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Demographics Analysis

The people of Laketown 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
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 128

5 to 9 years : 219

10 to 14 years : 230

15 to 17 years : 180

18 and 19 years : 31

20 years : 81

21 years : 34

22 to 24 years : 206

25 to 29 years : 126

30 to 34 years : 119

35 to 39 years : 80

40 to 44 years : 244

45 to 49 years : 261

50 to 54 years : 254

55 to 59 years : 204

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 146

65 and 66 years : 71

67 to 69 years : 66

70 to 74 years : 103

75 to 79 years : 80

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 22

Female:

Under 5 years : 133

5 to 9 years : 223

10 to 14 years : 184

15 to 17 years : 143

18 and 19 years : 114

20 years : 0

21 years : 60

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 191

30 to 34 years : 90

35 to 39 years : 202

40 to 44 years : 240

45 to 49 years : 222

50 to 54 years : 235

55 to 59 years : 273

60 and 61 years : 70

62 to 64 years : 118

65 and 66 years : 107

67 to 69 years : 69

70 to 74 years : 92

75 to 79 years : 45

80 to 84 years : 57

85 years and over : 56


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,420

Multiple ancestry : 1,716

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 36

Ancestry not reported : 756


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,717

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 : 165

Not a U.S. citizen : 27


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 261

5 to 17 years : 1,179

18 to 24 years : 548

25 to 34 years : 526

35 to 44 years : 766

45 to 54 years : 972

55 to 59 years : 477

60 and 61 years : 147

62 to 64 years : 264

65 to 74 years : 508

75 years and over : 280

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 225

5 to 17 years : 1,085

18 to 24 years : 466

25 to 34 years : 486

35 to 44 years : 534

45 to 54 years : 733

55 to 59 years : 328

60 and 61 years : 113

62 to 64 years : 212

65 to 74 years : 369

75 years and over : 240

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 17 years : 94

18 to 24 years : 82

25 to 34 years : 29

35 to 44 years : 153

45 to 54 years : 161

55 to 59 years : 135

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 131

75 years and over : 27

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 11

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 : 8

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 : 79

45 to 54 years : 78

55 to 59 years : 14

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,478

Female : 2,313

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 402

Female : 524

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 8

Foreign born:

Male : 91

Female : 101


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 4,552

Born in other state in the United States : 810

Native: born outside the United States : 19

Foreign born : 71


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 946

Now married, except separated : 2,425

Divorced : 246

Separated : 12

Widowed : 157

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 129

Now married, except separated : 559

Divorced : 101

Separated : 0

Widowed : 25

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 171

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 5,275

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 182

Speak English less than "very well" : 28

German:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Persian:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Gujarati:

Speak English "very well" : 101

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 13


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Laketown Township, Michigan

  • Dutch: 2,525   (41.3%)
  • German: 1,051   (17.2%)
  • Other Groups: 441   (7.2%)
  • English: 417   (6.8%)
  • Irish: 351   (5.7%)
  • United States Or American: 237   (3.9%)
  • Polish: 184   (3.0%)
  • Italian: 161   (2.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 100   (1.6%)
  • Norwegian: 99   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 83   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 75   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 61   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 57   (0.9%)
  • Hungarian: 33   (0.5%)
  • British: 29   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 26   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 25   (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 23   (0.4%)
  • European: 23   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 21   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 17   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 16   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 12   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 11   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 10   (0.2%)
  • Turkish: 8   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 8   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 6   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 3   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Laketown Township, Michigan is 5,928



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Laketown Township, Michigan: 2,982
Female Population in Laketown Township, Michigan: 2,946


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Laketown Township, Michigan: 40.6
Median Female Resident Age in Laketown Township, Michigan: 42.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Laketown Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

47.9

Male

47.6

Female

48.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

23.5

Male

23.5

Female

25.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

18.5

Male

42.5

Female

12.0

Asian


Both sexes

26.5

Male

26.5

Female

26.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

30.0

Male

25.3

Female

32.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.4

Male

12.8

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.2

Male

24.5

Female

27.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.1

Male

47.9

Female

48.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Laketown Township, Michigan


  • White: 5,452
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 29
  • Asian: 205
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 220
  • Two or More Races: 22



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.34%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.28%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (1.35%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (1.01%)
  • 10th Grade: 57   (3.2%)
  • 11th Grade: 16   (0.9%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 38   (2.14%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 473   (26.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 145   (8.15%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 285   (16.02%)
  • Associate Degree: 115   (6.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 388   (21.81%)
  • Master's Degree: 111   (6.24%)
  • Professional School Degree: 51   (2.87%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 47   (2.64%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.27%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 57   (3.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 40   (2.14%)
  • 10th Grade: 38   (2.04%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (0.54%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 539   (28.9%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 162   (8.69%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 311   (16.68%)
  • Associate Degree: 166   (8.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 385   (20.64%)
  • Master's Degree: 109   (5.84%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (0.64%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 25   (1.34%)


(updated 2010)







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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Laketown Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Rocky Pine Airport   (2) Scott Airstrip  

Building


(1) Garfield Township Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Garfield Cemetery   (2) North Brinton Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethany Baptist Church   (2) David Helm Chapel   (3) Lake Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Garfield  

Lake


(1) Bass Lake   (2) Bear Lake   (3) Big Cranberry Lake   (4) Big Dollar Lake   (5) Big Mud Lake   (6) Bluff Lake   (7) Boyles Creek   (8) Clear Lake   (9) Cranberry Lakes   (10) Crooked Lake   (11) Currey Lake   (12) Dollar Lake   (13) Eight Point Lake   (14) Grass Lake   (15) Gray Lake   (16) Green Pine Lake   (17) Half Moon Lake   (18) Lake Taho   (19) Long Lake   (20) Long Pond   (21) Lost Lake   (22) Muir Lake   (23) Mystic Lake   (24) Perch Lake   (25) Pike Lake   (26) Russell Lake   (27) Three Lake   (28) Townline Lake   (29) Twin Lakes   (30) We-e Lake   (31) Wood Lake  

Locale


(1) Camp Neyati   (2) Lake Station Historical   (3) Lost Lake Camp   (4) Mud Lake State Forest Campground  

Populated Place


(1) Lake  

Post Office


(1) Lake Post Office  

Stream


(1) Three Lake Creek  

Tower


(1) Farwell Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Laketown Township, Michigan

48632 (pop. 5,159)


Cities Nearby Laketown Township, Michigan

Laketown Township, MI  (pop. 5,928) 0.0 Miles
Holland City, MI  (pop. 33,890) 3.8 Miles
Park Township, MI  (pop. 18,323) 4.9 Miles
Fillmore Township, MI  (pop. 2,796) 5.1 Miles
Saugatuck City, MI  (pop. 900) 5.2 Miles
Beechwood Cdp, MI  (pop. 3,294) 5.5 Miles
Saugatuck Township, MI  (pop. 3,000) 5.9 Miles
Douglas Village, MI  (pop. 1,214) 6.2 Miles
Manlius Township, MI  (pop. 2,604) 7.5 Miles
Zeeland City, MI  (pop. 5,461) 9.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Laketown Township, Michigan

989



Elevation in Laketown Township, Michigan is 719.0 ft. (219.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Laketown Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.727345 N        Long: -86.167797 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 66   (2.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 47   (1.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 141   (5.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 244   (8.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 407   (14.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 322   (11.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 524   (18.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 288   (10.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 121   (4.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 163   (5.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 36   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 24   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 219   (7.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 232   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,743

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 138

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 10

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 10

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 : 12

Walked : 53

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 89


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 66

5 to 9 minutes : 447

10 to 14 minutes : 523

15 to 19 minutes : 900

20 to 24 minutes : 470

25 to 29 minutes : 93

30 to 34 minutes : 122

35 to 39 minutes : 23

40 to 44 minutes : 25

45 to 59 minutes : 156

60 to 89 minutes : 119

90 or more minutes : 39


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 627

No Social Security income : 1,606


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 462

No retirement income : 1,771


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 47

$25,000 to $29,999 : 43

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 63

$40,000 to $44,999 : 94

$45,000 to $49,999 : 81

$50,000 to $59,999 : 156

$60,000 to $74,999 : 204

$75,000 to $99,999 : 422

$100,000 to $124,999 : 207

$125,000 to $149,999 : 172

$150,000 to $199,999 : 112

$200,000 or more : 73


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $82,183


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Laketown Township, Michigan

  • WJNL (1210 AM; 50.0 kW; Kingsley, MI; Owner: Stone Communications, Inc)
  • WATT (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Cadillac, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WLJW (1370 AM; 5.0 kW; Cadillac, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc. (old Board))
  • 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 Laketown Township, Michigan

  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Great Northern Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • NEW (102.7 FM; Leroy, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • 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)
  • WAIR (104.9 FM; Mc Bain, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WCKC (107.1 FM; Tustin, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: The Country King, Incorporated)
  • 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)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Cadillac, MI; Owner: West Central Michigan Media Ministries)
  • WTWS (92.1 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WTWS (92.1 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; Fife Lake, MI; Owner: Wkjf Radio, Inc.)
  • WKAD (93.7 FM; Boon, MI; Owner: Cadillac Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northern Michigan Radio, Inc.)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; Boon, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; Rapid City, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • 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 Laketown Township, Michigan

  • WCMV (Channel 27; Tustin, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; Kalkaska, MI; Owner: Mtc License Llc)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; Tustin, MI; Owner: Cadillac Telecasting Co.)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; Harrietta, MI; Owner: Barrington Traverse City License Llc)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; Tustin, MI; Owner: Heritage Broadcasting Company Of Michigan)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Laketown Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 659  (40.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 73  (4.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 238  (14.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 11  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 316  (19.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 519  (36.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 246  (17.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 478  (33.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 19  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 12  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 60 Farms In Laketown Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Laketown Township, Michigan

Isabella Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 27

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Laketown Township, Michigan

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 3.2 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Tulip City


    (about 3.4 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Park Township


    (about 4.7 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • Muskegon County


    (about 30.8 miles in Muskegon, Michigan; Airport Code: MKG)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 34.3 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 34.3 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 43.5 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 43.5 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 46.2 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Greenville Municipal


    (about 54.4 miles in Greenville, Michigan; Airport Code: MI1)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Laketown Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

87.22%

Carpooled

7.36%

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

0.71%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

4.71%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,570

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 87

Female householder, no husband present : 102

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 411

Householder not living alone : 63


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 11

Male householder and female partner : 48

Female householder and female partner : 11

Female householder and male partner : 41

All other households : 2,122


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,508

Renter-occupied housing units : 62

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 21

Renter-occupied housing units : 66

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 90

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 338

Renter-occupied housing units : 136


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 20

$10,000 to $14,999 : 41

$15,000 to $19,999 : 44

$20,000 to $24,999 : 138

$25,000 to $29,999 : 82

$30,000 to $34,999 : 96

$35,000 to $39,999 : 74

$40,000 to $44,999 : 94

$45,000 to $49,999 : 120

$50,000 to $59,999 : 171

$60,000 to $74,999 : 246

$75,000 to $99,999 : 450

$100,000 to $124,999 : 269

$125,000 to $149,999 : 186

$150,000 to $199,999 : 118

$200,000 or more : 84


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Total : 2,664


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 2,233

Vacant : 431


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 305

Built 1990 to 1999 : 770

Built 1980 to 1989 : 446

Built 1970 to 1979 : 544

Built 1960 to 1969 : 201

Built 1950 to 1959 : 108

Built 1940 to 1949 : 64

Built 1939 or earlier : 226


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 1,819

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 263

Electricity : 84

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 44

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 23

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Laketown Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 58

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 22

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 27

$90,000 to $99,999 : 19

$100,000 to $124,999 : 65

$125,000 to $149,999 : 280

$150,000 to $174,999 : 359

$175,000 to $199,999 : 149

$200,000 to $249,999 : 322

$250,000 to $299,999 : 171

$300,000 to $399,999 : 183

$400,000 to $499,999 : 111

$500,000 to $749,999 : 108

$750,000 to $999,999 : 26

$1,000,000 or more : 48


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Laketown 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 : 70

Home equity loan only : 319

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 10

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 867

Housing units without a mortgage : 691


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $298,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $233,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $178,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $199,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $142,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $156,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $152,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $200,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Laketown Township, Michigan: 74.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Laketown Township, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Laketown Township, MI): $60,893
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Laketown Township): $158,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Laketown Township): $580
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Laketown Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 76.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 11.4%
Electricity: 6.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 5.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
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 Laketown Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Laketown Township, Michigan

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 0 $0 5 $77 5 $0 $15.40
Financial Administration 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Other Government Administration 0 $0 5 $77 5 $0 $15.40

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Laketown Township, Michigan

Mercy Amicare Homecare


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

Munson Home Care


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

Mercy Amicare


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

Mecosta County General Hosp


     Address: 415 Mecosta Ave. Suite 1, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 9/1/2000

Unity Home Health Care, Llc


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

Hospitals Close To Laketown Township, Michigan

Mercy Hospital - Cadillac


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

Munson Medical Center


     Address: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Midmichigan Medical Center-gladwin


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

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


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

Midmichigan Medical Center-clare


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

Nursing Homes Close To Laketown Township, Michigan

Autumnwood Of Mcbain


     Address: 220 Hughston St, Mc Bain, Michigan 49657
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Lakeview Lutheran Manor


     Address: 460 Pearl St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 127
     Percent Occupied: 78%

King Nursing & Rehabilitation Community


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

Kalkaska Memorial Health Center


     Address: 419 S Coral St, Kalkaska, Michigan 49646
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Grand Traverse Pavilions


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Laketown Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 31 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Laketown Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 1,010
    Disabled Workers: 270
    Widowers Workers: 105
    Spouses Workers: 105
    Children Workers: 105


(updated 2007)



Allegan County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.90%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.11%
  • Other 0.98%



(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 Laketown Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Allegan County, MI

6.36 % of Allegan County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $40,012

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.04 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $50,278

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Ottawa County , MI 1.56 % ($40,551 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 1.26 % ($40,250 AGI )
  • Kalamazoo County , MI 0.82 % ($40,391 AGI )

Relocation away from Allegan County, MI

6.86 % of Allegan 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 $35,274

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,250

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Ottawa County , MI 1.44 % ($36,279 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 1.10 % ($30,313 AGI )
  • Kalamazoo County , MI 1.06 % ($30,944 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 Laketown 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 Laketown Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

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


(updated 2014)



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