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Demographics Analysis

The people of Empire 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
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 9 years : 10

10 to 14 years : 37

15 to 17 years : 19

18 and 19 years : 13

20 years : 27

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 16

30 to 34 years : 29

35 to 39 years : 7

40 to 44 years : 20

45 to 49 years : 29

50 to 54 years : 65

55 to 59 years : 81

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 24

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 25

70 to 74 years : 23

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 25

85 years and over : 18

Female:

Under 5 years : 20

5 to 9 years : 16

10 to 14 years : 7

15 to 17 years : 28

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 16

21 years : 26

22 to 24 years : 12

25 to 29 years : 8

30 to 34 years : 21

35 to 39 years : 4

40 to 44 years : 24

45 to 49 years : 46

50 to 54 years : 92

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 21

65 and 66 years : 29

67 to 69 years : 19

70 to 74 years : 35

75 to 79 years : 25

80 to 84 years : 17

85 years and over : 20


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 498

Multiple ancestry : 567

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 79


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,132

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 : 2

Not a U.S. citizen : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 17 years : 117

18 to 24 years : 119

25 to 34 years : 74

35 to 44 years : 55

45 to 54 years : 232

55 to 59 years : 146

60 and 61 years : 49

62 to 64 years : 45

65 to 74 years : 146

75 years and over : 125

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 17 years : 90

18 to 24 years : 102

25 to 34 years : 58

35 to 44 years : 42

45 to 54 years : 160

55 to 59 years : 104

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 71

75 years and over : 87

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 24

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 16

35 to 44 years : 13

45 to 54 years : 71

55 to 59 years : 42

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 75

75 years and over : 31

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 : 3

18 to 24 years : 1

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 1

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 7


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 407

Female : 394

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 161

Female : 170

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 7

Female : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 796

Born in other state in the United States : 324

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 169

Now married, except separated : 415

Divorced : 77

Separated : 0

Widowed : 44

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 50

Now married, except separated : 219

Divorced : 28

Separated : 0

Widowed : 24

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 4

Now married, except separated : 7

Divorced : 1

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,075

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Empire Township, Michigan

  • German: 302   (22.2%)
  • English: 210   (15.4%)
  • Irish: 193   (14.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 83   (6.1%)
  • Dutch: 82   (6.0%)
  • Polish: 68   (5.0%)
  • Scottish: 65   (4.8%)
  • United States Or American: 37   (2.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 33   (2.4%)
  • Belgian: 28   (2.1%)
  • Other Groups: 27   (2.0%)
  • Italian: 26   (1.9%)
  • Czech: 26   (1.9%)
  • French Canadian: 25   (1.8%)
  • Swedish: 23   (1.7%)
  • Norwegian: 21   (1.5%)
  • Swiss: 17   (1.3%)
  • Danish: 14   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 14   (1.0%)
  • British: 8   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 8   (0.6%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 7   (0.5%)
  • Portuguese: 5   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.4%)
  • Croatian: 5   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 4   (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 3   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 3   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Macedonian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Empire Township, Michigan is 1,144



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Empire Township, Michigan: 575
Female Population in Empire Township, Michigan: 569


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Empire Township, Michigan: 53.8
Median Female Resident Age in Empire Township, Michigan: 52.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Empire Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

56.3

Male

55.6

Female

57.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

17.5

Male

12.5

Female

38.0

Asian


Both sexes

61.5

Male

61.5

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

11.5

Male

26.0

Female

7.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.8

Male

18.5

Female

32.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

14.5

Male

12.5

Female

16.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

56.5

Male

55.8

Female

57.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Empire Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,130
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 6
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 8



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (1.29%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.52%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (1.03%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (0.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 3   (0.77%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (1.8%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1.03%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 87   (22.42%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 24   (6.19%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 83   (21.39%)
  • Associate Degree: 35   (9.02%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 79   (20.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 33   (8.51%)
  • Professional School Degree: 15   (3.87%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (1.29%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.45%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (0.91%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (1.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (1.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (1.59%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (0.91%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 117   (26.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 34   (7.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 74   (16.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 36   (8.16%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 92   (20.86%)
  • Master's Degree: 44   (9.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (2.95%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Empire Township, Michigan

  • Glen Lake Community Library


    10115 West Front Street, Empire, MI 49630

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Empire Township, Michigan


  • Empire Area Museum


    11544 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630

  • Preserve Hstoric Sleeping Bear


    Po Box 453, Empire, MI 49630

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Empire Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Empire Airport  

Building


(1) Empire Area Museum   (2) Empire Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Glen Lake Community Library  

Cemetery


(1) Bland Cemetery   (2) Empire Catholic Cemetery   (3) Maple Grove Cemetery  

Church


(1) Empire United Methodist Church   (2) First Church   (3) Saint Philip Neri Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Empire   (2) Village Of Empire  

Cliff


(1) Empire Bluffs  

Hospital


(1) Manitou Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Gilbert Lake   (2) North Bar Lake   (3) South Bar Lake   (4) Taylor Lake   (5) Wells Lake  

Locale


(1) Dunes Golf Club   (2) Empire Station Historical   (3) Empire Township Campground   (4) Pierce Stocking Visitor Center   (5) Sleepy Bear Campground  

Park


(1) Empire Lumber County Historical Marker   (2) James R Johnson Park   (3) North Empire Park   (4) Village Park  

Populated Place


(1) Empire  

Post Office


(1) Empire Post Office   (2) Osborn Post Office Historical  

Spring


(1) Dodge Spring  

Summit


(1) Old Baldy Dune   (2) Shauger Hill  

Tower


(1) Wmlb-fm Glen Arbor  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Empire Township, Michigan

49630 (pop. 1,240)


Cities Nearby Empire Township, Michigan

Empire Village, MI  (pop. 263) 2.7 Miles
Glen Arbor Township, MI  (pop. 744) 4.4 Miles
Kasson Township, MI  (pop. 1,657) 6.7 Miles
Platte Township, MI  (pop. 424) 7.1 Miles
Cleveland Township, MI  (pop. 1,132) 8.8 Miles
Almira Township, MI  (pop. 3,061) 10.6 Miles
Lake Ann Village, MI  (pop. 294) 11.1 Miles
Lake Township, MI  (pop. 826) 11.1 Miles
Honor Village, MI  (pop. 255) 11.6 Miles
Homestead Township, MI  (pop. 2,225) 12.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Empire Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Empire Township, Michigan is 614.0 ft. (187.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Empire Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.833882 N        Long: -86.013524 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 8   (1.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 17   (3.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 37   (8.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 70   (16.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 102   (23.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 63   (14.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 27   (6.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 34   (7.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 13   (3.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 31   (7.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 23   (5.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 395

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 41

In 3-person carpool : 12

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 : 3

Bicycle : 9

Walked : 24

Other means : 3

Worked at home : 27


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 35

5 to 9 minutes : 57

10 to 14 minutes : 97

15 to 19 minutes : 69

20 to 24 minutes : 39

25 to 29 minutes : 22

30 to 34 minutes : 65

35 to 39 minutes : 31

40 to 44 minutes : 24

45 to 59 minutes : 33

60 to 89 minutes : 7

90 or more minutes : 8


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 207

No Social Security income : 356


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 153

No retirement income : 410


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $39,999 : 30

$40,000 to $44,999 : 45

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 32

$60,000 to $74,999 : 42

$75,000 to $99,999 : 49

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 33

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $57,656


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Empire Township, Michigan

  • WJNL (1210 AM; 50.0 kW; Kingsley, MI; Owner: Stone Communications, 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.)
  • WLJN (1400 AM; 0.64 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Elk Rapids, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 50.0 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Empire Township, Michigan

  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; Bear Lake, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; Bear Lake, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WCUZ (100.7 FM; Thompsonville, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Great Northern Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; Mesick, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941019MA (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • 941020MB (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media Inc)
  • 941020MF (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Salija Bokram/michael J. St. Cyr)
  • 941020MH (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: The Macdonald Broadcasting Company)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MN (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WSRJ (105.5 FM; Interlochen, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Lake Leelanau, MI; Owner: Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Maple City, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northwestern Michigan College)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WOUF (92.1 FM; Benzonia, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WOUF (92.3 FM; Frankfort, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northern Michigan Radio, Inc.)
  • WJZJ (95.5 FM; Empire, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WGFN (98.1 FM; Empire, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; Frankfort, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Media Broadcasting Company)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Empire Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 72  (28.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 32  (12.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 35  (13.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 79  (31.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 111  (44.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 56  (22.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 70  (27.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 24 Farms In Empire Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Empire Township, Michigan

The Huntington National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $63.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 759

State Savings Bank, Frankfort, Mich. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $97k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Empire Township, Michigan

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 17.1 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 22.1 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 40.5 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Antrim County


    (about 41.2 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Wexford County


    (about 48.4 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Charlevoix Municipal


    (about 48.5 miles in Bay Shore, Michigan; Airport Code: CVX)

  • Boyne Mountain


    (about 58.0 miles in Boyne City, Michigan; Airport Code: MI5)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Empire Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.66%

Carpooled

8.14%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.42%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.42%

Walked

2.71%

Other Means

0.84%

Worked At Home

9.81%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 318

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 3

Female householder, no husband present : 24

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 178

Householder not living alone : 40


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 5

Male householder and female partner : 18

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 17

All other households : 523


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 308

Renter-occupied housing units : 10

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 19

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 153

Renter-occupied housing units : 65


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 44

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 28

$25,000 to $29,999 : 56

$30,000 to $34,999 : 49

$35,000 to $39,999 : 39

$40,000 to $44,999 : 53

$45,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 41

$60,000 to $74,999 : 54

$75,000 to $99,999 : 57

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $199,999 : 33

$200,000 or more : 17


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,122


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 563

Vacant : 559


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 31

Built 2000 to 2004 : 94

Built 1990 to 1999 : 169

Built 1980 to 1989 : 152

Built 1970 to 1979 : 139

Built 1960 to 1969 : 138

Built 1950 to 1959 : 105

Built 1940 to 1949 : 45

Built 1939 or earlier : 249


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 228

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 205

Electricity : 19

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 39

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 65

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 7

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Empire Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $69,999 : 16

$70,000 to $79,999 : 2

$80,000 to $89,999 : 4

$90,000 to $99,999 : 2

$100,000 to $124,999 : 9

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $174,999 : 46

$175,000 to $199,999 : 34

$200,000 to $249,999 : 62

$250,000 to $299,999 : 53

$300,000 to $399,999 : 42

$400,000 to $499,999 : 45

$500,000 to $749,999 : 19

$750,000 to $999,999 : 26

$1,000,000 or more : 89


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Empire 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 : 9

Home equity loan only : 73

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 197

Housing units without a mortgage : 204


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $875,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $285,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $275,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $287,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $229,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $450,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $210,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $412,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $244,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Empire Township, Michigan: 61.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Empire Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Empire Township, MI): $40,263
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Empire Township): $151,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Empire Township): $534
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Empire Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 36.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 30.6%
Electricity: 8.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 13.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 11.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
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 Empire Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Empire Township, Michigan

Munson Home Care


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

Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency


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

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

Mercy Amicare


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

Hospitals Close To Empire Township, Michigan

Munson Medical Center


     Address: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

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

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


     Address: 1100 E Michigan Ave, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Empire Township, Michigan

Maple Valley Nursing Home


     Address: 1086 W. Burdickville Road, Maple City, Michigan 49664
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 24
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Grand Traverse Pavilions


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

Tendercare Health Center-birchwood


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

Tendercare Traverse City


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

Bortz Health Care Of Traverse City


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Empire Township, Michigan

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


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Empire Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 300
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Leelanau County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.46%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.57%
  • Other 0.98%



(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 Empire Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Leelanau County, MI

6.83 % of Leelanau County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $78,641

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.07 % ($41,291 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.32 % ($82,964 AGI )
  • Benzie County , MI 0.28 % ($30,917 AGI )

Relocation away from Leelanau County, MI

7.06 % of Leelanau 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 $46,183

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.63 % ($44,500 AGI )
  • Benzie County , MI 0.31 % ($33,074 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.20 % ($28,706 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 Empire 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 Empire 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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