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   (County: Van Buren County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Covert 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
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 144

5 to 9 years : 96

10 to 14 years : 170

15 to 17 years : 82

18 and 19 years : 12

20 years : 0

21 years : 21

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 71

30 to 34 years : 77

35 to 39 years : 77

40 to 44 years : 90

45 to 49 years : 130

50 to 54 years : 56

55 to 59 years : 98

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 45

67 to 69 years : 31

70 to 74 years : 49

75 to 79 years : 79

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 88

5 to 9 years : 192

10 to 14 years : 173

15 to 17 years : 100

18 and 19 years : 37

20 years : 36

21 years : 14

22 to 24 years : 8

25 to 29 years : 166

30 to 34 years : 64

35 to 39 years : 119

40 to 44 years : 133

45 to 49 years : 64

50 to 54 years : 112

55 to 59 years : 87

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 20

65 and 66 years : 35

67 to 69 years : 30

70 to 74 years : 88

75 to 79 years : 75

80 to 84 years : 12

85 years and over : 23


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,157

Multiple ancestry : 477

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 36

Ancestry not reported : 419


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,745

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

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

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 41

Not a U.S. citizen : 303


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 232

5 to 17 years : 813

18 to 24 years : 150

25 to 34 years : 378

35 to 44 years : 419

45 to 54 years : 362

55 to 59 years : 185

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 49

65 to 74 years : 278

75 years and over : 204

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 232

5 to 17 years : 457

18 to 24 years : 82

25 to 34 years : 293

35 to 44 years : 148

45 to 54 years : 143

55 to 59 years : 63

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 87

75 years and over : 103

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 220

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 55

35 to 44 years : 172

45 to 54 years : 184

55 to 59 years : 117

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 37

65 to 74 years : 185

75 years and over : 95

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 136

18 to 24 years : 15

25 to 34 years : 30

35 to 44 years : 99

45 to 54 years : 35

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 753

Female : 867

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 461

Female : 664

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 186

Female : 158


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,125

Born in other state in the United States : 570

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 202


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 312

Now married, except separated : 525

Divorced : 128

Separated : 5

Widowed : 11

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 211

Now married, except separated : 513

Divorced : 99

Separated : 34

Widowed : 125

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 60

Now married, except separated : 155

Divorced : 25

Separated : 0

Widowed : 23


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,220

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 286

Speak English less than "very well" : 324

German:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Covert Township, Michigan

  • Other Groups: 1,590   (57.3%)
  • Irish: 283   (10.2%)
  • German: 272   (9.8%)
  • United States Or American: 133   (4.8%)
  • English: 108   (3.9%)
  • Italian: 79   (2.8%)
  • Polish: 70   (2.5%)
  • Dutch: 35   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 31   (1.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 29   (1.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 27   (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 25   (0.9%)
  • Latvian: 15   (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 13   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 13   (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 10   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 9   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 6   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 3   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 3   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Covert Township, Michigan is 3,089



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Covert Township, Michigan: 1,400
Female Population in Covert Township, Michigan: 1,689


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Covert Township, Michigan: 36.1
Median Female Resident Age in Covert Township, Michigan: 33.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Covert Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

39.5

Male

41.7

Female

37.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

46.3

Male

44.0

Female

48.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.5

Male

24.3

Female

32.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.5

Male

58.5

Female

35.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

20.1

Male

19.9

Female

20.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.4

Male

15.5

Female

18.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.2

Male

20.6

Female

19.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.2

Male

45.8

Female

41.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Covert Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,897
  • African American: 827
  • American Indian: 17
  • Asian: 16
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 285
  • Two or More Races: 47



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 30   (3.21%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 16   (1.71%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 42   (4.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 60   (6.41%)
  • 9th Grade: 70   (7.48%)
  • 10th Grade: 61   (6.52%)
  • 11th Grade: 34   (3.63%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 80   (8.55%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 294   (31.41%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 63   (6.73%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 107   (11.43%)
  • Associate Degree: 22   (2.35%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 35   (3.74%)
  • Master's Degree: 16   (1.71%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.64%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 22   (2.3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 27   (2.82%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 21   (2.19%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 36   (3.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 70   (7.31%)
  • 10th Grade: 67   (7%)
  • 11th Grade: 42   (4.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (1.78%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 356   (37.2%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 69   (7.21%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 83   (8.67%)
  • Associate Degree: 61   (6.37%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 66   (6.9%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (1.25%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (0.84%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Covert Township, Michigan

  • Covert Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 35323 M-140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043, Phone: (269) 764-3701, Students: 771 )

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

  • Covert Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 35323 M-140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043, Phone: (269) 764-3720, Students: 400 )

  • Covert Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 35323 M-140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043, Phone: (269) 764-3730, Students: 111 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Covert Township, Michigan

  • Covert High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 35323 M-140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043, Phone: (269) 764-3730, Students: 213 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Covert Township, Michigan

  • Covert Branch Library


    33680 M-140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Covert Township, Michigan


  • Covert Historical Museum


    33808 M 140, Covert, MI 49043

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Covert Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Consumers Power Company Heliport   (2) South Haven Area Regional Airport  

Building


(1) Covert Branch Library   (2) Covert Historical Museum   (3) Covert Township Fire And Emergency Medical Services   (4) Covert Township Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Covert Cemetery   (2) Emmanuel Home Cemetery   (3) Fish Cemetery  

Church


(1) Blue Star Church   (2) Covert Community Church   (3) Emanuel Home   (4) First Baptist Church   (5) First Spiritual Church Of God   (6) German Church   (7) Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church   (8) His Place Cathedral Of Faith   (9) Packard Gospel Center   (10) Seventh-day Adventist Church   (11) Trinity Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Covert   (2) Van Buren County  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 13  

Hospital


(1) Covert Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Mud Lake  

Locale


(1) Camp Na Wa Kwa   (2) Covert Station Historical   (3) Covert South Haven Koa Campground   (4) Roosevelt Hills   (5) Toquin Station Historical   (6) Van Buren State Park  

Park


(1) Covert Library Historical Marker   (2) Covert Township Park  

Populated Place


(1) Covert   (2) Crystal Beach   (3) Fish Corners   (4) Friendsville   (5) Linden Hills   (6) Palisades Park   (7) Rush Lake Mobile Home Park   (8) Toquin  

Post Office


(1) Covert Post Office   (2) Packard Post Office Historical   (3) Pallisades Park Post Office Historical   (4) Toquin Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Covert High School   (2) Fish School   (3) Hawley School   (4) North Mill School   (5) West Brick School  

Stream


(1) Brandywine Creek  

Swamp


(1) Dyckman Swamp  

Tower


(1) Wcsy-fm South Haven  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Covert Township, Michigan

49043 (pop. 2,551)


Cities Nearby Covert Township, Michigan

South Haven Charter Township, MI  (pop. 3,916) 5.3 Miles
Paw Paw Lake Cdp, MI  (pop. 3,189) 6.0 Miles
Coloma Charter Township, MI  (pop. 5,105) 6.6 Miles
Watervliet Township, MI  (pop. 3,426) 7.0 Miles
Lake Michigan Beach Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,152) 7.1 Miles
Watervliet City, MI  (pop. 1,806) 7.7 Miles
Coloma City, MI  (pop. 1,597) 7.8 Miles
Hagar Township, MI  (pop. 3,894) 8.0 Miles
South Haven City, MI  (pop. 5,126) 8.6 Miles
Hartford City, MI  (pop. 2,645) 8.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Covert Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Covert Township, Michigan is 633.0 ft. (193.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Covert Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.298587 N        Long: -86.288441 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 29   (2.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 72   (7.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 31   (3.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 95   (9.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 104   (10.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 151   (14.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 126   (12.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 85   (8.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 45   (4.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 29   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 20   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 125   (12.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 103   (10.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 651

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 95

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 16

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 18

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 : 4

Other means : 10

Worked at home : 12


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 38

5 to 9 minutes : 119

10 to 14 minutes : 86

15 to 19 minutes : 184

20 to 24 minutes : 107

25 to 29 minutes : 37

30 to 34 minutes : 68

35 to 39 minutes : 18

40 to 44 minutes : 71

45 to 59 minutes : 29

60 to 89 minutes : 6

90 or more minutes : 38


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 370

No Social Security income : 785


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 216

No retirement income : 939


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 78

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 99

$20,000 to $24,999 : 49

$25,000 to $29,999 : 87

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 48

$40,000 to $44,999 : 28

$45,000 to $49,999 : 62

$50,000 to $59,999 : 43

$60,000 to $74,999 : 90

$75,000 to $99,999 : 67

$100,000 to $124,999 : 22

$125,000 to $149,999 : 10

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $35,972


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Covert 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)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WGTO (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Cassopolis, MI; Owner: Larry Langford, Jr.)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 1.0 kW; South Haven, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Otsego, MI; Owner: Vintage Radio Enterprises, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Covert Township, Michigan

  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; Otsego, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WCSY (103.7 FM; Covert, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WXPZ (90.1 FM; Glenn, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications Inc.)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Andrews Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; Saugatuck, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; Stevensville, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WCXT (98.3 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates L P)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Covert Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 62  (11.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 69  (12.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 24  (4.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 28  (5.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 166  (30.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 91  (16.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 150  (27.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 171  (31.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (2.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 51 Farms In Covert Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Covert Township, Michigan

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 13.8 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 13.8 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 32.0 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Tulip City


    (about 32.1 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Park Township


    (about 35.0 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 37.8 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • South Bend International


    (about 40.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 40.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 41.1 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 41.1 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Covert Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

71.05%

Carpooled

21.19%

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

1.32%

Other Means

2.46%

Worked At Home

3.97%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 577

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 29

Female householder, no husband present : 141

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 326

Householder not living alone : 82


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 7

Male householder and female partner : 58

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 17

All other households : 1,073


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 475

Renter-occupied housing units : 102

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 29

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 106

Renter-occupied housing units : 35

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 254

Renter-occupied housing units : 154


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 232

$10,000 to $14,999 : 63

$15,000 to $19,999 : 97

$20,000 to $24,999 : 86

$25,000 to $29,999 : 163

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 48

$40,000 to $44,999 : 34

$45,000 to $49,999 : 74

$50,000 to $59,999 : 43

$60,000 to $74,999 : 97

$75,000 to $99,999 : 120

$100,000 to $124,999 : 37

$125,000 to $149,999 : 10

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,786


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,155

Vacant : 631


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 7

Built 2000 to 2004 : 44

Built 1990 to 1999 : 103

Built 1980 to 1989 : 279

Built 1970 to 1979 : 139

Built 1960 to 1969 : 247

Built 1950 to 1959 : 301

Built 1940 to 1949 : 109

Built 1939 or earlier : 557


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 338

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 491

Electricity : 221

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 62

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 36

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 7

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Covert Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 67

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 54

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 5

$40,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 49

$60,000 to $69,999 : 34

$70,000 to $79,999 : 93

$80,000 to $89,999 : 41

$90,000 to $99,999 : 93

$100,000 to $124,999 : 69

$125,000 to $149,999 : 78

$150,000 to $174,999 : 85

$175,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 to $249,999 : 39

$250,000 to $299,999 : 18

$300,000 to $399,999 : 8

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 12

$1,000,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Covert 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 : 11

Home equity loan only : 79

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 425

Housing units without a mortgage : 345


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $137,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $201,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $54,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $61,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $25,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $74,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $87,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $108,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Covert Township, Michigan: 69.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Covert Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Covert 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 14 14 $1,457,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $1,457,000
2000        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,559,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,559,000
2001        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,319,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,319,500
2002        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,792,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,792,000
2003        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,293,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,293,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Covert Township, MI): $22,829
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Covert Township): $58,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Covert Township): $403
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Covert Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 22.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 42.6%
Electricity: 12.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 21.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
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 Covert Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Covert Township, Michigan

South Haven Homecare


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/22/1995

Southwest Michigan Home Care Services, Inc


     Address: 6633 Red Arrow Hwy, Coloma, Michigan 49038
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/4/2004

Lakeview Home Health Services


     Address: 822 E Michigan, P O 143, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/13/1996

Allegan Homecare


     Address: 570 Linn Street, Suite 4, Allegan, Michigan 49010
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/4/1998

Gentiva Health Services


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

Hospitals Close To Covert Township, Michigan

South Haven Community Hospital


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Community Hospital- Watervliet


     Address: 400 Medical Park Dr, Watervliet, Michigan 49098
     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

Lakeview Community Hospital


     Address: 408 Hazen Street, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Allegan General Hospital


     Address: 555 Linn Street, Allegan, Michigan 49010
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Covert Township, Michigan

South Haven Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 850 Phillips, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Countryside Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 120 Baseline Rd, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Orchard Grove Extended Care Ce


     Address: 1385 E Empire Ave, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Lakeland Continuing Care Ctr-st Joseph


     Address: 3425 Lake Shore Dr, Saint Joseph, Michigan 49085
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Dowagiac Nursing Home


     Address: 610 Uneta Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 83%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Covert Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 1 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Covert Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 255
    Disabled Workers: 115
    Widowers Workers: 50
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 85


(updated 2007)



Van Buren County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.26%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.60%
  • 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 Covert Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Van Buren County, MI

6.52 % of Van Buren County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,331

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 2.17 % ($42,190 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.81 % ($25,498 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.64 % ($25,802 AGI )

Relocation away from Van Buren County, MI

7.05 % of Van Buren 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 $32,608

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 2.15 % ($33,900 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.73 % ($29,186 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.62 % ($27,717 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 Covert 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 Covert Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Covert Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 4 0 1 2 n/a 0 4 5 4 4 4 1 2
    per 100,000 127 0 32 63 n/a 0 128 163 131 131 139 35 71
Robbery 0 1 2 0 n/a 4 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0 31 63 0 n/a 128 32 0 0 66 35 0 0
Assault 19 15 10 16 n/a 22 10 18 11 13 10 13 7
    per 100,000 602 472 316 501 n/a 703 320 587 361 427 347 450 247
Burglary 47 53 61 29 n/a 30 28 26 22 26 19 43 32
    per 100,000 1,488 1,669 1,927 908 n/a 958 897 849 722 853 658 1,490 1,130
Larceny Theft 58 50 49 61 n/a 61 57 46 49 55 55 48 43
    per 100,000 1,837 1,574 1,548 1,909 n/a 1,949 1,825 1,501 1,607 1,805 1,906 1,663 1,518
Vehicle Theft 15 17 8 13 n/a 8 13 8 2 5 6 6 3
    per 100,000 475 535 253 407 n/a 256 416 261 66 164 208 208 106
Arson 6 1 3 2 n/a 1 3 0 3 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 190 31 95 63 n/a 32 96 0 98 0 35 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
6 4 3 5 n/a 7 4 6 4 5 4 4 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
32 30 30 26 n/a 25 25 20 19 22 20 24 20
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
19 17 17 15 n/a 16 15 13 11 13 12 14 11


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



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