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   (County: Montcalm County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Fairplain 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
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 9 years : 72

10 to 14 years : 124

15 to 17 years : 79

18 and 19 years : 5

20 years : 4

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 35

30 to 34 years : 63

35 to 39 years : 83

40 to 44 years : 80

45 to 49 years : 95

50 to 54 years : 84

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 25

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 21

75 to 79 years : 12

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 24

Female:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 9 years : 88

10 to 14 years : 121

15 to 17 years : 39

18 and 19 years : 24

20 years : 15

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 26

25 to 29 years : 38

30 to 34 years : 84

35 to 39 years : 107

40 to 44 years : 53

45 to 49 years : 79

50 to 54 years : 46

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 18

65 and 66 years : 16

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 24

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 32

85 years and over : 7


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 940

Multiple ancestry : 636

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 31

Ancestry not reported : 363


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,948

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 2

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 6

Not a U.S. citizen : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 102

5 to 17 years : 523

18 to 24 years : 108

25 to 34 years : 220

35 to 44 years : 323

45 to 54 years : 304

55 to 59 years : 97

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 43

65 to 74 years : 121

75 years and over : 95

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 95

5 to 17 years : 469

18 to 24 years : 96

25 to 34 years : 204

35 to 44 years : 284

45 to 54 years : 258

55 to 59 years : 84

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 95

75 years and over : 65

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 52

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 16

35 to 44 years : 34

45 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 26

75 years and over : 26

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 2

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 : 2

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 872

Female : 847

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 109

Female : 120

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 2

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 5

Female : 15


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,627

Born in other state in the United States : 219

Native: born outside the United States : 2

Foreign born : 20


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 257

Now married, except separated : 803

Divorced : 158

Separated : 2

Widowed : 41

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 35

Now married, except separated : 108

Divorced : 20

Separated : 3

Widowed : 14

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 0

Separated : 3

Widowed : 7


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,825

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

German:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 7


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Fairplain Township, Michigan

  • German: 383   (21.0%)
  • English: 288   (15.8%)
  • Irish: 195   (10.7%)
  • United States Or American: 168   (9.2%)
  • Other Groups: 158   (8.7%)
  • Danish: 146   (8.0%)
  • Dutch: 100   (5.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 83   (4.6%)
  • Polish: 51   (2.8%)
  • Scottish: 37   (2.0%)
  • Swedish: 36   (2.0%)
  • Italian: 34   (1.9%)
  • French Canadian: 31   (1.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 24   (1.3%)
  • Finnish: 16   (0.9%)
  • Norwegian: 12   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 11   (0.6%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.4%)
  • European: 7   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 7   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 6   (0.3%)
  • British: 5   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Fairplain Township, Michigan is 1,970



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Fairplain Township, Michigan: 988
Female Population in Fairplain Township, Michigan: 982


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Fairplain Township, Michigan: 37.5
Median Female Resident Age in Fairplain Township, Michigan: 34.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Fairplain Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

41.2

Male

42.3

Female

40.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.0

Male

47.5

Female

10.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

61.5

Male

65.5

Female

44.5

Asian


Both sexes

32.5

Male

4.5

Female

37.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

19.5

Male

22.0

Female

17.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

33.5

Male

43.5

Female

20.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.7

Male

25.3

Female

15.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.6

Male

42.8

Female

40.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Fairplain Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,868
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 53
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 49



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 42   (6.99%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 1   (0.17%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 8   (1.33%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 21   (3.49%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (3.49%)
  • 10th Grade: 21   (3.49%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (2.33%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 18   (3%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 230   (38.27%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 67   (11.15%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 90   (14.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 21   (3.49%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30   (4.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (2%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.83%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 20   (3.66%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (1.1%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 14   (2.56%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (1.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (1.83%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (2.38%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 30   (5.48%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 233   (42.6%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 72   (13.16%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 63   (11.52%)
  • Associate Degree: 44   (8.04%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 26   (4.75%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (0.73%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (0.55%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Sheridan Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 289 St. Clair Street, Sheridan, MI 48884, Phone: (989) 831-2500, Students: 240 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Fairplain Township, Michigan

  • Beth Haven Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1158 W Carson City Road, Sheridan, MI 48884, Phone: (989) 291-0555, Students: 94 )

  • Cornerstone Academy


    ( Grades: 3-12, Location: 4010 S Sheridan Road, Sheridan, MI 48884, Phone: (989) 291-3996, Students: 5 )



Museums Near Fairplain Township, Michigan


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Fairplain Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Sheridan Community Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Baker Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Evergreen Cemetery   (2) Sheridan Cemetery   (3) Vickeryville Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bible Wesleyan Church   (2) Church Of Christ   (3) Evergreen Church   (4) First Congregational Church   (5) Mud Lake Church   (6) Sheridan Assembly Of God Church   (7) Sheridan Church Of God   (8) United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Evergreen   (2) Township Of Fairplain   (3) Village Of Sheridan  

Hospital


(1) Sheridan Care Clinic   (2) Sheridan Community Hospital  

Lake


(1) Baker Lake   (2) Cedar Lake   (3) Crooked Lake   (4) Half Moon Lake   (5) Hisington Lake   (6) Holland Lake   (7) Lampman Lake   (8) Mann Lake   (9) Mitchell Lake   (10) Mud Lake   (11) Pearl Lake   (12) Penny Lake   (13) Rosa Lake  

Locale


(1) Holland Lake Golf Course   (2) Sheridan Station Historical   (3) Vickeryville Station Historical  

Populated Place


(1) Amsden   (2) Kings Corner   (3) Sheridan   (4) Vickeryville  

Post Office


(1) Amsden Post Office Historical   (2) Dean S Mills Post Office Historical   (3) Vickeryville Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Sheridan Elementary School  

Stream


(1) West Branch Fish Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Fairplain Township, Michigan

48884 (pop. 4,770)


Cities Nearby Fairplain Township, Michigan

Sheridan Village, MI  (pop. 631) 4.2 Miles
Sidney Township, MI  (pop. 2,609) 5.1 Miles
Orleans Township, MI  (pop. 2,839) 5.6 Miles
Bushnell Township, MI  (pop. 1,362) 6.0 Miles
Greenville City, MI  (pop. 8,073) 6.3 Miles
Eureka Township, MI  (pop. 3,734) 6.4 Miles
Belding City, MI  (pop. 5,734) 7.1 Miles
Evergreen Township, MI  (pop. 2,962) 7.4 Miles
Ronald Township, MI  (pop. 1,940) 8.4 Miles
Montcalm Township, MI  (pop. 3,332) 8.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Fairplain Township, Michigan

989



Elevation in Fairplain Township, Michigan is 860.0 ft. (262.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Fairplain Township, Michigan

Lat: 43.166942 N        Long: -85.128365 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 52   (6.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 67   (8.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 69   (8.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 77   (9.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 87   (11.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 73   (9.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 122   (15.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 27   (3.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 19   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 21   (2.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 103   (13.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 67   (8.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 599

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 81

In 3-person carpool : 19

In 4-person carpool : 10

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 : 22

Other means : 6

Worked at home : 23


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 20

5 to 9 minutes : 56

10 to 14 minutes : 65

15 to 19 minutes : 164

20 to 24 minutes : 79

25 to 29 minutes : 35

30 to 34 minutes : 55

35 to 39 minutes : 10

40 to 44 minutes : 13

45 to 59 minutes : 68

60 to 89 minutes : 151

90 or more minutes : 25


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 178

No Social Security income : 483


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 148

No retirement income : 513


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 32

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 31

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 48

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $44,999 : 44

$45,000 to $49,999 : 26

$50,000 to $59,999 : 63

$60,000 to $74,999 : 56

$75,000 to $99,999 : 90

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,800


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Fairplain Township, Michigan

  • WJNZ (1140 AM; 5.0 kW; Ada, MI; Owner: Wjnz Radio, Llc)
  • WFYC (1280 AM; 1.0 kW; Alma, MI; Owner: Jacom, Inc.)
  • WSCG (1380 AM; 1.0 kW; Greenville, MI; Owner: Stafford Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WION (1430 AM; 5.0 kW; Ionia, MI; Owner: Packer Radio Wion, Llc)
  • WMLM (1520 AM; 1.0 kW; Alma, MI; Owner: Siefker Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WWSJ (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Saint Johns, MI; Owner: Larry & Helen Harp, Wayne & Elmira Hill)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 0.25 kW; Ada, MI; Owner: Lexington Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WDSS (1680 AM; 10.0 kW; Ada, MI; Owner: Goodrich Radio, Llc)
  • WMJH (810 AM; 3.6 kW; Rockford, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WMMI (830 AM; 1.0 kW; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan Communications, Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Fairplain Township, Michigan

  • WBFX (101.3 FM; Lowell, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WCZY-FM (104.3 FM; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan Communications, Inc)
  • WQBX (104.7 FM; Dewitt, MI; Owner: Jacom, Inc.)
  • WQBX (104.7 FM; Dewitt, MI; Owner: Jacom, Inc.)
  • WQBX (104.9 FM; Alma, MI; Owner: Jacom, Inc.)
  • WSCG-FM (106.3 FM; Lakeview, MI; Owner: Stafford Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WKLQ (107.3 FM; Lowell, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WAAQ (88.1 FM; Canadian Lakes, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCMU-FM (89.5 FM; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University Board Of Trustees)
  • WQAC (90.9 FM; Alma, MI; Owner: Alma College)
  • WSLI (90.9 FM; Belding, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WMHW-FM (91.5 FM; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • WDPW (91.9 FM; Belding, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications Inc.)
  • WQTX (92.1 FM; Dewitt, MI; Owner: Rubber City Radio Group)
  • WJSZ (92.5 FM; Ashley, MI; Owner: Krol Communications Inc.)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; Dewitt, MI; Owner: The Macdonald Broadcasting Company)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; Ada, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; Saint Louis, MI; Owner: Family Life Broadcasting System, Inc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Fairplain Township, Michigan

  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Fairplain Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 78  (17.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 36  (8.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 41  (9.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 128  (28.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 70  (17.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 71  (17.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 134  (33.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 116 Farms In Fairplain Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Fairplain Township, Michigan

Chemical Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 158

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Fairplain Township, Michigan

  • Greenville Municipal


    (about 6.6 miles in Greenville, Michigan; Airport Code: MI1)

  • Gratiot Community


    (about 24.6 miles in Alma, Michigan; Airport Code: AMN)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 28.1 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 28.1 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Mount Pleasant Municipal


    (about 37.1 miles in Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Airport Code: MOP)

  • Capital City


    (about 38.2 miles in Lansing, Michigan; Airport Code: LAN)

  • Capital Region International


    (about 38.2 miles in Lansing, Michigan; Airport Code: LAN)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 42.8 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Miller Field


    (about 53.7 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Muskegon County


    (about 55.9 miles in Muskegon, Michigan; Airport Code: MKG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Fairplain Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.71%

Carpooled

11.85%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.09%

Other Means

0.24%

Worked At Home

4.11%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 452

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 23

Female householder, no husband present : 49

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 114

Householder not living alone : 23


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 17

Female householder and female partner : 2

Female householder and male partner : 8

All other households : 634


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 411

Renter-occupied housing units : 41

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 23

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 23

Renter-occupied housing units : 26

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 131

Renter-occupied housing units : 6


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 45

$10,000 to $14,999 : 40

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 33

$25,000 to $29,999 : 51

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 53

$45,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 72

$60,000 to $74,999 : 65

$75,000 to $99,999 : 98

$100,000 to $124,999 : 26

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Total : 715


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 661

Vacant : 54


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 4

Built 2000 to 2004 : 77

Built 1990 to 1999 : 148

Built 1980 to 1989 : 56

Built 1970 to 1979 : 142

Built 1960 to 1969 : 95

Built 1950 to 1959 : 12

Built 1940 to 1949 : 16

Built 1939 or earlier : 165


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 16

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 469

Electricity : 21

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 49

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 90

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 12

No fuel used : 4


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Fairplain Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 8

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 24

$60,000 to $69,999 : 27

$70,000 to $79,999 : 27

$80,000 to $89,999 : 56

$90,000 to $99,999 : 25

$100,000 to $124,999 : 70

$125,000 to $149,999 : 63

$150,000 to $174,999 : 67

$175,000 to $199,999 : 58

$200,000 to $249,999 : 76

$250,000 to $299,999 : 32

$300,000 to $399,999 : 8

$400,000 to $499,999 : 5

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Fairplain 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 : 6

Home equity loan only : 81

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 7

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 274

Housing units without a mortgage : 220


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $193,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $140,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $121,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $109,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $135,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $112,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $65,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $121,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Fairplain Township, Michigan: 75.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Fairplain Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Fairplain Township, MI): $42,955
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Fairplain Township): $83,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Fairplain Township): $491
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Fairplain Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 1.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 65.9%
Electricity: 2.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 21.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 8.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
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 Fairplain Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Fairplain Township, Michigan

Carson Home Care Network


     Address: 406 East Elm Street, Carson City, Michigan 48811
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/13/1984

Icmh Home Care


     Address: 525 Lafayette Street, Ionia, Michigan 48846
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 3/21/1995

Ace Home Health Care


     Address: 112 Edgerton Po Box 499, Howard City, Michigan 49329
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/1/2005

Central Michigan Home Care


     Address: 1221 South Drive, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/13/1966

Continu Care Of Gmhs


     Address: 231 W. Pine Lake Drive, Newaygo, Michigan 49337
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/23/1990

Hospitals Close To Fairplain Township, Michigan

Carson City Hospital


     Address: 406 East Elm St, Carson City, Michigan 48811
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Spectrum Health United Memorial - United Campus


     Address: 615 S Bower Street, Greenville, Michigan 48838
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Ionia County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 479 Lafayette Street, Ionia, Michigan 48846
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Spectrum Health United Memorial - Kelsey Campus


     Address: 418 Washington, Lakeview, Michigan 48850
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Gratiot Medical Center


     Address: 300 E Warwick Dr, Alma, Michigan 48801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Fairplain Township, Michigan

Laurels Of Carson City


     Address: 620 North Second Street, Carson City, Michigan 48811
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 11%

United Memorial Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 615 S Bower St, Greenville, Michigan 48838
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Metron Of Greenville


     Address: 828 E Washington Ave, Greenville, Michigan 48838
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Metron Of Belding


     Address: 414 E State St, Belding, Michigan 48809
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Heartland Health Care Center-ionia


     Address: 814 E Lincoln Ave, Ionia, Michigan 48846
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 88%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Fairplain Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 84 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Fairplain Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 565
    Disabled Workers: 135
    Widowers Workers: 85
    Spouses Workers: 50
    Children Workers: 75


(updated 2007)



Montcalm County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.91%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.99%
  • Other 1.10%



(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 Fairplain Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Montcalm County, MI

6.71 % of Montcalm County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,554

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Kent County , MI 2.28 % ($33,522 AGI )
  • Ionia County , MI 0.96 % ($26,953 AGI )
  • Gratiot County , MI 0.42 % ($33,777 AGI )

Relocation away from Montcalm County, MI

7.18 % of Montcalm 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 $28,016

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Kent County , MI 1.84 % ($30,428 AGI )
  • Ionia County , MI 0.87 % ($26,582 AGI )
  • Gratiot County , MI 0.52 % ($22,626 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 Fairplain Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Fairplain Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
10/04/2006, 06:10 am 0 0 $10K $10K
04/22/2006, 02:35 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/10/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $25K --
07/30/2006, 11:20 am 0 0 $30K --
07/17/2006, 05:15 pm 0 0 $100K $15K
07/17/2006, 04:50 pm 0 0 $100K $10K
07/24/2005, 06:07 am 0 0 $25K --
06/28/2003, 12:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/29/2001, 04:30 pm 0 0 $150K $25K
08/22/2000, 07:45 pm 0 0 $40K --
08/02/2000, 04:15 am 0 0 $25K --
06/14/2000, 04:20 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/11/1999, 03:24 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/29/1998, 01:05 am 0 0 $1K --
         





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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 Fairplain 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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