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   (County: Roscommon County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Higgins 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
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 17

5 to 9 years : 90

10 to 14 years : 105

15 to 17 years : 61

18 and 19 years : 6

20 years : 14

21 years : 25

22 to 24 years : 70

25 to 29 years : 58

30 to 34 years : 24

35 to 39 years : 26

40 to 44 years : 81

45 to 49 years : 81

50 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 32

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 41

70 to 74 years : 36

75 to 79 years : 66

80 to 84 years : 34

85 years and over : 6

Female:

Under 5 years : 74

5 to 9 years : 37

10 to 14 years : 43

15 to 17 years : 26

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 2

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 20

25 to 29 years : 32

30 to 34 years : 39

35 to 39 years : 63

40 to 44 years : 74

45 to 49 years : 87

50 to 54 years : 76

55 to 59 years : 85

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 57

65 and 66 years : 54

67 to 69 years : 52

70 to 74 years : 33

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 51

85 years and over : 97


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 964

Multiple ancestry : 833

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 71

Ancestry not reported : 260


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,114

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 : 14

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 91

5 to 17 years : 362

18 to 24 years : 157

25 to 34 years : 153

35 to 44 years : 244

45 to 54 years : 327

55 to 59 years : 135

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 89

65 to 74 years : 226

75 years and over : 270

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 85

5 to 17 years : 345

18 to 24 years : 137

25 to 34 years : 132

35 to 44 years : 239

45 to 54 years : 263

55 to 59 years : 128

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 69

65 to 74 years : 180

75 years and over : 223

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 17

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 21

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 64

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 46

75 years and over : 33

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 : 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 : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 932

Female : 943

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 94

Female : 145

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 3

Female : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,814

Born in other state in the United States : 225

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 14


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 382

Now married, except separated : 683

Divorced : 209

Separated : 29

Widowed : 222

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 53

Now married, except separated : 98

Divorced : 40

Separated : 5

Widowed : 27

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,009

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

German:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Higgins Township, Michigan

  • German: 462   (21.4%)
  • Irish: 298   (13.8%)
  • English: 232   (10.7%)
  • Other Groups: 196   (9.1%)
  • Polish: 162   (7.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 160   (7.4%)
  • United States Or American: 151   (7.0%)
  • Dutch: 90   (4.2%)
  • French Canadian: 65   (3.0%)
  • Italian: 55   (2.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 41   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 34   (1.6%)
  • Swedish: 26   (1.2%)
  • Danish: 25   (1.2%)
  • Norwegian: 20   (0.9%)
  • Finnish: 19   (0.9%)
  • Hungarian: 19   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 13   (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian: 13   (0.6%)
  • Belgian: 12   (0.6%)
  • Canadian: 12   (0.6%)
  • Austrian: 11   (0.5%)
  • European: 6   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 4   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 3   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Higgins Township, Michigan is 2,128



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Higgins Township, Michigan: 1,029
Female Population in Higgins Township, Michigan: 1,099


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Higgins Township, Michigan: 40.9
Median Female Resident Age in Higgins Township, Michigan: 52.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Higgins Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

46.9

Male

43.6

Female

49.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.5

Male

41.0

Female

30.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

42.5

Male

55.5

Female

41.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.0

Male

19.5

Female

38.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

41.5

Male

41.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

25.7

Male

33.5

Female

18.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

11.5

Male

11.0

Female

37.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.1

Male

43.8

Female

50.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Higgins Township, Michigan


  • White: 2,053
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 7
  • Two or More Races: 68



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.59%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.74%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 21   (3.12%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (1.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 33   (4.9%)
  • 11th Grade: 36   (5.34%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 28   (4.15%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 241   (35.76%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 62   (9.2%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 71   (10.53%)
  • Associate Degree: 39   (5.79%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 70   (10.39%)
  • Master's Degree: 32   (4.75%)
  • Professional School Degree: 19   (2.82%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.79%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 38   (5.03%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (2.38%)
  • 10th Grade: 52   (6.89%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (3.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 20   (2.65%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 266   (35.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 59   (7.81%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 105   (13.91%)
  • Associate Degree: 67   (8.87%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 61   (8.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 17   (2.25%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (2.38%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Higgins Township, Michigan

  • Gerrish-higgins School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 825, Roscommon, MI 48653, Phone: (989) 275-6600, Students: 1,775 )

  • C.o.o.r. Isd


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: P.o. Box 827, Roscommon, MI 48653, Phone: (989) 275-9520, Students: 81 )

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

  • Roscommon Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: P.o. Box 825, Roscommon, MI 48653, Phone: (989) 275-6640, Students: 578 )

  • Roscommon Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: P.o. Box 825, Roscommon, MI 48653, Phone: (989) 275-6610, Students: 414 )

  • C.o.o.r. Special Educational Center


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 11051 North Cut Road, Roscommon, MI 48653, Phone: (989) 275-9522, Students: 75 )

  • C.o.o.r. Early Childhood Services


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: P.o. Box 827, Roscommon, MI 48653, Phone: (989) 275-6887, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Higgins Township, Michigan

  • Roscommon High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 10600 Oakwood Road, Roscommon, MI 48653, Phone: (989) 275-6675, Students: 597 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Higgins Township, Michigan

  • Kirtland Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 1,897; Location: 0775 N Saint Helen Road, Roscommon, MI 48653, Web: http://www.kirtland.edu )

Academic Libraries In Higgins Township, Michigan

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Higgins Township, Michigan

  • Roscommon Area District Library


    241 East Federal Highway, Roscommon, MI 48653

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Higgins Township, Michigan


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Higgins Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Higgins Lake Airport   (2) Roscommon Conservation Airport  

Area


(1) South Branch Au Sable River Area  

Bridge


(1) Chase Bridge   (2) Sherman Bridge   (3) Steckert Bridge  

Building


(1) Beaver Creek Fire Department   (2) Higgins Township Fire And Emergency Medical Services Department   (3) Higgins Township Hall   (4) Michigan Department Of Natural Resources Forest Mineral And Fire Management Division   (5) Mobile Medical Response Beaver Creek Fire Department   (6) Roscommon Area Historical Society Museum   (7) Roscommon County Courthouse   (8) Roscommon County Sheriff S Office   (9) Roscommon Village Hall   (10) South Branch Township Fire And Emergency Medical Services  

Cemetery


(1) Cheney Cemetery   (2) Gerrish Township Cemetery   (3) Higgins Township Cemetery   (4) Pioneer Cemetery   (5) Richfield Cemetery  

Church


(1) Church Of Christ   (2) First Congregational Church   (3) Gerrish Church   (4) Good Shepherd United Methodist Church   (5) Immanuel Baptist Church   (6) Mason Chapel   (7) Messiah Church   (8) Roscommon Baptist Church   (9) Roscommon Free Methodist Church   (10) Saint Martin Lutheran Church   (11) Saint Michael S Church   (12) Soul S Harbor Worship Center   (13) South Branch Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Higgins   (2) Township Of South Branch   (3) Village Of Roscommon  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 239   (2) Interchange 244   (3) Interchange 249  

Dam


(1) Robinson Creek Dam  

Forest


(1) Higgins Lake State Forest  

Hospital


(1) Hilltop Manor Health Care Center   (2) Mercy Family Care Roscommon   (3) Mid Michigan Medical Offices   (4) Roscommon Walk-in Medical Clinic  

Lake


(1) Bambi Lake   (2) Mud Lake   (3) Robinson Lake  

Locale


(1) Bay City Hunting And Fishing Club   (2) Bell Top Lodge   (3) Forest Cabins   (4) Forest Dunes Golf Club   (5) Hawk Ridge Golf Course   (6) Higgin Hills Rv Park   (7) Higgins Lake Campground   (8) Leykaufs Cabins   (9) Moore Station   (10) Northern Block And Supply Company   (11) Pere Cheney Station   (12) Rays Cabins   (13) Roscommon Station   (14) Skyline Ski Slide   (15) South Branch Ranch   (16) Whispering Pines Cabins   (17) Ye Olde Country Club  

Park


(1) Marguerite Gahagan Nature Preserve   (2) Pioneer House Historical Marker   (3) Terney House Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Deerheart Valley   (2) Pere Cheney   (3) Roscommon   (4) Skyline Village  

Post Office


(1) Pere Cheney Post Office Historical   (2) Roscommon Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Robinson Creek Flooding  

School


(1) Beaver Creek School   (2) Gerrish Higgins School   (3) Immanuel Baptist School  

Stream


(1) Asum Creek   (2) Beaver Creek   (3) Douglas Creek   (4) Hickey Creek   (5) Hudson Creek   (6) Little Beaver Creek   (7) Robinson Creek   (8) Sauger Creek   (9) Thayer Creek  

Summit


(1) Brants Hill   (2) Pioneer Ski Hill   (3) Sinkhole Hill   (4) Sixmile Hill  

Swamp


(1) Hudson Creek Swamp   (2) Long Crossway Swamp  

Tower


(1) Roscommon Lookout Tower   (2) Sewel Fire Tower   (3) Wgry-fm Roscommon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Higgins Township, Michigan

48653 (pop. 10,087)


Cities Nearby Higgins Township, Michigan

Roscommon Village, MI  (pop. 1,141) 2.6 Miles
Gerrish Township, MI  (pop. 3,094) 5.2 Miles
Markey Township, MI  (pop. 2,621) 6.8 Miles
South Branch Township, MI  (pop. 1,852) 9.0 Miles
Beaver Creek Township, MI  (pop. 1,558) 9.4 Miles
St. Helen Cdp, MI  (pop. 3,051) 10.4 Miles
Backus Township, MI  (pop. 295) 11.5 Miles
Prudenville Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,497) 11.6 Miles
Denton Township, MI  (pop. 5,500) 11.8 Miles
Houghton Lake Cdp, MI  (pop. 3,633) 13.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Higgins Township, Michigan

989



Elevation in Higgins Township, Michigan is 1,207.0 ft. (368.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Higgins Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.458287 N        Long: -84.581238 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 43   (6.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 9   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 20   (2.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 46   (6.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 83   (11.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 95   (13.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 117   (16.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 90   (12.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 52   (7.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 40   (5.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 51   (7.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 40   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 625

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 62

In 3-person carpool : 3

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 5

Bicycle : 10

Walked : 26

Other means : 13

Worked at home : 15


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 168

5 to 9 minutes : 106

10 to 14 minutes : 117

15 to 19 minutes : 49

20 to 24 minutes : 89

25 to 29 minutes : 17

30 to 34 minutes : 66

35 to 39 minutes : 28

40 to 44 minutes : 13

45 to 59 minutes : 18

60 to 89 minutes : 29

90 or more minutes : 44


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 372

No Social Security income : 508


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 240

No retirement income : 640


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 31

$10,000 to $14,999 : 53

$15,000 to $19,999 : 66

$20,000 to $24,999 : 18

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 33

$35,000 to $39,999 : 24

$40,000 to $44,999 : 31

$45,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 55

$60,000 to $74,999 : 49

$75,000 to $99,999 : 66

$100,000 to $124,999 : 21

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $41,953


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Higgins Township, Michigan

  • WGRY (1230 AM; 0.75 kW; Grayling, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Mancelona, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)

FM Radio Stations Near Higgins Township, Michigan

  • WGRY-FM (100.3 FM; Roscommon, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting System's, Inc.)
  • WQON (101.1 FM; Roscommon, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting Systems, Inc)
  • WBMI (105.5 FM; West Branch, MI; Owner: Independent Television Productions Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: The Country King, Incorporated)
  • WMSD (90.9 FM; Lupton, MI; Owner: Bible Baptist Church School)
  • WTWS (92.1 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WTWS (92.1 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WAVC (93.9 FM; Lewiston, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Higgins Township, Michigan

  • WGTU (Channel 29; Kalkaska, MI; Owner: Mtc License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Higgins Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 106  (26.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 64  (16.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 62  (15.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 66  (16.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 134  (36.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 87  (24.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 121  (33.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 23 Farms In Higgins Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Higgins Township, Michigan

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Chemical Bank - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Higgins Township, Michigan

  • Gladwin Zettel Memorial


    (about 34.2 miles in Beaverton, Michigan; Airport Code: GDW)

  • Gaylord Regional


    (about 38.9 miles in Gaylord, Michigan; Airport Code: GLR)

  • Wexford County


    (about 43.3 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Antrim County


    (about 47.4 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Boyne Mountain


    (about 51.7 miles in Boyne City, Michigan; Airport Code: MI5)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 53.0 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Iosco County


    (about 58.1 miles in East Tawas, Michigan; Airport Code: ECA)

  • Mount Pleasant Municipal


    (about 58.4 miles in Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Airport Code: MOP)

  • Oscoda-Wurtsmith


    (about 58.5 miles in Au Sable, Michigan; Airport Code: OSC)

  • Wurtsmith AFB


    (about 58.5 miles in Au Sable, Michigan; Airport Code: OSC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Higgins Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.52%

Carpooled

9.75%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.57%

Other Means

0.27%

Worked At Home

2.88%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 363

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 39

Female householder, no husband present : 93

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 307

Householder not living alone : 78


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 60

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 16

All other households : 804


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 348

Renter-occupied housing units : 15

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 28

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 24

Renter-occupied housing units : 69

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 232

Renter-occupied housing units : 153


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 100

$10,000 to $14,999 : 131

$15,000 to $19,999 : 112

$20,000 to $24,999 : 33

$25,000 to $29,999 : 46

$30,000 to $34,999 : 62

$35,000 to $39,999 : 72

$40,000 to $44,999 : 41

$45,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 79

$60,000 to $74,999 : 66

$75,000 to $99,999 : 63

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,292


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 880

Vacant : 412


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 47

Built 1990 to 1999 : 211

Built 1980 to 1989 : 148

Built 1970 to 1979 : 295

Built 1960 to 1969 : 162

Built 1950 to 1959 : 150

Built 1940 to 1949 : 79

Built 1939 or earlier : 200


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 532

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 171

Electricity : 34

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 7

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 116

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 5

No fuel used : 15


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Higgins Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 18

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 8

$40,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $69,999 : 88

$70,000 to $79,999 : 41

$80,000 to $89,999 : 112

$90,000 to $99,999 : 63

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 54

$150,000 to $174,999 : 36

$175,000 to $199,999 : 39

$200,000 to $249,999 : 18

$250,000 to $299,999 : 39

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 8

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Higgins 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 : 16

Home equity loan only : 64

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 11

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 252

Housing units without a mortgage : 289


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $135,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $88,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $88,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $98,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $88,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $66,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $91,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $83,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Higgins Township, Michigan: 59.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Higgins Township, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 34.88%
  • Juvenile facilities : 4.65%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 60.47%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Higgins 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 55 55 $4,225,972
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

55 55 $4,225,972
2000        
  Single Family 55 55 $3,774,727
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

55 55 $3,774,727
2001        
  Single Family 57 57 $4,360,210
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

57 57 $4,360,210
2002        
  Single Family 52 52 $4,453,894
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

52 52 $4,453,894
2003        
  Single Family 51 51 $4,577,199
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

51 51 $4,577,199
2004        
  Single Family 51 51 $4,588,971
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

51 51 $4,588,971
2005        
  Single Family 36 36 $3,791,602
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

36 36 $3,791,602
2006        
  Single Family 20 20 $2,508,417
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 20 $2,508,417


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Higgins Township, MI): $29,801
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Higgins Township): $66,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Higgins Township): $367
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Higgins Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 67.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 19.8%
Electricity: 6.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.0%
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 Higgins Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Higgins Township, Michigan

Mercy Amicare


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

Heartland Home Care Inc. Midla


     Address: 417 West Houghton Avenue, Suite E, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/11/1997

Unity Home Health Care, Llc


     Address: 575 Court Street Suite C, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/31/2006

District Health Dept No 2


     Address: 630 Progress Street, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/1/1968

Mercy Amicare Homecare


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

Hospitals Close To Higgins Township, Michigan

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


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

West Branch Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2463 South M-30, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Midmichigan Medical Center-gladwin


     Address: 515 Quarter Street, Gladwin, Michigan 48624
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Midmichigan Medical Center-clare


     Address: 703 N Mcewan St, Clare, Michigan 48617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Otsego Memorial Hospital


     Address: 825 N Center Ave, Gaylord, Michigan 49735
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Higgins Township, Michigan

Hilltop Manor Health Care Center


     Address: 1290 E Michigan Hwy, Roscommon, Michigan 48653
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 88%

King Nursing & Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 2280 Tower Hill Rd, Houghton Lake, Michigan 48629
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Bortz Health Care Of Rose City


     Address: 517 W Page St, Rose City, Michigan 48654
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Mercy Hospital- Grayling Ltcu


     Address: 1100 Michigan Ave, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 37
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Grayling Nursing & Rehab Community


     Address: 331 Meadows Drive, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Higgins Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 148 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Higgins Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 2,210
    Disabled Workers: 405
    Widowers Workers: 240
    Spouses Workers: 185
    Children Workers: 210


(updated 2007)



Roscommon County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.43%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.28%
  • Other 1.29%



(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 Higgins Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Roscommon County, MI

7.25 % of Roscommon County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $43,268

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Wayne County , MI 0.66 % ($46,797 AGI )
  • Genesee County , MI 0.63 % ($48,361 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.54 % ($89,365 AGI )

Relocation away from Roscommon County, MI

6.73 % of Roscommon 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 $27,817

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Oakland County , MI 0.39 % ($32,158 AGI )
  • Crawford County , MI 0.38 % ($22,703 AGI )
  • Ogemaw County , MI 0.30 % ($17,586 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 Higgins Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Higgins Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/02/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
08/02/2006, 06:10 am 0 0 $3K --
05/30/2006, 02:45 pm 0 0 $4K --
09/13/2005, 09:00 pm 0 0 $18K --
07/24/2005, 05:40 am 0 0 $4K --
         





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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 Higgins 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)



Jails in Higgins Township, Michigan


  • Roscommon County Jail


    111 South 2nd Street, Roscommon, MI 48653
    Capacity: 96
    Confined: 92
    Avg. Population: 88
    Year Built: 1999


(updated 2006)



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