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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bliss 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
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 9 years : 38

10 to 14 years : 27

15 to 17 years : 4

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 23

30 to 34 years : 7

35 to 39 years : 31

40 to 44 years : 34

45 to 49 years : 22

50 to 54 years : 16

55 to 59 years : 20

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 16

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 11

75 to 79 years : 2

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 42

5 to 9 years : 28

10 to 14 years : 26

15 to 17 years : 16

18 and 19 years : 11

20 years : 0

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 27

25 to 29 years : 8

30 to 34 years : 47

35 to 39 years : 12

40 to 44 years : 29

45 to 49 years : 29

50 to 54 years : 21

55 to 59 years : 31

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 13

65 and 66 years : 5

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 19

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 311

Multiple ancestry : 293

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 5

Ancestry not reported : 105


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 697

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 9

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 3

Not a U.S. citizen : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 66

5 to 17 years : 139

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 85

35 to 44 years : 106

45 to 54 years : 88

55 to 59 years : 51

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 72

75 years and over : 9

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 66

5 to 17 years : 133

18 to 24 years : 38

25 to 34 years : 69

35 to 44 years : 75

45 to 54 years : 76

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 54

75 years and over : 9

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 1

18 to 24 years : 15

25 to 34 years : 16

35 to 44 years : 22

45 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 18

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 4

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 : 5

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 3

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
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 272

Female : 338

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 44

Female : 43

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 6

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 530

Born in other state in the United States : 84

Native: born outside the United States : 9

Foreign born : 8


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 88

Now married, except separated : 271

Divorced : 36

Separated : 11

Widowed : 25

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 32

Now married, except separated : 38

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 618

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bliss Township, Michigan

  • German: 194   (28.8%)
  • Irish: 132   (19.6%)
  • English: 72   (10.7%)
  • Other Groups: 52   (7.7%)
  • United States Or American: 43   (6.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 31   (4.6%)
  • Polish: 28   (4.2%)
  • Scottish: 24   (3.6%)
  • Swedish: 22   (3.3%)
  • Canadian: 16   (2.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 11   (1.6%)
  • Dutch: 10   (1.5%)
  • Italian: 7   (1.0%)
  • European: 6   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 6   (0.9%)
  • Australian: 5   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 4   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 4   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.3%)
  • Albanian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bliss Township, Michigan is 714



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bliss Township, Michigan: 319
Female Population in Bliss Township, Michigan: 395


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bliss Township, Michigan: 39.7
Median Female Resident Age in Bliss Township, Michigan: 33.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bliss Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

45.8

Male

46.3

Female

45.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

8.5

Male

8.0

Female

33.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.8

Male

30.5

Female

33.5

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

63.5

Male

0.0

Female

63.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.5

Male

16.0

Female

15.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

34.5

Male

27.0

Female

34.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.1

Male

46.5

Female

45.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Bliss Township, Michigan


  • White: 631
  • African American: 3
  • American Indian: 22
  • Asian: 12
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 46



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 1   (0.52%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (3.13%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (3.13%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (3.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (1.04%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (1.04%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 92   (47.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 18   (9.38%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 22   (11.46%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (4.17%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 25   (13.02%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (1.04%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (1.04%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (3.02%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (2.01%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (4.52%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (3.02%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1   (0.5%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 80   (40.2%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 17   (8.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 25   (12.56%)
  • Associate Degree: 15   (7.54%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 31   (15.58%)
  • Master's Degree: 5   (2.51%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Bliss Township, Michigan


Bar


(1) East Shoal   (2) Middle Shoal   (3) New Shoal Number One   (4) New Shoal Number Three   (5) New Shoal Number Two   (6) Rose Shoal   (7) Vienna Shoal   (8) White Shoal  

Bay


(1) Big Stone Bay   (2) Cecil Bay   (3) Goose Bay   (4) Sturgeon Bay   (5) Trails End Bay  

Building


(1) Carp Lake Township Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Big Cut  

Cape


(1) Waugoshance Point  

Census


(1) Carp Lake Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Carp Lake Seventh Day Adventist Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Bliss  

Island


(1) Temperance Island   (2) Waugoshance Island  

Lake


(1) Alke Paradise   (2) Canada Goose Pond   (3) Lake Paradise   (4) Lawrence Lake   (5) O Neal Lake  

Locale


(1) Carp Lake Station Historical   (2) Greys Reef Light   (3) Mcgulpin Point Lighthouse   (4) White Shoal Light   (5) Wilderness Golf Course  

Park


(1) Wilderness State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Carp Lake   (2) Cecil  

Post Office


(1) Carp Lake Post Office   (2) Cecil Post Office Historical  

Stream


(1) Big Stone Creek   (2) Big Sucker Creek   (3) Carp Lake River   (4) French Farm Creek   (5) Little Sucker Creek  

Summit


(1) Mountain Nebo  

Tower


(1) Bliss Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bliss Township, Michigan

49718 (pop. 912)


Cities Nearby Bliss Township, Michigan

Cross Village Township, MI  (pop. 227) 5.8 Miles
Carp Lake Township, MI  (pop. 769) 6.7 Miles
Center Township, MI  (pop. 630) 7.1 Miles
Wawatam Township, MI  (pop. 711) 9.3 Miles
Mckinley Township, MI  (pop. 1,165) 9.9 Miles
Readmond Township, MI  (pop. 473) 10.0 Miles
Mackinaw City Village, MI  (pop. 790) 10.6 Miles
Mackinaw Township, MI  (pop. 569) 11.3 Miles
Hebron Township, MI  (pop. 275) 11.7 Miles
Pellston Village, MI  (pop. 746) 11.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bliss Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Bliss Township, Michigan is 873.0 ft. (266.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bliss Township, Michigan

Lat: 45.696263 N        Long: -84.919987 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 5   (2.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 10   (5.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 6   (3.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 28   (14.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 19   (9.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 27   (13.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 41   (20.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 20   (10.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 13   (6.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 10   (5.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 7   (3.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 10   (5.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 229

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 19

In 3-person carpool : 8

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 : 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 : 3

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 9


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 0

5 to 9 minutes : 11

10 to 14 minutes : 12

15 to 19 minutes : 17

20 to 24 minutes : 32

25 to 29 minutes : 28

30 to 34 minutes : 33

35 to 39 minutes : 12

40 to 44 minutes : 47

45 to 59 minutes : 47

60 to 89 minutes : 20

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 67

No Social Security income : 185


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 66

No retirement income : 186


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 17

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 12

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $74,999 : 30

$75,000 to $99,999 : 18

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $47,143


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bliss Township, Michigan

  • WJML (1110 AM; 10.0 kW; Bay Harbor, MI; Owner: Stone Communications, Inc.)
  • WCBY (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Bois Blanc Island, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 50.0 kW; Bay Shore, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WMBN (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Bay Harbor, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Conway, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)
  • WLDR (750 AM; 1.0 kW; Bay Harbor, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Media Broadcasting Company)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5.0 kW; Mackinac Island, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Bliss Township, Michigan

  • WMKC (102.9 FM; Harbor Point, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WCMW-FM (103.9 FM; Harbor Point, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; Indian River, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WCZW (107.9 FM; Bay Shore, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WIAB (88.5 FM; Mackinaw City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Harbor Point, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WJOG (91.3 FM; Harbor Point, MI; Owner: Michigan Community Radio)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; Bay Harbor, MI; Owner: Wbcm Radio, Inc.)
  • WLJZ (94.5 FM; Mackinaw City, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; Bay Harbor, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • NEW (97.7 FM; Cheboygan, MI; Owner: Vargas, Mary)
  • WKLZ-FM (98.9 FM; Harbor Point, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Petoskey, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Bliss Township, Michigan

  • WTOM-TV (Channel 4; Cheboygan, MI; Owner: Barrington Traverse City License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bliss Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 28  (21.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 27  (20.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 11  (8.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 37  (28.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 44  (42.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 12  (11.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 34  (32.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (4.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 8 Farms In Bliss Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Bliss Township, Michigan

  • Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County


    (about 10.6 miles in Pellston, Michigan; Airport Code: PLN)

  • Mackinac Island Airport


    (about 17.9 miles in Mackinac Island, Michigan; Airport Code: MCD)

  • Harbor Springs Airport


    (about 18.7 miles in Conway, Michigan; Airport Code: RQR)

  • Cheboygan County


    (about 19.6 miles in Mullett Lake, Michigan; Airport Code: UXU)

  • Cheboygan City/County


    (about 19.6 miles in Mullett Lake, Michigan; Airport Code: UXU)

  • Beaver Island


    (about 31.2 miles in Beaver Island, Michigan; Airport Code: BVR)

  • Charlevoix Municipal


    (about 32.1 miles in Bay Shore, Michigan; Airport Code: CVX)

  • Boyne Mountain


    (about 36.6 miles in Boyne City, Michigan; Airport Code: MI5)

  • Chippewa County International


    (about 43.5 miles in Kincheloe, Michigan; Airport Code: CIU)

  • Kincheloe AFB


    (about 43.6 miles in Kincheloe, Michigan; Airport Code: INR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bliss Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.13%

Carpooled

9.42%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.24%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

11.21%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 153

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 3

Female householder, no husband present : 32

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 51

Householder not living alone : 13


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 5

Male householder and female partner : 8

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 9

All other households : 230


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 148

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 61

Renter-occupied housing units : 3


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 36

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 33

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 35

$60,000 to $74,999 : 25

$75,000 to $99,999 : 28

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Total : 324


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 252

Vacant : 72


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 19

Built 2000 to 2004 : 15

Built 1990 to 1999 : 90

Built 1980 to 1989 : 40

Built 1970 to 1979 : 56

Built 1960 to 1969 : 33

Built 1950 to 1959 : 10

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 61


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 14

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 138

Electricity : 0

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 15

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 85

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bliss Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 8

$40,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $69,999 : 4

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 10

$100,000 to $124,999 : 37

$125,000 to $149,999 : 32

$150,000 to $174,999 : 42

$175,000 to $199,999 : 20

$200,000 to $249,999 : 23

$250,000 to $299,999 : 6

$300,000 to $399,999 : 3

$400,000 to $499,999 : 5

$500,000 to $749,999 : 3

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bliss 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 : 6

Home equity loan only : 37

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 3

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 99

Housing units without a mortgage : 87


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $195,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $139,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $160,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $177,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $118,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $139,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $115,000

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $117,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bliss Township, Michigan: 70.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Bliss Township, Michigan

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

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

0 0 $0
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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Bliss Township, MI): $36,339
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bliss Township): $84,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bliss Township): $400
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bliss Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 2.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 59.3%
Electricity: 1.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 7.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 29.2%
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 Bliss Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bliss Township, Michigan

Vitalcare, Inc.


     Address: 761 Lafayette Ave, Cheboygan, Michigan 49721
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/10/1984

Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency


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

Chippewa County Health Dept


     Address: 508 Ashmaun Street, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 49783
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Lmas District Health Dept


     Address: 14150 Hamilton Lake Road, Newberry, Michigan 49868
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/1/1972

Mercy Amicare


     Address: 201 Meadows Drive, Suite A, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/25/1992

Hospitals Close To Bliss Township, Michigan

Cheboygan Memorial Hospital


     Address: 748 S Main, Cheboygan, Michigan 49721
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Northern Michigan Regional Hospital


     Address: 416 Connable Ave, Petoskey, Michigan 49770
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Otsego Memorial Hospital


     Address: 825 N Center Ave, Gaylord, Michigan 49735
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Chippewa County War Memorial Hospital


     Address: 500 Osborn Blvd, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 49783
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


     Address: 1100 E Michigan Ave, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Bliss Township, Michigan

Mackinac Straits Long Term Care Unit


     Address: 220 Burdette St, Saint Ignace, Michigan 49781
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Bay Bluffs-emmet Co Med Care Fac


     Address: 750 E Main, Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Cheboygan Mem Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 748 S Main St, Cheboygan, Michigan 49721
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Tendercare Health Center Of Cheboygan


     Address: 824 S Huron Po Box 408, Cheboygan, Michigan 49721
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 76
     Percent Occupied: 68%

Bortz Health Care Of Petoskey


     Address: 1500 Spring St, Petoskey, Michigan 49770
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bliss Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 157 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bliss Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 140
    Disabled Workers: 20
    Widowers Workers: 20
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Emmet County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 39.41%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.48%
  • Other 1.12%



(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 Bliss Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Emmet County, MI

7.15 % of Emmet County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $46,762

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Charlevoix County , MI 1.22 % ($25,603 AGI )
  • Cheboygan County , MI 0.95 % ($25,221 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.40 % ($122,863 AGI )

Relocation away from Emmet County, MI

7.06 % of Emmet 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 $43,511

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Charlevoix County , MI 0.87 % ($44,616 AGI )
  • Cheboygan County , MI 0.80 % ($33,196 AGI )
  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 0.24 % ($35,290 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 Bliss 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 Bliss 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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