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Demographics Analysis

The people of Charleston 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
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 9 years : 44

10 to 14 years : 80

15 to 17 years : 47

18 and 19 years : 29

20 years : 0

21 years : 21

22 to 24 years : 33

25 to 29 years : 8

30 to 34 years : 27

35 to 39 years : 70

40 to 44 years : 91

45 to 49 years : 84

50 to 54 years : 116

55 to 59 years : 75

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 22

65 and 66 years : 22

67 to 69 years : 18

70 to 74 years : 30

75 to 79 years : 29

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 15

Female:

Under 5 years : 25

5 to 9 years : 62

10 to 14 years : 89

15 to 17 years : 25

18 and 19 years : 25

20 years : 3

21 years : 21

22 to 24 years : 24

25 to 29 years : 22

30 to 34 years : 33

35 to 39 years : 81

40 to 44 years : 84

45 to 49 years : 96

50 to 54 years : 88

55 to 59 years : 68

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 22

65 and 66 years : 21

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 30

75 to 79 years : 40

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 14


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 906

Multiple ancestry : 792

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 18

Ancestry not reported : 193


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,884

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 5

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 15

Not a U.S. citizen : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 72

5 to 17 years : 347

18 to 24 years : 156

25 to 34 years : 90

35 to 44 years : 326

45 to 54 years : 384

55 to 59 years : 143

60 and 61 years : 66

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 145

75 years and over : 136

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 17 years : 295

18 to 24 years : 156

25 to 34 years : 73

35 to 44 years : 251

45 to 54 years : 322

55 to 59 years : 118

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 109

75 years and over : 89

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 43

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 73

45 to 54 years : 59

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 33

75 years and over : 47

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 5

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 : 9

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 2

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 795

Female : 776

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 160

Female : 153

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 5

Foreign born:

Male : 14

Female : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,506

Born in other state in the United States : 306

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 304

Now married, except separated : 743

Divorced : 141

Separated : 24

Widowed : 58

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 26

Now married, except separated : 197

Divorced : 14

Separated : 12

Widowed : 27

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

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)
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Speak only English : 1,797

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Charleston Township, Michigan

  • German: 370   (21.9%)
  • English: 252   (14.9%)
  • Irish: 209   (12.4%)
  • United States Or American: 193   (11.4%)
  • Dutch: 174   (10.3%)
  • Other Groups: 132   (7.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 82   (4.9%)
  • Polish: 42   (2.5%)
  • Scottish: 37   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 26   (1.5%)
  • Italian: 24   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 24   (1.4%)
  • Norwegian: 15   (0.9%)
  • Hungarian: 12   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 11   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 10   (0.6%)
  • Finnish: 9   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 8   (0.5%)
  • European: 8   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 8   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 5   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 4   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 2   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 2   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Charleston Township, Michigan is 1,909



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Charleston Township, Michigan: 969
Female Population in Charleston Township, Michigan: 940


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Charleston Township, Michigan: 43.0
Median Female Resident Age in Charleston Township, Michigan: 42.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Charleston Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

43.4

Male

41.9

Female

45.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.5

Male

33.5

Female

26.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

49.5

Male

46.5

Female

56.5

Asian


Both sexes

36.5

Male

36.5

Female

36.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

37.0

Male

37.5

Female

36.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

28.5

Male

44.5

Female

12.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.5

Male

38.5

Female

17.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.5

Male

41.9

Female

45.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Charleston Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,829
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 8
  • Asian: 16
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 3
  • Two or More Races: 53



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.49%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (0.98%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (1.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 28   (4.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (2.28%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 31   (5.06%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 230   (37.52%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 62   (10.11%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 70   (11.42%)
  • Associate Degree: 44   (7.18%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 76   (12.4%)
  • Master's Degree: 28   (4.57%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.82%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.65%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (1.42%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 13   (2.04%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (1.1%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (2.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (0.79%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 20   (3.14%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 234   (36.79%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 83   (13.05%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 102   (16.04%)
  • Associate Degree: 44   (6.92%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 73   (11.48%)
  • Master's Degree: 26   (4.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.31%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.47%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Charleston Township, Michigan

  • Climax-scotts Community Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 372 S. Main Street, Climax, MI 49034, Phone: (616) 746-2400, Students: 754 )

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

  • Climax-scotts Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: 372 S. Main Street, Climax, MI 49034, Phone: (616) 746-2200, Students: 165 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Charleston Township, Michigan

  • Climax-scotts High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 372 S. Main Street, Climax, MI 49034, Phone: (616) 746-2301, Students: 432 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Charleston Township, Michigan

  • Lawrence Memorial Public Library


    107 North Main Street, Climax, MI 49034

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Charleston Township, Michigan


  • Old Time Historical Association Inc


    Po Box 220, Climax, NC 27233

  • Prairie Historical Society


    107 N Main St Po Box 82, Climax, MI 49034

  • Red River Valley Sugarbeet Museum Inc


    34102 320th St Sw, Climax, MN 56523

  • Sand Hill Settlement Historical Society


    415 Riverside Street, Climax, MN 56523

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Charleston Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Climax Township Fire Department   (2) Climax Village Hall   (3) Lawrence Memorial Library  

Canal


(1) Eldred Drain   (2) Johnson Drain   (3) Longman Drain   (4) Willow Swamp Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Adams Cemetery   (2) Bailey Cemetery   (3) North Cemetery   (4) Spencer Mills Cemetery  

Church


(1) Climax United Methodist Church   (2) Langeland Climax Chapel  

Civil


(1) Township Of Charleston   (2) Township Of Climax   (3) Village Of Climax  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 88  

Lake


(1) Burnham Lake   (2) Goose Pond   (3) Le Ferre Lake   (4) Mcginnis Lake   (5) Portage Lake   (6) Potter Lake   (7) Wood Lake  

Locale


(1) Climax Station   (2) Timberlake Campground  

Military


(1) Fort Custer Training Center  

Park


(1) Cold Brook Park   (2) Daniel B Eldred House Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Climax   (2) Climax Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Climax Post Office   (2) South Climax Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Climax-scotts Junior Senior High School   (2) School Number 4  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Charleston Township, Michigan

49034 (pop. 2,232)


Cities Nearby Charleston Township, Michigan

Galesburg City, MI  (pop. 1,745) 2.7 Miles
Greater Galesburg Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,964) 3.2 Miles
Climax Village, MI  (pop. 750) 3.4 Miles
Augusta Village, MI  (pop. 990) 3.8 Miles
Climax Township, MI  (pop. 2,273) 5.1 Miles
Ross Township, MI  (pop. 5,261) 5.8 Miles
Comstock Township, MI  (pop. 13,851) 6.8 Miles
South Gull Lake Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,609) 7.3 Miles
Springfield City, MI  (pop. 5,098) 7.5 Miles
Level Park-oak Park Cdp, MI  (pop. 3,513) 7.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Charleston Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Charleston Township, Michigan is 978.0 ft. (298.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Charleston Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.282063 N        Long: -85.366707 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 44   (5.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 36   (4.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 32   (3.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 74   (9.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 94   (11.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 143   (17.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 173   (21.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 40   (4.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 20   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 29   (3.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 78   (9.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 44   (5.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 791

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 36

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 8

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 : 0

Worked at home : 24


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 29

5 to 9 minutes : 101

10 to 14 minutes : 84

15 to 19 minutes : 113

20 to 24 minutes : 261

25 to 29 minutes : 76

30 to 34 minutes : 100

35 to 39 minutes : 14

40 to 44 minutes : 7

45 to 59 minutes : 22

60 to 89 minutes : 27

90 or more minutes : 8


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 229

No Social Security income : 523


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 200

No retirement income : 552


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 22

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 26

$40,000 to $44,999 : 34

$45,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 31

$60,000 to $74,999 : 60

$75,000 to $99,999 : 109

$100,000 to $124,999 : 83

$125,000 to $149,999 : 30

$150,000 to $199,999 : 32

$200,000 or more : 15


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $73,409


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Charleston Township, Michigan

  • WBCH (1220 AM; 0.25 kW; Hastings, MI; Owner: Barry Broadcasting Co.)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5.0 kW; Charlotte, MI; Owner: Christian Broadcasting System, Ltd.)
  • WBFN (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Kalamazoo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WLKM (1520 AM; 0.43 kW; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; 4.1 kW; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; Coldwater, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Otsego, MI; Owner: Vintage Radio Enterprises, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Charleston Township, Michigan

  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; Hastings, MI; Owner: Barry Broadcasting Co.)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; Otsego, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WBXX (104.9 FM; Marshall, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WVFM (106.5 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Bridgebuilders International Leadership Network)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Hastings, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Veritas Communications Corporation)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Dowling, MI; Owner: Lansing Community College)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications, Inc.)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Holy Family Oratory Of St. Philip Neri)
  • WOCR (89.7 FM; Olivet, MI; Owner: Board Of Trustees/olivet College)
  • WCWB (90.1 FM; Ceresco, MI; Owner: Michiana Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCWB (90.1 FM; Tekonsha, MI; Owner: Michiana Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCFG (90.9 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • 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)
  • WTNP (91.9 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • WZUU (92.5 FM; Oshtemo, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WBCK-FM (95.3 FM; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WYZO (96.5 FM; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; Tekonsha, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Charleston Township, Michigan

  • WWMT (Channel 3; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Freedom Broadcasting Of Michigan Licensee, L.l.c.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Wood License Company, Llc)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Christian Faith Broadcast, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Charleston Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 108  (23.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 51  (11.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 59  (12.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 94  (20.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 140  (33.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 71  (16.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 151  (36.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (2.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 65 Farms In Charleston Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Charleston Township, Michigan

Sturgis Bank & Trust Company - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Charleston Township, Michigan

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 6.4 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 10.1 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 33.4 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Kent County


    (about 42.2 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 42.2 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Reynolds Municipal


    (about 46.3 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • Jackson County-Reynolds Field


    (about 46.4 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • Tulip City


    (about 49.3 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 49.4 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 50.3 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Charleston Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.77%

Carpooled

9.53%

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

0.35%

Bicycle

0.23%

Walked

0.58%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

4.53%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 466

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 37

Female householder, no husband present : 49

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 161

Householder not living alone : 39


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 2

Male householder and female partner : 22

Female householder and female partner : 6

Female householder and male partner : 19

All other households : 703


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 451

Renter-occupied housing units : 15

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 34

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 49

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 175

Renter-occupied housing units : 25


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 22

$10,000 to $14,999 : 66

$15,000 to $19,999 : 23

$20,000 to $24,999 : 48

$25,000 to $29,999 : 32

$30,000 to $34,999 : 36

$35,000 to $39,999 : 36

$40,000 to $44,999 : 61

$45,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 33

$60,000 to $74,999 : 75

$75,000 to $99,999 : 109

$100,000 to $124,999 : 90

$125,000 to $149,999 : 30

$150,000 to $199,999 : 32

$200,000 or more : 15


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Total : 807


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 752

Vacant : 55


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 21

Built 2000 to 2004 : 79

Built 1990 to 1999 : 111

Built 1980 to 1989 : 104

Built 1970 to 1979 : 82

Built 1960 to 1969 : 96

Built 1950 to 1959 : 143

Built 1940 to 1949 : 41

Built 1939 or earlier : 130


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 389

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 222

Electricity : 31

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 76

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 16

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 8

No fuel used : 10


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Charleston Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 39

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9

$60,000 to $69,999 : 15

$70,000 to $79,999 : 5

$80,000 to $89,999 : 35

$90,000 to $99,999 : 34

$100,000 to $124,999 : 102

$125,000 to $149,999 : 72

$150,000 to $174,999 : 83

$175,000 to $199,999 : 71

$200,000 to $249,999 : 74

$250,000 to $299,999 : 46

$300,000 to $399,999 : 55

$400,000 to $499,999 : 35

$500,000 to $749,999 : 12

$750,000 to $999,999 : 7

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Charleston 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 : 38

Home equity loan only : 126

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 297

Housing units without a mortgage : 248


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $350,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $261,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $257,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $181,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $169,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $133,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $123,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $104,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $128,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Charleston Township, Michigan: 76.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Charleston Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Charleston Township, MI): $50,707
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Charleston Township): $110,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Charleston Township): $638
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Charleston Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 40.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 31.5%
Electricity: 0.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 21.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 5.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Charleston Township, Michigan

Foundation For Behavioral Resources


     Address: 600 S Lincoln Street, Augusta, Michigan 49012
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/24/2003

Alliance Home Health Services, Inc


     Address: 3408 Miller Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/4/2007

Uns Home Health Agency Inc


     Address: 2925 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/20/1990

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 5401 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/10/1981

Borgess Visiting Nurses


     Address: 348 North Burdick St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Charleston Township, Michigan

Bronson Methodist Hospital


     Address: 601 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Borgess Medical Center


     Address: 1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49024
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Battle Creek Health System


     Address: 300 North Avenue, Battle Creek, Michigan 49016
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Bronson Vicksburg Hospital


     Address: 13326 North Boulevard, Vicksburg, Michigan 49097
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Oaklawn Hospital


     Address: 200 N Madison, Marshall, Michigan 49068
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Charleston Township, Michigan

Laurels Of Galesburg (the)


     Address: 1080 N 35th St, Galesburg, Michigan 49053
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Heartland Health Care Center-kalamazoo


     Address: 3625 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 133
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Friendship Village


     Address: 1400 N Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Tendercare Kalamazoo


     Address: 1701 S 11th St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Borgess Nursing Home


     Address: 537 Chicago Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 93%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Charleston Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 46 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Charleston Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 320
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 35
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Kalamazoo County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 51.31%
  • Bush & Cheney 47.71%
  • Other 0.98%



(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 Charleston Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Kalamazoo County, MI

6.66 % of Kalamazoo County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,683

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.22 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $14,144

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Van Buren County , MI 0.67 % ($33,900 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.50 % ($30,944 AGI )
  • Calhoun County , MI 0.50 % ($41,885 AGI )

Relocation away from Kalamazoo County, MI

7.15 % of Kalamazoo 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 $41,323

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $59,818

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Van Buren County , MI 0.67 % ($42,190 AGI )
  • Calhoun County , MI 0.40 % ($34,765 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.39 % ($31,836 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 Charleston Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Charleston Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
09/06/2006, 05:45 pm 0 0 $15K $5K
05/15/2001, 12:34 am 0 0 $25K $25K
05/18/2000, 03:45 pm 0 0 $40K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/28/2006, 11:15 am 0 0 $5K --
08/09/2004, 08:10 pm 0 0 $15K --
08/11/2003, 01:45 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/08/2002, 10:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/22/2001, 07:45 am 0 0 $1K --
06/18/2001, 04:55 am 0 0 $25K --
06/12/1998, 03:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/12/1998, 02:45 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/29/1998, 12:40 am 0 0 $10K --
         





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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 Charleston 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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