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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bethel 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
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 79

5 to 9 years : 41

10 to 14 years : 62

15 to 17 years : 19

18 and 19 years : 39

20 years : 14

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 25

25 to 29 years : 68

30 to 34 years : 82

35 to 39 years : 72

40 to 44 years : 68

45 to 49 years : 73

50 to 54 years : 54

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 21

65 and 66 years : 21

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 34

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 2

85 years and over : 9

Female:

Under 5 years : 49

5 to 9 years : 54

10 to 14 years : 33

15 to 17 years : 70

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 24

21 years : 13

22 to 24 years : 41

25 to 29 years : 56

30 to 34 years : 42

35 to 39 years : 40

40 to 44 years : 64

45 to 49 years : 63

50 to 54 years : 39

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 23

65 and 66 years : 16

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 26

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 10

85 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 959

Multiple ancestry : 490

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 15

Ancestry not reported : 197


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,452

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 7

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

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 11

Not a U.S. citizen : 185


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 128

5 to 17 years : 279

18 to 24 years : 183

25 to 34 years : 248

35 to 44 years : 244

45 to 54 years : 229

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 135

75 years and over : 66

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 121

5 to 17 years : 229

18 to 24 years : 112

25 to 34 years : 131

35 to 44 years : 125

45 to 54 years : 147

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 103

75 years and over : 47

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 24

18 to 24 years : 27

25 to 34 years : 57

35 to 44 years : 56

45 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 24

65 to 74 years : 32

75 years and over : 19

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 6

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 20

18 to 24 years : 37

25 to 34 years : 60

35 to 44 years : 63

45 to 54 years : 16

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
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 564

Female : 536

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 145

Female : 207

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 10

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 149

Female : 47


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,034

Born in other state in the United States : 326

Native: born outside the United States : 6

Foreign born : 55


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 247

Now married, except separated : 479

Divorced : 54

Separated : 17

Widowed : 27

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 44

Now married, except separated : 237

Divorced : 22

Separated : 8

Widowed : 19

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 7

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 45

Now married, except separated : 137

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,263

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 209

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bethel Township, Michigan

  • German: 271   (23.3%)
  • English: 177   (15.2%)
  • Other Groups: 135   (11.6%)
  • Polish: 132   (11.4%)
  • United States Or American: 117   (10.1%)
  • Irish: 110   (9.5%)
  • Dutch: 58   (5.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 44   (3.8%)
  • Scottish: 19   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 16   (1.4%)
  • European: 15   (1.3%)
  • French Canadian: 12   (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 9   (0.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 9   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 9   (0.8%)
  • Hungarian: 7   (0.6%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 7   (0.6%)
  • British: 6   (0.5%)
  • Slovak: 4   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bethel Township, Michigan is 1,661



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bethel Township, Michigan: 868
Female Population in Bethel Township, Michigan: 793


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bethel Township, Michigan: 34.7
Median Female Resident Age in Bethel Township, Michigan: 34.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bethel Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

40.3

Male

41.4

Female

39.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

20.3

Male

20.8

Female

15.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.5

Male

31.0

Female

32.5

Asian


Both sexes

12.5

Male

12.0

Female

14.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

25.2

Male

30.5

Female

18.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

38.5

Male

13.5

Female

51.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.2

Male

31.8

Female

21.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.7

Male

41.7

Female

39.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Bethel Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,421
  • African American: 58
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 124
  • Two or More Races: 58



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (2.63%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 25   (5.05%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (0.81%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 19   (3.84%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (1.21%)
  • 10th Grade: 32   (6.46%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (1.82%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (1.82%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 248   (50.1%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 49   (9.9%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 25   (5.05%)
  • Associate Degree: 21   (4.24%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 28   (5.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (1.21%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 1   (0.2%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (1%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (1.49%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.75%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 11   (2.74%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (5.22%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (2.49%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (3.48%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 20   (4.98%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 181   (45.02%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 38   (9.45%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 43   (10.7%)
  • Associate Degree: 24   (5.97%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 19   (4.73%)
  • Master's Degree: 3   (0.75%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 1   (0.25%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Bethel Township, Michigan

  • Bronson Community School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 215 W. Chicago Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3257, Students: 1,346 )

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

  • Anderson Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: 546 E. Chicago Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3234, Students: 296 )

  • Chicago Street School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: 501 E. Chicago Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3250, Students: 196 )

  • Ryan Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-4, Location: 461 Rudd Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3254, Students: 194 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Bethel Township, Michigan

  • Bronson Jr/sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 450 E. Grant Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3230, Students: 644 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Bethel Township, Michigan

  • St Mary's Assumption School M


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 204 Albers Road, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-4625, Students: 48 )

  • Golden Rule School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 755 Pleasant Hill Road, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: () -, Students: 22 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Bethel Township, Michigan

  • Bronson Library Branch


    207 North Matteson Road, Bronson, MI 49028

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Bethel Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Bronson Fire Department   (2) Bronson Police Department   (3) Bronson Public Library  

Canal


(1) Honey Lake Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Bronson Cemetery   (2) Curtis Cemetery   (3) Dutch Settlement Cemetery   (4) East Gilead Cemetery   (5) Gilead Cemetery   (6) Haight Cemetery   (7) Hooping Corner Cemetery   (8) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (9) Saint Marys Cemetery   (10) Snow Prairie Cemetery   (11) Trayer Cemetery   (12) York Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethel Gilead Community Church   (2) Church Of Christ At Bronson   (3) East Gilead Missionary Church   (4) First Baptist Church   (5) First Congregational Church   (6) First United Methodist Church   (7) Pleasant Hill Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Bronson   (2) Township Of Bethel   (3) Township Of Bronson   (4) Township Of Gilead   (5) Township Of Noble  

Hospital


(1) Bronson Family Health Center   (2) Westbrook Home  

Lake


(1) Anderson Lake   (2) Bassett Lake   (3) Calhoon Lake   (4) Duncan Lake   (5) Gilead Lake   (6) Honey Lake   (7) Lake Lavine   (8) Lake Michiana   (9) Monroe Lake   (10) Mud Lake   (11) Palmitere Lake   (12) Red Water Lake   (13) Sprong Lake   (14) Vohs Lake  

Locale


(1) Bronson Station   (2) Prairie River Golf Club  

Park


(1) Bronson Public Library Historical Marker   (2) Chicago Road Historical Marker   (3) Douglas Park   (4) Greenwald Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bronson   (2) East Gilead   (3) Gilead   (4) Hatmaker   (5) West Kinderhook  

Post Office


(1) Bronson Post Office   (2) East Gilead Post Office Historical   (3) Gilead Post Office Historical   (4) Hatmaker Post Office Historical   (5) Noble Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Anderson School   (2) Bronson Junior Senior High School   (3) Chicago Street School   (4) Hickory Corners School   (5) Lindley School   (6) Ryan School   (7) Saint Marys School   (8) Snow Prairie School   (9) Trayer School  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bethel Township, Michigan

49028 (pop. 6,730)


Cities Nearby Bethel Township, Michigan

Bronson City, MI  (pop. 2,095) 3.8 Miles
Bronson Township, MI  (pop. 1,444) 5.8 Miles
Batavia Township, MI  (pop. 1,514) 5.8 Miles
Ovid Township, MI  (pop. 2,317) 6.7 Miles
Matteson Township, MI  (pop. 1,377) 7.7 Miles
Noble Township, MI  (pop. 617) 7.9 Miles
Coldwater City, MI  (pop. 10,584) 8.6 Miles
Coldwater Township, MI  (pop. 6,737) 9.3 Miles
Burr Oak Village, MI  (pop. 703) 10.0 Miles
Burr Oak Township, MI  (pop. 2,680) 11.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bethel Township, Michigan

517



Elevation in Bethel Township, Michigan is 906.0 ft. (276.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bethel Township, Michigan

Lat: 41.856589 N        Long: -85.124489 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 52   (8.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 42   (6.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 40   (6.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 89   (13.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 78   (12.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 81   (12.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 83   (12.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 34   (5.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 15   (2.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 19   (3.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 8   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 49   (7.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 48   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 619

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 55

In 3-person carpool : 6

In 4-person carpool : 3

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 87

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 3

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 : 10

Other means : 25

Worked at home : 41


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 43

5 to 9 minutes : 127

10 to 14 minutes : 106

15 to 19 minutes : 144

20 to 24 minutes : 225

25 to 29 minutes : 25

30 to 34 minutes : 53

35 to 39 minutes : 30

40 to 44 minutes : 11

45 to 59 minutes : 14

60 to 89 minutes : 21

90 or more minutes : 9


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 147

No Social Security income : 412


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 79

No retirement income : 480


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 22

$30,000 to $34,999 : 35

$35,000 to $39,999 : 37

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $74,999 : 75

$75,000 to $99,999 : 60

$100,000 to $124,999 : 45

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $56,912


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bethel Township, Michigan

  • WAWK (1140 AM; 0.25 kW; Kendallville, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WMSH (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCSR (1340 AM; 0.5 kW; Hillsdale, MI; Owner: Wcsr, Inc.)
  • WLKM (1520 AM; 0.43 kW; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; Coldwater, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Bethel Township, Michigan

  • WLKI (100.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WLZZ (104.5 FM; Blakeslee, OH; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WBXX (104.9 FM; Marshall, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; Lagrange, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; Angola, IN; Owner: Tri-state University)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Topeka, IN; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Constantine, MI; Owner: Living Faith Fellowship And Outreach Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Veritas Communications Corporation)
  • WHWE (89.7 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Howe Military School)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Edon, OH; Owner: Club 1915, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Hamilton, IN; Owner: Harvest Christian Fellowship, Inc.)
  • WCWB (90.1 FM; Ceresco, MI; Owner: Michiana Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCWB (90.1 FM; Tekonsha, MI; Owner: Michiana Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Hanover, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • WCKZ (91.3 FM; Orland, IN; Owner: Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Inc)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Centreville, MI; Owner: Family First Radio)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Leonidas, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Mendon, MI; Owner: Vineyard Academy)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; Lagrange, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WCSR-FM (92.1 FM; Hillsdale, MI; Owner: Wcsr, Inc)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; Mongo, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; Tekonsha, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bethel Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 93  (21.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 25  (5.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 50  (11.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 29  (6.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 78  (17.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 84  (29.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 46  (15.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 78  (26.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (2.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 212 Farms In Bethel Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Bethel Township, Michigan

Century Bank And Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $270.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 14

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Sturgis Bank & Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $307k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 11

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Bethel Township, Michigan

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 15.5 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 31.9 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 34.3 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • De Kalb County


    (about 38.1 miles in Auburn, Indiana; Airport Code: IN1)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 41.4 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Reynolds Municipal


    (about 43.9 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • Jackson County-Reynolds Field


    (about 44.0 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 45.7 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 50.5 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Defiance Memorial


    (about 50.8 miles in Defiance, Ohio; Airport Code: DFI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bethel Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

73.99%

Carpooled

12.73%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.28%

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

2.24%

Other Means

0.70%

Worked At Home

10.07%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 380

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 30

Female householder, no husband present : 30

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 100

Householder not living alone : 19


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 6

Male householder and female partner : 7

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 8

All other households : 538


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 348

Renter-occupied housing units : 32

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 23

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 79

Renter-occupied housing units : 40


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 31

$10,000 to $14,999 : 13

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 38

$25,000 to $29,999 : 34

$30,000 to $34,999 : 47

$35,000 to $39,999 : 45

$40,000 to $44,999 : 31

$45,000 to $49,999 : 28

$50,000 to $59,999 : 51

$60,000 to $74,999 : 74

$75,000 to $99,999 : 64

$100,000 to $124,999 : 45

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Total : 620


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 559

Vacant : 61


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 7

Built 2000 to 2004 : 74

Built 1990 to 1999 : 110

Built 1980 to 1989 : 79

Built 1970 to 1979 : 105

Built 1960 to 1969 : 31

Built 1950 to 1959 : 60

Built 1940 to 1949 : 14

Built 1939 or earlier : 140


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 72

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 297

Electricity : 30

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 75

Coal or coke : 3

Wood : 64

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 18

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bethel Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 23

$30,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $39,999 : 13

$40,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 10

$60,000 to $69,999 : 8

$70,000 to $79,999 : 26

$80,000 to $89,999 : 37

$90,000 to $99,999 : 18

$100,000 to $124,999 : 73

$125,000 to $149,999 : 82

$150,000 to $174,999 : 21

$175,000 to $199,999 : 46

$200,000 to $249,999 : 33

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 26

$400,000 to $499,999 : 12

$500,000 to $749,999 : 1

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bethel 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 : 18

Home equity loan only : 42

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 254

Housing units without a mortgage : 161


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $98,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $189,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $140,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $114,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $51,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $110,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $115,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $83,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $113,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bethel Township, Michigan: 77.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Bethel Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Bethel Township, MI): $40,400
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bethel Township): $80,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bethel Township): $494
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bethel Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 13.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 57.7%
Electricity: 4.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 21.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.3%
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 Bethel Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bethel Township, Michigan

Community Health Center Of Bra


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

Cameron Home Health Care N Hospice


     Address: 416 E Maumee St, Angola, Indiana 46703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/13/1984

Sturgis Home Health Care


     Address: 1613 East Chicago Road, Sturgis, Michigan 49091
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 5/14/1984

Hillsdale Comm Home Care


     Address: 451 Hidden Meadows Drive Suite 140, Hillsdale, Michigan 49242
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/15/1996

Three Rivers Health Home Care & Hospice


     Address: 222 South Main Street, Three Rivers, Michigan 49093
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/5/1995

Hospitals Close To Bethel Township, Michigan

Community Health Center Of Branch County


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

Cameron Memorial Community Hospital Inc


     Address: 416 East Maumee Street, Angola, Indiana 46703
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Sturgis Hospital


     Address: 916 Myrtle Ave, Sturgis, Michigan 49091
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Parkview Lagrange Hospital


     Address: 207 N Townline Rd, Lagrange, Indiana 46761
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Hillsdale Community Health Center


     Address: 168 S Howell Street, Hillsdale, Michigan 49242
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Bethel Township, Michigan

Maple Lawn Medical Care Facili


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

Laurels Of Coldwater,the


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

Northern Lakes Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 516 N Williams St, Angola, Indiana 46703
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 78
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Lakeland Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation


     Address: 500 N Williams St, Angola, Indiana 46703
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Froh Community Home


     Address: 307 N Franks Avenue, Sturgis, Michigan 49091
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 95%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bethel Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 66 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bethel Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 755
    Disabled Workers: 145
    Widowers Workers: 110
    Spouses Workers: 50
    Children Workers: 95


(updated 2007)



Branch County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.98%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.02%
  • 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 Bethel Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Branch County, MI

5.70 % of Branch County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,115

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Calhoun County , MI 0.83 % ($36,729 AGI )
  • Hillsdale County , MI 0.75 % ($24,508 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , MI 0.54 % ($27,299 AGI )

Relocation away from Branch County, MI

6.79 % of Branch 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 $30,158

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Calhoun County , MI 1.06 % ($26,789 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , MI 0.62 % ($25,901 AGI )
  • Hillsdale County , MI 0.61 % ($27,596 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 Bethel 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 Bethel Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Bethel Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 43 0
Rape 1 5 1 2 n/a 0 1 n/a 0 1 1 1 2
    per 100,000 41 204 42 84 n/a 0 44 n/a 0 45 43 43 85
Robbery 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Assault 2 2 2 1 n/a 5 1 n/a 4 5 2 0 2
    per 100,000 82 82 84 42 n/a 214 44 n/a 177 226 85 0 85
Burglary 9 7 12 3 n/a 7 8 n/a 15 9 12 6 13
    per 100,000 370 286 505 126 n/a 299 349 n/a 664 406 511 255 556
Larceny Theft 81 53 78 44 n/a 58 27 n/a 48 28 52 37 50
    per 100,000 3,328 2,164 3,281 1,853 n/a 2,479 1,177 n/a 2,126 1,264 2,216 1,575 2,137
Vehicle Theft 4 1 1 2 n/a 2 0 n/a 1 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 164 41 42 84 n/a 85 0 n/a 44 0 0 0 85
Arson 0 0 2 0 n/a 0 1 n/a 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 0 84 0 n/a 0 44 n/a 0 0 0 0 43
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 2 0 0 n/a 1 0 n/a 1 2 0 0 1
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
24 15 23 12 n/a 17 9 n/a 16 9 16 11 17
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
12 9 12 7 n/a 9 5 n/a 9 5 8 6 9


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

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


(updated 2014)



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