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Demographics Analysis

The people of Golden 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
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 66

5 to 9 years : 22

10 to 14 years : 46

15 to 17 years : 45

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 5

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 9

25 to 29 years : 52

30 to 34 years : 35

35 to 39 years : 44

40 to 44 years : 53

45 to 49 years : 46

50 to 54 years : 29

55 to 59 years : 49

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 63

65 and 66 years : 36

67 to 69 years : 27

70 to 74 years : 45

75 to 79 years : 42

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 18

Female:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 9 years : 28

10 to 14 years : 48

15 to 17 years : 37

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 20

25 to 29 years : 54

30 to 34 years : 22

35 to 39 years : 29

40 to 44 years : 56

45 to 49 years : 81

50 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 122

60 and 61 years : 36

62 to 64 years : 39

65 and 66 years : 35

67 to 69 years : 36

70 to 74 years : 40

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 26

85 years and over : 19


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 788

Multiple ancestry : 602

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 23

Ancestry not reported : 192


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,554

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 16

Not a U.S. citizen : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 106

5 to 17 years : 226

18 to 24 years : 61

25 to 34 years : 163

35 to 44 years : 182

45 to 54 years : 183

55 to 59 years : 171

60 and 61 years : 65

62 to 64 years : 102

65 to 74 years : 219

75 years and over : 127

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 106

5 to 17 years : 197

18 to 24 years : 45

25 to 34 years : 132

35 to 44 years : 104

45 to 54 years : 155

55 to 59 years : 151

60 and 61 years : 49

62 to 64 years : 81

65 to 74 years : 153

75 years and over : 97

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 21

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 20

35 to 44 years : 58

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 20

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 21

65 to 74 years : 66

75 years and over : 27

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 20

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 601

Female : 669

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 158

Female : 126

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 27

Female : 24


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,254

Born in other state in the United States : 284

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 32


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 167

Now married, except separated : 632

Divorced : 148

Separated : 4

Widowed : 85

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 35

Now married, except separated : 195

Divorced : 14

Separated : 3

Widowed : 29

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 24

Divorced : 0

Separated : 12

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,385

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 73

Speak English less than "very well" : 41


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Golden Township, Michigan

  • German: 426   (20.8%)
  • Other Groups: 246   (12.0%)
  • English: 236   (11.5%)
  • Dutch: 217   (10.6%)
  • Irish: 211   (10.3%)
  • United States Or American: 139   (6.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 134   (6.5%)
  • Polish: 94   (4.6%)
  • Swedish: 71   (3.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 37   (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 35   (1.7%)
  • French Canadian: 30   (1.5%)
  • Italian: 29   (1.4%)
  • Danish: 26   (1.3%)
  • Norwegian: 20   (1.0%)
  • Belgian: 16   (0.8%)
  • European: 14   (0.7%)
  • Ukrainian: 11   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 9   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 8   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 8   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 7   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 3   (0.1%)
  • British: 3   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Golden Township, Michigan is 1,605



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Golden Township, Michigan: 786
Female Population in Golden Township, Michigan: 819


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Golden Township, Michigan: 44.7
Median Female Resident Age in Golden Township, Michigan: 49.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Golden Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

52.9

Male

52.1

Female

53.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

6.5

Male

3.5

Female

8.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.3

Male

25.8

Female

34.0

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

21.5

Male

24.0

Female

18.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

35.5

Male

39.5

Female

20.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.5

Male

25.5

Female

21.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

53.7

Male

52.8

Female

54.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Golden Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,570
  • African American: 19
  • American Indian: 10
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 6
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.32%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.32%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.48%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 29   (4.68%)
  • 9th Grade: 29   (4.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 11   (1.77%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (3.06%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 18   (2.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 221   (35.65%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 51   (8.23%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 117   (18.87%)
  • Associate Degree: 42   (6.77%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 44   (7.1%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (1.77%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.29%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 13   (2.1%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.65%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 12   (1.95%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (2.12%)
  • 10th Grade: 20   (3.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 29   (4.72%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (1.95%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 265   (43.16%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 38   (6.19%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 97   (15.8%)
  • Associate Degree: 39   (6.35%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 40   (6.51%)
  • Master's Degree: 31   (5.05%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (1.47%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.33%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Golden Early Childhood Center


    ( Grades: K-KG, Location: 5601 W. Fox Road, Mears, MI 49436, Phone: (231) 873-6350, Students: 129 )



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Golden Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Silver Lake Airport  

Basin


(1) Luddington Basin  

Building


(1) Hart City Hall   (2) Hart Fire Department   (3) Hart Police Department   (4) Hart Public Library   (5) Hart Township Hall   (6) Little Point Sable Lighthouse   (7) Oceana County Courthouse   (8) Oceana County Sheriff S Office  

Canal


(1) Golden Drainage Ditch  

Cape


(1) Little Sable Point  

Cemetery


(1) Hart Cemetery   (2) Mears Cemetery   (3) North Hart Cemetery   (4) Round Lake Cemetery  

Church


(1) Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (2) Congregational United Church   (3) Cornerstone Community Church   (4) Faith Christian Fellowship Church   (5) First Baptist Church   (6) Hart United Methodist Church   (7) Hart Wesleyan Church   (8) Lake Michigan United Methodist Church   (9) Mears Methodist Church   (10) Mission Covenant Church   (11) Of Jesus Christ Church   (12) Our Savior Lutheran Church   (13) Saint Gregory S Parish   (14) West Golden Church   (15) West Golden Wesleyan Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Hart   (2) Oceana County   (3) Township Of Golden  

Hospital


(1) Memorial Family Care Center  

Lake


(1) Bigsbie Lake   (2) Homer Lake   (3) Morris Lake   (4) Richmonds Inlet   (5) Silver Lake   (6) Upper Silver Lake   (7) Wyckoff Lake  

Locale


(1) Colonial Golf Courses   (2) East Golden Station Historical   (3) Golden Sands Golf Course   (4) Hart Station Historical   (5) Hideway Campground   (6) Mears Station Historical   (7) Oceana County Fairgrounds   (8) Oceana County Historical Park And Museum   (9) Sandy Shores Campground   (10) Silver City Ii Campground   (11) Silver Creek Rv Resort   (12) Silver Lake Resort And Campground   (13) Silver Lake State Park Campground   (14) Yogi S Bears Jellystone Park  

Park


(1) Cedar Point Park   (2) Charles Mears Silver Lake Boarding House Historical Marker   (3) Golden Township Park   (4) Millpond Park   (5) Silver Lake State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Hart   (2) Little Point Sable   (3) Mears   (4) Pines Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) East Golden Post Office Historical   (2) Golding Post Office Historical   (3) Hart Post Office   (4) Little Point Sable Post Office Historical   (5) Mears Post Office  

School


(1) Garver School   (2) Golden Elementary School   (3) Hart High School   (4) Hart Middle School   (5) Hart Upper Elementary School   (6) Hovey School   (7) Oceana Christian School   (8) Oceana Intermediate School   (9) Round Lake School   (10) Wilson School  

Stream


(1) Au Sable Creek   (2) Hunter Creek   (3) Russell Creek   (4) Silver Creek   (5) South Branch Pentwater River  

Tower


(1) Wsab-fm Pentwater   (2) Wvkg-fm Pentwater  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Golden Township, Michigan

49436 (pop. 1,675)


Cities Nearby Golden Township, Michigan

Hart City, MI  (pop. 2,223) 5.2 Miles
Benona Township, MI  (pop. 1,462) 5.5 Miles
Hart Township, MI  (pop. 2,180) 6.1 Miles
Shelby Village, MI  (pop. 2,112) 6.8 Miles
Pentwater Village, MI  (pop. 788) 7.3 Miles
Pentwater Township, MI  (pop. 1,218) 7.4 Miles
Shelby Township, MI  (pop. 3,996) 7.5 Miles
Weare Township, MI  (pop. 1,282) 9.0 Miles
New Era Village, MI  (pop. 567) 10.2 Miles
Claybanks Township, MI  (pop. 771) 10.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Golden Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Golden Township, Michigan is 666.0 ft. (203.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Golden Township, Michigan

Lat: 43.678258 N        Long: -86.465762 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 25   (3.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 19   (2.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 33   (5.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 55   (8.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 58   (8.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 93   (14.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 120   (18.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 64   (9.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 45   (6.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 43   (6.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 13   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 50   (7.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 45   (6.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 530

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 47

In 3-person carpool : 9

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 : 3

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 5

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 32


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 23

5 to 9 minutes : 131

10 to 14 minutes : 159

15 to 19 minutes : 86

20 to 24 minutes : 85

25 to 29 minutes : 24

30 to 34 minutes : 42

35 to 39 minutes : 13

40 to 44 minutes : 8

45 to 59 minutes : 9

60 to 89 minutes : 7

90 or more minutes : 7


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 328

No Social Security income : 373


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 194

No retirement income : 507


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 49

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 57

$30,000 to $34,999 : 5

$35,000 to $39,999 : 26

$40,000 to $44,999 : 34

$45,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 73

$60,000 to $74,999 : 53

$75,000 to $99,999 : 54

$100,000 to $124,999 : 16

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 11


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,023


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Golden Township, Michigan

  • WKBZ (1090 AM; 1.0 kW; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WKLA (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Ludington, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WODJ (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Whitehall, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WSHN (1550 AM; 1.0 kW; Fremont, MI; Owner: Noordyk Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Golden Township, Michigan

  • WVIB (100.1 FM; Twin Lake, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WMOM (102.7 FM; Pentwater, MI; Owner: Bay View Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WMUS (106.9 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WPQZ (88.1 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Broadcast Academy, Inc.)
  • WPQZ (88.1 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Broadcast Academy, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Muskegon Community Radio Broadcast Company)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; Hesperia, MI; Owner: Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Ludington, MI; Owner: Sandy Shores Arts Society)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications, Inc.)
  • NEW (93.3 FM; Fountain, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • WWKR (94.1 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Synergy Media, Inc.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; Whitehall, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; Whitehall, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (97.7 FM; Ludington, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; Twin Lake, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WRAX (98.9 FM; Custer, MI; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Golden Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 84  (21.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 56  (14.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 40  (10.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 29  (7.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 100  (26.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 72  (21.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 72  (21.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 117  (35.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 15  (4.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 16 Farms In Golden Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Golden Township, Michigan

  • Mason County


    (about 19.8 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 19.8 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Muskegon County


    (about 36.9 miles in Muskegon, Michigan; Airport Code: MKG)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 42.5 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 48.1 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Miller Field


    (about 49.6 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Golden Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.89%

Carpooled

10.41%

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

0.43%

Walked

4.71%

Other Means

0.29%

Worked At Home

5.28%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 419

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 4

Female householder, no husband present : 63

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 206

Householder not living alone : 9


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 15

All other households : 682


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 393

Renter-occupied housing units : 26

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 35

Renter-occupied housing units : 28

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 204

Renter-occupied housing units : 11


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 81

$20,000 to $24,999 : 46

$25,000 to $29,999 : 96

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 48

$40,000 to $44,999 : 52

$45,000 to $49,999 : 42

$50,000 to $59,999 : 95

$60,000 to $74,999 : 64

$75,000 to $99,999 : 62

$100,000 to $124,999 : 16

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 11


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Total : 2,357


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 701

Vacant : 1,656


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 26

Built 2000 to 2004 : 112

Built 1990 to 1999 : 573

Built 1980 to 1989 : 412

Built 1970 to 1979 : 479

Built 1960 to 1969 : 253

Built 1950 to 1959 : 175

Built 1940 to 1949 : 144

Built 1939 or earlier : 183


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 88

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 378

Electricity : 38

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 121

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 54

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 8

No fuel used : 14


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Golden Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 16

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 27

$50,000 to $59,999 : 17

$60,000 to $69,999 : 16

$70,000 to $79,999 : 22

$80,000 to $89,999 : 28

$90,000 to $99,999 : 21

$100,000 to $124,999 : 105

$125,000 to $149,999 : 45

$150,000 to $174,999 : 97

$175,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 to $249,999 : 36

$250,000 to $299,999 : 24

$300,000 to $399,999 : 41

$400,000 to $499,999 : 30

$500,000 to $749,999 : 50

$750,000 to $999,999 : 10

$1,000,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Golden 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 : 11

Home equity loan only : 66

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 273

Housing units without a mortgage : 278


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $212,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $118,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $189,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $150,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $152,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $133,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $187,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $119,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Golden Township, Michigan: 69.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Golden Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Golden Township, MI): $35,878
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Golden Township): $96,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Golden Township): $461
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Golden Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 1.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 61.0%
Electricity: 8.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 19.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 8.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(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 Golden Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Golden 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

Hackley Visiting Nurse Services, Inc


     Address: 888 Terrace Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49440
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Amicare Home Healthcare


     Address: 684 Harvey Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49442
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/12/1987

Homcare Inc.


     Address: 875 W Summit Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan 49441
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/16/1991

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 5906 Commerce Centre Drive, Muskegon, Michigan 49444
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/19/1983

Hospitals Close To Golden Township, Michigan

Memorial Medical Center Of West Michigan


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

Mercy General Health Partners


     Address: 1500 E Sherman Boulevard, Muskegon, Michigan 49444
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Hackley Hospital


     Address: 1700 Clinton Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49442
     Hospital Type: Acute Care 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

West Shore Medical Center


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

Nursing Homes Close To Golden Township, Michigan

Oceana Co Md Care Facility


     Address: 701 E Main St, Hart, Michigan 49420
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 127
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Oakview Medical Care Facility


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

Tendercare Of Ludington


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

Heartland Health Care Center-whitehall


     Address: 916 E Lewis St, Whitehall, Michigan 49461
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 114
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Heartland Health Care Center-knollview


     Address: 1061 W Hackley, Muskegon, Michigan 49441
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 81%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Golden Township, Michigan

Name: Point Beach
Address: 6610 Nuclear Road; Two Rivers, WI 54241
Distance: 68 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Golden Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 365
    Disabled Workers: 65
    Widowers Workers: 35
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Oceana County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.25%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.30%
  • Other 1.45%



(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 Golden Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Oceana County, MI

6.17 % of Oceana County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $63,396

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Muskegon County , MI 1.90 % ($31,388 AGI )
  • Newaygo County , MI 0.50 % ($23,417 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.48 % ($35,217 AGI )

Relocation away from Oceana County, MI

6.44 % of Oceana 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 $29,318

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Muskegon County , MI 1.74 % ($30,661 AGI )
  • Mason County , MI 0.60 % ($30,534 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.50 % ($42,604 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 Golden Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Golden 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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