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Demographics Analysis

The people of Colfax 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
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 20

5 to 9 years : 9

10 to 14 years : 16

15 to 17 years : 21

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 3

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 12

30 to 34 years : 6

35 to 39 years : 25

40 to 44 years : 10

45 to 49 years : 37

50 to 54 years : 26

55 to 59 years : 47

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 5

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 1

70 to 74 years : 30

75 to 79 years : 15

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 4

Female:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 9 years : 17

10 to 14 years : 20

15 to 17 years : 14

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 11

25 to 29 years : 17

30 to 34 years : 8

35 to 39 years : 24

40 to 44 years : 21

45 to 49 years : 36

50 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 18

65 and 66 years : 9

67 to 69 years : 4

70 to 74 years : 9

75 to 79 years : 4

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 203

Multiple ancestry : 285

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 9

Ancestry not reported : 65


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 555

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 3

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

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 17 years : 97

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 43

35 to 44 years : 80

45 to 54 years : 112

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 23

65 to 74 years : 59

75 years and over : 26

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 17 years : 86

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 33

35 to 44 years : 62

45 to 54 years : 91

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 36

75 years and over : 26

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 11

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 18

45 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 14

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 23

75 years and over : 0

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 : 3

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 : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 236

Female : 206

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 69

Female : 44

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 416

Born in other state in the United States : 94

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 4


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 61

Now married, except separated : 199

Divorced : 70

Separated : 8

Widowed : 14

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 17

Now married, except separated : 83

Divorced : 9

Separated : 3

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 531

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Colfax Township, Michigan

  • German: 119   (21.5%)
  • English: 77   (13.9%)
  • Dutch: 73   (13.2%)
  • Other Groups: 55   (9.9%)
  • Irish: 33   (6.0%)
  • United States Or American: 31   (5.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 24   (4.3%)
  • French Canadian: 22   (4.0%)
  • Swedish: 14   (2.5%)
  • Scottish: 13   (2.4%)
  • Polish: 12   (2.2%)
  • Welsh: 11   (2.0%)
  • Hungarian: 10   (1.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 10   (1.8%)
  • Italian: 7   (1.3%)
  • Danish: 7   (1.3%)
  • Swiss: 6   (1.1%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.9%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.7%)
  • European: 3   (0.5%)
  • British: 3   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.5%)
  • Scandinavian: 3   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.4%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.4%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Colfax Township, Michigan is 562



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Colfax Township, Michigan: 305
Female Population in Colfax Township, Michigan: 257


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Colfax Township, Michigan: 47.6
Median Female Resident Age in Colfax Township, Michigan: 42.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Colfax Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

41.6

Male

40.9

Female

42.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

73.5

Male

73.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

37.0

Male

37.0

Female

35.5

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

40.0

Male

26.5

Female

42.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.5

Male

20.5

Female

23.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.8

Male

41.3

Female

42.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Colfax Township, Michigan


  • White: 517
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 7
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 38



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.5%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (2%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (4.5%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (6.5%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (6.5%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (4%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 93   (46.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 8   (4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 28   (14%)
  • Associate Degree: 4   (2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 10   (5%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (1%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (1%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (2.5%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 1   (0.55%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (3.87%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (7.18%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (4.97%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 68   (37.57%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 19   (10.5%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 40   (22.1%)
  • Associate Degree: 12   (6.63%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12   (6.63%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Betsie Valley School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 17936 Cadillac Highway, Thompsonville, MI 49683, Phone: (231) 378-4164, Students: 192 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Colfax Township, Michigan

  • Betsie Valley District Library


    14731 Thompson Avenue, Thompsonville, MI 49683

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Colfax Township, Michigan


  • Michigan Legacy Art Park


    12500 Crystal Mountain Dr, Thompsonville, MI 49683

  • Thompsonville Historical Museum


    Corner Of Pecan And Division Streets, Thompsonville, IL 62890

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Colfax Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Betsie River Airstrip   (2) Thompsonville Airport  

Bridge


(1) Black Bridge   (2) Red Bridge   (3) Woirol Bridge  

Building


(1) Betsie Valley District Library   (2) Colfax Township Hall   (3) Thompsonville Village Hall   (4) Thompsonville Volunteer Ambulance Service   (5) Thompsonville Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Weldon Township Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Colfax Township Cemetery   (2) Holy Family Cemetery   (3) Thompsonville Cemetery   (4) Township Cemetery  

Census


(1) Crystal Mountain Census Designated Place   (2) Nessen City Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) First Congregational Church   (2) Saint Raphael Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Colfax   (2) Township Of Springdale   (3) Village Of Thompsonville  

Locale


(1) Copemish Station Historical   (2) Crystal Mountain Betsie Valley Golf Course   (3) Crystal Mountain Resort   (4) Crystal Mountain Ski Area   (5) Henry Station Historical   (6) Nessen City Station Historical   (7) Thompsonville Station Historical   (8) Wallin Station Historical  

Park


(1) Lewis Memorial Kids Park   (2) Michigan Legacy Art Park   (3) Pearl Park  

Populated Place


(1) Copemish   (2) Nessen City   (3) Thompsonville   (4) Wallin  

Post Office


(1) Copemish Post Office   (2) Henry Post Office Historical   (3) Kasson Post Office Historical   (4) Nessen City Post Office Historical   (5) Thompsonville Post Office   (6) Wallin Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Betsie Valley Elementary School   (2) Griner School   (3) Rust School  

Stream


(1) Little Betsie River  

Summit


(1) Buck Hills   (2) North Hills  

Trail


(1) Abendroth S Ski Trail   (2) Buck Ski Trail   (3) Canyon Ski Trail   (4) Cheers Ski Trail   (5) Cut Off Ski Trail   (6) Emmy Ski Trail   (7) Giggles Ski Trail   (8) Glacier Valley Glade Area Ski Trail   (9) Gorge Ski Trail   (10) Hoot Owl Ski Trail   (11) Huggy Bear Hollow Ski Trail   (12) Interlochen Arts Avenue Ski Trail   (13) Little Vincent Ski Trail   (14) Loki Ski Trail   (15) Lower Gorge Ski Trail   (16) Main Street Ski Trail   (17) Nason S Ski Trail   (18) Nastar Course Ski Trail   (19) Nose Dive Ski Trail   (20) Shelburg S Chute Ski Trail   (21) Short Cut Ski Trail   (22) Super Park Ski Trail   (23) Teddy S Turn Ski Trail   (24) Thor Chute Ski Trail   (25) Wipeout Ski Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Colfax Township, Michigan

49683 (pop. 1,794)


Cities Nearby Colfax Township, Michigan

Thompsonville Village, MI  (pop. 525) 4.1 Miles
Weldon Township, MI  (pop. 695) 5.6 Miles
Copemish Village, MI  (pop. 254) 5.7 Miles
Cleon Township, MI  (pop. 980) 5.9 Miles
Inland Township, MI  (pop. 1,946) 7.3 Miles
Green Lake Township, MI  (pop. 5,329) 8.1 Miles
Springdale Township, MI  (pop. 871) 8.5 Miles
Homestead Township, MI  (pop. 2,225) 8.9 Miles
Wexford Township, MI  (pop. 836) 9.1 Miles
Honor Village, MI  (pop. 255) 10.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Colfax Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Colfax Township, Michigan is 814.0 ft. (248.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Colfax Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.555837 N        Long: -85.876084 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 10   (4.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 17   (6.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 11   (4.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 30   (11.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 31   (12.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 38   (15.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 47   (18.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 16   (6.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 11   (4.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 22   (8.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 13   (5.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 201

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 5

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 : 3

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 23


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 3

5 to 9 minutes : 2

10 to 14 minutes : 8

15 to 19 minutes : 10

20 to 24 minutes : 33

25 to 29 minutes : 13

30 to 34 minutes : 50

35 to 39 minutes : 13

40 to 44 minutes : 16

45 to 59 minutes : 48

60 to 89 minutes : 13

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 88

No Social Security income : 171


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 56

No retirement income : 203


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 8

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 13

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 22

$60,000 to $74,999 : 25

$75,000 to $99,999 : 34

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $54,583


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Colfax Township, Michigan

  • WJNL (1210 AM; 50.0 kW; Kingsley, MI; Owner: Stone Communications, Inc)
  • WATT (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Cadillac, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 7.5 kW; Grawn, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 50.0 kW; Grawn, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WLJW (1370 AM; 5.0 kW; Cadillac, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc. (old Board))
  • WLJN (1400 AM; 0.64 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 50.0 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Colfax Township, Michigan

  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; Bear Lake, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; Bear Lake, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WCUZ (100.7 FM; Thompsonville, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Great Northern Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; Mesick, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941019MA (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • 941020MB (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media Inc)
  • 941020MF (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Salija Bokram/michael J. St. Cyr)
  • 941020MH (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: The Macdonald Broadcasting Company)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MN (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WSRJ (105.5 FM; Interlochen, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Maple City, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Manistee, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northwestern Michigan College)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Northern Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Cadillac, MI; Owner: West Central Michigan Media Ministries)
  • WOUF (92.1 FM; Benzonia, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WOUF (92.3 FM; Frankfort, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WOUF (92.3 FM; Onekama, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; Fife Lake, MI; Owner: Wkjf Radio, Inc.)
  • WKAD (93.7 FM; Boon, MI; Owner: Cadillac Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northern Michigan Radio, Inc.)
  • WJZJ (95.5 FM; Empire, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; Boon, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WGFN (98.1 FM; Empire, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; Frankfort, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Media Broadcasting Company)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Colfax Township, Michigan

  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Barrington Traverse City License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Colfax Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 7  (4.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 16  (11.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 11  (7.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 55  (38.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 24  (19.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 45  (37.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 43  (35.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 13 Farms In Colfax Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Colfax Township, Michigan

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 16.7 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 19.3 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 26.9 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Wexford County


    (about 29.7 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Antrim County


    (about 44.5 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Mason County


    (about 48.8 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 48.8 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Miller Field


    (about 49.2 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Charlevoix Municipal


    (about 59.5 miles in Bay Shore, Michigan; Airport Code: CVX)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Colfax Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.15%

Carpooled

14.12%

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

0.0%

Other Means

2.29%

Worked At Home

3.44%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 144

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 4

Female householder, no husband present : 18

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 89

Householder not living alone : 4


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 255


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 140

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 90

Renter-occupied housing units : 3


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 20

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 47

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 25

$60,000 to $74,999 : 33

$75,000 to $99,999 : 34

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Total : 344


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 259

Vacant : 85


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 3

Built 2000 to 2004 : 73

Built 1990 to 1999 : 82

Built 1980 to 1989 : 65

Built 1970 to 1979 : 58

Built 1960 to 1969 : 12

Built 1950 to 1959 : 0

Built 1940 to 1949 : 7

Built 1939 or earlier : 44


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 4

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 156

Electricity : 7

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 21

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 71

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Colfax Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 13

$60,000 to $69,999 : 23

$70,000 to $79,999 : 3

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 19

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $174,999 : 18

$175,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 to $249,999 : 59

$250,000 to $299,999 : 12

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 10

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Colfax 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 : 17

Home equity loan only : 30

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 111

Housing units without a mortgage : 87


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $213,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $143,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $109,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $189,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $26,700

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $93,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Colfax Township, Michigan: 69.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Colfax Township, Michigan

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 6 6 $674,774
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $63,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 10 $737,774
2000        
  Single Family 8 8 $718,324
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $63,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 12 $781,324
2001        
  Single Family 9 9 $897,916
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $897,916
2002        
  Single Family 9 9 $654,109
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $654,109
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,525,480
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,525,480
2006        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,319,079
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $1,319,079


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Colfax Township, MI): $37,250
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colfax Township): $77,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colfax Township): $435
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Colfax Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 1.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 65.3%
Electricity: 2.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 14.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 16.4%
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 Colfax Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Colfax Township, Michigan

Munson Home Care


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

Mercy Amicare Homecare


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

Memorial Medical Home Care


     Address: Twelve North Atkinson Drive, Suite 13, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/17/1984

Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency


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

Mercy Amicare


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

Hospitals Close To Colfax Township, Michigan

Munson Medical Center


     Address: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     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

West Shore Medical Center


     Address: 1465 E Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, Michigan 49660
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Medical Center Of West Michigan


     Address: 1 Atkinson Drive, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Spectrum Health-reed City Campus


     Address: "po Box 75, 300 N Patterson", Reed City, Michigan 49677
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Colfax Township, Michigan

Tendercare Health Center-birchwood


     Address: 2950 Lafranier Rd, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 123
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Tendercare Traverse City


     Address: 2585 S Lafranier Rd, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 94
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Bortz Health Care Of Traverse City


     Address: 2828 Concord St, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Orchard Creek Skilled Nursing


     Address: 9731 East Cherry Bend Road, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 18
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Grand Traverse Pavilions


     Address: 1000 Pavilions Circle, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 215
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Colfax Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 85 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Colfax Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 290
    Disabled Workers: 85
    Widowers Workers: 35
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Benzie County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.83%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.04%
  • Other 1.13%



(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 Colfax Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Benzie County, MI

8.53 % of Benzie County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $47,718

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.76 % ($29,400 AGI )
  • Manistee County , MI 0.57 % ($31,425 AGI )
  • Leelanau County , MI 0.38 % ($33,074 AGI )

Relocation away from Benzie County, MI

7.52 % of Benzie 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 $29,473

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.30 % ($30,466 AGI )
  • Manistee County , MI 0.66 % ($24,435 AGI )
  • Leelanau County , MI 0.34 % ($30,917 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 Colfax Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Colfax Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $4K --
         





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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 Colfax 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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