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   (County: Oakland County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Independence 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.

Ancestries in Independence Township, Michigan

  • German: 8,207   (21.1%)
  • Irish: 5,170   (13.3%)
  • English: 4,890   (12.6%)
  • Polish: 3,150   (8.1%)
  • Other Groups: 2,471   (6.3%)
  • Italian: 2,175   (5.6%)
  • United States Or American: 2,148   (5.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 1,882   (4.8%)
  • Scottish: 1,359   (3.5%)
  • French Canadian: 930   (2.4%)
  • Dutch: 865   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 725   (1.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 611   (1.6%)
  • Finnish: 472   (1.2%)
  • Norwegian: 401   (1.0%)
  • Hungarian: 323   (0.8%)
  • Arab: 268   (0.7%)
  • Russian: 260   (0.7%)
  • European: 241   (0.6%)
  • Greek: 221   (0.6%)
  • Canadian: 211   (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 208   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 193   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 172   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 157   (0.4%)
  • British: 139   (0.4%)
  • Armenian: 128   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 109   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 97   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 84   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 82   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 65   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 63   (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 57   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 45   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 43   (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 36   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 32   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 32   (0.1%)
  • Albanian: 31   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 31   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 29   (0.1%)
  • Maltese: 24   (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 24   (0.1%)
  • Macedonian: 23   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 13   (0.0%)
  • Yugoslavian: 12   (0.0%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 8   (0.0%)
  • Celtic: 7   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 7   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 7   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 5   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Independence Township, Michigan is



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Independence Township, Michigan:
Female Population in Independence Township, Michigan:


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Independence Township, Michigan:
Median Female Resident Age in Independence Township, Michigan:


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Independence Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

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

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0


(updated 2010)















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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 95   (0.92%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.05%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (0.15%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 106   (1.03%)
  • 9th Grade: 96   (0.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 146   (1.42%)
  • 11th Grade: 178   (1.73%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 139   (1.35%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,952   (18.97%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 794   (7.72%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,821   (17.7%)
  • Associate Degree: 723   (7.03%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,717   (26.41%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,242   (12.07%)
  • Professional School Degree: 197   (1.91%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 63   (0.61%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 91   (0.83%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 29   (0.26%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (0.16%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 95   (0.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 78   (0.71%)
  • 10th Grade: 193   (1.76%)
  • 11th Grade: 216   (1.97%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 208   (1.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,823   (25.78%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,068   (9.75%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,811   (16.54%)
  • Associate Degree: 853   (7.79%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,301   (21.01%)
  • Master's Degree: 992   (9.06%)
  • Professional School Degree: 126   (1.15%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 50   (0.46%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Independence Township, Michigan

  • Clarkston Community School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 6389 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-5408, Students: 8,188 )

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

  • Clarkston Junior High School


    ( Grades: 8-9, Location: 6595 Middle Lake Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-5600, Students: 1,296 )

  • Sashabaw Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-7, Location: 5565 Pine Knob Lane, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-4200, Students: 1,249 )

  • Independence Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 6850 Hubbard Road, Clarkston, MI 48348, Phone: (248) 623-5500, Students: 593 )

  • Springfield Plains Elem. School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 8650 Holcomb Road, Clarkston, MI 48348, Phone: (248) 623-3800, Students: 560 )

  • Pine Knob Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 6020 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-3900, Students: 555 )

  • Bailey Lake Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 8051 Pine Knob Road, Clarkston, MI 48348, Phone: (248) 623-5300, Students: 516 )

  • North Sashabaw Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 5290 Maybee Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-4100, Students: 441 )

  • Clarkston Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 6595 Waldon Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-5100, Students: 423 )

  • Clarkston Early Childhood Center


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 6397 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-4303, )

  • Student Support Services


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 6389 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-8081, )

  • Oakland Technical Center--nw


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 8211 Big Lake Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 922-5800, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Independence Township, Michigan

  • Clarkston High School


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 6093 Flemings Lake Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-3600, Students: 1,866 )

  • Clarkston Community Education


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 6558 Waldon Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 623-4303, Students: 138 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Independence Township, Michigan

  • Everest Academy


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 5935 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48348, Phone: (248) 620-3390, Students: 377 )

  • Cedar Crest Academy


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 8970 Dixie Highway, Clarkston, MI 48348, Phone: (248) 625-7270, Students: 150 )

  • Springfield Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 8585 Dixie Highway, Clarkston, MI 48348, Phone: (248) 625-9760, Students: 143 )

  • Clarkston Christian School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 6300 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 625-1324, Students: 40 )

  • Lil Peoples Place


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 6475 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, MI 48346, Phone: (248) 620-8600, Students: 28 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Independence Township, Michigan

  • Clarkston Independence District Library


    6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Independence Township, Michigan


  • Yesteryear House-central Mine


    7995 Perry Lake Rd, Clarkston, MI 48348

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Independence Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Wagners Landing Heliport  

Building


(1) Brandon Township Fire Department Station 2   (2) Independence Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (3) Independence Fire Department Station 2   (4) Independence Pointe Medical Center  

Cemetery


(1) All Saints Catholic Cemetery   (2) Case Cemetery   (3) Hillville Memorial Gardens   (4) Lakeview Cemetery   (5) Ottawa Park Cemetery   (6) Seymour Lake Cemetery   (7) Shurter Cemetery   (8) Springfield Plains Cemetery  

Church


(1) Church Of The Resurrection   (2) Dixie Church   (3) Free Church   (4) Pentecost Church   (5) Pentecostal Church   (6) Saint Daniels Chapel   (7) Seymour Lake Church  

Civil


(1) Charter Township Of Independence   (2) City Of The Village Of Clarkston  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 89   (2) Interchange 91   (3) Interchange 93  

Island


(1) Blain Island  

Lake


(1) Cranberry Lake   (2) Crooked Lake   (3) Dark Lake   (4) Deer Lake   (5) Dollar Lake   (6) Flemings Lake   (7) Foster Lake   (8) Greens Lake   (9) Gulick Lake   (10) Huckleberry Lake   (11) Knox Lake   (12) Lester Lake   (13) Little Walters Lake   (14) Lotus Lake   (15) Middle Lake   (16) Parke Lake   (17) Round Lake   (18) Sans Souci Lake   (19) Seymour Lake   (20) Softwater Lake   (21) Spring Lake   (22) Townsend Lake   (23) Upper Bushman Lake   (24) Van Norman Lake   (25) Walters Lake   (26) Wau-me-gah Lake   (27) Whipple Lake  

Locale


(1) Bay Court Camp   (2) Camp Clarkston   (3) Camp Oweki   (4) Clarkston   (5) Clarkston Oaks Shopping Center   (6) Independence Village Town Center Shopping Center   (7) Spring Lake Country Club   (8) Waterford Inn Country Club   (9) White Lake Commons Shopping Center  

Park


(1) Independence Oaks County Park   (2) Seymour Lake Methodist Episcopal Church Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Clarkston   (2) Jossman Acres   (3) Walters  

Post Office


(1) Clarkston Post Office   (2) Oak Hill Post Office Historical   (3) Seymour Lake Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Bailey Lake School   (2) Cedar Crest Academy   (3) Clarkston Christian School   (4) Clarkston Middle School   (5) Colombiere College   (6) Everest Academy   (7) Oakland Technical Center Northwest   (8) Pine Knob School   (9) Springfield Christian Academy   (10) Springfield Plains Elementary School  

Summit


(1) Pine Knob   (2) Waterford Hill  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Independence Township, Michigan

48346 (pop. 23,095) 48348 (pop. 19,896)


Cities Nearby Independence Township, Michigan

Independence Township, MI  (pop. 32,581) 0.0 Miles
Village Of Clarkston City, MI  (pop. 806) 2.0 Miles
Lake Angelus City, MI  (pop. 276) 4.4 Miles
Waterford Cdp, MI  (pop. 70,749) 5.5 Miles
Waterford Township, MI  (pop. 73,150) 5.5 Miles
Brandon Township, MI  (pop. 14,765) 6.1 Miles
Orion Township, MI  (pop. 33,463) 6.1 Miles
Lake Orion Village, MI  (pop. 2,718) 7.6 Miles
Pontiac City, MI  (pop. 59,706) 8.0 Miles
Oxford Charter Township, MI  (pop. 20,866) 8.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Independence Township, Michigan

248



Elevation in Independence Township, Michigan is 997.0 ft. (304.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Independence Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.740098 N        Long: -83.382966 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 377   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 427   (2.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 957   (6.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 1,595   (10.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 2,041   (12.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 2,628   (16.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 2,338   (14.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,718   (10.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 929   (5.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 726   (4.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 308   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 108   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,009   (6.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 862   (5.4%)


(updated 2010)



AM Radio Stations Near Independence Township, Michigan

  • WCXI (1160 AM; 15.0 kW; Wixom, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCXI (1160 AM; 1.0 kW; Fenton, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WMPC (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Lapeer, MI; Owner: The Calvary Bible Church Of Lapeer)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Burton, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Hazel Park, MI; Owner: Wmuz Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (1350 AM; 0.5 kW; Howell, MI; Owner: -)
  • WDTK (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Detroit, MI; Owner: Pennsylvania Media Associates, Inc.)
  • WFLT (1420 AM; 0.5 kW; Burton, MI; Owner: Christian Evangelical Broadcasting Association)
  • WPON (1460 AM; 1.0 kW; Walled Lake, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WPON (1460 AM; 0.67 kW; Wixom, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5.0 kW; Burton, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Flint Inc)
  • WLCO (1530 AM; 5.0 kW; Lapeer, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Flint Inc)
  • WWCK (1570 AM; 1.0 kW; Flint, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WAAM (1600 AM; 15.0 kW; Detroit, MI; Owner: Ann Arbor First Ventures, L.p.)
  • WRDT (560 AM; 0.014 kW; Detroit, MI; Owner: Wmuz Radio, Inc.)
  • WSNL (600 AM; 0.44 kW; Swartz Creek, MI; Owner: Christian Broadcasting System, Ltd.)

FM Radio Stations Near Independence Township, Michigan

  • WNIC (100.3 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; Southfield, MI; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; Southfield, MI; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Wayne State University)
  • WQUS (103.1 FM; Attica, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Flint Inc)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Wmuz Radio, Inc.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; Hazel Park, MI; Owner: Cbs Radio Inc. Of Michigan)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WWCK-FM (105.5 FM; Flint, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WDMK (105.9 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Radio One Of Detroit, Llc)
  • WDTW-FM (106.7 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Wgpr, Inc.)
  • WCRZ (107.9 FM; Burton, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Flint Inc)
  • WHPR-FM (88.1 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: R.j.'s Late Night Entertainment Corporation)
  • WSDP (88.1 FM; Canton, MI; Owner: Plymouth-canton Community Schools)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Wixom, MI; Owner: By Grace Through Faith)
  • WSHJ (88.3 FM; Southfield, MI; Owner: Board Of Education Of Southfield Public Schools)
  • WXOU (88.3 FM; Auburn Hills, MI; Owner: Oakland University)
  • WAKL (88.9 FM; Burton, MI; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WPHS (89.1 FM; Warren, MI; Owner: Warren Consolidated Schools)
  • WWKM (89.1 FM; Oxford, MI; Owner: Michigan Community Radio)
  • WWKM (89.1 FM; Imlay City, MI; Owner: Michigan Community Radio)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Gaines, MI; Owner: American Educational Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Swartz Creek, MI; Owner: Flint Acorn)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; White Lake, MI; Owner: Marian Catechists Of Michigan)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Gaines, MI; Owner: Pensacola Christian College, Inc.)
  • WBLD (89.3 FM; Orchard Lake, MI; Owner: West Bloomfield School District)
  • WAHS (89.5 FM; Pontiac, MI; Owner: Avondale School District)
  • WOVI (89.5 FM; Novi, MI; Owner: Board Of Education, Novi Community School District)
  • WTAC (89.7 FM; Flint, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WTAC (89.7 FM; Flint, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • KVLZ (90.3 FM; Rochester, MI; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Dryden, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRCJ-FM (90.9 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Board Of Education, City Of Detroit)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; Goodrich, MI; Owner: The Regents Of The Univ. Of Michigan)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WDZZ-FM (92.7 FM; Flint, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WDZZ-FM (92.7 FM; Flint, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Radio License Holding I, Llc)
  • WHMI-FM (93.5 FM; Howell, MI; Owner: The Livingston Radio Company)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; Flint, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; Burton, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Radio License Holding I, Llc)
  • WXYT-FM (97.1 FM; Southfield, MI; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; Detroit, MI; Owner: Cbs Radio Inc. Of Michigan)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Independence Township, Michigan

  • WJBK (Channel 2; Southfield, MI; Owner: Fox Television Stations, Inc.)
  • WMYD (Channel 20; Detroit, MI; Owner: Wxon License, Inc.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; Goodrich, MI; Owner: University Of Michigan)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; Southfield, MI; Owner: Post-newsweek Stations, Michigan, Inc.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; Southfield, MI; Owner: Detroit Television Station Wkbd Inc)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; Southfield, MI; Owner: Detroit Educational Television Foundation)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; Detroit, MI; Owner: Cbs Broadcasting Inc.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; Detroit, MI; Owner: Cbs Broadcasting Inc.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; Southfield, MI; Owner: Channel 7 Of Detroit, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Independence Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,439  (46.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 922  (9.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,649  (17.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,187  (12.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 3,298  (44.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,126  (15.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,551  (34.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 56  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 23 Farms In Independence Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Independence Township, Michigan

Clarkston State Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $400.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Tcf National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $37.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 383

Comerica Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 483

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

Oxford Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $262.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 9

Flagstar Bank, Fsb - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $9.8m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 106

Firstmerit Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 382

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Independence Township, Michigan

  • Oakland/Pontiac


    (about 5.5 miles in Waterford, Michigan; Airport Code: PTK)

  • Oakland County International


    (about 5.5 miles in Waterford, Michigan; Airport Code: PTK)

  • Bishop International


    (about 24.0 miles in Flint, Michigan; Airport Code: FNT)

  • Selfridge Angb


    (about 29.3 miles in Harrison Township, Michigan; Airport Code: MTC)

  • Detroit City


    (about 29.9 miles in Detroit, Michigan; Airport Code: DET)

  • Coleman A. Young Municipal


    (about 29.9 miles in Detroit, Michigan; Airport Code: DET)

  • Detroit Metropolitan Area


    (about 31.3 miles in Dearborn, Michigan; Airport Code: DTT)

  • Livingston County Spencer J. Hardy


    (about 31.5 miles in Howell, Michigan; Airport Code: MI3)

  • Willow Run


    (about 35.5 miles in Belleville, Michigan; Airport Code: YIP)

  • Detroit Metro Wayne County


    (about 36.2 miles in Detroit, Michigan; Airport Code: DTW)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Independence Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

89.24%

Carpooled

5.71%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.23%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.10%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.25%

Bicycle

0.10%

Walked

0.29%

Other Means

0.22%

Worked At Home

3.86%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Independence 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)













Building Permits in Independence 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 352 352 $62,229,885
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

352 352 $62,229,885
2000        
  Single Family 260 260 $52,671,835
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

260 260 $52,671,835
2001        
  Single Family 200 200 $46,941,243
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

200 200 $46,941,243
2002        
  Single Family 211 211 $45,295,647
  Two Family 2 4 $516,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

213 215 $45,811,647
2003        
  Single Family 208 208 $37,217,024
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

208 208 $37,217,024
2004        
  Single Family 246 246 $42,782,212
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 7 $563,890
  Total

247 253 $43,346,102
2005        
  Single Family 187 187 $38,292,063
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

187 187 $38,292,063
2006        
  Single Family 62 62 $17,289,606
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

62 62 $17,289,606


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Independence Township, MI): $74,993
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Independence Township): $198,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Independence Township): $831
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Independence Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 93.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.4%
Electricity: 3.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
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 Independence Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Independence Township, Michigan

North Oakland Home Health Care


     Address: 7736 Ortonville Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/18/1983

Unicare Home Health


     Address: 6060 Dixie Highway, Clarkston, Michigan 48346
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/14/1996

Evergreen Home Health Care, Llc


     Address: 5980 South Main, Suite 102, Clarkston, Michigan 48346
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/24/2004

Greater Oakland Vna


     Address: 929 W Huron Street, Waterford, Michigan 48328
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Affinity Home Care Agency, Inc


     Address: 4204 Martin Road Suite D, Commerce Township, Michigan 48390
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/8/2006

Hospitals Close To Independence Township, Michigan

North Oakland Medical Centers


     Address: 461 W Huron St, Pontiac, Michigan 48341
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Joseph Mercy Oakland


     Address: 44405 Woodward Ave H-18, Pontiac, Michigan 48341
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Poh Medical Center


     Address: 50 North Perry, Pontiac, Michigan 48342
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center


     Address: 1101 W University Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48307
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

William Beaumont Hospital-troy


     Address: 44201 Dequindre Road, Troy, Michigan 48085
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Independence Township, Michigan

Clarkston Specialty Healthcare Center


     Address: 4800 Clintonville Rd, Clarkston, Michigan 48346
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Lourdes Nursing Home


     Address: 2300 Watkins Lake Rd, Waterford, Michigan 48328
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Canterbury-on-the-lake


     Address: 5601 Hatchery Rd, Waterford, Michigan 48329
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Lake Orion Nursing Center


     Address: 585 East Flint Street, Lake Orion, Michigan 48362
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Golden Oaks Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1200 N Telegraph Rd, Bldg 32 East, Pontiac, Michigan 48341
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 80
     Percent Occupied: 67%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Independence Township, Michigan

Name: Fermi 2
Address: 6400 North Dixie Highway; Newport, MI 48166
Distance: 52 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Independence Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 4,060
    Disabled Workers: 710
    Widowers Workers: 550
    Spouses Workers: 350
    Children Workers: 625


(updated 2007)



Oakland County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.75%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.32%
  • Other 0.93%



(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 Independence Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Oakland County, MI

5.74 % of Oakland County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $50,911

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.13 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $56,818

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Wayne County , MI 1.88 % ($44,191 AGI )
  • Macomb County , MI 0.97 % ($50,153 AGI )
  • Genesee County , MI 0.21 % ($41,786 AGI )

Relocation away from Oakland County, MI

6.58 % of Oakland 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 $57,610

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.10 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $74,891

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Wayne County , MI 1.35 % ($44,508 AGI )
  • Macomb County , MI 1.04 % ($43,477 AGI )
  • Genesee County , MI 0.29 % ($43,511 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 Independence 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 Independence Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Independence Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 110 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary n/a 0 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 625 n/a n/a n/a n/a 110 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft n/a 10 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 1,028 208 n/a n/a n/a n/a 657 771 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a 3 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a 1 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

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


(updated 2014)



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