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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bessemer 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
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 41

5 to 9 years : 20

10 to 14 years : 59

15 to 17 years : 32

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 0

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 27

30 to 34 years : 10

35 to 39 years : 64

40 to 44 years : 29

45 to 49 years : 32

50 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 23

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 36

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 13

85 years and over : 7

Female:

Under 5 years : 23

5 to 9 years : 20

10 to 14 years : 46

15 to 17 years : 28

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 18

30 to 34 years : 17

35 to 39 years : 61

40 to 44 years : 32

45 to 49 years : 44

50 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 61

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 19

65 and 66 years : 5

67 to 69 years : 17

70 to 74 years : 18

75 to 79 years : 33

80 to 84 years : 18

85 years and over : 16


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 518

Multiple ancestry : 458

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 96


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,066

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 2

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 4

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 64

5 to 17 years : 205

18 to 24 years : 28

25 to 34 years : 72

35 to 44 years : 186

45 to 54 years : 146

55 to 59 years : 104

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 42

65 to 74 years : 101

75 years and over : 103

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 17 years : 144

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 60

35 to 44 years : 110

45 to 54 years : 111

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 75

75 years and over : 76

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 17

5 to 17 years : 61

18 to 24 years : 21

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 74

45 to 54 years : 35

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 27

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 : 2

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

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 : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 2

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 369

Female : 381

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 185

Female : 131

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 2

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 750

Born in other state in the United States : 302

Native: born outside the United States : 2

Foreign born : 4


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 130

Now married, except separated : 360

Divorced : 58

Separated : 2

Widowed : 55

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 41

Now married, except separated : 134

Divorced : 48

Separated : 10

Widowed : 19

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 2

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 980

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bessemer Township, Michigan

  • Finnish: 359   (21.5%)
  • Italian: 210   (12.6%)
  • German: 204   (12.2%)
  • Swedish: 161   (9.7%)
  • English: 128   (7.7%)
  • Polish: 119   (7.1%)
  • Irish: 92   (5.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 67   (4.0%)
  • Other Groups: 49   (2.9%)
  • Croatian: 39   (2.3%)
  • Norwegian: 27   (1.6%)
  • United States Or American: 23   (1.4%)
  • Scottish: 22   (1.3%)
  • Czech: 19   (1.1%)
  • Dutch: 19   (1.1%)
  • French Canadian: 15   (0.9%)
  • Austrian: 15   (0.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 11   (0.7%)
  • Belgian: 11   (0.7%)
  • Serbian: 11   (0.7%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 9   (0.5%)
  • Slovak: 9   (0.5%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.5%)
  • Arab: 8   (0.5%)
  • Scandinavian: 6   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 5   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 4   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 2   (0.1%)
  • European: 2   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 1   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bessemer Township, Michigan is 1,072



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bessemer Township, Michigan: 554
Female Population in Bessemer Township, Michigan: 518


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bessemer Township, Michigan: 40.5
Median Female Resident Age in Bessemer Township, Michigan: 46.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bessemer Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

49.8

Male

49.4

Female

49.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.5

Male

11.5

Female

57.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

37.5

Male

37.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

48.5

Male

0.0

Female

48.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

38.5

Male

12.5

Female

48.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.5

Male

46.0

Female

2.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.8

Male

49.4

Female

49.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Bessemer Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,058
  • African American: 5
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 7
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 2



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.84%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (3.16%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (2.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (1.69%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (1.9%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (1.27%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 197   (41.56%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 42   (8.86%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 54   (11.39%)
  • Associate Degree: 50   (10.55%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 49   (10.34%)
  • Master's Degree: 21   (4.43%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.69%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (3.44%)
  • 9th Grade: 16   (3.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 3   (0.69%)
  • 11th Grade: 10   (2.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (1.61%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 200   (45.87%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 28   (6.42%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 62   (14.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 45   (10.32%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30   (6.88%)
  • Master's Degree: 10   (2.29%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (1.38%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.92%)


(updated 2010)







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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Bessemer Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Bessemer Fire Department   (2) Bessemer Public Library   (3) Bessemer Township Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Gogebic County Courthouse   (5) Gogebic County Home   (6) Gogebic County Sheriff S Office   (7) Trout Creek Fire Hall   (8) Wakefield City Library   (9) Wakefield Police Department   (10) Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Hillcrest Cemetery   (2) Lakeside Cemetery  

Church


(1) Cornerstone Christian Church   (2) Grace Baptist Church   (3) Grace Open Church   (4) Immaculate Conception Church   (5) Keepers Of The Faith Church   (6) Living Water Missionary Church   (7) Our Redeemer Lutheran Church   (8) Saint Sebastian Church   (9) Seventh-day Adventist Church   (10) Sharon Lutheran Church   (11) Wakefield United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Bessemer   (2) City Of Wakefield   (3) Township Of Erwin  

Falls


(1) Gabbro Falls   (2) Granite Falls   (3) Neepikon Falls   (4) Root Beer Falls  

Hospital


(1) Rocco Medical Clinic  

Lake


(1) Black River Lake   (2) Mcdonald Lake  

Locale


(1) Alpine Trailer Park And Campground   (2) Bessemer Station Historical   (3) Black Jack Ski Area   (4) Indianhead Mountain Ski Area   (5) Ramsay Station Historical   (6) Thomaston Station   (7) Wakefield Station Historical  

Mine


(1) Anvil Mine   (2) Old Colby Mine   (3) Old Tilden Mine   (4) Palms Mine   (5) Peterson Mine   (6) Plymouth Mine  

Park


(1) Eddy Park   (2) Gogebic Iron Range Historical Marker   (3) Massie Field  

Populated Place


(1) Anvil   (2) Bessemer   (3) Connorville   (4) Planter   (5) Plymouth   (6) Ramsay   (7) Thomaston   (8) Verona   (9) Wakefield   (10) Wico   (11) Yale  

Post Office


(1) Anvil Location Post Office Historical   (2) Bessemer Post Office   (3) Puritan Post Office Historical   (4) Ramsay Post Office   (5) Thomaston Post Office Historical   (6) Verona Post Office Historical   (7) Wakefield Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Sunday Lake  

School


(1) Harding School   (2) Johnston School   (3) Wakefield High School   (4) Washington School  

Stream


(1) Abitosse Creek   (2) Berranger Creek   (3) Bice Creek   (4) Cim Creek   (5) Devils Creek   (6) Hosking Creek   (7) Jackson Creek   (8) Little Black River   (9) Mcdonald Creek   (10) Mosinee Creek   (11) Palms Creek   (12) Planter Creek   (13) Sellwood Creek   (14) Sunset Creek   (15) Underwood Creek   (16) Wester Creek  

Tower


(1) Ramsay Lookout Tower   (2) Verona Lookout Tower   (3) Wupm-fm Ironwood  

Trail


(1) Agogebic Ski Trail   (2) Broad Ax Ski Trail   (3) Cameron Run Ski Trail   (4) Cameron Spur Ski Trail   (5) Chippewa Ski Trail   (6) Crazy Horse Ski Trail   (7) Crosscut Ski Trail   (8) Deer Track Ski Trail   (9) Dukes Mixture Ski Trail   (10) Fis Racing Ski Trail   (11) Geronimo Ski Trail   (12) Gig Ski Trail   (13) Gladders Ski Trail   (14) Grizzly Ski Trail   (15) Hiawatha Ski Trail   (16) Horseshoe Ski Trail   (17) Jacks Cutoff Ski Trail   (18) Leelinaw Ski Trail   (19) Log Jam Ski Trail   (20) Narrow Gauge Ski Trail   (21) Nastar Ski Trail   (22) No Name Ski Trail   (23) Nokomis Ski Trail   (24) Old Flambeau Ski Trail   (25) Ox Bow Ski Trail   (26) River Drive Ski Trail   (27) Running Bear Ski Trail   (28) Shanty Boy Ski Trail   (29) Shanty Girl Ski Trail   (30) Spillway Ski Trail   (31) Sundance Ski Trail   (32) Thornapple Ski Trail   (33) Tomahawk Ski Trail   (34) Voyagers Highway Ski Trail   (35) Whitesides Crossing Ski Trail   (36) Winnebago Ski Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bessemer Township, Michigan

49959 (pop. 384)


Cities Nearby Bessemer Township, Michigan

Bessemer City, MI  (pop. 1,959) 4.7 Miles
Wakefield City, MI  (pop. 2,058) 4.7 Miles
Ironwood City, MI  (pop. 5,455) 8.1 Miles
Wakefield Township, MI  (pop. 341) 9.8 Miles
Ironwood Township, MI  (pop. 2,330) 11.1 Miles
Kimball Town, MI  (pop. 0) 13.2 Miles
Marenisco Township, MI  (pop. 1,679) 19.5 Miles
Bergland Township, MI  (pop. 519) 21.4 Miles
Matchwood Township, MI  (pop. 130) 28.7 Miles
Watersmeet Township, MI  (pop. 1,423) 36.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bessemer Township, Michigan

906



Elevation in Bessemer Township, Michigan is 1,660.0 ft. (506.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bessemer Township, Michigan

Lat: 46.420454 N        Long: -89.997591 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 23   (4.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 23   (4.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 21   (4.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 45   (9.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 52   (10.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 49   (9.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 88   (17.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 40   (8.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 23   (4.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 35   (7.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 8   (1.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 50   (10.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 34   (6.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 369

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 26

In 3-person carpool : 18

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 5

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 : 26

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 8


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 16

5 to 9 minutes : 97

10 to 14 minutes : 123

15 to 19 minutes : 121

20 to 24 minutes : 29

25 to 29 minutes : 6

30 to 34 minutes : 9

35 to 39 minutes : 16

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 6

60 to 89 minutes : 16

90 or more minutes : 12


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 190

No Social Security income : 287


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 126

No retirement income : 351


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 21

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 34

$45,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $74,999 : 58

$75,000 to $99,999 : 25

$100,000 to $124,999 : 22

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $43,125


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bessemer Township, Michigan

  • NEW (1490 AM; 0.25 kW; Ironwood, MI; Owner: Advance Acquisition, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Bessemer Township, Michigan

  • WUPM (106.9 FM; Ramsay, MI; Owner: Big G Little O, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Ironwood, MI; Owner: Korkee Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Ironwood, MI; Owner: White Pine Community Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bessemer Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 61  (21.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 39  (14.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 45  (16.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 55  (19.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 78  (31.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 57  (22.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 83  (33.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Bessemer Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Bessemer Township, Michigan

  • Gogebic-Iron County


    (about 9.7 miles in Bessemer, Michigan; Airport Code: IWD)

  • Lakeland/Noble F. Lee Memorial Field


    (about 36.3 miles in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ARV)

  • Kings Land O' Lakes


    (about 41.7 miles in Watersmeet, Michigan; Airport Code: LNL)

  • John F Kennedy Memorial


    (about 44.7 miles in Ashland, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ASX)

  • Eagle River Union


    (about 48.5 miles in Eagle River, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EGV)

  • Price County


    (about 52.9 miles in Phillips, Wisconsin; Airport Code: WI2)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bessemer Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.03%

Carpooled

11.49%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.38%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.53%

Other Means

0.38%

Worked At Home

5.17%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 240

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 23

Female householder, no husband present : 42

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 154

Householder not living alone : 18


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 18

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 18

All other households : 441


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 217

Renter-occupied housing units : 23

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 23

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 24

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 131

Renter-occupied housing units : 41


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 51

$20,000 to $24,999 : 29

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 46

$35,000 to $39,999 : 40

$40,000 to $44,999 : 46

$45,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 39

$60,000 to $74,999 : 65

$75,000 to $99,999 : 25

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Total : 809


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 477

Vacant : 332


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 6

Built 2000 to 2004 : 22

Built 1990 to 1999 : 37

Built 1980 to 1989 : 88

Built 1970 to 1979 : 112

Built 1960 to 1969 : 36

Built 1950 to 1959 : 55

Built 1940 to 1949 : 71

Built 1939 or earlier : 382


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 214

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 33

Electricity : 27

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 146

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 53

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 4

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bessemer Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 4

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 44

$30,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 30

$60,000 to $69,999 : 28

$70,000 to $79,999 : 20

$80,000 to $89,999 : 30

$90,000 to $99,999 : 14

$100,000 to $124,999 : 14

$125,000 to $149,999 : 37

$150,000 to $174,999 : 30

$175,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 to $249,999 : 17

$250,000 to $299,999 : 3

$300,000 to $399,999 : 7

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 3

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bessemer 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 : 4

Home equity loan only : 11

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 3

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 143

Housing units without a mortgage : 234


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $175,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $140,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $164,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $132,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $155,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $75,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $33,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $50,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bessemer Township, Michigan: 62.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Bessemer 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 4 4 $254,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $254,000
2000        
  Single Family 5 5 $433,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $433,000
2001        
  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
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $320,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $320,000
2003        
  Single Family 5 5 $700,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $700,000
2004        
  Single Family 3 3 $600,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $600,000
2005        
  Single Family 4 4 $800,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $800,000
2006        
  Single Family 4 4 $1,000,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $1,000,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Bessemer Township, MI): $27,000
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bessemer Township): $40,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bessemer Township): $381
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bessemer Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 32.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.5%
Electricity: 2.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 48.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 8.8%
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 Bessemer Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bessemer Township, Michigan

Caring Home Health


     Address: N10567 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/3/1982

Bay Area Hlth


     Address: 1601 Beaser Ave, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/27/1992

Supportive Home Svcs


     Address: Po Box 450, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/28/1988

Com Hlth Resources


     Address: 1133 S Fourth Ave Po Box 110, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/21/1983

Horizon Home Care


     Address: 1001 Giesau Drive, Ontonagon, Michigan 49953
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/14/2002

Hospitals Close To Bessemer Township, Michigan

Grand View Hospital


     Address: N10561 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Med Ctr


     Address: 1615 Maple Ln, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Flambeau Hsptl


     Address: 98 Sherry Ave P0 Box 310, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Howard Young Med Ctr


     Address: 240 Maple St Po Box 470, Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Hayward Area Mem Hsptl


     Address: 11040 N State Rd 77, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Bessemer Township, Michigan

Villa Maria Hlth Rehab Ctr


     Address: 300 Villa Dr, Hurley, Wisconsin 54534
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Gogebic Medical Care Facility


     Address: 402 North Street, Wakefield, Michigan 49968
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Westgate Nursing & Rehab Community


     Address: 1500 North Lowell Street, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Josephson Nursing Home


     Address: 634 E Ayer St, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Golden Livingcenter-court Manor


     Address: 911 3rd St West, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bessemer Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 180 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bessemer Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 95
    Disabled Workers: 10
    Widowers Workers: 15
    Spouses Workers: 5
    Children Workers: 5


(updated 2007)



Gogebic County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 52.31%
  • Bush & Cheney 46.56%
  • Other 1.14%



(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 Bessemer Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Gogebic County, MI

4.68 % of Gogebic County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $28,288

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Iron County , WI 0.58 % ($19,273 AGI )
  • Ontonagon County , MI 0.39 % ($23,227 AGI )
  • Vilas County , WI 0.19 % ($22,455 AGI )

Relocation away from Gogebic County, MI

6.48 % of Gogebic 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 $25,674

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Iron County , WI 0.72 % ($26,690 AGI )
  • Marquette County , MI 0.43 % ($35,160 AGI )
  • Ontonagon County , MI 0.28 % ($33,250 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 Bessemer Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Bessemer Township, Michigan

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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 Bessemer 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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