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Demographics Analysis

The people of Elk 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
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 0

10 to 14 years : 28

15 to 17 years : 17

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 10

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 12

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 32

40 to 44 years : 6

45 to 49 years : 18

50 to 54 years : 25

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 28

65 and 66 years : 17

67 to 69 years : 25

70 to 74 years : 41

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 10

Female:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 4

10 to 14 years : 9

15 to 17 years : 4

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 7

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 2

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 7

40 to 44 years : 10

45 to 49 years : 104

50 to 54 years : 22

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 20

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 31

70 to 74 years : 28

75 to 79 years : 12

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 18


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 399

Multiple ancestry : 264

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 87


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 746

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 : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 62

18 to 24 years : 40

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 55

45 to 54 years : 169

55 to 59 years : 67

60 and 61 years : 46

62 to 64 years : 48

65 to 74 years : 149

75 years and over : 102

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 62

18 to 24 years : 37

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 35

45 to 54 years : 146

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 48

65 to 74 years : 100

75 years and over : 48

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 20

45 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 49

75 years and over : 54

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 : 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 : 4

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
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 310

Female : 259

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 71

Female : 106

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 4

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 537

Born in other state in the United States : 132

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 135

Now married, except separated : 294

Divorced : 66

Separated : 19

Widowed : 14

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 23

Now married, except separated : 87

Divorced : 38

Separated : 0

Widowed : 29

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 : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 725

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Elk Township, Michigan

  • German: 208   (20.4%)
  • Irish: 131   (12.8%)
  • English: 112   (11.0%)
  • Dutch: 88   (8.6%)
  • United States Or American: 83   (8.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 62   (6.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 58   (5.7%)
  • Polish: 56   (5.5%)
  • Other Groups: 47   (4.6%)
  • Swedish: 26   (2.5%)
  • Danish: 23   (2.3%)
  • French Canadian: 23   (2.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 14   (1.4%)
  • Italian: 13   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 11   (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 11   (1.1%)
  • Hungarian: 10   (1.0%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 7   (0.7%)
  • Norwegian: 5   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 5   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 4   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 4   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 3   (0.3%)
  • Australian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Latvian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 2   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.2%)
  • British: 2   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Elk Township, Michigan is 750



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Elk Township, Michigan: 385
Female Population in Elk Township, Michigan: 365


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Elk Township, Michigan: 60.1
Median Female Resident Age in Elk Township, Michigan: 53.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Elk Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

57.5

Male

57.3

Female

57.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

50.5

Male

57.5

Female

37.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

48.5

Male

58.5

Female

48.5

Asian


Both sexes

33.5

Male

0.0

Female

33.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

16.0

Male

15.5

Female

16.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.5

Male

41.5

Female

14.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.0

Male

27.5

Female

21.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

57.8

Male

57.5

Female

58.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Elk Township, Michigan


  • White: 669
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 64
  • Asian: 12
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 5



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 1   (0.28%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.56%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 16   (4.47%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (0.84%)
  • 10th Grade: 21   (5.87%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (5.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 20   (5.59%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 154   (43.02%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 22   (6.15%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 44   (12.29%)
  • Associate Degree: 21   (5.87%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 31   (8.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.12%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (1.15%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (2.3%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (4.02%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (2.87%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (4.89%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (1.72%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 144   (41.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 39   (11.21%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 62   (17.82%)
  • Associate Degree: 28   (8.05%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12   (3.45%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Elk Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Elk Township Hall   (2) Life Emergency Medical Services Of Lake County Irons   (3) Sauble - Elk - Eden Township Fire Department Station 1   (4) Sauble - Elk - Eden Township Fire Department Station 2  

Cemetery


(1) Irons Cemetery   (2) Lakeview Cemetery   (3) Lother Cemetery   (4) Peacock Cemetery  

Church


(1) Faith Fellowship Church   (2) Irons Lutheran Church   (3) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (4) Saint Bernard Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Eden   (2) Township Of Elk   (3) Township Of Peacock  

Lake


(1) Alice Lake   (2) Bass Lake   (3) Bluegill Lake   (4) Brasas Lake   (5) Buckwheat Lake   (6) Bullhead Lake   (7) Coon Lake   (8) Elbow Lake   (9) Harper Lake   (10) Heart Lake   (11) Horseshoe Lake   (12) Indian Lake   (13) List Lake   (14) Little Bass Lake   (15) Loon Lake   (16) Papoose Lake   (17) Pomeroy Lakes   (18) Quick Lakes   (19) Sauble Lakes   (20) Seaman Lake   (21) Squaw Lake   (22) Sunshine Lake   (23) Syers Lake   (24) Walton Lake   (25) Wile Lake   (26) Wolf Lake   (27) Zoba Lake  

Locale


(1) Bear Track Campground   (2) Canfields Station Historical   (3) Irons Station Historical   (4) Leisure Time Campground   (5) Lukes Corners   (6) Old Grade Campground   (7) Old Grade Trail Camp  

Park


(1) Driftwood Recreation Area  

Populated Place


(1) Irons   (2) Little Manistee   (3) Peacock   (4) Wolf Lake  

Post Office


(1) Irons Post Office   (2) Peacock Post Office Historical  

Stream


(1) Stronach Creek   (2) Syers Creek  

Swamp


(1) Duck Marsh   (2) Sawmill Lake   (3) Syers Swamp  

Tower


(1) Irons Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Elk Township, Michigan

49644 (pop. 1,766)


Cities Nearby Elk Township, Michigan

Elk Township, MI  (pop. 750) 0.0 Miles
Eden Township, MI  (pop. 314) 5.8 Miles
Norman Township, MI  (pop. 1,480) 6.2 Miles
Sauble Township, MI  (pop. 440) 6.4 Miles
Peacock Township, MI  (pop. 362) 8.7 Miles
Stronach Township, MI  (pop. 764) 11.3 Miles
Fountain Village, MI  (pop. 172) 11.5 Miles
Free Soil Village, MI  (pop. 232) 12.0 Miles
Dickson Township, MI  (pop. 829) 12.1 Miles
Free Soil Township, MI  (pop. 1,059) 12.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Elk Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Elk Township, Michigan is 955.0 ft. (291.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Elk Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.125110 N        Long: -85.976054 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 15   (5.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 14   (4.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 9   (3.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 40   (13.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 39   (13.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 43   (14.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 32   (11.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 27   (9.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6   (2.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 23   (8.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 13   (4.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 17   (5.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 163

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 24

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 : 10

Walked : 0

Other means : 4

Worked at home : 19


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 0

5 to 9 minutes : 34

10 to 14 minutes : 22

15 to 19 minutes : 9

20 to 24 minutes : 37

25 to 29 minutes : 10

30 to 34 minutes : 11

35 to 39 minutes : 20

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 33

60 to 89 minutes : 5

90 or more minutes : 20


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 193

No Social Security income : 114


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 131

No retirement income : 176


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 21

$25,000 to $29,999 : 31

$30,000 to $34,999 : 21

$35,000 to $39,999 : 27

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $74,999 : 8

$75,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 14

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $36,420


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Elk Township, Michigan

  • WATT (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Cadillac, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, 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 Elk 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)
  • WMOM (102.7 FM; Pentwater, MI; Owner: Bay View Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; Mesick, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, 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; Chase, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Cadillac, MI; Owner: West Central Michigan Media Ministries)
  • 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)
  • WDEE-FM (97.3 FM; Paris, MI; Owner: Steven V. Beilfuss)
  • 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)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Elk 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 Elk Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 31  (19.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 11  (7.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 34  (21.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (3.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 40  (25.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 42  (27.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 37  (23.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 49  (31.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (3.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (1.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 8 Farms In Elk Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Elk Township, Michigan

Lake-osceola State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $185.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Elk Township, Michigan

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 17.2 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 24.3 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Mason County


    (about 24.3 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Miller Field


    (about 28.0 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Wexford County


    (about 29.5 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 36.3 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 36.4 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 46.8 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Elk Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.62%

Carpooled

10.37%

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

0.33%

Worked At Home

3.68%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 190

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 8

Female householder, no husband present : 17

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 92

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 4

All other households : 303


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 174

Renter-occupied housing units : 16

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 85

Renter-occupied housing units : 7


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 38

$30,000 to $34,999 : 25

$35,000 to $39,999 : 37

$40,000 to $44,999 : 11

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 26

$60,000 to $74,999 : 14

$75,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 18

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,338


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 307

Vacant : 1,031


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 100

Built 1990 to 1999 : 343

Built 1980 to 1989 : 217

Built 1970 to 1979 : 273

Built 1960 to 1969 : 100

Built 1950 to 1959 : 128

Built 1940 to 1949 : 45

Built 1939 or earlier : 132


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 5

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 206

Electricity : 8

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 22

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 62

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 4

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Elk Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 18

$70,000 to $79,999 : 18

$80,000 to $89,999 : 31

$90,000 to $99,999 : 11

$100,000 to $124,999 : 27

$125,000 to $149,999 : 45

$150,000 to $174,999 : 25

$175,000 to $199,999 : 17

$200,000 to $249,999 : 22

$250,000 to $299,999 : 26

$300,000 to $399,999 : 21

$400,000 to $499,999 : 4

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Elk 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 : 16

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 110

Housing units without a mortgage : 158


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $86,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $189,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $133,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $108,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $78,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $145,800

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $147,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Elk Township, Michigan: 62.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Elk Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Elk Township, MI): $31,917
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Elk Township): $86,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Elk Township): $500
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Elk Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 72.9%
Electricity: 1.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 22.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.2%
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 Elk Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Elk 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

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

Community Home Care Services


     Address: 175 Gibbs, White Cloud, Michigan 49349
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/20/1966

Hospitals Close To Elk Township, Michigan

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

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

Memorial Medical Center Of West Michigan


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

Mecosta County Medical Center


     Address: 605 Oak Street, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Elk Township, Michigan

Lakeview Lutheran Manor


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

Grand Oaks Nursing Center


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

Manistee County Medical Care Facility


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

Spectrum Health - Reed City Ca


     Address: 7665 Patterson Rd, Reed City, Michigan 49677
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Oakview Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1000 Diana St, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 93%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Elk Township, Michigan

Name: Point Beach
Address: 6610 Nuclear Road; Two Rivers, WI 54241
Distance: 81 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Elk Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 525
    Disabled Workers: 120
    Widowers Workers: 55
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



Lake County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 50.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 47.71%
  • Other 1.30%



(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 Elk Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Lake County, MI

8.81 % of Lake County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,895

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Kent County , MI 1.03 % ($26,897 AGI )
  • Mecosta County , MI 0.77 % ($19,655 AGI )
  • Osceola County , MI 0.71 % ($29,148 AGI )

Relocation away from Lake County, MI

9.51 % of Lake 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 $24,945

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Kent County , MI 0.95 % ($22,583 AGI )
  • Osceola County , MI 0.92 % ($23,486 AGI )
  • Mason County , MI 0.84 % ($24,000 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 Elk Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Elk 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 Elk 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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