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Demographics Analysis

The people of Gobles City, 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
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 46

5 to 9 years : 10

10 to 14 years : 53

15 to 17 years : 37

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 6

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 12

25 to 29 years : 14

30 to 34 years : 41

35 to 39 years : 18

40 to 44 years : 75

45 to 49 years : 24

50 to 54 years : 26

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 16

75 to 79 years : 2

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 9 years : 14

10 to 14 years : 20

15 to 17 years : 18

18 and 19 years : 26

20 years : 0

21 years : 24

22 to 24 years : 17

25 to 29 years : 33

30 to 34 years : 21

35 to 39 years : 17

40 to 44 years : 48

45 to 49 years : 15

50 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 24

65 and 66 years : 5

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 18

75 to 79 years : 6

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 13


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 487

Multiple ancestry : 287

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 21


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Gobles City, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 785

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 2

Not a U.S. citizen : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 65

5 to 17 years : 152

18 to 24 years : 105

25 to 34 years : 109

35 to 44 years : 158

45 to 54 years : 73

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 24

65 to 74 years : 54

75 years and over : 28

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 65

5 to 17 years : 135

18 to 24 years : 85

25 to 34 years : 69

35 to 44 years : 102

45 to 54 years : 45

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 39

75 years and over : 20

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 17

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 35

35 to 44 years : 56

45 to 54 years : 25

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 15

75 years and over : 6

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 : 3

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 5

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 : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 309

Female : 284

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 104

Female : 88

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 5

Female : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 507

Born in other state in the United States : 168

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 7


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 151

Now married, except separated : 192

Divorced : 66

Separated : 0

Widowed : 33

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 38

Now married, except separated : 81

Divorced : 48

Separated : 2

Widowed : 12

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 7

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 712

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Gobles City, Michigan

  • German: 161   (19.8%)
  • Irish: 108   (13.3%)
  • Other Groups: 106   (13.0%)
  • English: 104   (12.8%)
  • Dutch: 88   (10.8%)
  • United States Or American: 63   (7.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 36   (4.4%)
  • Polish: 22   (2.7%)
  • Italian: 22   (2.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 15   (1.8%)
  • Swedish: 14   (1.7%)
  • Hungarian: 12   (1.5%)
  • French Canadian: 11   (1.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 9   (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 8   (1.0%)
  • Czech: 8   (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 6   (0.7%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.6%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Gobles City, Michigan is 795



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Gobles City, Michigan: 418
Female Population in Gobles City, Michigan: 377


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Gobles City, Michigan: 31.5
Median Female Resident Age in Gobles City, Michigan: 32.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Gobles City, Michigan


White


Both sexes

38.8

Male

36.4

Female

40.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

19.5

Male

19.5

Female

27.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

51.5

Male

47.5

Female

55.5

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

30.5

Male

21.0

Female

45.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.5

Male

13.0

Female

23.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.5

Male

15.5

Female

24.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.2

Male

37.0

Female

40.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Gobles City, Michigan


  • White: 685
  • African American: 47
  • American Indian: 7
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 7
  • 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 Gobles City, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Gobles City, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 1   (0.47%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.94%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (0.94%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (2.83%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (5.66%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (3.77%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (3.3%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 114   (53.77%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 8   (3.77%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 33   (15.57%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (4.25%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 6   (2.83%)
  • Master's Degree: 1   (0.47%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.94%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 1   (0.47%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.7%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 9   (3.17%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (4.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 16   (5.63%)
  • 11th Grade: 15   (5.28%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (2.82%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 142   (50%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 27   (9.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 21   (7.39%)
  • Associate Degree: 10   (3.52%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12   (4.23%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (2.11%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Gobles City, Michigan

  • Gobles Public School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 412, Gobles, MI 49055, Phone: (269) 628-5618, Students: 1,036 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Gobles City, Michigan

  • Gobles Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: P.o. Box 412, Gobles, MI 49055, Phone: (269) 628-2131, Students: 500 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Gobles City, Michigan

  • Gobles High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Box 412, Gobles, MI 49055, Phone: (269) 628-2113, Students: 536 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Gobles City, Michigan

  • Gobles Jr Academy


    ( Grades: 1-10, Location: 32110 6th Avenue, Gobles, MI 49055, Phone: (269) 628-2704, Students: 41 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Gobles City, Michigan

  • Gobles Branch Library


    105 East Main Street, Gobles, MI 49055

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Gobles City, 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 Gobles City, Michigan.

Area Features of Gobles City, Michigan


Airport


(1) Wesler Airfield   (2) Widner Landing Strip  

Building


(1) Coloma Emergency Medical Services Medical Transport Station 4   (2) Gobles - Pine Grove Fire Department   (3) Gobles Library   (4) Gobles Police Department  

Canal


(1) Carpenter And Extension Drain   (2) Todd Drain   (3) Veley Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Earl Cemetery   (2) Kendall Cemetery   (3) Pine Grove Cemetery   (4) Robinson Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethany Presbyterian Church   (2) Calvary Baptist Church   (3) Covey Hill Church   (4) Finley Faith Tabernacle Church   (5) Kalhaven Community Church   (6) Kendall United Methodist Church   (7) Merson Church   (8) Saint Judes Catholic Church   (9) United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Gobles   (2) Township Of Pine Grove  

Hospital


(1) Gobles Medical Clinic  

Lake


(1) Base Line Lake   (2) Brandywine Lake   (3) Buell Lake   (4) Bullhead Lake   (5) Clear Lake   (6) East Lake   (7) Emerson Lake   (8) Fish Lake   (9) Foster Lake   (10) Hawk Lake   (11) Hemlock Lake   (12) Hillman Lake   (13) Hodge Lake   (14) Long Lake   (15) Lyle Lake   (16) Markley Lake   (17) Mill Lake   (18) Minkler Lake   (19) Mud Lake   (20) Muskrat Lake   (21) North Lake   (22) Story Lake   (23) Sweet Lake   (24) Tamarack Lake   (25) Tin Cup Lake   (26) Turkey Lake   (27) West Lake  

Locale


(1) Gobles Station Historical   (2) Har-lou Golf Course   (3) Kendall Station Historical   (4) Metha Station Historical   (5) North Point Hall   (6) Pine Grove Mills Station Historical   (7) Timber Ridge Ski Area  

Populated Place


(1) Gobles   (2) Kendall   (3) Mentha   (4) Merson   (5) North Lake   (6) Pine Grove   (7) Shady Brook Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Gobles Post Office   (2) Kendall Post Office   (3) Mentha Post Office Historical   (4) Merson Post Office Historical   (5) Pine Grove Mills Post Office Historical   (6) Waverly Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Becker School   (2) Bell School   (3) Brandywine School   (4) Brown School   (5) Cobbtown School   (6) Foster School   (7) Gobles High School   (8) Gobles Junior Academy   (9) Harper School   (10) Johnstown School   (11) Myers School   (12) Old Pine Grove School   (13) Pine Grove School   (14) Quail Trap School   (15) Wager School  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Gobles City, Michigan

49055 (pop. 6,211)


Cities Nearby Gobles City, Michigan

Pine Grove Township, MI  (pop. 2,895) 3.1 Miles
Bloomingdale Township, MI  (pop. 3,419) 3.5 Miles
Bloomingdale Village, MI  (pop. 594) 4.3 Miles
Almena Township, MI  (pop. 4,904) 6.0 Miles
Cheshire Township, MI  (pop. 2,494) 7.8 Miles
Trowbridge Township, MI  (pop. 2,549) 8.1 Miles
Arlington Township, MI  (pop. 1,946) 9.4 Miles
Alamo Township, MI  (pop. 4,030) 9.6 Miles
Paw Paw Village, MI  (pop. 3,224) 9.9 Miles
Breedsville Village, MI  (pop. 86) 10.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Gobles City, Michigan

269



Elevation in Gobles City, Michigan is 820.0 ft. (250.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Gobles City, Michigan

Lat: 42.360102 N        Long: -85.879398 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 14   (4.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 31   (9.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 30   (9.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 35   (11.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 62   (19.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 28   (8.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 23   (7.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 10   (3.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 47   (14.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 24   (7.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 254

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 50

In 3-person carpool : 3

In 4-person carpool : 2

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 : 3

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 24

Other means : 10

Worked at home : 12


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 55

5 to 9 minutes : 31

10 to 14 minutes : 18

15 to 19 minutes : 39

20 to 24 minutes : 44

25 to 29 minutes : 56

30 to 34 minutes : 19

35 to 39 minutes : 22

40 to 44 minutes : 17

45 to 59 minutes : 33

60 to 89 minutes : 8

90 or more minutes : 4


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Gobles City, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 93

No Social Security income : 209


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Gobles City, Michigan)

With retirement income : 48

No retirement income : 254


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 19

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 4

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 29

$60,000 to $74,999 : 34

$75,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $38,611


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Gobles City, Michigan

  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10.0 kW; Holland, MI; Owner: Lanser Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20.0 kW; Moline, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Kalamazoo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WHTC (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Holland, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; 4.1 kW; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 1.0 kW; South Haven, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Otsego, MI; Owner: Vintage Radio Enterprises, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Gobles City, Michigan

  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; Otsego, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WCSY (103.7 FM; Covert, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WVFM (106.5 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Holy Family Oratory Of St. Philip Neri)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WTHS (89.9 FM; Holland, MI; Owner: Hope College)
  • WXPZ (90.1 FM; Glenn, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications Inc.)
  • WCFG (90.9 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; Moline, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WTNP (91.9 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WZUU (92.5 FM; Oshtemo, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; Saugatuck, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WYZO (96.5 FM; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; Moline, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WCXT (98.3 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Gobles City, Michigan

  • WWMT (Channel 3; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Freedom Broadcasting Of Michigan Licensee, L.l.c.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Wood License Company, Llc)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Christian Faith Broadcast, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Gobles City, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 19  (11.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 23  (13.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 19  (11.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 29  (17.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 39  (23.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 36  (22.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 51  (31.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (1.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 99 Farms In Gobles City, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Gobles City, Michigan

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Gobles City, Michigan

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 18.7 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Tulip City


    (about 28.8 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 28.9 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 32.3 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 32.3 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 32.5 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Park Township


    (about 33.4 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 40.3 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 40.3 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 44.4 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Gobles City, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.19%

Carpooled

14.02%

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

0.62%

Walked

5.30%

Other Means

0.62%

Worked At Home

1.25%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 119

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 50

Female householder, no husband present : 49

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 79

Householder not living alone : 5


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 7

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 23

All other households : 272


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 95

Renter-occupied housing units : 24

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 33

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 36

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 28

Renter-occupied housing units : 56


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 44

$10,000 to $14,999 : 35

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 38

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 4

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 34

$60,000 to $74,999 : 34

$75,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 5

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Total : 341


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Occupied : 302

Vacant : 39


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 31

Built 1980 to 1989 : 30

Built 1970 to 1979 : 37

Built 1960 to 1969 : 52

Built 1950 to 1959 : 41

Built 1940 to 1949 : 39

Built 1939 or earlier : 111


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Utility gas : 217

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 36

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 16

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 16

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 5

No fuel used : 12


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 8

$40,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $59,999 : 7

$60,000 to $69,999 : 11

$70,000 to $79,999 : 20

$80,000 to $89,999 : 35

$90,000 to $99,999 : 26

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $174,999 : 14

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 15

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 97

Housing units without a mortgage : 41


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Gobles City, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $67,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $108,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $88,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $106,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $79,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $81,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $88,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Gobles City, Michigan: 65.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Gobles City, 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 2 2 $189,784
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $189,784
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $100,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $100,000
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $130,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $130,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Gobles City, MI): $26,917
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Gobles City): $68,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Gobles City): $405
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Gobles City, Michigan

Utility Gas: 82.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.6%
Electricity: 11.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.6%
No Fuel Used: 2.3%


(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 Gobles City, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Gobles City, Michigan

Bronson Home Health Care


     Address: 820 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/6/1995

Alliance Home Health Services, Inc


     Address: 3408 Miller Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/4/2007

Uns Home Health Agency Inc


     Address: 2925 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/20/1990

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 5401 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/10/1981

Borgess Visiting Nurses


     Address: 348 North Burdick St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Gobles City, Michigan

Bronson Methodist Hospital


     Address: 601 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Borgess Medical Center


     Address: 1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49024
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Lakeview Community Hospital


     Address: 408 Hazen Street, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Allegan General Hospital


     Address: 555 Linn Street, Allegan, Michigan 49010
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

South Haven Community Hospital


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Gobles City, Michigan

Harold And Grace Upjohn Commun


     Address: 2400 Portage St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Heartland Health Care Center-kalamazoo


     Address: 3625 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 133
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Friendship Village


     Address: 1400 N Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Tendercare Kalamazoo


     Address: 1701 S 11th St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Borgess Nursing Home


     Address: 537 Chicago Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 93%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Gobles City, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 21 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Gobles City, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 785
    Disabled Workers: 180
    Widowers Workers: 85
    Spouses Workers: 65
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)



Van Buren County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.26%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.60%
  • Other 1.13%



(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 Gobles City, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Van Buren County, MI

6.52 % of Van Buren County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,331

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 2.17 % ($42,190 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.81 % ($25,498 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.64 % ($25,802 AGI )

Relocation away from Van Buren County, MI

7.05 % of Van Buren 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 $32,608

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 2.15 % ($33,900 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.73 % ($29,186 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.62 % ($27,717 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 Gobles City, 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 Gobles City, 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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