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   (County: Grand Traverse County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Paradise 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
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 176

5 to 9 years : 163

10 to 14 years : 264

15 to 17 years : 128

18 and 19 years : 120

20 years : 48

21 years : 33

22 to 24 years : 82

25 to 29 years : 111

30 to 34 years : 212

35 to 39 years : 220

40 to 44 years : 210

45 to 49 years : 93

50 to 54 years : 191

55 to 59 years : 81

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 44

65 and 66 years : 40

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 51

75 to 79 years : 12

80 to 84 years : 44

85 years and over : 2

Female:

Under 5 years : 201

5 to 9 years : 232

10 to 14 years : 187

15 to 17 years : 244

18 and 19 years : 115

20 years : 21

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 37

25 to 29 years : 158

30 to 34 years : 138

35 to 39 years : 159

40 to 44 years : 195

45 to 49 years : 211

50 to 54 years : 120

55 to 59 years : 96

60 and 61 years : 48

62 to 64 years : 60

65 and 66 years : 35

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 60

75 to 79 years : 34

80 to 84 years : 26

85 years and over : 49


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,169

Multiple ancestry : 2,051

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 81

Ancestry not reported : 505


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,764

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 16

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 23

Not a U.S. citizen : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 377

5 to 17 years : 1,218

18 to 24 years : 461

25 to 34 years : 619

35 to 44 years : 784

45 to 54 years : 615

55 to 59 years : 177

60 and 61 years : 82

62 to 64 years : 104

65 to 74 years : 202

75 years and over : 167

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 356

5 to 17 years : 1,069

18 to 24 years : 423

25 to 34 years : 537

35 to 44 years : 686

45 to 54 years : 573

55 to 59 years : 133

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 73

65 to 74 years : 162

75 years and over : 145

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 17 years : 131

18 to 24 years : 35

25 to 34 years : 78

35 to 44 years : 98

45 to 54 years : 42

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 48

62 to 64 years : 31

65 to 74 years : 26

75 years and over : 19

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 2

18 to 24 years : 3

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 : 11

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 16

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 4

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 : 3

75 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,094

Female : 2,097

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 249

Female : 324

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 5

Female : 11

Foreign born:

Male : 20

Female : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 4,108

Born in other state in the United States : 529

Native: born outside the United States : 14

Foreign born : 26


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,061

Now married, except separated : 1,563

Divorced : 343

Separated : 47

Widowed : 102

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 80

Now married, except separated : 270

Divorced : 67

Separated : 0

Widowed : 26

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 3

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 4

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 4,338

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Paradise Township, Michigan

  • German: 1,348   (31.4%)
  • Irish: 548   (12.8%)
  • English: 449   (10.5%)
  • Dutch: 290   (6.8%)
  • Polish: 268   (6.3%)
  • Other Groups: 213   (5.0%)
  • United States Or American: 190   (4.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 170   (4.0%)
  • Italian: 148   (3.5%)
  • French Canadian: 112   (2.6%)
  • Swedish: 91   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 86   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 70   (1.6%)
  • Norwegian: 59   (1.4%)
  • Danish: 34   (0.8%)
  • Canadian: 25   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 24   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 23   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 22   (0.5%)
  • European: 21   (0.5%)
  • Maltese: 16   (0.4%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 12   (0.3%)
  • Celtic: 10   (0.2%)
  • British: 10   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 7   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 3   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.0%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 2   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Paradise Township, Michigan is 4,806



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Paradise Township, Michigan: 2,368
Female Population in Paradise Township, Michigan: 2,438


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Paradise Township, Michigan: 31.8
Median Female Resident Age in Paradise Township, Michigan: 30.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Paradise Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

36.1

Male

36.1

Female

36.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

17.8

Male

18.3

Female

13.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

23.5

Male

18.5

Female

24.5

Asian


Both sexes

13.5

Male

0.0

Female

13.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

18.5

Male

18.5

Female

24.0

Other


Both sexes

21.0

Male

25.5

Female

16.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.5

Male

14.5

Female

20.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.8

Male

19.5

Female

16.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.5

Male

36.3

Female

36.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Paradise Township, Michigan


  • White: 4,677
  • African American: 56
  • American Indian: 12
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 61



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (1.03%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.43%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 41   (3.53%)
  • 9th Grade: 28   (2.41%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (1.63%)
  • 11th Grade: 31   (2.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 46   (3.96%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 462   (39.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 114   (9.8%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 165   (14.19%)
  • Associate Degree: 97   (8.34%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 103   (8.86%)
  • Master's Degree: 33   (2.84%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (0.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.24%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 28   (2.22%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (0.56%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (1.98%)
  • 11th Grade: 48   (3.81%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 40   (3.17%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 506   (40.16%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 103   (8.17%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 232   (18.41%)
  • Associate Degree: 129   (10.24%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 119   (9.44%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (1.19%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Paradise Township, Michigan

  • Kingsley Area Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kingsley, MI 49649, Phone: (231) 263-5262, Students: 1,546 )

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

  • Kingsley Area Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kingsley, MI 49649, Phone: (231) 263-5262, Students: 546 )

  • Kingsley Area Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kingsley, MI 49649, Phone: (231) 263-5262, Students: 490 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Paradise Township, Michigan

  • Kingsley Area High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kingsley, MI 49649, Phone: (231) 263-5262, Students: 475 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Paradise Township, Michigan

  • St Mary's Of Hannah Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 2912 West M 113, Kingsley, MI 49649, Phone: (231) 263-5288, Students: 28 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Paradise Township, Michigan

  • Kingsley Public Library Branch


    213 South Brownson Avenue, Kingsley, MI 49649

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Paradise Township, Michigan


  • Paradise & Mayfield Historical Society


    7120 Hency Rd, Kingsley, MI 49649

  • Sesqui Centennial & Harford Historical Society


    Sesqui Centennial Harford Historica, Kingsley, PA 18826

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Paradise Township, Michigan


Bridge


(1) Baxter Bridge  

Building


(1) Grand Traverse County Sheriff Department   (2) Kingsley Area Emergency Medical Services   (3) Kingsley Public Library   (4) Pugsley Correctional Facility  

Cemetery


(1) Blackman Cemetery   (2) Dell Cemetery   (3) Evergreen Cemetery   (4) Fowler Cemetery   (5) Iilif Grave   (6) Jenny Grave   (7) Milks Cemetery   (8) Seegmiller Cemetery   (9) Sparling Cemetery   (10) Swainston Cemetery  

Church


(1) Free Methodist Church   (2) Kingdom Hall   (3) Kingsley Baptist Church   (4) Kingsley United Methodist Church   (5) Saint Johannes Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Fife Lake   (2) Township Of Greenwood   (3) Township Of Paradise   (4) Village Of Kingsley  

Hospital


(1) Meadow Hill Care Center  

Lake


(1) Brewster Lake   (2) Bumphrey Lake   (3) Cedar Lake   (4) Grassy Lakes   (5) Walton Marsh   (6) Wistrand Lake  

Locale


(1) Baxter Bridge State Forest Campground   (2) Camp Pugsley Correction Facility   (3) Kingsley Station   (4) Nickerson School   (5) Summit City Station   (6) Walton Station  

Park


(1) Pioneer Park   (2) Rodes Field  

Populated Place


(1) Baxter   (2) Cherrywood Village Mobile Home Park   (3) Kingsley   (4) Mcmanus Corner   (5) Summit City   (6) Walton   (7) Walton Junction  

Post Office


(1) Baxter Post Office Historical   (2) Hodge Post Office Historical   (3) Kingsley Post Office   (4) Lake Brewster Post Office Historical   (5) Summit City Post Office Historical   (6) Walton Post Office Historical   (7) Whipple Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Kingsley High School   (2) Kingsley Middle School   (3) Matchett School  

Stream


(1) Apple Creek   (2) Buttermilk Creek   (3) Kingsley Creek   (4) Sands Creek   (5) Silver Creek  

Swamp


(1) Big Marsh   (2) Riplow Marsh  

Tower


(1) Fife Lake Lookout Tower   (2) Kingsley Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Paradise Township, Michigan

49649 (pop. 5,744)


Cities Nearby Paradise Township, Michigan

Paradise Township, MI  (pop. 4,806) 0.0 Miles
Kingsley Village, MI  (pop. 1,537) 0.7 Miles
Mayfield Township, MI  (pop. 1,791) 7.0 Miles
Fife Lake Township, MI  (pop. 2,680) 7.3 Miles
Blair Township, MI  (pop. 6,893) 7.5 Miles
East Bay Township, MI  (pop. 10,209) 7.7 Miles
Fife Lake Village, MI  (pop. 396) 8.6 Miles
Buckley Village, MI  (pop. 574) 9.6 Miles
Green Lake Township, MI  (pop. 5,329) 12.4 Miles
Traverse City City, MI  (pop. 14,324) 12.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Paradise Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Paradise Township, Michigan is 1,027.0 ft. (313.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Paradise Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.590171 N        Long: -85.524850 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 49   (2.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 79   (4.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 114   (5.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 196   (9.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 329   (16.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 285   (14.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 251   (12.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 217   (10.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 80   (4.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 59   (3.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 31   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 20   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 160   (8.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 126   (6.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,550

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 341

In 3-person carpool : 115

In 4-person carpool : 2

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 : 9

Bicycle : 4

Walked : 4

Other means : 20

Worked at home : 92


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 64

5 to 9 minutes : 90

10 to 14 minutes : 199

15 to 19 minutes : 274

20 to 24 minutes : 524

25 to 29 minutes : 254

30 to 34 minutes : 365

35 to 39 minutes : 75

40 to 44 minutes : 64

45 to 59 minutes : 39

60 to 89 minutes : 35

90 or more minutes : 62


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 270

No Social Security income : 1,186


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 241

No retirement income : 1,215


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 20

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 107

$20,000 to $24,999 : 31

$25,000 to $29,999 : 56

$30,000 to $34,999 : 68

$35,000 to $39,999 : 72

$40,000 to $44,999 : 50

$45,000 to $49,999 : 60

$50,000 to $59,999 : 168

$60,000 to $74,999 : 150

$75,000 to $99,999 : 150

$100,000 to $124,999 : 70

$125,000 to $149,999 : 79

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 17


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $53,669


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Paradise 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)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 7.5 kW; Grawn, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 50.0 kW; Grawn, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, 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.)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Elk Rapids, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Mancelona, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 50.0 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Paradise Township, Michigan

  • 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)
  • WAIR (104.9 FM; Mc Bain, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WSRJ (105.5 FM; Interlochen, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Paradise 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 Paradise Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 201  (17.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 121  (10.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 136  (12.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 307  (27.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 204  (20.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 250  (25.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 402  (40.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Paradise Township, Michigan

Bus Station(s)


    119 E. Main St.
    Kingsley Laundromat
    Kingsley, Michigan 49649

(updated 2008)



There are 104 Farms In Paradise Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Paradise Township, Michigan

Northwestern Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $848.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 34

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Paradise Township, Michigan

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 10.8 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Wexford County


    (about 22.3 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Antrim County


    (about 31.6 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 33.3 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 42.1 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Miller Field


    (about 48.3 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Boyne Mountain


    (about 49.5 miles in Boyne City, Michigan; Airport Code: MI5)

  • Gaylord Regional


    (about 50.0 miles in Gaylord, Michigan; Airport Code: GLR)

  • Charlevoix Municipal


    (about 50.8 miles in Bay Shore, Michigan; Airport Code: CVX)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 60.0 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Paradise Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.12%

Carpooled

12.76%

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

2.55%

Other Means

0.67%

Worked At Home

3.90%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 872

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 50

Female householder, no husband present : 203

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 256

Householder not living alone : 75


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 2

Male householder and female partner : 63

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 98

All other households : 1,293


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 799

Renter-occupied housing units : 73

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 50

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 175

Renter-occupied housing units : 28

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 229

Renter-occupied housing units : 102


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 67

$10,000 to $14,999 : 32

$15,000 to $19,999 : 96

$20,000 to $24,999 : 64

$25,000 to $29,999 : 146

$30,000 to $34,999 : 90

$35,000 to $39,999 : 81

$40,000 to $44,999 : 83

$45,000 to $49,999 : 70

$50,000 to $59,999 : 195

$60,000 to $74,999 : 174

$75,000 to $99,999 : 176

$100,000 to $124,999 : 70

$125,000 to $149,999 : 89

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 20


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,679


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,456

Vacant : 223


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 56

Built 2000 to 2004 : 332

Built 1990 to 1999 : 517

Built 1980 to 1989 : 225

Built 1970 to 1979 : 271

Built 1960 to 1969 : 12

Built 1950 to 1959 : 85

Built 1940 to 1949 : 45

Built 1939 or earlier : 136


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 514

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 696

Electricity : 35

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 73

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 138

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Paradise Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 28

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 31

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 5

$40,000 to $49,999 : 28

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $69,999 : 20

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 16

$90,000 to $99,999 : 45

$100,000 to $124,999 : 189

$125,000 to $149,999 : 261

$150,000 to $174,999 : 193

$175,000 to $199,999 : 81

$200,000 to $249,999 : 215

$250,000 to $299,999 : 50

$300,000 to $399,999 : 26

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Paradise 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 : 56

Home equity loan only : 235

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 8

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 751

Housing units without a mortgage : 203


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $154,200

Built 2000 to 2004 : $161,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $150,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $168,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $141,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $162,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $110,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $126,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $130,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Paradise Township, Michigan: 76.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Paradise Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Paradise Township, MI): $44,776
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Paradise Township): $100,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Paradise Township): $532
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Paradise Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 37.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 41.4%
Electricity: 3.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 9.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 6.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Paradise 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

Mercy Amicare


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

Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency


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

Hospitals Close To Paradise Township, Michigan

Munson Medical Center


     Address: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     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

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


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

Otsego Memorial Hospital


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

West Shore Medical Center


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

Nursing Homes Close To Paradise Township, Michigan

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%

Tendercare Traverse City


     Address: 2585 S Lafranier Rd, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 94
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Bortz Health Care Of Traverse City


     Address: 2828 Concord St, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Orchard Creek Skilled Nursing


     Address: 9731 East Cherry Bend Road, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 18
     Percent Occupied: 82%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Paradise Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 102 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Paradise Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 505
    Disabled Workers: 140
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 25
    Children Workers: 105


(updated 2007)



Grand Traverse County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 39.52%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.42%
  • Other 1.06%



(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 Paradise Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Grand Traverse County, MI

7.29 % of Grand Traverse County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $42,409

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.06 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $20,250

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Leelanau County , MI 0.67 % ($44,500 AGI )
  • Benzie County , MI 0.47 % ($30,466 AGI )
  • Wexford County , MI 0.40 % ($25,117 AGI )

Relocation away from Grand Traverse County, MI

6.49 % of Grand Traverse 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 $33,419

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $53,091

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Benzie County , MI 0.58 % ($29,400 AGI )
  • Leelanau County , MI 0.53 % ($41,291 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.37 % ($39,821 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 Paradise Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Paradise Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/12/2007, 06:52 am 0 0 $1K --
07/10/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $3K --
         





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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 Paradise 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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