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Demographics Analysis

The people of Chikaming 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
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 67

5 to 9 years : 31

10 to 14 years : 51

15 to 17 years : 111

18 and 19 years : 39

20 years : 73

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 45

25 to 29 years : 29

30 to 34 years : 144

35 to 39 years : 100

40 to 44 years : 44

45 to 49 years : 132

50 to 54 years : 149

55 to 59 years : 149

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 82

65 and 66 years : 16

67 to 69 years : 123

70 to 74 years : 152

75 to 79 years : 58

80 to 84 years : 51

85 years and over : 41

Female:

Under 5 years : 120

5 to 9 years : 90

10 to 14 years : 89

15 to 17 years : 70

18 and 19 years : 34

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 8

25 to 29 years : 51

30 to 34 years : 107

35 to 39 years : 36

40 to 44 years : 100

45 to 49 years : 149

50 to 54 years : 181

55 to 59 years : 146

60 and 61 years : 51

62 to 64 years : 153

65 and 66 years : 96

67 to 69 years : 55

70 to 74 years : 100

75 to 79 years : 156

80 to 84 years : 65

85 years and over : 39


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,706

Multiple ancestry : 1,762

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 15

Ancestry not reported : 177


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,526

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 15

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 88

Not a U.S. citizen : 31


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 187

5 to 17 years : 442

18 to 24 years : 199

25 to 34 years : 331

35 to 44 years : 280

45 to 54 years : 611

55 to 59 years : 295

60 and 61 years : 128

62 to 64 years : 235

65 to 74 years : 542

75 years and over : 410

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 80

5 to 17 years : 245

18 to 24 years : 108

25 to 34 years : 166

35 to 44 years : 144

45 to 54 years : 146

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 59

65 to 74 years : 156

75 years and over : 126

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 107

5 to 17 years : 197

18 to 24 years : 91

25 to 34 years : 150

35 to 44 years : 116

45 to 54 years : 454

55 to 59 years : 243

60 and 61 years : 128

62 to 64 years : 136

65 to 74 years : 338

75 years and over : 284

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 15

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 : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 20

45 to 54 years : 11

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 40

65 to 74 years : 48

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 634

Female : 648

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,055

Female : 1,189

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 15

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 60

Female : 59


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,262

Born in other state in the United States : 2,228

Native: born outside the United States : 15

Foreign born : 99


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 285

Now married, except separated : 447

Divorced : 133

Separated : 0

Widowed : 129

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 329

Now married, except separated : 1,449

Divorced : 137

Separated : 25

Widowed : 144

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 119

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,255

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 116

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Chikaming Township, Michigan

  • German: 1,267   (28.7%)
  • Irish: 466   (10.6%)
  • English: 383   (8.7%)
  • Swedish: 358   (8.1%)
  • Polish: 309   (7.0%)
  • Other Groups: 272   (6.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 203   (4.6%)
  • Dutch: 166   (3.8%)
  • Italian: 164   (3.7%)
  • United States Or American: 160   (3.6%)
  • Norwegian: 88   (2.0%)
  • Czech: 75   (1.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 60   (1.4%)
  • Scottish: 47   (1.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 42   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 41   (0.9%)
  • Hungarian: 35   (0.8%)
  • Russian: 32   (0.7%)
  • British: 26   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 24   (0.5%)
  • European: 23   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 22   (0.5%)
  • Arab: 17   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 16   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 15   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 14   (0.3%)
  • Bulgarian: 10   (0.2%)
  • Brazilian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 8   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 6   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 6   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 6   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 5   (0.1%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 5   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Chikaming Township, Michigan is 3,660



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Chikaming Township, Michigan: 1,764
Female Population in Chikaming Township, Michigan: 1,896


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Chikaming Township, Michigan: 50.6
Median Female Resident Age in Chikaming Township, Michigan: 52.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Chikaming Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

54.1

Male

52.6

Female

55.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

66.3

Male

66.8

Female

64.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.5

Male

21.5

Female

47.5

Asian


Both sexes

49.5

Male

54.5

Female

48.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

27.0

Male

37.0

Female

12.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

35.0

Male

45.5

Female

24.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.5

Male

24.0

Female

27.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

54.3

Male

52.8

Female

55.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Chikaming Township, Michigan


  • White: 3,604
  • African American: 16
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 40
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (1.11%)
  • 9th Grade: 20   (1.48%)
  • 10th Grade: 71   (5.24%)
  • 11th Grade: 48   (3.54%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 54   (3.99%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 330   (24.35%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 91   (6.72%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 246   (18.15%)
  • Associate Degree: 78   (5.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 209   (15.42%)
  • Master's Degree: 101   (7.45%)
  • Professional School Degree: 71   (5.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 21   (1.55%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.41%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 11   (0.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (0.41%)
  • 10th Grade: 23   (1.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 35   (2.42%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 52   (3.59%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 483   (33.33%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 130   (8.97%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 226   (15.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 111   (7.66%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 227   (15.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 109   (7.52%)
  • Professional School Degree: 24   (1.66%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.41%)


(updated 2010)







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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Chikaming Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Benedick Airport  

Building


(1) Chikaming Township Fire Department   (2) Chikaming Township Police Department  

Canal


(1) Painterville Drain  

Census


(1) Shorewood-tower Hills-harbert Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Chikaming Seventh-day Adventist Church   (2) Harbert Church   (3) Highlands Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Chikaming  

Lake


(1) Lake Louise  

Locale


(1) Harbert Station Historical  

Park


(1) Harbert Community Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bethany Beach   (2) Birchwood   (3) Harbert   (4) Hazelhurst   (5) Shorewood Hills   (6) Tower Hill Shorelands  

Post Office


(1) Harbert Post Office  

School


(1) Chikaming School  

Summit


(1) Mount Fuller  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Chikaming Township, Michigan

49115 (pop. 36)


Cities Nearby Chikaming Township, Michigan

Shorewood-tower Hills-harbert Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,629) 1.8 Miles
Three Oaks Village, MI  (pop. 1,981) 4.7 Miles
Three Oaks Township, MI  (pop. 2,807) 4.7 Miles
Weesaw Township, MI  (pop. 1,997) 5.8 Miles
Bridgman City, MI  (pop. 2,778) 6.6 Miles
Lake Charter Township, MI  (pop. 3,148) 6.9 Miles
New Buffalo City, MI  (pop. 1,859) 7.6 Miles
Galien Township, MI  (pop. 1,575) 7.9 Miles
New Buffalo Township, MI  (pop. 2,684) 8.2 Miles
Galien Village, MI  (pop. 604) 8.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Chikaming Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Chikaming Township, Michigan is 640.0 ft. (195.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Chikaming Township, Michigan

Lat: 41.865076 N        Long: -86.636037 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 51   (2.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 79   (4.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 163   (8.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 140   (7.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 292   (15.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 219   (11.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 285   (15.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 194   (10.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 118   (6.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 39   (2.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 10   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 82   (4.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 168   (9.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,277

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 127

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 : 14

Walked : 31

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 163


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 93

5 to 9 minutes : 231

10 to 14 minutes : 328

15 to 19 minutes : 200

20 to 24 minutes : 119

25 to 29 minutes : 167

30 to 34 minutes : 149

35 to 39 minutes : 20

40 to 44 minutes : 12

45 to 59 minutes : 13

60 to 89 minutes : 69

90 or more minutes : 48


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 737

No Social Security income : 926


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 486

No retirement income : 1,177


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 29

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 14

$20,000 to $24,999 : 84

$25,000 to $29,999 : 78

$30,000 to $34,999 : 150

$35,000 to $39,999 : 43

$40,000 to $44,999 : 71

$45,000 to $49,999 : 123

$50,000 to $59,999 : 199

$60,000 to $74,999 : 105

$75,000 to $99,999 : 89

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 or more : 42


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $47,252


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Chikaming Township, Michigan

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5.0 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Beverly Shores, IN; Owner: Gerard Media, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDND (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WLOI (1540 AM; 0.25 kW; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Times Communications Inc.)
  • WWLV (1620 AM; 10.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Chikaming Township, Michigan

  • WBYT (100.7 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WZOW (102.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WDSO (88.3 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: Duneland School Corp.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Friends Of Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Voice Of The Fighting Irish, Inc.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Walkerton, IN; Owner: South Bend Council 5001, Inc.)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Andrews Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: South Bend Community School Corp.)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Rolling Prairie, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WEFM (95.9 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: Michigan City Fm Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCOE (96.7 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; Stevensville, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WCXT (98.3 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; Niles, MI; Owner: Marion R. Williams)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates L P)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Chikaming Township, Michigan

  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; South Bend, IN; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Wsjv Television, Inc.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Michiana Public Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Of South Bend, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Chikaming Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 403  (38.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 119  (11.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 140  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 176  (16.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 301  (33.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 241  (26.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 283  (31.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Chikaming Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Chikaming Township, Michigan

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 14.7 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 14.7 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 19.7 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 19.7 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 19.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 20.0 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 20.8 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • Ross Field


    (about 21.1 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 21.1 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 34.3 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Chikaming Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.59%

Carpooled

9.20%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.78%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.67%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

5.48%

Other Means

0.67%

Worked At Home

4.60%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,010

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 144

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 440

Householder not living alone : 69


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 47

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 58

All other households : 1,558


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 939

Renter-occupied housing units : 71

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 63

Renter-occupied housing units : 81

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 421

Renter-occupied housing units : 88


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 127

$10,000 to $14,999 : 75

$15,000 to $19,999 : 76

$20,000 to $24,999 : 113

$25,000 to $29,999 : 122

$30,000 to $34,999 : 178

$35,000 to $39,999 : 77

$40,000 to $44,999 : 66

$45,000 to $49,999 : 150

$50,000 to $59,999 : 220

$60,000 to $74,999 : 135

$75,000 to $99,999 : 89

$100,000 to $124,999 : 87

$125,000 to $149,999 : 32

$150,000 to $199,999 : 74

$200,000 or more : 42


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Total : 3,994


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,663

Vacant : 2,331


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 69

Built 2000 to 2004 : 221

Built 1990 to 1999 : 467

Built 1980 to 1989 : 226

Built 1970 to 1979 : 451

Built 1960 to 1969 : 485

Built 1950 to 1959 : 682

Built 1940 to 1949 : 396

Built 1939 or earlier : 997


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 969

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 152

Electricity : 395

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 127

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 20

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Chikaming Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 21

$60,000 to $69,999 : 82

$70,000 to $79,999 : 53

$80,000 to $89,999 : 27

$90,000 to $99,999 : 60

$100,000 to $124,999 : 107

$125,000 to $149,999 : 75

$150,000 to $174,999 : 138

$175,000 to $199,999 : 104

$200,000 to $249,999 : 125

$250,000 to $299,999 : 125

$300,000 to $399,999 : 131

$400,000 to $499,999 : 82

$500,000 to $749,999 : 105

$750,000 to $999,999 : 65

$1,000,000 or more : 108


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Chikaming 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 : 62

Home equity loan only : 95

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 690

Housing units without a mortgage : 576


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $1,000,001

Built 2000 to 2004 : $821,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $144,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $152,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $337,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $296,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $162,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $208,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $201,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Chikaming Township, Michigan: 61.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Chikaming Township, Michigan

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

    Buildings Units Cost
2006        
  Single Family 44 44 $13,959,916
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

44 44 $13,959,916


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Chikaming Township, MI): $47,778
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Chikaming Township): $153,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Chikaming Township): $595
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Chikaming Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 54.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.1%
Electricity: 21.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 11.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Chikaming Township, Michigan

Memorial Home Care Inc


     Address: 3355 Douglas Road, South Bend, Indiana 46635
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/17/1983

Center For Hospice And Palliative Care Inc, The


     Address: 111 Sunnybrook Ct, South Bend, Indiana 46637
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/4/1980

Vna Homecare, Private Duty N Hospice


     Address: 901 S Woodland Ave, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/1/1967

American Nursing Care Sb


     Address: 212 West Edison Road, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/20/1994

Interim Healthcare Of South Bend


     Address: 605 West Edison Road, Ste H, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/11/1977

Hospitals Close To Chikaming Township, Michigan

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - South Bend


     Address: 801 E Lasalle Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Hospital Of South Bend


     Address: 615 N Michigan St, South Bend, Indiana 46601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Anthony Memorial Health Centers


     Address: 301 W Homer St, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Laporte Hospital And Health Services


     Address: 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Borgess-lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 420 W High Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Chikaming Township, Michigan

Jordans Nursing Home


     Address: 9935 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, Michigan 49106
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 105
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Hamilton Communities Inc


     Address: 31869 Chicago Trail, New Carlisle, Indiana 46552
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 220 E Dunn Rd, New Carlisle, Indiana 46552
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Ironwood Health And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1950 Ridgedale Road, South Bend, Indiana 46614
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 190
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Cardinal Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1121 E Lasalle Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46617
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 119
     Percent Occupied: 75%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Chikaming Township, Michigan

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 7 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Chikaming Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 80
    Disabled Workers: 5
    Widowers Workers: 5
    Spouses Workers: 5
    Children Workers: 0


(updated 2007)



Berrien County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.01%
  • Other 1.00%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Chikaming Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Berrien County, MI

4.62 % of Berrien County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,999

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.12 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $26,088

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 0.50 % ($33,965 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.40 % ($26,393 AGI )
  • Van Buren County , MI 0.35 % ($29,186 AGI )

Relocation away from Berrien County, MI

5.57 % of Berrien 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 $38,455

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,862

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 0.59 % ($31,690 AGI )
  • Van Buren County , MI 0.38 % ($25,498 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.32 % ($36,899 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 Chikaming 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 Chikaming 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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