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Demographics Analysis

The people of Free Soil 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
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 54

5 to 9 years : 40

10 to 14 years : 16

15 to 17 years : 29

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 0

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 31

25 to 29 years : 16

30 to 34 years : 23

35 to 39 years : 67

40 to 44 years : 36

45 to 49 years : 16

50 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 48

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 10

75 to 79 years : 19

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 2

Female:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 9 years : 52

10 to 14 years : 33

15 to 17 years : 17

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 2

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 27

25 to 29 years : 24

30 to 34 years : 19

35 to 39 years : 45

40 to 44 years : 29

45 to 49 years : 14

50 to 54 years : 32

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 10

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 14

70 to 74 years : 12

75 to 79 years : 18

80 to 84 years : 8

85 years and over : 25


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 573

Multiple ancestry : 353

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 3

Ancestry not reported : 130


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,022

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 5

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 10

Not a U.S. citizen : 22


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 83

5 to 17 years : 187

18 to 24 years : 84

25 to 34 years : 82

35 to 44 years : 177

45 to 54 years : 90

55 to 59 years : 108

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 39

65 to 74 years : 81

75 years and over : 83

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 83

5 to 17 years : 138

18 to 24 years : 72

25 to 34 years : 59

35 to 44 years : 135

45 to 54 years : 76

55 to 59 years : 88

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 28

65 to 74 years : 60

75 years and over : 52

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 47

18 to 24 years : 12

25 to 34 years : 23

35 to 44 years : 40

45 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 17

75 years and over : 23

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 : 3

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 : 2

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 4

75 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 428

Female : 395

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 100

Female : 99

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 2

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 12

Female : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 797

Born in other state in the United States : 186

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 32


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 108

Now married, except separated : 406

Divorced : 68

Separated : 6

Widowed : 52

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 26

Now married, except separated : 122

Divorced : 2

Separated : 5

Widowed : 5

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 24

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 829

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 113

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 1

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Free Soil Township, Michigan

  • Polish: 234   (25.9%)
  • German: 162   (17.9%)
  • English: 102   (11.3%)
  • Irish: 60   (6.6%)
  • Other Groups: 55   (6.1%)
  • Dutch: 53   (5.9%)
  • United States Or American: 47   (5.2%)
  • Swedish: 42   (4.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 29   (3.2%)
  • Scottish: 22   (2.4%)
  • French Canadian: 17   (1.9%)
  • Danish: 13   (1.4%)
  • Norwegian: 7   (0.8%)
  • European: 6   (0.7%)
  • Italian: 6   (0.7%)
  • Slavic: 6   (0.7%)
  • Romanian: 6   (0.7%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.6%)
  • Lithuanian: 5   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 4   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 2   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Free Soil Township, Michigan is 1,059



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Free Soil Township, Michigan: 542
Female Population in Free Soil Township, Michigan: 517


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Free Soil Township, Michigan: 38.3
Median Female Resident Age in Free Soil Township, Michigan: 41.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Free Soil Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

47.8

Male

48.0

Female

47.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

39.5

Male

37.5

Female

48.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.5

Male

6.3

Female

36.0

Asian


Both sexes

48.5

Male

48.5

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

63.5

Male

63.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

29.5

Male

36.0

Female

20.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

15.8

Male

29.5

Female

14.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.1

Male

48.2

Female

48.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Free Soil Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,020
  • African American: 5
  • American Indian: 11
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 9
  • Two or More Races: 14



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.7%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (6.32%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (2.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (5.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (1.4%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (2.81%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 107   (37.54%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 22   (7.72%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 38   (13.33%)
  • Associate Degree: 28   (9.82%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 27   (9.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (2.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (1.03%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (5.15%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (2.75%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (3.44%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (2.75%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 155   (53.26%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 22   (7.56%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 25   (8.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 19   (6.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 20   (6.87%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.37%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Free Soil Township, Michigan

  • Manistee Area Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 550 Maple Street, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-3521, Students: 1,758 )

  • Casman Alternative Academy


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 1710 Merkey Road, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-4981, Students: 89 )

  • Manistee Isd


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 772 East Parkdale Ave., Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-4264, Students: 48 )

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

  • Manistee Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 550 Maple Street, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-3271, Students: 386 )

  • Thomas Jefferson Elem. School


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: 515 Bryant Avenue, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-9285, Students: 291 )

  • John F. Kennedy Elem. School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 610 E. Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-9242, Students: 242 )

  • James Madison Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: 1309 Madison Road, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-5212, Students: 220 )

  • Manistee Isd Education Center


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 225 Ninth Street, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-6205, Students: 48 )

  • Early Childhood Community Based Services


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 225 Ninth Street, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-6205, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Free Soil Township, Michigan

  • Manistee High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 525 Twelfth Street, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-2547, Students: 589 )

  • Casman Alternative Academy


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 1710 Merkey Road West, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-4981, Students: 89 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Free Soil Township, Michigan

  • Manistee Catholic Central School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1200 Us 31 S, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-2529, Students: 203 )

  • Trinity Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 420 Oak Street, Manistee, MI 49660, Phone: (231) 723-8700, Students: 49 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Free Soil Township, Michigan

  • Manistee County Library


    95 Maple Street, Manistee, MI 49660

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Free Soil Township, Michigan


  • Our Savior's Historical Museum


    304 Walnut St, Manistee, MI 49660

  • Our Saviours Historical Society Inc


    115 Spruce St, Manistee, MI 49660

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Free Soil 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 Free Soil Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Free Soil Township, Michigan


Bridge


(1) Ninemile Bridge   (2) Sixmile Bridge  

Building


(1) Camp Sauble State Prison Historical   (2) Freesoil - Meade Township Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Maple Grove Cemetery   (2) Meade Cemetery   (3) Saint John Cantius Cemetery  

Church


(1) Freesoil United Methodist Church   (2) Saint John Cantius Catholic Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Free Soil   (2) Township Of Meade   (3) Township Of Stronach   (4) Village Of Free Soil  

Lake


(1) Black Lake   (2) Hoags Lake   (3) Lake George   (4) Mud Lake   (5) Pickerel Lake  

Locale


(1) Borski School   (2) Claybank School   (3) Freesoil Station   (4) Glenoak School   (5) Star Corners  

Populated Place


(1) Free Soil   (2) Udell  

Post Office


(1) Free Soil Post Office  

School


(1) Freesoil Community School   (2) Tomaszewski School  

Stream


(1) Ritters Creek   (2) Tank Creek  

Summit


(1) Udell Hills  

Swamp


(1) Hoppers Swamp  

Tower


(1) Udell Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Free Soil Township, Michigan

49660 (pop. 14,093)


Cities Nearby Free Soil Township, Michigan

Free Soil Village, MI  (pop. 232) 0.9 Miles
Fountain Village, MI  (pop. 172) 5.5 Miles
Stronach Township, MI  (pop. 764) 6.2 Miles
Filer Charter Township, MI  (pop. 2,321) 8.1 Miles
Victory Township, MI  (pop. 1,550) 8.7 Miles
Eastlake Village, MI  (pop. 442) 9.4 Miles
Manistee City, MI  (pop. 6,183) 9.9 Miles
Manistee Township, MI  (pop. 4,115) 10.9 Miles
Custer Village, MI  (pop. 277) 11.7 Miles
Scottville City, MI  (pop. 1,064) 11.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Free Soil Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Free Soil Township, Michigan is 709.0 ft. (216.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Free Soil Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.119585 N        Long: -86.220948 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 17   (5.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 11   (3.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 16   (5.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 41   (13.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 43   (13.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 19   (6.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 67   (21.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 12   (3.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 8   (2.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 9   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 42   (13.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 18   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 321

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 42

In 3-person carpool : 6

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 : 18

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 2

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 6

Other means : 2

Worked at home : 25


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 29

5 to 9 minutes : 48

10 to 14 minutes : 49

15 to 19 minutes : 40

20 to 24 minutes : 85

25 to 29 minutes : 23

30 to 34 minutes : 68

35 to 39 minutes : 11

40 to 44 minutes : 11

45 to 59 minutes : 19

60 to 89 minutes : 7

90 or more minutes : 7


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 155

No Social Security income : 265


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 94

No retirement income : 326


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 23

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 18

$30,000 to $34,999 : 25

$35,000 to $39,999 : 35

$40,000 to $44,999 : 5

$45,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 32

$60,000 to $74,999 : 16

$75,000 to $99,999 : 47

$100,000 to $124,999 : 11

$125,000 to $149,999 : 21

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $48,221


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Free Soil 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 Free Soil 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)
  • WMTE-FM (101.5 FM; Filer City, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • 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.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • 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; Hart, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications, Inc.)
  • 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)
  • WWKR (94.1 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Synergy Media, Inc.)
  • WKZC (94.9 FM; Free Soil, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (97.7 FM; Ludington, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • WMLQ (97.7 FM; Filer City, MI; Owner: Synergy Media, Inc.)
  • WRAX (98.9 FM; Custer, MI; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Free Soil Township, Michigan

  • WCMW (Channel 21; Free Soil, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Barrington Traverse City License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Free Soil Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 24  (12.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 25  (12.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 25  (12.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 58  (29.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 33  (24.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 53  (38.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 44  (32.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (1.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 87 Farms In Free Soil Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Free Soil Township, Michigan

West Shore Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $758.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

The Huntington National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $127.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 759

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

The Shelby State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $216.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 9

West Michigan Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $46.3k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

Northwestern Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $848.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 34

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Free Soil Township, Michigan

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 10.8 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Mason County


    (about 14.4 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 14.4 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 35.0 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Miller Field


    (about 38.4 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Wexford County


    (about 41.2 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 45.0 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 53.3 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Free Soil Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.49%

Carpooled

11.31%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.61%

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

0.61%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

3.98%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 254

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 8

Female householder, no husband present : 51

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 99

Householder not living alone : 8


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 5

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 4

All other households : 411


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 224

Renter-occupied housing units : 30

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 48

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 90

Renter-occupied housing units : 17


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 37

$15,000 to $19,999 : 28

$20,000 to $24,999 : 20

$25,000 to $29,999 : 28

$30,000 to $34,999 : 25

$35,000 to $39,999 : 35

$40,000 to $44,999 : 19

$45,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 42

$60,000 to $74,999 : 21

$75,000 to $99,999 : 49

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 21

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Total : 574


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 420

Vacant : 154


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 11

Built 2000 to 2004 : 51

Built 1990 to 1999 : 97

Built 1980 to 1989 : 77

Built 1970 to 1979 : 78

Built 1960 to 1969 : 61

Built 1950 to 1959 : 40

Built 1940 to 1949 : 40

Built 1939 or earlier : 119


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 5

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 290

Electricity : 16

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 33

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 76

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 14

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $69,999 : 13

$70,000 to $79,999 : 14

$80,000 to $89,999 : 35

$90,000 to $99,999 : 39

$100,000 to $124,999 : 36

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $174,999 : 33

$175,000 to $199,999 : 22

$200,000 to $249,999 : 36

$250,000 to $299,999 : 10

$300,000 to $399,999 : 26

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 7

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Free Soil 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 : 8

Home equity loan only : 37

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 146

Housing units without a mortgage : 176


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Free Soil Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $225,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $198,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $225,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $98,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $85,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $141,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $90,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $85,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $99,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Free Soil Township, Michigan: 70.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Free Soil Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Free Soil Township, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 62 62 $8,562,351
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

62 62 $8,562,351
2000        
  Single Family 6 6 $883,500
  Two Family 4 8 $850,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $522,132
  Total

11 20 $2,255,632
2001        
  Single Family 23 23 $4,611,379
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 48 $2,700,000
  Total

27 71 $7,311,379
2002        
  Single Family 16 16 $2,807,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 20 $1,050,000
  Total

17 36 $3,857,000
2003        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,010,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $1,010,000
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 4 4 $1,340,000
  Two Family 1 2 $153,333
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 6 $1,493,333
2006        
  Single Family 22 22 $3,423,458
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

22 22 $3,423,458


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Free Soil Township, MI): $34,375
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Free Soil Township): $70,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Free Soil Township): $438
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Free Soil Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 0.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 75.2%
Electricity: 0.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 14.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 8.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Free Soil Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Free Soil Township, Michigan

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 Homecare


     Address: 7985 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/29/1986

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

Mecosta County General Hosp


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

Hospitals Close To Free Soil Township, Michigan

West Shore Medical Center


     Address: 1465 E Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, Michigan 49660
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

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 - Cadillac


     Address: 400 Hobart St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

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

Gerber Memorial Health Services


     Address: 212 S Sullivan St, Fremont, Michigan 49412
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Free Soil Township, Michigan

Manistee County Medical Care Facility


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

Tendercare Of Ludington


     Address: 1000 E Tinkham Ave, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Oakview Medical Care Facility


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

Grand Oaks Nursing Center


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

Lakeview Lutheran Manor


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Free Soil Township, Michigan

Name: Point Beach
Address: 6610 Nuclear Road; Two Rivers, WI 54241
Distance: 69 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Free Soil Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 2,295
    Disabled Workers: 415
    Widowers Workers: 330
    Spouses Workers: 200
    Children Workers: 245


(updated 2007)



Mason County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.34%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.60%
  • Other 1.05%



(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 Free Soil Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Mason County, MI

5.34 % of Mason County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $35,766

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Oceana County , MI 0.52 % ($30,534 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.46 % ($26,078 AGI )
  • Manistee County , MI 0.36 % ($26,150 AGI )

Relocation away from Mason County, MI

5.45 % of Mason 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 $30,175

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Kent County , MI 0.49 % ($25,019 AGI )
  • Manistee County , MI 0.41 % ($21,804 AGI )
  • Oceana County , MI 0.40 % ($26,227 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 Free Soil Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Free Soil Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/24/2005, 03:40 am 0 0 $500K --
         
Hail        
09/26/1998, 04:45 am 0 0 -- $35K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/03/2006, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
09/13/2005, 07:50 pm 0 0 $6K --
07/20/1987, 03:00 pm 2 0 -- --
         





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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 Free Soil Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Free Soil Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0
    per 100,000 n/a 15 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0
Rape n/a 5 4 2 6 4 2 3 0 3 n/a n/a 3
    per 100,000 n/a 75 63 30 89 60 30 46 0 50 n/a n/a 49
Robbery n/a 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 n/a n/a 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 33 n/a n/a 0
Assault n/a 13 3 5 11 11 4 2 1 4 n/a n/a 8
    per 100,000 n/a 195 47 74 164 166 61 31 17 67 n/a n/a 130
Burglary n/a 27 26 35 21 25 17 21 23 25 n/a n/a 33
    per 100,000 n/a 405 406 520 313 377 257 323 380 418 n/a n/a 536
Larceny Theft n/a 149 147 114 146 162 133 169 108 124 n/a n/a 122
    per 100,000 n/a 2,237 2,298 1,693 2,173 2,440 2,014 2,597 1,783 2,072 n/a n/a 1,981
Vehicle Theft n/a 5 7 9 6 4 6 3 5 2 n/a n/a 3
    per 100,000 n/a 75 109 134 89 60 91 46 83 33 n/a n/a 49
Arson n/a 0 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 31 30 15 45 15 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a 5 2 2 4 4 2 1 0 2 n/a n/a 3
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a 45 46 40 44 49 39 48 34 38 n/a n/a 40
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a 25 24 21 24 26 21 25 17 20 n/a n/a 21


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

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


(updated 2014)



Jails in Free Soil Township, Michigan


  • Manistee County Jail


    1525 East Parkdale Avenue, N., Manistee, MI 49660
    Confined: 55


(updated 2006)



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