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Demographics Analysis

The people of Homestead 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
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 9 years : 65

10 to 14 years : 108

15 to 17 years : 12

18 and 19 years : 32

20 years : 7

21 years : 20

22 to 24 years : 43

25 to 29 years : 34

30 to 34 years : 77

35 to 39 years : 94

40 to 44 years : 88

45 to 49 years : 122

50 to 54 years : 72

55 to 59 years : 61

60 and 61 years : 58

62 to 64 years : 53

65 and 66 years : 17

67 to 69 years : 30

70 to 74 years : 30

75 to 79 years : 29

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 7

Female:

Under 5 years : 93

5 to 9 years : 39

10 to 14 years : 79

15 to 17 years : 50

18 and 19 years : 33

20 years : 25

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 71

25 to 29 years : 37

30 to 34 years : 86

35 to 39 years : 90

40 to 44 years : 65

45 to 49 years : 79

50 to 54 years : 113

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 41

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 32

70 to 74 years : 57

75 to 79 years : 22

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 928

Multiple ancestry : 802

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 19

Ancestry not reported : 476


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,201

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 19

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 5

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 138

5 to 17 years : 353

18 to 24 years : 239

25 to 34 years : 234

35 to 44 years : 337

45 to 54 years : 386

55 to 59 years : 126

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 94

65 to 74 years : 169

75 years and over : 72

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 138

5 to 17 years : 288

18 to 24 years : 208

25 to 34 years : 184

35 to 44 years : 275

45 to 54 years : 314

55 to 59 years : 111

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 78

65 to 74 years : 147

75 years and over : 59

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 65

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 50

35 to 44 years : 50

45 to 54 years : 65

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 22

75 years and over : 13

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 : 12

45 to 54 years : 7

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 : 5

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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 932

Female : 927

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 167

Female : 175

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 19

Foreign born:

Male : 5

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,734

Born in other state in the United States : 332

Native: born outside the United States : 19

Foreign born : 5


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 371

Now married, except separated : 889

Divorced : 135

Separated : 3

Widowed : 84

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 39

Now married, except separated : 191

Divorced : 38

Separated : 0

Widowed : 22

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 19

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,055

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Homestead Township, Michigan

  • German: 476   (23.3%)
  • English: 258   (12.6%)
  • Irish: 230   (11.2%)
  • Other Groups: 146   (7.1%)
  • Polish: 129   (6.3%)
  • United States Or American: 126   (6.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 120   (5.9%)
  • Dutch: 102   (5.0%)
  • Norwegian: 65   (3.2%)
  • French Canadian: 53   (2.6%)
  • Swedish: 52   (2.5%)
  • Scottish: 41   (2.0%)
  • Italian: 38   (1.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 26   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 23   (1.1%)
  • Finnish: 18   (0.9%)
  • Czech: 15   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 14   (0.7%)
  • European: 12   (0.6%)
  • Albanian: 11   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 9   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 9   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 8   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 6   (0.3%)
  • British: 6   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 5   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 4   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 4   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 2   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.1%)
  • Macedonian: 2   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Homestead Township, Michigan is 2,225



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Homestead Township, Michigan: 1,104
Female Population in Homestead Township, Michigan: 1,121


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Homestead Township, Michigan: 40.4
Median Female Resident Age in Homestead Township, Michigan: 37.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Homestead Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

43.1

Male

42.6

Female

43.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

21.5

Male

29.0

Female

13.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

47.5

Male

48.2

Female

43.0

Asian


Both sexes

36.5

Male

0.0

Female

36.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

16.5

Male

13.5

Female

40.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.0

Male

12.5

Female

19.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.0

Male

15.5

Female

46.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.0

Male

42.6

Female

43.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Homestead Township, Michigan


  • White: 2,090
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 41
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 94



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 21   (3.15%)
  • 9th Grade: 23   (3.45%)
  • 10th Grade: 44   (6.6%)
  • 11th Grade: 42   (6.3%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 22   (3.3%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 283   (42.43%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 46   (6.9%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 105   (15.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 23   (3.45%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 46   (6.9%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (1.2%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.41%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 16   (2.19%)
  • 9th Grade: 20   (2.73%)
  • 10th Grade: 26   (3.55%)
  • 11th Grade: 29   (3.96%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 16   (2.19%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 309   (42.21%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 64   (8.74%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 100   (13.66%)
  • Associate Degree: 41   (5.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 73   (9.97%)
  • Master's Degree: 21   (2.87%)
  • Professional School Degree: 14   (1.91%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Homestead Township, Michigan

  • Darcy Library Of Beulah


    7238 Commercial Street, Beulah, MI 49617

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Homestead Township, Michigan


  • Beulah Historical Society


    Po Box 76, Beulah, CO 81023

  • Pfennig Wildlife Museum


    1313 Highway 49 N, Beulah, ND 58523

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Homestead Township, Michigan


Beach


(1) Beulah Beach  

Bridge


(1) Case Bridge   (2) Haze Bridge  

Building


(1) Benzie County Emergency Medical Services House 1   (2) Benzie County Emergency Medical Services House 2   (3) Benzie County Government Center   (4) Benzie County Sheriff S Office   (5) Beulah Police Department   (6) Beulah Public Library   (7) Homestead Township Fire Department   (8) Homestead Township Hall   (9) Honor Village Hall   (10) Michigan Department Of Natural Resources Platte River Office  

Cape


(1) Bay Point  

Cemetery


(1) Champion Hill Cemetery   (2) Homestead Cemetery   (3) Memorial Park  

Church


(1) Beulahland Wesleyan Church   (2) Carter Church   (3) Church Of Christ   (4) Eden Church   (5) Homestead Church   (6) Honor Congregation Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (7) Honor Congregational Church   (8) Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church   (9) Saint Philips Episcopal Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Benzonia   (2) Township Of Homestead   (3) Village Of Beulah   (4) Village Of Honor  

Hospital


(1) Honor Family Medicine Clinic  

Locale


(1) Beulah Boat Ramp   (2) Beulah Station Historical   (3) Carter Corners   (4) Champion Hill Golf Course   (5) Cherry Bowl Drive-in Theatre   (6) Crystal Lake Country Club   (7) Homestead   (8) Homestead Station Historical   (9) Honor Station Historical   (10) Pinecroft Golf Course   (11) Pinecroft Golf Plantation   (12) Platte River Campground   (13) Platte River State Fish Hatchery   (14) Sunnywoods Resort And Campground  

Park


(1) Pacific Salmon Historical Marker   (2) Trapp Farm Nature Preserve   (3) Veterans Park  

Populated Place


(1) Averytown Historical   (2) Beulah   (3) Honor   (4) Platte River  

Post Office


(1) Beulah Post Office   (2) Homestead Post Office Historical   (3) Honor Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Honor Sewage Lagoons  

School


(1) Benzie County Central High School   (2) Grayson School   (3) Platte River School  

Spring


(1) Platte Springs  

Stream


(1) Brundage Creek   (2) Carter Creek   (3) Cold Creek   (4) Collison Creek  

Tower


(1) Honor Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Homestead Township, Michigan

49617 (pop. 3,086)


Cities Nearby Homestead Township, Michigan

Honor Village, MI  (pop. 255) 1.8 Miles
Inland Township, MI  (pop. 1,946) 5.1 Miles
Platte Township, MI  (pop. 424) 5.2 Miles
Benzonia Township, MI  (pop. 2,933) 5.3 Miles
Beulah Village, MI  (pop. 610) 5.6 Miles
Benzonia Village, MI  (pop. 483) 6.1 Miles
Weldon Township, MI  (pop. 695) 7.4 Miles
Lake Township, MI  (pop. 826) 8.0 Miles
Joyfield Township, MI  (pop. 742) 8.1 Miles
Almira Township, MI  (pop. 3,061) 8.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Homestead Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Homestead Township, Michigan is 850.0 ft. (259.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Homestead Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.656875 N        Long: -85.987156 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 30   (3.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 19   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 28   (3.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 109   (11.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 94   (10.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 144   (15.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 180   (19.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 71   (7.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 27   (2.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 68   (7.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 14   (1.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 70   (7.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 53   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 769

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 52

In 3-person carpool : 13

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 : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 18

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 97


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 37

5 to 9 minutes : 92

10 to 14 minutes : 123

15 to 19 minutes : 124

20 to 24 minutes : 95

25 to 29 minutes : 53

30 to 34 minutes : 119

35 to 39 minutes : 30

40 to 44 minutes : 41

45 to 59 minutes : 104

60 to 89 minutes : 15

90 or more minutes : 19


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 292

No Social Security income : 621


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 191

No retirement income : 722


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 16

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 26

$25,000 to $29,999 : 58

$30,000 to $34,999 : 53

$35,000 to $39,999 : 32

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 61

$50,000 to $59,999 : 117

$60,000 to $74,999 : 82

$75,000 to $99,999 : 53

$100,000 to $124,999 : 33

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $49,725


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Homestead Township, Michigan

  • WJNL (1210 AM; 50.0 kW; Kingsley, MI; Owner: Stone Communications, Inc)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 7.5 kW; Grawn, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 50.0 kW; Grawn, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WLJN (1400 AM; 0.64 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 50.0 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Homestead Township, Michigan

  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; Bear Lake, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; Bear Lake, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WCUZ (100.7 FM; Thompsonville, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Great Northern Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; Mesick, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941019MA (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • 941020MB (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media Inc)
  • 941020MF (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Salija Bokram/michael J. St. Cyr)
  • 941020MH (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: The Macdonald Broadcasting Company)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MN (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WSRJ (105.5 FM; Interlochen, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Maple City, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Manistee, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northwestern Michigan College)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Northern Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WOUF (92.1 FM; Benzonia, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WOUF (92.3 FM; Frankfort, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WOUF (92.3 FM; Onekama, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northern Michigan Radio, Inc.)
  • WJZJ (95.5 FM; Empire, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WGFN (98.1 FM; Empire, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; Frankfort, MI; Owner: Fort Bend Media Broadcasting Company)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Homestead Township, Michigan

  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Barrington Traverse City License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Homestead Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 73  (14.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 82  (16.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 80  (16.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 138  (28.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 119  (24.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 120  (25.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 154  (32.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 43 Farms In Homestead Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Homestead Township, Michigan

Central State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $73.1k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 27

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Homestead Township, Michigan

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 10.7 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 20.8 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 29.5 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Wexford County


    (about 38.4 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Antrim County


    (about 44.8 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Mason County


    (about 52.3 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 52.3 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Charlevoix Municipal


    (about 56.7 miles in Bay Shore, Michigan; Airport Code: CVX)

  • Miller Field


    (about 57.8 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Homestead Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.65%

Carpooled

12.13%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.73%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.21%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.72%

Other Means

0.31%

Worked At Home

3.24%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 521

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 44

Female householder, no husband present : 50

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 240

Householder not living alone : 58


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 8

Male householder and female partner : 47

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 29

All other households : 829


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 473

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 39

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 23

Renter-occupied housing units : 27

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 277

Renter-occupied housing units : 21


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 52

$10,000 to $14,999 : 78

$15,000 to $19,999 : 36

$20,000 to $24,999 : 60

$25,000 to $29,999 : 75

$30,000 to $34,999 : 56

$35,000 to $39,999 : 54

$40,000 to $44,999 : 48

$45,000 to $49,999 : 63

$50,000 to $59,999 : 147

$60,000 to $74,999 : 114

$75,000 to $99,999 : 53

$100,000 to $124,999 : 40

$125,000 to $149,999 : 32

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,237


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 913

Vacant : 324


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 44

Built 2000 to 2004 : 155

Built 1990 to 1999 : 339

Built 1980 to 1989 : 79

Built 1970 to 1979 : 282

Built 1960 to 1969 : 58

Built 1950 to 1959 : 62

Built 1940 to 1949 : 44

Built 1939 or earlier : 174


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 159

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 566

Electricity : 26

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 23

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 129

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 10


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Homestead Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 16

$60,000 to $69,999 : 32

$70,000 to $79,999 : 17

$80,000 to $89,999 : 29

$90,000 to $99,999 : 55

$100,000 to $124,999 : 166

$125,000 to $149,999 : 104

$150,000 to $174,999 : 128

$175,000 to $199,999 : 77

$200,000 to $249,999 : 63

$250,000 to $299,999 : 13

$300,000 to $399,999 : 32

$400,000 to $499,999 : 18

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Homestead 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 : 9

Home equity loan only : 94

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 26

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 374

Housing units without a mortgage : 309


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $122,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $145,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $167,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $95,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $178,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $96,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $162,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $126,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Homestead Township, Michigan: 73.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Homestead Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Homestead 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 294 294 $33,320,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

294 294 $33,320,100
2000        
  Single Family 250 250 $27,157,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

250 250 $27,157,000
2001        
  Single Family 274 274 $30,714,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

274 274 $30,714,000
2002        
  Single Family 209 209 $33,205,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $274,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

210 212 $33,479,000
2003        
  Single Family 298 298 $46,081,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

298 298 $46,081,000
2004        
  Single Family 211 211 $36,662,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

211 211 $36,662,000
2005        
  Single Family 222 222 $40,547,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

222 222 $40,547,000
2006        
  Single Family 158 158 $30,242,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

158 158 $30,242,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Homestead Township, MI): $35,833
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Homestead Township): $88,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Homestead Township): $463
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Homestead Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 22.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 54.7%
Electricity: 2.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 9.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 10.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
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 Homestead Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Homestead Township, Michigan

Munson Home Care


     Address: 550 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mercy Amicare Homecare


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

Memorial Medical Home Care


     Address: Twelve North Atkinson Drive, Suite 13, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/17/1984

Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency


     Address: 220 West Garfield, Charlevoix, Michigan 49720
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/24/1967

Door Cty Mem Home Hlth


     Address: 1300 Egg Harbor Rd No 110, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/5/1985

Hospitals Close To Homestead Township, Michigan

Munson Medical Center


     Address: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     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

Mercy Hospital - Cadillac


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

Memorial Medical Center Of West Michigan


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

Spectrum Health-reed City Campus


     Address: "po Box 75, 300 N Patterson", Reed City, Michigan 49677
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Homestead Township, Michigan

Maples Benzie Co Medical Care


     Address: 210 Maple St, Frankfort, Michigan 49635
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 224 Park Ave, Frankfort, Michigan 49635
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Maple Valley Nursing Home


     Address: 1086 W. Burdickville Road, Maple City, Michigan 49664
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 24
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Grand Traverse Pavilions


     Address: 1000 Pavilions Circle, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 215
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Tendercare Health Center-birchwood


     Address: 2950 Lafranier Rd, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 123
     Percent Occupied: 79%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Homestead Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 80 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Homestead Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 615
    Disabled Workers: 115
    Widowers Workers: 70
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



Benzie County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.83%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.04%
  • 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 Homestead Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Benzie County, MI

8.53 % of Benzie County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $47,718

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.76 % ($29,400 AGI )
  • Manistee County , MI 0.57 % ($31,425 AGI )
  • Leelanau County , MI 0.38 % ($33,074 AGI )

Relocation away from Benzie County, MI

7.52 % of Benzie 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 $29,473

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.30 % ($30,466 AGI )
  • Manistee County , MI 0.66 % ($24,435 AGI )
  • Leelanau County , MI 0.34 % ($30,917 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 Homestead 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 Homestead 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 Homestead Township, Michigan


  • Benzie County Jail


    505 Michigan Avenue, Beulah, MI 49617
    Capacity: 47
    Confined: 33
    Avg. Population: 34
    Year Built: 1992


(updated 2006)



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