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 $29,473

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.30 % ($30,466 AGI )
  • Manistee County , MI 0.66 % ($24,435 AGI )
  • Leelanau County , MI 0.34 % ($30,917 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 Benzonia Village, 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 Benzonia Village, 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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