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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dickson 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
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 9 years : 18

10 to 14 years : 24

15 to 17 years : 22

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 0

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 13

30 to 34 years : 11

35 to 39 years : 16

40 to 44 years : 53

45 to 49 years : 27

50 to 54 years : 72

55 to 59 years : 31

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 32

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 25

75 to 79 years : 18

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 1

Female:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 9 years : 23

10 to 14 years : 13

15 to 17 years : 8

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 9

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 17

35 to 39 years : 9

40 to 44 years : 32

45 to 49 years : 45

50 to 54 years : 49

55 to 59 years : 49

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 5

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 6

70 to 74 years : 40

75 to 79 years : 15

80 to 84 years : 2

85 years and over : 15


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 321

Multiple ancestry : 326

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 22

Ancestry not reported : 160


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 826

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 : 1

Not a U.S. citizen : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 23

5 to 17 years : 108

18 to 24 years : 29

25 to 34 years : 44

35 to 44 years : 110

45 to 54 years : 193

55 to 59 years : 80

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 37

65 to 74 years : 131

75 years and over : 51

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 17 years : 105

18 to 24 years : 29

25 to 34 years : 33

35 to 44 years : 94

45 to 54 years : 169

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 107

75 years and over : 35

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 3

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 20

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 16

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 : 3

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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 372

Female : 330

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 69

Female : 55

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 3

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 694

Born in other state in the United States : 119

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 97

Now married, except separated : 371

Divorced : 100

Separated : 9

Widowed : 31

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 11

Now married, except separated : 72

Divorced : 9

Separated : 0

Widowed : 28

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 794

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dickson Township, Michigan

  • German: 255   (26.9%)
  • English: 120   (12.7%)
  • Irish: 83   (8.8%)
  • United States Or American: 82   (8.6%)
  • Dutch: 72   (7.6%)
  • Other Groups: 67   (7.1%)
  • Polish: 60   (6.3%)
  • Finnish: 38   (4.0%)
  • Scottish: 35   (3.7%)
  • Swedish: 31   (3.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 22   (2.3%)
  • Norwegian: 16   (1.7%)
  • Czech: 8   (0.8%)
  • Italian: 8   (0.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 8   (0.8%)
  • British: 6   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.6%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.5%)
  • Lithuanian: 4   (0.4%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 4   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.4%)
  • Croatian: 3   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Australian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.2%)
  • European: 2   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 1   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dickson Township, Michigan is 829



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dickson Township, Michigan: 444
Female Population in Dickson Township, Michigan: 385


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dickson Township, Michigan: 51.8
Median Female Resident Age in Dickson Township, Michigan: 52.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dickson Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

49.2

Male

48.7

Female

50.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

51.0

Male

45.5

Female

53.3

Asian


Both sexes

63.5

Male

0.0

Female

63.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

49.5

Male

49.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

43.0

Male

42.5

Female

43.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

53.5

Male

50.0

Female

57.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.1

Male

48.6

Female

50.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Dickson Township, Michigan


  • White: 813
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 3
  • Asian: 3
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 10



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (1.56%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 11   (3.43%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (1.87%)
  • 10th Grade: 34   (10.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (1.87%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (3.74%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 140   (43.61%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 32   (9.97%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 47   (14.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 20   (6.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 4   (1.25%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.25%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (2.48%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (2.17%)
  • 10th Grade: 20   (6.21%)
  • 11th Grade: 18   (5.59%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1.24%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 157   (48.76%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 23   (7.14%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 43   (13.35%)
  • Associate Degree: 18   (5.59%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 9   (2.8%)
  • Master's Degree: 10   (3.11%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (1.55%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Dickson Township, Michigan

  • Kaleva Norman Dickson School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 4400 N. High Bridge Road, Brethren, MI 49619, Phone: (231) 477-5353, Students: 957 )

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

  • Brethren Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 4400 N. High Bridge Road, Brethren, MI 49619, Phone: (231) 477-5354, Students: 133 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Dickson Township, Michigan

  • Brethren High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 4400 N. High Bridge Road, Brethren, MI 49619, Phone: (231) 477-5355, Students: 301 )



Museums Near Dickson Township, Michigan


  • Brethren Heritage Association


    13121 Graf Road, Brethren, MI 49619

  • Dickson School Cultural Center Ltd


    Po Box206, Brethren, MI 49619

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Dickson Township, Michigan


Bridge


(1) High Bridge   (2) Potter Bridge  

Building


(1) Dickson Township Fire Department   (2) Dickson Township Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Brethren Cemetery   (2) Dickson Cemetery  

Census


(1) Brethren Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Epworth United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Dickson  

Gut


(1) Browns Bayou   (2) Deer Lake Bayou   (3) Sergant Bayou  

Lake


(1) Blacksmith Bayou   (2) Center Lake   (3) Clarence Lake   (4) Dickson Lake   (5) Lake Elinor   (6) Sylvan Pond  

Locale


(1) Bear Creek Public Access   (2) Blacksmith Bayou Campground   (3) Blacksmith Bayou Public Access   (4) Brethren Station Historical   (5) High Bridge Public Access   (6) Manikiwa Recreation Site   (7) Oak Grove School   (8) Old High Bridge R R Crossing Site   (9) Udell Rollways Recreation Area  

Park


(1) Dickson Township Park   (2) Manikawa Park  

Populated Place


(1) Brethren  

Post Office


(1) Brethren Post Office   (2) High Bridge Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Brethren High School  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Boswell Creek   (3) Pine Creek   (4) Sylvan Creek  

Swamp


(1) Cedar Swamp   (2) Leitch Bayou  

Tower


(1) Red Bridge Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dickson Township, Michigan

49619 (pop. 1,060)


Cities Nearby Dickson Township, Michigan

Dickson Township, MI  (pop. 829) 0.0 Miles
Marilla Township, MI  (pop. 393) 5.9 Miles
Kaleva Village, MI  (pop. 522) 5.9 Miles
Norman Township, MI  (pop. 1,480) 5.9 Miles
Brown Township, MI  (pop. 854) 9.0 Miles
Slagle Township, MI  (pop. 550) 9.1 Miles
Springville Township, MI  (pop. 1,601) 11.6 Miles
Springdale Township, MI  (pop. 871) 11.7 Miles
Elk Township, MI  (pop. 750) 12.1 Miles
Cleon Township, MI  (pop. 980) 12.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dickson Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Dickson Township, Michigan is 883.0 ft. (269.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dickson Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.299304 N        Long: -85.946020 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 18   (5.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 55   (15.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 11   (3.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 10   (2.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 48   (13.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 53   (15.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 45   (13.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 25   (7.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 18   (5.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 10   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 27   (7.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 24   (6.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 264

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 42

In 3-person carpool : 5

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 : 4

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 7

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 12


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 4

5 to 9 minutes : 26

10 to 14 minutes : 41

15 to 19 minutes : 20

20 to 24 minutes : 54

25 to 29 minutes : 42

30 to 34 minutes : 39

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 20

45 to 59 minutes : 26

60 to 89 minutes : 30

90 or more minutes : 17


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 152

No Social Security income : 255


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 126

No retirement income : 281


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 26

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 37

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $59,999 : 34

$60,000 to $74,999 : 28

$75,000 to $99,999 : 26

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $39,531


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Dickson 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.)
  • WMTE (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Filer City, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLJW (1370 AM; 5.0 kW; Cadillac, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc. (old Board))
  • WKLA (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Ludington, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Dickson 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)
  • WMTE-FM (101.5 FM; Filer City, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (102.7 FM; Leroy, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; Mesick, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • WSRJ (105.5 FM; Interlochen, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • WKLA-FM (106.3 FM; Free Soil, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCKC (107.1 FM; Tustin, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Manistee, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Northern Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Ludington, MI; Owner: Sandy Shores Arts Society)
  • 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)
  • NEW (93.3 FM; Fountain, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • WKAD (93.7 FM; Boon, MI; Owner: Cadillac Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WKZC (94.9 FM; Free Soil, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; Boon, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • NEW (97.7 FM; Ludington, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • WMLQ (97.7 FM; Filer City, MI; Owner: Synergy Media, Inc.)
  • WRAX (98.9 FM; Custer, MI; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)
  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; Frankfort, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Media Broadcasting Company)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Dickson Township, Michigan

  • WCMW (Channel 21; Free Soil, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; Tustin, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; Tustin, MI; Owner: Cadillac Telecasting Co.)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Barrington Traverse City License Llc)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; Tustin, MI; Owner: Heritage Broadcasting Company Of Michigan)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Dickson Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 23  (11.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 41  (20.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 15  (7.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 71  (34.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 32  (19.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 42  (25.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 55  (32.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (3.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 26 Farms In Dickson Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Dickson Township, Michigan

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 15.3 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 25.8 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Wexford County


    (about 26.1 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 32.7 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Mason County


    (about 32.7 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Miller Field


    (about 35.3 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 35.4 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 45.5 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Antrim County


    (about 59.9 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dickson Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.39%

Carpooled

15.83%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.61%

Other Means

0.56%

Worked At Home

3.61%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 225

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 13

Female householder, no husband present : 33

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 104

Householder not living alone : 32


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 10

Male householder and female partner : 19

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 378


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 210

Renter-occupied housing units : 15

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 22

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 116

Renter-occupied housing units : 20


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 43

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 16

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 44

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 52

$40,000 to $44,999 : 19

$45,000 to $49,999 : 34

$50,000 to $59,999 : 34

$60,000 to $74,999 : 32

$75,000 to $99,999 : 41

$100,000 to $124,999 : 9

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Total : 651


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 407

Vacant : 244


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 18

Built 2000 to 2004 : 83

Built 1990 to 1999 : 102

Built 1980 to 1989 : 89

Built 1970 to 1979 : 83

Built 1960 to 1969 : 62

Built 1950 to 1959 : 82

Built 1940 to 1949 : 34

Built 1939 or earlier : 98


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 72

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 227

Electricity : 8

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 17

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 73

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 2

No fuel used : 8


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dickson Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 8

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $69,999 : 36

$70,000 to $79,999 : 61

$80,000 to $89,999 : 23

$90,000 to $99,999 : 30

$100,000 to $124,999 : 43

$125,000 to $149,999 : 34

$150,000 to $174,999 : 23

$175,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 to $249,999 : 19

$250,000 to $299,999 : 26

$300,000 to $399,999 : 16

$400,000 to $499,999 : 11

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Dickson 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 36

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 12

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 138

Housing units without a mortgage : 168


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $209,400

Built 2000 to 2004 : $131,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $88,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $195,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $69,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $116,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $92,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $110,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $115,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dickson Township, Michigan: 62.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Dickson 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 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
2000        
  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
2001        
  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
2002        
  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
2003        
  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
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 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
2006        
  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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Dickson Township, MI): $33,309
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dickson Township): $77,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dickson Township): $485
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dickson Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 3.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 58.9%
Electricity: 2.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 15.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 20.2%
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 Dickson Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Dickson Township, Michigan

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

Munson Home Care


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

Mecosta County General Hosp


     Address: 415 Mecosta Ave. Suite 1, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 9/1/2000

Northern Home Care


     Address: 230 N Charles, White Cloud, Michigan 49349
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/9/1993

Hospitals Close To Dickson Township, Michigan

West Shore Medical Center


     Address: 1465 E Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, Michigan 49660
     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

Memorial Medical Center Of West Michigan


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

Munson Medical Center


     Address: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     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 Dickson Township, Michigan

Manistee County Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1505 E Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, Michigan 49660
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 121
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Lakeview Lutheran Manor


     Address: 460 Pearl St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 127
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Maples Benzie Co Medical Care


     Address: 210 Maple St, Frankfort, Michigan 49635
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 224 Park Ave, Frankfort, Michigan 49635
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Grand Oaks Nursing Center


     Address: 600 Denmark St, Baldwin, Michigan 49304
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dickson Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 82 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dickson Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 205
    Disabled Workers: 40
    Widowers Workers: 20
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 15


(updated 2007)



Manistee County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.23%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.41%
  • Other 1.36%



(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 Dickson Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Manistee County, MI

5.79 % of Manistee County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,071

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Benzie County , MI 0.48 % ($24,435 AGI )
  • Mason County , MI 0.48 % ($21,804 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.42 % ($46,750 AGI )

Relocation away from Manistee County, MI

5.82 % of Manistee 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 $29,735

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Kent County , MI 0.45 % ($24,465 AGI )
  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 0.44 % ($21,429 AGI )
  • Benzie County , MI 0.42 % ($31,425 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 Dickson Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Dickson Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Dickson 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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