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Demographics Analysis

The people of Penn 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
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 38

5 to 9 years : 39

10 to 14 years : 69

15 to 17 years : 50

18 and 19 years : 11

20 years : 10

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 11

25 to 29 years : 15

30 to 34 years : 41

35 to 39 years : 22

40 to 44 years : 35

45 to 49 years : 68

50 to 54 years : 75

55 to 59 years : 55

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 58

65 and 66 years : 42

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 27

75 to 79 years : 33

80 to 84 years : 16

85 years and over : 16

Female:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 9 years : 50

10 to 14 years : 44

15 to 17 years : 39

18 and 19 years : 27

20 years : 16

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 19

25 to 29 years : 24

30 to 34 years : 38

35 to 39 years : 62

40 to 44 years : 31

45 to 49 years : 80

50 to 54 years : 60

55 to 59 years : 74

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 36

65 and 66 years : 32

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 22

75 to 79 years : 29

80 to 84 years : 23

85 years and over : 30


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 763

Multiple ancestry : 546

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 6

Ancestry not reported : 271


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,538

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 24

Not a U.S. citizen : 24


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 57

5 to 17 years : 291

18 to 24 years : 102

25 to 34 years : 118

35 to 44 years : 150

45 to 54 years : 283

55 to 59 years : 129

60 and 61 years : 51

62 to 64 years : 94

65 to 74 years : 164

75 years and over : 147

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 41

5 to 17 years : 219

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 60

35 to 44 years : 78

45 to 54 years : 164

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 48

65 to 74 years : 47

75 years and over : 50

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 17 years : 72

18 to 24 years : 44

25 to 34 years : 34

35 to 44 years : 69

45 to 54 years : 119

55 to 59 years : 77

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 117

75 years and over : 83

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 24

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 417

Female : 418

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 346

Female : 357

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 21

Female : 27


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 647

Born in other state in the United States : 611

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 18


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 149

Now married, except separated : 360

Divorced : 81

Separated : 16

Widowed : 34

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 77

Now married, except separated : 493

Divorced : 28

Separated : 4

Widowed : 37

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 25

Now married, except separated : 17

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,450

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Laotian:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Penn Township, Michigan

  • German: 481   (26.1%)
  • Other Groups: 397   (21.5%)
  • English: 241   (13.1%)
  • Irish: 207   (11.2%)
  • United States Or American: 108   (5.9%)
  • Polish: 82   (4.4%)
  • Dutch: 56   (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 51   (2.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 48   (2.6%)
  • Italian: 23   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 20   (1.1%)
  • Belgian: 18   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 17   (0.9%)
  • Norwegian: 12   (0.7%)
  • Scottish: 11   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 10   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 9   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.3%)
  • European: 6   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 5   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 5   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 3   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Penn Township, Michigan is 1,586



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Penn Township, Michigan: 784
Female Population in Penn Township, Michigan: 802


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Penn Township, Michigan: 48.9
Median Female Resident Age in Penn Township, Michigan: 46.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Penn Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

49.3

Male

50.2

Female

48.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

46.5

Male

44.5

Female

48.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

33.5

Male

33.5

Female

41.0

Asian


Both sexes

37.5

Male

40.5

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

9.8

Male

3.5

Female

12.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.3

Male

16.5

Female

24.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

14.6

Male

14.3

Female

18.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.9

Male

51.1

Female

49.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Penn Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,276
  • African American: 176
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 34
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 100



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.33%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.49%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (1.14%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (3.91%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (2.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 26   (4.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 24   (3.91%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (1.79%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 234   (38.11%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 44   (7.17%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 67   (10.91%)
  • Associate Degree: 37   (6.03%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 68   (11.07%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (2.93%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (2.93%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 13   (2.12%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.66%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.66%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (2.95%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (0.66%)
  • 10th Grade: 28   (4.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (2.79%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 27   (4.43%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 219   (35.9%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 43   (7.05%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 98   (16.07%)
  • Associate Degree: 52   (8.52%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 57   (9.34%)
  • Master's Degree: 37   (6.07%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.33%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







Museums Near Penn Township, Michigan


  • Concerned Citizenry To Save Lincoln School Inc


    802 West Walsh, Vandalia, MO 63382

  • Crawford - Hale Foundation


    2107 Dana Drive, Vandalia, IL 62471

  • Fayette County Genealogical & Historical Society Of Vandalia


    Po Box 177, Vandalia, IL 62471

  • Historical Society Of Vandalia Butler


    Po Box 243, Vandalia, OH 45377

  • Historical Vandalia Inc 060294


    Po Box 398, Vandalia, IL 62471
    http://www.vandaliaillinois.com/museum.htm

  • Jsg Environments


    3530 Lightner Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377

  • Suggs Historial Site


    60354 Main St, Vandalia, MI 49095

  • The National Road Interpreative Cen Ter In Vandalia Illinois


    106 S 5th St, Vandalia, IL 62471

  • Trapshooting Hall Of Fame Inc


    601 W National Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377
    http://www.traphof.org

  • Underground Railroad Society Of Cass County


    Po Box 124, Vandalia, MI 49095

  • Vandalia Area Historical Society


    112 S Main St, Vandalia, MO 63382

  • Vandalia Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 398, Vandalia, IL 62471
    http://www.vandaliaillinois.com/museum.htm

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Penn Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Taylors Flight Park  

Building


(1) Penn Township Fire Department   (2) Vandalia Village Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Birch Lake Cemetery   (2) Chain Lake Cemetery   (3) Lilly Lake Cemetery   (4) Little Fish Lake Cemetery   (5) Oakdale Cemetery   (6) Prairie Grove Cemetery  

Church


(1) Birch Lake Church   (2) Chain Lake Church   (3) Gospel Lighthouse Church   (4) Penn Friends Church   (5) Vandalia Church Of God  

Civil


(1) Township Of Penn   (2) Village Of Vandalia  

Lake


(1) Belas Lake   (2) Chain Lake   (3) Donnell Lake   (4) Kirk Lake   (5) Lewis Lake   (6) Little Fish Lake   (7) Long Lake   (8) Muld Lake   (9) Paradise Lake   (10) Round Lake   (11) Tharp Lake   (12) Wildcat Lake  

Locale


(1) Camp Bryan   (2) Camp Manitou   (3) Camp Matthews   (4) Penn Station   (5) Vandalia Station Historical  

Park


(1) Bonine Elk Park   (2) Cass County Park   (3) Chain Lake Baptist Church And Cemetery Historical Marker   (4) Stevens Memorial Park   (5) Underground Railroad Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Penn   (2) Vandalia  

Post Office


(1) Penn Post Office Historical   (2) Vandalia Post Office  

School


(1) Briar Patch School   (2) Chapman School   (3) East School   (4) Fish Lake School   (5) Pemberton School   (6) Pleasant Hill School   (7) White Temple School  

Tower


(1) Wsad-fm Vandalia  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Penn Township, Michigan

49095 (pop. 1,993)


Cities Nearby Penn Township, Michigan

Vandalia Village, MI  (pop. 335) 1.6 Miles
Cassopolis Village, MI  (pop. 1,727) 4.6 Miles
La Grange Township, MI  (pop. 3,340) 4.9 Miles
Calvin Township, MI  (pop. 2,250) 5.6 Miles
Volinia Township, MI  (pop. 1,113) 5.9 Miles
Newberg Township, MI  (pop. 1,496) 6.0 Miles
Marcellus Village, MI  (pop. 1,136) 8.4 Miles
Marcellus Township, MI  (pop. 2,548) 8.4 Miles
Jefferson Township, MI  (pop. 2,591) 8.6 Miles
Wayne Township, MI  (pop. 2,813) 8.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Penn Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Penn Township, Michigan is 896.0 ft. (273.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Penn Township, Michigan

Lat: 41.938162 N        Long: -85.925413 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 30   (3.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 29   (3.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 59   (7.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 68   (8.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 104   (13.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 120   (15.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 102   (12.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 74   (9.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 33   (4.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 31   (3.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 13   (1.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 76   (9.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 50   (6.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 547

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 66

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 1

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 14

Other means : 6

Worked at home : 44


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 25

5 to 9 minutes : 48

10 to 14 minutes : 60

15 to 19 minutes : 44

20 to 24 minutes : 119

25 to 29 minutes : 74

30 to 34 minutes : 81

35 to 39 minutes : 31

40 to 44 minutes : 53

45 to 59 minutes : 57

60 to 89 minutes : 33

90 or more minutes : 9


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 265

No Social Security income : 388


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 138

No retirement income : 515


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 22

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 34

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 40

$35,000 to $39,999 : 33

$40,000 to $44,999 : 29

$45,000 to $49,999 : 46

$50,000 to $59,999 : 28

$60,000 to $74,999 : 70

$75,000 to $99,999 : 77

$100,000 to $124,999 : 21

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $199,999 : 22

$200,000 or more : 40


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $58,864


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Penn Township, Michigan

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5.0 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 2.4 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 1.9 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • WMSH (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WTRC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Kalamazoo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WKAM (1460 AM; 2.5 kW; Foraker, IN; Owner: Fulmer Communications Llc)
  • WDND (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WLKM (1520 AM; 0.43 kW; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; 4.1 kW; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Times Communications Inc.)
  • WWLV (1620 AM; 10.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WGTO (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Cassopolis, MI; Owner: Larry Langford, Jr.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Penn Township, Michigan

  • WBYT (100.7 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WZOW (102.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Constantine, MI; Owner: Living Faith Fellowship And Outreach Ministries, Inc.)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Voice Of The Fighting Irish, Inc.)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • WHWE (89.7 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Howe Military School)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Andrews Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WGCS (91.1 FM; Foraker, IN; Owner: Goshen College Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Centreville, MI; Owner: Family First Radio)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Leonidas, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Mendon, MI; Owner: Vineyard Academy)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: South Bend Community School Corp.)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WZUU (92.5 FM; Oshtemo, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WYZO (96.5 FM; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WOZW (97.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WCXT (98.3 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; Niles, MI; Owner: Marion R. Williams)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; Howe, IN; Owner: Lake Cities Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates L P)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Penn Township, Michigan

  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; South Bend, IN; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Wsjv Television, Inc.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Michiana Public Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Of South Bend, Inc.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Penn Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 127  (27.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 37  (8.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 62  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (1.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 77  (16.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 89  (23.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 70  (18.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 145  (38.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 36 Farms In Penn Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Penn Township, Michigan

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 15.3 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 25.7 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 25.7 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 25.7 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 25.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 27.9 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 28.1 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Ross Field


    (about 28.9 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 29.0 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 29.2 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Penn Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.68%

Carpooled

14.46%

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

0.97%

Other Means

0.24%

Worked At Home

3.65%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 424

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 35

Female householder, no husband present : 49

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 129

Householder not living alone : 16


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 8

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 7

All other households : 638


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 394

Renter-occupied housing units : 30

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 35

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 23

Renter-occupied housing units : 26

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 125

Renter-occupied housing units : 20


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 19

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 58

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 58

$35,000 to $39,999 : 30

$40,000 to $44,999 : 34

$45,000 to $49,999 : 65

$50,000 to $59,999 : 32

$60,000 to $74,999 : 103

$75,000 to $99,999 : 71

$100,000 to $124,999 : 32

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $199,999 : 22

$200,000 or more : 40


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,186


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 653

Vacant : 533


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 27

Built 2000 to 2004 : 89

Built 1990 to 1999 : 162

Built 1980 to 1989 : 116

Built 1970 to 1979 : 172

Built 1960 to 1969 : 149

Built 1950 to 1959 : 127

Built 1940 to 1949 : 98

Built 1939 or earlier : 246


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 167

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 209

Electricity : 108

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 90

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 60

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 19

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Penn Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 13

$15,000 to $19,999 : 16

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 6

$60,000 to $69,999 : 2

$70,000 to $79,999 : 31

$80,000 to $89,999 : 18

$90,000 to $99,999 : 27

$100,000 to $124,999 : 53

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $174,999 : 21

$175,000 to $199,999 : 32

$200,000 to $249,999 : 53

$250,000 to $299,999 : 45

$300,000 to $399,999 : 65

$400,000 to $499,999 : 18

$500,000 to $749,999 : 36

$750,000 to $999,999 : 44

$1,000,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Penn 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 : 22

Home equity loan only : 58

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 7

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 236

Housing units without a mortgage : 254


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $320,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $588,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $230,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $193,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $209,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $126,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $140,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $275,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $200,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Penn Township, Michigan: 70.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Penn Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Penn Township, MI): $38,375
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Penn Township): $101,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Penn Township): $555
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Penn Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 28.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 30.1%
Electricity: 10.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 24.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 5.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
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 Penn Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Penn Township, Michigan

Three Rivers Health Home Care & Hospice


     Address: 222 South Main Street, Three Rivers, Michigan 49093
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/5/1995

Elkhart General Home Care


     Address: 2020 Industrial Pkwy, Elkhart, Indiana 46516
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/26/1990

Regional Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 525-a West Bristol Street, Po Box 128, Elkhart, Indiana 46515
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/21/1996

Lakeview Home Health Services


     Address: 822 E Michigan, P O 143, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/13/1996

Saint Joseph Vna Home Care


     Address: 810 E Park Pl, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Penn Township, Michigan

Borgess-lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 420 W High Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Three Rivers Health


     Address: 701 S Health Parkway, Three Rivers, Michigan 49093
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Elkhart General Hospital


     Address: 600 East Boulevard, Elkhart, Indiana 46514
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Lakeview Community Hospital


     Address: 408 Hazen Street, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St Joseph Regional Medical Center Mishawaka Campus


     Address: 215 West Fourth St, Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Penn Township, Michigan

Cass County Medical Care Facil


     Address: 23770 Hospital St, Cassopolis, Michigan 49031
     Ownership: Government - City/county
     Number of Residents: 79
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Dowagiac Nursing Home


     Address: 610 Uneta Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Heartland Health Care Center-three Rivers


     Address: 517 S Erie St, Three Rivers, Michigan 49093
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 92
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Riverview Manor


     Address: 55378 Wilbur Rd, Three Rivers, Michigan 49093
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 81
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Woodland Manor


     Address: 343 S Nappanee St, Elkhart, Indiana 46514
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 86%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Penn Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 30 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Penn Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 320
    Disabled Workers: 50
    Widowers Workers: 35
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Cass County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.02%
  • Bush & Cheney 57.12%
  • Other 0.87%



(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 Penn Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Cass County, MI

6.26 % of Cass County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $39,448

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Elkhart County , IN 1.21 % ($37,619 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , IN 1.00 % ($59,661 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.99 % ($36,899 AGI )

Relocation away from Cass County, MI

6.88 % of Cass 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 $31,211

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Elkhart County , IN 1.22 % ($27,374 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 1.21 % ($26,393 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , IN 0.87 % ($35,286 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 Penn 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 Penn 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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