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Demographics Analysis

The people of Blue Lake 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
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 9 years : 16

10 to 14 years : 27

15 to 17 years : 13

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 2

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 2

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 5

35 to 39 years : 0

40 to 44 years : 17

45 to 49 years : 31

50 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 18

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 27

75 to 79 years : 27

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 9

Female:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 3

10 to 14 years : 0

15 to 17 years : 2

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 2

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 5

40 to 44 years : 22

45 to 49 years : 28

50 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 11

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 18

75 to 79 years : 25

80 to 84 years : 6

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 288

Multiple ancestry : 103

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 22


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 396

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 3

Not a U.S. citizen : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 61

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 5

35 to 44 years : 44

45 to 54 years : 79

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 74

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 51

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 31

45 to 54 years : 69

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 49

75 years and over : 57

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 10

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 2

35 to 44 years : 13

45 to 54 years : 5

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 17

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 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 : 6

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 5

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 178

Female : 130

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 58

Female : 30

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 7

Female : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 304

Born in other state in the United States : 88

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 17

Now married, except separated : 190

Divorced : 17

Separated : 0

Widowed : 34

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 10

Now married, except separated : 75

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 6

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 390

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 11


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Blue Lake Township, Michigan

  • German: 116   (26.0%)
  • English: 80   (17.9%)
  • Irish: 41   (9.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 37   (8.3%)
  • Scottish: 29   (6.5%)
  • Polish: 25   (5.6%)
  • Dutch: 20   (4.5%)
  • United States Or American: 15   (3.4%)
  • Other Groups: 13   (2.9%)
  • Italian: 10   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 6   (1.3%)
  • Croatian: 6   (1.3%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (1.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (1.1%)
  • Greek: 5   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 4   (0.9%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.9%)
  • Russian: 3   (0.7%)
  • European: 3   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 3   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 2   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 2   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.4%)
  • British: 2   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.4%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Blue Lake Township, Michigan is 413



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Blue Lake Township, Michigan: 243
Female Population in Blue Lake Township, Michigan: 170


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Blue Lake Township, Michigan: 52.1
Median Female Resident Age in Blue Lake Township, Michigan: 58.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Blue Lake Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

60.0

Male

58.6

Female

61.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

10.5

Male

10.5

Female

10.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

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

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

9.3

Male

9.5

Female

8.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

65.5

Male

65.5

Female

0.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

59.9

Male

58.4

Female

61.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Blue Lake Township, Michigan


  • White: 398
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 13
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • 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 Blue Lake Township, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (3.09%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (1.55%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (6.19%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (7.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (2.06%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 72   (37.11%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 16   (8.25%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 21   (10.82%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (4.64%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 23   (11.86%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (4.64%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (2.58%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (1.67%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 7   (3.89%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (2.22%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (2.22%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (3.89%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (5%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 97   (53.89%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 16   (8.89%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 3   (1.67%)
  • Associate Degree: 15   (8.33%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 6   (3.33%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (5%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Blue Lake Township, Michigan

  • Mancelona Public Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 739, Mancelona, MI 49659, Phone: (231) 587-9764, Students: 1,174 )

  • Concord Academy: Antrim


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 5055 Corey Road, Mancelona, MI 49659, Phone: (231) 584-2080, Students: 169 )

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

  • Mancelona Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: P.o. Box 739, Mancelona, MI 49659, Phone: (231) 587-8661, Students: 420 )

  • Mancelona High School


    ( Grades: 5-12, Location: P.o. Box 739, Mancelona, MI 49659, Phone: (231) 587-8551, Students: 368 )

  • Mancelona Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: P.o. Box 739, Mancelona, MI 49659, Phone: (231) 587-9869, Students: 335 )

  • Concord Academy: Antrim


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 5055 Corey Road, Mancelona, MI 49659, Phone: (231) 584-2080, Students: 169 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Blue Lake Township, Michigan

  • Mancelona Township Library


    202 West State Street, Mancelona, MI 49659

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Blue Lake Township, Michigan


  • Mancelona Area Historical Society


    Po Box 103, Mancelona, MI 49659

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Blue Lake 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 Blue Lake Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Blue Lake Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Mancelona Municipal Airport  

Building


(1) Allied Emergency Medical Services Mancelona Station   (2) Blue Lake Township Fire Department   (3) Blue Lake Township Hall   (4) Mancelona Area Historical Society Museum   (5) Mancelona Fire District   (6) Mancelona Police Department   (7) Mancelona Public Library   (8) Mancelona Village Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Bryden Cemetery   (2) Chestonia Township Number Two Cemetery Historical   (3) Fairview Cemetery   (4) Saint Anthony S Cemetery  

Church


(1) Antrim Church Of Christ   (2) Church Of The Nazarene   (3) Cold Spring Church   (4) Cold Springs Mennonite Church   (5) Free Methodist Church   (6) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (7) Mancelona Baptist Church   (8) Mancelona United Methodist Church   (9) Pathway Community Church   (10) Sacred Heart Church   (11) Saint Anthony Catholic Church   (12) Saint Matthews Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Blue Lake   (2) Township Of Mancelona   (3) Village Of Mancelona  

Hospital


(1) Mancelona Family Practice  

Lake


(1) Boat Lake   (2) Eagle Lake   (3) Grass Lake   (4) Johnson Pond   (5) Macneil Pond   (6) Nelson Lake   (7) North Blue Lake   (8) North Crooked Lake   (9) Oxbow Lake   (10) Peckham Lake   (11) Sand Lake   (12) South Crooked Lake   (13) Starvation Lake   (14) Tar Lake   (15) Tillie Lake   (16) Timber Lake   (17) Twin Lake   (18) Waddell Pond   (19) Wetzel Lake  

Locale


(1) Camp Flying Eagle   (2) Hardy School   (3) Mancelona Station   (4) Rapid River Campground   (5) Schuss Mountain Golf Club   (6) Schuss Mountain Ski Area   (7) Westwood Station   (8) Wetzel Station   (9) Whispering Pines Family Campgrounds   (10) Windmill Farms Golf Course  

Park


(1) Palmer Park   (2) Railroad Park   (3) Triangle Park   (4) Village Of Wetzell Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Antrim   (2) Mancelona   (3) Westwood   (4) Wetzel  

Post Office


(1) Mancelona Post Office   (2) Westwood Post Office Historical   (3) Wetzell Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Stover Pond  

School


(1) Barnhart School   (2) Mancelona Elementary School   (3) Mancelona High School   (4) Mancelona Middle School  

Spring


(1) Scotts Spring  

Summit


(1) Mount Bundy  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Blue Lake Township, Michigan

49659 (pop. 6,401)


Cities Nearby Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Coldsprings Township, MI  (pop. 1,344) 5.9 Miles
Frederic Township, MI  (pop. 1,349) 7.3 Miles
Mancelona Township, MI  (pop. 4,377) 8.0 Miles
Excelsior Township, MI  (pop. 891) 8.3 Miles
Bear Lake Township, MI  (pop. 642) 9.0 Miles
Star Township, MI  (pop. 882) 9.8 Miles
Mancelona Village, MI  (pop. 1,488) 9.8 Miles
Maple Forest Township, MI  (pop. 314) 11.0 Miles
Rapid River Township, MI  (pop. 1,081) 12.6 Miles
Chestonia Township, MI  (pop. 312) 12.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Blue Lake Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Blue Lake Township, Michigan is 1,116.0 ft. (340.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.819085 N        Long: -84.900335 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7   (5.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 8   (6.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 34   (28.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 24   (20.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 3   (2.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6   (5.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 5   (4.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (4.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 14   (11.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 10   (8.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 109

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 36

In 3-person carpool : 0

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 : 0

Other means : 3

Worked at home : 6


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 5

5 to 9 minutes : 13

10 to 14 minutes : 14

15 to 19 minutes : 15

20 to 24 minutes : 9

25 to 29 minutes : 15

30 to 34 minutes : 18

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 20

45 to 59 minutes : 7

60 to 89 minutes : 21

90 or more minutes : 8


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 109

No Social Security income : 89


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 106

No retirement income : 92


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 13

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $74,999 : 16

$75,000 to $99,999 : 22

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,000


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Blue Lake Township, Michigan

  • WGRY (1230 AM; 0.75 kW; Grayling, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Elk Rapids, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Mancelona, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)

FM Radio Stations Near Blue Lake Township, Michigan

  • WGRY-FM (100.3 FM; Roscommon, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting System's, Inc.)
  • WICV (100.9 FM; East Jordan, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WQON (101.1 FM; Roscommon, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting Systems, Inc)
  • WMJZ-FM (101.5 FM; Johannesburg, MI; Owner: Darby Advertising, Inc.)
  • WMKC (102.9 FM; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; East Jordan, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WSRT (106.7 FM; Elmira, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Gaylord, Inc.)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Grace Baptist Church)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WTCK (90.9 FM; East Jordan, MI; Owner: Baraga Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WFDX (92.5 FM; Johannesburg, MI; Owner: Northern Michigan Radio, Inc.)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; Fife Lake, MI; Owner: Wkjf Radio, Inc.)
  • WAVC (93.9 FM; Lewiston, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • NEW (95.3 FM; Waters, MI; Owner: Darby Advertising, Inc.)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; Rapid City, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Michigan, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Blue Lake Township, Michigan

  • WGTU (Channel 29; Kalkaska, MI; Owner: Mtc License Llc)
  • WFUP (Channel 45; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Cadillac Telecasting Co.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 14  (20.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 8  (11.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 15  (21.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 18  (26.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 17  (27.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 16  (25.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 26  (41.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Bus Station(s)


    8497 US Highway 131 North
    McDonald's Restaurant
    Mancelona, Michigan 49659

(updated 2008)



There are 27 Farms In Blue Lake Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Blue Lake Township, Michigan

  • Gaylord Regional


    (about 16.7 miles in Gaylord, Michigan; Airport Code: GLR)

  • Antrim County


    (about 18.6 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Boyne Mountain


    (about 24.0 miles in Boyne City, Michigan; Airport Code: MI5)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 33.8 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Charlevoix Municipal


    (about 38.2 miles in Bay Shore, Michigan; Airport Code: CVX)

  • Harbor Springs Airport


    (about 41.9 miles in Conway, Michigan; Airport Code: RQR)

  • Wexford County


    (about 45.4 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County


    (about 52.2 miles in Pellston, Michigan; Airport Code: PLN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

68.22%

Carpooled

20.16%

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

3.10%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

8.53%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 134

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 2

Female householder, no husband present : 0

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 52

Householder not living alone : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 5

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 5

All other households : 188


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 131

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 60

Renter-occupied housing units : 2


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 19

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 18

$60,000 to $74,999 : 19

$75,000 to $99,999 : 27

$100,000 to $124,999 : 8

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Total : 730


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 198

Vacant : 532


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 14

Built 2000 to 2004 : 84

Built 1990 to 1999 : 128

Built 1980 to 1989 : 65

Built 1970 to 1979 : 130

Built 1960 to 1969 : 99

Built 1950 to 1959 : 87

Built 1940 to 1949 : 71

Built 1939 or earlier : 52


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 49

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 100

Electricity : 12

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 5

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 32

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 5

$90,000 to $99,999 : 5

$100,000 to $124,999 : 13

$125,000 to $149,999 : 22

$150,000 to $174,999 : 9

$175,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 to $249,999 : 13

$250,000 to $299,999 : 17

$300,000 to $399,999 : 59

$400,000 to $499,999 : 7

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 2

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Blue Lake 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 : 12

Home equity loan only : 20

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 62

Housing units without a mortgage : 99


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Blue Lake Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $283,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $195,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $158,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $175,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $339,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $88,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $317,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $95,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Blue Lake Township, Michigan: 63.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Blue Lake Township, MI): $37,045
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Blue Lake Township): $117,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Blue Lake Township): $725
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 29.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 58.5%
Electricity: 1.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 6.5%
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 Blue Lake Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Mercy Amicare


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

Munson Home Care


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

Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency


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

Mercy Amicare Homecare


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

Heartland Home Care Inc. Midla


     Address: 417 West Houghton Avenue, Suite E, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/11/1997

Hospitals Close To Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


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

Otsego Memorial Hospital


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

Munson Medical Center


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

Northern Michigan Regional Hospital


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

Mercy Hospital - Cadillac


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

Nursing Homes Close To Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Kalkaska Memorial Health Center


     Address: 419 S Coral St, Kalkaska, Michigan 49646
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Mercy Hospital- Grayling Ltcu


     Address: 1100 Michigan Ave, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 37
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Grayling Nursing & Rehab Community


     Address: 331 Meadows Drive, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Otsego Memorial Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 825 N Center St, Gaylord, Michigan 49735
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 33
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Tendercare Gaylord


     Address: 508 Random Lane, Gaylord, Michigan 49735
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 89%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Blue Lake Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 135 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Blue Lake Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 910
    Disabled Workers: 275
    Widowers Workers: 115
    Spouses Workers: 85
    Children Workers: 145


(updated 2007)



Kalkaska County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.05%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.67%
  • Other 1.28%



(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 Blue Lake Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Kalkaska County, MI

7.97 % of Kalkaska County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,455

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 1.78 % ($28,929 AGI )
  • Antrim County , MI 1.03 % ($23,015 AGI )
  • Wayne County , MI 0.36 % ($50,391 AGI )

Relocation away from Kalkaska County, MI

7.27 % of Kalkaska 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 $28,306

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.16 % ($28,096 AGI )
  • Antrim County , MI 0.87 % ($22,145 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.27 % ($24,706 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 Blue Lake 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 Blue Lake Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Blue Lake 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 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 0 1 1 n/a 0 1 n/a 0 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0 0 71 71 n/a 0 72 n/a 0 0 0 145 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0 n/a 1 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a 72 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Assault 5 0 3 3 n/a 2 2 n/a 1 0 1 2 2
    per 100,000 353 0 213 213 n/a 145 145 n/a 74 0 72 145 145
Burglary 11 5 6 13 n/a 6 5 n/a 7 6 7 2 3
    per 100,000 777 351 426 925 n/a 434 362 n/a 519 455 504 145 218
Larceny Theft 44 27 25 28 n/a 28 21 n/a 20 15 37 40 11
    per 100,000 3,110 1,896 1,774 1,991 n/a 2,025 1,522 n/a 1,483 1,138 2,664 2,907 798
Vehicle Theft 0 2 4 1 n/a 2 0 n/a 1 2 2 2 1
    per 100,000 0 140 284 71 n/a 145 0 n/a 74 152 144 145 73
Arson 2 1 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 141 70 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
1 0 1 1 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 1 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
14 9 9 11 n/a 9 7 n/a 7 6 12 11 4
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
8 4 5 6 n/a 5 4 n/a 4 3 6 6 2


(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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