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Demographics Analysis

The people of Berrien 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
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 173

5 to 9 years : 281

10 to 14 years : 177

15 to 17 years : 88

18 and 19 years : 63

20 years : 24

21 years : 31

22 to 24 years : 89

25 to 29 years : 197

30 to 34 years : 85

35 to 39 years : 91

40 to 44 years : 203

45 to 49 years : 239

50 to 54 years : 214

55 to 59 years : 95

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 160

65 and 66 years : 50

67 to 69 years : 81

70 to 74 years : 112

75 to 79 years : 106

80 to 84 years : 92

85 years and over : 30

Female:

Under 5 years : 143

5 to 9 years : 168

10 to 14 years : 151

15 to 17 years : 92

18 and 19 years : 54

20 years : 37

21 years : 30

22 to 24 years : 48

25 to 29 years : 151

30 to 34 years : 125

35 to 39 years : 135

40 to 44 years : 166

45 to 49 years : 190

50 to 54 years : 173

55 to 59 years : 97

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 92

65 and 66 years : 94

67 to 69 years : 76

70 to 74 years : 120

75 to 79 years : 178

80 to 84 years : 44

85 years and over : 74


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,016

Multiple ancestry : 1,644

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 136

Ancestry not reported : 457


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,760

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 2

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 7

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 148

Not a U.S. citizen : 336


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 316

5 to 17 years : 957

18 to 24 years : 376

25 to 34 years : 558

35 to 44 years : 595

45 to 54 years : 816

55 to 59 years : 192

60 and 61 years : 134

62 to 64 years : 252

65 to 74 years : 533

75 years and over : 524

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 253

5 to 17 years : 648

18 to 24 years : 186

25 to 34 years : 339

35 to 44 years : 344

45 to 54 years : 439

55 to 59 years : 115

60 and 61 years : 108

62 to 64 years : 142

65 to 74 years : 239

75 years and over : 242

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 51

5 to 17 years : 264

18 to 24 years : 109

25 to 34 years : 140

35 to 44 years : 171

45 to 54 years : 274

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 110

65 to 74 years : 227

75 years and over : 260

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 : 9

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 : 12

5 to 17 years : 45

18 to 24 years : 81

25 to 34 years : 79

35 to 44 years : 80

45 to 54 years : 94

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 67

75 years and over : 22


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,678

Female : 1,377

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 778

Female : 927

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 5

Female : 4

Foreign born:

Male : 277

Female : 207


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 2,845

Born in other state in the United States : 1,630

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 182


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 554

Now married, except separated : 1,374

Divorced : 198

Separated : 20

Widowed : 116

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 301

Now married, except separated : 892

Divorced : 141

Separated : 0

Widowed : 124

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4

Foreign born:

Never married : 116

Now married, except separated : 273

Divorced : 33

Separated : 0

Widowed : 9


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 4,366

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 121

Speak English less than "very well" : 104

German:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 41

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 41

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 49

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Berrien Township, Michigan

  • German: 1,357   (26.0%)
  • Other Groups: 708   (13.6%)
  • English: 579   (11.1%)
  • Irish: 523   (10.0%)
  • United States Or American: 502   (9.6%)
  • Polish: 231   (4.4%)
  • Dutch: 165   (3.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 156   (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 102   (2.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 100   (1.9%)
  • Italian: 86   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 83   (1.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 82   (1.6%)
  • Norwegian: 63   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 61   (1.2%)
  • Hungarian: 46   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 44   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 36   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 36   (0.7%)
  • European: 32   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 31   (0.6%)
  • British: 28   (0.5%)
  • Slovak: 28   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 28   (0.5%)
  • Australian: 23   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 14   (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 10   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 10   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Guyanese: 6   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 4   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Berrien Township, Michigan is 5,253



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Berrien Township, Michigan: 2,738
Female Population in Berrien Township, Michigan: 2,515


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Berrien Township, Michigan: 41.7
Median Female Resident Age in Berrien Township, Michigan: 43.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Berrien Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

45.8

Male

45.2

Female

46.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

38.0

Male

35.7

Female

38.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

40.0

Male

40.5

Female

39.5

Asian


Both sexes

33.3

Male

32.0

Female

34.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

23.0

Male

23.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.8

Male

28.3

Female

21.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.5

Male

15.2

Female

16.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.1

Male

22.6

Female

25.9

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.8

Male

46.7

Female

46.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Berrien Township, Michigan


  • White: 4,660
  • African American: 105
  • American Indian: 37
  • Asian: 135
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 219
  • Two or More Races: 97



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 33   (2%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 35   (2.12%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 37   (2.24%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 45   (2.72%)
  • 9th Grade: 30   (1.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 40   (2.42%)
  • 11th Grade: 58   (3.51%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 34   (2.06%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 489   (29.58%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 102   (6.17%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 229   (13.85%)
  • Associate Degree: 134   (8.11%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 161   (9.74%)
  • Master's Degree: 119   (7.2%)
  • Professional School Degree: 43   (2.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 64   (3.87%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (0.66%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 18   (1.07%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 8   (0.48%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 89   (5.3%)
  • 9th Grade: 35   (2.08%)
  • 10th Grade: 82   (4.88%)
  • 11th Grade: 57   (3.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 41   (2.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 433   (25.79%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 138   (8.22%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 210   (12.51%)
  • Associate Degree: 169   (10.07%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 271   (16.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 84   (5%)
  • Professional School Degree: 21   (1.25%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 12   (0.71%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Berrien County Juvenile Center


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 6414 Deans Hill Road, Berrien Center, MI 49102, Phone: (269) 471-2832, Students: 54 )



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Berrien Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Eau Claire District Library   (2) Eau Claire Police Department   (3) Eau Claire Village Hall   (4) Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Pipestone - Berrien Townships - Eau Claire Fire Department Station 2   (6) Pokagon Band Of Potawatomi Indian Tribal Office   (7) Pokagon Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Berrien Center Cemetery   (2) Eau Claire Cemetery   (3) Franklin Cemetery   (4) Long Lake Cemetery   (5) Mission Hills Memorial Gardens   (6) Morris Chapel Cemetery   (7) Rodgers Cemetery   (8) South Maple Grove Cemetery   (9) Sumnerville Cemetery  

Church


(1) Eau Claire Community United Church   (2) Franklin Church   (3) Friends In Faith Community Church   (4) Grace Lutheran Church   (5) Morris Chapel   (6) Sumnerville Baptist Church   (7) Union Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Berrien   (2) Village Of Eau Claire  

Hospital


(1) Lakeland Continuing Care Center   (2) Lakeland Specialty Hospital  

Island


(1) Pardee Island  

Lake


(1) Bernhart Lake   (2) Boot Lake   (3) Brush Lake   (4) Curtis Lake   (5) Indian Lake   (6) Little Indian Lake   (7) Long Lake   (8) Murphy Lake   (9) O Brien Lake   (10) Riggins Lake   (11) Rodgers Lake   (12) School Lake   (13) Smith Lake   (14) Steinbauer Lake   (15) Webster Lake  

Locale


(1) Berrien Center Station Historical   (2) Crystal Springs Campground   (3) Eau Claire Station Historical   (4) Fairland Station Historical   (5) Indian Lake Hills Golf Course   (6) Michiana Camp  

Park


(1) Arthur Dodd Memorial Park   (2) Beaver Stadium   (3) Elizabeth Park   (4) Lions Park   (5) Love Creek County Park   (6) Morris Chapel Church Historical Marker   (7) Sumnerville Cemetery Historical Marker   (8) Sumnerville Mounds Historical Marker   (9) Union Church And Cemetery Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Berrien Center   (2) Eau Claire   (3) Fairland   (4) Pokagon   (5) Sumnerville  

Post Office


(1) Berrien Center Post Office   (2) Eau Claire Post Office   (3) Fairland Post Office Historical   (4) Pokagon Post Office Historical   (5) Sumnerville Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Champlain School   (2) Eau Claire Elementary School   (3) Eau Claire Junior Senior High School   (4) Fairland School   (5) Franklin School   (6) Lybrook School   (7) Mayflower School   (8) National School   (9) Pucker Street School  

Stream


(1) Love Creek   (2) Peavine Creek   (3) Pokagon Creek  

Swamp


(1) Half Moon Lake  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Berrien Township, Michigan

49102 (pop. 1,493)


Cities Nearby Berrien Township, Michigan

Eau Claire Village, MI  (pop. 526) 2.5 Miles
Berrien Springs Village, MI  (pop. 2,304) 2.6 Miles
Oronoko Charter Township, MI  (pop. 9,635) 3.9 Miles
Pipestone Township, MI  (pop. 2,439) 5.0 Miles
Pokagon Township, MI  (pop. 2,303) 6.1 Miles
Silver Creek Township, MI  (pop. 3,389) 7.9 Miles
Sodus Township, MI  (pop. 2,211) 8.1 Miles
Niles City, MI  (pop. 11,373) 8.5 Miles
Buchanan Township, MI  (pop. 3,605) 8.8 Miles
Howard Township, MI  (pop. 6,057) 8.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Berrien Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Berrien Township, Michigan is 784.0 ft. (239.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Berrien Township, Michigan

Lat: 41.949836 N        Long: -86.288517 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 54   (2.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 47   (2.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 128   (5.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 206   (8.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 212   (9.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 330   (14.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 496   (21.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 299   (12.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 72   (3.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 65   (2.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 28   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 23   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 219   (9.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 169   (7.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,760

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 202

In 3-person carpool : 23

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 9

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 : 89

Other means : 32

Worked at home : 165


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 213

5 to 9 minutes : 314

10 to 14 minutes : 299

15 to 19 minutes : 146

20 to 24 minutes : 351

25 to 29 minutes : 133

30 to 34 minutes : 427

35 to 39 minutes : 91

40 to 44 minutes : 11

45 to 59 minutes : 51

60 to 89 minutes : 48

90 or more minutes : 31


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 608

No Social Security income : 1,194


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 378

No retirement income : 1,424


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 97

$10,000 to $14,999 : 16

$15,000 to $19,999 : 14

$20,000 to $24,999 : 38

$25,000 to $29,999 : 77

$30,000 to $34,999 : 86

$35,000 to $39,999 : 91

$40,000 to $44,999 : 116

$45,000 to $49,999 : 57

$50,000 to $59,999 : 146

$60,000 to $74,999 : 193

$75,000 to $99,999 : 278

$100,000 to $124,999 : 127

$125,000 to $149,999 : 67

$150,000 to $199,999 : 42

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $57,459


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Berrien Township, Michigan

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5.0 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 2.4 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 1.9 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WTRC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDND (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Times Communications Inc.)
  • WWLV (1620 AM; 10.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WGTO (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Cassopolis, MI; Owner: Larry Langford, Jr.)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 1.0 kW; South Haven, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Berrien Township, Michigan

  • WBYT (100.7 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WZOW (102.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCSY (103.7 FM; Covert, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Voice Of The Fighting Irish, Inc.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Andrews Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: South Bend Community School Corp.)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Rolling Prairie, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Lakeville, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; Stevensville, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WOZW (97.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WCXT (98.3 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; Niles, MI; Owner: Marion R. Williams)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates L P)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Berrien Township, Michigan

  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; South Bend, IN; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Wsjv Television, Inc.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Michiana Public Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Of South Bend, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Berrien Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 403  (28.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 126  (8.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 176  (12.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 98  (6.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 250  (17.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 455  (39.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 198  (17.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 373  (32.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 22  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 11  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 28 Farms In Berrien Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Berrien Township, Michigan

  • Ross Field


    (about 14.2 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 14.3 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 16.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 16.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 17.0 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 17.0 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 21.9 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 32.2 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 32.3 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 34.7 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Berrien Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.09%

Carpooled

13.88%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.24%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.20%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.56%

Walked

1.67%

Other Means

0.76%

Worked At Home

6.60%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,219

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 127

Female householder, no husband present : 112

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 287

Householder not living alone : 57


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 8

Male householder and female partner : 96

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 19

All other households : 1,679


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,043

Renter-occupied housing units : 176

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 41

Renter-occupied housing units : 86

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 96

Renter-occupied housing units : 16

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 248

Renter-occupied housing units : 96


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 187

$10,000 to $14,999 : 40

$15,000 to $19,999 : 78

$20,000 to $24,999 : 71

$25,000 to $29,999 : 76

$30,000 to $34,999 : 118

$35,000 to $39,999 : 108

$40,000 to $44,999 : 138

$45,000 to $49,999 : 67

$50,000 to $59,999 : 146

$60,000 to $74,999 : 235

$75,000 to $99,999 : 269

$100,000 to $124,999 : 147

$125,000 to $149,999 : 67

$150,000 to $199,999 : 42

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Total : 2,023


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,802

Vacant : 221


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 45

Built 2000 to 2004 : 218

Built 1990 to 1999 : 352

Built 1980 to 1989 : 151

Built 1970 to 1979 : 236

Built 1960 to 1969 : 261

Built 1950 to 1959 : 308

Built 1940 to 1949 : 21

Built 1939 or earlier : 431


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 795

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 337

Electricity : 367

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 172

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 64

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 58

No fuel used : 9


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Berrien Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 48

$10,000 to $14,999 : 33

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 5

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 15

$70,000 to $79,999 : 45

$80,000 to $89,999 : 34

$90,000 to $99,999 : 73

$100,000 to $124,999 : 166

$125,000 to $149,999 : 88

$150,000 to $174,999 : 160

$175,000 to $199,999 : 174

$200,000 to $249,999 : 286

$250,000 to $299,999 : 134

$300,000 to $399,999 : 39

$400,000 to $499,999 : 31

$500,000 to $749,999 : 24

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Berrien 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 : 37

Home equity loan only : 218

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 643

Housing units without a mortgage : 530


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $199,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $251,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $197,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $152,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $153,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $208,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $117,500

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $108,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Berrien Township, Michigan: 76.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Berrien Township, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 13.98%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 61.44%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 24.58%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Berrien 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 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 25 25 $3,646,475
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $3,646,475
2001        
  Single Family 43 43 $7,625,030
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

43 43 $7,625,030
2002        
  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
2003        
  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
2004        
  Single Family 28 28 $5,607,581
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

28 28 $5,607,581
2005        
  Single Family 23 23 $3,709,095
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $380,500
  Total

24 29 $4,089,595
2006        
  Single Family 18 18 $3,174,137
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $3,174,137


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Berrien Township, MI): $46,293
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Berrien Township): $109,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Berrien Township): $481
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Berrien Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 36.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 16.8%
Electricity: 22.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 17.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.7%
No Fuel Used: 1.0%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Berrien Township, Michigan

Memorial Home Care Inc


     Address: 3355 Douglas Road, South Bend, Indiana 46635
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/17/1983

Center For Hospice And Palliative Care Inc, The


     Address: 111 Sunnybrook Ct, South Bend, Indiana 46637
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/4/1980

Southwest Michigan Home Care Services, Inc


     Address: 6633 Red Arrow Hwy, Coloma, Michigan 49038
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/4/2004

American Nursing Care Sb


     Address: 212 West Edison Road, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/20/1994

Interim Healthcare Of South Bend


     Address: 605 West Edison Road, Ste H, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/11/1977

Hospitals Close To Berrien Township, Michigan

Borgess-lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 420 W High Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Memorial Hospital Of South Bend


     Address: 615 N Michigan St, South Bend, Indiana 46601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - South Bend


     Address: 801 E Lasalle Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Community Hospital- Watervliet


     Address: 400 Medical Park Dr, Watervliet, Michigan 49098
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Joseph Regional Medical Center Mishawaka Campus


     Address: 215 West Fourth St, Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Berrien Township, Michigan

Lakeland Specialty Hospital At Berrien Center


     Address: 6418 Deans Hill Rd, Berrien Center, Michigan 49102
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 158
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Dowagiac Nursing Home


     Address: 610 Uneta Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Silverbrook Manor


     Address: 911 S 3rd St, Niles, Michigan 49120
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 90%

West Woods Of Niles


     Address: 1211 State Line Rd, Niles, Michigan 49120
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Riveridge Manor


     Address: 1333 Wells St, Niles, Michigan 49120
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Berrien Township, Michigan

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 13 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Berrien Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 225
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 20


(updated 2007)



Berrien County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.01%
  • Other 1.00%



(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 Berrien Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Berrien County, MI

4.62 % of Berrien County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,999

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.12 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $26,088

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 0.50 % ($33,965 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.40 % ($26,393 AGI )
  • Van Buren County , MI 0.35 % ($29,186 AGI )

Relocation away from Berrien County, MI

5.57 % of Berrien 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 $38,455

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,862

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 0.59 % ($31,690 AGI )
  • Van Buren County , MI 0.38 % ($25,498 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.32 % ($36,899 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 Berrien 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 Berrien 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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